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The 1623 Project: When Socialism Lost, and Free Markets Won

In August, 2019, the New York Times began driving an ill-conceived propaganda campaign called Project 1619, when slavery first came to America in the Jamestown, Virginia colony. It is that year, argues the Times, that defines our national character — not the iconic 1776. The Times has already won a Pulitzer prize for 1619, so it […]

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An Affirmative Action Program to Drain the Leftist Swamps at Universities

It’s time for some Affirmative Action on our college campuses — not for racial, ethnic, gender, or class diversity but for political diversity. On most college campuses, Leftist instructors now outnumber conservatives by more than 12 to 1. (At liberal Weslyan, it’s 28-to-1). And on some campuses one cannot find a single conservative professor in […]

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How Israelis Handle School Security – What We Can Learn

Nothing is more precious to Israelis than their children. When Palestinian terrorists took over a school in 1974 and murdered over 25 hostages, what did the Israelis do? Did they post gun-free-zone signs in front of their schools and pat themselves on the back for their tough stance? Did they attempt to ban or confiscate weapons […]