Trump Appointee Crowley Espoused Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theories

by Eli Clifton President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to name Monica Crowley to lead communications for the National Security Council (NSC) has resulted in a plagiarism scandal for the Fox News personality and Washington Times columnist. A CNN review of her… Continue Reading  

Bachmann Flap Should Surprise No One

Michelle Bachmann‘s latest antics have provoked an unusually strong backlash. The latest development came Wednesday, when hawkish Republican Sen. John McCain denounced Bachmann for making “sinister accusations” that “have no logic, no basis, and no merit.” McCain was referring to… Continue Reading  

Thoughts on Anders Behring Breivik

I’ve held off on commenting on the mass murders in Norway. Partly this was simply the result of a busy weekend (and I still can’t claim that I’ve managed to plow through more than a fraction of Breivik’s 1500-page manifesto).… Continue Reading  

John Yoo’s Chickens Come Home to Roost

The denizens of National Review’s Corner are very, very upset about a recent suggestion by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) that the First Amendment should be limited at home in accordance with the security demands of America’s various foreign wars. Graham… Continue Reading  

Anti-Jihad Activist Emerson Embroiled in Fundraising Scandal

On Sunday, the Tennessean published an expose on the Investigative Project for Terrorism, the “anti-jihad” organization run by Steve Emerson. According to the paper’s investigation, Emerson’s group has received funding from various charitable foundations on the pretense that it is… Continue Reading