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Trump and the leaks

Judith Miller, Editor’s note: The following article originally appeared in City Journal, a publication of the Manhattan Institute. Call it the Oval Office virus. After less than a month in office, President Donald J. Trump, who as a candidate embraced WikiLeaks and a torrent of leaks about his rival Hillary Clinton’s campaign, has become a

San Francisco grapples with growing crime, blight after years of liberal policies

San Francisco is earning a growing reputation for more than just its unmatched tech sector – for critics, the city stands as a profound example of the damage ultra-liberal policies can do.  After 20 years of envelope-pushing changes to grow government and ease law enforcement, the once-shining City by the Bay has turned into a

The forgotten women who are supporting Trump

Kay Hymowitz,   Editor’s note: The following column originally appeared in City Journal, a publication of the Manhattan Institute. One of the strangest ironies of this strangest of campaigns is that, if America does elect its first woman president, it will be Donald Trump, not Hillary Rodham Clinton, who will have played the crucial role.

Bank Fines Elect Democrats: Eyebrow-Raising study from a nonpartisan research institute

Matthew Vadum,  The Obama administration is using billions of dollars in banking fines to fund radical left-wing activist groups that work to elect Democrats, according to an eye-opening new study from a nonpartisan research institute. During Eric Holder’s term as attorney general from February 2009 through April 2015, a little under $37.3 billion was paid

Why Race Relations Have Gotten Worse Under Barack Obama

John C. Goodman,   There are three things you need to know about modern American politics: (1) the black vote is hugely important to the Democratic Party, but (2) less than half of black voters actually agree with the Democratic Party’s view of government, and among those who do agree a great many are routinely

Walter E. Williams: Wage Discrimination

 “President Obama Vows Zero Tolerance on Gender Wage Gap,” read one headline. Another read, “Women Still Earned 77 Cents On Men’s Dollar In 2012.” It’s presumed that big, greedy corporations are responsible for what is seen as wage injustice. Before discussing the “unjust” wage differences between men and women, let’s acknowledge an even greater injustice

Walter E. Williams: Equality in Discipline

 George Leef, director of research for the North Carolina-based John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, authored a Forbes op-ed article titled “Obama Administration Takes Groupthink To Absurd Lengths.” The subtitle is “School Discipline Rates Must Be ‘Proportionate.’” (http://tinyurl.com/mxnlg9h). Let’s examine some of the absurdity of the Obama administration’s take on student discipline. Last