Liberals Rewrite History, Make a Few Mistakes
A fetish for de-honoring objectionable historical figures is sweeping American college campuses. Targets range from unrepentant bastards like Jeffery Amherst to imperfect great men like Thomas Jefferson. I wonder if America’s undergrads realize that imperfection, and bastardy, are surprisingly ...
The Democrats’ Likely Nominee Appears to Be a Felon — This Is Not Business as Usual
Competing Democrats debate each other one night. Republican rivals take their shots at each other a couple of nights later. An air of frenetic normalcy sets over primary season: The country is $20 trillion in the red and under heightened terrorist ...
Jim Gilmore Was Delusional Until the Very End
After achieving a 1,000 percent increase in supporters from the Iowa caucuses to the New Hampshire primary, Jim Gilmore was on pace to win the Republican nomination with more votes than there are people in the world by the time the ...
A Stimulus-Funded Manufacturing Facility Tanks
Carrier Corp. announced this week that it plans to shutter its Indianapolis manufacturing facility, laying off 1,400 workers and moving operations to Mexico.
Yet less than three years ago, the company received a $5.1 million stimulus-funded tax credit from the Department of ...
House Conservatives Warm to Compromise on Budget Impasse
‘It would be a shame, but the sky won’t fall if we don’t do a budget.”
Those were Speaker Paul Ryan’s words as he kicked off Friday morning’s closed-door meeting of the Republican conference, according to ...
Stop Using Israel’s Example to Justify the Barbaric Practice of Drafting Women into Combat
Like clockwork, whenever anyone at National Review — including the editors — writes in opposition to opening all combat jobs to women or (even worse) drafting women into ground combat, there is predictable hue and cry from the Left. “But Israel! You ...
Notes from a Republican-Watcher in South Carolina
Greenville, S.C. — It’s 7: 00 a.m. I’m sitting in the lobby of the EconoLodge, watching a hotel clerk watching a TV screen showing a hotel waitress watching Rubio speak on a tiny little TV set about the debt ...
Underestimating Nuclear Missile Threats from North Korea and Iran
North Korea launched its second satellite on Saturday, yet the national press continues to ignore this existential threat. The White House has not recognized that a nuclear-armed North Korea has demonstrated an ability to kill most Americans with an electromagnetic-pulse (...
How to Save the World: Old-School Foreign-Policy Realism
Today’s world is a toxic blend of nationalist emotions and divergent interests. The spillover from the Syrian civil war is making conflict between NATO member Turkey and Russia increasingly likely. ISIS poses an existential threat — in Paris, Jakarta, and ...
How Mercy Frees Us from Bad Memories
Dawn Eden, an author, former rock journalist, and alumna of both the New York Post and the Daily News, has a new book, Remembering God’s Mercy: Redeem the Past and Free Yourself from Painful Memories. It’s a treasure ...
Clinton’s Listless Dem Debate Performance Unlikely to Halt Sanders’s Momentum
After her stunning collapse in New Hampshire on Tuesday, many expected Hillary Clinton to roll into the next presidential debate with guns blazing. But on Thursday night in Milwaukee, the once-prohibitive Democratic frontrunner delivered a low-key, almost lethargic performance against ...
The Debate Gaffe Isn't Rubio's Biggest Problem
Did one robotic moment in a single debate really bring down Marco Rubio in New Hampshire, probably finishing him off nationally? Unlikely.
It’s difficult to believe that voters would turn on a candidate over one gaffe — yet, somehow, it ...
Donald Trump’s crushing across-the-board victory in New Hampshire had the breadth and depth that one would expect of a future nominee. If the result doesn’t shake the lazy complacency about Trump that has held in Republican circles for ...
University Plasters Campus with Posters Asking Students to Check ‘Size Privilege’
Southern Oregon University plastered its campus with posters asking students to check their privileges in various areas — including their “size privilege.”
The posters were placed “all over campus” by the school’s Bias Response Committee, according to an article in ...
The New Hampshire primary illustrated the determination of the American public to chastise the political class responsible for the successive national disasters of the last 20 years, both parties, all branches and levels of government. The country that rose from a ...
Wanted: A Real National Cyber Action Plan
Anyone looking over President Obama’s new Cybersecurity National Action Plan, which was announced on Tuesday, and reading his op-ed in the Wall Street Journal highlighting its key elements, will immediately see that two things are grievously wrong with the ...
