• 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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  • Black-on-Black Racism at Cornell

    A Rasmussen poll taken in 2013 asked American adults, “Are most white Americans racist?” “Are most Hispanic Americans racist?” and “Are most black Americans racist?” Of the three groups, the winner was blacks. Thirty-seven percent said most blacks were racist; 18 percent felt most Hispanics were racist, and 15 percent…

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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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  • Why Millennials Prefer Marxism to Capitalism

    Why Millennials Prefer Marxism to Capitalism

    Recent articles have marveled at the fascination of today's “millennials” with socialism, but a new survey shows even more alarming disregard for the capitalist system behind America's prosperity and power. Polling data from YouGov showed 51% of Americans in their twenties would prefer to live in a country that was…

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  • No Market for Mauling the Middle Class

    No Market for Mauling the Middle Class

    SUBURBICON, the prestigious new movie release from director George Clooney, features Matt Damon and Juliane Moore with a screenplay co-written by the Oscar-winning Coen brothers. The film opened with high hopes on more than 2,000 screens, but proved to be a commercial disaster with just $2.8 million on opening weekend.…

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  • Undeniably Different, After All

    Undeniably Different, After All

    Recent charges of sexual harassment have tarnished or destroyed powerful figures in entertainment, journalism and the military. Alleged perpetrators are conservative and leftist, repentant and defiant, but nearly all have one thing in common: they are all male. Despite politically correct insistence that men and women are indistinguishable, the current…

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  • Our Ex-Presidents’ Insincere Praise of ‘American Generosity’

    All five living former Presidents recently came together at a benefit concert for victims of this year's devastating hurricanes. A month earlier, they broadcast an appeal for Americans to donate for hurricane relief efforts. Former President Jimmy Carter praised the generosity of Americans: “Across this great country, Americans have answered…

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