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April 27, 2015
The GOP sets its own death trap
WASHINGTON — Maybe congressional Republicans really are nuts, suicidal or both. The latest evidence is House approval of legislation abolishing the estate tax, sometimes called the “death tax.
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April 25, 2015
Iran nuke deal: A sucker by design
When Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks, the world should listen.
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April 25, 2015
A Graham candidacy’s fun factor
In 1994, Lindsey Graham, then a 39-year-old South Carolina legislator, ran for Congress in a district that he said had not elected a Republican since Union guns made it do so during Reconstruction. He promised that in Washington he would be “one less vote for an agenda that makes you want to throw up.
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April 24, 2015
Hillary can change the conversation
The discussion of Hillary Clinton’s candidacy has, so far, thoroughly explored her video announcement, restaurant choices, clothes, health, ethics and, of course, husband. Relative little attention has been devoted to her ideas — or the ones that should animate her campaign. The easiest way for Clinton to change the conversation would be to put out some big policy proposals.
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April 24, 2015
New study suggests ACA reforms need more work
The latest data measurement of Obamacare shows the health care reform is falling short of its objective: Health-care consumers and providers in 2014 both felt the squeeze of rising health-care costs, with out-of-pocket expenses for patients rising 11 percent.
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April 23, 2015
Debating general justice in welfare
WASHINGTON — If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has his way, the unfolding presidential campaign will focus on generational fairness. It will seek to curb spending on the elderly — mainly Social Security and Medicare — without putting the elderly at risk.
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April 23, 2015
Welfare regulations must ensure a fair distribution
Welfare is big business in Pennsylvania. So is Welfare fraud.
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April 23, 2015
Are radical greens a worse threat than climate change?
California has a major drought, and that’s resulted in bad stuff brought to us not by the usual suspect, global warming, but by radical environmentalists worsening the consequences.
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April 22, 2015
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The latest attempts to restrict abortion rights don’t even bother to pretend to protect women’s health — as various state legislatures argued they were doing with recent laws requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The new efforts go straight for the drama.
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April 22, 2015
Politicized prosecution run amok
The knock on the door in the dead of night is the stuff of “Darkness at Noon,” and of the state of Wisconsin.
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April 21, 2015
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History may ultimately view it as an incremental step in the normalization of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, but the Obama administration’s decision this week to drop the island nation from the list of state sponsors of terrorism is a welcome and overdue move.
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Kathleen Parker

April 21, 2015
Election 2016: The woman trap
WASHINGTON — Here we go. If you’re a woman who might prefer someone other than Hillary Clinton as the next president of the United States, you’re a self-loathing, anti-woman traitor.
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