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State of the State speech reveals the great liberal lie

O’Reilly: Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State speech reveals the great liberal lie January 11, 2013 by WILLIAM F. B. O’REILLY Republicans are already calling it his Hugo Chavez Speech. Indeed, Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address Wednesday was remarkable as much for its stridency as for its content. Unfortunately, the whole thing was based on a […]

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Let the Freshman Negotiate

O’Reilly: Let the freshmen negotiate in Congress January 8, 2013 by WILLIAM F. B. O’REILLY LaGuardia Airport, early Sunday morning. Two young men, identical twins in smart tortoise shell glasses, directly face me at an open counter, each deeply absorbed in aniPad. “Stop kicking your leg,” the one to my right mutters, without so much […]

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Republicans Need a New PR Plan

O’Reilly: The Republicans need a new PR plan  January 4, 2013 by WILLIAM F. B. O’REILLY / The Republican Party may be the only entity worse at public relations than the Israeli government. Israel can be shelled daily for a year by its neighbors without notice or concern from the outside world, but as soon as she […]

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Magnitude of U.S. Debt Swamps Even Alaska

O’Reilly: Magnitude of U.S. debt even swamps Alaska December 31, 2012 by WILLIAM F. B. O’REILLY Sell Alaska to reduce U.S. debt. What an inspired idea — the best one to come out of Washington in years. It didn’t come from the president or Congress; it came from Washington Post energy correspondent Steven Mufson. He […]

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Staying Ahead of Big Data

O’Reilly: Staying ahead of big data December 27, 2012 by WILLIAM F. B. O’REILLY A college classmate of my brother published a futuristic novel in the early 1980s in which every American was issued a bar code by the government for easy tracking and management. The book’s protagonist had a singular challenge plaguing his existence: […]

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Uncle Sam Scrooges the Farmer

Every year at Christmastime my family makes it a point to visit a local farm to cut down our own tree. The trees don’t look or smell any different from the ones we could get at Home Depot, but there’s something magical about walking along rows of pines, firs and spruces with your children in […]

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The Newtown Children Deserve Action

  The Flagpole in Newtown Our flag stands at half mast, from American Samoa to Maine. It will remain there until sunset Tuesday under orders from the president. Then, at first light Wednesday, Old Glory will be raised in school yards across America again, and the business of the nation will begin anew. It seems […]

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Will We Ever Understand Sandy Hook?

Would anyone harboring thoughts of shooting up an elementary school or otherwise hurting children please, please, please identify yourselves now. In your next moment of clarity, knock on the door of your local police station, ring up a psychiatrist — put an email or Facebook blast out to friends and relatives before you can change your mind […]

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Is New York Going to Pot?

I’m confused. And a little bit hurt, in all candor. I thought government loved me. I was under the impression that the state, at every level, is there to save me from myself. That’s what I’ve been led to believe. I mean how else could I have interpreted its coddling all these years? If I […]

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Subduing Our Better Angels

About 25 years ago, while working in the constituent office of a New York City state senator, I gave $20 and a gold crucifix to a homeless alcoholic trying to get to a rehab center, or so he claimed. I knew the cash would probably go to cheap vodka, but the crucifix and a carefully worded […]

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