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Biden Q&A

Reporters, Question Yourselves

If you have any doubt about whether the White House press corps has a different standard for President Joe Biden than for former President Donald Trump, consider the press briefings that followed their first physicals as president at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Biden's physical occurred Friday. Read More ›
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Woke Math Won’t Deliver Equity

According to California's draft "Mathematics Framework," math is not just a "neutral discipline"; it also can be used to promote equity and "social justice." Read More ›
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Behind Virginia’s CRT Governor’s Loss

When you tell people that something they see right before them does not exist, you lose their vote. That's what Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe did as he campaigned for governor, and, no surprise, he lost. If Democrats continue on this course in 2022, they'll lose again. Read More ›
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Biden Border Policy: Criminals Welcome

Immigration advocacy had moved from shielding otherwise law-abiding undocumented immigrants to protecting undocumented immigrants with criminal records. It's happening again under Biden. That's not policy; it's recklessness. Read More ›
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Everybody Hates Facebook

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen and Facebook itself share a vocabulary that reflects current sensibilities. They both talk about making Facebook "safe" -- as proofs of the social media giants' role in making America uglier pop up daily. Read More ›
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McAuliffe: Virginia Is for Lovers, But Not Parents

Former President Donald Trump hasn't been in office since January, and he doesn't live in Virginia. Nonetheless, Trump has become the biggest issue in the Virginia governor's race; it's a sign that Democrats know they could lose not only their hold on Richmond but also Congress during next year's midterm elections. Read More ›