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Memo to Jared Kushner

Cal Thomas, President Trump’s son-in-law and designated Middle East peace envoy, Jared Kushner, told the Brookings Institution’s Saban Forum last weekend that a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians is key to solving larger goals, such as stopping Iranian aggression and Islamic extremism. If he believes that, he has fallen into the trap numerous

How Aging Hippies’ Attacks on Families Created Entitled Younger Generations

Rachel Alexander, Fewer Millennials and youth in Generation Z are moving out of their parents’ homes than in recent previous generations. For the first time in the modern era, more 18- to 34-year olds live with their parents than in any other type of arrangement. That percentage reached its lowest point 45 years ago. In

Giving Thanks is Good for You

Jackie Gingrich Cushman, Thanksgiving began in 1621 when the Pilgrims invited the Wampanoag Indians to join them in celebration of the fall harvest. The Pilgrims had fled religious persecution in England a year earlier and had lost many of their group during the travels overseas and subsequent harsh winter. After harvest, they paused to thank

Is a Trump Doctrine Already Taking Shape?

Rachel Marsden, TANGIER, Morocco — As current and former presidents, ministers and members of various government administrations from all over the world gathered here last week for an annual conference near Africa’s northernmost point, attendees repeatedly circled back to one individual in their comments and questions: U.S. President Donald Trump. While speaking on a panel

Left’s Litmus Test for Confirmation: Deny Your Faith or Be Rejected.

Shawn Mitchell, Some of President Trump’s judicial nominees have faced questioning from Democrat senators that seems more like a religious inquisition than discussion of judicial philosophy and temperament. Notre Dame law professor Amy Barrett was confirmed to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals last week, but not before having a notable exchange with Sen. Dianne