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Harvey

The latest estimate is that about 27 trillion gallons of water fell from the skies. That's 27 followed by 12 zeroes. That's the contents of...
neo-nazi

There’s fake news, and then there’s fake news. For partisans, that politically-charged term is evolving at breakneck pace. What was once universally understood to mean...
antifa

Mark Bray, a visiting scholar at Dartmouth University, has written sympathetically about the Antifa movement, so much so that his book is entitled Antifa: The...
Millennials

I was nine-years-old on August 19, 1991, but the day's events remain unforgettable. It was the time I first feared for my way of life...
infrastructure

Completely lost in yesterday's journalistic typhoon of virtue signaling after President Trump's highly impolitic, but, as Powerline pointed out, basically accurate statement about the tragedy in...
Charlottesville

The only morally acceptable response to the events in Charlottesville is full-throated condemnation. Full stop. This is not the time for moral equivalencies. The barbarism...
mia

I’ve written here from time to time about the families of Korean War POWs whose loved ones were transferred to China after capture but never...
donald trump

The Trump administration has turned a corner, we are told. The appointment of the no-nonsense, anti-ideological General John Kelly to replace Reince Priebus as Trump’s...
English

When I was working in political public relations under the late, great Jim Vlasto, one of the first things he taught me was that, while...
majority

This week, Republicans are leaning into the culture wars and Democrats may not be aware of the extent to which the GOP has the upper...
Obamacare

Let me get this straight. Last night, Republicans in the Senate were virtually paralyzed with the fear that the bill on which they were voting...
genetic engineering

The most important news of the week was buried underneath an avalanche of dispatches involving palace intrigue in the White House and the Republican Party’s...