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Reading queerly at Princeton

(Paul Mirengoff) Campus Reform reports that Princeton University is offering a course next semester that aims to teach students to “read queerly” by examining “the ways in which desire, gender, and sexuality are queerly told.” Students will learn about the “theory, narrative, and aesthetics” of …

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It’s Crazies All the Way Down

(John Hinderaker) Just in the last few days, the liberal outrages have been hard to keep up with: hounding the Secretary of Homeland Security out of a restaurant, then “demonstrating” on her lawn with chants and blaring audio of crying children; denying the White House …

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Poll Data Bode Well for GOP, In Short Term

(John Hinderaker) This CBS News Battleground Tracker poll is interesting, for a number of reasons. It was large, sampling over 2,000 Americans (not registered voters), it was taken at the height of the “separated children” hysteria (June 21-22), and cross tabs are supplied. Given the …

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George Will’s misguided case for voting against the GOP this year

(Paul Mirengoff) What is American conservatism? Is it an attitude, an aesthetic and/or sensibility, an approach to living? Or is it a set of policy preferences — limited government interference in our lives, lower taxes, judges who don’t invent rights, a strong military, etc.? For …

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Mueller mulls it over

(Scott Johnson) The Mueller Switch Project has turned into a tedious farce. Thomas Lifson puts it this way: “The Mueller special counsel investigation purportedly was instigated to discover possible illicit Russian influence on the 2016 presidential election but now is backing away from the only …

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Ilhan Omar: Why I hate Israel

(Scott Johnson) State representative Ilhan Omar has yet to complete her first term in the Minnesota legislature, where she has accomplished approximately nothing of substance, though she has now secured the DFL endorsement to succeed Minnesota Fifth District Rep. Keith Ellison in Congress. In the …

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ACLU secretly demotes free speech

(Paul Mirengoff) The left bailed on free speech a while back. Everyone who has been paying attention knows this. Less widely known is the fact that the ACLU is bailing too. That’s clear from this column in the Wall Street Journal by Wendy Kaminer, a …

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She Should Have Asked Them To Bake Her a Cake

(John Hinderaker) There is not much point in trying to keep up with the Liberal Outrages of the Day. They come too fast and furiously; it would be a full-time job, and more. But yesterday’s peak outrage is one you probably already know about: the …

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Another great reason to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council

(Paul Mirengoff) Earlier this week, I discussed the Trump administration’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the farcical U.N. Human Rights Council. Our stated reasons for pulling were that the Council, which includes notorious human rights abusers (e.g., China, Cuba, and Venezuela), tolerates atrocities …

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Time for the “Soscars”?

(Steven Hayward) The Whirled Cup soccer tournament is under way over in Russia right now, which is why there’s a file open for Paul in the Missing Persons bureau of the local police. Anyway, while I am a fan of really awful b-movies like They …

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