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If Ignorance Were Bliss...

One of my dearest pastors from my youth would often quip, “If ignorance were bliss, we’d all be blistered.”  This was just a witty, deliberately maladroit Arkansas version of the epistemological insight that basically we are all more ignorant than we light to admit. 252 more words

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Omar Abdel Rahman, the ‘Blind Sheikh,’ Is Dead

Abdel Rahman, the Blind Sheikh, was responsible for much of the last quarter century of terrorism.

National Review, by Andrew C. McCarthy, February 18, 2017: 2,690 more words

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Georgetown U. Explicitly Defends Slavery, Rape

Georgetown had changed the names of Mulledy Hall and McSherry Hall because Mulledy and McSherry had once been involved in selling some slaves back in the early 19th century. 1,397 more words

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The Left's Shameful Hypocrisy on Refugees

The President of the United States announced that refugees fleeing persecution by a totalitarian regime would be deported. It did not matter that they had risked their lives to come here.  1,340 more words

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Abortion Science: Heartbeats Are Imaginary, Unborn Babies Aren’t Alive, Ultrasounds Are Tools of Patriarchy

In a bizarre and rambling 2,600-word feature piece published on Tuesday, The Atlantic writer Moira Weigel took a sledgehammer to basic science and then did her best to vacuum its brains out before anyone could figure out what just happened.  877 more words

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Obama Shows His True Colors as He Leaves Office

Barack Obama did not go out quietly. His unquiet final acts were overshadowed, in part by a successor who refused to come in quietly, and in part by Obama’s own endless, sentimental farewell tour. 707 more words

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Our Long National Nightmare Is Over

It finally ends today. With the peaceful transfer of power in Washington from Barack Obama to Donald Trump, what might be described as our long national nightmare will be over. 122 more words

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