Month: February 2022

After its smear-filled coverage of the Canadian truckers’ protest over anti-vaccine mandates, now shuttered by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s authoritarian government, The New York Times is stoking fears of similar protests in the United States and New Zealand. “A Truck Caravan With Far-Right Links Heads to Washington, D.C.,” Shawn Hubler and Alan Feuer reported from California
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Greg Kelly graphic Ukrainian President Zelensky agreed to meet with a Russian delegation on the Ukrainian-Belrusian border. Belarus allowed Russian President Putin to launch his attack on Ukraine from inside their country. From President Zelensky’s Facebook page. Belarus tyrant Alexander Lukashenko called Vladimir Zelensky earlier today. TRENDING: Dispatch from the Gulag Archipelago — Exclusive: Oath
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Moscow, Russia, February 15, 2022. (Sputnik/Sergey Guneev/Pool via Reuters) The week of February 21: the need to reconnect energy policy with geopolitical reality, antitrust, Ukraine, inflation, and much, much more. Before we dive into this week’s Capital Letter, a
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A woman holds a child as people arrive at a train station converted into a refugee center, at the border control between Poland and Ukraine, after Russia launched a massive military operation against Ukraine, in Przemysl, Poland, February 25, 2022. Kacper Pempel | Reuters Ukrainian hospitals could run out of oxygen supplies in the next
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The cartoon of a National Public Radio listener is a Very Sensitive Liberal who is easily “triggered.” So it’s not surprising their “Life Kit” blog-and-podcast project would decide their audience needed a coping guide for the Russian invasion of Ukraine. As if Americans have it tough like Ukrainians right now? On Friday, NPR’s twentysomething self-care specialist
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JoshRLucas, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons How do you know when you know something? Since that could lead to an esoteric conversation from which we may never return, a better question for today’s world is, “Are you willing not to know?” On everything from Covid to Trump, we have watched the ‘legacy’ media
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Ukrainians in traditional costumes sing Christmas carols as they gather to celebrate Orthodox Christmas at the National Architecture Museum in Kyiv, January 7, 2022. (Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters) One of the most moving videos I have seen in recent days — or ever — is this. A German woman translates a message from Ukraine’s President
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After the release of yet another ABC/WaPo poll showing President Joe Biden’s approval ratings sinking to an all time low of thirty-seven percent, ABC’s This Week was forced to talk about them once again.  This Week anchor George Stephanopoulos, while previewing Biden’s upcoming State of the Union address, turned to chief Washington correspondent Jon Karl
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Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, February 2022. (Marco Bello/Reuters) Far from ‘praising’ Russia’s strongman, the former secretary of state was warning that we underestimate him at our peril. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE M ike Pompeo is a West Point grad who served in Bavaria as an
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Roman Abramovich, Owner of Chelsea celebrates with The FIFA Club World Cup trophy. Michael Regan – Fifa | Fifa | Getty Images Roman Abramovich has handed “stewardship and care” of Chelsea to the club’s charitable foundation following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But Abramovich will remain Chelsea owner and the Russian billionaire, who has invested over
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Another day, another hostile New York Times profile of a scientist, Dr. Joseph Ladapo, who doesn’t buy into COVID-hysteria. As a bonus, Ladapo is the newly confirmed Surgeon General of the state of Florida, home of the Times’ least-favorite governor, Republican Ron DeSantis, who reopened the state ahead of blue states, while keeping cases and deaths
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Editor’s Note: The following post, published in 2013, has been updated and republished for the 14th anniversary of William F. Buckley’s death. I have shared this before, and find it appropriate to do so again today, the 14th anniversary of our founder’s death. Soon after Bill passed away, our friend Allen Roth had sent then-NR
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Ukraine has agreed to hold peace talks with Russia “without preconditions,” according to multiple reports. Sunday’s announcement of peace talks was reportedly made by the office of Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy on the fourth day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The peace talks between Kyiv and Moscow will occur on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border, near the
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Congress should investigate the Department of Justice’s conduct and that of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in “trying to frame” former President Donald Trump, said Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee.  Jordan noted Congress should also investigate the Justice Department’s targeting of parents that speak out at school board meetings
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Leftist movie director Spike Lee is featured on the cover of Sunday’s Washington Post Magazine with the headline “By Any Means Necessary.” That could include wild conspiracy theories about 9/11. Post interviewer K.K. Ottesen sympathetically gave Lee an opportunity to complain about having to cut 30 minutes out of his documentary NYC Epicenter spinning out
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