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Conrad Black surveys the geopolitical landscape from the vantage point of Tripoli.

Victor Davis Hanson predicts that Obama’s budget will hasten the arrival of a perfect storm of rising interest rates, an anemic dollar, and panic of foreign lenders.

Andrew Stiles audits Budget 101 — the freshman seminar taught by Dean Paul Ryan of the Department of Budget Studies.

Jay Nordlinger discourses on a politician’s wife, the man with the mustache, Jacques Barzun, and more.

The Editors watch Obama taking off one item of his marriage policy — and sound constitutional interpretation — after another.

Cliff May wonders why, in the midst of a broad Middle East crisis, the U.N. remains focused on Israeli settlements.

Michael Barone follows the money from AFSCME, to the White House, and back to Wisconsin.

Deroy Murdock condemns fleeing legislators, the books they’ve cooked, and the thugs among their supporters.

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The Rise of the Chinese-American Right

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White House

The Trump Steamroller

As we settle into high summer and the period of maximum difficulty in finding anything to fill in hours of television news, especially 24/7 news television, two well-established political trends are emerging in this pre-electoral period: The president’s opponents continue to dig themselves into foxholes that ... Read More
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Trump and the ‘Racist Tweets’

What does “racist” even mean anymore? Racism is the headline on President Trump’s Sunday tweets -- the media-Democrat complex assiduously describes them as “racist tweets” as if that were a fact rather than a trope. I don’t think they were racist; I think they were abjectly stupid. Like many ... Read More
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How Beto Made Himself into White-Privilege Guy

Robert Francis O’Rourke is white. If it’s any consolation, he’s very sorry about that. “Beto” has been running from his Irish ancestry for some time now. Long before the Left fell headlong into the logical termini of its triune fascination with race, power, and privilege, O’Rourke sensed that there ... Read More