• Welcome to the new Sunday morning

    An IED — or two or three — in New Jersey intended to blow up runners in a race to support Marines wounded in the wars. An IED — or two or three — in New York City intended to kill or maim civilians. A suspected “home-grown, self radicalized” jihadist…

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  • How New Media Undermines Old Hillary & Old Media

    By Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy A seismic shift is underway in how Americans, especially younger Americans, consume news. The changes may radically increase political accountability and undermine the old media's role as protector-in-chief of dishonest Democrats. Pew Research recently reported that 62% of American adults get news on social…

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  • How Is the Godless West Working Out?

    How Is the Godless West Working Out?

    There are many recent developments in the godless West. To name a few: –The Supreme Court of Italy last week ruled that public masturbation is legal (except in front of minors). –The New York City Council voted in May that public urination is not a criminal act. –The San Francisco…

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  • Hillary’s Hellish Weekend

    Hillary’s Hellish Weekend

    By every measure, Hillary Clinton suffered a disastrous weekend surrounding the 9/11 anniversary. Her near collapse on Sunday morning hurt her badly not just because it left the impression of frailty and ill-health, but due to foolish attempts to conceal her pneumonia from a public that deserves candor. Even worse,…

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  • A Celebration of Everyday Heroism

    A Celebration of Everyday Heroism

    Last weekend, as America observed the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Hollywood released a film about an aviation disaster with a very different outcome. SULLY, directed by Clint Eastwood, tells the true story of the 2009 “Miracle on the Hudson” in 2009 with the superb Tom Hanks as pilot Chesley Sullenberger,…

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  • In the Debates: Who Needs Moderators?

    In the Debates: Who Needs Moderators?

    With moderators now designated for the upcoming presidential debates, candidates and organizers should rethink the out-sized role these journalists usually play. Yes, you need someone to enforce time limits and to announce periodic breaks, but a potentially biased broadcaster shouldn't get to pose all questions and steer the discussion. Why…

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  • Local GOP Should Embrace “Law & Order” Theme

    Local GOP Should Embrace “Law & Order” Theme

    The emphasis on “Law and Order” may or may not work in national politics but Republicans on the local level should embrace this theme with enthusiasm. The upsurge in transients who spend the night in parks, under freeway overpasses, or sleeping on sidewalks afflicts cities in every corner of the…

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  • Change the System so Every Vote Matters

    Change the System so Every Vote Matters

    One simple question highlights the dysfunction of our current system of choosing a president: which state in 2012 gave Mitt Romney the most votes? The answer, surprisingly, is California, where the Republican nominee drew nearly 5 million ballots. But he won no California votes in the Electoral College, which actually…

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  • Trump, Republicans and the ‘Principles’ Question

    Trump, Republicans and the ‘Principles’ Question

    All #NeverTrump conservatives maintain that their decision to never vote for Donald Trump is guided by their principles. I have no doubt that this is true. But some of them seem to imply, or at least might think, that conservatives who vote for Trump have abandoned their principles. Indeed, the…

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