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Christie: Too Soon to Draw Conclusions on FergusonChristie: Too Soon to Draw Conclusions on Ferguson

ISIS Beheads American Journalist James Wright Foley ISIS Beheads American Journalist James Wright Foley

Michelle Malkin Michelle Malkin: The Ferguson Feeding Frenzy

The most poisonous "-ism" now infecting Ferguson, Missouri, is not virulent racism. It's viral narcissism.

John Stossel John Stossel: Policing a Riot

Libertarians warned for years that government is force, that government always grows and that America's police have become too much like an occupying army. We get accused of being paranoid, but we look less paranoid after heavily armed police in Ferguson, Missouri, tear gassed peaceful protesters, arrested journalists and stopped some journalists from entering the town.

Scottie Hughes Scottie Hughes: Why Gun Owners Need to Be Thankful to Robin Williams, the Ferguson Protestors and ISIS

I want to take advantage of the words of Rahm Emanuel when he said, You never let a serious crisis go to waste, as we are enduring several crises here presently in the world today.

Walter E. Williams Walter E. Williams: Tuition Pays for This

According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents.

Dr. Ben Carson Dr. Ben Carson: Forgetting the Meaning of Freedom

Many people in this country were shocked when the U.S. Navy recently announced the removal of all Bibles from military hotels under their control. This was in response to pressure from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a well-known atheist group.

Brent Bozell Brent Bozell: The Media's Sharpton Agenda in Ferguson

The late media critic Edwin Diamond once notably quipped that to the American news media, "10,000 deaths in Nepal equals 100 deaths in Wales equals 10 deaths in West Virginia equals one death next door."

Jonah Goldberg Jonah Goldberg: In Ferguson, a Race to be Wrong

The events in Ferguson, Missouri, have launched a familiar spectacle: the race to be wrong first.

Bob Barr Bob Barr: Have We learned Nothing in the 23 Years Since the Rodney King Riots?

It has been nearly a quarter of a century since the bloody Rodney King riots ripped through Los Angeles.

Michelle  Minton Michelle Minton: Republicans Seek to “Restore” an Online Gambling Ban that Never Existed

Republicans generally oppose federal encroachment on policy matters traditionally left to the states. SO why is Rep. Ted Poe (R-Tex) alone among his GOP House colleagues in opposing a federal online gambling ban that would preempt state laws, reward special interests, and curtail an otherwise lawful pastime enjoyed by many Americans?

Ben Shapiro Ben Shapiro: The Great Racial Disconnect on Police

On Monday, Rasmussen released a poll of Americans regarding the guilt or innocence of Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot unarmed 18-year-old black man Michael Brown six times in Ferguson, Missouri.

Terry Jeffrey Terry Jeffrey: The 35.4 Percent: 109,631,000 on Welfare

109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded "means-tested programs" -- also known as welfare -- as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau.

Autry J.  Pruitt Autry J. Pruitt: Big Government Equals Big Beatings

The events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, represent why every single black American should, without equivocation, reject the big government view of America. Without doubt, the savior of the African American community will not be any government, neither local nor state nor federal, nor will that savior be anyone within that particular government who shares our pigmentation.

Paul Greenberg Paul Greenberg: Down Here on a Visit

In one of those faux Ye Old English Tea Shoppes serving tidbits as inauthentic as its spelling and typography, Margaret Thatcher briefly shares her thoughts on our current "wobbly" President.

Rachel Marsden Rachel Marsden: Hackers are after more than just personal info

A cyberattack on Community Health Systems Inc., a private hospital network, in April and June resulted in the theft of non-medical data of 4.5 million Americans, including names, addresses, birth dates, phone numbers and Social Security numbers, according to a new Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The attacks were attributed to Chinese hackers. There's justification for alarm, but not for the reasons you might think.

Donald Lambro Donald Lambro: Death of a Teenager

Hundreds of youths are shot and killed each year in our country. More than 100 were gunned down in gangland or drive-by shootings in Chicago alone in just one year. But the death of Michael Brown, who just graduated from high school and hoped to pursue higher education, has seized the nation's attention like no other.

