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  • Ponnuru: Liberals can’t justify Obama’s amnesty

    President Barack Obama is planning to rewrite immigration law in the guise of exercising “prosecutorial discretion.” In other words, he’s going to ask ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Barone: Is this the political map of the future?

    If you’re a political junkie – or at least if you’re a conservative political junkie – you’ve probably seen the map. It’s a map of the United States s ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Harrop: Calling the bluff on Obamacare

    There’s this game in American politics where folks who fancy themselves conservative often condemn programs that they in fact want very much. Obamacar ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Another view: Undisclosed spending in elections threaten American democracy

    The just-completed midterm elections have provided a fresh glimpse of the growing power of outside spending in support of traditional campaigns, and t ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Stossel: Democracy Delusions

    When the Berlin Wall came down 25 years ago last week, people in the Soviet Bloc gained something even more valuable than a right to vote: a free mark ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Carson: A common-sense prescription for immigration reform

    We have all heard it said many times that America is a land of immigrants, some voluntary and some involuntary, but immigrants nevertheless. We have p ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Connie Schultz: Trolling for hollers on the Web

    For last week’s postelection column, I described a piece of artwork that hangs in my home. Titled “Reproductive Freedom Flag,” Dawn Hanson’s artwork l ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Ponnuru: Obama won’t be vetoing lots of new bills

    A strange amnesia has settled over much of the political world. I can’t count the number of articles I’ve read saying that the new Republican Congress ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Pitts: 2014: The year of no ideas

    The first time he said it was 10 years ago.Back then, it seemed a brisk wind in a stuffy room, a rec ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Another view: Arms race on the seas in Asia

    While Uncle Sam’s attention is being diverted by crises in the Middle East, Asian nations are ramping up their naval forces to face the growing coloss ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Another view: Walker sounds like Presidential hopeful

    It sure looks like he’s running, so what does that mean for Wisconsin?Will Scott Walker be an absent ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Barone: The shrinkage of the Obama majority

    Some observations on the election:(1) This was a wave, folks. It will be a benchmark for judging wav ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Another view: Innovation, not regulation key to private space race

    Xcor Aerospace is offering a chauffeured ride into space for $95,000. SpaceX has an all-inclusive Mars package (round-trip, of course) for $500,000. A ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Harrop: Palm-greasing now has an app

    Uber, the car-summoning service, got some flak not long ago for “surge” pricing. Customers complained about its policy of raising prices charged for t ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Stossel: Losing liberty in subtle ways

    I watch election results to gauge whether America has become freer or more tyrannical. It’s hard to know whether Tuesday’s results will make much diff ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:40 pm
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