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Debating The Federalist Papers : Why You Should Support the National Review Institute

As part of the National Review Institute’s End-of-Year Appeal, NRI fellows are sharing words of wisdom and inspiration. Today, Rick Brookhiser explains why the institution created by Bill Buckley merits your consideration and support. One of my main connections to National Review Institute, NRI, is …

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Roy Moore and the Decline of the Conservative Mind

Despite the pleas of a number of conservative thought leaders, tomorrow many Alabama Republicans will probably cast a vote for a conspiracy theorist and accused child molester. A year ago, the American people voted into the office of the presidency a man with no experience …

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Was Lindsey Vonn ‘Un-American’ in Saying She Wouldn’t Represent Trump at the Olympics?

Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn is a liberal. That’s why it was easy this week for a CNN interviewer to steer the skier into a comment dismissive of President Trump. Vonn was asked what it would be like at the Winter Olympics in South Korea …

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Prelude to a firing, etc.

Over the weekend, Patrick Chovanec tweeted, “He’s going to fire Mueller. It’s just a question of when. And then we will see what our country is made of.” This reminded me of a post I wrote in early August. It was headed “The Mueller Firing: …

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’Casting About

On Need to Know, Mona and I talk about Alabama, Israel, and other weighty matters. Then, toward the end, we discuss Hogan’s Heroes, where we really shine. We always have our finger on the pulse of popular culture. Go here. I also have an episode …

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Where’s the Omelet?

‘He didn’t win, did he?” Some of you will remember that sentence. Harry Reid, then the Democratic leader in the Senate, in 2012 retailed a series of wild, baseless, outright lies about Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, claiming, among other things, that he had …

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Is Trump Heading Toward Nuclear War with North Korea?

The first use of nuclear weapons occurred August 6, 1945. The second occurred three days later. That there has not been a third is testimony to the skill and sobriety of twelve presidents and many other people, here and abroad. Today, however, North Korea’s nuclear …

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Jerry Brown's Pot versus Donald Trump's Kettle

The radical governor of California–who signed bills legalizing assisted suicide, allowing non-doctors to be abortionists, and forcing pro-life pregnancy counseling centers to notify clients where to access free abortion (now before the Supreme Court)–has brought the Lord into his critique of Donald Trump. From The …

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This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism-December 9

1993—Faithfully applying governing precedent, the Florida supreme court rules (in Sarantopoulos v. State) that a person who had built a six-foot-high fence around his yard did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in his yard (where he was growing marijuana plants) since he should …

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The Police Murder of Daniel Shaver

If you have the stomach for it, I want you to watch one of the most outrageous and infuriating videos I’ve ever seen. It shows the police shooting of Daniel Shaver in Mesa, Arizona. He was crawling on his hands and knees, crying, and begging …

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