|4:56 PM, Aug 28, 2015 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Speaking to cadets at the Citadel today, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker criticized the "Obama-Clinton" foreign policy and called for deploying greater resources to defeat the Islamic State.
After cataloguing Hillary Clinton's failed "reset" in Russia, "pivot" to China, and intervention in Libya, Walker declared that "everywhere in the world Hillary Clinton has touched is more messed up now than before she and the president took office."
Never miss breakfast, especially if you're a teacher.3:15 PM, Aug 28, 2015 • By JIM SWIFT
New Jersey's kids, like all kids, are our future. And in many places, it takes a village to raise those children, complete with teachers' unions.
An excerpt from Jonathan V. Last's free weekly newsletter.2:05 PM, Aug 28, 2015 • By JONATHAN V. LAST
Let's check in with the big 2016 news from last week: Jim Gilmore? He gone. From the CNN debate, that is. I expect he'll be formally gone from the race soon and whoever manages to scoop up his support will be in the driver's seat to Cleveland.
12:42 PM, Aug 28, 2015 • By MICHAEL WARREN
“We’re America, damn it!”
So proclaimed the famously “low-energy” Jeb Bush at the local Veterans of Foreign Wars hall Friday morning. That rallying cry, Bush said, is how past generations have greeted the challenges America has faced, and it embodies the spirit he says he wants to reignite in the country. “We have to restore America’s greatness by fixing the things that make it hard for people to rise up in this country,” Bush said.
11:45 AM, Aug 28, 2015 • By PHILIP TERZIAN
Now that President Obama has returned from his two-week summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard—
Hosted by Michael Graham.11:00 AM, Aug 28, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST
THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with editor William Kristol on Hillary's decline and The Donald's rise.
7:45 AM, Aug 28, 2015 • By JERYL BIER
In apparent retaliation for Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush's statements critical of Planned Parenthood, the Democratic party has launched an attack on crisis pregnancy centers.
How Reaganesque...or something.4:49 PM, Aug 27, 2015 • By SHOSHANA WEISSMANN
At a rally in South Carolina Thursday, Donald Trump attacked Republicans for “copying” his phrase, "make America great again."
But there's a problem—that's not his phrase.
Considering the context.4:00 PM, Aug 27, 2015 • By DANIEL GELERNTER
Many of my friends think Hiroshima was an unjustifiable atrocity.
Right?!?2:46 PM, Aug 27, 2015 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
The Boston Red Sox are nearing the end of a woeful season, running last in their division, thirteen-and-a-half out of first, leaving the taste of wormwood and gall in the mouth of every member of Red Sox nation.
1:34 PM, Aug 27, 2015 • By JERYL BIER
President Obama spent two days in Ethiopia on his recent four-day trip to Africa. To house the president and his entourage during their stay, the government required four hotels costing over $1.3 million.
1:01 PM, Aug 27, 2015 • By MICHAEL WARREN
The most frequent words that come to mind when Americans think about Hillary Clinton are "liar" and "dishonest." That's according to a new national poll from Quinnipiac that asked more than 1500 registered voters to say the "first word" that comes to mind when they hear the Democratic presidential frontrunner's name.
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