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Sowell on justice, traditional and cosmic

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 9:30am 7/23/2013 at 9:30am

In the aftermath of the Zimmerman trial we see outrage and protest among those who think Zimmerman is guilty of something or other, even if the criminal justice system couldn’t quite put its finger on it.

“He racially profiled Trayvon”—although there’s no evidence whatsoever of racial motivations in Zimmerman’s report of Martin’s...

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Detroit: all the way down the Telegraph Road

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Posted by    Monday, July 22, 2013 at 9:30am 7/22/2013 at 9:30am

Detroit’s declaration of bankruptcy has been discussed in countless articles, both the how and the why of it.

One thing nearly everyone agrees on is that it’s been a long time coming. Just how long? Well, if you’d like a musical interlude, just listen to this song “Telegraph Road” by Dire Staits...

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The IRS and the public: what’s a “bombshell” these days?

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Posted by    Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 2:00pm 7/20/2013 at 2:00pm

As opposed to what should be considered a bombshell?

I refer you to this column by Peggy Noonan entitled “A Bombshell in the IRS Scandal”:

The IRS scandal was connected this week not just to the Washington office—that had been established—but to the office of the chief counsel.

That is a bombshell—such a big...

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Obama’s identification with Trayvon Martin

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Posted by    Friday, July 19, 2013 at 8:00pm 7/19/2013 at 8:00pm

Either President Obama identifies pretty strongly with Trayvon Martin, or he’s pretending to do so for political purposes.

First we had Obama’s statement that, if he’d had a son, he’d have looked like Martin. That was fairly early in the game. But now, post-verdict, we have the following from the president:

When Trayvon...

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