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by glenn reynolds

IT’S SAD, BUT IN THE OBAMA ERA I JUST ASSUME THAT STUFF LIKE THIS IS POLITICALLY MOTIVATED: Sen. Bob Menendez Charged With Corruption. Which isn’t to say that Menendez isn’t guilty, necessarily, only that even if he were guilty, he wouldn’t be...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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SARAH HOYT: All The Scarlet Letters.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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POLITICAL SCIENCE: ‘Expert’ Report That Persuaded Doctors to Oppose Fracking Written by Activist. Harry Reid told me that all these anti-fracking groups are funded by Putin anyway.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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EUGENE VOLOKH: Many liberals’ (sensible) retreat from the old Justice Brennan/ACLU position on religious exemptions. Many people, chiefly on the left, have criticized such laws, in large part on the grounds that RFRAs might let religious objectors...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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HARRY POTTER: Someone Put Snape’s Scenes In Chronological Order And It Will Make You Feel Things. “Snape is a hero, and don’t say otherwise.”
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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SEN. TOM COTTON: How I Would Deal With Iran.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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MICHAEL Z. WILLIAMSON DISCOVERS that he is not a “real” science fiction fan.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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WELL, GOOD: Sprint Has Officially Saved RadioShack From Extinction.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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R.I.P.: Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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THE PROBLEM WITH FAKE MEAT: It might be possible to create a burger that helps the environment and improves your health. But will it taste good enough to win over the masses?
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE GEORGIA CHAPTER PRESIDENT: Arm Yourself Against The Police.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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K-12 IMPLOSION UPDATE: Racketeering Convictions In Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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NOW ON YOUTUBE: My InstaVision interview with Virginia Postrel on liberal arts and the higher education bubble.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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OUCH: Harry Reid: Extremism in the Defense of Fascism is No Vice.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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YEAH, BUT THEY’RE SUBSIDIZED FOR PURELY POLITICAL REASONS: MSNBC ratings crater as NBC looks for new direction. “Strident demagoguery may sell for a short period of time, but it has little staying power. In contrast, the talking head shows on Fox...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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I WONDER, ACTUALLY, IF THERE ISN’T MONEY TO BE MADE IN SUING THEM: Massive denial-of-service attack on GitHub tied to Chinese government.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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EDUCATION: Why I Teach Plato to Plumbers: Liberal arts and the humanities aren’t just for the elite. “There are among future plumbers as many devotees of Plato as among the future wizards of Silicon Valley.”
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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THE NEW LINCOLN CONTINENTAL CONCEPT: “Take a Ford Taurus, rub it sparingly with the sad ham of luxury appliqué, and you get the Lincoln MKS. In fact, there may not have been a car more cynical in Ford’s repertoire since post-Malaise downsizing of...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS FEW, OPPORTUNITIES FOR GRAFT, EXCELLENT: The Myth of Universal Pre-K: There is little proof that universal pre-K programs fulfill their promises for disadvantaged children. The claim that investing a dollar in high-quality pre-K...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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IN THE MAIL: The Best 379 Colleges, 2015 Edition. Plus, today only at Amazon: SKLZ Pro Mini Hoop, $14.99 (50% off). And, also today only: Up to 50% off Popular Kids’ Games for Easter.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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TAXPROF ROUNDUP: The IRS Scandal, Day 692.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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SMART DIPLOMACY: “There are still nearly two years left in Barack Obama’s presidency, but historians looking back on his record in foreign policy will surely identify one costly error: his refusal to follow through on the implied threat in stating...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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MARK HEMINGWAY: Meet the Men Behind Hillary Clinton’s Private ‘Spy Network.’
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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AN EVIL SO UNSELF-CONSCIOUS IT IS AN AWFUL PARODY OF INNOCENCE: Harry Reid is proud he lied about Mitt Romney’s taxes.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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AUSTIN BAY: Evaluating the Pan-Arab “Joint Army.”
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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OPPOSING TOTALITARIANISM: Paper: Don’t ‘turn colleges into overseers of student sex lives.’ Colleges and universities in New York and, presumably, elsewhere shouldn’t enact “yes means yes” consent policies that force colleges to oversee student...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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ANDREW SULLIVAN: Blogging Nearly Killed Me. “He described the grueling pace that he maintained along with a small editorial staff.”
