Sri Lanka Bombings: A Story of ISIS and Wealthy Terrorists

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Joe Biden: woke, joke, or both?

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An Antidote to Leftist History Textbooks

Featured imagePaul wrote earlier this week here and here about the case of an AP history textbook, By the People: A History of the United States, whose leftist bias is so egregious that you’d be better off having your kid not take AP history at all.  That textbook is not, sadly, a rare example of leftist bias in primary school textbooks. Is there any remedy available? We’re very happy to report »
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A Green New Deal Smackdown Omnibus

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Elijah Cummings won’t let witness have lawyer

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The ideologue who wrote the textbook calling Trump and his supporters “racists”

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It is a commonplace of Illinois politics that each new governor has a prison cell fitted out for him along with his election certification. And sure as the swallows return to Capistrano, Illinois’s new Democratic Governor Jay Pritzker is under investigation for tax evasion. But this story is important for more than just illustrating the usual Illinois chronic political corruption. Pritzker comes from one of the wealthiest families in America, Ash Pearl Ash Pearl Ash Pearl Adidas Performance Women's Ultraboost
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