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Donald Trump

A young Leftist, to his horror, realizes Trump is successful

I couldn’t stop smiling after reading a young Leftist’s horrified realization that Trump is a successful president who has undone all things Obama. A friend sent me a link to an article in the online student newspaper at his son’s college. The student author, proving himself wiser than many in [Read More]

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Donald Trump

[MUST-SEE VIDEO] Watch Donald Trump “shake it off,” Taylor-Swift style

Does it get any better, after Donald Trump’s spectacularly successful first year, to watch him “Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift style? I missed last year this cute Auto-Tune video, which gets Trump to sing a verse and chorus from Taylor Swift’s  Shake It Off. I don’t know if I would [Read More]

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Donald Trump

Trump isn’t a Black Swan; he’s a whole flock of Black Swans (by Wolf Howling)

Following his unexpected victory, Trump is quickly becoming America’s most consequential conservative president, making him a one-man flock of Black Swans. A “Black Swan Event” is one that: Comes as a surprise – i.e., a “high-profile, hard-to-predict, and rare event . . . beyond the realm of normal expectations in [Read More]

Neil Gorsuch
Politics

Democrats are redefining pathetic with plagiarism smear of Gorsuch

The Pathetic Party  Articles posted last night by Politico and BuzzFeed revealed similarities in Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch‘s academic writing with sources he reportedly failed to acknowledge. The articles gave examples of how Gorsuch’s 2006 book, The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia used some of the same language as a 1984 Indiana Law Journal [Read More]

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Politics

Constitutional Originalism or the “living Constitution”: Gorsuch’s nomination and a tale of two law profs

The Gorsuch nomination, pitting Originalism against a “living Constitution,” is a fight for America’s soul — so pay attention because this is important! Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination has brought to the fore the seemingly dry argument about two competing theories of Constitutional interpretation, Originalism and the “living Constitution.” Gorsuch himself [Read More]

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Social Issues

Bookworm Beat 3/30/17 — tight-knit communities, nuclear families, and individual worth

Looking at this grab-bag post, I can see the common thread: valuing tight-knit communities, nuclear families, and each individual’s worth. I know why Utah’s welfare is working. Megan McArdle wrote a much-talked-about article in which she looked at Utah, which has extremely good and affordable social services. The key to [Read More]

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Islam

The Bookworm Beat 3/27/17 — the living in a world of lies edition and open thread

In a world in which Leftism and Islam have joined in battle for ascendancy, lies are the coin of the realm and truth is a rare and precious commodity. The posts to which I’ve linked today, for the most part, illustrate the lies that permeate modern Western culture. Law written in [Read More]

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Politics

Bookworm Beat 3/23/17 — If it’s not one sociopath in the news it’s another

Today’s news could be called Sociopath News, thanks to scheming politicians and bureaucrats, scary athletes, sex-crazed illegal aliens, and more. Officially, there’s no such thing as a “sociopath.” Sociopath is just lay person shorthand for someone with an antisocial personality disorder. So that we’re all on the same page here [Read More]

Education

Education And The Supreme Court

By: Mike McDaniel    It’s an issue that flies below the radar of most Americans: the effect of the Supreme Court on American education. Consider this from Hillary Clinton during the recent presidential campaign: In short: In a single term, the Supreme Court could demolish pillars of the progressive movement. And as [Read More]

Neil Gorsuch
Nominations

Neil Gorsuch: Trump’s great Supreme Court nominee — Open Thread

Trump’s nominating Neil Gorsuch to fill Scalia’s seat on the Supreme Court has left me happy, happy, happy. Trump fulfilled his campaign promise and did it with panache. Moreover, he’s doing everything with panache, so much so that I had to make this poster to ridicule the Progressives whose heads [Read More]