Politics (page 10)

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    We might be witnessing a cultural revolution

    David Harsanyi used his latest National Review Online column to welcome readers to America’s version of the Chinese “cultural revolution.” We’re in the dawn of a high-tech, bloodless Cultural Revolution; one that relies on intimidation, public shaming, and economic ruin to dictate what words and ideas are permissible…
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2020
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    The sad story of people who think everyone’s a racist

    Tristan Justice writes for the Federalist about a recent disturbing interaction. I was turned down for a lease on a new apartment Sunday, and it was no secret why. I’m not a smoker, I don’t have any pets, my credit is in good shape and I have no…
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2020
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    National Review editor defends ‘law and order’

    No,. Rich Lowry isn’t talking about the TV sbow. Instead he’s defending the concept that has come under attack in recent days. Confronted by a clear and present fascist threat, the staff of the New York Times rose up last week to humiliate and punish quislings in its…
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2020
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    Today’s protests offer preview of future

    Andrew Stuttaford of National Review Online looks ahead from today’s nationwide protests. That the killing of George Floyd would produce both terrible sadness and deep anger was to be expected, and so was a wave of protest. That protest might sometimes degenerate into riot and looting could also,…
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2020
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    Columnist urges Americans not to kneel

    Joshua Lawson of the Federalist calls on his readers to avoid taking part in the political left’s latest game. Those who live in the far north in author George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” novels live by one principle: “We do not kneel.” They call…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2020
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    Iran sanctions on the table for congressional Republicans

    Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon reports interesting developments on Capitol Hill involving the Islamic Republic. Congressional Republicans will unveil this week the largest package of Iran sanctions in history, an unprecedented plan that aims to cripple Tehran’s global terrorism enterprise and bankrupt the cash-strapped regime, according…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2020
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    A plea to recognize that all lives matter

    Kathryn Jean Lopez of National Review Online asks in her latest column whether people can agree that “all lives matter.” “Disappointing” doesn’t even begin to cover the news lately. A man dies at the hands of police, and what could and should have been a righteous quest for…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2020
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    One governor who has shined during the COVID-19 pandemic

    John Fund of National Review Online highlights one state’s chief executive because of her response to the coronavirus crisis. Among the governors whose reputation has clearly been enhanced is South Dakota’s Kristi Noem. The 48-year-old Republican, who still ranches her family’s land, didn’t issue a shelter-in-place lockdown order…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2020