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Let it be known that I am not a prophet, and I will quite happily eat crow, eat my hat, eat my words... eat whatever is necessary when my prognostications prove preposterous and my prophecies prove to be not prophetic, but pathetic. Nevertheless, with my finger...
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If the fury and frantic comportment has an equivalent in American history, it resembles the Salem Witch Trials more than a legitimate political cause, so crazed with spiritual anxiety and restlessness are the "Never Trumpers"... Seldom a...
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Abrogating the agreement will not enable Iran to build nuclear weapons; rather, abrogating the agreement will help the United States justify a military response once Iran is provoked into walking away from the agreement... Hassan Rouhani
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Climate change is a perfect example of a problem which, to those intent on saving the world, cannot be managed within a constitutional order. Whatever may be happening to the climate, keeping faith with the Founders’ gift of ordered liberty is our best hope of addressing it...

Some observers ascribe racist and anti-business sentiments to proponents of a new nationalist political order, but such pejoratives distract from alternative and more plausible explanations for populism’s contemporary popularity... There is much to commend in David Mr. Brooks’ latest...
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In the wake of President Trump’s decision to rescind DACA, prominent voices have been raised in moral indignation, painting him as a villain. But is that characterization fair?... Much of the Catholic world is in an uproar...
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If freedom of speech and the press here have produced a popular culture that is an open sewer and a politics of vilification and venom, why would we seek to impose this upon other peoples?... If a U.S. president...
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The constitutional inheritance is not merely a gift to be expended or consumed; it is a responsibility to be stewarded. This sense of intergenerational obligation—debts to the past and future—is the most solid and powerful grounding for originalism and respect for constitutional form...
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In one, horrible way there really was no difference between those on the Right and those on the Left who sought to provoke violence in Charlottesville: Their consciences were clear, and they believed that violence was justified...
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President Trump was right to defend the West, a civilization which goes back to the Homeric epic and the Hebrew prophets, and having been baptized by Christ, is “not the property of any particular race but the universal aspiration of humankind”...
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On July 6 in Warsaw, the President of the United States spoke with timeless eloquence about the need to defend the West against those who "threaten over time to undermine our individual freedom and sovereignty and to erase the bonds of culture, faith, and tradition that make...
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Dear President Putin: It is no use trying any further to accommodate the United States or cooperate with it. We cannot afford any more concessions. It is clear that the United States only respects force and firmness...
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The left owns the microphone and is not going to give it up. Conservatives need to buy their own microphones... If you want to reach the mainstream population with the message of conservative values, then you have...
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As major players on the global stage, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump could counterbalance the forces of globalism which seek to destroy all sovereign nations... Can we trust Russia? Should we trust Russia? Should we trust Trump...