Podcast Recommendation

The Ezra Klein show on the “infrastructure” bill.

McConnell’s Statement on Afghanistan

Yes, it’s complicated, but it is also time to stop relying on cliches.

Apple Saving the Environment by Being Cheap

A credulous report on the tech giant’s altruism.

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The ‘Right to Inspect’ in the Internet Era

The law is out of sync with modern realities.

Voting is Too Hard

It’s not just Red states that put up too many barriers.

200 Million Served

A Photo for Friday

“Bargain Time”

The signatures of House speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senator Majority Leader Charles “Chuck” Schumer and President Joe Biden are seen on the “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021” Thursday, March 11, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House. The signatures of House speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senator Majority Leader Charles “Chuck” Schumer and President Joe Biden are seen on the “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021” Thursday, March 11, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House.

A Biden Boom?

The economy looks to be in full recovery. But it’s not clear how much credit the President deserves.

Trump Campaign-Russian Intelligence Link Definitively Established

RussiaGate is back in the news but the story is unlikely to move the needle.

Nick Burns to Be China Ambassador

An exceptional choice that breaks the recent tradition of politicos in the post.

The Non-Competitive House

A recent report shows 78 of 435 seats in the US House are truly competitive.

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If Everything is Infrastructure, Nothing Is

The semantic debate is obscuring the actual public policy issue.

Evacuating the Afghans

President Biden has a second chance to do the right thing.

Thursday’s Forum

Natanz Bombing More Effective Than Thought

Thousands of centrifuges have been destroyed.

Leaving Afghanistan After Only 20 Years

Four administrations and two decades later, it’s about to be over.

Wednesday’s Forum

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Concerns

CDC and FDA have recommended a pause after one in a million issues with blood clotting.

Marijuana Legalization’s Inevitability

It’s seemingly just a matter of time before recreational use is allowed throughout the United States.

Tuesday’s Forum

Natanz Sidelined by Another Israeli Attack

Iran’s top nuclear facility is offline again.

Nugent Wonders Why Didn’t We Shut Down for COVID 1 through 18

You know you got it when you’re going insane.

Biden Taking Fewer Refugees Than Trump!!!

Stenography is not journalism.

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Raising Taxes on Other People Very Popular

President Biden’s pollster has made an amazing discovery.

Monday’s Forum

Peru to the Polls

A problematically wide-open election in difficult times.

Maryland Removes Police Protections over Hogan’s Veto

The Free State may have gotten just a little freer.

Woke Street Journal?

An internal review is calling for America’s business paper to diversify its appeal.

POW/MIA Flag Back Atop White House

Stoking a bizarre fantasy that will not die.

Sunday’s Forum

Traffic Stops and Drawn Guns

We need to rethink traffic stops.

Trump Judges Will Hit Their Peak in 2040

A quirk in our system combined with shrewd gamesmanship will give them unprecedented power.

Vaccine Disconnect

Refuseniks are far more confident than those already vaccinated.

UN Ambassador’s Chief of Staff Loses Clearance

A bizarre case of bureaucratic ineptitude.

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Defense Department and ‘Extremists’

New screening procedures follow a Department-wide stand-down.

Ultra-Orthodox Schools Teaching Ultra-Orthodoxy

An odd complaint from parents who voluntarily send their kids to religious schools.

Did the Boomers Ruin America?

An interesting but uneven debate.

Biden to Name Commission on Court Expansion

Fulfilling a campaign promise and keeping the discussion alive.

Philip Mountbatten, 1921-2021

Queen Elizabeth’s husband has died two months shy of his 100th birthday.

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“Morning”

Arguing Against Democracy

National Review’s Kevin D. Williamson advocates for less democracy in America.

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Britain Nears Herd Immunity

More than 73 percent of Britons will be vaccinated or previously-infected by Monday.

Virginia Legalizes Marijuana

My home state has become the first in the South to join the trend.

Vaccine Mandates and Education

The politics and the science are in conflict.