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American student Otto Warmbier was recently seen in a video released by North Korea, after being accused of crimes against the state, tearfully pleading for mercy. But he may instead endure a horrible existence that most Americans can't even imagine.

“Europe’s Muslims hate the West” is not a title from Jihad Watch or Gates of Vienna, but left-leaning website Politico. It could make one wonder if Trumpian immigration policy will one day be the norm.

“The Devil went down to Georgia,” sang Charlie Daniels — now he has gone up to Colorado. But the matter isn’t a fiddling contest but fiddling while education burns, as some Centennial State schools plan to offer their students satanic and atheistic literature.

With academia churning out increasingly ignorant masses, we may want to remember Thomas Jefferson's warning, "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free ... it expects what never was and never will be."

 

 

 

Execute homosexuals if you must — but don’t dare refuse to bake them a cake before sending them to the gallows. Some could interpret this as the position of many American businesses, as they successfully lobbied against a Georgia religious-freedom bill.

Donald Trump may be eluding the thought police's snares. But as an ex-tennis official has learned the hard way, political correctness is still alive and well. 

Making a definitive statement, a medical association writes that educators and legislators should “reject all policies that condition children to accept as normal a life of chemical and surgical impersonation of the opposite sex. Facts – not ideology – determine reality.”

With respect to Obama's Supreme Court pick, GOP senators should do their job. This means being extreme enough to only confirm good Supreme Court justices and wiping the lipstick off the pig of pragmatism.

Many today view pot as just the Millennial Martini, no different than that after-work libation. But more and more, studies are revealing that cannabis is a dangerous substance whose habitual use can lead to cognitive impairment and increased social ills. 

Gun-control laws have been killed off in the Missouri legislature in recent years, and more residents are being killed in the streets. That’s the story, anyway.