Letter to the Editor: a Much-Needed Reality Check

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Writers like Koenig would be wise to recognize that when it comes to the intense, tribalistic, and bad-faith rhetoric (and actions) that have contributed to American decline, there are at least two sides to the story.”

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Ray Haynes: Why Republicans Should Support the Popular Vote

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“In the battleground states, since 2000, Republicans have won the popular vote four out of six times. In fact, Donald Trump—in 2020—won the battleground states by over 2.1 million votes.”

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Kevin Williamson: How to Improve the Lot of Those Left Behind

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“And he wrote this very famous novel called Infinite Jest, which he described as a very sad book about the pursuit of happiness. And so, I think in some ways, I’ve written a very sad book about the pursuit of happiness as well.”

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Yoram Hazony’s “NatConTalk”: Enlarging the Conservative Conversation

NatConTalk is a recent entrant into the conservative conversation, or what remains of such under the hegemony of social media, our contemporary digital coliseum.”

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David Gurfein: Advocating on Behalf of Accused American Service Members

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The UCMJ has some key aspects to it which do not afford military personnel the same degree of presumption of innocence that you’d see in a civilian court.”

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Endlessly Misunderstanding Marcus Garvey

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“Moreover, as an avid reader of self-help books and prolific advocate for the prosperity gospel, Garvey would find demands for a black agenda to be insulting.”

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The Irrationality of Rationalism

This condition, Epidermolysis bullosa, with which I was diagnosed after birth, is as painful as described. Singer’s language is compassionate, but what he advocates for is infanticide.”

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The Real Appeal of Jordan Peterson

Peterson is a man of conviction in an oasis of compromise; therefore, he is perfectly poised to fill the gap in a world crying out for certainty.”

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Reconsidering How We Argue for Capitalism

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“To improve the reputation of capitalism, libertarians must remind naysayers that it is a moral system based on freedom and voluntary participation.”

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America Was Founded in “Brotherly Love”—Not Slavery

(Constantino Brumidi at the Capitol Rotunda)

All of these Lenape ideas are documented in Penn and Tamanend’s treaties and would later find their way into the Constitution of the United States.”

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Is Racism Holding Back African Americans?

Presently, cultural explanations for success are unfashionable, though deeper introspection reveals that culture cannot be discounted.”

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In Reply to Tim Wise: America’s Past on Race Should Not Be Oversimplified

(Jon Chase)

The toxic consequences of drawing a crude line between America’s past and the state of our modern institutions cannot be understated.”

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Does Understanding the American Project Begin with William Penn?

He was the first to negotiate with Native Americans as a Christian, keeping the Christian-Quaker pacifist traditions in his negotiations. He actually regarded the Native Americans as equals…”

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Congressman-elect Burgess Owens on Issues to Tackle in Office

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“Al Davis used to say, ‘Just win, baby.’ And I tell you that’s what Americans do best. Once we wake up, once we’re engaged, once we know that our culture is at risk, we come together and start communicating. Across-party lines, Democrats and Republicans start to talk, and we rise.”

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Jordan Peterson Biographer on Why People Hate Him So Much

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“One can readily see why someone who has committed any part of his life to fighting ‘white privilege’ today would resent Peterson personally.”

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