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Never underestimate the capacity of the pro-choice left to overreach
By Matt Purple
Government by experts is more arbitrary and unstable than we like to think
Against the internet’s cult of the self stood Queen Elizabeth II
Biden’s speech felt like an escalation
Rarely has a president attacked his own people so stridently
Why are the 2022 elections being hyped so early?
It debuted to a burst of attention only for everyone to lose interest
Summer in broiling Washington reminds us that hard work isn’t everything
Donald Trump was right to point out the double standard after the Mar-a-Lago raid
Joe Biden, take note: you’re no Ronald Reagan
You don’t mess with the people who grow your food
As a recession looms, he signs off on more tax hikes and fees for frackers
Hunting for evidence of Republican authoritarianism in the Magic Kingdom
Defiance of pointy-headed authority is in America’s very marrow
Choking a Secret Service agent? Possible perjury? Reality is channeling ‘24’
How MSNBC accidentally killed Roe
How Jon Stewart killed comedy
The left’s Nicene Creed
Joe Biden’s history tour from hell
Our Handmaid’s Tale hysteria
Our puritanical left-wing elect
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