Julie Kelly

About Julie Kelly

Julie Kelly is a freelance writer in Orland Park, Illinois, where she covers food, agriculture, science, and politics for several outlets including National Review Online and The Federalist. Her work has also been published in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Hill and the Chicago Tribune.

Weathering the Punches

As the nation continues to debate the critical, constitutional question of who can be punched and who cannot be punched (I vote for permitting the punching of slow drivers in the left lane and anyone who drinks Riesling), it appears the “peaceful” Left has a much more expansive list of acceptable human-punching bags.

By | 2017-09-10T13:03:02+00:00 September 7th, 2017|

Climate Cult Exploits Harvey

Shortly before Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, meteorologist and climate writer Eric Holthaus unleashed a Twitter torrent confessing his depression about the new president. Holthaus admitted he was seeing a counselor due to his “climate despair” and whimpered that it was difficult to work or do much of anything. “We don’t deserve this

By | 2017-09-05T06:29:31+00:00 September 1st, 2017|

Trump Pumps are the Envy of Frumps

Standing at almost 5’10” in my stocking feet, I’ve never been much for wearing high heels. I feel freakishly tall in them, but that’s never stopped me from envying women who can pull off towering pumps and sandals—particularly the sexy, spiky kind—because it is much harder than it looks. Gracefully navigating sidewalks, stairs,

By | 2017-09-01T16:54:53+00:00 August 30th, 2017|

The Gift of Anti-Trump Irrationality

Several polls released over the past few days have gauged not just what Americans think about Donald Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville, but offered some critical insight into the hysterical minds of anti-Trump Democrats who bear much of the blame for our poisonous political climate. In some cases, their views reject

By | 2017-08-24T15:22:41+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|

The Kristol Crackup

In a Venn diagram of NeverTrump conservatives and anti-Trump liberals, a photo of Bill Kristol would appropriately fill the growing intersection of the two. Like many NeverTrumpers, Kristol has abandoned any attempt to promote conservative ideals and policies and instead is focused merely on destroying Donald Trump’s presidency. While the NeverTrumpers’ daily whipping

By | 2017-08-20T14:01:18+00:00 August 17th, 2017|