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In the Wake of the Planned Parenthood Shooting, We Need Prayer, Not Demagoguery

I know that very many have commented on the shootings in Colorado. I confess, though, that I was and remain stunned by this in my inbox from Cecile Richards: Dear Kathryn, It is heartbreaking. Our thoughts are with the families of the...Show More Summary

Merkelmania: Not What It Was

The Daily Telegraph: Almost half of German voters do not want Angela Merkel to serve another term as chancellor, according to a new poll. Some 48 per cent of those questioned in the survey for Bild newspaper said they did not want Mrs...Show More Summary

Hosting the Olympics: Hamburgers Don’t Bite

In yet another reminder that the Olympics and democracy don’t fit very well today, voters in Hamburg have just rejected the idea that their city should volunteer to host the games. The BBC: Residents of the German city of Hamburg have voted against hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Show More Summary

Krauthammer's Take: Obama Lives in His Own ‘Idealistic and Deluded, Undergrad Imagination’

Despite most Americans viewing global warming as unimportant, President Obama is focusing on the issue because he exists in his own “idealistic and deluded undergrad imagination,” Charles Krauthammer argued tonight.  Shannon Bream, filling...Show More Summary

What I Loved and Hated About This Half-Season of The Walking Dead

Look, I know I’m the junior zombie-blogger in these parts, but I can’t let Jonah have all the fun. There was lots to love and hate about this half-season, so with the necessary spoiler warning, let’s proceed. I know that I’m an outlier...Show More Summary

The Politics of the Colorado Springs Murders

Over at Bloomberg View, I go into the questions of what responsibility pro-lifers bear for the murders in Colorado Springs, what political movements generally have a responsibility to do to discourage violence, and how selectively the press covers these issues. Show More Summary

Here's a Surprise: Iran Rejects Scrutiny of its Weapons Program

The ink is barely dry on the Iranian nuclear agreement, and Iran is already threatening to walk: Iran said Sunday there would be no final implementation of a nuclear deal with world powers unless a probe into allegations of past weapons...Show More Summary

Liberal Writer Blames Al Gore for Eco-Terrorism and #BlackLivesMatter for Police Shootings

At least that’s how I read this piece, by Slate’s Michelle Goldberg. She chronicles an alleged increase in violence and threats of violence against Planned Parenthood and then says this: It’s ludicrous to suggest that this climate of...Show More Summary

WaPo vs. Cruz on the Colorado Springs Murders

Charles, a reader I’ll identify as “PJM” emailed me about the Washington Post’s treatment of that quote. Here’s the email with some light edits: Please tell me that you or someone at NR is going to take on this hatchet job at the Washington Post. Show More Summary

Salami Slicing and the Politics of Immigration

In the world of grand strategy, the term “salami slicing” is used to refer to seemingly minor actions, none of which will provoke an outright military confrontation in themselves, which amount to a major strategic challenge when taken as a whole. Show More Summary

Abortion Numbers Fell Again in 2012

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported abortion statistics for 2012. Overall, the news is good for pro-lifers. Among the states consistently reporting data, abortions fell by nearly 4 percent between 2011 and 2012....Show More Summary

8 Random Thoughts About The Walking Dead, At Halftime (Some spoilers)

So last night’s episode of The Walking Dead was the mid-season finale. I have a few thoughts. Note: there are spoilers. In order to minimize the damage to those not caught up,  I won’t go into great detail explaining what I’m referring to. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Is Being Unfairly Criticized for his Post-Colorado Comments

Ted Cruz is being slammed for comments he made in Iowa over the weekend. Here’s RawStory with a typical characterization: In a frantic effort to pin blame on the Planned Parenthood terror attack on Friday on anyone but the anti-choice right, Sen. Show More Summary

Rhetoric Schmetoric

So, what does this tell us about the “overheated rhetoric” in our culture? The threat that caused the University of Chicago to cancel classes today, per Tribune: — Patrick Svitek (@PatrickSvitek) November 30, 2015 My answer: Nothing. That’s right: Nothing.

New York Times Reports that Influx of Low-Skilled, Undocumented Immigrants Hurts Workers#...#in Turkey

Well, well, well . . .  Many here in Eskisehir [a city in Turkey experiencing tough economic times] say that an influx of refugees from Syria and others without Turkish work papers is making the economy worse – even though Eskisehir is 400 miles from the Syrian border. Show More Summary

A Dozen Things that Caught My Eye Today (Nov. 30, 2015)

1. God bless them! :  World, meet Garnet J. Brewer! At 7 lbs., 13 oz. & 21 in., she made her appearance after 5.5 hours of… — Mary Katharine Ham (@mkhammer) November 29, 2015 2. The National Review Institute and the Heritage Foundation are co-sponsoring an event on Friday on persecuted Christians. Show More Summary

A Cyber Monday Shopping Guide...

I trust my colleagues won’t mind my posting the Cyber Monday Shopping Guide from today’s Morning Jolt… Cyber  Monday  Shopping Guide! No pressure, but I got almost all of my Christmas shopping done this weekend. My delivery list became...Show More Summary

Careful with the Panic: Violent Crime and Gun Crime Are Both Dropping

Since Friday’s shooting in Colorado Springs, I have spoken to a number of people who have insisted earnestly that America is spiraling out of control. “This is just how we live now,” they have told me. And then they have asked the usual...Show More Summary

Rubio on Life and Exceptions

Joe Scarborough said this morning that Rubio had not clarified whether he believes that abortion should be legal in cases where it is necessary to protect the mother’s life. I asked Rubio’s spokesman Alex Conant about this issue and he replied over email: “Marco personally opposes abortion in all cases except life of the mother. Show More Summary

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