• Hillary’s Money Problem

    Hillary’s Money Problem

    Hillary Clinton's status as a wealthy celebrity will make it difficult for her to deploy the populist narrative that helped Democratic nominees win the popular vote in five out of the last six presidential elections. How can a woman who boasts a net worth of at least $21 million and…

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  • ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Millennial Edition

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the cloud Not an app was stirring, the parents so proud; The iPhones were charging by the bedside with care, In hopes that Facebook notifications soon would be there; The Millennials were nestled all snug in their beds; While visions of Angry…

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  • John Ross – Rebecca Costa

    John Ross – Rebecca Costa

    John F. Ross is an award winning author and active adventurer. He was formerly the editor of American Heritage and Invention & Technology magazines as well as having served on the Board of Editors of Smithsonian Magazine where he wrote four cover stories. Ross has traveled on assignment all over…

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  • The Worst Sin

    The Ten Commandments is the most morally influential piece of legislation ever written. To give a good idea of how relevant each of the ten is, take the third commandment, one of the two most misunderstood commandments (the other is “Do not Murder,” which I explained previously). Is there such…

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  • Latin Tuesday

    Today's Latin Tuesday lesson courtesy of David Wilezol: Luke, Chapter 2, v. 10-11. From St. Jerome's Vulgate translation of the Bible in the 4th century A.D. et dixit illis angelus: nolite timere, ecce enim evangelizo vobis gaudium magnum quod erit omni populo quia natus est vobis hodie salvator qui est…

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  • GOP Imperative: Rehabilitate “The M-Word”

    GOP Imperative: Rehabilitate “The M-Word”

    An angry caller to my radio show recently tried to discredit me by invoking the dreaded M-word. “You're a moderate!” he growled. “And moderates are killing the Republican Party!” Actually, if the high-riding GOP does face a serious threat at the moment it's coming not from the moderates, but from…

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  • Lesson From Santa: Reward The Nice, Not The Naughty

    Lesson From Santa: Reward The Nice, Not The Naughty

    In this festive season of the year, our leaders should learn from its most visible figure and resolve to reward the nice and punish the naughty. Unfortunately, the Obama administration seems perversely determined to do precisely the opposite in both foreign and domestic policy and to violate what ought to…

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  • Hit North Korea with its Worst Fear: Global Humiliation

    Hit North Korea with its Worst Fear: Global Humiliation

    If a movie inspires a raging international controversy that usually means it's powerful, persuasive and artistically brilliant–like Birth of a Nation, or Battleship Potemkin, or more recently, The Passion of the Christ. That is emphatically not the case with the lame comedy The Interview, which fomented a new crisis involving…

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  • Daniel Ellsberg

    Daniel Ellsberg

    Daniel Ellsberg is an activist and former United States military analyst who is most well known for his studies on what is known as the Ellsberg paradox as well as his involvement with the Pentagon Papers. In 1967 Ellsberg worked on the top secret McNamara study of U.S. decision-making in…

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