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Helping the Transgendered

 

How many Americans actually know what a transgender person is? No, a transgender person isn’t a man or a woman who dresses as the opposite sex — that would be a transvestite. Nor is it a person who has actually had a procedure to change their sex — that would be a transsexual. Confused? Of […]

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Where The Scandals Really Are

 

From a press release that hit on Thursday… House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Judiciary Committee Republicans today sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein calling for the appointment of a second special counsel to investigate unaddressed matters, some connected to the 2016 election and others, […]

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Mayors Miss the Mark on Climate

 

On June 24, the assembled mayors at the 85th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) in Miami passed a series of resolutions related to climate change and green energy, including resolutions urging President Donald Trump’s administration to reverse its decision to pull the United States out of the Paris agreement and to […]

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Coal Is Number One

 

Quick: what was the number one source of electricity production in the U.S. during the first half of 2017? If you answered renewable energy, you are wrong by a mile. If you answered natural gas, you were wrong by a tiny amount. According to the Energy Information Administration, which tracks energy use in production on […]

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We Are All Squares Now

 

Billboard, which debuted its first songs-sales chart 77 years ago this week, more recently debuted a concert-sales chart that shows the average age of the top ten draws as 51. Senior-citizen stars — Paul McCartney, Neil Diamond, Billy Joel, James Taylor, and Rod Stewart — constitute half of the list. We’re a nation of squares. […]

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While Washington Focuses on Trump, Putin Ally Promotes Black Arms Trade

 

In July, President Donald Trump was criticized by the mainstream media for allegedly inviting Czech President Milos Zeman to the White House. It was another piece of “evidence” showing that Trump was Putin’s agent. Zeman and Russian media made the most of it, even involving Trump’s ex-wife, Ivana, in the narrative. However, when it was revealed […]

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Charlie Gard: The Baby the British Courts Sentenced to Death

 

As Americans, we often to look to the United Kingdom for inspiration, innovation and, in some cases, direction. This time we look to the UK and are instead given a grave warning, as we get a glimpse of the evils of a universal healthcare system. Chris Gard and Connie Yates, the parents of 11-month-old baby […]

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Make Liberty Win: An Interview with Cliff Maloney Jr.

 

Hundreds of young liberty activists are currently attending YALCON 2017, the national convention for the Young Americans for Liberty organization, which has swept through college campuses as a force for open markets, freedom, and small government. I got a chance to speak with the president of the organization, Cliff Maloney Jr., and here is what […]

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Let the Dems Be the Transgender Party

 

The other day, Bill Kristol, sounding like a spokesman for the ACLU, decried the theism of Donald Trump. “In America the president doesn’t tell us who or what or whether to worship,” he harrumphed on Twitter after Trump merely said that Americans worship God above government. It is humorous to hear Edmund Burke-quoting “conservatives” peddling […]

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Render Them Unable: More on MacLean’s ‘Democracy in Chains’

 

In her new book Democracy in Chains, the Duke historian Nancy MacLean accuses libertarians of working in secret to undermine democracy because of Charles Koch. Also, their ideas come from the plantation, and they all revolve around the late economist James Buchanan, who was motivated by opposition to the Supreme Court’s landmark desegregation decision in […]

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