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Why ‘Indigenous Peoples' Day’ Is Far Worse Than Columbus Day

If we really want to commemorate horrifying, unspeakable violence and oppression in the Americas, I’ve got the perfect holiday: ‘Indigenous Peoples' Day.’

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Robin Smith: Why Columbus Day Is Worth Celebrating

But if you live in any number of “enlightened” progressive cities, today is “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.”

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The Left’s Dictator Envy

The more you learn about Kim Jong-un, the scarier things get. Don’t tell that to Chelsea Handler, however ...

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Science & Belief -- Climate Change & Sexual Orientation Identification Technology | National Review

The whole “science denier” canard is a weapon wielded by people who often harbor their own doubts about the scientific consensus ...

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The RINO Hunters Become the Hunted

As Donald Trump sides with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer over their Republican counterparts, one of his allies lobs a telling insult at a movement conservative.

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My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump

We created him, and now we're rationalizing him. When will it stop?

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Why Have Jewish Organizations Been Silent About Otto Warmbier's Death? – Tablet Magazine

Otto Warmbier, an American student at the University of Virginia—who was active in Hillel and who went on Birthright, where he received a Hebrew name—died yesterday after being arrested and tortured by North Korea. You’d think that the cluster of ha

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The left’s misguided obsession with ‘cultural appropriation’

In July 1954, a 19-year-old Memphis truck driver recorded at Sun Studio the song “That’s All Right.” When a local disc jockey promised to play it, the truck driver tuned his parents’ radio to the station and went to a movie.

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Trump’s Order on Refugees: Mostly Right on Substance, Wrong on Rollout

The instant backlash to Trump's executive order on refugees is the result more of knee-jerk emotion than a sober assessment of Trump’s policy.

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Trump Is Already Ditching His Movement

Donald Trump is already abandoning the movement that propelled him to the White House.

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Why The Victim Mentality Kills

Take a good look at the Facebook post of the Ohio State University attacker.

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Trump and BDS are symptoms of the same illness | Fred Maroun

Despite living at a time when immensely more information is available at our fingerprints than ever before, and even......

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Americans Want To Elect Mommy Or Daddy. That's a Problem. | Daily Wire

Americans want to elect Daddy or Mommy.
 
 That's what this election has become. It hasn't been about competing or contrasting visions of government. It hasn't been about rooting out corruption in Washington or bringing change to the syste

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Supreme Court -- Merrick Garland: Republicans’ Nomination Blocking Is Indefensible

The Republican party’s incoherent response to the Supreme Court vacancy is a partisan reflex in search of a justifying principle. The multiplicity of Republican rationalizations for their refusal to even consider Merrick Garland radiates insincerity.

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Donald Trump & Republican Establishment -- ‘Burn It Down’ Suicide

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Donald Trump 2016 -- Voters Should Be Above "Burning the System Down"

After a depressing weekend of political violence, and cries of “go back to Africa” and “go to f***ing Auschwitz”, it’s time to bury that rallying cry of immature rage, “Burn it down!”

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Donald Trump: Culture Rot Created Him

A few years back, I began reliving, in reverse, the most treasured part of my upbringing. On sunny summer Sundays, my son, age seven and falling in love with baseball, would curl up next to me on the couch to watch the game.

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Dear Trump Fan, So You Want Someone To ‘Tell It Like It Is’? OK, Here You Go.

Dear Donald Trump Fan, I'm going to tell you the truth, friend. You say you want the truth. You say you want someone who speaks boldly and brashly and bluntly and

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Dear Democrats, Please Stop Insulting Our Intelligence on Judicial Nominations

Does any sentient human being believe that if the Democrats had the Senate majority in the final year of a conservative president’s second term – and Justice Ginsburg’s seat came open — that they would approve any nominee from that president?

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Republicans Fighting Leftism: Conservatives must identify their ideological foe

American conservatives are rightfully annoyed with the Obama administration, and Democrats generally, for refusing to name radical Islam or Islamism as the major source of terror it is.

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President Obama's latest pathetic speech on terror

President Obama tried yet again Sunday night to convince the nation he’s serious about fighting terror, and, as usual, proved the opposite. Days after the San Bernardino attack, he finally called i...

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Liberalism’s Imaginary Enemies

In The Wall Street Journal, Global View columnist Bret Stephens writes about liberalism’s imaginary enemies. In Paris, it’s easier to battle a climate crisis than confront jihadists on the streets.

