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No knockout blows landed but give Clinton a slim win
The entertainment value of Monday’s presidential debate was undeniable: Rarely has it seemed that a 90-minute debate transpired so quickly as the first head-to-head encounter between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.
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Butler might be this close to anti-discrimination rule
Sometimes the heat of the moment obscures the significance of an instant.
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Robert Samuelson
It’s the wrong immigration debate
The conversation — or argument — we’ve been having on immigration has been remarkably skewed. It’s been all about the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants, otherwise known as the “undocumented.” Actually, what counts far more are the estimated 31 million immigrants who are here legally and the roughly 1 million who gain legal entry every year.
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Obama needs to step up pressure on Venezuela
In yet another stunning anti-democratic maneuver, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has managed to have any recall referendum effectively delayed until next year. In response, President Barack Obama needs to revisit U.S. policy toward the Western Hemisphere’s most dysfunctional nation.
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Some things shouldn’t be profitable
We’re believers in free enterprise and the right to start a business, make a product and generate a profit by selling it for more than it costs to produce.
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Trump’s reaching out to black Chicago voters
I have great news for black voters in Chicago: Donald Trump is reaching out to you!
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A Charlotte we didn’t, but should, recognize
These are the streets we walk during weekdays, the intersections we pass on the way to our uptown jobs. These are the streets we walk with our families on the way to basketball and football games, or with friends who come to see the place we live. “What a clean city,” they tell us.
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Anticipate a presidential debate of aliens
We, the citizenry of an open democracy, try to treat presidential debates as moments of civic virtue, political education and rare, unfiltered opportunities to see the candidates under duress.
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