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Charles Krauthammer runs the numbers on Obamacare, and concludes that any attempt to reduce spending must begin with repeal.

Victor Davis Hanson identifies the real reason leftists are calling for ‘civility’: they know they’re on the defensive.

Robert VerBruggen tells the truth about abortion: it’s often used as a form of birth control.

Michelle Malkin describes the horrors — moral and political — of the Philadelphia abortion clinic run by Kermit B. Gosnell.

Jonah Goldberg lists the many benefits of letting Americans drill, baby.

Mona Charen takes a look at Inspire, al-Qaeda’s online English-language magazine.

Deroy Murdock urges America to get a grip and stop slipping down the world Index of Economic Freedom.

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Economy & Business

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White House

All Trump All the Time

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The Pope Francis Challenge

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White House

Why Tillerson Had to Go

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