Stupid-Strategy Sweepstakes: Home Depot vs. Lowe’s
Both of the nation’s retail hardware behemoths, Home Depot and Lowe’s, recently sold out to activists in ways that are the corporate equivalent of a dog’s putting his tail between his legs and slinking away from a ...
The VA Needs Reforming, Not Reshuffling
It’s been over a year since the wait-time-manipulation scandal was exposed at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Yet a year after it was revealed that VA officials nationwide had falsified waiting-list times — and after more than $16 billion in ...
Walker Adopts Sessions’s Hard Line on Immigration, Dividing Himself from the Rest of the Field
Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, the all-but-declared Republican presidential candidate currently leading the polls in Iowa, sounds more like Alabama senator Jeff Sessions when he discusses immigration issues these days.
“The next president and the next Congress need to make decisions ...
Macedonia Journal, Part I
Editor’s Note: Jay Nordlinger traveled to Macedonia in late April and early May. A report on the country will appear in the next National Review. Here online, we offer a multipart journal.
The first sight I see in Macedonia ...
Conservative Voters Give Pollsters Politically Correct Answers . . . and Then They Vote
The website of Nate Silver, the American polling expert, surveyed all of Britain’s public-opinion surveys on Election day in Britain and declared that the chance that David Cameron’s Conservatives would win a majority of seats “was vanishingly small ...
Rubio Leaves Crowd of Conservatives Unmoved in South Carolina Speech
Greenville, S.C. — Senator Marco Rubio’s presidential-campaign strategy assumes that he can overcome financial disadvantages by converting voters who see him in person.
At the South Carolina Freedom Summit on Saturday, that didn’t happen. “Rubio’s was one ...
Scott Walker Targets Jeb Bush in South Carolina Speech
Greenville, S.C. — Governor Scott Walker’s appearance at the South Carolina Freedom Summit wasn’t quite a series of standing ovations interrupted by his speech, but it was close.
“Freedom! Freedom! Freedom!” an an attendee shouted over the applause ...
Differences Resolved, House GOP Prepares to Reintroduce Pain-Capable Abortion Ban Next Week
House Republicans will vote next week to ban most abortions after the fifth month of pregnancy, ending an intraparty debate that drove a wedge between the GOP and its pro-life base when party leadership had to cancel a vote on ...
This Taxpayer-Funded Video Tribute to Eric Holder Brought to You by the DOJ
When Attorney General Eric Holder’s reign at the Justice Department ended earlier this month, readers of National Review probably hoped it would mean the end of stories about Holder’s seemingly inexhaustible misbehavior and legal shenanigans. But apparently he ...
GOP Will Lose in 2016 without Sensible Immigration Reform
If the GOP doesn’t put together a sensible immigration policy it will lose the 2016 presidential election.
When Obama beat Romney in 2012, with the former Massachusetts governor attracting only 27 percent of the Hispanic vote with his self-deportation argument, Republicans across ...
No, Mrs. Obama, America’s Museums Aren’t Racially Discriminatory
The dedication of New York City’s new Whitney Museum — a $420 million, nine-story behemoth, under construction in Manhattan’s meatpacking district for the past five years — was an occasion for celebration. Leave it to an Obama to employ the occasion ...
The U.K. Election: A Near Run Thing
When the polls closed at 10:00 p.m. local time last night, the Tory leadership was nervous and even depressed; when the BBC exit poll was published at 10:06 p.m., their mood lightened up considerably; and four hours later they were ...
Brainwashed at Bowdoin: Anti-Israel Boycotters Miss a Teachable Moment
Bowdoin College in Maine recently held a student-body referendum for a full academic and cultural boycott of Israel. Unlike more common student-government resolutions seeking “divestment” from a handful of companies, the Bowdoin referendum sought an unprecedented cutoff of all academic ...
Will the U.K. Election Results Doom Labour in the Long Term?
