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Border Crisis Likely To Worsen After Federal Judge Orders End To Title 42 Expulsion Of Illegal Aliens

November 19, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The historic level of illegal immigration on the southern border is likely to get much worse, if that’s possible. On Wednesday, a federal judge declared that the Biden administration had to end Title 42 by Dec. 21. The ruling came from Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the […]

8 Races To Watch On Midterm Election Day 2022

November 8, 2022 by

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By Samantha Aschieris and Jarrett Stepman and Tyler O’Neil ~ It’s Election Day once again in the U.S. As millions of Americans head to the polls, here are eight races to watch throughout the day. 1. Michigan Governor Race: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vs. Tudor Dixon  Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, is facing Republican challenger […]

Tulsi Gabbard Didn’t Leave Democratic Party. The Party Left Her.

October 12, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “I can no longer remain in today’s Democratic Party.” That was the message former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a now-former Hawaii Democrat, delivered Tuesday. Her message was clear: The Democratic Party has gone off the deep end of left-wing extremism. In a 30-minute video announcing the launch of her podcast and an […]

Media Falsely Links Hurricanes To Climate Change. Here Are The Facts.

October 6, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The weather is difficult to predict. Media narratives aren’t. The media bat signal is up to exploit the latest crisis for left-wing policy goals. As Florida deals with the cleanup from Hurricane Ian—which ravaged the state, killed hundreds, and displaced thousands more—media outlets have peddled the idea that this tragedy is […]

In Discussing Reparations, Honest History Of Slavery Makes The Left Uncomfortable

September 22, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The Left loves to promote “reparations”—but only up until the point where history and truth run counter to its simplistic narratives about the past. British royals expert Hilary Fordwich threw CNN host Don Lemon for a loop on Tuesday when he asked her if the British monarchy should pay reparations for […]

DeSantis Touts Florida’s Successes, Paints Stark Contrast With Blue States

September 14, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ MIAMI—Florida has become a “refuge of sanity in a world gone mad.” That was the assessment of Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., in remarks Saturday evening at the third National Conservatism Conference here in Miami. DeSantis’ speech focused on the core theme of how Florida has become a bastion of liberty—a refuge […]

Institutional Wokeness Hurts US Status Abroad By Sapping Our Strength Within

September 1, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The ideological conformity and revolutionary zeal that’s taking over Western institutions threaten to not only “fundamentally transform” society, they threaten to destroy the bedrock of what made us so successful to begin with. Political scientist Walter Russell Mead recently wrote in The Wall Street Journal that campus wokeness is hurting America’s […]

Historical Association President’s Groveling Apology To Woke Mob Shows Why History Can’t Be Left To Institutions

August 27, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Arguing for keeping “presentism” out of history seems like a straightforward argument from an acknowledged history scholar, right? Wrong. Not these days. The president of the American Historical Association, James H. Sweet, published an essay last week arguing that scholars should bar “presentism” from history. Sweet’s column in the American Historical […]

Rise And Fall Of Fauci Illustrates Death Of ‘Expertise.’ Death By Suicide, That Is.

August 24, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Of all the institutions that have become radicalized in the last couple of years, the realm of medicine is perhaps the most disturbing. What will our society look like when you can’t trust the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or even your doctor? Dr. Anthony Fauci announced Monday that he […]

The Border Goes North, And Blue City Mayors Melt Down

August 20, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The border has come to northern, blue cities—and Democrats aren’t handling it well. July’s border numbers are in, and the Biden administration again has set an all-time record for unlawful crossings, surpassing 2021’s historic numbers. Most legacy and corporate media dodged this historic crisis, which began almost immediately under President Joe […]

Starbucks Closures Over Crime Show How Companies Dodge Woke Consequences

July 20, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Troubled times may be ahead for the marriage between corporate America and the left. Starbucks recently announced that it’s closing over a dozen stores because of crime and safety concerns. “We’ve had to make the difficult decision to close some locations that have a particularly high volume of challenging incidents that […]

To These Twitter Know-Nothings, Anne Frank Had White Privilege

July 14, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The most famous victim of the Holocaust was guilty of white privilege. That assertion was an actual topic of discussion by left-wing activists on social media. “Anne Frank trended on Twitter on Sunday as users on the social media platform debated whether the Holocaust victim was a beneficiary of ‘white privilege,’ […]

