A coyote eating a prairie dog in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, N.D. (Don Johnston/Getty Images) I went to the Dakotas to see for myself It is possible to grasp just how enormous a country the United States is with the use of an atlas. And yet, without traveling across it outside of an airplane, one
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Perhaps the most historic, in the sense of era-defining, moment in the history of the Academy Awards was that standing ovation Roman Polanski got when he was given Best Director honors in 2003. There they are, leading Hollywood liberals, leaping to their feet to cheer for a man who, at age 43, gave a 13-year-old
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I’ve often wondered whether the internal contradictions of leftist ideology would eventually cause leftists to turn on one another. Perhaps we’re catching a glimpse of that in the feud between Nancy Pelosi and the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quartet. Everything about modern leftist ideology is extreme. It is extreme in substance, and its practitioners are self-absorbed, sanctimonious,
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Senator Rand Paul speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., December 4, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Most of the immigration talk today has involved Elizabeth Warren’s new plan, which would deliberately scale back immigration enforcement and make it easier to come to the U.S. on the basis of “family reunification.” Senator Rand Paul’s idea is
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Radical Democrats turn on party leadership. #Tucker #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC
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The corruption doesn’t directly involve Hurricane Maria relief funds, but the FBI’s arrests will certainly raise suspicions anyway. The Department of Justice charged six people, including two former Puerto Rican government officials, for financial and political corruption. The probe started with an inspector general’s suspicions about how education funding was being spent: The FBI on
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The Pences, Mike and Karen, on the Fourth of July in Washington, 2019 (Tom Brenner / Reuters) Vice President Mike Pence calls his wife, Karen, “Mother.” It has come to my attention that many people find this “weird” and “creepy.” Maybe I, as a Midwesterner, can lend a hand. I’m not sure about now, but
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The second night of the first Democratic presidential candidates debate in Miami, Fla. June 27, 2019 (Mike Segar/Reuters) The current format serves the networks, but not the voters or candidates. If you’re a Republican, so far the 2020 Democratic debates look like they’ll be a hoot. Front-runners and top-tier candidates share a crowded stage with
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Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D, N.Y.) in Washington, D.C., July 10, 2019. (Erin Scott/Reuters) Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) accused House speaker Nancy Pelosi of “singling out” progressive women of color Wednesday, deepening the rift that has emerged between the caucus’s young firebrands and leadership. “When these comments first started, I kind of thought that she
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Sen. Bernie Sanders participates in the She the People Presidential Forum in Houston, Texas, April 24, 2019. (Loren Elliott/Reuters) Trump’s Democratic rivals don’t seem especially forthcoming about who they are. An epidemic of false identities, massaged résumés, and warped ancestries has broken out among the current Democratic presidential primary candidates. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.)
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(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) As we have reported, National Review has filed a petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court requesting that in its forthcoming term it take up Mann v. National Review, the nation’s most-pressing case for First Amendment rights which now has accumulated lower-court issues that, unless refuted, will have
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Getting into prestigious schools is suspiciously easy for some. #Tucker #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 27, 2019. (Leah Millis/Reuters) House speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly rebuked some high-profile progressive members of her caucus in a closed-door meeting Wednesday, urging them to raise complaints about other Democrats privately rather than publicly. “So, again, you got a complaint? You come and talk to
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Democratic congressional candidate Amy McGrath supporters at an election-night party in Richmond, Ky., November 6, 2018. (John Sommers II/Reuters) Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot and failed 2018 House candidate, announced her bid this week to unseat Mitch McConnell in 2020. Within 24 hours, she posted an eye-popping fundraising haul of $2.5
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In 1992, our founder wrote this for his March 31 syndicated column, penned in the aftermath of the late H. Ross Perot’s much-ballyhooed 60 Minutes interview that proved central to his ensuing presidential bid: Mr. Perot is a gentleman of imperious habits. Several years ago I edited and slotted an article in National Review on
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 12, 2019. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) A former New York state lawmaker filed suit against Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wednesday, claiming it was unconstitutional for the progressive firebrand to block him and others on Twitter. In a court filing, the former New York assemblyman, Dov Hikind, argued that it was
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In the end, Donald Trump won — although what he won over Kim Darroch remains a mystery. The British ambassador resigned his post yesterday after the leak of his confidential briefing memos touched off a nasty personal feud with the president. An unhappy Theresa May offered her praise for Darroch and warned the House of Commons
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Kim Darroch at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 27, 2017. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) The British ambassador to the U.S. stepped down Wednesday amid controversy over leaked cables in which he harshly criticized the Trump administration. Sir Kim Darroch became the object of heavy criticism from the president over the weekend after the leak of private
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Tom Steyer, a hedge fund manager and a prominent Democratic fundraiser who has mounted a high-profile advertising campaign advocating the impeachment of President Donald Trump, holds a news conference to announce plans for his political future, in Washington, D.C., January 8, 2018. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Making the click-through worthwhile: Tom Steyer, the billionaire and useful idiot
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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during an event to introduce his “Medicare for All Act of 2017” on Capitol Hill, September 13, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Ezra Klein thinks it’s “ridiculous” to ask Democratic presidential candidates whether they want to abolish private health insurance. It’s supposedly ridiculous because the correct answer isn’t yes or no, but “it
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