National Review

Why the Liberal Elite Will Never Check Its Privilege

Karen Kipple’s “greatest wish in the world” is that her eight-year-old daughter Ruby will “have a good life.” At the same time, in “accordance with [her] politics and principles,” she aspires to “a life spent making a difference and helping those less fortunate than herself.” …

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The Appalling Delusion of 100 Percent Renewables, Exposed

The idea that the U.S. economy can be run solely with renewable energy — a claim that leftist politicians, environmentalists, and climate activists have endlessly promoted — has always been a fool’s errand. And on Monday, the National Academy of Sciences published a blockbuster paper …

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Trump and His Generals

Donald Trump earned respect from the Washington establishment for appointing three of the nation’s most accomplished generals to direct his national-security policy: James Mattis (secretary of defense), H. R. McMaster (national-security adviser), and John Kelly (secretary of homeland security). In the first five months of …

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California Court Dismisses 14 Criminal Charges against Center for Medical Progress

This afternoon, the San Francisco Superior Court tossed out 14 of the 15 criminal charges that had been brought by the state of California against two journalists from the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), after they released a series of undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s …

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Let Us Plunge toward Our Fast-Unfolding Future

In 1859, when Manhattan still had many farms, near the Battery on the island’s southern tip the Great American Tea Company was launched. It grew, and outgrew its name, becoming in 1870 the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, which in 1912 begat the first …

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University: Saying ‘Gender Plays No Part in Whom We Hire’ Is a ‘Microaggression’

According to a document on Rowan University’s official website, saying that “gender plays no part in who we hire” is a microaggression, and you should intervene and correct people if you hear them saying it. The phrase is just one of many on the official …

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Fact-Checking the Fact Checker

In today’s “Fact Checker” column in the Washington Post, Michelle Ye Hee Lee tries to take issue with this passage from Justice Alito’s recent concurring opinion in Packingham v. North Carolina: Repeat sex offenders pose an especially grave risk to children. “When convicted sex offenders …

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Can Conservatives Be a Loyal Opposition?

What hope is left for conservatives who oppose Donald Trump? If Michael Gerson is a reliable barometer of what the Never Trump crowd is thinking these days, it’s clear from his latest Washington Post column that he has as little to offer now as any …

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The Unwritten Law That Helps Bad Cops Go Free

Yesterday afternoon, Minnesota officials finally released the full video of the traffic stop that cost Philando Castile his life. It’s a tough video to watch. I’m embedding it below, but beware, it is very raw: If you watch carefully, two salient facts should emerge. First, …

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Planned Parenthood's Spending Falls Short in Georgia's Sixth

It’s difficult to determine who ended up as the biggest loser in yesterday’s special election in Georgia’s sixth district. The most obvious choice is Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff, who, despite raising an historic $23 million in campaign funding, could not bring home the victory for …

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