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Byron York: Is tone of Trump-Russia probe changing?

Byron York: Is tone of Trump-Russia probe changing?. Have you noticed? In recent public comments, the lawmakers investigating the Trump-Russia affair, along with some of the commentators who dissect its every development, seem to be focusing more on the facts of Russia’s attempts to interfere with the 2016 election and less on allegations that Donald Trump or his associates colluded […]

Kevin Hassett & Economic Policymaking for the Future | National Review

Kevin Hassett & Economic Policymaking for the Future | National Review. by George Will · October 21, 2017 Kevin Hassett evidently has not received the memo that economics is “the dismal science.” The ebullient chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers is relishing the intellectual feast of applying to policymaking the predictive tools of a science that was blindsided […]

Podesta ‘Green’ Company Forced To C | The Daily Caller

Podesta 'Green' Company Forced To C | The Daily Caller. by Richard Pollock · October 22, 2017 Joule Unlimited, a secretive green energy company that appears to have placed a big bet hiring Democratic insider John Podesta to its board, appears to have been doomed when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election. When the 2016 presidential […]

Report: GOP Tax Framework Could Raise GDP By 5%, Wages By 7%

Report: GOP Tax Framework Could Raise GDP By 5%, Wages By 7%. President Donald Trump’s tax reform framework could raise GDP by as much as 5 percent and wages by as much as 7 percent, according to a new study from Boston University economists. “We find that, depending on the year considered, the new Republican tax plan raises GDP by […]

Secrets and Lies: Three Russian Stories

Secrets and Lies: Three Russian Stories. by Clarice Feldman · October 22, 2017 The major developing stories this week have been so scantily and poorly covered in the mainstream press that you may want an easy primer. To fully understand it you have to look at alternative media, because just as Harvey Weinstein counted on complicit enablers — his colleagues, […]

Go home, Tillerson tells Iranian-backed militias in Iraq

Go home, Tillerson tells Iranian-backed militias in Iraq. by Stephen Kalin, Jonathan Landay · October 23, 2017 RIYADH/DOHA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday it was time for Iranian-backed militias and their Iranian advisers who helped Iraq defeat Islamic State to “go home”, after a rare joint meeting with the leaders of Iraq and Saudi […]

US-backed forces take Syria’s largest oil field from IS

US-backed forces take Syria's largest oil field from IS. U.S.-backed fighters captured Syria’s largest oil field from the Islamic State group Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government forces. With IS in retreat, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and the Syrian government have been in a race to secure parts of the oil-rich […]

Informant claims right to reveal secrets of true Russian collusion

Informant claims right to reveal secrets of true Russian collusion. The lawyer for a former FBI informant who gathered evidence of a massive Russian bribery scheme to influence U.S. nuclear policy during the Obama administration says it is illegal for the government to prevent her client from speaking to Congress about what he knows. She also says her client’s revelations […]

Jimmy Carter Volunteers to Negotiate End to North Korea Crisis

Jimmy Carter Volunteers to Negotiate End to North Korea Crisis. by Rick Moran Former President Jimmy Carter says that he let National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster know that he is willing to go to North Korea to negotiate an end to the crisis with the regime of Kim Jong-un. No word on when McMaster was able to pick his jaw […]

Students Are Bringing Capitalism to Latin America – Reason.com

Students Are Bringing Capitalism to Latin America – Reason.com. President Trump’s move to raise “barriers to people, to goods, to services,” says Gabriel Calzada Alvarez, executive president of Guatemala’s Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM), “is a danger not just for Central America [but] for the U.S. and for the world.” The great irony, Calzada says, is that the U.S. has benefited […]

Trump urges feds to release identity of who paid for ‘Trump dossier’ after Fusion GPS officials plead the Fifth

Trump urges feds to release identity of who paid for 'Trump dossier' after Fusion GPS officials plead the Fifth. President Trump weighed in on the so-called “Trump dossier,” calling on the federal government to “immediately” release any information it has on who might have paid for it. “Officials behind the now discredited ‘Dossier’ plead the Fifth. Justice Department and/or FBI […]

Uranium One Deal: Obama Administration Complicit, Not Just | National Review

Uranium One Deal: Obama Administration Complicit, Not Just | National Review. by Andrew C. McCarthy · October 21, 2017 Let’s put the Uranium One scandal in perspective: The cool half-million bucks the Putin regime funneled to Bill Clinton was five times the amount it spent on those Facebook ads — the ones the media-Democrat complex ludicrously suggests swung the 2016 […]

The General Shames the Briefing Room – Debra J. Saunders

The General Shames the Briefing Room – Debra J. Saunders. by Debra J. Saunders WASHINGTON — Since retired Gen. John Kelly became White House chief of staff, news outlets have portrayed him as the disciplinarian sent to impose order over an unruly President Donald Trump. Kelly rejects that scenario — when it comes to taming, he has other fish to […]

US Supersonic Bombers Conduct Korea Flyby | The Daily Caller

US Supersonic Bombers Conduct Korea Flyby | The Daily Caller. by Ryan Pickrell · October 21, 2017 Two supersonic bombers reportedly drilled alongside allies in Northeast Asia Saturday, reaffirming U.S. commitment to its partners and sending a message to North Korea and other challengers. B-1B Lancers, powerful aircraft carrying the largest conventional payload of guided and unguided munitions of any […]

Kamala Harris Doubles Campaign Cash to Media Firm that Boosted Bernie’s Profile

Kamala Harris Doubles Campaign Cash to Media Firm that Boosted Bernie's Profile. Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) more than doubled her spending in the third quarter on an online media firm that played a major part in boosting the national profile of Sen. Bernie Sanders (D., Vt.) during his run for the Democratic presidential primary, Federal Election Commission filings show. […]

Silverglate: How Robert Mueller Tried To Entrap Me | WGBH News

Silverglate: How Robert Mueller Tried To Entrap Me | WGBH News. by Harvey Silverglate · October 17, 2017 Is special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, appointed in mid-May to lead the investigation into suspected ties between Donald Trump’s campaign and various shady (aren’t they all?) Russian officials, the choirboy that he’s being touted to be, or is he more akin […]

Excusing Rape in the Name of Art

Excusing Rape in the Name of Art. by Robin Ridless · October 21, 2017 The most striking thing about the Harvey Weinstein revelations is the complete, almost syndicated, nature of the imputed wrongdoing. Seamlessness characterizes all successful cover-ups, but this one appears particularly sinister because narcissistic illusion was the participants’ stock-in-trade. It was also their Achilles heel. According to reports, […]

What’s Wrong With The Boy Scouts Goes Deeper Than Social Issues

What's Wrong With The Boy Scouts Goes Deeper Than Social Issues. by Peter Johnson · October 20, 2017 What’s wrong with the Boy Scouts? As an Eagle Scout, the son of an Eagle Scout, and a professional with the Boy Scouts of America for about eight years, I have heard this question a lot this last week. The Boy Scouts […]

Catalonia’s leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid. by Julien Toyer, Sam Edwards · October 21, 2017 MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Catalonia’s leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no signs of easing. Spanish […]

Marines experiment with instant repairs on equipment

Marines experiment with instant repairs on equipment. The U.S. Marines are experimenting with the idea of instant repairs, in the field, of their equipment They’re using a technology already incorporated in the business world – 3-D printing. “We’re at the tip of the iceberg as to what capabilities this can bring,” Capt. Justin Carrasco said in a report from the […]

A Blueprint for Minimizing Iran’s Influence in the Middle East | The National Interest

A Blueprint for Minimizing Iran's Influence in the Middle East | The National Interest. President Donald Trump would be making a serious mistake were he to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—the 2015 nuclear deal between various world powers and Iran—in coming months. This action, which Trump has threatened if Congress does not act soon to toughen our […]

Senate Budget a Major Step Toward Tax Reform, but Falls Short on Spending Reforms

Senate Budget a Major Step Toward Tax Reform, but Falls Short on Spending Reforms. The Senate passed its fiscal year 2018 budget resolution late Thursday night, paving the way for potentially the most comprehensive tax reform package in decades. The proposal is a significant step toward implementing the president and Congress’ tax reform agenda. However, it fails to make significant […]

Harvey Silverglate: Beware of Robert Mueller | Trending

Harvey Silverglate: Beware of Robert Mueller | Trending. by Michael Walsh The fabricated “Russian collusion” meme, cooked up by a bitter and vindictive Hillary Clinton after her stunning and thoroughly deserved loss in last fall’s presidential election, is likely to have no end other than soiling many, many reputations: Is special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, appointed in mid-May to […]

The General Shames the Briefing Room | The American Spectator

The General Shames the Briefing Room | The American Spectator. by Debra J. Saunders · October 22, 2017 Washington Since retired Gen. John Kelly became White House chief of staff, news outlets have portrayed him as the disciplinarian sent to impose order over an unruly President Donald Trump. Kelly rejects that scenario — when it comes to taming, he has […]

