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With Cuba decision, Obama hands Hillary Clinton a gift

 Potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton knows a political gift when she sees one. She was quick to embrace the step this week when President Barack Obama, a fellow Democrat no longer having to face an electorate, relaxed U.S. policy toward Cuba. While assailed by Republicans opposed to restoring ties with the communist-led island, […] Read More →

Walter E. Williams: Should Profiling Be Banned?

 Last week, the Obama administration announced new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement. Before deciding whether this is good or bad policy, we might try to develop a description/definition of racial profiling or any other kind of profiling. A good definition of profiling in general is the use of an easily observed physical […] Read More →

Thomas Sowell: Tortured Reasoning

 Critics and defenders of the harsh interrogation methods applied to captured terrorists can argue forever over whether those methods were “torture.” But any serious discussion of a serious issue — and surely terrorism qualifies as serious — has to move beyond semantics and confront the ultimate question: “Compared to what alternative?” If you knew that […] Read More →

Al Sharpton Issues Insane Demand… This Would Be a Disaster

 The race hustler and pot-stirrer Al Sharpton has been one of the driving forces behind the racially-charged anti-police brutality protests we have witnessed take place around the country. Sharpton makes the absurd claim that institutionalized racism on the part of white police officers is the reason black Americans have trouble getting ahead in life. Of course, […] Read More →

Sources: Romney Is Definitely Running In 2016, But We’re Not Sure

Matt Vespa,   Dan has been reporting on the Mittmentum 2016 beat, much to conservatives’ chagrin. There have been plenty of Romney-Reagan analogies tossed about by his supporters; both were governors; both ran twice for president before the magic third campaign–and Romney has the powerful ‘I was pretty much right about everything’ card. While the 2012 nominee seemed […] Read More →

University President: All White People Are Racist

White folks benefit from “significant unearned privilege” Jane Close Conoley, the president of one of the largest public universities in the United States, believes white people are inherently racist and born with “significant unearned privilege.” On December 5, Conoley, who is white, wrote for the California State University at Long Beach website: Light skin color […] Read More →

College President Criticized for Saying All Lives Matter

 Activists insist protests not about police violence but race-based political agenda. Kathleen McCartney made an egregious mistake. She violated the politically correct orthodoxy. McCartney, the president of Smith College in Massachusetts, sent out an email saying all lives matter. “We are united in our insistence that all lives matter,” she wrote. The proclamation ran afoul of […] Read More →