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When most Americans think of Philadelphia — although probably fewer today than ever before, given the low level of history education in American schools — they probably think of the founding of the United States, the Liberty Bell and the city’s nickname, the City of Brotherly Love. Having been to Philadelphia at least 20 times,
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PHILADELPHIA — When Brian Sims first ran for state representative in 2012, he ran as a new pro-business voice. He was going to be a bridge builder, brimming with common-sense ideas on pocketbook issues. He never met that promise. Instead, he became many other things: an outdoor adventurer who climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro; a partisan attack
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The Robertson family reacts to the Democrats’ hard-left turn, and the importance of faith on ‘Hannity.’ #Hannity #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting
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“East and West Shaking Hands at Laying Last Rail, 1869” shows the celebration of the completion of the intercontinental railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah, May 10, 1869. (Courtesy Andrew J. Russell/Oakland Museum of California/Handout via Reuters) An unimaginable feat that connected America to the Pacific Amidst all the talk of the country splitting apart, we
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(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) In a recent interview with the Washington Post, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, whose memoir is being released tomorrow, shows why the conflict over the kind of judge a president appoints is so important. President Richard Nixon appointed Stevens, who turned 99 last month, to the U.S. Court of Appeals in
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Judge Rosemary Barkett. 1993—In dissent in University of Miami v. Echarte, Florida chief justice Rosemary Barkett flouts U.S. Supreme Court precedent as she opines that a statutory cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases violates the Equal Protection Clause of the federal Constitution. Nominated a few months later by President Clinton to the Eleventh
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George Papadopoulos leaves after his sentencing hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., September 7, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) During a Thursday interview on Sky News, former Australian diplomat Alexander Downer explained his decision to turn over to the FBI information about George Papadopoulos that eventually prompted an investigation into the Trump campaign. Two month
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(Pixabay) From radical feminists to radical environmentalists, the word has come down: Children are not the future, but the future’s enemies. Why are pro-abortion activists such as Brian Sims so angry? Because they abhor the alternative. Sims, a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania state legislature, filmed himself berating an old woman and a few children
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2005—Federal district judge Joseph F. Bataillon rules that the Nebraska constitutional provision defining marriage as “between a man and a woman” violates First Amendment associational rights, the Equal Protection Clause, and the Bill of Attainder Clause. One year later, a unanimous Eighth Circuit panel reverses all of these rulings. 2019—Happy Mother’s Day! No thanks to
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Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey of The Who pose for a picture at Wembley Stadium in London, England, March 13, 2019. (Dylan Martinez/Reuters) The original rock opera holds up impressively well after half a century. Fifty years ago this month, one of the signature albums of the 1960s was released by the British rock band The Who. The recording was Tommy, and as a full-on
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Fact check: True, but likely not a comprehensive list. For some strange reason, CNN held an election-style town hall featuring former FBI director James Comey last night, with questions covering the gamut of the now-closed Russiagate investigation. This format is used by the broadcaster almost exclusively for presidential candidates these days.  Does CNN believe that
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(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) This is an exquisitely planned political campaign. Russiagate has always been a political narrative masquerading as a federal investigation. Its objective, plain and simple, has been twofold: first, to hamstring Donald Trump’s capacity to press the agenda on which he ran (immigration enforcement, conservative judicial nominees, deregulation, and a military build-up, along with
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Novelist, screenwriter, podcaster, and all-around sage Andrew Klavan has taken to referring to the New York Times as a “former newspaper.” The Times, he says, clings to the pretense of news reporting while pursuing other ends, to wit, the advancement of the leftist ideology shared by the paper’s writers, editors, and management. Seldom does a
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Containers at a Chick-fil-A branch in midtown Manhattan (Rashid Umar Abbasi/Reuters) The Texas House’s newly-formed LGBTQ caucus on Friday successfully blocked legislation introduced by Republicans to prevent religious discrimination by local governments. The so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill, which was introduced in response to the San Antonio City Council’s decision to ban Chick-fil-A from the city’s
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