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YouTube Mobilizes Muslims to Fight ISIS -- Will it Work?

The Huffington Post has a fascinating report on YouTube’s “battle against ISIS.” It turns out that the online video giant is actively recruiting Muslim voices to combat ISIS’s social media recruitment efforts: On a Thursday night late...Show More Summary

A New Front in the "War on Women"

Do you want to moderate the growth of Social Security benefits so that the program is solvent? Guess what: You’re waging a war on women! So writes Slate’s Helaine Olen. Her evidence consists of the facts that most Social Security beneficiaries...Show More Summary

Federalism and Education

One point worth keeping in mind, Charles, is that the federal government plays a much larger role in financing higher education than it does in financing K-12 education, and its policies have accordingly had a bigger impact. FederalShow More Summary

The Next Phase of the Abortion Debate

It is not at all uncommon for pro-life politicians to face vigorous questions about the particular abortion restrictions they favor, and for good reason. Americans are deeply divided over abortion, and it is only right that those  who take a pro-life stance carefully explain their reasoning. Show More Summary

Health Insurance, in Sickness and in Health

How Obamacare replacement plans can enable people with pre-existing conditions to get health insurance.

Dubious Discipline Data

The New York Times has an article today on a new school-discipline report being released that documents how, in 13 southern states, black students are suspended or expelled at higher rates than white students. But of course this is discrimination...Show More Summary

Jeb's Salutary Nod to Federalism

In the modern era, political actors and observers often fail to distinguish between the different levels of government that make up the American system. If a person is in favor of a given program at the state or local level, it is presumed...Show More Summary

The Chamber Should Start Its Own Ex-Im Bank

The U. S. Chamber of Commerce is running a public-relations campaign bemoaning the expiration of the Export-Import Bank, a nexus of crony-tastic corporate welfare that exists mainly to subsidize Boeing customers and, hence, Boeing. The...Show More Summary

Trump's War With Megyn Kelly Starts Up Again

As noted below, Donald Trump sent out another series of hostile tweets about Megyn Kelly last night, and now the Fox News crew has responded: Bret Baier, Brian Kilmeade, Bill Hemmer, Janice Dean, Geraldo Rivera and even Sean Hannity Tweeted...Show More Summary

Scott Walker’s Fade

The latest New Hampshire and South Carolina polls  suggest that Scott Walker’s fade is continuing.  He has been among the most hurt by Trump’s rise, in part because he has seemed most confounded by it  —  his recent tangle on birthright citizenship being the latest example.

Bush v. Trump

The Bush campaign has obviously concluded over the last week or so that Trump is not going away and it needs to engage, especially with Trump gleefully whaling on the Florida governor almost every day. It’s still summer, but Trump certainly...Show More Summary

Latest Planned Parenthood Video: 'Planned Parenthood Is a Volume Institution'

Like Dr. Lecter, StemExpress can’t get enough livers. Via the Center for Medical Progress: The eighth video in the ongoing controversy over Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted fetal body parts shows the CEO of StemExpress, LLC, a major...Show More Summary

Why Is Trump Tweeting at Megyn Kelly Again?

Why does Donald Trump do this? What does he get out of it? How does it benefit him or his presidential campaign? I liked The Kelly File much better without @megynkelly. Perhaps she could take another eleven day unscheduled vacation! — Donald J. Show More Summary

Every Day Is Old-Timers’ Day in the Democratic Party

From the Tuesday Morning Jolt: Every Day Is Old-Timers’ Day in the Democratic Party From our perspective, this is delicious… Biden has another card to play in soliciting Warren’s support. He would be 74 years old if he were elected president in 2016, an issue he may have a way of addressing. Show More Summary

Sense and Solidarity

I’d like to add to what Kevin has said — here and here — about Scott Walker, China, and the Great Republican Boob-Off (a.k.a. the GOP primaries and caucuses). Last month, a Walker adviser told National Journal, “You start in Iowa and lock up conservatives, because if you don’t do that, none of the rest matters. Show More Summary

From the Trenches to Narnia

The latest installment of The Bookmonger podcast features Joseph Loconte, author of A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-18. WeShow More Summary

Tuesday links

August 24th – 25th: the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and destruction of Pompeii in 79 A.D. Norwegian company  live streaming 11 months of caviar aging. New study:  yawns aren’t contagious if you’re a psychopath. Pop-Tart beer. GalleryShow More Summary

Re: Walker's Other Gripes

Jim, that’s all true, but the organ-harvesting and persecution of Christians and general totalitarian hideousness were all old hat back in 2013, when Scott Walker himself was visiting China to chat up Xi Jinping. What’s new is that Walker...Show More Summary

Walker: Cancel Chinese President's Visit to U.S.

Governor Walker’s full statement on Chinese president Xi Jinping’s impending visit to the U.S. in light of China’s sudden economic downturn is below. (Kevin responded to the statement earlier today in the Corner): Americans are struggling...Show More Summary

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