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  • Mignon Clyburn – Rebecca Costa

    Mignon Clyburn – Rebecca Costa

    Mignon L. Clyburn served as the Acting Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in the interim period between the departure of Julius Gena-chowski and the confirmation of Tom Wheeler. Prior to her nomination to the FCC, she served for 11 years as the representative of South Carolina's 6th congressional…

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  • Insecure Parents and Ivy League Degrees

    Insecure Parents and Ivy League Degrees

    In this season of grads and dads, I'll admit that if any of my three children had followed their father's example and chosen to study at Yale, I would have somehow scraped together the money to pay for it. As it happens, they made other plans: graduating from a distinguished…

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  • Israel and “White Privilege”

    Israel and “White Privilege”

    In college campuses across the country, student activists for the “BDS” campaign demand that universities “boycott, divest, and sanction” to punish Israel. When defenders of the Jewish state resist this pressure, leftists often respond with the slogan “Check Your Privilege!”—insisting that Israel's existence relies on discrimination by wealthy white people…

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  • Mike Rogers – Rebecca Costa

    Mike Rogers – Rebecca Costa

    Michael “Mike” Rogers is a CNN National Security Commentator. Rogers served as an officer in the U.S. Army, a special agent in the FBI, and a Michigan state Senator before his election to Congress in 2000. Rogers then served as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district, from 2001-2015.…

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  • Do White Lives Matter?

    Do White Lives Matter?

    All decent Americans should agree with the slogan “Black Lives Matter” but new reports on killings by police raise questions on whether white lives matter too. According to authoritative statistics from 2013 to the present, cited approvingly by the New York Times, far more white people than black people die…

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  • No Basis for “Third Party Envy”

    No Basis for “Third Party Envy”

    Many Americans watched recent elections in Britain with envy because so many parties competed for power. The Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Scottish National Party, UK Independence Party and the Greens all competed for seats in Parliament. But the results meant an inconclusive election with no clear mandate, producing a shaky…

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  • Why the Left Won’t Call Rioters ‘Thugs’

    Two months ago, The New York Times published an op-ed piece by a professor of philosophy titled, “Why Our Children Don't Think There Are Moral Facts.” This is how the professor began his piece: “What would you say if you found out that our public schools were teaching children that…

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  • Thomas Coburn – Rebecca Costa

    Thomas Coburn – Rebecca Costa

    Thomas Allen “Tom” Coburn is an American politician and medical doctor. Coburn was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994, and served through 2001. During his three terms in the House, Coburn played an influential role in reforming welfare and other federal entitlement programs. In 2004, he returned…

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  • Why “The Income Gap” is a Losing Issue

    Democrats plan to focus on income inequality in the upcoming presidential election but a former advisor to Bill Clinton says they're making a mistake. William Galston notes recent polls by CBS News and Gallup showing less than 4% who list the income gap as their main concern. Distance between rich…

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  • The Wrong Candidate to Reform Big-Money Politics

    The Wrong Candidate to Reform Big-Money Politics

    In the rocky roll-out of her campaign, Hillary Clinton has listed four goals for her presidency: expanding opportunity for the middle class, strengthening families and communities, confronting foreign threats, and somehow breaking the connection between money and politics. “We can fix our dysfunctional political system and get unaccountable money out…

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