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Don't Match Maxine Waters' Incivility With Disrespect

July 13 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Champion Women is taking up the charge...

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Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination offers a chance to fight sexism against all women

July 12 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Not only did Cillizza strike out on whom President Trump would nominate, but his analysis of Barrett was also narrow-minded and sexist...

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Eliminating Straws is About the Stupidest Thing Starbucks Can Do for the Planet

July 11 2018
by Julie Gunlock

This week, Starbucks, not to be outdone in the eco-woke competition, announced it will ban all plastic straws in their stores to combat ocean pollution...

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A 'balanced' Supreme Court isn't the point

July 9 2018
by Erin Hawley and Heather Higgins

President Trump has an opportunity with Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement to take the court a long way toward having a majority of its justices intent on fulfilling its constitutionally defined purpose...

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Conservatives Obsessing about the Social Security Trust Fund Miss the Big Picture

July 9 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

Taxpayers still have to come up with funds to meet obligations, or benefit levels need to be reduced...

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Targeting Judge Amy Coney Barrett exposes the left's anti-religious bias

July 7 2018
by Erin Hawley and Jennifer Braceras

President Trump has yet to name his choice to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, but already the vultures are circling..

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Why women on the Left are not marching for all separated kids

July 3 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Last Thursday, over 600 women were arrested in the nation’s capital as part of a day of civil disobedience organized by the Women's March...

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Paid Leave Won't Destroy Social Security, But Improve It

July 2 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

When most people are asked about paid leave, they just want to make sure that workers have access to this important benefit...

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Climate Litigation Isn't the Answer

July 2 2018
by Jennifer C. Braceras

While many legal observers are busy dissecting the recent rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court, those concerned with the misuse of the judicial system for political purposes are celebrating a lower court ruling thousands of miles away...

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‘Proficiency’ is a flawed model for education

July 2 2018
by Jennifer C. Braceras

Lately the veteran teacher has been frustrated by what she sees as an attempt by consultants and policy makers to turn the art of teaching into a quantifiable science...

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Reaffirming Court’s Commitment to the Constitution

July 1 2018
by Erin Hawley

With Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, President Trump now has the opportunity to appoint a second Supreme Court justice...

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So-Called Experts Who See America as Among Worst Places for Women Are Deeply Delusional

June 27 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

The only solid takeaway from this report is that the world’s experts are deeply out of touch and blinded by anti-Americanism, and so must be the media outlets that parrot this nonsense as serious research...

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What do Justice Kennedy's concurrences mean for the future of the Supreme Court?

June 27 2018
by Erin Hawley

A series of concurrences written these last few weeks by Justice Kennedy have a Solomonic-flair...

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In the era of streaming shows, kids' TV regulations are stuck in the 1990s

June 23 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

On Saturday morning, my six-year-old son won’t race down to the living room at 5:00 a.m. to watch hours of cartoons like I did at his age...

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Turkey has a chance to oust Erdogan the tyrant

June 21 2018
by Elisha Maldonado

That we’re asking the question at all tells you how much Turkish politics have shifted under the Islamist strongman’s feet...

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Supreme Court ignores obvious solution to Internet sales tax debate in Wayfair ruling

June 21 2018
by Mattie Duppler

The answer, issued in the ruling held in a 5-4 decision on Thursday, is a bad one for taxpayers.

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Juneteenth Is Over but Progress for Blacks Must Grow

June 21 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Today, it takes seconds for the president of the United States to announce a sweeping national policy to the world with a tweet. News traveled much more slowly back in 1865...

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In our health system, ObamaCare is the dangerous pre-existing condition

June 16 2018
by Nan Hayworth

As a physician whose career in medicine was dedicated to preserving and improving my patients’ health, I know firsthand how important it is for everyone to have access to care...

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How Childhood Trauma Contributes to Skyrocketing Suicide Rates

June 14 2018
by Ericka Andersen Sylvester

Childhood trauma can cut so deep that the brain is rewired to view the world as hopeless, forever repeating nightmares of the past...

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Faith-based adoption agencies are too valuable to shut down

June 12 2018
by Natalie Goodnow

For decades, the government has relied on private child-welfare providers, including faith-based agencies (FBAs), to help care for children in foster care...

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Candidates’ Views — Not Their Gender — Is What Matters

June 11 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

America benefits when qualified, enthusiastic women and men seek to serve their country and run for elected office...

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Bourdain vs. the Social-Justice Warriors

June 11 2018
by Elisha Maldonado

The celebrity chef scoffed at the notion of opposing ‘cultural appropriation'...

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The real problem with discrimination in Colorado

June 6 2018
by Erin Hawley

Masterpiece Cakeshop was supposed to come out five to four, against the baker. At least according to the pundits. In a surprising twist, however, the baker won: by a seven-to-two margin...

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The Long Wait for China to Honor the Heroes of Tiananmen, 1989

June 4 2018
by Claudia Rosett

Someday, China will build a monument in Beijing's Tiananmen Square to honor its citizens who took part in the 1989 uprising we remember under the name of Tiananmen...

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Starbucks' anti-bias training may serve up more harm than good

June 2 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

The training was heavy on media attention, but light on substance, and even lighter on impact. Staff reportedly left feeling overwhelmed and uncertain how to implement what they learned...

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