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Can we trust the experts?

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers predicted that if Donald Trump were elected, there would be a protracted recession within 18 months. Heeding its experts, a month before the election, The Washington Post ran an editorial with the headline "A … more

Is Putin's Russia an 'evil empire'?

"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce," a saying attributed to Karl Marx, comes to mind in this time of Trump. To those of us raised in the Truman era, when the Red Army was imposing its bloody Bolshevik rule on half of Europe … more

It's time to junk racial quotas in higher education

"It's time for enlightened America to hit reset on affirmative action once and for all," writes Columbia University linguistics professor John McWhorter in The American Interest. By affirmative action, of course, he means the racial quotas and … more

Trump stands his ground on Putin

"Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors." Under the Constitution, these are the offenses for which presidents can be impeached. And to hear our elites, Donald Trump is guilty of them all. Trump's refusal to challenge … more

Trump can shut down his Russia critics by using one bold move

WASHINGTON - If President Trump wants to shut down the critics of his performance this week in Helsinki and strengthen U.S. national security, he can do so with one bold move: Announce he is moving out most U.S. forces currently stationed in Germany … more

Why the Founders feared foreign influence in American politics

On Monday, President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin - then promptly sided with him. The meeting marked the culmination of two years of growing concern about Russian interference in the 2016 election and mounting fears that … more

Civics education more important than ever before

A revival for civics education in our schools, even colleges, could not come soon enough. The impending appointments of several Supreme Court justices during the next few years brings to light how void our populace is on the most fundamental aspects … more

Trump isn't the 1st president to cozy up to Putin

WASHINGTON - The definition of insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting to get a different result, which is one of the many reasons President Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed so insane. Trump … more

Boys and Girls State teens provide reasons for optimism for our state

Each year, hundreds of South Carolina high schoolers get a close-up lesson in how government works as part of the Palmetto Boys State and Palmetto Girls State programs. Sponsored nationally by the American Legion, Boys State and Girls State are … more
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