• 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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  • On Jerusalem: Denying Reality, Ignoring History

    On Jerusalem: Denying Reality, Ignoring History

    President Trump described his acceptance of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as “nothing more than a recognition of reality.” This is exactly right: since the rebirth of the Jewish state 70 years ago, Jerusalem has been the seat of Israeli government and the nation's leading cultural institutions. Pretending that this status…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Leveling the Playing Field in the Legal Arena

    Leveling the Playing Field in the Legal Arena

    The British parliamentarian Edmund Burke said: “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.” That's especially true in the legal arena, where most lawyers tilt decidedly to the left. Many lavishly-funded organizations use the courts to advance their progressive agenda, with the ACLU—the American…

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