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George Will: Backlash to Obama’s power grab could help Republicans regain White House

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. — Newton’s Third Law of Motion
 

Plea bargains no shortcut for justice

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
Our justice system does not operate as many Americans assume it does. The plea bargain reigns supreme throughout the entire system.
 

Giving back to community brings back many rewards

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
Every year, as the holiday season approaches, I am forced to look back at the 11 previous months and reflect. And every year, I've come to the same conclusion: I am blessed.
 

Stories, statistics often conflict

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014
Crime is not on the rise in the Schenectady. That’s a statistical fact.
 

Joe Conason: Forget Keystone, fix decaying fuel distribution system

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014
With the Keystone XL pipeline stalled again, now perhaps we can look ahead and consider more promising ways to rebuild our energy system, creating many more jobs than that controversial project ever would
 

David Harsanyi: Time to give up hope for Palestinian state

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
Nothing in history or current reality could possibly lead an honest observer to conclude that there's a viable path to peace between Palestinians and Israel.
 

George Will: Giving thanks for good, old-fashioned American lunacy

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
Before the tryptophan in the turkey induces somnolence, give thanks for living in such an entertaining country.
 

Charles Krauthammer: As long as China gets a pass, climate won't improve

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Historic.
 

Linda Chavez: GOP can benefit from Obama's immigration maneuver

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014
Now that President Obama has acted to defer deportation for some four to five million illegal immigrants, all eyes will be on the Republican Party's response.
 

Mona Charen: Obama tries, but he can't wish away Islamic extremism

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
The Islamic State beheaded another American last week.
 

George Will: Rockefeller legacy is a state falling behind

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Seen through the prism of subsequent national experience, Nelson Rockefeller resembles a swollen post-war automobile -- a land yacht with tail fins, a period piece, bemusing and embarrassing. He remains, however, instructive.
 

Voter ambivalence was basis for 2014 election wins

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
We’ve been hearing weighty analyses by “expert” pundits professing with unwarranted certainty their collective assessment that the 2014 elections signal yet another biennial sea change about voters’ preferences, attitudes and motivations, shifting the paradigm and setting a new mandate. That’s nonsense.
 

Risky business for November’s turkeys

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
November is chock full of celebrations, and this year’s significant days are already enough to keep the torpor of winter at bay.
 

Froma Harrop: GOP in tough spot over Obamacare subsidy court case

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
There's this game in American politics where folks who fancy themselves conservative often condemn programs that they in fact want very much. Obamacare is one such example
 

E.J. Dionne: Jeb Bush could bring Republicans closer to the center

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
President Obama will no doubt clash regularly with his newly empowered partisan adversaries in Congress.
 
 

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