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America’s 233-Year-Old Shock at Jihad

America’s 233-Year-Old Shock at Jihad. by Raymond Ibrahim · March 26, 2019 Exactly 233 years ago this week, two of America’s founding fathers documented their first exposure to Islamic jihad in a letter to Congress; like many Americans today, they too were shocked at what they learned. Context: in 1785, Muslim pirates from North Africa, or “Barbary,” had captured two […]

Investigate the investigators

Investigate the investigators. by Boston Herald editorial staff · March 25, 2019 The Mueller report is in. The president is vindicated. Now it is time to investigate the investigators. The Justice Department said yesterday that the investigation found no evidence that President Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia in any way to gain an advantage in the election. “The […]

It Was All a Lie | The American Conservative

It Was All a Lie | The American Conservative. The short version? Mueller is done. His report unambiguously states there was no collusion or obstruction. He was allowed to follow every lead unfettered in an investigation of breathtaking depth. It cannot be clearer. The report summary states, “The Special Counsel’s investigation did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone […]

Pompeo to AIPAC: Democratic Lawmakers, Politicians Mainstreaming Anti-Semitism

Pompeo to AIPAC: Democratic Lawmakers, Politicians Mainstreaming Anti-Semitism. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared on Monday that growing anti-Semitism across the globe, including in the United States, will not be tolerated by the Trump administration and that efforts to delegitimize Israel will not be tolerated, according to comments before a pro-Israel crowd at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) […]

Robert Mueller’s Report & Our Long National Hysteria | National Review

Robert Mueller's Report & Our Long National Hysteria | National Review. Our long national hysteria may not be over, but at least it should — by rights — be diminished. Robert Mueller delivered his long-awaited report on Friday, and Attorney General William Barr just released his summary of the findings. They completely vindicate President Trump regarding the allegation that his […]

Trump allies await results of two internal probes that could expose Russia investigation backstory | Fox News

Trump allies await results of two internal probes that could expose Russia investigation backstory | Fox News. Following the revelation that Special Counsel Robert Mueller unearthed no evidence that President Trump or his campaign colluded with Russia to sway the 2016 election, Trump allies are now awaiting the results of two long-running internal probes that could expose the backstory behind […]

Mueller Madness: The media pundits who got it most wrong

Mueller Madness: The media pundits who got it most wrong. by Sohrab Ahmari · March 26, 2019 Special counsel Robert Mueller has definitively put to rest the collusion theory of President Trump’s election. That’s not a little embarrassing for the many journalists, talking heads, celebrities and instant-experts who spent more than two years furiously speculating about Moscow “pee-pee” tapes, treasonous […]

After Mueller: Now Back to the Culture War

After Mueller: Now Back to the Culture War. by Christopher Chantrill · March 25, 2019 I do feel for our liberal friends, I really do after their weekend from hell. To be disappointed by Mueller, and humiliated by Trump, when everything seemed to be going so swimmingly! The shame of it! It’s the ingratitude! Don’t those deplorables — Trumpists, Brexiteers, […]

NASA cancels first all-female spacewalk due to ‘spacesuit availability’ issues | TheHill

NASA cancels first all-female spacewalk due to 'spacesuit availability' issues | TheHill. by Michael Burke · March 25, 2019 NASA said Monday that it has canceled what would have been its first all-female spacewalk, citing “spacesuit availability” issues. NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch had been scheduled to conduct the spacewalk on March 29, NASA said in a statement. […]

Study confirms: Boys and girls born different – WND

Study confirms: Boys and girls born different – WND. A new study claims to have found scientific evidence that brain differences between men and women begin in the womb. Male brains were found to be “more susceptible to environmental influences,” according to the study published in the journal Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, the Daily Mail of London reported. Brain scans of […]

Mueller Took a Vicious Parting Shot at Trump With Cop-Out on Obstruction

Mueller Took a Vicious Parting Shot at Trump With Cop-Out on Obstruction. by Debra Heine · Special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election landed with an anticlimactic thud over the weekend, concluding that neither the president nor any Trump campaign officials knowingly conspired with Russia. On the question of obstruction, however, according to a […]

