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The Anti-Semitic BDS Movement Advocates Illegal Discrimination | National Review

In their zeal to punish Israel, the movement’s proponents push for egregious violations of federal, state, and local non-discrimination laws.

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    Victor Davis Hanson: America does not have to be perfect to be good (despite what radical progressives tell us)

    The summer season has ripped off the thin scab that covered an American wound, revealing a festering disagreement about the nature and origins of the United States.

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      How Democratic Socialists Are Gaining Control of the Democratic Party

      The Democratic Party is fracturing, and key members are pushing the Party to the hard left of socialism.

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        House Rules That Pelosi's Criticism of Trump Tweets Violates Chamber Rules

        The House ruled on July 16 that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s criticism of President Donald Trump violated the ...

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          Conservative Women on College Campuses: 'We're Not a Dying Breed'

          Conservative women on college campuses say they're victims of liberal bias.

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            Pastor who volunteers at Florida migrant shelter blasted by Dems says care at facility is ‘phenomenal’

            Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren described detained kids at the Homestead, Fla. migrant shelter as treated "like little prisoners," but a pastor who has been volunteering at the shelter since former President Barack Obama was in offic

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              Poll: Majority Wants Mass Deportations Following Congressional Inaction

              A majority of Americans want mass deportations of illegal aliens if Congress fails to reach a deal that closes loopholes in the asylum system.

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                  Hispanic pastors tour border facility lambasted by AOC and say they are ‘shocked by misinformation’ | Fox News

                  Rev. Samuel Rodriguez was "full of indignation" when he saw the reports and heard from politicians about the deplorable and inhumane conditions for illegal immigrants at an El Paso County, Texas migrant detention center, but what he saw at the same facili

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                  Pelosi, Shamed by Photo, Reverses on Border Bill | The American Spectator | Politics Is Too Important To Be Taken Seriously.

                  “Most presidents have used Oval Office addresses for noble purposes. This president just used the backdrop of the Oval Office to manufacture a crisis, stoke fear, and divert attention from the turmoil in his administration.” — Senate Democratic Lead

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                    Bernie's #CancelStudentDebt Is A Dangerous Scam

                    Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new plan to eliminate $1.6 trillion in student debt does little to help the poor and absolutely nothing to lower costs.

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                      The Myth and Fraud That There Ever Was an Arab Country or People Called ‘Palestine’ | The American Spectator | Politics Is Too Important To Be Taken Seriously.

                      In a recent Nazi outrage, Rashida Tlaib, Democrat Liar of Michigan, stated that the Holocaust has had a “calming” effect on her because the “Palestinians” “welcomed” the Jews into “their” land as a haven from Hitler. The Big Lie —...

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                        6 GOP Senators Want to Make Firing Bad Bureaucrats Easier

                        WASHINGTON—Firing underperforming career civil servants should take no more than a year, according to six Republican senators who ...

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                          Jared Kushner Reveals First Part of President Trump's Deal of the Century

                          Jared Kushner reveals a ten-year economic plan for a $50 billion global investment fund in the Middle East to be outlined at the upcoming Bahrain conference

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                          What AO-C’s ‘Concentration Camp’ Comments Tell Us About the Deconstruction and Breakdown of American Education | The American Spectator | Politics Is Too Important To Be Taken Seriously.

                          “The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border.… ‘Never Again’ means something.” — AO-C “Concentration camps were places where Nazis inflicted slave labor, torture and death upon innocent Jews removed from their hom

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                            When Normality Became Abnormal

                            Donald Trump is many things. But one thing he is not is a defender of the 2009-2016 status quo and accepted progressive convention. Since 2017, everything has been in flux. Lots of past conventional assumptions of the Obama-Clinton-Romney-Bush generation

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                              Mayor In His Hometown Proposes Grinding Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday Into The Dust

                              It is Thomas Jefferson who wrote the words that became a promissory note of freedom for all races that this nation cashed in its own blood.

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                              Freedom of Speech Wins in Texas | The American Spectator | Politics Is Too Important To Be Taken Seriously.

                              Texas’ Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday signed a bill ensuring that speakers in public areas on campuses will be protected, and that students interfering with free speech will face harsh consequences. Abbott is following in the footsteps of states such...

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                                Why Are the Western Middle Classes So Angry? | National Review

                                Rather than answer voters’ concerns, managerial elites mock them, while escaping the consequences of their own disastrous policies.

