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(Debra Saunders is off today. The following column is by Suzanne Fields.) The surreal fact in the human tragedy in Dallas is that the sniper who murdered five police officers was not killed by another officer, but by a mechanical…

Editor’s Note: Debra J. Saunders is off. The following column is by Suzanne Fields. When Hillary Clinton lost to Barack Obama in 2008, the idea of scoring a first for women was trumped by the appeal of electing the first…

Do blondes really have more fun? That’s a question often thrown at a serious woman with brainy gray matter under her golden tresses. The popular perception that blondes paid for those tresses with diminished intellectual power remains pervasive in the…

CONSERVATIVES PROPERLY BEMOAN the state of education in America. Our K-12 system exists to benefit teachers, not students, who perform poorly next to their peers from comparable first world countries. Higher ed isn’t in any better shape. But just when…

Immigration Sí, Schumer No! By F.H. Buckley So let’s hear it for immigration. No, not Chuck Schumer’s 1,200-page monstrosity winding its way through Congress. No one can be for that unless one has read it, and I don’t think many people have done…

A very nice gentlemen — and a hero — taking part. A ragged group of 100-odd protesters was held back by two policemen. In the background several police cars were parked, lights flashing, signaling that more police would arrive, if…

by Suzanne Fields | Oct 12, 2013

I took a little heat from TAS readers a week ago when I compared the government shutdown to a game of chicken, and said the Republicans were showing signs of blinking. I was accused of defeatism — but it was…

The OECD Report issued today is a shocker, which is why you probably won’t hear much about it. What it evidences is not just American decline, but a decline where we can point our fingers at some villains. One of…

How does one win a game of chicken? You know, two guys in ’54 Fords, Rebel Without a Cause style, drive straight toward a cliff. The guy who swerves first loses. If nobody swerves, they both die (bummer!). The trick is…

We don’t yet know everything that happened in yestderday’s tragic killing of Miriam Carey, so we’re going on first impressions. My first impression is that a policeman who kills an unarmed women needs to be suspended immediately, and perhaps permanently;…

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