University Offers ‘Problem of Whiteness’ Class, Again

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will reintroduce a class this spring that teaches students why being white is a bad thing. The “Problem of Whiteness” course—part of the African Cultural Studies program—makes its mission to help students “understand how whiteness is socially constructed and experienced in order to help dismantle white supremacy.” The class will also investigate how […]

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Eliminating Partisan Redistricting Will Make Politics Worse, Not Better

You can’t take politics out of politics. In different words, that’s what James Madison, the Father of the Constitution, expressed when he wrote Federalist No. 10. Instead of eliminating partisan interests, he called for a constitutional system that would pit ambition against ambition to prevent tyranny, rather than trying to extinguish parties or “factions” altogether. […]

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Cutting Through the Media’s Falsehoods About ‘Dreamers’

When members of Congress battled over the budget, some threatened to block funding unless Congress provided amnesty to illegal alien Dreamers who benefited from President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which President Donald Trump announced he is ending. Conscientious members of Congress should not give in to this threat. Amnesty will […]

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The Difference Between How Conservatives, Liberals Define Patriotism

A new poll by the American Culture Faith Institute uncovered some interesting—and perhaps worrisome—trends when it comes to how Americans think they can properly support their country. The study found that Americans think patriotism is generally in decline, but we can’t even agree on how to define it, let alone settle on whether it’s generally […]

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Companies Announce Bonuses, Raises Following Tax Reform Legislation Passage

Multiple businesses are announcing bonuses and benefits for their employees due to Congress’ passage of Republicans’ tax reform bill. ATT announced it will give a special $1,000 bonus to over 200,000 ATT U.S. employees and invest $1 billion in the economy, and Boeing announced a $300 million investment. “On behalf of all of our stakeholders, we applaud and […]

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Trump Administration Releases Final 2017 Report on Incarcerated Illegal Immigrants. Here’s What It Found.

More than 1 in 5 of all federal inmates in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons are immigrants, as of the end of the fiscal year 2017, a federal report released Thursday said. The report also found that 94 percent of confirmed foreign-born inmates in federal incarceration were in the country illegally. The Justice Department and […]

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Supreme Court Tellingly Rejects Lower Court Roadblock to Elimination of DACA Program

On Dec. 20, in an unsigned, four-page opinion, the Supreme Court struck down a lower court order that severely burdened efforts by the Trump administration to end the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has shielded certain younger illegal aliens from deportation. This is good news, a helpful sign that the Supreme […]

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