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  • Another View: Cautionary tale for open-carry advocates

    So, let’s say you’re a Waco, Texas, cop pulling up in your patrol car to a Twin Peaks restaurant that looks and sounds on a Sunday afternoon like a wa ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Another View: Finally Obama stops sending police military hardware

    The police protect the public. The military protects the republic. In an age of terrorism, their jobs necessarily overlap, especially in large cities. ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Another View: Fatal crash renews Amtrak debate

    This week’s fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia raised troubling questions about safety.The caus ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Another View: Congress vs. terrorism

    There are just two weeks before a set of Patriot Act anti-terrorism provisions lapses. The House did its job on Wednesday, overwhelmingly passing a co ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Harrop: Give up online dignity

    Three female professors at Eastern Michigan University were shocked to learn that some young scholars in their lecture hall had been on their cellphon ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Another View: Playing politics with defense

    There isn’t much bipartisan governance left in Washington, but if anything still fits that description, it’s probably the annual defense authorization ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Another View: Wrong on Medicaid

    It has always been irrational for states to decline to expand their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act.
    May 15, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Another View: Don't replace worst of the Patriot Act

    The Patriot Act was rushed through Congress 14 years ago amid the obvious fear following 9/11.Since ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Another View: Solving middle-class debt problem

    Of all the burdens weighing on the American middle class, one has grown immensely in recent years: debt. Absent reform, it presents one of the gravest ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Another View: Israel's fragile government

    Having called an early election in an attempt to strengthen his authority, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu has, in the end, crippled himself ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Another View: China must face danger next door

    China is becoming more assertive abroad, taking aggressive measures to enforce its broad maritime claims, founding a new $100 billion Asian infrastruc ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Harrop: Getting the sports moguls off our backs

    It was not out of a sense of decency that the National Football League recently let go of its tax-exempt status.
    May 10, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Another View: NSA's worst program finally reined in

    It has long been clear that the National Security Agency’s mass collection of U.S. phone records was intrusive, unpopular and ineffective at preventin ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Fox: Choosing sides in the war on sugar

    The people at candy-maker Mars Inc. have something to tell you: Stop eating so much sugar!According ...
    May 10, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • DeRugy: Give Baltimore freedom to choose the future it deserves

    The violence in Baltimore has left many wondering what can be done to improve the lives of young Americans growing up in the inner city, where the pat ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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