Michelle Malkin from Creators Syndicate https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin Creators Syndicate is an international syndication company that represents cartoonists and columnists of the highest caliber. en Sun, 17 Feb 2019 10:09:12 -0800 https://www.creators.com/ http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Michelle Malkin from Creators Syndicate https://cdn.creators.com/features/michelle-malkin-thumb.jpg https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin 71b1c3bf0bc453d99620531a165376bd Lost, Buried, Burned: Oklahoma's Rape Kit Scandal for 02/13/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/02/19/lost-buried-burned-oklahomas-rape-kit-scandal Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>If you are puzzled by the nationwide rape kit testing backlog, Oklahoma provides maddening insight on the bureaucratic forces that create intolerable inertia &#8212; and injustice.</p> <p>An estimated 225,000 rape kits have gone unprocessed across the country; more than 7,200 have been neglected in Oklahoma. Last month, a woman who reported an Oklahoma City sexual assault to police back in 2011 discovered that her rape kit had gathered dust on a shelf in Tulsa's police department for seven years &#8212; after the Oklahoma County district attorney had informed her he was dropping the case because no rape kit existed.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 13, 2019</p> 4c2ccb600232b9938b8be192406bfac6 It's Time for Ingrates to Go for 02/06/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/02/19/its-time-for-ingrates-to-go Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Crying "hate" is a lazy way to debate. But in the Beltway, where honest discussion and vigorous deliberation are desperately needed, the rhetorical sloth is so thick you need a Big Foot circular saw to cut it.</p> <p>Take Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, who thrust a Liberian immigrant, Linda Clark, into the limelight as her State of the Union special guest and poster child. "She has lived here over 18 years," Rep. Omar lamented, "and there's no reason she should be taken from her family." Ahead of the annual address to Congress on Tuesday, Rep. Omar blasted President Donald Trump for "threatening to deport" Clark and "thousands of Liberians for no reason other than hate."<p>Updated: Wed Feb 06, 2019</p> cf29e64efa2c38a4209b471109a3cd56 The Manure-Spreaders of Media Sensationalism for 01/30/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/01/19/the-manure-spreaders-of-media-sensationalism Wed, 30 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Here we go again. If you think the manure-spreaders of sensationalism who masquerade as ethical practitioners of journalism learned anything from last week's MAGA-bashing Covington Catholic High School hoax, I have three words for you:</p> <p>Ha, ha, ha.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 30, 2019</p> 0e067027719d942f2293dd4e14464f40 The Covington Rorschach Test for 01/23/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/01/19/the-covington-rorschach-test Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Sometimes, a three-point celebration is just a three-point celebration. Sometimes, a pep rally is just a pep rally. Sometimes, a smile is just a smile. And sometimes, a hat is just a hat.</p> <p>Only among the most deranged partisans could a universal sports ritual, a common high school activity, a typical teen face and patriotic headgear be construed as evil symbols of patriarchal oppression.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 23, 2019</p> 7fdbcd73a31bb9ad6fecabb98c5aac99 Procter & Gamble's Toxic Sanctimony for 01/16/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/01/19/procter-gambles-toxic-sanctimony Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>One of the world's most successful brands committed ideological hara-kiri this week. Recognized around the world as a symbol of manly civility for more than a century, Gillette will now be remembered as the company that did itself in by sacrificing a massive consumer base at the altar of progressivism.</p> <p>To which I say: R.I.P.-C. (Rest In Political Correctness).<p>Updated: Wed Jan 16, 2019</p> 03624dbbe41b70ca9e06cbb5b4381a85 Border Wall: Monument for the People, Not Pols for 01/09/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/01/19/border-wall-monument-for-the-people-not-pols Wed, 09 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Profligate politicians have never met a multibillion-dollar infrastructure project they didn't like &#8212; except when it comes to President Donald Trump's border wall.</p> <p>Think about it.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 09, 2019</p> d08b0ffb351c0c05e13cf774bfe3612d Say His Name: RIP Cpl. Ronil Singh for 01/02/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/12/18/say-his-name-rip-cpl-ronil-singh Wed, 02 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>In the still of the last night of 2018, the silence of California Dems chilled the air and airwaves.