Bitten by the Unresponsive, Irresponsible FDA
The mosquito species Aedes aegypti transmits viral diseases, including Zika, dengue, chikungunya, West Nile, and yellow fever, between human hosts. For most of these viral diseases, there are no vaccines and no effective medicines. So until recently, public-health officials have ...
These Are Not the Good Guys
Facts matter: Michael Brown was not an innocent gunned down in cold blood by police in Ferguson, Mo., and it is far from obvious that African Americans are killed by police at meaningfully higher rates than whites, and may in ...
Dictatorship, American Style
In The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, Karl Marx famously blamed the French bourgeoisie for the dictatorship of Louis-Napoleon. The dictatorship “was contained in a finished state within the parliamentary republic,” wrote Marx. “It only required a bayonet thrust for ...
In Search of Fixes for a Fossilized Economy
The U.S. economy grew at an anemic rate of less than 1 percent in the last quarter of 2015.
While the unemployment rate has dipped below 5 percent, the all-important labor-force participation rate is at a historic low of just 62.7 percent. More ...
As the results of New Hampshire’s primary were coming in Tuesday night, some commentators on Twitter were jubilant about the “disruption” the victories of an inane socialist demagogue and a foul-mouthed nationalist demagogue represented to the “establishment.” Yes, mobs ...
Trump, Sanders, and the Politics of Envy
‘Money, it’s a crime,” said Pink Floyd. Or was that Bernie Sanders?
It might as well have been. “When the top one-tenth of 1 percent now owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent, that’s not fair,” Sanders ...
Student's Conservative Op-Ed Draws Stabbing Threat
A student at the University of California–Santa Barbara had to deal with someone threatening to stab him because he dared to write an op-ed with a conservative point of view.
Jason Garshfield wrote a piece in the Daily Nexus, ...
Student Op-Ed: Trying to Give a Classmate a Ride Is Rape Culture
According to a student at California State Polytechnic University–Pomona, trying to give a classmate a ride to their car so you can get their parking spot is rape culture.
In an op-ed for the Poly Post, the school’s ...
Senator Mike Lee Pushes to Definitively Bar Women from the Draft
As early as Thursday, Senator Mike Lee will drop in a new bill that would definitively bar women from registering for the selective service, pairing legislative text with the recent explosion in debate on the issue.
The exclusion of women ...
Is Socialism Making a Comeback?
Less than three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, socialism seems to be undergoing something of a revival.
A self-professed “democratic socialist” is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, and he is running neck and neck with a ...
‘Polishing Poo’: Cameron’s Dirty Deal with the EU
To pull a rabbit out of a hat, there has to be a hat. In a speech in January 2013, British prime minister David Cameron promised to negotiate a fundamental reworking of Britain’s relationship with the European Union. There would ...
Marco Rubio's New Challenges
Manchester, N.H. — Days ago, Marco Rubio’s supporters thought it possible they’d be gathering at the Radisson Hotel here tonight in downtown Manchester to celebrate a come-from-behind victory and perhaps, even, the demolition of Donald Trump.
Instead, they ...
TSA: Total Security Abyss
While a TSA agent pawed my hair bun this weekend, presumably on high alert for improvised explosive bobby pins, I pondered the latest news on the Somalia airplane terror attack.
Intelligence officials released video footage of airport employees in Mogadishu ...
Clinton’s Crushing New Hampshire Defeat Leaves Supporters Struggling for Answers
Hooksett, N.H. — “I want you to know that I still love New Hampshire, and I always will!” Hillary Clinton declared during her seven-minute concession speech in Hooksett, N.H., on Tuesday night, as her husband and daughter stood nearby ...
Only a Barbaric Nation Drafts Its Mothers and Daughters into Combat
The most disappointing moment of Saturday night’s debate came when Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, and Marco Rubio each embraced the idea that women should register with the selective service, making it possible for America to draft women into ground ...
Bill Clinton’s Calling Bernie Supporters Sexist Means His Brain Doesn’t Work — or He Thinks Yours Doesn’t
Bill Clinton actually had the nerve to call Bernie Sanders’s supporters sexist, which makes me worry that there may be something wrong with his brain.
“She [Hillary Clinton] and other people who have gone online to defend Hillary and ...
