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by and | May 1, 2019

As education-reform activists prepare to demonstrate at New York’s City Hall on Wednesday, a massive grade-fraud scandal has been exposed in America’s largest public-school system. SOS NYC, an organization that fights the under-education of Gotham’s children, released middle-school ratings using its…

by | Mar 19, 2019

New York I might be slightly less hostile to the Green New Deal, had I not walked home the other Sunday in a hail storm. Even before the BB-sized bits of ice came shooting down from the heavens that morning, this…

by | Aug 22, 2018

New York Trump haters, most recently the president’s former aide and cheerleader Omarosa Manigault, now breathlessly claim that an outtake video tape exists in which private citizen Donald J. Trump drops the N-word while he hosted NBC’s The Apprentice. President Trump forcefully…

by | Jul 19, 2018

New York As American civil discourse devolves into mob rule, the received wisdom is that Democrats and Republicans are equally to blame for verbally abusive political rhetoric, in-your-face tactics, and genuine violence. “Both sides do it,” the argument goes. Rubbish….

by | Dec 28, 2017

Imagine the Left’s glass-shattering screams if a special counsel finally investigated Hillary Clinton’s collusion with the Kremlin, and these facts emerged: Many of the special counsel’s federal prosecutors were generous Republican donors, two of whom maxed out as contributors to…

by | May 22, 2017

How odd: During the eight years of one of America’s shadiest presidencies, not one Obama administration official went to prison. Or was convicted of a crime. Or even indicted. Sure, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and the House Oversight and Government…

by | Sep 20, 2013

The Selected Letters of Willa CatherEdited by Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout(Knopf, 752 pages, $37.50) Willa Cather’s literary reputation is even now, nearly 70 years after her death, less than clear. In her day—born in 1873, she published her main…

by | Jan 14, 2008

“Michigan is like the canary in the mine shaft,” Republican White House contender Willard Mitt Romney told voters in Warren Friday. “What happens in Michigan is going to happen to the rest of the country.” He also claims in a…

by | Sep 26, 2006

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