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  • IN THE MAIL: One Million Steps: A Marine Platoon at War.…

    18 September 2014, 11:00 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    IN THE MAIL: One Million Steps: A Marine Platoon at War. Plus, today only: Timex Ironman Watches Starting at $27.99. I have an Ironman. Love the Indiglo feature. And, also today only: One Year of Vogue Magazine plus a Free Clutch, $6.00 (95% off).
  • TAXPROF ROUNDUP: The IRS Scandal, Day 497….

    18 September 2014, 10:51 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    TAXPROF ROUNDUP: The IRS Scandal, Day 497.
  • WILL SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE CREATE A BANDWAGON EFFECT?…

    18 September 2014, 10:30 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    WILL SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE CREATE A BANDWAGON EFFECT? So, what will happen after tomorrow’s vote in Scotland? Success for “Yes” will likely give strength to independence movements elsewhere. In particular, it may encourage some of the more moderate…
  • A HEARTBEAT AWAY: Joe Biden Pulls Off A Gaffe Hat Trick.…

    18 September 2014, 10:22 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    A HEARTBEAT AWAY: Joe Biden Pulls Off A Gaffe Hat Trick. Related: Remember When Slate Cared About Jewish Stereotypes?
  • INTERESTING: How Gangs Took Over Prisons….

    18 September 2014, 10:00 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    INTERESTING: How Gangs Took Over Prisons.
  • AMAZON INTRODUCES A BUNCH OF NEW KINDLES. I like the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition, where if the…

    18 September 2014, 9:00 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    AMAZON INTRODUCES A BUNCH OF NEW KINDLES. I like the Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition, where if the kids break it, they replace it free, no questions asked. There’s also the new Fire HDX 8.9, designed to compete head-to-head with the iPad and Surface. And the…
  • HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: “Last year was a difficult one for college admissions — with…

    18 September 2014, 8:45 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: “Last year was a difficult one for college admissions — with institutions reporting more and more difficulty filling their classes.” This year is no better, and may turn out to be worse. Who could have seen this coming?
  • IRS SCANDAL UPDATE: Koskinen: ‘Hard Drive Crashes Continue As We Speak.’ I’m sure they…

    18 September 2014, 8:43 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    IRS SCANDAL UPDATE: Koskinen: ‘Hard Drive Crashes Continue As We Speak.’ I’m sure they do.
  • A SMALL VICTORY IN THE WAR ON CAMPUS SEX: Clemson University is no longer prying into its students

    18 September 2014, 8:36 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    A SMALL VICTORY IN THE WAR ON CAMPUS SEX: Clemson University is no longer prying into its students’ sex lives.
  • ED MORRISSEY: Fumbling The Ideological War Against ISIS. Maybe we should try calling them racists…

    18 September 2014, 8:32 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    ED MORRISSEY: Fumbling The Ideological War Against ISIS. Maybe we should try calling them racists or something. That always seems to work.
  • THE STORY CHANGES: Delays contributed to patient deaths at veterans’ hospital, IG concedes.…

    18 September 2014, 8:30 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    THE STORY CHANGES: Delays contributed to patient deaths at veterans’ hospital, IG concedes. Delays in receiving medical care contributed to patient deaths at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix, a top official in the agency’s inspector…
  • AT LEAST SHE DIDN’T CALL THEM “SHYLOCKS” OR SOMETHING: Elizabeth Warren: It’s “Fair” to…

    18 September 2014, 8:08 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    AT LEAST SHE DIDN’T CALL THEM “SHYLOCKS” OR SOMETHING: Elizabeth Warren: It’s “Fair” to Compare Israel to Nazis.
  • I UNDERSTAND HARRY REID CARRIES BABY WIPES ON HIS PERSON AT ALL TIMES: Roll Call: Reid, Heller…

    18 September 2014, 8:00 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    I UNDERSTAND HARRY REID CARRIES BABY WIPES ON HIS PERSON AT ALL TIMES: Roll Call: Reid, Heller Push Proper Hygiene at Capitol Event.
  • IRS COMMISSIONER: Our Story On The IRS Scandal Isn’t Changing. It’s Just, You Know, Evolving…

    18 September 2014, 7:30 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    IRS COMMISSIONER: Our Story On The IRS Scandal Isn’t Changing. It’s Just, You Know, Evolving Now And Then. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) commissioner denied Wednesday that his agency had an ever-shifting story when it came to former official Lois…
  • HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Poll: Most Americans no longer think a college education is…

    18 September 2014, 7:17 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Poll: Most Americans no longer think a college education is ‘very important.’ “Amid a national debate about the worth of a college education, a respected annual poll about the education views held by Americans has found…
  • TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): Police: New charges after woman visits alleged rape victim’s…

    18 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): Police: New charges after woman visits alleged rape victim’s school. A Montgomery County woman previously charged with statutory rape was arrested Friday after visiting the alleged victim’s school, according to police.…
  • THEY TOLD ME IF I VOTED FOR MITT ROMNEY, OFFICIOUS BUREAUCRATS WOULD BE PRYING INTO PEOPLE’S SEX…

