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Ricochet Podcast: Before the Deluge

  First, let it be known that this podcast was recorded before The Memo® was released. We’ll dissect that on next week’s show. Instead, Bari Weiss from the New York Times joins to ...

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GLoP Culture: Pass the Talking Stick

  This week on this very sedate and polite episode of GLoP, the boys pass the talking stick and chat about the shutdown, Stormy Daniels, a movie you haven’t seen in a while ...

Ricochet Podcast: You’re Fired

  This week, football, firings (real and alleged), and free trade. First up, the great Victor Davis Hanson, who’s National Review cover story is a balanced look at the pluses and minuses of ...

Ricochet Podcast: The Hole Truth

  Yes, we discuss that phrase, but no, we don’t say the word. Instead, we do a deep dive on immigration with two of the sharpest minds on the issue: ...

GLoP Culture: Don’t Force Me, Bro

  First GLoP of 2018 and we’ve got President Winfrey, some dopey book that everyone is talking about, and yes the official GLoP Star Wars hot take extravaganza. We are your father. ...

Ricochet Podcast: That Book

  First podcast of 2018 so we wanted to out our best foot forward. We’ve got Commentary’s Sohrab Ahmari on Iran and Washington Examiner’s Byron York on The Book, collusion, and Congress. Buckle up, it’s going ...

GLoP Culture: A Merry GLoP

  It’s the last GLoP of the year, so climb aboard! We do a little more chatter on Moore, but the bulk of this show is about Christmas movies: It’s A Wonderful ...

Ricochet Podcast: One Never Knows, Does One?

  This week, talking Jerusalem with the Washington Free Beacon’s Matt Continetti and Alabama with the Wall Street Journal’s Bill McGurn. Discuss this episode at Ricochet. 

Ricochet Podcast: A Fistful of Tush

  This week, a Minnesotan’s view on Franken and Keillor, guest David Limbaugh, and a chat with an actual southerner about the south (that’s Weekly Standard writer Barton Swaim). Also, a bit about Flynn, and ...

Time & Again

  The Kochs buy some Time, Goldberg goes to Broadway, sexual harassment has landed in Congress, and the boys pick their favorite Pixar movie. Discuss this episode at Ricochet. 

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Two Truth-Tellers, Brave as Hell

Yesterday, the Human Rights Foundation hosted an event they called “PutinCon” -- a conference devoted to the Russian “president,” Vladimir Putin: his rise and his deeds, both at home and abroad. Participating were both Russians and well-wishing foreigners. It was, above all, a day of truth-telling -- a ... Read More
Economy & Business

The Swamp: Navarro Nucor Edition

The Wall Street Journal has a story today about the ties between President Trump's trade adviser, Peter Navarro, and the biggest steel company in the U.S. -- Nucor Corp. It is particularly interesting in light of the stiff steel tariffs successfully pushed by Navarro, which he championed ever since he joined the ... Read More


EMPIRICAL   As I can fathom neither endlessness nor the miracle work of deities, I hypothesize, assume, and guess.   The fact that I love you and you love me is all I can prove and proves me. — This poem appears in the April 2 print issue of National Review. Read More
Politics & Policy

Rolling Back Dodd-Frank

The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would roll back parts of Dodd-Frank. The vote was 67–31, with 17 members of the Democratic caucus breaking party lines. If the legislation passes the House and is signed, it will be the largest change to the controversial financial-reform package since it became law in ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Samantha Power Regrets

‘I’ve had a lot of bad ideas in my life,” former U.N. ambassador Samantha Power tells Politico. “Though none as immortalized as that one.” Wow. It’s a major concession. And what might “that one” be? Not standing idly by in the White House while Iranians protested a fixed election in 2009, then ... Read More