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Email leak outs DNC

Thanks to WikiLeaks, which has released nearly 20,000 emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee, we have proof the party that styles itself as inclusive, ...

The future under Hillary Clinton

Sen. Bernie Sanders said one good thing when he spoke Monday at the Democratic National Convention. It was that the presidential election is not about ...

What can discrimination explain?

A guiding principle for physicians is primum non nocere, the Latin expression for "first, do no harm." In order not to do harm, whether it's ...

Will Putin get a Pulitzer?

Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, ...

Public corruption in Nigeria nothing new

In Nigeria, billions of dollars each year flow illegally from public coffers into private hands. Nigeria's kleptocracy undermines the regime's ability to combat Boko Haram, ...

A failing grade for 'free' community college

Many Americans are understandably worried about the ever-increasing cost of college education. Recent proposals from politicians to offer free tuition at public universities makes calls ...

Who has moral authority?

My 12-year-old son couldn't remember the phrase "take a walk down memory lane" last week, instead describing a stroll through "nostalgia road." I knew it ...

Cities should start saying 'No!' to hosting the Olympics

The overwhelming news in the lead up to the 2016 Olympics has been about the rampant dysfunction of the host city, Rio de Janeiro — ...

The broken mechanics of film tax credits

In 1812, Charles Redheffer tried to swindle Philadelphia by convincing city commissioners to invest in his perpetual-motion machine. In 1899, William Miller guaranteed investors ...

The dumbest idea

If there were a contest for the most stupid idea in politics, my choice would be the assumption that people would be evenly or randomly ...

The evolving relevance of journalists

The world never has seemed closer. Because of Facebook Live, a video-streaming service launched this year, online audiences can watch people around the world ...

It's best to ignore politicians

My Fox colleagues were in Cleveland this week, diligently interviewing Republicans. Next week, they'll interview Democrats. I'm glad they do it — because I despise ...

Says Pitt's international legal eagle: 'We deal in hope'

Xenophobic reactions to current tragedies raise important concerns about an increasingly interconnected world. Those responding to tragedy and those left behind in times of increasing ...

Pokemon Go is a work of art, not a social experiment

Pokemon Go appeared on U.S. shores just this month, and people with Android phones already use the app more, on average, than has-been diversions such ...

Trump supporters making sense

You don't have to think Donald Trump should be elected president to think that those attacking some of his supporters are sometimes just plain out ...

Is the party over for 'Bushism'?

Neither George W. Bush, the Republican Party presidential nominee in 2000 and 2004, nor Jeb, the dethroned Prince of Wales, will be in Cleveland. Nor ...

Challenges for black people (Part II)

The prospects for a better future are nearly hopeless for roughly 20 percent of black people — those who reside in big-city crime-infested and dysfunctional ...

Bad news for Turkey's democracy

One thing is certain after the failed plot to overthrow Turkey's Justice and Development (AK) Party government and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey will be ...

Mike Pence's towering hypocrisy

In November 2010, Mike Pence gave a lecture at The Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention. I happened to be there for my first exposure to ...

Congressional black corruption

If Black Lives Matter, then why have entrenched members of the Congressional Black Caucus spent more time enriching themselves than taking care of their neglected ...