|7:31 AM, Nov 27, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Senator-elect Tom Cotton delivers this week's Republican address. The subject? Thanksgiving.
Here's the full address:
“Hello, I’m Tom Cotton, Senator-elect from Arkansas. I want to wish you and your family a blessed Thanksgiving holiday. For nearly as long as we’ve been a people, Americans have set aside a day for public thanksgiving for our many blessings.
7:38 PM, Nov 26, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
President Obama made an amnesty joke at the annual turkey pardon today at the White House. He also, as a joke, used the same language he used to justify his executive amnesty order talked about the legal authority he had to pardon the turkey, which is traditionally done by presidents the day before Thanksgiving.
Hosted by Michael Graham.2:40 PM, Nov 26, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST
THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with staff writer Jay Cost on President Obama's executive amnesty and how Congress should respond.
12:04 PM, Nov 26, 2014 • By APRIL PONNURU and KATE O’BEIRNE
Democrats lost white voters without college degrees—a big chunk of the middle class and an important swing vote—by huge margins this month. Why?
10:25 AM, Nov 26, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Steve Hayes responded last night to the controversial House intelligence Benghazi report:
A.B. Stoddard and Charles Krauthammer also weighed in.
Dems in disarray.8:31 AM, Nov 26, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
New York senator Chuck Schumer criticized President Obama's passage of Obamacare. It "made no political sense," Schumer complained yesterday at the National Press Club. “Unfortunately, Democrats blew the opportunity the American people gave them.”
7:01 AM, Nov 26, 2014 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
Americans have many customs as to what they say, or whether they say anything at all, when they assemble for Thanksgiving. But if you're looking for something unfamiliar but traditional, something both American and Biblical in spirit, here's a suggestion, courtesy of "The Book of Doctrine and Opinions," via Mosaic magazine.
Calls it a "fact."7:42 PM, Nov 25, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
The White House has argued that President Obama's executive amnesty order last week was made well within the existing law. But in remarks in Chicago tonight, President Obama went off script and admitted that in fact he unilaterally made changes to the law.
President Obama made the admission after getting heckled for several minutes by immigration protesters.
5:21 PM, Nov 25, 2014 • By CLAUDIA ANDERSON
Watch Christina Sommers deconstruct the feminist flap over a scientist’s risqué shirt:
4:05 PM, Nov 25, 2014 • By DEVORAH GOLDMAN and IKE BRANNON
In 2005, the King-Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, which served primarily low-income African American and Latino patients, closed its trauma unit. In 2001, D.C. General Hospital, the only public medical facility in the nation’s capital, closed its doors after nearly 200 years.
3:08 PM, Nov 25, 2014 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
Recently, Rudy Giuliani raised some eyebrows when he got in a heated discussion with Michael Eric Dyson on Meet the Press. He was discussing the killing of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri and said the following: “Ninety-three percent of blacks in America are killed by other blacks. We’re talking about the exception here.”
2:20 PM, Nov 25, 2014 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Chuck Schumer, the high-ranking Democratic senator from New York, gave a speech today at the National Press Club in which he said that it "made no political sense" for Democrats to focus on passing the Affordable Care Act. The New York Times reports:
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