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by | Nov 12, 2022

A Heart Full of Headstones: An Inspector Rebus Novel By Ian Rankin (Little, Brown, 335 pages, $28) After over-dosing on political reading, writing, and viewing for weeks (it seemed much longer, and it starts again soon), I felt justified in…

by | Apr 14, 2022

The long and disturbing rap sheet of Frank James, the black nationalist New York City subway shooter arrested on Wednesday and charged by federal prosecutors with one count of committing a terrorist act against a mass transportation system, ought to…

by | Jan 29, 2022

New Yorker Michelle Go was pushed in front of a moving subway train, Sandra Shells was waiting for a bus in Los Angeles, and Brianna Kupfer was working in a furniture store when their lives were taken from them. All…

by | Jun 28, 2021

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) claimed that President Joe Biden is “well on his way to becoming the most pro-crime administration in history” at an event Friday hosted by the Manhattan Institute in Washington, D.C. Cotton asserted that Democrats are “pro-riot,…

by | Aug 4, 2019

Washington President Donald Trump crowed Friday when a Swedish judge released New York rapper A$AP Rocky from custody pending the judge’s verdict on an assault charge. The verdict will be announced on August 14. “A$AP Rocky released from prison and…

by | Jul 18, 2019

That former California Attorney General Kamala Harris is surging in the Democratic presidential polls tells us one not very surprising thing: Democrats are situational when it comes to concerns about “authoritarianism.” A few progressive writers have pointed it out, but most…

by | Jun 7, 2019

In March, Arizona’s prison system decided to ban the 2017 book Chokehold: Policing Black Men by Paul Butler, a professor at Georgetown University. It is about racial inequalities in the criminal justice system that argued, among other things, for the…

by | Mar 8, 2018

Sacramento Attorney General Jeff Sessions places so much trust in the noble motives of government bureaucrats that he wants them to protect their powers to take your cars, cash, homes, and other property simply on their say-so. Cops don’t need…

by | May 31, 2017

The mug shot of Tiger Woods taken after his recent arrest on suspicion of DUI is a shocking reflection of the “bad Karma” that has relentlessly stalked his life since the sex scandal and resulting divorce that sent him reeling….

by | Nov 22, 2016

People who call themselves “progressives” claim to be forward-looking, but a remarkable amount of the things they say and do are based on looking backward. One of the maddening aspects of the thinking, or non-thinking, on the political left is…

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