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  • Uncommon Knowledge: How JetBlue Does It

    45m By Peter Robinson
    CEO Robin Hayes and Hoover Institution board member Joel Peterson talk to Peter Robinson about how JetBlue has remained successful, despite all the regulations, competition, and pitfalls of running an airline. Peterson and Hayes argue that consolidation and…
  • Trump’s Plan to Cut Corporate Taxes Would Help Both Workers and Businesses

    4h By Michael Tanner
    Donald Trump is expected to announce his long-awaited tax-reform plan this week, the centerpiece of which is reportedly a reduction of the top federal corporate-tax rate from the current 35 percent to 15 percent. Even before the plan’s formal announcement,…
  • Science vs. Science™!

    4h By Ben Shapiro
    On Saturday, leftists around the nation took to the streets to sound off about their new religion: Science™! No, not testable hypotheses and well-constructed experiments. Science™! You know, like gay rights and abortion and global redistributionism and…
  • Maxine Waters as Resistance Leader? What a Joke

    12:00am By Michelle Malkin
    Are you freaking kidding me? Thirteen-term Democratic congresswoman Maxine Waters, Beltway barnacle permanently affixed to USS Government, is now the fresh-faced "rock star" of the Democratic party. "Auntie Maxine" is stoking the resistance, inspiring…
  • America’s place in the world, etc.

    12:00am By Jay Nordlinger
    Since the 1988 GOP convention, I have been quoting George Bush (the Elder). It was at that convention that he first accepted the presidential nomination. He asked a question, essentially: Is America “another pleasant country on the U.N. roll call, somewhere…
  • Is Marine Le Pen a ‘Far-Right’ Candidate?

    12:00am By Jonah Goldberg
    In case you’ve been confused by the last few days of punditry, let me say outright that France is not America. For example, we recently concluded a presidential election in the United States in which many argued that it was imperative to smash the “final…
  • Krauthammer’s Take: Trade War with Canada Is Unlikely and Would Be Gratuitous

    Tue 11:00pm By NR Staff
    Arguing that a trade war with Canada is unlikely, Charles Krauthammer said that feuding with our neighbor to the north would be “gratuitous,” and Trump is most likely trying to get them to loosen their own tariffs: That is the problem with protectionism.…
  • Ella Fitzgerald’s Century of Swing

    Tue 9:10pm By Deroy Murdock
    One hundred years ago today, Temperance and William Fitzgerald had a baby girl in Newport News, Va. They named her Ella Jane. The proud parents could not know that their daughter would grow up to become a beloved artist, a principal architect of jazz, and, as…
  • A Federal Judge Issues a Mostly Meaningless Ruling Against a Mostly Meaningless Executive Order

    Tue 9:00pm By David French
    This afternoon a federal judge did not much at all to stop an executive order that didn't do much at all. Don't pay attention to the breathless headlines. Here is what you need to know, in five easy steps. First, Donald Trump signed an executive order in the…
  • The French Election and the Normalization of Extremes

    Tue 8:47pm By Veronique de Rugy
    Andrew's post about the French election is spot on. While I thought François Fillon was impressive in his stated commitment to reforming the country and I am pretty disappointed by the poor support he gathered, I can't help being relieved that the next round…
  • We Need More Ships!

    Tue 6:27pm By Jim Talent
    New presidents begin to appreciate America’s armed forces at their first National Security Council meeting during their first foreign-policy crisis, when the first question asked is usually: “Where is the nearest aircraft carrier?” President Trump has…
  • Who Will Take the Threats to Free Speech on Campus Seriously?

    Tue 5:45pm By George Leef
    Nasty, thuggish attacks on free speech by leftist students, often aided by outside "Antifa" allies, has reached crisis stage. We have a large cadre of people who'd have fit in perfectly with Mao's Red Brigades because they are eager to enforce ideological…
  • Remembering Kate O’Beirne

    Tue 4:50pm By NRO Symposium
    National Review asked colleagues and friends of the late Kate O’Beirne to say some words about her life and character. The editors thank Kathryn Jean Lopez for assistance in planning and organizing this symposium. Hadley Arkes Kate was in a limo with one of…
  • Handel Campaign Raises $1 Million Online in a Week

    Tue 3:44pm By Alexandra DeSanctis
    In the week since the April 18 jungle primary in Georgia’s sixth congressional district, the Handel campaign has raised over $1 million in online contributions. The race pitted 18 candidates against one another and ended with no outright victor, triggering a…
  • Washington Post: More Young Republicans Know a Millionaire Than a Muslim

    Tue 3:31pm By Jonah Goldberg
    The Washington Post’s Aaron Blake tweets: More young Republicans know a millionaire than a Muslim https://t.co/WSe5T5L199 — Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) April 25, 2017 I’m not sure why this is all that interesting a stat (or why they went with this picture)…
  • It Was All Hillary’s Fault

