Posted: 2020-08-03 02:30:59
Joe Biden sent his own children to an elite private school, and parades as the Black Lives Matter candidate, yet his policies are openly hostile to the educational choices that offer the bes...
Posted: 2020-08-03 12:35:19
Health costs are one of America’s biggest problems. They decimate family incomes, drive Americans into bankruptcy and demoralize citizens. Americans have come to expect hefty bills for the...
It’s past time the tax code faced the new h...

It’s past time the tax code faced the new home-office reality


It’s a month ‘till Labor Day, but come fall, tens of millions of Americans will still be working from home. It’s an open question, too, whether people will ever go back to an office fi...
Posted: 2020-08-03 12:28:11
It’s past time the tax code faced the new home-office reality
It’s a month ‘till Labor Day, but come fall, tens of millions of Americans will still be working from home. It’s an open question, too, whether people will ever go back to an office fi...
People do not have the right to riot...

People do not have the right to riot


Protesters in Gotham and other cities around the ­nation are so used to getting their way, they’ve been spoiled. Their illegal occupation of our streets and parks has ­become so routine ...
Posted: 2020-08-03 12:08:24
People do not have the right to riot
Protesters in Gotham and other cities around the ­nation are so used to getting their way, they’ve been spoiled. Their illegal occupation of our streets and parks has ­become so routine ...
Turning around NYC’s crime spike requires a...

Turning around NYC’s crime spike requires action from more than just the NYPD


With five months left in 2020, New York City has already passed last year’s shooting total, and might well end up doubling it. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea warns it will take time ...
Posted: 2020-08-02 11:44:53
Turning around NYC’s crime spike requires action from more than just the NYPD
With five months left in 2020, New York City has already passed last year’s shooting total, and might well end up doubling it. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea warns it will take time ...

Posted: 2020-08-02 11:26:43
Iconoclast: Repression Unbound The Harper’s magazine “Open Letter” many journalists, academics and others signed in opposition to cancel culture wasn’t mere whining, as critics charg...
Posted: 2020-08-02 03:32:13
Between the federal government and the Federal Reserve, about $10 trillion has been pumped into the US economy to prevent a pandemic-fueled economic collapse. Judging by the stock market, yo...
Liberals can’t deny the complications of co...

Liberals can’t deny the complications of counting mail-in ballots: Goodwin


A fundamental and tragic fact of life in America today is that whatever President Trump is for, most media and half the country instantly reject. Even when he’s clearly right, the zombie...
Posted: 2020-08-02 02:35:07
Liberals can’t deny the complications of counting mail-in ballots: Goodwin
A fundamental and tragic fact of life in America today is that whatever President Trump is for, most media and half the country instantly reject. Even when he’s clearly right, the zombie...
Plague of homeless encampments show failure o...

Plague of homeless encampments show failure of NYC’s ‘soft love’ approach


With the pandemic emptying out the city’s streets, and the NYPD focused elsewhere, foul and filthy homeless encampments are popping up across the city — exposing the impotence of the vas...
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:55:41
Plague of homeless encampments show failure of NYC’s ‘soft love’ approach
With the pandemic emptying out the city’s streets, and the NYPD focused elsewhere, foul and filthy homeless encampments are popping up across the city — exposing the impotence of the vas...
To give NYC a chance to grow, face down the l...

To give NYC a chance to grow, face down the lunatic barriers to new development


New York City faces its greatest economic challenge in a century, worse than the Great Recession, 9/11 and the ’70s fiscal crisis. So it’s urgent to avoid discouraging investment and dev...
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:45:27
To give NYC a chance to grow, face down the lunatic barriers to new development
New York City faces its greatest economic challenge in a century, worse than the Great Recession, 9/11 and the ’70s fiscal crisis. So it’s urgent to avoid discouraging investment and dev...

