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April 15, 2019
BASEBALL: Baseball Can and Should End Service-Time Manipulation

NRO: Baseball Can and Should End Service-Time Manipulation

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:24 PM | Baseball 2012-Present • | Writings Elsewhere
April 5, 2019
POLITICS/HISTORY: What the Electoral College Saves Us From

NRO: What the Electoral College Saves Us From

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:53 PM | History • | Politics 2019 • | Politics 2020 • | Writings Elsewhere
March 21, 2019
BASEBALL: Tom Seaver: The Perfectly Balanced Pitcher

NR, in the magazine's April 8 issue: Tom Seaver: The Perfectly Balanced Pitcher

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:04 PM | Baseball 2012-Present • | Baseball Columns • | In Print • | Writings Elsewhere
March 14, 2019
POLITICS: Five Lanes in the 2020 Democratic Field

NRO: Five Lanes in the 2020 Democratic Field

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:44 PM | Politics 2019 • | Politics 2020 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
February 28, 2019
POLITICS/HISTORY: How Often Is One State Decisive in the Electoral College?

NRO: How Often Is One State Decisive in the Electoral College?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | History • | Politics 2019 • | Politics 2020 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
February 26, 2019
HISTORY: Rethinking President Grant (Part Two)

NRO: Rethinking President Grant (Part Two)

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | History • | Writings Elsewhere
February 18, 2019
HISTORY: Rethinking President Grant (Part One)

NRO: Rethinking President Grant (Part One)

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | History • | Writings Elsewhere
February 11, 2019
POLITICS: Why It Matters If Amy Klobuchar Is An Abusive Boss

NRO: Why It Matters If Amy Klobuchar Is An Abusive Boss

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:56 PM | Law 2019 • | Politics 2019 • | Politics 2020 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 8, 2019
BASEBALL: Frank Robinson, R.I.P.

NRO: Frank Robinson, R.I.P.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Baseball 2012-Present • | Baseball Columns • | Writings Elsewhere
February 5, 2019
POLITICS: The Federal Diner: The Case Against a National Minimum Wage

NRO: The Federal Diner: The Case Against a National Minimum Wage

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Politics 2019 • | Writings Elsewhere
January 21, 2019
POLITICS: Why We Panic about Immigration

NRO: Why We Panic about Immigration

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:43 PM | Politics 2019 • | Writings Elsewhere
January 18, 2019
POLITICS: Would It Make Sense For Larry Hogan to Primary Trump?

NRO: Would It Make Sense For Larry Hogan to Primary Trump?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:39 PM | Politics 2019 • | Politics 2020 • | Writings Elsewhere
January 4, 2019
POLITICS: Why Does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Get So Much Attention From The Right?

NRO: Why Does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Get So Much Attention From The Right?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:33 PM | Politics 2019 • | Writings Elsewhere
January 2, 2019
POLITICS: Boycotts Are Not the Free Market

NRO: Boycotts Are Not the Free Market

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:04 PM | Politics 2019 • | Writings Elsewhere
December 21, 2018
POLITICS: Whom Do You Want on Your Side When Trump Is Gone?

NRO: Whom Do You Want on Your Side When Trump Is Gone?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
December 18, 2018
POLITICS: How the Polls Broke at the End

NRO: How the Polls Broke at the End

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Politics 2018 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
November 23, 2018
POLITICS: History Doesn't Favor Republicans Recovering the House under Trump

NRO: History Doesn't Favor Republicans Recovering the House under Trump

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | History • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
November 7, 2018
POLITICS: 2018: Normalcy's Revenge

NRO: 2018: Normalcy's Revenge

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:28 PM | Politics 2018 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
November 6, 2018
POLITICS: Breaking Down the Polls at the End

NRO: Breaking Down the Polls at the End

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:48 PM | Politics 2018 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
October 31, 2018
POLITICS: How Are the Senate Races Breaking Now?

NRO: How Are the Senate Races Breaking Now?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Politics 2018 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
October 19, 2018
POLITICS: How Will the Governors' Races Break?

NRO: How Will the Governors' Races Break?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:51 PM | Politics 2018 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
October 16, 2018
POLITICS: How Will the Senate Races Break?