</p> <p>Border wall opponent Sen. Kamala Harris tweeted three times between Christmas and New Year's Eve bemoaning the plight of illegal immigrants and their children. <p>Updated: Wed Jan 02, 2019</p> 3fdf080d1862565567fc0c7edf03f0d0 Beware Silicon Valley Santas in the Schools for 12/26/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/12/18/beware-silicon-valley-santas-in-the-schools Wed, 26 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>When it comes to Silicon Valley Santas bearing gifts for our children, I am a big Scrooge. Every responsible parent should be, too.</p> <p>In 2016, Apple CEO Tim Cook showered a rural Idaho school district with 500 iPads and Apple TVs for every classroom, along with free training as part of a 29-state $100 million personalized digital technology program. He visited the Idaho schools recently with Ivanka Trump, where she praised the "laboratories of innovation" for using Apple products "to transform the learning environment and personalize students' educational experiences based on their unique needs and strengths!"<p>Updated: Wed Dec 26, 2018</p> 6348b389c77f74d6b7150af45dd0a846 Three Good Men; Three Great Kids' Books for 12/19/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/12/18/three-good-men-three-great-kids-books Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Men get a bad rap. They're blamed collectively for rape culture, violence, war, poverty, climate change and all other manner of global suffering. They're forced to apologize on college campuses for their chromosomes, anatomy and athleticism. They're vilified incessantly in women's magazines, on women's talk shows and at women's confabs promoting the male-bashing #MeToo movement.</p> <p>Not me.<p>Updated: Wed Dec 19, 2018</p> a9881bd6bb7e1f071e82000c34326281 An Ethics Lesson for USA Today's 'Queer' Bullies for 12/12/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/12/18/an-ethics-lesson-for-usa-todays-queer-bullies Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>This week, I did something that USA Today's executive leadership apparently hadn't done lately: I read the newspaper's "principles of ethical conduct for newsrooms."</p> <p>It's pretty highfalutin. The media manifesto of virtue, posted online, applies to all employees "working with any news platform, including newspapers, websites, mobile devices, video, social media channels and live story events." Whether writing online or covering breaking developments, USA Today's journalists are supposedly committed to:<p>Updated: Wed Dec 12, 2018</p> 0a074d8430bc163e85203be7e23db531 Stop Partisan Corpse Abuse for 12/05/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/12/18/stop-partisan-corpse-abuse Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Impolite question, but it needs to be asked: Is there a Republican dead body that left-wing partisans won't use to bash Donald Trump?</p> <p><span class="column--highlighted-text">This week's partisan corpse abusers callously exploited the passing of George H.W. Bush, America's 41st president, to get in their digs at the current commander in chief. </span>Their vulgar level of incivility was inversely propositional to their sanctimonious calls for decency.<p>Updated: Wed Dec 05, 2018</p> 8eba736764b3749894db8f7306eb4c36 Silicon Valley Sharia for 11/28/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/11/18/silicon-valley-sharia Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>This is a tale of two young, outspoken women in media.</p> <p>One is a liberal tech writer. The other is an enterprising conservative new media reporter. One has achieved meteoric success and now works at a top American newspaper. The other has been de-platformed and marginalized. Their wildly different fates tell you everything you need to know about Silicon Valley's free speech double standards.<p>Updated: Wed Nov 28, 2018</p> 8cc4be496f5aeacacc26799231fdff6b First Step: Pro-Cop, Pro-Borders, Pro-Criminal Justice Reform for 11/21/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/11/18/first-step-pro-cop-pro-borders-pro-criminal-justice-reform Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>The package of criminal justice reform proposals endorsed by President Donald Trump is not "soft" on crime. It's tough on injustice. And it's about time.</p> <p>Known as the "First Step Act," the legislation confronts the Titanic failure of the federal government's trillion-dollar war on drugs by reforming mandatory minimum sentences, rectifying unscientifically grounded disparities in criminal penalties for crack vs. powder cocaine users, and tackling recidivism among federal inmates through risk assessment, earned-time credit incentive structures, re-entry programs and transitional housing.