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Juan P. Villasmil
Juan Pablo Villasmil “J.P. Ballard” is a young political analyst and commentator. His interests include foreign policy, political philosophy, and American culture. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on Fox News.
by | Feb 1, 2022

Georgetown University has decided to place conservative legal scholar Ilya Shapiro on administrative leave. He is currently under investigation for what he referred to as an “inartful tweet.” Shapiro, who is the vice president and director of the Robert A….

by | Jan 31, 2022

A pothead with MMA experience, a college dropout, and a world-renowned podcaster exhibits more common sense than the aggregate of all American elites. Who would’ve thought? We did.  As is apparent to anyone with eyes, virtue today resides more in…

by | Nov 18, 2021

Over the past four years, a loosely organized group of wonkish college students, disgruntled journalists, exhausted political operatives, and a couple of heterodox public figures have denounced the lack of conviction from the conservative establishment. They call themselves populists, post-liberals,…

by | Nov 3, 2021

History is being made in the New Jersey state Senate elections. The state’s longest-running senate president, Steve Sweeney, a Democrat, is one of the most powerful figures in New Jersey politics. Some would say that only a lunatic would run…

by | Aug 28, 2021

Rylee McCollum, a 20-year-old U.S. Marine killed during the Kabul evacuation, was all liberal talking heads tell us to fear. Yet now the same media who call men like him toxic, disgraceful, and stupid mourn his death. But we don’t…

by | Aug 22, 2021

In case you haven’t noticed, Afghanistan has fallen into the hands of the Taliban, and everyone has lost their marbles. Former President Trump is inviting refugees, the #Decolonize academics are now proponents of the Empire of Inclusivity, adherents of America…

by | Aug 13, 2021

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will run for president in 2024, or at least that thought is depriving Democratic strategists of sleep. And one does not need years of expertise to know why. At first glance, it becomes self-evident: the governor…

by | Aug 8, 2021

It is not breaking news that the Left tends to read strict texts as if they were highly interpretative Walt Whitman poems. It happens with the American Constitution all the time. Yet alarmingly, this phenomenon is spreading into the religious…

by | Aug 8, 2021

The author of the Trump-promoted, best-selling, and wordless Reasons to Vote for Democrats has released a new book, and this time it contains actual words. And dare I say wise ones. In his recently published Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds,…

by | Aug 6, 2021

There used to be an ABC reality television series called Extreme Makeover. And I am not talking about the house remodeling show; this one involved radically transforming a person’s appearance through plastic surgery, hairdressing, and exercise routines. Although the show…

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