They earned the nickname ‘Mexican Hunters,’ a special unit of screeners at Newark's Liberty-International Airport, who singled out Mexicans, Dominicans and other Hispanic passengers for extra scrutiny.”

Of course, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) would never discriminate: only entrepreneurs and the free market are that wicked. And so the TSA lied yet again, insisting that it “’does not profile passengers on the basis of race, ethnicity or religion’" though its thugs did exactly that for almost two years: “According to the federal investigation, the racial profiling was widespread at Newark's Terminal B from early 2008 to late 2009.” Curiously, the agency “retrained” the very employees it swore did nothing wrong.

Walter WilliamsMost of our nation's problems are a direct result of our being immune, hostile or indifferent to several moral questions. Let's start out with the simple and move to the more complex. Or, stated another way, let's begin with questions that generate the least hostility, moving to those that generate the greatest.

I’m sure that homeschoolers will agree that defending and expanding educational freedom is in the interest of homeschoolers. The public education establishment, which has enormous political power through the National Education Association, would love to get rid of home education, and that is why they keep trying to get state legislatures to impose all sorts of onerous regulations on homeschoolers.

Thomas SowellThe Republicans' confused assortment of announced presidential candidates — as well as unannounced candidates and distant possibilities of candidates — seems to be clarifying somewhat. The withdrawal of Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee, as well as the withdrawal of much of Newt Gingrich's staff, seems like a much-needed weeding-out process.

As I went walking up the stair

I met a man who wasn't there.

He wasn't there again today.

I wish, I wish he'd go away 

— "The Psychoed" by Hugh Mearns

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