VP Joe Biden or Texas Gov. Rick Perry? “Things have gotten really out of whack, folks.” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy or National Review? “A president who has made ending the war on terrorism the central focus of his foreign policy must now change. He must now make winning the war a priority.” Rick Perry […]
From ‘A review of the war’, The Spectator, 19 September 1914: It is the duty of all English publicists to make people here understand the splendid heroism with which the… Continue reading The post The Spectator at war: A heroic little nation appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The Mountain Goats’ mastermind John Darnielle recently released his debut novel, Wolf In White Van, to really good reviews. (You can hear the first few minutes of the audiobook version, read by Darnielle himself, right here.) The New York Times reports that the novel has been nominated for the 2014 National Book Award for fiction. [...]
California's recently passed law forbidding anti-disparagement clauses in a business' terms of sale, could soon get a national review, as Congress looks to take up a similar measure.
Customers shop at a supermarket in Chicago Tuesday, April 29, 2008. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast WASHINGTON — Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that...Show More Summary
CNN host Fareed Zakaria has been accused of plagiarism again. Our Bad Media, the group that brought down left-wing Buzzfeed's Benny Johnson before National Review hired him, found that "two dozen episodes of Fareed Zakaria GPS contain...Show More Summary
We’re still months away from the FCC and the Justice Dept. completing their reviews (and hopefully putting the brakes on) the merger between the nation’s two largest cable companies. And even though the initial questions being asked by regulators show that the deal is not inevitable, Comcast’s CEO is counting on being able to convince the folks in D.C. … [More]
Alice Coote as Xerxes Handel Xerxes; Alice Coote, Sarah Tynan, Andrew Watts, cond: Michael Hofstetter; English National Opera Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Sep 15 2014 Star rating: 4.5 Fine revival of Nicholas Hytner's classic production...Show More Summary
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee reportedly thinks three Republican senators who were elected with Tea Party support are not as qualified as he is to be president. According to National Review, Huckabee touted his executive experience on Monday and "implicitly made the case against" the potential candidacies of Sens. Show More Summary
In Politico Magazine, but discussed at the National Review. Our anthem is too militaristic? Um, we're not even in the top fifteen. Here are the first few stanzas of the French national anthem. I've bolded my favorite parts. Let's go...
LONDON— After today’s Burberry Prorsum show, the Cut overheard a British journalist delivering a glowing review of Kate Moss. “She’s fabulous — a national treasure,” she said. “She’s going to be beautiful when she’s 90. She’s our Helen of Troy.” After a moment of reflection, she added: “But she is... More »
I went for a drive last night. I didn’t have a destination in mind. I just clipped my belt and started driving around Sydney, drinking in the beautiful light of our nation’s largest city and enjoying the luxury of the car I had to review. It’s called the Infiniti Q50, and I want to be in it and driving more than I want to be in my lounge room at home going nowhere. More »
The attorney general of Switzerland did a review of whether National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden would have to be extradited to the United States if he came to the country to testify as part of an inquiry into NSA surveillance. He concluded that Snowden would be safe from extradition, however, “upper-level government commitments” might [...]
Let's review eight data points from Fox's newly-released national survey, which is hardly an outlier in the national polling picture. The picture...
Reviews out of Toronto International Film Festival. Read the full article on AICN NATIONAL GALLERY (2014, directed by Frederick Wiseman) An excellent addition to the lengthy Wiseman canon, NATIONAL GALLERY is a behind-the scenes exploration of one of the world's most important museums. Show More Summary
Myra Adams at National Review notices the rather large number of Hillary Clintonesque characters popping up on TV shows this year, just in time for Madame Hillary's expected announcement of her 2016 presidential campaign: On November...Show More Summary
A. J. Delgado, a National Review columnist whose best-known work is titled "Crying Rape," was a special guest on Sean Hannity's radio show this week. Hannity got her take on the video of NFL star Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée Janay...Show More Summary
The day before IDPA Nationals, IDPA sent out an email banning the CZ Accu-Shadow from SSP (Stock Service Pistol) division. Caleb, over at Gun Nuts Media, explains why the CZ Accu-Shadow is illegal based on a review of IDPA rules. ToShow More Summary
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) had some harsh words for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a speech he delivered on the Senate floor Wednesday evening that was published in the National Review on Thursday. The speech attributed President...Show More Summary
National Review Columnist A.J. Delgado told Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday that Ray Rice's wife, Janay, had actually "knocked herself out" by hitting her head on a railing when he punched her, making the former NFL player the...Show More Summary