“The Trump White House is nearing completion of an order that would direct the Pentagon to bring future Islamic State detainees to the Guantánamo Bay prison,” reports Charlie Savage. This development gives new urgency to the enactment of an ISIL AUMF.
On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump issued Executive Order 13769 titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States. He replaced it with Executive Order 13780 on March 6, 2017,
At the risk of being banned in Boston, I’m going to suggest something anathema to every New England Patriots fan, not to mention millions of Super Bowl viewers worldwide captivated by the comeback he engineered. Tom Brady should retire.
Scientists prostituting themselves by delivering “bespoke” scientific findings for their corporate sponsors and corrupting the scientific literature is a favorite trope of environmental and anti-industry activists.
President Trump has made a lot of bold moves in his first few weeks in office. Judged by the mainstream media’s lies, fake news, distortions, and hysteria, his executive actions on immigration, oil pipelines, rolling back federal regulations, and firing an insubordinate acting Attorney General are on the money. But a few of his foreign policy moves are questionable.
The major charge against Betsy DeVos—and certainly the one that the writers at "Saturday Night Live" recently ran with—was that she doesn’t know enough about “school” to be Secretary of Education. She hasn’t been a teacher, a principal, or a superintendent. She doesn’t know how to pick a curriculum, evaluate an instructor, or write an Individual Education Plan for students with disabilities.
When I teach about gains from trade, I start with two people and two goods on a desert island and work from there. Then I graduate to multiple people and multiple goods in two cities, then states, and, finally countries. I point out that the fact of borders does not change the fact that both sides gain from trade and that trade facilitates an incredibly extensive division of labor.
Pardon the grammar. The correct grammar is: TINSTAAFL: There is no such thing as a free lunch. Don Boudreaux has an excellent post this morning in which he takes on a post at the American Enterprise Institute about mandated paid parental leave.
Donald Trump’s executive order suspending the US refugee programme and entry of travellers from seven mainly Muslim countries is likely to end with an appeal to the Supreme Court, according to legal experts.
Since September 11, 2001, ninety-four people have been killed in the United States in ten attacks carried out by a total of twelve radical Islamist terrorists. Each of the attackers was either an American citizen or a legal resident. More than half of the ninety-four murders occurred last year, when Omar Mateen, who was born on Long Island, killed forty-nine people at a night club in Orlando.
For years now anti-immigration reform activists have argued that they are not opposed to immigration, just illegal immigration. Well, increasingly they show their hands as nothing more than run-of-the-mill immigration exclusionists trying to cultivate President Trump’s anti-immigration core supporters.