Chris Christie Won’t Vote for Biden or Trump

If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.

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Is It Cruel to Ban Public Camping?

The 9th Circuit says it is, at least under some circumstances.

The Limits of Ideology

John Fetterman says he’s not a progressive.

What Next in Gaza?

The cease-fire will end. What follows is not at all clear.

Israel’s Evacuation Orders

An extraordinary look into warning civilians about impending attacks.

Israel-Hamas War Update

The killing goes on.

Turkey’s Elections

Don’t get your hopes up.

Professional Shoplifters

A few people are committing the lion’s share of petty thefts in America’s biggest city.

NYC Mayor Goes to El Paso to Rail Against Illegal Immigration

Eric Adams is begging for the Federal Government for relief.

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Homeless Sweeps are Costly, Ineffective, and Immoral

Cities across the United States are taking the wrong approach to a crisis.

Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded

Michael Barone on out-migration from some Blue states.

DeSantis’s Martha’s Vineyard Stunt

This is just playing crass political games with human beings.

Texas and Arizona Bussing Migrants to DC and NYC

A cruel and insidious ‘solution’ to the border problem.

Census Undercounted Some Groups, Overcounted Others

Antiquated counting methods lead to misallocation of resources.

Are Helmet Laws Racist?

Surprisingly, yes.

Nick Kristof Ineligible to Run for Oregon Governor

Apparently, New York and Oregon are not the same place.

News, Analysis, and Opinion

The continuing calls to abandon objectivity in reporting in favor of a particular agenda.

Racial Impacts of the Interstate in Montgomery, AL

Another example for the conversation.

“Why do Liberals Hate Orban?” is not the Right Question

The right questions are: 1) why do some some on the right like him, and 2) should this concern us all?

Court Leaves Eviction Ban in Place

An unfunded mandate remains in place.

CDC Green Lights Vaccinated Folks

Great news—with a rather huge caveat.

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A Reverse Harberger Tax for Eminent Domain?

A George Mason economist has an intriguing idea but maybe he has it backwards.

List Of School Shootings In The United States By Death Toll

Our current forms of collective action on guns have failed us.

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Biden’s $3 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

We’re about to spend a whole lot more money.

A Return to the (Lack of) Evidence of Significant Fraud

A CPAC speaker and the return of the problem of the Heritage electoral fraud database.

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The Reality of Electoral Fraud

Wherein I detail evidence of fraud and take the Heritage Foundation’s database of fraud to task.

Barr Weighs in

Barr finds no fraud.

Mob Tears Down Baltimore Columbus Statue

A controversial monument in Little Italy has been destroyed.

Robert Mugabe, Independence Leader Who Sent His Nation To Disaster, Dead At 95

Robert Mugabe led a nation to independence only to become a dictator who destroyed its economy, has died at the age of 95.

Fundraising While Black

An incident this week in Arkansas is just the latest example of a depressing and dangerous trend.

‘Florida Man’ Has Feelings, Too

Strong public records laws, not an excess of weirdness, has driven a sad meme.

Is San Francisco’s Gentrification Such a Bad Thing?

The city by the Bay is rapidly transforming. Should we lament that?

Kyrsten Sinema Wins Arizona Senate Race

Democrats have flipped the Senate seat currently held by Republican Jeff Flake.

Army Officially Bringing Back ‘Pinks and Greens’

A slight variant of the uniform from World War II and Korea is coming to a soldier near you.

Trump Administration Moving To Make Transgender Americans Unpersons

The Trump Administration is preparing a policy change that will essentially define transgender Americans out of existence.

Kavanaugh Sails Through First Day Of Questioning Unscathed

Day One of questions for Judge Brett Kavanaugh went about as you’d expect.

Charles Krauthammer Dies of Cancer, Aged 68

A towering figure gone much too soon.

Barbara Bush, Wife And Mother Of Presidents, Dies At 92

Barbara Bush, only the second woman in history to be the wife and mother of a U.S. President, has died at the age of 92.

Late Night OTB – End of My Journey

Not an Easter song, exactly, but certainly evocative of some of the holiday’s major themes.

Ben Carson Defends Purchase Of Dining Room Table For His Office, Blames His Wife For Cost

I hope Ben Carson has a comfortable couch at home.

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Possible with Life-Threatening East Coast Storms

This isn’t your ordinary windy day.

Ben Carson Spends $31,000 On A Dining Room Table For His Office

Ben Carson has expensive taste in office furniture.

Why Aren’t Nonprofits More Regulated?

A series of scandals at Oxfam and other charitable organizations raise troubling questions.

What Does a Superhero Owe Us?

The new Black Panther movie raises a variant of the central question of the superhero genre. [No significant spoilers]

Supreme Court Hears Argument On Ohio’s Voter Purge Law

The Supreme Court heard argument yesterday in an important case dealing with the circumstances under which voters can be purged from the voting rolls.

Undocumented Immigrant Acquitted In Case Trump Turned Into A Political Issue

A not guilty verdict in a case that Donald Trump turned into a political issue.

Trump Imposes Ban On Travel From Several Muslim Countries, Halts Refugee Program

As expected, Donald Trump yesterday signed Executive Orders targeting Muslims and refugees.

Morley Safer, Legendary 60 Minutes Correspondent, Dies At 84

A journalistic legend has passed away just days after his retirement was officially announced.

Trump and Fascism

Should Donald Trump be classified as a fascist?