At National Book Festival, All is Not Lost for Young Readers

At National Book Festival, All is Not Lost for Young Readers

Given all the depressing statistics about children’s reading habits and screen-time addictions, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday served as a loud-and-proud rebuttal. The place was jam-packed with children and teenagers at the annual National Book Festival, sponsored by the Library of Congress.

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“Air Trump”

“Air Trump”

I had the great honor of traveling from New York to Fort Myers, Florida with Donald Trump on Monday. It was so interesting that I thought I would share the experience with you.

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Trump’s Help for Working Families

Trump’s Help for Working Families

If social scientists agree on anything, it’s that strong families are a key to success in many of the most important aspects of life. Strong families make an enormous difference in building communities and solving problems like drug addiction, crime, and keeping children in school. In fact, research shows that for Americans born into poverty, three simple steps make it more likely than not that they will join the middle class: 1) graduate from high school, 2) get a job, and 3) after age 21, get married and have children.

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Dishonesty and Hillary’s Deplorables

Dishonesty and Hillary’s Deplorables

On Saturday, Hillary Clinton broadened her personal attack campaign from its focus on Donald Trump to include the tens of millions of Americans who support him, claiming, “You could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. [...] The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it.”

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9/11 Fifteen Years of Strategic Defeat, Dishonesty and Humiliation

9/11 Fifteen Years of Strategic Defeat, Dishonesty and Humiliation

“I will begin by saying what everybody would like to ignore or forget but which must nevertheless be stated, namely, that we have sustained a total and unmitigated defeat.” That was Winston Churchill’s description of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s surrender to Hitler in the Munich Agreement of 1938.

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