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The Sky’s the Limit for Skilled Trades

Tom Purcell, The demand for skilled laborers – electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians and others – continues to soar, and that’s a good thing for America. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, skilled-trades jobs have increased by more than 1 million since 2012 – “the most of any profession.” The pay is better than

Ken Blackwell: If Ben Franklin Could Vote

You’ve got to hand it to Pennsylvania voters. They must be among the most patriotic Americans. After all, as the redoubtable Robert Knight recently revealed, hundreds of voters over 100 have been casting ballots, apparently for years. One was reportedly born on August 7, 1853, making him a very young 163. He voted in both

Divine Referendum

Barney Brenner, It’s hard to think of a better depiction for the current presidential race. We’re at a critical crossroad. Hillary Clinton would continue Obama’s abhorrent agenda for undermining the rule of law, eradicating our borders, and abrogating our freedoms. America would become a country our forebears wouldn’t recognize. A Trump win would give a

The New Three Branches of Government

Jerry Newcombe, We have transitioned  away from the traditional three branches of government—the legislative, the executive, and the judicial—to a new form under President Obama. Gary Bauer, President Reagan’s senior policy advisor, told me in a recent interview for the Truths That Transform television program: “For the last seven years we’ve had an administration in

10 Reasons State-Sanctioned Atheism Is Out of Step with Our American Traditions

Jerry Newcombe, The University of Miami has now announced a chair for the study of atheism. In another recent story, an atheist group is suing a sheriff because of his pro-God statements on his Facebook page (Constitution.com, 5/19/16). No one can deny the rise of the shrill atheistic voices of our time.  But dare I