Re: Former Hillary Press Secretary Refuses to Agree Alger Hiss Was a Communist
John: Karen Finney’s refusal to acknowledge that Alger Hiss was a Communist spy — let alone a Soviet agent with a direct hand in crafting American policy during World War II and the crucial early Cold War years — should, alas, ...
Scientists: Crime, War to Increase Because of Climate Change
Apparently getting “hot under the collar” is not just a figure of speech.
According to a new study published in the journal Science, a team of U.S. scientists “found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with ...
Gun-Permit Applications in Newtown Soar
Newtown, Conn., is still recovering from December’s tragic massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School — and it appears that many residents no longer want to depend strictly on police protection. The Wall Street Journal reports:
Through July 24, more than 200 people ...
Re: No, Ted Cruz Is Not a Terrorist
Mike: It helps me sleep at night to think that Chris Matthews is in a tingly legged class of his own, but, alas, his calling Ted Cruz a “terrorist” seems to have been derivative. On Morning Joe yesterday, Daily Beast ...
The NYPD’s Stop and Frisk on Trial
Anything can happen in a courtroom, to be sure, but if the plaintiffs in the headline-grabbing lawsuit against New York City’s stop-and-frisk program are the most injured of the practice’s so-called victims, New Yorkers can rest easy. Those ...
Hume: On Christie vs. Paul, ‘The Party’s Going to Have to Have This Out’
Chris Christie’s comments about defunding the NSA program, which attacked what some consider the libertarian strain in the Republican party led by Kentucky senator Rand Paul, may have set the stage for 2016, according to some experts.
Commenting on Christie ...
Mike Rogers: ‘More Information in Phonebook than in NSA [PRISM] Program’
Representative Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says the NSA’s controversial phone-number-collection program, PRISM, should not be grouped with IRS and the troubling “data hub” that the Obama administration is building. Immense oversight and “strict requirements” for ...
Lew: IRS a Case of ‘Bad Judgment’
Was the IRS a “phony Washington scandal,” as President Obama called it in a speech earlier this week? Said Treasury secretary Jack Lew on Sunday’s Meet the Press, yes and no. It was mainly, he maintains, “extremely bad judgment.”
The Real Marissa Alexander Story
If you believe the news stories coming out of Florida, it’s impossible for blacks to get a fair shake in the Sunshine State. First there was Travyon Martin. Now there is Marissa Alexander.
In May of 2012 Alexander was sentenced ...
The Neighborhood Zimmerman Watched
From the start the facts seemed to be of little importance to the prosecution of George Zimmerman, whether at the State’s table in Florida’s 18th Circuit Court or in the court of public opinion.
The forces lined up ...
Angela Corey’s Checkered Past
Angela Corey, by all accounts, is no Atticus Finch. She is “one hell of a trial lawyer,” says a Florida defense attorney who has known her for three decades — but the woman who has risen to national prominence as the “...
Sharpton Planning 100-City Protest for Saturday
Never one to let a tragedy go to waste, Reverend Al Sharpton announced this morning that his National Action Network is planning to “mobilize” protests in 100 cities this weekend against the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. The rallies ...
Obama Court Nominee a Trustee for Group Calling Zimmerman Verdict 'Tragic Miscarriage of Justice'
One of President Obama’s nominees to the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Patricia A. Millett, is a trustee of a group that recently issued a statement calling the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case “...
Following Farm Bill, Democrats Gnash Teeth, Rend Garments
You cannot outdo the Left for hysterics — although they frequently manage to outdo themselves. Responding to the House’s farm bill, which passed yesterday without including funding for food stamps (the first time since 1973), House Democrats took to the House ...
Mos Def Force Feeding Video Tries to Shove Outrage Down Your Throat
I’m not much interested in taking my ’taters through a tube, but I think I could handle it if necessity required. Unpleasant? A bit. Torture? Definitely not.
Unless you’re rapper/actor Mos Def (now Yasiin Bey), whose videotaped ...
Nev. Family Claims Police ‘Quartered’ in Home; Suing on Third Amendment Grounds
First, Second, Fourth, and Fifth Amendment rights have all been in the news recently, from the Department of Justice’s specious warrants to Justice Kennedy’s DOMA ruling. But most people are probably not too worried about their Third Amendment ...
Sam Adams Beer Ad Omits Mention of 'Creator' from Declaration of Independence
In its latest television advertisement, Samuel Adams of Boston brewing fame notes that its namesake signed the Declaration of Independence — apparently an abridged version of it:
The barkeep in the new ad, entitled “Independence,” quotes the Declaration as saying, “All ...