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                                  LGBTQ Bigotry: Tyranny Masquerading as Tolerance

                                  To anyone focused on real-world events and relationships, America is obviously the most tolerant and inclusive society that has ever existed. If you are looking for irrefutable evidence, watch an hour of TV commercials created by major U.S. companies. Rac

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                                    Sonovogun! Our Guy Really Is Presidential | The American Spectator | Politics is too important to be taken seriously.

                                    It is The Season of Grading. Twice annually, I am obliged lovingly to hunker down and grade some hundred or so law school final exams. My students consistently prove to be deeply serious-minded and know the expectations, so they produce...

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                                      Why So Many Mass Shootings? Ask The Right Questions And You Might Find Out

                                      This past weekend, Americans learned of another mass shooting, this time by an employee who decided to murder as many of the people he had worked with for

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                                      Thirty Years After Tiananmen Square | The American Spectator | Politics is too important to be taken seriously.

                                      On this day in 1989, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army opened fire on civilians throughout the Chinese capital of Beijing, killing hundreds of students and activists who had assembled to protest for democracy and reforms of China’s authoritarian go

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                                        Communism Expert on What’s Behind the Push for Open Borders

                                        WASHINGTON—As Congress holds hearing after hearing without any substantive fixes to immigration law, tens of thousands of illegal ...

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                                            On Kate Smith and Al Sharpton: The Metaphor of Hypocrisy for the New Age | The American Spectator | Politics is too important to be taken seriously.

                                            The Goal of Life Should Be to Improve One’s Soul, to Become a Better Person. Although I am a political junkie and, going back to my early teens, always have been, this generation often makes me rue ever having taken...

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                                              The Sinking Collusion Ship | National Review

                                              The end of the Mueller melodrama has marked the beginning of real fear in Washington.

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                                                Texas asserts sovereign immunity against Congress

                                                Texas is asserting its sovereign immunity against Congress, telling Democrats on two congressional committees this week that the state has no obligation to comply with their investigative demands.

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                                                  John Stossel: There's nothing wrong with inequality. Here's what IS wrong

                                                  Socialists like Bernie Sanders tell us that “the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer.”

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                                                    What Drove the Mueller Investigation? | National Review

                                                    Mueller’s team went down every blind alley relating to its investigation — except where Obama-era officials were likely culpable for relevant unethical or illegal behavior.

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                                                      When Justice Is Corrupted at the Top, a Society Becomes Corrupted Downstream | The American Spectator | Politics is too important to be taken seriously.

                                                      First a meme — from our pledge of allegiance: With liberty and justice for all. Now a second meme — from the 1950s “Superman” TV show: Truth, Justice, and the American Way. Now the Bible: Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof — Righteousness Righteousness [alt

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                                                        Victor Davis Hanson: Did Trump Really Do All That?

                                                        Peggy Noonan, apparently like many, believes that Trump’s occasional callousness and crassness are unprecedented. And they have so befouled the political landscape that he has spawned rude and crude leftwing imitators. The result allegedly is the vile l

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                                                        The Late, Not-So-Great Mueller Investigation | National Review

                                                        It followed the Soviet style: ‘Show me the man, and I’ll show you the crime.’

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                                                          Special Counsel Sends Final Report to DOJ, Appears to Recommend No Further Indictments

                                                          Special Counsel Robert Mueller has sent his anticipated report to the Attorney General William Barr, according to a letter sent to several Senators.

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                                                            FBI Shouldn’t Be Prosecuting College Fraud, But Axing Its Own Corruption

                                                            The FBI throwing the book at the rich and famous has the added benefit to being a surefire distraction from the ethical hole the FBI has dug itself.

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                                                              Thomas Sowell: The dangers of the 'social justice' vision

                                                              Despite how persuasive the words of John Rawls and other ‘social justice’ advocates may be in the world of words, demonstrated facts in the world of reality raise the crucial question as to whether the redistribution of income or wealth can actually b

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                                                                This Week’s Russia Legislation Is Everything That’s Wrong with Congress | National Review

                                                                It does what lawmakers have become best at: delegating their authority to the president so they can later complain about how he uses it.

