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Growing Up Jewish in D.C.

A few days ago, I spoke at B’nai Israel, a synagogue in Rockville, Maryland. “B’nai” means “brotherhood” and I am sure that today that’s understood to mean sisterhood, too. This is most of the speech I gave. It’s long but some might consider it important. …

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Going to Pot in Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh I was just beginning to write this column when eight people in nearby Brentwood Towne Square in suburban Pittsburgh  were being rushed to the hospital after a man, 58, plowed his Dodge Charger through BoRics salon at around 7 p.m., injuring himself and seven …

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Ruling Poses Existential Threat to Tech Firms

Sacramento In applying a convoluted new test for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor, the California Supreme Court may be dimming the lights on the brightest spot in the state’s economy. The high court’s unanimous decision on Monday will likely force …

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The Droppings of the Peacock Network

Joy Reid had cybersecurity experts and the FBI investigate her bogus claim of hacking, which is an act of fraud as pathological as Brian Williams falsely claiming a seat on a downed plane in Iraq. NBC put Williams back on the air (albeit on a …

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Nationwide, Dems Attack ICE Instead of Crime

New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) for its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80% of those apprehended in recent ICE raids in New York were either convicted …

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, Back in Motion

The trial evidence was stark and brutal. In the early-morning hours of December 9, 1981, Police Officer Daniel Faulkner conducted a traffic stop in Center City Philadelphia. A scuffle ensued with the driver, one William Cook. After subduing the driver, Faulkner began to search him …

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Indiana’s GOP Primaries Get Nasty In Final Days

Indiana’s primary day is May 8th. There are a wide variety of Republicans running for the party’s nomination for offices from the U.S. Senate seat against incumbent Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) to its nine House of Representatives seats. Not only are those federal legislative positions …

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My Waffle House Home

A few days ago, a man with a long history of mental illness and violence shot and killed four innocent people at a Waffle House in Tennessee. It’s horrifying and yet another example of why no civilian needs an AR-15 or a facsimile. It’s just …

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Tax Reform for Progressives

Tragic are the moral dilemmas facing liberals. They believe in a redistributionist, socialist state. But they don’t want to live with the consequences of a redistributionist, socialist state. What is a good progressive to do? They can write “The Ethicist” in the New York Times Magazine. …

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Crying Wolf and Killing Comedy

I don’t need to do a big thing about Michelle Wolf and how badly she stunk as the comedic talent headlining the weekend’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. By now our readers all know that she stunk. She died. She bombed. She was a disaster. Why? …

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