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  • A Response to a Black Student at Columbia

    A Response to a Black Student at Columbia

    Two weeks ago, the Columbia University newspaper, the Spectator, published an article titled “Students, faculty address institutionalized racism at University Life event.” As described in the article, one example of the institutionalized racism that black Columbia students must endure is the university's Core Curriculum. In the words of one of…

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  • Learning from Disaster

    The GOP suffered a disastrous defeat in Louisiana's 2015 gubernatorial election and it's crucial that Republicans learn from the catastrophe. Governor Bobby Jindal won the Bayou State with 66% in 2011, and Mitt Romney crushed Obama in Louisiana by 17 points in 2012. But this year, Republican David Vitter lost…

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  • Dems Silent on Campus Madness

    The hysteria spreading across university campuses presents a huge political problem for Democrats. Few Americans sympathize with pampered, privileged students at Yale, who want to punish a professor for defending “transgressive” Halloween costumes, or—at Princeton—those who seized the president's office to demand removal of the name Woodrow Wilson, former president…

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  • Looking to the Next Election

    According to an old saying, a politician looks to the next election, but a statesman concentrates on the next generation. Unfortunately, several Republican presidential candidates seem as though they don't even consider the next election—the November contest in which the party must unite to beat Hillary Clinton. John Kasich's campaign…

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  • American Universities Begin to Implode

    American Universities Begin to Implode

    For over half a century, American universities, with few exceptions, have ceased teaching and begun indoctrinating. In the last few weeks, this downhill spiral has accelerated. The university is now a caricature of an educational institution. It is difficult to come up with an idea or policy that is more…

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  • Terror Reshapes the Race

    The terrorist attacks in Paris have reshaped the race for the White House, diminishing the prospects of several leading candidates. Hillary Clinton suffered the most serious damage because the global reach of ISIS demonstrates the failure of administration policies she helped put in place. Just hours before the explosion of…

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