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Putin Slithered Into Ukraine as Biden Dithered

Par for the course with President Biden, Russia's invasion of Ukraine moved faster than he did. It didn't help that he refused to let the growing crisis interrupt his frequent weekend trips h...

We Can Ignore Bill Barr's Insincere Apology Tour

No amount of interviews can erase Barr's terrible second run at the Department of Justice.

New U.S.-Russia Cold War Will Accelerate China's Rise

Putin, through his war of aggression, is unwittingly helping Beijing, including distracting the U.S. from its China challenge.

New U.S.-Russia Cold War Will Accelerate China's Rise

U.S. Needs a Systemic Reset of Its Energy Policies

For a brief time, the U.S. had achieved energy independence. Sadly, we lost it due to the Biden administration's embrace of left Green New Deal policies.

U.S. Needs a Systemic Reset of Its Energy Policies

Could Economic Warfare Against Putin Backfire?

Russia's invasion of Ukraine represents the gravest challenge to peace in Europe since World War II, and, according to some, the onset of a new era in world history.

Could Economic Warfare Against Putin Backfire?

Are Dems Really Going To Cross the Rubicon?

While the world focused on Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine last week, little attention was paid to the ineffably consequential decision by Democrats to go all-out in their assault on American democracy.

Are Dems Really Going To Cross the Rubicon?

5 Special Counsel Responses to a Russia Hoaxer

Special Counsel John Durham demolished a key Russia hoax figure's attempt to get criminal charges against him dropped.

5 Special Counsel Responses to a Russia Hoaxer

U.S. Cities' Surge in Shootings Rattles Once-Safe Seattle

A downtown hospital is seeing a stream of young gunshot victims-some for a second time. Suburbs are debating strategies to curb violence. Community groups are trying to steer troubled teens on a peaceful path.

U.S. Cities' Surge in Shootings Rattles Once-Safe Seattle

Left's Weak-on-Crime Policies Profoundly Anti-Woman

Erik Bottcher, my city councilman, says his mother is afraid to come to New York City, worried that she will be "hit." She's not wrong. The elected officials who claim to champion women's rights aren't taking women's justified fears seriously.

Left's Weak-on-Crime Policies Profoundly Anti-Woman

The U.S. Constitution Is Trash

Elie Mystal, author of "Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy's Guide to the Constitution," said the document is not "sacred."

The U.S. Constitution Is Trash

A Black Guy's Defense of the Constitution

Recently a leftist journalist from The Nation named Elie Mystal referred to the U.S. Constitution as "trash". He appeared on The View last Friday to promote his new book "Allow me to Retort: A Black Guys Guide to the Constitution". This is the ideological battle in which we are engaged in America.

A Black Guy's Defense of the Constitution

How a Virginia Dad Became 'Enemy #1' to Teachers

To hear Loudoun County, Va., educators tell it, Brian Davison is a violent lunatic, a physical threat, someone who should be in jail.

How a Virginia Dad Became 'Enemy #1' to Teachers

Educators Fighting Back Against CRT Panic

Sumi Cho of the African American Policy Forum on the campus campaign to combat the right-wing assault on freedom

Educators Fighting Back Against CRT Panic

NYT Printed False Smear Of Justice Thomas' Wife

New information reveals the Times knowingly printed a false allegation in a hit piece on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's wife, Ginni.

NYT Printed False Smear Of Justice Thomas' Wife

Demanding That Ketanji Brown Jackson 'Show Her Papers'

Too many Black people have had to present proof of their credentials at some point in their lives. It is humiliating and degrading.

Demanding That Ketanji Brown Jackson 'Show Her Papers'

Ukraine War Fever Could Kill GOP Midterm Chances

How does any rational or caring human being watch us lose a 20-year war against cave-dwelling barbarians, and not just lose that war, but lose it in the most humiliating fashion imaginable, and less than a year later already have a war-boner for Ukraine?

Ukraine War Fever Could Kill GOP Midterm Chances

Russia and the Republicans

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is causing political schizophrenia for many Republicans, who don't want to offend Trump, a Putin fan.

Russia and the Republicans

Biden Shatters Israel's Delusions

For decades, senior Israeli defense officials beat a path to the Pentagon, the State Department, the CIA and the National Security Council with briefcases full of documents providing conclusive proof that Iran's nuclear program is a military program and that its purpose is to transform the Islamic Republic of Iran into a nuclear-armed state.

Biden Shatters Israel's Delusions

Time to Revive the Iran Nuclear Deal

Negotiations with Iran over reviving the Obama-era nuclear deal have gained new urgency. American policymakers are now overwhelmingly concerned with Russia, and eager to get more oil supply online. Iran, of course, would very much like the punishing sanctions inflicted on it removed. A deal may be reached imminently.