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                                                                  The Real Divide In America

                                                                  “Democrat” and “Republican” labels no longer sufficient to define America’s degenerating, postmodern social and political landscape

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                                                                    Ilhan Omar is throwback to days of segregation, when racists openly roamed halls of Congress

                                                                    Yes, hatred is hatred, but no form of bigotry is as pervasive in as many places as antisemitism.

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                                                                    Ocasio-Cortez takes a swing at Reagan -- Here's what she doesn't get about our 40th president

                                                                    Ronald Reagan warned us against socialism or any form of greater government influence or control.

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                                                                      Jason Chaffetz: Trump’s tax returns and why Democrats are obsessed with them

                                                                      The crown jewels for Democrats in their insatiable quest to overturn the results of the 2016 president election are Donald Trump’s tax returns.

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                                                                        Officials Point to ‘Chaos’ in Schools Since Obama Discipline Policy

                                                                        New York City officials say the dramatic drop in school suspensions since the Obama-era school leniency policy has led to "chaos" in schools.

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                                                                          Dems Throw Key Senate Roadblock at Trump Nominees 10X as Often as GOPers Did Obama

                                                                          WASHINGTON—Senate Democrats have forced cloture votes 128 times on President Donald Trump nominees to the federal courts and ...

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                                                                            A Cheat, a Con Man Testifies Before Congress | The American Spectator | Politics is too important to be taken seriously.

                                                                            I guess I heard only part of the sentence as Michael “Cash Cab” Cohen, testifying before a Congressional committee, was describing a “a cheat, a con man.” It seemed for a moment as though he was ’fessin’ up, coming clean,...

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                                                                              Marc Thiessen: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an economic illiterate -- And that's bad news for America

                                                                              The left complains that conservatives are "obsessing" over Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Well, there is a reason for that: Ocasio-Cortez is driving the agenda of today's Democratic Party -- and her economic illiteracy is dangerous.

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                                                                                White Progressives Are Polarizing America | National Review

                                                                                A large part of this angry white activism is conducted on behalf of a minority population that is more moderate and more religious than their woke white champions.

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                                                                                  Pelosi Declines to Negotiate on Wall Money Even With Government Reopened

                                                                                  "There’s not going to be any wall money in the legislation," Pelosi told reporters on Jan. 31.

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                                                                                    The War on Success: The Wealthy and Their 'Fair Share'

                                                                                    Commentary The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is underway this week, with thousands of global business and ...

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                                                                                      Blexit Rally Emboldens Conservative Minorities in Los Angeles

                                                                                      The very first ever Blexit rally—celebrating the exit of Black Americans from the Democratic Party—was held at the Globe Theatre in Los Angeles on Jan. 20.

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                                                                                      Liz Peek: Two years of Trump hatred and Democrats' 'resistance' has accomplished what, exactly?

                                                                                      Two years after his election the real and ongoing source of Democrats' outrage is that President Trump has continually and, it must be said, gleefully, skewered the establishment. He has challenged the conventional wisdom on nearly everything, reveal

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                                                                                        President Trump Should Deliver State of the Union — as Planned | National Review

                                                                                        President Trump should ignore friendly advice about alternative venues for the State of the Union address.

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                                                                                          Marc Thiessen: Nancy Pelosi isn't worried about security. She's lying about the State of the Union

                                                                                          Nancy Pelosi is using her faux security concerns as a pretext to do something unprecedented and outrageous: deny a president of the United States the opportunity to come to Congress and deliver his State of the Union address.

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                                                                                              Michael Goodwin: Refusal to budge on border wall shows Dems still hung up on 2016

                                                                                              After watching the dueling prime-time speeches last night, it was easy to come away with the idea that the dispute is simply over the president’s demand for wall funding and the partial government shutdown. As such, it should be easy for the president

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                                                                                                  Are the Investigations the Cover-Up?

                                                                                                  What is the most effective way to hide the truth and protect the Deep-State criminals? It's the never-ending Mueller investigation.

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                                                                                                    Ivanka scores her own big win, joins Jared as Trump’s secret to bipartisan deals

                                                                                                    Jared Kushner isn’t the only member of his family with a winning touch on bipartisan deals in acrimonious Washington.

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                                                                                                    The Insufferable James Comey | National Review

                                                                                                    Comey has revealed himself to be a politically savvy operator who matches his bureaucratic skills with an impregnable sense of self-righteousness.

