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  • A Duke Freshman on Why He Refused to Read “Fun Home”

    Duke freshman Brian Grasso writes in the Washington Post about why he refused to read a sexually explicit graphic novel as part of the required reading at Duke: https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/08/25/im-a-duke-freshman-heres-why-i-refused-to-read-fun-home/ Brought to you by www.billbennett.com

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  • Personally Cruel and Idiotic as Policy

    Personally Cruel and Idiotic as Policy

    Some Republican politicians now say they want to change the Constitution, or challenge the Supreme Court, to begin denying citizenship to children born on American soil to parents who are undocumented immigrants. But they can't answer the question of how to classify such American-born kids if you don't count them…

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  • Agitation for Impossible Policies Is Political Malpractice

    Agitation for Impossible Policies Is Political Malpractice

    The GOP is currently divided—with a narrow faction arguing that we should abolish birthright citizenship, even though real-world chances of achieving this proposed change register at close to zero. Some legal scholars may challenge the common understanding that the 14th Amendment grants citizenship to anyone born in the U.S., but…

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  • Rank Hypocrisy on Birtherism

    Rank Hypocrisy on Birtherism

    Four years ago, when Donald Trump briefly campaigned for president before quitting the race, he focused on the issue of Barack Obama's birth certificate, claiming to possess evidence that the president was born abroad and therefore ineligible for his office. But this year, Trump respects the candidacy of Ted Cruz,…

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  • Why Do Many Jews Support the Iran Deal?

    Why Do Many Jews Support the Iran Deal?

    The more one knows about the Iran deal, the more obvious it becomes that it is not a deal so much as it is a fraud. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of a fraud is “something that is meant to look like the real thing in order to…

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  • Alan Dershowitz – Rebecca Costa

    Alan Dershowitz – Rebecca Costa

    Alan Morton Dershowitz is an American lawyer, jurist, accomplished author, and political commentator. He graduated from Yale Law School and went on to serve as clerk for the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg.…

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  • Michael McFaul – Rebecca Costa

    Michael McFaul – Rebecca Costa

    Michael McFaul is the former United States Ambassador to Russia. Prior to his nomination to the Ambassadorial position, McFaul served in the Obama administration as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russian and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council in the White House. McFaul is a…

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