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Spirit of America and Steven Vincent

Spirit of America has set up a page in honor of Steven Vincent. Yesterday Steven’s widow asked that instead of flowers, anyone interest donate to Spirit of America, a group that (these are my words, not hers) group that like Vincent, is made up of individuals who go to the frontlines and to the folks at the frontlines of building a democracy and Iraq and finds out what is really going on and what is needed. Spirit of America works to get ‘em what they need–be it food, toys, journalism training, etc.

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Basta La Vista, Baby

Dear Reader (And especially Martha McSally’s dog), As I often note, I increasingly tend to see the political scene as a scripted reality show in which the writers don’t flesh out the dialogue so much as move characters into weird, wacky, confrontational, or embarrassing positions. It’s a lot like The ... Read More

Betsy DeVos Strikes a Blow for the Constitution

The Department of Education has issued its long-awaited proposed regulations reforming sexual-assault adjudications on college campus. Not only will these rules restore basic due process and fairness to college tribunals, but they also — given how basic the changes are — highlight just how ridiculous ... Read More

Friends of Elmer

Do you know what scares an American outdoorsman more than a grizzly bear? Twitter. In the late summer and early autumn, the hunting world had its eyes on the courts: The Trump administration had issued new guidance that would permit the hunting of brown bears (popularly known as grizzly bears), including in ... Read More