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Get set for the Great Reset

What our elites seek is coercion by apocalypse, transforming our free society as we know it

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The hostage president

As hostages to Biden’s misfortunes, we must hope that our luck holds in 2022

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The sleepwalkers

The Biden presidency has donned Jimmy Carter’s cardigan of shame in only nine months

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The disconnect

We are not yet a year into this presidency, but it is already in trouble

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After Afghanistan

9/11 was the last time the country was truly united in its response to anything

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Give peace a chance

If America is to remain a superpower, the age of elective wars must end

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America isn’t back. Global grandstanding is

Don’t expect any meaningful solutions to the world’s biggest problems

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Joe Biden and the magic money nightmare

It’s unfashionable to worry about inflation. It’s also right

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Grand Old Problem

The American right is ideologically confused

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How the border crisis could define Biden’s presidency

The new administration is dangerously addicted to sentimentality

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Foreign entanglements

In its desire to reverse the days of Trump, the Biden administration may mistake sentimentality for foreign policy

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Trump’s legacy

Just two years from now, the only surviving relic of Trump’s policy agenda may be his 2017 tax cut

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Buckle up for Biden and the Blob

Under Biden, expect intoxicated self-righteousness to make a comeback

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The urgent case for voting reform

It is obvious that mass mail-in voting and days of drawn-out counting maximize opportunities for chicanery

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Onwards and upwards

American democracy, American power and influence are not dying, and neither are they under threat

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