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Hillary Clinton: Revealing the Fraud She Is (VIDEO)

The Wikileaks e-mail release has been nearly ignored by the media. As National Review  already reported, there is more damning evidence of corruption and fraud than we even knew. The latest evidence shows the depth of Hillary Clinton’s deception on everything from her e-mail server to immigration policy. Show More Summary

Peace Prize, &c.

On the homepage today, I have an essay about this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, awarded to Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos. I put this decision in historical context. (I once spent a fair amount of time on the Nobel Peace Prize,...Show More Summary

The Accusers

Unless he was going to confess and throw himself on the mercy of the court (and it’s kind of late for that), Trump had no alternative but deny, deny, deny. Of course, the denials are a little tinny given that he was caught on tape boasting that he does this sort of thing as a general matter. Show More Summary

Monday links

Happy Birthday, Rita Hayworth: this excellent compilation of her dancing, set to Stayin’ Alive, will brighten your day. How to Track a Human. Arsenic Pills and Lead Foundation: The History of Toxic Makeup. Still perfect 20 years later: Dave Barry’s Halloween column from 1996, Night Of The Living Chocolate. Show More Summary

‘Political Terrorism’ in North Carolina. An Outlier or a Harbinger?

From the first Morning Jolt of the week: ‘Political Terrorism’ in North Carolina. An Outlier or a Harbinger? Thankfully, no one was hurt. Republican county offices across North Carolina are being warned after a headquarters in Orange...Show More Summary

Bob Dylan and the Sound of Music

Bob Dylan writes but not for the page. On their own, standing apart from his artful and often soulful delivery of them, the words to his songs fall as flat as the screen on which you can read them. True, they can please by stirring your memory of the songs as you’ve heard him perform them. Show More Summary

The Unshackling, Cont.

It would be hard to think of a better way for Trump to demonstrate how thoroughly he has rejected his brief “pivot” of mid-August than literally taking apart a TelePrompTer. (Watch the clip if you haven’t seen it. Trump is nothing if not an entertaining performer.)      Trump Dismantles TelePrompTer

A Postmodern NFL

In an essay that could come right out of 1984, Washington Post Ministry of Truth writers Drew Harwell and Rick Maese struggle to explain the abrupt erosion of the NFL’s televised audiences. They manage to cite every conceivable longer-term...Show More Summary

The 2016 Cubs: One Of The Best Defensive Teams Since 1900

As the Chicago Cubs kick off the National League Championship Series tonight against the Dodgers, there is great hope in Cub-land for this year’s edition finally breaking the franchise’s 108-year drought since last winning the World Series, or at least its 71-year drought since last appearing in the World Series. Show More Summary

From The Office of Jonah Goldberg

In Friday’s Goldberg File ”News”letter, Jonah Goldberg stated, in a fit of writerly pique, that he will be voting Evan McMullin. There’s some confusion about whether or not Goldberg has “unendorsed” the Sweet Meteor of Death, AKA SMOD. Show More Summary

Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers Must Promote Abortion

It is abundantly easy to get an abortion in California. How easy? My radical state is so intent that no unwanted pregnancy be carried to term that it allows nurse practitioners to kill fetuses. But some babies escape the abortion maw because of pro-life pregnancy counseling centers. Show More Summary

Justice Ginsburg Apologizes for Kaepernick Comments after Backlash from the Left

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologized Friday for describing San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem as “dumb and disrespectful.” “Barely aware of the incident or its purpose, my comments were inappropriately dismissive and harsh,” Ginsburg said. Show More Summary

Yes, Each Day Can Be Worse than Yesterday

Just when you thought the race had gotten as strange and tawdry as it possibly could, this happened. First, a man has come forward to rebut claims that Trump groped a woman on a flight decades ago: Donald Trump’s campaign says a British...Show More Summary

The Washington Press Corps Is So Polite

Who says civility is dead? Check out Washington Post reporter Juliet Eilperen giving Hillary Clinton campaign chair, John Podesta, a “heads up” that she’s mentioning him in a story: .@washingtonpost WH bureau chief @eilperin tips off...Show More Summary

McMullin's Path

A fascinating and enjoyably fantastical read. McMullin's Path

Fact-Checking Follies

PolitiFact Texas, like other media “fact-checkers,” have been defending Hillary Clinton from the charge that she favors legal abortion throughout pregnancy. They take at face value her claim to favor a ban on abortions very late in pregnancy,...Show More Summary

Rounding Up the Seventh Batch of WikiLeaks E-Mails from Democrats

What’s in the seventh batch of e-mails released by WikiLeaks? “Can of worms”: Considering how quickly and loudly Colin Powell emphasized that he did not advise her to use her own private server, maybe the whole Clinton campaign should have listened to Robby Mook. Show More Summary

Ecocide: Criminalizing GMO

You may not have heard much about “ecocide,” the newest thrust by radical environmentalists to criminalize large scale exploitation of natural resources and innovations such as GMO foods and products. Ecocide is envisioned as a “crime against peace,” equivalent to genocide or ethnic cleansing. Show More Summary

New Hampshire Getting Tighter?

The good polling news for Trump has been sparse this week, but this WBUR poll with Hillary’s lead at just 3 points in the four-way in New Hampshire is a bright spot. New Hampshire Getting Tighter?

Trump The Transgressive Candidate

It can be hazardous to generalize too much about Donald Trump’s supporters, especially during a general election when Trump has the support (often grudging) of a lot of people who did not want him as the Republican nominee. But in evaluating...Show More Summary

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