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Ben Shapiro: Why Republicans Don’t Get It

The Republican Party simply doesn’t get it.  A new poll this week shows 2012 presidential nominee and 2008 primary candidate Mitt Romney leading the field of potential 2016 Republican candidates. According to ABC News/Washington Post, 21 percent of Republican voters would vote for Romney in the primaries; Jeb Bush and Mike Huckabee tie at 10 […] Read More →

The Truth About the Tea Party Origins

GOP the First Victims of Tea Party Candidates.  The tea party movement may only be a few years old, but the beginning of the movement is often misunderstood and misreported. While the tea party is often portrayed as being purely an anti-Obama movement, the truth is that the Republican Party has always been as much […] Read More →

The Politics of Ebola

Mark Davis,  As tensions grow between factions with different levels of concern over Ebola, a buzz-phrase has arisen: “Ebola has no political preferences.” The supposition is that the disease will gladly infect liberals as well as conservatives, which is certainly true. The differences that matter, however, are the political engines that drive attitudes and reactions, […] Read More →

Liberals Wage War on the Truth

 When it comes to political “wars,” in spite of the meme perpetrated by most liberals, no one is more hawkish than modern liberals and the political party that they own, the Democrat Party. By and large since the 1960s, their efforts are summed up by one succinct and extremely accurate appellation: a war on the […] Read More →

Ethnic Aristocracies Have no Place in Modern America

Victor Davis Hanson,  Once upon a time, the liberal position was to reject the old discriminatory branding of people by the color of their skins rather than by the content of their characters. Not now. Political and career advantage is found in trumpeting — or occasionally making up — genealogies. Take the inexact category of […] Read More →

Rollback: Bishops seek to balance opening to gays

 Conservative Catholic bishops concerned about an unprecedented opening to gays and divorcees are seeking to make their voices heard at a Vatican meeting on family life, emphasizing the benefits of faithful Catholics, the fundamentals of church doctrine and the dangers of sin. A document produced at the halfway point of the meeting was praised by […] Read More →

For Ben Affleck, It’s Ridicule Before Reason

 Ben Affleck’s recent turn on Real Time with Bill Maher – his ranting, nonsensical and history-altering tripe during a smart, reasoned and valuable conversation about Islam and the world – exposes a myriad of truths about the actor and director, and about Liberalism.  The conversation between Maher and author Sam Harris started off reasoned and […] Read More →

Byron York: What About Bobby Jindal?

 A few months ago, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal traveled to Washington to introduce a new national health care proposal. While there, he arranged to meet privately with a small group of conservative journalists and policy experts at the offices of the Ethics and Public Policy Center think tank. Some of the experts engaged Jindal in […] Read More →