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Obama’s Education Secretary: Pull Kids Out of School Until Gun Laws Change

Arne Duncan, who served as secretary of education under former President Barack Obama, on Friday proposed that parents pull their children out of school until elected officials enact tougher gun-control laws, calling the idea "brilliant." The post Obama’s Education Secretary: Pull Kids Out of School Until Gun Laws Change appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

May 20, 2018

Is There No Neutral Public Square?

Criticizing the underpinnings of liberal democratic government is in vogue again. Populism is shaking some people’s faith in the wisdom of voters, and others, such as Patrick Deneen, argue outright that liberalism has failed. Some consider Evangelical Christians the big winners of 2016, but the ongoing debate about supporting President Donald Trump betrays their unease about the American system. From a reformed Protestant prospective, pastor and author Jonathan Leeman brings his own criticism to bear on the liberal order and ultimately concludes there’s something there worth conserving. The post Is There No Neutral Public Square? appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

May 20, 2018

Tom Cotton Takes Aim at Claire McCaskill’s Vote Against New CIA Director

Senator Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) went after Sen. Claire McCaskill on Saturday for her decision to vote against confirming Gina Haspel as CIA director, which he said showed she values "obstructionist politics" more than "keeping this country safe." The post Tom Cotton Takes Aim at Claire McCaskill’s Vote Against New CIA Director appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

May 19, 2018

Tom Wolfe and Fashion

Sherman McCoy wore leather boating moccasins with a checked shirt and khakis. Nestor Camancho wore a too-small cop uniform to accent his muscular physique. And Roger White, wooah-boy, Roger White wore a navy pinstripe suit, a contrast-collared shirt with a white collar and pale-blue stripes down the front, a crêpe de chine silk tie from Charvet in Paris, and polished black cap-toed shoes. The particular outfits these men wore, and the men themselves, sprang from the fertile mind of Tom Wolfe, who sadly passed away earlier this week. Much has been written about Wolfe, about his unique prose, his reporting-style approach to fiction and his literary-style approach to nonfiction, and, of course, his white suits—Entertainment Weekly even put together a rundown... [...]

May 19, 2018

Keith Ellison Has Not Donated to Dem Candidates For Midterms

Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), has not given any contributions directly to Democratic candidates from any of his own committees for the midterm elections, filings show. The post Keith Ellison Has Not Donated to Dem Candidates For Midterms appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

May 19, 2018

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