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Trump Will Win This Round With the Deep State – American Greatness

Trump Will Win This Round With the Deep State – American Greatness. by Conrad Black · July 18, 2018 When the cant and emotionalism subside, the Helsinki summit will go down in history as a turning point in this American president’s struggle to disembowel the bipartisan regime of complacency and lassitude he successfully ran against. It may also be a […]

Liberal Group Behind Kavanaugh Resistance Is Hiding Its Funding | The Daily Caller

Liberal Group Behind Kavanaugh Resistance Is Hiding Its Funding | The Daily Caller. A left-leaning advocacy group, which plans to spend millions opposing Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, has obscured its funding sources through an opaque organizational structure. Conservatives have dramatically outpaced liberal efforts on judicial confirmations in recent years, dominating the fundraising and communications space […]

Trump Says He Misspoke On Whether Russia Is to Blame for Election Meddling

Trump Says He Misspoke On Whether Russia Is to Blame for Election Meddling. President Donald Trump said at a press conference Tuesday that he misspoke at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin a day earlier and that he accepts the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion Russia meddled in the 2016 election. “Let me be totally clear in saying that–and I’ve […]

Peter Beinart Forgets Longstanding NATO Problems, Barack Obama Appeasement | National Review

Peter Beinart Forgets Longstanding NATO Problems, Barack Obama Appeasement | National Review. by Victor Davis Hanson · July 17, 2018 Peter Beinart (Wikimedia Commons ) NATO’s problems, Putin’s aggression, and American passivity predate Trump, who had my vote in 2016 — a vote I don’t regret. Peter Beinart has posted a trademark incoherent rant, this time against Rich Lowry and […]

Banning Straws – John Stossel

Banning Straws – John Stossel. Want to sip a refreshing beverage this summer? If environmental zealots and sycophants get their way, you won’t be allowed to sip it through a plastic straw. Actress Nina Nelson and other celebrities made a video claiming that plastic straws kill sea life: “In the USA alone, over 500 million straws are being used every […]

GOP has to act fast to confirm Kavanaugh before it’s too late

GOP has to act fast to confirm Kavanaugh before it's too late. by Paul Moreno · July 18, 2018 President Trump nominated his justice quickly; Republican senators need to act just as fast. If history tells us anything, it’s that they may not get another chance, even if Trump is re-elected in 2020. Clarence Thomas is now the only Supreme […]

Brazile, Rice, Obama Gave Russian Hackers Free Rein

Brazile, Rice, Obama Gave Russian Hackers Free Rein. by Daniel John Sobieski · July 17, 2018 The conveniently timed indictments of 12 more Russians by Deputy A.G. (or should we just face reality and ditch the word “deputy”?) Rosenstein, who will never see the inside of an American courtroom, probably includes the Russian who “hacked” into John Podesta’s email account […]

Despite Botched Summit with Putin, Trump Admin Still Pressuring Russia

Despite Botched Summit with Putin, Trump Admin Still Pressuring Russia. by Megan G. Oprea · July 17, 2018 On Monday, President Donald Trump managed to make a bad situation much, much worse. In a press conference held after his summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump strongly implied he agreed with Putin’s assessment that the Russians did not meddle […]

Ocasio-Cortez draws ire from Democrats: ‘Meteors fizz out’ | TheHill

Ocasio-Cortez draws ire from Democrats: ‘Meteors fizz out’ | TheHill. by Mike Lillis · July 17, 2018 Frustrated Democratic lawmakers are offering Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez some advice: Cool it. Ocasio-Cortez stunned the political world with her upset primary victory last month over Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), the head of the House Democratic Caucus and a rising star within the party. But […]

Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behavior

Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behavior. Plenty of U.S. presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, but none as much as President Donald Trump. The president’s tumultuous trip across Europe, historians say, smashed the conventions of American leaders on the world stage. Trump’s “America first” approach to foreign policy had him seeming to accept the word of […]

Why Poland’s anti-Islamic stance makes perfect sense

Why Poland’s anti-Islamic stance makes perfect sense. Earlier this month, when Polish lawmaker Dominik Tarczyński was asked how many “refugees” Poland has taken in, he flatly responded: “Zero.” When the British interviewer, whose nation has taken in millions of Muslim migrants, scoffed, “And you’re proud of that?” he said: “We will not receive even one Muslim, because this is what […]

F-15 Eagle: The Air Force’s Old Fighter No Nation Wants to Fight | The National Interest

F-15 Eagle: The Air Force's Old Fighter No Nation Wants to Fight | The National Interest. by Kyle Mizokami · July 17, 2018 In the late 1980s, the F-15E was developed to supplement—and eventually replace the F-111 fighter bomber as a penetrating, high speed tactical strike aircraft designed to strike deep behind enemy lines in a NATO/Warsaw Pact war in […]

Trump, House GOP Talk More Tax Cuts

Trump, House GOP Talk More Tax Cuts. by Fred Lucas · July 17, 2018 Following up on the economic growth spurred by their first tax reform package, President Donald Trump and House Republicans want to see another round. “We are going to start a meeting on tax reduction, and we are going to be putting in a bill,” Trump said […]

Trump Backs Democrats Into a Far Left CornerThe American Spectator

Trump Backs Democrats Into a Far Left CornerThe American Spectator. by J.T. Young · July 17, 2018 President Trump is pushing Democrats further left and greatly enhancing his reelection chances. The Democratic Party’s leftward momentum was already there — Sanders did well in 2016, even before Trump was Republicans’ nominee. However, Trump’s presidency has accelerated the slide and threatens to […]

Trump Claims He Misspoke During Putin Presser, Meant to Say Russia Was Involved in Election Interference – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Trump Claims He Misspoke During Putin Presser, Meant to Say Russia Was Involved in Election Interference – Hit & Run : Reason.com. After enduring 24 hours of criticism from all corners of the political spectrum, President Trump is now running away from remarks he made during a joint presser with Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday. On Monday, Trump suggested Putin […]

DO NOT Repeat The Nightmare Of Socialism | The Daily Caller

DO NOT Repeat The Nightmare Of Socialism | The Daily Caller. I was 17 years old and I had the opportunity to visit the divided city of Berlin, Germany. Berlin was split in two, making the contrasts within the artificially-divided city incredibly stark. There was the free West Berlin, and there was the socialist East Berlin. A wall separated the […]

Trump Meets Putin in Bid to Reset U.S.-Russia Ties

Trump Meets Putin in Bid to Reset U.S.-Russia Ties. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks in Helsinki on Monday in a bid to reset relations damaged by Moscow’s interference in the 2016 election and the covert Russian takeover of Ukraine’s Crimea. During a private, one-on-one meeting and a later working lunch with aides, the two leaders […]

Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin Meeting: Rhetoric & Administration Policy Are Disconnected | National Review

Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin Meeting: Rhetoric & Administration Policy Are Disconnected | National Review. by Ben Shapiro · July 16, 2018 President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a joint news conference after their meeting in Helsinki, July 16, 2018. (Grigory Dukor/Reuters) In this case, we’re better off for the disconnect between the nonsense he spews and the policy […]

How Trump Can Lower Drug Prices – Stephen Moore

How Trump Can Lower Drug Prices – Stephen Moore. One of Donald Trump’s more memorable promises on the campaign trail was to lower the cost of prescription drugs. Polls show this issue remains popular with Americans, especially lower-income families, who are worried about high drug prices. Of course, the entire concept of drug prices’ being “too high” is subjective. Drugs […]

Trump performance at Putin summit sends media into tailspin

Trump performance at Putin summit sends media into tailspin. by Eddie Scarry · July 16, 2018 The national news media widely condemned President Trump following his performance at a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in which Trump repeatedly declined to criticize his Russian counterpart for Russia’s interference in 2016 election. “You have been watching perhaps one of […]

Why the ‘Resistance’ in the State Department is a Gift to Trump

Why the ‘Resistance’ in the State Department is a Gift to Trump. by Ishmael Jones · July 16, 2018 President Trump’s diplomacy will continue to make America safe and strong, as long as he relies upon his own experience in negotiation and does not follow State Department guidance. The majority of our 75,382 State Department employees do not support our […]

Why The World No Longer Needs The Cold War’s NATO

Why The World No Longer Needs The Cold War’s NATO. by Richard Jordan · July 16, 2018 John Mearsheimer, a professor at the University of Chicago, predicted in 1990 that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization would soon dissolve. Among academics, Mearsheimer has the reputation of a contrarian, perhaps even of a crank. But, back in 1994, he also predicted (to […]

Trump stuns the world at Putin summit | TheHill

Trump stuns the world at Putin summit | TheHill. by Jordan Fabian · July 16, 2018 President Trump on Monday refused to denounce Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and criticized the special counsel investigation — all while standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference following their meeting in Helsinki. In an extraordinary scene broadcast live […]

