POLITICS & POLICY

A worker assembles a box for delivery at the Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore, Md., April 30, 2019. (Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters) It certainly wasn’t because they were snookered into voting against their own interests. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE ‘T hanks, but no thanks.” So said Amazon employees — by a two-to-one margin — to the self-serving union
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Former president Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Fla., February 28, 2021. (Octavio Jones/Reuters) Former President Donald Trump on Saturday took aim at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Anthony Fauci, and former Vice President Mike Pence in an expletive-laced, off-script speech at a major Republican National Committee donor gathering.
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Yale University’s Sterling Library, with Maya Lin’s Women’s Table fountain in the foreground. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) Yale has a chance to lead the way in developing true diversity, with an upcoming trustee election. Yale’s having an election, and this one won’t be rigged. For the first time since 1965, there’s an independent candidate running for the
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People who have been vaccinated are less likely to consider it safe to travel than people who haven’t been vaccinated and don’t want to be. Philip Klein suggests that the perverse messaging from public-health officials helps to explain this pattern. I suspect, though, that part of the explanation is simply that people who have been
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White House coordinator for the southern border Ambassador Roberta Jacobson takes a question during a White House press briefing in Washington, March 2021. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) Really? Roberta S. Jacobson, the former ambassador to Mexico whom President Biden chose as his “border czar” on the National Security Council, will step down at the end of the
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White House coordinator for the southern border Ambassador Roberta Jacobson takes a question during a White House press briefing in Washington, March 2021. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) Roberta Jacobson, the Biden administration’s coordinator at the southern border, announced on Friday that she would step down from her position at the end of April. Jacobson said she always
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Dan Crenshaw at Turning Point USA’s 2018 Student Action Summit. (Gage Skidmore) Representative Dan Crenshaw (R., Texas) announced that he received emergency surgery on his left eye on Friday, which will leave the congressman “effectively blind” for the next month. Crenshaw said he noticed blurry spots in his vision over the past few days, and
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Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci waits to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 23, 2020. (Kevin Dietsch/Reuters Pool) For months, public-health officials and the media have made the inexplicable decision to consistently downplay the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines. Everybody from Joe Biden to Anthony Fauci
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A month ago, I highlighted the Biden administration’s extraordinary decision to abandon all of the government’s pending appeals of rulings against the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule governing admissibility of aliens, including the Supreme Court case in which the Court had granted review of an adverse Second Circuit ruling. As I explained, the Department of
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A pro-life demonstrator holds up a mock human fetus, as groups chant over one another outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 4, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) This column of mine elicited an unusual volume of emails. A sample: Reader MH: I read your article about fetal personhood with interest. One
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) speaks to reporters as Sen. Tim Scott (R., S.C.) stands beside him on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 23, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) For the second time, Republican senators have written to the Small Business Administration, asking for an investigation into the loan fraud that Planned Parenthood affiliates
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Gov. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.) speaks during CPAC in Orlando, Fla., February 26, 2021. (Joe Skipper/Reuters) Florida’s agricultural and consumer services commissioner, Nikki Fried, is the Democratic front-runner to challenge Governor Ron DeSantis next year. Fried was vaccinated yesterday: Ron DeSantis said if he vaxxed publicly it would be a “gun show.” He chose not
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The egregious decision by Major League Baseball to move the All-Star Game from Georgia over its disagreement with a piece of legislation passed by the state legislature has been a seminal moment in the development of woke capitalism. Conservatives have, for decades, complained about the liberal cultural influence
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Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference in Washington, D.C. December 13, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) It is often the case that the more oppressive a tax, the more oppressive the measures taken to ensure that it will be paid. Ask the Sheriff of Nottingham. It is no coincidence that the Biden administration’s
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Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin in Yalta, February 1945 (National Archives and Records Administration/Wikimedia Commons) Roosevelt today would prefer Trump to Biden. Allow me to explain. In the many years that I have known him, I have always liked and respected Larry Kudlow. I think he was an excellent chairman of the National Economic Council, and
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Courtroom sketch of James Reyerson, senior special agent with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, answers questions as images of George Floyd’s arrest play on a screen, on the eighth day of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, Minn. April 7, 2021. (Jane Rosenberg/Reuters) Prosecutors at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial
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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin sits in front of a picture of George Floyd displayed during Chauvin’s trial in Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 29, 2021 in this courtroom sketch. (Jane Rosenberg/Reuters) If you’re watching the Chauvin trial on Court-TV, you are probably baffled by some of the commentators, who seem confused about when leading questions
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