Eliot Spitzer Kicks Off City-Comptroller Run; Takes Moment to Bash NR
“If Allstate has accident forgiveness, we have second-chance forgiveness,” one Manhattanite called out to Eliot Spitzer.
Forgiveness seemed to be the theme in Union Square today — among the few people who could squeeze through the press throng surrounding the former ...
Anwar al-Awlaki: Pizza, Prostitutes, and Public Radio
Judicial Watch once again reminds us of the fun to be had with the Freedom of Information Act. The watchdog organization has obtained from the FBI 340-plus pages of information about Anwar al-Awlaki, the Falls Church, Va., cleric who was ...
The Internal Revenue Code is, as critics have long contended and the recent targeting scandal has demonstrated, a tortuous affair of regulations and sub-regulations, of loopholes more mysterious than wormholes and criteria so nebulous that everything tends to be left ...
Jared Marcum’s NRA T-Shirt
Jared Marcum is 14 years old. He just graduated the eighth grade. And if prosecutors in Logan, W.Va., have their way, he will be a convict before he can legally operate a motor vehicle.
Jared was thrust into the national ...
Moran: Three Most Important Words in DOMA Decision
“Justice Kennedy’ s pronouncement that Congress could have “no legitimate purpose” for passing DOMA constitutes “the three most important words in this decision,” says ABC Supreme Court correspondent Terry Moran.
Appearing on ABC’s This Week, Moran observed, “The Court ...
Radack: Snowden’s Crimes ‘Infinitesimally Small’ Compared to ‘Crimes of the NSA’
The U.S. should not be “shooting the messenger,” says Jesselyn Radack, an attorney with the Government Accountability Project. Instead of focusing on Snowden, we should “really focus on the crimes of the NSA.” On ABC’s This Week Radack ...
NOM Chairman: Imposing Same-Sex Marriage Is ‘Judicial Tyranny’
Responding to David Boies, the co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 case (Hollingsworth v. Perry), National Organization for Marriage chairman John Eastman, noted that Boies’s appeal to legislative action “had a threat behind it” — that same-sex marriage ...
St. Louis Police Chief Wants Drones Over City
St. Louis police chief Sam Dotson does not like the word “drone,” but whatever you call them, he wants his city using them. Fox 2 St. Louis reports that Dotson has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones ...
Man Spends Night in Ocean to Avoid Arrest
Give him credit for perseverance:
A California man wanted on a felony drug warrant surrendered to authorities Monday after spending more than seven hours swimming in the ocean off the coast of San Diego to evade arrest. . . .
46-year-old John Michael ...
Oregon Residents Arm Against Criminals, Form ‘Glock Blocks’
I report today on the Armed Citizen Project (ACP), which is spreading the Second Amendment gospel. Fox News mentions one part of the country that does not need any evangelization:
Crime in an Oregon county has reportedly gotten so bad ...
Obamacare Hopes to Draft the NBA
As an old Disneyland commercial inquired, “LeBron James, you just won the NBA Championship! What are you going to do next?”
If the White House has any say, perhaps answer would be: advertise Obamacare. Politico reports:
The Obama administration has ...
Kyle Coplen may not be a sidesaddle gunslinger — the 29-year-old got his master’s in public administration from the University of Houston this spring — but he can handle a weapon. And he is working to make sure you can, too.
NPR Moves Into Palatial New Facility: 'It's So Fabulous'
For all the devoted Diane Rehm Show listeners worried that public broadcasting is on its way out, take a breath. Apparently, National Public Radio is doing just fine.
NPR recently moved its 800-member staff into a new 400,000 square-foot headquarters in ...
Even The New Yorker is taking a swing at the administration’s surveillance ops:
Says the cover’s designer, Richard McGuire: “George Orwell’s ghost is shaking his head saying, ‘I told you so.’”
Whew! NSA ‘Chooses Not to’ Record Americans’ Location Data
All those Americans who were worried that the NSA could be abusing its alarmingly wide discretion to collect telephone data to track their locations can now rest easy. The Wall Street Journal reports that, while NSA officials are legally allowed ...
Rich: The elephantine magnitude of the elephant decline is particularly tragic when one begins to realize that this particular species of megafauna may not be quite so different from you and me. That is the thesis (though there is much, ...
In case you thought this sort of thing was only happening in Europe:
Administrators of the University of Chicago (UC) have permanently removed pews from an 88-year old campus chapel in order to accommodate Muslim students.