Rep. Frederica Wilson misplays the race card | New York Post

Rep. Frederica Wilson misplays the race card | New York Post. by Post Editorial Board · October 20, 2017 We’re trying to figure out what’s racist about the term “empty barrel.” Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) says it is, but Google isn’t showing us how. Nor can we see why she had to go there. see also Kelly ‘absolutely’ stands by […]

Two Big Cracks In The Climate Hysteria Edifice In One Day — Manhattan Contrarian

Two Big Cracks In The Climate Hysteria Edifice In One Day — Manhattan Contrarian. by Francis Menton Predicting the impending collapse of climate hysteria is a lot like predicting the impending collapse of Venezuela or North Korea. Yes, it is so transparently crazy that it can’t possibly go on for too much longer. On the other hand, it is backed […]

Donald Trump is restoring respect for constitutional limits

Donald Trump is restoring respect for constitutional limits. by Robert Robb, The Arizona Republic Opinion Many worried that Trump would create a crisis. Instead he’s showing restraint and reversing Obama’s disrespect and overreach. President Trump (Photo: Timothy A. Clary, AFP/Getty Images) During the campaign, the left, and many on the right, expressed the fear that, if elected, Donald Trump wouldn’t […]

Russia-Obsessed Media Shocked To Discover Facts About Russia Stories

Russia-Obsessed Media Shocked To Discover Facts About Russia Stories. Fusion GPS is the firm that paid for and disseminated the discredited dossier that former FBI director James Comey briefed President Obama and President-elect Trump about in January. The almost immediate and well-sourced leak of that briefing to CNN is what got the Russia scare really going in January. BuzzFeed published […]

John Kelly shames the shameless media

John Kelly shames the shameless media. As badly as White House chief of staff John Kelly roasted Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., his statements about her unseemly politicization of the president’s call to a Gold Star widow were at the same time a rebuke to how the media reflexively aided Wilson’s narrative. Kelly said at the press briefing Thursday that he […]

Clinton Foundation Russian Uranium Scandal: Media Silence Is Damning | National Review

Clinton Foundation Russian Uranium Scandal: Media Silence Is Damning | National Review. by Deroy Murdock · October 20, 2017 The charges are explosive — let’s hope not literally. ‘The FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion, and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s atomic energy business inside the United States,” […]

Mueller team criticized by fellow attorneys for history of questionable tactics | Fox News

Mueller team criticized by fellow attorneys for history of questionable tactics | Fox News. The Associated Press’ Tom Lobianco reports that some Trump allies think the president’s legal team is being naive. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team running the Russia collusion probe are being accused by fellow attorneys of employing aggressive and questionable tactics in past cases, potentially […]

It’s Time For the Whole Truth About JFK Assassination – Jeff Crouere

It's Time For the Whole Truth About JFK Assassination – Jeff Crouere. by Jeff Crouere After almost 54 years, the controversy about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy still rages today. The question at the center of the debate is the roll of Lee Harvey Oswald. Was he the diabolical perpetrator of the heinous crime or an unwitting patsy […]

Fusion GPS Fights Bank Records Subpoena | The Daily Caller

Fusion GPS Fights Bank Records Subpoena | The Daily Caller. by Chuck Ross · October 20, 2017 Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the uncorroborated Trump dossier, filed a last-minute request with a federal judge in Washington, D.C. on Friday seeking to prevent the release of its bank records to the House Intelligence Committee. Fusion, which is based in […]

Number of U.S. Diplomats Who Have Suffered From Attacks in Cuba Rises to 24

Number of U.S. Diplomats Who Have Suffered From Attacks in Cuba Rises to 24. The State Department has confirmed that two additional U.S. diplomats have experienced health problems as a result of sonic attacks in Cuba, bringing the total number of diplomats impacted to 24. State Department press secretary Heather Nauert on Friday released the revised number of diplomats harmed […]

Melania Trump cuts bloated first lady payroll from Michelle Obama days | Fox News

Melania Trump cuts bloated first lady payroll from Michelle Obama days | Fox News. by Alex Pappas, Fox News Melania Trump has significantly reduced the number of aides on government payroll in the first lady’s office compared to former first lady Michelle Obama. (Reuters) Melania Trump is embracing a more active and public schedule as first lady – but she […]

For Dems, Every Crisis Is an Opportunity

For Dems, Every Crisis Is an Opportunity. by William L. Gensert · October 20, 2017 To the bitter, common man, deplorably clinging to his guns and religion, it is unseemly the way progressives strive to let no crisis or catastrophe go to waste. Let’s start with Barry and his merry band of minions and sycophants. We should all remember “Fast […]

The Iconoclasts Come For World War One Memorials

The Iconoclasts Come For World War One Memorials. by John Daniel Davidson · October 19, 2017 It seems the iconoclasts have graduated from tearing down the Civil War monuments to World War I memorials. A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a 40-foot-tall monument erected nearly a century ago just outside the nation’s capital in Bladensburg, Md., known locally as […]

Tax Bill Will Include 4th Tax Bracket on High-Income Earners, Ryan Says

Tax Bill Will Include 4th Tax Bracket on High-Income Earners, Ryan Says. Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Friday that an upcoming tax overhaul bill will include a fourth income tax bracket for high-income earners, but he declined to reveal what the tax rate for that bracket will be. “The fourth bracket that the president and others are talking about that […]

Alphabet balloon project to provide limited internet in Puerto Rico

Alphabet balloon project to provide limited internet in Puerto Rico. by David Shepardson · October 20, 2017 (Reuters) – Experimental communications balloons provided by Alphabet Inc in collaboration with AT&T Inc will allow some of the carrier’s customers in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico to send texts and access critical information on the internet, Alphabet said on Friday. Alphabet said the “Project […]

Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson. A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company’s request for a new trial, saying there were errors and […]

Congresswoman plays race card in attack on Trump chief of staff

Congresswoman plays race card in attack on Trump chief of staff. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., the congresswoman who attacked President Trump after his phone call to a Gold Star widow, is now playing the race card in her public feud with White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly. Speaking with CNN on Friday morning, Wilson slammed Kelly for calling […]

In the Hawks’ Den, McMaster and Pompeo given a Hero’s Welcome | The National Interest

In the Hawks' Den, McMaster and Pompeo given a Hero's Welcome | The National Interest. “I love FDD,” declared H. R. McMaster, national security advisor, in opening remarks Thursday at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies security summit at the St. Regis, blocks from the White House. Following the president’s decision to decline to certify the Iran nuclear deal […]

Mattis Calls on Congress to Authorize Base Realignment and Closures

Mattis Calls on Congress to Authorize Base Realignment and Closures. by Frederico Bartels · October 20, 2017 Defense Secretary James Mattis sent a letter to Congress earlier this month calling for members to authorize a new round of base realignment and closures in the National Defense Authorization Act for 2018. The bill is scheduled to be reconciled between the House […]

An Open Letter to Jeff Bezos | The American Spectator

An Open Letter to Jeff Bezos | The American Spectator. by Andrew B. Wilson · October 20, 2017 Dear Jeff: Amazon is amazing. In just 20 years as a public company, the company you founded has experienced a thousand-fold growth in sales — going from $148 million in 1997 to $138 billion in 2016 and a projected $160 billion in […]

California, the sanctuary state, will reap the whirlwind

California, the sanctuary state, will reap the whirlwind. Earlier this month, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 54, a historic state law that thumbs his state’s nose at federal authority. Beginning in January, the law states, California officially becomes a so-called sanctuary state. The term “sanctuary” is, of course, not univocal. It was once used to describe a sensible law […]

Senate Investigates Russia, Hillary Clinton, Obama, Uranium And Bribes — And It’s About Time | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

Senate Investigates Russia, Hillary Clinton, Obama, Uranium And Bribes — And It's About Time | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD. Obama Scandals: We now know, thanks to an investigation by The Hill, that the Russian scandal’s roots go far deeper than first thought, extending all the way to the start of the Obama administration. Many people seemed […]

The Fall of Raqqa and the Ignominious End of the ISIS Caliphate | The New Yorker

The Fall of Raqqa and the Ignominious End of the ISIS Caliphate | The New Yorker. The liberation of Raqqa marks the symbolic demise of the Islamic State’s three-year rule, but the dynamics that helped fuel its rise remain in place. Photograph by Erik De Castro / Reuters History will record that the Islamic State caliphate—a bizarre pseudo-state founded on […]

Truth catches up with the effort to abolish the Electoral College

Truth catches up with the effort to abolish the Electoral College. Liberal academics and politicians have blasted the Electoral College with moaning, groaning, and gnashing of teeth. Over and over again, they attempt to rewrite the history of America’s unique presidential election process, claiming that it’s nothing but a relic of slavery. It’s not that, of course. But some people […]

Amazon, Technology Monopolies & Politics in the 21st Century | National Review

Amazon, Technology Monopolies & Politics in the 21st Century | National Review. by Kevin D. Williamson · October 19, 2017 Everybody hates Amazon. It’s kind of weird. Donald Trump, as a candidate, threatened to bring antitrust actions against Amazon and accused the Internet retailer of dodging taxes, and as president Trump has taken a special interest in the company’s CEO, […]

