Alston B. Ramsay

Alston B. Ramsay is an associate editor at National Review.

Alston B. Ramsay is an associate editor at National Review.

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Activism, ctd.

Before responding to Jason’s post, I wanted to address Allison’s from yesterday: Due to space limitations, my original note, in which I addressed conservative “activism” only briefly, could not adequately ...

An “Activist” Problem

NR’s dutiful intern, John McCormack, reported last week on a dust-up between Jason Mattera, spokesman of Young America’s Foundation, and a reporter from Campus Progress, Julie Brinn Siegel, whom Mattera ...

Not Race-Based!?

One of the more bizarre claims that proponents of the Akaka bill continue to press is that the new entity will not be race-based. John Cornyn just went through the ...

Getting Nasty

Watching C-Span, one often wishes our congressional debates were a bit more like those in England’s House of Commons. Lamar Alexander, however, is giving the Brits a run for their ...

Re: the New York Times on Hawaii

It’s maddening how much casuistry the Times can pack into a mere 370 words. I’d just add a couple points to Ramesh’s post below, before the Senate debate gets under ...

GOP Legislative Achievements

While trolling our fearless majority leader’s website, I came across a page titled “Legislative Achievements.” For May 2006, it reads only, “There are no Legislative Achievements to be displayed for ...
Politics & Policy

Derby Days

Louisville, Ky. The first week in May–Louisville–Derby Week. If this is not the center of the universe, then it is at least the center of the sports universe. The town has ...