    Tue 3:23pm By David French
    This weekend, the New York Times scraped the fresh scabs off Democrats’ wounds from 2016. In an extended piece, the Times provided us with the best account so far of the deliberations inside the FBI as it investigated Hillary Clinton and debated how best to…
  • Choosing to Live in a Tiny House Deemed ‘Poverty Appropriation’

    Tue 3:12pm By Katherine Timpf
    According to an article in the “intersectional” blog The Establishment, people who don’t have to live in tiny houses living in tiny houses is a “troubling” example of “poverty appropriation.” In an article titled “The Troubling Trendiness of…
  • The Obama Administration’s Iran-Deal Duplicity

    Tue 2:56pm By The Editors
    In January 2016, the Obama administration released seven Iranian-born prisoners in what President Barack Obama called a “one-time” “humanitarian gesture” intended to sweeten the nuclear deal hammered out between Washington, D.C., and Tehran. The…
  • The Dystopian World of The Handmaid’s Tale Bears No Resemblance to Trump’s America

    Tue 2:10pm By Kyle Smith
    The fulsomely praised new Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, which is available for streaming starting tomorrow, takes place in a chilling near-future where women are reduced to wombs on feet, gays are publicly executed, and a Christian theocracy has squashed…
  • "Culturally Loaded"

    Tue 2:09pm By Andrew Stuttaford
    From the New York Times’ Public Editor (my emphasis added): One reader wrote in this week to ask why The Times, in a story on a Michigan doctor who is accused of performing female genital mutilation on two 7-year-old girls referred to the practice as…
  • The Biggest Success of Trump’s First 100 Days: Justice Neil Gorsuch

    Tue 1:48pm By Carrie Severino
    Assessments of a president’s first hundred days are largely a meaningless metric invented by story-hungry media. But in this case, President Trump has been able to rack up such a significant accomplishment in this short time that we can already be confident…
  • ‘Trump Fuels Anti-Semitism’ Narrative Collapses

    Tue 12:06pm By Deroy Murdock
    Michael Ron David Kadar is a Jewish, American-Israeli dual citizen. Federal prosecutors charged him on Friday with threatening violence against 245 Jewish community centers, Hebrew schools, offices of the Anti-Defamation League, and other Judaic targets.…
  • ‘I’m Not an Expert, But I Play One on TV.’

    Tue 12:00pm By Jim Geraghty
    From the Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt... ‘I’m Not an Expert, But I Play One on TV.’ This would be a better country if those engaged in public debate had a little humility about what they know and what they don’t know. No one is an expert in…
  •  ‘I’m Not an Expert, but I Play One on TV.’

    Tue 10:48am By Jim Geraghty
    ‘I’m Not an Expert, but I Play One on TV.’ This would be a better country if those engaged in public debate had a little humility about what they know and what they don’t know. No one is an expert in everything. But we’ve seen several high-profile…
  • Bernie Sanders and Nancy Pelosi Are Right

    Tue 10:37am By Ramesh Ponnuru
    They're the moderates in a debate among Democrats about how their party should treat candidates who are not in complete agreement with the abortion lobby. I write about the controversy--which centers on Sanders's endorsement of Heath Mello, a Democratic…
  • Chelsea Clinton Has Some Seriously Committed Fans

    Tue 9:20am By Charles C. W. Cooke
    Judging by the back-and-forths of last few days, Chelsea Clinton is well on her way to joining Sarah Palin, Donald Trump, Ron Paul, and Beyoncé as an executive platinum member of the Club of the Praetorian guard. Just try it: Say a few words in public that…
  • This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism-April 25

    Tue 8:00am By Ed Whelan
    1906—William J. Brennan, Jr., is born in Newark, New Jersey. In his 34 years on the Court, Brennan will deploy his impressive backroom political skills in the service of liberal judicial activism. It is doubtful that anyone has done more to misshape the…
  • Tuesday links

    Tue 7:59am By debbywitt
    April 25th is ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps ) Day, the anniversary of the 1915 Battle of Gallipoli: history, maps, contemporaneous footage, a brief documentary, and a Lego re-enactment. Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Medieval Dragons. Is a…
  • Mentally Ill Woman Euthanized in Canada

    Tue 6:57am By Wesley J. Smith
    I did a radio interview yesterday warning that I expected Canada to, one day, allow euthanasia as a "treatment" for serious mental illness. Today, I find out it already happened. A court apparently allowed a mentally ill woman to be euthanized. From the CTV…
  • Nukes + Nuttiness = Neanderthal Deterrence

    Tue 4:00am By Victor Davis Hanson
    How can an otherwise failed dictatorship best suppress internal dissent while winning international attention, influence — and money? Apparently, it must openly seek nuclear weapons. Second, the nut state should sound so crazy and unpredictable that it might…