Look at the last hundred years' worth of presidents, and you'll notice a trend of which Trump can't partake.
A few movie reviews for when you decide you need a quick break from politics.
HH: It’s the last radio hour of the week. It is my first Hillsdale Dialogue since returning on vacation. Dr. Larry Arnn is also back from vacation. I get more static when I go on vacation about not doing the Hillsdale Dialogue than any...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) State Department investigators have concluded that Huma Abedin, one of Hillary Clinton’s closest aides, was overpaid by nearly $10,000 while working at the State Department, the Washington Post reports. The finding emerged publicly from letters sent by Sen. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) The Obama administration has released this YouTube video, starring Morgan Freeman–the only participant I recognize–and other people who apparently are famous, including Queen Noor, to sell the Iran deal. What is their...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) We noted here the other day that Bernie Sanders doesn’t hold to the orthodox Democratic Party line on immigration, suggesting instead that expanded immigration is a “right-wing Koch brothers” idea. The blowback from the left is rolling in. Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) Suburban “white flight” has long been a staple of liberal grievances against Amerika. But guess what, Hillary? Turns out American blacks are fleeing Democrat-run cities in large numbers now, too. Says the superb demographer...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Campaigning in New Hampshire last month, Jeb Bush said he wants to “phase out” traditional Medicare to build a more efficient, market-based system focused on patients. Democrats pounced immediately. DNC press secretary Holly Shulman claimed that under a Bush presidency seniors would lack the benefits they rely on. Show More Summary
SHOT: Smallest U.S. Wage Increase on Record Muddies Pay Picture. ” Signs of a nascent pickup in U.S. worker pay proved fleeting as wages and salaries climbed in the second quarter at the slowest pace on record. The 0.2 percent advance was the smallest in data going back to 1982.” Chaser: Clintons earned nearly $141M […]
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Clintons Reaped Millions From Foreign Bank After Hillary Intervened In UBS Tax Case To Reduce IRS’s Requested Disclosures Of Americans’ Offshore Accounts By 91%.
I AGREE: Trump’s Success Shows How Much The GOP Base Hates The GOP Leadership. If I were in the GOP leadership, this would give me pause. Or, perhaps, since this gives me pause, I wouldn’t be in the GOP leadership….
SO, BASICALLY, THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ARMED THE GUNMAN WHO TRIED TO KILL PAM GELLER: Assailant in Garland, Texas, attack bought gun in 2010 under Fast and Furious operation. More and more, I’m doubting that this federal gun-smuggling operation was “botched,” or a “fiasco,” except to the extent that people found out what was going on.
THIS IS MODERATELY AMUSING: Man Describes All 50 States If They Were Actually People In A Bar.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION “CRITICAL MASS” THEORY DOESN’T APPLY TO MEN: A Washington Post op-ed argues for extending Title IX to college admissions. [O]ne of academia’s little-known secrets is that private college admissions are exempt from Title...Show More Summary
LEGAL EDUCATION: New Law School Courses Explore Nietzsche, Guns and Bible. Hey, I was taking students to the shooting range back in the 1990s, though after I let them shoot the MP5 and got stuck with a several-hundred-dollar ammo bill my enthusiasm waned a bit. The women in particular seemed to enjoy full-auto.
LIFE IN OBAMA’S AMERICA: Reporter expelled from public university ‘Black Lives’ event for not being of ‘African descent.’ And this remains evergreen, alas: Worst president ever.
FASTER, PLEASE: Non-invasive spinal cord stimulation gets paralyzed legs moving voluntarily again.
YES, WE’LL BE HIRING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW THIS FALL: Here’s the info.
THE SCIENCE IS SURPRISINGLY UNSETTLED: How Far Can the Human Eye See a Candle Flame?
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