• Elie Wiesel’s Less-Celebrated Role

    When Nobel Peace Prize-winner Elie Wiesel died at age 87, the whole world honored him for his noble work in building Holocaust awareness through his novels and personal testimony, for his political activism in fighting genocide in around the world, and for his efforts to support a secure, humane state…

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  • Beyond Gripes and Gloom

    Beyond Gripes and Gloom

    Is American greatness a relic of the past or a reality of the present? If Republicans fumble this fundamental question and become the party of gripes and gloom, they will blow their chance of 2016 victory and imperil the party's long-term survival. The American people might feel deeply dissatisfied with…

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  • Is Trump’s Election America’s Brexit?

    by Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy The impossible is becoming increasingly probable. In spite of his Twitter tirades, boorish behavior and propensity for prevarication, Donald Trump is, according to CBS News and Quinnipiac University polling, almost even with Hillary Clinton both nationally and in the must-win states of Florida, Colorado…

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  • What we know about Clinton’s server

    The FBI interviewed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for many hours on Saturday morning. On Saturday afternoon CNN Senior Producer Teddy Davis tweeted “Sources tell CNN's Evan Perez: expectation is that there will be announcement of no charges in Clinton email probe w/in next two weeks or so”. After…

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  • Where’s Winston?

    Where’s Winston?

    Winston Churchill no longer figures in Advance Placement history courses, according to this report. This is only one of many Leftist revisions. Brought to you by

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  • A Representative Republic Beats Pure Democracy

    A Representative Republic Beats Pure Democracy

    The UK's Brexit vote should remind Americans of the advantages of a representative republic over a pure democracy. The close vote to leave the European Union has already damaged the life savings and pension plans of millions who didn't vote for it—while a switch of just 2 percent of the…

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  • Brexit: Deferred Benefits, Immediate Damage

    Brexit: Deferred Benefits, Immediate Damage

    Within days after the close “Brexit” vote to leave the European Union, there's evidence of second thoughts among portions of the British public, with demonstrations to protest the decision, petitions to reconsider it, and efforts by leaders of Scotland and Northern Ireland to overturn it, or else to separate from…

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  • Cinematic Enchantment, For a Change

    Cinematic Enchantment, For a Change

    Occasionally, Hollywood releases diverting fare for kids but only rarely do family films qualify as dazzling works of art. But Steven Spielberg's The BFG—“The Big Friendly Giant”—is a gorgeous, touching enchantment, destined to become a classic. Based on Roald Dahl's 1982 best-seller, the movie follows an orphan girl into Giant…

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  • Why the Left Hates Referendums

    Why the Left Hates Referendums

    One of the common laments of leftist commentators in Europe and America concerning Brexit is that holding referendums is a bad idea. The most frequently expressed example is the contempt in which the left holds British Prime Minister David Cameron for having suggested the referendum in the first place. But…

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  • Cleveland wins at last

    There are a number of ways one can drive from Warren, Ohio, to Cleveland, and their merits are debated endlessly among the North Eastern Ohio folks (“NEOs we are called these days) from the Mahoning Valley. I have always favored taking Route 422. Others prefer the turnpike, a contrarian few…

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