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Defeat COVID-19 by requiring vaccination for all. It's not un-American, it's patriotic.

Monday  02:26,   10 august 2020

Make vaccines free, don't allow religious or personal objections, and create disincentives for those who refuse vaccines shown to be safe and effective.And while the measures that will be necessary to defeat the coronavirus will seem draconian,... >>>

Hiding Biden Needs to Step Up and Meet the Press

Monday  00:26,   10 august 2020

Wilmington, we have a problem. It appears that this election is Joe Biden’s to lose. His last hurdle is a low one: demonstrating that he is, in fact, still alive and up to the task. All he has to do is show that this isn’t a “Weekend at Bernie’s”... >>>

How Jerry Falwell Jr. Lost His Liberty Flock

Sunday  21:15,   09 august 2020

The university’s leader has effectively become a spokesman for evangelicalism. Pastors and alumni worry about the consequences for their faith.Alumni feel “they have to hide their association with Liberty,” Colby Garman, a pastor who graduated from... >>>

The Good (But Not Great) News About T-Cells and Herd Immunity

Sunday  20:26,   09 august 2020

Two areas of research offer tentative hope that meaningful natural protection from COVID-19 may come sooner than expected.We’ve removed our paywall from essential coronavirus news stories. Become a subscriber to support our journalists. Subscribe... >>>

The Commons

Sunday  18:27,   09 august 2020

Readers respond to our June 2020 issue.I shall chew on this article for several days. The taste is bitter. However, it should be swallowed and digested; hopefully its nutrients will be... >>>

Bill de Blasio Is Using New York’s Murder Rate to Demagogue

Saturday  17:57,   08 august 2020

The mayor doesn’t know why murder rates have risen in the city. But he’s using them for political purposes anyway.As far back as March, the mayor was attributing the crime-rate spikes to changes in New York’s bail laws. Statewide reforms implemented >>>

Johnny 'Joey' Jones: I marked my 'Alive Day' this week, 10 years after losing my legs, and want to share this

Saturday  14:40,   08 august 2020

August 6, 2010, isn’t the day I lost my legs, it’s the day I lived. It's my “Alive Day.”Retired Staff Sgt. Johnny "Joey" Jones recounts the harrowing day in which he lost both of his legs in an unexpected IED explosion in Afghanistan. Join Jones >>>

Reform the Court, but Don’t Pack It

Saturday  13:27,   08 august 2020

The goal shouldn’t be to make the Court less ideological, but to make it less powerful.Democrats are reportedly being noncommittal about precisely how to proceed. According to The New York Times, one campaign official suggested that the platform... >>>

Lie, Deny, and Hope for a Miracle Isn’t Just Trump’s Virus Plan—It’s Also His Jobs Plan

Saturday  11:30,   08 august 2020

More than 32 million Americans are currently receiving some form of unemployment benefits and Thursday it was reported that another 1.2 million filed first-time unemployment claims in the past week—marking the 20th straight week that such claims... >>>

Biden remarks on African American 'diversity' highlight the 'arrogance' of Democrats, Lawrence Jones says

Saturday  02:40,   08 august 2020

Joe Biden's controversial comments about the American American community showcased the "arrogance" of Democrats, Fox News contributor and Fox Nation host Lawrence Jones said Friday. © Provided by FOX News President Trump says Joe Biden is 'no... >>>

Jason Nichols: Biden's take on African American voters and 'diversity' was not wrong

Friday  23:06,   07 august 2020

Joe Biden was largely correct in his statement about Latino/a/x communities being more diverse than African Americans. © Provided by FOX News 2020 hopeful Joe Biden is facing backlash over his latest comments on diversity; Peter Doocy reports from... >>>

The Amazing Disappearing Election

Friday  22:41,   07 august 2020

Donald Trump and the coronavirus are all-consuming topics. What will happen to the rest of the world’s issues?Although the events of 2020 present unique challenges to the media—and to humanity as a whole—the narrowing of the media agenda, a... >>>

The New George Floyd Video Should Not Surprise You

Friday  20:22,   07 august 2020

Floyd’s case isn’t about his resisting arrest; it’s about what happened after the cops got him under control.The video does clarify some things, especially the precise degree to which Floyd resisted... >>>

Trump Makes Same Gaffe as Biden in Least Self-Aware Twitter Attack

Friday  19:06,   07 august 2020

President Donald Trump really thought he had Joe Biden with this one. “After yesterday’s statement, Sleepy Joe Biden is no longer worthy of the Black Vote!” the president tweeted on Friday morning. He left out any context, assuming that his biggest... >>>

What is ‘Credential Inflation’ and How Do We Stop It?

Friday  17:31,   07 august 2020

Andrew Gillen of Texas Public Policy Foundation argues that credential inflation is driven by two factors.In today’s Martin Center article, Andrew Gillen of Texas Public Policy Foundation explains what has... >>>