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Armstrong Williams

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Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is the right move

Sometimes it is hard to do the right thing, but that doesn’t make it any less right.

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North Korea and history are the best teachers for influencing our actions

We the people need our leaders to elevate the discussion about options, short of all-out war, as the administration navigates our way through the vexing North Korean issue.

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Protect affordable housing in tax reform

There is a lot to like in the tax reform bill winding its way through the House: pro-growth business incentives, simplification and an international tax regime that encourages businesses to build factories and keep good jobs here in the United States.

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Pray for America, but work to make her better

When deranged gunman Devin Kelly walked into a small community church in a tiny rural Texas town and killed the pastor’s daughter, along with 25 other innocent people, including an 18-month-old and an unborn baby, our hearts cried out in anguish

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Times of terror demand greater situational awareness

You see the truck barreling toward you and bodies and bicycles flying through the air. You hear the screeching of metal on metal and the shards of shattered glass tinkling to the pavement.

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Donald Trump: Symptom of America’s spiritual malaise

Many people who find the president’s behavior and tenor at times divisive and confronting lament that he is “dividing” the country.

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Edification and humility

Life is such a precious gift. We tend to spend the best parts of our lives in the pursuit of our ambitions, without pausing to consider the purpose of it all.

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Immigration reform efforts show Trump is dealmaker in chief

The American people elected Donald Trump because they wanted a strong leader not beholden to corporate interests or content to watch as American inexorably slipped toward mediocrity.

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We are all to blame for the Las Vegas shooting

The videos circulating on social media and playing repeatedly on the newscasts are the stuff of nightmares. The audio is chilling; the sheer panic in the air is palpable.

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Let’s make politics out of bounds on Sundays

When the referees in charge of NFL football games make questionable calls, a challenge can be issued, subjecting the decisions to closer review.

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The criminal tragedy of Baltimore schools

In 2005, when the Emmy Award-winning television drama “The Wire” shined a harsh light on Baltimore City Schools, it proved to be an eye-opening experience for viewers who were not familiar with the tragic plight of students in Baltimore.

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The Democratic Party’s immoral “high-ground” on racial identity politics

Racial identity politics has long been the domain of the Democratic Party, where the hegemony of the liberal-left has taken root.

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Dick Gregory—An underappreciated Sherpa on the climb to economic freedom

Seldom a month goes by when I do not speak in glowing terms about my business mentor and brother in spirit, Dick Gregory.

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This time is no time for moral midgetry

While our hearts go out to those killed and injured amid violent conflicts between white supremacist and neo-Nazi demonstrators and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va., one thing is clear: bigotry and racial hatred were the primary causes of the casualties.

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Palestinian financial glorification of terrorism must cease

The Palestinian Authority just made an announcement about cutting welfare payments to families who live in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.

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McCain’s valiant stand

With a last-ditch gimmick to get a “quick win” on repealing and replacing Obamacare before the summer recess in the balance, Sen. John McCain stood before his Senate colleagues last week to deliver a classic speech on bipartisanship and parliamentary procedure.

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Homelessness is not just about shelter

I believe the number of homeless veterans is approximately 30,000. An important point to make is homelessness is not just about shelter.

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Social media destroying intellect and work ethic

Retweet. Comment. Like. Snap. Direct message. Twitter. Facebook. Snapchat. Instagram. The world has certainly changed over the past 10 years, and social media has played a massive role in the transformation.

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Fact or fiction—The media

“Fake news” or honest reporting?

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American culture scores touchdown in Jerusalem

America’s export of football into Israel received an incredible boost this week after New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and an awe-inspiring group of NFL greats visited Israel to inaugurate a new sports complex in Jerusalem called the Kraft Family Sports Complex.

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Attack near mosque shows terrorism in all forms must be condemned

A few weeks ago, Americans were awakened to news of yet another terrorist strike in London, the British capital.

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Trump can end downward spiral by following Ford, Reagan

​President Donald Trump has the examples of predecessors Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan to navigate successfully through the Scylla and Charybdis of his stormy political seas.

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Iran learns that sometimes you reap what you sow

The Middle East is a complex region, with rich layers of history and traces of biblical footprints that often cling to their ancient past, while clashing with modern-day geopolitical power struggles rooted in political, religious and extremist ideologies.

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Lessons from Manchester

The message from many Europeans with regard to terrorism is “Enough!”

