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California Goes Confederate

Victor Davis Hanson, Over sixty percent of California voters went for Hillary Clinton — a margin of more than 4 million votes over Donald Trump. Since Clinton’s defeat, the state seems to have become unhinged over Trump’s unexpected election. “Calexit” supporters brag that they will have enough signatures to qualify for a ballot measure calling

Why Jeff Sessions, a conservative attorney general, would be best for crime victims

Paul G. Cassell, Steven J. Twist, As two crime victims’ rights advocates and law professors, we welcome the announcement that President-elect Trump will nominate Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be the next attorney general of the United States. Senator Sessions has a long and robust record of fighting for justice, and more specifically for enforceable

Boston Retakes Its Marathon One Year After Terror Bombing

 The bell in Boston’s Old South Church, where Ben Franklin and Paul Revere were once parishioners, will ring out a darker bit of history today from its vantage point above the Boston Marathon finish line. It was a year ago that two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the marathon’s end point, killing three people and injuring