Jerry Nadler’s bag of tricks for next round of impeachment hearings

On Wednesday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler takes over as ringmaster of the impeachment show. He is billing his opening act as an...

 Here’s the method to Joe Biden’s ‘malarkey’

I like the word malarkey, consarn it. It’s the bee’s knees. Sure, the youngsters might say, “OK, Boomer” on hearing Joe Biden utter the...

Goodwin: Dem impeachment report is Adam Schiff’s latest dud

Say this for Rep. Adam Schiff: His imagination is vivid and he has a flair for the dramatic. If only he had more respect...

Falling births and rising deaths: two signs of an unseen American crisis

The economy is in robust good health, but our social fabric isn’t. By two basic measures of ­social vitality, births and deaths, American society is...

Hillary Clinton drops biggest hint yet that she’s mulling a 2020 presidential run

The strongest indicator yet that Hillary’s mulling a 2020 run? She appeared Wednesday, for the first time ever, on Howard Stern. There was hardly a...

Go ahead and admit it — ‘The Irishman’ is terrible

There are two kinds of people in this world: First, those who think “The Irishman” — the Martin Scorsese-directed, Al Pacino/Robert De Niro/Joe Pesci-starring,...

Why NYC feels so much less safe, even when major crime is still down

New York is safe, the crime stats say. So why doesn’t it feel that way? Last week, local news Web site Bklyner reported that large...

How the scourge of scaffolding is ruining New York City: Devine

No other big city in the world is as blighted by scaffolding as New York. Not Paris nor London, where buildings are older. Not...

Andrew Cuomo stands with America’s energy enemies

What has Gov. Andrew Cuomo done to help win America’s war for energy independence? Precious little, and it’s embarrassing. If anything, the governor has been...

Prince Andrew’s disgraceful BS exposed by Virginia Roberts Giuffre interview

The BBC has come to bury Prince Andrew. In an hourlong special that aired in Britain Monday night, the network elegantly, decorously called BS on...

Goodwin: The New York Times’ long descent from credibility

This is part two of excerpts from Michael Goodwin’s Pulliam Lecture at Hillsdale College. The separation of news from opinion was an ingrained part of...

A better way to fight New York’s fare-beating problem

The state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority is hiring 500 state cops without giving them a clear goal to meet. Meanwhile, the New York Police Department,...

A false tip, fraudulent warrant, no-knock raid — and two innocents dead

Are you confident that police won’t break down your door tonight? If so, it is probably because you assume the warrant required for such...

Beware the gift of ‘national unity’

“The purpose of the presidency is not the glorification of the president,” South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg recently declared, “but the unification of...

A comedy that showcases television at its best

In two months, we will find out whether humanity will be saved, or if it will be deemed a mistake and brought to an...

Devine: Feast on free speech this Thanksgiving

As families gather for Thanksgiving in our polarized era, there’s no shortage of advice about how to cope with the crazy Trump-lover in your...

Goodwin: Remembering when the New York Times had higher standards

Excerpts from the Pulliam Fellows lecture Michael Goodwin gave at Hillsdale College in Michigan on Oct. 24: In Ernest Hemingway’s novel “The Sun Also Rises,”...

House Dems bent on half-assed impeachment because it’s politically convenient

Nancy Pelosi said she undertook impeachment “prayerfully,” and apparently what the House speaker was praying was that she could get it over with as...

Democrats’ ‘bribery’ charge against Trump is a complete bust

After nearly three years searching for grounds to ­impeach President Trump, House Democrats have landed on “bribery.” Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.)...

Quit the racial demagoguery and start working for better schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his schools chancellor, Richard Carranza, keep playing their race-baiting games with our schools. Yet somehow they’re surprised when racist...

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