NRO: How Will the Senate Races Break?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 11:58 AM | Politics 2018 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
October 3, 2018
BASEBALL: 2018 Season Podcast

NRO Editors Podcast: Episode 113: Special Episode - All About Baseball

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:10 PM | Baseball 2012-Present • | Podcasts and Media
September 26, 2018
HISTORY: America's Biggest Battle, 100 Years On

NRO: America's Biggest Battle, 100 Years On

Posted by Baseball Crank at 11:06 AM | History • | Writings Elsewhere
September 20, 2018
POLITICS/LAW: In Evaluating Credibility, the Signs Point in Brett Kavanaugh's Favor

NRO: In Evaluating Credibility, the Signs Point in Brett Kavanaugh's Favor

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
September 11, 2018
WAR: The Afghanistan War at 17

NRO: The Afghanistan War at 17

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:53 PM | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
September 9, 2018
LAW/POLITICS/HISTORY: Constitutional Originalism Requires Birthright Citizenship

NRO: Constitutional Originalism Requires Birthright Citizenship

Posted by Baseball Crank at 9:18 PM | History • | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
September 6, 2018
POLITICS: The Bernie Sanders Big Brother Act of 2018

NRO: The Bernie Sanders Big Brother Act of 2018

Posted by Baseball Crank at 8:44 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
August 29, 2018
POLITICS: In Replacing John McCain, Doug Ducey Should Look to the Future

NRO: In Replacing John McCain, Doug Ducey Should Look to the Future

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:45 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
August 22, 2018
POLITICS: NRO Editors Podcast 8/22/18

NRO Editors Podcast: Episode 106: Pervasive Corruption

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:17 AM | Podcasts and Media • | Politics 2018
August 17, 2018
POP CULTURE: Aretha Franklin, an American Original

NRO: Aretha Franklin, an American Original

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Pop Culture • | Writings Elsewhere
August 9, 2018
HISTORY: Understanding Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 73 Years Later

NRO: Understanding Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 73 Years Later

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:11 AM | History • | Writings Elsewhere
July 23, 2018
WAR/POLITICS: Trump Goes Nuclear again on Twitter, but Who Believes Him Now?

NRO: Trump Goes Nuclear again on Twitter, but Who Believes Him Now?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:19 PM | Politics 2018 • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
July 21, 2018
LAW/POLITICS: Democratic Desperation on Kavanaugh is Showing

NRO: Democratic Desperation on Kavanaugh is Showing

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:35 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
July 13, 2018
LAW/POLITICS: Judge Kavanaugh on Lying To Federal Agents

NRO: Judge Kavanaugh on Lying To Federal Agents

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:55 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
July 12, 2018
LAW/POLITICS: Judge Kavanaugh on Battered Women

NRO: Judge Kavanaugh on Battered Women

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:33 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
LAW/POLITICS/HISTORY: Revenge for Merrick Garland?

LA Times: Revenge for Merrick Garland? Democrats don't have history on their side

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:00 AM | History • | In Print • | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
July 10, 2018
LAW/POLITICS/HISTORY: Brett Kavanaugh Should Get a Vote Before the Midterm Elections

NRO: Brett Kavanaugh Should Get a Vote Before the Midterm Elections

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | History • | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
LAW/POLITICS: Kavanaugh Reaction

I'm quoted in this CBS News commentary by Michael Graham:

"Brett Kavanaugh is basically John Roberts 2.0, a product of the Bush Administration and the conservative legal elite," says Dan McLaughlin of the conservative "National Review."

"He's not the most populist choice, or the most politically provocative. But he's a serious movement conservative, brilliant, universally well-liked, experienced, and independent-minded, and a devoted critic of the administrative state."

"If you're a Federalist Society conservative who wants to win the long-term arguments about how law is made, Brett Kavanaugh is a great choice," McLaughlin said.

and this Caleb Howe piece from before the choice (I guessed wrong, predicting Judge Raymond Kethledge) - my preferred picks:

"Amy Coney Barrett and Am[u]l Thapar. Trump dipped into the traditional elite Beltway movement conservative high priesthood for Gorsuch, to great effect, and its candidates (Kavanaugh and Kethledge) are highly qualified and solidly conservative. But this time, he needs more than just another smart white man in a dark suit. Barrett and Thapar are DC outsider picks but both brilliant and highly conservative, Thapar as a veteran trial judge, Barrett as a distinguished academic. Barrett would provoke the most outlandish response, and be the best choice for energizing Republicans heading into the midterms."
Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:00 AM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018
July 3, 2018
POLITICS/LAW: Early Thoughts on The Supreme Court and the Midterms