Senate passes budget framework for tax reform | Fox News

Senate passes budget framework for tax reform | Fox News. by Samuel Chamberlain, Fox News How can Republicans work with Dems on tax reform? Herman Cain makes his case. Senate Republicans narrowly passed a $4 trillion budget plan Thursday, taking their first big step toward a tax reform package promised by President Donald Trump. Approval of the nonbinding plan allows […]

Democrats Yelp as Trump Upholds Constitution – Michael Barone

Democrats Yelp as Trump Upholds Constitution – Michael Barone. by Michael Barone Donald Trump is criticized, often justly, for misstatements of facts and failure to understand the details of public policy. But in two of his most recent controversial actions, he has taken stands upholding the rule of law and undoing the lawless behavior of his most recent predecessor. The […]

McCain BuzzFeed Dossier Source Denial | The Daily Caller

McCain BuzzFeed Dossier Source Denial | The Daily Caller. by Chuck Ross and Kerry Picket · October 19, 2017 The number of people who could have provided BuzzFeed News with a copy of the infamous Trump dossier is vanishingly small. Only a few people had access to the full document, which consists of 17 memos dated between June 20, 2016 […]

Barrasso Seeks Documents Related to Russia Uranium Investigation

Barrasso Seeks Documents Related to Russia Uranium Investigation. Sen. John Barrasso (R., Wyo.) is asking the Department of Justice for documents related to the FBI’s investigation into the Russia-Uranium One deal, which found evidence of Russian officials engaging in bribery, kickbacks, and millions of dollars flowing to the Clinton Foundation before the deal was approved by the U.S. government. Barrasso […]

How Much Did Mueller and Rosenstein Know about Uranium One?

How Much Did Mueller and Rosenstein Know about Uranium One?. by Daniel John Sobieski · October 19, 2017 Back in July, I called for a criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s collusion with Russia to turn over control of 20 percent of our uranium supplies to Russian interests in return for some $145 million in donation to the Clinton Foundation. Now […]

The Iconoclasts Come For World War One Memorials

The Iconoclasts Come For World War One Memorials. by John Daniel Davidson · October 19, 2017 It seems the iconoclasts have graduated from tearing down the Civil War monuments to World War I memorials. A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a 40-foot-tall monument erected nearly a century ago just outside the nation’s capital in Bladensburg, Md., known locally as […]

Senate passes budget, clearing path for tax reform – POLITICO

Senate passes budget, clearing path for tax reform – POLITICO. by SARAH FERRIS and SEUNG MIN KIM · October 19, 2017 Republican members of the Senate Budget Committee from left, Sens. Mike Crapo, Lindsey Graham, Pat Toomey, Ron Johnson, Bob Corker and David Perdue are pictured. Still, Republicans are far from sending tax legislation to President Donald Trump’s desk. | […]

Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence calls

Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence calls. He started by describing the reverent handling of America’s war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base. From that opening, White House chief of staff John Kelly delivered a raw and searing monologue Thursday about the reality and pain of war sacrifice, […]

‘Sen. John McCain – ya gotta quit’

‘Sen. John McCain – ya gotta quit’. There’s long been friction between President Donald Trump and a senior senator for the Republicans, John McCain. It dates back at least to when Trump was seeking the GOP nomination for president and he commented that he liked military heroes who didn’t get captured by the enemy better. McCain, of course, spent years […]

War of the Words: Why Xi Jinping’s Big Speech Means Little to Taiwan | The National Interest

War of the Words: Why Xi Jinping's Big Speech Means Little to Taiwan | The National Interest. China has the resolve, confidence and ability to quash Taiwanese independence in any form, Chinese president and Chinese Communist Party Chairman Xi Jinping told a packed audience during his three-and-a-half-hour statement to the Nineteenth National Congress in Beijing. In his speech, which mainly […]

Mass Shooter in Md. Had Dozens of Arrests, 15 Felony Convictions, History of Workplace Violence

Mass Shooter in Md. Had Dozens of Arrests, 15 Felony Convictions, History of Workplace Violence. The 37-year-old man suspected of killing three former co-workers at Maryland granite company and injuring three others, including one person in neighboring Delaware, had been arrested at least 42 times in Delaware, and had 15 felony convictions on his record; in 2015, he was charged […]

Confirmed: 99% of Union Donations Go to Liberal-Leaning Causes

Confirmed: 99% of Union Donations Go to Liberal-Leaning Causes. Unions across the country donated $765 million to various organizations over the last four years, and 99 percent of that cash went to liberal-leaning causes. Labor unions gave $764,952,394 to left-wing special interests between 2012 and 2016, according to the Center for Union Facts. Of the nearly $765 million, 99 percent […]

Muslim Ban? Tillerson’s State Department STILL Discriminates Against Syrian Christian Refugees | Homeland Security

Muslim Ban? Tillerson's State Department STILL Discriminates Against Syrian Christian Refugees | Homeland Security. by Patrick Poole Since President Trump’s inauguration on January 20, the State Department under Rex Tillerson has admitted only 28 Syrian Christian refugees, representing only 1.4 percent of the total. About 10 percent of Syrians are Christian. This continues a policy of open anti-Christian discrimination established […]

Muslimedia Wants You to Think It’s Moderate | The American Spectator

Muslimedia Wants You to Think It’s Moderate | The American Spectator. by Benjamin Baird · October 20, 2017 Coming soon to a mosque near you: Muslimedia, a forum that promises to offer “blunt debate about the way journalists cover Muslims at home and abroad.” For the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), which organizes the events with the Society of Professional […]

Michael Barone: Democrats yelp as Trump upholds Constitution

Michael Barone: Democrats yelp as Trump upholds Constitution. President Trump is criticized, often justly, for misstatements of facts and failure to understand the details of public policy. But in two of his most recent controversial actions, he has taken stands upholding the rule of law and undoing the lawless behavior of his most recent predecessor. The question now is whether […]

Abortion After 20 Weeks: Democrats Reject Science & Majority Opinion | National Review

Abortion After 20 Weeks: Democrats Reject Science & Majority Opinion | National Review. by George Will · October 18, 2017 What would America’s abortion policy be if the number of months in the gestation of a human infant were a prime number — say, seven or eleven? This thought experiment is germane to why the abortion issue has been politically […]

North Korea Knowns and Unknowns – Victor Davis Hanson

North Korea Knowns and Unknowns – Victor Davis Hanson. by Victor Davis Hanson No one really knows all that much about North Korea’s nuclear or conventional military capability or its strategic agenda. Are its nuclear missiles reliably lethal, are they as long-ranged and accurate as hyped, and are they under secure command and control? Conventional wisdom states that Seoul would […]

Did Obama’s DOJ Use the ‘Trump Doss | The Daily Caller

Did Obama's DOJ Use the 'Trump Doss | The Daily Caller. Both the House and the Senate are investigating whether the former President Barack Obama’s administration used intelligence in a salacious “Trump Dossier” as “evidence” before a secret federal surveillance court to obtain permission to spy on Donald Trump campaign aides and later his transition team. Leaders in Congress are […]

Holder Defends Comey Drafting Exoneration Before Completing Clinton Investigation

Holder Defends Comey Drafting Exoneration Before Completing Clinton Investigation. Former Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that former FBI Director James Comey should have been able to come to determinations about the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server before interviewing her. Holder was appointed attorney general in the Obama Administration and had thus worked with Comey, although he had been […]

China’s War Timing Firming Up

China's War Timing Firming Up. by David Archibald · October 18, 2017 Part of Obama’s baleful legacy is that during the Scarborough Shoal Incident of April to June 2012, the Filipino president travelled to Washington to ask Obama for U.S. support. Obama didn’t offer support, no operational support followed and China read that as the signal to seize territory from […]

Your Gruesome And Tacky Halloween Decorations Are Sick And Rude

Your Gruesome And Tacky Halloween Decorations Are Sick And Rude. by Georgi Boorman · October 18, 2017 About halfway through October, I’m beset with a strong urge to become a totalitarian. Over the past two weeks, dozens of houses in my neighborhood have been draped in felt spiderwebs, obscured by giant inflatable witches, and liberally ornamented with shrunken heads, skeletons, […]

FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow | TheHill

FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow | TheHill. by John Solomon and Alison Spann · October 17, 2017 Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in […]

Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended

Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended. A man with a lengthy criminal past who showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers has been arrested, authorities said. Three of them were killed and two critically wounded. Less than two hours later, Radee Labeeb Prince drove to a used car lot […]

Lobbyist sues Hillary, DNC for access to hacked server

Lobbyist sues Hillary, DNC for access to hacked server. The Washington-based attorney and lobbyist who’s been on the hunt for slain DNC staffer Seth Rich’s killer is filing a federal lawsuit that accuses Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee of rigging the 2016 presidential primary. The complaint by Jack Burkman also demands the release of the hacked DNC server. […]