‘Eminent domain is an absolute necessity,” said Donald Trump during Saturday’s Republican presidential debate. “Without it,” he claimed, “you wouldn’t have roads, you wouldn’t have hospitals, you wouldn’t have anything. You wouldn’t have schools, you ...
Hillary’s Rationale for Opposing Citizens United Fell Apart in Last Week’s Debate
Few politicians have railed more loudly against the Supreme Court’s 2010 key First Amendment decision, Citizens United v. FEC, than the star of the Citizens United–produced political documentary (Hillary: The Movie) that provided the factual basis for the decision. ...
You Don’t Know What Obama Said at the Mosque
If you seek to understand Barack Obama and his views, the best place to go is his speeches. But you have to read them in their entirety, not rely on hearing them or on the media’s summary of them. ...
How History Shapes the New Hampshire Primary
Benning Wentworth is not a name you’ll run across in New Hampshire primary coverage. But he arguably did as much as anyone else to establish the political culture — or cultures — of America’s first-in-the-nation primary state.
Wentworth was governor ...
The RNC's 2012 Autopsy Was Wrong
To understand Marco Rubio’s decision to support the “Gang of Eight” bill in 2013, look no further than the Republican National Committee’s official autopsy of what went wrong in 2012, which proved spectacularly wrong in predicting what the political environment ...
Sorry, Madeleine Albright, but I’d Rather Go to Hell Than Support Hillary Clinton
If you are a woman, you don’t get to pick which presidential candidate to support based on his or her stances on the issues like men do — you have to support Hillary because she’s a woman like you ...
Marco Rubio: Republican Dream, Democratic Nightmare
Senator Marco Rubio’s surprisingly strong bronze-medal finish in last Monday’s Iowa Caucus — just one point behind silver medalist Donald Trump — cheered his fans and chilled Democrats. The Florida Republican is the last candidate they want to face next ...
House GOP Divided as Budget Fight Looms
As House Republicans prepare to bring a budget to the floor by the first week of March, the internal strife that has wracked the conference in recent years is flaring up once again, despite Speaker Paul Ryan’s repeated pleas ...
Step Back from the Brink, Pro-Trump ‘Establishmentarians’
To hear the media tell it, the fix was in. The Republican primary was a two-man race, and “the establishment” had cast its lot with the Donald. Having cycled through the stages of grief over Trumpmania, GOP pooh-bahs had reached ...
Donald Trump doesn’t know what he thinks about health care. He has been a periodic advocate of a United Kingdom–style monopoly system and a periodic critic of such monopolies. He says that we should repeal the so-called Affordable ...
Conservatives Can — and Should — Play a Role in the Cancer Moonshot
Last Monday, the White House announced the formation of its Cancer Moonshot Task Force, a follow-up to President Obama’s State of the Union exhortation to “make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.” At the time, ...
Immigration Is a Deal-Breaker — No to Rubio 2016
Despite his “does not compute” glitch Saturday night (which will likely dog him for the rest of his career, like Rick Perry’s “oops” and Dan Quayle’s “you’re no Jack Kennedy” moment), Marco Rubio is still a live ...
How New Hampshire’s Democratic Establishment Chose Clinton over Its Constituents
On Friday night, three days before they were to compete in New Hampshire’s presidential primary, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders appeared at the Verizon Center in Manchester, for a glitzy rally held by the state Democratic party.
Christie Revels in Rubio Takedown — But Did It Come Too Late?
Exeter, N.H. — Chris Christie said Sunday that Marco Rubio is no longer “the anointed one” after he tripped up during last night’s presidential debate, responding to Christie’s criticisms with a performance that has indeed disrupted the momentum ...
It was strange to see Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng in chains, but there she was: shackled, in purplish county-jail scrubs, heavy chains swinging across her belly. She doesn’t look like much of a menace to society; in fact, she looks ...
The Super Bowl's 60 Minutes of Damage
Settling unhappily into his Super Bowl seat, Himalayan high behind the end zone, Joe spots an empty seat low and on the 50-yard line. He descends to it and asks the man seated next to him why the wonderful seat ...
I grew up in the kind of neighborhood where I could walk with my football to the field near my house, kick the ball around a few times, and — within minutes — my friends would be pouring out of their homes ...
Hillary’s E-mail Recklessness Compromised Our National Security
‘Secrecy” sounds so sinister. And when we’re talking about government, that is as it should be. In a self-governing society, transparency is our default setting. Secrecy is the government’s way of concealing corruption, incompetence, and profligacy. There must ...