Mueller Probe: 22 Months, 19 Lawyers, 40 FBI, 2,800 Subpoenas, 500 Search Warrants, 500 Witnesses

Mueller Probe: 22 Months, 19 Lawyers, 40 FBI, 2,800 Subpoenas, 500 Search Warrants, 500 Witnesses. In his summary to congressional leaders on Sunday, Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his staff “thoroughly investigated allegations” that members of the Trump presidential campaign and others associated with it “conspired with the Russian government in its efforts to interfere […]

4 Ways Democrats Are Responding to Mueller Report

4 Ways Democrats Are Responding to Mueller Report. by Rachel del Guidice · March 25, 2019 Democrats are considering next steps following the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, which found that Donald Trump and his associates did not conspire with Russia to win the presidency. Mueller transmitted the results of his […]

Trump’s Bully Pit | The American Spectator

Trump’s Bully Pit | The American Spectator. by Debra J. Saunders Washington During a week when President Donald Trump should have been beating his chest nonstop to celebrate the strong U.S. economy, he instead chose to flog his enemies, dead and alive, on Twitter and on camera. On Wednesday, Trump bashed the late Sen. John McCain, a war hero and […]

Michael Avenatti Arrested for Attempting to Extort Nike for Millions of Dollars – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Michael Avenatti Arrested for Attempting to Extort Nike for Millions of Dollars – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Robby Soave · March 25, 2019 Michael Avenatti, the celebrity attorney who previously represented pornographic film actress Stormy Daniels and Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick, has been arrested on suspicion of extortion. As recently as five months ago, Avenatti was a frequent […]

Byron York: Trump, falsely accused of collusion, faces new onslaught of obstruction accusations

Byron York: Trump, falsely accused of collusion, faces new onslaught of obstruction accusations. A reasonable reading of Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings is that President Trump was falsely accused of conspiring or coordinating with Russia to fix the 2016 election. The same goes for people around Trump who were also falsely accused. “The Special Counsel’s investigation did not find […]

Opinion | The Many Problems With the Barr Letter – The New York Times

Opinion | The Many Problems With the Barr Letter – The New York Times. by Neal K. Katyal · March 24, 2019 The Many Problems With the Barr Letter By unilaterally concluding that Trump did not obstruct justice, the attorney general has made it imperative that the public see the Mueller report. Mr. Katyal is a law professor at Georgetown. […]

Don’t expect any media mea culpas for the ‘collusion’ delusion

Don’t expect any media mea culpas for the ‘collusion’ delusion. by Jason Beale · March 24, 2019 The opening scene of the Big Reveal of Robert Mueller’s special-counsel report went according to the script: Conservatives “pounced,” the left “pushed back” and the media turned to each other for comfort and reassurance. Amid the misty-eyed cable news anchors and the hastily […]

‘Complete And Total EXONERATION’ — President Trump Takes A Victory Lap After Mueller Report Release | The Daily Caller

‘Complete And Total EXONERATION’ — President Trump Takes A Victory Lap After Mueller Report Release | The Daily Caller. President Donald Trump celebrated the end of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and the release of Attorney General William Barr’s letter to Congress summarizing its results with a Sunday afternoon tweet. “No Collusion, No Obstruction, Complete and Total EXONERATION,” Trump tweeted. […]

Google Downplays Searches for News of No New Indictments in Mueller Probe

Google Downplays Searches for News of No New Indictments in Mueller Probe. Google search is hiding auto-completed text related to the Robert Mueller special counsel investigation, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis. Mueller’s investigation has finished with no further indictments, the culmination of a story that has dominated the news for the better part of two years. But the […]

Attorney General’s Letter: Unambiguously Good News for America | National Review

Attorney General's Letter: Unambiguously Good News for America | National Review. Today, Attorney General William Barr released his summary of the “principal conclusions reached by the Special Counsel and the results of his investigation.” The document is light on details, but it contains a key quote from the Special Counsel’s report itself. Here it is, in full: [T]he investigation did […]

Biggest Mueller Report Takeaway: Don’t Trust Democrats

Biggest Mueller Report Takeaway: Don’t Trust Democrats. An Embarrassed Establishment, Deliberately Dishonest Democrats, Counterfeit Cable News: A President’s Quiet Vindication. After nearly two years of questions, breathless media reports, and seemingly endless investigations, the primary findings of the Special Counsel’s report have finally been released, and the result couldn’t be worse for Democrats: The Trump campaign did not collude with […]