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No, George Bush Is Not to Blame for the Paris Attacks | National Review Online

Is there a statute of limitations for blaming George W. Bush for the world’s ills? This weekend, in the aftermath of the Paris attacks, the Huffington Post ran yet another piece repeating leftist conventional wisdom that Bush created ISIS with his disastrous Iraq invasion, that Obama’s missteps were minor by comparison, and oh, by the way, those who supported the Iraq invasion should just shut up.

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Krauthammer: Obama’s phony war

The president is more interested in fighting Republicans than the Islamic State.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Obama’s ‘ISIS’ Press Conference Cemented His Legacy as a Coward.

sharp line being drawn today between Hollande saying this changes everything and Obama saying no it doesn't — Philip Gourevitch (@PGourevitch) November 16, 2015

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Bill O’Reilly makes a mess of history - The Washington Post

The truth has already caught up with him. Were the lungs the seat of wisdom, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly would be wise, but they are not and he is not. So it is not astonishing that he is doubling down on his wager that the truth cannot catch up with him. It has, however, already done so.

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Political Correctness Has Peaked | National Review Online

If you’re Social Justice Warrior, you’re a liar. You actively spread absurd falsehoods about the nature of men, women, sex, and culture that can’t withstand even the slightest scrutiny. You change history and conceal facts to fit preferred narratives, even when it costs human lives.

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John Boehner, A True Conservative Statesman | The Daily Caller

It will be important for the next Speaker to keep in mind that we can take the country forward with strong leadership

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Don’t Know Much About History: Another Fake Rubio Scandal - WSJ

“He’s rarely been in the headlines, but Marco Rubio has had a fantastic couple of months,” David Leonhardt of the New York Times observed Monday afternoon on Twitter. “Partly because of the headlines,” we rejoined, with a link to our June 9 column, which discussed the Times’s feeble efforts to find scandal in Rubio’s wife’s traffic tickets and in the Rubio family’s past financial struggles.

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How Ahmed’s clock became a false, convenient tale of racism | New York Post

When is America going to get serious about the problem of white kids getting suspended from school for nothing? By now you’ve heard the story of Ahmed Mohamed, crowned by...

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Europe Is Making a Fatal Mistake | RealClearPolitics

Allowing millions of Syrians and others from the Muslim Middle East into Europe will end up a catastrophe for Europe, and therefore for the West. This may be the most difficult sentence I have ever...

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Andrew Breitbart and Michelle Malkin warned conservatives about The Donald | RedState

The rise of The Donald has been remarkable. He is, it seems, supported by conservative Republicans and independents. At least that is the what they claim to be. He is supported by people who impose strict litmus tests on politicians-ready to denounce them

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Cecil the Lion -- Human Rights Matter Too | National Review Online

The uproar over the killing of a lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe by an American dentist, Dr. Walter Palmer, is further proof that secular society inevitably produces moral confusion.

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World inspection didn't stop Syria's chemical weapons use - why would Iran be different? - Opinion - Haaretz

The CIA belatedly concluded that Assad has been cheating on his agreement to disband Syria's chemical weapons stash. There's no reason to believe the international community will do better in Iran.

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1938 and 2015: Only the Names Are Different - Dennis Prager

We say that evil is dark. But this metaphor is imprecise. Evil is actually intensely bright, so painfully bright that people look away from it. Many even deny its existence. Why? Because once people acknowledge evil’s existence, they know they have to c

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We Aren’t the World | The Weekly Standard

Read conservative news, blogs and opinion about Foreign Policy, Global, Iran, Iran Deal, Matthew Continetti, Obama, President, Foreign policy and global from The Weekly Standard, the must read magazine available in online edition.

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Iran Deal: we could have imagined - The Washington Post

Congress needs to act in order to rob the deal of its domestic legitimacy.

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Why The Iran Nuclear Deal Paves the Way for Iranian Empire

How the Iranian nuclear deal will embolden Iran and create the conditions in which a regional Iranian empire can be realized.

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Imminent, Dreadful Iran Nuclear Deal Must Be Stopped

THE NEGOTIATIONS over Iran's efforts to develop nuclear weapons are about to be completed. This will trigger one of the most important congressional debates in American history. From all that we now know the agreement will set off a chain reactio

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Sorry, Everyone, America Isn’t That Racist

It’s called “proof by example,” and it happens all the time. We take one event and point to it as evidence of a trend or, even worse, a universal fact—a dog attacked my child, therefore all dogs are vicious and should be put down. Despite its popularity,

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Fracking, with care, brings big benefits: Our view

Fracking — the practice of cracking open underground oil and gas formations with water, sand and chemicals — has rescued U.S. energy production from a dangerous decline. Any debate about banning it should take a hard look at what that would cost the nation and at facts that aren't always part of the discussion.

