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August 31, 2015
Selling deficit spending to conservatives
Which presidential candidate would be the biggest budget-buster? Bernie Sanders, the welfare-state socialist? Hillary Clinton, the activist-government Democrat? Any of a passel of no-new-taxes Republicans? Nope. It’s the self-styled arch-conservative, Donald Trump.
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Robert Samuelson

August 31, 2015
Seeing globalization at warp speed
WASHINGTON — Globalization lives.
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August 29, 2015
Finding ways to strengthen Iran deal
Tens of millions of advertising dollars have been spent by conservatives and pro-Israel groups that want to kill the Iran deal.
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August 29, 2015
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America’s ritualized response to gun violence is no more comforting for being so familiar. The initial burst of horror. The ricochet of blame. The benumbed kin struggling to understand why guns are so readily available to people who are dangerous, reckless or disturbed.
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Rich Lowry

August 29, 2015
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The rise of Donald Trump is, in part, a function of a vacuum.
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August 28, 2015
Skeptical about female Rangers training
Now that we have two female graduates from the United States Army Ranger School, I find that I am somewhat skeptical (unconvinced but trying to have an open mind) on the wisdom of sending women through the school.
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George Will

August 28, 2015
The havoc that Trump wreaks
WASHINGTON — Every sulfurous belch from the molten interior of the volcanic Trump phenomenon injures the chances of a Republican presidency. After Donald Trump finishes plastering a snarling face on conservatism, any Republican nominee will face a dauntingly steep climb to reach even the paltry numbers that doomed Mitt Romney.
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Robert Samuelson

August 27, 2015
This crash: The commodities bubble
WASHINGTON — First was the dot-com bubble, then the housing bubble. Now comes the commodities bubble.
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August 26, 2015
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American tourists and friends Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler didn't wake up one morning last week with thoughts of becoming heroes.
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Rich Lowry

August 26, 2015
Market drop unmasks the ‘China Miracle’
A funny thing happened on the way to China’s inevitable global dominance — the country’s economic tumult rocked markets around the world.
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August 26, 2015
Story behind the Dow’s wild ride
The average American probably hasn’t spent a lot of time contemplating the value of China’s currency or the other uncertainties in that country’s economy. Yet Wall Street losses since last week — including a 1,089-point plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the opening of trading on Monday — have a way of getting the public’s attention.
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August 25, 2015
5 suggested Trump running mates
I have gone so far as to say Donald Trump will not go third-party if Republicans part with him but ultimately anoint a deserving, reliable conservative. He does not want to damage his brand by creating millions of enemies in a campaign that could well hand the White House to Hillary Clinton.
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