Time to Revive the Iran Nuclear Deal

As Threat of Nuclear War Looms, Dems Spin a Crisis

As the world teeters on the edge of nuclear catastrophe, the Democrats are doing what they do best: projecting. Russia's invasion of Ukraine, opined Adam Schiff in Rolling Stone on Friday, "hammers home how despicable an act it was to treat Ukraine as a political plaything."

As Threat of Nuclear War Looms, Dems Spin a Crisis

Dems Who Impeached Trump See Validation in Ukraine War

Russia's invasion hammers home how despicable an act it was to treat Ukraine as a political plaything, Rep. Adam Schiff says of Trump's effort to extort Volodymr Zelensky

Dems Who Impeached Trump See Validation in Ukraine War

Childish Neoconservatives at The Atlantic Attack Realists

Sincere internal criticism of the U.S. - or any country - often sounds a lot like insincere foreign criticism.

Childish Neoconservatives at The Atlantic Attack Realists

Biden Wokeness on Energy Is Weakness

Biden's energy policy is bankrupting the country and making us a paper tiger abroad.

Biden Wokeness on Energy Is Weakness

U.S. Must Do More to Help Ukraine Fight Russia

Kyiv is still standing. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is still leading. Vladimir Putin, the Russian dictator, has still not brought Ukraine to its knees.

U.S. Must Do More to Help Ukraine Fight Russia

With Little Debate, All-Out Economic War w/Russia

"Breaking Points" co-host Krystal Ball lays out the case that broad economic sanctions in response to the invasion of Ukraine could lead Russia to double down instead of backing off.

With Little Debate, All-Out Economic War w/Russia

Oil Prices Spiking Because No One Putting America First

Oil opened in Asian trading Sunday night up another shocking $10 a barrel, reaching $126 at one point-a 13-year high, up from just $65 in December. The Biden administration and its pro-embargo cheerleaders in both parties are to blame, not the Russians.

Oil Prices Spiking Because No One Putting America First

The Climate Opportunity in Supporting Ukraine

Putin's dependence on oil-and-gas exports presents a chance to make the U.S. less beholden to fossil fuels and the autocratic governments that control them.

The Climate Opportunity in Supporting Ukraine

Putin Is Destroying Ukraine & No One Can Stop Him

Millions of lives could be destroyed to slake Vladimir Putin's Cold War obsession.

Putin Is Destroying Ukraine & No One Can Stop Him

State of the Union Gives Biden a Fleeting Taste of Unity

As the U.S. tries to curb Russia's invasion of Ukraine, most Republicans bite back on the usual boos and heckling. It won't last.

State of the Union Gives Biden a Fleeting Taste of Unity

Why I'm Defying Beltway Cowardice

Republicans don't deserve to govern unless we're willing to take on the real problems America faces.

Why I'm Defying Beltway Cowardice

The Perils of Being Democrat in a Trump Town

Rural Democrats suffer in silence, abandoned by a party that they fear has stopped fighting to win the places where they live.

The Perils of Being Democrat in a Trump Town

Erik Prince's Rejected ‘Lend-Lease' Air Force

When war in Europe was likely, though not yet inevitable, late last year, an idea began bubbling in the blob, that ill-defined but very real foreign policy space in Washington that is occupied by the likes of wonks, war hawks, and shadowy military contractors.

Erik Prince’s Rejected ‘Lend-Lease’ Air Force

Russia 'Experts' Cheerlead Their Way To Nuclear War

This is the best their worldview has looked since the '90s.

Russia 'Experts' Cheerlead Their Way To Nuclear War

Clarity on Russia, Ukraine & Our National Interest

More so than perhaps any story in my adult lifetime, there is now an astonishing amount of disinformation on Putin's war in Ukraine.

Clarity on Russia, Ukraine & Our National Interest

When Zelensky Speaks, We Are All Ukrainian

President Zelensky and the people of Ukraine inspire the world in a battle of ideas. They shine a light for democracy over dictatorship, peace over war and courage over fear against aggression.

When Zelensky Speaks, We Are All Ukrainian

Fear of Trump Kept Putin From Invading Ukraine

Trump not only successfully deterred Russia from acting against Ukraine, he effectively deterred a lot of bad behavior across the planet.

Fear of Trump Kept Putin From Invading Ukraine

This Is Already World War III

We are witnessing, literally watching live, Putin commit genocide on an industrial scale in Ukraine while the most powerful military alliance in history stands aside. It's impossible not to be emotional, but let us also be rational and focus our rage on the facts.

