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We need a hope machine. Can anyone build one?

In a comment on a recent post, Paula OH said: “It’s a very tough time. We need a hope machine! Anyone know how to build one? My answer to Paula is a resounding: “yes!” And in a moment I’ll give Paula and you some hammers, nails, and solar panels to build one. First, though, I want ...

Mayor Adams mocks the far left to rave reviews

New York Mayor Eric Adams is a rising power in the Democratic Party. A former police captain, Adams is the answer to the prayers of Democrats who have almost given up praying for a politics they can sell nationally. Adams is a Black man, who, at age 15, was arrested and beaten up by police. ...

Progressives version of democracy: 2 plus 2 equals 5

They may or may not have been playing the song “The World Turned Upside Down” when Lord Charles Cornwallis’s troops surrendered to Gen. George Washington at Yorktown in 1781, but there’s good reason to sing it now. Progressives tell us that it is a violation of “democracy” to ...

Is the end of abortion absolutism at hand? Perhaps

For nearly half a century, the Supreme Court freed Americans from thinking hard about abortion. Its decisions in Roe v. Wade and later cases removed the matter from legislative consideration. That liberated voters from the responsibility to consider the competing values at issue. Whatever you ...

Shameful SCOTUS protests threaten American order

There was something ridiculous about the half-a-dozen protestors in “Handmaid’s Tale” costumes showing up at Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s house, with one of them explaining to a reporter that Barrett, as an adoptive mother, doesn’t know what it’s like to carry a child ...