• Deep breaths, everyone. All will be well.

    It stood to reason that 2016 has a few more surprises up its very large sleeves, and that The Ohio State University's double-overtime 30-27 win over Michigan's Wolverines would be among them. Not that the Bucks' winning The Game is a jolt. Ohio State has won 12 of the schools'…

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  • The ‘Constitution Spring’

    Long-time residents of California know what the aftermath of a major quake is like. Even those completely uninjured and complete strangers to personal or property loss are jittery for weeks or even months. They hate to be stuck under overpasses. They loathe being in Los Angeles' very tall buildings when…

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  • The choice

    Former Missouri Senator Jim Talent made a comprehensive five part closing argument for Donald Trump for president here. Larry Arnn, the president of Hillsdale College — speaking for himself and not his community of teachers, students and staff at Hillsdale — made an argument about both Hillary Clinton and Donald…

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  • The GOP’s crisis

    Political parties have been around since politics emerged from the stranglehold of the strongest and extended out to even the most limited of franchises. “Parties” existed even within the courts of absolute kings. “Factions” are how Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay referred to them in “The Federalist Papers,”…

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  • Hillary’s contempt for Bernie’s folk

    Basement-dwelling baristas of the world unite! You have nothing to lose but your “I'm With Her” signs. “Bernie Sanders is the real deal,” you thought, but Clinton just thought you hopelessly naive, underemployed at best with few prospects, and oppressed by Obamacare premiums that no one expected to have to…

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  • Welcome to the new Sunday morning

    An IED — or two or three — in New Jersey intended to blow up runners in a race to support Marines wounded in the wars. An IED — or two or three — in New York City intended to kill or maim civilians. A suspected “home-grown, self radicalized” jihadist…

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  • How New Media Undermines Old Hillary & Old Media

    By Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy A seismic shift is underway in how Americans, especially younger Americans, consume news. The changes may radically increase political accountability and undermine the old media's role as protector-in-chief of dishonest Democrats. Pew Research recently reported that 62% of American adults get news on social…

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