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February 24, 2017
Border Gate

By Victor Davis Hanson — February 23, 2017 The Wall Street Journal wrote an unfortunate and misleading op-ed today on the new protocols on illegal immigration issued by the Department of Homeland Security — epitomized by the Journal’s weird sentence, “Mr. Kelly’s order is so sweeping that it could capture law-abiding immigrants whose only crime is using false documents to work.” Only crime? (And what…

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February 23, 2017
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The Labyrinth of Illegal Immigration By Victor Davis Hanson – February 23, 2017 12:00 AM Activists portray illegal immigration solely as a human story of the desperately poor from south of the border fleeing misery to start new, productive lives in the U.S. — despite exploitation and America’s nativist immigration laws. But the truth is always more complex — and can reveal self-interested…

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February 23, 2017
Donald Trump and Air Force One

Trumps’ critics, left and right, aim to bring about the cataclysm they predicted. By Victor Davis Hanson February 20, 2017 7:31 PM A 1964 political melodrama, Seven Days in May, envisioned a futuristic (1970s) failed military cabal that sought to sideline the president of the United States over his proposed nuclear-disarmament treaty with the Soviets. Something far less dramatic but perhaps as disturbing…

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February 23, 2017
White House

When It Comes to Chaos, Trump Has Nothing on Previous Presidents By Ed Klein 02/23/2017 16:42:50 PM EST  If you get most of your news from the mainstream media, you might come to the conclusion that the first month of Donald Trump’s administration is unique in the annals of presidential chaos and incompetence. Rather than the “well-oiled machine” touted by…

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February 23, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan Holds Weekly Press Briefing At The Capitol

Incompetence hinders party from accomplishing Trump’s agenda By Brian Darling 02/17/17 9:45 am On February 8, 2017, Matt Drudge tweeted, “No Obamacare repeal, tax cuts!” and “Republican party should be sued for fraud. NO discussion of tax cuts now.” Drudge was spot on. This week, Sen. Rand Paul (my former boss, it should be pointed out) stormed out of a meeting with Speaker of…

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February 23, 2017
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President Donald Trump’s remark about Sweden was vague, but he brought attention to a real issue. by RICH LOWRY February 22, 2017 12:00 AM As if on cue, riots broke out in a heavily immigrant suburb of Stockholm as soon as the media mocked President Donald Trump for a vague warning about immigration-related problems in Sweden. At a campaign rally…

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February 23, 2017
Transgender Bathroom Sign

  President Donald Trump’s administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights, reversing course on a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama. Obama instructed public schools in May 2016 to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms matching their chosen gender identity, threatening to withhold federal funding if they should…

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February 23, 2017
Economics

U.S. Drops to Lowest Point Ever in Index of Economic Freedom. Can Trump Improve It? The U.S. has reached its lowest ranking ever in the Index of Economic Freedom, produced annually by the Heritage Foundation. The U.S. spent years in the top 10, but has been declining for years, and is now at number 17. Hong Kong maintains the top spot,…

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February 23, 2017
Maryland Assault Weapons Ban

A court decides that criminals should outgun citizens. by DAVID FRENCH February 22, 2017 3:10 PM What happens when you mix contempt for individual rights with a healthy dose of willful ignorance and fear? You get the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the court that’s teaching the legal Left the recipe for attacking the Second Amendment. Twice in less than…

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February 15, 2017
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In case you missed it, there is a hilarious Tumblr blog floating the web that depicts “Why Millennials Don’t Go to Church” in LOLCat format. One picture featured twirling cats and the words, “We can haz liturgical dance to attract the youngz” and another showed a cat lounging on top of a guitar asking, “Maybe u would like a praise…

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February 14, 2017
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Hidden Figures — the true story of three brilliant African-American women who proved themselves in a 1960s NASA culture dominated by white men — is sure to inspire. The film is filled with emotive lessons, most powerfully a vindication of the hope that those who persevere honorably for a just cause will not be disappointed. Another lesson, more pragmatic, occurred to…

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