Posted: 2020-10-24 05:50:25
(Steven Hayward) A few stray items for Saturday afternoon ruminations. . . • M. Stanton Evans, writing about The New Yorker, circa 1961: “No other journal so elegantly combines the ...
Posted: 2020-10-24 12:02:09
(Scott Johnson) In part 116 of this series, I noted that Minnesota had matched its daily high in new deaths (35) earlier this week. Over the past two days, however, the daily death totals ha...
The Week in Pictures: #MeToobin Edition...

The Week in Pictures: #MeToobin Edition


Posted: 2020-10-24 10:38:20
The Week in Pictures: #MeToobin Edition
It Will Be Hard to Carry Pennsylvania… [Up...

It Will Be Hard to Carry Pennsylvania… [Updated]


Posted: 2020-10-23 11:23:35
It Will Be Hard to Carry Pennsylvania… [Updated]
Foreign Policy? What’s That?...

Foreign Policy? What’s That?


(John Hinderaker) Some presidential elections have been dominated by foreign policy issues. Not this one. In fact, has it even been mentioned in either of the two presidential debates? Does ...
Posted: 2020-10-23 09:30:14
Foreign Policy? What’s That?
(John Hinderaker) Some presidential elections have been dominated by foreign policy issues. Not this one. In fact, has it even been mentioned in either of the two presidential debates? Does ...

Posted: 2020-10-23 08:15:09
(Paul Mirengoff) Apologies for recycling this tired lawyer joke, but it popped into my head after last night’s debate. And with good reason. Biden lied repeatedly throughout the affair...
Posted: 2020-10-23 07:01:03
(Steven Hayward) After a certain point it becomes wanton cruelty to keep dunking on California’s slow motion suicide, but some stories are too good to pass unremarked. Today’s Wa...
The Biden family business...

The Biden family business


(Paul Mirengoff) Kimberley Strassel of the Wall Street Journal provides a summary of what Tony Bobulinski, backed up by documents, has to say about the business dealings of Joe and Hunter Bi...
Posted: 2020-10-23 04:38:36
The Biden family business
(Paul Mirengoff) Kimberley Strassel of the Wall Street Journal provides a summary of what Tony Bobulinski, backed up by documents, has to say about the business dealings of Joe and Hunter Bi...
Lyin’ like a Biden...

Lyin’ like a Biden


Posted: 2020-10-23 11:37:51
Lyin’ like a Biden
Thoughts from the ammo line...

Thoughts from the ammo line


(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll follows up on her endorsement of President Trump for reelection last week with DON’T LET ALINSKY WIN!!! She writes: After today, there is but one Friday left un...
Posted: 2020-10-23 10:27:08
Thoughts from the ammo line
(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll follows up on her endorsement of President Trump for reelection last week with DON’T LET ALINSKY WIN!!! She writes: After today, there is but one Friday left un...

Posted: 2020-10-23 03:54:34
(Paul Mirengoff) If President Trump loses the election, I believe it will be because voters aren’t satisfied with his response to the Wuhan coronavirus and/or with the way he conducts ...
Posted: 2020-10-23 03:13:07
(John Hinderaker) Tonight’s debate went well for President Trump, I thought. The moderator was pro-Biden; she didn’t ask him any hard questions and avoided the subjects where he ...
My New Hero: Kemi Badenoch...

My New Hero: Kemi Badenoch


Posted: 2020-10-22 08:46:00
My New Hero: Kemi Badenoch
Joe Biden’s excuse for forcing Ukraine to s...

Joe Biden’s excuse for forcing Ukraine to sack its chief prosecutor is bogus


(Paul Mirengoff) There is no dispute that, as vice president and point man on U.S. policy towards Ukraine, Joe Biden caused the Ukrainian government to sack its lead prosecutor, Viktor Shoki...
Posted: 2020-10-22 08:25:12
Joe Biden’s excuse for forcing Ukraine to sack its chief prosecutor is bogus
(Paul Mirengoff) There is no dispute that, as vice president and point man on U.S. policy towards Ukraine, Joe Biden caused the Ukrainian government to sack its lead prosecutor, Viktor Shoki...
Trump moves to fill Judge Barrett’s court o...

Trump moves to fill Judge Barrett’s court of appeals seat


Posted: 2020-10-22 05:16:16
Trump moves to fill Judge Barrett’s court of appeals seat

Posted: 2020-10-22 03:08:26
(Scott Johnson) Washington Examiner reporter Susan Ferrechio had a throwdown with CNN’s Brian Stelter over the authenticity of Hunter Biden’s emails. The throwdown occurred on this episo...
Posted: 2020-10-22 02:19:42
(John Hinderaker) Fox News has more on the Biden family’s dealings with the Chinese Communists. This information doesn’t come from Hunter Biden’s laptop, but rather from th...
Coronavirus in one state (116)...