NRO: Early Thoughts on The Supreme Court and the Midterms

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:47 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 26, 2018
LAW/POLITICS: Trump's Revised Travel Ban Survives

NRO: Trump's Revised Travel Ban Survives

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:36 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 25, 2018
POLITICS: Don't Throw the Republicans Out: A Response to George Will

NRO: Don't Throw the Republicans Out: A Response to George Will

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:22 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
POLITICS/BUSINESS: Businesses Still Don't Know The Rules For Moral Judgment

NRO: Businesses Still Don't Know The Rules For Moral Judgment

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:54 PM | Business • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 21, 2018
POLITICS: The Quiet Republican Check on Trump

NRO: The Quiet Republican Check on Trump

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:42 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 18, 2018
RELIGION/POLITICS: Romans 13 and the Thorny Moral Questions Posed by Illegal Immigration

NRO: Romans 13 and the Thorny Moral Questions Posed by Illegal Immigration

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:14 PM | Politics 2018 • | Religion • | Writings Elsewhere
June 15, 2018
POLITICS/LAW: The FBI Inspector General Report Directly Criticized President Obama

NRO: The FBI Inspector General Report Directly Criticized President Obama

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:22 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 11, 2018
LAW/POLITICS: The Supreme Court's Narrow Decision on Purging Voter Rolls

NRO: The Supreme Court's Narrow Decision on Purging Voter Rolls

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:59 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 4, 2018
LAW/POLITICS: Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling Is a Win for Religious Freedom, But . . .

NRO: Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling Is a Win for Religious Freedom, But . . .

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:31 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 3, 2018
BLOG: Reunions and the Power of Nostalgia

NRO: Reunions and the Power of Nostalgia

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:13 PM | Blog 2006-Present • | Writings Elsewhere
May 30, 2018
POLITICS: The Missouri GOP Just Held One of Its Own Accountable

NRO: The Missouri GOP Just Held One of Its Own Accountable

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:14 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 25, 2018
FOOTBALL/POLITICS: The NFL's Anthem-Protest Rule Is Not a Threat to Free Speech

NRO: The NFL's Anthem-Protest Rule Is Not a Threat to Free Speech

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:49 PM | Football • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 23, 2018
POLITICS: The Scarlet Letter Is Back. It Never Really Went Away.

NRO: The Scarlet Letter Is Back. It Never Really Went Away.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:07 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 22, 2018
POLITICS: How Many Murders Is a National Crisis?

NRO: How Many Murders Is a National Crisis?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:26 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 21, 2018
POLITICS/RELIGION/HISTORY: The Christian America Paradox

NRO: The Christian America Paradox

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:35 AM | History • | Politics 2018 • | Religion • | Writings Elsewhere
May 19, 2018
POLITICS/LAW: Jeff Sessions Is Doing More Than Thoughts and Prayers

NRO: Jeff Sessions Is Doing More Than Thoughts and Prayers

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:05 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 18, 2018
POLITICS: Why The Royals Matter, and Why The U.S. Needs Its Own

NBC Think: Why The Royals Matter, and Why The U.S. Needs Its Own

Posted by Baseball Crank at 8:01 PM | Podcasts and Media • | Politics 2018
May 16, 2018
WAR: The Unfixable Tragedy of Gaza

NRO: The Unfixable Tragedy of Gaza

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:15 PM | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 15, 2018
POLITICS: Kirsten Gillibrand's Empty Gender Rhetoric

NRO: Kirsten Gillibrand's Empty Gender Rhetoric

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:59 PM | Politics 2018 • | Politics 2020 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 11, 2018
BASEBALL: The Misery of the Mets fan

NY POST: The misery of the Mets fan (in this morning's paper)

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:00 AM | Baseball 2012-Present • | In Print • | Writings Elsewhere
May 7, 2018
POLITICS: Eric Schneiderman Goes Down

NRO: Eric Schneiderman Goes Down

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:57 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
POLITICS: Ronan Farrow's Moment

NRO: Ronan Farrow's Moment

Posted by Baseball Crank at 8:58 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 5, 2018
LAW/POLITICS: Repeal The Logan Act

NRO: Repeal The Logan Act

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:11 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 27, 2018
POLITICS: The End of an Era at RedState

NRO: The End of an Era at RedState

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:48 AM | Blog 2006-Present • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 23, 2018
POLITICS: Maybe the British Royal Family Isn't So Silly After All