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                                                                                                      Laura Ingraham: Trump is resisting globalism and he's winning -- His instincts are spot on

                                                                                                      Only the United States, my friends, has the economic and moral might to keep China's global ambitions in check.

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                                                                                                            Clinton Foundation ‘Pay to Play’ Model Under Investigation [Infographic]

                                                                                                            News Analysis Click on the infographic to enlarge. The Clinton Foundation has raised more than $2 billion since ...

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                                                                                                            Jason Chaffetz: Why is Michael Cohen prosecuted when Hillary Clinton, Eric Holder and Lois Lerner were not?

                                                                                                            It shouldn’t matter which party you are when it comes to who gets prosecuted and who doesn’t.

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                                                                                                              What Americans Must Know About Socialism

                                                                                                              Is a specter of socialism haunting America, especially among our millennials? There is disquieting evidence of many young Americans’ sympathy for socialism.

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                                                                                                                How Political Correctness Impedes Immigration Reform

                                                                                                                Views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times.

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                                                                                                                  Immigration Crisis: Why Donald Trump Won | National Review

                                                                                                                  There is a profound gulf between those Americans who think illegal immigration is no big deal and those who think it is a very big deal indeed.

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                                                                                                                  President Trump's immigration agenda is pro-Hispanic | Fox News

                                                                                                                  As a Hispanic woman, I see the president's proposed immigration system as significantly more pro-Hispanic and pro-immigrant than the shameful status quo.

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                                                                                                                  Steve Hilton: Trump is right, French President Macron completely wrong about nationalism

                                                                                                                  As President Trump attended the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the first World War, his host, French President Macron launched an extraordinarily direct political attack.

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                                                                                                                    'Nothing to Gain,' Kavanaugh Accuser Raises Nearly $1 Million | RealClearInvestigations

                                                                                                                    During the crucible of Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearings, Democrats repeatedly asserted that Christine Blasey Ford had “nothing to gain” by coming forward with her explosive...

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                                                                                                                    Trump Emerges Victorious Despite GOP’s Losing the House

                                                                                                                    Views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times.

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                                                                                                                      The Inconvenient Truth About the Republican Party

                                                                                                                      When you think of the Republican Party, what comes to mind? If you’re like many Americans, you may associate the GOP with racism, sexism, and general inequality. It’s a commonly pushed narrative by left-leaning media and academia, but as former Vander

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                                                                                                                      The Democratic Party Is Working To Destroy The American Way Of Life

                                                                                                                      The Democratic Party belongs to those who hate our institutions, hate the limits of our system of government and hate our way of life.

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                                                                                                                        ‘Socialism’ Is Popular Only Because People Don’t Know What It is

                                                                                                                        With a body count in the millions, you’d think it would be hard to rebrand.

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                                                                                                                          Trump and His Supporters Are Destroying the Democrat's Ability to Enforce Double Standards

                                                                                                                          The Democrats are attempting to enforce a double standard where violent rhetoric from the left is excused while all of Trump's criticisms are said to be "dog whistles" encouraging actual violence.

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                                                                                                                            The Deep Stater Undermining Trump in Central America

                                                                                                                            Todd Robinson is continuing Obama's policies of illegal immigration, enabling migrants to go north from Guatemala.

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                                                                                                                                Left's Response To The Mass Shooting Of Jews Is An Act Of Bad Faith

                                                                                                                                If you think calling out George Soros is de facto anti-Semitism, your main concern is liberalism, not Jews or anti-Semitism.

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                                                                                                                                What the virtue-signaling liberal media cannot understand about Trump

                                                                                                                                The media doesn't get it. Trump supporters don’t need to be prodded to vote. They’re already plenty energized by the positive direction in which America is moving under Trump’s leadership.

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                                                                                                                                  Midterm Optics Are Bad for Progressives | National Review

                                                                                                                                  The Supreme Court nomination hearings for Brett Kavanaugh ended up as scripted melodrama. Protesters disrupted the Senate on cue.

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                                                                                                                                      Liz Peek: How about Trump-Haley in 2020?

                                                                                                                                      Nikki Haley has said she will not run for president in 2020. But would she run for vice president in 2020 and then president in 2024?

