Politics

Doug Ducey

June 9, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW June 27, 2016 DOUG DUCEY’S BOOMING, BLOOMING DESERT A look at the Arizona governor’s record and goals JOHN J. MILLER Phoenix – When Doug Ducey arrived at the campaign headquarters of Proposition 123 on the night of May 17, he hoped to celebrate. By ten o’clock, however, the Republican governor of Arizona knew […]

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Gary Johnson

May 26, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW June 13, 2016 GARY JOHNSON ASKS YOU TO GOOGLE HIM The leading Libertarian candidate for president sees a moment to seize JOHN J. MILLER Lansing, Mich.  — Gary Johnson likes to talk about the day Ted Cruz quit the Republican presidential race. “My Google hits went up 5,000 percent,” says the former GOP […]

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Gary Johnson

March 23, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW November 8, 1999 NEW MEXICO MAVERICK JOHN J. MILLER “In running for office during my first term, I offered up the fact that I smoked marijuana. And the media was very quick to say, ‘Oh, so you experimented with marijuana,’” recalls Gov. Gary Johnson, Republican of New Mexico. “No, I smoked marijuana. This is […]

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CRISPR

February 25, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW March 14, 2016 THE CRISPR CONUNDRUM A powerful new genetic technique comes with possibly grave dangers JOHN J. MILLER Pasadena, Calif. — ‘I’ve seen revolution after revolution in biology,” says David Baltimore, a 77-year-old scientist who has had one of the brightest careers in his field. “This one is a big deal.” He’s talking […]

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The Real John Birch

January 31, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW February 15, 2016 THE REAL JOHN BIRCH JOHN J. MILLER John Birch: A Life, by Terry Lautz (Oxford, 344 pp., $29.95) Groucho Marx supposedly joked that he would not want to belong to any club that would accept him as a member. Here’s a related question: Would John Birch have joined the John […]

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Jalen Rose

December 6, 2015

NATIONAL REVIEW December 21, 2015 JALEN ROSE’S CHARTER SCHOOL How the former NBA star became an education reformer JOHN J. MILLER Detroit — Kids have it easy these days, goes the familiar complaint — and it’s wrong, says Jalen Rose, the retired basketball star. “It’s harder now,” he insists. “You know how certain adults feel, […]

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