The Media Has Been Reporting Fake News about Castro and Cuba for Years


While the media melts down over “fake news,” Castro’s death generates more of it.

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How Francois Fillon Scrambled the French Election


A recent primary result heralds the potential not only for a U.S.-style conservative moment in French politics, but for a decisive shifting of the so-called Overton Window, the implicit matrix in a society for what you can talk about and not talk about in public.

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What’s the Point of Education?


Once we see that the primary purpose of education is to safeguard knowledge, all the fairy castles of the educationists tumble in ruins.

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A (Liturgical) New Year’s Resolution


Pope Francis’s contributions to Catholic life are obvious enough that they needn’t be promoted by falsifying history, playing to the Church’s secular critics, or defaming brothers and sisters in Christ.

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Vicious Teenagers Have Run Cuba for 57 Years


Castro’s revolution has always been deeply unserious — and devastating to ordinary Cubans.

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On Being Thankful for Pets


They may be expensive and unpredictable, but pets provide families with something irreplaceable.

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A Simple Gesture, a Grateful Heart: A Thanksgiving Lesson from Staff Sgt. Milosevic


Ideologues may work to shred our cultural memory and thin the roots of our gratitude, but ordinary Americans can replant the seeds of deep gratitude on a daily basis.

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