Most talked about National Review stories

Uncle Stupid’s Sugar Buzz — Twenty-three years ago, Pepe Fanjul went to the Dominican Republic on business and stayed for love. "I thought, wouldn't it be wonderful to have a house in the Caribbean, a very airy, outdoor atmosphere - not busy - with ocean views from every window and lots of grass and greens, since my wife is an expert gardener.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @Heminator: Helluva @KevinNR piece. "Uncle Stupid’s Sugar Buzz: Big Sugar’s legal thievery"…

Aug 28, 2014

The U.S. gov't is like a badly run back -- case in point is sop for sugar barons who always profit. via @NRO

On Taxes, Look to Canada — The corporate-tax angle is the focus of the headlines on the story of Burger King's plan to merge with the Canadian chain Tim Hortons. The difference in corporate-tax rates, the United States's 39.1 percent and Canada's 26.5 percent, certainly provides reason for Burger King to act.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @kenneyjason: How leadership from @pmharper & Jim Flaherty made Canada the place to look on taxes: @NRO

Aug 28, 2014

"In late 1960s, Canada elected a kind of Barack Obama -- Pierre Trudeau -- as prime minister"…

Canadian Cowardly Head Doc's Hand-Wringing OK for Assisted Suicide — This is how the culture of death advances. A clueless, or cowardly-or both-authority figure says he or she is against assisted suicide except as a very last resort when everything else has been tried. Never mind that medicalized killing has never been so limited anywhere assisted suicide/euthanasia is legal. Never.

WH Clarifies Obama's 'We Don't Have a Strategy' Comment: We Have One, Just Not in Syria — ​Within a couple hours of President Obama's telling reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" for taking on the Islamic State, White House press secretary Josh Earnest clarified that President Obama does have a strategy, or at least part of one.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @EWErickson: So basically if ISIS stays in Syria they’re safe.

Islamic Supremacism and Rape — As recounted in Ian Tuttle's bracing reports (here and here) about rapes committed by Muslims in Rotherdam, England, this is a longstanding European scandal the cover-up of which brings shame - more shame - to the Western media.

A Libel in Texas — As regular readers may have noticed, I am very fond of my home town but have a little bit of a love-hate relationship with my home-town newspaper, the (mighty, mighty) Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, and I had to beat it up a bit in my last print piece.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @charlescwcooke: “A Libel in Texas.” @KevinNR on the remarkable dishonesty of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

And Justice for None in Ferguson — In what's perhaps the best book written on the subject of race, intolerance, and mob justice, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird homes in on the trial of a black man, Tom Robinson, falsely accused of rape by a white girl and her family.