Progressives Can’t Seem to Stick to Any Principle . . . Except More Government
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Message Matters: Trump Succeeded, Yellen Failed
Most political reporters are fixated on the presidential horserace rather than the message candidates are sending to voters. Message wins all the time. Message moves polls. Message raises money. Message determines elections.
Most of all, a clear message tells voters ...
Five Pieces of Valentine’s Day Advice from Social Justice Internet
It’s almost Valentine’s Day, which means that Social Justice Internet is pumping out advice for how to handle this “oppressive” holiday in the most politically correct way possible.
Here are five things that the SJWs are asking you ...
It’s Time for the NRA to Cut Ted Nugent Loose
Ted Nugent should resign from the board of the National Rifle Association. And if he does not, he should be pushed from his position.
This week, in the course of “defending” the right to keep and bear arms, Nugent enthusiastically ...
Coming to Hillary’s Rescue?
The conventional wisdom is clear: African-American Democrats will save Hillary Clinton.
“Hillary’s high levels of support in the African-American and Hispanic communities are well-known,” Clinton campaign manager Robbie Mook boasted in a memo after Bernie Sanders’s blowout New ...
Trump the Untouchable No More
The media are mystified. The partisans are flummoxed. Eight months into Trumpmania, the Donald’s popularity has shown no sign of abating. He just breezed to a 20-point victory in New Hampshire, and he now commands an unambiguous (if very ...
Carly Fiorina: The Rare Republican Whose Bid for President Helped Her Party
The list of 2016 also-rans makes for a grim chronicle. There were the vanity candidates — Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum (add, soon: Ben Carson) — for whom self-interest outweighed the public interest. There were the heavyweights — Rick Perry, Scott Walker, and Bobby ...
Michael Moore’s Chucklehead Itinerary
Billed as “A New Comedy,” Michael Moore’s Where to Invade Next is ungenerous and condescending. Those unfunny characteristics typify propaganda just as they also describe the sorry state of contemporary political humor, which has declined in this millennium, and ...
Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill, Wartime Leaders
In his July 4 message to Congress in 1861, President Lincoln wrote that the secession crisis “forces us to ask: ‘Is there, in all republics, this inherent and fatal weakness?’ Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for the liberties of ...
Undercover Video Shows Why New Hampshire Needs Stronger Voter-ID Laws
Guerrilla videographer James O’Keefe and his Project Veritas team have for years documented just how easy it is to commit voter fraud in states ranging from Minnesota to North Carolina. In 2012, his undercover exposés at the polls convinced ...
New Hampshire voters issued a rebuke to conventional party leaders when they voted by large margins for Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in Tuesday’s primaries. But Sanders is not going to win the Democratic nomination, and it’s by ...
The One Weird Trick of the Trump and Sanders Campaigns
Welcome to Infomercial America, or, if you prefer, the United States of Spam.
Whenever political conspiracy theories break out into the open, pundits and intellectuals name-check the brilliant but flawed essay “The Paranoid Style in American Politics” by Richard Hofstadter.
The Populism of Trump and Sanders Is High Fantasy
The New Hampshire results have solidified the reigning cliché that the 2016 campaign is an anti-establishment revolt of both the Left and the Right. Largely overlooked, however, is the role played in setting the national mood by the seven-year legacy of ...
Our Democratic Friends Seem to Be Having a Bit of Trouble with This ‘Democracy’ Thing
I’m not a Democrat — never have been, don’t plan to be — so maybe it’s none of my business, but it seems like our friends across the aisle have a bit of a problem.
Item from U.S. ...
Montage: President Obama’s Contributions to Civility in Washington
Speaking Wednesday at the Illinois State Senate, President Obama said, “One of my few regrets [as president] is my inability to reduce the polarization and meanness in our politics.”
“I was able to be part of that” in Illinois, Obama ...
How to Roll Back Big Government, for a Free Economy and a Free People
Conservative intellectuals do not trust Donald Trump, who is a strong candidate, having won in New Hampshire after his loss in Iowa. Like Voltaire’s quip about the Holy Roman Empire, Trump appears to be neither principled, nor conservative, nor ...
Why Is Missouri Unfairly Discriminating against Church Playgrounds?
