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Ibn Warraq examines Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf’s “moderate” writings on Islam.

Robert Joseph and Eric Edelman argue for delaying the vote on the New START.

Thomas Sowell explores how the vague term “social justice” hampers policy debates.

The Editors argue that the proposed Small Business Lending Fund illustrates how the government hurts rather than helps the economy.

Andy McCarthy critiques Obama’s understanding of the First Amendment.

Dennis Prager highlights the Right’s moral nuance (and the Left’s lack of it) in the current Ground Zero mosque debate.

Mona Charen recounts Obama’s failed attempts to solve problems with a government solution.

Andrew Stiles profiles Wisconsin Democrat congressional candidate Julia Lassa, who’s running on a platform of fiscal responsibility.

Mytheos Holt reports on how the class-warfare rhetoric of Democrat candidates in Ohio isn’t appealing to voters anxious about the economy.

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Film & TV

Why We Can’t Have Wakanda

SPOILERS AHEAD Black Panther is a really good movie that lives up to the hype in just about every way. Surely someone at Marvel Studios had an early doubt, reading the script and thinking: “Wait, we’re going to have hundreds of African warriors in brightly colored tribal garb, using ancient weapons, ... Read More
Law & the Courts

Obstruction Confusions

In his Lawfare critique of one of my several columns about the purported obstruction case against President Trump, Gabriel Schoenfeld loses me — as I suspect he will lose others — when he says of himself, “I do not think I am Trump-deranged.” Gabe graciously expresses fondness for me, and the feeling is ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Students’ Anti-Gun Views

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