This Is Already World War III

Why America Is Losing the War on Drugs

Addicts can't be helped without coercion

The Most Dangerous Lame Duck in History?

All of that, however, may pale in comparison with what Americans might expect from a lame-duck Democrat Congress and a Democrat president wh

The Left Has Perpetuated Nationwide Lawlessness

No matter your political party, support of local law enforcement needs to be a priority. As a nation we must hold our elected officials accountable and make sure our police departments are well-funded and supported by their prosecutors.

Progressive Criminal-Justice Reform Hasn't Had a Chance

As crime rises around the country, reform-minded district attorneys are under fire in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and elsewhere.

Supreme Court Poised to Arrogate Executive Branch Power

The Supreme Court conservatives, exuding the heady self-confidence of a team that...

Verdict on Ketanji Brown Jackson: 'Supreme'-ly Heartless

Everything that she stands for and exists for, I believe, is a lie. She has the right skin color, according to President Biden's requirements. said Nick Wood said this week .

America's Very Peculiar Economic Funk

Negative views of the economy don't match people's experience.

Dems' 'Let Them Eat Cake' Moment in Face of High Gas Prices

While supporters on social media desperately try to paper over Joe Biden's disastrous energy policies, which are causing near $7.00-per-gallon gas prices, Democrats in his administration are doi...

Eulogy for a Bureaucrat With a Conscience

Sir Thomas More's pronouncement above correctly states the danger to a nation when our leaders don't follow their conscience, but it is silent on the danger when men of conscience such as More are themselves silenced.

Eulogy for a Bureaucrat With a Conscience

BLM Co-Founder: I Have a Lot of Resentment

It is 10 years since she helped launch possibly the biggest global protest movement in history. But then came controversy as huge sums of money flowed in. She describes how her childhood inspired her activism - and the hurt she has suffered

BLM Co-Founder: I Have a Lot of Resentment

The Suicide of a J6 Defendant: ‘They Broke Him'

Matthew Perna did nothing wrong on January 6, 2021. The Pennsylvania man walked through an open door on the Senate side of the building shortly before 3 p.m. that afternoon. Capitol police, shown in surveillance video, stood by as hundreds of Americans entered the Capitol. Wearing a "Make America Great Again" sweatshirt, Perna, 37, left after about 20 minutes.

The Suicide of a J6 Defendant: ‘They Broke Him’

Biden Should Lean Into His Faith in State of the Union

Biden must make his concern for the common good visible in a nonpartisan way and without alienating Americans of other faiths, or no faith at all.

Biden Should Lean Into His Faith in State of the Union

A Look at Ketanji Brown Jackson's Judicial Record

Her opinions are generally workmanlike, making it easy to discern the cases that inspired her passion.

A Look at Ketanji Brown Jackson's Judicial Record

A Justice for a Progressive Future

What really matters is how Ketanji Brown Jackson can help turn American law in a more progressive direction decades from now.

A Justice for a Progressive Future

Beware Ibram X. Kendi's Child Indoctrination Plan

Kendi isn't merely a radical; he's a marketing savant.

Beware Ibram X. Kendi's Child Indoctrination Plan

Trayvon Martin Still Making US Confront Its Original Sin

Not every killing connects with the culture and activates a mass movement. This one did.

Trayvon Martin Still Making US Confront Its Original Sin

Hoover 2022 Poll: How Do We Perceive Each Other?

The second annual Hoover poll on the State of the Union concluded, like the first, that the divide between parties had not lessened during President Biden's first year.

Hoover 2022 Poll: How Do We Perceive Each Other?

It's Lady & the Trump for 2024

Donald Trump gave his strongest hint yet, in a speech to CPAC conservatives Saturday, that he plans to run for president in 2024. "We did it twice, and we'll do it again," Trump said. "We're going to be doing it again, a third time."

It's Lady & the Trump for 2024

Relax, Democrats, Biden's Presidency Isn't Screwed

Obama and Clinton showed that the White House offers nearly endless possibilities for political revival.

Relax, Democrats, Biden's Presidency Isn't Screwed

Ukraine Invasion Scrambles Biden's Green Agenda

In the middle of President Biden's Thursday speech laying out sanctions and denouncing Russia for its "brutal" and unprovoked invasion into Ukraine, one line stood out. About halfway through, Biden sternly warned American oil and gas companies not to "exploit this moment to hike their prices to raise profits."

Ukraine Invasion Scrambles Biden’s Green Agenda

Biden's Big Speech Must Counter GOP's False Narrative

Tuesday's State of the Union address gives President Biden a chance to push back on smears and unfounded grievances.