On the morning of April 10, 1992, my father came into the kitchen and told me that something remarkable had happened. The party, which had been widely expected to form the next British government, had somehow managed to blow it, and the ...
Affronts to Religion in Our Age of Reason
Over at The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg has penned a pointed response to Garry Trudeau (of Doonesbury fame) and the various writers who, in the light of the PEN American Center’s plans to give their annual Freedom of Expression Courage ...
The Inconvenient Truth about the NYPD that De Blasio Won’t Admit
New York City police officer Brian Moore will be laid to rest today in Bethpage, Long Island. The 25-year-old member of the NYPD’s anti-crime unit was shot in the face on Saturday night as he and his partner patrolled ...
Cameron Gains, Pollsters Confounded
Three times in the past 50 years, British pollsters have gotten an election wrong — each time they have underestimated the Conservative vote and been chastened. Conservatives may win enough seats to form a minority government on their own or form an ...
Progressives Love Anti-Religious Art — as Long as It’s Anti-Christian
Why aren’t liberals offering Pamela Geller a federal subsidy? Geller is the blogger-activist who organized the “Draw Muhammad” exhibition in Garland, Texas, which inspired some DIY jihadists to attack the event. The would-be terrorists chose poorly: They were cut ...
Does the Washington Post Have a Pro-Life Mole?
“Man is not a rational animal. He is a rationalizing animal.”
— Robert Heinlein
What to make of the resolutely pro-choice Washington Post’s lengthy Style-section travelogue following a woman who drove 407 miles to obtain a second-trimester abortion? Is this part ...
A Murdering Jihadist Is Walking Free; Thanks, Obama
A Canadian judge ruled this week that Omar Khadr poses no public-safety threat. Tell that to the children of Sergeant First Class Christopher J. Speer and the surviving American soldiers who valiantly fought Khadr on the battlefield.
#ad#In 2012, Khadr ...
Will Congress Reject Today’s Dangerous NSA Ruling by Reauthorizing the Patriot Act?
A federal appeals court in New York today grievously erred in blocking the National Security Agency’s collection of telephone metadata — the calling records, but not the conversations — to detect terrorist attacks. Stripped of its flawed reasoning, the decision shows ...
The Brussels Elite’s Bizarre Euro Fixation
‘Grexit is not an option,” says the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. Meanwhile, in Greece, the national debt is approaching 180 percent of GDP, the estimated growth rate was recently slashed from 2.5 percent to 0.5 percent, tax revenue is collapsing, ...
How Five Republicans Let Congress Keep Its Fraudulent Obamacare Subsidies
The rumors began trickling in about a week before the scheduled vote on April 23: Republican leadership was quietly pushing senators to pull support for subpoenaing Congress’s fraudulent application to the District of Columbia’s health exchange — the document that ...
An Open Letter to America on Prayer
The following is a letter signed by 56 members of the House of Representatives.
Each year for the past 64 years, the president has called the American people to a day united in prayer. We call it the National Day ...
Iran Is Lying, and We Know It
The most frustrating part for a rational observer of the P5+1 negotiations with Iran is this: There is little doubt that Iran is lying, and will continue to lie, but that doesn’t seem to matter to those negotiating with ...
A Constitutionalist Agenda for the GOP
For Republicans, defending the Constitution is like the weather: They all talk about it, but nobody ever does anything. Or, at least, does anything practical.
Conservatives think that modern government has drifted far from the constitutional design, to the country’...
Inching toward ‘Harrison Bergeron’
Economic inequality is an attractive issue for progressives, because it provides a permanent state of emergency — problems such as absolute poverty are in fact tractable, as the United States and other countries have shown, while the not-unrelated problem of economic ...
On Saturday, 15,000 Russian troops, 200 tanks and trucks, and 150 airplanes and helicopters will parade through Red Square in the largest military spectacle held in Moscow since the collapse of the USSR. Songs will be sung. Speeches will be made. New weapons ...
