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A Strange New Awareness of Who's Trying to Cross Our Southern Border

The New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, July 8: On Fox Business on Tuesday, [Marco] Rubio gave a pathetic master class in cowardly evasion, stammering his way though an interview in which he was asked repeatedly for an opinion about [Donald] Trump. Show More Summary

The ISIS Debate Is Now an Immigration Debate; Of Course, That Helps Trump.

Are you ready for Donald Trump’s war on terror? According to ABC News’ new poll out this morning, most Republicans are: Forty-two percent of leaned Republicans say they trust Trump over his top four opponents to handle terrorism; his nearest competitor, Bush, gets just 18 percent. Show More Summary

DC Circuit Judge: ‘Metadata Collection Entirely Consistent with Fourth Amendment'

The United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has denied a request to rehear a challenge to the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of metadata – i.e., telephone usage information but not the content of conversations. Show More Summary

Sweden and Belgium: Silencing and Denial

Sweden’s immigration catastrophe is hardly news, but, writing in the New York Times, Benjamin Teitelbaum underlines how much of the responsibility for it lies with the refusal of ‘establishment’ parties of the left, far left (well, it’s...Show More Summary

Terrorists, Climate, and Trump.

On Need to Know this week Jay and I welcome the great Steven Hayward of to discuss the elaborate  Kabuki show that is about to unfold in Paris — the climate summit. As Steve says, he keeps track of the climate wars so that we don’t have to. Show More Summary

Communalism in Bradford

From the Daily Mail, October 2 2015: An Asian family who converted to Christianity claim they are being driven out of their home for the second time by Muslim persecutors. Nissar Hussain, his wife Kubra and their six children said they...Show More Summary

On Wilson's Progressive Racism

I still haven’t decided what I think about the tumult at Princeton. I’m against caving into the mob. I’m also against airbrushing history. But I also really hate Woodrow Wilson. I’ll keep pondering.  But in the meantime I think it’s worth pushing back on the idea that Wilson’s racism stemmed from the fact he was a Southerner. Show More Summary

It's Long Past Time For Fixit

Finland’s economic woes are not news for anyone who follows the news from that part of the world, but, as the Daily Telegraph’s Ambrose Evans-Pritchard highlighted earlier this week, they illustrate the point that the euro doesn’t only...Show More Summary

College Sports Nomenclature Update

After much defiance, foot-dragging, and gritting of teeth, the citizens of North Dakota have finally, reluctantly chosen the name Fighting Hawks for the University of North Dakota’s athletic teams. The new nickname replaces FightingShow More Summary

Colbert Mocks Conservatives, and His Ratings Decline

It looks like the liberal cocoon comedy of late-night political satire  doesn’t play quite as well to a broader audience. Via Instapundit, I discovered this : For Stephen Colbert, the late-night honeymoon appears to be over... according...Show More Summary

Don't Bet on the Harvard Law School ‘Hate Crime’

There are few student species more nakedly ambitious, focused, and future-oriented than the average Harvard law student. Having likely spent his undergraduate years planning admissions maximization strategies, he now has the Holy Grail almost within his grasp. Show More Summary

NR at 60: The Musical

Enjoy this wonderful commemorative video courtesy of our sister organization, the National Review Institute:

Pew Report Shows Attrition of the Illegal Population Is Possible

Is the era of mass migration from Mexico really “at an end”? That’s the claim of a new report from the  Pew Research Center titled ” More Mexicans Leaving Than Coming to the U.S. ” It finds a net decline of the Mexican population ofShow More Summary

Want 'Power' in College? Read a Book.

A Columbia University undergraduate is on the super-super-senior track to graduation because of, you guessed it, Homer, Dante, Shakespeare, et al. From the Daily Caller: Columbia students and faculty gathered Wednesday night for a panel...Show More Summary

Uh, the House Bill to Pause the Syrian Refugee Program Doesn’t Really Pause the Syrian Refugee Program

It was nice to see the House get a veto-proof majority for its Syrian refugee bill. The problem is, when you get down to it, it doesn ’ t do anything. The bill doesn ’ t explicitly pause the in-take of Syrian refugees; it adds an additional layer of certification. Show More Summary

Let’s Not Do That Again

As Jim explains at some length below, even the insurance companies that were the greatest boosters of the so-called Affordable Care Act are fleeing the exchanges or preparing to flee them; certain unkind rodential-nautical metaphors come to mind. Show More Summary

Cruz and the Politics of National Security

Senator Rubio has criticized Senator Cruz for voting to “weaken U.S. intelligence,” and other Cruz critics–including the inveterate ones at the Wall Street Journal–are hitting him on national security. I don’t think the criticisms are especially persuasive, or politically effective. Show More Summary

Watch Trump's Exchange on Muslims Registering With the Government

Watch Donald Trump’s exchange with a reporter about requiring Muslims to register with the U.S. government and judge for yourself. Here’s a transcript of their exchange: MSNBC Reporter: Should there be a database or system that tracks Muslims in this country? Donald Trump: There should be a lot of systems. Show More Summary

Terror Attack in Mali Vividly Illustrates Jihadists' Reach

By now you’ve no doubt seen this news: Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Mali’s capital on Friday with 170 guests and staff, killing at least three people and taking hostages in a city that serves as a logistics hub for French and American...Show More Summary

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