Coronavirus in one state (116)


Posted: 2020-10-22 02:18:43
Coronavirus in one state (116)
Breaking: College President Finds a Spine...

Breaking: College President Finds a Spine


Posted: 2020-10-22 02:56:32
Breaking: College President Finds a Spine
Portrait of the mediocrity as a young man...

Portrait of the mediocrity as a young man


Posted: 2020-10-22 12:17:15
Portrait of the mediocrity as a young man

Posted: 2020-10-22 12:01:34
(John Hinderaker) As everyone knows, control over the Senate is teetering on a knife’s edge. If the Democrats take control (perhaps needing a seat or two to spare), they will abolish t...
Posted: 2020-10-21 09:19:45
(Scott Johnson) Early this morning I received a media advisory from the Trump campaign inviting me to attend a volunteer appreciation event with former Acting Director of National Intelligen...
This Year’s Hardest-Hitting Ad...

This Year’s Hardest-Hitting Ad


Posted: 2020-10-21 09:04:45
This Year’s Hardest-Hitting Ad
DOJ offers to assist Minneapolis police; city...

DOJ offers to assist Minneapolis police; city council not thrilled


(Paul Mirengoff) The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that is offering to collaborate with the Minneapolis police as part of a new initiative to assist police departments with traini...
Posted: 2020-10-21 06:40:51
DOJ offers to assist Minneapolis police; city council not thrilled
(Paul Mirengoff) The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that is offering to collaborate with the Minneapolis police as part of a new initiative to assist police departments with traini...
How Hunter Biden’s crew peddled influence w...

How Hunter Biden’s crew peddled influence with his dad to the Chinese


(Paul Mirengoff) In November 2011, an elite group of Chinese Communist Party members and cronies of the Chinese regime secured a meeting in the White House thanks to the efforts of Hunter Bi...
Posted: 2020-10-21 04:46:06
How Hunter Biden’s crew peddled influence with his dad to the Chinese
(Paul Mirengoff) In November 2011, an elite group of Chinese Communist Party members and cronies of the Chinese regime secured a meeting in the White House thanks to the efforts of Hunter Bi...

Posted: 2020-10-21 11:14:18
(Scott Johnson) Lee Smith places the disgrace of Jeffrey Toobin into the context of the New Yorker’s political project in the Spectator USA column “Jeffrey Toobin’s stroke of m...
Posted: 2020-10-21 01:43:37
(John Hinderaker) What else was on Hunter Biden’s laptop? We are nearing the next chapter in a story that hasn’t come close to playing itself out. BREAKING: @RudyGiuliani announc...
Republicans Closing the Gap?...

Republicans Closing the Gap?


(John Hinderaker) Party affiliation, as reflected in polls, is weirdly volatile. While experience suggests that most people change their party affiliation only rarely if at all, what respond...
Posted: 2020-10-21 01:17:40
Republicans Closing the Gap?
(John Hinderaker) Party affiliation, as reflected in polls, is weirdly volatile. While experience suggests that most people change their party affiliation only rarely if at all, what respond...
Georgetown hires disgraced Peter Strzok...

Georgetown hires disgraced Peter Strzok


Posted: 2020-10-20 11:55:23
Georgetown hires disgraced Peter Strzok
Liberals Confirm They Hate the Constitution...

Liberals Confirm They Hate the Constitution


(Steven Hayward) Forget court-packing, abolishing the electoral college, or adding Puerto Rico and DC as states to provide more Democrats in the Senate (which they’d like to abolish in any...
Posted: 2020-10-20 10:01:57
Liberals Confirm They Hate the Constitution
(Steven Hayward) Forget court-packing, abolishing the electoral college, or adding Puerto Rico and DC as states to provide more Democrats in the Senate (which they’d like to abolish in any...

Posted: 2020-10-20 08:31:20
(Paul Mirengoff) The Hill reports that Senate Republicans are eyeing a final vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday, October 26 — less than a week from ...
Posted: 2020-10-20 07:44:39
(Paul Mirengoff) Marilyn Mosby burst into the nation’s consciousness when, following the death of Freddy Gray, she declared: To the people of Baltimore and the demonstrators across Ame...
Loose Ends (116)...

