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November 22, 2014
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The contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline was not laid to rest when the U.S. Senate voted Tuesday to kill it.
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Charles Krauthammer

November 22, 2014
U.S.-China deal: Climate pact swindle
WASHINGTON — Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which China promised for the first time to cap carbon emissions.
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November 21, 2014
Time has come for online sales tax
WASHINGTON — With Congress back for its lame duck session, there’s an issue that has been lingering for more than 20 years that needs to finally be resolved — requiring online merchants to collect sales tax the same as local stores.
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November 21, 2014
Why did Cosby accusers wait so long?
I know that the nuns who had custody of my conscience for 12 long years will be hanging their heads about this, but I’ve come to the conclusion that you can actually be too compassionate. While it’s always good to reach out to the suffering, there are times when you have to say, “Sorry, but you waited too long. I can’t help you now.”
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Kathleen Parker

November 20, 2014
Pope calls for family resurrection
WASHINGTON — News that Pope Francis will visit the U.S. next year for the triennial World Meeting of Families brings elation to Catholics, excitement to pope watchers — and perhaps a little chagrin to some who too soon interpreted Francis’ broad compassion as a precursor to doctrinal changes related to marriage.
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November 20, 2014
The twilight of democratic capitalism?
WASHINGTON — It must be obvious by now that we are experiencing something greater than the routine frustrations of the business cycle and the normal political discontents of democracies. There is, as political scientist William Galston writes in a recent essay, a “shared fear that an epoch is coming to an end.
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November 19, 2014
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Given the repeated failure of this Congress and preceding ones to deal with immigration reform, the only questions now are when and how far President Barack Obama will go in using his discretionary authority to fix the problem on his own.
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November 19, 2014
Can science survive a garish shirt?
When Giovanni da Verrazzano returned from his famous 16th-century voyage exploring North America, the king of France rebuked him for lack of gender inclusivity aboard La Dauphine.
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November 19, 2014
The man who shot Osama bin Laden
Last week, the nation first heard Robert O’Neill’s personal account of the SEAL Team Six raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. But in June in Philadelphia, a lucky crowd of 1,600 at the Wells Fargo Center was spellbound by O’Neill’s discussion of his life and the historic mission.
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November 18, 2014
Government can’t fix the collapsing family
The studies are in, and the American family is collapsing. It’s a problem, but neither government bureaucrats nor beleaguered individuals can solve it on their own. Philanthropic elites need to rise to the occasion.
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November 18, 2014
Sage advice for Hillary Clinton
It’s been almost two weeks since their stinging defeat in midterm elections, but Democrats are still licking their wounds and trying to figure out where they went wrong. They don’t have much time to extract the right lessons: The 2016 presidential campaign will begin in earnest any minute now.
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November 17, 2014
China envisions it own world order
NEW YORK — As Moscow continues to send its forces into Ukraine, it seems clear that Vladimir Putin’s Russia presents America and the West with a frontal challenge. But in the longer run, it is not Russia’s overt military assault but China’s patient and steady non-military moves that pose the larger challenge. Russia is a great power in decline.
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November 17, 2014
Gruber unmasks liberals’ elitism
The epic search of the Greek philosopher Diogenes for an honest man is finally over.
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