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May 28th, 2015

Journalists' contributions to Clinton Foundation raise credibility questions

    While much of the political community frets over the influence of billionaire money in presidential campaigns, the much smaller world of journalism occasionally worries over the ethics of politicians crossing over into the news-and-analysis business.

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GOP Climate Denial Syndrome Sweeps Wisconsin

    It’s well-known that harsh climate conditions can mess with your mind — from cabin fever to heat delirium. But America is now experiencing an even more dangerous disease: Climaticus Non-Vocalism Extremism.

    This syndrome almost exclusively afflicts a narrow segment of our population: Republican political officials and candidates. It might stem from a genetic defect, but scientists say more study is needed.

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Bogus case against the trade

    One of the most seemingly compelling arguments against the free trade legislation now before Congress turns out to be largely bogus.

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At what cost trade?

    So what gives with the American people? Don't they realize, as my colleague Charles Krauthammer argued last week, "that free trade is advantageous to both sides"?

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A Fossil-Fueled Fantasy

    Newfangled carbon-capture power plants supposedly burn coal without poisoning the planet. They don’t.

    Extracting coal from the ground and disposing of its toxic byproducts makes a dirty mess no matter how it’s burned. But this “clean coal” ruse is conjuring up billions of dollars in government subsidies.

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Obama drills a hole in his climate policy

    Here are two facts that cannot be reconciled: The planet has experienced the warmest January-through-March on record, and the Obama administration has authorized massive new oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

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Money can't always protect people from life's worst blows

    We can't look away when bad things happen to rich people. Crime that afflicts the affluent always commands front pages, gobbles up airtime and goes viral on social media.

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Hillary, Jeb, Facebook and Disorder

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Death Penalty for Tsarnaev Hurts Boston

    Why was 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to die in a state so generally opposed to capital punishment? A recent Boston Globe poll found that only 19 percent of Massachusetts residents wanted the Boston Marathon bomber put to death. The state hasn't seen an execution since 1947.

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The bloodbath down the street

    I know the place: the place where bullets flew and blood flowed the other day, where TV crews set up their trucks for one more gruesome body count.

    I know that place. It’s called America.

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