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    National Review column highlights new flick on Jordan Peterson

    Kyle Smith offers National Review Online readers an introduction to the provocative academic Jordan Peterson. Peterson became a celebrated outcast by saying he wouldn’t do injury to truth (much less grammar) by submitting to a bill that he believes significantly restricts speech, citing his intent to continue to…
    Mitch Kokai, October 31, 2019
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    That weird disconnect between the money and editorial sections

    The money sections like to print helpful articles on helping people stretch their scarce dollars and warning against the pain of higher prices on necessities. The editorial sections favor policies that confiscate those dollars and create that pain.
    Jon Sanders, October 21, 2019
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    A scary Sesame Street

    Kyle Smith of National Review Online questions a recent addition to a beloved children’s television program. Sesame Street is rightly beloved, but I’m not sure moving into the area of opioid addiction is a good idea. A new green Muppet, Karli, is a foster child whose mother is…
    Mitch Kokai, October 16, 2019
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    Media’s soft treatment of Warren

    Derek Hunter explains at TownHall.com why it’s good for Elizabeth Warren to be a Democrat when dealing with media scrutiny. Imagine a world free of consequences. More than that, a world where your bad acts are largely ignored and where those that aren’t are absolved, where excuses are…
    Mitch Kokai, October 14, 2019
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    China and American culture

    Helen Raleigh argues in a Federalist column that the communist Chinese government’s goal extends far beyond limiting criticism of its actions. If ESPN thought shutting down on-air discussion about China and Hong Kong would please its Chinese master and protect the commercial interests of itself and its corporate…
    Mitch Kokai, October 14, 2019
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    Dissing Democrats’ Facebook complaints

    John York and Hans von Spakovsky devote a National Review Online column to an examination of Democrats’ complaints about Facebook’s latest decision. Facebook recently stated that it will neither censor nor “fact-check” statements by politicians on their site. This is great for political speech but — apparently…
    Mitch Kokai, October 9, 2019
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    National Review editor picks apart NYT’s historical rewrite

    Rich Lowry writes at National Review Online about flaws in the New York Times‘ 1619 project. There are all sorts of things you can reasonably say about the juxtaposition of our ideals and slavery — that our founders were conflicted and hypocritical; that our ideals were incompletely realized…
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2019
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    Commentary editor considers NYT’s 1619 project

    John Podhoretz of Commentary takes aim at the New York Times‘ attempt to rewrite American history. The New York Times’ “1619 Project” exploring American history cunningly dates itself not only to the forced arrival on these shores of indentured Africans but to the year before the arrival of…
    Mitch Kokai, October 7, 2019