Ensuring that children can safely slide down slides and swing on swings is not a manifestation of creeping theocracy. Unfortunately, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals disagree.
The Supreme Court recently agreed to ...
The EPA’s Lawless Land Grab
In his final book, economist Mancur Olson wrote of the profound and crucial connection between representative government and the property and contract rights important for economic progress. Olson quoted James Madison: “Just as a man may be said to have ...
Thatcher’s Advisers Argue over Her Likely Position on Brexit
In the last few days there has been a vigorous skirmish on the margins of the Brexit debate over the question “What would Maggie do?”
“Say yes, yes, yes to Europe,” hazarded Charles Powell, now Lord Powell of Bayswater (or ...
Break Connecticut Dentists’ Teeth-Whitening Monopoly
It is frequently said that, unfortunately, Americans disdain government. It is more usefully said that, unfortunately, they have abundant reasons for doing so. In coming days, the Supreme Court, by deciding to hear a case from Connecticut, can begin limiting ...
Obama’s Syria Policy Is Morally and Strategically Bankrupt
Five years ago, President Obama proudly declared that “some nations may be able to turn a blind eye to atrocities in other countries. The United States of America is different.” Imagine how that must sound to a people whose government ...
After New Hampshire, Buckle In for a Long, Bumpy Ride
Fleeting hopes for clarity and consolidation after New Hampshire’s first-in-the nation primary turned into an anti-climactic nightmare for Republicans on Tuesday night, as Granite Staters scrambled the race and delivered the worst possible result for an orderly contest.
Only Divisive Racial-Identity Politics Can Save Hillary Clinton
Let’s pause for a moment and ponder the sheer, breathtaking magnitude of Hillary Clinton’s collapse. In Iowa, she once held a 56-point lead over Bernie Sanders in the polls. She finished in a dead heat, with the Iowa ...
No More Johns: New Hampshire’s ‘Moderate Republican’ Quagmire
Way to go, New Hampshire. Your chosen alternative to the Trump colossus is the political-campaign equivalent of a basic-cable rerun.
If you feel like you’ve seen John Kasich’s 2016 campaign before, you’re probably thinking of Kasich strategist John ...
A Bad Night for Conservatives in New Hampshire
Donald Trump won a convincing victory in New Hampshire. We congratulate him, and hope that we will not have to do it many more times.
#ad#Republicans have had only two contests in the presidential race so far. In Iowa, ...
Minority Outreach: The GOP Must Do Better
The Associated Press reported last week that Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas), if he were to become the GOP nominee, would focus primarily on turning out disengaged white voters, while aiming for very modest gains among minorities. In a plan ...
New Hampshire Deals Death Blow to Christie Campaign
Nashua, N.H. — “Four years ago, people wanted me to run for president. I said no,” Chris Christie told a crowd of employees at DYN, a tech company based in Manchester, 30 hours before polls closed in the state’s primary. “...
Bush Survives, Claims ‘Momentum’ as Race Moves to South Carolina
Manchester, N.H. — They weren’t sure whether to expect a burial or a resurrection. In the end, it was neither.
Jeb Bush’s team can breathe a sigh of relief. His campaign is on firmer footing now after a ...
To Feminist Consternation, Hillary Is Being Judged as an Individual — Not as a Woman
Hillary Clinton is not a woman, and that’s a triumph for feminism and a problem for Hillary.
Let me clarify.
#ad#Yes, technically she is female. But when millions of Americans think of Hillary Clinton, they don’t think ...
President Obama’s Budgetary Deceptions
President Obama released the final budget plan of his presidency today, and we can all be grateful that it’s his last. It is a plan that will be, and should be, ignored in Congress because of its deceptions and ...
John Kasich: A Theocrat the Left Can Love
If the Left is truly interested in cleansing religion from the public square — in separating church and state — it should positively loathe John Kasich. After all, Kasich is no less religious than Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio, two “anti-intellectual wingnuts” ...
The racial spoils industry survives on several requisites.
One, Americans must be readily identifiable as being non-white or white. Two, once non-white claimants pass the racial litmus test, they must think and speak in a particular progressive manner, in dutiful ...
How to Fix Illegal Immigration in Five Steps without Building a Wall
Beware the bundler. I don’t mean the political fundraiser (though those guys can be pretty shady, too) but the lawmaker, the guy who insists that every issue is related to every other issue and that the only solution is ...
Will Britain Vote to Leave the European Union?
