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  • Apologize to Israel, Mr. President

    30 September 2014, 7:14 pm by: David French

    This summer, as Hamas was raining rockets on Israeli civilians, storing munitions in civilian buildings, and firing rockets from mosques, schools, and clinics, the Obama administration had the audacity to say that it was "appalled" by Israeli attacks that…
  • No, Joni Ernst Is Not an Extremist on the Minimum Wage

    30 September 2014, 5:40 pm by: Reihan Salam

    To make his case that Joni Ernst, this year’s Republican U.S. Senate nominee, “exists on the radical edge of the Republican Party, with polarizing views on almost everything under the sun,” Jamelle Bouie, a Slate political columnist, draws on her…
  • First-Ever U.S. Ebola Case Diagnosed in Dallas

    30 September 2014, 5:26 pm by: Brendan Bordelon

    The Center for Disease Control confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that an unidentified man at a Dallas hospital tested positive for the Ebola virus -- the first-ever diagnosis of the deadly disease in the United States.According to local news reports, the patient…
  • Thielism

    30 September 2014, 5:01 pm by: Peter Augustine Lawler

    Here are some more sustained observations on the Peter Thiel moment. It might be a public airing of the highest form of libertarianism and a telling piece of evidence that our techno-brainpower is now securely located in Silicon Valley. Certainly Peter soars…
  • All the Facts Fit to Delete

    30 September 2014, 4:18 pm by: Charles C. W. Cooke

    Yesterday afternoon, much to my eternal humiliation, I fell foul of a parody account on Twitter. Responding with false outrage to a Washington Post story on a lunatic who managed to barge his way into the White House, the joke feed “@Salondotcom” took aim…
  • NRO Seeks News Aggregator

    30 September 2014, 4:16 pm by: NRO Staff

    National Review Online is looking for a freelance news aggregator. The work will involve reading lots of articles and compiling links. Applicants must be available to work early in the morning, and should send a résumé and a cover letter to…
  • With 'Friends' Like These . . .

    30 September 2014, 4:06 pm by: Ian Tuttle

    Today on the homepage I write about Alton Nolen, a.k.a. Jah’Keem Yisrael, who became the latest perpetrator of “workplace violence” last week when he decapitated one former colleague at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Okla., then repeatedly stabbed another…
  • Why Is Justice Ginsburg Speaking Publicly on Abortion Policy?

    30 September 2014, 3:24 pm by: Ed Whelan

    Beyond the passage I’ve highlighted in which Justice Ginsburg comments negatively on the Texas abortion law now under challenge in the Fifth Circuit, Ginsburg somehow sees fit in her New Republic interview to speak on all sorts of other matters related to…
  • Rosie O'Donnell: NFL Helping 'Propel Us to War' By Penalizing Muslim Prayer Once

    30 September 2014, 3:12 pm by: Brendan Bordelon

    Rosie O'Donnell saw dark geopolitical implications in the National Football League's penalization of Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah for a post-touchdown prayer, warning the football league is taking part in an effort to "propel us to war" against…
  • David French Is Wrong about Evolution

    30 September 2014, 3:04 pm by: Kevin D. Williamson

    I almost never disagree with David French, but I must take issue with part of his defense of religious views from the psychology professor who believes that evolution has overruled them. It is a well-established, empirical, uncontested fact that baboons make…
  • Goldberg: Hillary's Approach Thus Far Has Been 'Implicit Rebuke of the Obama Years'

    30 September 2014, 2:39 pm by: NRO Staff

  • Islamic State Takes Town 50 Miles from Baghdad

    30 September 2014, 2:34 pm by: Andrew Johnson

    Amid Western air strikes in Iraq, the Islamic State is still gaining territory, recently capturing a military base a short distance away from Baghdad.CNN reports the group's militants took over a base in Albu Aytha, 50 miles northwest of the capital city, on…
  • Federal Court Deals Another Blow to Obamacare

    30 September 2014, 2:17 pm by: Jonathan Keim

    Today in Pruitt v. Burwell, District Judge Ronald A. White of the Eastern District of Oklahoma followed the reasoning of the D.C. Circuit’s opinion in Halbig v. Sebelius, striking down the extension of unlawful tax subsidies even though Oklahoma had declined…
  • Government Failure: Secret Service Edition

    30 September 2014, 2:15 pm by: Veronique de Rugy

    The government fails, and it fails often. The latest incident is now a well-documented failure of the Secret Service to stop a fence-jumper armed with a knife from getting deep inside the White House: The intruder was able to get into the East Room of the…
  • The New York Times Publishes an Ignorant, Condescending Anti-Christian Op-ed

    30 September 2014, 2:08 pm by: David French

    Academic leftists are so used to talking to themselves (and their under-educated students), that they long ago passed the point of even realizing their own ignorance. They delight in their own arguments and their ability to make students "shift uncomfortably…
  • Poetry

    30 September 2014, 2:07 pm by: Daniel Mark Epstein

    THE SAGEI was looking for you in the garden.Above pink poppies and white cleomeI saw scarlet blossoms, a sweet clusterI could not name without you near. ThenA strange voice came from the juniperAgainst the wall, asking my name,The high, cracked voice of an old…
  • Mission Accomplished?

