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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Black Political Power Means Zilch - Walter Williams
The major barrier to black progress today is not racial discrimination.

Entitlements: Moral Bankruptcy Fuels Fiscal Bankruptcy - Arnold Ahlert
With enough Americans countenancing the former, the latter is inevitable.


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Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas Clash Over Due Process and Immigration Law - Damon Root
The two justices face off in Sessions v. Dimaya.

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Syria: Wrong War, Wrong Place, Wrong Time - Doug Bandow
What about all the other, deadlier weapons? A PR exercise changes nothing.

Trump's Missile Attacks on Syria Are Illegal - Timothy P. Carney
The U.S. Constitution gives only Congress the power to declare war.

Why Rescission Is a Must - Rep. David Brat (R-VA)
Achieving fiscal sanity will require more noise from American patriots.

The Least Great Generation - Burt Prelutsky
Self-centered, entitled, intolerant. Whoa ... worse than 60's hippies.

John Paul Stevens Is Wrong About the Second Amendment, History, and School Violence - Amy Swearer
Make our policy decisions based upon knowledge -- not emotion and rhetoric.

How Trump's Presidency Will Be Judged - Pat Buchanan
Just three questions will determine the Donald's place in history.

Campus 'Snowflakes' Are Piling Up in the Workplace - The Washington Examiner
What will happen to these kids when confronted with the real world?

Only Acceptable Opinions - Derek Hunter
More of us need to take the gloves off and meet the opposition head on.

Trump Is Cutting Old Gordian Knots - Victor Davis Hanson
Gently trying to untie tough knots has failed too often in the past.

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