Posted: 2020-08-01 01:43:08
The COVID pandemic has killed nearly 23,000 New Yorkers, sickened 229,000 more, destroyed businesses and put millions out of work. But the new metropolis that will rise on the ruins promises...
Posted: 2020-08-01 01:16:29
Not since Jennifer Aniston has a wronged woman done so much right. MacKenzie Scott, the fourth-richest woman in the world, announced on Tuesday that she has dropped Bezos from her name and d...
Cops need to proactively police their communi...

Cops need to proactively police their communities — or crime will explode


Many advocates of “defunding the police” contend that too many police encounters with civilians concern trivial matters. Defunding proponents worry that poor decisions by officers can es...
Posted: 2020-08-01 01:13:57
Cops need to proactively police their communities — or crime will explode
Many advocates of “defunding the police” contend that too many police encounters with civilians concern trivial matters. Defunding proponents worry that poor decisions by officers can es...
More conservatives should sue for media abuse...

More conservatives should sue for media abuse like Covington student Nick Sandmann


What the world needs now is love, sweet love, and a hell of a lot more defamation lawsuits. The Washington Post has settled a lawsuit with Nick Sandmann, the Covington Catholic student smear...
Posted: 2020-08-01 01:07:11
More conservatives should sue for media abuse like Covington student Nick Sandmann
What the world needs now is love, sweet love, and a hell of a lot more defamation lawsuits. The Washington Post has settled a lawsuit with Nick Sandmann, the Covington Catholic student smear...
‘Peaceful protests’ prompt new lows in me...

‘Peaceful protests’ prompt new lows in media misconduct


‘Protesters in California,” tweeted ABC News about an incident in Oakland, “set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration...
Posted: 2020-08-01 12:41:16
‘Peaceful protests’ prompt new lows in media misconduct
‘Protesters in California,” tweeted ABC News about an incident in Oakland, “set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration...

Posted: 2020-08-01 12:31:55
We’d have more hope that school reopening will come off if other city pandemic programs were showing fewer bugs. The much-heralded GetFoodNYC saw at least two black eyes this week: On Mond...
Posted: 2020-08-01 12:19:57
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson says he didn’t kill funding for the activist group VOCAL-NY because several of its members and staff targeted his boyfriend’s home for a protest, and w...
Give de Blasio credit for at least trying to ...

Give de Blasio credit for at least trying to reopen NYC schools despite union resistance


Give Mayor Bill de Blasio some credit: Unlike many other progressive leaders across America, he hasn’t given up on reopening schools this fall. That’s not to say that the reopening plan ...
Posted: 2020-08-01 12:09:09
Give de Blasio credit for at least trying to reopen NYC schools despite union resistance
Give Mayor Bill de Blasio some credit: Unlike many other progressive leaders across America, he hasn’t given up on reopening schools this fall. That’s not to say that the reopening plan ...
President Trump takes on the ‘permanent war...

President Trump takes on the ‘permanent war’ lobby over Germany


Even amid national crisis and deep polarization, there remains one bipartisan establishment pledge: that the US military presence abroad must continue — forever. Witness the reaction to Pr...
Posted: 2020-07-31 11:59:58
President Trump takes on the ‘permanent war’ lobby over Germany
Even amid national crisis and deep polarization, there remains one bipartisan establishment pledge: that the US military presence abroad must continue — forever. Witness the reaction to Pr...
Obama’s latest outrageous political games a...

Obama’s latest outrageous political games a reminder of how he opened door to Trump


At 8:46 a.m. on Thursday, President Trump issued his wildly irresponsible tweet suggesting the November election be delayed — yet another reminder that Trump is contributing to the breakdo...
Posted: 2020-07-31 11:47:28
Obama’s latest outrageous political games a reminder of how he opened door to Trump
At 8:46 a.m. on Thursday, President Trump issued his wildly irresponsible tweet suggesting the November election be delayed — yet another reminder that Trump is contributing to the breakdo...

