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Building Democracy on Sand

by Arye Carmonvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Israel lacks a constitution—and any clear idea of where it is going. A new book takes up the unanswered questions of the Jewish state.

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The Death Of Europe, With Douglas Murray

interview with Douglas Murrayvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, October 7, 2019

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Has increased immigration to EU member nations created distrust and delusion, contributing to a continent in the grip of a culture in the midst of its own suicide?

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Battle Lines Seen As Hardening On Religious Liberty

quoting Michael McConnellvia Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Monday, September 23, 2019

A longstanding consensus on how to accommodate religious beliefs in government settings is breaking down as the U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to overturn longstanding precedent and allow greater role of religion in public life.

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Peter Thiel on “The Straussian Moment”

interview with Peter A. Thielvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, September 23, 2019

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Peter Thiel, cofounder of PayPal and Palantir, discusses his essay “The Straussian Moment,” describing how the ancients believed in the power of the intellect and the weakness of the will, but how today we believe the opposite. We want machines to do the thinking, because we don’t trust rationality. Also, Thiel gives his overview on the current American political scene and discusses whether he will endorse President Trump in 2020.

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Religious Questions: Are Spiritual Advisers To The President Constitutional?

quoting Michael McConnellvia Times Free Press
Friday, August 9, 2019

Question: If one of our country's founding principles is the separation of church and state, why are presidents allowed to have spiritual advisers that take an active role in influencing Christians' perception of the President?

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Baltimore Is Just A City; California Is A State Transforming Into ‘Third World’ Ugly

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia California Globe
Monday, August 5, 2019

California was once a thriving two party state. We replaced it with the current one party state, one party rule. Scholar and Central Valley resident Victor Davis Hanson calls California “America’s First Third-World State.”

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Thank You, Representative Ilhan Omar

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia American Thinker
Thursday, August 1, 2019

As a congressional representative, Ilhan Omar has masterfully manipulated American freedom in order to make anti-Semitism a more accepted idea. She has admirably done the work of the Muslim Brotherhood in normalizing anti-Semitism in the land of the free. By cloaking the evil as merely an expression of her freedom of speech, she has removed the "racist portrayal of Jews from the neo-Nazi fringe into the mainstream." She has mastered the art of psychological warfare as she couples "Muslim anti-Semitism with the American left's vague notion of 'social justice.'" She has shown her bona fides as a representative of the jihad on free speech while vigorously claiming this vital freedom. 

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Contrasting Two Disparate Somalis: Ilhan Omar & Ayaan Hirsi Ali

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Published Reporter
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

ay Greenberg, reporting in April 2019 in a column published by Neonnettle, said that, during an interview with a Middle Eastern magazine, Congressional Representative Ilhan Omar declared that living in “ugly” American society is “an everyday assault;” also adding that Omar claims that “every day” she is “threatened” and “demonized” due to the “ugliness” that she says is ingrained in the US populace.

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The Once and Future Anti-Semitism

by Clifton B. Parker interview with Russell A. Bermanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Hoover fellow Russell A. Berman examines the modern motives beyond an ancient hatred.

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U.S. Supreme Court Launched A New Church-And-State Era Last Week. Follow-Ups, Please.

quoting Michael McConnellvia Get Religion
Thursday, June 27, 2019
“Of making many books there is no end,” complains the weary author of the Bible’s Book of Ecclesiastes. And there’s no end to lawyers making many lawsuits trying to learn what the U.S. Supreme Court thinks the Constitution means when it forbids “an establishment of religion” by government.

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