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  • 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
  • Carson: Phoning it in on Election Day

    With so much at stake, millions of Americans still did not participate in the midterm elections this week.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:53 am
  • Schultz: Time to dust off my reproductive freedom flag

    The morning after the Republicans won, well, just about everything, I spent a good half-hour staring at a favorite piece of artwork that hangs in a pr ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Ponnuru: Why Obama's 'coalition of the ascendant' crashed

    That “coalition of the ascendant” that the Democrats thought they had assembled only seems to exist in years that are divisible by four.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Pitts: In news, biggest successes are least trusted

    You can’t handle the truth.There is a temptation to take that line from Jack Nicholson – snarled at ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Barone: Obama will leave the Democrats in shambles

    Before the election results are in, and keeping in mind that there may be some unpleasant surprises for one party or the other – or both – it’s possib ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Another view: Justice overdue in North Korea

    The United Nations, so often inclined toward rhetoric instead of action, seems to be drawing closer to action to deal with the human rights disaster i ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Another view: Quarantines will not prevent outbreak

    A 14th-century weapon is not the best defense against a 21st-century illness. That’s not simply comm ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Pitts: Holding memories for Aunt Millie

    CHICAGO – It was the summer of 1969 the first time I came here, two months shy of my 12th birthday.M ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
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