Mueller Indictment May Be Bad News for Illegal Aliens

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 37-page indictment against three Russian entities and 13 Russian individuals may have legal implications for illegal aliens residing in the United States, and could serve as grounds for deportation. Mueller accuses the Russian nationals of “knowingly and intentionally conspiring to defraud the United States” by hindering the functions of

By | 2018-02-21T15:32:00+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

How to End the Judiciary Class War

The following is an excerpt from The Judiciary’s Class War by Glenn Reynolds, just published by Encounter Books. ___________________________________ In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, we heard a lot about America’s division into two mutually hostile camps: a largely coastal, urban party run by educated elites and a largely rural and

By | 2018-02-18T06:45:38+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

None of Us is Conservative

After the most recent and disappointing budget deal, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) asked his fellow Republicans on Twitter: “Are we to be conservative all the time, or only when we're in the minority?” His point is well taken. Republicans did not do well by their stated principles. But Paul’s comment, specifically the use

By | 2018-02-16T10:32:32+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

Military Dollars, and Sense

The bipartisan agreement to increase the Pentagon’s budget by $81 billion lets the U.S defense establishment fatten current programs and continue to do business as usual while avoiding questions about how to win wars. Such disconnection between ends and means puts bureaucratic interests over strategic success in war. Increasing the budget should be

By | 2018-02-17T08:47:04+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

California’s Paradox: More Immigration, More Poverty

California is a land of untold opulence. Hollywood's glitter dazzles the gawking masses, while the world's most profitable companies, Google, Apple, and Facebook, funnel cash into the Golden State from every corner of the earth. And yet California is also desperately poor. One-in-five Californians live in poverty, the state's income inequality is worse

By | 2018-02-15T22:00:47+00:00 February 15th, 2018|

Our New Secessionists

Item 1: “People now marvel how it came to pass that he should have been selected as the representative man of any party. His . . . efforts, imbecile in matter, disgusting in manner, have made us the laughing stock of the whole world.” Item 2: “A tragedy for the American republic, a

By | 2018-02-14T08:31:21+00:00 February 13th, 2018|