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Cuomo, de Blasio are high on hypocrisy over marijuana

Is that the reek of pot in the air — or hypocrisy? We ask because Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio are trying to have it both ways on marijuana. Cuomo plainly ordered his health commissioner, Howard Zucker, to issue a report calling for legalization. …

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Harvard’s secret system to avoid ‘too many Asians’

The Harvard University admissions process appears to be an ongoing micro-aggression against Asian-Americans. A group called Students for Fair Admissions is suing the school for alleged racial discrimination and has filed documents in federal court making a persuasive case, based on data provided by the …

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Trump just gave small businesses a big health care boost

Major health-care savings and protections are on the horizon for the more than 11 million Americans who work for or own small businesses. Today, the US Department of Labor finalized regulations to expand Small Business Health Plans — also known as Association Health Plans. This …

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Media hysteria isn’t helping break the immigration deadlock and other commentary

From the right: Media’s Role in Immigration Deadlock The illegal-immigration issue has always been fraught with politicking, contends Ben Shapiro at National Review, and the current saturation media coverage seems designed to “jar American sensibilities into solving this problem once and for all.” But rather …

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Don’t put all your anti-climate-change eggs in the electric-car basket

Erich Sixt, chairman and chief executive officer of the Pullach, Germany-based global car-rental company that bears his family’s name, recently described electric cars as a “costly political error” given their still inferior range, long charging times and the huge investment necessary to expand the charging …

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Greedy gas producers need to bring pump prices back down — now

It’s time for gasoline producers to stop being greedy and bring pump prices back down. I’m already seeing a big price drop at some of the chain gas stations in New Jersey. A Central New Jersey Wawa, for instance, was recently selling gasoline for less …

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Trump’s negotiating style may not work when it comes to trade

President Trump sure does like his trade wars. And very few people, including me, agree with him on that issue. Last Friday, Trump hit China with $50 billion in proposed tariffs. Beijing retaliated by putting tariffs on US goods imported into China. It’s hard to …

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Why the establishment despises Trump’s ambassador to Israel

The foreign-policy establishment and the mainstream media agree: David Friedman isn’t their kind of US ambassador to Israel. He’s just too pro-Israel for their taste. Friedman has been taking a pounding from the old hands who have represented Washington in the Middle East and their …

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How Trump can end the family-separation mess and still win

The separation of families on the border is a punishment grossly disproportionate to the offense. The Border Patrol keeps children in cages while their parents, charged with immigration offenses, are held elsewhere. The pictures have drawn outrage, and appropriately so. The good news is, the …

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Dwindling donations the latest sign of de Blasio’s education failures

Count it as one more sign of Mayor de Blasio’s failure to keep anything running smoothly: Donations to the Fund for Public Schools have dropped by two-thirds since he took office. Indeed, the education-support charity has run a deficit on every return filed under de …

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