W. James Antle III, Washington Examiner

W. James Antle III

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What's the matter with Kansas? Pro-lifers didn't persuade their voters

“What’s the matter with Kansas?” The question in the title of Thomas Frank’s 2005 book arguing that social conservatives persuaded the heartland to vote against its economic interests by fighting the culture war is being posed by the other side after Kansas voted to keep a right to abortion in the state constitution. Not only did the “Value Them Both” amendment paving the way to greater abortion… → Read More

Inflation could cost Biden and the Democrats greatly

There is a reason President Joe Biden has gone from describing inflation as “transitory” to listing it as his “top domestic priority.” The last time inflation, now running at a 41-year high, was this bad, rising consumer prices helped make the Democrat in the White House a one-term president. Republicans won the next three presidential elections. → Read More

Biden follows rather than leads as Democrats revise and revive spending plans

Fresh from redefining the word “recession,” President Joe Biden may be on the verge of doing the same with “leadership.” → Read More

Biden's teachable moment could bring Democrats full circle on COVID-19

Just as only Nixon could go to China, only President Joe Biden could end maximum COVID-19 caution as the default Democratic position. → Read More

'Keeping busy!': Biden tweets first public comments since COVID-19 diagnosis

President Joe Biden reassured the public he was doing “fine” via Twitter in his first comments since testing positive for COVID-19, presenting himself as “keeping busy” despite the virus. → Read More

Democratic president perplexed by democratic abortion policy-making

President Joe Biden is no fan of the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. → Read More

'We get that': Jean-Pierre sighs while taking questions on Biden economy

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre audibly sighed as she defended President Joe Biden’s economic stewardship, saying he and his administration are “incredibly focused” on the economy. → Read More

Sasse calls on Schumer to retract 'lunatic threats' against Kavanaugh

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) called for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to take to the Senate floor to recant past comments about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after a man was charged with attempting to assassinate the judge. → Read More

'Enough': Biden calls for sweeping gun control agenda in wake of Uvalde massacre

The Department of Justice has appealed a federal judge's ruling that vacated the federal mask mandate for public transportation. A filing was made Tuesday, hours before the deadline and more than a month after the DOJ said it had filed a notice of appeal following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention saying it was requesting the challenge. → Read More

Are you going to get relief from your student loans?

Everything you need to know about the Biden administration’s loan forgiveness plans → Read More

Everything you need to know about the big black hole at the center of our galaxy

It was harder to capture a clear image of Sagittarius A* because it "burbled and gurgled as we looked at it," Feryal Özel, an astrophysicist at the University of Arizona, said on Thursday. While observing the M-87 black hole, astronomers found that it didn't move much over the course of a week, while Sagittarius A* "evolves more than a thousand times faster, changing its appearance as often as… → Read More

Kamala Harris tests negative for COVID-19 and will return to work Tuesday

Vice President Kamala Harris tested negative for COVID-19 on Monday and will soon return to work, her office announced. → Read More

Why ventilation matters

After extensive studies of how COVID spreads, scientists and policy makers are focusing on indoor air quality. → Read More

Easter Bunny interrupts Biden in hare-raising White House scene

President Joe Biden’s message discipline was saved by a furry creature at the White House on Monday. → Read More

Biden's Title 42 revocation borders on political malpractice

The first migrants arrived in Washington, D.C., on buses sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) to protest the Biden administration's handling of the southwest border. The stunt achieved this much: the Border Patrol is going to stop releasing migrants into the Texas community that called for Abbott's help — for now. But the agency has already reported encountering 1 million illegal border crossers… → Read More

7 scathing cartoons about Biden's regime change gaffe

Artists take on his comments on Putin, Democratic damage control, and more → Read More

7 brutally funny cartoons about Will Smith's Oscars slap

Artists take on his assault of Chris Rock, the tarnished Academy, and more → Read More

White House threatens veto of Rand Paul measure to rescind travel mask mandate

President Joe Biden would veto a Republican-backed, Senate-passed resolution that would nullify his federal transportation mask mandate should it reach his desk, according to the White House. → Read More

Defiant Biden tells Democrats they can win midterm elections

President Joe Biden took a victory lap in a speech to the winter meeting of the Democratic National Committee in Washington on Thursday night, hailing his record on COVID-19 and the economy as his party braces for losses in November. → Read More

The perfectly imperfect retirement of Tom Brady

For a perfectionist, it was a messy ending. Legendary NFL quarterback Tom Brady's retirement came first as a rumor, walked back through a series of non-denial denials, culminating in a social media post that confirmed what had gone from unthinkable to seemingly inevitable. The lack of the storybook ending had many of us certain Brady would not retire. He ended the season with a loss to the Los… → Read More