How Long Can Turkey and America Keep up Their Alliance? | The National Interest

How Long Can Turkey and America Keep up Their Alliance? | The National Interest. Long simmering tensions between the United States and Turkey exploded into a full diplomatic crisis a week ago Sunday after the U.S. Embassy in Ankara suspended all nonimmigrant visa services at its diplomatic facilities in Turkey. The immediate trigger was the arrest of a consulate employee […]

AG Sessions Could Lift Gag Order on Informant in Clinton-Russia-Uranium Probe

AG Sessions Could Lift Gag Order on Informant in Clinton-Russia-Uranium Probe. Attorney General Jeff Sessions could lift the gag order on an informant who helped investigate Russian bribery and money laundering in 2009-2014 — a case involving uranium and national security — according to the informant’s attorney, Victoria Toensing, founding partner of the law firm diGenova & Toensing in Washington, […]

DSA’S Drift From Democratic Socialism to Stalinist Totalitarianism | Ron Radosh

DSA'S Drift From Democratic Socialism to Stalinist Totalitarianism | Ron Radosh. by Ron Radosh · October 18, 2017 Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is on a roll, growing from 8,000 nationwide members in 2016 to over 25,000 today, which makes it the largest organized socialist group in the United States. Its members play a large role within the Democratic Party, […]

Hillary and Harvey’s Shared Fate | The American Spectator

Hillary and Harvey’s Shared Fate | The American Spectator. by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. · October 18, 2017 Washington I have been fascinated by Harvey Weinstein’s initial response to charges that the Bathrobed Romeo sexually molested women. His statement was at once otherworldly and yet weirdly similar to Hillary Clinton’s eventual response to the scandal. I say “eventual response” because […]

Proposed Baltimore-to-D.C. Maglev Train Would Cost as Much as Building 1,500 Miles of Highway – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Proposed Baltimore-to-D.C. Maglev Train Would Cost as Much as Building 1,500 Miles of Highway – Hit & Run : Reason.com. High-speed rail boondoggles aren’t just for California anymore. A proposal to build a high-speed maglev train between Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., took a step toward enaction this week with the announcement of three potential routes for the rail line, […]

Kaepernick Collustion Claim: Longshot from a Marginal Player | National Review

Kaepernick Collustion Claim: Longshot from a Marginal Player | National Review. by Andrew C. McCarthy · October 18, 2017 If you’re going to do Muhammad Ali–type activism, you’d better have Muhammad Ali–type talent. That is the ultimate lesson of the Colin Kaepernick saga. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who has been without a team this season, announced this week […]

Tucker And Greenwald Go After Media Lies | The Daily Caller

Tucker And Greenwald Go After Media Lies | The Daily Caller. The Daily Caller · by Justin Caruso · October 17, 2017 Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviewed The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald Tuesday over media distortion of Russian influence on the 2016 election. WATCH: Carlson asked, “You and I don’t agree on a lot of issues, but I think we […]

Iran nuclear deal can be amended by Trump – Washington Times

Iran nuclear deal can be amended by Trump – Washington Times. President Trump made a tough call last week. European diplomats and an “echo chamber” in the mainstream media were insisting he “recertify” the nuclear weapons deal his predecessor concluded with Iran’s rulers in 2015. He didn’t want to. He has said repeatedly that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action […]

Media shield Democrats and liberalism from Harvey Weinstein

Media shield Democrats and liberalism from Harvey Weinstein. Some members of the press are working to disassociate movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual abuse and assault over three decades, from Hollywood’s politically liberal culture and the Democratic politicians and causes he supported over the years. After the news about Weinstein’s extensive and admitted history of inappropriate […]

Russian Nuclear Scandal – What Did Hillary Clinton Know? | National Review

Russian Nuclear Scandal – What Did Hillary Clinton Know? | National Review. by Dan McLaughlin · October 17, 2017 The Hill this morning broke what could be a very big news story, if anyone is willing to follow up on it. As is often the case with these kinds of stories, it bears watching if the reporting falls apart somehow, […]

Anthony Weiner laptop had 2,800 gov’t documents from Huma Abedin: Report | Fox News

Anthony Weiner laptop had 2,800 gov't documents from Huma Abedin: Report | Fox News. The FBI has found thousands of Huma Abedin files on ex-husband Anthony Weiner’s confiscated laptop. How could these files impact the Clinton email probe? #Tucker The FBI reportedly found 2,800 government documents on disgraced former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner’s personal laptop computer that were related to […]

A CNN Smear – John Stossel

A CNN Smear – John Stossel. Anderson Cooper’s show recently featured a “two-part exclusive” that claims Donald Trump’s EPA director had conspired with the CEO of a mining company to “withdraw environmental restrictions” so the company could dig “the largest open pit mine in the world in an extremely sensitive watershed in wild Alaska.” The report was enough to horrify […]

Obama’s UN Ambassador Claims Someone Els | The Daily Caller

Obama's UN Ambassador Claims Someone Els | The Daily Caller. by Chuck Ross · October 17, 2017 Someone within the Obama administration’s intelligence apparatus made requests to unmask the identity of Americans named in intelligence reports on behalf of Samantha Power, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. That’s what Power told the House Intelligence Committee last week during […]

Complaint Filed Against DNC Chair Perez With FEC Over Donations

Complaint Filed Against DNC Chair Perez With FEC Over Donations. A complaint has been filed on Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) by a watchdog group over donations from DNC Chairman Tom Perez’s campaign account to former opponents. The complaint was made by the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) where they allege the donations may have been […]

Sharyl Attkisson Pulls Back the Curtain

Sharyl Attkisson Pulls Back the Curtain. by John Dietrich · October 17, 2017 Sharyl Attkisson’s The Smear gives insight to how news is made today. It goes a long way in convincing readers that they should believe only a small portion of what is released by the government and reported by the press. This leads to a very cynical view […]

We Don’t Actually Know Whether Iran Is Complying With The Nuclear Deal

We Don’t Actually Know Whether Iran Is Complying With The Nuclear Deal. by John Daniel Davidson · October 17, 2017 Amid the hand-wringing this weekend over President Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal, a curious theme arose among defenders of the Obama administration’s agreement with the mullahs. They seem to be rather certain that Iran is in compliance […]

Trump tax plan hits bump in Senate as Rand Paul weighs ‘no’ vote

Trump tax plan hits bump in Senate as Rand Paul weighs 'no' vote. Senate Republicans scrambled on Tuesday to ensure support for a budget resolution vital to President Donald Trump’s drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code, as one Republican fiscal hawk announced he might vote against the measure. As the Senate opened debate on a fiscal year 2018 budget, […]

Trump, in Heritage speech on taxes, vows to return to Reagan-era economic boom – POLITICO

Trump, in Heritage speech on taxes, vows to return to Reagan-era economic boom – POLITICO. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the Republican tax plan would lift the U.S. economy to heights not seen since the administration of Ronald Reagan, delivering a speech filled with economic optimism to a receptive audience of donors to the Heritage Foundation, which has played […]

Comey did draft Hillary exoneration early

Comey did draft Hillary exoneration early. The FBI has admitted that a statement was drawn up by then-Director James Comey exonerating Hillary Clinton – even though she was “extremely careless,” at best, with national secrets – months before she was even interviewed about the issue. Clinton was under investigation by the FBI throughout the 2016 presidential race for using a […]

After the 19th National Party Congress, China’s Foreign Policy will Likely Become More Assertive | The National Interest

After the 19th National Party Congress, China’s Foreign Policy will Likely Become More Assertive | The National Interest. Since coming to power in 2012, China’s President Xi Jinping has taken his country on a foreign policy path in marked contrast to that of his predecessors. Instead of continuing “peaceful development,” China under Xi has grown more assertive in the South […]

Tillerson Says Trump ‘Uses Unconventional Techniques to Motivate Change’

Tillerson Says Trump ‘Uses Unconventional Techniques to Motivate Change’. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” that President Donald Trump is “an unconventional president’ who “uses unconventional communications tools” and “unconventional techniques to motivate change.” When asked about Sen. Bob Corker’s (R-Tenn.) criticism of the president, saying that Trump “castrated” Tillerson “before the […]

The Facts About Who Pays the Most in Taxes in America

The Facts About Who Pays the Most in Taxes in America. by Walter E. Williams · October 18, 2017 Politicians exploit public ignorance. Few areas of public ignorance provide as many opportunities for political demagoguery as taxation. Today some politicians argue that the rich must pay their fair share and label the proposed changes in tax law as tax cuts […]

ISIS Goes Down in Raqqa: SDF in Full Control of Caliphate’s ‘Capital’

ISIS Goes Down in Raqqa: SDF in Full Control of Caliphate's 'Capital'. by Bridget Johnson The Syrian Democratic Forces declared today that Raqqa, the declared capital of the caliphate and a den of ISIS oppression and executions, is fully in their control. The multi-ethnic, multi-sectarian force began their overall drive to liberate Raqqa last November, clearing vast swathes of territory […]

