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Walter E. Williams: Teacher offers new twist on economics
Greg Caskey is a 27-year-old Abington, Pennsylvania, native who is a social sciences teacher at Delaware Military Academy. The academy is a thriving charter high school in Wilmington, Delaware, that was founded in 2003 by two retired military officers, Charles Baldwin and Jack Wintermantel.
Jonah Goldberg: Media has double standard on killings
Leonard Pitts: Simple traffic stop left Ayanna Cruver terrified
Trudy Rubin: Pay attention to rise of France’s Macron
All who are distraught at the state of U.S. politics should pay attention to the rise of French President Emanuel Macron.
Linda Chavez: Seek change by voting, not by shooting
The recent shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others at an Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field where dozens of Republican members of Congress and staff were attending a practice for a congressional benefit game shocked the nation.
Kathleen Parker: No rational explanation for belief in president
WASHINGTON -- In one of Walker Percy's brilliant novels, The Second Coming, protagonist Will Barrett keeps falling down for no apparent reason. He also suffers trances during which he contemplates existential questions.
Clarence Page: ‘Tone down the rhetoric’ must apply to both sides
You hear a lot of people in political conversations these days talking about the need to "tone down the rhetoric," although it is not always clear what they mean.
Doyle McManus: Al Franken brings some humor to D.C.
Ever so carefully, Al Franken is allowing himself to be funny again. The former Saturday Night Live star, now a second-term senator from Minnesota, spent a decade turning himself into a stolid, serious politician.
Other Voices: Texas better than California
Less government is better government. As evidence, there is this humorous story the Amarillo Globe-News recently stumbled across in cyberspace that details why Texas is better than California. (Richard W. Fisher, former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, mentioned the tale in October 2012 in a speech before the Cato Institute, crediting "a friend from Los Angeles," according to a transcript of the speech on www.dallasfed.org.)