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  • The Charges Against Judge Kavanaugh Should Be Ignored

    It is almost impossible to overstate the damage done to America's moral compass by taking the charges leveled against Judge Brett Kavanaugh seriously. It undermines foundational moral principles of any decent society. Those who claim the charges against Judge Kavanaugh by Christine Blasey Ford are important and worth investigating, and…

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  • Trouble in Socialist Paradise

    Trouble in Socialist Paradise

    The left regularly cites the Nordic nations as proof that socialism works but a new report from the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen shows trouble in paradise. Young people in Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Sweden show a sharp recent rise in “poor mental health” and the New York Times…

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  • “Curled Up in a Ball of White Shame”?

    “Curled Up in a Ball of White Shame”?

    A student at an elite university recently wrote to the New York Times: “I'm riddled with shame. White Shame … I feel like my literal existence hurts people, like I'm always taking up space that should belong to someone else … Instead of harnessing my privilege for greater good, I'm…

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  • Is the President a Bad Role Model for Children?

    “Most voters say President Donald Trump is not a good role model for children, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. “While 90 percent of voters say the president should be a good role model for kids, only 29 percent say he is while 67 percent say he is not.”…

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  • A Victory for Respectful Persuasion

    A Victory for Respectful Persuasion

    An unexpectedly encouraging development in California should remind us that conversation can work better than confrontation in politics. The author of Assembly Bill 2943 agreed to pull it from the legislature's agenda—dropping a new law that would have imposed severe penalties on mental health professionals who agreed to help patients…

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  • Mysteries in the Mourning for John Mccain

    Mysteries in the Mourning for John Mccain

    How is it that the respect and affection for the late Senator John McCain seemed so overwhelming after his recent death, but in two energetic presidential campaigns he could never get a majority to vote for him? And what were the great accomplishments from McCain that admirers across the country…

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  • Rushmore Lessons Could Help Trump

    Rushmore Lessons Could Help Trump

    If President Donald Trump ever wearies of the polarization and the pettiness, the insults and investigations, he need only turn his gaze toward Rushmore to lift our politics to a higher plane. The four great presidents depicted on that South Dakota mountainside exemplify four valuable qualities that could help heal…

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  • Why the Left Labels DeSantis’ Comments Racist

    To appreciate the level of dishonesty and societal harm the media, the Democratic Party and others on the left engaged in last week regarding Congressman Ron DeSantis, one has to know exactly what DeSantis said. The day after he won the Republican primary for governor of Florida and Tallahassee Mayor…

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