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The struggle for economic liberty is real

Here's my taxi question. If a person is law-abiding, has a driver's license, has a car or van that has passed safety inspection ...

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Updated: aug. 30, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Too many phony wars

War, real war, is the end result of botched politics. War is a dirty blood-stained business with the goal of defeating an enemy whose viewpoints ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 10:45 p.m. | Updated: aug. 30, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Jimmy Carter shows a special kind of courage

Another school year is underway in our state, which means that it’s time to start complaining about the Georgia High School Association (GHSA).

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 10:47 p.m. | Updated: aug. 30, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Trump says what he means and means what he says

Pollster Frank Luntz conducted a 29-person focus group of Trump supporters this past Monday. At one point, while talking to journalists who were watching the ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 10:46 p.m. | Updated: aug. 30, 2015 4:00 a.m.

Academic fascism II

Last week's column highlighted college campus absurdities and the ongoing attack on free speech and plain common sense. As parents gear up to fork ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2015 6:51 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Academic Fascism

George Orwell said, "There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them." If one wants to discover the truth of Orwell ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:51 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Some random thoughts on some random subjects

Hooray! The State of Georgia, CSX Transportation, Murray County and the Georgia Ports Authority have announced construction of the Appalachian Regional Port to be built ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:52 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

The courtesy of legitimacy

This past weekend at my annual RedState Gathering, I rescinded an invitation to Donald Trump to speak after getting the runaround from his campaign on ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:53 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

School starts - and the games begin

Another school year is underway in our state, which means that it’s time to start complaining about the Georgia High School Association (GHSA).

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:55 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Why Carly crushed it

While the Republican National Committee might have limited the number of debates in this season's primary process, the candidates' performances during the first debate ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:57 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Football is here

Strike up the band.

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:57 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

GOP debate: A lot of hype, but little change

The big winner of the way-too-early first debate of the presidential primary season wasn't even on the stage for the prime-time event. Carly Fiorina ...

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 4:52 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

Legal and Academic equality nonsense

A particular act or policy might not have a discriminatory intent, but that doesn't let you off the hook. If it has a disproportionately ...

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 5:05 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

Finding the cure for racial dishonesty

There have been several notable cases of racial fakery. Years ago, then-law professor Elizabeth "Fauxcahontas" Warren falsely claimed that her great-grandfather was Cherokee Indian. A ...

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 5:00 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Happy Birthday to Robert

This week, our youngest child, Robert, is turning 14. His sister, Maggie, is two years older. Gone are the days when my husband and I ...

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 5:01 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Uber exposes politicians as middlemen, not leaders

Politicians are often accused of pandering and rarely wage public fights against things that are popular with their voters. That's what makes the willingness ...

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 5:02 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Car control in the hands of hackers

Over the past three weeks, my family and I spent more than 22 hours driving more than 1,400 miles for our vacation. The trip ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:54 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Blessed are peacemakers who state the obvious

Blessed are we, the peacemakers. Ours is a lonely lot. I had hoped I could cut back on pacifying petulant poops and spend more time ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:55 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

The depravity of our left

Want to eat genetically modified food? Expect a number of voices from the American left to tell you to avoid it. They claim it causes ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:58 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Obama roots for the Terrorists

I struggle to be less provocative than to suggest the president of the United States is rooting for terrorists who would harm us, but consider ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2015 3:41 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Historical ignorance

The victors of war write its history in order to cast themselves in the most favorable light. That explains the considerable historical ignorance ab out ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2015 3:42 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Jekyll Island deer welcome news they are now official

In the midst of all the turmoil over recent Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and gay marriage as well as the furor over the Confederate ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2015 3:47 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Dog days of summer

The ancient Romans coined the phrase "dog days" based on the period of time that the brightest star (Sirius, the Dog Star) rose and set ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2015 3:48 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Stock Exchange closure highlights value of freedom

Many years ago, I visited Cambodia with my family. One day, a local resident took us to a small village of 53 huts far off ...

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Posted: jul. 11, 2015 3:52 p.m. | Updated: jul. 12, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Fiddling away the future

Let's list major problems affecting black Americans. Topping the list is the breakdown in the black family, where only a third of black children ...

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Posted: jul. 11, 2015 3:53 p.m. | Updated: jul. 12, 2015 5:00 a.m.

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