In England, New Case of FGM Reported Every 109 Minutes
Here’s what an actual “war on women” looks like:
A case of female genital mutilation (FGM) is reported in England every 109 minutes new figures show – however experts warn this could be the “tip of the iceburg”.
The latest six ...
Pro-Abortion Colonialism in the Southern Hemisphere
The great blindness of progressives is that they think everyone wants to think like them.
Take abortion. There’s a to-do going on in Latin America over abortion at the moment — a periodic occurrence, since Latin America has some of ...
Democrats Might Rue Their Attempt to Coronate Hillary
If Hillary Clinton were in an actual horse race, she’d be at the glue factory today.
Consider: In an effectively two-way race for the Democratic nomination, the former first lady, U.S. senator, and secretary of state — vanquisher of ...
As Sanders and Trump Soar, Realignment Appears Imminent, on Both Left and Right
In Iowa, all eyes are on the Republicans, and understandably so. Ahead of Ted Cruz, a senator who memorized the United States Constitution in high school and who hails from a state so opposed to the prospect of an overbearing ...
Fox News Host Attacks George P. Bush, an Afghanistan Vet, for Not Serving in Iraq (UPDATED)
Well, this is embarrassing:
Curious, will your son George P. be joining the fight embedded in Iraq, Jeb? Oh wait, that’s right, he’s also planning to run for President.
— Andrea Tantaros (@AndreaTantaros) January 29, 2016
Besides being a generally repulsive ...
The Many Strange Inconsistencies and Occasional Outright Lies of Donald Trump’s Spokeswoman
In April 2009, Katrina Pierson was a disappointed Obama voter and, she emphasized, “just a mom,” when she made her first foray into politics: a seven-minute speech at the Dallas Tea Party Tax Day Rally. “No president is going to change ...
America’s Heroin Crisis Was Birthed by the Law of Unintended Consequences
Heroin is on a high right now.
In Rutland, Vt., Albuquerque, N.M., and Charleston, W. Va. — where in 2010 the mayor’s own son was arrested for heroin possession — scoring heroin doesn’t require knowing “somebody.” More and more it ...
And Ye Shall Know Them by Their Mudslinging
With Ted Cruz clinging to a narrow lead in the fast-approaching Iowa caucuses, an increasingly vocal chorus of evangelical leaders and campaign rivals is questioning the authenticity of the candidate’s vaunted Christian faith by pointing to his ...
From Your Lips to the DOJ’s Ears
Finally, something Hillary Clinton and Republicans can agree on:
“There should be no bank too big to fail and no individual too big to jail.” —Hillary #DemDebate
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) January 18, 2016
There’s not only the obvious irony — i.e., ...
Was Cedrick Chatman a Threat? New Video Suggests Another Questionable Chicago Police Shooting
It’s not dispositive, but following the release of the Laquan McDonald video and the revelations that Rahm Emanuel & co. almost certainly worked to bury it until after his tough reelection contest, the newly released video of the shooting of ...
When Does Puberty Hit in Sweden?
Was it the mustachios that tipped them off? Via Foreign Policy:
For years, Sweden has been the favorite destination for unaccompanied children seeking asylum in Europe. . . . But lately, some of these recent arrivals have appeared — at least according to their ...
Harry Reid, Call Your Office
Today’s Washington Post:
A forthcoming book by New Yorker writer Jane Mayer says that the father of the politically influential Koch Brothers helped build a refinery in Germany in the 1930s that was important to the Nazi war effort.
If Stupidity Were a Crime, Sean Penn Would Be the Fugitive
If there was any crime committed in the making of Sean Penn’s Rolling Stone interview with Mexican druglord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán — and rest assured, federal authorities are inquiring — it’s the murder by slow, excruciating torture ...
Philly Mayor: Earth Is Flat, Caitlyn Jenner Is a Woman, &c.
David: I think you really jumped to conclusions there, about the Philly shooter. After all, the mayor/Grand Mufti of Philadelphia, Jim Kenney, was very clear:
Last night’s shooting had nothing to do with any faith. It was a ...
Finland, Too: 'Unprecedented' Sexual Violence on NYE
I’m beginning to sense a pattern . . .
Finnish police reported Thursday an unusually high level of sexual harassment in Helsinki on New Year’s Eve and said they had been tipped off about plans by groups of asylum seekers to ...
Mass Sex Abuse in Cologne: Part of a Disturbing Trend among Middle East and North African immigrants
The details about New Year’s Eve in Cologne are starting to filter out.