GM’s big spending on US factories won’t distract UAW from idled plants

GM's big spending on US factories won't distract UAW from idled plants. by James Langford · March 25, 2019 The United Automobile Workers gave a thumbs-up Friday to General Motors’ plans to build its latest electric vehicle at a Michigan plant, but the union isn’t relenting in its campaign to bring back work at factories the carmaker idled elsewhere. Neither […]

Trump team turns tables after Mueller report, calls for investigation into probe’s origin | Fox News

Trump team turns tables after Mueller report, calls for investigation into probe's origin | Fox News. Rudy Giuliani calls for a full and complete investigation into where collusion claims originated Attorney General William Barr says special counsel Robert Mueller did not find that the Trump campaign or its associates ‘conspired or coordinated’ with Russia in its efforts to influence the […]

Mueller investigation finds no Trump campaign conspiracy with Russia - Axios

Mueller investigation finds no Trump campaign conspiracy with Russia - Axios. After taking the weekend to pore over the Mueller report, Attorney General William Barr has sent Congress his summary of the “principal conclusions” from the special counsel’s 675-day investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. The bottom line: “[T]he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump campaign […]

Green Insanity Is Flooding Towns and Destroying Lives

Green Insanity Is Flooding Towns and Destroying Lives. by Joe Herring · March 24, 2019 Having written extensively in these pages (read here, here, and here) on the catastrophic flooding of the Missouri River basin in 2011, I believe that the occasion of this present flood disaster plaguing Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota has given rise to many questions. Foremost, […]

The Public Reckoning Over Russiagate Will Not Be Televised

The Public Reckoning Over Russiagate Will Not Be Televised. by Jason Beale · March 24, 2019 The opening scene of the Big Reveal of Robert Mueller’s special counsel report went pretty much according to type: Conservatives “pounced,” the left “pushed back,” and the media turned to each other for comfort and reassurance that everything was going to be alright. Amidst […]

Mueller delivers a win for Trump — Five Takeaways | TheHill

Mueller delivers a win for Trump — Five Takeaways | TheHill. by Niall Stanage · March 24, 2019 There was relief for the White House and frustration for President Trump’s foes on Sunday when a summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings was released by Attorney General William Barr. The 22-month probe is over. Here are the main takeaways. A […]

Canoeists claim victory on access to Potomac River near Trump’s golf club

Canoeists claim victory on access to Potomac River near Trump’s golf club. A group of area canoeists is claiming victory after the Coast Guard announced new regulations that will make it easier for paddlers to float down the Potomac River while President Donald Trump is at his Northern Virginia golf club. “The paddling community has a voice and we effectively […]

Was there another reason John Roberts saved Obamacare? – WND

Was there another reason John Roberts saved Obamacare? – WND. A new book on U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts suggests his vote saving Obamacare was motivated by something other than a desire to interpret the law correctly. The chief justice angered conservatives by siding with liberals on the court, arguing the health-care law’s financial penalty compelling citizens to […]

San Antonio Excludes Chick-Fil-A from Its Airport for Seven Years

San Antonio Excludes Chick-Fil-A from Its Airport for Seven Years. By now you’ve heard the news: San Antonio, Texas, has banned Chick-fil-A from San Antonio International Airport. The ban, passed by the city council in the form of a vendor contract, is based on a hit piece by the left-wing Think Progress. This the latest attempt by some on the […]

Pence: In 2018, ICE Arrested More Than 34,000 Criminal Aliens, Removed 3,635 Gang Members

Pence: In 2018, ICE Arrested More Than 34,000 Criminal Aliens, Removed 3,635 Gang Members. Vice President Mike Pence visited an ICE field office in Atlanta on Thursday and praised local ICE officials for their making 2,000 criminal arrests last year and seizing 7,000 pounds of narcotics in spite of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ executive order prohibiting the city’s jail […]

