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The wild blue yonder ain't what it used to be

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The aircraft arrayed around the spacious lawn of Maxwell Air Force Base, home of the Air University, mostly represent long-retired types. The largest, however, is a glistening B-52 bomber, which represents a still-employed …

What to do for little Charlie Gard in London

WASHINGTON - One cannot imagine a more wrenching moral dilemma than the case of little Charlie Gard. He is a beautiful 11-month-old boy with an incurable genetic disease. It depletes his cells' energy-producing structures (the mitochondria), thereby …
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Best defense against revelations would be 'radical transparency'

The Wall Street Journal writes, "The Trumps and the Truth: The best defense against future revelations is radical transparency." Even Donald Trump might agree that a major reason he won the 2016 election is because voters couldn't abide Hillary …
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There's little competition in the health care market

The same arguments put forth to "gut" Obamacare could just as easily be applied to the Public Service Commissions of this nation. Is there really anyone that believes our utility bills …

Pastors' lawsuit against Coke misdirected, pointless

I like a good joke, just like the next person. But I must admit, I just read something very funny that I thought HAD to be a joke. After some quick research, I found it to be legit. It seems a couple of black 'pastors' in Washington, D.C., have …
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It may be a bumpy ride with Trump

The Democrat party continues to do a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election as president of the United States. So many of the party's hardcore base of lefties and Hillary disciples, when they are not having …

Infantile left the real losers on Election Day

In the aftermath of last week's bitterly fought presidential election, the nation was treated to the winners and losers behaving with graciousness and civility. President Obama set the tone when he called on the nation to accept the outcome and …
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Raise gas tax before election-year politicking

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Sun News April 6 Raise gas tax before election-year politicking Taxes on gasoline and other motor fuels are effectively user fees; motorists pay for using roads when they …
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