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Obama Administration Scraps Free Speech

May 13, 2013 - 6:00pm

Two years ago, this column, along with others, raised an alarm about the Obama administration's decision radically to diminish the due process rights of those accused of sexual harassment on American campuses.

Hawking's Moral Calculus

May 9, 2013 - 6:00pm

Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned physicist and celebrity, has cancelled a planned trip to Israel to participate in a conference sponsored by Israeli President Shimon Peres.

Benghazi Ghosts Haunt White House

May 6, 2013 - 6:00pm

My iPhone buzzes on a regular basis with "news alerts" from Politico, The Hill and other sources.

Obama's Improving His Act

April 29, 2013 - 6:00pm

"Personal charm may be Obama's last best hope" headlined the Washington Post on Monday. That charm was on ample display at the annual vanity fest called the White House Correspondents Association dinner over the weekend.

Obama Doesn't Care About Dead Children

April 18, 2013 - 6:00pm

Obama doesn't care about dead children. He's indifferent to the suffering of their parents. There isn't a single coherent argument on his side of the case.

Progress Is Not Inevitable

April 15, 2013 - 6:00pm

To understand the magnitude of what Egyptian columnist Khalid Muntasir has done, it helps to get a taste of what most Egyptian and Arab media are like. In Egypt, expressions of vicious anti-Semitism are not just acceptable, they are commonplace.

Of Lunatics and Asylums

April 11, 2013 - 6:00pm

We tell ourselves, we parents of college-bound kids (not to mention ordinary citizens), that American campuses really aren't as bad as all that, that students can avoid the most tendentious indoctrinators and that the press tends to exaggerate.

The Least Interesting Fact About Margaret Thatcher

April 8, 2013 - 6:00pm

President Obama's statement honoring Margaret Thatcher was an example of the chameleon-like nature of liberalism.

Sowell Does It Again

April 4, 2013 - 6:00pm

I plunged into Thomas Sowell's latest book "Intellectuals and Race" immediately upon its arrival but soon realized that I needed to slow down. Many writers express a few ideas with a great cataract of words. Sowell is the opposite.

Inconvenient Headlines

April 1, 2013 - 6:00pm

It's a deeply felt conviction among liberals that they are the caring party. It's not too much to say that liberals are quite confident that they are nicer, more moral people than conservatives.

It must require truly titanic powers of denial for the "moral" and "compassionate" party to maintain its position on abortion -- a position that leads them into some macabre rationalizations. Consciences among the morally superior party are agreeably quiescent.

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