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Ancient Laws, Modern Wars

Victor Davis Hanson,   The most dangerous moments in foreign affairs often come after a major power seeks to reassert its lost deterrence. The United States may be entering just such a perilous transitional period. Rightly or wrongly, China, Iran, North Korea, Russia and Middle East-based terrorists concluded after 2009 that the U.S. saw itself

Chicago Mayor Creates New ID so that Illegal Immigrants can get Welfare

Freedom Outpost – by Tim Brown Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel defied President Donald Trump and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) back in November stating that illegal aliens had a home in Chicago. Now, he is taking things a step further.  In the wake of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’  warning that sanctuary cities, like Chicago,

Wealthy White House staffers’ finances detailed in new disclosures

President Donald Trump on Friday released details of the personal finances of his staffers late on Friday, including his son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka, confirming that he has surrounded himself with some very affluent advisers. White House ethics officials said the legally required disclosure documents provided a snapshot of assets and positions held by

SCOTUS Hears Arguments in Case that Could Bankrupt Religious Hospitals

Lauretta Brown, The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Advocate Health Care v. Stapleton Monday, a debate over church pension plans that could threaten the continued existence of religiously affiliated hospitals. The case asks whether church-affiliated hospitals should continue to have a church exemption from federal pension protections, however, as The Atlantic noted in

Associated Press Urges Reporters Not to Mention Existence of Gender

Daniel Greenfield, No gender please, we’re leftists. Alternative facts? This is a whole alternative reality. Not to mention alternative biology. In a Friday email to subscribers listing updated entries for its style manual, the Associated Press is urging journalists to avoid making references in news stories that suggest there are only two sexes in the

Whites Acknowledge Privilege to Make Themselves Feel Good, Avoid Addressing Racism

Tom Ciccotta, Scholar Claire Lockard argues in a new work that white people who acknowledge their privilege are less likely to engage in actual anti-racism efforts. In her work, “Unhappy Confessions: The Temptation of Admitting to White Privilege,” recent Emory graduate and Elon University scholar Claire Lockard argues that acknowledgments of white privilege or racism

FIGHTING BACK: DOJ challenges Hawaii judge’s halt on new travel ban

The Justice Department is asking the federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily halted President Trump’s new travel ban to limit the scope of his ruling so that the United States can immediately stop taking in refugees worldwide. Justice Department attorneys argued in a motion Friday that U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson’s temporary restraining order was

PATHETIC: University Removes Scale From Gym After ‘Triggering’ Students

Amanda Prestigiacomo, Social Justice Warriors have placed their crosshairs on the ever-triggering scale, which makes perfect sense since scales inform us of objective facts and we all know how the left feels about those. Carleton University has made the decision to remove the weight scale from their campus gym after a student complained about being “triggered” by the device … which, presumably, she chose to

Merkel meets Trump in clash of style and substance

She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe’s most powerful leader. He is a wealthy real estate magnate from New York who shoots from the hip and enjoys the spotlight. It is hard to imagine two