National Review

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism-October 21

1949 — President Truman recess-appoints David L. Bazelon to the D.C. Circuit. With a lifetime appointment from Truman a few months later, Bazelon serves for 30 years in active status and an additional 14 years in senior status. On his death in 1983, a New …

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Why To Kill a Mockingbird Belongs in the Classroom

‘Recently I have received echoes down this way of the Hanover County School Board’s activities, and what I’ve heard makes me wonder if any of its members can read.” So begins a 1966 letter penned by Harper Lee, author of the timeless classic To Kill …

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Today’s Martyrs for Christianity

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution, which brought the Bolsheviks to power in Russia. Their reign of terror and merciless annihilation of tens of millions who stood in their way came to a stop only 75 years later, thanks to the …

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The Obama Administration’s Uranium One Scandal

Let’s put the Uranium One scandal in perspective: The cool half-million bucks the Putin regime funneled to Bill Clinton was five times the amount it spent on those Facebook ads — the ones the media-Democrat complex ludicrously suggests swung the 2016 presidential election to Donald …

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Helen DeVos, RIP

Approximately a year ago, I had the honor to offer a eulogy to Lee Hanley, a conservative philanthropist who left a mark on behalf of freedom and Christian values due to decades of wisdom, leadership, involvement, and selfless generosity. I’m reminded of this with the …

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#MeToo and Trial by Mob

I have been thinking a lot about the #MeToo phenomenon, in which women share their experiences with sexual harassment and assault on social media, and I find myself feeling uneasy about it for several reasons. First of all, I always fear a mob, whatever side …

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Special-Interest Politics: Real-Estate Lobby Edition

Richard Rubin of the Wall Street Journal tweeted this quote from Doug Holtz-Eakin this week. [email protected]: “If you hear someone say, ‘I can’t live without this tax provision,’ they don’t have a business. They have a tax shelter.” — Richard Rubin (@RichardRubinDC) October 18, 2017 …

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Students Crash College Republicans’ Meeting, Claim ‘Fascists’ Don’t Have ‘Right of Free Speech’

A group of students at University of California–Santa Cruz crashed a College Republicans’ meeting at the school — demanding that it be shut down because “fascists” don’t have the “right of free speech.” “White supremacist, fascist sympathizing College Republicans are having a meeting at McHenry …

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God Bless the Kellys and Every Family of Those Who Serve

White House chief of staff John Kelly, addressing reporters yesterday, describing the process of notifying the families of those slain while in uniform: A casualty officer typically goes to the home very early in the morning and waits for the first lights to come on. …

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Freedom Partners All in against Corporate Welfare

Here’s the commercial FP is airing as part of the tax-reform fight: Continue Reading....

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