Eighteen-year-old Michelle and her group of eleven friends were walking down to the banks of the Rhine to watch the fireworks over the river when “suddenly ...
In Colorado, a Fake Tale of Anti-Muslim Discrimination
As usual, over at the Daily Beast Dean Obeidallah has his dress over his head, this time about Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan, Colo., which last week terminated about 190 Somali Muslim workers. Here are the facts according to Obeidallah:
ISIS's New 'Jihadi John' ID'd as Former Bounce House Salesman
Well, that explains Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s new residence:
The masked militant in an Islamic State video showing the killing of five men accused by the group of being Western spies is believed to be a Londoner known as Sid ...
Rahm Emanuel Can't Be Recalled — But Illinois Legislators Want to Change That
Rahm Emanuel’s hot seat may soon get toastier. Via the Associated Press:
The furor over recent Chicago police shootings has legislators considering whether voters should be allowed to recall Mayor Rahm Emanuel or future officials who hold his post.
BREAKING: Celebrity Says Dumb Things about Subjects He Knows Nothing About
In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, The Hateful Eight star Samuel L. Jackson lowers the collective intelligence of the American public several IQ points with his deep thoughts on current affairs:
Jackson is troubled by the state of ...
Sandra Bland's Death Was a Tragedy, Not a Murder
Via Fox News:
A grand jury declined to issue felony indictments late Monday against a Texas county sheriff’s officers or jailers in connection with the death of a black woman who was arrested after a traffic stop this past ...
AP: Iranians Hacked U.S. Power Grid (But Don't Worry — It Happens All the Time!)
Remember the OPM hack? Well, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet:
Security researcher Brian Wallace was on the trail of hackers who had snatched a California university’s housing files when he stumbled into a larger nightmare: Cyberattackers had opened ...
Save D.C.'s School Voucher Program
Our friends at the American Federation for Children note a disappointing absence from the FY 2016 omnibus spending bill hammered out this week: Language reauthorizing the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, which has provided private-school tuition vouchers to more than 6,000 low-income, ...
Disaster! Chesapeake Bay Residents Must Flee to Mainland by 2063! Is Mother Nature to Blame?
Prepare yourselves. There’s a new refugee crisis headed America’s way.
According to the authors of a study published last week in the journal Scientific Reports, rising sea levels threaten to submerge the Town of Tangier, population 727, which sits ...
Ben Sasse Questions Sherrod Brown about Militant Islam — Democrat Feigns Hearing Loss
Well, that was awkward.
After Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse took to the Senate floor to offer some much-needed clarity about the nature of the terroristic threat facing the United States —
So now, as it is emphatically and indisputably clear that ...
The Syrian Refugee Conundrum No One’s Talking About
Conservative Christians have become accustomed to a certain sort of religious-liberty threat, usually involving a same-sex couple, a Christian baker or florist, and the “Civil Rights Division” of one or another government agency. But the Left does not have a ...
A major scoop, via CNN:
You know, the shooting did happen less than two miles from a Planned Parenthood . . .
Why the Words 'Radical Islam' Matter
Hillary Clinton’s refusing to say that we are in a struggle with “radical Islam” is hardly news – but on ABC’s This Week on Sunday morning, she tried to explain it. The result is a handy roadmap to the ...
Hillary's New Twitter Avatar Has a Small Problem . . .
Nobody noticed this? Nobody?
The new profile pic of @HillaryClinton. Aside from opportunism, isn’t Rosa Parks sitting in the back of the H? pic.twitter.com/DxxhDpbhqb
— Doug Henwood (@DougHenwood) December 1, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday demanded Amazon suspend its subway advertising campaign for its new show, “The Man in the High Castle,” which has plastered Nazi and Imperial Japanese iconography all over the 42nd Street Shuttle.
Clock Boy — Not a Bombmaker, Just a Blackmailer
In case there was any doubt that the Ahmed “Clock Boy” Mohamed-episode was an extended exercise in fraud and extortion, the family has now made it explicit. Via Fox 4 News:
Give us $15 million – or else.
That’s the demand from ...
Want 'Power' in College? Read a Book.
A Columbia University undergraduate is on the super-super-senior track to graduation because of, you guessed it, Homer, Dante, Shakespeare, et al. From the Daily Caller:
Columbia students and faculty gathered Wednesday night for a panel discussion on “Race, Ethnicity, and ...
Report: Turkey Arrests Eight ISIS Terrorists Posing as Refugees
Via the Express:
Eight people have been arrested at Istanbul’s main airport amid fears they are Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists posing as refugees after they were found clutching a hand-drawn map plotting the route to Germany. . . .
