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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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  • 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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  • A Phony “Crisis” that Harms America

    A Phony “Crisis” that Harms America

    In eight tumultuous years of the Bush presidency, it's tough to think of even one famous case of an unarmed African-American killed by police. This doesn't reflect some uncelebrated triumph for George W. Bush, but it does provide needed perspective on the current hysteria over black victimization by law enforcement.…

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  • Why Is Pakistan More Legitimate than Israel?

    Whenever I have received a call from a listener to my radio show challenging Israel's legitimacy, I have asked these people if they ever called a radio show to challenge any other country's legitimacy. In particular, I ask, have they ever questioned the legitimacy of Pakistan? The answer, of course,…

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  • Black Murderers Matter

    The “Black Lives Matter” campaign is based on as big a lie as the “campus rape culture” lie; the Rolling Stone magazine gang rape at the University of Virginia fraternity lie; the gang rape by the Duke University lacrosse team lie; the “Hands Up, Don't Shoot” Ferguson lie; and all…

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  • For California, Gay Astronaut Beats Sainthood

    For California, Gay Astronaut Beats Sainthood

    Which Californian represents the state's splendor and greatness most appropriately; the Catholic saint who founded nine settlements that grew into major cities or a recently deceased astronaut who completed two missions on the space shuttle? Does the answer change because the astronaut in question – Sally Ride– happened to be…

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  • Happiness Soars – Along With Inequality

    Happiness Soars – Along With Inequality

    For contemporary liberals, income inequality is the source of all evil and the root cause for the world's social, racial and economic problems. Capital In The Twenty-First Century, by the French professor Thomas Piketty has become the most influential leftist book of our time – one of those weighty, cinder-block…

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