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WaPo Publishes a Paranoid, Racist Conspiracy Theory

A paranoid conspiracy theory has taken over parts of the Left. It has found its clearest expression in an extremely vile op-ed at the Washington Post by author and filmmaker Brian Broome.

Words That Matter: 'White Supremacy Is a Poison'

The president and first lady went to Buffalo in their dark mourning suits to lay a bouquet of white flowers, offer condolences and speak to the families of those who were killed and injured on Saturday when they went to their neighborhood supermarket. The program, with its local officials and Washington delegation, didn't indicate that Jill Biden would speak.

The Supreme Court Leaker Must Pay

Nearly two weeks after Politico published Justice Samuel Alito's draft majority opinion in the term's big abortion case, we still don't know who the leaker is. That's unfortunate, to say the least, not because our tabloid curiosity hasn't been satisfied but because this is the most serious threat to the Supreme Court's integrity in living memory.

Biden, Dems Deserve Blame for Sky-High Inflation

Last week, CPI data released by the Labor Department shows inflation is running rampant. The Consumer Price Index surged 8.3% since last year - surpassing economist expectations - and remains around a forty-year high. To top it off, gas prices also hit a new high this week, at $4.43 per gallon.

GOP Primaries: Rightwing vs. Even-Righter-Wing

Trump's claim that the 2020 election was 'stolen' is now entrenched as Republican Gospel, and the candidates he endorsed have - mostly - done well in the primaries

President Biden Is Dragging Dems Down

We're beginning to see it extend beyond the president's own unpopularity to congressional Democrats and the federal government itself.

What the Hell Just Happened With Crypto?

Last week, the price of bitcoin fell to lows not seen since 2020 while a prominent stablecoin collapsed. Does this mean it was all a Ponzi scheme?

Princeton's Disgrace

Cowardly Ivy positioned to fire tenured prof Joshua Katz for offending woke faculty ideologues

The Replacements: Left Runs Its Old, Stale Playbook

I'm so old I can remember Bill Clinton blaming the 1995 Oklahoma bombing on Rush Limbaugh. Heck, I'm so old I can recall MSNBC and the rest of the leftist hive mind blaming the 2011 shooting of Rep. Gabby Giffords on Sarah Palin, when 30 seconds of observation showed clearly the shooter was severely mentally ill. Oh, wait-you don't need to be old for that: the New York Times repeated that outrageous slur in an editorial just four years ago-now the subject of a much-deserved libel suit from Palin.

Creeping Taneyism at the High Court

Having made the appropriate denunciations and ordered a full investigation, Chief Justice John Roberts may also be viewing the first leak