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Christmas (And Western Civilization) Made Great Again

Arthur Schaper, “Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the nations. The people that walked in

Obsession with Race is Stretching Beyond Reason

Jonah Goldberg, Some recent headlines: “The Electoral College is an instrument of white supremacy — and sexism,” exclaimed Slate magazine. CNN: “Math is racist: How data is driving inequality.” From the NBC affiliate in Oklahoma: “‘To be white is to be racist,’ Norman student offended by teacher’s lecture.” Wow, things are bad here in America.

Beware the Ides of August: DC churns amid Trump surprises

August is the weirdest month in politics. In Shakespeare, a soothsayer warns Julius Caesar “Beware the Ides of March.” Of course, the “Ides” refers to March 15, the day of Caesar’s assassination. This signified great change, transforming Rome from a republic into the Roman Empire. Transformative events unfold in and around Washington in August. Hence,

Unhappy America: Will The United States Collapse Due To An Internal Societal Meltdown?

Michael Snyder | End Of The American Dream All great nations eventually fall, and the United States is not going to be any exception. Are we witnessing the beginning of the end for the United States of America?  All great nations eventually fall, and the United States is not going to be any exception. Many

What to know why Trump, Sanders and Cruz keep winning? It’s still about the economy, stupid

Peter Morici, The U.S. economy is stuck in low gear—well-paying jobs remain scarce and the middle class is shrinking. Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added 210,000 jobs in March— those numbers will be in line with numbers from the last several months but it’s hardly enough to push up workers’