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The Immorality of the Open Borders Party

 

“A wall is an immorality between countries,” Nancy Pelosi said the other day. The New York Times recently ran a piece entitled “There is Nothing Wrong with Open Borders.” Democrats across the country routinely call for the abolition of ICE and the spread of sanctuary cities. Here and there Democrats may dissent from the platform of […]

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The State of the Shutdown

 

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have much in common with the character Fortunato in Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, “The Cask of Amontillado.” Having been lured into a political oubliette and chained to a wall, they are now being systematically immured by a man upon whom they have heaped countless insults. Like Poe’s ill-fated character, […]

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The Democrats’ Blueprint for Impeachment

 

Washington Do you recall back in July of 2016 when candidate Donald J. Trump brought down the house at a campaign press conference in Miami by jokingly pleading with the Russians to hack into Hillary Clinton’s emails? Bill’s wife Bruno, as we call her, was claiming that she had lost some 30,000 emails and so […]

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Is It Time to Tax the Air We Breathe?

 

When California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a tax on drinking water as part of his newly unveiled budget, I started thinking: Wait a minute. Didn’t “we” already solve the problem of undrinkable water supplies in some largely impoverished parts of the agricultural San Joaquin Valley? In 2012, then-Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law declaring that “every […]

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End of the SOTU

 

It is called the “State of the Union” address but that might as well be the “Shame of the Union.” The President of the United States, who is employed at the pleasure of the people, descending on the Capitol during prime time to address both houses of Congress, the justices of the Supreme Court, the […]

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Here’s How Dry January Makes Me Better Than You

 

My American friends gawp at me with a delectable cocktail of envy, anger, and disappointment. For most of them, I’m their heaviest drinking friend. For January, I’m the bane of their existence. This is my third “Dry January,” a very British phenomenon which began in 2013. If Christmas is the most wonderful time of the […]

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The Left’s Suspensions of Disbelief

 

The border security debate illustrates that the left’s agenda requires two suspensions of disbelief. The first is needed to make the left’s proposal seem palatable; the second is needed to make it seem plausible. Such suspensions apply not just to the left’s border security stance but across their agenda. As the left becomes more radical, […]

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Biblical Kindness Does Not Demand Self-Destruction

 

Some are invoking the Biblical verse “Thou shalt not afflict the stranger” as justification for awarding illegal immigrants a full basket of on-going social services. California’s newly elected governor, Gavin Newsom, as well as NYC’s mayor Bill de Blasio will be taxing local residents additional monies to pay for free and across-the-board healthcare for illegals, […]

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Governing Without Congress

 

If America’s founders had been forced to choose between having no Congress, or no President, they would quickly have chosen the latter. They knew all too well the abuses of an all-powerful monarch. But they also knew complex governments cannot be run by committee, so the delicate system of “checks and balances” between executive and […]

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Abortion: The Lies Women Are Told

 

Planned Parenthood is out and proud. They used to keep abortion and dismembered babies in the closet. In Kermit Gosnell’s case, literally. Abortion centers were and in many cases, still are dirty, dank, facilities fit for the evil deeds done there. Rather than acknowledge the consistent abominable acts, Planned Parenthood pretended. They euphemistically referred to […]

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