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  • Winning with a “Young Underdog”

    Winning with a “Young Underdog”

    If Republicans hope to win the White House in 2016 they should consider the success enjoyed by Democrats in winning four of the last six presidential elections. In each of those winning races, the Democrats nominated candidates – Bill Clinton and Barack Obama – who might be described as “young…

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  • “No Escape” from the Cliches of Hollyweird Leftism

    “No Escape” from the Cliches of Hollyweird Leftism

    Even a bad, silly movie can unwittingly illustrate the toxic anti-Americanism that poisons too many Hollywood productions. NO ESCAPE is a would-be thriller starring Owen Wilson as a good-natured American who takes his wife and daughters to an unidentified Southeast Asian country for a new corporate job; Pierce Brosnan is…

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  • The Left Sees Only White Evil

    The Left Sees Only White Evil

    In the past week, two television reporters in Roanoke, Va. — Alison Parker and Adam Ward — were murdered by a black man who hated whites, and a white police officer in Houston — Darren Goforth — was murdered by a black man. Neither crime has been labeled a hate…

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  • The Ugly Truth about Homeless Vets

    The Ugly Truth about Homeless Vets

    Activists portray homeless people as innocent victims of our economic system, with no responsibility for their sad condition. Homeless veterans are cited as classic examples, but a new study by the Department of Veterans Affairs shows as many as 43% of homeless vets were dishonorably discharged for serious misconduct, including…

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  • Putting Gun Deaths in Context

    Putting Gun Deaths in Context

    Liberal voices in politics and media react to well-publicized murders by blaming firearms and arguing that gun control could reduce rates of violence. But they never put gun deaths in context, or acknowledge that murder rates have been going down, not up—cut in half over 30 years. Moreover, much of…

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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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