Pete Buttigieg delivers remarks on foreign policy and national security in Bloomington, Ind., June 11, 2019. (John Sommers/Reuters) Southbend, Ind. mayor Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday proposed the creation of new voluntary-service programs to combat climate change and increasing rates of mental-health issues, among other objectives. The plan, released by Buttigieg’s presidential campaign, calls for the
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“We hold these truths to be self-evident….” We sometimes forget that Jefferson, even at 33, was a massively educated man. Almost everyone forgets that at the time, a proper education included a kind of formal training in mathematics and logic that hardly anyone receives today — the geometry of Euclid and the logic and rhetoric
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(Pixabay) 1776—The Declaration of Independence is a stirring statement of America’s creed, but is it also a sexist and xenophobic document? Defending the Supreme Court’s increasing use of foreign law in support of its rulings on the meaning of the Constitution, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg titles a 2005 speech “‘A decent Respect to the Opinions
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Detail of Washington Delivering His Inaugural Address, April 1789 (Library of Congress) The aftermath of the revolutionary story, even in brief, is rich and exciting. Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in the July 23, 1976, issue of National Review. *   *   * O! Ye unborn Inhabitants of America! Should this Page escape its destin’d Conflagration at
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren greets supporters in Manchester, N.H., June 14, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Nearly all of them are running so hard to the left that the successful nominee will never be able to appear moderate. Presidential candidates from both parties usually sound hard-core in the primaries to appeal to their progressive or conservative bases. But
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Activists with Planned Parenthood and the Center for American Progress protest in Washington, D.C., June 28, 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Writing for Mother Jones, Kevin Drum takes issue with my Corner post from earlier this week on the recent Gallup survey showing a short-term increase in Americans who describe themselves as “pro-life.” Drum notes that Gallup’s
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‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ gets exclusive access to Trump-Kim meeting in North Korea. #Tucker #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News
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A woman receives an ultrasound (Ints Kalnins/Reuters) The American Medical Association has launched a lawsuit against North Dakota to halt the implementation of two state laws requiring abortion providers to provide additional information about the procedure to women considering it. One of the laws requires physicians to tell a mother that her abortion “will terminate the
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On Sunday, Kamala Harris expressed support for new, federally mandated busing policies. “I support busing. Listen, the schools of America are as segregated, if not more segregated, today than when I was in elementary school,” Harris said. “Where states fail to do their duty to ensure equality of all … Read More
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a press conference before a town-hall meeting in Queens, New York, April 27, 2019. (Jeenah Moon/Reuters) Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday released a plan to address the increasing numbers of migrants crossing the southern border, calling among other things for decriminalizing illegal border crossings. In her four-point plan, the New
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Detail of Birth of Old Glory by Percy Moran (Library of Congress) Ramesh notes the speed with which the Betsy Ross flag was deemed outré: Even so, the shift of the Betsy Ross flag, from worth showcasing for the Obama inaugural planners in 2013 to unacceptable for a big company in 2019, has been very
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On Sunday, Kamala Harris expressed support for new, federally mandated busing policies. “I support busing. Listen, the schools of America are as segregated, if not more segregated, today than when I was in elementary school,” Harris said. “Where states fail to do their duty to ensure equality of all … Read More
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Twitter’s latest policy change regarding how they choose to trample on the speech of their users and avoid triggering anyone went into effect last week and now it’s being fully kicked into gear. They are also no longer making exceptions for world leaders, candidates for office or anyone else of the sort. Yep… they’re looking
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Inside the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Photo: John Bilous/Dreamstime) The city of Charlottesville, Va. will replace an official holiday marking the birth of Thomas Jefferson with a day that instead celebrates the emancipation of slaves at the conclusion of the Civil War. The city council voted 4-1 Monday to do away with the
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Sen. Kamala Harris speaks during the second night of the first Democratic presidential candidates debate in Miami, Fla., June 27, 2019. (Mike Segar/Reuters) Perhaps Kamala Harris’s favorite tagline during last week’s debate was that, when it comes to questions of policy, “we have to think about how this affects real people.” That might sound grounded
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Naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2013. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters) Two-thirds of voters support allowing the U.S. census to include a question about an individual’s citizenship status, disagreeing with the Supreme Court’s decision to block the question. In a Harvard CAPS/Harris poll released Tuesday, 67 percent of respondents said the question, “Is this person a
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