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Erick Erickson: Doubts

April 6, 2019

I always hesitate to write about personal matters because I get emails and texts from friends and family worrying. But then I encounter people who say how much it helped them to know there is someone [...]

John Stossel: Academic Jargon

March 25, 2019

Seven academic journals were recently hoaxed into publishing ridiculous studies on topics like “rape culture and queer performativity” in dog parks. The editor of only one of the [...]

Erick Erickson: I Believe These Things Are True

January 18, 2019

I worked during the Advent season to avoid writing my weekly column about politics. Instead, I tried to devote myself to focusing on Christianity, given the whole season exists due to the birth of [...]

Ben Shapiro: When Checks and Balances Fail

January 17, 2019

In February 2017, Dr. Christopher Duntsch became the first surgeon in American history known to be sentenced to prison for botching a patient surgery. A licensed neurosurgeon, Duntsch left a string [...]

Erick Erickson: On Plucking Nose Hairs

January 8, 2019

One of my older sisters once dated a much older guy who had not yet come to terms with growing up. I remember nothing about him — except his nose hair. He was the Rapunzel of nose hair. I do [...]

Ben Shapiro: 2019: The Year of the Wokescolds

January 3, 2019

2018 was a chaotic year. It was a chaotic year for the markets, for domestic and international politics, and for social mores. 2019 promises more of the same, if the end of the prior year was any [...]

Erick Erickson: Family Time at Christmas

December 13, 2018

In our hyper-partisan age, it seems every newspaper and magazine writes columns on dealing with crazy uncles at holiday parties and their crazy conspiracies.  But it is true. Every family has [...]

Michelle Malkin: Stop Partisan Corpse Abuse

December 13, 2018

Impolite question, but it needs to be asked: Is there a Republican dead body that left-wing partisans won’t use to bash Donald Trump? Last week’s partisan corpse abusers callously [...]

Ben Shapiro: Policies Have Consequences

December 11, 2018

Last week, France set itself on fire; the stock market tumbled; and news broke that low-wage employment tumbled in the city of Seattle. What do these three headlines have in common? That policies [...]

Erick Erickson: A Dreadful Time for Some

December 8, 2018

Set your oven to 375 F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Cream together 3/4 cup of shortening, 1 cup of light brown sugar, 1/4 cup of molasses and 1 egg. In a separate bowl, sift together 2 [...]

Erick Erickson: An Alternative to the Status Quo

November 29, 2018

Had John C. Fremont not run as a Republican in 1856, there would probably would have been no Lincoln in 1860. The Republican Party formed in the 1850s with the collapse of the Whig Party. The central [...]

Ben Shapiro: The Ungrateful Nation

November 22, 2018

Here are a few facts about America. The unemployment rate among those with a high school education is 3.9 percent. The poorest quintile of Americans have seen their post-tax incomes increase 80 [...]

Michelle Malkin: Say No to Nanny Bloomberg

November 13, 2018

No matter how politically fractured the nation may seem, I believe that liberty-loving citizens of all ideologies can unite and agree: Billionaire Nanny Michael Bloomberg — the soda-taxing, [...]

Ben Shapiro: What Do We Have In Common?

October 17, 2018

America stands at a precipice. It’s a moral precipice of our own making: We’re not facing any external existential threat, or any serious economic crisis. Nonetheless, we’re at each [...]
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