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  • Troubled Parties, Divided by Race

    Troubled Parties, Divided by Race

    Republicans draw frequent criticism for their weak performance among blacks, Latinos and Asians, with Donald Trump, like Mitt Romney before him, losing non-white voters by a crushing margin of three to one. But few observers note that Democrats also perform poorly among the majority of voters who define themselves as…

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  • Does More Porn Mean Less Sex?

    Does More Porn Mean Less Sex?

    Research in the Archives of Sexual Behavior brings surprising news: younger Millennials—those below age 26—engage in less sex than their counterparts among Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers, with fewer partners and less frequent instances of intimacy. Among high school students, a substantial majority have no sexual experience, while 25 years ago…

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  • It’s the Supreme Court, stupid

    Of course I am voting for Donald Trump. You should be too if you are a conservative. Let me break this down into three arguments, the first of which is Trump's trump card on the #NeverTrumpers. If Hillary Clinton wins, the Left gavels in a solid, lasting, almost certainly permanent…

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  • The Great Hillary Whitewash

    by Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy Listening to President Bill Clinton speak at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, the night Hillary was formally nominated by the Democrats, one might be forgiven for wondering about whom he was speaking. In attempting to cast Hillary as the great love of…

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  • Running Mate Resemblances

    Running Mate Resemblances

    Senator Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's choice for Vice President, bears a striking resemblance to Donald Trump's running mate, Governor Mike Pence. Both are deeply religious—Kaine is a committed Catholic, Pence an Evangelical Christian. Both have sons currently serving on active duty in the Marine Corps. Both have served in Congress,…

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  • Wasting Money, Ignoring Issues

    Wasting Money, Ignoring Issues

    Political conventions waste vast sums of money that could be used more effectively to promote desperately needed reform. Donors provided at least $65 million for the GOP convention I recently attended in Cleveland, but four nights of repetitive, partisan speeches did little to inspire voters with hopeful conservative strategies for…

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