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Based on what critics have called “one of the biggest con jobs in U.S. literary history," the miniseries Roots has been remade for a new generation. Never let a good lie go to waste?

It’s enough to make a greenie spontaneously combust: A new study has shown that electric cars, much touted as environment-friendly, actually emit more harmful pollutants than internal-combustion vehicles do.

In Hillary Clinton’s presidential run, husband Bill was once thought to be her ace in the hole. Now he’s starting to seem more like a shovel used to dig her into a deeper hole. And this reality was on stark display when Donald Trump raised the matter of the rape accusations that have long dogged Bill Clinton — and that have been used to paint Hillary as a sexual predator’s enabler.

There are more and more indications that our government considers "right-wingers" more of a threat than Muslim jihadists. And the recent experiences of an anti-jihadism crusader punctuate this point.

A number of former Facebook employees have admitted they regularly censored conservative news, denying it placement in the site’s “Trending Topics” section regardless of its popularity. 

Move over Barack Obama. There’s a new kid on the block in the realm of “firsts”: Sadiq Khan, Labour Party politician, has just become the first Muslim mayor of a Western capital, having won London’s May 5 election. 

Is Nazism the equivalent of libertarianism? Is conservatism morally equal to communism? Next question: Is saying all faiths are morally equal really any different from saying all ideologies are so?

It was an image of a stick figure being hanged, accompanied by the slur “Nig***!” and the hashtag #WhitePower. And the police were poised to file hate-crime charges — until...

 

 

 

Barack Obama promised to “fundamentally” transform America, and this often starts with transforming the language. And the transformation continues apace.

“Inequality is the root of all evil,” said left-wing senator Barbara Boxer recently.

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