Meadows, Jordan Ask DOJ to Investigate Rosenstein

Meadows, Jordan Ask DOJ to Investigate Rosenstein. Two Freedom Caucus Republicans asked the Justice Department’s inspector general Monday to investigate allegations that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein threatened to subpoena the email and phone records of House Intelligence Committee staff. Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows of North Carolina and caucus co-founder Jim Jordan of Ohio made the request in a […]

U.S. officials charge NRA-linked Russian with acting as Kremlin agent – POLITICO

U.S. officials charge NRA-linked Russian with acting as Kremlin agent – POLITICO. by Josh Meyer · July 16, 2018 U.S. officials allege that Mariia Butina while attending college in Washington, worked as a Kremlin agent under the direction of a high-level official in the Russian government and the Russian central bank. | Getty Federal authorities on Monday charged a Russian […]

MGM Resorts Sues Victims of Las Vegas Mass Shooting – The Daily Beast

MGM Resorts Sues Victims of Las Vegas Mass Shooting – The Daily Beast. MGM Resorts International has reportedly filed federal lawsuits against hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas in an apparent bid to preemptively stop any compensation claims. MGM, which owns Mandalay Bay and the venue of the Route 91 Harvest festival, has argued that […]

Hamas plans to attack Israel with ‘exploding drones’

Hamas plans to attack Israel with ‘exploding drones’. Iran has built suicide drones for terror proxy Hamas Hamas has been diverting resources intended for civilian development in Gaza to enhance its military capabilities, including a growing drone program. Now, with arson-based tactics such as incendiary kites already in use, Israeli defense officials believe Hamas wants to deploy exploding drones to […]

Meet the HN-1, China’s New AI-Powered Underwater Drone | The National Interest

Meet the HN-1, China's New AI-Powered Underwater Drone | The National Interest. by Lyle J. Goldstein · July 15, 2018 As “great power competition” ramps up, signs of arms races in America’s strategic relationships with both Russia and China are everywhere apparent. In this respect, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s March 1 speech made a big splash in the press, but […]

Hillary Clinton on SCOTUS Pick: ‘I Worry They Want to Turn’ the Clock Back ‘to the 1850s’

Hillary Clinton on SCOTUS Pick: 'I Worry They Want to Turn' the Clock Back 'to the 1850s'. Speaking at the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union conference on Friday, former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said that President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee threatens civil rights, LGBT rights, and women’s rights, and added that she feared Republicans want to turn […]

The Direct Connection Between Devoutness in Islam and Violence | Homeland Security

The Direct Connection Between Devoutness in Islam and Violence | Homeland Security. by Robert Spencer · July 16, 2018 It is commonplace for Leftists and Islamic apologists in the West to claim that jihadis are ignorant of Islam, and indifferent to it. “Terrorists don’t kill for their religion,” asserted an article published in the World Economic Forum last year, just […]

Worse Than Yalta? Really?The American Spectator

Worse Than Yalta? Really?The American Spectator. by Daniel J. Flynn · July 17, 2018 Robin Wright of the New Yorker dubbed the Helsinki summit the worst such meeting between Russian and American leaders. The event left New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman to write, “Donald Trump is either an asset of Russian intelligence or really enjoys playing one on TV.” […]

Byron York: What do Republicans suspect really happened in the FBI Trump-Russia investigation?

Byron York: What do Republicans suspect really happened in the FBI Trump-Russia investigation?. by Byron York · June 18, 2018 The struggle to uncover the FBI’s conduct in the Trump-Russia probe has made some congressional investigators deeply suspicious of the bureau. But what do those investigators think the FBI actually did in its investigation of the Trump campaign, Russia, and […]

Nikki Haley Shames Washington Post Into Issuing Correction After Spreading False Reporting About Her | The Daily Caller

Nikki Haley Shames Washington Post Into Issuing Correction After Spreading False Reporting About Her | The Daily Caller. The Washington Post issued a correction for misquoting U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Friday. Haley demanded on Saturday that Washington Post policy reporter Jeff Stein “retract” his claim that she said there were 250,000 U.S. citizens living in […]

RNC Views SCOTUS Fight as Opportunity to Energize Base Ahead of Midterms – Washington Free Beacon

RNC Views SCOTUS Fight as Opportunity to Energize Base Ahead of Midterms – Washington Free Beacon. The Republican National Committee is seizing the opportunity presented by the upcoming Supreme Court confirmation battle to energize conservative voters ahead of the 2018 midterms. Only minutes after President Donald Trump announced his nomination of U.S. Appeals Court judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice […]

Democrats Dump Moderates, Move Far Left | National Review

Democrats Dump Moderates, Move Far Left | National Review. But promoting socialism, sky-high taxes, and open borders is probably not going to help them trounce the GOP in November. The activist base of the Democratic party is lurching left fast enough that everyone should pay attention. Activists matter because their turnout in low-turnout primaries and caucuses almost propelled leftist Bernie […]

From Sarah Sanders to Kirsten Gillibrand, conservative group launches project to oppose sexist attacks on women in politics

From Sarah Sanders to Kirsten Gillibrand, conservative group launches project to oppose sexist attacks on women in politics. by Emily Jashinsky · July 16, 2018 White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., aren’t exactly friends, but you’ll find them in close quarters on a new website. Independent Women’s Voice, the 501(c)(4) nonprofit affiliate of the conservative […]

Five key topics that Trump, Putin are expected to discuss in major Helsinki summit | Fox News

Five key topics that Trump, Putin are expected to discuss in major Helsinki summit | Fox News. by Gregg Re Video Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki: What to know What to know about the highly-anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. President Trump has arrived in Helsinki, Finland, ahead of a major summit […]

Delirious French revel in World Cup victory

Delirious French revel in World Cup victory. France erupted in joy on Sunday as the country clinched the World Cup, with fans streaming into the streets, honking car horns and flying the tricolour flag at the start of an enormous national celebration. Cheers rang out throughout the country for each of four goals in the final as “Les Bleus” beat […]

President and the Ersatz Tsar

President and the Ersatz Tsar. by Gary Gindler · July 16, 2018 American politics have borrowed a lot of ideas from sports. Nowadays, everyone has become familiar with certain phrases that we use in everyday life, often without even thinking about their origins. For example, the phrase “pull no punches” originated in boxing, and the proverbial “drop the ball” came […]

Medicare Part D Struggles with Opioid Epidemic, Overprescribing Concerns

Medicare Part D Struggles with Opioid Epidemic, Overprescribing Concerns. A report by the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human services says that Medicare Part D, the program designed to help seniors afford drug prescriptions, is struggling with concerns of overprescribing, and also points to thousands of situations in which the level of prescriptions for some patients is […]

GOP weighs ICE vote to torture Democrats

GOP weighs ICE vote to torture Democrats. by Susan Ferrechio · July 15, 2018 House Republicans are split over whether it’s politically or practically smart to force Democrats to vote on their unpopular proposal to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the coming weeks. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said Thursday he would bring a bill to the floor […]

HHS departures signal new secretary’s ‘no-nonsense’ approach: report | Fox News

HHS departures signal new secretary's 'no-nonsense' approach: report | Fox News. Health and Human Secretary Alex Azar weighs in on family separation issue, provides exclusive footage of HHS-funded facilities for minors. Two U.S. Health and Human Services appointees left the agency this week after months of igniting controversy on social media, according to a report. HHS policy adviser Gavin Smith […]

Speech problems mar Pelosi appearance: Says tax cut will add ’2 children dollars more’ to deficit – The American MirrorThe American Mirror

Speech problems mar Pelosi appearance: Says tax cut will add '2 children dollars more' to deficit – The American MirrorThe American Mirror. What is wrong with Nancy Pelosi? The House Minority Leader — and presumptive Speaker of the House if Democrats retake the majority this November — displayed more bizarre behavior for reporters on Thursday as she held her weekly […]

Change Is Coming to Iran

Change Is Coming to Iran. by Amil Imani · July 15, 2018 On a regular basis, longtime friends routinely question me how and when the Iranian people will rise up and topple the mullahs. I reply, when the international community stops doing business and working with the conniving mullahs and invests in the future of the Iranian people, who have […]

10 Ways DOJ Abused Its Authority When It Spied On Trump’s Campaign

10 Ways DOJ Abused Its Authority When It Spied On Trump's Campaign. by Margot Cleveland · July 13, 2018 Last Friday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) missed another deadline to comply with subpoenas issued by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI). The DOJ’s latest episode of stonewalling prompted HPSCI Chair Devin Nunes (R-CA) to suggest that President Donald […]

U.S. President Trump says he has ‘low expectations’ for Putin meeting: CBS news | Reuters

