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The Buffalo News
When a movement is ‘upward upward,’ how high can it go?NONFICTION Too Dumb To Fail: How The GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win
When a movement is ‘upward upward,’ how high can it go?
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
NONFICTION Too Dumb To Fail: How The GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections (and How It Can Reclaim Its Conservative Roots) By Matt K. Lewis Hachette Books 240 pages, $28 By Michael D. Langan Nothing in politics can be explained... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Letters: People lost big with land-use changesPublic safety is a sworn top priority that elected lawmakers are chartered to u
Letters: People lost big with land-use changes
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
Public safety is a sworn top priority that elected lawmakers are chartered to uphold in laws. When these elected officers fail in passing laws that succeed or, even worse, cause harm to their constituents, it’s time to turn opinions into... Read more
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The New Statesman
Harry Harpham dies aged 61Last week we marked Holocaust Memorial Day, when communities and people of all
Harry Harpham dies aged 61
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
Last week we marked Holocaust Memorial Day, when communities and people of all faiths come together to remember the more than six million people who perished in the Holocaust. We know that what became organised mass murder on an industrial scale... Read more
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Salon.com
The GOP’s mosque mania: Obama’s bland speech on tolerance unleashes a torrent of hate—and almost makes Jeb look humanMarco Rubio and Donald Trump — who, if you squint at them sideways while super
The GOP’s mosque mania: Obama’s bland speech on tolerance unleashes a torrent of hate—and almost makes Jeb look human
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
Marco Rubio and Donald Trump — who, if you squint at them sideways while super high on Rand Paul’s bluegrass-grown private stash, are the two most plausible Republican presidential nominees of the moment — joined forces this week to attack Barack... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Driver faces DUI charge in fatal Lake Shore Drive crashA woman who died after the taxi in which she was riding was hit by a suspected
Driver faces DUI charge in fatal Lake Shore Drive crash
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
A woman who died after the taxi in which she was riding was hit by a suspected drunken driver going the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive was about to graduate from University of Chicago Law School, authorities said Saturday afternoon. The driver, whose... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Driver in fatal crash admitted to having 5 or 6 drinksA Lakeview man accused of drunkenly driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive e
Driver in fatal crash admitted to having 5 or 6 drinks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
A Lakeview man accused of drunkenly driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive early Friday and killing a woman after he struck her oncoming taxi was ordered held on $750,000 bail Sunday in Cook County bond court. Erik F. Johnson, 23, of the 3500... Read more
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Acton Commentary
The Moral and Economic Poverty of the LotteryThe nationwide furor has died down a bit after the $1.586 billion Powerball lot
The Moral and Economic Poverty of the Lottery
Acton Commentary / Posted 3 days ago
The nationwide furor has died down a bit after the $1.586 billion Powerball lottery jackpot was split three ways last Wednesday. This week’s $50 million jackpot may seem rather paltry after the record-setting prize, but the allure of life-changing... Read more
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Salon.com
They’ll always lose the culture wars: The right loves fighting lost causes– but liberals keep winningSince the 1990s, the culture wars have repeatedly been left for dead. Just mont
They’ll always lose the culture wars: The right loves fighting lost causes– but liberals keep winning
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
Since the 1990s, the culture wars have repeatedly been left for dead. Just months after political commentator Pat Buchanan declared a “cultural war” at the 1992 Republican National Convention, neoconservative Irving Kristol remarked, “I regret to... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Grow Up!It is amazing how many people have been oblivious to this middle-aged man's spo
Grow Up!
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
It is amazing how many people have been oblivious to this middle-aged man's spoiled brat behavior, his childish boastfulness about things he says he is going to do, and his petulant response to every criticism with ad hominem replies. He has boasted... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Review: Is the Republican Party dumbed down?"Too Dumb To Fail: How The GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections
Review: Is the Republican Party dumbed down?