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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REASON TV: Barack Obama shares his biggest regret with Nick Gillespie in an exclusive TV interview.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: One-Third Of Federal Student Loan Borrowers Are Delinquent.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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BUT THEY COVER FOR HILLARY INSTEAD: Mark Tapscott: Feds should have told national archivist of Clinton’s private email abuse. “State Department officials who briefed Secretary Hillary Clinton on administrative policies and procedures soon after she...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: Column: Rubio trying to restore 2nd Amendment rights of Washington DC residents. Washington D.C. residents have never had any real Second Amendment rights, in a city where the violent crime rate is more than three times the national...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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JUSTICE: Fired FBI agent pleads guilty to theft of heroin collected as evidence. “A former FBI agent in the Washington Field Office pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing heroin that had been collected as evidence, and in his first public comments, he...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: The Economist: More and more money is being spent on higher education. Too little is known about whether it is worth it. The modern research university, a marriage of the Oxbridge college and the German research institute,...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): Danbury teacher charged with sexually assaulting student. “A Danbury High School teacher is accused of sexually assaulting and giving alcohol to a student. A first-year science teacher, 24-year-old Kayla Mooney,...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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THE DEFIANCE OF THE MANDARIN CLASS: IRS chief to GOP: You can’t abolish us. The IRS commissioner on Tuesday brushed aside GOP proposals to abolish his agency, insisting the U.S. would have to have a tax collector one way or another. “You can call...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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LEFTIES CAN’T HANDLE ARGUMENT: ‘Cut his mic off:’ “When I saw on Twitter in the past hour that MSNBC had cut Ryan Anderson’s mic off, I thought: Surely his mic wasn’t literally cut off. But, yes, yes, indeed it was – seeing is believing.”...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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WELL, TO BE FAIR, SHE HAD HAD THAT HEAD INJURY: Hillary Replied To Drone Email With Decorating Question.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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IT’S EASIER WHEN YOU HAVE THE PRESS ON YOUR SIDE: Tim Carney: The Left wages total war; and then plays victim.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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NEWS YOU CAN USE: Red Meat Is Not The Enemy. “All the warnings appear to have made a difference in our eating habits. Americans are eating less red meat today than any time since the 1970s. Doctors’ recommendations haven’t been ignored. We’re...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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OF COURSE THEY DO: Becket Adams: Reporters openly side against Indiana law.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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VOTING: Nigeria’s historic election just proved the world wrong. For months, there were doubts that Nigeria would survive 2015. Headlines fixated on the winds of Boko Haram’s terrorism combining with the ethnic and religious tensions that divide...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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BRAD TORGERSON: “Given the fact SF/F can reasonably argue for a consumer base that numbers at least five hundred million people world-wide, it’s a little strange that ‘real fans’ want to keep ‘the most prestigious award’ in the field to themselves....
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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IT’S COME TO THIS: After 50 years of feminism, women want to fantasise about dominant men. You know, you could build a political campaign around this phenomenon if you were smart. Which probably means the GOP won’t. . . .
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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IT DOES SEEM THAT WHEN I PASS SOMEONE WHO’S ON THE HIGHWAY TEXTING OR TALKING WHILE DRIVING, IT’S USUALLY SOMEONE WHO FITS THIS DESCRIPTION: Profiling the Distracted Driver: Young, Female and Solo. “Lone drivers were more than four times as likely...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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WE LIVE IN PHALLOPHOBIC TIMES: Controversial Bull Statue Loses Its Manhood.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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THIS IS NOT A SURPRISE: Losing a job is always terrible. For workers over 50, it’s worse. Employers prefer to hire people who are cheaper and more malleable, which generally means younger. No matter how good and how secure your job seems, always have...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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HEALTH: Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research. “The vast majority of clinical trials involving fish oil have found no evidence that it lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.”
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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YOU COULD BUILD A WHOLE TV SHOW AROUND THIS CONCEPT: Woman Poses as Lawyer, Makes Partner at Firm. “A woman used forged documents to pose as an estate lawyer for a decade and made partner at her small firm before her fraud was discovered, according...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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MYSTERIOUS CHILDHOOD PARALYSIS linked to a cold virus.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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AN IDEA SO CRAZY, IT JUST MIGHT WORK: Maybe The Best Way To Stop All This Swatting Is To Have Fewer SWAT Teams?
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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