College Was Once a Place of Debate, It’s Now a Home for Dogmatism

Nearly every month now there seems to be another story of a would-be campus speaker getting shouted down by an illiberal mob. Most recently was Christina Hoff Sommers, a feminist who happens to be vocally critical of today’s feminist movement, which she argues has “taken a divisive gynocentric turn” and put an emphasis “on women…
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Democrats Just Can’t Escape Their Hillary Clinton Problem

Democrats just can’t escape their Hillary Clinton problem. During a recent trip to India, Clinton gave a speech that echoed her long-held disdain for Trump voters and resurfaced the idea that women voted for Trump because they were pressured by men. But first she compared herself to a maternal figure who was just looking out…
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Taking Away Constitutional Rights is Becoming the Left’s Answer to Everything

How liberal is too liberal? It was a question that Democrats spent a great deal of time wrestling with in 2017 when the party’s progressive wing, energized by grassroots activists and led by Senator Bernie Sanders, were happy to push well to the left of traditional Democrat orthodoxy, and the pragmatic centrists, led by establishment…
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Democrats Continue to Be Caught Flat-Footed by Tax Reform’s Success

Republicans’ tax reform plan left Democrats in a messaging bind. Do they attempt to find common ground with their GOP foes knowing that the bill would be popular and would increase worker wages? Or do they maintain their #resistance theme and oppose Republican ideas at all cost in the hopes of not muddying their message.…
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The Trump Economy is So Good Businesses Can’t Find Enough Employees

“The battery on my iPad died last night so I actually had to get out of bed to turn off my lights.” “I was unable to reserve an aisle seat in business class for a portion of my upcoming business trip to Switzerland.” “My apartment is getting wired for Google Fiber next week, but I…
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Democrats Continue Their Double Dealing on DACA

Democrats continued their years-long streak of making and breaking amnesty promises this week by refusing a deal to include a DACA fix in the omnibus spending bill. The streak began when then-candidate Barack Obama promised a comprehensive solution in his first year in office. “I cannot guarantee that it is going to be in the…
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Republicans Make Historic Investment in Solving Opioid Crisis

It’s difficult to grasp the enormity of the opioid crisis, which is fast becoming the largest public health catastrophe of our time. Last year, nearly 64,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States, a figure that will surely rise this year. That total is higher than the number of deaths linked to guns…
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