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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - American Enterprise Institute In Washington
A member of the Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday that public schools — including those in President Obama's hometown of Chicago — have wasted millions intended to connect students to the Internet on gadgets such as smart phones for school administrators.
Former IRS Commissioner Douglas H. Shulman's testimony that he deliberately kept himself in the dark about the tax service's brewing scandal runs counter to the responsibilities of agency heads regardless of whether they are political appointees, some government analysts said.
There have been numerous examples in recent years of Muslims reacting violently to perceived slights from the West against their faith, but some analysts doubt that the attacks on U.S. diplomats in Libya and Egypt on the anniversary of 9/11 fit neatly into this history of extremists defending the honor of Islam.
Conservatives, beware: You can have reams of information, piles of studies and folders of charts at your fingertips. And you can still lose the debate.
Every time Gov. Chris Christie plays another round of smash-mouth politics with New Jersey's public-sector unions, conservative voters across the country lead the cheers.