Opinion

Brent Bozell

BRENT BOZELL & TIM GRAHAM: The year of media freakouts

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The year 2017 unfolded into a massive surprise to liberals, who fully expected that before Christmas we would (a) all die in a nuclear war over President Donald Trump's tweets or (b) be swearing in President Mike Pence after Trump was impeached or petulantly quit because the news media ...

Michelle Malkin

MICHELLE MALKIN: Honoring 2017’s bulldogs

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There are talkers and doers, sowers of dissatisfaction seeds and agents of lasting change. Much of my column work over the year is dedicated to exposing the worst crapweasels in politics, pop culture, media and the policy arena. But to ring out 2017, I'm raising a toast to some of my ...

Andrew Napolitano

JUDGE ANDREW P. NAPOLITANO: America at Christmas

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What if Christmas is a core value of belief in a personal God who lived among us and His freely given promise of eternal salvation that no believer should reject or apologize for? What if Christmas is the rebirth of Christ in the hearts of all believers? What if Christmas is the potential ...

ben shapiro

BEN SHAPIRO: Time to defund the United Nations

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Last week, Democrats and many in the mainstream media became highly perturbed by the Trump administration's suggestion that the United States might tie continued foreign aid to support for its agenda abroad. Foreign dictators agreed. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who spent the last ...

Star Parker

STAR PARKER: Donald Trump gets real about the UN

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Following the U.N. General Assembly vote condemning the United States' recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and Ambassador Nikki Haley's bold speech to that body following the vote, Haley has announced that the 2018 budget for the U.N. will be cut by $285 million. ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: We all look forward to a better 2018

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As we look ahead to a new year, we hope we all do so with a resolve to make it better than 2017. This has been the first year for our new president, a head of state unlike any we have known before — a businessman, not a politician; someone not bound by tradition or the hallowed decorum of ...

Walter E. Williams

WALTER E. WILLIAMS: Educational rot

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My recent columns have focused on the extremely poor educational outcomes for black students. There's enough blame for all involved to have their fair share. That includes students who are hostile and alien to the educational process and have derelict, uninterested home environments. After all, ...

Thomas_Cal

CAL THOMAS: Heritage breaks two glass ceilings with new president

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Hillary Clinton was supposed to break the glass ceiling, which she said has kept a woman from becoming president, but the Heritage Foundation, a conservative public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C., has actually done it. Their new president is Kay Coles James, a female, an ...

DAVE RAMSEY: Gift cards for grandkids?

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Dear Dave, What's an appropriate amount for gift cards to send each of our five grandchildren for Christmas? — Liz Dear Liz, How much do you spend on your grandchildren? Enough to make their parents nervous! Seriously, I think it depends on two things. First, are you two debt-free, or ...

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NANCY CARLSON DODD: A broken red sled made for a memorable Christmas

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Amazingly enough, my mother is 106 and has a memory that is sharp, creative and chock full of wonderful tales. At Christmastime, we especially cherish this tale from Mom, which prompted me to make dozens of small red sleds out of Popsicle sticks one year for everyone’s Christmas tree. These ...

Erick Erickson

ERICK ERICKSON: From Tent to Glory

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In the beginning was a garden. And in that garden were two people and their God. God had created the man and woman in his image and set them above the rest of creation. But Adam and Eve sinned and thereby severed their personal, direct relationship with their Creator. God cannot tolerate sin. ...

Brent Bozell

BRENT BOZELL III: Cultural Winners and Losers of 2017

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The first year of President Trump stirred the makers of popular culture into a frenzy of resistance. Any list of the year's cultural winners and losers revolves around how the entertainment elites offended Americans in the red states by trying too hard to correct their outdated patriotism and ...

Michelle Malkin

MICHELLE MALKIN: Time for Trump Makeover of Lib NPR and PBS

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At the close of 2017, no less than seven prominent male hosts and editors of influential government-sponsored radio and television shows are out of work amid claims of sexual harassment. According to their accusers, the alleged Malevolent Seven are powerful pervs and creeps who've been ...

Pat Buchanan

PAT BUCHANAN: Republicans bet the farm with tax-reform bill

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President Trump, every Republican senator, and the GOP majority in Speaker Paul Ryan's House just put the future of their party on the line. By enacting the largest tax cut since the Reagan administration, the heart of which is cutting the corporate rate from 35 to 21 percent, Republicans ...

ben shapiro

BEN SHAPIRO: Does ‘yes’ ever mean ‘yes’ anymore?

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Over the weekend, Jessica Bennett, gender editor of The New York Times — yes, that’s a real title — wrote a piece titled “When Saying ‘Yes’ Is Easier Than Saying ‘No’.” She argued that in many cases, women say yes to sex but actually don’t want to do so: “Sometimes ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The First Christmas

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King David had descendants, too numerous to name. One of them was Joseph, who would gain lasting fame. Joseph was engaged to a woman named Mary. God said to her one night, “My child, you shall carry.” All that Joseph wanted was to do that which was right. He considered leaving her, but ...