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A test for the Trump coalition

The recent wispy vote in the House of Representatives and subsequent haranguing from national party Democrats on the fate of their political opponents create many inflection points for pundits and policy watchers alike.

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Reinstating the UHF Discount will help advance minority ownership

The FCC’s April 20, 2017, decision to reinstate the UHF Discount should be heralded as a significant opportunity to advance diversity and minority broadcast television ownership.

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Harvard’s season of digesting

“Yesterday, we all had to digest the results of the election.” These were the words of the Harvard Law School’s Dean of Students to the entire law school’s student body the morning after the 2016 presidential election.

Timidity in an age of innovation

I love talking with listeners on my Sirius 126 nightly 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. radio show or those who watch my local and national TV programs.

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Students are making support for Israel their mission

In recent days, I watched as throngs of supporters of Israel unloaded from buses and blanketed Capitol Hill to meet with their members of Congress with a singular goal in mind: to strengthen America’s relations with our beloved ally, Israel.

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A jurist for all seasons

The United States Supreme Court is the crown jewel of our Constitution.

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Israeli tech innovations are bettering humanity

Israel, America’s greatest ally in the Middle East, has emerged as a global trailblazer in innovative technology driving us all into a safer future.

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One for the ages

The first address to a joint session of Congress by the 45th president of the United States was one for the ages—historic and monumental on every level.

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A misfire in the White House Press Office

I cannot say that I know White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer very well, personally.

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Sweden from a different lens

Cable TV and newspaper headlines ridiculed the president. The problem is, the president was correct. It was the press that got it wrong.

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Dr. Carson deserves an up or down full Senate vote

On any given day in New York, there are more homeless adults than fans at a sold-out game in Yankee Stadium; more homeless children than attendees at a packed to capacity Madison Square Garden event.

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Frederick Douglass, an alternative truth

Who was Frederick Douglass? More importantly, why does Frederick Douglass matter to today’s America? These questions are not merely rhetorical, as the recent controversy surrounding President Trump’s Black History Month statement illustrate.

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Steve Bannon on the National Security Council—Why not?

Since President Donald Trump named Steve Bannon, his chief strategist, to the National Security Council’s principals committee, the left has erupted in all kinds of moral outrage.

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First lessons for the Trump White House

We are barely two weeks into the presidency of Donald J. Trump, and a few things are becoming evident while still others are slowly crystalizing around a man and an administration that will truly be unlike any other this institution has seen.

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Americans, not Moscow, are sending President-elect Trump to the White House

Let’s distinguish fact from fiction and separate out whining from winning. Vladimir Putin did not elect Donald Trump to serve as the next president of the United States.

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Without a decent place to live, you won’t be prepared to thrive in the workplace

The great challenge of our nation is to ignite the hope of upward mobility and the realization of one’s personal potential. Housing opportunities are at the core of how we meet this challenge. 

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2016—Year in review

Is it still 2016? This year really seems like the year that never ends.

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The CIA is not wrong about Russia but Putin should not underestimate Trump

One of the main reasons why Hillary Clinton lost the election had to do with perceived (and actual) security breaches with regards to her private email communications and the hacking of the Democratic Party.

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Bent on progress

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to appear in the two-part series “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise,” which was produced by acclaimed professor and documentarian, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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A time to heal and get real

Now that all the media, the pollsters and the prognosticators have been proved woefully wrong, and as the reality sets in that the United States actually elected Donald Trump as its 45th president, we need to come together and begin to heal the deep wounds that emerged during this epic battle for the heart and soul of America.

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Defancing Thomas

This month marks two historic occasions: the 25th anniversary of the appointment of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, and the inauguration of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington.

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Unmasking George Soros and his antagonism toward Israel

Billionaire George Soros generally does not hide the fact that he uses the considerable funds at his disposal to support his extremist, leftist ideals. So when he does hide something, it should raise some serious questions.

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Lead pipes, the Roman Empire and American infrastructure

There has been some scientific speculation as to whether high levels of lead in the city’s pipes caused widespread lead poisoning among Romans, ultimately leading to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.

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Remembering Shimon Peres, a man of wisdom

Columnist Armstrong Williams reflects on the passing of Shimon Peres

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Americans finally get a bite at the Apple

Perhaps one of the most underreported stories of recent weeks was the European Union’s ruling on Apple’s tax arrangement with Ireland.

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Welfare, work and war

Relaxing at home recently, I happened to pick up a copy of the book “Schindler’s List,” which has been sitting on my coffee table since I first read the book back in 1996.

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