<p>Updated: Wed Nov 21, 2018</p> 30724a90dff46787c271888d34a030cb 'Making a Murderer: Part 2,' A Post-Conviction Master Class for 11/14/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/11/18/making-a-murderer-part-2-a-post-conviction-master-class Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Undoing wrongful convictions takes a killer instinct.</p> <p>Chicago-based exoneration specialist Kathleen Zellner's got it. Her record speaks for itself. Over the past two decades, she has righted more wrongful convictions than any private attorney in America. What's her secret? The Herculean task of untangling official lies, investigative bias, prosecutorial misconduct, ineffective counsel and forensic junk science to free 19 innocent men requires more than intellectual firepower (of which Zellner possesses a chess grandmaster's surplus).<p>Updated: Wed Nov 14, 2018</p> d0742cf58cbb81d10ccf35f76478218f Say No to Nanny Bloomberg for 11/07/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/11/18/say-no-to-nanny-bloomberg Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>No matter how politically fractured the nation may seem, I believe that liberty-loving citizens of all ideologies can unite and agree:</p> <p>Billionaire Nanny Michael Bloomberg &#8212; the soda-taxing, gun-grabbing, snack-attacking control freak &#8212; should keep his nose out of our lives and out of the 2020 presidential race.<p>Updated: Wed Nov 07, 2018</p> 0515f6eb58c8b51d16d870d7d0f9c0c2 Yes, Unvetted Illegal Caravans Threaten Public Health for 10/31/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/10/18/yes-unvetted-illegal-caravans-threaten-public-health Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>We live in bizarro times. Suddenly, it is controversial to state obvious, neon-bright truths. This week, it has become newsworthy to observe that illegal border-crossers who circumvent required medical screenings are a threat to America's public health and safety.</p> <p>Just look at these hyperventilating headlines and tweets.<p>Updated: Wed Oct 31, 2018</p> 39cc949be6939ff3c2584a01337fb354 2018 Midterms: All About Obama for 10/24/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/10/18/2018-midterms-all-about-obama Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Former President Selfie Stick is back in action, firing up Democrats before the midterms with his signature rallying cries:</p> <p>I, I, I, I! Me, me, me! My, my, my!<p>Updated: Wed Oct 24, 2018</p> 494b146a8358844874c67ef1de59fed6 Sinking Sleaze-Bob Menendez for 10/17/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/10/18/sinking-sleaze-bob-menendez Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>The metaphors don't get any better (or worse) than this:</p> <p>A van carrying Hillary Clinton, fresh from throwing her #MeToo sisters under the bus this weekend, crashed into a parking garage pillar on the way to a New Jersey campaign fundraiser Tuesday for beleaguered Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez. At her side was Huma Abedin, who is divorcing convicted serial sexter and underage girl stalker ex-Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner.</p> <p>Thankfully, no one was hurt in the accident. But politically, damaged goods plus damaged goods equals an epic car wreck.<p>Updated: Wed Oct 17, 2018</p> 05e42c16e7befd84e46dd1bf4db04cf1 The Most Important Movie You've Never Heard Of for 10/10/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/10/18/the-most-important-movie-youve-never-heard-of Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>It's here.</p> <p>"Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer" debuts in theaters nationwide on Oct. 12. I do believe this groundbreaking film by indie producers Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney is the most important movie in America right now &#8212; a true-life saga of good vs. evil, deadly medical malpractice, systemic government malfeasance and cultural apathy toward the most vulnerable members of our society.<p>Updated: Wed Oct 10, 2018</p> 4f75fbd5952ad998c942f9d928e1fccb Investigate the Senate Democrat Wrecking Machine for 10/03/2018 https://www.creators.com/read/michelle-malkin/10/18/investigate-the-senate-democrat-wrecking-machine Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>How did we get here? The Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination circus didn't happen by accident. The emergence of incredible &#8212; and by "incredible," I mean the literal Merriam-Webster definition of "too extraordinary and improbable to be believed" &#8212; accusers in the 11th hour was no mistake.</p> <p>It is my contention that this grand unearth-and-destroy spectacle was planned, coordinated and facilitated by Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats and their staffers.<p>Updated: Wed Oct 03, 2018</p>