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December 27, 2017
The Incredulity of St. Thomas, 1602-03, by Caravaggio

Peter Wehner – nytimes.com – December 25, 2017 The wall we have built between religion and reason is more porous than it seems. Why is it that, according to Jesus, faith is better than proof? That’s a question I’ve struggled to answer ever since I began my pilgrimage of faith as a young man. Sometimes it seemed more pressing, other…

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December 27, 2017
Father Christmas 2017

By Hannah Furness –  telegraph.co.uk – December, 24 2012 When it comes to Christmas, it might be safe to assume children will ask Santa for an extensive list of toys, games and treats. But a survey of their typical lists for Father Christmas has shown many have more serious concerns, requesting “a dad” instead. A study of 2,000 British parents…

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December 26, 2017
Trump cuts regulations

The Great Rules Rollback – By The Editorial Board – December 25, 2017 Reining in regulation is a major success of Trump’s first year. Amid the debate over tweets and tax reform, perhaps the most significant change brought by the first year of the Trump Presidency has been overlooked: reining in and rolling back the regulatory state at a pace…

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December 26, 2017
Cambodian killing fields, skulls

By Jay Richards – stream.org – August 7, 2017 Too many of us are still clueless about socialism and communism. I blame biased media and fuzzy thinking. Walter Duranty, long the Moscow Bureau Chief for the New York Times, spent many years defending Stalinist Russia. He won a Pulitzer Prize for it. And now, in 2017, the Times has a series,…

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December 26, 2017
IRS sign

By: Paul Jacob – townhall.com – December 24, 2017 “They’ve been burned. They’ve been hammered. They’ve been bludgeoned,” George Washington University law professor Miriam Galston explains to the Washington Post. “They’re trying to survive.” In this heartbreaking discussion during this special time of year, the “they” are the poor, long-suffering folks . . . at the Internal Revenue Service. It…

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December 26, 2017
No Truth Media

By Julia A. Seymour and Aly Nielsen – Newsbusters.org – December 18, 2017 Liberal media bias has existed for years, but in 2017, it appeared to reach unprecedented levels given the media’s hostility to President Donald Trump. The media distorted many stories in 2017, in many different ways. They ranged from lies such as Al Gore’s claim that “Superstorm Sandy” proved…

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December 21, 2017

By: David French – nationalreview.com –  December 21, 2017 The Republican tax relief should have helped working families more, but the help it does give is a meaningful improvement over the status quo. Earlier this week, my family received a disturbing piece of junk mail. I’m used to getting simulated checks in the mail, advertisements for personal loans or potential home-equity…

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December 21, 2017
donald-trumps-first-year-accomplishments

By: Rich Lowery – nationalreview.com – December 19, 2017 As the year ends, President Trump is compiling a solid record of accomplishment. As the year ends, he is compiling a solid record of accomplishment. Republicans have tried, on and off, to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil drilling since the 1980s. The effort has always engendered intense opposition…

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December 21, 2017

By: Paul Bedard – washingtonexaminer.com – December 21, 2017 And along the way, President Trump even outdid his own expectations and slashed at least 11 major legacy items of former President Barack Obama, including cracking down on the open border, slowing recognition of communist Cuba and effectively killing Obamacare by ending the mandate that everyone have health insurance or face…

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December 20, 2017
US Capital at night

By: Editorial Board – wsj.com – December 17, 2017 Republicans are poised this week to cut taxes for most American workers and businesses, fulfilling a core campaign promise. But before the House and Senate vote, it’s worth noting that they may do so without a single Democrat in support. How has the party of the Kennedy tax cuts of the…

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December 20, 2017
Elizabeth Warren

By: David French – nationalreview.com – December 20, 2017 I’m starting to think that all too many Democrats believe that private citizens and private corporations don’t actually own their private income or their private property. Otherwise, how can we explain the Democratic insistence, repeated endlessly over the last 24 hours, that Republicans somehow are poised to execute a grand “heist”…

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