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The Danger of the “Black Lives Matter” Movement

We have been here before. In the 1960s and early 1970s, black and white radicals directed hatred and occasional violence against the police. The difference today is that anti-cop ideology is embraced at the highest reaches of the establishment: by the President, by his Attorney General, by college presidents, by foundation heads, and by the press. Continue reading

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A Former Muslim’s Grave Warning to America

Islam “has begotten a bloodthirsty ideology that is determined to destroy the principles of liberty and humanity and basic decency,” ex-Muslim and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali said June 3 at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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Race Relations and Law Enforcement

Blacks ultimately must help themselves. They must develop the same attitudes and behaviors and habits that other groups had to develop to rise in America. And to the extent that a social policy, however well-intentioned, interferes with this self-development, it does more harm than good. Continue reading

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Charles Krauthammer: Why We Celebrate Constitution Day

Charles Krauthammer speaks at the Hillsdale College Constitution Day Celebration on September 18, 2011. His speech is titled, “Why We Celebrate Constitution Day.” This Constitution Day Celebration was held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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The Obama Administration vs. The Constitution

Ronald J. Pestritto, Assistant Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, delivers this fascinating, informative, and (sadly) funny speech as part of the “First Principles on First Fridays” lecture series, May 26, 2011. The series was sponsored by Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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The Education of Our Children (According to Jefferson)

An enlightened citizenry is indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic. Self-government is not possible unless the citizens are educated sufficiently to enable them to exercise oversight. It is therefore imperative that the nation see to it that a suitable education be provided for all its citizens. (Thomas Jefferson) Continue reading

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Story-Killers: How the Common Core Destroys Minds and Souls

Common Core is the deliberate replacement of teaching critical thought with what amounts to sociopolitical programming. The fact that it’s being perpetrated against children makes it one of the most despicable, immoral acts in America over the last century. Continue reading

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