U.S. President Trump says he has 'low expectations' for Putin meeting: CBS news | Reuters. U.S. President Donald Trump said he had low expectations for his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki. People attend ‘Helsinki Calling’ protest ahead of meeting between the U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland July 15, […]

What Trump and Putin hope to achieve at Helsinki summit

What Trump and Putin hope to achieve at Helsinki summit. The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term American president and Russia’s steely-eyed longtime leader is anybody’s guess. With no set agenda, the summit could veer between spectacle and substance. As Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin head into Monday’s meeting in Helsinki, here’s a look at what each […]

Parents ‘proud’ of son for recruiting bombers who killed 14

Parents ‘proud’ of son for recruiting bombers who killed 14. A military honor on his chest. A rapid promotion to become the head of her department. Grandchildren. There are many things that make parents proud of their offspring. For some Palestinians parents, recruiting suicide bombers that kill and injure dozens is on the list, according to Palestinian Media Watch, or […]

Victor Cha: What Could Happen Next with North Korea | The National Interest

Victor Cha: What Could Happen Next with North Korea | The National Interest. by Victor Cha · July 12, 2018 It has been one month since President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met in Singapore and signed a brief four-paragraph document that raised expectations that North Korea might finally be ready to make a strategic decision to […]

Strzok Says FBI Agents Are Permitted to Engage in Some Adulteries

Strzok Says FBI Agents Are Permitted to Engage in Some Adulteries. FBI Agent Peter Strzok, who worked on the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the investigation of possible ties between Russia and the Trump campaign testified under oath in a congressional hearing on Thursday that FBI agents can engage in some types of adultery. Strzok was asked “what action” he […]

Republicans Praise ‘Credible,’ Less ‘Smug’ Lisa Page After Interview

Republicans Praise 'Credible,' Less 'Smug' Lisa Page After Interview. by Debra Heine · July 13, 2018 Republican lawmakers praised former FBI lawyer Lisa Page following a closed-door session Friday, saying she was “cooperative” and “credible” and much more forthcoming than FBI agent Peter Strzok (her former paramour). According to select committee members, Page provided new information and was less “smug” […]

Trump’s Brexit Blast

Trump's Brexit Blast. by Editorial of The New York Sun | July 12, 2018 It is hard to think of a demarche quite like the blast President Trump just delivered in respect of Brexit. It came in the form of an interview with the London daily Sun, in which Mr. Trump lit into Prime Minister Theresa May for making a […]

Editorial: Ethics must be upheld at FBI | Boston Herald

Editorial: Ethics must be upheld at FBI | Boston Herald. by Herald Staff Yesterday’s hearing on Capitol Hill featuring FBI agent Peter Strzok quickly turned into a political firefight among lawmakers, but overall it was a damning illustration of the toxic culture that exists within the Washington, D.C., beltway. At one point, Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy confronted the former […]

Trump’s latest win: More Americans are saying, ‘I quit!’ | TheHill

Trump's latest win: More Americans are saying, 'I quit!' | TheHill. by Liz Peek, opinion contributor · July 11, 2018 President Trump wants you to quit your job! Well, not really; but the White House’s tax cuts and rollback of onerous regulations have encouraged millions of Americans to do just that. The economy is booming, opportunities are opening up all […]

Media’s Obsession With ‘Collusion’ Continues To Destroy Its Credibility

Media's Obsession With 'Collusion' Continues To Destroy Its Credibility. by David Harsanyi · July 13, 2018 The Justice Department announced today that a federal grand jury has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking emails from the Hillary Clinton campaign and Democratic Party during the 2016 election. One of the things we learned from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is […]

CrowdStrike Bragged About Purging Russians From The DNC’s Networks. Now We Know They Were Wrong | The Daily Caller

CrowdStrike Bragged About Purging Russians From The DNC’s Networks. Now We Know They Were Wrong | The Daily Caller. Russian hackers retained access to the Democratic National Committee’s network until October 2016, despite private security firm CrowdStrike’s claim that it had expelled all intruders months earlier, according to an indictment filed Friday against 12 Russian intelligence operatives. The indictment, filed […]

No ‘Grand Bargain’ with Putin

No 'Grand Bargain' with Putin. The national security adviser was ecstatic. The presidents of the United States and of Russia had agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, where years of civil war had killed some half a million people and created refugees of millions more. “The United States remains committed to defeating ISIS, helping to end the conflict in Syria, […]

Brett Kavanaugh Fought the Clinton/Castro Kidnapping of Elian Gonzalez back to Stalinist Cuba – Humberto Fontova

Brett Kavanaugh Fought the Clinton/Castro Kidnapping of Elian Gonzalez back to Stalinist Cuba – Humberto Fontova. If we needed more proof (atop the media panic) that President Trump nominated the right SCOTUS candidate here it is: “Kavanaugh represented, on a pro bono basis, six-year-old Elian Gonzalez after the Immigration and Naturalization Service decided to return him to Cuba. Kavanaugh was […]

Midterm elections could test GOP’s patience with Trump’s trade war

Midterm elections could test GOP's patience with Trump's trade war. by Al Weaver · July 14, 2018 House Republicans have so far shown patience as President Trump prosecutes his trade war, but some say that patience could wear thin as the midterm elections approach. House GOP lawmakers have made their opposition to the tariffs clear to Trump, but so far […]

Roger Stone says he’s ‘probably’ the unnamed person in Mueller indictment | Fox News

Roger Stone says he's 'probably' the unnamed person in Mueller indictment | Fox News. On ‘The Ingraham Angle,’ former Trump adviser reveals undisclosed meeting with Russian operative. Roger Stone said Friday evening that he is “probably” the unnamed person referenced in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment against 12 Russian intelligence officers who allegedly hacked the Democratic National Committee during the […]

We Cannot Allow Strzokians Back into Power

We Cannot Allow Strzokians Back into Power. by Lloyd Marcus · July 14, 2018 Peter Strzok’s arrogance displayed at the Congressional Oversight Committee hearing on TV was infuriating. With their superior noses high in the air, Strzok and the Democrats behaviorally said f*** you to the Republicans, the law, and We the People. It was disgraceful watching Strzok and his […]

10 Ways DOJ Abused Its Authority When It Spied On Trump’s Campaign

10 Ways DOJ Abused Its Authority When It Spied On Trump's Campaign. by Margot Cleveland · July 13, 2018 Last Friday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) missed another deadline to comply with subpoenas issued by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI). The DOJ’s latest episode of stonewalling prompted HPSCI Chair Devin Nunes (R-CA) to suggest that President Donald […]

Mitch McConnell Expects Vote on Brett Kavanaugh Before October

Mitch McConnell Expects Vote on Brett Kavanaugh Before October. Speaking in Louisville on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell re-affirmed the timeline for considering the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court. “The timetable typically, for recent Supreme Court Justices, if we stuck to that timetable, and I intend to, would give us an […]

U.S. accuses Russian spies of 2016 election hacking as summit looms | Reuters

U.S. accuses Russian spies of 2016 election hacking as summit looms | Reuters. by David Shepardson3 Min Read · July 13, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges of hacking the computer networks of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party, the Justice Department said. Deputy […]

Judicial Watch gets 1st batch of Strzok emails

Judicial Watch gets 1st batch of Strzok emails. Compromised FBI agent Peter Strzok’s famous text message to his FBI lawyer paramour vowing to “stop” Donald Trump from becoming president probably is one of the best-known text messages ever. But there’s a lot more that Strzok wrote that hasn’t been released. The Washington watchdog Judicial Watch said Friday it obtained the […]

Trump-Putin Summit: The View from Moscow | The National Interest

Trump-Putin Summit: The View from Moscow | The National Interest. by Dimitri Alexander Simes · July 13, 2018 On Monday, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet in Helsinki. Among the Russian foreign policy elite, there is a sense of cautious optimism about the summit. Despite a clear understanding of the current obstacle to improved relations between Washington and Moscow, […]

Groups Linked to George Soros Behind Campaign to Repeal Trump Tax Cuts

Groups Linked to George Soros Behind Campaign to Repeal Trump Tax Cuts. by Kevin Mooney · July 13, 2018 Left-wing financier George Soros figures prominently in a campaign by progressives to repeal the Trump tax cuts, according to a review of the campaign’s allied organizations and their tax records by The Daily Signal. The campaign, called “Not One Penny,” first […]

Peter Strzok, A Cocky Liar to the EndThe American Spectator

Peter Strzok, A Cocky Liar to the EndThe American Spectator. by George Neumayr · July 13, 2018 The Peter Strzok hearing was a travesty, starting with the fact that he testified as a cocooned, lawyered-up government employee still working for the FBI. It is outrageous that he hasn’t been fired yet. He even still has a security clearance! That alone […]

