Opinion: Tom Cotton’s 1619 Project Legislation Highlights Ignorance Of Political Economy and History

As is now widely known, the Arkansas Republican Senator Tom Cotton recently proposed legislation that would deny federal funding to schools that in any way used the The New York Times controversial 1619 project in its curriculum.  This series in The New York Times, of course, explores the history of the United States through the …

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Mail-In Voting Could Accidentally Disenfranchise Millions

President Trump is suing Nevada over its recent decision to send absentee ballots to all voters, and warning the country "There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent." Trump’s critics argue that there is no evidence that voting by mail results in fraud. Trump is right that mail-in voting is a source of potential voter fraud, especially on the scale that is being proposed. But the bigger problem is not vote fraud – it’s vote failure.

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The China Challenge and America’s Founding Principles

Between June 24 and July 22, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, FBI Director Christopher Wray, Attorney General William Barr, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a series of speeches on the China challenge. In mid-July — after the national security adviser’s and FBI director’s speeches but before the attorney general’s and secretary of state’s speeches — the State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights released a draft report.

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