Powerline

Not dark yet

(Scott Johnson) Today is the birthday of Minnesota native son Bob Dylan; he turns the ripe old age of 76. It’s not dark yet, but it’s getting there. We’re going to celebrate him as long we’re both still around to enjoy the occasion. He is …

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That Duthu that they did

(Scott Johnson) Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon recently named Bruce Duthu to the exalted position of Dean of Faculty from his position as associate dean and professor of Native American Studies. In his professional capacity Duthu had co-authored an extremely distasteful organizational statement supporting a boycott …

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Freakout at an Alexandria gym

(Paul Mirengoff) Last week at an Alexandria, Virginia fitness club, leftist Georgetown professor Christine Fair harassed a fellow club member, white nationalist Richard Spencer. Fair was forced to leave the gym. Spencer was later kicked out of the club. The Washington Post’s account of the …

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Britain fears another terrorist attack may be imminent

(Paul Mirengoff) In the aftermath of yesterday’s terrorist attack in Manchester, British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the nation’s threat level from “severe” to “critical,” the highest rating. The threat level hasn’t been set that high in Britain since 2007. Stating that another attack …

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Trump’s Budget Assumes Reasonable GDP Growth, Liberals Go Ballistic

(John Hinderaker) President Trump’s first proposed budget was released today, to howls of outrage from the left. The New York Times issued an email breaking news alert: The Times’s claim that Trump’s budget assumes “improbable economic growth” was mild compared to the reaction from most …

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Coming on Thursday, VIP Live!

(John Hinderaker) We are doing our next VIP Live event day after tomorrow, Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. Central time. If you are a VIP member, you will get an email with a link to a live YouTube address where you can watch the event …

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Report: Trump will begin draining his own swamp

(Paul Mirengoff) According to Trey Yingst of One America News Network, Team Trump has identified three sources of the leaks flowing so liberally from the White House. He also reports that “multiple people” will be fired when President Trump returns from his trip abroad. Why …

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CA Dems Too Much for the Bee Hive

(Steven Hayward) One of the very best analyses of the group dynamic of the Left came from Tom Bethell and Joe Sobran years ago, when they referred to the Left as “The Hive.” Like bees or ants, the Left simply goes into action in a …

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Heather Mac Donald’s dissent

(Scott Johnson) A few essays have taken their place in the great tradition as masterpieces of intellectual demolition. Among such classics stands Samuel Johnson’s Review of Soame Jenyns’ A Free Enquiry Into the Nature and Origin of Evil. Jenyns’s “glib optimism” in the face of …

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Peter Lawler, RIP

(Steven Hayward) I’ve just caught up with the sad news this morning of the passing of Peter Lawler of Berry College at the too-soon age of 65. Peter was one of the most interesting and original conservative voices in academia, and he is irreplaceable. There …

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