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Are Republicans born wimps, 'nice guys'?

Republican leaders are "a bunch of wimps," said Jerry Falwell Jr. Conservatives and Christians need to stop electing "nice guys." "The U.S. needs street fighters like Donald Trump at every level of government because the liberal fascists Dems … more

Fund is important for conservation, outdoor recreation

The Land and Water Conservation Fund is an important source of federal funding that has been used to protect the public spaces that South Carolinians care about. LWCF is funded by royalties on oil and gas drilling offshore, not taxpayer dollars, and … more

Teachers leave because we don't let them teach

"Imagine seeing a 200-pound student chase down one of your teachers and punch her in the face and break her glasses and continue to punch her." "'Standardized Test Scores.' Those three words head the list of reasons teachers like me give up their … more

How abortion polarized America

"Here's my question," tweets legal scholar Jeffrey A. Sachs, obviously in response to the controversy over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. "What is the alternative reality where Roe was never decided, levels of partisan polarization are … more

Kavanaugh fights back at hearing

WASHINGTON - As the father of two daughters, I want them to live in a world where they are treated with respect and never experience sexual abuse - and if they ever do, they are taken seriously. As the father of two sons, I want them to live in a … more

President Trump should dump Rosenstein

Bob Woodward's new book, "Fear," and a review of President Donald Trump's record indicate that Trump sometimes swerves at the last minute, betraying his own good instincts and listening to insider advisers. Now is not the time to falter. Trump … more

A smear, pure and simple

WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats seeking to derail Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination knew they had a problem. In other prominent cases of the #MeToo era, multiple victims had come forward to corroborate each other's stories and … more

The huge stakes of today's confrontations

Today is shaping up to be the Trump presidency's "Gunfight at O.K. Corral." Today, the fates of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and much else, may be decided. The New York Times report that … more

University corruption in the U.S.

I'm thankful that increasing attention is being paid to the dire state of higher education in our country. Heather Mac Donald, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, has just published "The Diversity Delusion." Its subtitle captures much of the book's … more

People of S.C. strong, resilient in trying times

Entire towns submerged. Homes and businesses destroyed. Lives lost. Hurricane Florence has devastated communities and impacted thousands of lives across South Carolina but particularly in the Pee Dee region. While some are anxiously waiting for … more

What Democrats have become

Editor's note: This column by Daniel Henninger first appeared in The Wall Street Journal on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. It is still true: What begins as tragedy can end as farce. So it is with the case of Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused … more

Has Russia given up on the West?

By the end of his second term, President Ronald Reagan, who had called the Soviet Union an "evil empire," was strolling through Red Square with Russians slapping him on the back. Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive. And how have we … more

Air has seeped out of collusion balloon

"I did not, and of course I looked for it, looked for it hard." That was Bob Woodward, promoting his book on the Trump White House, "Fear," replying to talk radio host and columnist Hugh Hewitt's question "Did you, Bob Woodward, hear anything in … more
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