• GOP Can Win as the Party of Personal Change

    GOP Can Win as the Party of Personal Change

    What's the most reliable way to overcome obstacles to personal progress: to change your own behavior, or to get other people to change the way they treat you? Contemporary liberalism emphasizes the transformation of institutions and organizations, rather than of individuals. This badly mistaken stress gives conservatives a precious opening…

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  • Passion of Obama Opponents Spells Doom for Dems

    Passion of Obama Opponents Spells Doom for Dems

    In using public opinion polls to predict electoral outcomes, it's crucial to consider not only what people feel but how strongly, how passionately they feel it. In that context, a new AP-GfK survey of 1,012 adults taken between March 20th and 24th delivers more than a warning for President Obama…

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  • In Jeb vs. Hillary, It’s Obvious Who’s the Fresh Face

    In Jeb vs. Hillary, It’s Obvious Who’s the Fresh Face

    Looking toward the next presidential race, many commentators groan at the prospect of a tiresome dynastic war between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush. Conventional wisdom sees both candidates as too shopworn to inspire enthusiasm, but Jeb Bush is hardly as familiar a celebrity as Secretary Clinton. He's never…

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  • Thank the Godless

    In trying to explain two consecutive presidential defeats, some Republican commentators blame Christian evangelicals for the perceived decline in their political participation. But 2012 exit polls showed 26% of all voters identifying as “White Evangelical/Born-Again Christians” – a significant increase from the 23 percent who described themselves that way in…

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  • Gay Marriage: Not a Done Deal

    Gay Marriage: Not a Done Deal

    World Vision enjoys a well-deserved reputation as an effective, idealistic Christian relief organization but it recently suffered an embarrassing setback in handling the same-sex marriage issue. Protests from donors around the world forced the Seattle-based charity to back-track on a short-lived, ill-considered decision to welcome gay, married employees—even while maintaining…

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  • Intensity of Obama Foes May Doom the Dems

    In using public opinion polls to predict electoral outcomes it's crucial to consider not only what people feel, but how passionately they feel it. That's why some of the interior details of a new AP-GfK poll should terrify Democrats even more than its broad outlines. The public not only disapproves…

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  • The Utopian Left and Its ‘War on Science’

    The Utopian Left and Its ‘War on Science’

    Increasingly desperate Democrats, facing the prospect of a conservative tidal wave in November, depend on a few hackneyed lines of attack in their last ditch efforts to demonize resurgent Republicans. The libs love to characterize their rivals as woman-hating theocrats, greedy exploiters and, most outrageously, as ignorant extremists who reject…

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  • Is Hillary too old for 2016?

    Is Hillary too old for 2016?

    If Hillary Clinton made her widely anticipated bid for the presidency, would her age become a legitimate issue? Skeptics have already taken to the Internet to raise their concerns. If Clinton won election in 2016, at age 69, she would be just months younger than our oldest president, Ronald Reagan,…

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