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In Calling MS-13 Gang Members ‘Animals,’ Trump Was Kind
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In Calling MS-13 Gang Members ‘Animals,’ Trump Was Kind

President Donald Trump doubled down on calling members of a notorious street gang "animals." Good for him for not backing down and for shining a light on an outrageous phenomenon, especially in Southern California: Latino gangs that target blacks, whether or n...
Crapweasel of the Week: Educrat Arne Duncan
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Crapweasel of the Week: Educrat Arne Duncan

Educrat (ED-yoo-krat) noun, usually pejorative. A government school official or administrator whose primary function is to spend tax dollars telling other parents what to do with their children. Beltway education bureaucrats abhor families who choose to kee...
A First Step for Prison Reform
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A First Step for Prison Reform

Recently, I attended the White House Prison Reform Summit. The fact that both the president and the vice president were at the event indicates the importance that the Trump administration ascribes to this issue. And statistics quoted by Vice President Pe...
Can a Pope Change Moral Truth?
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Can a Pope Change Moral Truth?

That joking retort we heard as children, "Is the pope Catholic?" is starting to look like a serious question. Asked five years ago about a "gay lobby" in the Vatican, Pope Francis responded, "If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to j...
The Long Week of the Leaked McCain Insult
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The Long Week of the Leaked McCain Insult

Our "news" media are addicted to damaging internal leaks from the Trump White House, especially when the leaks make Team Trump look wildly insensitive. The two most common words in the press today are "sources say." Now the country is spending a week with the ...
Fake Russian Ads Stoked Racial Tensions — Race-Hustling Democrats ‘Colluded’
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Fake Russian Ads Stoked Racial Tensions — Race-Hustling Democrats ‘Colluded’

President Donald Trump rejects the narrative that Russia wanted him to win. USA Today examined each of the 3,517 Facebook ads bought by the Russian-based Internet Research Agency, the company that employed 12 of the 13 Russians indicted by special counsel Robe...
President Trump and the Israel Test
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President Trump and the Israel Test

I was privileged to attend the dedication of the new American embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018 — an event of enormous import that will remain with me forever. I am deeply grateful to Ambassador David Friedman and his wife, Tammy, for inviting me to this...
Farm Bill Should Reform More Than Food Stamps
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Farm Bill Should Reform More Than Food Stamps

Republicans are set to move landmark welfare reform in this year's farm bill, which includes language requiring able-bodied adults to work or participate in a job training program to be eligible for food stamps.Democrats in Congress, however, have decided to l...
Draining the Food Stamp Swamp
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Draining the Food Stamp Swamp

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is high on the Republican list of programs targeted for reform — and justifiably so. The program has gone from 17 million enrollees in 2000 to about 43 million today, with outlays up from about $25 billion to mo...
California Demands That Christians ‘Evolve’
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California Demands That Christians ‘Evolve’

California has a hallowed but questionable reputation as being the birthplace of the radical Free Speech Movement on the University of California, Berkeley campus. Today, they're not just shutting down conservative speakers on the campus. The state's Democrats...