How MLK Channeled the Spirit of 1776

Martin Luther King Jr. Day became a federal holiday when it was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. As Americans celebrate MLK Day, it’s important to recognize the contributions of King and the tradition of ideas he espoused that put him in the pantheon of great Americans. The federal holiday may have […]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Says ‘We Must Stop Detaining’ Illegal Immigrants

Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar on Thursday called for the U.S. government to cease detaining illegal immigrants. Omar tweeted an ABC News story about a tiny Georgia town having more detained illegal immigrants than residents. Her takeaway: America shouldn’t be detaining those who cross the border illegally. “This should never be the case,” she wrote. “The cruelty […]

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Democracy at 40,000 feet

Our republic is democratic in that it is controlled by public opinion, but our Constitution requires patience and persistence for the people to express that opinion through elections. Our Founders did not believe that the people have a right to enact whatever laws the majority necessarily want, but, rather, that the people have a right […]

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6 Key Points From Report to Secret Court on FBI Spying

A former Obama administration lawyer who long defended investigating President Donald Trump’s Russian ties and spying on a campaign aide concludes in a new report that the FBI’s proposed reforms are “insufficient” to prevent abuses from occurring again.        The new criticism follows Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s scathing report last month on the FBI’s […]

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Democrats move to crush small business

By Joseph Semprevivo Democrats may be obsessed with impeachment, but they’re still finding time to advance a left-wing agenda.  That should terrify all Americans. At its core, the Democratic Party remains the party of high taxes and burdensome regulations, and one deeply critical of America’s free-market economy.  Not only is our economy the most powerful in the history […]

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Fake vs. real history

By Alison Tempestilli Fake history is a lot like fake news — left-leaning propaganda devoid of truth and substance.  Wednesday’s impeachment display was truly one for the fake history books.  Defying the narrative of a somber undertaking, cheery pink suit and all, House speaker Nancy Pelosi barely suppressed, along with her colleagues, a demeanor of self-satisfaction and sheer […]

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Muslim Deceit and the Burden of Proof

By Raymond Ibrahim In his recent defense of the Islamic doctrine of taqiyya (dismantled here), Usama Hasan of the UK think tank Quilliam made the following admission: It is true that hardened islamist terrorists, such as the Al-Qaeda & ISIS supporter Usman Khan who murdered two people at Fishmongers’ Hall [after pretending to have been “rehabilitated”], do misuse the principle of […]

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A Century of Democrat Socialism

By E. Jeffrey Ludwig Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal was a response to a crisis in America’s economy.  Stock prices were crashing, businesses were failing, and unemployment was soaring.  FDR’s popularity was engendered by his ability to generate hope that there could be relief, recovery, and reform that could bring us out of our straitened […]

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