The Supreme Court’s second racial preference case

The Supreme Court’s second racial preference case

Racial preferences will be at the Supreme Court again on Wednesday, but the question i Haaland v. Bracken is adoption, not college admission. Under federal law, when a Native American child is placed in an adoptive home, priority is given to parents who are also Native American. It puts the interests of the tribe above … Read more

DeSantis Florida Tsunami – WSJ

DeSantis Florida Tsunami – WSJ

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis with his wife Casey DeSantis speak during an election night party at the Convention Center in Tampa, Fla., on Nov. 8. Photo: giorgio viera/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Ron DeSantis was expected to win re-election as Florida governor, but Tuesday’s big news was the size of his victory. His nearly 20-point rout of … Read more

Vance, Oz and Trump’s $89 million debt to McConnell

Vance, Oz and Trump’s $89 million debt to McConnell

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press The election results arrived late for our deadline on Tuesday, we’re sorry to say, although you can check OpinionJournal.com for our online coverage overnight. But one thing we can say, even before all the votes are counted: If Republicans JD Vance and Mehmet Oz win … Read more

‘Save our children’

‘Save our children’

Parents have created some unlikely candidates in Tuesday’s election.

You have to have heart to play for Dusty Baker

You have to have heart to play for Dusty Baker

Manager Dusty Baker Jr. of the Houston Astros celebrates after the team’s World Series victory in Houston, Texas, on Nov. 5. Photo: Carmen Mandato/Getty Images When the Houston Astros won the World Series, Dusty Baker, 73, became the oldest manager in major league history to lead a team to the championship. The previous record holder … Read more

Israel’s right-wing coalition gets the cold shoulder from Biden

Israel’s right-wing coalition gets the cold shoulder from Biden

The victory of Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition has many on the left lamenting the end of democracy in Israel. Even before the vote began, Sen. Robert Menendez (D., NJ) threatened damage to bilateral relations if Israelis voted to the right. The State Department has said it would boycott some right-wing ministers, and President Biden waited … Read more

The Ministry of Taxation gets out of the vote

The Ministry of Taxation gets out of the vote

Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News You name it, the Biden administration has done it to encourage Americans to vote for the Democrats this year. And now the Tax Agency may lend a hand. In October, the IRS extended the window for some people to file a 2021 tax return by one month to November 17. It … Read more

Now the press tells the Democrats

Now the press tells the Democrats

Voters in line cast their ballots at a polling place during early voting in Tampa, Nov. 5. Photo: Octavio Jones/Getty Images The midterms aren’t over until the suburban women’s voices sing, but you can tell the Democrats are in trouble by reading the liberal columnists these past few days. The anxiety is palpable and they … Read more

Government tax winners and losers

Government tax winners and losers

New Jersey State Capitol Building in Trenton Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto If American states are laboratories of democracy, then too many have spent decades running the same tax-and-spend experiment expecting different results. The Tax Foundation last month released its 2023 State Business Tax Climate Index, which deserves wider coverage as evidence of which states are serious … Read more

Jared Polis, a Democrat for lower taxes

Jared Polis, a Democrat for lower taxes

Colorado Governor Jared Polis speaks at a press conference on November 1. Photo: David Zalubowski/Associated Press Denver On Tuesday, Colorado can re-elect its Democratic governor, keep the Legislature blue and cut the state’s income tax for the second time in three years through a citizen-led ballot initiative. At the annual Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference in … Read more