Sorting the Candidates
By Thomas Sowell
Despite a nuclear Iran looming on the horizon, the media seem to be putting most of their attention on two candidates for their respective parties' presidential nominations next year. Moreover, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump each make their own party nervous.
If next year's election comes down to Clinton versus Trump, a lot of people may simply stay home in disgust.
When we are this far away from the official start of the primary election season, we can usually just say, "It's still early days." Many a front runner this early in the process ended up out of the running by the time the party conventions were held, and totally forgotten by election day.
That is the way it usually is. But that is not likely to be the way it will be this time.
This is Hillary Clinton's last hurrah. It is now or never for her.
And the Democrats have nobody comparable as a vote-getter to put in her place.
Even if an investigation finds Mrs. Clinton found guilty of violating the law in the way she ..... more
This Is What Tourette Syndrome Looks Like
By Michelle Malkin
“Are you sure?” I asked my daughter before writing this column.
“Yes,” she said resolutely.
Veronica is profoundly grateful for all the prayers, kindness and advice from strangers, friends and family alike that she received earlier this summer when I first told you about her plight. We hope sharing the rest of her story can help pay it forward in some way.
In May, she stopped breathing normally. Describing the condition in words cannot adequately capture how torturous it was: She felt “air hunger” with every inhalation. At first, it looked and sounded like a gentle sigh.
But the small gasps soon morphed into a horrible “stridor,” up to 30 to 40 times a minute, every minute, every hour, every ..... more
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