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A divided Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted, Tuesday, to support an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court of a ruling that prevents local governments from enforcing laws against camping on sidewalks or in other public places, unless sufficient alternative shelter space is available,” …

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Does capitalism help or hurt women? I recently participated in a debate on the topic at the Cato Institute. While preparing for the event, I learned many fascinating facts that may interest feminists who claim the best way to help American women is for the U.S. government to do what other go…

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When the winnowed number of Democrats, all vying for attention in the 2020 presidential election, called for unity, they were drowned out by various ideas on a huge menu of political opinions Thursday night.

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Back when Richard Nixon was president, a Washington saloon five minutes’ walk from the White House named the Class Reunion was the go-to watering hole where press, politicians and real people could rub and bend elbows. To be candid, I was a regular at “the CR,” as it was called, but frankly …

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HONG KONG — Physically diminutive, intellectually acerbic and with an eye for the ironic, Margaret Ng — lawyer, writer and former legislator — is, at 71, a member of the generation for which this city’s youthful protesters have scant patience.

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The hoax shooting of a sheriff’s deputy was an embarrassment. The mayor of Lancaster made things worse by claiming that the apartment complex where the deputy said the gunfire came from is dangerous — not because a shooter was supposedly in the building, but because formerly homeless people …

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With most services, you get to shop around, but rarely can you do that with government-run schools.

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Once upon a time, Mark Sanford might have been a contender, but there’s too much water under the bridges that stretch from this city of steeples to his erstwhile home on Sullivan’s Island.

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Just when we thought colleges could not spout loonier ideas, we have a new one from American University. They hired a professor to teach other professors to grade students based on their “labor” rather than their writing ability. The professor that American University hired to teach that non…

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Since California legislators in July passed the utility bailout plan known as AB 1054, the deal wangled by lobbyists for companies like Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric looks worse every day.

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Much of central Hong Kong was awash in American flags on Sunday, as tens of thousands of prodemocracy protesters marched peacefully past the U.S. consulate, imploring Congress and President Trump to support their struggle to keep Hong Kong free. Thousands of demonstrators sang the “Star Span…

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In 2011, California Governor Jerry Brown shut down redevelopment — a program that had provided cities with funding for more jobs, construction and growth in struggling neighborhoods.

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Robert MacDonald, in an effort to explain why bicyclist shouldn’t have to pay fees for their bikes, essentially made David Stilwell’s argument that they should pay too. MacDonald said that he already paid taxes on his “car, truck and motor home”, indicating that it is standard to pay for eac…

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It seemed almost like Gov. Gavin Newsom was channeling President Trump — in reverse — the other day, when his administration unilaterally ordered farmers in this, the nation’s most productive agricultural state, to stop using a pesticide often deployed on 60 different crops, including some o…

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The nation’s August jobs report continued the unimpressive pattern of monthly gains in workers being added across America, falling slightly short of analysts’ expectations.

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The final results of the 1980 presidential election between the Democratic President Jimmy Carter and his Republican challenger, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan are rightly recorded as a landslide Republican victory. Carter carried just six states: his native Georgia; his running mate’s…

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Of the reasons critics offered for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, the one suggested by Rep. Al Green, D-N.Y., is among the most ridiculous. Green argues that Trump’s alleged racism serves as a legitimate basis for impeachment.

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For years, anti-vaccination activists have demonstrated against laws compelling schoolchildren to be inoculated against diseases like polio, rubella, measles, mumps, diphtheria, whooping cough and others. Now for the first time, this cause has turned violent in an apparent recognition that i…

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ohn Paul Wright, professor at University of Cincinnati, and Matthew DeLisi professor at Iowa State University have penned a powerful article titled “What Criminologists Don’t Say, and Why,” in City Journal, Summer 2017.

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On Labor Day, did you celebrate workers? More likely, you made it a day of rest.

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With each passing week it becomes ever clearer that President Donald Trump’s trade war, far from being “good, and easy to win,” is damaging large parts of the U.S. economy.

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It’s a shocking revelation that Starbucks, the coffee shop that provides a relaxing atmosphere that keeps customers coming back for more, plans to remove national newspaper and select local newspaper sales racks from its 8,600 United States locations, this month.

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Yesterday should have been the day several Palmdale residents have been waiting for — the preliminary hearing in former mayor Jim Ledford’s trial.

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In his book “The Art of the Deal,” President Donald Trump described his communication style as “truthful hyperbole.” Hyperbole, sure. Truthful, questionable. Take Trump’s recent speech in Pennsylvania where he declared that his tariffs had turned things around for the domestic steel industry…