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The Golden Gate Bridge and the skyline of downtown San Francisco, 2016. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) The names of Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.), and other figures could be removed from San Francisco public schools for connections to racism, environmental abuses, and other offenses, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Thursday.
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Former Mexican General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda speaks during an official reception in Mexico City, April 24, 2014. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) The former minister of defense of Mexico was arrested on Thursday by Drug Enforcement Agency officials after traveling to the U.S., Mexican officials confirmed. U.S. officials have not announced specific charges as of Friday morning, however
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE P resident Trump gave one of his rally speeches Thursday in North Carolina, which went on … and on … and on. I believe it was clocked at close to 90 minutes. The president obviously enjoys these performances, and his favorite parts are when he wings it, departing from the prepared teleprompter
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O n the rare occasion a hapless editor at the New York Times accidentally affixes a straightforward headline to a story that reflects poorly on Democrats, the entire left-wing media infrastructure — from big social-media accounts to the “media reporters” to the journalism “professors” — screech until the newspaper alters it to
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett pauses while testifying during her confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., October 14, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) There’s one rule for Hillary Clinton and Kamala Harris and another for Amy Coney Barrett. Earlier this month, the blue-checked U.N. Women Twitter account linked to the definition of “mansplaining,” which is, apparently,
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After locking the accounts of the New York Post and Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday over the Post’s report published Wednesday morning on Hunter Biden’s emails allegedly found on an abandoned laptop computer, Twitter locked out OANN reporter Jack Posobiec for posting a meme based on the article. Twitter is blocking the Post article from being
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President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, and their son Barron walk to the White House from Marine One in Washington, D.C., August 16, 2020. (Erin Scott/Reuters) First lady Melania Trump said Wednesday that her 14-year-old son Barron Trump had tested positive for the coronavirus shortly after she and President Trump were diagnosed, though the
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The fake news media went into overdrive on Wednesday after Rudy Giuliani and Steve Bannon, via The New York Post dropped an October surprise on Joe Biden’s campaign. The New York Post reported Wednesday that a laptop computer abandoned at a Delaware repair shop contains emails between Hunter Biden and a senior Burisma adviser that indicate Hunter
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A s Big Tech’s power grew, pushback became inevitable. And in recent weeks, no fewer than five different assaults on the industry’s largest players have burst into the news cycle. Three different legal campaigns are underway, legislators are proposing changes that would make such suits easier in the future, and a Supreme
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In what should be an obvious conflict of interests, Joe Biden’s son-in-law Howard Krein is advising Biden’s campaign on the Coronavirus pandemic, while investing in companies which stand to gain from it. Try to imagine the reaction from Democrats and the media, if Trump’s son in law was poised to benefit financially from the pandemic.
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An actor tweets: I like asking conservative women who call themselves “originalists” if they’ve ever voted. — Bradley Whitford (@BradleyWhitford) October 13, 2020 Interesting. I like asking actors if they’ve ever read the Constitution or learned what the term “originalist” means, because, at least in the case of Bradley Whitford, the answer seems to be
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New York governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at the unveiling for the Mother Cabrini statue in New York, October 12, 2020. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) New York governor Andrew Cuomo in his new memoir blames conservatives and right-wing media for the controversy over coronavirus outbreaks in the state’s nursing homes. Around 6,700 nursing home residents in New York
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I n my last piece, I alluded to an article by Hunter Derensis of The American Conservative, which makes the case that conservatives should look to John C. Calhoun, of all people, for political guidance. Though I didn’t have space to fully address it yesterday, I believe Derensis’s argument is historically illiterate
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On the Princeton University campus in 2013. (Eduardo Munoz/Reuters) Welcome to “The Tuesday,” a newsletter about politics, language, and culture. They don’t give out Nobel prizes for newsletters, but you don’t get into the newsletter game for the glory. The Intellectual Superpower One of the unkind stereotypes of Americans is that we are an un-intellectual
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President Trump was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in early September. It should have happened years ago. A member of the Norwegian Parliament, Christian Tybring-Gjedde, nominated President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after Trump successfully accomplished a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Shortly after that President Trump was
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he controversy over the Catholic faith of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has exposed a fierce argument underway over the nature of American democracy. Two myths about the historical relationship of religion to liberal values — freedom, equality, justice, tolerance — are competing for dominance. Both must be resisted. For
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