Why Britain's Conservatives Are Facing Defeat: They're Short-Sighted
The constituency of Brent Central, in northwest London, is a strange place. It’s new, for one thing: It was created by amalgamating and splitting several other constituencies in 2010. If the incumbent member of Parliament, Sarah Teather, had not decided ...
Conservative Group Hits Rand Paul on Obamacare
Another conservative group is taking aim at GOP presidential hopeful Rand Paul, with a radio spot set to hit Iowa’s airwaves decrying the Kentucky senator’s recent vote to stymie an investigation into the congressional Obamacare exemption.
In Britain’s Election, Thunder from the North
Were it not for Scotland’s late-stage metamorphosis, Britain’s general election would have been over before it began. Because UKIP is draining Conservative support across the country, and because the Labour party is doing better now than it was ...
Victim-Blaming Inverts Cause and Effect of Jihadist Terrorism
The criticism leveled against the would-be victims, rather than the perpetrators, of Sunday night’s attempted terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, reveals how “morally inverted” America’s conception of free speech has become, Pamela Geller told CNN on Monday.
The Pope and a New American Saint
Vatican City — At a press conference yesterday, the Vatican got into details of the coming year dedicated to mercy that Pope Francis recently announced. The Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization presented the official logo and a prayer for the ...
Sierra Club Caught in Anti-Coal Fakery
A leading national watchdog group monitoring nonprofits has put the Sierra Club on its watch list after reports that three western North Carolina businesses accused the green group of listing them without permission as co-signatories on a “businesses beyond coal” ...
‘Sister, how do I get to Heaven?”
In Five Years in Heaven: The Unlikely Friendship that Answered Life’s Greatest Questions, John Schlimm recalls asking his friend, Sister Augustine, that question. She pointed him to every conversation they ever had ...
Baltimore’s Problem, and America’s
It would be ungracious of me not to acknowledge with gratitude the column on Sunday of my old friend Fareed Zakaria, citing several sources, including me, as he recounts the almost unmitigated moral bankruptcy of the U.S. criminal-justice system. ...
How Martin O’Malley Created Today’s Baltimore
Maryland Democrat and 2016 presidential aspirant Martin O’Malley called the Baltimore riots a “wake-up call” for the entire country. O’Malley was a fixture in Baltimore politics and government for 24 years before Baltimore exploded last week. Was he asleep during ...
In Baltimore and Elsewhere, It’s the Culture that Can Make or Break a Cycle of Poverty
That’s the upshot of two fascinating new studies from Harvard economist Raj Chetty and his colleagues. In the 1990s, the federal government launched an experiment, called the Moving to Opportunity project. It created a lottery for housing ...
McConnell Cuts Short Amendment Process on Corker's Iran Bill
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) is expected to end debate on a bill providing for congressional review of President Obama’s pending deal with Iran, setting the stage for a vote later this week.
“We’re going to ...
Seven Pieces of Advice from the Social-Justice Internet for a Culturally Sensitive Cinco De Mayo
It’s that time again: Cinco de Mayo, a day that used to be one of celebration but has now been deemed “problematic” by Social Justice Warriors, (also known as the Kind of People No One Wants to Be Around, ...
If You Want to Destroy Your Church, Follow Liberals’ Advice
This past weekend, noted progressive-Christian writer Rachel Held Evans published a widely shared and widely read piece in the Washington Post decrying the Evangelical church’s shallow attempts to appeal to Millennials by trying to make church “cool.”
Ms. Evans ...
Ben Carson: It’s Not Politics or Economics, It’s the Culture
Detroit — At the Dr. Ben Carson High School of Science and Medicine, where on Monday the renowned neurosurgeon continued the launch of his campaign for president, a student served up a boilerplate question: What has Dr. Carson learned in life? ...
Will 2016 Be the Year Republicans Finally Make an Appeal to Hispanics?