What Did Obama Know and When Did He Know It? | The American Spectator

What Did Obama Know and When Did He Know It? | The American Spectator. Wow. Here is the link to the Mueller Report as provided by Attorney General William Barr. It says, among other things, this: The report explains that the Special Counsel and his staff thoroughly investigated allegations that members of the presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump, and […]

First Impressions on the Mueller Investigation – Volokh Conspiracy : Reason.com

First Impressions on the Mueller Investigation – Volokh Conspiracy : Reason.com. by Keith E. Whittington · March 24, 2019 Attorney General William Barr has now released his letter to Congress summarizing the contents of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Most of the report should be released publicly in due time, but presumably Barr has accurately sketched out its main features. […]

Democrats Won’t Say If They’ll Return Donations From Accused Sexual Harasser | The Daily Caller

Democrats Won’t Say If They’ll Return Donations From Accused Sexual Harasser | The Daily Caller. Jess Ravich, a senior employee at major investment firm TCW Group, resigned from his position on TCW’s board after his “unprofessional communications” with a subordinate were uncovered. Ravich has donated tens of thousands of dollars to Democrats, including $10,000 to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee […]

Omar Holding Secret Fundraisers with Islamic Groups Tied to Terror

Omar Holding Secret Fundraisers with Islamic Groups Tied to Terror. Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) has been holding a series of secret fundraisers with groups that have been tied to the support of terrorism, appearances that have been closed to the press and hidden from public view. The content of these speeches, given to predominately Muslim audiences, remains […]

Trump-Russia Investigation: We Need Full Disclosure of Documents, Testimony | National Review

Trump-Russia Investigation: We Need Full Disclosure of Documents, Testimony | National Review. The news that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has closed his investigation without recommending criminal charges against President Trump is a relief. It is not a surprise. Nor is it a surprise that the news has Trump antagonists clamoring for full disclosure of the special counsel’s final report. Mind […]

Biden Will Be A Bust

Biden Will Be A Bust. It looks like another heavyweight Democratic presidential contender is on the verge of entering the race. Former Vice President Joe Biden is moving closer to making an official announcement that he will be a candidate in 2020. If he runs, Biden will start at the top of the polls. The latest Emerson national poll has […]

What the key players surrounding Mueller’s report are doing

What the key players surrounding Mueller's report are doing. by Melissa Quinn · March 23, 2019 Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election is finally complete, and now the country waits with bated breath to learn of Mueller’s findings. But it could be some time before Americans eager to learn the fruits of the special […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar faces hundreds of protesters outside CAIR fundraiser in California | Fox News

Rep. Ilhan Omar faces hundreds of protesters outside CAIR fundraiser in California | Fox News. U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar faced hundreds of protesters Saturday outside a Southern California fundraising event for the local chapter of a major advocacy group representing Muslim-Americans. “Burn the Quran!,” “Ilhan Omar, go to hell!” and “Shame on you, terrorists!” were among some of the messages […]

Flashback: Dems, Media Predict Mueller Probe Results in Impeachment, Prison :: Grabien News

Flashback: Dems, Media Predict Mueller Probe Results in Impeachment, Prison :: Grabien News. by Tom Elliott Over the last two years talking heads in the major media developed high hopes that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe would crescendo with dramatic flare. Viewers likely started to imagine that the only possible outcome would be the Trump family being frog-walked out of […]

The AIPAC Boycott and Obama

The AIPAC Boycott and Obama. by Pamela Geller · March 23, 2019 NBC News reported Thursday that “several Democratic presidential candidates will skip the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s policy conference this year after a prominent progressive group called on them to boycott the event.” This has been a rapid descent. In 2017, Kamala Harris said it was “an honor” […]

Without The Electoral College, The United States Is No Longer A Republic

Without The Electoral College, The United States Is No Longer A Republic. by Sumantra Maitra · March 22, 2019 During the dying days of the Roman Republic, with effete senators stabbing each other in the back when they were not busy in orgies, Julius Caesar followed the exact trajectory of a Leviathan—what Thomas Hobbes described beautifully hundreds of years later. […]

Showdown looms over Mueller report | TheHill

Showdown looms over Mueller report | TheHill. A showdown over the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report appeared inevitable Saturday as Democrats plotted their strategy and GOP allies of President Trump declared victory over the lack of new indictments. Attorney General William Barr, the figure now at the center of the fight over Mueller’s findings, has said he […]