Condemning Harvey, Still Clinging to Bill and Teddy | The American Spectator

Condemning Harvey, Still Clinging to Bill and Teddy | The American Spectator. by George Neumayr · October 18, 2017 Amidst the flurry of demands that Harvey Weinstein be extinguished from the liberal memory, Democrats keep turning up at institutions and award ceremonies named after serial exploiters of women. The other day John Kerry took a break from the denunciations of […]

Trump’s Iran speech finally sets facts of sham nuclear deal straight | TheHill

Trump's Iran speech finally sets facts of sham nuclear deal straight | TheHill. by Claudia Rosett, opinion contributor · October 14, 2017 President Trump has not yet pulled America out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. But he just took a vital step toward doing so, in a landmark speech on Friday that in plain language dismantled the dangerous fictions […]

The Book Mattis Reads to Be Prepared for War With North Korea – POLITICO Magazine

The Book Mattis Reads to Be Prepared for War With North Korea – POLITICO Magazine. by ERIC SCIGLIANO · October 15, 2017 Manish Swarup/AP Photo What America’s top military leaders have learned from a 54-year-old history of the Korean War. Last Monday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, a retired Marine Corps general with a legendary appetite for military history, ticked off […]

From Carson to Kimmel: the collapse of the late-night empire | New York Post

From Carson to Kimmel: the collapse of the late-night empire | New York Post. by Rich Lowry · October 16, 2017 Jimmy Kimmel deserves credit for frankness, if nothing else. In an interview over the weekend, the ABC late-night host said he doesn’t care about losing Republican viewers. We’re a long way from Johnny Carson, whose “Tonight Show” was a […]

The Method to Trump’s ‘Madness’ – American Greatness

The Method to Trump’s ‘Madness’ – American Greatness. by Victor Davis Hanson · October 16, 2017 The Democratic Party, as it did after Hubert Humphrey’s close loss in 1968, seems still to be misdiagnosing its 2016 defeat. Democrats see too little identity politics rather than too much as their trouble, and thus are redoubling on what has been slowly shrinking […]

Mitch McConnell warns Trump that Steve Bannon threatens their agenda

Mitch McConnell warns Trump that Steve Bannon threatens their agenda. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday told President Trump that Steve Bannon’s midterm insurgency was detrimental to tax reform and other key elements of the administration’s agenda. The Kentucky Republican communicated his warning during a private lunch with the president at the White House, sources tell the Washington Examiner. […]

Jeff Sessions’s Immigration Enforcement Restores Rule of Law | National Review

Jeff Sessions's Immigration Enforcement Restores Rule of Law | National Review. by Josh Blackman · October 16, 2017 As a senator, Jeff Sessions waged a principled battle against President Obama’s efforts to rewrite the law using his pen and phone. Now, as attorney general, Sessions has led the charge in unraveling these abuses of the Constitution. On two occasions, one […]

Comey drafted letter on Clinton email investigation before completing interviews, FBI confirms | Fox News

Comey drafted letter on Clinton email investigation before completing interviews, FBI confirms | Fox News. Former US attorney general Alberto Gonzales gives his take The FBI released documents Monday proving former FBI Director James Comey began drafting a letter regarding Hillary Clinton’s email investigation months before conducting several key interviews, including speaking to Clinton herself. The document release was titled […]

NAFTA 2.0 Must Strengthen Intellectual Property Rights – Stephen Moore

NAFTA 2.0 Must Strengthen Intellectual Property Rights – Stephen Moore. by Stephen Moore It now appears that Donald Trump’s intention regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement is to mend it, not end it. That’s good news, because the trade deal has been a stunning economic success for Canada, Mexico and the United States. Freer trade has meant steady increases […]

America’s Emissions Are Still Declining Under Trump – The American Interest

America’s Emissions Are Still Declining Under Trump – The American Interest. by Jamie Horgan · October 16, 2017 One doesn’t have to be an environmentalist to harbor fears about President Trump’s effect on America’s role in mitigating global climate change. The United States is responsible for roughly 15 percent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and those GHGs are driving […]

Iran Deal Supporters Are Willing To Sell Out The U.S. To Jihadists

Iran Deal Supporters Are Willing To Sell Out The U.S. To Jihadists. by Ben Weingarten · October 13, 2017 Among the talking points bouncing around the Iran Deal’s devoted echo chamber in the wake of President Trump’s decertification decision is one of proponents’ most honest and simultaneously sordid admissions: The JCPOA means big business for the West. As long as […]

Trump, McConnell try to end feud | TheHill

Trump, McConnell try to end feud | TheHill. by Alexander Bolton · October 16, 2017 President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sought to end months of bitter sniping over a private lunch at the White House on Monday and followed it with a display of unity at a joint press conference in the Rose Garden. Trump insisted […]

The JFK Document Dump Could Be a Fiasco – POLITICO Magazine

The JFK Document Dump Could Be a Fiasco – POLITICO Magazine. by PHILIP SHENON and LARRY J. SABATO · October 16, 2017 AP Photo Later this month, the National Archives is set to release thousands of documents about John F. Kennedy’s assassination. It’s likely to fuel conspiracy theorists for years. The federal government’s long campaign to try to choke off […]

Hollywood’s Other ‘Open Secret’ Besides Harvey Weinstein: Preying on Young Boys

Hollywood’s Other ‘Open Secret’ Besides Harvey Weinstein: Preying on Young Boys. by Ira Madison III · October 16, 2017 ‘This is a place where adults have more direct and inappropriate connection with children than probably anywhere else in the world,’ claimed former child actor Corey Feldman. Last week, former child actor Corey Feldman (Stand by Me, The Goonies) tweeted that […]

U.S. immigrant population hits record high

U.S. immigrant population hits record high. The United States’ immigrant population, legal and illegal, rose to a record 43.7 million in July 2016, according to Census Bureau data highlighted in a new report by the Center for Immigration Studies. That figure represented an increase of nearly half-a-million since 2015, 3.8 million since 2010 and 12.6 million since 2000. Immigrants comprised […]

Is the U.S. Navy Dying a Slow Death? | The National Interest

Is the U.S. Navy Dying a Slow Death? | The National Interest. The world’s oceans and sea have never played a more vital role in the security and prosperity of our nation and the majority of the world’s population. Over 90 percent of global trade flows via maritime shipping lanes, and 99 percent of all international data (phone, texts and […]

FLASHBACK–Obama: ‘Families Across America Share in Joy’ of Bergdahl’s Release

FLASHBACK–Obama: ‘Families Across America Share in Joy’ of Bergdahl’s Release. More than three years after President Obama appeared in the White House Rose Garden to announce that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl would be coming home, Bergdahl on Monday pleaded guilty to charges of deserting his post and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl spent five years as a captive of the Taliban, […]

Four GOP Senators Standing in the Way of Progress | Roger L. Simon

Four GOP Senators Standing in the Way of Progress | Roger L. Simon. by Roger L Simon · October 16, 2017 While the media fixates on the circus surrounding Mitch McConnell v. Steve Bannon with Donald Trump as ringmaster and the Democrats in the role of the increasingly disloyal — now Harvey-besmirched — opposition, the real story involves none of […]

Where’s Ralph? | The American Spectator

Where’s Ralph? | The American Spectator. by Eric Peters · October 17, 2017 Ralph Nader made his name “exposing” the design defects (as he styled them) of the Chevy Corvair. Leaving aside the fact that what he styled a “defect” was really more a difference — the Corvair was rear-engined and nose-light and so handled differently than the overwhelmingly front-engined […]

By Cutting Off Obamacare’s Insurer Subsidies, Trump Might Help More People Get Health Coverage – Hit & Run : Reason.com

By Cutting Off Obamacare’s Insurer Subsidies, Trump Might Help More People Get Health Coverage – Hit & Run : Reason.com. President Trump announced today that he will stop making payments to health insurers under Obamacare. The payments, which are called for by statute, began under President Obama. But a federal court ruled last year that because Congress never appropriated funding, […]

U.S. Withdraws from UNESCO: Good Riddance | National Review

U.S. Withdraws from UNESCO: Good Riddance | National Review. by The Editors · October 14, 2017 It was easy to miss it during a hectic week, but on Thursday, the United States announced its withdrawal from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Good riddance. In 2011, the U.S. substantially cut funding to UNESCO after the organization granted […]

Health care order expands insurance

Health care order expands insurance. by Michael D. Tanner It’s separate from effort to stop paying price stabilization subsidies: Opposing view President Trump signs an executive order on Oct. 12, 2017. (Photo: Evan Vucci, AP) For all the headlines about “dismantling Obamacare,” President Trump’s executive order will likely have less of an impact than its supporters hope or critics fear. […]

Byron York: What’s behind Trump’s new executive actions

Byron York: What's behind Trump's new executive actions. President Trump’s most recent high-profile executive actions — on Obamacare, immigration, and the Iran nuclear deal — do three big things. First, they push Congress to act, which involves more than just calling the bluff of Republican leaders who talked big during the Obama years but failed to produce once the GOP […]

