The Washington Post contributor writes, “As for Kavanaugh’s confirmation: Conservatives are happy, because they are convinced that he will legislate their priorities (no abortion, no affirmative action, no Obamacare) from the bench.” This is wrong. No knowledgeable conservative believes that the Supreme Court is going to strike down Obamacare as unconstitutional or prohibit abortion. Could Boot be using “no abortion” as shorthand for overruling Roe? If so, it is terribly misleading shorthand, since overruling Roe wouldn’t mean “no abortion.” Boot’s shot at conservatives for wanting the Court to “legislate” on abortion also makes no sense: Letting legislatures set abortion policy, which is what most conservatives want from the Court, can’t plausibly be described as legislating. I understand that Boot has left the Right, but perhaps he should talk more to people who haven’t.
The U.S economy is aching for many more highly skilled, technically trained people. But what if men end up limiting their eventual marriage prospects if they pursue careers in the trades or other jobs that don’t require a four-year degree? Some proportion of women who have bachelor's and post-baccalaureate ... Read More
This weekend, Americans traveled from across the country to Washington, D.C., to participate in the March for Life and the Women’s March by walking with their poster art. While the pro-life marchers’ art focused on women and unborn life, the posters of Women’s March attendees, including small children, ... Read More
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In a statement on the Senate floor yesterday, Mazie Hirono (D., Hawaii) doubled down on her attacks against the Catholic group the Knights of Columbus and accused her colleague Senator Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) of “embrac[ing] the alt-right position” by offering a resolution rebuking the use of unconstitutional ... Read More
B uzzFeed published an explosive allegation that the president of the United States ordered his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to congressional committees investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. Specifically, in a news story sourced to two anonymous law-enforcement officials said to ... Read More
Leon Trotsky — n.b., Millennials: He was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez before she was — understood the power of single-payer systems: “The old principle: who does not work shall not eat, has been replaced with a new one: who does not obey shall not eat.” The socialist powers of Trotsky’s time made good on ... Read More
You’ve probably seen the viral footage of a Native American beating his drum, surrounded by a crowd of students from Covington Catholic high school. One of them, wearing a MAGA hat, is right in front of him, with a smirk on his face. It was an odd moment combining the end of the March for Life, which the ... Read More