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Over on the Campaign Spot Jim Geraghty highlights an issue that's bothered me ever since I first began to meet our "elite" up-close and personal 23 years ago this fall. Simply put, we celebrate and elevate people who just don't know much (but think t..
In the battle for culture (in which I'm an enthusiastic but talentless participant; I can't sing, dance, make movies, play an instrument, write a book anyone will read, or model athletic wear, but I did try out for Survivor once!), we've got to overc..
It's tough to imagine a more humiliating week for the world's sole superpower. Fears of "another Benghazi" are prompting not massive reinforcement to defend our citizens and our diplomatic soil but closure and retreat in 19 American embassies in the ..
Let's imagine for a moment that you find yourself in a difficult position — one that has led to abject panic about your future career, the fate of a valued relationship, or whether you'll even be able to make ends meet. Let's also stipulate that your..
Over at Breitbart.com, a post discussing potential Pentagon regulations prohibiting proselytization has gone viral, at last count with more than 1.2 million Facebook shares and 8,000 comments. While I'm not aware of any immediate or pending change in..
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Whether the Islam of Egypt or Kazakhstan is "true Islam" is a matter to be worked out by Muslims, but the fact remains that it's not a mere "few extremists" who want to execute apostates, and that mindset is a problem for all of us.
Thanks to the publication of Kathryn Joyce's new book, The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking, and the New Gospel of Adoption (excerpted here in Mother Jones, and Ms. Joyce is interviewed here at NPR), there's been an online wave of criticism/examin..
Here in the United States, we overuse the word "courage." In a nation where even the most strident words cause us to risk little more than social disapproval or where the worst consequence of righteous living is often little more than criticism, we o..
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Over at The Gospel Coalition, Glenn Stanton has written a fascinating article analyzing research comparing the relative civic-mindedness of Baby Boomers, Generation X (my generation, by the way), and the Millennials. Stanton takes on the seemingly u..
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In the aftermath of NBC News's release of a leaked memo outlining the legality of strikes against high-level members of al Qaeda who are also American citizens, fresh attention has been focused on the American drone program – and not just on its use ..
The Obama administration is in the process of delivering 20 advanced F-16 fighter jets and 200 M1 Abrams tanks to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Four jets have been delivered, and the rest of the equipment will be delivered within months...
This election presents perhaps the clearest moral contrast of my adult life. On one side is a Republican candidate who is pro-life, supports marriage, defends religious liberty, has real-world experience creating jobs, and has a realistic understandi..