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Jack Fowler begs you not to be a grouch.

Patrick Ruffini summarizes the past effects and future potential of the Tea Party.

Keith B. Payne and Tom Scheber critique the contorted logic of New START.

David Kahane recounts his introduction to the concept of Merkwürdigeliebe.

Lou Dolinar reports that, post Deep Water Horizon oil spill, sea life is actually flourishing in the gulf.

Andrew Stiles praises the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction plan for taking us beyond vague and guarded campaign-trail rhetoric.

Michael Barone highlights the most illuminating passages in Decision Points.

Deroy Murdock argues that the death tax is both immoral and inefficient.  

Kathryn Jean Lopez rejects the liberal conception of marriage reflected in Lifetime’s Reba.

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Disclose This

During the campaign, when numerous women accused Donald Trump of being a sexual aggressor, his most ardent fans -- and even his more transactional ones -- were eager to give the GOP nominee the benefit of the doubt. Trump not only denied all the accusations, he claimed he was suing the women. He never ... Read More
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John Oliver’s Micro-Trolling

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The Anti-Trump Effort Backfires

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