What Happens When Liberal Heroines Crumble?

What Happens When Liberal Heroines Crumble?

In February 2011, Vogue magazine published a notorious puff piece on Asma al-Assad, the first lady of Syria. You can see a photo of the article here –it was titled “A Rose in the Desert”–but if you try to access it online, you get this: Down the memory hole, […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Does Trump Make Sense on Trade?

Does Trump Make Sense on Trade?

Many voters link Donald Trump’s positions on immigration with his position on trade. Both are seen as generally nationalistic. However, while Trump’s views on immigration are generally sound (but for the fact that his proposals don’t go far enough), his anti-free trade rants are highly suspect. Paul quoted Trump […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Water, again...

Water, again…

“This wonderful lake which supplies so much of the southwest with water and recreation is almost a thing of the past. And the irony? It does not have to be like this. Not at all.” I hate to keep bringing this point up, but the issue never seems to […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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The longest three hours...

Scenarios

SCENE: Mitch BERG is working on the potato boxes in his backyard. Avery LIBRELLE walks through the back gate into BERG’s back yard. LIBRELLE: Hey, Merg! The case of workplace violence in Orlando proves that it’s time for America to get serious about guns. BERG: We did. Or at […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Whither

Whither

Today’s the big day for “ Brexit ” – the referendum on the UK’s exit from the European Union. We’ll come back to that. 25 years ago, the Soviet Union collapsed (for a while). The media was confused and befuddled; most of them had bet on the wrong team […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Deep thoughts with Loretta Lynch

We do not ascribe anything President Obama says to stupidity. Ignorance, occasionally. His ignorance of history is easily demonstrable , and it runs wide and deep. However, I wonder about Attorney General Loretta Lynch (as I wondered about her predecessor, Eric Holder). The Orlando massacre has put her public […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Affirmative action forever

In an opinion issued this morning, Justice Kennedy joined the Supreme Court’s four liberals to uphold the University of Texas’s “affirmative action” program in the Fisher case. This is the case’s second trip to the Court. It won’t be coming back. The Court’s opinion today is posted here . […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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