The courtship of a potential third candidate to run for president has to date been a tale of disappointment. The effort is feasible logistically and monetarily, but no major figure offers himself or herself. A source very close to Mitt Romney tells Right Turn, “No. Not gonna happen.” Why Romney won’t agree to the role of national rescuer and conservative soul-saver is unknown, but history will judge him and all those who might have stepped forward but chose not to.
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For several senators up for re-election this year, a significant problem is that no one in their home states knows who they are. This is a consequence, as The Washington Post’s Paul Kane points out, of the collapse of local newspapers:
The E. coli found infecting a Pennsylvania woman that is resistant to colistin — the antibiotic of last resort — signals that a superbug is inevitable. Circulating among the bacteria in humans are all the antibiotic-resistance genes necessary to create a superbug; they just need to come together in one bacterium. This nightmare scenario highlights two urgent needs: to slow the development of resistant bugs and to spur development of new antibiotics.
It’s a simple question with no simple answer, at least not for me:
When did it become wrong to challenge science?
A recent report on NPR began by noting that the arguments of many “conservative Christians” are “being challenged by changing views in society.” I wondered: Is there someone alive who doesn’t know that already? The story went on to explain that some “evangelicals” are embracing liberal social views and some aren’t — an observation made at least a thousand times before, and one entirely dependent on the nebulous descriptor “evangelical.”
Turns out maybe Donald Trump doesn’t want to be president after all.
Donald Trump isn’t the only presidential candidate with credibility problems. The State Department’s inspector general delivered his report on Hillary Clinton’s emails Wednesday — and it wasn’t good news for the presumptive Democratic candidate.
In the early 1990s, after the collapse of the Soviet empire, most Western nations basked in the illusion that liberal democracy had triumphed. Many thought NATO had become an anachronism in an era of permanent European peace.
It is just a simple selfie video of a Texas mom laughing hysterically at the talking Chewbacca mask she bought herself as a birthday present.