Jacob Sullum Jacob Sullum: Must Conservatives Be Cop Lovers? Rand Paul Challenges Fellow Republicans to Rethink Their Reflexive Support of Law Enforcement

Running for the U.S. Senate in 2010, Rand Paul became known as that crazy right-winger who expressed reservations about the Civil Rights Act of 1964. But in the past two years, the Kentucky Republican has emerged as his party's most passionate voice on criminal justice reform, explicitly decrying the system's disproportionate impact on African Americans.

Daniel J. Mitchell Daniel J. Mitchell: Another Victory for the Laffer Curve, this Time over the Lifestyle Puritans

What do cigarettes and capital gains have in common? Well, they both start with the same letter, so maybe the Cookie Monster could incorporate them into his favorite song, but Im thinking about something else.

Nick Sorrentino Nick Sorrentino: Yeah... Keep Taxing Our Non-Existent Savings

About on third of people have saved NOTHING for retirement... But please keep taxing us and debasing the currency though.

Mike Shedlock Mike Shedlock: Idiot's Guide to Austrian Economics

Congratulations go to Forbes columnist John Tamny and editor of Real Clear Markets for producing the "Idiot's Guide to Austrian Economics'. Ironically, that is not exactly what Tamny set out to do.

Ryan Bomberger Ryan Bomberger: Ferguson and Mainstream Media Malfeasance

Liberals are always touting their anti-war credentials denouncing its toll on human lives. But in Ferguson, there is one war they cant seem to promote enoughrace war.

Jack Kerwick Jack Kerwick: Racial Irrationality on the Right

Thomas Sowell once noted that few topics so tap the irrational excesses of a persons intellect as that of race. At the very least, contemporary race-related discussions are almost invariably ridden with irrationality.

Bill Gunderson Bill Gunderson: Why is Priceline Investing in this Stock?

As clearly evidenced by the recent underperformance of many retail stocks, retail is not a great place to be right now.

Political  Calculations Political Calculations: Yes: It Is Still All About the Fed

The data suggests that investors have been and are currently focused upon 2015-Q2 in setting today's stock prices, since this quarter marks the period of time at which the Federal Reserve is most likely to act to increase short term interest rates in the U.S. for the first time in several years.

Ransom Notes Radio Ransom Notes Radio: Democrats Hate it When Women Think for Themselves

Whos really waging the war on women? Ann-Marie Murrell, CEO of Politichicks, joined the show to discuss the way Democrats chastise and ridicule women who dare to think for themselves. John also tackles the issue of the Ferguson, Missouri, riots and why it is not shocking in the least.

Robert Knight Robert Knight: Rock the Vote and Its Designs on the Young

When I was 18, I thought I knew plenty about life and politics.

Michael Schaus Michael Schaus: It’s Not Obama’s Fault… He Was Too Busy Golfing.

Aside from meeting with his apparently hapless economic team (which if headed by Joe Biden is roughly as useful as a neurosurgeon with palsy), what was the President up to on his 48 hour trip to DC? Well Apparently he attended a party.

Charles Payne Charles Payne: America’s Economic Tinderbox

The stock market continues to take its cue from the military action (or inaction) between Russia and Ukraine, and to the lesser extent, from how we are dealing with ISIS (bombs away). But, how long can Wall Street continue whistling past the graveyard when it comes to a potential explosion of violence across America?

Ken Connor Ken Connor: Disposing of Those with Down Syndrome

It is a mainstay of the politically correct that we must bend over backwards to embrace the self-determined "identity" of non-mainstream individuals. The mantra used to be to "be tolerant", but we are long past that. Now we are required celebrate their differences. Unless, that is, the different characteristic is Down syndrome.

Thomas Sowell Thomas Sowell: Random Thoughts

I don't know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt and innocence are being determined on television -- and even punishment is being meted out by CNN's showing the home and address of the policeman accused in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting.

John Hawkins John Hawkins: The Dirty Little Secret About The Difference Between White And Black Americans On Ferguson

If you say that we should have an "honest" discussion about what's going on in Ferguson, it makes people think that hard truths are going to be spoken and we're all going to deeply disagree.

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