Mugging Mr. Murray

Mugging Mr. Murray

American Enterprise Institute fellow Charles Murray must rank among our most prominent living social scientists. At a hearing of the Joint Economic Committee convened by Senator and JEC vice chairman Mike Lee last week, Murray was included on a panel of social scientists testifying on the state of social […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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British Government Funded Manchester Bomber

After Manchester, growing concerns in Minneapolis

The massacre in Manchester this week seems to have prompted attention to the arrest of brothers Abdullah and Majid Alrifahe in north Minneapolis on May 11. Inside the parked car they were sitting in was a stash of guns, ammo, drone parts and an inert hand grenade. The arrest […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Another look inside that parked car

Another look inside that parked car

Week before last the Minneapolis police recently arrested brothers Abdullah and Majid Alrifahe sitting in a parked car in Minneapolis. Last week the Star Tribune reported briefly on it here . After checking with law enforcement sources, I followed up in “Inside a parked car in Minneapolis.” The Star […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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The Putin Question

“Not my first sword dance”

Appearing from Riyadh on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace this morning, Secretary Tillerson fielded a slightly offbeat question and responded with what (outside President Trump’s speech) may have been the quote of the day (transcript here ). Wallace observed that Tillerson “looked pretty good” doing the traditional Arab […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Trump in Riyadh: Speaking of reset

Trump in Riyadh: Speaking of reset

President Trump just concluded his speech to the assembled leaders of 50 Muslim countries assembled to hear him in Riyadh. The ever popular New York Times quotes a bit from the speech in the course of reporting and opining on it in the story by Peter Baker and Michael […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Meet Zach Wood

There is good news at Williams College. It does not come courtesy of the college administration, of course, but rather by way of junior Zach Wood. As the leader of the Uncomfortable Learning speakers’ program, Wood is the keeper of a good idea about opening up the school to […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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I, nut job

We should note for the record the latest New York Times Trump-bashing leak . It arrives with a twist. This one seems to come — courtesy of “an American official” reading a memo to the Times — from inside the White House itself. Trump is now under attack by […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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