Low Gas Prices Could Ultimately Hurt U.S. Economy, by Fred Banyon

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Although the prices at the pump are nice these days, the cost of oil should probably be a little bit higher. Sorry. There's celebration because the Dow Jones Industrial Average recently reached a new high of over 18,000, but some ...
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The “Black Lives Matter” Slogan Ignores Self-Destructive Behavior, by Derryck Green

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"Black Lives Matter" is a great slogan. As a black man, I agree that black lives matter just as much as the lives of any of our racial counterparts. But chanting, marching and hashtag activism isn't going to work unless ...
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To Improve Race Relations, Don’t Suppress Your Race, by Stacy Washington

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Writers at Salon.com are a very unhappy bunch. Salon features articles about how depressing it is to be an American, how much life sucks for various victim groups and how everyone on the right side of the ideological spectrum is ...
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Blacks’ “Wartime” Mentality Disregarding Opportunity Makes Them Their Own Worst Enemy, by Christopher Arps

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Noted author and intellectual Shelby Steele, a black conservative, once wrote: "It is time for blacks to begin the shift from a wartime to a peacetime identity, from fighting for opportunity to the seizing of it." It's true. And even ...
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Important Questions and a Few Easy Steps to Stop an American Ebola Outbreak, by Kevin L. Martin

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In fighting Ebola, President Obama has repeated his strategy from the Libyan revolution and is leading from behind. As public anxiety spiked at a fever pitch, the President and his staff made pronouncements and took actions leaving more questions than ...
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How to Make Media Coverage of Race a Force for Unity, by Hughey Newsome

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Like most Americans, I anxiously awaited the decision of the Ferguson grand jury. My concern was not about how the grand jury tasked with assessing the case against Officer Darren Wilson might rule. I trusted it to act fairly in ...
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Eric Garner Was Killed by New York Tax Collectors, by Shelby Emmett

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Some of the greatest people in my life are black men. All of these great black men are heroes to me in some way. They are amazing fathers and hard workers whose work goes unheralded. These black men are my ...
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Hey Ferguson, Is Anyone Listening? by Wayne Dupree

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Charles Barkley has come under fire in the liberal mainstream media (MSM) for calling the Ferguson rioters "scumbags." These are the rioters who looted and burned approximately 20 buildings in Ferguson, crippling small businesses and causing yet-unknown financial damages. I ...
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How Liberals Use the False Myth of Voter Suppression to Rally Support – But at the Expense of Better Race Relations, by Hughey Newsome

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In interviews before the midterm elections, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks appeared on news programs to warn, as he did on MSNBC, "this is the first election in a generation where the American electorate is unprotected by the Voting Rights ...
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Big Government’s War on Homeless Reveals Need for Compassionate Conservatism, by Archbishop Council Nedd II

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When did big government begin taking food out of the mouths of the homeless? That's happening now. The do-gooder welfare state and the regulatory state have gone to war with one another, and the casualties are America's homeless. It's the ...
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