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Obama: Uncontrolled Migration a “Major National Security Issue”

(John Hinderaker) In Europe, that is. CNN, covering President Obama’s trip to the U.K., tweeted a little while ago: Obama: "We consider it a major national security issue that you have uncontrolled migration into Europe." — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) April 22, 2016 Huh. Show More Summary

The Tubman 20 proves how hard it is to please leftists

(Paul Mirengoff) Steve has written about the push back from some black radicals over the decision to put Harriet Tubman’s image on the twenty dollar bill. The twenty, it seems, is a symbol of capitalist oppression. Tubman is demeaned by appearing on it. Show More Summary

Tom Cotton holds White House accountable on Iran

(Paul Mirengoff) Sen. Tom Cotton has moved to block the confirmation of Adam Szubin, President Obama’s selection for the position of Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes. Lee Smith has the story for the Weekly Standard. Show More Summary

Those darned “Minnesota men”

(Scott Johnson) The case against four “Minnesota men” who sought to join ISIS is set for trial in Minneapolis before Judge Michael Davis on May 9. Judge Davis still has to decide pending severance motions that may affect the date in some of the cases, but trial approaches. Show More Summary

Harvard’s disgrace

(Scott Johnson) Harvard Law School has made itself complicit in the gross anti-Semitism of third-year student Husam El-Qoulaq, about whom John wrote here. One can only speculate why and the result is likely overdetermined in any event. Show More Summary

Thoughts from the ammo line

(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll meditates on LIFE 4 DUMMIES. She writes: On my most recent trip from Arizona to Minnesota, circumstances were such that I had to beg a ride to the airport from our friend and neighbor, the Paranoid Texan. He graciously accommodated me, but he also had a previous time commitment. Show More Summary

Prince dead at 57

(Scott Johnson) Prince was a prodigiously gifted multi instrumental musician, performer and songwriter of omnivorous musical tastes. He took it all in, from Little Richard to Bob Dylan and the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix. He was without any doubt one of a kind genius. Show More Summary

A Victory In the War For Free Speech

(John Hinderaker) One of the most sinister developments of our time is the Left’s use of both criminal investigation and mob harassment to suppress dissent. An outrageous instance of this trend is the effort by 20 Democratic state Attorneys...Show More Summary

Harvard Law Anti-Semite Revealed: No Surprises

(John Hinderaker) I wrote here about a shocking incident at Harvard Law School. One of the participants in an event last week was former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni. A member of the audience asked: My question for Tzipi Livni is, how is it that you are so smelly? It’s regarding your odor — about the odor of Tzipi Livni, very smelly. Show More Summary

Cruz’s Take on Hillary’s War Room

(Steven Hayward) This is an excellent, artful, humorous, and well-produced Cruz campaign video that skewers Trump and Hillary at the same time. I wonder if Zucker and Abrahams are behind this:

This day in baseball history — the Phillies double down on age

(Paul Mirengoff) When we last visited the Philadelphia Phillies, they had blown a huge lead in the 1964 National League pennant race. However, Phillies fans had reason to believe that if their team could overcome the psychological impact of their fold, the future held good things in store. Show More Summary

Brain-Dead Conservatism? I Tried to Warn You

(Steven Hayward) Both Tevi Troy, in Politico, and Matthew Continetti, in Commentary, are out with articles in the last few days about the estrangement between the conservative intellectual movement and the political class. Continetti writes in “The Coming Conservative Dark Age“: Lately, though, it’s seemed as if the process by which William F. Show More Summary

Photo of the Week

(Steven Hayward) Talk about strange bedfellows: This is Cornell West and Robert P. George—Princeton’s conservative—holding Harriet Tubman’s Bible: And here’s Robbie being sworn in as chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious...Show More Summary

Leftists Lose Their Lunch Over the Tubman 20

(Steven Hayward) After years of complaining that America’s paper money featured only dead white guys, a lot of folks on the Left are in a snit that Harriet Tubman is going to replace Andrew Jackson on the face of the twenty-dollar bill. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren for vice president?

(Paul Mirengoff) Hillary Clinton has the Democratic presidential nomination locked up. Any remaining suspense associated with the run-up to the convention centers around (1) whether, or to what extent, she will continue to tack to the left and (2) the identity of her running mate. Show More Summary

Omri Ceren: Dollarizing Iran (2)

(Scott Johnson) On Tuesday Eli Lake reported on the State Department’s letter to the governors of all 50 states as well as some local officials asking them to reconsider any laws on the books that called for divesting state funds from...Show More Summary

Trump-Schilling 2016!

(Steven Hayward) I think I have the winning ticket for Trump. He should immediately name legendary Boston pitcher Curt Schilling as his running mate. Schilling was fired from ESPN yesterday for stating what most Americans of common sense believe about... Show More Summary

Four and Twenty

(Steven Hayward) Several folks are wondering whether my previous post about the presidential prospects of the Dowager Countess of Chappaqua was written under the influence of some hallucinogenic substance, and all I’ll say is that you...Show More Summary

Congratulations to the Ethics and Public Policy Center

(Paul Mirengoff) Last night, I had the privilege of attending the Ethics and Public Policy Center’s 40th anniversary dinner. Rich Lowry was there and offers his congratulations, along with a short video. He calls EPPC an “indispensable...Show More Summary

Park Ranger mocks Constitution while leading tour of Independence Hall

(Paul Mirengoff) Mary “Missy” Hogan, a National Park Service employee who gives guided tours of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, stunned a group of tourists this week by telling them that the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence...Show More Summary

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