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Tokin’ in the Rain: Weed Activists March (and Smoke) at DNC Despite Downpour

July 29 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

We’re not really protesting,” says a prominent Philadelphia marijuana activist...

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Obama Justice Department Makes Case Against Single-Payer Healthcare

July 29 2016
by Hadley Heath

Officials at the Obama Justice Department have laid out the case against government-run healthcare...

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The Truth About Girls And Boys, Toys And TV

July 29 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Uh-oh. Here comes more bad news for the “gender is a social construct” crowd...

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The Ups And Downs Of Sexism

July 28 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Recognizing that someone’s sex brings both benefits and drawbacks isn’t sexist...

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Don't Give Up On The Monarch Butterfly!

July 28 2016
by Angela Logomasini

It seems that Mother Nature did not want to cooperate this year with human efforts to help restore the ailing butterfly populations...

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Democrats Are Losing Blue-Collar Voters to Trump in Swing State Pennsylvania

July 27 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Trump has made unprecedented inroads with blue-collar and union voters...

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Village Idiocy

July 26 2016
by Abby Schachter

Hillary Clinton's opus reconsidered...

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Seattle University Dean Retires After Student Outcry Over ‘Too White’ Curriculum

July 26 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

The embattled dean of Seattle University has retired after student protestors raged against her...

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It's Time For Social Security Reform

July 26 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka

The Republican Party platform pays lip service to preserving and modernizing our system of retirement security, but doesn’t offer any reforms...

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Black Lives Matter Segregates Reporters by Race

July 26 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Tuesday afternoon, organizers of the Black Lives Matter march screamed at white reporters to adhere to a scheme of racial segregation...

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Philly Suspends Annoying Uber, Booze Regs During DNC

July 25 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

 Convention-goers will enjoy respite from a few of the Democrat-pushed regulations that normally plague Philadelphians...

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NEW BOOK: How Political Correctness Is Leading Us To Ignore Abuse on American Indian Reservations

July 25 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

It is clear that the federal government is failing in its duties to protect Native children...

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Exclusive: How Cal State Canceled on Ben Shapiro After Liberal Students Compared Him to “The KKK”

July 25 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Administrators at Cal State LA canceled a speech by conservative journalist Ben Shapiro...

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Children Pay The Biggest Price For Day-Care Subsidies

July 24 2016
by Carrie Lukas and Steven E. Rhoads

The campaign season always seems to bring discussion about government's role in supporting day care...

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Ivanka on Women and Workplace Issues

July 22 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Ivanka Trump spoke directly to demographics that her father needs to win over...

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Facing Up To Our Predicament: Stop Calling These Murders "Senseless"

July 22 2016
by Charlotte Hays

The murders and mayhem these enemies of society commit are by no means senseless...

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Philadelphia Police Union Slams Hillary Over DNC Speakers

July 21 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Philadelphia’s police are “insulted” that Hillary Clinton has excluded the families of slain police...

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Massachusetts Newspaper Apologizes for Controversial Cartoon

July 21 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

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Taylor Should’ve Told Kanye To Take A Flying Leap

July 21 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

It’s been a rough week for Taylor Swift...

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How Trump And The GOP Can Win Over Women

July 20 2016
by Carrie L. Lukas

Conservatives have a positive economic policy vision that can appeal to women – if they will make the case...

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College Divestment Push Is An Exorbitant And Inadvisable Luxury

July 20 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Divestment looks like an exorbitant and inadvisable luxury...

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It's No Longer Safe To Let Your Kids Watch The News

July 19 2016
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Seeing these kids sitting slack-jawed, alone, in front of cable news should remind us of how little of what comes on to our TV is truly appropriate.

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In Defense Of Culturally Appropriating Food

July 18 2016
by Julie Gunlock

Lena Dunham needs you to pay attention to her...

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University Athletic Center Nickname Nixed for ‘Supporting Rape Culture’

July 18 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A student (whose name was redacted) describes being “shocked and disgusted” at the nickname choice for the university’s Lockridge Arena...

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Bono And Love In A Time of Terror

July 17 2016
by Claudia Rosett

There's much to be said for love...

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