Jonathan Last

Weekly Standard

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Senior writer at the Weekly Standard,a conservative magazine, and author of What to Expect When No One’s Expecting: America's Coming Demographic Disaster

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Sequester madness begins today, the Supreme Court takes on the Voting Rights Act and gay marriage, a tough-sentence for Bradley Manning, and coming soon: a new Pope.

Fiscal Cliff Forever; Saucy Scalia; and Double Pope

Sequester madness begins today, the Supreme Court takes on the Voting Rights Act and gay marriage, a tough-sentence for Bradley Manning, and coming soon: a new Pope.

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In the late 1960's, Paul Ehrlich warned that a  Population Bomb  was creating so many people they wouldn't be able to feed themselves within 20 years.

Should Americans Be Having More Babies?

In the late 1960's, Paul Ehrlich warned that a Population Bomb was creating so many people they wouldn't be able to feed themselves within 20 years.

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In  last night's debate ,  Mitt Romney  was an aggressive challenger, not afraid to accuse a sitting President of not telling the truth.

Taking Stock of the First Debate

In last night's debate , Mitt Romney was an aggressive challenger, not afraid to accuse a sitting President of not telling the truth.

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