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Too much of the Biden administration now comes down to self-righteous compassion and fiddle-faddle analysis without a hint of wisdom, or even of common sense. A recent example — with more to be reviewed — is an absurd decision to strip U.S. pharmaceutical companies of a patent that, like so …

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Thanks to the beneficence of the Internal Revenue Service — and the fallout from COVID-19 — we half of Americans who pay federal income taxes have been given until May 17 to file.

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The contrast between President Joe Biden’s first address to Congress last Wednesday night and the Republican response delivered by Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.. reminded me of another occasion between one long-winded and another profound speaker.

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It took an Idaho man one minute to catch 107 tennis balls in an oversized bucket placed on his head.

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“Power to the People” was a chant used by antiwar and civil rights protesters in the ‘60s. John Lennon wrote a song with that title in 1971. The idea flowed from the preamble to the U.S. Constitution which begins, “We the people.”

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Sitting in the White House, President Joe Biden recently cheered for a union to be formed at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama. By a two-to-one vote, workers said no thanks, that they weren’t all that upset by this whiz of a company and would rather work out any differences without another orga…

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In 2014, the French government decided to overhaul its public transit system. They doled out $20 billion on 1,860 new express trains. The plan was reviewed by government officials, transit experts, and railway operators alike. But when the trains arrived, there was a small problem — they did…

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The first question most people ask after mass shootings like the one last week at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis in which a 19-year-old male murdered eight people before taking his own life is “how did he get the gun?” He was known to authorities. A gun he previously owned was seized becau…

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If one can say the pandemic has had any positive side effect, it has been to help us focus on what the loss of liberties looks like. Such losses do not occur immediately but erode over time as people become increasingly comfortable with government claiming to know what is best for us.

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Mainstream media are trying to make President Joe Biden look good, according to conservative critics who want to make him look bad. Nothing new about that in our polarized times in which it is easier to find news that agrees with your views than to challenge them.

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When he was running for president in 2016, Donald Trump said he was going to build a 1,000-mile concrete wall, maybe 30 feet high, on the southern border, and that Mexico would pay for it. The idea, meant to halt gobs of illegal immigration, was outlandish, empty-headed and abandoned.

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West Virginia is unique among America’s 50 states. At a convention in Wheeling, Virginia, in 1861, delegates from Virginia’s northwest counties, which were loyal to the Union, voted to break away from that state over the issue of slavery and their refusal to be part of the Confederate states.

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.”

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When a politician promises to “tell the truth,” as President Joe Biden did in his nationally televised address last Thursday, you can add that statement to familiar ones lacking the ring of sincerity. They include: “The gun isn’t loaded;” “the microphone is off;” “if you like your doctor, yo…

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For centuries, one of the great pastimes of the English landed gentry was foxhunting. Part of that fun involved the occasional need to distract the hounds away from the scent they’d been following, which was accomplished by dragging a red herring — a real fish on a string — across the trail …

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He walked out on the stage and the crowd was cheering, the music was blasting “I’m proud to be an American,” and former President Donald Trump did look proud, very proud. This was despite a lost election he says he won, a Capitol riot he says he did not start and a furious but failed impeach…

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Former president Donald Trump emerged from 38 days of self-enforced silence for a lengthy speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, that was frequently interrupted with boisterous applause and chants from an adoring, mostly white and older crowd.

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Hopefully, President Biden will make nuclear deals with Iran and North Korea. However, it is equally to be hoped that he does not repeat the f…

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I’d like to respond to the individual who said Florence is the nastiest town they’ve ever seen. I’ve done a lot of traveling in my time and fo…

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Unfortunately, Donald Trump raises his head every once in a while, but that’s what the remote is for — to change the channels.

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What is the difference between stimulus money from President Donald Trump or President Joe Biden? Everybody took it more or less, I’m assuming…

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