NRO: Maybe the British Royal Family Isn't So Silly After All

Posted by Baseball Crank at 11:50 AM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 18, 2018
POLITICS: RIP Barbara Bush, 1925-2018

NRO: RIP Barbara Bush, 1925-2018

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:55 AM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 13, 2018
WAR/POLITICS: Donald Trump At War: A Conventional American Response to Syria

NRO: Donald Trump At War: A Conventional American Response to Syria

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:50 PM | Politics 2018 • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 11, 2018
POLITICS: Paul Ryan's Missed Opportunities on Spending

NRO: Paul Ryan's Missed Opportunities on Spending

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:27 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 10, 2018
POLITICS: Why Failed National Political Candidates Should Go Home

NRO: Why Failed National Political Candidates Should Go Home

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:53 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 5, 2018
POLITICS: How Never Trump Can Avoid Delusion

NRO: How Never Trump Can Avoid Delusion

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Politics 2018 • | Politics 2020 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 3, 2018
POLITICS: Realism, Not Delusion, about Trump and the Conservative Movement

NRO: Realism, Not Delusion, about Trump and the Conservative Movement

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:03 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 2, 2018
POLITICS: There's No Ban on Studying Gun Violence

NRO: There's No Ban on Studying Gun Violence

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
March 28, 2018
LAW/POLITICS: The Supreme Court Proves It Didn't Mean What It Said in King v. Burwell

NRO: The Supreme Court Proves It Didn't Mean What It Said in King v. Burwell

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 AM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
March 21, 2018
POLITICS: How a Pro-Life Democrat Drew an Illinois Nazi as His Opponent

NRO: How a Pro-Life Democrat Drew an Illinois Nazi as His Opponent

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:09 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
March 12, 2018
POP CULTURE/WAR: Wakanda Has the Right's Foreign-Policy Debate

NRO: Wakanda Has the Right's Foreign-Policy Debate

Posted by Baseball Crank at 11:43 AM | Pop Culture • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
March 1, 2018
PODCAST: NRO Editors 3/1/18

NRO Podcast: Parkland Shooting, Jared Kushner Loses His Clearance, etc.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:42 PM | Podcasts and Media • | Politics 2018
POLITICS: Let's Have Some Common Sense on Arming Teachers

NRO: Let's Have Some Common Sense on Arming Teachers

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:47 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 26, 2018
POLITICS/LAW: A More Modest Proposal on Young Men and Guns

NRO: A More Modest Proposal on Young Men and Guns

Posted by Baseball Crank at 9:45 AM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 19, 2018
POLITICS: Let the Kids Talk - but That's Not the End of Any Debate

NRO: Let the Kids Talk - but That's Not the End of Any Debate

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:15 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 17, 2018
POLITICS: NRO Editors Podcast 2/17/18

NRO Editors Podcast: Episode 77: Another Horror (post-Parkland)

Posted by Baseball Crank at 11:40 AM | Podcasts and Media • | Politics 2018
February 15, 2018
POLITICS/LAW: Every solution to mass shootings inevitably involves a serious trade-off

LA Times: Every solution to mass shootings inevitably involves a serious trade-off

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:00 AM | In Print • | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 13, 2018
POLITICS: Hypocrisy Is Better Than Its Opposite

NRO: Hypocrisy Is Better Than Its Opposite

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:16 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 7, 2018
POLITICS: Treason, Trump, and the Democrats

NRO: Treason, Trump, and the Democrats

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:40 AM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 5, 2018
POLITICS: Is Trump Serious About "Treasonous" Democrats?

NRO: Is Trump Serious About "Treasonous" Democrats?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:21 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 3, 2018
POLITICS/LAW: How Congress Can Protect the Mueller Investigation from Trump

NRO: How Congress Can Protect the Mueller Investigation from Trump

Posted by Baseball Crank at 9:00 AM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 2, 2018
POLITICS/LAW: Quick Thoughts on The Nunes Memo

NRO: Quick Thoughts on The Nunes Memo

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:36 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
February 1, 2018
POLITICS/LAW: Chaiters Gonna Chait

NRO: Chaiters Gonna Chait

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:51 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
January 31, 2018
POLITICS: Trey Gowdy Is Retiring. What Does It Mean? Six Takeaways.

