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Mary Grabar

Mary Grabar is a resident fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization in Clinton, New York. Her writing can be found at www.marygrabar.com. Subscribe to dispatches here.
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Using Children to Lobby for D.C. Statehood

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 - by Mary Grabar

Teachers at a recent conference learned how to convince kids to back statehood and congressional representation for D.C.

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Hiding in the Spotlight: Memoir as It Should Be

Sunday, January 24th, 2010 - by Mary Grabar

The story of a musical prodigy's escape from Hitler strikes all the right notes and needs to be shared with the next generation.

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Forgetting Communism’s Evils

Sunday, January 10th, 2010 - by Mary Grabar

Memories are fading not only in America, but in Eastern Europe as well.

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Obama vs. Othello: A Question of Character

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 - by Mary Grabar

Increasing ignorance of great works of art has left Americans less capable of fully evaluating their leaders.

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Real Greens Have Manure on Their Boots

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

A shovel-ready test to separate the authentic environmentalists from the phonies.

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Libertarians Need to Rethink Support for Drug Legalization

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

Does a man's death from swallowing a bag of pot during an arrest illustrate the evil of outlawing drugs? No, just the opposite.

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Why Are Tiger’s Women Getting a Pass?

Saturday, December 12th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

With feminists having promoted female promiscuity as empowerment, "home-wrecker" no longer holds any currency.

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Do Liberals Think It’s Okay to Call a Black Man the N-Word?

Sunday, December 6th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

Silence about the assault on tea partier Kenneth Gladney shows that leftists care about blacks only if it advances their agenda.

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Is It ‘Conspiratorial’ to Discuss Obama’s Authoritarian Tendencies?

Monday, September 14th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

Those who casually dismiss such fears about Obama should first consider the evidence.

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What ‘Highly Trained and Certified’ Professors Don’t Want You to Know

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

A new report grades universities on what they actually teach their students — and professors don't like it one bit.

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Which Protests Matter to the Left?

Monday, August 31st, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

Rallying against war and Republicans: good. Rallying against socialized medicine and Democrats: bad.

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Obama’s Civilian Troops Were Trained by Ayers

Thursday, August 27th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

Obama's election and the health care reform push would have been impossible without the dumbing down of academia.

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A Young Woman’s Education in Politics

Monday, July 27th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

How a leftist university helped forge a conservative leader.

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The Racist Assumptions of Boxer and Obama

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

An exchange with a black business leader and an address to the NAACP reveals the dark underbelly of their views.

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A Tea Party Weekend

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

The movement for smaller government was still alive this Independence Day.

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The End of Independence Day?

Saturday, July 4th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

Obama's campaign to erase individuality and ambition reminds me of my old life in communist Slovenia.

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Republicans Should Kick Sanford to the Curb

Saturday, June 27th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

The GOP must resist the urge to excuse or empathize with the philandering governor.

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Feminist Chickens Coming Home to Roost on Supreme Court

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

Sonia Sotomayor is like that annoying professor you thought you had gotten away from — but now she's back in your life.

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Why Catholics (Stupidly) Support Obama

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

Notre Dame's embrace of the president reflects a broader watering-down of the Church's traditional doctrines.

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Ayers and Dohrn Embark on U.S.-Bashing Book Tour

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

Despite their pal being elected president, they still view the U.S. as a racist oppressor.

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Yes, the Government Is Out to Get ‘Right-Wing Extremists’

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

The infamous DHS memo is part of a broader campaign to silence conservative voices.

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Teachers: They’re All Bill Ayers Now

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

How a '60s radical helped poison a noble profession.

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The New Rebels Are on the Right

Monday, February 16th, 2009 - by Mary Grabar

The GOP can and must appeal to the freedom-loving, rebellious side of young voters.

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Kennedy Qualified and Palin Unqualified? That’s Just Plain Snobbery

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008 - by Mary Grabar

The Washington Post's chief Palin-basher Kathleen Parker strikes again.

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Professors Indoctrinating Students? Not in Our University

Monday, December 8th, 2008 - by Mary Grabar

A study claiming that the views of liberal professors don't influence their students deserves a big, red "F."

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