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GEORGE WILL:: Supreme Court is correct on Voting Rights Act – WaPo

By at June 27, 2013 | 11:01 pm

GEORGE WILL:: Supreme Court is correct on Voting Rights Act – WaPo

By George F. Will -- “But history did not end in 1965.” — Chief Justice John Roberts Progressives resent progress when it renders anachronistic once-valid reasons for enlarging the federal government’s supervisory and coercive powers. Hence they regret Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling that progress has rendered Section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act ... Go To Article

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GEORGE F. WILL: Obama hits a wall in Berlin – WaPo

By at June 21, 2013 | 1:30 pm

GEORGE F. WILL: Obama hits a wall in Berlin – WaPo

By George F. Will, Published: June 20 The question of whether Barack Obama’s second term will be a failure was answered in the affirmative before his Berlin debacle, which has recast the question, which now is: Will this term be silly, even scary in its detachment from reality? Before Berlin, Obama set his steep downward trajectory by squandering the most ... Go To Article

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GEORGE F. WILL: Congress slips its constitutional leash – WaPo

By at June 16, 2013 | 12:04 am

GEORGE F. WILL: Congress slips its constitutional leash – WaPo

By George F. Will, Published: June 14 In May 1918, with America embroiled in the First World War, Iowa Gov. William Lloyd Harding dealt a blow against Germany. His Babel Proclamation — that was its title; you cannot make this stuff up — decreed: “Conversation in public places, on trains and over the telephone should be in the English language.” The ... Go To Article

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GEORGE F. WILL: Lois Lerner, the scowling face of the state – WaPo

By at June 13, 2013 | 1:34 am

GEORGE F. WILL: Lois Lerner, the scowling face of the state – WaPo

By George F. Will, Wednesday, June 12 As soon as the Constitution permitted him to run for Congress, Al Salvi did. In 1986, just 26 and fresh from the University of Illinois law school, he sank $1,000 of his own money, which was most of his money, into his campaign to unseat an incumbent Democratic congressman. Salvi studied for the bar exam during meals at campaign ... Go To Article

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[VIDEO LINK] GEORGE WILL’S Words of Wisdom | National Review Online

By at June 9, 2013 | 3:49 pm

[VIDEO LINK] GEORGE WILL’S Words of Wisdom | National Review Online

By  NRO Staff, June 9, 2013 1:12 PM George Will on Sunday offered his analysis on the NSA’s widespread surveillance of Internet and phone data, providing the cases for and against the agency’s program. via Will's Words of Wisdom | National Review ... Go To Article

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GEORGE WILL:: Positive train control: A mandate that is off the rails – WaPo

By at June 2, 2013 | 1:11 pm

GEORGE WILL:: Positive train control: A mandate that is off the rails – WaPo

Texting while driving is dangerous, especially if you are driving a train. A commuter train engineer was texting on Sept. 12, 2008, near Los Angeles, when he missed a stop signal and crashed into a freight train. Twenty-five people died. Congress supposedly is incapable of acting quickly, and we are supposed to regret this. In 2008, however, Congress acted with ... Go To Article

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GEORGE WILL:: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ coercion – WaPo

By at May 26, 2013 | 5:10 pm

GEORGE WILL:: ‘Alice in Wonderland’ coercion – WaPo

By George F. Will, E-mail the writer Barack Obama, vowing to elevate Washington to the level of his fastidiousness, came from Chicago, where the political machine inoculates itself from scandals by the proliferation of them: Many scandals mean merely cursory scrutiny of most. Now, notice the scant attention being given to an assault on civil liberties by the ... Go To Article

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GEORGE F. WILL:: Illegitimate NLRB ignores the rule of law – WaPo

By at May 23, 2013 | 10:04 am

GEORGE F. WILL:: Illegitimate NLRB ignores the rule of law – WaPo

By George F. Will, Published: May 22 -- Early in an opinion issued recently by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge A. Raymond Randolph said: “Although the parties have not raised it, one issue needs to be resolved before we turn to the merits of the case.” The issue he raised but could not resolve ... Go To Article

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GEORGE WILL:: Obama’s tapped-out trust – WaPo

By at May 17, 2013 | 5:05 pm

GEORGE WILL:: Obama’s tapped-out trust – WaPo

By George F. Will, Published: May 16 -- Leaving aside the seriousness of lawlessness, and the corruption of our civic culture by the professionally pious, this past week has been amusing. There was the spectacle of advocates of an ever-larger regulatory government expressing shock about such government’s large capacity for misbehavior. And, entertainingly, the ... Go To Article

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GEORGE F. WILL: IRS scandal carries echoes of Watergate – WaPo

By at May 14, 2013 | 6:37 am

GEORGE F. WILL: IRS scandal carries echoes of Watergate – WaPo

By George F. Will, Monday, May 13, 2013 “He has, acting personally and through his subordinates and agents, endeavored to . . . cause, in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens, income tax audits or other income tax investigations to be initiated or conducted in a discriminatory manner.” — Article II, Section 1, Articles of Impeachment against ... Go To Article

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