What We Can Learn From the Turbulence of 1969

Fifty years ago, the United States was facing crises and unrest on multiple fronts. Some predicted that internal chaos and revolution would unravel the nation. The 1969 Vietnam War protests on the UC Berkeley campus turned so violent that National Guard helicopters indiscriminately sprayed tear gas on student demonstrators. Later that year, hundreds of thousands […]

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On Hill, Homeland Security Officials Describe Emergency at the Border

Changing immigration laws could reduce the inflow of illegal border crossers by almost two-thirds, a top border security official testified Wednesday at a Senate hearing. Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the Border Patrol should be able to detain families as a unit, which is prohibited […]

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Trump’s Cuba Sanctions Are a Solid Step in Cracking Down on Maduro Regime’s Enablers

The Trump administration on Monday took the historic step of implementing Cuba sanctions. Specifically, the administration is temporarily permitting U.S. citizens whose property was stolen by the Castro regime to pursue legal action. From March 19 to April 17, Americans will be able to sue 205 Cuban companies that are owned and/or operated by the […]

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Why the Peace Cross Case Represents the Best of America

One of the most profound differences between the American and French views of religious freedom is our treatment of religious symbols in the public square. America’s Founders envisioned a public square that is neither secular nor sacred. In contrast, France has enacted policies that advance radical secularism. French law has erased religious symbols from public […]

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Too Few Immigrants Value Limited Government

Given the constantly reiterated left-wing charge that opposition to massive immigration is racist and xenophobic, it is important to restate the truth: The reason for opposition to mass immigration into the United States—from almost anywhere in the world, whether legal or illegal—has nothing to do with race or ethnicity. The issue is entirely one of […]

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Not Waiting for Mueller, House Panel’s Democrats Cast Wide Net Aiming to ‘Document’ Case Against Trump

The House Judiciary Committee, under its new Democratic leadership, on Monday issued 81 document requests as part of a multifaceted investigation into President Donald Trump. The requests went to some familiar individuals and entities as the Democratic majority laid out a game plan for seeking to build a case of obstruction of justice, public corruption, […]

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