• FEDS SUPPORTING MILLIONS WHO’VE BEEN DEAD FOR DECADES

    FEDS SUPPORTING MILLIONS WHO’VE BEEN DEAD FOR DECADES

    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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  • WHO GAINS BY PEDDLING IDEA OF “RACIAL CRISIS”?

    WHO GAINS BY PEDDLING IDEA OF “RACIAL CRISIS”?

    Is America in 2015 facing a crisis regarding racism? Major forces in the corporate world apparently want you to think so. Starbucks Coffee has combined with USA Today to launch “Race Together” in order to force unsuspecting readers and coffee consumers to face difficult questions about discrimination and oppression. The…

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  • WORKING TOWARD RECOVERY

    WORKING TOWARD RECOVERY

    On January 31st, I sent an open letter to my “radio family” about my throat cancer and the course of treatments that would take me off the air for some time as I recovered. The response from listeners was overwhelming and deeply touching: we heard from literally thousands of people,…

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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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  • The Most Depressing Number about the 2016 Election

    What's the most depressing number concerning the upcoming presidential election? I nominate 11 – why? No – that's not the number of Republicans running for the nomination – actually, we have even more – and it's not the number of hundreds of millions that people will spend in campaigns that…

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  • Lessons from Israel’s Confusing Election

    Lessons from Israel’s Confusing Election

    The Israeli elections look confusing to most Americans, but conservatives should learn important lessons from their results. One of the big questions involves the real chance that the Left-Center coalition challenging Prime Minister Netanyahu could come out a winner, even though all polls show the electorate leaning to the right…

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  • Hebrew Names and Popular Misconceptions

    Hebrew Names and Popular Misconceptions

    According to popular misconceptions, traditional Judaism treats women like chattel (property) if not outright like cattle (beasts, obviously). That's not true, of course, and it's why people are asking for my mother's Hebrew name for prayer, not my dad's. Whenever you pray for mercy, for a special kindness from God,…

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  • Two Bad Habits in Talking about Immigration

    Two Bad Habits in Talking about Immigration

    Republicans of all stripes tend to display two bad habits whenever they talk about immigration and those ticks damage the GOP and cripple our credibility. First, we almost inevitably discuss illegal immigration in the context of winning Hispanic votes, as if it were a political problem, rather than a profound…

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  • TWO BAD HABITS IN TALKING ABOUT IMMIGRATION

    TWO BAD HABITS IN TALKING ABOUT IMMIGRATION

    Republicans of all stripes tend to display two credibility crippling bad habits when they talk about immigration. First, they discuss illegal immigration in the context of Hispanic votes, as if it were a political problem, rather than a profound policy and ethical problem for millions. Additionally, Republicans should stay away…

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