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A Warning From Australia About Power Of Government

October 6, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Is Australia turning authoritarian? As COVID-19 cases in Australia increased over the past few months due to the delta variant, we’ve seen images of mass protests alongside police and military crackdowns. The Australian military has been unleashed in Sydney to enforce draconian lockdowns and extreme restrictions on travel. Officials often have […]

Democrats’ Massive Spending Bill Would Hasten America’s Fundamental Transformation

September 24, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The massive spending bill backed by President Joe Biden and Democrat leadership in Congress highlights just how radical their party has become and the farce behind billing the Biden presidency as a “moderate” alternative to the far left. The $3.5 trillion spending measure has been billed as a way to promote […]

By Relocating ‘Racist’ Rock, University Fancies Itself A Social Justice Warrior

August 11, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ It’s not just racist birds. Now woke activists are triggered by racist rocks. The University of Wisconsin-Madison moved a 75-ton boulder Friday that had been placed on campus a century ago to honor geologist and educator Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, the school’s president from 1887 to 1892. The university relocated Chamberlin Rock, […]

American Medical Association, Descending Into Wokeness, Calls For Eliminating Sex On Birth Certificates

August 6, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Another formerly serious institution in America has gone woke. The American Medical Association, a professional association and lobbying group for physicians and medical students, issued a report in June calling for eliminating biological sex on birth certificates. The policy change is being promoted on WebMD social media, which is why it’s […]

NPR Allows Its Reporters To Engage In Direct Activism

August 2, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The thin veil over National Public Radio’s commitment to objective journalism has been lifted. NPR has announced a new ethics policy that allows its journalists to “participate in activities that advocate for ‘the freedom and dignity of human beings’ on both social media and in real life.” National Public Radio, an […]

San Francisco Political Leaders Out Of Touch As City Descends Into Lawlessness

July 9, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ If you don’t like the explosion of violent crime, you’re a racist. That’s the message sent by a top aide to the San Francisco district attorney to a self-described “Democrat” who had said on Twitter that the jump in crime had made people afraid for their lives and dubious about the […]

Celebrating Founding Fathers Is ‘Structural Racism,’ National Archives Says

June 30, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Venerating and celebrating the Founding Fathers is an example of “structural racism,” apparently. That’s the conclusion of a recently released document created by a National Archives and Records Administration task force on racism. The National Archives and Records Administration is a federal agency charged with taking care of our country’s governmental […]

Violent Crime Keeps Surging As More On Left Admit It’s Foolish To ‘Defund Police’

June 4, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ It looks as if the surge in violent crime of 2020 is holding steady and perhaps escalating in 2021. Numbers on violent crime from cities around the country have jumped by historic and unprecedented rates in the past year. This surge is returning many of America’s cities to violent crime rates […]

Electoral College Threatened By Left Like Never Before, Sen. Jim Inhofe Says

May 21, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The Electoral College is under threat and the left is closer than it ever has been in getting rid of it. This was the topic of an event Wednesday at The Heritage Foundation, where speakers explained why the Electoral College is so important, how it has been a bulwark of a […]

Biden Administration Appeals To Woke, Shuts Down Garden Of American Heroes Project

May 18, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Can Americans find no shared history or heroes to celebrate now? On Friday, the Biden administration very quietly canceled the Garden of American Heroes project that President Donald Trump created via executive order on Jan. 18. Trump first announced the project in a Fourth of July speech at Mount Rushmore. Among […]

Fact-Checking 3 Claims From Senate Hearing On Voting

April 21, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Voting rights and election integrity have become significant issues in 2021 as Democrats in Congress attempt to pass a sweeping federal election overhaul bill at the same time as many states pursue election integrity laws. On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee, controlled by Democrats, held a hearing on state election integrity […]

A Sign Of Sanity In San Francisco

February 23, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Editor’s note: Under public pressure and facing a mass recall, the San Francisco School Board announced that it would put the planned renaming of 44 schools on hold. The list of names deemed racist included Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Paul Revere, among many others. The city’s school board acknowledged that […]

