Potential 2020 presidential candidate and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) salutes young Democrats during a campaign stop in Manchester, N.H., February 1, 2019. (Brian Snyder/REUTERS ) Defending Big Tobacco, keeping rifles under her bed, studying…

Joe Biden speaks during his debate with Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan in Danville, Ky., October 11, 2012. (John Gress/Reuters) Biden is hardly the sober and judicious alternative to a supposedly reckless Donald Trump.…

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) The Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said the committee is losing patience with Michael Cohen, who skipped out on planned testimony Tuesday. “I can assure…

President Trump listens during a Cabinet meeting at the White House, February 12, 2019. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) The great National Review editor James Burnham famously said, “When there is no alternative, there is no problem.” By this…

Then-California Governor Jerry Brown (center) signs a railroad rail during a groundbreaking ceremony for the California High Speed Rail project in Fresno, Calif., January 6, 2015. (Robert Galbraith/Reuters) California’s bullet train was (and is) the…

Michael Bloomberg speaks at the International Monetary Fund/World Bank meeting in Washington, D.C., April 19, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Michael Bloomberg has allocated $500 million to deny President Trump a second term in 2020, either by…

(Joshua Lott/REUTERS) Customers outside dense urban areas will get stuck with huge electric bills. The Green New Deal is the shiny new object in Washington. Rolled out last week by Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.)…

Illiterate Politics

Illiterate Politics

The Capitol building stands in Washington, D.C., January 9, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/REUTERS) Progressives have invested a great deal of effort cultivating various occult theories of conservatism. It is important to try to engage the arguments…

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) celebrates with activists after a news conference for the proposed ‘Green New Deal’ in Washington, D.C. February 7, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/REUTERS) The party’s 2020 contenders are making promises they can’t…

A Shameful Tolerance

A Shameful Tolerance

Incoming Rep. Ilhan Omar talks to a reporter before a House of Representatives member-elect welcome briefing on Capitol Hill, November 15, 2018. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) ‘Whichever way you turn to trace the harmful streams of influence…

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam speaks during a news conference at the Governori’s Mansion in Richmond, Va., February 2, 2019. (Jay Paul/Reuters) During a cabinet meeting Friday afternoon, Virginia governor Ralph Northam told his staff that…

Virginia lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax opens the state’s Senate meeting during a session of the General Assembly in Richmond, Va., February 8, 2019. (Jay Paul/Reuters) A second woman has come forward to allege that Virginia’s…

President Trump delivers his second State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, February 5, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) How the president can stage a comeback February 2019 is turning out to be…

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand talks to the media after announcing that she is forming an exploratory committee to enter the 2020 presidential race in Sioux City, Ia., January 18, 2019. (Scott Morgan/Reuters) Democrats are about to…

Migrants cross a river next to an construction crew working on a section of the new U.S.-Mexico wall between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, February 5, 2019. (Jose Luis Gonzalezz/Reuters) For all the…

Sen. Cory Booker speaks to volunteer campaign canvassers for Democratic congressional candidate Chris Pappas ahead of the midterm elections in Portsmouth, N.H., October 28, 2018. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Once recruited by Gerald Ford, cheered by Betsy…

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, accompanied by his wife Pamela Northam, announces he will not resign during a news conference in Richmond, Va., February 2, 2019. (Jay Paul/Reuters) The emergence of an ugly photo from the…

Sen. Ben Sasse at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Ben Sasse’s Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act is a currently nonexistent safeguard for infants delivered after attempted abortions. On Monday evening, Senator…

The House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday is expected to clear the way for special counsel Robert Mueller's team to use Russia investigation interview transcripts in possible perjury prosecutions. Interested in Russia Investigation? Add Russia Investigation…