Trump & Insurance Subsidies & Free Press: What Does the Constitution Say? | National Review

Trump & Insurance Subsidies & Free Press: What Does the Constitution Say? | National Review. by Jay Cost · October 16, 2017 These days, it is hard to be a constitutionalist. Our system of government is under attack from both the left and the right. Progressives are gnashing their teeth over President Trump’s executive order cutting federal subsidies to insurance […]

Hillary Clinton defends kneeling NFL players, says ‘that’s not against our anthem or flag’ | Fox News

Hillary Clinton defends kneeling NFL players, says 'that's not against our anthem or flag' | Fox News. by Lukas Mikelionis, Fox News Hillary Clinton speaking in London on Sunday. (Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival) Hillary Clinton on Sunday defended NFL players who knelt during the national anthem, saying kneeling is a “reverent” position that is not against “our anthem or […]

WSJ Accuses ‘Beltway Media’ Of Trum | The Daily Caller

WSJ Accuses 'Beltway Media' Of Trum | The Daily Caller. by Chuck Ross · October 15, 2017 The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board is accusing Democrats and “the Beltway media” of ignoring questions raised about the Trump dossier and the firm behind the infamous and uncorroborated document, Fusion GPS. What’s significant about the newspaper’s piece is that Fusion GPS was […]

The Antidote to Steve Bannon – WSJ

The Antidote to Steve Bannon – WSJ. One irony of Washington these days is that a press corps that claims to loathe right-wing political operative Steve Bannon can’t get enough of him. The media broadcast his every utterance, cheering on his declaration of “civil war” against Republicans in Congress. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (S.C.) captured that reality on CBS ’s […]

The Escalating Costs of Higher Edumacation

The Escalating Costs of Higher Edumacation. by Jon N. Hall · October 16, 2017 On October 8, the Kansas City Star ran an editorial on its website that appeared in print the next day under the headline “Lower college costs or face extinction.” Though its byline was the Kansas City Star Editorial Board, you might wonder if some outsider wrote […]

Trump hostility set to deepen Iran power struggles

Trump hostility set to deepen Iran power struggles. Iranians quickly closed ranks against a hawkish new U.S. approach to Tehran, but Iran’s powerful hardliners are set to exploit the latest dispute with Washington to weaken domestic rivals who are open to the West, analysts and insiders say. President Donald Trump’s warning on Friday that he might ultimately terminate a landmark […]

Kelly tries to get empty administration jobs filled fast – POLITICO

Kelly tries to get empty administration jobs filled fast – POLITICO. by NANCY COOK · October 15, 2017 White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was frequently exasperated during the transition and early days of the administration over his inability to choose his own staff. | Win McNamee/Getty Images White House chief of staff John Kelly is giving Cabinet secretaries […]

Newspeak! U.N. now calls abortion part of basic ‘right to life’

Newspeak! U.N. now calls abortion part of basic ‘right to life’. Perhaps the ultimate example of bureaucratic double-speak is developing at the United Nations, where officials are set to adopt a new definition of the “right to life.” It apparently now will include a “right to abortion.” The Human Rights Committee’s proposed revision regarding the right to life in Article […]

Are Tanks as Obsolete as Battleships? | The National Interest

Are Tanks as Obsolete as Battleships? | The National Interest. Since their debut in September 1915, tanks have become one of the defining images of modern warfare. Very few military tools provide ground forces with the necessary combination of firepower, survivability, mobility and breakthrough power required in today’s battlefields. Although previously conceived as a tactical tool to be used alongside […]

USAA Rejects Military Members’ Calls to Pull NFL Sponsorship

USAA Rejects Military Members' Calls to Pull NFL Sponsorship. Despite complaints from its military service customer base, USAA says it won’t pull its sponsorship of the National Football League (NFL) in response to players’ protests of the National Anthem at games. USAA members, both former and current service members, have launched petitions, taken to social media, and called to urge […]

Environmentalist Policies Are Exacerbating Wildfires. It’s Time to Rethink Forest Management.

Environmentalist Policies Are Exacerbating Wildfires. It’s Time to Rethink Forest Management.. by Jarrett Stepman · October 13, 2017 Massive wildfires continue to rage out of control in Northern California, causing historic loss of life and billions of dollars in damage. The images coming out of California towns, which look like bombed-out cities from World War II, are a sobering reminder […]

Dems Sue Trump for Abiding by Obamacare on Subsidies | The American Spectator

Dems Sue Trump for Abiding by Obamacare on Subsidies | The American Spectator. by David Catron · October 16, 2017 Beltway Democrats never tire of telling us that Obamacare is “the law of the land.” It appears, however, that their state level accomplices failed to get the news. One day after the White House announced that cost sharing reduction (CSR) […]

Weinstein scandal — Can Democrats afford to cut Hollywood loose? | Fox News

Weinstein scandal — Can Democrats afford to cut Hollywood loose? | Fox News. Model turned actress Cara Delevingne claims she was a victim of his unwanted advances; reaction and analysis on ‘The Five.’ Last year at the 89th Annual Academy Awards, then-Vice President Joe Biden walked on stage to a standing ovation to introduce Lady Gaga. He gave a passionate […]

NBC’s credibility collapse

NBC's credibility collapse. NBC embarrassed itself this week with its defense of the network’s decision to spike journalist Ronan Farrow’s extensively reported piece on Harvey Weinstein’s admitted history of sexual harassment. At a company townhall meeting Wednesday, according to a transcript made public by NBC, president of news Noah Oppenheim said the network “supported [Farrow] and gave him resources to […]

Trump’s Obamacare Order Faithfully Executes the Law | National Review

Trump’s Obamacare Order Faithfully Executes the Law | National Review. by Andrew C. McCarthy · October 14, 2017 Why don’t the stories say: “President Trump Faithfully Executes Affordable Care Act”? In report after sky-is-falling report, the journalism wing of the media-Democrat complex castigates the president over his decision to — as the New York Times put it — “scrap subsidies […]

Trump too tough on Iran, North Korea, Clinton says | Fox News

Trump too tough on Iran, North Korea, Clinton says | Fox News. With his tough talk and hardline stances on Iran and North Korea, President Donald Trump is damaging America’s credibility abroad – and could provoke a nuclear-arms race in East Asia, Hillary Clinton says. Trump’s recent threat to decertify the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, “makes us look foolish and […]

The Obama EPA’s Crooked Prosecutors – Paul Driessen

The Obama EPA’s Crooked Prosecutors – Paul Driessen. by Paul Driessen Suppose a crooked prosecutor framed someone and was determined to get a conviction. So he built an entire case on tainted, circumstantial evidence, and testimony from witnesses who had their reasons for wanting the guy in jail. Suppose the prosecutor ignored or hid exculpatory evidence and colluded with the […]

Government Lawyers Ask Judge To Block Release | The Daily Caller

Government Lawyers Ask Judge To Block Release | The Daily Caller. by Chuck Ross · October 14, 2017 Government lawyers want a federal judge to block the release of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey about his conversations with President Trump, claiming that disclosing the documents would be “detrimental” to an investigation into Russian interference in the presidential […]

Weinstein Scandal Hurt Moore, Tarantino? | The Daily Caller

Weinstein Scandal Hurt Moore, Tarantino? | The Daily Caller. by Richard Pollock · October 14, 2017 The fate of several films by some of the Hollywood’s most radical movie producers is in doubt following the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal, as funds and talent leave his Weinstein Company. Films by left-wing documentary producer Michael Moore and bloody movie director Quentin Tarantino […]

Perez Refuses to Say if DNC Will Return All Weinstein Contributions

Perez Refuses to Say if DNC Will Return All Weinstein Contributions. Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez would not say Friday whether the DNC would return all of its contributions from movie mogul Harvey Weinstein as he stands accused of decades of sexual harassment and assault. Weinstein is a longtime Democratic donor who has given $300,000 to the DNC. However, […]

How Effective Is China’s Foreign Aid? – The American Interest

How Effective Is China’s Foreign Aid? – The American Interest. by Sean Keeley · October 12, 2017 China’s growing contributions to foreign development aid in Africa, Asia, and Latin America have been the subject of much consternation in U.S. policy circles. Seen by some as a soft power threat to Western development institutions, by others as a malign effort to […]

With NFL Protests, Trump And Pence Prove The Right Can Win The Culture Wars

With NFL Protests, Trump And Pence Prove The Right Can Win The Culture Wars. by Richard Nelson · October 13, 2017 The left wanted to mix politics with sports right up until last Sunday, when Vice President Mike Pence left an Indianapolis Colts game at the sight of the kneeling players on both sides (the San Francisco 49ers are the […]

Insurers call on Congress to act on ObamaCare payments | TheHill

Insurers call on Congress to act on ObamaCare payments | TheHill. by Julia Manchester · October 14, 2017 Several health groups, including insurers and hospital associations, signed a joint letter to House and Senate leadership on Saturday, urging Congress to fund cost-sharing reduction (CSR) benefits, following President Trump’s decision to halt the key ObamaCare payments. “There will be serious consequences […]

