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Gates v. the Guys with the Guns

By now, thanks in no small to President Obama’s remarks, you’ve probably heard of the dust-up between Cambridge police officer James Crowley and Professor Henry Louis Gates. The media jumped on the story because of the racial overtones, but there is another interesting angle not being covered: Respect for police authority. When I first heard of the […]

Bitter Obama? Just elitist noise

Obama said this: But the truth is, is that, our challenge is to get people persuaded that we can make progress when there’s not evidence of that in their daily lives. You go into some of these small towns in Pennsylvania, and like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been […]