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Today in History:  Archduke Assassinated -- Sparks World War I! (1914) ... Birth of Theologian John Wesley (1703) ... "Molly Pitcher" Pitches in at Monmouth (1778) ... U.S. Buys Panama Canal (1902) ... Treaty of Versailles Signed (1919) ... North Koreans Capture Seoul (1950)

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Constitutional Challenges in Court

Chief Justice Warren BurgerHistoric Decisions On This Date:  University of California v. Bakke (1978, Affirmative Action) ... Boy Scouts of America v. Dale (2000, Gay Rights)

Clarence Thomas Attacks Civil Asset Forfeiture - Damon Root
DC Appeals Court follows his lead.

Supremes: Ban On Offensive Names Is Unconstitutional - Fox News
Victory for rock band "The Slants." Now, how 'bout those Redskins?

Supreme Court Shouldn't Delay Action on Travel Ban Case - Hans von Spakovsky
Previous high court rulings firmly support the president's prerogative.

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Opinion
Trump And His Generals - Victor Davis Hanson
Is Trump under-managing military affairs? Not by a long shot.

Welfare: The U.S. Version of the Caste System - Caroline Camden Lewis
Our system incentivizes folks to stay poor and support liberal politicians.

The Passing of the Pelosi Era - Pat Buchanan
Four special election losses since November should spell the end for Nan.

Yes, Hate Speech Is Free Speech - Rich Lowry
The Tam decision should be required reading on every college campus.

Why Are We So Divided? - John C. Goodman
The Left continually pits one group against another for its own benefit.

Does Big Government Feed the Epidemic of Violence? - Jonah Goldberg
What's the worst part about horrific, murderous violence in America?

Can a Divided America Survive? - Victor Davis Hanson
We Americans need to take a deep breath, step back and rein in our anger.

Should Taxes Fund PBS? - Terence Jeffrey
Americans should not be coerced to fund media programs they do not want.

A Toxic Environment for Trump's Policies at EPA - Ed Feulner
Like the Wizard of Oz, the real power is hiding behind the curtain.

Illinois Exemplifies Our Fiscal Foolishness - George Will
While the people bleed for taxes, the Democratic elites float in gravy.

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