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Protestors in Manhattan demonstrate on Nov. 19, 2021, after the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse of charges related to deadly shootings at a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin (Jeenah Moon / Associated Press)
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Revolt of the Fatherless

The crash of Western civilization can be traced to the state’s surgical removal of the father’s authority and to the feminized blind rebellion that has followed.

Real Men Missing
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Real Men Missing

Conservative leadership today lacks strong men of courage who will, using solid first principles, face down the radical left. In other words, conservatism today has been emasculated. There is no better word for it.    In a recent interview with Glenn Beck, Tucker Carlson described the present Republican leadership:   They’re weak. There’s something in...

The Sexual Left, the Welfare State, and the Divorce Revolution
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The Sexual Left, the Welfare State, and the Divorce Revolution

“All politics is on one level sexual politics.” —George Gilder Extremists break out of the margins and take power when they fool opponents into advancing their agenda. By politicizing the family and sexuality, the left duped conservatives, and all of us, into becoming their accomplices. Since last fall’s electoral coup, the United States has been...

The Coming Counter-Coup Against the GOP
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The Coming Counter-Coup Against the GOP

The right’s failure in 2020’s election may herald the start of a new conservative ascension. But it cannot happen under the current Republican Party leadership.   The problem is greater than the Republican-in-Name-Only politicians ignoring the legitimate charges of election-rigging and jumping Trump’s ship. For years, the established conservative political class has looked away from...

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The Failure of “Family Policy”

Welfare reform was supposed to discourage unmarried child­bearing. However, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) recently disclosed that out-of-wedlock births are at a record high. The Census Bureau also reports that, for the first time, married couples constitute less than half of ...

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The Failure of “Family Policy”

Welfare reform was supposed to discourage unmarried child­bearing.  However, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) recently disclosed that out-of-wedlock births are at a record high.  The Census Bureau also reports that, for the first time, married couples constitute less than half of the nation’s households.  Thus, whatever the budgetary savings over the past ten...