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17 Oct. 2019
In Georgia, Parents Win Battle Over Transgender Bathrooms at School
Jasper, Georgia, isn’t a big town. At last count, it had about 3,800 residents. So it was a big deal when 900 squeezed into the Pickens High School auditorium determined to stop Jasper from becoming the next stop in the march for transgender bathrooms. For the small community, the time for polite conversation was over.
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16 Oct. 2019
2 Years On, #MeToo Needs a Course Correction
Two years ago this week, the #MeToo hashtag went viral amid allegations that Harvey Weinstein, a powerful film producer, had sexually assaulted numerous women. Ronan Farrow, the journalist at the New Yorker who first broke the story, published “Catch and Kill” this week, a book recounting these allegations and what became of the turmoil...
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1 Mar. 2018
How Many Lives Are Saved by Guns — and Why Don’t Gun Controllers Care?
By: Larry Elder March 1, 2018 Lost in the current debate about gun control are three important points. First, how many lives are saved each year through the use of firearms. We know that for the last several years, according to the Centers for Disease Control (which tracks all U.S. deaths by cause), roughly 11,000
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8 Feb. 2018
Larry Elder: “Take the ‘Racist Xenophobe’ Quiz–Who Said This About Illegal Immigration?”
Larry Elder 2/8/2018 12:01:00 AM – Larry Elder Which alleged “racist xenophobe” made these statements about illegal immigration? “Those who enter the country illegally and those who employ them disrespect the rule of law, and they are showing disregard for those who are following the law. We simply cannot allow people to pou...
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4 Jan. 2018
Instead of ‘Infrastructure Investment,’ How About Killing Davis-Bacon?
Townhall.com logo JANUARY 4, 2018 Larry Elder 1/4/2018 12:01:00 AM – Larry Elder Is there a difference between President Barack Obama’s “stimulus” and President Donald Trump’s “infrastructure investment”? Despite costing $800 billion, most economists do not believe Obama’s “stimulus” progr...
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17 Oct. 2019
We’re Becoming More Like China Than China Is Like Us
A little over 40 years ago, Chinese communist strongman and reformer Deng Xiaoping began 15 years of sweeping economic reforms. They were designed to end the disastrous, even murderous planned economy of Mao Zedong, who died in 1976. The results of Deng’s revolution astonished the world. In four decades, China went from a backward basket
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23 Nov. 2017
I got fired for calling out liberal hypocrisy on Clintons
It was bizarre watching KABC TalkRadio in Los Angeles – my hypocritical ex-employer – hold a televised press conference. It turns out that one of the station’s news anchors, Leeann Tweeden, claims Sen. Al Franken groped her. In 2006, Tweeden said, before Franken became a senator, he and she participated in a USO tour to
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17 Oct. 2019
Maryland’s Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., died at an affiliate of Johns Hopkins Hospital early Thursday as a result of “complications from longstanding health challenges,” his office said in a statement. He was 68. Cummings was chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, one of the major congressional committees involved in the impeachment...
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17 Oct. 2019
How California and Foreign Carmakers Got in Bed to Keep Crony, Obama-Era Rules
I’m old enough to remember when businesses fought overregulation because it was bad for their bottom lines. That has changed. Now, overregulation is a profit center. There is no better example of this than the ongoing effort to stop the Trump administration from rolling back the ridiculous automobile fuel economy standards issued by the Obama
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16 Oct. 2019
Trump Vetoes Second Resolution to End Border Emergency Declaration
President Donald Trump vetoed a congressional attempt to overturn his border emergency declaration, marking the second time he has vetoed such a resolution. “In short, the situation on our southern border remains a national emergency, and our Armed Forces are still needed to help confront it,” the president said in a veto message&n...
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17 Oct. 2019
Trump Should Imitate Ellen DeGeneres
Depending on the polls you read and how you read them, nearly half of those surveyed want the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump to continue. That is not the same as wanting him impeached, much less convicted by the Senate and removed from office, but it represents a momentum the president needs to
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17 Oct. 2019
FCC’s Ajit Pai Issues Ominous Warning, Says China’s Reaction to NBA Fracas Is Only the Tip of the Iceberg
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Wednesday that China’s belligerent reaction to a seemingly insignificant tweet about Hong Kong protesters is a precursor of things to come. If China is willing to turn up the heat when an NBA team’s general manager sends a tweet supporting Hong Kong, Pai said in a tweet, then
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