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June 9th, 2015

This call will not be recorded

    I made a phone call at 12:01 a.m. Monday, and it felt good. For the first time in years, the number I dialed on my iPhone was not captured and stored in a massive government database.

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Planting Seeds in Baltimore

    On a warm Saturday in late May 2008, my wife, Ann, talked me into going to an auditorium in Baltimore to watch a lottery. It was no ordinary lottery. Numbered balls were cranked out of a bingo machine, and the winners got a ticket to a better life.

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My Road to the White House

    I know a hot trend when I see one and I hate to hop aboard too late. So here goes:

    I'm announcing my candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination.

    Sure, I have severely limited name recognition in the hinterlands and, come to think of it, in most urban, suburban and exurban areas as well. But that isn't stopping Lindsey Graham.

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It's your right to have a few sticks of TNT on your hips.

    And now a word from the Dynamite Owners of America – DOA:

    Wake up, America. At this crucial time in our nation’s history, our freedoms are under fire as never before. That’s why we must fight to protect our absolute, clearly defined, Second Amendment right to bear high explosives.

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Before boy's death, a case of dad discrimination?

    At first, it looks like a clear-cut example of dad discrimination.

    Talk to just about any father who has been through a custody battle, and he will tell you that the deck feels like it's always stacked against him.

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Rethinking monetary policy for the next recession

    By pre-crash standards, the big central banks have made and continue to make amazing efforts to support demand and keep their economies running. Quantitative easing would once have been seen as reckless. The official term of art -- unconventional monetary policy -- tacitly acknowledged that.

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Out-of-sync Republicans trying to restore U.S. spying programs

    Republicans who hold the House and Senate majorities haven't been able to agree on a coordinated strategy for restoring counter-terrorism programs, the latest sign of intra-party discord in Congress.

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That 1914 Feeling

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Surviving Child Sexual Abuse

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June 4th

Carmakers' automated dilemma: How to keep drivers from feeling like robots

    For a glimpse of one of the auto world's thorniest modern dilemma, look no further than two contradictory TV ads for Infiniti's new Q50.

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