    30 September 2014, 1:56 pm by: Rich Lowry

    My column on the homepage today:President Barack Obama has never donned a flight suit or made any showy jet landings, but he has been even more adamant about an illusory victory.“Mission accomplished” has been his essential message about al-Qaeda for…
  • Revise the 2012 Lie of the Year

    30 September 2014, 1:48 pm by: Peter Kirsanow

    PolitiFact declared the 2012 Lie of the Year to be a campaign ad by Mitt Romney stating Obama "sold Chrysler to Italians who are going to build Jeeps in China." The ad ran several times in Ohio during the presidential campaign. (The 2013 Lie of the Year was…
  • Re: Justice Ginsburg Disqualifies Herself from Ruling on Texas Abortion Law?

    30 September 2014, 1:40 pm by: Ed Whelan

    On the Blog of Legal Times, Tony Mauro highlights the criticisms that Josh Blackman and I have offered of Justice Ginsburg’s negative comment on the Texas abortion legislation now under challenge in the Fifth Circuit. He also quotes two law professors who…
  • The Secret Service Agent Who Tackled the WH Intruder Was Off Duty

    30 September 2014, 1:39 pm by: Patrick Brennan

    The Washington Post has news that now makes the Secret Service's failure to protect the White House last week look even worse: The agent who finally tackled the intruder several rooms into the White House wasn't even assigned to be there. He'd just gotten off…
  • Contra Income-Based-Repayment Schemes (of any kind)

    30 September 2014, 1:16 pm by: George Leef

    In my latest SeeThruEdu post, I argue against the idea of income-based-repayment schemes for student loans -- or anything else. Now, if rich Uncle Fred wants to lend his carefree nephew Buzz $200,000 so he can enjoy the college experience at some college and…
  • Feminists Concerned This T-shirt Is So Sexist It Will Stop Girls from Having Careers

    30 September 2014, 1:06 pm by: Katherine Timpf

    Feminist critics are concerned that a juniors’ T-shirt that says “Training to Be Batman’s Wife” is so misogynistic that it might even stop young women from achieving their dreams.Apparently lacking faith that young women are smart enough to know that a…
  • Why Beijing Won’t Back Down in Hong Kong

    30 September 2014, 1:00 pm by: Michael Auslin

    We are still in the early days of the Umbrella Revolution, but the student demonstrations in Hong Kong already present the greatest challenge to the authority of the Chinese government since the Tiananmen Square democracy movement of 1989. There are major…
  • The Two Cultures: C. P. Snow and Neil de Grasse Tyson

    30 September 2014, 1:00 pm by: Taylor Dinerman

    Right up front I want to confess: I’ve known Neil Tyson since 1996, and I like him. I don’t agree with his politics, but I certainly don’t see him as the wild-eyed leftist radical that some of his critics depict. No one with his positively Nixonian taste…
  • Dutch Shrinks Kill More Mentally Ill Patients

    30 September 2014, 12:45 pm by: Wesley J. Smith

    Dutch euthanasia rates keep rising, and the killable caste continues to expand. From, the DutchNews.nl story:There were 4,829 official cases of euthanasia in the Netherlands last year, an increase of 15% on 2012, according to the annual report of the regional…
  • God Save Us from the Loud 'I'm Staying Home This Year' Conservatives

    30 September 2014, 12:34 pm by: Jim Geraghty

    A few thoughts from the middle of the day...God save us from self-professed "conservatives" who will announce they'll stay home on Election Day as a demonstration of their power.— jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) September 30, 2014Because as we all know, you…
  • Indian PM Gets Embarrassing Reception

    30 September 2014, 12:31 pm by: Kevin D. Williamson

    Pity the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi. Talk about a man who gets no respect. He delivered what I thought was a very good speech at the U.N., and the Times headlined it: “Narendra Modi, in U.N. Speech, Inserts India Into Terrorism Fight.” Inserts?…
  • Dem Rep to Secret Service Head: 'Wish to God You Protected the White House Like You're Protecting…

    30 September 2014, 12:26 pm by: Brendan Bordelon

    Representative Stephen Lynch (D., Mass.) could scarcely contain his scorn for Secret Service director Julia Pierson's evasive testimony before the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday, saying "I wish to God you protected the White House like you're protecting…
  • Alaska Dems' Gubernatorial Candidate Won’t Endorse Mark Begich

    30 September 2014, 12:24 pm by: Joel Gehrke

    Senator Mark Begich (D., Alaska) likes gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker, but Walker declined to endorse the vulnerable senator.“Republican Gov. Sean Parnell said he would vote for [Republican Senate candidate Dan] Sullivan,” SFGate notes. “Walker…
  • Republican AG Association Attacks Miller Over Obamacare

    30 September 2014, 12:14 pm by: Ciara Matthews

    The Republican Attorneys General Association is using Ross Miller’s support for Obamacare against him in a new television commercial out today in Nevada.The new ad features Miller claiming, “the president’s health care plan will bring stability and…

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