For all the speculation in Washington about the possibility that Democrats have a lock on the Latino vote, the data suggests they’re nowhere close. According to the latest polling from MSNBC and Telemundo, 35 percent of Latinos in the U....
The Westernized Anti-Westerner
One of the stranger things about East–West relations these days is the schizophrenic attraction to, and hatred of, Western culture that characterizes many foreign leaders and celebrities.
Did these mixed-up folk idealistically flock to the West, and then end ...
The Pontifical Spin Cycle
Imagine for a moment that the evangelist Luke lived today, in our world of 24/7 news cycles, ideological combat conducted in cyberspace, sound-bite “analysis,” and controversies manufactured by bloggers who double as their own editors (thus reminding us why God invented ...
How Mike Huckabee Plans to Move Beyond Evangelicals
Experience: That’ll be one of the primary selling points of Mike Huckabee’s presidential campaign, which he formally launches on Tuesday.
At a time when many Republican voters are hungry for something new, Huckabee will try to persuade them ...
The Inconvenient Truth about Ghetto Communities’ Social Breakdown
Among the many painful ironies in the current racial turmoil is that communities scattered across the country were disrupted by riots and looting because of the demonstrable lie that Michael Brown was shot in the back by a white policeman ...
Why the Left Won’t Call Rioters ‘Thugs’
Two months ago, the New York Times published an op-ed piece by a professor of philosophy titled, “Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts.”
This is how the professor began his piece:
“What would you say if ...
Islam and Free Speech: Missing the Point in Garland
‘Even free-speech enthusiasts are repulsed by obnoxious expression.” That acknowledgment prefaces the main argument I’ve made in Islam and Free Speech, a just-released pamphlet in the Broadside series from Encounter Books. Alas, in view of last night’s deadly ...
Student Op-Ed: ‘Yes Means Yes’ Is Not Enough Because Sometimes ‘Yes Means No’
When it comes to consent, it’s not enough to teach that “no means no” or even that only “yes means yes” — because sometimes “yes” can actually mean “no.”
At least that’s the point of view expressed in an ...
The Russian Bear and the Chinese Dragon Are Standing Together against America
‘Today China is our key strategic partner,” President Vladimir Putin said May 8, in Moscow. In 2015, China and Russia share much in common. Both nations are ruled by confident authoritarians. Both rulers embrace territorial expansionism through the barrel of a gun. ...
How Obama’s Made Sure to Leave Every Part of the World More Dangerous than He Found It
I will meet with not just our allies and our friends, but I will initiate tough diplomacy with our enemies. That includes Syria, Iran, North Korea, and Venezuela. I would meet with them, and I would meet with them without ...
Why Is an Israeli-American Billionaire Pouring Millions into the Clinton Foundation?
Weeks after Hillary Clinton became secretary of state, the State Department objected to a proposed consultancy arrangement offered to Bill Clinton by media mogul Haim Saban, citing concerns about conflict of interest. Nevertheless, public records show that Saban’s nonprofit ...
Finding Ireland in the Pacific Northwest
Pasco, Washington — Thanks to Tri-Cities Prep, a Catholic high school here, I’ve found the St. Patrick’s Day I’ve been waiting for for many a spring.
All the way across the country from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in ...
Bureaucracies: Dinosaurs Run Amok in Technological Civilization
‘Finally, neural networks that actually work.” So reads the headline in Wired, and, really, haven’t we all been waiting? (Yes, we have, even if we do not know it.) The article concerns artificial-intelligence innovator Jeff Dean, who as an ...
Why Mike Huckabee’s Constitutional Logic Is Appalling
In the 1950s, during one of his two campaigns as the Democrats’ presidential nominee, Adlai Stevenson was invited to address a gathering of Baptists in Houston, where in 1960 John Kennedy would address a group of Protestant ministers to refute charges ...
Baltimore Is Just the Latest Target in Obama’s Civil-Rights Crusade against Police Departments
Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss.
