Kyle Sammin

The Federalist

Why State Of The Union Addresses Should Be Canceled Forever

The latest bit of shutdown theater emerged yesterday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi informed President Trump that he will not be invited to the House…

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The Federalist

Stop Trying To Make Reapportioning The Senate Happen

Editors at The Atlantic must have made a New Year’s resolution to spin farther to the left in 2019. If not, it is hard to…

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The Federalist

Revisiting The DS9 Episode Fans Voted The Worst Ever Made

Some of the best and worst episodes in the Star Trek universe come from the original premise of the shows: seeking out new life and…

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The Federalist

Most People Can’t Explain Why Meddling With Babies’ DNA Is Wrong

News emerged last week that Chinese scientist He Jiankui had broken new ground scientifically and ethically by using CRISPR technology to edit the genes of…

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National Review

Frank Rizzo’s Blue-Collar Philly: Trump Voters before Trump

National Review Statue of former mayor Frank Rizzo in Philadelphia, Pa. (Tim Shaffer/Reuters) Historian Timothy Lombardo looks at the rise of populist conservatives in a…

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The Federalist

Star Trek’s Dueling Notions Of Justice

The frontier semi-lawlessness of the station is a big part of what makes “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” (DS9) unique in the Star Trek universe.…

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The Federalist

Revisiting Harvey Milk, Jim Jones, And San Francisco’s Days Of Violence

Jim Jones, when he is remembered at all, is most often recalled in the popular mind by the phrase “drink the Kool-Aid.” Beyond that, he…

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The Federalist

Birthright Citizenship Is An Open Legal Question Americans Should Decide

President Trump’s announcement that he would alter the rules of birthright citizenship by executive order is the latest episode in his administration’s push against the…

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The Federalist

Can A Person Who Didn’t Do It Still Be Prosecuted?

In episode seven of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s” first season, the title “Dax” tells us immediately which character will be the focus of the…

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The Federalist

Dems Blaming The Senate For Their Problems Need A Reality Check

The Electoral College quickly became the left’s least favorite part of the American government after Donald Trump won the 2016 election. By 2017, gerrymandering in…

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