Peter Strzok is absolutely shameless

Peter Strzok is absolutely shameless. by Post Editorial Board · July 13, 2018 FBI agent Peter Strzok was full of indignant outrage Thursday as he testified before Congress, and all sides reacted accordingly. Heck, The New York Times didn’t even wait for him to say Word One before posting a story headlined, “FBI Agent at Center of Russia Probe Turns […]

Newt Gingrich: GOP could win big in November thanks to Democrats’ radical, unrealistic immigration stance | Fox News

Newt Gingrich: GOP could win big in November thanks to Democrats’ radical, unrealistic immigration stance | Fox News. Republicans have the chance to secure a major victory and expand their 51-49 majority in the U.S. Senate in the November midterm elections – largely because Democrats are advocating radical, impractical and unpopular immigration positions. As more and more Democrats throw their […]

It’s not Bernie Sanders who’s holding the Democrats back — it’s Barack Obama

It's not Bernie Sanders who's holding the Democrats back — it's Barack Obama. by F.H. Buckley · July 10, 2018 Politics has become so mindless I’m almost ready to watch soccer. On the left, Trump is the root of all evil. On the right, the pro-Trumpers mostly just repeat themselves. So to make things more interesting, let a Trump supporter […]

Putin’s Russia threatens democracy but US, allies will resist attacks

Putin's Russia threatens democracy but US, allies will resist attacks. by Mark Warner and Marco Rubio As Donald Trump meets Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, we’ll be meeting with allies in Washington to show Russia its plans to divide and attack us won’t work. Russian President Vladimir Putin at International Cybersecurity Congress (Photo: Sergei Chirikov/epa-EFE) The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a […]

Democratic Congressmen Accuse Paul Ryan Of Political Stunt For Calling For Vote On THEIR ‘Abolish ICE’ Bill — Say They’ll Vote No | The Daily Caller

Democratic Congressmen Accuse Paul Ryan Of Political Stunt For Calling For Vote On THEIR ‘Abolish ICE’ Bill — Say They’ll Vote No | The Daily Caller. Three Democratic congressmen declared on Thursday that they will vote “no” on their own legislation if House Speaker Paul Ryan puts their bill on the floor. Reps. Mark Pocan of Wisconsin, Pramila Jayapal of […]

Congress Demands State Department Release Secret Report Busting Myth of Palestinian Refugees

Congress Demands State Department Release Secret Report Busting Myth of Palestinian Refugees. Key lawmakers in Congress are increasing pressure on the Trump administration to release a long classified government report on Palestinian refugees that insiders have described as a potential game changer in how the United States views the refugee issue and allocates millions in taxpayer funding for a major […]

Reciprocity Is Method to Trump’s Madness | National Review

Reciprocity Is Method to Trump’s Madness | National Review. Critics of Donald Trump claim that there’s no rhyme or reason to his foreign policy. But if there is a consistency, it might be called reciprocity. Trump tries to force other countries to treat the U.S. as the U.S. treats them. In “don’t tread on me” style, he also warns enemies […]

The Kavanaugh Confirmation Kabuki – Michael Barone

The Kavanaugh Confirmation Kabuki – Michael Barone. Theater, much like Japan’s Kabuki — that’s all the Supreme Court confirmation process is. Donald Trump’s presentations of his two nominees, Judge Neil Gorsuch last year and Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Monday, were uncharacteristically graceful — a worthy theatrical innovation, in the view of even some Trump critics. Now we get to watch […]

GOP Rep. Gohmert unloads on ‘smirking’ Strzok: ‘How many times did you look so innocent into your wife’s eyes and lie to her?’ | Fox News

GOP Rep. Gohmert unloads on 'smirking' Strzok: 'How many times did you look so innocent into your wife's eyes and lie to her?' | Fox News. Republican congressman from Texas says the anti-Trump FBI agent is a disgrace to the justice system, says Strzok’s infidelity speaks to character issues. An already raucous hours-long Congressional hearing into FBI agent Peter Strzok’s […]

Don’t You Wish NeverTrumps Would Just Go Away?

Don't You Wish NeverTrumps Would Just Go Away?. by Brian Joondeph · July 13, 2018 We are quite accustomed to the media and the left ginning up phony outrage as a means of virtue-signaling and attacking President Trump. Russian collusion is the standard, but it hasn’t panned out as planned. Next in line are Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, Melania’s shoes […]

NATO Is Sick, And Trump Is The Best Doctor It’s Likely To Get

NATO Is Sick, And Trump Is The Best Doctor It’s Likely To Get. by Paul Bonicelli · July 12, 2018 NATO is needed and always will be as long as threats to the West exist in the form of Russia and state sponsors of terrorism such as Iran, whose utmost desire is the weakening if not destruction of Western civilization. […]

5 takeaways from wild hearing with controversial FBI agent | TheHill

5 takeaways from wild hearing with controversial FBI agent | TheHill. by Katie Bo Williams · July 12, 2018 Peter Strzok on Thursday faced a fierce public grilling from House Republicans who view the controversial FBI counterintelligence agent as the key to exposing what they say was systemic bias by top government officials against Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election. […]

Republicans look to squeeze Dems with vote to abolish ICE – POLITICO

Republicans look to squeeze Dems with vote to abolish ICE – POLITICO. by Heather Caygle · July 12, 2018 House GOP leaders want to force Democrats to choose between their liberal base and swing voters. Multiple GOP sources said House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has pushed his party for the liberal bill to get a vote. | Alex Wong/Getty Images […]

Hearing on Russia probe devolves into shouting match

Hearing on Russia probe devolves into shouting match. An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias vigorously defended himself at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches, finger-pointing and veiled references to personal transgressions. Peter Strzok on Thursday testified publicly for the first time since being removed from special […]

Court: Clock boy, father, on hook for $200,000 legal fees

Court: Clock boy, father, on hook for $200,000 legal fees. A Texas appeals court has affirmed the dismissal in its entirety of a defamation lawsuit filed by Mohamed Mohamed on behalf of himself and his son, the “clock boy” who took to school a device that looked like a briefcase bomb and then cashed in on the ruckus with multiple […]

Feds Collect Record Individual Income Taxes Through June; Still Run $607B Deficit

Feds Collect Record Individual Income Taxes Through June; Still Run $607B Deficit. The federal government collected a record $1,305,490,000,000 in individual income taxes through the first nine months of fiscal 2018 (October 2017 through June 2018), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today. Despite the record individual income tax collections, the federal government still ran a deficit of $607,099,000,000 […]

Peter Strzok’s Smirk Said He Was Lying | Roger L. Simon

Peter Strzok's Smirk Said He Was Lying | Roger L. Simon. by Roger L Simon · July 12, 2018 Although his texts to his paramour indicate he hated Donald Trump as much or possibly more than most of us hate Hitler or Saddam Hussein, Peter Strzok insists his extreme feelings did not affect his work in the Hillary Clinton email […]

Peter Strzok, A Cocky Liar to the EndThe American Spectator

Peter Strzok, A Cocky Liar to the EndThe American Spectator. by George Neumayr · July 13, 2018 The Peter Strzok hearing was a travesty, starting with the fact that he testified as a cocooned, lawyered-up government employee still working for the FBI. It is outrageous that he hasn’t been fired yet. He even still has a security clearance! That alone […]

Starbucks Bans Plastic Straws, Winds Up Using More Plastic – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Starbucks Bans Plastic Straws, Winds Up Using More Plastic – Hit & Run : Reason.com. 2018 will forever be remembered as the year that hating plastic straws went mainstream. Once the lonely cause of environmental cranks, now everyone wants to eliminate these suckers from daily life. In July, Seattle imposed America’s first ban on plastic straws. Vancouver, British Columbia, passed […]

Democrats’ demented assault on Brett Kavanaugh

Democrats’ demented assault on Brett Kavanaugh. by Post Editorial Board · July 11, 2018 Senate Democrats are treating President Trump’s selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court as the end of civilization. And that’s not much of an exaggeration. “Judge Brett Kavanaugh represents a direct and fundamental threat to the promise of equality” and to “the health care […]

Our NATO Allies Just Got Trump’s Wake-Up Call — Will Europe Pick Up?