When Republican leaders rationalized confirming Loretta Lynch as attorney general — notwithstanding her stated commitment to facilitating President Obama’s lawlessness – they mumbled about how the country needed to end the tenure ...
Bureaucrats Use Taxpayer Money to Subsidize Their Own Values—and No One Else’s
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news” letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on Fridays.
Dear Reader (including those of you who need deflated balls),
The British elections went ...
One Genuine Power Couple: Clinton and Romney
Hillary Clinton is moving so quickly to the left that it’s hard to keep up. Her aides are telling the New York Times she wants to “topple” the One Percent, she’s pledging solidarity with union bosses over lunch ...
Cultural Sensitivity Does Not Win Wars
Those who argue against publishing Mohammed cartoons — like the ones featured in Pamela Geller’s now-famous “Draw Mohammed” contest — often claim that the cartoons don’t just provoke terror, they also alienate Muslim friends and allies. Thus, even if one ...
UC Berkeley Takes on Microaggressions as a ‘Public Health' Issue
University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health held a town hall last week examining the harmful effects of microaggressions — because apparently microaggressions now fall into a category that used to be reserved for the likes of diabetes and ...
The Long Climb to Civilization: 5 Flights Up
Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman take social issues in their stride in the new urban rom-com 5 Flights Up. They portray middle-class retirees Ruth and Alex Carter, who, when urged to sell their longtime Brooklyn residence in a thriving real-estate market, ...
Social-Justice Warriors Are Worrying about White Male Privilege on Mars
Despite the fact that we’re clearly pretty far from colonizing Mars, the social-justice crowd is already freaking out that it’s going to be an oppressive, white-male dominated society and that we must act now to stop it.
‘Mass Destruction of Capital’ as a Liberal Economic Panacea
‘You will be a minister of death, praying for war.”
Who’d have thought that Gunnery Sergeant Hartman’s description of Marines in Full Metal Jacket would end up encapsulating the progressive economic agenda?
#ad#There is a poisonous and ...
What’s Wrong with Mike Huckabee
Sometimes, probably because he’s such an affable media presence, I forget why I dislike the political version of Mike Huckabee so much.
Maybe it’s the aw-shucks populism, which isn’t substantively very different from the class-conflict rhetoric we ...
Hey, Frank Bruni, Lay Off Our Fathers!
Progressivism has now progressed to the point that it wants to be the pope — and not only of Catholics but of the whole world.
First Hillary Clinton declares her job is to change “deep-seated” religious beliefs around the world that ...
Obama Lets Illegal-Alien Criminals Run Free
Does Obama have it out for his countrymen, or does he simply not give a damn about his fellow Americans? This inescapable question occurs in light of his release of 66,565 convicted illegal-alien criminals over the past two years. Rather than ...
Why Won’t Pamela Geller Shut Up?
How dare Pamela Geller get targeted by terrorists bent on committing mass murder.
That’s been the reaction of a portion of the opinion elite to news that Geller’s “Draw Muhammad” contest in Garland, Texas, was (unsuccessfully) assaulted by ...
Income Inequality Is Real, but Most Americans Still Oppose Redistributing Wealth
Skeptics about democracy in the 18th and 19th centuries argued that the enfranchised masses would use their votes to seize the property of the relatively few rich. What could be more natural?
But it hasn’t happened, in this country ...
I Am a Person for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
We often wonder how people of the past, including the most revered and refined, could have universally engaged in conduct now considered unconscionable. Such as slavery. How could the Founders, so sublimely devoted to human liberty, have lived with — some ...
Are the Feds Using a Back-Door Lawmaking Power to Hurt Businesses?
It’s very hard to pass a federal law in the United States, and for good reason. Our revolution was against a king; our Founders established a government of elected representatives who would reflect the voters’ will and who were ...