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Time for the States to Declare Independence From the Federal Government - Breitbart

One hundred and fifty years after the end of the Civil War, it is becoming increasingly clear that there are two Americas—one where the principles of constitutionally limited government and individual liberty are still revered, the other where statism a

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GREENFIELD: America's Black Racist Hypocrisy | Truth Revolt

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Over twenty years ago, five young Latino women were among the seven victims of a fire. They were in their late teens and early twentie

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The Formal End to Judeo-Christian America - Dennis Prager

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the redefinition of marriage seals the end of America as the Founders envisioned it. From well before 1776 until the second half of the 20th century, the moral values of the United States were rooted in the Bible a

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MALKIN: The Media's Vile Attacks on Conservative Assimilationists | Truth Revolt

I have had enough of smug liberal elites wrapped in their "Celebrate Diversity" banners tearing down minority conservatives. Look in the mirror, media and academia bigots. Your own reflexive racism and divisive rhetoric are poisoning public disc

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America's post-Constitutional culture | Fox News

The Supreme Court's latest ObamaCare decision cements the role of the Court as the Executive Branch’s lap dog in the protection of government power.

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A National Tragedy and a Partisan Response | Truth Revolt

Why do black lives only seem to matter when white people take them? Why does the president of the United States think it’s proper to take a horrible racial tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina as an excuse to bash America as the violence capital of the

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The Left’s ‘Microaggression’ Obsession Is Indicative of Its Micro-totalitarian Tendencies | National Review Online

Professors at the University of California at Berkeley have been officially warned against saying such things as “America is the land of opportunity.” Why? Because this is considered to be an act of “microaggression” against minorities and women.

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Left-Right Differences -- The Left Rejects Painful Truths | National Review Online

Here’s a difference between Left and Right that is rarely noted despite the fact that it is at least as important as any other and even explains many of the other differences.

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As ISIS brutalizes women, a pathetic feminist silence

Oh, how the feminist movement has lost its way. And the deafening silence over ISIS’s latest brutal crimes makes that all too clear. Fifty years ago, American women launched a liberation campaign f...

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American Imperialism FTW | Washington Free Beacon

The rest of the world loves to whinge and moan about U.S. aggression—until it needs something done, of course. And then they're happy we haven't given in to the reigning international order like the rest of the failed imperial powers out there.

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The Danger Of The Campus Crusaders - NYTimes.com

Well-intentioned moral fervor on campuses today often slides into a dangerous type of zealotry.

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There's No 'Gender Pay Gap', But Here Are 11 Reasons Why There Should Be - Breitbart

The “gender pay gap” is one of the most persistent myths put about by feminists and social justice warriors. It has been comprehensively debunked: in the UK and US, women in their 30s are actually paid more than men for the same

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MALKIN: Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge? | Truth Revolt

How many times have you heard President Obama and his minions pat themselves on the back for their noble "investments" in "roads and bridges"? Without government infrastructure spending, we're incessantly reminded, we wouldn't be able

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To Defend a Position, You Must Understand Both Sides | National Review Online

Most Americans hold either liberal or conservative positions on most matters. In many instances, however, they would be hard pressed to explain their position or the position they oppose.

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No, Calling the Baltimore Rioters ‘Thugs’ Does Not Make You a Racist | National Review Online

I was going to write about the latest Clinton stuff but, frankly, I can’t muster the energy. I feel like I’m taking crazy pills.

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No holds barred: President Bush redux - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Hearing former president George W. Bush speak on Saturday night at the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas sent me into a nostalgic reverie. The president was in top form, speaking lucidly and compellingly about the threat from Iran and Islamic State. So this is what it’s like to hear a world leader speak about evil with moral conviction. Oh yes, I remember this.

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The Corker Bill Isn’t a Victory — It’s a Constitutional Perversion, by Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

As the Framers knew, we are unlikely to outgrow human nature. So what happens when we decide we’ve outgrown a Constitution designed to protect us from human nature’s foibles?

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Liberals Are the New McCarthyites—and They're Proud of It

It was just over 60 years ago that the tactics of Senator Joseph McCarthy were repudiated when he was censured by the Senate in December 1954. Ever since then, McCarthyism — the reckless hurling of accusations at adversaries so as to destroy their reputations — has been considered one of the lowest forms of political behavior and one liberals love to crusade against.

