More Ashe Schow Articles

  • Sorry, Wendy Davis, but 5th Circuit says abortion law is constitutional

    A three-judge panel for the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the controversial anti-abortion law that gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis filibustered last year. All three judges are women, by the way, which kind of takes away the whole "war on women" argument.

  • Terry McAuliffe's choice: Economic growth or a major donor?

    Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has a difficult choice: Does he sign a bill that would create jobs, boost state revenue and reduce energy prices, or does he kill the bill and side with his billionaire campaign donor? Right now, a bill to lift the ban on offshore drilling in Virginia...

  • RNC wants apology for racist comments from Ebony editor

    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus called on the writers and editors of Ebony magazine to apologize for senior editor Jamilah Lemieux's racist comments Thursday toward RNC spokesman Raffi Williams and black conservatives in general. "Attacking someone for his or her race,...

  • Anti-fracking/Keystone groups make desperate 'cancer' claims to push agenda

    Did you know that hydraulic fracking and the oil sands that would be transported by the Keystone XL pipeline cause cancer? It makes sense: Environmentalists don’t like fracking or the Keystone XL, therefore, they cause cancer, right? Well, actually, no. It turns out that despite Dr. John...

  • Nancy Pelosi receives award named after Planned Parenthood founder and eugenicist Margaret Sanger

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi received Planned Parenthood's annual Margaret Sanger Award this week, riling up abortion opponents. The Margaret Sanger Award is billed by Planned Parenthood as an award to “recognize leadership, excellence and outstanding contributions to the reproductive...

  • Chris Christie cleared of bridge scandal, but that's not how the left is framing the news

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was cleared Thursday of having prior knowledge of the George Washington Bridge lane closures that led to massive traffic delays in 2013.

  • Editor for Ebony insults black conservatives on Twitter

    Jamilah Lemieux, senior digital editor for Ebony, began a Twitter war when she joked about having drinking games prepared for reading Dr. Ben Carson and Armstrong Williams’ new magazine for black conservatives.

  • Energy regulator nominates unqualified crony, refuses to respond to FOIA request

    Classic Washington: hire someone based on political reasons and not actual qualifications, and hope no one notices. And if someone notices: ignore, ignore, ignore. That's the path chosen by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which has refused to turn over documents relating to an...

  • Why are 'feminists' so obsessed with birth control and abortion?

    Feminists' insistence that birth control and abortion are the suffrage movement of our lifetime is absurd.

  • Could marijuana be the key to 2014 turnout?

    Having marijuana legalization on the ballot could entice some Americans to come out to the polls during the 2014 midterm elections, when turnout is usually low, according to a new poll from George Washington University. It found 69 percent of respondents said they would be “much more” or...

  • Bitcoin: Taxed as property, regulated as currency?

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (yes, even Dogecoin) will now be taxed the same as any other property, according to new IRS guidance. The IRS guidance begins by seemingly accepting that cryptocurrencies are a form of currency, but notes that they are not officially recognized....

  • Monday meme: The most interesting Russian in the world

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  • Did Edward Snowden help Russia evade US intelligence?

    It seems that Russia was able to evade U.S. surveillance techniques during its attacks on Ukraine. But was it National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden that allowed Russia to attack Ukraine without the U.S. knowing it was coming? An article in Monday's Wall Street Journal about the...

  • Unmasking the junk science behind the #BanBossy campaign

    “ban bossy,” a new feminist campaign started by Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, uses ancient surveys and misleading facts to claim the word “bossy” hurts girls. And, as you might expect, the claims don’t support the campaign’s mission. Claim 1: “By middle...

  • Hillary Clinton should be elected for being a woman, says Washington Post

    If not voting for Hillary Clinton because she's a woman is sexist, isn't voting for her just because she's a woman also sexist? Washington Post reporter Nia-Malika Henderson penned a “note to Hillary Clinton,” telling the former secretary of state and first lady to stress her gender rather...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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