The Anadolu Agency ...
The Most Ironic Tweet Ever Written?
Courtesy of Planned Parenthood, of course:
Every child deserves the opportunity to live up to their God given potential. @HillaryClinton #blacklivesmatter
— Planned Parenthood (@PPact) November 15, 2015
Meanwhile, at Salon . . .
Real terror unfolds in Paris. Perhaps this will convince the right to done down their incessant violent rhetoric https://t.co/1C0U19lw0Q
— Salon.com (@Salon) November 14, 2015
. . . a short film by Australian filmmaker Neel Kolhatkar. Sit in on Math class in the Social Justice Warrior future:
And don’t miss Kolhatkar’s previous film, #Equality.
One other thought on Trump’s SNL gig.
Measuring by the online response, the exception to a fairly lackluster evening seems to have been Trump’s appearance in a parody of rapper Drake’s new song, “Hotline Bling,” the awkward ...
Meet the Press: Carson Defends against Claims of Dishonesty; Trump Pounces
On Sunday morning’s Meet the Press, Donald Trump seized on Ben Carson’s recent troubles to cast doubt on his opponent’s honesty. “I feel badly for Ben. I’ve gotten to like Ben,” said Trump. But he quickly ...
How to Put Climate Alarmism on Ice
When it comes to civilization’s end, Al Gore’s theory was simple and elegant: Increased heat (a product of the Greenhouse Effect, the Koch Brothers, the hole in the ozone layer, etc.) leads Earth’s great swaths of ice ...
From IJ Review, the greatest Tom Wolfe-bait I’ve seen in a long time:
Every year, photos of Halloween revelers donning blackface trickle out to the daylight of the internet. But they rarely feature people like Terry Rambler, chairman of ...
Almshouses are out of fashion, as are, for the most part, alms — the former having been supplanted by alliances, foundations, and the like, and the latter having taken the form of “giving opportunities” to said foundations. “Charity” has become “philanthropy.” ...
Rep. Murphy's Mental Health Bill Set for Markup
After months of delays, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health is set to mark up Pennsylvania congressman Tim Murphy’s Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) on Tuesday afternoon.
Last month, National Review’s editors ...
Jeb's Coriolanus Syndrome
I have been trying for a while to formulate what it is about Jeb Bush that has caused me, unexpectedly, to prickle. Below, Rick helps. Comparing Jeb to Ted Kennedy, he observes:
Each third guy seems to have felt an ...
Raif Badawi, Imprisoned Saudi Blogger, Wins EU Human Rights Prize
Occasionally, even the European Union gets it right. The New York Times reports:
Raif Badawi, a blogger and activist who has been imprisoned and publicly flogged for criticizing Saudi Arabia’s religious establishment, was awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom ...
Marco Rubio Needs to Address His H-1B Visa Support
In August, I wrote about the use and abuse of the H-1B visa program. Employers in technology industries maintain that the visa program enables them to fill IT positions for which there are no qualified American workers. In fact, ...
All That's Missing Is an 'Amen'
John Kerry, preaching to the choir at last week’s Secretary’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum:
Did skeptics of Mendelian inheritance or wave–particle duality have to be “converted”? Or was allowing them to freely weigh the evidence ...
Clocking Out: Ahmed and Family Moving . . . to Qatar
And so the traveling circus takes its show abroad, permanently. Via the Dallas Morning News:
After finally meeting President Obama last night, Ahmed Mohamed and his family plan to leave the United States for the foreseeable future. . . .
The Mohameds announced ...
Ahmed ‘Clock Kid’ Mohamed Visits the Butcher of Darfur
Is anyone saving Darfur these days?
You might remember Darfur. Just a few years ago, it was all the rage. There were t-shirts, postcards, and tote bags. There was an Amnesty International compilation album with songs by U2, Jackson Browne, ...
Probably Just Faulty Wiring . . .
Exhibiting the reverence for holy sites that we have come to expect from Islamic extremists, Palestinian rioters (“protesters” seems a bit tame, at this point) set fire to Joseph’s Tomb overnight, badly damaging the ancient West Bank shrine.
Hillary Clinton: A 1990s Democrat in a Netroots Nation Party
Being the tallest of the pygmies may prove a winning strategy for Hillary Clinton, but last night’s debate was a reminder of just how out of step Clinton is with her party — and thus how fortunate she is that ...
