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Based on a Thorough Review of Election Regulations, Not a Single Voting System Testing Lab Used in the 2020 Election Was Accredited Based on the Law (Part I)

Per a thorough review of election regulations, not a single election voting machine in the 2020 Election was certified by an accredited voting machine company according to US law. The issue of whether US voting machines and voting machine auditors were properly accredited leading up to and after the 2020 Election has been previously addressed by…

Realities of Gasoline Prices | National Review

(Larry Downing/Reuters) In announcing the ban on Russian oil imports today, President Biden called the rapid increase in gas prices that Americans have seen “Putin’s price hike.” Let’s just take a moment to look at the trend in gas prices recently. You can use your cursor to hover over the line to see the exact…

New Mask Guidance CDC | National Review

CDC director Rochelle Walensky on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., May 11, 2021 (Greg Nash/Reuters) The CDC released updated guidance Friday that says that most U.S. counties do not qualify as “at-risk” areas for Covid-19 transmission and therefore can drop their mask requirements.  Only 28 percent of people in the United States still live in…

What Ails CNN | National Review

(Brian Snyder/Reuters) On the menu today: The sudden departure of Jeff Zucker from CNN helps illuminate the deep-rooted and symbiotic relationship between the network and former New York governor Andrew Cuomo; two European experts offer differing perspective on Putin’s real goal in the conflict over Ukraine; and Covid-19 finally catches up with your friendly neighborhood…

Pfizer INTERFERES Just Days Before Massive FOIA Vaccine Data Drop, FDA Claims The Vaccine Manufacturer Must Help Review and Redact Documents Before Public Release

Who does the US FDA answer to? Well, apparently it’s Pfizer, the German-based Big Pharma megalith. Just days before the FDA was set to release over 12,000 documents related to the experimental Covid-19 vaccines, Pfizer asked a federal court to allow it to intervene before any information is released to the public. Unsurprisingly, the FDA…

Universities Are Dying | National Review

On the Foundation for Economic Education’s site, Isaac Morehouse argues that “The Last Leg Universities Stand on is Collapsing.” Having earned a degree used to set one apart. It betokened advanced learning. It was a badge of honor. Then, along came the federal government’s policy of access for all.  Higher-education leaders wanted the money that…

Some Senator Birthplace Trivia | National Review

Dusk falls over the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., November 18, 2021. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) Each state gets two senators, but that doesn’t mean there are two senators who were born in each state. The Constitution only requires that senators be at least 30 years old, be U.S. citizens for at least nine years, and live…

Devin Nunes Betrays Conservatives | National Review

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) questions Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire during his testimony before a House Intelligence Committee hearing on the handling of the whistleblower complaint in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 26, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) As he announced in early December, Representative…

Covid Lockdowns’ Unseen Costs | National Review

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a repatriation ceremony for the six Canadian Armed Forces members killed in a helicopter crash in the Mediterranean, at Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario, Canada May 6, 2020. (Frank Gunn/Pool via REUTERS) Government policies almost always have unseen, unintended, and unhappy consequences. Frederic Bastiat said that good economists would…

Remembering Christopher Hitchens | National Review

Christopher Hitchens in New York City in 2010. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) If Christopher Hitchens were alive today ’Tis the season to recall Christopher Hitchens. One decade ago this month, the Anglo-American journalist died of esophageal cancer at age 62. Commemorations and tributes have marked the sad occasion. Hitchens has been remembered, variously, as “a giant of…

Joan Didion: The National Review Years

Joan Didion speaks at an event at the College of Marin in Kentfield, Calif., February, 1977. (Janet Fries/Getty Images) A collection of the famed essayist’s writings for this publication, in honor of her life and career In the 1950s and 1960s, Joan Didion was a regular contributor to National Review, penning book reviews and essays…

Attacking Innovation | National Review

Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders during a Senate Budget Committee’s hearing to examine President Biden’s proposed budget request for fiscal year 2022, June 8, 2021. (Shawn Thew/Pool via Reuters) Bernie Sanders tweeting earlier this week: This is obscene. Last week, 8 investors in Pfizer and Moderna became $10 billion richer as news about the…

Abortion Disproportionatlely Affects Minorities | National Review

Planned Parenthood employees look out from their building, St. Louis, Mo., June 4, 2019. (Lawrence Bryant/Reuters) Since oral arguments in the landmark Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court case on the constitutionality of Mississippi’s abortion ban concluded, we’ve been treated to a long line of bad takes from the pro-abortion crowd. But blogger…

This Day November 28 | National Review

(giftlegacy/Getty Images) 1975—President Gerald Ford nominates Seventh Circuit judge John Paul Stevens to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by retired Justice William O. Douglas.    Not long before his death at the end of 2006, Ford will rashly state that he is “prepared to allow history’s judgment” of his presidency to rest exclusively on his…

This Day November 25 | National Review

2021—Happy Thanksgiving! Be grateful that the secular activists in the judiciary weren’t dominant when George Washington was president, or we’d never have this great, and deeply religious, American feast. In the words of Washington:  Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be…

This Day November 20 | National Review

(Pixabay) 2018—In the course of applying the Supreme Court’s existing abortion regime to enjoin a Mississippi law that prohibits abortions after fifteen weeks of gestation, federal district judge Carlton W. Reeves can’t refrain from littering his opinion (in Jackson Women’s Health Organization v. Currier) with various injudicious and ill-considered remarks. He contends, for example, that…

This Day November 14 | National Review

President George W. Bush at the White House, Washington, D.C., November 2008 (Jason Reed/Reuters) 2003—Demonstrating their particular animus against female nominees whom they regard as judicial conservatives, Senate Democrats filibuster President George W. Bush’s nominations of Judge Priscilla Owen to the Fifth Circuit, Judge Carolyn B. Kuhl to the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Janice Rogers…

Climate Despair and Misanthropy | National Review

A giant baby balloon inflated by Climate Change activists at Glasgow Green as the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, November 8, 2021. (Dylan Martinez/Reuters) Imagine being so monomaniacally obsessed with climate and so cynical about life in general as to reduce all the potential of a child to its carbon…

This Day November 6 | National Review

The United States Capitol (Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images) 2003—Senate Democrats continue their unprecedented measures of obstruction against judicial nominees, as they defeat for the second time an effort to end their filibuster of President George W. Bush’s nomination of William H. Pryor, Jr., to a seat on the Eleventh Circuit. Only two Democrats—Zell Miller…

This Day October 31 | National Review

(NR Staff) 1972—By a vote of 5 to 4, the en banc D.C. Circuit, in an opinion by Judge J. Skelly Wright in United States v. Robinson, rules that a police officer violated the Fourth Amendment when, in the course of searching a person whom he had lawfully arrested, he opened up a crumpled cigarette…