Lindsey Graham’s embrace of Trump working with home state GOP voters, new poll finds

Lindsey Graham’s embrace of Trump working with home state GOP voters, new poll finds. by Griffin Connolly · March 21, 2019 Sen. Lindsey Graham’s embrace of President Donald Trump appears to be paying political dividends, a new poll found. The South Carolina Republican’s approval rating among Republicans and those who lean Republican in his state stands at 74 percent, according […]

Reporter: Feds were informed Omar married her brother – WND

Reporter: Feds were informed Omar married her brother – WND. U.S. and British officials have been informed that the man to whom Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., was married for eight years is her brother, according to a reporter who has investigated the claim. David Steinberg of PJ Media told Glenn Beck in a radio interview that, based on information he […]

Rachel Maddow Appears to Hold Back Tears Reporting on Mueller Probe Ending

Rachel Maddow Appears to Hold Back Tears Reporting on Mueller Probe Ending. As Democrats tried to recover from Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 elections, they created this fantasy that Trump didn’t win legitimately, that Russia manipulated votes and stole the election for Trump, who, of course, was (and still is) a puppet of Vladimir Putin. Such claims are serious—no […]

America Needs a New Game Plan for Venezuela | The National Interest

America Needs a New Game Plan for Venezuela | The National Interest. by Marcela Escobari · March 21, 2019 The world needs a strategy for an escalating crisis in Venezuela. The long-term recovery of the country depends on a government transition, to be sure, but ways to mitigate the humanitarian suffering will increasingly be required in the meantime. The worsening […]

Pence: In 2018, ICE Arrested More Than 34,000 Criminal Aliens, Removed 3,635 Gang Members

Pence: In 2018, ICE Arrested More Than 34,000 Criminal Aliens, Removed 3,635 Gang Members. Vice President Mike Pence visited an ICE field office in Atlanta on Thursday and praised local ICE officials for their making 2,000 criminal arrests last year and seizing 7,000 pounds of narcotics in spite of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ executive order prohibiting the city’s jail […]

CNN Smears Electoral College, Lies About the Founders

CNN Smears Electoral College, Lies About the Founders. by Jarrett Stepman · March 23, 2019 Many on the left are calling for the nation to get rid of the Electoral College. And it appears that many in the media support this notion. Unfortunately, progressives and their media allies at CNN and elsewhere have waged a disinformation campaign to bury the […]

On Climate Junk Science and the Utter Nonsense of Twelve Years to Destruction | The American Spectator

On Climate Junk Science and the Utter Nonsense of Twelve Years to Destruction | The American Spectator. No amount of psychological pressure, Groupthink, political or academic intimidation should persuade anyone that the world will end in twelve years or that the environmental steps we take these next twelve years will determine earth’s fate. These are utter falsehoods, the Left’s “alternative […]

PETA Sics Cops on California Foie Gras Dinner – Reason.com

PETA Sics Cops on California Foie Gras Dinner – Reason.com. Earlier this week, a small salumeria in Nevada City, California, was forced to cancel a foie gras-themed dinner after PETA, the animal rights group, sicced the local police on the popular local retailer. The Ham Stand, which specializes in house-made sausages, cured and smoked meats, sandwiches, and other fare, opened […]

No More Indictments Coming From Mueller, Undercutting Trump Critics’ Hopes For Russia Probe | The Daily Caller

No More Indictments Coming From Mueller, Undercutting Trump Critics’ Hopes For Russia Probe | The Daily Caller. Special counsel Robert Mueller will not issue any additional indictments in the Russia investigation and has not filed any charges under seal, a senior Justice Department official told news outlets Friday. The revelation would seem to be a positive sign for President Donald […]

Continetti: ‘The Terrain Shifts to Congress’ After Mueller Report

Continetti: 'The Terrain Shifts to Congress' After Mueller Report. Washington Free Beacon editor in chief Matthew Continetti said the end of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into President Donald Trump’s election only means that now “the terrain shifts to Congress.” Continetti’s comments came during a discussion on Fox News Channel’s Special Report about Mueller filing his report late Friday afternoon. […]