According to NPR affiliate ...
The case of “Beatriz” in El Salvador had all the makings of a tragic political fable: a young, dying woman; an apparently repressive, quasi-theocratic state; a desperate plea.
The 22-year-old woman, suffering from lupus and kidney failure, argued that her ...
MSNBC: George Wallace a . . . Republican?
Well, you learn something new every day, as they say. Today’s lesson? Governor George Wallace, the segregationist who served three nonconsecutive terms as Alabama’s chief executive, was a Republican.
At least, so says MSNBC. Noting the 50-year anniversary ...
California School Holds Toy-Gun Buyback
A Hayward, Calif., elementary school principal is making an afternoon game of cops-and-robbers considerably more difficult:
An elementary school will hold a toy gun exchange Saturday, offering students a book and a chance to win a bicycle if they turn ...
Koch Bros. Responsible for Verizon Data Mining?
Ladies and gentleman, get out your flow charts. You’re going to need them for this one.
The Center for Public Integrity reports:
U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson, who signed an order requiring Verizon to give the National Security ...
Another Blow to Our Nuclear-Powered Future
In my piece earlier this week on California’s potential energy renaissance I mentioned San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS):
San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, opened in 1968, provided power to 1.4 million homes and businesses in southern California before its two ...
$50K for Parody Videos? IRS Spending Report: The Greatest Hits
The newly released report on IRS spending from the Treasury inspector general for tax administration is receiving a great deal of attention — and for good reason. The nation’s tax authority spent $49 million on 225 conferences across the country between 2010 and 2012 — ...
Gay Mom Awarded $171k for Violating Contract with Catholic School
Consider this scenario. A Catholic school, part of a metropolitan archdiocese, hires a schoolteacher who voluntarily signs a contract that includes this central requirement: The teacher will “comply with and act consistently in accordance with the stated philosophy and teachings ...
‘Gosnell is an extreme outlier when it comes to medical practice or abiding by the law,” said National Abortion Federation president Vicki Saporta in late April. The day after Saporta’s comment, the prosecution rested its case against Gosnell after ...
Party Switch Gives Louisiana First Black Republican Since Reconstruction
It takes a lot of courage for a black politician to rebuff the Democratic party, which has controlled upward of the 90 percent of the black vote in recent years. Louder applause, then, for Louisiana state senator Elbert Guillory, who switched ...
In case you hadn’t heard, California is in trouble.
What was once truly the Golden State is now panning for every spare cent — and it will need a lot of them. State auditor Elaine Howle reports that the state’...
Thanks Be to. . . ? Nation's First ‘Monument to Atheism’ in Florida
After failing in its suit to remove the Ten Commandments from Florida’s Bradford County Courthouse, the American Atheists, a nonprofit group “fighting for the civil liberties of atheists and the total, absolute separation of government and religion,” is set ...
Detroit is not only hemorrhaging money, says mayor Dave Bing; its population, too, is draining rapidly. But the mayor has a plan to fix that: Bing is encouraging the city to pass a law that would require new city employees ...
WH Asks Pentagon to Prepare Syrian No-Fly Zone Plan
The White House has requested the Pentagon devise plans for a no-fly zone over Syria, the Daily Beast reports. The hypothetical no-fly zone would be enforced by the U.S. and European allies.
A no-fly zone inside Syria would, like ...
Elizabeth Warren's Student-Loan Pander
Just a few months into her first term as a senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth “Fauxcahontas” Warren is sponsoring her first piece of legislation: the Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act, which seeks to extend to students the same interest rates ...
This Summer's Hottest Read? Author Pens Michele Bachmann–Inspired Romance Novel
Do Hayekian economic theory and campaign-trail politics get you all hot and bothered? Then here is some can’t-miss reading for your summer trips to the beach: a new romance novel inspired by Minnesota congresswoman, Republican presidential candidate, and tea-party ...
FNS: Hume Destroys Williams’s Defense of AG Holder
On Fox News Sunday, Brit Hume tore apart fellow panelist Juan Williams as the latter attempted to defend Eric Holder and the White House.
Williams tried to argue that Eric Holder was not responsible for the investigation that Rosen was ...
Oprah Laments ‘Millions’ of Lynching Victims
Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels, and Forest Whitaker star in the upcoming film, The Butler, in which Whitaker plays a White House butler who serves seven presidential administrations. To tout their new film, the trio sat down with Parade — and had ...
