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WASHINGTON - The horror the horror. The English language, expansive as it is, lacks sufficient vocabulary for the near-ceaseless popping sound of an automatic weapon pounding bullets into terrified people as they run away from and toward - the … more
Those wise guys at South Carolina Electric & Gas ... After state regulators last week had the temerity to suggest the obvious - that, duh, the utility shouldn't continue to charge ratepayers for its scuttled nuclear plants - the company's lawyers … more
Let's throw out a few numbers so we can put in perspective the NFL players taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem. Many say they are protesting against police treatment of blacks and racial discrimination. We might ask just how much … more
WASHINGTON - The political resurrection of Alabama's Roy Moore - the Moses of the South - and the mortal end of Hugh Hefner are not entirely unrelated. It's not a straight line, mind you. But if Hefner's recent death the day after Moore won … more
CHICAGO - Education policy geeks are perpetually trying to figure out how to move the needle on academic achievement, yet they rarely include parents in the complex calculus of getting children to succeed in school. It makes sense: There's not a … more
My favorite newspaper columnist, Daniel Henninger of the Wall Street Journal, writing in his Thursday "Wonder Land" column, explains "Why I Prefer Baseball." I agree wholeheartedly with what he writes. Here are some excerpts from Dan's column … more
I recently spent a Sunday afternoon with my kids at the urgent care facility at Colonial Healthcare because my youngest son, Colton, was fussy with an earache. After the standard weigh-in and temperature check, we ended up in the superhero … more
I think it's fair to say that the last thing you'd expect President Trump to talk about at a political rally in support of a Republican candidate for the United States Senate was what he wound up talking about. His remarks have been called … more
Fake news. It's a phrase that became the most memorable takeaway from Election 2016 and the political hangover that still resonates today. It should come as no surprise that Oxford Dictionaries proclaimed the 2016 word of the year to be … more
SEATTLE - In this city, which is a petri dish of progressivism, a prevailing theory is that when you raise the price of something, people will buy less of it, except when they do not. Another, and related, theory is that constitutional and statutory … more
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