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home : columns : guest columns June 18, 2018

Assassination spelled doom for everyone in box
The night of April 14, 1865 proved fateful for Abraham Lincoln, who was mortally wounded by an assassin’s bullet and died the next day. Lesser known is that everyone in the presidential box at Ford’s Theater that night suffered horrific outcomes.
Friday, April 13, 2018


For Trump, a border wall epic fail
Donald Trump promised a lot during his presidential campaign, but the one promise he made most often was to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Democrats' votes come from the center
Recent elections give the lie to the notion that America wants fiery liberal activists to run the country -- an idea put forth mainly by fiery liberal activists. It turns out that even Democrats don't necessarily want them.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The teenage demagogues
All you needed to know about student activist David Hogg's speech at the "March for Our Lives" in Washington, D.C., over the weekend was that he affixed a price tag on the microphone to symbolize how much National Rifle Association money Sen. Marco Rubio took for the lives of students in Florida.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Students, don't let the gun lobby wear you down
Only three students were shot at an American school Tuesday. Two of them were hospitalized, and only the 17-year-old gunman died. This made the attack at a southern Maryland high school a fleeting news item. The Austin, Texas, bombings edged it out.
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Give me your dreamers
Does anyone know why President Trump loves "Dreamers" -- i.e.: illegal aliens allegedly brought here before the age of 12 (which no federal judge will ever check) by their parents (which no federal judge will ever check), "through no fault of their own" (which no federal judge will ever check)?
Thursday, March 22, 2018

And now there are three
Stormy Daniels is ready for her close-up -- which is to say, her appearance on "60 Minutes."
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Capital Idea: Seize the Oligarchs' Manhattan Penthouses
The poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in the English countryside has roused Britons to two truths: Vladimir Putin regards their country as an easy mark, but it's also an extremely pleasant place for his oligarchs to live. Americans, take note.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
















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