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Is it any wonder that there is an explosion of interest in homeschooling by parents? (see graph below) Many school districts won’t reopen classrooms this fall, the American Federation of Teachers are threatening “safety strikes” in other districts that are... Continue reading
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Last Friday, while the national anthem was playing before the Orlando Magic/Brooklyn Nets game, Magic forward Jonathan Isaac, an ordained Christian minister, became the first player in the NBA this season to stand for the national anthem. He also did... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Illinois Review
Let’s just come right out and say it. This was never about George Floyd. A majority of these people couldn’t care less about Floyd. And if they do, why are they now burning Bibles in his “honor”? Left-wing activists bring... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Illinois Review
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The Cato Institute just released a new report showing that 62 percent of Americans are inclined to self-censor what they say politically “because others might find them offensive.” Even moderate leftists report they feel increased fear of offending the offendable,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Illinois Review
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Illinois Politicians blame out-of-state sellers, but we all know the real problem lies at home. The tragically incompetent mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, appeared on CNN’s State of the Union last weekend to deflect attention from the horror show unfolding... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Illinois Review
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By John F. Di Leo - The week of July 26 saw six days of memorial services for the late congressman, U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D, GA). Some were big events, with lots of people in attendance. Since he was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
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By Matt Walsh - I have already made the case that systemic racism in law enforcement is a myth. The claim that racist police are prowling the street searching for black men to murder is absurd on its face, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
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By embracing Marxism, the Left is ironically stoking the fires of genuine racism. In these increasingly upside-down times, one of the most profound examples testifying to our altered reality is the popular redefinition of racism. While racism is still considered... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
A police officer is 18½ times more likely to be killed by a black male than an unarmed black male is to be killed by a police officer. There is an average of 27 deadly-weapons attacks on officers per day... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
James Carafano joined "The Jim Bohannon Show," to talk the latest about China, the need for a new strategy to overcome the Chinese Communist Party, and the steps the Trump administration can take now to implement such a strategy. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
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Despite the occasional looting, chaos, property damage, trespassing, rioting, graffiti, assaults, arson, and general mayhem, the media consistently assure us that Antifa “protesters” are “largely peaceful.” And since the majority of buildings in Portland, Seattle, and Denver haven’t been looted... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
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Critical race theory is embedding itself in America's governmental agencies. Christopher F. Rufo writes: Critical race theory—the academic discourse centered on the concepts of “whiteness,” “white fragility,” and “white privilege”—is spreading rapidly through the federal government. Last month, a private... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
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The New Jersey mail-in voting debacle is a bad sign for upcoming elections. Jason Snead writes: Even as New Jersey voters look to the general election, many are still coping with the aftermath of the state’s first all-mail vote. Paterson,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
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Exactly a hundred years ago this morning—on January 3, 1920—Americans woke up to discover just how little their own government regarded the cherished Bill of Rights. During the night, some 4,000 of their fellow citizens were rounded up and jailed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
Psychologist and author Karlyn Borysenko wouldn’t be caught dead at a Trump rally. So what was she doing in a New Hampshire arena, surrounded by 11,000 cheering Trump supporters? And what did she take away from the experience? She explains... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Illinois Review
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Whether it be The New York Times' “1619 Project” or the mobs tearing down statues of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, it’s clear that Liberals want to erase our history so we forget what America stands for. But grassroots conservatives... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Illinois Review
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“Rioting” no longer describes what is happening on our streets—no, our great cities are under siege. Nowhere is this more clear than the striking photos and videos that came out of Portland this week. For over 50 days, the Leftist... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Illinois Review
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By David Wojick - While peer review has its good side, there are several ways that it greatly impedes progress, and the bad greatly outweighs the good. After studying the popular practice of peer review of scientific journal articles for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Illinois Review
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Colleges and universities are grappling with how to bring back students for the fall semester after campuses were abruptly shut down in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. With the pandemic costing institutions tens of millions of dollars in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Illinois Review
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By a vote of 16-1, the Cook County Board passed a resolution Monday out of the Criminal Justice Committee that moves to defund the Cook County Sheriff's Office. The lone dissenting vote was from Commissioner Sean Morrison who pointed to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Illinois Review
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As of mid-June, one quarter of all COVID-19 deaths, 30,784, occurred among people living in nursing homes. Stephen Moses, president of the Center for Long Term Care Reform, says he is not surprised by this outcome, as Medicaid now pays... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Illinois Review
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Retailers are asking customers to use credit or debit cards, and some are refusing to make change in coins. They say it’s because of the novel coronavirus. The virus may be playing a part; but, there’s more to the coin... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Illinois Review
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If the ideology and policies of “systemic racism,” identity politics, and cancel culture win out in the arena of American politics and cultural acceptance, it will be the end of America. Have you stopped beating your wife? Yes or No?... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Illinois Review
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Democrat Presidential candidate Joe Biden has spent decades in government, and his track record on racial inequality is troubling. For example: Biden has spent decades lying that he was a part of the Civil Rights movement, falsely claiming he marched... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at Illinois Review
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Civil rights attorney Leo Terrell, a black American, said there is no way he is supporting presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden this November. Terrell, a former Democrat (who claims he did not leave the party but that the Democratic... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2020 at Illinois Review