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christian

The Democratic party’s post-Christian America

October 18, 2019 9:52 am

The divide in politics is increasingly between secular liberalism on the one hand and a coalition of faith and nation on the other

mark zuckerberg

Zuckerberg lays out Facebook’s free speech future

October 17, 2019 6:13 pm

‘We’re seeing people try to define more speech as dangerous’

chelsea clinton

Does anyone have a job for Chelsea Clinton?

October 16, 2019 5:41 pm

Chelsea is described in a noodly string of non-words as an ‘author, global health advocate, public speaker and philanthropist’

gq

GQ is a holy text of woke capital

October 16, 2019 2:50 pm

As with clothes, ‘woke’ fashions offer endless content as different social phenomena are humorlessly deconstructed

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harold bloom

Harold Bloom, the Falstaff of lit crit

October 15, 2019 12:12 pm

Bloom was a working-class Jew from the Bronx who, like Saul Bellow, had autodidactified himself to the gills despite being in the university

robert kraft

Robert Kraft and the so-called sex trafficking ‘sting’

October 14, 2019 5:00 pm

The New England Patriots owner’s case continues to spotlight prosecutorial overreach

comedy

The best comedy is the type that makes white people feel terrible about themselves

October 14, 2019 12:22 pm

Many sensitive souls find the sound of merriment jarring

hog

Hog wild in Indiantown

October 14, 2019 10:18 am

Armed with a lever-action rifle, some elephant-gun slugs and a pack of six dogs, we set out into the brush

andrew yang

Andrew Yang is 2020’s ad blocker candidate

October 14, 2019 9:45 am

He is fueled by the support of people who are tired of being treated like idiots

ETF, WTF?

October 13, 2019 2:25 pm

Regulators – both in the USA and Europe – are voicing concern over exchange traded fund liquidity

dog

How to define a dog

October 12, 2019 4:35 pm

The variousness of dogs has ever been a leitmotif of dictionary discussions

riding

Notes on…riding

October 12, 2019 4:17 pm

We have forgotten not just the use of horses, but also their value to our wellbeing

shepard smith

Shepard Smith’s last moments at Fox News

October 11, 2019 11:46 pm

‘Under our agreement, I won’t be reporting elsewhere, at least in the near future’ 

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CNN’s LGBT Town Hall collapses into trans madness

October 11, 2019 2:00 pm

In its quest for every gender on the spectrum, the network couldn’t even find a single top to stuff into the audience

kin

Hipsters are getting high on an alcohol-free cocktail

October 11, 2019 1:20 pm

Kin has become popular as swatches of America veer towards sinless living and self-care

oil

Don’t blame oil and coal companies for climate change

October 11, 2019 10:50 am

If climate change is a crisis, or even just a challenge, it is one in which we are all implicated

syria christians

Syria’s Christians are suffering in silence

October 10, 2019 4:48 pm

The Assyrians hang in limbo

roy cohn

Why Roy Cohn is not one of the world’s most evil men

October 10, 2019 12:24 pm

He may have had a gruff exterior but I always thought he was gooey inside

succession

A work of pure, undiluted genius

October 10, 2019 9:21 am

Succession reviewed

wokeness puritanism

Puritanism is back…and welcome to it

October 9, 2019 1:18 pm

Martyrdom has become ‘inclusive’

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Why do Americans and Brits write about alcohol so differently?

October 9, 2019 12:31 pm

American drink writing tends to be self-flagellating: the recovering alcoholic’s remembrance of sins past

batavia new york

I am a part of Batavia, New York

October 9, 2019 12:00 pm

My friend Henry W. Clune used to say that all he ever really wanted was to appear considerable in the eyes of his hometown

hillary clinton

Hillary beat Trump once, she can do it again

October 9, 2019 11:31 am

Imagine waking up each day, knowing that a strong empowered woman was in the White House

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Facebook’s fake news problem is about more than just ads

October 8, 2019 5:43 pm

Chris Hughes’s attack on his co-founder won’t stop the spread of misinformation