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Brennan: Side with people you trust

By Tom Brennan | If you don’t know your furs, know your furrier. That’s the slogan used by David Green Master Furriers. It’s also good advice when applied to any number of issues — and I’m talking about a lot more than furs. Take issues like development of Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay region […]

Magnet: Clarence Thomas and the lost Constitution

The following is adapted from a speech delivered Sept. 17 at Hillsdale College’s Constitution Day Celebration in Washington, D.C. By Myron Magnet | Clarence Thomas is our era’s most consequential jurist, as radical as he is brave. During his almost three decades on the bench, he has been laying out a blueprint for remaking Supreme […]

Persily: Comments on draft EIS cite environmental issues, LNG terminal location

By Larry Persily | Filings from federal, state and municipal agencies, environmental and business groups and the public piled in on the last two days for comment on the Alaska LNG project’s draft environmental impact statement. And while most public comments were supportive of the state-led undertaking to move North Slope gas to market, several […]

Elder: The rise of young black conservatives

By Larry Elder | This past weekend, I spoke for the second time at the second annual Black Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., hosted by Turning Point USA. Turning Point was founded in 2012 by then-18-year-old Charlie Kirk. Its website describes its goal as seeking “to identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote the […]

Williams: Idiotic environmental predictions

By Walter E. Williams | The Competitive Enterprise Institute has published a new paper, “Wrong Again: 50 Years of Failed Eco-pocalyptic Predictions.” Keep in mind that many of the grossly wrong environmentalist predictions were made by respected scientists and government officials. My question for you is: If you were around at the time, how many […]

Carpenter: Yes, Donald Trump dumped the Kurds (and we should not be shocked)

By Ted Galen Carpenter | President Trump has apparently decided to make a major shift in Washington’s policy regarding the Syrian Kurds. Instead of opposing Turkey’s use of force to clear out Kurdish- controlled territory in northern Syria, Washington now seems willing to step aside. That move would be a rather cynical betrayal of the Kurds, but not a surprising […]

Brennan: That incredible night sky

By Tom Brennan | It’s that time of year when the nights grow longer and city-dwellers grit their teeth when the weather forecasters talk about the beautiful Northern Lights. People in rural areas and even those in some fringe portions of our cities often get great views of those celestial light displays but city-dwellers like […]

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