by | Jul 19, 2019

Earlier in the week I had to perform a banking errand that required my physical presence in Montreal. I drove up from New York City. It is not that bad a drive. Without traffic one can make the trip in…

by | Jul 16, 2019

I’ll admit something I shouldn’t have to, as regular readers of this space already know it, but I’m sometimes a little slow to catch on to the ways of America’s 45th president. After all, back in the 2016 GOP primary…

by | Jul 14, 2019

Washington Alex Acosta resigned as labor secretary Friday morning. It was inevitable once he became the target of all virtuous people in Washington for negotiating a 2008 non-prosecution agreement that put superrich sex offender Jeffrey Epstein behind bars for 13…

by | Jul 13, 2019

The U.S. Women’s Soccer team came home with the trophy, but, of course, that isn’t the end of it. Winning, it seems, is not enough. The contemporary script called for some politics and protests over injustice and unequal treatment, without…

by | Jul 9, 2019

The president’s Fourth of July speech was a triumph. The amazing thing is the willful if inevitable self-sabotage of liberal-media credibility as they trashed the speech before it even happened — making up history as they went along. To pick…

by | Jul 8, 2019

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama famously became so frustrated by his running mate’s logorrhea that he asked an aide, “How many times is Biden going to say something stupid?” According to authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the…

by | Jul 7, 2019

WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law, both trusted White House aides, crossed into North Korea with Trump and strongman Kim Jong-un last Sunday. And where was national security adviser John Bolton? The foreign-policy…

by | Jul 5, 2019

President Trump may be headed into deep trouble in Pennsylvania. And it’s not just because Joe “Mr. Pennsylvania” Biden is the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. Indeed, some of this trouble is self-inflicted. We’re not just talking presidential Twitter gone…

by | Jul 4, 2019

Presidents Trump and Xi’s decision to resume trade talks at the G20 Summit is a step in the right direction. But the “hold” on List 4 tariffs is temporary, as far as we know, and it keeps businesses guessing in…

by | Jul 3, 2019

When students at Hillsdale College spotted an unidentified flying object hovering above campus in March 1966, the national media’s attention turned to the small Michigan school.   Camera crews and reporters descended on the college and the town surrounding it, eager…

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