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Readers Explain What Trump’s Win Means for America

Readers Explain What Trump’s Win Means for America

We asked readers what the 2016 election meant for America's future and that of the West. Here is what a few of you told us.

We Liberals Have to Stop Being so Damn Smug

We Liberals Have to Stop Being so Damn Smug

Confessions of a liberal filled with dread at the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency.

The Real Reason for the Anti-Trump Demonstrations

The Real Reason for the Anti-Trump Demonstrations

Liberals have made politics their religion.

Is it Finally a Convenient Time to Rein in Executive Power?

Is it Finally a Convenient Time to Rein in Executive Power?

Over the last 30 years, we’ve watched Congress cede vast responsibility to the executive branch.

Building Walls for Protection is Not Immoral or Unchristian

Building Walls for Protection is Not Immoral or Unchristian

The pope and many others fail to make a distinction between a wall designed to keep people in and a wall built to keep people out. 

Snowden: Stop Putting So Much Faith (and Fear) in Presidents

Snowden: Stop Putting So Much Faith (and Fear) in Presidents

Whistleblower Edward Snowden recently popped up and offered his take on the presidential election. 

UVA President Gets in Trouble for Quoting… Jefferson?

UVA President Gets in Trouble for Quoting… Jefferson?

I’m convinced our higher education system has lost just about every shred of common sense it had.

The Electoral College is Genius

The Electoral College is Genius

It is one of the Constitution’s accidentally great procedural features for deterring the concentration of political power.

Dave Chappelle’s Poignant SNL Monologue Goes Viral

Dave Chappelle’s Poignant SNL Monologue Goes Viral

The comedian known for his edgy humor ended his SNL monologue with a plea for unity at a time when Americans are deeply divided.

Why Schools Should Teach Rational Discourse

Why Schools Should Teach Rational Discourse

We might see safe spaces disappear if we did...

How an Ancient Philosopher Predicted the 2016 Election
Why Big Media Got Trump and Brexit So Wrong

Why Big Media Got Trump and Brexit So Wrong

Big Media has become part of the political/celebrity bubble and tends to forget that journalism is meant to be an “outsider” activity.

9 Eyebrow-Raising Numbers From Trump's Surprising Win

9 Eyebrow-Raising Numbers From Trump's Surprising Win

Shedding more light on Tuesday's biggest surprise.

'Race, Class, Gender'—The Left Now Only Has 2 of the 3

'Race, Class, Gender'—The Left Now Only Has 2 of the 3

What happens now, when it appears that the left may be left with only race and gender?

How Democrats Lost America's Working Class

How Democrats Lost America's Working Class

President Clinton's Secretary of Labor said the Democratic Party has been taken over by elite fundraisers, bundlers, analysts, and pollsters.

Is Trump the New Constantine?

Is Trump the New Constantine?

Christians are unable to speak freely. Religious freedom is under attack. Society is materialistic and immoral. Western civilisation is facing huge threats, from within and without. And apparently the one powerful emerging leader is no saint.

You’re thinking America 2016? No. Rome 312.

Is Another Civil War Really Possible?

Is Another Civil War Really Possible?

Recent presidential elections have ignited talk of it. 

Student Concocts Bogus Story of Attack by ‘Man in Trump Hat’

Student Concocts Bogus Story of Attack by ‘Man in Trump Hat’

An explanation for why it happened.

Elites and Big Media Still Can’t Understand Why Trump Won

Elites and Big Media Still Can’t Understand Why Trump Won

Trump is the blunt tool Americans used to reject media, pollsters, celebrities, millionaires and the establishment.

CEO Tells Employees Who Support Trump's Antics to Take a Hike

CEO Tells Employees Who Support Trump's Antics to Take a Hike

"If you do not agree with this statement then please reply to this email with your resignation because you have no place here..."

10 Reasons to Doubt the Racial Explanation for Trump’s Success

10 Reasons to Doubt the Racial Explanation for Trump’s Success

Before we declare white supremacy the official story of the 2016 presidential campaign, it is a good idea to consider other possibilities.

Is the Price of a Republic Constant Discord?

Is the Price of a Republic Constant Discord?

If so, what are the benefits?

Brace Yourselves: America is Losing 10 Awesome Celebrities

Brace Yourselves: America is Losing 10 Awesome Celebrities

Thanks, Donald Trump. (No really, thank you.) 

Schools Offer ‘Emotional Support’ to Kids After Election

Schools Offer ‘Emotional Support’ to Kids After Election

Is it time we started teaching kids how to handle disappointment? 

Dear Donald: First, Let's Make America Good Again

Dear Donald: First, Let's Make America Good Again

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse takes a look at what Trump's victory means for Christian conservatives.

The Everyman Election the Pollsters Didn't See Coming

The Everyman Election the Pollsters Didn't See Coming

Another vote that stunned pollsters and pundits around the world. 

5 Surprising Numbers from Election Night

5 Surprising Numbers from Election Night

The election is over and we’re all digging out from a rather surprising night. Here are five interesting facts you may have missed in the hubbub:

Why Saying 'God Is in Control' Isn't Helpful

Why Saying 'God Is in Control' Isn't Helpful

Leading up to the election and on election day, I repeatedly encountered people calming their fears by saying this.

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