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How To Learn From Tech Reformers And Make Gun Rights A Populist Issue

The state of the Second Amendment is a barometer for the strength that individual Americans have in relation to their government. Civilian disarmament will weaken millions of Americans — culturally, economically and politically — so why do so many wish to gut the Second Amendment against their best interests? The principles of the Constitution are…

The Slow Suicide Of New York City

“The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and beauty in the world.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Great Gatsby” Listen: The sound you just heard was of a distinct lack of traffic, a dearth of hum, the…

Trump, Melania To Begin ‘Quarantine Process’ After Hope Hicks Tests Positive For COVID-19

October 01, 2020 11:00 PM ET President Donald Trump and his wife Melania are “beginning the quarantine process” after both of them came into contact with senior staffer Hope Hicks, who tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday evening. Both Trump and Melania are awaiting the results of their own coronavirus tests. It is unclear whether the…

This Is Why A Digital Startup Believes Facebook Should Be Regulated

The creation of Facebook opened an avenue for a class of entrepreneurial spirits to build entire industries around advertising on the social media platform. But it has since become a monopolistic juggernaut with the ability to censor information and radically affect countless American small businesses at a whim. I work for one of those small…

Reviving The Conservative Heart Of Organized Labor

It is no coincidence that what finally broke the Soviet Union was a Catholic trade union — a group of shipyard workers, led by an electrician and motivated by a faith that their oppressors deemed an opiate. Christianity and its sweeping social vision enlivened the workers in Gdansk and their entire nation and, a decade…

DEMINT: How A Big Blue Lie Fueled A Summer Of Riots

Protestors protest for lots of reasons – against injustice, to give a voice to the voiceless, or to speak truth to power. But mobs riot and loot because they think they can get away with it — or possibly, as some news reports suggest, someone is paying them to create chaos. Or maybe it’s simply…

VON SPAKOVSKY: Expect Chaos For The November Election

It’s becoming increasingly clear that we should conduct the November election in as normal a manner as possible. We should have as many of our regular polling places open as we can – and we should resist the ongoing push to have an all-mail election or a massive increase in absentee balloting with an elimination…

How Joe Biden Embraces Democrats’ Shutdown Insanity

August 29, 2020 7:15 PM ET “We’ll have a national mandate to wear a mask — not as a burden but as a patriotic duty to protect one another,” declared Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden at last week’s Democratic National Convention. Biden’s plan to impose a federal gag order on all Americans symbolizes the Democratic…

America After Trump: The Battle For The GOP Has Begun

August 23, 2020 8:29 PM ET What if President Donald Trump loses in November? It’s the looming question few on the pro-Trump Right wish to entertain less than three months from Election Day. In many ways this is understandable—after all, when the question has been posed, it has generally been by a pundit class all…

The Twilight Of Great American Cities Is Here. Can We Stop It?

The dreadful death of George Floyd lit a fire that threatens to burn down America’s cities. Already losing population before the pandemic, our major urban centers have provided ideal kindling for conflagration with massive unemployment, closed businesses and already rising crime rates. The forms of disintegration vary. In overwhelmingly white cities like Portland, Seattle, San…

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