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Les Moonves, the CBS chief toppled by a sexual harassment scandal, will probably be best remembered for what he said in 2016 about Donald Trump’s candidacy: “It may not be good for America, but it’s damn good for CBS.”

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In one of Brett Kavanaugh's responses to allegations that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl when he was in high school, a charge he has denied "categorically and unequivocally," he suggested that, perhaps, this was a case of mistaken identity.

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“I Put a GPS Tracker on My Child, and I’m Never Going Back” is the title of a piece on the popular mommy blog Pop Sugar. The mom says that this past summer, she sent her girls, 6 and 8, to a camp that took them on field trips. That’s why she is SO GLAD she got them trackers. It allowed her t…

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As large parts of America burn or drown under weird weather conditions made more extreme by global warming, California and other states are doggedly pursuing solutions. What do you say to those who deny climate change is happening—or who dismiss the scientific consensus that humankind is mak…

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He was minding his own business (his employer’s business, more to the point), doing what he was hired to do at Trader Joe’s in Clifton, New Jersey—checking out customers without fuss or fanfare, bagging their groceries, sending them off with a soft “Have a nice day.”

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The antithesis of Donald Trump and his administration can be studied, at least for those willing to drive 150 miles south from Atlanta, among magnolias, towering pines and seemingly endless fields of cotton and peanuts.

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What’s with all this socialism business? A handful of lefty candidates are calling themselves socialists without a single radical socialistic item on their promise lists. They seem to have little idea of what socialism is. And most of the conservatives talking back to them don’t seem to know…

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This week, Democrats pulled out all the stops in their attempts to stop President Trump’s pick, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, from gaining a seat on the Supreme Court. Now, Democrats have no power to stop Kavanaugh’s ascension; thanks to former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., Democrats invoked the so-call…

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The recent primaries, particularly on the Democratic side, have unleashed a pack of first-ism cliches. If elected in November, Andrew Gillum would become “Florida’s first black governor” (CNN). Stacey Abrams in Georgia could be “America’s first black female governor” (Time).

Clay Routledge, author of the new book “Supernatural: Death, Meaning, and the Power of the Invisible World,” was watching his university’s football team play for the national championship on TV. There were about 20 of his friends in the room, when a girl of 9 or 10 twirled in. She pointed ou…

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After leaving high school, my father worked in factories and drove trucks. College was never in the cards for him. Though a good thinker—the Navy put him in a program dominated by college grads—he never excelled academically. And in any case, he had parents and young brothers to support.

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Political yard signs popped up in many front yards in July as residents supported their candidates of choice in the recent primary election. Amidst the sheriff signs, clerk signs and governor signs, one caught my eye. There weren’t many of them, and they weren’t supporting a candidate. They …

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With the media furiously obsessed over the supposed imminent end of the Trump presidency (spoiler alert: nope), the new conversation among the elite concerns the supposed evils of Vice President Mike Pence.

The presidency held by a cruel bigot. Many evangelical leaders parasitic on his power. The current and previous pope, along with a generation of bishops, implicated in the cover up of sexual abuse. Moral authority pulverized into dust.

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As the academic year starts, we can expect to hear new tales of censorship at colleges and persecution of faculty who go astray from prescribed views. Much of the storytelling will take place on Fox News Channel and in other conservative outlets selling the notion that colleges have become i…