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In a rare moment of moral clarity, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) points out that "America's daughters shouldn't be drafted against their will."

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"Beatings will continue until morale improves” has morphed from an old joke to the latest prescription for national salvation. “Compulsory National Service Could Unite America,” whooped a New York Times Op-ed headline last week. Prominent media outlets, think tanks, and too many professors and former generals are calling for government to commandeer a year of young Americans’ lives to forcibly restore their faith in the political system. 

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On Jan. 23,  the U.S. National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service released its "interim report" following up with hearings for public comment in February.

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Bathroom bans are no match for North Carolina's love of basketball. So it's great to see the NBA bring the All-Star festivities back to the Queen City this weekend after HB2. 

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