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Get government out of the way, and respect every individual’s property rights

John Stossel, Thanksgiving Tragedy. Tomorrow, as you celebrate the meal the Pilgrims ate with Indians, pause a moment to thank private property. I know that seems weird, but before that first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims nearly starved to death because they didn’t respect private property. When they first arrived in Massachusetts, they acted like Bernie Sanders wants

Thomas Sowell: Election Year Books

Election year politics generates much rhetoric and confusion. And the media often adds its spin. But, fortunately, there are some books around that deal with reality and can cut through the nonsense. Most of these books were not written during this election year, but what they presented can be very eye-opening on the issues raised

Judge blocks North Dakota’s voter identification law

A federal judge on Monday blocked North Dakota’s voter identification law after a group of American Indians said it unfairly burdens them — the latest court ruling against voting laws that critics say disproportionately affect minorities. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland issued a temporary restraining order and criticized the state for its 2013 repeal of

Walter E. Williams: Campus Lunacy, Part II

Professor Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and historian with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He recently wrote an article titled “The hypocrisy behind the student renaming craze.” Students, often with the blessing of faculty, have discovered that names for campus buildings and holidays do not always fit politically correct standards for race, class

Patent Office Received ZERO Complaints About Redskins Name

 There has a push lately by the PC police, professional agitators, and the constantly offended to force the Washington Redskins football team to change their name. The push has been headed up by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who apparently has nothing better to do than worry about a football team’s name, when he isn’t

Tribal leaders welcome Holder’s voting access plan

 Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday his office will consult with tribes across the country to develop ways to increase voting access for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Holder said the goal is to require state and local election officials to place at least one polling site in a location chosen by tribal governments in

Affirmative Action = Racial Discrimination Against White Males

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Years ago, I worked for a utility company that was a government entity. As such they were given directives that they had to hire at least 20% minorities (blacks, Hispanic, American Indians and women). The utility was also union, which meant job openings had to be posted and candidates had to meet the required qualifications