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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic congresswoman from New York, wears a dress saying ‘Tax the Rich’ at the Met Gala in New York City, September 13, 2021. (Mario Anzuoni / Reuters) Increasing numbers of Americans are accepting Marxist conceptions of American life, in which the successful are parasites and everyone else is a victim of their
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) holds her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., September 8, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) House Democrats have put forward a worst-of-both-worlds tax proposal: punishing enough to do real damage to the U.S. economy and individual households, but not nearly enough to pay for the trillions upon
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Aussies have had enough.  The people in Australia are now ignoring ‘health’ orders at Sydney’s beautiful Bondi Beach and going about their lives. Reports from Sydney show the people in Australia are now ignoring the state’s insane COVID rules. Bondi Beach today.The Lockdown has ended through civil disobedience.When government failed, the people took things into
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A student wearing a protective mask, attends class on the first day of school, amid the coronavirus pandemic in Florida, August 18, 2021. (Marco Bello/Reuters) Welcome back to “Forgotten Fact-Checks,” a weekly column produced by National Review’s News Desk. This week, we explore the merits (or lack thereof) of progressives’ school masking obsession, remember the
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a joint news conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Doha, Qatar, September 7, 2021. (Olivier Douliery/Reuters) At a congressional hearing on Monday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken admitted that thousands of legal permanent residents of the United States were left in Afghanistan:  Blinken: “Several thousand green
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California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at an event in Delano, Calif., March 31, 2021; Larry Elder at the 2016 FreedomFest in Las Vegas, Nev. (Mandel Ngan/Reuters, Gage Skidmore) Former President Trump claimed on Monday that the California governor recall election would likely be “rigged.” “Does anybody really believe that the California Recall Election isn’t rigged?”
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The Tribute in Light installation and the One World Trade Center tower in Manhattan on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, seen from Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, September 11, 2021. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) You may have heard that Oscar favorite Spike Lee, a nut and a crank who tried to incite a
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The towers of the World Trade Center pour smoke after being struck by hijacked commercial aircraft, September 11, 2001. (Brad Rickerby/Reuters) Twenty years ago, on a brilliantly clear early-fall morning, four airliners hijacked by terrorists crashed into the Pentagon, the World Trade Center Towers, and a Pennsylvania field. Almost 3,000 innocent Americans were killed; the
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Joe Biden went golfing on Sunday after leaving Americans behind enemy lines in Afghanistan. Biden golfed with former Senator Ted Kaufman at Fieldstone Golf Club in Delaware. and Jack Owens — Pat Ward (@WardDPatrick) September 12, 2021 TRENDING: Kentucky Health Care Workers Refused to Comply With Vaccine Mandate, Forced Hospital to Fire Them (VIDEOS) Secretary
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The Tribute in Light installation and the One World Trade Center tower in Manhattan on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, seen from Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, September 11, 2021. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) We are reminded that evil endures, but so does hope. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T wo anniversaries were this week,
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Bill Gates at the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in Washington, D.C., in 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) There are still friends of the ultra-wealthy in our politics. They just aren’t whom you’d imagine them to be. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE ‘T oadies for billionaires” is how one excitable correspondent describes the Republican Party. But nobody seems to have
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Taliban forces patrol in front of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 2, 2021. (Stringer/Reuters) My reader who’s trying to get his company’s former employees out of Afghanistan learned that the U.S. State Department has temporarily stopped processing Special Immigrant Visas for the government’s Afghan allies. (For background on this reader and his
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New York National Guard Lieutenant Colonel William Snyder with an interpreter instructing a group of Afghan soldiers how to drive a Humvee in 2008. (Lieutenant Colonel William Snyder) ​​William Snyder still remembers the acrid smell of burning jet fuel and crushed concrete mixed with the dust, soot, and ash that covered virtually everything at Ground
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Former president George W. Bush attends an event commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Stoystown, Pa., September 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) Vice President Kamala Harris and former president George W. Bush praised the “courage” of passengers on United Flight 93, who attempted to wrest control
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An American flag and red rose at the edge of the south reflecting pool of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum ahead of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in lower Manhattan in New York City, September 8, 2021. (Mike Segar/Reuters) I have no memory of September 11, 2001. I was two years old when
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