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Lawmakers defy atheists and ring Salvation Army bells

A group of Republican lawmakers in Connecticut said they would not allow themselves to be bullied by a bunch of angry, out-of-town atheists. Continue Reading....

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Doug Schoen: Trump’s chance to push back on Putin and turn the tide against Russia’s campaign of aggression

utin wins much more often than he loses, and he continues to pose a mortal threat to the Western Alliance. We are running out of time to wake up the dangers he poses. Continue Reading....

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On the Nomination of Matthew Petersen

Matthew Petersen, President Trump’s most recent nominee to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (“D.D.C.”), has come under fire following an exchange with Senator Kennedy, in which Senator Kennedy asked a series of questions designed to demonstrate that Peterson has not practiced …

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Listen to the Great Books Podcast

Next week we’ll post the final Great Books podcast of 2017. Subject: A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Subscribe for free today and have it delivered to your device immediately upon release. Also, catch up on podcasts from recent weeks, such as: The Road, by …

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‘Saturday Night Fever’ is Hollywood’s greatest insult to Italian Americans

I’ve hated “Saturday Night Fever” since the first time I saw it in 1977. It’s the only Hollywood movie that offends me as an Italian-American. Sure, it’s “iconic” — but that debased term is now used for every pizza joint that closed because of a …

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Why depression and suicide are rampant among American farmers

NORWALK, WIS. — Not long ago, a local farmer here plunged into a depression so intense that he could barely muster the strength to leave his bed. The 40-something father of eight went dark for weeks, despite the enormous amount of daily work needed to …

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The Nation and the Nazis

If you’re ever looking for a hearty chuckle, the Nation never fails to deliver. It fashions itself as a “progressive” magazine—if your notion of progress is reviving Marxist nostrums of yesteryear. There’s nothing much funny about white supremacists.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Continue Reading....

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Academics to Establish ‘Critical Menstrual Studies’

Academics intend to establish the field of “critical menstrual studies” with the upcoming publication of the first-ever scholarly handbook devoted to the consideration of menstruation. The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstrual Studies, slated for publication in 2020, will be “animated by the central question: what …

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The Fire This Time

As I write, the Black Hills are burning: over 70 square miles in the Legion Lake Fire, with a second fire starting at the French Creek horse camp and spreading through Wind Cave National Park toward the town of Buffalo Gap. For South Dakota’s national …

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Jane Fonda Donates $100K to Defeat Issa

Jane Fonda has donated $100,000 to a political group solely aimed at defeating California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa, one of the most vulnerable Republicans in the country. Fonda’s contribution amounts to nearly one-quarter of the group’s total $440,000 haul for the year. The group’s top …

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