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Nic Rowan covers the Supreme Court at the Washington Examiner. Follow him on Twitter @NicXTempore.
by | Jun 5, 2022

I live across the street from a high school, and every weekend I get an earful of whatever music is popular among the young and reckless. For about a year, it was nothing (thank you, Gov. Northam), but ever since…

by | May 25, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — It’s only been one year since George Floyd died under the knee of Derek Chauvin outside Cup Foods, but his memorial has the air of permanence. That’s not just because the city has been unable to regain…

by | Apr 15, 2021

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minnesota — I was standing beside a crowd of protesters outside the police precinct Tuesday night when a white Lexus skidded up behind me. Three young guys hopped out. Two jumped on top of the car. One raised…

by | Apr 2, 2021

Here they come, marching into American sunlight. Godzilla and Kong, eternal enemies, not seen on screen together since the Kennedy administration, when Kong threw Godzilla off Mount Fuji. They say it will be different this time. One must fall. Kong…

by | Mar 22, 2021

Washington — “Mommy, they’re taking it down,” a toddler excitedly calls to his parents on Saturday as they walk around the fenced-off perimeter of the Capitol Hill complex. Three workmen in front of him are disassembling the rolls of razor…

by | Feb 28, 2021

New York — I am seated one table over from Jimmy Fallon at Brooklyn’s famous Peter Luger Steak House. The late-night host’s waxen face appears to be frozen in a permanent television smile. His feet levitate an uncomfortable inch off…

by | Feb 22, 2021

Former President Donald Trump frequently touted his judicial appointments as important victories for the preservation of law. But some of those wins may prove to be fleeting. Make no mistake: Trump’s team did take a hatchet to the Supreme Court’s…

by | Feb 14, 2021

To my great shame, I’ve never eaten at any of this nation’s great Italian fast-casual chains. My wife, on the other hand, has intimate knowledge of such things. She waitressed at a Nebraska Olive Garden in college and lived for…

by | Feb 7, 2021

It is pointlessly cruel to criticize Massimo Faggioli. The Italian theologian and professor at Villanova University is better understood as a performer: the Roberto Benigni of religious studies — a manic master of misunderstanding. And how well he plies his…

by | Jan 30, 2021

Whenever I ride that long, flat stretch of Illinois between Chicago and Davenport, I can’t help but think of Ronald Reagan and the time that he hitchhiked the highway now named for him. It was the fall of 1932, and…

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