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Wishful Thinking: The TSA Strikes

Today in wishful thinking: I do kind of hope the TSA strikes and that Donald Trump will do his best Ronald Reagan impersonation and fire every last one of them and ban them from federal employment for life. Although I suppose dissolving the agency entirely is unlikely to happen with the House of Representatives run by the party of government employees. But, one can dream.

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The Age of Miscalculation

On August 7, 1998, more than 200 people were killed in terrorist attacks on U.S. embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. Americans learned three names most of them never had heard before: Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden, and al-Qaeda. On August 20, 1998, President Bill Clinton ordered a ... Read More

Jay-Z Joins the Ranks of the Insufficiently Woke

Rapper and mogul Jay-Z announced his company’s new partnership with the National Football League and has made much of the social-justice Left furious: I think that we forget that Colin [Kaepernick]’s whole thing was to bring attention to social injustice, correct? So, in that case, this is a success; this is ... Read More