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Michael Barone highlights the various and increasing costs of Social Security.

Hans A. von Spakovsky defends the growing practice of voter-ID laws.

Kathryn Jean Lopez enumerates the lessons of the Strauss-Kahn trial.

Katrina Trinko praises Ron Paul’s steadfast pro-life stance.

Bradley Scott recounts Kim Kardashian’s special day.

Elise Jordan recommends a fair trial for Qaddafi in Libya.

David Kahane offers a Left Coast perspective on the East Coast’s tribulations.

Robert Bryce notes the weak performance of Texas’s wind power sector.

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