Our NATO Allies Just Got Trump's Wake-Up Call — Will Europe Pick Up?. by Investor’s Business Daily · July 10, 2018 NATO: For Eurocrats, there never seems to be any downside to insulting President Trump, a man the EU’s suave socialists love to hate. It has been on display as Trump prepares to meet with his fellow NATO members during […]

Everybody Is Wrong About The Ali Watkins Scoops-For-Sex Scandal

Everybody Is Wrong About The Ali Watkins Scoops-For-Sex Scandal. by Mollie Hemingway · July 11, 2018 Legendary New York Times editor Abe Rosenthal once fired a newly hired reporter when he learned she’d had an intimate relationship with one of the people she reported on at her previous newspaper. Michael Goodwin explains what happened next: Word of the incident spread […]

How to maintain the republic? Originalist justices like Brett Kavanaugh – Chicago Tribune

How to maintain the republic? Originalist justices like Brett Kavanaugh – Chicago Tribune. by John Kass The best argument for the necessity of constitutional originalists on the Supreme Court is right before our eyes. You can see it in the news, in our political discourse; you hear the shrieks of it everywhere: It’s the hysteria of the American left over […]

Trump’s Best Overseas Bet Is Elizabeth

Trump's Best Overseas Bet Is Elizabeth. Whatever appearances, conservatives are placated, moderates have nothing to complain about, and an obviously highly qualified candidate is unlikely to be seriously damaged by the Democratic kamikaze attacks, which did not await the banal formality of having the name of the justice-designate before hurling themselves at the unnamed choice. Assistant Democratic Senate leader Dick […]

A Worthy Pardon for the Hammonds – WSJ

A Worthy Pardon for the Hammonds – WSJ. By The Editorial Board July 10, 2018 7:34 p.m. ET 64 COMMENTS The pardon power has its most compelling use when correcting a government injustice. President Trump used his authority on Tuesday for precisely such a purpose in pardoning Dwight Hammond Jr. and his son Steven. Potomac Watch Podcast Why Donald Trump […]

Kavanaugh has Chuck Schumer cornered – The Washington Post

Kavanaugh has Chuck Schumer cornered – The Washington Post. by David Von Drehle · July 10, 2018 Poor Chuck Schumer. Those are not words I ever expected to write. The leader of the Senate Democrats is a smart cookie (perfect SAT score: just ask him!) from Brooklyn back when Brooklyn was Brooklyn, before the arrival of man buns and artisanal […]

Abolishing ICE would be reckless: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey

Abolishing ICE would be reckless: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. by Doug Ducey, Opinion contributor In border communities, law enforcement agencies like ICE aren’t the enemy: they’re a lifeline. For us, border security is national security. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers in New York City on April 11, 2018. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images) In 2002, following the September 11 […]

The ‘conservative’ resistance continues against Trump, the man delivering all the conservative results | Fox News

The 'conservative' resistance continues against Trump, the man delivering all the conservative results | Fox News. by Lauren DeBellis Appell Video Trump wraps up interview process for SCOTUS nominee President Trump to announce his Supreme Court pick on July 9th. John Roberts reports from the White House. If President Trump’s next nominee to the Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice […]

House Freedom Caucus Is Standing By Jim Jordan | The Daily Caller

House Freedom Caucus Is Standing By Jim Jordan | The Daily Caller. The House Freedom Caucus voted unanimously on Tuesday to support Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan amid allegations that he ignored claims of sexual abuse while he was a wrestling coach at Ohio State University. “Jim Jordan is a man of integrity, and we believe him and stand with him […]

Ohio GOP Knocks Cordray for Failure to Act on Fraudulent Online School When Attorney General

Ohio GOP Knocks Cordray for Failure to Act on Fraudulent Online School When Attorney General. The Ohio Republican Party knocked Richard Cordray, the Democratic candidate for governor in the state, on Tuesday for hypocritically attacking his GOP opponent. The back-and-forth began when Cordray, who served as Ohio attorney general from 2009 to 2011, criticized Republican opponent Mike DeWine for not […]

White Privilege’s Strange Career | National Review

White Privilege’s Strange Career | National Review. Rich whites invent minority pedigrees to gain advantage while they condemn poor and working-class rural whites as racist. You hear the phrase “white privilege” nonstop in America these days, as the slogan has transcended the campus and entered popular culture. Historically, the term apparently refers to the original European settlers who came to […]

CNN Critiques Kavanaugh For Being White – Marina Medvin

CNN Critiques Kavanaugh For Being White – Marina Medvin. Within 15 minutes of President Trump nominating Brett Kavanaugh, CNN published an article critiquing Kavanaugh for being just another white man, and adding him to a long list of white men who served on the Supreme Court. The crux of the article is that racial and gender diversity matters because the […]

Byron York: Mueller reveals tenuous link between Manafort charges and Trump

Byron York: Mueller reveals tenuous link between Manafort charges and Trump. It’s often been observed that special counsel Robert Mueller, assigned to investigate alleged Trump-Russia collusion in the 2016 presidential campaign, has yet to charge anyone with a crime involving Trump-Russia collusion in the 2016 presidential campaign. The biggest of Mueller’s indictments, that of one-time Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, […]

U.S. Set To Become World’s Top Oil Producer – Bloomberg Quint

U.S. Set To Become World’s Top Oil Producer – Bloomberg Quint. The U.S. government sees oil production further climbing next year even amid transportation logjams in the country’s most prolific shale play. The Energy Information Administration sees U.S. crude output averaging 11.8 million barrels a day in 2019, up from its 11.76 million barrel a day estimate in the June […]

Iran Is Ripe for Regime Change

Iran Is Ripe for Regime Change. by Amil Imani · July 10, 2018 It is hard to believe that four decades has passed since the Islamic Revolution was forced upon the Iranian people and their freedom disappeared. Under the rule of these adherents of death, everything in Iran is deteriorating while Iran’s religious government is strong and has a great […]

Jim Jordan Is A Man of Integrity Railroaded With Factless Allegations

Jim Jordan Is A Man of Integrity Railroaded With Factless Allegations. by Jim DeMint · July 10, 2018 Like many Americans, when I saw last week’s headlines about my friend, U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), I couldn’t believe them. The accusations did not describe the man of character and courage I’ve known for more than a decade. When I read […]

Trump blasts EU on trade, defense spending ahead of NATO summit | TheHill

Trump blasts EU on trade, defense spending ahead of NATO summit | TheHill. by Max Greenwood · July 10, 2018 President Trump on Tuesday continued to express frustration with trade between the U.S. and the European Union (EU), using Europe’s trade surplus with the U.S. to question Washington’s spending on trans-Atlantic defense. “The European Union makes it impossible for our […]

U.S. ups China trade war ante, threatens tariffs on $200 billion of goods | Reuters

U.S. ups China trade war ante, threatens tariffs on $200 billion of goods | Reuters. The Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute with China on Tuesday, saying it would slap 10 percent tariffs on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. FILE PHOTO: A worker helps load steel bars onto a truck at warehouse of the […]

Irony alert: Mexico’s next president plans own border police

Irony alert: Mexico’s next president plans own border police. While Mexican leaders continue to complain about President Trump’s plan for a border wall to stem illegal immigration, the next president of Mexico is planning to establish a border force to stop illegal immigrants, drugs and guns from entering his country from Central America. The future chief of public security for […]

A Strategic Reset for NATO | The National Interest

A Strategic Reset for NATO | The National Interest. by Zalmay Khalilzad · July 10, 2018 At the NATO summit this week, President Donald Trump will undoubtedly criticize allies for not spending enough on defense and for pursuing their own economic wellbeing, in part at the expense of the United States. The president has been lambasted for criticizing U.S. allies […]

St. Jude Family Criticized After Thanking Eric Trump for $16.3 Million Donation

St. Jude Family Criticized After Thanking Eric Trump for $16.3 Million Donation. After thanking Eric Trump for helping to raise $16.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a Tennessee woman has been criticized on Twitter for being grateful to President Donald Trump’s son. On June 27, Sherrie Hopper of Memphis, Tenn., whose nephew Zachary had received treatment from St. […]

The First Time Democrats Tried to Deny Kavanaugh a Court Seat

The First Time Democrats Tried to Deny Kavanaugh a Court Seat. by Fred Lucas · July 10, 2018 After the president nominated Brett Kavanaugh for a key court vacancy, Democrats sought to obstruct. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., resorted to name-calling. The New York Times chimed in to call Kavanaugh “unqualified.” That’s what happened when President George W. Bush named Kavanaugh […]

Top Six Unhinged Reactions to Kavanaugh Nomination to SCOTUS

Top Six Unhinged Reactions to Kavanaugh Nomination to SCOTUS. The floodgates burst open Monday night when President Trump announced his selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be his second Supreme Court justice appointment and liberal tears spilled out all over the internet. Twitter, as always, was the best place to look for unhinged histrionics from the left. Here are some […]

Democratic Litmus Tests: Abortion and Nothing But AbortionThe American Spectator

Democratic Litmus Tests: Abortion and Nothing But AbortionThe American Spectator. by Doug Bandow · July 11, 2018 There was a time in American history when people did not look to the Supreme Court to decide the legality of abortion. That didn’t stop Americans from debating the issue. By 1973, many states were liberalizing their laws. Even Ronald Reagan proved less […]

