Katherine Ernst
Once again, Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s pen is mightier than any barbarian’s sword.
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The biggest fight in a generation has plenty to fascinate, but it’s not quite the old days.


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Teachers’ union propaganda is creeping into California’s public school curricula.

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Charles Lane
Public-union power enabled scandalous corruption among the city’s correctional officers.
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In the News

Nicole Gelinas cited in
| Dig, Baby, Just Dig!
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| The Perilous New Push to Excuse Lawlessness
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| Pilot has gumption, Clinton has chutzpah - neither has a campaign finance reform plan
Howard Husock in
| A Tale of Two First Ladies
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