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Andy McCarthy argues that Abigail Thernstrom was wrong to downplay the New Black Panther Party dismissal.

Thomas Sowell thinks Americans should be able to criticize Barack Obama without being called racists.

Mona Charen calls out Joe Sestak for whining about two truthful ads.

Reihan Salam and Christopher Papagianis say it’s time to end tax benefits and subsidies for homeowners.

Stephen Spruiell responds to a Real Simple puff piece on Obamacare.

Amity Shlaes dissents from Conrad Black’s defense of FDR’s economic policies.

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The Catholic Church’s Rotherham

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Elections

My Journey into the Heart of Obama-Trump Country

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Politics & Policy

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