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Waging social-justice war on the taxpayers’ dime

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[ad_1] Homelessness in Seattle has reached a crisis point. Despite some $1 billion in public and private spending, more people live on the streets than ever before. But rather than focus on the causes — addiction, mental illness and social breakdown — progressives in local government have waged war against …

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NYC comptroller urges Comcast to resolve Byron Allen case

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[ad_1] A major shareholder is pressuring Comcast to back down from its thorny legal battle with comedian-turned-TV producer Byron Allen — something the media mogul says he would welcome. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer — who oversees $208 billion in city pension money — is urging the cable giant …

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Democrats’ ‘bribery’ charge against Trump is a complete bust

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[ad_1] After nearly three years searching for grounds to ­impeach President Trump, House Democrats have landed on “bribery.” Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) cited bribery ­repeatedly as he grilled impeachment witnesses. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, raising her finger in triumph, declared the witnesses have provided “devastating testimony” and …

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Remaking the courts may be Trump’s biggest, best success

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[ad_1] President Trump is expected to comment publicly Wednesday on the milestones his administration has reached with respect to judicial confirmations. His record is indeed remarkable: Working in close tandem with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Trump has successfully gotten confirmed, since his inauguration, 159 federal judges — including 114 …

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The defiant Dave Chappelle and other commentary

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[ad_1] Culture beat: The Defiant Dave Chappelle For all the pans of comedian Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix comedy special from “super-woke” modern critics, gibes National Review’s Katherine Timpf, audiences “liked it. They liked it a lot.” Yes, “Chappelle was making jokes about untouchable subjects — such as race, the LGBT …

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Dems boost impeachment secrecy and other commentary

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[ad_1] Conservative: Dems Boost Impeachment Secrecy Democrats’ “excessive secrecy” in their impeachment inquiry has gotten worse, the Washington Examiner’s Byron York reports, with Friday’s interview of the former US ambassador to Ukraine marking “a low point” in efforts to keep information out of public view. With previous impeachment interviews, House …

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The Supreme Court’s new sex dilemma

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[ad_1] Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids employment discrimination based on “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.” When the members of Congress wrote and passed it, they surely thought their meaning was straightforward. But now the meaning of “sex” has been contested all the way …

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