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    An American tragedy

    Today is another anniversary of a terrifying and heinous tragedy. The destruction of an American icon, the Twin Towers, and 3,000 of its occupants should never happen again.

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    Black Wall Street

    Stephen Bowden, writer for the American Thinker, in his Nov. 16, 2008 article by the same name says "Racism is dead." He and pundits rationalize that the election of President Obama ushered in a post-racial era, just like how racial discrimination ended when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier...

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    Wrecks and fiddles

    Henny penny, Rome is burning — it's an Obama train wreck. Puhleeeze.

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    Principles lost, another view

    The Declaration of Independence and the writings of Abraham Lincoln and the founding fathers are imbued with principles. Those principles are not unique to Christianity. It surfaces in the teachings of all religions and more importantly, in the philosophy of ethics. These universal principles have...

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    Let freedom ring

    There have been many discussions and stories about the origins of the phrase "Let freedom ring," ranging from the ringing of the Liberty Bell at the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the lyrics in "My Country, 'tis of Thee" by Samuel Francis Smith. Although many differ on its origin, ...

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    Patriot games

    In 1985 Ronald Reagan and General Ollie North sold 1,500 missiles to a state sponsor of terrorism, Iran, in exchange for three American hostages. Reagan negotiated with terrorists, broke the sanctions and arms embargo and violated the Constitution (tinyurl.com/reagan-iran).

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    Inclusive capitalism

    If you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times. We should be good stewards of the environment. Take care of the planet. We should treat workers with dignity and pay them fairly. Income and wealth inequality have become a grave epidemic. We need to spread the wealth. The rules are made...

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    You can't be serious

    Two weeks ago Tom McClintock's response to Peter Cavanaugh was not only woefully inadequate but terribly misleading. Here's why.

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    Smart ALEC

    When I say smart ALEC I'm not talking about our American colloquialism for smarty pants or wise guy. I'm speaking of the American Legislative Exchange Council. Despite being in existence since 1973, it has managed to keep a very low profile while having an extraordinary influence in American legislation...

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    Best of the Cosmos

    As with the Carl Sagan's Cosmos, this one, hosted by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, is an astonishing work of artistry, creativity, technological magic, and science. It is fitting that Dr. Tyson was selected. If you saw the Cosmos series premiere, you would have learned that Dr. Tyson yearned to be a scientist...

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