Detroit’s Bankrupt. Is California Next?
Detroit — at one time a thriving industrial center, the heart of America’s auto industry, and one of America’s most important cities — has gone bankrupt. But the central fact of Detroit’s downfall — that it was the inevitable result ...
Chicago Labor Union Picketing Funerals, Harassing Mourners
This sort of thing ought to be left to the Westboro Baptist Church.
The Washington Free Beacon reports that a Chicago judge has intervened on behalf of SCI Illinois Services, Inc., a national funeral-home chain, and ordered the local Teamsters ...
Texas has done a lot of good for this country: the King Ranch and Texas-style chili. Dr. Pepper and the Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders. Rick Perry and Ted Cruz. Patrick Swayze.
Texas also gave America Sheila Jackson Lee. So let’s ...
Jay-Z: Obama’s ‘Presence Is Charity’
We’ve listened through rapper Jay-Z’s interview on The Truth with Elliott Wilson so you don’t have to. In a 50-minute Q&A focusing mainly on the world of hip-hop, Jay-Z, a well known backer of President Obama (...
Sen. Mike Lee: We Must Defund Obamacare
Senator Mike Lee (R., Utah) is coming under fire from both sides for his effort to defund Obamacare for the coming year on the logic that, since the Obama administration has decided the law is not ready to implement, it ...
Axelrod: ‘Americans Believe in Second Chances, but Not Third Chances’
Appearing on Sunday’s Meet the Press, David Axelrod, senior adviser to the 2012 Obama reelection campaign, says it’s time for Anthony Weiner to go.
“At this point, it’s absurd. He is not going to be the next mayor ...
Lew: WH ‘Outperforming Expectations’ on Deficit Reduction, ‘Reducing Health-care Costs’
Treasury secretary Jack Lew appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday morning, where he spent his 15-minute segment diligently evading David Gregory’s questions about the state of the national economy –or, as in the clip above, assuring Americans ...
Hamas Eulogizes Helen Thomas: ‘We Respect You for Taking a Stand’
It’s not often on NRO that we link to Hamas’s website — but how could we pass up the touching eulogy paid by the terrorist group’s military wing, the Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades, to journalist Helen Thomas, who died ...
Politics and Justice in Florida
Angela Corey, the state attorney who has become a household name as the prosecutor in the Zimmerman trial, has a reputation: for overcharging, withholding evidence, and retaliating, professionally and personally, against critics. But she was handpicked by the Florida governor ...
UPenn Prof: God Is a Gun-Toting ‘White Racist’
And we thought it was just Floridians who were racist. Turns out it goes up the chain — way up. Anthea Butler, an associate professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania, explains at Religious Dispatches that, as a matter ...
U.K. Student Denied Water for Fear of Offending Fasting Muslim Peers
Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink. At least if you’re a student at Charles Dickens Primary School in Portsmouth, Hampshire, across the pond. On what was one of the hottest days of the year to-date, ten-year-old ...
Pelosi: ‘The Employer Mandate Was Not Delayed’
No words can describe . . .
. . . although “mendacious,” “unfathomable,” and “false” might be a start.
Justin Carter Out on Bail
Well, it’s not freedom, but Justin Carter — the 19-year-old Texan who has been in jail since March for making a sarcastic, if poorly considered, comment while playing an online video game — is out on bail. Justin’s attorney, Don ...
Mos Def’s Force-Feeding Agitprop
It takes Dante Terrell Smith, a.k.a. Yasiin Bey, a.k.a. Mos Def, actor, rapper, political agitator, a mere 48 seconds from the moment the end of the feeding tube disappears up his nose to start weeping and beg ...
Major Newspapers Reject Pro-Life Ad as ‘Too Controversial’
The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and the L.A. Times have refused to run an anti-abortion ad that depicts a 20-week-old baby held in a person’s palm, accompanied by the words, “This child has no voice, which is why ...
Armed Citizen Project Takes Aim at ‘Liberal War on Women’
“We’re fighting the liberal war on women one free shotgun at a time,” Kyle Coplen, founder and executive director of the Armed Citizen Project, told me when we chatted last month. Now ACP is taking the counterattack national.
A Womyn’s Wonderland: Activists Sponsor Feminist Camp
Well, it’s not Islamic jihad summer camp — but to each radical her own.
Feminist Camp — yes, you read that right — is the brainchild of Amy Richards and Jennifer Baumgardner, coauthors of Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future, and ...
