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Who’s waging war on our meritocracy?

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The traditional American system of cultivating fertile grounds of opportunity in which effort and ability fuse thus giving rise to qualified, skilled citizens prepared to take their unique place in society is eroding at an astounding rate. What is contributing to the erosion of our merit-based system? It is the rise of the “diversocrat.” Diversity […]

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The Democrats Abandon Catholics

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If you value religious education or life’s sanctity, you’re not welcome in the party.  By Cardinal Timothy Dolan March 22, 2018 7:29 p.m. ET 1330 COMMENTS  A couple of events over the past few weeks brought to mind two towering people who had a tremendous effect on the Archdiocese of New York and the U.S. […]

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Is Western Democracy ready to take a stand?

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No one paying attention can deny we’re living in fascinating times, horrifying and treacherous, but nevertheless fascinating.  Grassroots efforts have cobbled together to destabilize the trend toward a fully globalized economy;  the forerunner to a liberal world order, and the pendulum has taken a rather hard swing back toward defense of the nation-state; protection of […]

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Pennsylvania: Eliminate the Marriage License?

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In the wake of the tsunami of controversy over gay versus traditional marriage, several states have proposed legislation to outright eliminate the state requirement to obtain marriage licenses. Alabama, Wyoming, Nevada, Missouri and Indiana have all contemplated this measure and the question is:  should Pennsylvania get on board?  Missouri’s legislation proposes to replace marriage licenses […]

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UNESCO’s plan for your kid’s character

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The soul of the country, and even of the world, seems to be going dark. The most sinister side of the human nature seems boldly on display. We are all unsettled but unsure what to do. Many believe that the cut from tradition, the lessons of history and morality emboldens the darker side of man. […]

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The Difficulty in Shopping for a Judge

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Vetting candidates is always an exercise in discernment but the task becomes considerably more challenging when vetting for the judiciary. As it should be, judicial candidates are prohibited by law from expressing publicly their positions on issues as sitting judges are expected to strive for impartiality when serving on the bench. Therefore, the onus falls […]

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Freedom of the Press? Not so fast!

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Freedom House, an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world, released gloomy 2017 findings on the state of free press around the globe.  Freedom House results suggest that global press freedom has declined to its lowest point in 13 years due to unprecedented threats to journalists and media […]

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Trump Encounters Too Much Resistance

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It is now a fact of American politics that the ascension of President Donald Trump to the presidency is phenomenal and not to be denied. This singularly unique person has attempted and so spectacularly achieved this most difficult goal.Also, it is now a fact, and an abysmal one, that no president in the past has […]