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[ad_1] (Ralph Orlowski/Reuters) You’d think an economic crisis wouldn’t be the right time for Texas to chug ahead with a grandiose $30 billion plan for a high-speed rail project between Dallas and Houston. A similar rail project in California has seen massive cost overruns and just been dramatically downsized after Governor Gavin Newsom declared, “There’s
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[ad_1] Topics in this post: Florida Supreme Court gun rights The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday struck down an amendment that would ban the ownership of assault weapons due to misleading wording. Ban Assault Weapons Now, which prohibited the “possession of assault weapons,” banned magazines holding more than 10 rounds and mandated registration for these
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[ad_1] A woman holds a prescription of hydroxychloroquine, Seattle, Wash., March 31, 2020. (Lindsey Wasson/Reuters) A retracted study about hydroxychloroquine’s dangers is another sign of the publication’s political bias poisoning its medical reports. Remember when we were told that the administration of Donald J. Trump posed a pernicious threat to science and medicine? In an
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[ad_1] Protesters rally against the death of George Floyd, San Francisco, Calif., May 31, 2020. (Stephen Lam/Reuters) Apparently, the social-distancing guidelines that were a matter of life and death yesterday can be disregarded today — for the right cause. Did you know there is a giant loophole to the legally enforceable social-distancing guidelines of the
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[ad_1] (Christian Hartmann/Reuters) Our writers and editors are engaged in minute-by-minute hand-to-hand combat with ideological forces — the self-promoted proletariat vanguardians who despise this country for its fundamental, founding principles — and we find it is a particularly worthwhile point, even as we fix bayonets and charge, to ask those of you who find NR
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[ad_1] A pro-life campaigner holds up a model of a 12-week-old embryo during a protest outside the Marie Stopes clinic in Belfast, Northern Ireland, October 18, 2012. (Cathal McNaughton/Reuters) Westminster overturns abortion law in Northern Ireland. The pro-life cause is more Whig than Tory. This week witnessed what could well be the last stand for
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[ad_1] The former veep is attacking the Trump administration’s new standards on sexual assault allegations. Um… (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) The recent controversy surrounding Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegations against Joe Biden has been rather embarrassing for many Democrats. Feminists, #MeToo activists, various prominent name-brand journalists, and other ostensible progressives
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[ad_1] DOVER, Del. (Reuters) – Democratic White House candidate Joe Biden on Friday criticized Republican President Donald Trump for prematurely celebrating a better-than-expected jobs report, saying the battered U.S. economy still faces an arduous rebuilding. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event about the U.S. economy at
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[ad_1] President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Rose Garden at the White House on the ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd, June 1, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) A number of prominent political reporters misrepresented comments President Trump made about George Floyd during his Friday press statement, falsely claiming that the president suggested
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[ad_1] Foreign policy doesn’t stop for turmoil here at home. The U.S. can’t afford attention deficit disorder overseas. That is doubly true for meeting the challenge of China, the most consequential test this generation could see in its lifetime. Last Friday, President Donald Trump rolled out a number of punitive measures designed to discourage the increasingly aggressive and threatening Chinese communist regime.  The action fully comports with the administration’s recently published China
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[ad_1] “No justice, no peace!” they shout. Then they break windows. It makes me furious. But then I watch the video of the Minneapolis cop kneeling on George Floyd‘s neck, while Floyd repeatedly says, “I can’t breathe,” and three other officers just watch. Then I see the video of the woman in Central Park calling
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[ad_1] King Hussein of Jordan shakes hands with Margalit Badayev, mother of Shiri, one of seven Israeli schoolgirls murdered by a Jordanian soldier. Hussein visited grieving family members on March 16, 1997. (Reuters) In Impromptus today, I begin with U.S. policy toward China — specifically, the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act. The bill has passed
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[ad_1] The new issue of National Review is now available to all NRPLUS readers, and some of its contents may still be available to those who have yet to exhaust their monthly free-reads of America’s premier conservative journal. If that means you, well, you should pray that you have one of those freebies to read
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[ad_1] Another person has come forward corroborating aspects of 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden’s accuser Tara Reade’s allegations.  Joseph Backholm is at least the eighth person to corroborate aspects of Reade’s claims, following her mother, brother, ex-husband, former neighbor, former coworker and at least of her two friends. Backholm says that Reade told him, “When
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: Miguel McKelvey, WeWork co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, poses outside WeWork Hong Kong flagship location in Hong Kong, China February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (Reuters) – WeWork co-founder Miguel McKelvey will leave the company at the end of June, a spokesman for the troubled office-sharing start-up said on Friday. McKelvey’s exit comes
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