Iowa’s Transparently Dishonest Democratic Caucus
What a difference a fortnight makes.
Two weeks ago, Hillary Clinton was all about transparency. “We have to do a much better job of protecting Americans’ voting rights,” she wrote in a CNN op-ed on January 21. “What we need now [...
DeRay for Mayor — or You're Racist!
As if that city hadn’t suffered enough. Via the Baltimore Sun:
In a surprise move, civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson jumped into the already crowded contest for Baltimore mayor Wednesday night, shaking up the Democratic field minutes before the ...
Des Moines, IA – Republican frontrunner Donald Trump joined Second Christian Church for services on Sunday morning, hoping to cinch up Evangelical support in the run-up to the nation’s first electoral contest.
“I didn’t really want to go to ...
NY Ethics Commission Aims to Clean Up Albany by Abolishing First Amendment
An astonishing assault on the First Amendment, courtesy of the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics:
The board in charge of cleaning up Albany extended its claws into newsrooms Tuesday, requiring public-relations consultants to report as lobbyists if ...
Trump: Some Questions Iowa Evangelicals Need to Ask
Donald Trump, the billionaire playboy from Queens, may be about to triumph at the polls in famously Evangelical Iowa. Earlier this week, the Republican frontrunner earned the endorsement of Evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr., who declared that Trump “lives a ...
Dear Trump Voters, Your Darling Is a Two-Timing Cad
Dear Trump Voter,
For several months now, you have heard people such as me criticizing you for your zealous devotion to Donald Trump. We have pointed out that Donald Trump’s policy preferences, on matters ranging from abortion to taxes ...
El Chapo’s Capture Puts ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ Back in the Headlines
Obama-administration scandals never resolve. They just vanish — usually, under a new scandal.
So it was with one of this president’s earliest embarrassments, “Operation Fast and Furious,” designed to help the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) dismantle ...
Juanita Broaddrick Still Haunts Hillary Clinton
On January 6, a ghost from Hillary Clinton’s past stirred:
“I was 35 years old when Bill Clinton, Ark. Attorney General raped me and Hillary tried to silence me,” Juanita Broaddrick tweeted from her home in Van Buren, Ark. “I am ...
Thanks to Lawsuit, Cruz's Eligibility to Continue Being Stupid Issue We Have to Talk About
And . . . there it is:
Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz should be disqualified from the race because he isn’t a “natural-born citizen,” a fellow Texan claims in a “birther” challenge filed against the senator in a U.S. court.
Why I’d Vote for Trump If He Were the GOP Nominee
Seven months after announcing his candidacy, and three weeks before the first voters go to the polls, the possibility that Donald Trump could become the presidential nominee of the Republican party is no longer farfetched. For conservatives a crisis of ...
The Deleterious Effects of Koch Addiction (UPDATED)
Yesterday, I noted a new book that details how Fred C. Koch, father of the notorious Koch BrothersTM, helped construct an oil refinery in Hitler’s Germany, thus making his sons the legatees of filthy Nazi coin and probably Nazis ...
Last night, I took stock of Sean Penn’s interview with cartel jefe “El Chapo” in the latest Rolling Stone, and I include this nugget, straight from Penn’s pen:
Unlike many of his counterparts who engage in gratuitous kidnapping ...
Hillary Clinton Comes Out for Taxpayer-Funded Abortions
Occasionally, Congress gets something right.
In 1976, Illinois representative Henry Hyde attached to the year’s annual appropriations bill a rider prohibiting federal Medicaid funds from being used to finance abortion except in cases of rape, incest, and danger to the ...
Maine Governor: Drug Dealers Travel to Maine, 'Impregnate Young, White Girls'
Wait — what?:
Asked at a town hall meeting on Wednesday night what his administration was doing to combat the state’s drug issues, [Maine governor] LePage referenced new legislation aimed at traffickers, then delivered his roiling explanation.
“These aren’t ...
Two Iraqi Refugees Arrested on Terror Charges
Cleared by that meticulous, thorough, super-duper rigorous two-year vetting process the Obama administration promises is adequate to 10,000 (or more) Syrian refugees:
Two men born in Iraq who came to the U.S. as refugees were set to appear in court ...
'The Assassin Is Still at Large'
One year after the attacks, Charlie Hebdo:
After what the staff of Charlie Hebdo has been through, it’s difficult to criticize them. But that cover is a dodge, isn’t it? It wasn’t some undifferentiated “God” who was ...