As the referendum on Brexit (i.e., Britain’s departure from the European Union) gets closer, advocates of Britain remaining a member, such as prime minister David Cameron, are looking and sounding more and more like “Baghdad Bob” denying the ...
Winning Votes with Toxic Words
During this election year, we are destined to hear many words that are toxic in the way they misrepresent reality and substitute fantasies that can win votes.
One of these words is “entitlement.” To hear some politicians tell it, we ...
Republican Candidates Fall in Line with Social-Justice Warriors on Selective Service
In the blink of an eye, we’ve gone from opening combat jobs to women to Republican presidential candidates endorsing registering women for a draft.
#ad#Hide your daughters — our deluded and cowardly political elites are a clear and present ...
Manchester, N.H. — 24 hours after Marco Rubio’s first real stumble on the national stage, he was back on script. A crowd of about 500 had packed into a sports facility covered in green astroturf to hear the Florida senator speak, ...
The Left’s Meltdown Over Super Bowl Ads Shows Exactly How Radical It’s Become
Is there any aspect of family life, of humor, or of history that the Left doesn’t want to subvert, upend, or undo? Watching the Super Bowl yesterday, I was reminded once again that the Left lives in its own, ...
Mercy and a Doritos Commercial
Overnight I thought about how ridiculous it is that people went to sleep last night thinking about Doritos because of this tweet:
#NotBuyingIt – that @Doritos ad using #antichoice tactic of humanizing fetuses & sexist tropes of dads as clueless & moms as ...
College Kids Whine That Not Having Solos in a School Performance Violates Their ‘Safe Space’
Students at Northwestern University are complaining that an upcoming burlesque performance at the school is not a “safe space” because the group of students selected for solos wasn’t inclusive enough.
According to the school newspaper, the Daily Northwestern, every ...
Why I Hope DeRay Mckesson Wins the Baltimore Mayoralty
DeRay Mckesson is a fool and a miscreant, one of the sanctimonious and self-aggrandizing activists making a career out of the Black Lives Matter protests, and he has announced that he is running for mayor of Baltimore, the troubled city ...
Taiwan’s Election: Out of the ‘Strait’ Jacket
The January 16 Taiwan elections were the latest evidence of a new reality in Asia: Taiwan’s cross-strait neighbor, China, is in significant decline. Replacing a government that made economic integration with China its chief priority, incoming Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen ...
Kasich Makes a Strong Push in N.H. — and Will Be Important Down the Road
Bedford, N.H. — “Who’s here from Ohio?” the chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, Matt Borges, asked the crowd. Of the 70 people present — sprawled on chairs, spread on the floor, or leaning against the back walls of the Nashua ...
How a Quiet Baptist Preacher Could Be Paul Ryan’s Secret Weapon in the House
Early last fall, walking off the House floor, newly minted speaker Paul Ryan approached a colleague who’s been deemed one of the most anonymous figures on Capitol Hill: North Carolina freshman Mark Walker.
Ryan had a question.
‘I forgave ISIS.” An Iraqi Christian sitting in what looks to be a church auditorium in Jordan gives her testimony. “We love our enemy — even the ones that hurt us.”
Her story is part of an exhibit that was on ...
Dems Rage against Money in Politics, but Howard Dean Admits It’s Selective
If there is a secular religion among Democrats, it’s campaign-finance reform — driving big money out of politics regardless of the limitations of the First Amendment.
The issue came up last week in the Democratic primary debate when Bernie Sanders ...
Rubio’s Momentum Stalls in New Hampshire Debate
Manchester, N.H. — Marco Rubio’s momentum just hit a brick wall in the Granite State.
In the home stretch of a New Hampshire primary famous for its last-minute voting swings, the Florida senator stumbled during Saturday night’s debate ...
Clinton Ignores Democrat's E-mail Question in N.H.
Henniker, N.H. — Hillary Clinton just can’t seem to shake doubts about her e-mails.
On Saturday, the Democratic presidential candidate blasted Republicans for politicizing the Benghazi attacks even as she ignored a Democratic voter’s question about her use ...
Ponderosa on the Hudson: The Parables of Blue Bloods
For those who came of age in the 1970s, television today is as different from the television of our youth as The Twilight Zone must have been to those who grew up on vaudeville. Having first become addicted to television ...
Hillary’s Sincerity Problem
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