Biden's Big Speech Must Counter GOP's False Narrative

Biden Voters Owe the Rest of Us an Apology

The first step towards recovery is to admit you have a problem, and it was voting for Joe Biden. Denial only makes matters worse.

Biden Voters Owe the Rest of Us an Apology

Is Zelensky Ukraine's George Washington?

Ukraine's comedian-turned-president has acted admirably, even heroically, rallying the nation and demonstrating that he has no intention of fleeing.

Is Zelensky Ukraine's George Washington?

A Walk Down the Crowded Road to Kyiv

To retain our deterrence abroad, we must tighten our belts at home, pump oil and gas, start to balance our budget, junk wokeism as a nihilist indulgence, and recalibrate our military.

A Walk Down the Crowded Road to Kyiv

The Problem With Putin's Endgame in Ukraine

With the feared Russian invasion of Ukraine underway, the burning question is what Russian President Vladimir Putin would do with the country if his forces can overcome fierce Ukrainian resistance and conquer it.

The Problem With Putin's Endgame in Ukraine

U.S. Trucker Convoy Coming: Biden Will Ignore It at His Peril

As hard as it is to imagine, President Biden's political fortunes are about to get worse.

Wishful Thinking on Covid is Dangerous as Ever

Pundits urging us to treat Covid like the flu or pushing the urgency of normal are just variations of the siren song of surrender to needless death and preventable disease.

Is This the Last Gasp of Dems' Covid Mandate Hysteria?

A new poll shows 70 percent of Americans have moved on; too bad the rest work in the media. Support for vaccine mandates is plunging too.

Refranchise the Young and Restore the Middle Class

The real issue is not employment but ownership. Most policymakers refuse to confront the hard truth that millions of Americans are being transformed into serfs.

American Happiness Hits Record Lows

One word can describe how Americans are feeling about the way things are going: bad. That's the finding of a new Gallup poll out Wednesday that measures the state of the nation, and it's what a lot of other data tells us as well.

Alex Vindman's Lawsuit Against Trump Officials

While Ukraine hoaxer Alex Vindman may achieve an early victory in this case, he may soon deeply regret his decision to sue.

Whispers About Biden Won't Stop--Is He Up to the Task?

Is Biden up to the task? It might be a legitimate question a€” if the available alternatives weren't so godawful

The Insanity of Masking Children--by the Numbers

Children are perhaps the most-masked people in America, and clearly the people least needing to be masked. Whether or not one believes that masks work-and the best available scientific research suggests, as I have detailed in City Journal, that surgical and cloth masks provide little to no benefit in stopping the spread of viruses and might even be counterproductive-kids are plainly the least likely to be struck ill by Covid and probably the least likely to spread it.

The Insanity of Masking Children--by the Numbers

Does Biden Have a Second Act?

The experience of three recent predecessors shows why it's too early to count him out.

Does Biden Have a Second Act?

Biden Admin's Astounding Supreme Court Fiasco

The scale of the fiasco is astounding. From the leaked process by which a new vacancy on the Supreme Court was announced - in which Justice Breyer was denied the chance to retire on his own terms - to the way in which a campaign promise Biden made to nominate an African American woman to the Court has transformed into a rigid and fixed quota, nothing has gone right for Biden and the Democrats when it comes to the upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court.

Biden Admin's Astounding Supreme Court Fiasco

The Worst Day of Mark Zuckerberg's Reign

Facebook lost nearly $200 billion in value because while his head was in the metaverse, his company was being eaten alive in the real world.

The Worst Day of Mark Zuckerberg's Reign

Exposing Facebook's Politicized 'Fact-Checking'

The fact-checkers who flagged Paul Thacker's British Medical Journal article about a Pfizer subcontractor for Facebook admitted they police narrative, not fact

Exposing Facebook's Politicized 'Fact-Checking'

The Tattered Mission of Border Patrol

American taxpayers are owed a Border Patrol that lives up to its mission to protect the country - not one that simply processes law breakers through a system that ultimately places them into American communities.

The Tattered Mission of Border Patrol

Covid Has Reaffirmed the Value of Catholic Education

As other schools have treated their students callously, Catholic institutions have worked hard to provide consistent, in-person learning.

Covid Has Reaffirmed the Value of Catholic Education

Realism About Foreign-Policy Realism

Joseph S. Nye, Jr. points out that trade-offs between national interests and values are not as straightforward as they once were.

Realism About Foreign-Policy Realism

Ukraine Is the Hollow Man of Europe

Ukraine is disappearing, for two reasons. It has one of the world's lowest birth rates at just 1.23 children per female, and one of the world's highest rates of out-migration. No other country has willed itself out of existence so decisively.

