• Why Big Companies Claim a Race Crisis

    Why Big Companies Claim a Race Crisis

    Is America in 2015 facing a major crisis in race relations? Some significant players in the corporate world have invested money and prestige in a major effort to get you to think so. How do major companies, or the nation at large, benefit from persuading the public that the United…

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  • Good New on Soda – In Spite of Government

    Occasionally, an item of good news has nothing to do with government or politics. New figures from Beverage Digest show that per-person consumption of carbonated soft drinks fell last year to their lowest level in 28 years. Soda consumption overall has now decreased ten years in a row, indicating that…

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  • “Moral Equivalence” Argument Sinks to New Depths

    “Moral equivalence” has long been a favorite liberal argument – noting that America isn't perfect so we have no right to condemn evil. Premiering a new violin concerto with the New York Philharmonic, acclaimed composer John Adams explained it was inspired by an exhibition he saw in Paris exposing the…

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  • Life Lessons from the German Air Disaster

    It is far easier for an individual to do great evil than to do great good. That the world isn't fair is known to every human being who thinks. It may be our first insight into life. What child who ever complained, “That's not fair,” wasn't told by some adult,…

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  • A GOP Rising Star Victimized by Lavish Decor

    A GOP Rising Star Victimized by Lavish Decor

    Aaron Schock has always been considered something of a prodigy. At age 19, he became the youngest elected school board member in Illinois history. At age 23, he set another record when he won election to the legislature as the youngest member ever of the Illinois General Assembly. Four years…

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  • Hillary and Jeb Could Both Lose “The Story Primary”

    Hillary and Jeb Could Both Lose “The Story Primary”

    Ted Cruz got one thing right when he became the first officially announced presidential candidate: He launched his speech by telling his story, describing his parents and their struggles. This might not win a nomination for the Republican senator from Texas, but history strongly suggests that voters will select the…

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  • The Incredibly Shrinking Talk Show Host

    icon Mike Shaw

    Or, alternately, “Honey, Tucson Medical Weight Loss Shrunk the Host.”  Either works for me. I knew I needed to lose 40 or 50 pounds, but I could never seem to get started.  Enter Tucson Medical Weight Loss. During my first visit I discovered that to reach my ideal body fat…

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  • Conservative Lessons for 2016 from Israel Elections 2015

    Conservative Lessons for 2016 from Israel Elections 2015

    The Israeli elections look confusing and almost indescribably complicated to most Americans but conservatives eager to put an end to the Obama era can still learn some important lessons from the results. First, those results from Israel will remain opaque and indecisive for days, even for weeks, after the ballots…

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  • America’s Left-Wing Jews Ashamed of Israel’s Jews

    American Jews on the left were beside themselves last week. Israel's Jews did something that utterly infuriated these American Jews: Israel's Jews overwhelmingly voted for a man of the right (or for other right-of-center parties). And not just any right-winger, but the only leader in the Western world to publicly…

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    Recently, figures from Washington seemed to indicate some remarkably good news: with the increase in life expectancy, Social Security now handles 6.5 million Americans who are 112 years old or older! This is absolutely amazing, since more accurate numbers show only 42 individuals in the entire world who are actually…

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