Canada’s Crackdown On Guns Sounds A Warning For Us

June 3, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “Other than using firearms for sport shooting and hunting, there is no reason anyone in Canada should need guns in their everyday lives.” That’s what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at a press conference Monday when announcing a proposed law that would ban the sale of handguns in his country. […]

Here’s How To Hold Woke Capital Accountable

May 27, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ If one was to create a test to evaluate how corporate America treats freedom of speech and religious liberty, how well do you think they would do? A pair of organizations just released such a test and, perhaps to no one’s surprise, the corporations didn’t do well. If assigned by letter […]

Now-Abandoned Disinformation Board Was Insult To Free Society

May 19, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The Biden administration didn’t create a Ministry of Truth. We don’t have governmental ministries here in the United States. That’s a British thing. We have departments and boards. The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it’s putting a “pause” on its new Disinformation Governance Board. The new agency, announced in April, […]

In Los Angeles, A Breakdown Of Civilization

May 12, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ What we are witnessing in Los Angeles is a breakdown of civilization, all in the name of so-called social justice. On May 3, an armed man attacked comedian Dave Chappelle—who has drawn the ire of the left for daring to make jokes it doesn’t like about transgender activists—during a live performance […]

‘Defund The Police’ Movement Triggered Massive Spike In Murder Of Black Americans. So Much For Equity.

April 27, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The political aftermath of George Floyd’s death produced a surge in murders of black Americans, but it wasn’t at the hands of the police. The numbers are shocking, but not surprising. The FBI previously reported that murders increased by 30% in 2020. But there is more to that story. According to […]

Hunter Biden Laptop Revelations Uncover Depth Of Elite Institutional Corruption

March 26, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ America’s most powerful, elite institutions now cooperate to misinform the public and suppress dissent. It’s hard to think otherwise during the arc of the Hunter Biden laptop story that turned out to be true. Last week, The New York Times reporters wrote that they authenticated email “obtained by The New York […]

Amazon Bails Out Of Downtown Due To Violent Crime Surge, Dodges The Consequence Of Woke Policies

March 19, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Amazon is getting out of Dodge. Well, more accurately, Seattle. The massive, mostly online retailer announced recently that it’s relocating 1,800 employees out of a downtown Seattle location due to a huge uptick in violent crime. “Given recent incidents near 3rd (Ave) and Pine (St), we’re providing employees currently at that […]

Fact-Checking Biden’s First State Of The Union Address

March 2, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas and Jarrett Stepman and Douglas Blair and Virginia Allen ~ In his first official State of the Union speech, President Joe Biden on Tuesday night addressed the Russian invasion of Ukraine, rising inflation at home, an ongoing border crisis, plummeting approval numbers and a fading pandemic. Biden, who also spoke to a joint […]

The Failing Case For COVID-19 Mandates

January 10, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The recent COVID-19 outbreak is dealing a major blow to the justification for extreme vaccine mandates. While there is some evidence that vaccines decrease the severity of COVID-19 infection, the public policy arguments to essentially force Americans to get vaccinated, under threat of losing their livelihoods is rapidly falling apart as […]

Left Melts Down As Sen. Joe Manchin Says He Can’t Support Biden’s ‘Mammoth’ Spending Bill

December 21, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ A single Democrat came out against President Joe Biden’s massive, multitrillion-dollar Build Back Better plan and the left is having a collective conniption. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said Sunday that he would have to cast a “no” vote for Democrats’ current Build Back Better bill, a version of which already has […]

Scientists Take A Stand Against ‘Woke Math’

December 11, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Saying two plus two equals four may now be problematic. One of the key aspects of the left-wing cultural revolution that’s taken over America’s most powerful institutions is how it injects its politics and ideology into literally everything. That includes science, and now math. Many states and school districts are embracing […]

Only The Rich And Powerful Can Thrive In Lawless San Francisco

November 16, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ In “progressive” San Francisco, safety is for the rich. That’s the reality of what’s happening in the San Francisco Bay Area as bad policy and anti-police attitudes have created a haven for criminality. Like many other urban parts of America, the Bay Area has been hit with a historic surge in […]