Attack of the Desperate Democrats

Attack of the Desperate Democrats. Never mind that Russian collusion thing, say the Democrats. They have some new ideas to get rid of that bad man in the White House who they’ll always believe colluded with the Russians to steal the presidency from Hillary Clinton. Now, as special counsel Robert Mueller is set to release a gigantic report that will […]

Byron York: Five things that didn’t happen in the Mueller investigation

Byron York: Five things that didn't happen in the Mueller investigation. by Byron York · March 22, 2019 Robert Mueller has delivered his report on the Trump-Russia investigation to Attorney General William Barr. Sometime soon, perhaps within hours, Barr will send the report’s “principal conclusions” to Congress. It will first go to the chairperson and ranking member of both the […]

A Brief Survey of 2020′s Psychotic Democratic Roster

A Brief Survey of 2020's Psychotic Democratic Roster. by Patricia McCarthy · March 22, 2019 There was a superb column at The Federalist on Wednesday by George S. Bardmesser: “Every Time Democrats Talk, I Want to Vote for Trump Twice.” It is as hilarious as it is frightening. It is also a courageous confession, especially for a lawyer who lives […]

Without The Electoral College, The United States Is No Longer A Republic

Without The Electoral College, The United States Is No Longer A Republic. by Sumantra Maitra · March 22, 2019 During the dying days of the Roman Republic, with effete senators stabbing each other in the back when they were not busy in orgies, Julius Caesar followed the exact trajectory of a Leviathan—what Thomas Hobbes described beautifully hundreds of years later. […]

Ken Starr: Mueller ‘cannot indict,’ should remain ‘quiet’ | TheHill

Ken Starr: Mueller 'cannot indict,' should remain 'quiet' | TheHill. by John Bowden · March 22, 2019 Former Clinton independent counsel Ken Starr wrote Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller is barred from producing a public report detailing his findings from the investigation into Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. In an op-ed for The Atlantic, the […]

Still more classified emails retrieved from Hillary’s stash – WND

Still more classified emails retrieved from Hillary's stash – WND. More classified information has been retrieved from the stash of emails that Hillary Clinton tried to “delete or destroy” after she resigned as secretary of state, according to government watchdog Judicial Watch. The organization has been releasing evidence related to Clinton’s unauthorized use of a private, unsecured email server through […]

Progressive Strategy for 2020: Change the Rules of Engagement | Belmont Club

Progressive Strategy for 2020: Change the Rules of Engagement | Belmont Club. The news cycle is so unnaturally shrill as if it was the status quo itself was screaming. From unenacted policies to the automatic assignment of blame to Western civilization the news cycle has become one continuous rant. Referring to the root causes of the Christchurch mosque massacre a […]

The Battle Over the Mueller Report is Just Starting | The National Interest

The Battle Over the Mueller Report is Just Starting | The National Interest. by Jacob Heilbrunn · March 22, 2019 Now that special counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his report, the most significant since Watergate and one that is certain to have a real impact on the 2020 election, it is attorney general William P. Barr who is on the […]

US, Russian Bombers Square Off Over Europe

US, Russian Bombers Square Off Over Europe. by Nolan Peterson · March 22, 2019 KYIV, Ukraine—A task force of U.S. Air Force B-52 strategic bombers conducted air combat exercises Monday across Europe. That same day, Russia announced it had deployed supersonic, long-range Tu-22M3 bombers to Crimea, the Ukrainian territory that Russia invaded and seized in March 2014. The parallel timing […]

On Climate Junk Science and the Utter Nonsense of Twelve Years to Destruction | The American Spectator

On Climate Junk Science and the Utter Nonsense of Twelve Years to Destruction | The American Spectator. No amount of psychological pressure, Groupthink, political or academic intimidation should persuade anyone that the world will end in twelve years or that the environmental steps we take these next twelve years will determine earth’s fate. These are utter falsehoods, the Left’s “alternative […]

As the Mueller Report Drops, a Transparency Fight Begins – Hit & Run : Reason.com

As the Mueller Report Drops, a Transparency Fight Begins – Hit & Run : Reason.com. There no need to ask if we’ll see Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report about his investigation of Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election. We almost certainly will. The real questions are when we’ll get it, how much we’ll see of it, and […]

