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Dear never-Trump Republicans: Would you adopt me? I'm a centrist with left-leaning tendencies. I get along with cats, dogs and most libertarians. But I'm best off in a political home without small children.

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As the presiding chairman of the 2020 Republican State Convention, it has come to my attention that a group of self-branded “Frontier Republicans” are spreading misinformation to try and discredit the actions that the elected body of delegates took.

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Rabbits. Rabbits! They're hopping all over New England, my yard included. They need to eat and, being rabbits, have lots of mouths to feed. What more could a rabbit want than a fresh head of cabbage, organically grown by my calloused hands?

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"What gives urgency to debates about race in America today — and what drives the reparations movement, are two basic facts," Walter Russell Mead writes in the Wall Street Journal.

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It was ailing before; now in the age of the coronavirus, it’s at death’s door. I write about men’s fashion. Long before we’d ever heard the dread word COVID-19, the decline in man’s way of dressing had begun.

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Success breeds failure. That's a lesson taught by America's current woes, the stumbling attempts to cope with the novel coronavirus, and the all-too-familiar scripts for responding to police misconduct and violent riots.

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 Oil prices have finally rebounded in recent weeks from below zero after a tumultuous spring with unprecedented pricing pressures on multiple fronts. Prices are now about $35 per barrel, which is still almost half of what it was only two years ago, and still below the break-even price for mo…

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WASHINGTON — Progressives have long argued that academics and those in the news media ought to call evil ideas evil, rather than strive for a neutrality that conceals that fundamental truth from the reader. And over the past five years, conservatives, libertarians and a few figures in the ce…

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We are living in a serious world. Many of us thought it couldn’t get any worse than COVID and then all heck broke lose. I’m not going to write about this seriousness. Others have already explained things much more eloquently than I ever could.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will hold a rally this weekend in Tulsa, where he will bask in the adulation of his adoring base. His approval rating is the most stable in modern presidential history. No president has ever had such a committed core of supporters.

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The COVID-19 pandemic’s devastating repercussions will be felt across America for years. “Inevitable” millions of deaths didn’t materialize despite what politicians and public health experts told us. What did come were lockdowns that may result in more deaths than the pandemic due to mental …

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It's all about religion, isn't it? "(W)e have the cult of social justice on the left," Andrew Sullivan wrote in New York Magazine, "a religion whose followers show the same zeal as any born-again Evangelical."

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Sunday is Flag Day, a day of honor for the most well-known symbol of the United States. But this year, a movement to take to a knee — a past sign of disrespect for the flag — has become commonplace among Black Lives Matter protests in wake of the brutal killing of George Floyd.

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You know you have a stupid declaration on your hands when you have to explain what some on your side really mean. Such is the burden of Democrats trying to limit the damage from the childish demands to "defund the police."

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Farm-to-table refers to freshly grown produce — that is, fruits and vegetables not transported from some distant time zone or even hemisphere but recently harvested on boutique acreage just outside town. The foodie media trumpet the virtues of local food sources, and their cosmopolitan audie…

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While I don’t often find myself in agreement with Jesse Jackson, I applaud his support for a pipeline to bring affordable natural gas to the predominantly minority and low-income farming community of Pembroke Township, Illinois.

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You may choose to look the other way, but you can never again say that you did not know. — William Wilberforce

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Sweden offered hope that the coronavirus could be reined in without great inconvenience or economic pain. Unlike its neighbors in Scandinavia and elsewhere, Sweden didn't put its people in strict lockdown. Restaurants, bars and shops buzzed with their usual customers. Gyms stayed open, and k…

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WASHINGTON — If you had asked me six months ago to predict which party would display extreme levels of concern about a deadly pandemic and which party would downplay the risk, I’d have thought you were tossing me a softball question.

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America faces a contagious infection: partisanship. Consider the responses to a poll question about treating the COVID-19 virus with the long-approved and widely used drug hydroxychloroquine.

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In the wake of nearly 40 million jobless claims in recent weeks, Americans are clearly struggling to pay the bills. In fact, a new national poll found that nearly 50 percent of registered voters are increasingly worried about paying for household expenses, including electricity.

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WASHINGTON — The smallest state has a small governor. Rhode Island’s Gina Raimondo is almost 5 feet 3 inches, about an inch shorter than James Madison. What was said of him is true of her: There is a high ratio of mind to mass. Unfortunately, a perversity of today’s political culture is that…

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Do you remember the 1957-58 Asian flu? Or the 1968-69 Hong Kong flu? I do. I was a teenager during the first of these, an adult finishing law school during the second. But even though back then I followed the news much more than the average person my age, I can’t dredge up more than the dimm…

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Memorial Day takes place on May 25 this year. Observed annually on the last Monday in May, the day is set aside to honor the men and women who have died in service to our country. While Memorial Day didn’t become an official national holiday until 1971, its origins begin with the Civil War.

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Georgia recently began the long process of reopening its economy in the wake of what it is hoped will be the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning in late April, certain categories of businesses were allowed to open in Georgia, including restaurants and barber shops. The encouraging news…

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