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  • Is Donald Trump a Misogynist?

    You have to marvel at the ease with which our fellow Americans who call themselves progressive label those with whom they differ as sexist, intolerant, xenophobic, homophobic, Islamophobic, racist and bigoted. I always wonder: Do they believe it? Or do they say it because they lack intellectual arguments? I have…

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  • How to Improve Health, Well-Being and Marriage

    How to Improve Health, Well-Being and Marriage

    A new analysis from the Harvard School of Public Health reports on a powerful pattern of behavior that produces substantial benefits in terms of increased longevity, enhanced physical and emotional well-being and, especially, greater marital stability. Confirming many other previous studies, Professor Tyler J. VanderWeele shows that those who attend…

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  • Resist the Temptation of Pointless Press Battles

    Resist the Temptation of Pointless Press Battles

    As he prepares to assume power, President-elect Trump and those of us who support his agenda of conservative reform should resist the temptation for pointless battles with the press. Liberal media bias is nothing new, and the most successful conservatives, like Reagan, managed to transcend it. Richard Nixon, on the…

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  • “Commensurate to Our Capacity for Wonder”

    “Commensurate to Our Capacity for Wonder”

    The story behind my book THE AMERICAN MIRACLE begins with my late father, whose birth in Philadelphia 90 years ago constitutes an American miracle of its own. My grandfather, a barrel maker from a destitute and decrepit village in Ukraine, came to the United States in 1906. He left behind…

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  • 3 Democratic Delusions

    3 Democratic Delusions

    As Democrats try to regroup after their recent presidential defeat, they tend to delude themselves on three crucial points. First, they seek comfort in Hillary Clinton's popular vote margin of more than two million, marking the sixth election of the last seven in which a Democrat won more raw votes…

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  • 10 Reasons Left-Wingers Cut Trump Voters From Their Lives

    10 Reasons Left-Wingers Cut Trump Voters From Their Lives

    Many Hillary Clinton voters have ceased communicating with friends, and even family members, who voted for Donald Trump. It is so common that The New York Times published a front-page article on the subject headlined, “Political Divide Splits Relationships — and Thanksgiving, Too.” The article begins with three stories: “Matthew…

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  • Impossible to Ignore Conservative Trend

    Impossible to Ignore Conservative Trend

    In order to minimize the scope of the conservative victory on in the recent elections, liberal commentators treat Donald Trump's achievement as an isolated fluke – with a TV celebrity winning a battle of personalities by just enough votes in the upper mid-west to win a surprising electoral college victory.…

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  • Democrat Delusions and Their Dire Prospects

    Democrat Delusions and Their Dire Prospects

    As Democrats try to regroup from their disastrous performance in recent elections, they delude themselves on two crucial points. First, they blame their losses on a uniquely unpopular presidential candidate, despite the fact that Hillary Clinton is hardly alone among recent Democratic nominees in her inability to connect with the…

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  • Deep breaths, everyone. All will be well.

    It stood to reason that 2016 has a few more surprises up its very large sleeves, and that The Ohio State University's double-overtime 30-27 win over Michigan's Wolverines would be among them. Not that the Bucks' winning The Game is a jolt. Ohio State has won 12 of the schools'…

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