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immigration

At some point over the past two or three years--I'm not sure when exactly--"virtue" became a dirty word on the American right. There's not a...
border hawks

In the last 48 hours, the portrait of a White House in crisis has been unmistakably clear. Whether or not the Trump administration has a policy...
Southern Poverty Law Center

Few left-wing pressure groups are as vicious and mendacious as the Southern Poverty Law Center. Founded in 1971, the SPLC today mainly exists to smear...
Donald Trump

Approximately once every quarter for the last two years, we've been bombarded by declarations that Donald Trump’s takeover of the GOP is complete. The frequency...
DNC

Over the weekend, the Democratic National Committee voted in favor of refusing all future donations from fossil-fuel companies. They’re so proud of the decision that...
Al Jazeera

Should Al Jazeera--the broadcast organ of Qatar's pro-Muslim Brotherhood regime--be required to register as a foreign agent in the United States? Alexandra Ellerbeck and Avi...

The Bad Donald Trump—the one who ran a campaign fueled by insult and conspiracy theories and misplaced animosity against American alliances—never went away. He was...
Transgender Bathrooms

The transgender movement expects Americans to deny the most basic truths about bodily sex and human nature, and whether out of fear or apathy, most...
Trade

Since modern progressive liberalism has existed, its adherents have longed to see the flexibility afforded to political leaders during wartime extend to matters off the...
debt

The 1998 film Deep Impact provides us with the Hollywood ideal of how Americans would respond to a potentially transformative crisis. In the movie, the...
Masterpiece Cakeshop

After a winter of discontent, social and religious conservatives had reason to cheer on Monday when the Supreme Court ruled for Jack Phillips and his...
The Enlightenment

Over the weekend, CBS News analyst and Slate correspondent Jamelle Bouie ignited a fiery intellectual debate seemingly from whole cloth when he indicted the Age...