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Meet "socialist," the hardest-working word in politics in 2019. The single word has helped upstart Democrats attract young and social-curious potential voters, given the paddles of life to … more
President Trump is looking into giving a free trip to San Francisco, New Orleans or other great American cities to tens of thousands of refugees from Central America. All so he can own the … more
One of this age's great crank ideas, that the U.S. is a "republic" and not a "democracy," is gaining so much ground that people in Michigan are trying to rewrite textbooks to get rid of the term … more
Boy, do I feel sorry for Lori Loughlin’s daughters.It’s been all over the news that Loughlin and her husband allegedly paid $500,000 in bribes to get their two girls into the University of … more
Tax season is upon us, which gives us a choice: Laugh or cry. I choose to laugh.Dave Barry offers useful advice for getting through this trying time:"It's income tax time again, Americans: time to … more
What do most Americans know about science?If a March 28 Pew Research Center poll is to be believed, not nearly enough. And at a time when knowledge and facts are under assault as they have not been … more
Every American voter, no matter where they live, should be politically relevant in every presidential election. Every state — red, blue, or purple, small, medium or large — should play an equally … more
"I think electing Republicans is better than electing Democrats," said Rep. David Lewis, a Republican member of the North Carolina general assembly's redistricting committee. "So, I drew this map to … more
Ideally, a pregnant minor should tell her parents if she's seeking an abortion. Ideally she should also tell her parents if she plans to continue the pregnancy and if she plans to give up the … more
President Donald Trump scored a significant political and legal victory on Sunday. Attorney General William Barr, in a brief summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 … more
The late, brilliant comedian Joan Rivers' favorite catchphrase was "Grow up!" It was said in jest, but meant in earnest to wake her shocked audiences from their stupor long enough to realize that her … more
We Texans are fiercely independent and like to make our views known. On that, surely, we can agree.Using our First Amendment right to speak out goes hand in hand with access to public information … more
Television's most elegant and articulate anchor, who shepherds what is arguably the nation's most informative nightly news program, continues to toil in relative obscurity. It's not that … more
With America's national debt surpassing a frightening $22 trillion, it makes sense that fewer people are volunteering their hard-earned dough to help reduce it.Since 1961, the Bureau of the Public … more
As the old saying goes, half a loaf is better than none. Today's subject isn't bread baking, it's recent and long overdue Homeland Security Investigations' action against 19 California-based Chinese … more
President Donald Trump loves him some wall. Not the wall of corruption he's surrounded himself with. Not that karmic wall of wasting all his political capital sucking up to superstitious xenophobes. … more
You would think that if the nation were facing a national emergency, the president might get to it a little sooner in his nationally televised address. But Donald Trump was seven paragraphs into his … more
President Donald Trump pushed the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a challenge to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On Friday morning, the court agreed to … more
Amazon announcing it will not put one of its new North America headquarters in New York City is the latest in a bad run of events that raise the possibility that progressives have overplayed their … more
President Donald Trump called for a bipartisan effort to pass an infrastructure bill in his latest State of the Union speech. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao echoed the same sentiments … more
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