Pamela Geller’s Critics Are Proving Her Point
Let’s be clear: The great freak-out over Pamela Geller’s “draw Muhammad” contest isn’t about love for Islam or for robust and respectful religious pluralism. Indeed, many of those expressing anguish over blasphemy against Islam show no such ...
The UK’s General Election Will Be Either a Mess or a Disaster
The recurring theme of election coverage in Britain this year has been that no one cares about the campaign. The satirical magazine Private Eye’s cover this week shows a sleeping David Cameron, with the caption “Passionate Cameron catches national ...
A Prosecution That Threatens a City
An incompetent prosecutor — or worse, a politically driven prosecutor who also happens to be incompetent — can do worse things than blow an important case. The more one scrutinizes the case against six Baltimore police officers said to be implicated in ...
American Speech Law Is Exceptional
‘We do not consecrate the flag by punishing its desecration, for in doing so we dilute the freedom that this cherished emblem represents.” (From Justice Brennan’s Opinion for the Majority, Texas v. Johnson, 1989.)
It is America’s vigorous exchange ...
Common Cause’s Georgia Purge
Common Cause — “the original citizens’ lobby” — is “committed to . . . encouraging citizen participation in democracy.” Well, maybe not all citizens. Down in Georgia, where the nonpartisan, if generally left-leaning, Common Cause has been led by a balance of Left and Right, ...
The GOP Debate: A Toothless Iran Bill or No Iran Bill
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) hosted a meeting with Senators Tom Cotton (R., Ark.), Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), and Ted Cruz (R., Texas) on Monday to discuss the prospects of voting on several Republican amendments to a bill ...
America’s Politicized Tax Enforcement Is a Harbinger of Decline
Why did Rome and Byzantium fall apart after centuries of success? What causes civilizations to collapse, from a dysfunctional fourth-century-B.C. Athens to contemporary bankrupt Greece?
The answer is usually not enemies at the gates, but the pathologies inside them.
Will Rhode Island’s Dark-Horse Candidate Pose a Challenge for Hillary?
America’s smallest state — one Nevada county is nearly eight times larger — has the longest name: In a 2010 referendum, voters kept the official title, State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. The state also has a dark-horse presidential candidate who ...
The Garland Shooting Was Entirely Preventable
The Garland, Texas, police officer who gunned down two Islamic terrorists not only saved the lives of his fellow officers and the innocent citizens at Pamela Geller’s “Draw Muhammad” contest, he saved the consciences of federal prosecutors and a ...
Professor: If You Read To Your Kids, You’re ‘Unfairly Disadvantaging’ Others
According to a professor at the University of Warwick in England, parents who read to their kids should be thinking about how they’re “unfairly disadvantaging other people’s children” by doing so.
In an interview with ABC Radio last ...
A Conservative Takes on Britain’s Israel-Hating Windbag Par Excellence
Bradford in Yorkshire doesn’t look like you’d expect it to. It’s notorious as the home of several of Britain’s worst race riots, and, since 2012, as the parliamentary constituency of George Galloway, the Soviet apologist and anti-Israel ...
‘If absolute power corrupts absolutely,” the actor Harry Shearer once asked, “does absolute powerlessness make you pure?”
The answer, according to a lot of people, is yes.
#ad#Upon receiving the George Polk Career Award last month, Garry Trudeau, the ...
One Weird Trick That Can Help Make Your City More Prosperous
I have never understood why West Philadelphia became a slum. There’s certainly nothing wrong with the real estate: Right in the middle of West Philadelphia is an Ivy League university; go eight-tenths of a mile east from the University ...
Can Rand Paul Turn America into Less of a Global Busybody?
Senator Rand Paul’s presidential campaign is drawing new attention to his “libertarian-ish” views and his less-interventionist foreign policy. His preference for avoiding new wars may set him apart from most of the other Republican candidates, as well as from ...