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Black Hats and White Hats

With elections upon us, a return to the Evil-Man Theory of Everything. American governance is complex – even its subcomponents are so complex that the well-meaning people who are handsomely paid to manage them throw up their hands in despair, e.g. IRS agents who freely admit that there are too many changes in the tax code – an average of more than one per day – for them to keep up with.

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Hillary Clintons Candidacy Is Depressing

She has accomplished nothing, but she’s a woman (who’s a liberal), and that’s all that matters to the Left.

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MEDVED: For California, Gay Astronaut Beats Sainthood | Truth Revolt

Which Californian represents the state’s splendor and greatness most appropriately;  the Catholic saint who founded nine settlements that grew into major cities or a recently deceased astronaut who completed two missions on the space shuttle? Does the

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America's Decay Is Speeding Up - Dennis Prager

As one who loves America — not only because I am American, but even more so because I know (not believe, know) that the American experiment in forming a decent society has been the most successful in history — I write the following words in sadness...

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Mashable: Duping Millennials All the Way to Pete Cashmore’s More Cash Bank Account

I am astonished that the Agenda Mongers at Mashable do not think that every single thing on the list of “Weird Facts” about Ted Cruz is just awesome.

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Please, Please, PLEASE #BoycottIndiana | The Daily Caller

As a proud resident of the Hoosier state, I don't mind if leftists, social justice warriors, and all my other social superiors decide to go away and leave the

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Dershowitz Rips Obama on Iran: Couldn't 'Negotiate a One-month Lease' - Breitbart

Famed defense attorney and retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz ripped President Barack Obama in an address to a conference of pro-Israel activists in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. Dershowitz, who backed Obama in both the 2008 and 2012

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The Left's Ugly Israel Freakout

Obama's allies in the press have coopted some of the most absurd justifications for throwing Israel to the wolves. After years of ginned-up conflict, Barack Obama has finally found a pretext to change the contours of the United States-Israel alliance. Israel’s policies might not be changing, but the administration will “reevaluate” the relationship, anyway.

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Obama Cant Force His Iran Deal on the Country without Congress’s Consent

It is no secret that Barack Obama does not have much use for the United States Constitution. It is a governing plan for a free, self-determining people. Hence, it is littered with roadblocks against schemes to rule the people against their will. When it comes to our imperious president’s scheme to enable our enemy, Iran, to become a nuclear-weapons power — a scheme that falls somewhere between delusional and despicable, depending on your sense of Obama’s good faith — the salient barrier is that only Congress can make real law.

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Ben Shapiro: Hillary Clinton Lies... A Lot | Truth Revolt

Hillary Clinton says that she is the most transparent woman in American politics. There's just one problem - Hillary Clinton lies... a lot. Ben Shapiro takes a trip in the way back machine to look at a few of the more egregious examples.  TRANSCRIPT: Hil

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Why Obama So Dislikes Netanyahu, by Dennis Prager, National Review

Those who do not confront evil resent those who do.

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Ben Shapiro: First They Came for the Jews | Truth Revolt

President Obama does not stand up for Jews murdered by Islamic Terrorists. President Obama does not stand up for Christians murdered by Islamic Terrorists. Is there anyone President Obama will stand up for? Ben Shapiro explains why the answer is probably

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Obamas Iran Obsession

The Obama administration values a future relationship with Iran more than it values the historic relationship it has with Israel. Unless there’s a reversal in the reported deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran, all the superficial talk about this extraordinary friendship between Israel and the United States isn’t going to mean much.

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Why Bibi’s Speech Matters

The emerging nuclear deal with Iran is indefensible. The White House knows it. That is why President Obama does not want to subject an agreement to congressional approval, why critics of the deal are

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Fighting Terrorism with Social Justice | FrontPage Magazine

State Department spokesperson Marie Harf became the target of much ridicule last week when she inanely suggested that we can combat Islamic terrorism through job creation. But the concept makes perfect sense to an administration that considers the solution to every issue, including “violent extremism,” to be “social justice.”

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Why the Left Hates American Sniper | New York Observer

What American Sniper is really about is the battle by decent men against truly dark forces of wickedness. American Sniper is a film of soaring patriotism and an ode to our courageous military. For too long Americans have lived with only two percent of the population losing arms and legs and dying so that the other ninety-eight percent can be safe and free. If we’re not going to copy the heroes of the military at least we can salute them.

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If the President Couldn't Tell a Lie | RealClearPolitics

In the famous 1997 movie comedy "Liar Liar," actor Jim Carrey plays a lawyer who, as a result of his young son's birthday wish being magically fulfilled, cannot tell a lie -- he can only tell the truth -- for 24 hours. Let's imagine that such a wish forced President Obama to do the same, not for 24 hours, but only during his State of the Union address.

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George Will: The harm incurred by a mushrooming welfare state - The Washington Post

America’s national character will have to be changed if progressives are going to implement their agenda. So, changing social norms is the progressive agenda. To understand how far this has advanced, and how difficult it will be to reverse the inculcation of dependency, consider the data...

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Obama's State of the Union Foreign Policy Translated - Bloomberg View

"The truth is, the world is on fire and there’s not a whole lot anybody can do about it."

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Victims Über Alles | National Review Online

Victims Über Alles - The Left’s Islamophobia obsession shows the extent to which victimology dominates our politics.

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The Fox News Obsession | National Review Online

The Fox News Obsession - It’s an exercise in confirmation bias on the Left.

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Islam Gets Special Treatment - Dennis Prager

Since 9/11, the Western world’s academic, media, political elites have done their best to portray Islam in a favorable light, treating it very differently from all other religions. Criticism of every doctrine, religious or secular, is permitted, often e

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Nylons for nothing in Cuba - The Washington Post

Obama walks away empty-handed in a one-way deal with Cuba. There’s an old Cold War joke — pre-pantyhose — that to defeat communism we should empty our B-52 bombers of nuclear weapons and instead drop nylons over the Soviet Union. Flood the Russians with the soft consumer culture of capitalism, seduce them with Western contact and commerce, love-bomb them into freedom.

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We Have a Moral Divide, Not a Racial One - Dennis Prager

As we await protests and riots scheduled for Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere if a grand jury in Missouri does not indict the white officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, a black teenager, a little moral clarity is called for. For decades now, we hav

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Why Unhappy People Become Liberals | National Review Online

Why Unhappy People Become Liberals - . . . and why liberalism makes them even unhappier.

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Poverty Causes Crime? - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

One of the first clues that this Columbia-educated, liberal, Democrat, New York Jew had that there was something wrong at the heart of progressive/left-wing thought was when I read and was taught over and over that “poverty causes crime.” I knew from

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The Nuclear Option: Democrats Win if Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid Lose Power Nov. 4

If pollsters are to be believed, Democrats nationwide do not have much to look forward to in next week's elections. There is, however, a silver lining that stands to benefit the party and liberal-leaning voters everywhere in ways that far outweigh the

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If It Damages America, It's Good for Democrats - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

In almost every area of American life, the better things are, the worse it is for the Democratic Party. And vice versa. Marriage. Even today, after decades of feminism, most Americans agree that it is better for women (and for men) — and better for soci

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What's the Right Minimum Wage? - Prager University

What's the perfect minimum wage: is it $10 an hour? $15? $20? How about zero? That's right. Zero. While Congress discusses a minimum wage hike, economist David Henderson shows that any minimum wage makes it harder for unemployed people (particularly young

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Dennis Prager - What the Arab World Produces

At least since the early part of the 20th century, aside from oil, the Arab world has produced and exported two products.

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Andrew Klavan: The Newest Threat on College Campuses: Microaggression | Truth Revolt

In which our brave and compassionate host takes a look at some real-life examples of microaggression and the deep harm such assaults can really do.  TRANSCRIPT:  OUR MICRO-AGGRESSIVE UNIVERSITIES I’m Andrew Klavan and this is the Revolting Truth. Wel

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Andrew Klavan: Is ISIS Islamic? | Truth Revolt

In which our intrepid host, Andrew Klavan, employs a crack team of investigators to determine if President Obama is correct when he declares that the terror group ISIS is not, in fact, Islamic. TRANSCRIPT: IS ISIS ISLAMIC? I’m Andrew Klavan and this is

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Bill Whittle: You're Not A Liberal!

More and more these days, people who call themselves "liberals" have bumper-sticker philosophies that are liberal -- they're not even leftist. They're infantile. In his latest FIREWALL, Bill Whittle dissects one of these childish, undeservedly self-righteous positions and compares the modern "liberal" to the real deal.

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Ben Shapiro: Women Are Winning the War on Women

Ben Shapiro takes on the enormous falsehood that women are under assault in America. Reality check: The wage gap, the war on reproductive rights and the explosion of sexual assault on campus are all just lies made up by Democrats to hang on to power.

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Iraq's WMD: The Shameless New York Times Moves the Goalposts - Larry Elder

Contrary to the expectations of all 16 of our U.S. intelligence agencies, the "weapons hunters" sent to Iraq by President George W. Bush found no "stockpiles" of WMD..10/23/2014 7:13:05AM EST.

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The Media Are Much Scarier than Ebola - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

Why do some things scare people more than others? One reason is that people engage in a rational assessment of risk and conclude the appropriate level of fear. For example, people feel free to walk alone at midnight in Times Square but not in Central Park

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Andrew Klavan: Eric Holder: Federal Dick | Truth Revolt

In which our host, best-selling crime author Andrew Klavan, tells the hard-hitting cop-story of the nation's top law officer - Attorney General Eric Holder: Federal Dick.  TRANSCRIPT: I’m Andrew Klavan and this is the Revolting Truth. America’s chief

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What the Arab World Produces - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

At least since the early part of the 20th century, aside from oil, the Arab world has produced and exported two products. It has produced essentially no technology, medicine or anything else in the world of science. It has almost no contributions to world

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Memo to the BBC: The 'Far Right' Did Not Decapitate David Haines nor Rape 1400 Girls in Rotherham

Here is the news: in Australia, a plot by Islamic State sympathisers to capture random members of the public and chop their heads off has been foiled by security services; in Syria, two Americans and a British hostage have been beheaded by an Islamist nic

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GOP Rep: Obama 'Owes a Profound Apology to George Bush' and Those Who Died Securing Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- President Barack Obama owes former President George W. Bush and those Americans who died fighting in Iraq an apology, Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks said Thursday after attending a classified briefing on ISIS.

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Liberal Bully of the Week: Josh Earnest and the White House spin - Washington Times

The president has been taking a lot of heat for referring to ISIS as the "junior varsity" team of al Qaeda less than a year ago. But he's not going to humbly admit he made a hideous mistake.

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The American Jewish Community Should Join the GOP | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

The recent Gaza war has demonstrated that the era of bipartisan support for Israel is over. Republicans overwhelmingly sided with Israel while Democratic leaders hemmed and hawed over every conceivable statement calculated to alienate the least amount of

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Russell Brand’s Racial Tendencies | DrinkProgress.org

How does one define racism?

I think this one will suffice.

I don’t think there is a more apt definition of bigotry, if not all out racism, then as such. If someone has a preconceived notion in their head that they use as a litmus test to verify the authenticity of someone else’s race, then I don’t think it is a stretch to say that holder of said notion might be susceptible to bigoted or racial biases.

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David Cameron stands up to Islamists -- a lesson for Barack Obama | Fox News

While British Prime Minister David Cameron appeared self-assured and determined in his approach to ISIS on Friday, President Obama came across as a deer in the headlights, unable to outline a coherent U.S. response to a rapidly growing crisis in the Middl

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A Pro-Hamas Left Emerges - The American Interest

In the pursuit of political goals and an anti-Israel message, Historians Against the War has abandoned the standards of its profession and adopted a stance that objectively supports Hamas's war aims.

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Obama Never Has a Plan

On Thursday, President Obama held a press conference in which he humiliated himself entirely on the question of America’s handling of the terror group ISIS. Explaining that he had to consult Congress and check the pulse of Americans, Obama stated, “I

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Gutfeld Is On A Smackdown Roll... - Chicks on the Right

just about a day ago, Gutfeld did a monologue on The Five that reminded all of us what happens when you "dismiss the devil."

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5 problems with California's 'affirmative consent' bill | WashingtonExaminer.com

In the rush to advance legislation to combat sexual assault on college campuses, California lawmakers have cast aside the due process rights of the accused. As a result, more college men could find themselves unfairly branded as rapists. On Monday, the Ca

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Are Obama Admin Officials Scared To Strike At ISIS?

With potential U.S. airstrikes against ISIS in Syria looming, there is talk that Obama & friends are concerned that military action could prompt these cowardly jihadists to directly strike the U.S.

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Old-fashioned anti-Semitism for progressive thinkers - Israel Opinion, Ynetnews

Opinion, Ben-Dror Yemini: There is one community in the world, which according to the British newspaper the Independent, can be reasonably called a child murdering community.

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Last Defense Of Obama’s Defenders On Israel Has Evaporated

Obama never hid his contempt for the Israeli government or the majority of Israel’s voters.

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Why Washington Should Declare War on ISIS - NationalJournal.com

The terrorist group has a bigger sanctuary, far more money, and is more indiscriminately murderous than al-Qaida was on Sept. 10, 2001.

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Hillary’s Hamas terror tunnel connection - Allen B. West - AllenBWest.com

According to Algemeiner, “Much has been said and written about the terror tunnels that Hamas built in Gaza. But too little has been said about who it was that put the cement into Hamas’ hands, thus making the construction of the tunnels possible in the first place.

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James Foley Went Looking to Support Terrorists in Syria, Instead They Cut Off His Head

He cheered on the Sunni Muslim terrorists fighting to ethnically cleanse the Christians of Aleppo.

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Why Sometimes Police Have an Obligation to Shoot--Even the Unarmed | RedState

1 RecommendedRecommend Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Just two days after the shooting of Michael Brown, the Dallas Morning News reports: Dallas police shoot and kill Andrew Gaynier: Andy was unarmed and was shot multiple times by a police officer. This tra

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The Decline & Fall of America: Look to California | RedState

California decayed into a propagandized parody of the Golden State over a period of 40 years. America's following this formerly great state over the cliff.

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Analysis: The Islamic State sends a bloody ransom to President Obama

The beheading of an American journalist, with another held and threatened, is a direct challenge to the leadership of Barack Obama.

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Heavy Metal: Why Ferguson has conservatives challenging military-style police

A split is emerging among conservative commentators and politicians, some of whom are troubled by the way local police departments have bulked up until they resemble military units.

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Stop the INSANITY: ISIS is beheading children, and Obama drops two bombs - Allen B. West - AllenBWest.com

During my morning run, I pondered last night’s address by President Obama regarding the current situation in Iraq. What immediately …

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INTO THE FRAY: Israel’s Left: Ludicrous, loathsome and lethal | JPost | Israel

In reality, the Left has no genuine concern for humanitarian values . All it truly desires is dominance over the political system.

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Former worst President ever, Jimmy Carter, calls for the legitimization of Hamas

Because they're tough to defeat. Jimmy Carter used to be the worst President in history. Fortunately for him, his record of economic and foreign

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Is Thinking Obsolete? - Thomas Sowell - Page full

While it is not possible to answer all the e-mails and letters from readers, many are thought-provoking, whether those thoughts are positive or negative..08/05/2014 0:30:50AM EST.

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America: Exceptionally good or exceptionally evil?

Anti-Americanism, like Americanism, is a home-grown phenomenon.

I am defining anti-Americanism not pejoratively, but clinically, as referring to antagonism to American ideas and institutions.

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Larry Elder - Why There Can Never Be 'Peace in the Middle East'

Secretary of State John Kerry is the latest to think the power of his personal diplomacy can bring "peace to the Middle East." But, once again, when one side publicly calls for the destruction of the other, what is there to discuss?

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Is Reagan Optimism Passé For Conservatives? | The Daily Caller

Over at The Week, I’ve penned a short essay on the border crisis.

But that’s really just the timely hook. It’s also about a much broader concern I have regarding the current state of conservatism.

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CRUZ: A tale of two hospitals: One in Israel, one in Gaza - Washington Times

If you want to judge a nation, look at how it treats its most vulnerable civilians. Hospitals are a good place to start.

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Analysis: Kerry, Obama to Blame for Kidnapping of IDF Soldier

While the immediate blame for the kidnapping of Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin Friday morning, a mere 90 minutes into a humanitarian ceasefire, lies with Hamas, the responsibility must also be shared by Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Oba

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6 questions for the sponsors of the new campus sexual assault bill | WashingtonExaminer.com

Eight senators introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday designed to combat sexual assaults on college campuses. But, as with most fancy-named bills, the “Campus Safety and Accountability Act” may not do anything to actually combat sexual assaults a

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Krauthammer's Take: Amnesty via Executive Order an Impeachable Offense, but Impeachment Would Still Be Political Suicide

Krauthammer's Take: Amnesty via Executive Order an Impeachable Offense, but Impeachment Would Still Be Political Suicide -

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Hamas on the ropes; Obama and Kerry to the rescue | Human Events

If Barack Obama and John Kerry’s bizarre intervention on Hamas’ behalf against Israel over the weekend seems confusing, it’s because you’re talking their boilerplate rhetoric about being “friends to Israel” who respect her “right to defend herself” seriously.

