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How TV propagandizes the public on gays and same sex marriage

How TV propagandizes the public on gays and same sex marriage

By Ben Shapiro ….Instead of playing on your current friends and family, television creates a group of friends for you.  The whole goal of television writers is to create a set of characters who are likable, witty, funny, enjoyable to hang around with.  That’s how they draw you in, week after week.  The truth is […]

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Weiner nation: Moral degeneracy rules

Weiner nation: Moral degeneracy rules

By Jeffrey T. Kuhner Rep. Anthony D. Weiner has become the face of the Democratic Party. The New York congressman is embroiled in a scandal. Mr. Weiner has admitted sending sexual messages, as well as a lewd photo of his crotch, to numerous women — six so far and counting. Moreover, a picture of his naked […]

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The Oprah revolution: An icon of self-indulgent morality

The Oprah revolution: An icon of self-indulgent morality

By Grace Vuoto  After 25 years on the airwaves, America’s richest and most influential talk-show personality has ended her popular daily show. On May 25, The Oprah Winfrey Show aired its last episode, amid much celebrity and media fanfare. For millions of her fans, this is a tearful goodbye, the end of an era. She […]

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Can American Idol winner Scotty McCreery restore down-home values to Nashville?

Can American Idol winner Scotty McCreery restore down-home values to Nashville?

By Grace Vuoto  He’s gone country — and brought American Idol with him. The baby-blue-eyed 17-year-old contestant Scotty McCreery defeated 16-year-old Lauren Alaina for the title of the hit show’s 10th season and a lucrative record deal. Yet, the more interesting question is whether Scotty will be able to restore country music to its traditional […]

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Obama as an icon symbolizing American exceptionalism makes him hard to defeat

Obama as an icon symbolizing American exceptionalism makes him hard to defeat

By Shelby Steele ….The president’s success in having Osama bin Laden killed is an exception to a pattern of excruciatingly humble and hesitant leadership abroad. Mr. Obama has been deeply ambivalent about the application of American power, as if a shameful “neocolonialism” attends every U.S. action in the world. In Libya he seems actually to […]

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Liberalism's new frontiers of dysfunction: The tragic tale of Chastity Bono

Liberalism's new frontiers of dysfunction: The tragic tale of Chastity Bono

By Grace Vuoto She was an adorable little girl named Chastity — beautiful blonde hair, bright brown eyes and rosy cheeks. The daughter of entertainers Sonny & Cher looked like an ideal child in a photo taken decades ago with the then-married couple who beamed with pride. Yet, the little girl grew into an adult […]

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WORLD MATTERS: Has Strauss-Kahn run amuck?

WORLD MATTERS: Has Strauss-Kahn run amuck?

By Uwe Siemon-Netto We have been treated to degrading images of the unshaved, handcuffed Dominique Strauss-Kahn (“DSK“) after his arrest for an alleged sex offense of a very serious nature. We have seen the head of the International Monetary Fund, gaunt and hollow-cheeked, before Judge Melissa Jackson who sent him to Rikers Island, where he […]

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Remembering the first blow against Al Qaida

Remembering the first blow against Al Qaida

By Karl Rove It was a fitting end: The brutal terrorist who aspired to create an Islamic caliphate that stretched from the Straits of Malacca to Gibraltar was found hiding in a walled compound, isolated and reduced to communicating in fitful spurts by courier. It was the identity of a courier—patiently traced by intelligence professionals […]

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Bye bye white (and black) America: Make way for Latinos, Asians

Bye bye white (and black) America: Make way for Latinos, Asians

By Grace Vuoto   The numbers are in: the white population is moribund. The latest figures from the 2010 census point to the emergence of a new America to be eventually dominated by minorities, especially Hispanics and Asians, the two fastest-growing ethnic groups in the land.   By 2041 minorities will be the new majority. […]

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