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The NFL Protests Are Patriotic

The kneeling players are asking America
to do better on criminal justice.
If I could, I’d take a knee and join them.

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Fear the Fans, Use the Fans

How Star Trek diehards became crucial to creating Discovery.

Political Correctness Has
Been Turned Upside Down

Why Jemele Hill gets rebuked by ESPN,
while Donald Trump gets to be president.

Police Officers Need to Accept the Risk That Comes With Showing Restraint

Almost No One Can Conceive of a Future Without Capitalism—or Is Willing To

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