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by | Jul 9, 2021

Maybe in selecting Joe Biden as his running mate, Barack Obama was just setting us up. Think back to the glory of 2008. Did Obama ever once display serious respect for the clownish, graying, and malapropish senator from the great…

by | Jun 5, 2021

I was deeply interested in politics from childhood. I was gripped by the drama of the campaign for civil rights, and I was appalled by the shocking images of segregation and its violent supporters that I would see, beginning from…

by | May 21, 2021

It may have a majestic-sounding name, but the proposed “For the People Act” that Democrats are pushing hard in Congress represents the greatest legislative threat to free and fair American elections in my lifetime. The 817-page bill, S 1, which…

by | Apr 22, 2021

The tweet from California Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu to Pennsylvania Republican Congressman Scott Perry was as racially explicit as it could be. It read: This because Congressman Perry — full disclosure, my own congressman — had the audacity to say…

by | Apr 14, 2021

Ronald Reagan once called Joe Biden a “smooth but pure demagogue.” Biden is not so smooth anymore, but he certainly remains a demagogue. Biden’s preference for demagoguery to debate defines his career. For all his talk of civility and unity,…

by | Apr 13, 2021

The sound and fury with which the Democrats, the legacy media, and virtue-signaling CEOs greeted Georgia’s new election integrity statute has inevitably included portentous accusations of voter suppression. Peach State Republicans, we are told, are part of a multi-state GOP…

by | Apr 9, 2021

Georgia’s Election Integrity Act of 2021 does not read as though written by Lester Maddox, Alexander Stephens, Herman Talmadge, or any other past member of the Georgia Democratic Party. “The drop box location shall have adequate lighting and be under…

by | Apr 6, 2021

Ya can’t make it up. Delta Airlines and Coca Cola, both based in Atlanta, are attacking the Georgia voting law because it demands voter ID. Yet, in fact, both companies require a photo ID themselves. Delta demands an ID to…

by | Mar 28, 2021

Public opinion surveys consistently show that a majority of the electorate favors robust election integrity laws. The most recent Rasmussen poll of likely voters, for example, found that 75 percent — including 69 percent of black voters and 82 percent…

by | Sep 20, 2019

On a hot and humid July 1964 night in Jonesboro, Louisiana, there occurred a series of unheralded but nevertheless pivotal events in the parallel histories of the civil rights movement and the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. These events…

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