(John Hinderaker) Today John, Paul and Steve got together for Episode 25 of the Power Line show, along with Eliana Johnson, Washington Editor for the National Review. We kicked around the latest news and Washington gossip about the presidential race on both sides of the aisle. Show More Summary
Turns out Bill Kristol isn't the only major conservative magazine editor who's concluded the gigantic GOP presidential field has turned out to be lacking. Here's National Review's Rich Lowry at...
"Yelp is filled with one- and two-star reviews of America's most pristine and majestic natural wonders. And honestly, they're riveting....""Don't waste your time!!!... I paid $20 for nothing but nasty rock and salt... You can find the exact same things in other places, and generally, they do it better...."
This weekend I was reviewing the games from my last tournament, the National Open, in preparation for my next one. I had thought that my win in the fourth round was not very interesting, but actually there was more to learn from it than I expected. I was playing Black against Travis Guenther from Texas. […]
National Review, Who’s Toby Miles?, by Eliana Johnson: The IRS disclosed in a court filing on Monday that former agency official Lois Lerner used a second personal e-mail operated under the alias “Toby Miles” to conduct IRS business. Her use of the mysterious account has prompted speculation into the source...
In a nation obsessed with nostalgia, the Sixties have emerged in recent years as America's favorite decade to look back on. Debuting tonight on TNT, Public Morals isn't going to replace the now over and gone Mad Men as a portal to that time. Show More Summary
As critics of United States President Barack Obama’s plan to shut down the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison warn of dangerous threats to national security, a new review by the Guardian reveals that an overwhelming majority of those so-called “worst of the worst terrorists” were captured by non-US forces for questionable purposes.
According to Stars & Stripes, Jack E. Lechner Jr. the superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery was fired because “a review of his performance “called into question his ability to serve successfully as a senior leader.”” The Army wouldn’t elaborate beyond that statement. Actually, I’d expect that statement to be followed by an announcement of a […]
The National Park Service turns 99 years old on Tuesday. To celebrate, the Department of the Interior has waived admission fees for all NPS sites for the day. That's a pretty sweet deal. You should stop reading this right now, call in sick, and enjoy the great outdoors. Show More Summary
As part of a periodic review, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is calling for public submissions on its draft guidelines on the use of assisted reproductive technology in clinical practice and research. This, in lay terms, is the practice of in vitro fertiliszation (IVF). read more
(August 23, 2015 02:10 PM, by Alberto Mingardi) National Review has published two outstanding articles on Robert Conquest. George Will writes that if books can change history, Conquest's certainly did. Will quotes one flabbergasting passage from "The Great Terror." The context is the preparation for the great purge... (0 COMMENTS)
Victor David Hanson’s National Review piece from early last week says something that pretty much everybody knows, but is often not said as bluntly as VDH puts it – Obama just flat out does not know how the world works. Hanson’s thesis: The...Show More Summary
This is from the very conservative Jay Nordlinger over at National Review: There’s been some comment of late about Bobby Jindal, and I’d like to add some of my own. As I’ve said before, I love the guy — even when he’s pretending to be a populist boob, in an effort to keep up with Trump. Show More Summary
It's been a great week in mobile tech, and this is your look back at it all! Last week saw the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, and this week saw Android Central's definitive review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, and as you might expect, it's a great device for the Android crowd. Show More Summary
Review of Jack Lechner’s performance “called into question” his ability to lead, Army said.
In an article in the National Review, associate professor of neurobiology and anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Maureen L. Condic, argues that Planned Parenthood’s claim that we need aborted babies for life saving medical research is false. Condic mentions Nathalia Holt’s article in the New York Times, “The Case for Fetal-Cell […]
Thumbnail: Hitman: Agent 47 has enjoyable action, paper-thin characters, and an incomprehensible plot. Well, one out of three ain't bad. The Box Office: 20th Century Fox released Hitman: Agent 47 in national sneak peeks last night starting at 8:00 pm. I'm hoping to have the Thursday gross by the time I publish this (Sinister 2 earned [...]
A proposed standard from ASHRAE and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) to create smart facilities supporting smart grids is open for public review until Oct. 6, 2015. ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201P, Facility Smart Grid...Show More Summary
In one corner sat Gore Vidal, author and liberal bon vivant; in the other was William F. Buckley Jr., talk-show host, conservative blowhard and founder of the far-right publication National Review. It was 1968, and ABC News, desperate for ratings, had decided to throw a hail-Mary pass by inviting the duo to...
George Will on the proposed Eisenhower Memorial. An excerpt from National Review: Gehry is 86, world famous, and impatient with philistines who note that his proposal is discordant with the Mall’s aesthetic. But Prometheus need not conform: “There are sorts of rules about architectural expression which have to fit into a certain channel. Show More Summary