• Confronting the Truth Behind the Monument Debates

    Confronting the Truth Behind the Monument Debates

    The raging debate over statues honoring Southern leaders in the Civil War turns on the true nature of the Confederate cause. Ten days after adoption of the Confederate Constitution, the future Vice President of the Confederacy, Alexander H. Stephens, proclaimed: Our new government is founded upon exactly this idea: its…

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  • The Real Reason the South Left the Union

    The Real Reason the South Left the Union

    Tragic recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia raise new questions about an old debate. Why did Southern states leave the Union in the first place, resulting in a war that killed more than 700,000 Americans? Mississippi, the 2nd of 11 states that ultimately seceded from the federal government, gave a clear…

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  • Drawing the Line on the Confederate Monuments

    Drawing the Line on the Confederate Monuments

    Current arguments over Confederate monuments often involve the question of drawing a line. The majority of the first nine American presidents owned slaves, so should we destroy memorials to all of them? The obvious answer is no—unless such monuments specifically honored these men for their support of an evil institution,…

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  • The Over-hyped “Dangerous Divisions”

    The Over-hyped “Dangerous Divisions”

    Following the horrible events in Charlottesville, Virginia, the public seems deeply alarmed at the dangerous divisions in the country. But what are the substantive issues that actually divide the country? When it comes to hate festivals staged by neo-Nazis and the KKK, there's virtually no disagreement: nearly every American, left…

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  • Yiannopoulos: Dangerous

    Dennis talks to Milo Yiannopoulos, journalist, author, pundit, a provocateur. His issue is free speech. His new book is Dangerous. The post Yiannopoulos: Dangerous appeared first on The Dennis Prager Show.

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  • Charlottesville: David Duke Still Matters — Who Knew?

    Who knew David Duke mattered? Cable news made the former wizard of the KKK quite visible in Charlottesville, at what planners billed as the largest gathering of the “alt-right community.” The “Unite the Right” rally encouraged the like-minded to go to and demonstrate in Charlottesville, Virginia. Counter-protesters, of course, showed…

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  • Sometimes the Good Guys Win

    I am writing this column to inform readers of some good news. The sustained efforts of individuals, organizations and the media who oppose everything people like me stand for — America as an exceptional nation among the nations of the world; the unique contribution of the Judeo-Christian value system in…

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  • Cultivating Positive Attitudes in Difficult Times

    Cultivating Positive Attitudes in Difficult Times

    By Diane Medved, Ph.D. Got distress? It seems to be everywhere right now—the political scene is wild, the world is precarious, and too many relationships are teetering. But a counter-intuitive response might help. In researching my new book Don't Divorce: Powerful Arguments for Saving and Revitalizing your Marriage, I found…

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  • The Shameful Blackout of Thomas, Sowell and Williams

    Clarence Thomas, one of nine members of the Supreme Court and the second black to ever join the Court, is not in the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Asked to explain Thomas' absence, the chief spokeswoman for the Smithsonian said, “The museum's exhibitions are…

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  • The Impeachment of Donald Trump and 9 Years of President Pence

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    The Impeachment of Donald Trump and 9 Years of President Pence

    President Pence?This is me predicting the future. With the Senate vote against skinny repeal of Obamacare, Republican voters are pissed. For good reason. Republicans have been granted the House and Senate on the repeated promise of repealing socialized medicine. Apparently they have been lying to us. Sure, they were willing…

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