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Keith Ellison’s Very Bad Week

From the last Morning Jolt of the week… Keith Ellison’s Bad Week You know that Minnesota Congressman and aspiring DNC Chair Keith Ellison has had a bad week when yesterday’s news about his imam’s views on homosexuality is only the third- or fourth-worst bit of news for him in the past day. Admittedly, they’re tough to rank. Show More Summary

Friday links

December 2, 1823: the Monroe Doctrine, the announcement forbidding countries outside of North and South American to interfere in American affairs. The Medical Dangers of Kissing.  A brief history of competitive eating. Want your hoo-ha...Show More Summary

New Nordlinger Collection

“Few writers have Jay Nordlinger’s range. A handful write with his verve. A very small number know as much. But only Jay Nordlinger can do it all. In this volume he does.” – – William Kristol, editor, The Weekly Standard This book will be available in about a week. Show More Summary

WATCH: Democrat Tim Ryan for Uses Ethnic Slur, Gets Called Out on Live TV

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews admonished Rep. Tim Ryan, who ran and lost against Nancy Pelosi for the House Minority Leadership, for using an ethnic slur in an interview this week. Ryan said,  ”So, you can still maintain a level of pragmatism...Show More Summary

Krauthammer’s Take: It’s Good to Have a Defense Secretary Known As ‘Mad Dog'

Charles Krauthammer said that Donald Trump’s looking to form a connection with Mitt Romney before making him secretary of state, and he also praised the James Mattis pick because he would be intimidating to hostile actors: We’ve never...Show More Summary

France Censors Down Syndrome Ad Over Abortion

Conscience is a good thing. It is the path to repentance, forgiveness, and healing. Take Project Rachel, the compassionate pro-life project that aids women overcome the grief and guilt some experience from having had an abortion.  But France doesn’t want women to feel badly for having aborted a Down syndrome baby. Show More Summary

On the Legality of the Mattis Nomination

Reports that President-Elect Trump will nominate retired Marine General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense have brought to the public’s attention a 1940s-era statute that purports to limit the power of the president to nominate recently...Show More Summary

Pelosi's Win: A Lost Opportunity for Democrats

Nancy Pelosi won reelection Wednesday to her post as House Democratic leader, holding off a long-shot challenge from Ohio congressman Tim Ryan. The day before, she made a revealing comment to the Huffington Post (in bold): “This election is not going to be won at fundraisers on the coasts,” the Ohio Democrat told The Wall Street Journal last week. Show More Summary

General Mattis Is an Outstanding Choice for Secretary of Defense

Donald Trump has picked an honorable, thoughtful, and courageous warrior to lead the Pentagon. He knows how lead men in battle. He’s an outstanding strategic thinker, and he’s unencumbered by politically correct nonsense. Trump’s cabinet...Show More Summary

General James Mattis to Be Named Secretary of Defense

According to the Washington Post’s Dan Lamothe, President-elect Donald Trump will name retired Marine Corps General James “Mad Dog” Mattis as his secretary of defense. Mattis, 66, retired as the chief of U.S. Central Command in spring 2013 after serving more than four decades in the Marine Corps. Show More Summary

Job Opening at National Review: Deputy Managing Editor, Digital

We’re seeking a new deputy managing editor to assist in the editing and production of National Review ’s daily web publication, National Review Online. Location: New York, N.Y. (But strong applicants for remote work will be considered.) Responsibilities...Show More Summary

Simple Questions About Christians in the Workplace

I speak frequently on college campuses, and my more liberal audience members often dispute my assertion that Christians face increasing challenges in the academy and the corporate marketplace. I sometimes respond with the following questions: John and Jill are both applying to work at a company like Google, Apple, Starbucks, or Disney. Show More Summary

Ten Non-Legal Thoughts

I’m just a poor but reasonably honest civil-rights lawyer, not a political expert or psychologist, but I did have a few thoughts on the post-election fallout that I’m observing: No one can deny that there is racism in America’s past, and no one can deny that there are still racists. Show More Summary

Vegans Shriek over Beef Tallow in New British Five Pound Note

Vegans in the U.K. are upset that they will have to touch money that contains a bit of beef tallow. From a column in The Guardian: Few industries are as secretive as the one that murders 22m animals each day in the UK alone, and theShow More Summary

Noncitizen Voting Has Not Been ‘Debunked’

In criticizing Donald Trump’s unsupported claim that millions of noncitizens swung the popular vote, the media have gone too far in the other direction, dismissing legitimate — albeit merely suggestive — evidence that significant noncitizen voting does occur in American elections. Show More Summary

Rep. Keith Ellison’s Imam: Homosexuality Is ‘Not What God Intended’

From the Thursday edition of the Morning Jolt… Rep. Keith Ellison’s Imam: Homosexuality Is ‘Not What God Intended’ BuzzFeed has decided that the world needed an expose of the religious views of the pastor of Chip and Joanna Gaines, host of the Fixer Upper series on HGTV. Show More Summary

A Mortal Enemy of Art: Identity Politics

In addition to being a great opera, Aida is an interesting story. Egyptians enslave Ethiopians, and an Egyptian officer falls in love with a slave girl — a princess, to be sure, but still: a slave. The consequences are severe. The couple does not live happily ever after (in an earthly way). Show More Summary

About Fidel Castro, from One Who Knows

In the days since Fidel Castro’s death, I’ve wanted to talk to Lincoln Diaz-Balart. And now I have, in a Q&A podcast. Lincoln is a veteran lawyer and politician. He served in Congress for nearly 20 years. His family was prominent inShow More Summary

Linda Greenhouse vs. Federalism on Abortion

Linda Greenhouse writes in the New York Times that President-elect Trump’s stated view that Roe v. Wade should be overturned and states should be able to set their own abortion policies would result in a country “half-slave and half-free.”...Show More Summary

Trump Needs To Take The VA Secretary Job Seriously

Among all the various things Donald Trump promised on the trail, few will be more central to the argument that his Administration has succeeded or failed than whether he can say, four years from now, that he made meaningful improvements in our system of veterans’ healthcare. Show More Summary

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