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A moral citizenry Is not a theocracy

From the Right / Laura Hollis /

"Theocracy" is one of those words that gets thrown around a lot, and most of the people using it these days don't appear to have the foggiest idea what it means.

Merriam-Webster's online dictionary defines theocracy as "government of a state by immediate divine guidance or by officials who are regarded as divinely guided." A Google search ...Read more

What's Next After Trump?

From the Right / Laura Hollis /

Last weekend, Republican political advisor Sarah Isgur Flores tweeted, "A lot of quiet conversations among conservative thought leaders today about how to prepare for a 'post Trump' Republican Party -- whether its impeachment or a loss in 2020. People thinking about how that shakes out and where they fit. This is not good for Trump."

Actually...Read more

'Compassion' has its unintended consequences

From the Right / Laura Hollis /

In 2010, Panera Bread launched a nonprofit called Panera Cares, a set of stores around the U.S. operated on a "pay-what-you-can basis." The underlying assumption was that customers of means would pay more to support customers with less -- or even no -- money. The company opened five Panera Cares stores in St. Louis; Portland; Chicago; Dearborn, ...Read more

Scaremongering isn't science

From the Right / Laura Hollis /

A little more than two years ago, I wrote a column titled "What Margarine Can Teach Us About Climate Change." Inspired by a book excerpt in National Geographic, that column summarized just one example (the U.S. government's promotion of margarine and synthetic oils over actual dairy products to reduce heart disease) of how politicizing science ...Read more

The American Left Is Completely Insane

From the Right / Laura Hollis /

It's September 2019, and here's where we are: The political left in this country is completely insane.

Elected Democrats are demonstrably incompetent. Democrats running for president warn constantly that President Trump is teetering on the verge of totalitarian fascism, all the while promising all the unconstitutional laws they will impose ...Read more

 
 

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