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˜We the Prisoners’: The Demise of the Fourth Amendment

John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute “Our carceral state banishes American citizens to a gray wasteland far beyond the promises and protections the government grants its other citizens… When the doors finally close and one finds oneself facing banishment to the carceral state—the years, the walls, the rules, the guards, the inmates—reactions vary. Some experience

Far from still racist, America is the world’s most inclusive nation

David Horowitz,  The biggest racial lie. Let’s begin with two statements on race — one that is offensive and false, the other self-evidently true. Taken together, they illuminate the toxic state of the national dialogue on race. The false statement is that America is a racist country or, in its unhinged version: America is a “white

Walter E. Williams: Slavery Reparations

 Calls for slavery reparations have returned with the publication of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Case for Reparations” in The Atlantic magazine (May 21, 2014). In making his argument, Coates goes through the horrors of slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow and gross racial discrimination. First off, let me say that I agree with reparations advocates that slavery was

Progressives have long called for reparations”payments to blacks for the horrors of slavery

There Is A Good Case For Reparations?   These were routinely dismissed because they’re absurd – those who suffered the injustice of slavery and those who perpetrated it are long dead, and most Americans of every national origin had nothing to do with it. But the push for reparations truly never was about slavery, it’s about