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WEEK IN REVIEW: Marching Forward

NYC. (Photo courtesy South Bend Voice)

Welcome to the Week In Review, published every Friday on the blog. WiR is a collaborative effort of TAC’s Editors and contributors. Thought- and mirth-provoking articles we stumble across are placed here, along with an arch tagline.

The People’s Long March

“What we saw at the People’s Climate March,” Kmele Foster, Reason

THE EDITORS: Related — our piece on the march.

Passing the Torch

“Reform conservatism and a smarter supply-side tax agenda,” Ryan Ellis, Forbes

THE EDITORS: An ATR tax guru — incidentally, our Editor-At-Large’s former boss — mediates an internecine feud.


“Mary Landrieu helps constituent keg stand,” Kendall Breitman, Politico

THE EDITORS: Good old-fashioned Southern Dem politicking, from an old hand on the subject.


“‘We Only Whisper It,'” Kevin D. Williamson, National Review

THE EDITORS: Justice Ginsberg’s charitable views.

Tocqueville and Better Democracy

“Democracy, Greed, and the Perils of Equality,” Patrick Deneen, The Imaginative Conservative

THE EDITORS: Tocqueville answers why it’s rare to meet a carefree college student these days.

Shark Week Meets Nanny State

“Shark Meat In, Chicken Fingers Out for School Lunches,” Elizabeth Harrington, The Washington Free Beacon

Al Sharpton, Peddler of Racial Unrest… and Influence?!

“Sharpton In ‘Conversations’ To Choose Holder Successor,” Christine Sisto, National Review

THE EDITORS: This is the man influencing the appointment of the next Attorney General. 

Holmes-Norton Wants a Gun-Free D.C.

“Norton to Congress: Hands Off D.C.’s New Gun Law,” Hannah Hess, Roll Call

THE EDITORS: Let’s be honest, we just wanted to watch this video again. 

What the Yak Gives Back

“Our Take: Yik Yak threats indicate decline in social media,” Alec Shirkey, The Red & Black

THE EDITORS: Also discussed in our Summer 2014 edition.


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