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None Dare Call It Treason - A. Barton Hinkle
People have gone to jail for mishandling classified information.

Draft Registration Should Remain for Men Only - National Review
Which comes first, military effectiveness, or political correctness?


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Justice Scalia Dead - MySanAntonio.com
Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes.

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Constitutional Challenges in Court

Break the Teeth-Whitening Monopoly - George Will
Americans, it seems, have abundant reasons to disdain government.

Supremes Block Obama Carbon Emissions Plan - Reuters
Down but not out: Decision halts enforcement while litigation proceeds.

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Issues In Depth
Who Should Interpret Our Statutes and How It Affects Our Separation of Powers - The Honorable Carlos T. Bea
It is the courts' duty to say what the law is — even when that law is ambiguous.
Or, perhaps, especially when that law is ambiguous.

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Opinion
Ignoring Truth at Our Peril: Lessons From NASA - James Wanliss
Imagining that reality meets our preconceptions can be deadly.

The Failure of Multiculturalism - Cal Thomas
No nation can long survive if it forgets why it exists.

Relief of Poverty: Four Centuries of Futility - John C. Goodman
Welfare programs designed by scholars who have never met a poor person.

Who of the Candidates Has Fairest Tax Plan of All? - Stephen Moore
The flat tax proposals won't make America look like Europe.

How John Adams Predicted Bernie Sanders and His Acolytes - William Sullivan
There is something incredibly curious about the Bern's faithful.

Is America Ruled By Law or Ruled by Power? - Kurt Schlicter
There are obviously two different sets of laws in America today.

Climate Change: The Burden of Proof - S. Fred Singer
Rather than carbon-driven warming, natural cooling is the bigger threat.

From Worst President Ever To Worst Supreme Court Justice In History - Investor's Business Daily
Appointing this die-hard ideologue to the Court would be a travesty.

Pay No Attention to What Planned Parenthood Is Doing Behind the Curtain - Hans von Spakovsky
Texas indicts not the criminals, but the accusers.

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