Posted: 2020-07-31 11:27:32
Based on newly unsealed court documents, it is clear to me Ghislaine Maxwell found some vile and soulless representation. In a never-before-seen deposition from 2016, Maxwell’s attorney La...
Posted: 2020-07-31 10:50:29
At the ripe age of 21, this college student is resigned to becoming the "mom friend" among her irresponsible peers....
An education renaissance and other commentary...

An education renaissance and other commentary


School watch: An Education Renaissance While many parents rightly wonder if their kids will “ever get an education” as teachers’ unions threaten “safety strikes,” David R. Henderso...
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:48:22
An education renaissance and other commentary
School watch: An Education Renaissance While many parents rightly wonder if their kids will “ever get an education” as teachers’ unions threaten “safety strikes,” David R. Henderso...
California’s ‘woke’ revolution is drivi...

California’s ‘woke’ revolution is driving out blacks and Hispanics


No state wears its multicultural veneer more ostentatiously than California. The Golden State’s leaders believe that they lead a progressive paradise. Others see California as deserving of...
Posted: 2020-07-31 12:04:52
California’s ‘woke’ revolution is driving out blacks and Hispanics
No state wears its multicultural veneer more ostentatiously than California. The Golden State’s leaders believe that they lead a progressive paradise. Others see California as deserving of...
Offshore wind power vast boondoggle that New ...

Offshore wind power vast boondoggle that New York can no longer afford


Offshore wind is the renewable-energy industry’s shiny new toy. Led by New York, seven Atlantic-coast states have now imposed mandates to expand offshore wind use over the next decade, wit...
Posted: 2020-07-30 11:59:08
Offshore wind power vast boondoggle that New York can no longer afford
Offshore wind is the renewable-energy industry’s shiny new toy. Led by New York, seven Atlantic-coast states have now imposed mandates to expand offshore wind use over the next decade, wit...

Posted: 2020-07-30 11:54:02
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision Tuesday to include travelers from DC in his 14-day quarantine order at first seemed great news: What a fine way to keep Sen. Chuck Schumer, Rep. Alexandria Oca...
Posted: 2020-07-30 11:51:32
Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to unveil his school-reopening plan Friday. Thanks to his reluctance to cross the United Federation of Teachers, it’s sure to be another bust. The “blended”...
The ‘Never Republican’ crowd just wants t...

The ‘Never Republican’ crowd just wants to burn everything down


’Burn it down” is rarely a wise or prudent sentiment. A cadre of GOP opponents of President Trump is nonetheless calling for a purifying fire to sweep through the Republican Party in the...
Posted: 2020-07-30 11:51:19
The ‘Never Republican’ crowd just wants to burn everything down
’Burn it down” is rarely a wise or prudent sentiment. A cadre of GOP opponents of President Trump is nonetheless calling for a purifying fire to sweep through the Republican Party in the...
Private sector bleeding badly — but Democra...

Private sector bleeding badly — but Democrats are still looking to milk it to death


It’s not surprising but it’s still stark: The US economy shrank 33 percent in the year’s second quarter over where it was in 2019, the biggest drop in records going back a century and ...
Posted: 2020-07-30 11:48:39
Private sector bleeding badly — but Democrats are still looking to milk it to death
It’s not surprising but it’s still stark: The US economy shrank 33 percent in the year’s second quarter over where it was in 2019, the biggest drop in records going back a century and ...
The anti-Barr show and other commentary...

The anti-Barr show and other commentary


Congressional circus: The Anti-Barr Show At Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats asked questions that “heaped scorn” on Attorney General William Barr — and then, Th...
Posted: 2020-07-30 09:14:51
The anti-Barr show and other commentary
Congressional circus: The Anti-Barr Show At Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats asked questions that “heaped scorn” on Attorney General William Barr — and then, Th...