Nikki Haley was Trump’s Iran whisperer – POLITICO

Nikki Haley was Trump’s Iran whisperer – POLITICO. In a July meeting, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley asked the president to let her make the case for decertification. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo At a mid-day meeting in the Oval Office in late July, U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley came to President Donald Trump with an offer. Trump had […]

Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board. The decision was reached in an emergency session by the academy, the world’s top movie organization and home to the Oscars. The expulsion was effective immediately. […]

Anonymous donor behind campaign to install Nativity scenes nationwide

Anonymous donor behind campaign to install Nativity scenes nationwide. An anonymous donor has joined with the activist group American Nativity Scene and the Thomas More Society in a campaign to provide free Nativity scenes to display at or near statehouses across the nation. The organizers say now is the time to prepare for the displays because of the process required […]

Here Are 4 Ways Iran Is Destabilizing the Middle East

Here Are 4 Ways Iran Is Destabilizing the Middle East. by Madyson Hutchinson · October 13, 2017 President Donald Trump announced on Friday that the United States would not recertify the controversial Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran—commonly referred to as the “Iran nuclear deal.” The controversial agreement has been under fire since President Barack Obama signed it in […]

Why Did the Weinstein Scandal Happen Now? | Roger L. Simon

Why Did the Weinstein Scandal Happen Now? | Roger L. Simon. by Roger L Simon · October 14, 2017 Harvey Weinstein belied the old joke that Washington was Hollywood for ugly people. He is an ugly person himself, in more ways than one, though he operated from Hollywood (via New York). He has, as the world now knows, finally gotten […]

Why Keep a Tax That Everybody Avoids Paying? | The American Spectator

Why Keep a Tax That Everybody Avoids Paying? | The American Spectator. · by Hunt Lawrence and Daniel J. Flynn · October 12, 2017 Even critics of Donald Trump’s tax cuts concede that the president likely wins this fight. But victory rarely resembles the initial plan. Though assuming anything in this presidency relegates one to the ranks of fools, Trump […]

Chicago’s Soda Tax Fizzles – Reason.com

Chicago's Soda Tax Fizzles – Reason.com. Chicago’s controversial soda tax is dead. Lawmakers in Cook County, Il., which includes Chicago and more than 100 surrounding cities, towns, and villages, including Evanston (where I went to grad school) and Des Plaines, voted this week to repeal the tax. It was big news when lawmakers in the second largest county in the […]

Top Pentagon posts are 70 percent vacant as confirmations continue to lag

Top Pentagon posts are 70 percent vacant as confirmations continue to lag. The slow pace of confirming Trump administration nominees shows no signs of abating at the Pentagon as mid-October rolls around and 70 percent of its top posts remain unfilled. Just 17 of the 57 Pentagon positions that require Senate confirmation have been filled by President Trump’s appointees. That […]

Obamacare Subsidy Payments: Trump Ends Illegal Subsidies | National Review

Obamacare Subsidy Payments: Trump Ends Illegal Subsidies | National Review. by David French · October 13, 2017 It’s a sad sign of our times that the constitutionality of any given government action is now seen as a wholly secondary consideration, subordinate to politics and arguments about politics. And so it is with Donald Trump’s necessary decision to halt federal payments […]

Democratic AGs sue Trump over ObamaCare subsidy cutoff | Fox News

Democratic AGs sue Trump over ObamaCare subsidy cutoff | Fox News. Legal expert Jonathan Turley provides analysis on ‘Special Report.’ Democratic attorneys general from 18 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Friday after the White House announced it would end payments to health insurers under ObamaCare. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in California. The […]

The Obama EPA’s Crooked Prosecutors – Paul Driessen

The Obama EPA’s Crooked Prosecutors – Paul Driessen. by Paul Driessen Suppose a crooked prosecutor framed someone and was determined to get a conviction. So he built an entire case on tainted, circumstantial evidence, and testimony from witnesses who had their reasons for wanting the guy in jail. Suppose the prosecutor ignored or hid exculpatory evidence and colluded with the […]

New FBI Docs About Clinton-Lynch Meeting | The Daily Caller

New FBI Docs About Clinton-Lynch Meeting | The Daily Caller. by Chuck Ross · October 13, 2017 The FBI has found 30 pages of documents related to the June 2016 airport tarmac meeting between Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch, even after the bureau claimed to not have any records related to the matter. FBI lawyers revealed the existence […]

Mattis Rejects Chinese Claim U.S. Warship Violated Sovereignty

Mattis Rejects Chinese Claim U.S. Warship Violated Sovereignty. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday a Navy warship passage near disputed islands in the South China Sea was legal and did not violate China’s sovereignty as Beijing asserted. “We stay strictly in accordance with international law, so there’s no violation of anyone’s sovereignty,” Mattis told the Washington Free Beacon during a […]

The United States Withdraws from UNESCO

The United States Withdraws from UNESCO. by Michael Curtis · October 14, 2017 I get along without you very well, was the message sent on October 12, 2017 by the United States to the international agency UNESCO. The U.S. announced it will withdraw from the UN’s educational, scientific and cultural agency. The rationale for withdrawal was partly the mounting financial […]

Iran Deal Supporters Are Willing To Sell Out The U.S. To Jihadists

Iran Deal Supporters Are Willing To Sell Out The U.S. To Jihadists. by Ben Weingarten · October 13, 2017 Among the talking points bouncing around the Iran Deal’s devoted echo chamber in the wake of President Trump’s decertification decision is one of proponents’ most honest and simultaneously sordid admissions: The JCPOA means big business for the West. As long as […]

Trump to Keep Iran Deal Intact — for Now

Trump to Keep Iran Deal Intact — for Now. by John T. Bennett · October 13, 2017 The Iran nuclear deal is (not quite) dead. Long live the Iran nuclear deal (maybe). After dubbing the 2015 nuclear pact the Obama administration and five other world powers inked with Tehran as the “the worst deal ever,” President Donald Trump on Friday […]

Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week | Reuters

Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week | Reuters. Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told Reuters on Friday. The dismissals were a result of a company-wide annual review, Tesla said in an emailed statement, without confirming the number of employees leaving the […]

See what New York Times exec says about James O’Keefe

See what New York Times exec says about James O’Keefe. The executive editor of the New York Times is calling names after an undercover video investigation, which reportedly has more bombshells to deliver yet, found a newspaper employee boasting about slanting the news against President Trump and explaining that’s his job. Dean Baquet said in a video about James O’Keefe […]

This Is Trump’s Moment of Truth on the Iran Deal | The National Interest

This Is Trump's Moment of Truth on the Iran Deal | The National Interest. The president will decline to certify the Iran deal today, as confirmed by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in comments to reporters Thursday evening. The move had been rumored for weeks (with a former senior White House official telling me in August that the president would […]

Trump Further Dismantles Obamacare Overnight, Ending Illegal Cost-Sharing Payments

Trump Further Dismantles Obamacare Overnight, Ending Illegal Cost-Sharing Payments. Late Thursday night, the Trump administration announced that cost-sharing reduction payments to health insurers — a key prop for Obamacare — “must stop, effective immediately.” “CSR payments are prohibited unless and until a valid appropriation exists,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a legal opinion issued to the Department of Health […]

Christian Baker in Colorado Asked to Make ‘Birthday Cake’ for Satan

Christian Baker in Colorado Asked to Make ‘Birthday Cake’ for Satan. The Christian baker in Colorado who was sued for declining to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding reception received a strange request last month: Design and bake a cake celebrating Satan’s birthday. “I would like to get a quote on a birthday cake, for a special event,” […]

A Reminder That Joe Biden Is Pretty Handsy Himself

A Reminder That Joe Biden Is Pretty Handsy Himself. In the midst of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, many in the media are condemning others in Hollywood, Washington, and all over the country who have acted inappropriately towards women. One of their biggest targets has been President Trump. Somehow, a Democrat donor who allegedly raped women led them to point fingers […]

Don’t Call Climate Skeptics ‘Deniers,’ Call Us ‘Correct’ | The American Spectator

Don’t Call Climate Skeptics ‘Deniers,’ Call Us ‘Correct’ | The American Spectator. by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley · October 13, 2017 Arturo Casadevall and Ferric Fang, two academic microbiologists with no special knowledge of climate, recently used their article in the Hill to commit the repellent but now commonplace hate-crime of describing researchers skeptical of the sillier exaggerations of the […]

The Iran Deal Violates U.S. Law – WSJ

The Iran Deal Violates U.S. Law – WSJ. By David B. Rivkin Jr. and James L. Connaughton Oct. 12, 2017 6:28 p.m. ET 13 COMMENTS As President Trump decides whether to certify his predecessor’s nuclear deal with Iran, here’s another wrinkle he should keep in mind: The deal’s implementation violates federal law, namely the American Medical Isotopes Production Act of […]

