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The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast, with senior writer Mark Hemingway on the New York City Human Rights Commission's curious case against dress codes at stores run by religious store owners in Williamsburg.
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Erik Prince defends his warriors. Dec 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 14 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
With all due respect to General David Petraeus, the most influential strategist of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may turn out to be Erik Prince. The fact that Prince has had a huge impact on how the U.S. military operates isn’t necessarily a compliment. The former Navy SEAL is the founder of Blackwater USA, the notorious “private military contractor” that garnered a great deal of unwanted publicity for its role performing security and logistics functions for the U.S. government in various war zones.
Why is the coverage of China’s government so obsequious?Nov 11, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 09 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
For about a decade now, Jeff Bezos has been swallowing an ever larger percentage of my household’s income. In addition to our buying everything from dish soap to movies online, the billionaire founder of Amazon.com will no doubt be pleased to learn that my wife and I recently started receiving the Washington Post—the first newspaper subscription we’ve ordered in six years. When Bezos bought the Post this past summer, there was the usual handwringing over whether he harbored some surreptitious agenda, but I was optimistic.
Hosted by Michael Graham.10:19 AM, Oct 2, 2013 • By TWS PODCAST
THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with senior writer Mark Hemingway on his view of the government shutdown from inside the Beltway.
Hosted by Michael Graham.4:15 PM, Sep 16, 2013 • By TWS PODCAST
THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with senior writer Mark Hemingway on his recent post about how the some are blaming the unpopularity of Obamacare on Republicans.
Mark Hemingway, grateful.Jul 16, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 41 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
My wife called me from the pediatrician’s office to tell me they were concerned our youngest daughter might have cancer. A short while before, I’d been playing with her when I’d noticed a small lump on her neck. Her annual check-up was approaching, and I told my wife to ask about it. There was much knitting of brows in the examination room, and multiple doctors were consulted.
2:33 PM, Aug 30, 2011 • By MICHAEL WARREN
The acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is stepping down from his role, according to a story at Politico. The ATF and the Justice Department have been plagued by a recent scandal surrounding the controversial "Fast and Furious" operation, which involved feds providing guns to Mexican criminals for the purpose of tracking smugglers (a practice known as "gunwalking"). ATF's interim director, Kenneth Melson, was the focus of recent congressional hearings for his role in the operation.
10:42 AM, Mar 5, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Mark Hemingway reports:
At least 27 Democratic members of the House of Representatives have sent to charities $378,000 in campaign donations from scandal-plagued Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., since Feb. 28.
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