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The “Factual Feminist” on Sexual Assault

In the American Enterprise Institute’s ongoing YouTube video series, the “Factual Feminist,” myth-laden feminist talking points are critically analyzed and, ultimately, debunked. In the latest installment, the oft-parroted claim that sexual assault on college campuses is a “national epidemic” is taken to task. Here’s the video: 

Jesse Saffron — Jesse Saffron is a writer and editor for the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, a North Carolina-based think tank dedicated to improving higher education in the Tar ...

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How to Bend the News

This, from ABC, is a nice example of a news organization deliberately bending the truth in order to advance a narrative that it wishes were true but is not: Venerable gun manufacturer Colt says it will stop producing the AR-15, among other rifles, for the consumer market in the wake of many recent mass ... Read More

Story Time with David Brooks

His latest column imagines a future in which Elizabeth Warren wins the next presidential election. Warren won convincingly. The Democrats built a bigger majority in the House, and to general surprise, won a slim Senate majority of 52 to 48. After that election, the Republicans suffered a long, steady decline. ... Read More