Nunes Targets the Real Collusion: The Media and DOJ – American Greatness

Nunes Targets the Real Collusion: The Media and DOJ – American Greatness. by Julie Kelly · July 10, 2018 Congress is finally closing in on the biggest perpetrator of the Trump-Russia election collusion hoax: the American news media. After taking an eight-year break from its vital role as the executive branch’s watchdog, the media have been on a frenzied, anti-Trump […]

Dick Durbin’s Supreme Sacrifice – WSJ

Dick Durbin’s Supreme Sacrifice – WSJ. By William McGurn July 9, 2018 7:05 p.m. ET 183 COMMENTS In Tennyson’s hands the light brigade’s disastrous frontal assault on Russian troops in the Crimean War produced some stirring verse. But suicidal charges are less advised for political parties. So it’s startling to hear a high-ranking member of the Democratic leadership call on […]

Brett Kavanaugh: Trump’s Supreme Court nominee a justice in waiting

Brett Kavanaugh: Trump's Supreme Court nominee a justice in waiting. On paper, Brett Michael Kavanaugh may be the most qualified Supreme Court nominee in generations. Like Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas, he has served on the second-most powerful court in the nation. Like Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Sonia Sotomayor and […]

Flashback: In 2017 Schumer Said You Can’t Ask a Judge About a Specific Case

Flashback: In 2017 Schumer Said You Can't Ask a Judge About a Specific Case. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said during a Senate floor speech Friday that a Supreme Court nominee from President Donald Trump would have an obligation to share their personal views on an array of legal issues after saying you can’t ask a judge about a specific […]

U.N. Report on American Poverty Is Patently Ridiculous | National Review

U.N. Report on American Poverty Is Patently Ridiculous | National Review. by Nikki Haley · July 9, 2018 The United Nations flag flies outside the headquarters building in New York City. (Mike Segar/Reuters) It is unnecessary, politically biased, factually wrong, and a waste of U.S. taxpayer dollars. Last month, the United Nations released a report about poverty in America. A […]

Trump’s Zero-Tariff Solution – Stephen Moore

Trump's Zero-Tariff Solution – Stephen Moore. President Donald Trump’s aluminum and steel tariff policies have now triggered retaliatory tariffs from other nations, including Canada, the EU and China. Last week President Trump imposed new tariffs on more than $30 billion of Chinese electronic equipment and other consumer goods. Our trading partners are now threatening to hit our domestic industries, including […]

Why Trump picked Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court nominee

Why Trump picked Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court nominee. by Gabriel Malor · July 10, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a thoroughly Washingtonian choice for the Supreme Court. He grew up in Washington, D.C. After law school (Yale) and clerkships (3rd and 9th Circuits, and Justice Anthony Kennedy), he worked for Ken Starr first at the Office of […]

Lisa Page to appear on Capitol Hill for closed-door interview with House Judiciary, Oversight Committees | Fox News

Lisa Page to appear on Capitol Hill for closed-door interview with House Judiciary, Oversight Committees | Fox News. by Brooke Singman Video New Strzok, Page texts suggest coordination in Russia probe Strzok’s text refers to inter-agency meeting. Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page is expected to appear at a closed-door deposition in front of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees on […]

Summertime Heat Must Mean Global Warming

Summertime Heat Must Mean Global Warming. by Brian C. Joondeph · July 9, 2018 Summertime brings hot days at least as long as I can remember. Currently it has been hotter than normal, whatever “normal” really is. The media is panting, not from the heat, but over another chance to push the global warming narrative. After all, it’s better than […]

Festival Bans Musical For Allowing White Woman To Sing Slave Songs

Festival Bans Musical For Allowing White Woman To Sing Slave Songs. by David Marcus · July 9, 2018 Over the past several decades, an important and much-needed effort has been made to expand the Western canon to reflect the contributions of non-white artists and writers. This brings a richer, deeper understanding of our cultural history to the fore and helps […]

GOP rallies around Kavanaugh as Supreme Court pick | TheHill

GOP rallies around Kavanaugh as Supreme Court pick | TheHill. by Brett Samuels · July 9, 2018 Republican leaders and lawmakers on Monday night were quick to rally around President Trump’s decision to nominate federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. GOP senators and other conservatives praised Kavanaugh’s academic credentials and judicial track record, and expressed optimism […]

Analysis: Trump court pick aimed at cementing legacy

Analysis: Trump court pick aimed at cementing legacy. With fanfare befitting the nation’s pre-eminent showman, President Donald Trump on Monday poured accelerant on his campaign to shift Washington’s balance of power toward conservatives and remake the federal judiciary for generations to come. Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is the latest milestone in what has been […]

Bombshell: Hunt for Seth Rich’s murderer turns up ‘witness’

Bombshell: Hunt for Seth Rich’s murderer turns up ‘witness’. The convoluted case of the murder in Washington, D.C., of Democrat operative Seth Rich has taken another turn, with a lobbyist who has been investigating the case claiming that there has been found a “credible” witness. The announcement from Jack Burkman, a Washington-based lawyer and lobbyist, was revealed by the Gateway […]

Starbucks Joins the Anti-Straw Craze

Starbucks Joins the Anti-Straw Craze. by Chris White · July 9, 2018 Starbucks plans to stop using plastic straws at all of its stores worldwide within the next two years. The global coffee chain will eliminate all plastic straws by 2020, and will instead cap cold drinks with lids, Starbucks stated in a press statement. Starbucks becomes the most recent […]

Top Six Unhinged Reactions to Kavanaugh Nomination to SCOTUS

Top Six Unhinged Reactions to Kavanaugh Nomination to SCOTUS. by Debra Heine · July 9, 2018 The floodgates burst open Monday night when President Trump announced his selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be his second Supreme Court justice appointment and liberal tears spilled out all over the internet. Twitter, as always, was the best place to look for unhinged […]

If Kim Cheats, Who Tells Trump?The American Spectator

If Kim Cheats, Who Tells Trump?The American Spectator. by Herbert E. Meyer · July 9, 2018 Kudos to President Trump for meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un in Singapore, and for negotiating what could be the most important arms-control agreement of our time. And kudos to the president for sending Secretary of State Mike Pompeo back to Pyongyang last week […]

Trump Deals Another Blow To Obama’s Health Care Legacy | The Daily Caller

Trump Deals Another Blow To Obama’s Health Care Legacy | The Daily Caller. The Trump administration announced Saturday evening that it is temporarily freezing billions of dollars of payments to health insurance companies intended to help them manage higher-risk patients, sparking backlash from the industry’s lobbying arm as insurers continue to struggle to adjust to the administration’s repeated attacks on […]

Pro-Illegal Immigration Politicians Killed the Center-Left | National Review

Pro-Illegal Immigration Politicians Killed the Center-Left | National Review. The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over long-time Democratic congressman Joe Crowley of New York inspired some hysterical punditry. We were told that the 28,000 people who voted in a district of more than 600,000 had decided the fate of the political universe. Ocasio-Cortez, in this telling, heralds the coming of Democratic-Socialist, […]

Dick Durbin: Blocking Trump’s Supreme Court pick more important than red state Dems getting re-elected

Dick Durbin: Blocking Trump's Supreme Court pick more important than red state Dems getting re-elected. by Daniel Chaitin · July 8, 2018 A top Democrat in the Senate said his vulnerable colleagues from red states “understand” that fighting to stop President Trump’s Supreme Court pick is more important than getting re-elected in 2018. Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was […]

Did Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Save America?

