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Why Most Patients Say ‘Hell, No’ to Obamacare

 

A professor and student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recently argued Republicans in Congress are trying to send health care to hell in a handbasket by repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “It’s the Republican Party, standing alone, who wants America to return to the medical underwriting circle of […]

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Charlotte Survives NBA’s Bathroom Boycott

 

The potty police, a.k.a. the NBA and the NFL, are at it again, siding with extreme leftist ideology over democracy, states’ rights, and common human decency. At issue are transgender restrooms. This weekend’s NBA All-Star game host was the City of New Orleans. You’ll recall the original host was to be Charlotte, but the NBA reneged […]

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Nouns and Verbs and Obama Do Not Agree

 

Washington Did you know this? “Not since Lincoln has there been a president as fundamentally shaped — in his life, convictions and outlook on the world — by reading and writing as Barack Obama.” Frankly, I did not know President Obama was so wedded to books and the printed word as to be compared to […]

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David Cassidy’s Dementia

 

You are getting old. Bad news, I know, the first day after coming into work after a long weekend, but it must be said. David Cassidy will always be a teenager in my mind. I preferred him to his showy rival Leif Garrett and his brother Shaun.  Turns out that Mr. Cassidy has dementia. He […]

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Has Obama’s Would-Be Publisher Read ‘Breaking the War Mentality’?

 

On February 17, Publishers Weekly reported that former President Barack Obama and his attorney are shopping a memoir among the Big Five trade publishers in New York. The price is expected to be high for one unusual reason, unusual at least for a political figure. Explained the New York Times’ Gardiner Harris in September 2016, […]

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Donald Trump: Feminist in Chief

 

If it accomplished nothing else, last month’s Women’s March on Washington highlighted the acidic disdain feminist intellectuals feel toward Donald Trump and his administration. Paradoxically, however, if there’s one group of people who should be grateful for the election of Trump, it’s feminist intellectuals. Believe me — as the man himself might say — they’ll […]

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The Athlete as Activist

 

God help us all as we have entered a new era, that of the athlete activist. There was a time in American life when Hollywood celebrities could accept an award or speak in public without breaking into a lecture to the little people about how the world would be tolerable to them if only we […]

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Elliott Abrams Almost Pulled Off a Larry David

 

Before Larry David became famous from his work on Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm, he was a writer for a year on Saturday Night Live. He only managed to get one sketch on the show the whole season. After six weeks of being treated poorly, Larry confronted the producer five minutes before the show was […]

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They Even Hate Love

 

Valentine’s Day, we are told by a feminist blogger, is “a consumerist holiday, personified by patriarchal and heteronormative traditions which reinforces sexist stereotypes.” The anonymous 25-year-old assures her readers that she is “a strong, independent woman who doesn’t need a man.” This is fortunate because, apparently, no man needs her. She is alone and unloved, […]

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‘Happy Valentine’s Day’ in Urdu

 

How do you say, “Happy Valentine’s Day” in Urdu, the elegant national language of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan? The answer is: You don’t. On February 13, the High Court in Islamabad banned the celebration of Valentine’s Day. The court has ruled against advertising and the distribution of Valentine’s Day merchandise, and it has prohibited […]

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