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
"Too Dumb To Fail: How The GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections (and How It Can Reclaim Its Conservative Roots)" By Matt K. Lewis | Hachette Books Michael D. Langan’s Book Mark: 4 of 4 Stars Sometimes books with terrible titles are... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Is Abetz right about the same-sex marriage plebiscite? Eric Abetz's comments on same-sex marriage expose deep confusion about the re
Is Abetz right about the same-sex marriage plebiscite?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Eric Abetz's comments on same-sex marriage expose deep confusion about the relationship between politicians and voters. Are MPs there to do the bidding of the electorate, or follow their own... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Thomas Sowell: Grow up, Donald TrumpOf all the many things said about Donald Trump, what was said by Roger Ailes, h
Thomas Sowell: Grow up, Donald Trump
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Of all the many things said about Donald Trump, what was said by Roger Ailes, head of the Fox News Channel, said it all in just two words: "Grow up!" It is amazing how many people have been oblivious to this middle-aged man's spoiled brat behavior,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Review: Is the Republican Party dumbed down?"Too Dumb To Fail: How The GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections
Review: Is the Republican Party dumbed down?
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
"Too Dumb To Fail: How The GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections (and How It Can Reclaim Its Conservative Roots)" By Matt K. Lewis | Hachette Books Michael D. Langan’s Book Mark: 4 of 4 Stars Sometimes books with terrible titles are... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Poll a cry for state reformLawmakers in a representative democracy should not be held hostage to opinion p
Poll a cry for state reform
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Lawmakers in a representative democracy should not be held hostage to opinion polling. They are not parrots, regurgitating what they have been told. They are elected to exercise their judgment based on what they learn, rather than to simply adhere to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump – the candidate Republicans and conservatives deserveDonald Trump is God’s way of punishing the Republican Party for Mitt Romney, Jo
Trump – the candidate Republicans and conservatives deserve
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
Donald Trump is God’s way of punishing the Republican Party for Mitt Romney, John McCain and – worst of all – George W. Bush. Trump is a reminder of Edmund Burke’s admonition that a “state without the means of some change is without the means of its... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
Prep calendarCross Creek at Lakeside, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Evans at Grovetown,
Prep calendar
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted 8 days ago
Cross Creek at Lakeside, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Evans at Grovetown, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Richmond Academy at Greenbrier, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Hammond at Augusta Christian 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys) Augusta... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Coming out because of a magazine - The magazine that helped me find myself has committed folly. It has rebuffed many faithful readers with a move that was just plain uppity. A bit of background. By age 16 I knew that the nation’s trending politica...The magazine that helped me find myself has committed folly. It has rebuffed ma
Coming out because of a magazine - The magazine that helped me find myself has committed folly. It has rebuffed many faithful readers with a move that was just plain uppity. A bit of background. By age 16 I knew that the nation’s trending politica...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
The magazine that helped me find myself has committed folly. It has rebuffed many faithful readers with a move that was just plain uppity. A bit of background. By age 16, I knew that the nation’s trending political philosophy was not one that fit my... Read more
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The Washington Times
R. EMMETT TYRRELL: Conservatives takes issue with National ReviewIn reading Paul Johnson’s masterful “Art: A New History,” I came across a start
R. EMMETT TYRRELL: Conservatives takes issue with National Review
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
In reading Paul Johnson’s masterful “Art: A New History,” I came across a startling number of art masters who did bodies sublimely, hands and even landscapes brilliantly, but who could not plausibly paint a human face. Some of the artists recognized... Read more
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Spot.ph
Let music tell you why you should #NeverForget Martial Law(SPOT.ph) Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it—Cooky Chua, voca
Let music tell you why you should #NeverForget Martial Law
Spot.ph / Posted 13 days ago
(SPOT.ph) Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it—Cooky Chua, vocalist of Tres Marias, Color It Red, and member of The League of Authors of Public Interest Songs, believes in this statement by author Edmund Burke. "Dapat masusi ang... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Open Drum: Blood on the Southern Cross With the Australian flag's Southern Cross tattooed on his back, Phil Dennis r
Open Drum: Blood on the Southern Cross
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
With the Australian flag's Southern Cross tattooed on his back, Phil Dennis remembers why, 12 years ago, he got that tattoo, and why he is now getting it removed. Gallipoli. A name that millions of Australians... Read more
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The Morning Call
