Posts Tagged ‘ national review ’

The Delusions Of Dump Trump

The Delusions Of Dump Trump

Update: Neil Munro explores Speaker Paul Ryan’s bizarre Republican trinity. I had the pleasure of attending an informal discussion held by writer/political pundit Fred Barnes recently, where the topics ranged from his biography of Jack Kemp-co-written with McLaughlin Group colleague Morton Kondracke-to his thoughts on the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump. Taking place prior...
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Cathy’s World (Remembering An Iconoclast)

Cathy’s World (Remembering An Iconoclast)

Update: Cathy’s NRO archive.  Some more memories, and photographs, of Cathy from her friends. This month is bookended by two tragic anniversaries, which should serve as reflection points for not only the conservative movement but also the torpid, insular world of contemporary political journalism. While the untimely death of Andrew Breitbart has been discussed...
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Super Tuesday News Roundup

Super Tuesday News Roundup

The most notable development leading up to today’s pivotal primaries is, of course, the raft of prominent Donald Trump endorsements, including those of former governor Jan Brewer and immigration stalwart Senator Jeff Sessions. Why the latter decided to endorse Trump rather than his Texas colleague is open to debate, although Mark Krikorian-a Cruz supporter-has...
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Jeb’s Last Rodeo?

Jeb’s Last Rodeo?

  Update: Post-caucus analysis by the BBC. As predicted, Jeb is out. Epic failure. Trump wins.  The returns are starting to roll in. Whether or not it’s simply a matter of wishful thinking on the part of Rubio supporters, the rumors of a Bush withdrawal continue to percolate. The fact that he’s been forced to...
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Texas v. United States (The Supremes Weigh In)

Texas v. United States (The Supremes Weigh In)

As we pointed out last week, the Supreme Court has decided to weigh the merits of the President’s executive actions on immigration. One of the most interesting analyses on this subject comes by way of Constitutional law professor Josh Blackman, who accurately points out that this case is unique in that it is the...
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The Veil Slips (Anti-Fascist Fascism)

The Veil Slips (Anti-Fascist Fascism)

It’s difficult to articulate the precise feeling I have after viewing the international media’s coverage of the anti-rape, anti-jihadist demonstrations which took place in Germany this weekend. Rage, disgust, alienation, and disbelief all fail to capture the degree of revulsion I felt watching the BBC, CNN and other purveyors of disinformation cover the brave...
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Guns Blazing

Guns Blazing

This administration’s strange means of implementing legislation, i.e. enacting it through administrative edicts which bypass the opposition of Congress, is not limited to immigration matters. The recent rules enacted by Barack Obama regarding gun sales are merely an extension of the distinctly unilateral policymaking which has been a hallmark of his presidency. Although, as...
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Jihad On The March

Jihad On The March

More details about the presumed identity of the suspect in yesterday’s shootings in Parliament Hill are slowly trickling in. Notwithstanding the absurdist headline, I would recommend reading national security reporter Colin Freeze’s account in The Globe and Mail. As The Daily Telegraph points out, the inspiration for the latest wave of jihadist attacks draws...
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Standing Up For America

Standing Up For America

The week in which we commemorate our forefathers’ decision to break the shackles of British colonial domination, it’s only fitting that we read the words of one of the few genuinely patriotic members of the United States Senate. Also one of the most articulate exponents of American conservatism, Senator Sessions demonstrates once again the...
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Criminal Negligence

Criminal Negligence

Most of you are well aware of the fact that this administration, despite its repeated attempts to airbrush its blemishes, has an absolutely atrocious record of immigration enforcement. However, a recent report documents just how negligent the federal government has been in ensuring the safety of American citizens. Nearly 70,000 criminal aliens have been...
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