NRO: Trey Gowdy Is Retiring. What Does It Mean? Six Takeaways.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:38 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
POLITICS: State of The Union: Five Things Trump Should Say Tonight

NRO: State of The Union: Five Things Trump Should Say Tonight

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:05 AM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
POLITICS: The State of Our Union Wants To Be Normal

NRO: The State of Our Union Wants To Be Normal

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:53 AM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
January 30, 2018
POLITICS: Trump's First Year: The Ominous Signs Ahead

NRO: Trump's First Year: The Ominous Signs Ahead

Posted by Baseball Crank at 9:00 AM | Politics 2018 • | Politics 2020 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
January 27, 2018
POLITICS: Trump's First Year: The Bad News

NRO: Trump's First Year: The Bad News

Posted by Baseball Crank at 9:00 AM | Politics 2018 • | Politics 2020 • | Writings Elsewhere
January 26, 2018
POLITICS: Trump's First Year: First, the Good News

NRO: Trump's First Year: First, the Good News

Posted by Baseball Crank at 9:00 AM | Politics 2018 • | Politics 2020 • | Writings Elsewhere
January 24, 2018
POLITICS: Chuck Schumer Doesn't Want An Immigration Deal

NRO: Chuck Schumer Doesn't Want An Immigration Deal

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:32 PM | Politics 2018 • | Writings Elsewhere
BASEBALL: Baseball's Steroids Problem Is A Barry Bonds Problem

NRO: Baseball's Steroids Problem Is A Barry Bonds Problem

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:44 PM | Baseball 2012-Present • | Baseball Columns • | Writings Elsewhere
January 22, 2018
POP CULTURE: Monopoly: The All-American Board Game

NRO: Monopoly: The All-American Board Game

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:14 PM | Pop Culture • | Writings Elsewhere
January 17, 2018
PODCAST/POLITICS: The Editors: Of Holes and Houses

NRO Editors Podcast: Of Holes and Houses

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:12 PM | Podcasts and Media • | Politics 2018
December 27, 2017
POLITICS/BUSINESS: GOP Business Tax Cuts Force Other Countries to Compete

NRO: GOP Business Tax Cuts Force Other Countries to Compete

Posted by Baseball Crank at 9:00 AM | Business • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
November 30, 2017
POLITICS: NRO Editors Podcast 11/30/17

NRO Editors Podcast: Episode 66: The Pretender to the CFPB

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:25 PM | Podcasts and Media • | Politics 2017
November 28, 2017
POLITICS: James O'Keefe Shoots at the Washington Post and Misses

NRO: James O'Keefe Shoots at the Washington Post and Misses

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:16 AM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
November 27, 2017
HISTORY/POLITICS: Save the Crusader

NRO: Save the Crusader

My half-doomed effort to save the Holy Cross College mascot.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:30 PM | Blog 2006-Present • | History • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
November 18, 2017
POLITICS/LAW: Roy Moore Is Not the Cure for Judicial Supremacy

NRO: Roy Moore Is Not the Cure for Judicial Supremacy

Posted by Baseball Crank at 6:01 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
November 13, 2017
BASEBALL: Roy Halladay Shows Why Leaders Matter

NRO: Roy Halladay Shows Why Leaders Matter

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:23 PM | Baseball 2012-Present • | Writings Elsewhere
November 7, 2017
HISTORY/POLITICS: Tim Kaine Is Wrong about America and Slavery

NRO: Tim Kaine Is Wrong about America and Slavery

Posted by Baseball Crank at 8:30 PM | History • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
November 2, 2017
WAR: Yes, radical Islamic terrorism is different

LA Times: Yes, radical Islamic terrorism is different

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:00 AM | In Print • | Politics 2017 • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
October 30, 2017
LAW/POLITICS/WAR: Trump Adviser Pleads Guilty to Lying about Seeking Hillary Emails from Russia

NRO: Trump Adviser Pleads Guilty to Lying about Seeking Hillary Emails from Russia

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:19 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
LAW/POLITICS: What The Paul Manafort Indictment Means

NRO: What The Paul Manafort Indictment Means

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:01 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
October 17, 2017
WAR/POLITICS/LAW: New Russian Nuclear Scandal Raises New Questions About Clinton Foundation

NRO: New Russian Nuclear Scandal Raises New Questions About Clinton Foundation

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:13 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
October 16, 2017
POLITICS: How Not to Marginalize the Alt-Right

NRO: How Not to Marginalize the Alt-Right

Posted by Baseball Crank at 8:00 AM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
October 11, 2017
POLITICSL NRO Editors Podcast 10/11/17

