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NFL uses NOW’s playbook

When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed down a mere a two-game suspension for domestic violence, he took his cue from some of the very same women’s groups now calling for his head.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:45 a.m. | | NFL uses NOW’s playbook Comments 0 Comments

SF feminism: Abort girls

Supervisor David Chiu wants San Francisco to become the first American city to oppose any ban on sex-selective abortions. It apparently has not occurred to him why no other city has chosen to do so.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 1:01 a.m. | | SF feminism: Abort girls Comments 0 Comments

Looking ‘soft’ on campus rape

In its wisdom (such as it is), the California Legislature passed a measure that would change the standard of sexual consent on the state’s college campuses. Gov. Jerry Brown should veto this bill. If the University of California and other institutions that receive state-funded student aid want to demonstrate they have “no tolerance for any form of sexual violence” when students report rape as state Sen. Kevin de Leon has argued, then they should call the cops, not academic panels.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 12:50 a.m. | | Looking ‘soft’ on campus rape Comments 0 Comments

About those LA bums

The bums they were. The L.A. bums they are. 

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Posted: sep. 13, 2014 12:35 a.m. | | About those LA bums Comments 0 Comments

9-11: Thirteen years later

It seems like yesterday. And yet, so much was different.

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Posted: sep. 13, 2014 12:35 a.m. | | 9-11: Thirteen years later Comments 0 Comments

America’s ‘Forever War’

The strategy that President Obama laid out Wednesday night to “degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL,” is incoherent, inconsistent and, ultimately, non-credible.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 1:17 a.m. | | America’s ‘Forever War’ Comments 0 Comments

The class war goes retail

For the first time since 1997, the U.S. economy just added at least 200,000 jobs per month for six months running. GDP grew at a 4 percent annual clip between April and June. The percentage of Americans who describe the economy as “good” has climbed to the highest level of President Barack Obama’s presidency.

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Posted: sep. 09, 2014 5:31 a.m. | | The class war goes retail Comments 0 Comments

War drums along the Potomac

By releasing the grisly videos of the beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, ISIS has altered the political landscape here and across the Middle East. 

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Posted: sep. 05, 2014 12:06 a.m. | | War drums along the Potomac  Comments 0 Comments

ANOTHER FERGUSON?

Why has there been no media interest in the police shooting of an apparently unarmed suspect in Salt Lake City?

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Posted: sep. 04, 2014 1:24 a.m. | | ANOTHER FERGUSON?  Comments 0 Comments

Upright & locked position

On Aug. 24, United Airlines diverted a Newark-to-Denver flight to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after two passengers got into an argument. It started when a 47-year-old man used a device called the Knee Defender to prevent the 48-year-old woman in front of him from reclining her seat.

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Posted: sep. 03, 2014 1:27 a.m. | | Upright & locked position Comments 0 Comments

Farewell to another summer

A farewell.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2014 12:57 a.m. | | Farewell to another summer Comments 0 Comments

Rand Paul not afraid of Blacks

There is no white Republican elected official today who is coming close to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s effort to reach out to black voters.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2014 12:56 a.m. | | Rand Paul not afraid of Blacks Comments 0 Comments

Can oil and sanctimony mix?

When Al-Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 million in January 2013, former Vice President Al Gore, who co-founded Current, praised the deal. Both Al-Jazeera, a network owned by Qatar’s oil-rich royal family, and his far-left Current TV, Gore said, were founded “to give voice to those who are not typically heard; to speak truth to power; to provide independent and diverse points of view; and to tell the stories that no one else is telling.”

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Posted: aug. 30, 2014 1:29 a.m. | | Can oil and sanctimony mix? Comments 0 Comments

COLLEGE CHOICES

As I ran to the lobby to make a phone call during the awards dinner at the National Association of Black Journalists annual convention in Boston last week, one of our student members followed me down the escalator for some advice.

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Posted: aug. 30, 2014 1:28 a.m. | | COLLEGE CHOICES Comments 0 Comments

The Gaza lesson for liberals

There’s a painful lesson to be learned for liberals, especially liberal Jews, from the hopefully concluded war in Gaza.

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Posted: aug. 29, 2014 1:41 a.m. | | The Gaza lesson for liberals Comments 0 Comments

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