Faith and Values: Don't be a sheep or you'll be eaten by wolves"The world is changing too fast. I'm afraid for my grandchildren," confessed an
Faith and Values: Don't be a sheep or you'll be eaten by wolves
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
"The world is changing too fast. I'm afraid for my grandchildren," confessed an older member of my church. Are you also afraid about what kind of world your grandchildren will live in? Or is the fear with which you live more immediate? The kind... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jimmy Savile couldn't get away with it today - could he?This is not because I’m naive; I do know child abusers both potential and actua
Jimmy Savile couldn't get away with it today - could he?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
This is not because I’m naive; I do know child abusers both potential and actual walk among us every day and are to be found in every class, creed, race and stratum of society. I am aware that paedophiles very often manoeuvre themselves into jobs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revisiting Peace and WarThe idea of peace as the antithesis of violence and war has long dominated the
Revisiting Peace and War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The idea of peace as the antithesis of violence and war has long dominated the field of peace studies. Most theorists comprehended these terms as 'polar extremes' on a continuum, sharply distinct from one another with their own particular processes... Read more
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The Irish Times
Write like Hemingway, a TCD revolution series and Battle of the BookclubsWrite like Hemingway The winner of a fiction-writing competition is to have th
Write like Hemingway, a TCD revolution series and Battle of the Bookclubs
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
Write like Hemingway The winner of a fiction-writing competition is to have the opportunity to work in the Key West writing studio that was once the sanctum of Ernest Hemingway, one of America’s greatest authors. Organisers of the Florida Keys... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Donald Trump is not a conservative - just look at his views on trade Photo: Donald Trump's position on free trade is a powerful indicator of his s
Donald Trump is not a conservative - just look at his views on trade
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
Photo: Donald Trump's position on free trade is a powerful indicator of his significance for the conservative movement. (Steve Marcus : Reuters) Donald Trump's position on free... Read more
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Daily Mail
Crazed serial killer attacks slain reporter Jews and gays in letterSerial killer who shot dead three people over a decade writes bizarre letter fr
Crazed serial killer attacks slain reporter Jews and gays in letter
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Serial killer who shot dead three people over a decade writes bizarre letter from prison attacking a reporter murdered on live TV, Jews, gays and women Charles Severance, 55, is waiting be sentenced for murder in Virginia He shot Ruthanne Lodato,... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Letter from a serial killer: Charles Severance attacks a slain TV reporter, gays, JewsJust weeks before being sentenced for killing three people in Alexandria, Va.,
Letter from a serial killer: Charles Severance attacks a slain TV reporter, gays, Jews
Dundas Star News / Posted 26 days ago
Just weeks before being sentenced for killing three people in Alexandria, Va., serial killer Charles Severance took out a pen to write a long letter to two Washington Post reporters. The eight-page screed, printed on lined notebook paper, takes aim... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Letters on presidential candidates, letters, great volunteerIntemperate words My oh my, what is happening to my Grand Old Party? Have we l
Letters on presidential candidates, letters, great volunteer
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
Intemperate words My oh my, what is happening to my Grand Old Party? Have we learned nothing about how wars start? In a sudden burst of machismo, prominent candidates have taken unreasoned positions on what they would do if their finger was on the... Read more
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TribLIVE
The Do-Nothings’ slavish fealty to the NRAIn the mid-19th century, the nativist Know-Nothing Party surged to national pro
The Do-Nothings’ slavish fealty to the NRA
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
In the mid-19th century, the nativist Know-Nothing Party surged to national prominence, promoting an anti-immigrant, anti-Catholic agenda that threatened American values. The party had a spattering of political success but it never made it to the big... Read more
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Deseret News
Michael Gerson: What if the worst happens? The GOP would cease to beWASHINGTON — Every Republican of the type concerned with winning in November ha
Michael Gerson: What if the worst happens? The GOP would cease to be
Deseret News / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON — Every Republican of the type concerned with winning in November has been asking the question (at least internally), "What if the worst happens?" The worst does not mean the nomination of Ted Cruz, in spite of justified fears of... Read more
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Garden City News
March for Life Next Friday | January 8, 2016To the Editor: You are invited to be part of a special, 45-member delegation t
March for Life Next Friday | January 8, 2016
Garden City News / Posted a month ago
To the Editor: You are invited to be part of a special, 45-member delegation to represent St. Joseph's Church at the March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Friday, January 22, 2016, the 43rd memorial anniversary of the Supreme Court's abortion... Read more

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