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China Seeks To Mollify Hong Kong With Bread, Circuses

October 14 2019
by Claudia Rosett

Draconian rule having failed so far to shut down Hong Kong’s protests, the government here now hopes to distract the public with economic handouts and yet more exercises in official “dialogue.”

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Kanye is doing God’s work in the case of the Cowboy State

October 11 2019
by Elisha Maldonado

In Wyoming, one can still be left alone.

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October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month — How Aware Are We?

October 10 2019
by Andrea Bottner

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and there is one type of violence that too many Americans — including lawmakers — aren’t aware of or don’t recognize as a real threat to women and girls in this country.

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Trump Executive Order On Medicare Draws A Contrast With Democratic Plans To Control Health Care

October 9 2019
by Hadley Heath

President Trump’s new executive order on Medicare, the government health insurance program for seniors, will provide seniors with more options and more savings and help make the program fiscally solvent for future years.

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I Still Stand With Brett Kavanaugh -- And Here's How We Can Fight Back Against Smears And Lies

October 6 2019
by Andrea Bottner

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court was indisputably one of the most toxic, partisan times in Washington, DC. Here are the takeaways.

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What success looks like

October 4 2019
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Teachers have only one job: to teach. They will teach math and reading and science and dance and chess and art, but their only job is to teach.

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Children In Charge

October 4 2019
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

A biting satire of university life

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Fueling Hong Kong's Fury, Carrie Lam Invokes Emergency Powers, Ban Masks

October 4 2019
by Claudia Rosett

Further inflaming public outrage in this freedom-loving city, Chief Executive Carrie Lam just invoked emergency powers to impose a law banning the use of masks -- or any kind of facial covering -- at public meetings and processions.

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President Trump is Absolutely Right to Assume Federal Agencies Are Against Him

October 4 2019
by Inez Feltscher Stepman

Too many of the unelected bureaucrats who staff the alphabet soup agencies seem to feel entitled to circumvent the will of the American people when it conflicts with their priors.

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Respite Care Providers Help Foster Parents and Their Children

October 2 2019
by Natalie Goodnow

Providing important support to foster parents through temporary help

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Ms. Monopoly’s Feminism Isn’t Good for Anyone

October 2 2019
by Karin Agness

Hasbro announced a new version of a classic board game, Ms. Monopoly. The game may be new, but it is peddling a tired old narrative that has been a feminist staple for years.

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Glory to Hong Kong

September 30 2019
by Claudia Rosett

A solemn but uplifting anthem, titled "Glory to Hong Kong."

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The new payroll tax is coming, but is there a better way to provide family leave?

September 30 2019
by Jennifer C. Braceras

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If Women Want to Earn More, They Should Choose Different Majors

September 30 2019
by Karin Agness

That’s a decision that will impact their future job prospects and earning potential.

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Beijing can’t stop Hong Kong’s thirst for freedom

September 30 2019
by Elisha Maldonado

Hong Kong on Saturday will mark the fifth anniversary of the Umbrella Movement with yet another protest, one that the Hong Kong police say they’ll allow after having previously banned it.

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Setting the Record Straight on Vaping

September 30 2019
by Julie Gunlock

The government has no business wiping out an industry that actually has saved lives and will, if left in the marketplace, save millions more.

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Conservative Women Have Role To Play In Saving Our Courts

September 27 2019
by Erin Hawley

For decades, well-funded feminist groups have argued that women’s interests are best served by a “living Constitution” and by activist judges who decide cases based on the desires of the public, rather than the rule of law.

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Elizabeth Warren’s Family-Leave Plan Would Weaken Family Relationships

September 27 2019
by Carrie L. Lukas

So long, Aunt Bee!

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10 Reasons Medicare For All is a Bad Idea Besides Financial Bankruptcy

September 27 2019
by Hadley Heath

Republicans and Joe Biden are making a huge mistake by focusing on cost. The implication is that government-run health care would be good if we could afford it.

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Ending arbitration might help trial lawyers, but won't help employees

September 25 2019
by Jennifer C. Braceras

An unholy alliance between trial lawyers and #MeToo activists is pressuring lawmakers to eliminate an important alternative to costly and time-consuming lawsuits: arbitration.

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Tips for Raising Lifelong Readers

September 24 2019
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

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No, Justice Ginsburg, we don't need a constitutional amendment to protect equal rights for women

September 18 2019
by Inez Feltscher Stepman

But Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is determined to lend her support to an amendment that could make it impossible for U.S. law to draw any distinction between the two sexes.

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A Vaping Ban Won’t Solve The Problem, It Will Only Make It Worse

September 18 2019
by Julie Gunlock

The usually quiet first lady spoke for millions of mothers when she expressed her concern about growing rates of teen vaping.

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The Rape kit ‘Backlog’ Narrative Lets Police Off the Hook

September 16 2019
by Jennifer C. Braceras

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Why is Marsha Lazareva still being held captive in Kuwait?

September 13 2019
by Elisha Maldonado

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