Man arrested after trying to blow up a car in Pentagon parking lot

An Arkansas man led Pentagon security on a wild chase after allegedly trying to blow up a car parked near the building. He was arrested in Arlington National Cemetery and faces charges that could land him in prison for 20 years. Matthew Dmitri Richardson, 19, was...

‘Reduction in violence’ working in Afghanistan, Pompeo says

A partial truce in Afghanistan between the Taliban, American and Afghan forces is holding, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. The statement came despite insurgent attacks and US strikes against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) targets. “So far the...

This country could soon become the BIGGEST buyer of US oil

South Korea, the world’s fifth largest crude oil importer, is set to purchase growing volumes of US oil this year to the point of overtaking Canada as the top destination for American crude in 2020. Last year, South Korea bought 13 percent of its crude oil supply from...

What Bloomberg Should Have Said

Shop all books by Tom Woods From the Tom Woods Letter: As my listeners know, I am no fan of Mike Bloomberg. His every instinct is bad. He never thinks, “The solution to this problem is more freedom.” So when I offer him advice, it isn’t out of love. It’s just an...

Is 2020 Going To Be the New 1860?

If you watched the debate last night, I pity you. I watched it for you so you wouldn’t have to, but [spoiler alert] you didn’t miss anything by tuning out. Regardless, I think some things became clear in the two hour snooze fest. 1. Joe Biden still looks like he is...

The Curious Case of Roger Stone

Roger Stone is a gifted political consultant known for going the distance for his clients. He has worked for such marquee names as Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Tom Kean and Donald Trump. His expertise is the lawful destruction of the opposition candidacy — what is...

Blago Is Free

On Tuesday, February 18, President Trump with excellent judgment commuted the 14 year prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, aka “Blago.” “We have commuted the sentence of Rod Blagojevich,” Trump said. “He’ll be able to go back home with his...

The Vile Weinstein Deserves a Fair Trial

The vile Harvey Weinstein deserves a fair trial. All the vile leftists that are being gobbled up by the twin Frankensteins of identity politics and cultural Marxism that they have helped become so dominant in the world deserve a fair trial. They deserve a fair trial,...

Occam’s Butter Knife

In contrast to Angela Saini’s acclaimed but dismal 2019 work of science denialism, Superior: The Return of Race Science, Adam Rutherford’s 2020 book How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality benefits from Rutherford’s lively prose style. The...

The Great Bernie Freakout

Could we really be just eight days away from an eight-month dirge of Bernie vs. Trump? Probably not, but that's no reason for political/media professionals not to panic over the Democratic frontrunner's purported Castro apologetics, coercive economics, Trump...

Profs. Dorf & Koppelman on Anti-BDS Laws

Profs. Michael C. Dorf (Cornell), Andrew Koppelman (Northwestern), and I have filed a couple of amicus briefs arguing that anti-BDS laws generally don't violate the First Amendment (see, e.g., here, plus this follow-up post from Mike). A Harvard Law Review unsigned...