We're learning that 'Merchant of Death' Viktor Bout wasn't such a bad guy, actually

We're learning that 'Merchant of Death' Viktor Bout wasn't such a bad guy, actually

We’ve been assured by the White House that it was either trade Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout for WNBA player Brittney Griner or get nothing. That was Putin’s deal; there was reportedly no chance of freeing retired U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who’s been held for four years. President Joe Biden has bragged about having gone…

Candidates who railed against teachers’ unions ‘fared depressingly well’ – twitchy.com

Candidates who railed against teachers’ unions ‘fared depressingly well’ – twitchy.com

It was a big letdown to see the red wave we were expecting never appear, but Christopher Rufo made a good point on election night: A lot of school board seats flipped toward conservative candidates. Races that otherwise might have been ignored got some attention thanks to the action at the top of the ballot….

The New Yorker looks at ‘the right-wing mothers fueling the school-board wars’ – twitchy.com

The New Yorker looks at ‘the right-wing mothers fueling the school-board wars’ – twitchy.com

You can tell that liberals are panicked that those white suburban moms they were counting on to vote to preserve abortion rights are actually more concerned about what’s going on in their kids’ schools. They saw what happened in Virginia when gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe brought Randi Weingarten on stage to endorse him and told…

91-year-old owes $329,306 in student debt after taking out $29,000 in federal loans – twitchy.com

91-year-old owes $329,306 in student debt after taking out $29,000 in federal loans – twitchy.com

When President Joe Biden announced $10,000 of debt cancellation for those making less than $125,000 a year, his advisors probably told him he was buying the votes of young, college-educated voters. What that overlooks, as the New Yorker tells us, is those aging student debtors of America who still have student loan debt dogging them…