Dennis Rodman: Gimme a Nobel Peace Prize
Professional basketball star Dennis Rodman — a forward who won five NBA championships, was twice chosen NBA Defensive Player of the Year, and in 2008 won Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling tournament — wants to add another award to his trophy shelf: ...
UPDATE: Charges Dropped Against 8th-Grader Jared Marcum
It smarts to fall behind the news cycle — but this update is the best kind: Over the weekend Judge Eric O’Briant dropped the criminal obstruction charge against Jared Marcum, the Logan, W. Va., eighth-grader whose encounter with local police, ...
Noonan: Wendy Davis Stood for ‘Infanticide’
Peggy Noonan has mixed feelings about state senator Wendy Davis. “She’s so spirited; you know, she has such energy, and she seems to have such commitment,” Noonan said on ABC’s This Week. “But it seems to me, and ...
NOM President: ‘Incoherent’ DOMA Ruling ‘Leads to Discrimination’ Against Traditional Marriage Advocates
Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, told George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s This Week that Justice Anthony Kennedy’s “incoherent” ruling in the DOMA case (United States v. Windsor) — “an absolute travesty” — will entail discrimination against traditional-marriage ...
Assange: Snowden ‘Is a Hero.’
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange tells This Week’s George Stephanopoulos that the confidential information gathered by former CIA employee Edward Snowden will become available, no matter what: “There is no stopping the publishing process at this stage. Great care has ...
David Boies, Prop 8 Lawyer: SCOTUS’s Job to ‘Invalidate’ States’ Rights
For those confident that the Supreme Court’s decisions in Wednesday’s same-sex marriage cases, Perry v. Hollingsworth and United States v. Windsor, will make marriage an issue of states’ rights, think again. David Boies, co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs ...
Charges Dropped Against NYC EMT Who Let Pregnant Woman Die
Can someone be jailed just for being a horrible human being? The NY Post reports:
Melisa Jackson, 27, was in uniform and on-duty when she snuck away from her dispatcher job at FDNY headquarters in downtown Brooklyn in December 2009 to meet ...
Growing Pains: The Trouble with Colo.'s Gender-Bending Civil-Rights Ruling
A troubling case out of Colorado: Fox 31 Denver reports that the Colorado Civil Rights Division has ruled that transgender first-grader Coy Mathis, who was born a boy but identifies as a girl, was the victim of discrimination when Eagleside Elementary ...
Lock and load with my piece today: It’s about the Armed Citizen Project, a Houston-based nonprofit that is working to arm the country’s most vulnerable citizens. Kyle Coplen, the organization’s founder, explains: “We’re redistributing power. It’...
‘I Pledge Allegiance to Me . . .’
Our age in a nutshell: The Washington Post reports that Britain’s Girl Guides (the U.K.’s version of Girl Scouts) is changing its century-old oath. Instead of pledging to “love God and serve the King/Queen,” come September ...
Houston Man Defrauds Medicare for $3.6M
Six years in prison — that’s the punishment just meted out to 48-year-old Julian Kimble, a Houston man who defrauded Medicare to the tune of $3.6 million. From 2008 to 2010, Kimble operated four ambulance companies that did not exist, reports Breitbart:
Suffolk Schools: Pencils For Math, Not Murder
We’ve been chronicling on the Corner the recent spate of threats to the homeland from middle-schoolers in NRA t-shirts, chatty eleven-year-olds, and pastry-wielding second-graders.
Now, finally, following last month’s suspension of two seven-year-olds from their Suffolk County, Va., ...
AG Holder Tied to Indicted Ga. Abortionist
Pro-life groups argue that Attorney General Eric Holder’s Justice Department has been assiduous in its efforts to prosecute pro-life advocates who (legally) counsel women outside of abortion clinics, but considerably less dogged in prosecuting the abortionists inside — and they ...
Eighth-Grader Who Refused to Remove NRA Shirt Could Face Year in Prison
Perhaps a suddenly firearm-friendly President Obama can put in a good word for Jared Marcum. In April, Marcum, an eighth-grader at Logan Middle School in Logan, W. Va., was arrested when he refused to take off his NRA t-shirt. The ...
Priorities: White House Announces Syria Plan on Conference Call While Obama’s at LGBT Event
U.S. officials confirmed yesterday that the Syrian government officially crossed a “red line” by using chemical weapons against rebel forces. But for a revelation that the administration says mandates a significant change in policy, the White House’s attitude ...