Did Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Save America?. by Steve McCann · July 9, 2018 The citizenry of a nation that has experienced unprecedented peace, prosperity and global or regional hegemony over four or more generations are often lulled to sleep believing there will never be an end to their good fortune. Inevitably these countries and empires have […]

Potential Nominee Kavanaugh Has Troubling Record On Religious Liberty

Potential Nominee Kavanaugh Has Troubling Record On Religious Liberty. Ed Whelan of Bench Memos yesterday defended Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s jurisprudence in a host of areas, including religious liberty. I have great respect for Whelan. I have long been an admirer of his blog, checking it daily. But I fear he may be either working too hastily under time pressure, or […]

Giuliani says he’s advised Trump not to pardon Cohen: ‘That’s something you can decide down the road’ | TheHill

Giuliani says he's advised Trump not to pardon Cohen: 'That's something you can decide down the road' | TheHill. by Brett Samuels · July 8, 2018 Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that he’s urged President Trump not to discuss the possibility of a pardon for his longtime attorney, Michael Cohen, at least until ongoing investigations conclude. Giuliani, who joined Trump’s legal […]

Trump adviser says two Supreme Court candidates are tougher sell | Reuters

Trump adviser says two Supreme Court candidates are tougher sell | Reuters. A judicial activist advising U.S. President Donald Trump on potential nominees to the Supreme Court signaled Sunday that two of the candidates would be a tougher sell to conservatives. FILE PHOTO: Federal appeals court judges L-R: Raymond Kethledge, Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett, and Thomas Hardiman, being considered […]

Resistance leader: Iran’s mullah regime could fall within next year

Resistance leader: Iran’s mullah regime could fall within next year. Authorities in four European nations foiled a terrorist plot against an Iranian resistance rally in Paris, and a key figure in the resistance says Iran is right to be worried about regime change, hinting all the pieces are in place for the mullahs to be toppled within the next year. […]

The Economic Roots of Iran’s Unrest | The National Interest

The Economic Roots of Iran’s Unrest | The National Interest. by James Robbins · July 5, 2018 The fresh outbreaks of street protests in Tehran that have taken place in recent days raise the question of whether this will be just a temporary disturbance or a sign of more significant changes to come. Last Monday, police in Tehran attacked protesters […]

If Trump Nominates Barrett for Court, Feinstein and Durbin Should Recuse Themselves

If Trump Nominates Barrett for Court, Feinstein and Durbin Should Recuse Themselves. If President Trump chooses to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, two senators should recuse themselves: Dick Durbin and Dianne Feinstein. Senators Durbin and Feinstein have already evinced an anti-Catholic bias, thus disqualifying themselves from voting on Judge Barrett’s suitability to serve […]

California Man Arrested for Threatening to Murder FCC’s Ajit Pai’s Family

California Man Arrested for Threatening to Murder FCC’s Ajit Pai’s Family. A man angry over net neutrality has been charged with threatening to murder the family of Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai. Late last month, Markara Man, 33, of Norwalk, California, was arrested and charged with “threatening to murder a member of the immediate family of a U.S. official […]

California Teachers Sue Unions to Recoup Unconstitutional Agency Fees in Wake of Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Decision

California Teachers Sue Unions to Recoup Unconstitutional Agency Fees in Wake of Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Decision. by Tyler O’Neil · July 8, 2018 Justice is coming for unions that forced non-members to pay “non-political” agency fees that went to prop up Democratic candidates. Last month, the Supreme Court ruled that forcing workers who disagree with a union to […]

Why the Preemptive Attacks on Amy Coney Barrett?The American Spectator

Why the Preemptive Attacks on Amy Coney Barrett?The American Spectator. by David Catron · July 9, 2018 Since Amy Coney Barrett appeared on President Trump’s shortlist of potential replacements for Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, the Democrats, the legacy “news” media, and a motley mélange of social justice warriors have behaved as if he intends to nominate Lizzy […]

Is Trump’s Economy Heading Toward Recession? And Will the Fed Step In?

Is Trump's Economy Heading Toward Recession? And Will the Fed Step In?. by Alex Wong/Getty Images · July 7, 2018 The American economic expansion, heading into its tenth year, still has room to run. So say some of the best regarded pundits. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta estimates that in the second quarter the economy has grown at an […]

When they lose, Democrats just want to change the rules

When they lose, Democrats just want to change the rules. by Jenna Ellis · July 6, 2018 As liberal fury over Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement continues to escalate, there’s a clear mindset behind the Left’s opposition tactics: “If we stop winning, we want to immediately change the rules.” In the week after Kennedy’s retirement was announced, some Democrats have revived […]

Roe v. Wade Overturned? Unlikely. | National Review

Roe v. Wade Overturned? Unlikely. | National Review. by Andrew C. McCarthy · July 7, 2018 Sen. Susan Collins talks to reporters on Capitol Hill, May 16, 2018. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Roe probably won’t be overturned because it probably won’t come up; Casey is the center of abortion law nowadays. It was my honor to befriend Judge Robert Bork in the […]

Leandra English Finally Leaving CFPB

Leandra English Finally Leaving CFPB. Leandra English, the Obama administration political appointee who tried to seize leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is leaving the agency and dropping her lawsuit against the White House. The Associated Press reported English would resign from the CFPB next week, and will drop the lawsuit, which had so far been unsuccessful in court. […]

Amy Barrett, Catholic Christian, Has the Right Idea, Living Her Faith | National Review

Amy Barrett, Catholic Christian, Has the Right Idea, Living Her Faith | National Review. Living Christianity in the world today In a piece titled “There’s A Special Place in Hell for Women Who Gut Abortion Rights,” a writer for the Huffington Post references Amy Barrett once telling students, “Your legal career is but a means to an end, and . […]

What? Me, Liberal? That’s ‘Fake News’ – Debra J. Saunders

What? Me, Liberal? That's 'Fake News' – Debra J. Saunders. I spent my first 30-plus years in the newspaper business as an editorial writer and later a columnist. Like many readers, I developed views about political reportage in this country, liberal bias and stupid cable news tricks. Since the Las Vegas Review-Journal gave me my first reporting job, White House […]

The Senate’s long, hot Supreme Court battle starts Monday

The Senate's long, hot Supreme Court battle starts Monday. by Susan Ferrechio · July 8, 2018 The unveiling of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee on Monday will immediately shift the focus of the Senate to confirming that pick in a few short months, and create a frenzy as GOP and Democratic senators try to steal a handful of votes in […]

Pompeo shrugs off North Korea’s accusation of US ‘gangster-like’ demands | Fox News

Pompeo shrugs off North Korea's accusation of US 'gangster-like' demands | Fox News. by Amy Lieu U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to members of the media following two days of meetings with Kim Yong Chol, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, before boarding his plane in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, July 7, 2018, […]

Is Hillary Clinton secretly planning to run in 2020?

Is Hillary Clinton secretly planning to run in 2020?. by Michael Goodwin · July 8, 2018 The messages convey a sense of urgency, and are coming with increasing frequency. They are short, focused reactions to the latest “outrage” committed by President Trump. Some end by asking for money, some urge participation in protests. All read as if they are sent […]

Hey, NeverTrumps, Where Would We Be with Hillary Clinton Right Now?

Hey, NeverTrumps, Where Would We Be with Hillary Clinton Right Now?. by John Scotto · July 7, 2018 Will the NeverTrumps ever come to the realization that President Trump is executing the conservative agenda most of them have been dreaming about for the past three decades? Finally, the answer to their prayers is here, yet many NeverTrumps like Washington Post […]

Voter optimism holds key to GOP’s midterm hopes | TheHill

Voter optimism holds key to GOP’s midterm hopes | TheHill. by Reid Wilson · July 7, 2018 GOP strategists are hopeful that a booming economy and voters’ growing confidence on the country’s direction will dampen what might otherwise be a wave for Democrats in November’s midterms. Republican pollsters are nervous about President Trump’s approval rating and a generic ballot matchup […]

Pompeo brushes off North Korean ‘gangster’ claim, pursues denuclearization talks | Reuters

Pompeo brushes off North Korean 'gangster' claim, pursues denuclearization talks | Reuters. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brushed off North Korean accusations of “gangster-like” diplomacy during negotiations in Pyongyang, saying on Sunday he will pursue denuclearization talks after meeting his Japanese and South Korean counterparts. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono and South Korea’s […]

Trump lawyers call Comey ‘Machiavellian’ in note to Mueller

Trump lawyers call Comey 'Machiavellian' in note to Mueller. Lawyers for President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on former FBI Director James Comey in a confidential memo last year to the special counsel, casting him as “Machiavellian,” dishonest and “unbounded by law and regulation” as they sought to undermine the credibility of a law enforcement leader they see as […]

‘Unpleasant surprises’ expected in Pentagon audit

‘Unpleasant surprises’ expected in Pentagon audit. An audit is now being done on the Department of Defense, the first time in its history, explains a report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. And the chief financial officer for the Pentagon, David L. Norquist, has told U.S. senators he expects “unpleasant surprises.” While Norquist’s testimony to the Senate Budget Committee came earlier […]

Rising Optimism in South Korea, Caution in Japan, Amid US Diplomacy With Pyongyang

Rising Optimism in South Korea, Caution in Japan, Amid US Diplomacy With Pyongyang. President Trump’s June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un appears to have contributed to a surge of optimism in South Korea, although majorities polled in both South Korea and Japan do not expect North Korea to completely shut down its nuclear programs in the near future. The […]

Trump’s Fuel Efficiency Reality Check Revs Up the American Economy

Trump’s Fuel Efficiency Reality Check Revs Up the American Economy. by Derrick Hollie · July 6, 2018 Despite rampant speculation that President Donald Trump’s trade policy might increase some car prices, how his regulatory relief agenda may lower sticker prices and increase safety goes largely ignored. How did this happen? The Trump administration is revising the Corporate Average Fuel Economy […]

