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He Never Learns

By Fred Barnes

The Weekly Standard

December 18, 2014

I can’t be bothered. On domestic issues, President Obama rarely leads and doesn’t like to negotiate. In his first two years in office, he didn’t have to do either. He was spoiled by having overwhelming Democratic majorities in the Senate and House. And he hasn’t gotten over it yet. … Read More

Waiting for the ‘Termination Point’

By Terry Eastland

The Weekly Standard

December 18, 2014

Asian-American applicants: the new Jews newscom In Grutter v. Bollinger, decided in 2003, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor upheld race preferences in higher education but also declared they must have “a termination point.” So when a lawsuit against preferences in admissions is brought, there is a presumption that they could be terminated, perhaps even in a ruling applicable to schools across the country. … Read More

He Never Learns

By Fred Barnes

Reuters

December 18, 2014

I can’t be bothered. On domestic issues, President Obama rarely leads and doesn’t like to negotiate. In his first two years in office, he didn’t have to do either. He was spoiled by having overwhelming Democratic majorities in the Senate and House. And he hasn’t gotten over it yet. … Read More

How to fight the lone wolf

By Charles Krauthammer

Washington Post

December 18, 2014

The lone wolf is the new nightmare, dramatized and amplified this week by the hostage-taking attack in Sydney. But there are two kinds of lone wolves — the crazy and the evil — and the distinction is important. Read full article >> … Read More

How to fight the lone wolf

By Charles Krauthammer

Washington Post

December 18, 2014

The lone wolf is the new nightmare, dramatized and amplified this week by the hostage-taking attack in Sydney. But there are two kinds of lone wolves — the crazy and the evil — and the distinction is important. Read full article >> … Read More

Muslim Women Sue in US Courts for Right to Wear Islamic Garb on the Job

By Phyllis Chesler

Phyllis-Chesler.com

December 18, 2014

The Supreme Court has just agreed to hear a case concerning the rights of a woman to wear hijab, a headscarf, while working at Abercrombie and Fitch. This case began in 2008, in Tulsa, Oklahoma on behalf of then seventeen-year-old Samantha Elauf and is … Read More

Special Editorial: Surrender to North Korea

By William Kristol

The Weekly Standard

December 18, 2014

Kim Jong Eun In October 1940, Americans flocked to movie theaters to see Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator, mocking the most powerful tyrant on the globe. In December 2014, movie theaters and then the production company cancelled the release of The Interview because of threats of terror from a tinpot, though totalitarian and evil, tyrant who rules a weak and decrepit nation. … Read More

Texas Takes Aim at the First Amendment

By George Will

Washington Post Writers Group

December 18, 2014

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The Schumer prescription for 2016

By E.J. Dionne Jr.

Washington Post

December 17, 2014

Sen. Charles Schumer gave Democrats a talking-to about their obligation to stand up for government’s role in helping struggling middle-income Americans — and his message got swallowed up by a few paragraphs on health care.Read full article >> … Read More

The Factual Feminist Takes on the Rolling Stone Rape Scandal

By Claudia Anderson

The Weekly Standard

December 17, 2014

To see how NPR, activist scholars, and the Justice Department set the stage for the latest eruption of hysteria over alleged campus rape, watch here: … Read More

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