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  • September 2, 2021

Biden’s job approval has entered dangerous territory

In 1880, the Americans did something momentous: They all elected their delegations to Congress the same year. Before that, the elections had been a hodgepodge. For example, the first elections of 28th Congress, which apparently met between 1843 and 1845, was held in Missouri on August 1, 1842. But only five other states held elections…

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A tale of two withdrawals and a corrupt medium

When Joe Biden ordered a withdrawal from Afghanistan, the media took advantage of the apt comparison with the fall of Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War. But let’s not give the talking heads too much credit. It was Biden himself, looking back, who gave reporters the first clue that something might be up.…

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Gloomy and tired, Biden remains determined after the bombings

Images of the aftermath of the attacks, the deadliest day for the US military in a decade, had resonated on the cable news for hours before the president took the lectern. Mutilated Afghans. Afghan families crying. Crippled survivors transported in wheelbarrows. Grim-faced officers preparing to knock on the door of a widow or the parents…

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Election rules have to mean something

The rule of law must be respected to protect freedom. Changing the rules to achieve a desired result undermines both, and when this is done in the administration of elections, democracy itself is in jeopardy. Unfortunately, the left shows no qualms about exercising power to gain partisan advantage, especially when it comes to electoral management.…

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Elder Bombshell Rocks California Retreat

Without a major celebrity running to unseat California Governor Gavin Newsom, this year’s retirement could not measure up to the showbiz carnival of 2003 when Hollywood action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger dethroned the unpopular incumbent Governor, Gray Davis. , already a varied cast of 135 characters as well. on the ballot. But the last 24 hours…

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Conservative Senate candidate faces electoral realities of the Palestinian Authority

When Kathy Barnette declared her candidacy for the vacant seat of Pennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey, tweeted that she is “running to become the first black Republican woman elected to the United States Senate.” Barnette’s April announcement followed a failed run for Congress in a suburban Philadelphia district last year. Now the conservative commentator is…

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America’s (many) good people

Last week my wife and I had to take our oldest daughter to the hospital. If you have never seen a young child scream when a catheter was placed (twice); yell, “Don’t touch me!” and “No, I don’t want to!” Dozens of times; and you suffer from near kidney failure, consider yourself lucky. But amid…

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Do you want to recover your country? #FlyYourBandera

One day last week I made a surprising discovery while walking through my neighborhood in Kalispell, Mont. For whatever reason, an extraordinary number of houses were flying the American flag from their porches. This was several weeks after July 4 and more than two months after Flag Day, but let’s face it: even in the…

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Why Democrats Embrace Suicide Missions

Democrats appear to be on a suicide mission, determined to spend billions on new spending and taking a series of far-left positions on social issues despite warnings that this could cost them control of Congress. One might expect Democrats to be more careful considering the beating they suffered in response to the equally aggressive pursuits…

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The roots of the left elite’s attack on freedom

“The CRT debate is just the latest storm in a storm that has been brewing and building for five years or so,” wrote Andrew Sullivan earlier this month in “What happened to you: the radicalization of the American elite against liberalism. “Sullivan is right that the left has turned drastically against freedom in recent years.…

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