POLITICS & POLICY

The campus of Yale University (Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters) A psychiatrist delivered a lecture at Yale University’s Child Study Center in which she described her “fantasies” of murdering white people, a recording of which was posted by journalist Katie Herzog on Substack. The lecture, entitled “The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind,” was delivered on April 6
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (L) and Sen. Joe Machin (R) (Caitlin O’Hara, Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) ‘I don’t know what you all don’t understand about this,” Senator Joe Manchin said on Tuesday, having been urged once again by a journalist to oppose the legislative filibuster. “You ask the same question every day.” “Ask” is one way of putting
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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., April 20, 2021. (Oliver Contreras/Pool via Reuters) Senator Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) cautioned against using budget-reconciliation rules to pass the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan, in comments to NBC reporter Garrett Haake on Thursday. Manchin expressed optimism that there
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(diane39/Getty Images) A Virginia public-school teacher who was placed on paid administrative leave after objecting to the district’s proposed transgender policy has sued the district, the Loudon Times-Mirror reported. Byron “Tanner” Cross, a physical-education teacher at Leesburg Elementary School, objected at a school-board meeting last week to a proposed policy that would require teachers to
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., March 18, 2021. (Susan Walsh/Reuters Pool) Dr. Anthony Fauci was asked this morning on CNN about the redacted emails sent to him last year that mentioned the possibility of COVID-19 having leaked from a lab
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President Joe Biden responds to a shouted question as he departs with Vice President Kamala Harris after delivering an update on his administration’s coronavirus response at the White House, June 2, 2021. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) The president is looking less and less like a modern-day FDR. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A s all the bluster from President
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Dr. Anthony Fauci attends a Senate committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., March 18, 2021. (Anna Moneymaker/Reuters) Dr. Anthony Fauci addressed concerns regarding U.S. funding of projects at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in an interview on NewsNation Now on Wednesday. The National Institutes of Health funneled $3.4 million to the WIV through
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) on Capitol Hill, July 16, 2019. (Erin Scott/Reuters) Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D., Ariz.) again defended the filibuster during a joint press conference with Senator John Cornyn (R., Texas) on Wednesday. “Some people are saying that you have a choice between the filibuster and democracy,” a reporter said during the press conference.
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A child holds a sign during a protest to the closing of Public School 130 following the outbreak of the coronavirus in Brooklyn, N.Y., October 8, 2020. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) The academic year just ended for public and private schools across the nation, but for many, school never really started. Before simply moving on to the
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) touts Senate Democrats’ legislative accomplishments at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., March 25, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool/Reuters) The Senate parliamentarian issued a new ruling that would effectively allow Democrats to use automatic budget reconciliation just one more time this year to bypass Republicans to advance
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(Madmaxer/Getty Images) As Congress considers a bill to aid our technology competition with China, it must work to ensure that the CCP doesn’t just steal more of our secrets. The Senate is moving fast to pass the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA), which will spend significant taxpayer dollars to help Washington compete technologically with
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1. Fresno Student Who Chose Life Walks Graduation with Daughter 2. Children’s Hospital Colorado declares mental health state of emergency as suicide attempts rise 3. Never forget what they did to our kids. pic.twitter.com/YYKmFVVO6z — Bethany S. Mandel (@bethanyshondark) June 1, 2021 4. Cash Accounts Can Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Succeed 5.
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A new coronavirus passport app on a phone screen in Copenhagen, Denmark May 28, 2021. (Signe Goldmann/Ritzau Scanpix/via Reuters) Israel has scrapped its vaccine passport system, Green Pass, and removed most of its remaining COVID restrictions this week. Reports are that the U.K.’s government is likely to junk its plan for vaccine passports shortly. That
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at the virtual Washington Conference on the Americas in Washington, May 4, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) It really requires a heart of stone not to laugh uproariously at today’s report from CNN by Priscilla Alvarez and Natasha Bertrand entitled “Vice President Harris’ team tries to distance her from fraught situation at
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(Pixabay) During earlier rounds of the debate over research on human embryos — back in the days of the George W. Bush administration, when the issue was a major political controversy — the advocates of allowing and federally funding that research explained that carefully drawn ethical limits would be observed. Research would not be permitted
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Catherine Lhamon in MSNBC in 2018. (MSNBC/via YouTube) Senators should reject President Biden’s nomination of Catherine Lhamon to her old job in the Education Department. ‘One of the most sweeping bipartisan judicial rejections of an administration’s policy in decades,” commentator David French recently noted, involved the Obama administration using Title IX to undermine due process
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Detail of A French Ship and Barbary Pirates by Aert Anthoniszoon, c. 1615. (Public domain/via Wikimedia) A lesson on ransomware from the Founding Fathers. Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blount recently admitted that Colonial paid a ransom of $4.4 million to the criminal hackers who caused the company to shut down the country’s largest transporter of
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Duke Chapel at Duke University (Bjoertvedt/Wikimedia/GFDL) Leftist groupthink has invaded all of American higher education — English, music, chemistry; you name it, and you’ll find its practitioners working to transform disciplines into training camps for true believers. What about divinity schools? You might think that “wokeness” has saturated them, but in today’s Martin Center article,
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(ronstik/Getty Images) The loosening of bond restrictions around the country has led to a wave of violence committed by criminals who otherwise wouldn’t have been released. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE H arris County District Attorney Kim Ogg is not the stuff right-wing monsters are made of: She serves Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city, and she is a
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Students walk past Princeton University’s Nassau Hall in Princeton, N.J. (Dominick Reuter/Reuters) Classics majors at Princeton University will no longer be required to learn Greek or Latin in a push to create a more inclusive and equitable program, an effort that was given “new urgency” by the “events around race that occurred last summer.” Last
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Secretary of transportation nominee Pete Buttigieg listens during a confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., January 21, 2021. (Stefani Reynolds/Reuters Pool) Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday claimed President Biden’s $6 trillion budget proposal is “responsible” despite criticism from both Republicans and Democrats. Buttigieg’s defense came during an appearance on Fox News Sunday when he was
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