Posted: 2020-07-30 02:43:56
As the war on conservative voices online reaches fever pitch in the run-up to November’s presidential election, Silicon Valley’s oligarchy finally was called to account Wednesday on ­Ca...
Posted: 2020-07-30 12:09:11
For half a century, New York City was home to an archetypical white-collar worker: he (and later she) who would perform feats of creativity, daring and endurance — to get to work. Consider...
Teaching marginalized kids taught me orderly ...

Teaching marginalized kids taught me orderly classrooms, Western canon keys to liberation


The worst campus ideas are sweeping America In 2005, I graduated college with a degree in philosophy and a head brimming with “critical theory,” the strange brew of American and Continen...
Posted: 2020-07-29 11:47:05
Teaching marginalized kids taught me orderly classrooms, Western canon keys to liberation
The worst campus ideas are sweeping America In 2005, I graduated college with a degree in philosophy and a head brimming with “critical theory,” the strange brew of American and Continen...
New York City’s grim ‘most senseless shoo...

New York City’s grim ‘most senseless shooting’ contest 


Every day brings new signs of the insanity engulfing the city: Among at least eight people shot Monday night into Tuesday was the victim hit at a memorial service for teens killed by sensele...
Posted: 2020-07-29 11:38:18
New York City’s grim ‘most senseless shooting’ contest 
Every day brings new signs of the insanity engulfing the city: Among at least eight people shot Monday night into Tuesday was the victim hit at a memorial service for teens killed by sensele...
Congress flails as Big Tech’s power grows...

Congress flails as Big Tech’s power grows


Wednesday’s House “grilling” of tech CEOs didn’t feature quite as much posturing as the sitdown with Attorney General William Barr the day before, but it was almost as much a waste o...
Posted: 2020-07-29 11:34:54
Congress flails as Big Tech’s power grows
Wednesday’s House “grilling” of tech CEOs didn’t feature quite as much posturing as the sitdown with Attorney General William Barr the day before, but it was almost as much a waste o...

Posted: 2020-07-29 11:32:27
When lifesaving medicines run low, hospitals have to choose which patients get a scarce drug. Ethicists historically have recommended giving the drug to the patient most likely to benefit or...
Posted: 2020-07-29 11:29:44
For the latest proof that cops just can’t win in this town, consider the fury over the arrest of a young woman accused of multiple acts of graffiti vandalism — with even Gov. Andrew Cuom...
Susan Rice is a risky vice president pick and...

Susan Rice is a risky vice president pick and other commentary


From the left: Susan Rice a Risky VP Pick With Joe Biden’s “prospects for the White House looking increasingly rosy,” report The Daily Beast’s Sam Brodey and Hunter Woodall, some Dem...
Posted: 2020-07-29 09:45:06
Susan Rice is a risky vice president pick and other commentary
From the left: Susan Rice a Risky VP Pick With Joe Biden’s “prospects for the White House looking increasingly rosy,” report The Daily Beast’s Sam Brodey and Hunter Woodall, some Dem...
AG Barr destroys Jerry Nadler in another Hous...

AG Barr destroys Jerry Nadler in another House Democrat testimony disaster: Goodwin


He came, he saw, he ate their lunch. Bill Barr, denied a meal break, feasted instead on a gaggle of Democratic amateurs. Another congressional hearing, another Dem disaster. They planned a p...
Posted: 2020-07-29 02:22:02
AG Barr destroys Jerry Nadler in another House Democrat testimony disaster: Goodwin
He came, he saw, he ate their lunch. Bill Barr, denied a meal break, feasted instead on a gaggle of Democratic amateurs. Another congressional hearing, another Dem disaster. They planned a p...
Masks are the new condoms — and Americans n...

Masks are the new condoms — and Americans need to get on board now!


Masks are the new condoms. In the earliest days of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, when so little was known about this deadly, incurable, highly transmissible disease, none other than a young Dr. Ant...
Posted: 2020-07-29 02:14:53
Masks are the new condoms — and Americans need to get on board now!
Masks are the new condoms. In the earliest days of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, when so little was known about this deadly, incurable, highly transmissible disease, none other than a young Dr. Ant...

