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South Africa’s ex-leader turns himself in for prison term

Former South African president Jacob Zuma turned himself over to police early Thursday to begin serving a 15-month prison term. Just minutes before the midnight deadline for police to arrest him, Zuma left his Nkandla home in a convoy of vehicles. Zuma handed himself over to authorities to obey the country’s highest court, the Constitutional

Opinion

Opinion: The Afghan Government Will Fall. Good Riddance.

When U.S. troops complete their exit from Afghanistan, they will leave behind one of the world’s most corrupt and ineffective governments and a population still mired in poverty, illiteracy, and disease. Should this matter to Americans? After all, the aim of the 2001 invasion was to bring retribution to al-Qaeda, not to lift Afghanistan out

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Opinion: Government Subsidies and Corruption

While reading the latest Michael Connelly novel, The Law of Innocence, I came across a quote that struck me as so obvious and true, I wondered why I hadn’t thought of it myself. The quote was, “And where there is government subsidy, there is always corruption.” Think of the government subsidy programs and think of all of

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Opinion: Equality versus Equity

In their attempt to erase Western civilization, the radical left has been moderately successful in socially engineering a brave new world in their warped view of the way things ought to be. They are already hijacking our language and changing their own slogans. No longer do we have to worry about global warming, now the

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Opinion: Corruption Never Changes

Politicians from both parties have resisted term limits that the majority of their constituents favor. Why would the people we elect to represent us, not want to push for an issue that is so popular with the public? It could be that it would take a Constitutional Amendment to put term limits into place for

Opinion

End the Two-Party Oligopoly

America is at an impasse. Nothing is sacred. Everything is up for debate. Liberals hope to abolish the electoral college. Conservatives distrust mail-in ballots. Both are fundamental components of American democracy, yet neither are cherished by most Americans. Over the decades, the Democrats have taken advantage of their Black and Latino voters in urban areas. Sen. Bernie

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