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Robert Costa reports from the Republican loss in NY-26.

Jim Lacey explains why increasing government spending does not reduce the deficit.

Katrina Trinko tails Jon Huntsman through the Granite State.

Andy McCarthy accuses Obama of subtly dissembling on Israel, just as he did on health-care.

NRO’s culture watchers eulogize The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Mark Steyn lampoons the hostess, in 1998.

Victor Davis Hanson imagines what an accurate Obama-’08 campaign-trail speech would have sounded like.

Michael Tanner warns that, in some ways, the United States’ fiscal situation is worse than Greece’s.

Richard Mourdock speaks to Jim Geraghty about his plan to unseat Sen. Dick Lugar in the Indiana GOP primary.

Jay Nordlinger pillories a Timesman, praises a wunderkind, comments on fashion, and more.

Michelle Malkin lists the corrupt — and ineffectual — uses of stimulus money.

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Law & the Courts

What the Second Amendment Means Today

The horrifying school massacre in Parkland, Fla., has prompted another national debate about guns. Unfortunately, it seems that these conversations are never terribly constructive — they are too often dominated by screeching extremists on both sides of the aisle and armchair pundits who offer sweeping opinions ... Read More

Fire the FBI Chief

American government is supposed to look and sound like George Washington. What it actually looks and sounds like is Henry Hill from Goodfellas: bad suit, hand out, intoning the eternal mantra: “F*** you, pay me.” American government mostly works by interposition, standing between us, the free people at ... Read More
Film & TV

Black Panther’s Circle of Hype

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