This Impeachment Subverts the Constitution

The impeachment power is quasi-judicial and differs fundamentally from Congress’s legislative authority. The Constitution assigns "the sole power of impeachment" to the House—the full chamber, which acts by majority vote, not by a press conference call...

‘Fuzzy-Profound’ Words Cause Mental Rot

They make it seem like deep thinking is going on, but it isn’t.WSJ, By Stephen Miller, Oct. 14, 2019 6:53 pm ET What are "qualia"? I stumbled on the word recently in the Times Literary Supplement, where a review of novels by Neal Stephenson and Don DeL...

Bill Barr ‘Gets’ Religion

The attorney general gives a speech on secularism, and the left goes bananas.WSJ, By William McGurn, Oct. 14, 2019 7:01 pm ET At Notre Dame, Bill Barr Takes on the SecularistsMain Street: During a speech at Notre Dame law school on October 11, 2019, A...

Whistleblowers and the Real Deep State

Civil servants too often forget they work for the people and seek to impose their own policy agendas. WSJ, By Kimberley A. Strassel, Oct. 11, 2019 6:23 pm ET Illustration: David Gothard.House Democrats are plowing ahead with an impeachment effort in...

Henry Kissinger: Warnung vor strategischem Schlafwandeln

Damit in Zukunft nicht Mächte wie China oder Russland über uns bestimmen, braucht es mehr als aussenpolitische Improvisation. Dazu ermahnen uns Henry Kissinger und zwei regierungserfahrene Autoren. Maximilian Terhalle 10.10.2019, 06:00 Uhr Der inzwisch...

The Veneers Marketed as Custom Suits for Your Teeth

Murilo Calgaro and Michael Apa Photo: Lea WinklerBy Jolie Kerr, Sept. 26, 2019 9:34 am ET When the elevator opens into the New York office of Apa Rosenthal, there’s a brief, "Am I in the right place?" moment. Machinery whirls in an enclosed glass labor...

Hearing Loss? A New Device Lets You Feel Sound

Neuroscientist David Eagleman has built a Fitbit-style wearable that helps people with hearing impairments experience the audible world through vibrations Author Darryn King, Published Sept. 5, 2019 9:57 am ETOn a recent afternoon, I strapped on a dev...

Cures for Hearing Loss May Be Found in New Drugs

Researchers are trying to counter the biological causes of hearing loss—rather than just treating the effects For hearing loss, ‘the potential of drug treatments [is] phenomenal,’ says Frank Lin, a professor at Johns Hopkins. By Brian Gormley, Sept. 15...

Kann sich der Islam mit dem Verfassungsstaat versöhnen

Der Rechtsphilosoph Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde prägte die Formulierung, dass der freiheitliche Staat von Voraussetzungen lebe, die er selbst nicht garantieren könne. Böckenfördes Skepsis gegenüber dem Islam und seine migrationspolitischen Empfehlungen ...

Säuerliche Irrtümer

HAUPTSACHE, GESUND Säuerliche Irrtümer Von Lena Stallmach NZZ, 2. August 2019 Es gibt gutgemeinte Ratschläge, die so grotesk sind, dass sie mir die Sprache verschlagen. Einer dieser Tipps ist etwa, Zitronen zu essen, wenn man Sodbrennen hat.Als ich ...