NRO Editors Podcast: Episode 60: A Corker of a Week

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:25 AM | Podcasts and Media • | Politics 2017
POLITICS/FOOTBALL/HISTORY: Flag Protests and the Power of Symbols

NRO: Flag Protests and the Power of Symbols

Posted by Baseball Crank at 8:00 AM | Football • | History • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
October 8, 2017
POLITICS: Harvey Weinstein and The Wages of The "Nuts and Sluts" Defense

NRO: Harvey Weinstein and The Wages of The "Nuts and Sluts" Defense

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:31 AM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
October 6, 2017
POLITICS: The Bump Stock Debate Illustrates Two Competing Models of Political Strategy

NRO: The Bump Stock Debate Illustrates Two Competing Models of Political Strategy

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:59 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
October 5, 2017
POP CULTURE: Tom Petty on Political Beats

NRO Political Beats: talking Tom Petty just after his death.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:00 PM | Podcasts and Media • | Pop Culture
October 3, 2017
POLITICS: Bobby Jindal for HHS

NRO: Bobby Jindal for HHS

Posted by Baseball Crank at 11:58 AM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
September 30, 2017
POLITICS: Trump Charges Into The Democrats' Trap on Puerto Rico

NRO: Trump Charges Into The Democrats' Trap on Puerto Rico

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:24 PM | Hurricane Katrina • | Politics 2017
September 21, 2017
POLITICS: A Bogus Health-Care Number from the Center for American Progress

NRO: A Bogus Health-Care Number from the Center for American Progress

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:55 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
September 18, 2017
LAW/POLITICS: Eric Schneiderman Needs to Recuse Himself from Trump Investigations

NRO: Eric Schneiderman Needs to Recuse Himself from Trump Investigations

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:29 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
September 14, 2017
SCIENCE/POLITICS: Hurricane Irma Should Teach Us Caution About Predictions

NRO: Hurricane Irma Should Teach Us Caution About Predictions

Posted by Baseball Crank at 8:43 PM | Politics 2017 • | Science • | Writings Elsewhere
September 4, 2017
POLITICS: Republicans Should Kill This Bad Tax Reform Idea

NRO: Republicans Should Kill This Bad Tax Reform Idea

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:31 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
September 1, 2017
POLITICS: Do Liberal Writers Really Believe In An Obligation To Oppose Everything Trump Does?

NRO: Do Liberal Writers Really Believe In An Obligation To Oppose Everything Trump Does?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:11 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
August 31, 2017
POLITICS: Editors Podcast on Hurricane Harvey

NRO: The Editors Podcast, on Hurricane Harvey and other topics.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:00 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
August 10, 2017
POLITICS: WaPo and The Hill Publish 'Troll Poll' about Postponing the 2020 Election

NRO: WaPo and The Hill Publish 'Troll Poll' about Postponing the 2020 Election

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:56 AM | Politics 2017 • | Poll and Election Analysis • | Writings Elsewhere
July 31, 2017
POLITICS: The Pocketbook Party

NR: The Pocketbook Party: Republicans should focus on the cost of living

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:00 AM | In Print • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
July 30, 2017
POP CULTURE/HISTORY: Dunkirk Is A Horror Movie

NRO: Dunkirk Is A Horror Movie

Posted by Baseball Crank at 11:28 PM | History • | Pop Culture • | Writings Elsewhere
July 28, 2017
POLITICS: How Republicans Went Wrong on Health Care

NRO: How Republicans Went Wrong on Health Care

Posted by Baseball Crank at 8:25 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
July 26, 2017
WAR/POLITICS: Military Fitness Is A Military Decision

NRO: Military Fitness Is A Military Decision

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:14 PM | Politics 2017 • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
July 20, 2017
WAR: Anti-Radical Muslims Need to Organize and Draw Lines

NRO: Anti-Radical Muslims Need to Organize and Draw Lines

Also up at Fox Nation.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:00 AM | History • | Religion • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
July 12, 2017
POLITICS: It's Not Treason, But It's Not Defensible, Either

NRO: It's Not Treason, But It's Not Defensible, Either

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:15 PM | Politics 2017 • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 26, 2017
LAW/RELIGION/POLITICS: Religious Liberty, Trump Win Important Victories at the Supreme Court

NRO: Religious Liberty, Trump Win Important Victories at the Supreme Court

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:59 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Religion • | Writings Elsewhere
June 20, 2017
POLITICS: In a Bad District for Trump, Karen Handel Persisted

NRO: In a Bad District for Trump, Karen Handel Persisted

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:03 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
POLITICS/HISTORY: We Should Have Heeded This Warning From Ronald Reagan

NRO: We Should Have Heeded This Warning From Ronald Reagan

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:38 AM | History • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 15, 2017
POLITICS: Who's to Blame for Political Violence?