Recognize the Golan – Opinion – Jerusalem Post

Recognize the Golan – Opinion – Jerusalem Post. ‘After 52 years, it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and Regional Stability,” President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday evening, just days before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the White […]

Constitutional Fairyland – American Greatness

Constitutional Fairyland – American Greatness. by Conrad Black · March 22, 2019 Another week, a new harvest of insane Democratic pre-electoral hobby horses. Various of the numberless swarm of presidential aspirants in that party have glibly chimed in with their views of how to modify American government to assure a permanent “progressive” majority. Gathering steam now are absurd ideas to […]

‘Highly Profitable Scam’: Southern Poverty Law Center ‘Ripping Off Donors,’ Former Staffer Says | The Daily Caller

‘Highly Profitable Scam’: Southern Poverty Law Center ‘Ripping Off Donors,’ Former Staffer Says | The Daily Caller. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a “highly profitable scam” that “never lived up to the values it espoused,” according to former SPLC staffer Bob Moser. New York Magazine on Thursday published a scathing essay from Moser, now a Rolling Stone reporter, […]

Concerns Sale of American Warplanes to Turkey Could Boost Russia

Concerns Sale of American Warplanes to Turkey Could Boost Russia. The Pentagon is urging caution surrounding a contested military deal with Turkey that would see it purchase several American-made F-35 warplanes that U.S. officials fear could be exploited for intelligence purposes by Russia, which has parallel military deals with Turkey. The transfer of American F-35 jets to Turkey has emerged […]

Trump Reelection Campaign: Swing States Should Delivery Electoral College Victory | National Review

Trump Reelection Campaign: Swing States Should Delivery Electoral College Victory | National Review. If things at home and abroad stay about the same or improve, without a war or recession, Trump will likely win enough swing states to repeat his 2016 Electoral College victory. In 2016, Donald Trump overwhelmed 16 qualified Republican primary rivals and became the first major-party presidential […]

Old Rules of Thumb Yield to Even Older Ones

Old Rules of Thumb Yield to Even Older Ones. Success in politics — and in political predictions — depends on the ability to distinguish between old rules of thumb that don’t apply any more and old rules of thumb that do. Take the old rule that an officeholder’s chances of re-election depend on what James Carville in 1992 took to […]

Why Democrats want to abolish Electoral College, pack Supreme Court | Fox News

Why Democrats want to abolish Electoral College, pack Supreme Court | Fox News. “Every vote matters,” the U.S. senator from Massachusetts told CNN, “and the way we can make that happen is that we can have national voting, and that means get rid of the Electoral College.” She argued that presidential nominees no longer campaign in places like California and […]

Kellyanne Conway calls husband’s attacks on Trump ‘unusual,’ thanks president for defending her | Fox News

Kellyanne Conway calls husband's attacks on Trump 'unusual,' thanks president for defending her | Fox News. by Liam Quinn | Fox News Video Kellyanne Conway: George Conway has been critical of Trump publicly which is unlike him Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, on the feud between her husband George Conway and President Trump. Kellyanne Conway weighed in Thursday on […]

Ten Years after Climategate, the Global Warming Fraud Is on Life Support

Ten Years after Climategate, the Global Warming Fraud Is on Life Support. by David Archibald · March 21, 2019 The global warming hysteria was reaching a crescendo in the lead up to the climate confab in Copenhagen in 2009 when a civic-minded person released the Climategate emails, deflating the whole thing. Those emails, concocted from the fevered imaginations of the […]

Soros-Funded Media Echo Chamber Pushes Impeachment

Soros-Funded Media Echo Chamber Pushes Impeachment. by Paul Sperry · March 21, 2019 Key Democratic operatives and private investigators who tried to derail Donald Trump’s campaign by claiming he was a tool of the Kremlin have rebooted their operation since his election with a multimillion-dollar stealth campaign to persuade major media outlets and lawmakers that the president should be impeached. […]

