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National Review’s Radio Free California Podcast

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Episode 115: See You Next Doomsday!

Will talks with constitutional scholar John C. Eastman about the limits of a governor’s power to shut down an entire state economy.

Episode 114: In Us, Hope Is a Muscle

Yes, union leaders, and CalPERS are bad, and viruses are worse. So why are David and Will so bullish on California — on humanity?

Episode 112: How to Handle a Bear Market

Elon Musk, Dov Charney, and many other Californians aren’t waiting for a government rescue. In other coronavirus news, Riverside County issues more debt to pay off other debts exacerbated by ...

Episode 111: The Emergency Is Here Now

The only CPA in the state capitol, state Senator John Moorlach (R., Costa Mesa) has been warning Californians about the return of a bear market and its impact on state ...

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A Look at the Reinfection Rate

On the menu today: unraveling those ominous claims that people can get reinfected with the coronavirus merely weeks or months after they think they’ve beaten it; the governor of Mississippi explains why he doesn’t think “herd immunity” is a realistic option, while some New York neighborhoods offer some ... Read More

A Look at the Reinfection Rate

On the menu today: unraveling those ominous claims that people can get reinfected with the coronavirus merely weeks or months after they think they’ve beaten it; the governor of Mississippi explains why he doesn’t think “herd immunity” is a realistic option, while some New York neighborhoods offer some ... Read More

The Venezuelafication of American Politics

Welcome to The Tuesday, a newsletter about politics, language, culture, and three or four other things that were bothering me over the weekend. The Pragmatic Virtues Some of our friends on the right were just real, real, real big on virtue a few years back. Bill Bennett, you may recall, built for himself a ... Read More

The Venezuelafication of American Politics

Welcome to The Tuesday, a newsletter about politics, language, culture, and three or four other things that were bothering me over the weekend. The Pragmatic Virtues Some of our friends on the right were just real, real, real big on virtue a few years back. Bill Bennett, you may recall, built for himself a ... Read More

Don’t Blame Fauci

The president’s relationship with Anthony Fauci, who directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and has played a very public role in the country’s COVID-19 response, has gotten especially rocky. Fauci has expressed concerns about reopening and bluntly contradicted some of the ... Read More

Don’t Blame Fauci

The president’s relationship with Anthony Fauci, who directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and has played a very public role in the country’s COVID-19 response, has gotten especially rocky. Fauci has expressed concerns about reopening and bluntly contradicted some of the ... Read More

Remembering Joe Biden’s Newest Fan, Angela Davis

Last night, 76-year-old radical Angela Davis was trending on Twitter due to her endorsement of 77-year-old presidential hopeful Joe Biden. Bravely we go into the future, I guess. While no politician can control who supports them, apparently numerous pundits believe that the Davis endorsement is worthy of ... Read More

Remembering Joe Biden’s Newest Fan, Angela Davis

Last night, 76-year-old radical Angela Davis was trending on Twitter due to her endorsement of 77-year-old presidential hopeful Joe Biden. Bravely we go into the future, I guess. While no politician can control who supports them, apparently numerous pundits believe that the Davis endorsement is worthy of ... Read More

Gun Control’s Black Lives Matter Problem

June has been marked in recent years by a flurry of orange-clad marchers promoting National Gun Violence Awareness Month. This year’s planned gatherings, however, fell victim to the COVID-19 pandemic and were overshadowed by Black Lives Matter’s nationwide protests against institutional racism within ... Read More

Gun Control’s Black Lives Matter Problem

June has been marked in recent years by a flurry of orange-clad marchers promoting National Gun Violence Awareness Month. This year’s planned gatherings, however, fell victim to the COVID-19 pandemic and were overshadowed by Black Lives Matter’s nationwide protests against institutional racism within ... Read More

The Wrong Governors

Pretend for a moment that you are a journalist with a strong leaning in favor of progressivism and the Democratic Party, and you wish to make the argument that Democratic governors are doing a great job of mitigating the spread of the coronavirus. If you use the measuring stick of fewest cases per million ... Read More

The Wrong Governors

Pretend for a moment that you are a journalist with a strong leaning in favor of progressivism and the Democratic Party, and you wish to make the argument that Democratic governors are doing a great job of mitigating the spread of the coronavirus. If you use the measuring stick of fewest cases per million ... Read More

Bari Weiss and the Malignancy at the New York Times

Bari Weiss resigned today from the New York Times, five weeks after the Times essentially forced out editorial page editor James Bennet for publishing an op-ed by Senator Tom Cotton. Bennet had hired Weiss, and his departure for allowing a U.S. Senator to advocate the use of longstanding presidential powers was a ... Read More

Bari Weiss and the Malignancy at the New York Times

Bari Weiss resigned today from the New York Times, five weeks after the Times essentially forced out editorial page editor James Bennet for publishing an op-ed by Senator Tom Cotton. Bennet had hired Weiss, and his departure for allowing a U.S. Senator to advocate the use of longstanding presidential powers was a ... Read More