Entries by Jarrett Stepman

Is Obama Pulling Strings on a ‘Weekend at Bernie’s’ Biden Administration?

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Who’s running the federal government? That question has been asked frequently as President Joe Biden continues to demonstrate signs of severe physical and mental decline. The president often seems barely there. It strains credulity that a man who can hardly put a sentence together at this point is fully carrying out his duties as commander in chief. A […]

How Democrats and Their Media Allies Cooked Up a Phony Supreme Court ‘Legitimacy Crisis’

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The legacy media has signaled that it’s all in on the Left’s cooked-up Supreme Court “legitimacy crisis.” This week, Senate Democrats plan to vote on Supreme Court ethics rules that are clearly meant to give them the ability to hector and harass the court to get the decisions they want. The vote coincides with an […]

University Erases ‘L’ in LGBTQ, Redefining Lesbians as ‘Non-Men’

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The woke well is bottomless. Johns Hopkins University recently updated the “LGBTQ Glossary” in its so-called inclusive language guide with a new definition for “lesbian.” A lesbian, according to the famed Baltimore university’s guide, should be referred to as a “non-man attracted to non-men.” A broad definition, right? The guide states that “while past definitions […]

Lesson From Canadian Fires: We Need Better Forest Management, Not Utopian Fantasies

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NEW YORK—It’s that time again for the Left. Another crisis it just can’t let go to waste.   The crisis of the day is a series of large-scale forest fires in Canada—at least some apparently started by arson—that caused a huge amount of smoke to descend on the United States. Some areas got hit particularly […]

Department of Energy’s Lab Leak Bombshell Exposes the Utter Bankruptcy of ‘Experts’ and the Media

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In 2020, if you thought it was possible COVID-19 came from a lab in China you were labeled a conspiracy theorist, a peddler of misinformation, “bonkers,” and a racist. Facebook and other social media removed the lab leak claim from their apps or slapped “misinformation” labels on it. Facebook did so in lockstep with the […]

Fight for Speaker Pays Off as House Takes Big Step Toward Restoring Deliberative Government

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The Republican rebellion over a new House speaker was a good thing, and it looks like it’s already paying off. In early January, a group of 20 conservative House members held up the election of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., as speaker of the House, citing several fundamental concerns about how the legislative body functions. These […]

Why Only 16% of Gen Z Are Proud to Be an American, and What We Should Do About It

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Only 16% of Gen Zers are “proud” to live in the United States. That finding comes from a recent Morning Consult poll, which assessed generational attitudes about the United States. The poll shows that there has been roughly a 20-percentage-point drop of pride in country every generation since the Baby Boomers, 73% of whom express pride […]

Starbucks Closures Over Crime Show How Companies Dodge Woke Consequences

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Troubled times may be ahead for the marriage between corporate America and the left. Starbucks recently announced that it’s closing over a dozen stores because of crime and safety concerns. “We’ve had to make the difficult decision to close some locations that have a particularly high volume of challenging incidents that make it unsafe for […]

‘Defund the Police’ Movement Triggered Massive Spike in Murder of Black Americans. So Much for Equity.

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The political aftermath of George Floyd’s death produced a surge in murders of black Americans, but it wasn’t at the hands of the police. The numbers are shocking, but not surprising. The FBI previously reported that murders increased by 30% in 2020. But there is more to that story. According to a recent report by Fox News, FBI data […]

Tidal Wave Nears Border, but Team Biden Goes Full Steam Ahead

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Editors’ Note: The following article is an excellent description of the southern border crisis, an open border threatening all citizens and the national security of the United States. The statement is often made that the Biden administration doesn’t have an effective policy to address this crisis. Our national headlines should be shouting that this crisis […]