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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s Tough Being a Hoosier

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While we shake our heads at the killing rate of teens in Indianapolis, I urge Hoosiers everywhere to look at the facts. Sunrise on Nov. 3rd was 8:15 a.m.. Schools in Marion County started as early as 7:10 a.m.. Buses began picking up before 6 a.m.. Now, factor in the 2012 report stating 50,000 ...

Amy Lindgren

AMY LINDGREN: Controlling the Interview

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As a person who loves to be in charge, I sometimes think the concept of control gets a bad rap. Think of the phrase “controlling personality” and you’ll know what I mean. Ah, well. If some people don’t like a commanding presence in the room, I can’t control that. When it comes down ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: It’s best for Roy Moore to step down

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With all of the sexual allegations emerging against public figures, from Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein to former President George H.W. Bush, it’s difficult to know what’s true and what’s not. Accusations come years, even decades, later in many cases, including those against ...

ben shapiro

BEN SHAPIRO: What are our representatives supposed to do?

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During America's founding era, a significant debate took place about the nature of representation in a democratically elected government. Were representatives supposed to act as simple proxies for their constituents? Or were they supposed to exercise independent judgment? Edmund Burke was a ...

Michael Hicks, director of the Bureau of Business Research at Ball State University

MICHAEL HICKS: Time for more strategic thinking on education

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Indiana is once again in the midst of adjusting human capital policy, this time focusing on high school graduation requirements. If media reports are correct, a committee is considering adding such things as a welding certificate, college acceptance or military enlistment to the existing ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Straight from the mouths of babes

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I was reminded that wisdom flows from the mouths of babes while watching the video gone viral of 9-year-old Briana pleading with women at an Indianapolis abortion center. A snippet from that video follows. Briana pleaded, “I am a 9-year-old, and the voice of your baby right ...

Star Parker

STAR PARKER: The Poor Are Not Poor Because the Rich Are Rich

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A new study released by the left-leaning Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., headlines what they see as shocking news that in America some people are much wealthier than others. Some findings of the study, entitled "Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us," ...

Michelle Malkin

MICHELLE MALKIN: Silence on sleaze-Bob Menendez

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The verdict is in. I pronounce Democrat leaders, left-wing feminists and Beltway journalists guilty of gross negligence and hypocrisy over a dirty rotten sleazeball in their midst. For the past 11 weeks, Bob Menendez has been on trial for 18 counts of bribery, fraud and corruption ...

Andrew Napolitano

JUDGE ANDREW P. NAPOLITANO: More Hillary chronicles

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The Department of Justice will soon commence an investigation to determine whether there should be an investigation (you read that nonsense correctly) of a scandal involving the Clinton Foundation and a company called Uranium One. It appears that FBI decisions made during the time that Hillary ...

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DAVE RAMSEY: Married or single, budgeting is the key

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Dear Dave, Do you have any tips for how single people can stay on track with their finances? Deb Dear Deb, The first thing I'd suggest is the same advice I give to married couples, and that is to spend less than you make, and live on a written, monthly budget. Sit down at the end of ...

BETTY STEIN: By the way

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So my daughter and I were sitting in the examining room, waiting for the doctor to appear. As he entered, he said, "Now before you tell me how you are, I have a question for you from my wife and daughters. They want to know what your favorite book is." I smiled at him, then turned to my ...

ben shapiro

BEN SHAPIRO: What an American hero looks like

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This week, a discharged Air Force airman with a criminal record of domestic abuse, including cracking the skull of his infant stepson, stepped into a church in rural Texas and murdered 26 people, at least a dozen of them children. Americans broke out into their usual arguments over gun control ...