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‘Free’ Speech at Yale

To the Yale Muslim Students Association and its many sister organizations that have co-signed a letter protesting Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s lecture on Monday: I love your new free-speech concept! Obviously this woman should ...

Newtown & Us

Crime of the awful dimensions we saw in Newtown is, thank God, rare. But the human brain isn’t made for statistics, and it’s only natural to imagine that we are ...

Time’s Up

We’ve seen an important (though far from decisive) battle in the slow-motion civil war the nation is undergoing: The blue states want to secede not from America but from Americanism. ...

Obama’s Deconstruction

In sum: Romney did great.  He was convincing, serious but not pompous and never patronizing.  Obama did well too.  But Romney is the winner and read between Obama’s lines and ...

Obama Indulges in Nonsense Talk

Obama attacks — “They say it’s the same plan” — Romneycare  and Obamacare. Who is “they”? Doesn’t matter to mere voters; whoever “they” are, they’re smarter than you. “There’s no ...