Perhaps Rape and Theft Were Their New Year Resolutions
Below, Andrew notes the gang assaults with which hundreds of young men greeted the New Year in Germany. But the best line from that Times story is down the page, when Cologne mayor Henriette Reker turns to discussing Carnival, the ...
Chicago 2015: Shootings by Police Down, Shootings by Everyone Else Up
Speaking of Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reports:
Chicago police officers shot 22 people in 2015, eight of them fatally. That’s a 40 percent drop in the total number of people shot compared with 2014, when 37 people were hit by police gunfire and 16 of ...
Re: These Trump Family Fights Are Brutal
Below, Jim notes the startling story about Donald Trump related in a recent New York Times profile of Trump’s brother, Freddy, who died from alcoholism in 1981 at the age of 43.
I’m not inclined to draw bold lines between ...
Chicago Police Kill Man Threatening Family, Accidentally Kill Neighbor
Details on the accidental shooting Jim noted below, via the Chicago Tribune:
Police responding to a call about a domestic disturbance shot and killed a 19-year-old engineering student and a 55-year-old mother of five, and authorities acknowledged late Saturday that ...
In Michael Moore’s World, ‘Tolerance’ Means Ignoring Real Difference
In case this election season had not endured enough stupidity, Michael Moore has gotten involved. Last week, the documentarian — a word here stretched to its breaking point — posted on Facebook an open letter to Donald Trump and a picture of ...
'Blow, Wind! Come, Wrack!'
I know the only movie of consequence at the moment is the new Star Wars installment — but I’d like to spare a word of praise for the new film version of Macbeth, released two weeks ago and sure to ...
Ms. Fiorina, Leave Identity Politics to the Left
Carly Fiorina turned in another good debate performance last night. As usual, she was sober, well-spoken, forceful — all of the qualities of style (set aside questions of substance) that made her look formidable earlier in the race.
She struck one ...
WaPo: 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' One of 2015's Biggest Lies
Washington Post fact checker (yes, sometimes “fact”-checker) Glenn Kessler has released his list of “the biggest Pinocchios of 2015” — and guess what made the list:
“Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”
This phrase became a rallying cry for protests after the ...
Shock: Released Gitmo Detainee Spurns Quiet Retirement, Rejoins al-Qaeda
Via the Long War Journal:
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a new video featuring a former Guantanamo detainee, Ibrahim Qosi, who is also known as Sheikh Khubayb al Sudani.
In July 2010, Qosi plead guilty to charges of ...
Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Are Not the Threat Loretta Lynch Is Making Them Out to Be
Like Newton’s or Mendel’s or Rothman’s, an incontrovertible law seems to govern the reaction to acts of Islamic terrorism in the U.S. It runs something like this: If the perpetrators of terrorism are Muslims, the most ...
Bernie Sanders, Thought Leader
. . . and other geniuses:
To be fair to Bernie’s interlocutor, there was that great documentary about the phenomenon a few years back . . .
The Media’s Inflated ‘Mass Shootings’ Count Is Wildly Misleading
On Wednesday, as police continued the hunt for the murderers of 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif., mainstream media outlets noted with alarm that “mass shootings” were outpacing the calendar. San Bernardino’s massacre was the 355th “mass shooting” — in 336 days. ...
This Train Is Not Bound for Glory
Jay: I’ll see your prudishness, and raise you.
Several months ago, I spotted this ad during my morning commute:
I’d say, “Don’t miss the disclaimer at the bottom” — but you couldn’t miss it if you tried; ...
Inside Higher Education sets the stage:
In 1934, Ann Rice O’Hanlon painted a fresco — then the largest one ever painted by a woman — in the University of Kentucky’s Memorial Hall. Ever since, thousands of students have walked past it ...
More Evidence that Democrats Are the Party of Geezers . . .
This new DNC ad suggests a serious hearing impairment:
President Obama Demonizes Dissent – Again
Admitting Syrian refugees into the United States presents two concerns — one over security, and one over identity. The first is urgent and concrete, and failure will be measured in bodies; the second is long-term and, though more difficult to assess, ...
There Are Serious, Unbigoted Reasons to Be Wary of a Flood of Syrian Refugees
Among politicians and their clingers-on, journalists, nothing takes hold like a bad historical analogy. Thus as politicians — 29 governors chief among them — call for a halt to our Syrian-refugee-resettlement program on the grounds that it might be exploited as a conduit ...
Rubio's Refugee Reversal Is Good -- but Long Overdue
Marco Rubio has reversed his support for resettling Syrian refugees in the United States. In an appearance on Sunday’s This Week, Rubio explained:
The problem is we can’t background check them. You can’t pick up the phone ...
