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Bill Nye’s View of Humanity Is Repulsive

David Harsanyi, Bill Nye has some detestable ideas about humanity. This shouldn’t surprise anyone. Many environmental doomsdayers share his totalitarian impulses (he has toyed with the idea of criminalizing speech he dislikes) and soft spot for eugenics. In his Netflix series, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” the former children’s television host supplies viewers with various

23 Percent of Public Schoolchildren Live in Immigrant Households

Brendan Kirby, Study raises new questions about America’s capacity to assimilate growing foreign-born population. Almost a quarter of the nation’s public school students live in immigrant households, raising questions about America’s long-term ability to continue its tradition of assimilation, according to a study released Thursday. The report, published by the Washington-based Center for Immigration Studies,

Obama Compared Slaves to Immigrants, He Got Applause; Carson Gets Called ‘Uncle Tom’

Larry Elder, Dr. Ben Carson, in a speech before employees of Housing and Urban Development, the department he now runs, likened slaves to “immigrants”: “That’s what America is about, a land of dreams and opportunity. There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder, for less. But

The Pelosi Principle

Terry Jeffrey, Suppose the federal government confiscated 90 percent of the income of every private sector worker who earned more than the poverty level. Then suppose the government used some of that confiscated money to pay government workers and the rest to provide benefits to people who do not work or earn less than the

War on Poverty

Cal Thomas, Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to spend $1.4 billion of New York’s resources to solve the persistent problem of poverty in central Brooklyn. If he wins legislative approval, Cuomo, a Democrat, intends to spend the money on affordable housing, job training, anti-violence programs, recreational space, even obesity. Some cynics suggest the proposal is targeted