The Bell Tower

"If government were a toaster, I'd demand a refund"


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Jonah Goldberg’s take “He says he received the video in its edited form and I believe him. But the relevant question is, Would he have done the same thing over again if he had seen the ful... [More]


Mass Hysteria

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Carla Salazar “Daisy’s parents are fearful of U.S. anti-immigrant sentiment, which for many Latin Americans is epitomized by an Arizona law taking effect in July that gives police the righ... [More]


Race to the Bottom

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Unsightly “‘We received many strong proposals from states all across America, but two applications stood out above all others: Delaware and Tennessee,’ Duncan said in announcing the ... [More]


The Ides of March

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The Ides fall a week late this year. Julius Caesar’s death marked the end of the Roman Republic. The massive economic power grab that yesterday’s health care vote represents may well her... [More]

Roger Cohen “Community — a stable job, shared national experience, extended family, labor unions — has vanished or eroded. In its place have come a frenzied individualism, solipsistic screen-gaz... [More]

RFKJR “Snow is so scarce today that most Virginia children probably don’t own a sled. But neighbors came to our home at Hickory Hill nearly every winter weekend to ride saucers and Flexibl... [More]

Wetzel “The fans have been loyal customers. They’ve made everyone rich. They deserve some respect.” Nope. Fans deserve whatever they’ve paid for. A football game, a beer, a hot do... [More]

Stop! “In a year of hopping from crisis to crisis, he told ABC News, ‘we lost some of that sense of speaking directly to the American people about what their core values are and why we hav... [More]

Hey, remember that time during the campaign when Candidate Obama said he was going to cut taxes for middle class families across the country? Me too. That was awesome. This is not awesome: Gregory ... [More]


Another Day…

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… another puff piece This time it’s Rahm Emanuel’s brother Ezekiel who gets the powder puff treatment. Before we get to this absurdity, we might as well get to the root of where thi... [More]