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Record Numbers Of Women In Congress Disprove The Need For Feminist Policies

November 16, 2018 by

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By Rachel Greszler ~ In January, a record number of women will serve in the U.S. House and Senate. Depending on the outcome of races that are still too close to call, the 116th Congress will have anywhere from 109 to 117 women. That is three-and-a-half times as many women as were in the 102nd Congress of […]

GOP Doom Postponed, Despite Earnest NY Times Wishful Thinking

November 10, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The Republican Party did better in the midterm elections than many in the media and the anti-Trump “Resistance” expected. The New York Times let its pro-Democratic hopes overwhelm its objective journalism in several instances before and after the voting. The lead National section story on Election Day morning was “Democrats See […]

Beto Loses, New York Times Still Gushes: ‘Could Even Bigger Things…Be In Store?’

November 9, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ On Wednesday, Texas-based New York Times reporter Manny Fernandez sounded perturbed that the “Kennedyesque” Texas hope, Democrat Beto O’Rourke, lost by two percentage points to that unlikable conservative incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz in their U.S. Senate contest: “Cruz Stays in Senate As Democratic Gains Fall Short in Texas.” Mr. Cruz’s narrow […]

Progressives Want To Burn Down Any Institution That Doesn’t Favor Them At The Moment

November 9, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Sometimes progressives do a great job of becoming caricatures of themselves. The progressive worldview is marked by a tendency to embrace utopian dreams, and a general disregard for tried and true traditions and institutions. Ted Kennedy captured this instinct in 1968 when he said, quoting George Bernard Shaw: “Some men see […]

The NYT’s ‘Needle’ And The Damage Done: ‘People Crying In The Newsroom’ On Election Night 2016

November 8, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Vanity Fair’s Joe Pompeo had an interesting take Monday on a web-based internet phenomenon that political “junkies” (to coin a phrase) are obsessed with: The New York Times election needle is back, after making a botched debut in 2016:   “Certain Readers May Have a Nervous Reaction’: The New York Times […]

The Battle To MAGA Continues

November 8, 2018 by

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By Star Parker ~ America’s Founders demonstrated that government is art, not science. The secret is in balance. Biennial congressional elections strike the right balance for the need for stability with the need for change. Midterm elections take place with the continuity of a sitting president. Whoever is in the White House will continue in […]

Routine Election Monitoring Spurs ‘Suppression’ Claims From Left

November 7, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In a routine pre-election action, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will monitor polling sites in a total of 35 jurisdictions in 19 states. Some left-leaning websites cast the move as a voter-suppression effort because the attorney general’s announcement talked about voter fraud. In a […]