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by glenn reynolds

IMPERIAL PRESIDENT: The Hill: Obama moves to give legal status to 5 million illegal immigrants. Plus: Obama Would Veto Any Bill Undoing Immigration Executive Action. And: Sen. Sessions reacts: We must stop Emperor Obama. Plus, this observation on tone...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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JOURNALISM: “So… he did what was in his interest then, and he’s doing what’s in his interest now. Noted.”
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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CHARLES BLAHOUS: Gruber and Barro Are Wrong to Assume the Public is Stupid. “Jonathan Gruber, Josh Barro and others are trying to persuade you that others’ failures of integrity, analysis, and policy design are your fault, simply for wanting a better...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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JOURNALISM: BuzzFeed Publishes Bit Hit On Uber, Turns Out Buzzfeed’s Chairman Is Invested In Uber’s Competition. Plus: Ben Smith responds to critics, Twitter is unamused.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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THE INSTA-WIFE: Geeks On Strike?
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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PROFESSOR SAYS SHE CAN NO LONGER GIVE COMMON-SENSE ADVICE for fear of being accused of victim-blaming.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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IT’S ‘COME TO THIS: The Rabid Equality Crowd Finally Outright Admits They Hate Testicles.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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SPYING: Utah Considers Cutting Off Water to the NSA’s Monster Data Center.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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AT AMAZON, Black Friday Deals Week in Toys & Games. Plus, CD Deals Starting At $6.99.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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ATTENTION HOMESCHOOLERS, AND EVERYONE ELSE: Open Culture: The Harvard Classics: Download All 51 Volumes as Free eBooks.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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ON A FRIDAY AFTERNOON, WHILE AMNESTY-TALK FILLS THE AIR AND WITH A FERGUSON JURY VERDICT IN THE OFFING. HOW CONVENIENT: 30,000 missing emails from IRS’ Lerner recovered. More evidence of the Obama “dense pack” approach to scandals. Can I call ‘em,...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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DEVELOP NEW TESTS, DISCOVER NEW THINGS: Minivan crash test ‘among the worst we’ve ever seen.’ “A new series of crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) revealed troubling results for minivans that are often perceived as...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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AT AMAZON, this week’s deals in Movies & TV. Plus, pre-Black Friday deals on Shoes, for men, women, and kids. Plus, today only at Amazon: Up to 68% Off Select HBO Gift Sets. Including Entourage, Six Feet Under, Treme, etc. And, also today only:...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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JAMES TARANTO KEEPS LOBBYING ME TO GIVE THIS A TRY: Bringing Sous Vide to the Home Cook. I mean, it’s not like it’s especially expensive, I just haven’t ever felt sufficiently motivated.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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BEAM ME UP: NASA Just Set a New Quantum Teleportation Record of 15 Miles. Of course, if you could actually teleport human-sized objects, we’d probably start with warheads. . . .
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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LIFE IN THE ERA OF HOPE AND CHANGE: $4.15 Per Pound: Ground Beef Climbs to Another Record High. “Five years ago, in October 2009, the average price for a pound of ground beef was $2.177, according to the BLS.” Boy, it’s a good thing we haven’t...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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HMM: Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in personal hygiene products, causes liver fibrosis and cancer in mice. This study may overstate the dangers, but it’s also the case that triclosan doesn’t work all that well, and that most of the germs that...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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BARACK OBAMA: “The biggest problems that we’re facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the executive branch and not go through Congress at all. And that’s what I intend to reverse when I’m president...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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NEWS YOU CAN USE: Scientists: Be Lazy, Don’t Rake Leaves. The science is settled. You don’t want to be anti-science, do you?