Fun in the Sun! Palestinians Host ‘Islamic Jihad Summer Camp’
Looking for summer opportunities for the kids? How about jihadist summer camp? Ynet News reports:
In a somewhat unorthodox summer camp in the Gaza Strip, children aged between six and 16 picked up AK-47s and engaged in a series of ...
Peter King: Glenn Greenwald Must Be Prosecuted, ‘Matter of Life and Death’
On Fox News this afternoon, Peter King (R., N.Y.) called for the prosecution not just of Edward Snowden, the ex-CIA employee who leaked details about NSA surveillance operations and the government’s PRISM program, but also of Glenn Greenwald, ...
Another Blow to Keystone: Obama Admin. Quietly Raises Carbon Price
Just as the New York Times cools down about global warming, Bloomberg News reports that the Obama administration has quietly changed the way it will evaluate the “social cost of carbon” — and, no surprise, it’s a rule friendly to ...
IRS = Information-Revealing Service
Indulge your inner Brad Thor with my piece today, which reports on the IRS’s unique targeting of the National Organization for Marriage. The story is thick with government stonewalling, hidden evidence, and even crack digital forensics — all suggesting that ...
The Information-Revealing Service
You do not have to believe in the Templar treasure, chemtrails, or a second shooter on the grassy knoll to believe that what John Eastman is describing is rife with the ingredients of a government intrigue.
Eastman is Henry Salvatori ...
Colleagues of Notorious Md. Abortionist Suspended
In my piece yesterday, “Gosnell: No Outlier,” I mentioned abortionist Steven Chase Brigham (and his associate, Nicola Irene Riley):
After Riley perforated a patient’s uterus and pulled out part of her bowels at a secret late-term-abortion clinic in Elkton, ...
Charles C. W. Cooke brought to our attention last week the harrowing case of Josh Welsh, enemy of the state, who “was suspended from his school for two days for the high crime of biting a pop tart into the ...
Hollywood Celebs Rally for WikiLeaker Bradley Manning
Following a long and storied tradition of signing onto absurd causes, several Hollywood celebrities appear in a new video in support of Army private Bradley Manning, accused of leaking some 700,000 classified U.S. documents to Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks.
Sebelius: Obamacare Offers Graduates ‘Peace of Mind’
Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius says that, among the many benefits of Obamacare is “peace of mind” for college graduates. She made the claim in an open letter published in late May assuring graduates that they need not ...
On Immigration, It’s ‘Reformers Versus Racists’
Today’s Wall Street Journal editorial (behind the paywall) touting the economic benefits of immigration is being cited favorably by both Democrats and Republicans, reports the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent. The WSJ predicts an immigration-driven windfall of $4.6 trillion for ...
A New Reason Not to ‘Mess with Texas’
Did a Texas court reassert its dedication to law and order? Or did prosecutors take “to the fullest extent of the law” too far?
That’s the question some are asking after Wednesday’s jury sentencing in the case of 43...
‘Women Deliver’ Won't Deliver for Women
Today is the third and final day of Women Deliver’s global conference, being held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Founded in 2007 by Jill Sheffield, the organization “works globally to generate political commitment and financial investment for fulfilling Millennium Development Goal #5 — ...
Report: DOJ Judge-Shopped for Secret Rosen Warrant
The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza, who has broken several bits of key news in the DOJ scandal, now reports that Eric Holder & Co. went to much greater lengths than previously thought to secure a confidential search warrant against Fox ...
Kiss My Glass: Scottish Pub Police Try to Ban Glass Pints
Scottish Highlanders might be old enough to drink — but they are apparently not old enough to do so from glass containers. The glass pint is already outlawed in Highlands nightclubs after 9 p.m. because of police concerns about “potential injury.” ...
Warren’s Student-Loan Demagoguery
‘If the Federal Reserve can float trillions of dollars to large financial institutions at low interest rates to grow the economy, surely they can float the Department of Education the money to fund our students, keep us competitive, and grow ...
Hume: Obama Seemingly Saying ‘Stop Me
On Fox News Sunday, Brit Hume noted an “odd quality” about the president’s remarks: “It is almost like he’s saying, with regard to the drone policy, ‘We need something to stop me before I kill again.’” Hume observed ...
Before I Kill Again’
Hume: Holder Inquiry a ‘Howling Conflict of Interest’
On Fox News Sunday, Brit Hume called attorney general Eric Holder’s potential investigation into Holder’s own actions a “howling conflict of interest.”
The affidavit against Fox News reporter James Rosen signed by Eric Holder, which explicitly treats Rosen “...