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Unfortunately, Anti-Flag-Burning Laws Are Popular

Donald Trump tweeted this today: Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 29, 2016 This is a terrible, terrible idea. Show More Summary

The Victim Mentality Kills

From the Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt: The Victim Mentality Kills Take a good look at the Facebook post of the Ohio State University attacker. Sure, there’s plenty of that familiar jihadist rhetoric. “America, stop interfering with other countries, especially the Muslim Ummah. Show More Summary

CBS Continues Love-Fest Over Castro, Calling Him a 'Revolutionary Hero'

Yesterday, CBS News continued a love-fest over deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro by asking people what the “best thing” Castro did for Cubans was. Never mind the thousands of murdered citizens, CBS cares more about the “good” carried...Show More Summary

European Values: Juncker on Castro

In the course of a post yesterday on the, well, interesting reaction of certain political figures to Castro’s death, I included these words by Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the EU Commission (its top bureaucrat): A hero [for]...Show More Summary

Bill Clinton's Lesson for the GOP

Two news stories that I ran across while researching my recent column on the Latino vote rang a faint bell in my mind. It didn’t hurt that each story reinforced the other. One was that Bill Clinton had urged his wife’s campaign to shore...Show More Summary

Exposing the Diversity Mania’s Hypocrisy

In one of last year’s most disappointing decisions, a divided Supreme Court gave the green light to the University of Texas to continue using racial preferences to admit a “more diverse” student body and thereby supposedly bring about a better educational environment. Show More Summary

U.S. Abortion Rate Continues To Decline

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week released its Abortion Surveillance report for 2013, revealing that the abortion rate in the U.S. continued its steady decline from previous years. In the 46 states reporting data for both 2012 and 2013, the overall number of abortions fell by almost five percent. Show More Summary

DeVos and Detroit's Charter Schools

Douglas Harris, writing in the New York Times, says that Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee to be Education Secretary, “is partly responsible for what even charter [school] advocates acknowledge is the biggest school reform disaster in the country.” Her mistake: “She devised Detroit’s system to run like the Wild West. Show More Summary

The Columbus Terror Attack and the Left's Willful Blindness

The latest Somali immigrant attack in America’s heartland was as predictable as it was preventable. Ten people are hospitalized in an attack that could have been much worse, but for our fortunate ability to counter the terrorist with...Show More Summary

Not A Parody

I concluded a while ago that the ongoing game of “Cabinet Apprentice” is a ridiculous spectacle, mixing infotainment, reality show drama, ego-stroking of Donald Trump and a remarkably clever, albeit cynical, effort to reward supporters by talking them up for positions they’ll never get, all rolled into one. Show More Summary

Castro’s Uncounted Victims

At this moment, there comes to mind Huber Matos. A Cuban intellectual, a teacher, he took part in the 1959 seizure of power but then failed to please Fidel Castro, his erstwhile comrade, now self-styled Máximo Líder. So he spent 20 years...Show More Summary

NR Institute Seeking Intern Applications (Paid!)

That get your attention? I hope so. The good people at NRI, our not-for-profit sister organization (dedicated to preserving the Buckley legacy, among many other things), are seeking qualified interns for part-time (paid!) service in its New York City office. Show More Summary

Obamacare: Against "Repeal-and-Delay"

Republicans gravitate toward a flawed strategy. Obamacare: Against "Repeal-and-Delay"

What Your Loved Ones Need to Unwrap This Holiday Season

It’s Cyber Monday, which is what you turn to after sustaining serious injuries while shopping on Black-and-Blue Friday. If you’re looking for gift ideas for friends and family who enjoy National Review, start with NR  caps and t-shirts,...Show More Summary

WATCH: Unbelievable Clips of American Media Mourning and Praising Fidel Castro

Long time Cuban dictator Fidel Castro died this weekend. Many members of the American media spent time praising him — failing to mention the victims of his murderous regime. This montage is a shameful display of ignorance and disrespect...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton 2020: Because America Hasn’t Suffered Enough.

From the first Morning Jolt of the week: Hillary Clinton 2020: Because America Hasn’t Suffered Enough. Hillary Clinton declared Saturday, through her campaign, that she supported the recount process in Wisconsin started by Green Party...Show More Summary

Monday links

Six ways to modify your baseball bat into a zombie-killing weapon: real versions and an infographic. The Origins of 10 Nicknames. Back When Your Thanksgiving Dinner Walked Hundreds of Miles to Market: The forgotten history of turkeyShow More Summary

Castro Watch

Professors who love Castro: a College Fix roundup. Castro, the horror story: from our friends at Liberty Island. Castro

The Sore Losers v. the Sore Winner

Trump was of course on  very solid ground blasting the ridiculous recount campaign, but couldn’t help taking the case for his victory… a little far. Trump Alleges Illegal Votes

Withdraw, Mr. Romney

It’s hard to understand Kellyanne Conway’s very public campaign against Mitt Romney, which began on Twitter and continued on the Sunday shows this morning, as anything other than an effort to force Romney to withdraw from consideration for Secretary of State. Show More Summary

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