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by | Feb 3, 2019

When Virginia Governor Ralph Northam endorsed fourth-trimester abortions last week, nobody called for his resignation. His decision 35 years ago to masquerade, either in blackface or as a Klansman — which malefaction against taste Northam engaged in seems unclear —…

by | Dec 29, 2017

Twenty seventeen passes as a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad year for caring mentors passionate about administering shoulder rubs to interns, the Russian-American Goodwill Association, and statuary who sin against the present by standing as monuments to its ignorance of…

by | Dec 22, 2017

For the first time in more than a half century, life expectancy declined for two consecutive years in the United States. The CDC reports that “accidental injuries” rising to third on the list of killer categories helped account for the…

by | Dec 15, 2017

Call me a sentimentalist, but I liked the days when FBI agents went undercover as subversives better than today when subversives go undercover as FBI agents. “Maybe you’re meant to stay where you are because you’re meant to protect the…

by | Dec 8, 2017

If only Al Franken had left a woman to die in an air pocket in his submerged Oldsmobile instead of striking a grope-pose for laughs on a sleeping woman protected by a flak jacket, then his fellow Democrats might have…

by | Dec 1, 2017

Do you reckon the reckoning? The Atlantic’s “Bill Clinton: A Reckoning,” Slate’s “It’s Astonishing That It Took So Long for the Bill Clinton Moment of Reckoning to Arrive,” and National Review’s “Kennedy, Clinton, Weinstein: A Convenient Reckoning” all resurrect the…

by | Apr 7, 2017

Neil Gorsuch, who won unanimous approval from the Senate upon his appointment to the federal bench more than a decade ago, now faces a Democratic caucus nearly as unanimous in its filibuster of him. Donald Trump can have that effect…

by | Mar 31, 2017

We see the president’s critics clearly when they see Adolf Hitler when they see Donald Trump. “If Trump tries to deport millions,” Keith Olbermann reasons, “logistics will eventually require opening Concentration Camps.” Van Jones, who juxtaposes Trump as a mass-movement…

by | Mar 24, 2017

“Florida Wildfire Tied to Man Burning Trash,” local news reported. A deeper dive into the story of the home-eating conflagration in Nassau County, Florida, reveals that books, not garbage, fueled the flames. Do even paid writers not know the difference…

by | Mar 17, 2017

Bureaucrats braved a bad week. Donald Trump proposes cuts of 29 percent to the State Department, 21 percent to the Departments of Agriculture and Labor, 18 percent to Health and Human Services, and 31 percent to the Environmental Protection Agency…

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