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Marching for Life: Countering Roe V. Wade's Escorts

I saw them again a few weeks ago, the first time in a while. My wife and I were driving by. They stood outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pittsburgh. "Look," I said to my wife, "those are the so-called 'escorts.' They lead young women into the abortion clinic. Look at their smiles as they do their job."

Hope Springs Eternal: Forty Years of Egyptian-Israeli Peace

March 26, 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty. Historians consider the Egyptian-Israeli peace brokered by President Jimmy Carter in the late 1970s to be the most important and impressive diplomatic achievement of an administration otherwise plagued by foreign crises.

Throwing the First Pitch

In The Presidents and the Pastime: The History of Baseball and the White House former presidential speech writer, veteran journalist, and college professor Curt Smith provides a lively, informative account of our nation's chief executives and America's quintessential sport.

America - Exceptional, not Nationalist

Some of the liberal criticism of President Donald Trump since his election stems from an intellectual tradition that gained tremendous influence in the West during the 1960s, especially in American universities. According to what historians have labeled the New Left, a more radical strain of the American left, America is just another example of a toxic nationalist state, not unlike certain imperial or even fascist states.

The Quite Coup of the Courts

There is a constitutional crisis in this country. One branch of government is undermining the rule of law.

Right to Try Provides a License to Cash In on Patient Fears

More than 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer this year. One in three of those patients will eventually succumb to it.

Grease FDA Wheels to Save Lives

When you're desperately ill, your chances of recovery improve as your access to treatment improves. That's why it's such good news that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to speed up the process of getting new medications to patients.

VA Must Not Neglect Catastrophically Disabled Veterans

Imagine losing both your legs while serving your country only to be told the Department of Veterans Affairs can't provide you the wheelchair you need. The VA's not sure when one will become available. So they tell you to stay in bed.

Trump Pushes the Ethanol Blend Wall

President Donald Trump intends to hand out $12 billion to various farmers to offset the financial losses they are facing due to his trade war. That's his attempt at directly padding his supporters' pockets.

"Environmentalism" Shouldn't be a Dirty Word for Republicans

Is there a more despised word among Republicans than "environmentalist"? For many GOP voters, the term conjures up a mental image of tree-hugging socialists hell-bent on regulating our country back to the Stone Age.

Trump Claims He's Defending U.S. Companies — But Businesses Disagree

This summer, President Trump imposed a 25-percent tariff on $34 billion of Chinese goods. The move follows his June levies on steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico, and Europe.

Audio Recordings - Omarosa, President Trump and Billy Graham

Perfect people will never work in government. People make promises and look good in television advertisements but people are people and that always means human error.

Trump's Trade War Jeopardizes American Energy Jobs

This summer, China and the United States launched the opening salvos in a trade war that has been brewing for months. America imposed a 25 percent tariff on $34 billion of Chinese goods. In response, China slapped tariffs on U.S. products and agricultural goods such as soybeans and pork. President Trump escalated things by announcing another $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods.

Want To Save the Environment? Support Offshore Drilling

Several states are preparing to sue the federal government. They're trying to halt Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's planned expansion of offshore oil and natural gas drilling. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the most vocal opponent of Sec. Zinke's plan, claims the drilling "threatens our environment and our economy."

Infant Health Deserves Careful Research, Not Partisan Bickering

Want to win a political argument? Accuse your opponent of hurting children.

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What to Expect in the Democratic Debates
Will Joe Biden solidify his lead in the polls? Will Bernie Sanders, as Elizabeth Warren nips at his heels, recalibrate his message or go Full Bernie?
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Dem Policy Agenda Means Trouble for Small Businesses
Democrats have so far been able to portray their socialist policies as a free lunch, yet the reality is that small businesses would have to pick up the tab.
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There Is Only 1 Question at Dem Debate: Who Can Beat Trump?
Even the best debate performance this week won't make you president, and the worst performance won't drive you out of the race, Paul Begala writes. But there's a lot you can to do help yourself as you make your first impression on American voters.
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Biden Will Never Give Up on the System
Because it never gave up on him.
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Dems Are Right to Be Afraid of Trump's Latino Support
Democrats will be unable to attract these voters who have shown support for the president.
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Trump Is a Moral Weakling Who Preys on Women and Kids
Trump and his supporters want you to think of him as strong and manly, but he won't pick on someone his own size
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'Complete This Sentence: Donald Trump Wins Reelection If...'
The battle-scarred Republican campaign managers of 2016 dish on how to handle a chaotic race, which Democrats have the advantage at the debates-and who Trump should be scared of.
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How Dems' Kavanaugh Smears Helped Me Win in Indiana
It's a good time to reflect on the fact that President Trump has kept his promise to nominate great conservative judges
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Clarence Thomas's Unprecedented America
The Justice has always shown a disregard for precedent, but with a shift in Supreme Court personnel, undoing progress could be the law of the land.
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Excluding to Include: Liberals' New 'Repressive Tolerance'

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Democrats and Republicans Aren't So Different, After All

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Dem Debates: 4 Hours. 20 Candidates. And a Race, Defined.
Can six minutes of fast talk on a crowded stage ignite a presidential campaign? 20 Democratic hopefuls hope so.
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News Flash: There's a Crisis at the Border
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Trump's Border Policy: This Is What Nativism Is
This photo of a dead father and daughter shows the true nature of Trump's immigration policy
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Dems' False Narrative of an Intolerant America
Liberals assume the worst in conservatives to applaud the best in themselves

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