A history lesson for Obama

Jonah Goldberg On Tuesday, the so-called Islamic State released a slickly produced video showing a Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a steel cage. On Wednesday, the United Nations issued a report detailing various “mass executions of boys, as well as reports of...

What’s risky?

With the second airliner to go missing this year, fearful people are canceling flights. It made me wonder how many flights take place globally in a given day. The answer: 102,465 So three (if you include the airliner shot down by Russian-Ukrainians) is a tiny number....

Does Dr. Oz promote snake oil?

Alice Walton, Forbes …Representatives from the Dr. Oz show told me today that the apparent lack of scientific evidence behind his recommendations is actually a good thing, and speaks to the show’s larger goal of challenging conventional scientific wisdom. “The...

Debunking the Reagan/AIDS lie

We watched the fine movie, Philomena, over the weekend. It’s nicely done all around, except for one thing: it repeated the same story that President Reagan hated gays and thwarted efforts to nip the epidemic in the bud, thus condemning millions of gays to death....

Rolling Stone gathers few facts

Jim Geraghty at NRO Gentlemen, start your lawyers. In their first interviews about the events of that September 2012 night, the three friends separately told The Post that their recollections of the encounter diverge from how Rolling Stone portrayed the incident in a...