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  • Losses Aren’t Always Insulting “Snubs”

    Losses Aren’t Always Insulting “Snubs”

    After the announcement of Academy Award nominations, countless commentators focused on unexpected Oscar “snubs.” For instance, the Coen Brothers' over-praised movie INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS got no major nominations, and Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, Emma Thompson and Oprah Winfrey won't be finalists for acting awards. But these aren't “snubs”—any more than…

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  • Where Do Voting Vets Live?

    This is a pretty interesting map for anyone considering the political consequences of the GOP's abandonment of military retirees under 62 as well as of those on active duty intending to serve at least 20 years. Note the number of vets in North Carolina, Virginia and Arkansas, to name just…

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  • Keep Marijuana Illegal

    My new CNN op-ed on marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington and why they will regret legalizing marijuana: http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/16/opinion/bennett-keep-pot-illegal/ The post Keep Marijuana Illegal appeared first on Bill Bennett's Morning in America.

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  • George Mitchell – Rebecca Costa

    Senator George J. Mitchell has had a long and distinguished career. He is currently Chairman Emeritus of the international law firm DLA Piper. Previously, he served as a United States District judge; as Majority Leader of the United States Senate; as Chairman of peace negotiations in Northern Ireland which resulted…

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  • Are Women Better at “Moving Dirt”?

    Are Women Better at “Moving Dirt”?

    An astonishing story in the Seattle Times illustrated the deranged priorities of the big government left. “STATE: TOO FEW WOMEN, MINORITIES ON TUNNEL JOB.” On a multi-billion dollar project to replace an aging elevated highway with a new underground passage, one minority contractor sued because he hadn't won a contract…

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  • More Kids in College, but Most Don’t Graduate

    More Kids in College, but Most Don’t Graduate

    President Obama proposes to fight poverty and inequality with a new government program to send more students to college. But what use is getting kids to start college if most them won't graduate? Figures show 66 percent of all high school graduates already going directly to college, but less than…

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