How Congressional Democrats Try to Control the Immigration Debate
So this is how the liberal elite control the narrative. In coordination with the Southern Poverty Law Center, Democrats from the House Judiciary Committee last week launched a barrage of personal attacks on an 85-year-old law professor testifying that birthright ...
Republicans and the Patriot Act
So far the Republican campaign for president has been fairly restrained, with the ever-growing field aiming most of their attacks at Hillary Clinton and President Obama. But the upcoming vote in Congress on reauthorizing the Patriot Act could open the ...
‘Assata taught me” is the new “Hands up, don’t shoot.”
For $35, you, too, can sport a politically correct black hoodie emblazoned with a fugitive convicted murderer’s name. Assata’s apparel – sporting the legend “Assata taught me” — is the ...
One week after 9/11, Michael Hayden, the director of the National Security Agency, the electronic surveillance arm of the U.S. government, had a long list of problems. High on the list was the fact that the NSA needed a ton ...
The Feds Are Threatening the Future of One of New York City’s Most Famous Tourist Attractions
When the folk-rock band America released their greatest hits album Highway: 30 Years in America in 2000, they presumably had in mind Route 66, US 1, and, of course, Ventura Highway. One place where the free wind is definitely not blowing through your hair ...
The T-Word Is Not the N-Word
In a perfect case of missing the big picture, some liberal politicians, activists, and commenters are failing to decry the civic self-destruction of Baltimore’s rioters. Instead, they are slamming the critics of those who looted, vandalized, and incinerated their ...
Rutgers Student Government Votes to Add Minority, Gender-Nonconforming Mascots
The Rutgers University Student Assembly has voted to add a team of new, diverse school mascots — which could include a black mascot, a Latino mascot, a female mascot, and a “third-gender” mascot — just to make sure they’re being fair ...
Are You There, Hillary? It’s Me, a Middle-Class Millennial Female
First off, I know your name is “Hillary Clinton,” so please excuse my blatant sexism in calling you by only your first name. You may call me Katherine or even Kat if you want.
As someone who has had her ...
Baltimore’s Mayor Floundered, While Maryland’s Governor Led
Bill Clinton saved his presidency by heading to Oklahoma City after the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building there 20 years ago. Former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco declined to run for a second term after the botched response to ...
In Northern England, the Tories Look to Regain a Little Lost Ground
Darlington, a market town in County Durham in England’s northeast, is the kind of constituency that the Conservative party needs to win if it wants to form a government after the British general election this Thursday, May 7.
Since 1945, in ...
At This Point, Voters May Be Fed Up with All the Clintons’ Scandals
Some of Hillary Clinton’s defenders have taken to saying that voters shouldn’t pay attention to the latest Clinton scandals — the gushing of often undisclosed millions to the Clintons and their organizations by characters seeking official favors — because the ...
Americans Have a Right to Insult Islam
Terrorists assaulted a “Mohammed cartoon” event in Texas sponsored by activist Pamela Geller, and the response has been, in part, soul-searching over what’s wrong with Pamela Geller.
Geller is an attention-hungry provocateur who will never be mistaken for Bernard ...
How Not to Look at the Garland Attack
On Sunday evening, two gunmen sought to reenact in suburban Dallas the horrors of January’s attack on French humor magazine Charlie Hebdo. That they failed to reach their target — a Mohammed-cartoon contest in Garland, Texas, sponsored by Pamela Geller’...
The Clinton Cash List of Bill Clinton's Shady, Foreign-Financed Speeches
Bill Clinton recently defended his high-priced speeches by explaining that he’s “gotta pay our bills,” but Peter Schweizer’s much-discussed forthcoming book Clinton Cash suggests that there’s a sense in which Hillary Clinton has been the real family ...
Of course he was a convict.
Elton Simpson was the first figure identified in the latest eruption from the Religion of Peace™ — an attempted massacre at an exhibition of anti-Islamist cartoons in suburban Garland, Texas, which ended in the shooting ...