    18 September 2014, 6:04 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    THEY TOLD ME IF I VOTED FOR MITT ROMNEY, OFFICIOUS BUREAUCRATS WOULD BE PRYING INTO PEOPLE’S SEX LIVES. AND THEY WERE RIGHT! Public university requires students to submit sexual history or face disciplinary action. “Clemson University is requiring students…
  • REMEMBER WHEN DEMOCRATS WERE SAYING “LISTEN TO THE GENERALS?” Barack Obama silences generals on…

    18 September 2014, 12:15 am by: Glenn Reynolds

    REMEMBER WHEN DEMOCRATS WERE SAYING “LISTEN TO THE GENERALS?” Barack Obama silences generals on US ground troops in Iraq. I’d really like our campaign against ISIS to succeed, but with our current leadership I’m not expecting much. I’ll be happy if…
  • ROGER SIMON: Suppose They Gave a Climate Conference and Nobody Came. “Climate armageddon is a…

    17 September 2014, 11:41 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    ROGER SIMON: Suppose They Gave a Climate Conference and Nobody Came. “Climate armageddon is a messianic cult based almost entirely on religion and faith and very little on science.”
  • $22 TRILLION, AND I DIDN’T EVEN GET A LOUSY T-SHIRT: The War on Poverty Has Been a Colossal Flop.…

    17 September 2014, 11:23 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    $22 TRILLION, AND I DIDN’T EVEN GET A LOUSY T-SHIRT: The War on Poverty Has Been a Colossal Flop. “Since its beginning, U.S. taxpayers have spent $22 trillion on Johnson’s War on Poverty (in constant 2012 dollars). Adjusting for inflation, that’s three…
  • BUT OF COURSE: Obama marks Constitution Day by referring to our constitutional rights as…

    17 September 2014, 11:15 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    BUT OF COURSE: Obama marks Constitution Day by referring to our constitutional rights as “privileges.”
  • VICTORY HAS A THOUSAND FATHERS. DEFEAT HAS ONE MOTHER: DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ. Politico:…

    17 September 2014, 11:07 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    VICTORY HAS A THOUSAND FATHERS. DEFEAT HAS ONE MOTHER: DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ. Politico: Democrats turn on Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
  • AT AMAZON, Up to 30% off on Select Snowboards. Winter is coming. Also up to 30% off on Downhill…

    17 September 2014, 11:00 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    AT AMAZON, Up to 30% off on Select Snowboards. Winter is coming. Also up to 30% off on Downhill Skis and on Ski Boots. Plus, up to 40% off on Sunglasses.
  • J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: ‘CATALIST’: Obama’s Database For Fundamentally Transforming America.…

    17 September 2014, 10:14 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: ‘CATALIST’: Obama’s Database For Fundamentally Transforming America. “This tool, the Catalist database, was employed in the 2012 election. That election defied conventional wisdom: Mitt Romney sought and won independent voters…
  • SCIENCE FICTION WRITER JOHN C. WRIGHT talks to the Honey Badger Brigade.…

    17 September 2014, 9:28 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    SCIENCE FICTION WRITER JOHN C. WRIGHT talks to the Honey Badger Brigade. I read his City Beyond Time. It was good. I liked the way the Time Lords, in constantly rewriting history, got themselves in more and more trouble, sort of like central planners…
  • TO BE FAIR, THE FIRST AMENDMENT ALREADY DOES THAT: US law would safeguard free-speech rights to…

    17 September 2014, 9:00 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    TO BE FAIR, THE FIRST AMENDMENT ALREADY DOES THAT: US law would safeguard free-speech rights to criticize business online. Many businesses, it’s true, don’t seem to understand this.
  • FORWARD! House approves Obama request for Syria in broad bipartisan vote.…

    17 September 2014, 8:42 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    FORWARD! House approves Obama request for Syria in broad bipartisan vote. Related: 85 Democrats buck Obama in ISIS vote. Also: Majority of GOP backs Obama’s ISIS proposal.
  • 3 THINGS TO KNOW about NASA’s new private space contracts….

    17 September 2014, 8:00 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    3 THINGS TO KNOW about NASA’s new private space contracts.
  • PETER BEINART: ‘Security Moms’ Are Back—and That’s Bad News for Democrats….

    17 September 2014, 6:37 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    PETER BEINART: ‘Security Moms’ Are Back—and That’s Bad News for Democrats.
  • JACOB SULLUM: Gee, if only that Obama fellow showed the concern for constitutional niceties on…

    17 September 2014, 6:30 pm by: Glenn Reynolds

    JACOB SULLUM: Gee, if only that Obama fellow showed the concern for constitutional niceties on warmaking that George W. Bush did. To be more precise, Obama claims Congress already declared war on ISIS, although it surely did not realize it was doing that.…

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