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Archive of posts published in the tag: Mona Charen

The March Against Science

How Progressives Cherry-Pick Science They Like from Mona Charen at National Review Science, however, to be respected, must be purely the search for truth. The organizers of this “March for Science” — by acknowledging that their demonstration is modeled on…

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The Justice of Citizens United

In National Review Kevin Williamson writes The Book Burners. Citizens United, he reminds us, was about much more than big money in politics.  It was about denying the government the right to ban books and media.  It was about the…

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“Talents for Low Intrigue”

from Mona Charen at National Review, What Are the Checks and Balances: The Founders included the Electoral College in the Constitution to guard against demagogues, or in Alexander Hamilton’s words, men with “talents for low intrigue, and the little arts…

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Best Rebel Yid 2016 – First Six Months

These are some of the best articles that stood out to me so far this year- and a few of mine . America Doesn’t Have a Gun Problem; It Has a Democrat Problem from Sultan Knish Chicago’s murder rate of 15.09…

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Playing the Middle Class for Suckers

A Gem! Please Lie to Us by Mona Charen at National Review excerpt: Truth serum: Our problems arise from demanding too much of government. We, the middle class, have asked government to make sure everyone (no matter how credit unworthy)…

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Blocking Real Progress

from Mona Charen at National Review Online, Republican Self Sabotage: For the past several years, leading voices of what Matt Lewis has called “con$ervative” media, along with groups like Heritage Action, and politicians such as Senator Ted Cruz, have ceaselessly…

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Smothered in Quasi-Socialism

from Mona Charen at National Review, How Bernie Sanders Became the Conscience of the Democratic Party The idea that “the rich” sit permanently atop a pyramid of worker drones is false. Consider the companies that were once ubiquitous but are now…

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The Anti-Math Party

from Mona Charen at National Review, How Bernie Sanders Became the Conscience of the Democratic Party No problem, the self-described socialist counters, he will raise the money by taxing the “greedy one percent.” The problem is — arithmetic. The top one…

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Santa Claus with a Brooklyn Accent

from Mona Charen at National Review, How Bernie Sanders Became the Conscience of the Democratic Party “Socialist” was once an epithet in American politics, but the Obama years may have effected a change. Fully 25 percent of Americans, Pew reported…

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Redistribution Doesn’t Bring Prosperity

Mona Charen writes in The National Review, The Abandoned Poor: Now, how is the class to whom the president so frequently panders doing? Jeffrey Anderson of The Weekly Standard looked at Census Bureau data and found that typical American household income has not…

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Policy Without Consequences

David Goldman writes Why Liberals Don’t Care About Consequences in Pajama Media: Excerpt: Why don’t liberals seem to notice the catastrophic consequences of their policies, and why to they imagine imminent horrors where none exist? If you corner a liberal…

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Schools Matter

  Mona Charen writes in National Review What Sotomayor Gets Wrong . Excerpts: Sotomayor’s argument rests entirely on a fallacy — that lowering admission standards for certain minority applicants is the only possible response to concerns about racial and ethnic…

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Lying For Justice

Mona Charen writes in The National Review,  The Lies That Sold Obamacare. Excerpt: Remember Obama’s mother? Though the airwaves currently echo with the vow, “If you like your plan . . . ,” I keep remembering Obama’s account of his mother being denied coverage…

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Which is the Party of Wall Street?

The political stereotype is that the Republicans are the party of big money and Democrats are the party of the little guys.  But the reality is something else. Crony capitalists are those who use Washington to create a system that…

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