[ad_1] Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., November 30, 2018. (Jim Young/Reuters) 1990—Dissenting in Osborne v. Ohio, Justices Brennan, Marshall, and Stevens opine that possession of child pornography is protected by the First Amendment. Though unmoored from any plausible meaning of the First Amendment, their position is
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[ad_1] Almost every day, more studies, strange data, anecdotal reporting, and theories emerge about the virus, many of which could change existing conventional wisdom. In discussions about the nature of any existing sero-prevalence in California, and about how even apparently small percentages of those already infected in the population could radically alter rates of epidemic
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[ad_1] Bernie Sanders has spent the last several years talking about a revolution to topple the establishment. Now he is sending fundraising emails on behalf of the establishment. How can anyone blame his supporters for being annoyed? The Hill reports: TRENDING: RETALIATION? Michigan’s Democrat Governor Threatens to EXTEND Stay-At-Home Order in Response to #OperationGridlock Protesters
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[ad_1] Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) falsely accused President Trump Friday of killing Americans hit by the COVID-19 Chinese coronavirus by not sending ventilators. No American has gone without a ventilator who needed one let alone died for a lack of one, even though at times there has been panic about potential shortages that did not
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[ad_1] Medical technicians take a sample to test for the coronavirus at a drive-through testing site in Medford, Mass., April 4, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) My piece yesterday went through some of the evidence, but new information keeps flooding in: First, researchers at Stanford gave antibody tests — which detect whether someone had COVID in the
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[ad_1] President Donald Trump and administration officials indicated that testing for the coronavirus is headed for a big increase, as the administration moves toward reopening the economy.  “Earlier this week the [Food and Drug Administration] authorized two new antibody tests, which is very exciting, that will determine whether someone has been previously infected with the
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[ad_1] One of my favorite magazine writers, Sam Anderson, has profiled one of my favorite figures in pop culture: Weird Al Yankovic. It’s just about the perfect thing to read to get a mental break right now. What was most fascinating was a peek into the slightly obsessive and meticulous creative process behind Yankovic’s song
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[ad_1] It’s reasonable to assume that the vast majority of Americans process news and data, and calculate that self-quarantining, wearing masks, and social distancing make sense for themselves, their families, and the country. Free people act out of self-preservation, but they shouldn’t be coerced to act through the authoritarian whims of the state. Yet this
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[ad_1] From a foreign policy perspective, the COVID-19 pandemic shows why the United States should be in the business of preserving and advancing freedom, civil society, and other democratic values in practical partnerships with like-minded and willing allies, such as South Korea. In fact, South Korea’s response to the coronavirus outbreak has been exemplary. That
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[ad_1] New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York, September 14, 2018. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) I listened to Andrew Cuomo Friday talk about the need to come back better, the need for transformation. “You pause. You reflect. You learn. You grow. You move forward.” He went on and on about the
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[ad_1] The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is moored pier side at Naval Station North Island (2016) (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jimmi Lee Bruner/Released) For declaring in March that the U.S. economy might be reopened by Easter, President Donald Trump was roundly mocked. Yet, it appears his political instincts
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[ad_1] The May 4, 2020, issue of National Review — marked by cover art echoing the flag-raising at Iwo Jima and honoring those on the front lines of the pathogen battle — is now off the presses, in the mail, and, for NRPLUS members, available for complete and immediate reading. And there is plenty that
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[ad_1] Land O’Lakes butter are displayed in a supermarket in New York City, February 15, 2017. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Land O’Lakes has redesigned its butter packaging and purged “Mia,” its longtime Native American “butter maiden” logo/mascot not only from the packaging but also the company website. This may be a victory for woke political correctness, but
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[ad_1] Shoppers keep social distance as they wait in line on the sidewalk outside a grocery store in Washington, D.C., April 14, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Yesterday, STAT News reported positive results for the antiviral medicine remdesivir. A clinical trial at the University of Chicago treated 125 patients with the drug, developed by pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences.  Of
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