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We Have Arrived.

We crossed the entire continent in four days and three nights and we are now at our destination, Friday Harbor, Washington. No more driving until September! I figure we’d need to call animal control to get Cosmo in the car anyway. We’re staying with my sister-in-law Alex (our wedding was here at her house, btw). Jessica will be heading to Alaska with Lil’ Lucy in a few days and I will stay behind with the dogs, work, and book-writing. Once I’m set up with my computer, etc. later today, I will be more productive. But posting times may be weird given the time difference and everything else.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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Road Trip

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Answering my Critics

My post on Elizabeth Warren’s cynical/bonkers proposal to effectively nationalize every American firm with revenue of $1 billion or more has met with predictable criticism. I will address two points here. One, some have complained about the use of the word “expropriation,” or more broadly about ... Read More