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A Return to the Academy

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
I just attended a two-day academic conference at the University of Pennsylvania, in part out of interest in the topic ("American & Muslim Worlds ca. 1500-1900"), in part to get a first-hand sense of discourse in the humanities at the contemporary university 2017-04-06T11:19:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Daniel Pipes

Did a Texting Driver Kill 13 Christian Seniors?

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
The news of the crash was horrifying enough. Thirteen Christian seniors, most in their 80s, were returning from a three-day retreat when their church bus crashed into a pickup truck. The bus driver, along with 12 of the passengers, died in the crash. The pickup truck driver survived. 2017-04-06T11:11:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Michael Brown

Lotta Strands

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
The other day I said that it was time for the president to begin resetting the way the White House is organized. 2017-04-06T10:57:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Rich Galen

Stupider Than Government Subsidies? Importing Government Subsidies

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
Political rookie Donald Trump won the White House in large part by running against just how stupid Washington, D.C. is. And DC stupidity is certainly a rich vein to mine. 2017-04-06T10:37:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Seton Motley

‘Wizard of Oz Effect’ Turns Common Sense to Mental Mush

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
The Home of the Free and the Land of the Brave feels like the Land of Oz these days. 2017-04-06T09:43:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Will Alexander

Republicans Must Keep Promise to Repeal Obamacare

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
As the legendary Robert Novak once said, God put the Republican Party on earth to cut taxes. If they dont do that, they have no useful function. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Ken Blackwell

Thinking About Pence and O'Reilly

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
Last week, we spent six or seven days gawping at Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, for their supposedly bizarre or retro marriage rules. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Mona Charen

Behind The (Revolving) Green Door

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
Much is made about the revolving door between working in government and the private sector, particularly lobbying. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Derek Hunter

Ancient Laws, Modern Wars

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
The most dangerous moments in foreign affairs often come after a major power seeks to reassert its lost deterrence. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Victor Davis Hanson

Jesus Now vs. the Real Jesus

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
Easter Sunday is fast approaching. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Jack Kerwick

Trump Derangement Syndrome

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, said she wanted to require companies to provide paid maternity leave. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Larry Elder

A Hole in the Constitution

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
The issue of federal government surveillance of Americans has largely occupied Washington politicians and the media since President Donald Trump first accused the administration of his predecessor of spying on him while he and his colleagues worked at Trump Tower in New York City during the presidential election campaign and during the presidential transition. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Judge Andrew Napolitano

Susan Rice's Domestic Spying is a National Security Nightmare

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
What a fitting cherry atop the Barack Obama legacy of eroding American safety: it turns out his National Security advisor was rifling through countless conversations that just happened to involve private citizens, in a quest to block Donald Trumps path to the presidency. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Mark Davis

Democrats Seek to Make the Enlightenment Die in Darkness

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
If you just accept that everything progressives say is a lie designed for the sole purpose of enhancing their power, your life will be a lot more pleasant. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Kurt Schlichter

Former Atheist Lee Strobel in His Own Words

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
Atheist Lee Strobel served as the legal affairs editor for The Chicago Tribune, having graduated from Yale Law School. But his wife, Leslie, went to church one Sunday morning. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Jerry Newcombe

Surviving Weather and Turbulence

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
In the South, spring thunderstorms and tornadoes can leave deadly destruction in their wake. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Jackie Gingrich Cushman

When Cops Encounter Knives, What Should They Do?

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
The man in the Camden, New Jersey, police video is practically begging to be shot. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Steve Chapman

Is the Sky the Limit for the Debt Ceiling?

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
When the national debt ceiling's suspension was automatically lifted March 15, yet another countdown commenced. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Veronique de Rugy

What Does the Democrat Party Stand For?

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
Professor Allison Stanger of Middlebury College has written another excellent column -- this one, in The New York Times -- in which she worries aloud about the increasing unwillingness of self-identified progressives to adhere to values -- like protecting free inquiry at universities -- that she treasures as linchpins of liberal thought. 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Laura Hollis

They Were Listening to Your People, Donald

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:35
Have you been keeping up with the news from Washington, D.C.? 2017-04-06T00:01:00-04:00 2017-04-06T15:34:54Z Emmett Tyrrell

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