• USING LIES TO JUSTIFY TERROR

    In efforts to explain the Jerusalem synagogue massacre, left-leaning commentators refer to “Jewish provocation” and a so-called “cycle of violence” involving both sides. They cite the destruction in this summer's Gaza War –a conflict that only began in response to incessant Hamas rocket attacks, and ended as soon as those…

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  • IN 1492, COLUMBUS DISCOVERED….A MOSQUE?!

    Leftwing activists want to replace Columbus Day with “Indigenous Peoples Day” but the President of Turkey might prefer “Islamic Explorers Day.” Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a delegation of Latin American Muslims that Islamic sailors discovered the New World in 1178, insisting that when Columbus arrived “the religion of Islam was…

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  • WILL NEW SLEEPING BAGS REALLY HELP THE HOMELESS?

    WILL NEW SLEEPING BAGS REALLY HELP THE HOMELESS?

    Good intentions hardly guarantee good results, as a young activist in Seattle is about to discover. Eddie Wang, a recent graduate of University of Washington, is raising money to provide comfortable new sleeping bags for all homeless people in the Seattle area – an estimated 3,000 of them. He's half-way…

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  • Stupid Myths about Turnout, Demographics and GOP Victory

    You've heard the nonsense: Republicans swept the nation because turnout in the midterm elections was shamefully low, with people of color staying home and allowing a surge of old, angry white males to dominate the contests in state after state. This narrative may make Democrats feel better about the outcome…

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  • Obama, the Role of Race, and GOP Victory

    To many liberals, it seems obvious that Barack Obama's problems and setbacks– including the resounding Republican victory on November 4th – stem in no small part from racist reaction to his status as the first non-white president in American history. The facts, however, suggest that racial factors contributed far more…

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  • LOW TURNOUT DOESN’T EXPLAIN DEMOCRATIC FAILURE

    Democrats attempt to explain their dismal performance in the recent elections by emphasizing the low turnout – only 36.6% of eligible voters. But the truth is that this turnout is typical of midterm elections over the last forty years. Turnout in each of those eleven cycles since 1974 has been…

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  • THE SECRET OF GOP SUCCESS

    Some commentators have tried to explain GOP success in the recent elections by citing a sudden surge of conservative voters–the same ideologically driven voters who, according to common myth, stayed home and doomed Mitt Romney's campaign two years ago. But exit polls show 35% of all voters in Mitt Romney's…

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  • Race Baiting Campaign Shows Obama Biggest Failure

    Race Baiting Campaign Shows Obama Biggest Failure

    This column appeared at TruthRevolt.org on October 31, 2014. —- Regardless of the final outcome of Tuesday's midterm elections, the Democratic campaign has exposed Barack Obama's heart-breaking failure in pursuit of the primary goal that made him president: healing the bitter divisions between black and white in America. Instead of…

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  • Seizing the Initiative in Washington

    Seizing the Initiative in Washington

    With an increase in strength in both houses of Congress Republicans must now use that new power to change the direction of the country. Blocking the president's progressive agenda is important but it's not nearly enough: conservatives must fight for constructive reform, not continued stalemate. With that in mind, Congressional…

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  • SEIZING THE INITIATIVE IN WASHINGTON

    With an increase in strength in both houses of Congress Republicans must now use that new power to change the direction of the country. Blocking the Obama agenda is important, but it's not enough: conservatives must fight for change, not just continued stalemate. Republicans should announce a brief set of…

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