LA Times: Who's to blame for political violence?

My take on the Steve Scalise shooting.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:30 PM | In Print • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 14, 2017
LAW/POLITICS: Yes, The Attorney General Can Have Privileged Conversations With The President

NRO: Yes, The Attorney General Can Have Privileged Conversations With The President

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:42 AM | History • | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 12, 2017
POLITICS/LAW: Trump & Comey Pod

Over at NRO, I'm on a podcast with David French (recorded Friday) talking Trump and Comey.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:16 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017
June 8, 2017
POLITICS/LAW: Comey Wasn't Investigating Trump - But Look Who Said He Was

NRO: Comey Wasn't Investigating Trump - But Look Who Said He Was

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:04 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 7, 2017
POLITICS/LAW: Jim Comey Backs Up Trump's Story, But It's Not All Good News for Trump

NRO: Jim Comey Backs Up Trump's Story, But It's Not All Good News for Trump

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:07 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 4, 2017
HISTORY/POLITICS: A Myopic View Of Robert E. Lee

NRO: A Myopic View Of Robert E. Lee

Posted by Baseball Crank at 10:45 PM | History • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
June 1, 2017
BASEBALL: Fighting Isn't Bryce Harper's Job

NRO: Fighting Isn't Bryce Harper's Job

Posted by Baseball Crank at 2:29 PM | Baseball 2012-Present • | Writings Elsewhere
May 31, 2017
POLITICS: Trump's Problem Isn't How He Talks but What He Says

NRO: Trump's Problem Isn't How He Talks but What He Says

Posted by Baseball Crank at 11:43 AM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 30, 2017
POLITICS: "Never Trump," Winning, and the Duty to Argue in Good Faith

NRO: "Never Trump," Winning, and the Duty to Argue in Good Faith

Posted by Baseball Crank at 5:31 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 22, 2017
LAW/POLITICS: Supreme Court Strikes Down Majority-Minority Districts for Being Majority-Minority

NRO: Supreme Court Strikes Down Majority-Minority Districts for Being Majority-Minority

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:05 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
POLITICS/LAW: Here's How Congress Can Fix the Way We Investigate Presidents

NRO: Here's How Congress Can Fix the Way We Investigate Presidents

Also published at CNBC.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:45 PM | History • | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 16, 2017
LAW/POLITICS: In Hate-Crime Prosecutions, Thoughts Shouldn't Matter

LA Times: In hate-crime prosecutions, thoughts shouldn't matter

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:00 AM | In Print • | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 15, 2017
POLITICS: Anti-Anti-Anti-Anti-Trump

NRO: Anti-Anti-Anti-Anti-Trump

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:05 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 11, 2017
POLITICS/LAW: Acting FBI Director Shoots Down Media, Trump Narratives

NRO: Acting FBI Director Shoots Down Media, Trump Narratives

Posted by Baseball Crank at 7:44 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
May 10, 2017
POLITICS/LAW/WAR: Republicans Should Want The Russia 2016 Story Out In The Open

NRO: Republicans Should Want The Russia 2016 Story Out In The Open

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:10 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | War 2007-18 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 27, 2017
POLITICS/LAW: Will Slow Staffing Cause Trump and Sessions to Side with Obama against the Little Sisters of the Poor?

NRO: Will Slow Staffing Cause Trump and Sessions to Side with Obama against the Little Sisters of the Poor?

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:54 PM | Law 2009-18 • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 26, 2017
POLITICS/SPORTS: ESPN Layoffs Should Be a Wake-Up Call about Politicizing Sports

NRO: ESPN Layoffs Should Be a Wake-Up Call about Politicizing Sports

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:47 PM | Other Sports • | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 24, 2017
POLITICS: Democrats to Pro-Lifers: You Are Unwanted and May Be Discarded

NRO: Democrats to Pro-Lifers: You Are Unwanted and May Be Discarded

Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:17 PM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere
April 21, 2017
POLITICS: Repeal and Piecemeal: A Better Obamacare Strategy

NRO: Repeal and Piecemeal: A Better Obamacare Strategy

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:00 AM | Politics 2017 • | Writings Elsewhere