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The clamor for stricter gun control by the mainstream media and leading Democrats like Pelosi and Schumer is as simplistic as it was predictable.

In my long career in journalism, I have met many famous people, but none of them impressed me as much as William Franklin “Billy” Graham.

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When we begin to insist that our elected officials support life-saving gun control measures, and throw them out of office if they don’t, we’ll get a ban on the mass shooter’s weapon of choice.

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Guns aren’t the problem. There are 300 million of all kinds floating around the country. An infinitesimal fraction are used by people to hurt other people.

It was a profoundly poignant image: Thirty to 40 teens huddled together in a small dark room, their downturned faces illuminated by cellphones as they learned about an active shooter prowling their school.

This is an investigation with no evidence of a crime, apart from politically motivated, anti-Trump investigators relying on a Hillary-funded dossier.

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President Trump is asking Congress to cut certain entitlement programs that have arguably failed to motivate people to emerge from poverty and instead have subsidized and sustained many in poverty.

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We pretend we don’t admire the romance older generations mastered as they slow-danced, shared handwritten notes and enjoyed an ever-deepening love through many acts of kindness over many years of marriage.

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In an era like this one, it’s best to forget the idea of celebrating romantic love, with its heightened exhilaration and expectation of nirvanic perfection, not to speak of all those brain chemicals gone berserk with desire.

When White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned Wednesday amid allegations that he abused his two ex-wives and a former girlfriend, he parted the curtains on a Trumpian-scale personnel and security disaster.

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The delirium over the Philadelphia Eagles’ victory over the New England Patriots seems to have been matched by delight in Tom Brady’s defeat and the phantom throw of the century.

Without a vast infusion of youthful, hardworking, tax-paying immigrants, this country will find it much harder to afford the generous benefits promised to these Trump supporters as they age and retire.

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Pope Francis talked about how it can be difficult to unmask and eliminate fake news because “many people interact in homogeneous digital environments impervious to differing perspectives and opinions.

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Objectively, it is neither conjecture nor conspiracy to observe that the president strikes a defensive pose every time a well-sourced story reveals something that could seem incriminating.

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It’s the same deal that voters repudiated for approximately the 87th time when they made Donald Trump president (and — again — gave Lindsey Graham zero votes).

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We just zoomed past a story that would have been a five-alarm scandal for any other administration, with weeks of screaming front-page headlines: “The President and the Porn Star.”

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This year’s March for Life came on the 50th anniversary of a clarion call by Pope Paul VI to consider what the sexual revolution might be doing to men, women, marriage and life.

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