Glenn Beck opened up in a new National Review piece today, talking about why he's sick and tired of politics, as well as his desire to emulate the kind of media empire built by Walt Disney.
Glenn Beck talks to National Review about his transition from HLN to Fox News to TheBlaze. Beck — who recently said that he “made a lot of mistakes” during his time at Fox News — reveals that he never saw his time in television newsShow More Summary
National Review has established itself as a staunch proponent of allowing business owners refuse service to gay and lesbian customers. It's a position that unfortunately aligns with National Review's record of attacking defending discrimination...Show More Summary
It’s with mixed reviews that the Tea Party is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its emergence onto the nation’s political scene. According to a Pew Research Center survey, unfavorability rating of the Tea Party stood at 45 percent in October 2013, up from 25 percent in February 2010. Show More Summary
This week, the United Nations Human Rights Committee will review U.S. compliance with its obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, ratified by the U.S. in 1992. The review will cast light on a dark underbelly of American exceptionalism — our refusal to acknowledge that human rights treaties have effect overseas. Show More Summary
Arguing that John Judis's assessment of Truman and the Israel lobby is an important historical work, Jerome Slater takes on Bernard Wasserstein's negative review in The National Interest
(Scott Johnson) George Will began his career in journalism as the Washington editor of National Review, a perch from which he entered the scene as a a dogged critic of the lies of Watergate perpetrated by the Nixon administration. In...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Having lived through the Watergate scandal and the impeachment of President Nixon, I recall that one conservative journalist stood out from the pack. As the Washington columnist for National Review, George Will regularly exposed the Nixon administration’s lines of defense as the lies that they were. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, the Department of Defense released its first Quadrennial Defense Review since fiscal cliffs, shutdowns, and spending cuts hit the federal government. Not surprisingly, “austerity” shows up in almost every chapter of the report. What shows up even more? Climate change. For the second QDR in a row, the Pentagon has called out […]
Every cloud has a silver lining, amirite? Getting shitcanned from the National Review has freed John Derbyshire to let his inner crank bloom unimpeded. He's now "writing" for a white nationalist site: Making the Republican Party more inclusive is a big goal of center-right politicos these days. Show More Summary
By Jillian Kay Melchior, National Review Online Two Michigan teachers will finally be allowed to end their union membership in the Michigan Education Association and will be refunded any dues they paid during this school year, according to a settlement agreement signed this week.
By Howard Bloom, The National Law Review President Obama has requested a funding increase for the National Labor Relations Board of 1.3% over existing levels in his just-released proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.
National Review Online contributor Mark Krikorian claimed that liberals and Democrats are engaged in a "strategy" through immigration to increase the size of government programs. He stated that Democratic support of immigration reform...Show More Summary
“Every great artist has freed himself from something — his family, his nation, his race,” warns the worldly mentor to an aspiring painter in Chaim Potok’s semi-autobiographical novel, “My Name Is Asher Lev.”
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. Department of Defense released the 2014 version of its Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) yesterday, declaring the threat of climate change impacts a very serious national security vulnerability that,...Show More Summary
A few days ago, Jonah Goldberg of National Review Online pointed out on Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier that the language President Barack Obama was using on the Ukraine was setting him up for failure. Specifically, Obama'sShow More Summary
Democrat Wendy Davis failed to record one single vote in 22 Texas counties this week. Texas Secretary of State According to National Review Davis lost significant chunks of the more heavily Hispanic sections of Texas to her unknown, unfunded challenger. … Continue reading ?
(Steven Hayward) Some years back I contributed a short squib to National Review’s roster of the 100 best conservative films out of Hollywood on behalf of Ghostbusters, not merely for making the bad guy a buffoon from the EPA, but for...Show More Summary
By Sarah Platt, The National Law Review The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") has re-issued proposed rules expediting and changing the rules for union elections, the process by which a union becomes the bargaining representative of a group of employees. Show More Summary
China plans to raise its defense budget by 12.2 percent to 808.2 billion yuan (about 132 billion U.S. dollars) in 2014, according to a draft budget report submitted to the national legislature for review on Wednesday. In 2013, the country […]