Our Betters in the Media Mock Trump after Russia’s World Cup Loss | Trending

Our Betters in the Media Mock Trump after Russia’s World Cup Loss | Trending. by Christopher A. Guzman · July 6, 2018 Following Russia’s loss to Croatia in the quarterfinal round of this year’s World Cup, both current and former members of the press jumped on Twitter to ridicule President Donald Trump — with at least one user calling for […]

The USDA Is Considering Some Lousy GMO-Labeling Rules – Reason.com

The USDA Is Considering Some Lousy GMO-Labeling Rules – Reason.com. This week saw the end of the period set aside for the public to comment on a set of oft-delayed rules which may govern the state of GMO labeling around the country for years to come. The federal GMO-labeling law that spurred the rulemaking, the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, […]

Fauxahontas Warren gets another dunk in the barrel from Trump

Fauxahontas Warren gets another dunk in the barrel from Trump. by Monica Showalter · July 6, 2018 In fine form and having lots of fun, President Trump has offered Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) a million dollars to take a DNA test and prove to everyone that she is as Indian as she says she is. Here’s how the outraged media […]

The nationalism America needs now

The nationalism America needs now. by Megan McArdle · July 6, 2018 This has been the year of the national anthem. Never before have so many Americans been so passionately interested in the details of its performance. Lengthy debates were held over whether the third verse of “The Star-Spangled Banner” was racist, most of them conducted by people who had […]

Unaccountable Big Media Personified – American Greatness

Unaccountable Big Media Personified – American Greatness. by Julie Kelly · July 6, 2018 As Americans were finalizing their holiday plans on July 3, the New York Times quietly announced that Ali Watkins, the reporter caught up in a federal investigation into illegal leaks of classified information, would be reassigned rather than fired. Executive editor Dean Baquet confirmed Watkins, 26, […]

Trump makes NATO nightmare a reality - Axios

Trump makes NATO nightmare a reality - Axios. The president’s views on NATO and trade are inseparable: He believes that, as he said in Montana, Americans are “the schmucks paying for the whole thing.” “[T]hey kill us on trade. They kill us on other things. … [T]hey kill us with NATO. They kill us.” He sees both as examples of international […]

U.S. allies fear Trump will reduce U.S. troops in Europe | McClatchy Washington Bureau

U.S. allies fear Trump will reduce U.S. troops in Europe | McClatchy Washington Bureau. After 18 months of Donald Trump’s “America First” presidency, European leaders meeting with him next week fear the United States may change its traditional course and begin to bring American troops home from the continent. It comes as nations, especially in Eastern Europe, are lobbying the […]

Wisconsin Dem Candidate Looking to Replace Paul Ryan Has Been Arrested Nine Times Since 1991

Wisconsin Dem Candidate Looking to Replace Paul Ryan Has Been Arrested Nine Times Since 1991. Randy Bryce, the Wisconsin Democrat running to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.), has been elevated by national Democrats, but he has a long history of arrests, including pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated in 1998, in addition to eight other arrests. Two of […]

Scott Pruitt Had to Go, Not Deregulation | National Review

Scott Pruitt Had to Go, Not Deregulation | National Review. It speaks volumes about the culture of the Trump administration that it took this long. When Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt resigned on Thursday, he finally put an end to a long-running distraction for both his agency and the president. Pruitt’s high-handed personal conduct and actions that, at the […]

Unethical Anti-America, Anti-Trump Media Tied-up in Rhetorical Bows – Douglas MacKinnon

Unethical Anti-America, Anti-Trump Media Tied-up in Rhetorical Bows – Douglas MacKinnon. President Trump recently and correctly stated that America’s “Biggest enemy is fake news.” While right to issue that warning, he still understated the threat the mainstream media represent to our Republic. Worse than “fake,” the liberal media deliberately falsifies the “news” in a concerted effort to effect an ideological […]

Shifting Strategy, Trump’s Lawyers Set New Conditions for Mueller Interview

Shifting Strategy, Trump’s Lawyers Set New Conditions for Mueller Interview. President Trump’s lawyers set new conditions on Friday on an interview with the special counsel and said that the chances that the president would be voluntarily questioned were growing increasingly unlikely. The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, needs to prove before Mr. Trump would agree to an interview that […]

Potential Nominee Kavanaugh Has Troubling Record On Religious Liberty

Potential Nominee Kavanaugh Has Troubling Record On Religious Liberty. by Anonymous · July 5, 2018 Ed Whelan of Bench Memos yesterday defended Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s jurisprudence in a host of areas, including religious liberty. I have great respect for Whelan. I have long been an admirer of his blog, checking it daily. But I fear he may be either working […]

Pence delivers pep rally for ICE agents amid Dem attacks | TheHill

Pence delivers pep rally for ICE agents amid Dem attacks | TheHill. by Mike Lillis · July 6, 2018 Vice President Pence on Friday hailed the work of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), delivering at its headquarters a vigorous defense of the agency — and a warning to Democratic critics calling to abolish the office altogether. Pence hammered the Democrats […]

Memos show Strzok accelerating Russia probe before election

Memos show Strzok accelerating Russia probe before election. Newly revealed FBI memos show that FBI agent Peter Strzok and his counterintelligence team stepped up their effort to find “derogatory” information regarding alleged Trump-Russia collusion so they could expand their investigation prior to the 2016 presidential election. The investigators were looking for a “pretext” to accelerate the probe and get a […]

A U.S. Stealth Bomber Just Tested a Brand New Bunker-Busting Nuke | The National Interest

A U.S. Stealth Bomber Just Tested a Brand New Bunker-Busting Nuke | The National Interest. An Air Force B-2 stealth bomber just completed the first test drop of an advanced nuclear gravity bomb, Military.com reported on June 30. The B-61-12 gravity bomb , a GPS-guided behemoth that’s been in development since 2008 , can penetrate three meters of earth before […]

Rising Optimism in South Korea, Caution in Japan, Amid US Diplomacy With Pyongyang

Rising Optimism in South Korea, Caution in Japan, Amid US Diplomacy With Pyongyang. President Trump’s June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un appears to have contributed to a surge of optimism in South Korea, although majorities polled in both South Korea and Japan do not expect North Korea to completely shut down its nuclear programs in the near future. The […]

California Man Arrested for Threatening to Murder FCC’s Ajit Pai’s Family

California Man Arrested for Threatening to Murder FCC’s Ajit Pai’s Family. by Katherine Rohloff · July 6, 2018 A man angry over net neutrality has been charged with threatening to murder the family of Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai. Late last month, Markara Man, 33, of Norwalk, California, was arrested and charged with “threatening to murder a member of […]

An American Agenda for Trump’s Summit with Putin | Trending

An American Agenda for Trump’s Summit with Putin | Trending. by John Zmirak · July 6, 2018 President Trump’s upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin brings us back to the basics of sane foreign policy. Since they’re often contested by ideologues, let me review them before making suggestions on what the president should press for during that meeting. Foreign […]

The Irony of the Left’s Opposition to BarrettThe American Spectator

The Irony of the Left’s Opposition to BarrettThe American Spectator. by George Neumayr · July 6, 2018 For most Senate Democrats presiding over judicial confirmations, the only good Catholic is a bad one. They will only confirm Catholic nominees who reject authoritative Church teaching in favor of liberalism. In the presumed pro-life conscientiousness of Amy Coney Barrett, the Democrats smell […]

‘Abolish ICE’ is a sign of the left’s rising extremism

‘Abolish ICE’ is a sign of the left’s rising extremism. by Post Editorial Board · July 4, 2018 It’s becoming the new litmus test of the Democratic Party’s resurgent left: As Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put it soon after her upset primary win over the No. 4 House Democrat, “If they’re not actively calling for the abolition of ICE . . . […]

Divorcing Trump: Why some conservatives are now pushing Democrats (!) | Fox News

Divorcing Trump: Why some conservatives are now pushing Democrats (!) | Fox News. ‘MediaBuzz’ host Howard Kurtz weighs in on anti-Trump conservative pundits saying they will support the Democrats in the upcoming election. The conservative commentators who absolutely despise President Trump are in a box. During the campaign, many loudly proclaimed that they could never vote for Trump. But they […]

Who really wants to abolish ICE? Surely not the American people | TheHill

Who really wants to abolish ICE? Surely not the American people | TheHill. by David Bossie, opinion contributor · July 5, 2018 The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, commonly known as ICE, began operations in 2003 as a result of a major reorganization of the federal government in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America that murdered […]

Why Maxine Waters Is Going Crazy | Roger L. Simon

Why Maxine Waters Is Going Crazy | Roger L. Simon. by Roger L Simon · July 5, 2018 Maxine Waters has never been the mildest and most judicious of politicians, but there is a method to her current (extreme) madness. She does have something to be afraid of. Identity politics – her bread and butter – is, for the first […]