Memo to GOP Candidates: Be Realistic
Great expectations preface great disappointments, as the students at Yale and Vanderbilt and the University of Missouri, currently dismantling their institutions in a fit of inchoate rage, remind us. Writing in City Journal, Matt Hennessey fills out the context of ...
'Genocide Is Not a Joke' — but Social-Justice Warriors Are
Below, David notes the nonsense currently under way at Yale over, yes, a Halloween e-mail. I thought I’d add a personal anecdote, since I happened to be at Yale on Friday for the William F. Buckley Jr. Program’s ...
LIVE FROM NEW YORK, IT'S . . . zzzzz . . .
I spotted this near Manhattan’s Columbus Circle on Saturday night, just across from Trump Tower —
— but that may have been the most exciting part of Trump’s evening hosting Saturday Night Live. The show was tame to the point ...
New, Vulgar Anti-Trump Ad Exploits Children for Political Attack
Donald Trump has made a career erecting phallic monuments to his own ego, and yet his is still not the most vulgar presence in the 2016 campaign so far.
That “honor” goes to the makers of a new anti-Trump ad that ...
Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi Defense: It Depends on What the Meaning of ‘Lied’ Is
Bill Clinton’s famous defense, “It depends upon what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is,” was not a Heideggerian musing. It was the most obvious example of the linguistic trapdoors that the Clintons regularly install to slither out of ...
GOP Demands Fair Debates, Media Outraged (Updated)
After CNBC’s dismal moderating last week, Republicans are trying to avoid having their debates run by other Larrys, Curlys, and Moes — and, naturally, the mainstream media is in full-on histrionics. Over at the Washington Examiner, T. Becket Adams chronicles ...
All Frills — The NYT Reviews RBG
At the New York Times, Jennifer Senior has written a forced smile of a book review, and who can blame her? The volume at hand: Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” by Irin Carmon and Shana ...
The Calcification of Climate Science
According to Lord Christopher Monckton, Thomas R. Karl’s much-feted paper refuting “the Pause,” the inexplicable 19-year standstill in the earth’s average global surface temperature, has a small problem: To disappear the warming hiatus as Karl and his co-authors ...
Over on the homepage, my colleague David French calls on low-polling Republican candidates to think hard about their prospects — and, if they can muster the humility, to drop out. I second that call, with a few caveats.
First (and here ...
'The White Boy Thinks It's Scooter Time'
It’s here. A “Bad Lip Reading” of the first Democratic debate:
And, in case you missed it: “I will drink a sorority’s goldfish” — or, a bad lip reading of the first GOP debate.
New Planned Parenthood Video: Fetal Hearts Are 'Amazing' -- That's Why I Destroy Them As My Day Job!
After a long delay, the Center for Medical Progress is out with a new, typically ghastly, Planned Parenthood video:
The eleventh video release from The Center for Medical Progress in the ongoing Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal shows ...
2016 Officially Begins: Hillary Clinton Calls Critic Sexist
Republicans, gird your loins. Via the New York Times, a sneak peak of the next 12 months (at least):
Hillary Rodham Clinton has seized on remarks Senator Bernie Sanders made in the first Democratic debate that “all the shouting in the ...
MSNBC Airs Propaganda Map of Palestinian 'Land Loss'
Apparently unsatisfied with merely skewed coverage, MSNBC went for out-and-out propaganda during last Thursday’s Live with Kate Snow, airing a map of Palestinians’ “loss of land” since 1946:
Obviously, it shows no such thing. But the image accompanied an interview ...
Rahm Emanuel: Police Going 'Fetal' for Fear of Ending Up on Evening News
Via the Washington Post:
When more than 100 of the nation’s top law enforcement and elected officials met for a private meeting last week in Washington, there were some pointed — and controversial statements — made. . . .
In an exchange with Attorney General ...
The Media's Shameful, Shameless Bias against Israel
On Sunday, October 11, the Los Angeles Times ran the headline “6 Palestinian Teens Die Amid Mideast Unrest.” It was, technically, true. But it left out a few key details.
Try the opening sentence, instead: “Two Palestinian teenagers were shot to death ...
Planned Parenthood: ‘We Haven’t Done Anything Wrong, But . . . ’
Joel: So, let me see if I understand: Planned Parenthood maintains that what it has been doing is completely and totally legal, but it is going to stop doing that completely and totally legal thing because of “highly/selectively/deceptively ...