Trump strikes a blow for health-care freedom | New York Post

Trump strikes a blow for health-care freedom | New York Post. by Betsy McCaughey · October 13, 2017 Free at last! That’s the message for millions who don’t get health coverage at work and, until now, faced two dismal options: going without insurance or paying Obama­Care’s soaring premiums. On Thursday, President Trump announced changes that will allow consumers to choose […]

That $4.9 billion ‘loan’ to Puerto Rico is probably a gift

That $4.9 billion 'loan' to Puerto Rico is probably a gift. The House passed legislation Thursday authorizing up to $4.9 billion in new disaster loans to Puerto Rico, but those most of those “loans” will probably end as a permanent subsidy that won’t be repaid. The House bill provides for new loans under the Community Disaster Loans program, which is […]

John Kelly declares ‘I’m not quitting,’ in surprise briefing appearance | Fox News

John Kelly declares ‘I’m not quitting,’ in surprise briefing appearance | Fox News. White House chief of staff appears confident of job security; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly made a surprise appearance at Thursday’s press briefing to assure reporters that he is “not quitting” and is “not frustrated” in the job […]

Today’s Turn-of-the-Century Problems – Michael Barone

Today's Turn-of-the-Century Problems – Michael Barone. by Michael Barone Is America in a new Gilded Age? That’s the contention of Republican political consultant Bruce Mehlman, and in a series of 35 slides, he makes a strong case. In many ways, problems facing America today resemble those facing what we still call “turn-of-the-century” America, the 1890s to the 1910s. Just as […]

Ginsburg, Gorsuch Rivalry On SCOTUS? | The Daily Caller

Ginsburg, Gorsuch Rivalry On SCOTUS? | The Daily Caller. by Kevin Daley · October 12, 2017 Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch are trading barbs, rather frequently, in the first sitting of the Supreme Court’s new term. It’s all quite civil of course. Fraternalism, good cheer, and a stiff upper lip are the order of the day on the […]

Recording Released of High-Pitched Noise Heard by Victims in Cuba Attack

Recording Released of High-Pitched Noise Heard by Victims in Cuba Attack. A recording of the high-pitched noise heard by some U.S. Embassy workers during a series of deliberate attacks in Havana, Cuba, has been released. The recording was obtained by the Associated Press and has led investigators to initially suspect that a sonic weapon was used to conduct ongoing attacks, […]

Oliver Stone Didn’t Condemn Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Weinstein

Oliver Stone Didn't Condemn Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Weinstein. Director Oliver Stone would not condemn Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment allegations on Friday, saying “it’s not easy what he’s going through.” “I believe a man shouldn’t be condemned by a vigilante system. It’s not easy what he’s going through, either,” Stone said at the Busan International Film Festival about the swirl […]

How Effective Is China’s Foreign Aid? – The American Interest

How Effective Is China’s Foreign Aid? – The American Interest. by Sean Keeley · October 12, 2017 China’s growing contributions to foreign development aid in Africa, Asia, and Latin America have been the subject of much consternation in U.S. policy circles. Seen by some as a soft power threat to Western development institutions, by others as a malign effort to […]

The NOAA Database and Global Warming

The NOAA Database and Global Warming. by Edward R. Long · October 12, 2017 NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) publishes a temperature database for 7280 worldwide meteorological stations. It is called the Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN.) The database consists of six files, three (maximum, minimum, and average) for ‘Unadjusted’ and three for ‘Adjusted’ values. The Unadjusted was […]

Weinstein: What Did Hollywood Know, And When Did They Know It?

Weinstein: What Did Hollywood Know, And When Did They Know It?. by Warren Henry · October 12, 2017 The scandal engulfing disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein rages on. New allegations of sexual misconduct against actresses continue to emerge daily. Weinstein reportedly planned to flee to an undisclosed location in Europe, ostensibly for sex addiction rehab. He reportedly has also retained […]

Planned Sanders appearance at women’s convention draws fire | TheHill

Planned Sanders appearance at women’s convention draws fire | TheHill. by Amie Parnes · October 12, 2017 The announcement that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will headline an event at a women’s conference in Detroit later this month has left some Democrats seething and reliving old wounds from the 2016 presidential race. On Thursday, the Women’s Convention—the same group that organized […]

Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacks

Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacks. It sounds sort of like a mass of crickets. A high-pitched whine, but from what? It seems to undulate, even writhe. Listen closely: There are multiple, distinct tones that sound to some like they’re colliding in a nails-on-the-chalkboard effect. The Associated Press has obtained a recording of what some U.S. Embassy workers […]

Congressman warns Dems handed U.S. secrets to Pakistanis

Congressman warns Dems handed U.S. secrets to Pakistanis. Multiple reports have detailed the equipment and nearly $6 million a Pakistani family of IT specialists allegedly took from the U.S. government while running computer networks for numerous congressional Democrats. But that’s only money and equipment, says a U.S. congressman who contends that the biggest problem is the classified information to which […]

Russia Is Expanding Its Great-Power Project in the Middle East | The National Interest

Russia Is Expanding Its Great-Power Project in the Middle East | The National Interest. On October 5, 2017, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived in Moscow. King Salman’s visit was met with great enthusiasm in Russia, as his arrival marked the first official visit of any Saudi monarch to Moscow and gave Moscow an opportunity to showcase its growing influence in […]

Tax Reform Is ‘Opportunity of a Lifetime,’ Must Be ‘Seized,’ Ryan Says

Tax Reform Is ‘Opportunity of a Lifetime,’ Must Be 'Seized,’ Ryan Says. by Rachel del Guidice · October 12, 2017 House Speaker Paul Ryan says the Republicans’ tax plan will introduce reforms that are 31 years in the making. “Our plan will lower tax rates at every income level for families,” Ryan, R-Wis., said Thursday in a speech at The […]

U.S. Will Pull Out of UNESCO at End of 2018 Due to ‘Anti-Israel Bias’

U.S. Will Pull Out of UNESCO at End of 2018 Due to 'Anti-Israel Bias'. by Bridget Johnson WASHINGTON — Citing bias against Israel, the Trump administration today withdrew the United States from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization but has asked the body’s director if the U.S. can stick around as an observer. The U.S. won’t withdraw until Dec. […]

Boy Scouts are Latest Victims in Progressive Culture War | The American Spectator

Boy Scouts are Latest Victims in Progressive Culture War | The American Spectator. by Stephen Kruiser · October 12, 2017 The Boy Scouts of America announced that it would be capitulating to the “nothing means anything” cultural devolution being wrought by American progressives by letting girls into the organization, despite the fact that girls have their own scouting organization. From […]

De Souza: Weinstein’s downfall must be traumatizing for Hollywood hypocrites | National Post

De Souza: Weinstein’s downfall must be traumatizing for Hollywood hypocrites | National Post. Father Raymond J. de Souza · October 11, 2017 The cultural import of the Harvey Weinstein revelations is that now, after the scourge of sexual predation has been exposed in various sectors of society — clergy, business, military, hockey, football, politics — it has finally touched a […]

Border wall battle could spark a government shutdown

Border wall battle could spark a government shutdown. President Trump’s proposal to fund an extension of the nation’s southern border wall is pitting most Republicans against Democrats in a battle that could end up in a partial government shutdown. “It does complicate things,” Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., a key appropriator, told the Washington Examiner. Democrats have pledged to vote against […]

Harvey Weinstein Scandal & Hollywood’s Silence | National Review

Harvey Weinstein Scandal & Hollywood's Silence | National Review. by Kyle Smith · October 11, 2017 Accepting the 2005 Oscar he won for gaining a few pounds and being tortured in Syriana, George Clooney made the case for Hollywood as America’s moral conscience: You know, we are a little bit out of touch in Hollywood every once in a while, […]

Congressional investigators meet ‘a lot of resistance’ from FBI, DOJ on anti-Trump dossier | Fox News

Congressional investigators meet 'a lot of resistance' from FBI, DOJ on anti-Trump dossier | Fox News. by Catherine Herridge, Fox News Congressional investigators looking into the anti-Trump dossier have met “a lot of resistance,” House Intelligence CommitteeChairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., seen here, told Fox News. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) The FBI and Justice Department have turned down or ignored […]

It’s 1968 All Over Again – Victor Davis Hanson

It's 1968 All Over Again – Victor Davis Hanson. by Victor Davis Hanson Almost a half-century ago, in 1968, the United States seemed to be falling apart. The Vietnam War, a bitter and close presidential election, antiwar protests, racial riots, political assassinations, terrorism and a recession looming on the horizon left the country divided between a loud radical minority and […]

Hollywood Filled With Accused Sex Abusers | The Daily Caller

Hollywood Filled With Accused Sex Abusers | The Daily Caller. Weinstein is accused of using his powerful position in Hollywood to serially abuse women, particularly models and actresses. At least 20 women have now accused Weinstein, who is a major Demoratic donor and fundraiser, of sexually harassing them. The New Yorker published a bombshell report containing graphic details of Weinstein’s […]