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One of my favorite essays of all time comes from old-school conservative writer Whitaker Chambers. In the late 1950s he reviewed Ayn Rand’s thousand-page
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Apple will soon join Facebook in covering the costs associated witih egg-freezing for female employees, even for non-medical reasons. Starting
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The midterm elections are just four months away. Can you guess which party is flailing around on the campaign trail without a unified message?
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