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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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  • Making The World Make Sense

    Victor David Hanson's National Review piece from early last week says something that pretty much everybody knows, but is often not said as bluntly as VDH puts it – Obama just flat out does not know how the world works. Hanson's thesis: The common bond among the various elements of…

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  • The New York Times David Kirkpatrick From Cairo

    The New York Times' David Kirkpatrick joined me today to discuss his article on increasing violence in Cairo: Audio: 08-21hhs-kirkpatrick Transcript: HH: I go to Cairo now where I'm joined by the New York Times' David Kirkpatrick. David, welcome back to the Hugh Hewitt Show, great to have you. DK:…

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  • Rick Perry On Hillary’s Meltdown

    Former Texas Governor Rick Perry joined me today: Audio: 08-20hhs-perry Transcript: HH: That was Hillary at her press conference yesterday. I'm joined now by the former governor of Texas, Rick Perry. Governor Perry, did you hear that press conference by Hillary Clinton on Monday or Tuesday? RP: I did not,…

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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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