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                                                                                                                                        Rep. Steve Scalise: Republicans keep getting violently attacked – Democrats should condemn this

                                                                                                                                        It is so disappointing that many on the left would seemingly rather stoke or condone aggression by their base, than forcefully condemn political harassment and violence.

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                                                                                                                                          The Game of the Name: Media Bias and Presidents | RealClearPolitics

                                                                                                                                          The adversarial relationship between the press and the presidency in America traces its roots back to the founding of the republic, but it has grown more fraught as the 24/7 news cycle has collided...

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                                                                                                                                            Everyone Is Smart Except Trump

                                                                                                                                            It really is quite simple. Everyone is smart except Donald J. Trump. That’s why they all are billionaires and all got elected President. Only Trump does not know what he is doing. Only Trump does not know how to negotiate with Vladimir Putin. Anderson C

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                                                                                                                                              Civility Is for Suckers | National Review

                                                                                                                                              Our system of government is increasingly held in low regard on the left.

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                                                                                                                                                Conservative women are not 'gender traitors' – Don't compare us to 'sheep' because we voted for Trump

                                                                                                                                                Women who voted for Donald Trump are not sheep. We don’t blindly follow a patriarchy nor do we blindly follow the same set of chromosomes. 

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                                                                                                                                                  Peggy Grande: Dianne Feinstein shows her true colors in the Kavanaugh fight

                                                                                                                                                  A true champion for women would have handled the Christine Blasey Ford accusation entirely differently than Senator Feinstein did.

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                                                                                                                                                      Tammy Bruce: Susan Collins' speech tells us a lot about the GOP and America

                                                                                                                                                      Friday, Sen. Susan Collins spoke with a tone conveying a confident and heartfelt sincerity worthy of the moment.

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                                                                                                                                                        Do the Right Thing, Jeff Flake | National Review

                                                                                                                                                        Flake’s convictions should move him to vote for Kavanaugh — not just his constitutionalism but his concern about our political norms.

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                                                                                                                                                            You Idiot Reporters Are Making It Worse | National Review

                                                                                                                                                            Every 15 seconds, you’re demonstrating why millions of people love it when Trump calls you the fake news.

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                                                                                                                                                              Ford’s Witness Reaffirms Never Being at Party With Kavanaugh: Report

                                                                                                                                                              Leland Keyser—a friend witness of Kavanaugh’s accuser Christine Ford—reaffirmed that she has no recollection of being at a party with Kavanaugh's presence.

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                                                                                                                                                                Can We Trust the FBI?

                                                                                                                                                                If things were different, we could applaud an investigation into Kavanaugh's activities.

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                                                                                                                                                                  Brett Kavanaugh Should Be Angry | National Review

                                                                                                                                                                  Kavanaugh’s powerful testimony may well end up changing the course of the Supreme Court, and of our politics.

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                                                                                                                                                                    Laura Ingraham: The critical lessons of the Kavanaugh battle

                                                                                                                                                                    Undoubtedly weary of watching the daily smear storm buffeting a Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, Mr. Trump decided it was time to do what he does best -- fight back.

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                                                                                                                                                                      'I Will Not Be Intimidated': Kavanaugh Stands Resolute Against Onslaught of Accusations

                                                                                                                                                                      Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has written a firm letter defending his character in the wake of new accusations of sexual misconduct.  

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                                                                                                                                                                          Parents of Boys Should Be Outraged at Democrats

                                                                                                                                                                          Is Christine Ford's and the Democrats' proposed society the kind you want your sons to be forced to navigate as they live their lives?

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                                                                                                                                                                              Trump Tries Something Surprising: Self-Control

                                                                                                                                                                              Eyebrows were raised in Washington when President Trump responded to an allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The president didn’t mention the accuser. He said the Senate Judiciary Committee would go through “a pr

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                                                                                                                                                                                  Democrats, Kavanaugh, and ‘The End of Civilization’ | National Review

                                                                                                                                                                                  If they get away with this, the only decent people in politics will be decent progressives.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    EPA’s Non-Politicized Science Benefits Americans

                                                                                                                                                                                    President Donald Trump committed to fundamentally transforming the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from an agency producing politicized science to one instilling sound scientific standards for research. By doing so, Americans should expect impr

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                                                                                                                                                                                      Why Democrats Love Democratic Socialism | National Review

                                                                                                                                                                                      It sounds like ‘social democracy’ but is very
 different—and very dangerous.