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At last, America first!

Whether the establishment likes it or not, and it evidently does not, there is a revolution going on in America.

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The lesser of the evils?

It’s pretty darn depressing when political writers are essentially writing off the 2016 election as a choice between the lesser of two evils — seven ...

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Is college too pricey? Wait till it’s made ‘free’

As he panders for the youth vote, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders promises free tuition at public colleges and universities because, he says, “a college ...

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ESPN fires Schilling: What about liberal offenders?

ESPN fired baseball analyst and former All-Star Curt Schilling for mocking the debate about the North Carolina public facilities law. On his Facebook page, Schilling ...

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If God is dead . . .

In a recent column Dennis Prager made an acute observation.

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Posted: apr. 26, 2016 12:53 a.m. | | If God is dead . . . Comments 0 Comments

College students do not get their money’s worth

When I worked my way through college in the 1940s, tuition was $200 to $250 a year. My children’s tuition was $2,000 to ...

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Learning grows in Manteca High labs

Following their initial foray into “green” construction with the Regional Environmental Studies Center (RESC) building at the district office, Manteca Unified School District established their ...

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The umbrage factory

America is a country of strivers. Alas, having attained so much success, many Americans now strive to be offended. Polite agreement to disagree is gone ...

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Dishonoring General Jackson

In Samuel Eliot Morison’s “The Oxford History of the American People,” there is a single sentence about Harriet Tubman.

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Rebels without a clue

JAYBerns: jobless, angry, young Bernie Sanders supporters.

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Love finds a way in Oakland

In this age of hypersensitivity, the more trivial an issue is, the more controversy surrounds it. This month, Oakland’s City Council voted 5-3 to ...

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CHINESE STUDENTS

High school seniors are eagerly watching their mail this month, hoping for the “fat envelope” indicating acceptance by the college of their choice. Unfortunately, more ...

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Being imprisoned by debt

At 36, Marcus White has spent half of his life in prison. Today he’s no longer behind bars, but now he’s imprisoned by ...

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Is GOP risking suicide?

Donald Trump has brought out the largest crowds in the history of primaries. He has won the most victories, the most delegates, the most votes ...

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Bathroom ‘Freedom Fighters’

Back in the 1980s, Bruce Springsteen and other rock stars formed Artists United Against Apartheid and performed a song proclaiming “Sun City” that referenced an ...

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Why Dems love Bernie

Why do Democrats love Bernie Sanders? OK, it’s not just because he’s “cute” (as some younger voters are calling him). In point of ...

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America’s imperial overstretch

This week, SU-24 fighter-bombers buzzed a U.S. destroyer in the Baltic Sea. The Russian planes carried no missiles or bombs.

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36 tweets to consider

1) “Political correctness” is just a fancy term for not telling the truth.

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A sweet tax in Great Britain

As Americans prepare to meet this year’s April 18 deadline to file our taxes, there’s talk of taxes across the Pond, too.

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Why are voters angry? Check out the tax code

Perplexed about why Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are so popular?

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Will Trump be swindled?

In the race for the Republican nomination, Donald Trump would seem to be in the catbird seat. He has won the most states, the most ...

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Left-wing abortion extremism

Donald Trump, when asked, “Do you believe in punishment for abortion?” said, “There has to be some form of punishment.” “For the woman?” asked MSNBC ...

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THE ‘WOMAN PROBLEM’

“He’s so cute,” the young woman said to me, explaining her support for Bernie Sanders. 

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Homeopathic remedies no better than placebo for postnasal drip

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have nonstop postnasal drip. A Web search led me to a site selling homeopathic remedies that they claim are safe, natural ...

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HEROIN USERS

Larry Campbell, a former cop and former mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, was appalled as he came to San Francisco to advocate a bill that ...

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Can GOP get together in Cleveland?

After winning only six delegates in Wisconsin, and with Ted Cruz poaching delegates in states he has won, like Louisiana, Donald Trump either wins on ...

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HBO’s Mapplethorpe fetish

HBO shocked the world on April 4 by unveiling a 100-minute documentary honoring the legacy and legislative career of Sen. Jesse Helms.

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Great American Plane Robbery

If you take the word “free” and rip the “r” out of it, what do you get?

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What Trump has wrought

As Wisconsinites head for the polls, our Beltway elites are almost giddy. For they foresee a Badger State bashing for Donald Trump, breaking his momentum ...

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National Billboard Association?

Billboards must be living creatures, for they appear to propagate like breeding rabbits.

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Tabloid trashing Cruz

The National Enquirer’s name in journalism is synonymous with factually unsupported drivel of the lowest kind. It is a sacred truth that no responsible ...

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Sundowning may be a response to one’s environment

DEAR DR. ROACH: Can you explain what sundown syndrome is?  My mother is 96 and has been diagnosed with it, but said they could do ...

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REPUBLICAN RUCKUS

The Wisconsin primary could be an axle-breaking speed bump on Donald Trump’s road to the nomination.

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The streets of San Francisco

“Sometimes I think we’re so liberal that we’re OK stepping over dead people on our sidewalks,” Daniel Bergerac of the Castro Merchants Association ...

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What are Trump’s values?

A man who proclaims he’d like to punch a protester in the face — as Donald Trump did recently in Nevada — isn’t fit to ...

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Paying for low-wage pollution

Imagine if a corporation set up shop in your community and immediately dumped toxic sludge in your local waterways and buried radioactive waste next to ...

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Obamanomics has failed

President Barack Obama, when asked to name an accomplishment for which he is most proud, said, “I’m proud of saving the American economy.” Breathtaking.

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Global ruling is just not cool

They say that if you get up in the morning and swallow a live toad, nothing worse will happen to you for the rest of ...

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Trump right about NATO?

I am “not isolationist, but I am ‘America First,’” Donald Trump told The New York times last weekend. “I like the expression.”

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The Great American Plane Robbery

If you take the word “free” and rip the “r” out of it, what do you get?

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Sacramento’s tax on new jobs

In their infinite wisdom, Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Legislature have come up with five more reasons for California businesses not to hire new ...

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Hillary Clinton’s grim legacy

Who murdered Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres?

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$1 BILLION PAY RAISE

If Donald Trump’s gravity-defying ascendancy has validated anything, it is that for Middle America, jobs and economic security are still the dominant issue. Republicans ...

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The best exercise is the one you’ll keep doing

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an overweight 68-year-old woman who wants to exercise. I would like to know what type of exercise I can do ...

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About toenails on dogs

DEAR DIDI: I know where my greyhound, Sasha, is at all times. Her nails echo through the house on my hardwood floors. I am terrified ...

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Would The Donald govern like Arnold?

They’re both iconic figures in American culture who are known by their first names. California’s former governor is Arnold. The GOP presidential front-runner ...

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ISIS faithful to Islam?

“We are not at war with Islam,” said John Kasich after the Brussels massacre, “We’re at war with radical Islam.”

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Why superdelegates count

Every time I see a tally of the delegate race that excludes so-called “superdelegates,” I have to laugh. “Of course they count,” I want to ...

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TRUMP VS. DEMOS

In a recent interview with Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, CNN’s Jake Tapper said, “I would just ask, as a fellow American, if you ...

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The Humpty Dumpty Party

Is Donald Trump’s presidential bid terrifying you?

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