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    The New York Times Continues to Amaze

    Is there any doubt that if a Republican senator was caught using tax dollars to pay for campaign plane trips instead of New York Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer, that the New York Times would have handled its account a little more harshly? And given it greater prominence on its…
    Locker Room contributor, June 24, 2004
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    Category ‘Duh’

    USA Today wonders if Sandra Day O’Connor is beginning to “tilt left.”…
    Locker Room contributor, June 24, 2004
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    Refreshing DeMint

    Free trader Rep. Jim DeMint of South Carolina emerged victorious on Tuesday in his runoff race against former Gov. David Beasley in their race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. I interviewed DeMint in 2000 when he visited Greensboro, when he was promoting the policy of Social…
    Locker Room contributor, June 24, 2004
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    Barring the door

    The door to the practice of law, that is. I have for many years been a critic of the cartel practices of the legal profession, including the necessity of passing a “bar exam” before being allowed to legally practice law in a state. In this article you can…
    Locker Room contributor, June 24, 2004
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    Greater love hath no man

    The beginning of a story today about a local hero: To his friends, Kent Sandefur lived his life a hero, and last week died one. They say he was forever helping out. If a family needed a hand building a swing set, Sandefur of York, S.C., was there banging…
    Locker Room contributor, June 24, 2004
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    Quit making fun of the president?s memory

    Are there ?missing women? in Bill Clinton?s new autobiography? This seems like an unfair question. The average person can only remember so many names.
    Locker Room contributor, June 24, 2004
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    Amazing charity, from half a world away

    Words fail me to describe the outpouring of love and charity from everyone associated with the American Belarussian Relief Organization, which includes doctors, churches and individuals across central Carolina. But I’ll try anyway. The Fayetteville Observer wrote about it today: In 1986, a cloud of radiation from the Chernobyl…
    Locker Room contributor, June 23, 2004
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    How al-Sadr got routed

    Triangle-area folks who came to the John Locke Foundation Headliner luncheon last week to hear from Washington Times defense reporter Rowan Scarborough, author of the new book Rumsfeld’s War, will likely find his latest dispatch in the Times to be of interest. It describes the 1st Armored Division’s strategy…
    Locker Room contributor, June 23, 2004