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Political Coup De Theatre

The recent days in the presidential sweepstakes have witnessed the equivalent of a coup de theatre.

The near-miss assassination of Republican candidate Donald Trump.

President Joe Biden's withdrawal from the 2024 race but one month before the Democratic National Convention.

The immediate virtual unity among the ordinarily fractious ...Read more

The United States Wins When Power Follows Ballots, Not Bullets

We are tested in times of adversity and danger, not when running victory laps.

Former President Donald Trump, currently de facto Republican candidate for the 2024 presidential election, is no exception.

On Saturday, a miracle saved Mr. Trump's life from a 20-year-old would-be assassin's bullet that hit his upper right ear. Mr. Trump remained...Read more

Broadening the Base: How Trump Can Secure Swing Voters and Win the 2024 Election

As the Republican National Convention kicks off Monday, former President Donald Trump's campaign stands at a critical juncture. His core supporters remain steadfast. But winning will require the former president to broaden his appeal to the undecided or voters underwhelmed by his maiden term. He must convince them they will be better off after...Read more

The True Lesson of Independence Day

On July Fourth, people throughout the United States gather to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the famous document that broke America from the shackles of Britain's rule in 1776. But July Fourth did not signify the final victory of the American Revolution against the British. That was in 1781 when the British ...Read more

The Supreme Court Is Not Red v. Blue

The United States Supreme Court has been lauded by such diverse members as conservative Chief Justice William Rehnquist and liberal Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the "crown jewel" of the Constitution for its power of judicial review. The court should be venerated not because of the happenstance of personalities or ideological ...Read more

For Caitlin Clark, Adversity Leads to Triumph

In 1947, legendary baseball star and Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, becoming the first Black athlete to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. Before that, he and his fellow Black athletes were relegated to the Negro leagues, lesser-known leagues at the time but ones that ...Read more

Always Expect What Never Was and Never Will Be

South Africa's recent elections witnessed a plunge in votes for the legendary African National Congress from 58% to 40% -- its lowest voting percentage in 30 years. An unstable coalition government is inevitable. Are things likely to change for the South African people? Not really.

Take a survey of Africa. The ANC is not the first entrenched ...Read more

Trump Guilty, But Was Justice Done?

Last Thursday, a unanimous New York jury found former President Donald Trump guilty of 34 felonies after deliberating less than 48 hours and observing Mr. Trump's refusal to testify in his own defense. The jury found that the former president created false business records to conceal a $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels for her silence with the ...Read more

The American Spirit of Resilience

Change is not only inevitable in the rapidly evolving world of today; it is a constant. Just consider the contrast between the state of our nation two decades ago and what it is now. We are continuously learning fresh ideas and integrating them into our daily lives.

The United States was established on the principles of adaptability, ...Read more

Who Is Running Congress?

Reflect on the words of Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) in his Washington Post article titled "Why Is Congress So Dumb?" Thereby hangs a tale of congressional anemia and languor. The veteran congressman laments, "our available resources and our policy staff, the brains of Congress, have been so depleted that we can't do our jobs properly. ... ...Read more

The Transgender Movement

Matthew 7:1: "Judge not, that you be not judged."

John 8:7: "And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, 'Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.'"

The United States was born of the proposition that only two things mattered in appraising others: character and accomplishments. Assessing ...Read more

The Most Dangerous People in America: College Professors

American college campuses are permeated with corrupted professors who themselves corrupt students. Without a doubt, college professors are the most dangerous people in America. They're not dangerous because they challenge the status quo or encourage their students to think critically. On the contrary, they are dangerous because they encourage ...Read more

The Decay of Education

The decay in American education is an alarming national security threat. Most high school or college graduates know about little more than their sexual orientation or Taylor Swift's juvenile lyrics and strutting. They are unable to write a single, succinct, evocative sentence, like the magnificence of a "rosy-fingered dawn." They could not ...Read more

 

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Eric Allie Kevin Siers Dave Whamond Jimmy Margulies Walt Handelsman David M. Hitch