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[ad_1] Actress Molly Ringwald arrives at a premiere in Los Angeles, March 17, 2012. (Gus Ruelas / Reuters) In Impromptus today, I begin with Bear Bryant, the football coach, and end with the word “mistress.” Funny column (maybe not ha-ha). Along the way, I have a little section on dress, i.e., clothes. Do they affect
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[ad_1] Jessa Crispin has a blistering column in the Guardian, complaining about the superficial and ideologically self-defeating nonsense found in Hulu’s Mrs. America, the series about the feminist push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and Curtis Sittenfeld’s novel Rodham, which imagines Hillary Clinton’s life without her husband: How did our culture get like
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[ad_1] California’s plan for reopening the economy discriminates against churches, the Department of Justice warned Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday. The DOJ told Newsom in a letter provided to the Daily Caller News Foundation that though the DOJ understands California’s responsibility to protect the health and safety of Californians, the state also has a
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[ad_1] Birth rates in the United States continue to fall as millennials put off having kids, and experts warn that coronavirus could make people less likely to have children. Federal figures released Wednesday show that women in the U.S. had babies record-low rates in 2019, causing the number of U.S. births to reach the smallest
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[ad_1] Nuns of the Little Sisters of the Poor at the Supreme Court, March 2016. (Reuters photo: Joshua Roberts) Linda Greenhouse, a longtime legal correspondent and current columnist for the New York Times, is back with a new article opposing the legal claims of the Little Sisters of the Poor. It’s not the first time
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[ad_1] Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he has no “particular timeline” for reopening Northern Virginia from the pandemic closures. The Virginia governor delayed reopening parts of Northern Virginia last week after leaders in the area sent him a letter expressing concerns that their communities should not yet reopen. Northam said he is “following the
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[ad_1] Former British spy Christopher Steele peddled an unfounded rumor in December 2016 that Michael Flynn had an extramarital affair with a Russian woman, according to documents released earlier in May.  Months before Steele discussed Flynn, the FBI offered to pay the ex-spy to collect intelligence on Flynn and other Trump associates who were the
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[ad_1] A Senate committee voted along party lines Wednesday to subpoena a Democratic consulting firm that worked for Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian energy company linked to Hunter Biden. The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee authorized the subpoena for Blue Star Strategies, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting and lobbying firm owned by Karen Tramontano and
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[ad_1] The most remarkable impact the Flu Manchu has on America is the sight of pastors waiting, like dogs anticipating a treat, until Caesar gives them permission to start rendering unto God. Gary McCoy You couldn’t have convinced me in March that Baptist preachers would cancel Easter Services. Easter is the central pivot of Christianity.
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[ad_1] Former president Barack Obama speaks during a rally for New Jersey Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy in Newark, New Jersey, October 19, 2017. (Mark Makela/Reuters) Over the last two weeks, considerable evidence has been released related to what appears to be a major, historic political scandal. The declassification of Susan Rice’s CYA email to
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[ad_1] (U.S. State Department briefing room/public domain) The Department of State drifted through the past handful of administrations, an agency without agency, adequate personnel, or budget, virtually obsolete in the 21st Century. How did this happen? Traditional diplomacy began as a necessary expedient. Nations had business with one another, but messages could take weeks to
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[ad_1] A Ukrainian lawmaker with ties to Russian intelligence leaked on Tuesday excerpts of recordings of phone calls between former Vice President Joe Biden and former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussing the ouster of a Ukrainian prosecutor. In one of the tapes, Poroshenko told Biden that he asked for former Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin’s
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[ad_1] Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton announced legislation Tuesday that would prevent state and local governments from using public funds to make coronavirus assistance payments to individuals living in the United States illegally. Cotton plans to introduce the No Bailouts for Illegal Aliens Act, an amendment to the CARES Act that would restrict any future payments to states
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[ad_1] Sen. Josh Hawley during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., December 11, 2019 (Erin Scott/Reuters) Senator Josh Hawley (R., Mo.) has sent a letter to the Small Business Administration, asking its officials to explain how Planned Parenthood affiliates were able to receive $80 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans
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[ad_1] National Security Adviser Susan Rice with President Barack Obama at the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, September 5, 2013. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) How amusing to find President Obama’s national-security advisor, Susan Rice, suddenly calling for public release of the Flynn–Kislyak conversation intercepted by the Obama administration in late December 2016. I called for its
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