Category Archives: Daily Briefing

Obama’s Education Hypocrisy — Again

If you were a child in the District of Columbia school system (51st in state rankings for academic achievement, first for school violence), you and your parents probably greeted the election of Barack Obama with great joy. If someone had suggested to y…

The Nationals and the Joy of Winning

It was our much-anticipated quarterly lunch with Tim Kurkjian, baseball analyst extraordinaire, wherein George Will and I bathe in a constant flow of obscure statistics, Kurkjian oddities, and ribald anecdotes, like the one about the Red Sox beat write…

Cruz Reaches for a Runoff

In this Tuesday’s Texas Senate primary, Ted Cruz has one objective: Force a runoff.
A primary runoff would allow Cruz to directly square off with lieutenant governor David Dewhurst, who is currently leading in the polls. If no candidate receives …

Pressuring the Chief

We have argued before that the Supreme Court should strike down Obamacare. While the Constitution grants Congress the power to regulate commerce among the states, and to make all laws necessary and proper to execute that power, Obamacare’s comman…

Climategate Continues

Climategate, the 2009 exposure of misconduct at the University of East Anglia, was a terrible blow to the reputation of climatology, and indeed to that of British and American science. Although that story hasn’t been in the news in recent months,…