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The Democrats should be terrified by this governor’s race

WINCHESTER, VA. — The melodic sounds of a street musician’s trumpet echo through every corner of this old Virginia town as locals shop or make their way to lunch. Daren Johnson has been blowing his horn at the pedestrian mall in the shadow of the …

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Everything you know about police shootings is wrong

The woman with the advanced Harvard degree says, “Why did the cops shoot him so many times? Why not just wound him?” The sophisticated lawyer, describing a mentally ill man charging the police with a knife asks, “Why didn’t they just shoot the knife out …

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The other half of America that the liberal media doesn’t cover

Most reporters and editors are liberal — a now dated Pew Research Center poll found that liberals outnumber conservatives in the media by some 5 to 1, and that comports with my own anecdotal experience at National Public Radio. When you are liberal, and everyone …

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Rep. Frederica Wilson misplays the race card

We’re trying to figure out what’s racist about the term “empty barrel.” Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) says it is, but Google isn’t showing us how. Nor can we see why she had to go there. Wilson had slammed President Trump’s words in a phone call …

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A very strange way to woo Amazon

Does Mayor de Blasio really want Amazon to choose New York City for its second headquarters? Judging by his public comments, the answer is . . . well, we don’t really know. And not just the mayor: Several other major local politicians seem less than enthusiastic about …

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Steve Bannon isn’t as influential as he likes to think

A Washington lobbyist once told me that the first rule of rainmakers is: “If it starts to rain, dance!” In other words, if you’re hired to get something done, by all means take credit for it if it happens, even if you had nothing to …

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The issue that could sink Dems, Amazon’s peril, Pelosi’s new love for Mitt & other comments

Conservative: Mayim Bialik Was Right About Modesty National Review’s David French finds it “deeply unfortunate” that actress Mayim Bialik “felt the need to apologize” for her op-ed piece in The New York Times that decried Hollywood’s “obsession with appearance.” After all, contrary to what many …

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Nature warned Santa Rosa — but people still built in harm’s way

Sonoma County, Calif., is 1,550 square miles of valleys circled by coast range mountains. Two of its nine cities — the largest, Santa Rosa (population 175,000) and its neighbor to the southeast, Sonoma (population 10,600) — spent 10 days under siege from wildfires that have, …

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The two Trumps: prez just won’t choose a side

To paraphrase Groucho Marx, President Trump has a position on the Lamar Alexander/Patty Murray health-care deal, and if you don’t like it, he has another one. Within hours, Trump veered wildly on the bipartisan compromise on ObamaCare the Tennessee Republican and the Washington Democrat forged …

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Failure on tax cuts really could tank the markets

As the stock market hits record after record under President Trump — the Dow even crossing the 23,000 mark — it’s important to recognize the way Washington can screw it up: failing to cut taxes. The simple act of lowering America’s absurdly high corporate-tax rate …

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