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  • The Great Unmentionable

    The Great Unmentionable

    At the end of a bitter presidential campaign, there's little discussion by either candidate of perhaps the gravest threat to our national security and continued prosperity. The nation carries a crushing debt burden of more than 20 trillion dollars, and current trends would only enlarge that debt over the next…

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  • Patriot Days

    Patriot Days

    Patriots of every perspective have two big days coming up: first, November 8th, election day, when every American who cares about the country has a sacred duty to consider the issues and the candidates, and then to vote. Skipping the election is not an honorable option! The second big day…

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  • In Defense of Pro-Trump Christians

    In Defense of Pro-Trump Christians

    There are many good conservatives who are Never-Trumpers, and there are many good conservatives who will vote for Donald Trump. Eight months ago, I warned that conservatives must resist gratuitous hatred or they will destroy themselves more effectively than the left ever could on its own. I used the term…

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  • Blue Lives Matter

    Blue Lives Matter

    In early October, police officers in Palm Springs, California, responded to a domestic disturbance and a gunman shot two of them dead. One of the victims, a Latino veteran of the force, was a father of 8 who had served 35 years and planned to retire in December. His fallen…

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  • Sitting Out the Election: A Disastrous Mistake

    Sitting Out the Election: A Disastrous Mistake

    Faced with a choice between two presidential candidates with high disapproval ratings, conservatives must resist the temptation to sit home and sulk in this election. Low GOP turnout could bring disastrous consequences for worthy Republican candidates struggling to maintain majorities in the Senate and House. The loss of just four…

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  • Trump’s Comments: The Latest Left-Wing Hysteria

    Trump’s Comments: The Latest Left-Wing Hysteria

    Regarding Donald Trump's private sexual comments: We are living through a national hysteria. To understand how and why, it is necessary to understand the indispensable role hysteria plays on the left. The left is always in major crisis mode. And, in nearly every case, the crisis is either wildly exaggerated…

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  • The GOP’s crisis

    Political parties have been around since politics emerged from the stranglehold of the strongest and extended out to even the most limited of franchises. “Parties” existed even within the courts of absolute kings. “Factions” are how Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay referred to them in “The Federalist Papers,”…

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  • How Video Games Shrink the Workforce

    How Video Games Shrink the Workforce

    New Research from Princeton and the University of Chicago provides fresh perspective on the painful problems of young men between the ages of 21 and 30 with less than a four-year college degree. A full 22 percent of them did no work at all during the past twelve months—double the…

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  • A Serious Celebration

    A Serious Celebration

    The holiday of Rosh HaShannah—also known as the Jewish New Year—falls this year in the early days of October and raises perplexing questions for most Christians and many Jews. Cultures typically note the turn of the year with raucous celebration, but Jewish people view the calendar shift with a serious…

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