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transgender

So as long as a disruption is no more than eight—or ten?—or 30?—minutes, it’s not a violation. And as long as the speaker can somehow continue, on some topic, somewhere, it’s not a violation.

Jonathan Greenblatt

When the Anti-Defamation League tapped Jonathan Greenblatt to serve as its CEO in 2015, there were concerns that the Obama White House alumnus would turn...
nikki haley

Nikki Haley, America’s ambassador to the United Nations, is not confused. “With all due respect,” she said in a pithy and empowering statement to Fox...
Rest in Power

As if the peddlers of identity politics hadn’t done enough to poison Western culture in the here and now, they have now set their sights...
debt

Someone in the 19th century (Mark Twain attributed it to Benjamin Disraeli, but that's dubious) said that there are three forms of lying: lies, damned...
transgender

For all the stupidity of our current moment in history, the United States today is not very much like Weimar Germany.

Paul Ryan

The occasion of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s retirement from Congress at the end of this term has spawned a variety of premature conclusions about the...
Nancy Pelosi

With Paul Ryan retiring in 2019, after 20 years in Congress, speculation over who will take the speaker’s gavel from him has reached a fevered...
Paul Ryan

It would be difficult to overestimate the meaning of Paul Ryan's decision to retire from Congress even as he occupies the office of Speaker of...
intersectionality

The Women's March was founded in the wake of Donald Trump's election, with the aim of "dismantling systems of oppression" and "building inclusive structures guided...
Paul Krugman

Popular economist and New York Times opinion writer Paul Krugman insists in his latest piece that the intellectual right is dead. He has issued this...
Robert Mueller

The Washington Post reports tonight: "Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III informed President Trump’s attorneys last month that he is continuing to investigate the president...