Ukraine Is the Hollow Man of Europe

Rogan Shows Why His Program Is So Popular

The host's thoughtful response to public criticism shows why his programme has become the platform's most popular

Rogan Shows Why His Program Is So Popular

Democrats Are Tanking. How Has Schumer Escaped Blame?

As the Democrats' political fortunes worsen, recriminations abound. White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain seems to be the latest target, while centrist Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema continue to come under relentless attack. President Biden takes a daily pounding, and news that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will run for another term has produced headlines like this one in Axios: "Pelosi is the GOP's 2022 Bogeywoman."

Democrats Are Tanking. How Has Schumer Escaped Blame?

The College Bubble Won't Just Pop

The managerial class props up the devalued diploma. Only a paradigm shift can end the grift.

The College Bubble Won't Just Pop

Republicans Seem to Think Biden Is the Real Racist

Biden hasn't even named his nominee yet, and already conservatives are saying she's undeserving.

Republicans Seem to Think Biden Is the Real Racist

Democrats and the Trouble With Casual Stereotyping

Unless she is quite elderly, any black female jurist was educated during America's half-century of affirmative action

Democrats and the Trouble With Casual Stereotyping

Prison-Gang Politics

The Left's racialist ideologies threaten to transform America into a prison yard.

Prison-Gang Politics

Black History Month Exposes the Fallacy of White 'Discomfort'

Black History Month is a rich opportunity to resist the small-minded thinking that rationalizes how children cannot -- or should not -- understand the United States as a nation whose history holds both pride and shame, writes Peniel Joseph.

Black History Month Exposes the Fallacy of White 'Discomfort'

How Social Justice Activists Betray Black Americans

Linguist John McWhorter on the ways social justice activists have betrayed black Americans.

How Social Justice Activists Betray Black Americans

The Dangerous Appeal of Righteous Censorship

Joe Rogan's all wrong on Covid vaccines, but nothing good comes from stifling free speech.

The Dangerous Appeal of Righteous Censorship

Americans Are Fed Up With Democrats' Covid Panic

Iwrote yesterday about the Joe Rogan problem our elite faces today, where even such leading intellectual lights as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle must take up the solemn duty of condemning their Spotify colleague who actually does the work his contract demands.

Americans Are Fed Up With Democrats' Covid Panic

First, You Decide That Kids Belong in School

On the day before school resumed this past August, when the COVID-test positivity rate in our West Texas community was soaring past 25 percent and the local paper's headlines trumpeted the rapidly worsening situation, my elder daughter, who was entering the fifth grade, told me she couldn't wait for classes to start.

First, You Decide That Kids Belong in School

The Lab Leak 'Conspiracy Theory'

"NOT MAN MADE OR GENETICALLY MODIFIED," they cried in unison, until they didn't, as Matt Orfalea's latest trip back in time shows

The Lab Leak 'Conspiracy Theory'

China: Epicenter of the Supply Chain Crisis

How concentrating dependence on China upended our economy and added risk

China: Epicenter of the Supply Chain Crisis

Coming Soon: Climate Change Lockdowns?

The proclaimed crisis of climate changes appears ready to become the new COVID.

Coming Soon: Climate Change Lockdowns?

We Need to Understand America's Spike in Murders

Learning why murder becomes more or less prevalent could help officials make better decisions about deploying police, regulating guns and designing, financing and providing social services. But without national data infrastructure about crime, argues Jeff Asher, none of that can happen.

We Need to Understand America's Spike in Murders

Soaring Crime Hits Cities After Dems' 2020 Race-Baiting

As President Joe Biden prepares to meet Mayor Eric Adams, he must realize it was the Democrats' anti-cop agenda that has killed police officers and terrorized cities, Miranda Devine writes.

Soaring Crime Hits Cities After Dems' 2020 Race-Baiting

How Republicans Stopped Losing the Culture War

They have judges, overreaching progressives and racial minorities to thank for a small recovery

How Republicans Stopped Losing the Culture War

When Artists Become the Censors

In 1984, of all years, rock bands in the Soviet Union were in a panic. The Ministry of Culture had decreed that, for these groups to keep performing and touring in the USSR, they would have to show that 80 percent of the songs in their live sets were not their own, but written by someone from the state-sanctioned Union of Composers.

When Artists Become the Censors

States Have the Power to Restore Faith in Our Electoral System

The faith, trust, and confidence in our election process has been in steep decline for decades. Concerns over hanging chads and dimpled ballots from 2000's presidential election may now have been replaced with questions about photo ID and drop boxes - but the overall result is the same: The American people simply don't trust the outcome of elections.

States Have the Power to Restore Faith in Our Electoral System

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