Loose Ends (116)


(Steven Hayward) Whole lot of news items today worth brief notice. • The most unsurprising headline of the day, from the Times of London: Climate Experts Fly More Often Than Other Scientis...
Posted: 2020-10-20 05:24:51
Loose Ends (116)
(Steven Hayward) Whole lot of news items today worth brief notice. • The most unsurprising headline of the day, from the Times of London: Climate Experts Fly More Often Than Other Scientis...
DOJ Sues Google [with comment by Paul]...

DOJ Sues Google [with comment by Paul]


(John Hinderaker) This morning the Department of Justice, joined by 11 states, filed an antitrust suit against Google in federal court in the District of Columbia. The complaint alleges mono...
Posted: 2020-10-20 04:19:21
DOJ Sues Google [with comment by Paul]
(John Hinderaker) This morning the Department of Justice, joined by 11 states, filed an antitrust suit against Google in federal court in the District of Columbia. The complaint alleges mono...
Et Tu, USA Today?...

Et Tu, USA Today?


Posted: 2020-10-20 03:54:47
Et Tu, USA Today?

Posted: 2020-10-20 10:27:01
(Scott Johnson) Our media betters at the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC and elsewhere instantly united to dismiss the New York Post stories derived from the emails found on ...
Posted: 2020-10-20 10:08:57
(Scott Johnson) The public health authorities want us to know that we the dangers of COVID-19 abide. New case counts are increasing slightly faster than testing. The testing positivity rate ...
Hunter Biden’s laptop...

Hunter Biden’s laptop


Posted: 2020-10-20 01:58:32
Hunter Biden’s laptop
Will Voter Fraud Swing the Election?...

Will Voter Fraud Swing the Election?


(John Hinderaker) As in 2016, polling is tightening as we near Election Day and voters begin to take seriously the prospect of a Joe Biden presidency and an anti-American Senate. I am reason...
Posted: 2020-10-20 12:29:27
Will Voter Fraud Swing the Election?
(John Hinderaker) As in 2016, polling is tightening as we near Election Day and voters begin to take seriously the prospect of a Joe Biden presidency and an anti-American Senate. I am reason...
Amy Barrett Adopts a Troubled Youth...

Amy Barrett Adopts a Troubled Youth


Posted: 2020-10-19 11:12:44
Amy Barrett Adopts a Troubled Youth

Posted: 2020-10-19 08:17:57
(Paul Mirengoff) Joe Biden, like his mentor Barack Obama, seems to get off on talking tough to Israeli leaders. In this guest post, Stephen Silbiger recalls an early instance of such behavio...
Posted: 2020-10-19 08:16:15
(Steven Hayward) If you thought 2020 couldn’t get any more weird, behold a headline so awesome that even the New York Post couldn’t have made it up: Of course, this story (and he...
Weimar America?...

Weimar America?


Posted: 2020-10-19 04:55:28
Weimar America?
When “science” follows the left...

When “science” follows the left


Posted: 2020-10-19 04:05:32
When “science” follows the left
Speaking of disinformation, cont’d...

Speaking of disinformation, cont’d


(Scott Johnson) Maria Bartiromo invited Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe on her Mornings with Maria FOX Business show today. They talked about the Hunter Biden laptop hard dr...
Posted: 2020-10-19 01:52:04
Speaking of disinformation, cont’d
(Scott Johnson) Maria Bartiromo invited Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe on her Mornings with Maria FOX Business show today. They talked about the Hunter Biden laptop hard dr...

Posted: 2020-10-19 12:06:07
(Scott Johnson) Miranda Devine takes up the disparagement of the New York Post stories derived from Hunter Biden’s laptop as Russian disinformation and lays out the background of the P...
Posted: 2020-10-18 10:51:02
(John Hinderaker) Some American cities, like Portland, Seattle and San Francisco, are starting to look like Germany in the 1930s. Yesterday a free speech rally was held in downtown San Franc...
S.F. Bay area sports teams support racial dis...

S.F. Bay area sports teams support racial discrimination


Posted: 2020-10-18 10:33:27
S.F. Bay area sports teams support racial discrimination
Hunter Wants His Laptop Back...

Hunter Wants His Laptop Back


(John Hinderaker) Reporter Adam Housley has evidently been talking with John Paul Isaac, the owner of the repair shop where Hunter Biden brought three devices in 2019, one of which is his no...
Posted: 2020-10-18 10:14:18
Hunter Wants His Laptop Back
(John Hinderaker) Reporter Adam Housley has evidently been talking with John Paul Isaac, the owner of the repair shop where Hunter Biden brought three devices in 2019, one of which is his no...
Podcast: The Three Whisky Happy Hour: Weiss-C...

Podcast: The Three Whisky Happy Hour: Weiss-Cracking


Posted: 2020-10-18 03:08:09
Podcast: The Three Whisky Happy Hour: Weiss-Cracking