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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

Commentary

Maduro’s mad push to control media

The website of the Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional was packed one recent day with stories about the shortages plaguing the economically stricken country. One covered a lack of medicine for diabetes patients. A second reported on multiplying lines at...
Published: 12/16/14

Walter Williams: What’s the rule of law?

President Barack Obama said just before the recent Ferguson, Missouri, riots, “First and foremost, we are a nation built on the rule of law.” Most Americans have little or no inkling of what “rule of law” means. Many think...
Published: 12/16/14

The Kiwis could teach us a thing or two about retiring

Good news, America: A new report says you can alleviate your social-policy problems by copying other developed countries.
Published: 12/16/14

Jay Ambrose: Universities need more conservatives

The leftists are coming; the leftists are coming. No, wait. I am wrong. They are already here, not least of all in our universities where they coexist with postmodernists but very few conservatives. Phooey on diversity, they say, and then they do oth...
Published: 12/15/14

Charles Krauthammer: A travesty of a report

WASHINGTON — The report by Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding CIA interrogation essentially accuses the agency under George W. Bush of war criminality. Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein appears to offer some extenuation wh...
Published: 12/14/14

Michael Gerson: The arrogance of liberal elites

WASHINGTON — Jonathan Gruber — the source of more smoking guns than the battle of Gettysburg — recently appeared before a hostile House committee. The good professor, you might recall, is an MIT economist who played a significant...
Published: 12/14/14

Centennial of ‘Christmas Truce’ honors heroism of peacemakers

Go to war and every politician will thank you, and they’ll continue to do so — with monuments and statues, war museums and military cemeteries — long after you’re dead. But who thanks those who refused to fight, even in wa...
Published: 12/14/14
Judy Genshaft: USF’s downtown plan will elevate economic future of Tampa Bay region and Florida

Judy Genshaft: USF’s downtown plan will elevate economic future of Tampa Bay region and Florida

Universities exist to shape and transform the future through education, research and innovation that spurs economic development and improves people’s lives. That’s been the mission and vision of the University of South Florida System an...
Published: 12/14/14

Are the elves mad at Santa?

Proof that Fox News reaches the North Pole has come to my attention. Apparently the elves are mad at Santa.
Published: 12/13/14

Thomas Sowell: This holiday season, consider the gift of the written word

This year, Christmas shopping may be an especially welcome respite from the ugly events going on across the country, as mobs take to the streets because grand juries that examined evidence reached different conclusions from those reached by mobs who ...
Published: 12/13/14