Kelsey Bolar
Kelsey Bolar
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Kelsey Bolar is a contributor to The Federalist and a senior policy analyst at Independent Women’s Forum. She is also the Thursday editor of BRIGHT, a weekly newsletter for women, and the 2017 Tony Blankley Chair at The Steamboat Institute. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, daughter, and Australian Shepherd, Utah.

Follow The Science: Riots Don’t Work

‘Show me where it says protesters are supposed to be polite and peaceful,’ CNN’s Chris Cuomo pleaded. Well, science.

With Ocasio-Cortez Running Biden’s Energy Policy, Expect More Dangerous Nuclear Plant Shutdowns Like New York’s

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo led efforts to shut down a nuclear power plant that reliably provided 25 percent of New York City’s electricity. Under a Green New Deal, this would become the norm.

Leftist ‘Feminists’ Set New Me Too Standard To Sideline Joe Biden Accusation

Before the Me Too movement, women who cried assault were often ignored. In this new era, women are to be believed based not on evidence, but on their ability to be used for politics.

Why Banning NICU Babies From Their Parents Threatens Their Lives

Blanket policies separating premature babies from their parents come at their own health costs, and should be used as a last resort.

Brides And Grooms Scramble As Coronavirus Ruins Hundreds Of Thousands Of Weddings

Nearly 350,000 U.S. weddings and more than 600,000 international weddings were set to take place in April and May alone. Not any more. What are couples to do?

Mark Cuban Shows The Business World How To Lead Through Coronavirus Panic

In addition to having a big heart, Mark Cuban is also a savvy businessman. He knows that good-faith actions now will likely pay off later.

In Defense Of That Peloton Bike Ad: Nothing’s Wrong With High-End Fitness

The idea that it’s offensive for a husband to gift his very-in-shape wife a fancy fitness bike is like saying it’s offensive to give a mom who loves cooking a Kitchen-Aid.

10 Reflections From A First-Time NICU Mom

Never did I imagine the NICU would be where my daughter would spend the first month and three days of her life. Here’s what I learned.

Ivanka Trump Responds To ‘Ivanka Vacuuming’ In The Classiest Way Possible

Rather than criticizing the ‘art’ and the artist herself (which is plenty easy to do), Ivanka is standing up for the teenager who’s getting paid to have crumbs thrown at her.

Art Exhibit Invites People To Throw Trash At Vacuuming Ivanka Trump Lookalike

The irony, of course, is that the exhibit reflects every stereotype feminists claim to stand against, oversexualizing Ivanka’s body and ignoring her hard work.

In Memory Of Bre Payton: A ‘Strong, Clear, Bright One’

While most of us would walk by and continue on with our lives, Bre Payton walked over to the police and demanded they help an overdosing homeless man. She watched until they did.

MSNBC Rolls Out Sexist, Anti-Christian Smears Against Female Trump Employees

Because these women happen to work for the Trump administration, MSNBC hosts think it’s fair game to mock them in ways they’d scream about if applied to liberal women.

Mom ‘Regrets’ Adopting Girls From Communist China Because Trump Is More Authoritarian

I pray that Lisa Milbrand comes to realize that, had she been marching in the streets of Beijing to protest the country’s communist ties, she’d likely be detained in a re-education camp.

Study: Half Of All Transgender Female Teens Have Attempted Suicide

The study raises serious questions about how families, schools, doctors, government, and the media should grapple with the increasing number of children who label themselves transgender.

Feminists: It’s Always Wrong To Harass And Bully A Woman, Unless She Is A Republican

If that woman is named Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen, it’s not only acceptable to drive her out of a restaurant — it’s to be applauded.

17 Timeless Must-Haves To Include In Your Wedding Registry

Editors of fancy magazines are often incentivized to feature certain products, without you ever knowing it. So I went to a group of women I could trust.

21 Things Yeezy Said In His Latest Two-Hour Interview

It’s still debatable whether Kanye West is a ‘genius,’ but after listening to his nearly two-hour interview, it’s safe to take him at his word when he calls himself a ‘free thinker.’

Try Not To Cry While Watching This Mom Talk About Choosing Adoption For Her Baby

The stories of birth mothers who choose to place their children for adoption have largely gone untold. Filling that void is an unfair stereotype.

While U.S. Feminists Tout The Hijab As A Symbol Of Freedom, Iranian Women Are Jailed For Not Wearing It

A hijab can only be a symbol of freedom if women have the freedom to choose whether to wear it. For some bizarre reason, U.S. feminists don’t see that.

In Hollywood, Tweeting, Wearing Black, And Having Acne Are All Considered ‘Brave’

Kendall Jenner tweeting about acne is not ‘brave.’ Neither is wearing a black dress. Bravery is when an Iranian woman protests being forced to wear a hijab.