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  • What All the Abusers and Harassers Have in Common

    What All the Abusers and Harassers Have in Common

    Recent charges of assault and harassment have destroyed powerful figures in every field of endeavor. These accusations have afflicted liberals and conservatives, straight and gay, black and white, with only one factor linking every one of the accused—they are all men. That's not because women have no power to abuse:…

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  • A Great Movie’s Misleading Message

    A Great Movie’s Misleading Message

    The magnificent new Churchill movie, DARKEST HOUR, easily counts among the year's best, but a crucial scene sends a message the real Sir Winston would have hated. In the movie, the Prime Minister wavers over starting peace talks with Hitler, and on the way to a cabinet meeting, wanders into…

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  • Dump Roy Moore

    It is a political, tactical and moral mistake for Republicans to continue backing Judge Roy Moore for Alabama's Senate seat. In brief, he has been accused by multiple women of, decades ago, making unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances toward them when they were teenage girls — one as young as…

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  • Protecting “Dreamers”, Avoiding Shutdown

    Protecting “Dreamers”, Avoiding Shutdown

    Under Obama, Democrats denounced the GOP for using desperate measures to block the president's agenda—including a 16-day government shutdown in 2013. Now Democrats threaten the same tactics they once decried, and Republicans must pre-empt their key issue: protecting the so-called “Dreamers.” More than 80% of Americans oppose deportation of undocumented…

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  • I got fired for calling out liberal hypocrisy on Clintons

    It was bizarre watching KABC TalkRadio in Los Angeles – my hypocritical ex-employer – hold a televised press conference. It turns out that one of the station's news anchors, Leeann Tweeden, claims Sen. Al Franken groped her. In 2006, Tweeden said, before Franken became a senator, he and she participated…

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  • A WONDERful Example for Politicians

    A WONDERful Example for Politicians

    Among holiday season releases, the splendid new film WONDER has earned spectacular success—finishing second in pre-Thanksgiving box office, with enthusiastic reviews and an impressive $27 million in ticket sales. The story follows a 10-year-old with facial birth defects, braving his first year of school with support of his loving parents,…

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  • Trump Deserves Credit for the Strong Economy

    Trump Deserves Credit for the Strong Economy

    Why do public opinion surveys show discontent with President Trump's handling of the economy at a time of record highs in the stock market and record lows in unemployment? The new Gallup Poll gives Trump his highest ratings on the economy, but still shows a clear majority of voters disapproving…

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  • The Five Unique Rewards of Marriage

    The Five Unique Rewards of Marriage

    BY DIANE MEDVED Americans tend to revere marriage. Gay couples fought for it, and in June, 2015, the Supreme Court nationalized that right. Even though age at first marriage has risen, most everyone aspires to marry, and so far, nearly everyone does. As of 2013, just 4.6 percent of women…

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  • No, Colin Kaepernick Is No Muhammad Ali

    GQ magazine named former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its 2017 “Citizen of the Year.” In doing so, GQ overlooked NFL Houston Texans' J.J. Watt, who raised some $37 million for hurricane relief. Many of Kaepernick's supporters liken his protest to that of boxer Muhammad Ali, who refused to be inducted…

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