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Opinion: Having a Happy Thanksgiving? Thank Capitalism.

Four hundred years ago, Puritan settlers and their Wampanoag dining companions endured hardships it would be difficult for 21st-century children to imagine. “What could they see but a hideous and desolate wilderness, full of wilde beasts and wilde men,” Plymouth Colony’s William Bradford wrote of the new land they made their home, according to the

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Opinion: Why Can’t Unions Properly Define “Racism”?

Redefining words (without telling anyone) is a tried-and-true rhetorical tactic often deployed in political debates. Generally, the goal is to advance an argument or proposal by surreptitiously taking advantage of a word’s positive or negative connotations. Polls show a majority of voters favor traditional infrastructure projects like building roads and bridges, so now progressives in

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Opinion: Forced Mea Culpa Cheapen Forgiveness

Social justice activists forcefully demand that others repent for the sins of their fathers. Such requests undermine the sacred Judeo-Christian tenets of confessions. In the Catholic faith, those as young as seven (the age of reason) know a good confession starts with a genuine and comprehensive examination of their consciences. Catholic children spend a year

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Opinion: ‘Build Back Better’ Immigration Provisions Will Cripple American Wages

Confronted with the worst border crisis in our nation’s history, the Biden administration and its congressional allies are trying to ram through immigration changes in the so-called “Build Back Better” reconciliation bill. It will permanently flood the labor market with cheaper foreign workers that will cripple the wages and job opportunities of Americans. The bill

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Opinion: How Envy Causes Racial Conflict

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] This is adapted from remarks given at the 18th American Renaissance conference on November 13, 2021. Even before I begin, I imagine

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Opinion: No Excuses – Find a Better Policing Solution

Two contrary police reform measures—one to increase police officers in Austin, Texas, and another to decrease them in Minneapolis—went before voters this month. The goal of each was to create a better model for law and order in their communities. While the measures appeared antithetical in nature, they shared the appearance of knee-jerk reactions to

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