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  • Stossel: Sanders and the wealth gap

    ​Nearly 10,000 people turned out to hear Bernie Sanders in Wisconsin. Why? Apparently, many Democrats want socialism. 
    July 11, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Trump merely gives the GOP what it wanted

    Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, reportedly has asked Donald Trump to “tone it down.” That’s OK, I suppose, but it m ...
    July 11, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Another View: A return to soft bigotry

    The federal government each year gives states about $37 billion for elementary and secondary schools and students. Of that, about $15 billion goes to ...
    July 8, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Another View: Tempers flare along with temperatures

    Listen in on the police scanner, and you can tell tempers are beginning to climb with the temperatures.
    July 7, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Smith: We need more innovative, job-creating immigrants

    Here’s a name to remember: Yet- Ming Chiang. It’s the name of an American hero.Yet-Ming Chiang is a ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Another View: Texas abortion law struck down

    The Supreme Court’s decision last week to allow nearly a dozen Texas abortion clinics to stay open while it considers whether to review an onerous new ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:55 pm
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