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: VIDEO: Poli sci prof dresses as Cheney for Halloween, pretends to shoot up class.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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MY COLLEAGUE BEN BARTON has a book forthcoming from Oxford University Press: Glass Half Full: The Decline and Rebirth of the Legal Profession. Here’s an early review. Conclusion: “It is, however, a general lack of rose-colored glasses that is precisely...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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IN THE MAIL: Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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TAXPROF ROUNDUP: The IRS Scandal, Day 561.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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IN CASE YOU MISSED THIS DURING LAST NIGHT’S AMNESTY TALK EXPLOSION: Top Obama bundler accused of child rape. On Wednesday, Portland, Ore. police arrested Terrence Patrick Bean, who has been charged with two felony counts of having sex with a minor...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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SO, BASICALLY, IT WAS A FAILURE THEN: Children Still Struggle to Read in the Neighborhood Where the Latino-Rights Movement Began.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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DISCIPLINE AND PUNISH: The University Policy That Fails Everyone. Amid growing concern over sexual misconduct on American college campuses, the idea that the accused don’t deserve full legal representation has put some feminists and university administrators...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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AT AMAZON, It’s Black Friday Deals Week. Browse and save! Plus, up to 60% off Battlestar Galactica titles. And, today only: 45% off Cole-Haan Loafers and Moccasins.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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HOWIE CARR ON DEMOCRATS’ DESPERATE FLIP-FLOP ON AMNESTY: “These illegal aliens are willing to do the work that Americans will no longer do — namely, vote Democrat.” UPDATE: You know, if one of the GOP big-money donors — I’m looking at you,...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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USA TODAY EDITORIALIZES: Obama’s wrong way to do the right thing: The sweeping nature of his immigration plan amounts to executive overreach. Best-case scenario: The Supreme Court knocks it down quickly, as in the Steel Seizure Case, and then he and...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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MANY OF THESE PHRASES SEEM SUITABLE FOR THIS MORNING’S DISCOURSE: If Martin Luther Quotations Were Motivational Posters.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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VIA VOLOKH: The Justice Department’s memorandum on deferring deportation of some categories of illegal aliens.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: VIDEO: Berkeley students prefer ISIS flag to Israeli flag.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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JERRY POURNELLE: Don’t Panic Over Obama’s Executive Amnesty.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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TRANSPARENCY IS FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: IRS thinks its employees’ income info should be kept away from investigators.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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LIFE IN THE OBAMA ERA: Poverty Rate Highest Since Records Were Kept: The official U.S. unemployment rate has indeed fallen steadily during the past few years, but the economic recovery has created the fewest jobs relative to the previous employment peak...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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DAVID DAYEN: Why Gruber-Gate Is So Devastating To Democrats. “The growing impression that politicians don’t play straight with their constituents is completely toxic, particularly to Democrats, who actually want to use government to improve people’s...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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GOOD: Tennessee District Attorney Restricts Use Of Civil Forfeiture. This policy seems like a good policy for law enforcement in general.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY: Obama’s Amnesty Threatens To Shut Constitution. There’s more at stake here than mere political fortunes. We are at the constitutional tipping point that Georgetown University law professor Jonathan Turley warned us about...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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BOMBSHELL: Email Proves that White House, DOJ Targeted Reporter Sharyl Attkisson. Judicial Watch reports that the Obama administration has turned over about 42,000 pages of documents related to the Fast and Furious scandal. The administration was forced...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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JAMES BOVARD: The Closer Intellectuals Get To Power, The More They Deceive.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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POLL: Lukewarm Latino support for Obama executive action. A six-percentage-point margin of approval is far short of overwhelming. A higher number of Latinos, 56 percent, told pollsters they would support congressional action on the issue, and 69 percent...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: “The Court does not know how [the state] prioritizes projects, but dealing with an unconstitutional law should be towards the top of the list.” “In August, U.S. District Judge Anthony Ishii struck down the California 10-day...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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MEANWHILE, IN BRITAIN: Labour Front-Bencher Sacked For Mocking Patriotism.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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IOWAHAWK: “If he’s gonna pretend to make the law, we should pretend to obey it.”
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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THE FINANCIAL CRISIS AND LESSONS FROM HISTORY.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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NEWS YOU CAN USE: 6 Ways To Make Sure Your Daughter Doesn’t Become A ‘Mean Girl.’
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Friday, November 21, 2014
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GALLERY: Buffalo Snow Photos.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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TEACH OBAMA SUPPORTERS NOT TO RAPE: USA Today: Top Obama bundler accused of child rape. Conservatives complain that President Obama gets a free pass from the media, which acts as a de-facto public-relations shop for the Democrat in the White House. Never...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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TAKING ON THE SICILIAN MAFIA WITH GANDHI TACTICS. “Palermo, the largest city in Sicily, is at the heart of mafia country. In the past, trade association surveys have shown that about 80 percent of the town’s shops were paying pizzo. But now more...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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WHEN POPEHAT turns poet.
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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