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The president-elect has finally offered thoughts on the subject I wrote about yesterday.From a Wall Street Journal piece:The measure, known as border adjustment, would tax imports and exempt exp... [Read More]
During the election campaign, many anti-Trump foreign policy professionals and academics declared their opposition to Trump. That is unsurprisingly still being held against them:Now, just days bef... [Read More]
The New Republic gets all up in Bernie Sanders's face for arguing that the Democratic Party has to pay more attention to economic inequality. Excerpt:The town hall also revived Sanders's chronic... [Read More]
Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump.And they have much in common.Both came out of the popular... [Read More]
Many of the Wikipedia-driven insta-experts on the Electoral College are now transforming into insta-experts on the Emoluments Clause, claiming it can be used to impeach President Trump. So what is the... [Read More]
Did you know that President Obama is on the wrong side of the argument about black fatherhood? So says Mychal Denzel Johnson, in a column for the Washington Post, in which he faults the... [Read More]
Where do progressive Christians draw the line on their left-hand side? [Read More]
My view is that it was irresponsible for John Lewis to say that Donald Trump is not a "legitimate" president. In this, Lewis is no better than Trump himself was when he indicated... [Read More]
Gene Healy comments on the dreary foreign policy legacy Obama leaves behind:In a speech to US troops last month, he denounced the "false promise" that "we can eliminate terrorism by dropping... [Read More]
On Friday, Trump toyed around with the "one China" policy again:Asked if he supported the One China policy on Taiwan, Mr. Trump said: "Everything is under negotiation including One China." [Read More]
Emma Green reports a fascinating story about non-orthodox Christians who are responding to the Trumpening by taking their version of the Benedict Option. Excerpts:For the last eight years, Nicolas a... [Read More]
Maybe Donald Trump is an aficionado of weird sexual practices, and maybe not: I really have no way of knowing. But I do know that stories of precisely this sort are a very... [Read More]
Tax reform will be a priority in the first 100 days of the Trump administration. And a surprising point of agreement between Trump and the more free-trade-oriented congressional Republicans may be an... [Read More]
Unbelievable:A German regional court in the city of Wuppertal affirmed a lower court decision last Friday stating that a violent attempt to burn the city's synagogue by three men in 2014 was a... [Read More]
This is a screenshot from National Geographic's Instagram page, sent in by a reader. Not sure if you can read the text. It says:Sometimes our children lead the way. Corey, 14, socially transitio... [Read More]
Slate published this unironically. Starts like:Kyell Gold's new novel may lie at the most unlikely intersection in literary history: a gay immigrant Muslim romance involving furries—that is,... [Read More]
James M. Perry, who died November 23 last year at 89, grew up on the Philadelphia Main Line. He served as a Marine at the end of World War II, cadging a good... [Read More]
He was a throwback to the straight-up journalism of old. [Read More]
Will the dirty dossier stop detente with Putin? [Read More]
When I hear the term "smart cities," I think of Fritz Lang's dystopian film, Metropolis. The 1927 classic portrays an Art Deco landscape of wealthy industrialists reigning from high-rise towers... [Read More]