Category Archive: Newsmakers

Sep 22 2016

What to Expect in the First Debate

By Ben Shapiro Thanks to the nomination of volatile reality television star Donald Trump, the first presidential debate between Trump and the soporific Hillary Clinton is widely expected to draw record numbers. With the polls knotted up and the swing states in heavy contention, conventional wisdom says that the debate will be exciting, a bloodletting …

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Dec 26 2012

The New Agenda on Guns We Need after Newtown

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This time, the debate has to be about more than not offending the NRA’s sensibilities. By Donald Kaul   I’m glad I retired five months ago. Think of it: I was spared writing about the presidential election, an event so vacuous it made reality TV seem interesting. If there was any serious discussion of an …

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