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Really out of the shadows

Sanctuary cities are bad enough. Now we have this:

Huntington Park became the first city in California to appoint two undocumented immigrants as commissioners on city advisory boards, a lawmaker confirms.

Time waster

So, do you suppose the Republican presidential candidates are deep into debate perparations for Thursday night's Fox extravaganza, boning up on policies, researching issues, memorizing facts and figures? Guess again:

My common sense can whup your dogma

Today's lesson in "preaching to the choir" editorializing comes from The Journal Gazette's disissal of a proposal to drop the licensing requirement for engineers. The editorial slams all licensing rollbacks as dogma driven, an example of "political ideology" threatening to "trump common sense."


States regulate professions – doctors, attorneys, teachers, engineers and more – to protect the public good.

Angry dog, nice doggie

Lives that matter

Go to Impulse power

Yes, he could

Granted that you can't even run for president without hubris, narcissism and even a touch of I-am-the-center-of-the-universe solipsism, President Obama abuses the privilege. After extolling the virtues of term limits for a chief executive in a speeech in Ethiopia, he goes on to say:

Leading from below

Sometimes we get so obsessed about how big and overreaching the federal government is that we don't pay enough attention to what's going on at the state level:

The "R" word

The language police are on patrol again:

 The governor conducted a ceremonial bill signing Friday for a law that makes the Indiana code more politically correct.

This is all about the “R” word.

It’s a term that was once considered appropriate, but is no longer: retardation.

The liar has no clothes

I think Ted Cruz is going after the same "mad as hell and not going to take it anymore" voters that Donald Trump is applealing to: