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Another Avenue Closed for the Pro-Life Movement

The Supreme Court shuts down aggressive clinic regulations.

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Brexit and the Wailing of the Anglo-American Commentariat

Are they suffering a crisis of faith? Or merely the loss of relevance?

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Why Trump Wins

He knows border wars have replaced culture wars.

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The Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Confusion

A new decision doubles down on decades’ worth of dubious precedent.

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A Missed Opportunity For Libertarians

Gary Johnson and Bill Weld used an hour of prime-time television to burnish their establishment credentials.

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Has Trump Found the Formula?

Foreign-policy blunders and personal corruption make Clinton vulnerable.

Michael Hogue

Can You Trust James Madison?

A new book on the founding father complicates the Philadelphia Convention cult’s enterprise.

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