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Chuck Norris: What America Needs Now

Forty-five years ago, there was a day like few others that rallied Americans and changed America forever. Yet I could find but one or two news stories about that momentous occasion and triumph. Do you remember what it was? It's the type of event that Amer

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Moral equivalence is usually moral negligence | Mobile Washington Examiner

Efforts to proclaim moral equivalence are not always misguided; sometimes each side is equally at fault or close enough. But these efforts are often misguided and unhelpful -- and sometimes harmful. Throughout my life, there has been an increasing trend t

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Is the White House Lying or Just Bad at Crisis Communications?

Ordering a cheeseburgers with fries while a downed airline smolders may not have been a great decision.

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The Left's Hollow Complaints About Hobby Lobby | RealClearPolitics

Progressives are fond of saying that they stand for empathy and compromise, and are quick to blame conservatives for polarizing our politics. Their feverish reaction last week to the Supreme...

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The New York Times' Wretched Anti-Israel Bias Comes in All Too Clear

Three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped on June 12 while hitchhiking home in the West Bank. They were found dead on June 30, murdered by Hamas militants. Palestinians attacked the ambulance carrying their bodies. Later Hamas launched rocket attacks on Isra

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Breaking through the myth of 'Islamophobia' | Mobile Washington Examiner

Ever since President George W. Bush said “Islam is peace” on Sept. 17, 2001, it has been politically shielded from any debate about its effects on its adherents or on the rest of the world. Muslim nations and pressure groups such as the Council on Ame

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Government will take every penny you've earned so far this year: Examiner Editorial

As Americans celebrated this nation's birthday on July 4, most were likely unaware of a less uplifting commemoration that fell on the calendar during the same holiday weekend. That was Cost of Government Day, or July 6, 2014. The date's significance is on

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Does reaction to Hobby Lobby reveal the dark side of American liberalism?

Turn on a cable TV news discussion and it won't be long before somebody is accusing somebody else of being a bigot. And that somebody will almost always be the liberal. In the liberal determination to attribute political problems to the evil isms -- racis

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No, Matt Bai, it’s not all Bush’s fault - Hot Air

Let's check the record. In an expansive essay published on Thursday, Yahoo News’ national political columnist Matt Bai dubbed George W. Bush the most influential president in decades. The imprint the former president left on domestic and geopolitics is so expansive that his shadow still looms over virtually every major issue dominating the headlines more than a half-decade after he left office.

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The New York Times Once Defended ‘The Religious Liberty Of All Americans’

While the New York Times may be upset about Monday's Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision (see their editorial board's calm, evenhanded op-ed on the issue

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Liberals champion freedom of speech -- except in politics | Human Events

Where does this speech-squelching impulse come from? Perhaps a sense of victimization.

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Why I can’t be both an economist and a liberal

In today's America, I can't be both an economist and a liberal.

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Why Democrats insist on lying about how 'poor' they are

Hillary Clinton claimed that, at the moment she and her husband were signing up for $18 million in book deals, that they were “dead broke.” Harry Reid (who lives in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel) said lib...

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Dr. Ben Carson - Playing a Name Game with the Redskins

The audacity of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in canceling the trademark of the Washington Redskins is frightening. When the government is in charge of deciding what is offensive and what is not, and has the power to punish the

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The Elder Statement: FLASHBACK: Did GWBush 'Squander' The 9-11 Unanimity? By Larry Elder --Even Bill Maher was pulling for Iraq

Sept. 11 unified America. But President George W. Bush "squandered" this shared sense of purpose. We still hear this drivel, mostly from the left, 10 years after the terror attacks. But how did Bush blow this alleged consensus, this shared sense of purpose presumably expected to last, well, forever?

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Ralph Peters - Obama and the Mockery of Honor

Obama and the Mockery of Honor - Benedict Arnold chose to put on the uniform, too. Did he serve with “honor and distinction”?

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Hollywood's Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott: Sharia or Islam? | Larry Elder

The Beverly Hills Hotel, owned by the sultan of Brunei, is a ghost town. The sultan recently imposed Sharia on the citizens of this small country in Southeast Asia...

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WEINSTEIN: Hollywood’s Hotel Hypocrisy

Hollywood's hypocrites are at it again. This time Hollywood is mobilizing to protest an ostensibly supportable cause. The glitzy Beverly Hills Hotel is partly owned by the Sultan of Brunei, one of

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Dear John

No matter what the PLO did, you blamed Israel. Like you blamed America, no matter what the Viet Cong did.

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