If France Can Reject Wokeness, So Can We

February 19, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ An interesting piece in The New York Times highlights a ferocious blowback against woke ideas in France. Yes, France. “The threat is said to be existential,” foreign correspondent Norimitsu Onishi writes, adding: It fuels secessionism. Gnaws at national unity. Abets Islamism. Attacks France’s intellectual and cultural heritage. The threat? ‘Certain social […]

In The Woke Revolution, Facts Are Irrelevant

February 11, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Does the truth matter? Not if you’re the woke president of the San Francisco School Board, apparently. A revealing interview by The New Yorker with the San Francisco School Board president, 30-year-old Gabriela López, gave some insight into the mindset of a public school board that just decided that 44 of […]

San Francisco School Board Cancels Lincoln, Washington For ‘Dishonorable’ Legacies

January 29, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Editor’s note: The San Francisco school board voted Tuesday to rename 44 public schools in the school district. Among the figures with “dishonorable” or racist legacies, according to the school board, were Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. In December, Jarrett Stepman wrote about how the war on history has even come […]

The Left Wants To Transform And Nationalize Our Election System

January 26, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Editor’s Note: Democrats in Congress have renewed efforts in the House and Senate to make sweeping changes to America’s electoral laws. As Jarrett Stepman wrote in 2019, when H.R. 1 was first proposed, these reforms would be a significant threat to the federalist system under the Constitution of the United States […]

Despite Being Closed, San Diego Schools Descend Into Wokeness

December 18, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Your local school might currently be shut down, but the “great awokening” will continue, pandemic or not—and whether you like it or not. Christopher Rufo, a visiting fellow for domestic policy studies at The Heritage Foundation, reported that the San Diego Unified School District—currently closed and only offering online learning—is conducting […]

After The Election, The Left Demands Purges

November 12, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Joe Biden is calling for unity following the 2020 presidential election, but it’s clear that many of the former vice president’s supporters view postelection unity as something to create by force and intimidation. That sort of unity is enforced by ruthless institutional pressure and cancel culture. It’s a tactic that the […]

How Radical Historian’s Revisionism And Lies Led To 2020’s Unrest

September 14, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The war on history is about overturning America’s constitutional system. So says Mary Grabar, a resident fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute and author of the book, “Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation Against America.” Zinn was a radical historian whose book, “A People’s History of […]

Hollywood Decides It’s Not Woke Enough, Sets Oscars Diversity Quotas

September 11, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Hollywood will now be enforcing a woke moral code. Since Hollywood apparently isn’t woke enough already, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Tuesday that it will add hard diversity requirements for movies to qualify for Best Picture at the Oscars. Best Picture is considered the highest-level award […]

Activists Reenact Communist ‘Struggle Sessions’ For The Insufficiently Woke

August 28, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Silence is violence. That’s the attitude of radical “woke” activists, who increasingly demand that fellow Americans not only agree with them, but publicly demonstrate their support at all times. Several viral videos from Washington, D.C., on Monday show groups marching around the city, shouting slogans, and yelling things like “white silence […]

Comparing The US To Nazi Germany Makes Us Incapable Of Recognizing Truly Evil Regimes

August 27, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Apparently, America is no better than Nazi Germany, according to some members of our media “elite.” Jemele Hill, who writes for The Atlantic and is a producer for ESPN, tweeted that people are wrong to think that Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich was worse than the United States. According to Hill, she […]

How The Media Drives Radical ‘Wokeness’

August 15, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “Fake news” isn’t the only media problem in 2020. An important analysis in media trends of the past decade shows how activist journalism is promoting radical racial “wokeness.” There was a time when the woke ideology was firmly ensconced in the ivory tower and limited to radical corners of our university […]

How ‘Wokeness’ Is A Product Of Marxism

August 3, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “Wokeness” has become the nomenclature for the ideology or mentality of radical leftist activists on college campuses, at protests, and on social media. But wokeness has not been limited to just a handful of activists. It’s becoming a dominant mindset in the American workplace, in both the public and private sectors, […]