Posted: 2020-07-28 11:53:00
New York and the Rochester-based Kodak Corp. are about to enjoy one of the greatest second acts in US industrial history. The US International Development Finance Corp., or DFC, a federal ag...
Posted: 2020-07-28 11:44:14
For every public figure or pundit denouncing cancel culture — the wave of leftist coercion and censorship sweeping America’s institutions — there are many more who deny that such a thi...
The Trump Justice Department is standing up t...

The Trump Justice Department is standing up to anarchist rioters


Attorney General William Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday. Excerpts from his prepared remarks follow: The horrible killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis understan...
Posted: 2020-07-28 11:44:11
The Trump Justice Department is standing up to anarchist rioters
Attorney General William Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday. Excerpts from his prepared remarks follow: The horrible killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis understan...
The silly assault on the Seal of New York Cit...

The silly assault on the Seal of New York City


In the latest laughable attempt to find something racist to condemn, The New York Times has taken aim at the official seal of the City of New York. As you can see here, the seal shows a Nati...
Posted: 2020-07-28 11:37:03
The silly assault on the Seal of New York City
In the latest laughable attempt to find something racist to condemn, The New York Times has taken aim at the official seal of the City of New York. As you can see here, the seal shows a Nati...
Nadler’s bid to exploit Portland against Te...

Nadler’s bid to exploit Portland against Team Trump another embarrassing failure


New York’s own Rep. Jerry Nadler was in two car crashes Tuesday. The first left him uninjured but delayed the start of the House Judiciary Committee hearing with Attorney General William B...
Posted: 2020-07-28 11:32:22
Nadler’s bid to exploit Portland against Team Trump another embarrassing failure
New York’s own Rep. Jerry Nadler was in two car crashes Tuesday. The first left him uninjured but delayed the start of the House Judiciary Committee hearing with Attorney General William B...

Posted: 2020-07-28 10:08:27
Libertarian: The Vaccine Race at the Finish Line Reason’s Ronald Bailey reports some good news: “The biotechnology company Moderna just launched the first Phase Three clinical trial of a...
Posted: 2020-07-28 12:29:28
Sam Coonrod shouldn’t be waiting for a call from Nike. Unlike former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the pitcher for that city’s baseball Giants isn’t going to be rew...
On the battle lines in Portland, the ‘upris...

On the battle lines in Portland, the ‘uprising’ looks almost like a ritual


Posted: 2020-07-28 12:21:32
On the battle lines in Portland, the ‘uprising’ looks almost like a ritual
The Lincoln Project is just another way for h...

The Lincoln Project is just another way for hacks to milk (liberal) donors


A couple of erstwhile Republican operatives who notably failed to elect GOP presidents are now trying to elect a Democratic one. They call their super PAC, self-importantly, the Lincoln Proj...
Posted: 2020-07-28 12:06:47
The Lincoln Project is just another way for hacks to milk (liberal) donors
A couple of erstwhile Republican operatives who notably failed to elect GOP presidents are now trying to elect a Democratic one. They call their super PAC, self-importantly, the Lincoln Proj...
Davell Gardner’s horrific fate should have ...

Davell Gardner’s horrific fate should have all NY’s leaders hanging heads in shame


A teddy bear atop a tiny casket adorned with cartoons: It doesn’t get more heartbreaking — soul-wrenching — than the funeral of tiny Davell Gardner, the youngest victim of New York Cit...
Posted: 2020-07-27 11:59:40
Davell Gardner’s horrific fate should have all NY’s leaders hanging heads in shame
A teddy bear atop a tiny casket adorned with cartoons: It doesn’t get more heartbreaking — soul-wrenching — than the funeral of tiny Davell Gardner, the youngest victim of New York Cit...