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  • Martin Center columnist supports undocumented students

    Fabio Rojas writes for the Martin Center in support of admitting illegal immigrants to American college campuses. [C]onservative social though often relies on the idea of personal responsibility, as Dennis Prager argued. People should be judged on their behavior, not the behavior of others. To exclude students from colleges…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2019, 315 words
  • Intelligence agencies’ liberal bias decried

    Bill Gertz of the Washington Free Beacon details a disturbing assessment of U.S. intelligence agencies. The CIA and other U.S. intelligence agencies have become bastions of political liberals and the pro-Democratic Party views of intelligence personnel have increased under President Donald Trump, according to a journal article by…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2019, 251 words
  • Norman Podhoretz changes tune on Trump

    Scott Morefield of the Daily Caller explores interesting observations from the “founder of neoconservatism.” Commentary magazine editor-at-large Norman Podhoretz, once a staunch opponent of President Donald Trump and much of what he campaigned on, described how he slowly changed his mind on immigration, Trump and a host of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2019, 244 words
  • The party of fear

    Kyle Smith of National Review Online challenges left-of-center pundit Ezra Klein’s assertions about the Republican Party. He believes conservatives are getting driven off the rails by fears of black people and Muslims and documentation-challenged immigrants and maybe feminists and abstract art. Going back a bit, we had an…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2019, 262 words
  • Lowry points out key problem for Democrats who aren’t socialists

    Rich Lowry‘s latest Politico column offers condolences to Democratic Party leaders. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, miraculously transformed over the past few months into a relatively moderate Democratic elder stateswoman, has understandably been pushing back against the notion that she leads a socialist party defined by a few radicals in…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2019, 261 words
  • Sounds Reasonable to Me

    In a thoughtful review of a Eric Kaufmann’s Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities, National Review’s Robert VerBruggen offers a sensible, middle of the road position on immigration:  The current immigration system is a complete disaster. We hand out a million…
    Jon Guze, April 18, 2019, 324 words
  • An ‘affirmative duty of care to preserve the life of infants’

    Article 1, Section 1 of the North Carolina State Constitution holds that all persons are "endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, the enjoyment of the fruits of their own labor, and the pursuit of happiness."
    Jon Sanders, April 18, 2019, 461 words
  • Cooper vetoes abortion survivors bill

    Charlotte Oberserver reports Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which would create civil and criminal penalties for doctors and nurses that do not provide care for newborns surviving abortions. “Laws already protect newborn babies and this bill is an unnecessary interference between doctors and…
    Sam Hieb, April 18, 2019, 215 words
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