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  • What Are Your Child’s Passions?

    If you ask most young people today if they have any hobbies, you will receive one of four answers: 1. “No.” 2. “What do you mean?” 3. “Yeah. I play video games/watch TV/watch movies.” 4. “Yeah…” and then they may actually cite a hobby. The fourth is the least common.…

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  • The Greatest Hysteria in American History

    You and I are living through the greatest mass hysteria in American history. For many Americans, the McCarthy era held that dubious distinction, but what is happening now is incomparably worse. For one thing, any hysteria that existed then was directed against the greatest evil in the world at the…

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  • Best Nominee is Blocked for the Worst Reason

    Best Nominee is Blocked for the Worst Reason

    One of President Trump's best judicial nominees has been blocked by indignant Democrats because of columns he wrote while a Stanford student 25 years ago. Yes: Stanford … as an undergraduate. In one of these pieces he argued that ethnic identity groups promote campus divisions, and in another he demanded…

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  • Are Two-Thirds of Us Really “Smarter than Average”?

    Are Two-Thirds of Us Really “Smarter than Average”?

    Two Pennsylvania psychologists conducted a ground-breaking survey that asked 3,000 respondents to agree or disagree with a simple statement: “I am more intelligent that the average person.” Amazingly, 65 percent agreed, and only 23 percent disagreed—a statistical impossibility, since just as many people must count as below average as above…

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  • At Stake in the Kavanaugh Fight: Rule by the People

    At Stake in the Kavanaugh Fight: Rule by the People

    In their desperate desire to block the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Democrats say they're fighting to protect “abortion rights”, but that claim is deeply misleading. If a state legislature wants to pass laws creating a right to abortion, not even the most pro-life Justice would…

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  • An Alternative to Trump-Bashing Comedy?

    An Alternative to Trump-Bashing Comedy?

    USA TODAY recently hailed nine TV comedians who specialize in mocking President Trump. Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Bill Maher, Samantha Bee, Jimmy Fallon, Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver and Michelle Wolf all identify as outspoken liberals, but that doesn't mean 100% of the late-night TV audience wants to see…

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  • Slavery: What They Didn’t Teach in My High School

    Larry Elder |Posted: Jul 12, 2018 A man I have known since grade school changed his name, years ago, to an Arabic one. He told me he rejected Christianity as “the white man's religion that justified slavery.” He argued Africans taken out of that continent were owed reparations. “From whom?”…

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