737 crisis tests Boeing’s clout in Washington | TheHill

737 crisis tests Boeing's clout in Washington | TheHill. by Alex Gangitano · March 21, 2019 Boeing’s crisis management team is facing its toughest test in decades amid scrutiny over the safety of its 737 Max aircraft following two deadly crashes. The aerospace giant has long been a powerful voice in Washington, backed by a large lobbying team and close […]

Lindsey Graham’s embrace of Trump working with home state GOP voters, new poll finds

Lindsey Graham’s embrace of Trump working with home state GOP voters, new poll finds. by Griffin Connolly · March 21, 2019 Sen. Lindsey Graham’s embrace of President Donald Trump appears to be paying political dividends, a new poll found. The South Carolina Republican’s approval rating among Republicans and those who lean Republican in his state stands at 74 percent, according […]

How Trump is on track for a 2020 landslide – POLITICO

How Trump is on track for a 2020 landslide – POLITICO. Economic models point to a Trump blowout in 2020. But a faltering economy or giant scandal could change everything. President Donald Trump has a low approval rating. He is engaging in bitter Twitter wars and facing metastasizing investigations. But if the election were held today, he’d likely ride to […]

CNN contributor rebukes network for ‘Charlottesville lie’ – WND

CNN contributor rebukes network for 'Charlottesville lie' – WND. A CNN contributor has rebuked his network for continuing to promote the false claim that President Trump described the neo-Nazis who rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017 as “fine people.” Steven Cortes, in a RealClearPolitics column, cited CNN’s correct contemporaneous reporting and the transcripts of the Trump Tower presser after […]

Netanyahu, Christian Leaders Praise Donald Trump’s Support for Israel’s Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

Netanyahu, Christian Leaders Praise Donald Trump’s Support for Israel’s Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights. On Thursday, President Donald Trump called on the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a disputed area that the Jewish State has controlled since the Six-Day War in 1967. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Christian leaders rushed to praise Trump for […]

‘No God But Allah’ Echoes Across New Zealand a Week After Mosque Shooting

‘No God But Allah’ Echoes Across New Zealand a Week After Mosque Shooting. by Patrick Goodenough · March 21, 2019 New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern lays flowers outside a mosque in Wellington on March 17, two days after the shooting. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images) (Updated) (CNSNews.com) – As New Zealanders marked the one-week anniversary of the worst mass […]

Trump to Colleges: Protect Free Speech or Risk Billions in Federal Grants

Trump to Colleges: Protect Free Speech or Risk Billions in Federal Grants. Polly Olson, a student at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, last year handed out homemade Valentine cards on her campus with Christian messages until college officials told her she was restricted to a “free speech zone.” On Thursday, Olson told her story at the White House before President Donald […]

Trump: ‘Universities Have Tried to Impose Total Conformity. That Changes Starting Right Now.’ – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Trump: 'Universities Have Tried to Impose Total Conformity. That Changes Starting Right Now.' – Hit & Run : Reason.com. President Trump criticized colleges and universities for failing to protect the free speech rights of students during his remarks at a press conference Thursday. He then signed an executive order that will push universities to do more to protect freedom of […]

Europe and America must work to stop their relationship unravelling – Transatlantic relations

Europe and America must work to stop their relationship unravelling – Transatlantic relations. THE ATLANTIC OCEAN is starting to look awfully wide. To Europeans the United States appears ever more remote, under a puzzling president who delights in bullying them, questions the future of the transatlantic alliance and sometimes shows more warmth towards dictators than democrats. Americans see an ageing […]

Another Ninth Circuit Reversal

Another Ninth Circuit Reversal. THE EDITORIAL BOARD MARCH 19, 2019 The Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals again Tuesday in an immigration case that turned on a clear-cut question of statutory interpretation. While the 5-4 conservative majority read the law as it was written, the Court’s liberals would have overruled Congress. Attend a Talk with Editorial Page […]

The mental health crisis among America’s youth is real – and staggering

The mental health crisis among America's youth is real – and staggering. by Jean Twenge The first signs of a problem started to emerge around 2014: More young people said they felt overwhelmed and depressed. College counseling centers reported sharp increases in the number of students seeking treatment for mental health issues. Even as studies were showing increases in symptoms […]

Is Trump embracing Brazil to teach Germany a lesson?

Is Trump embracing Brazil to teach Germany a lesson?. by Monica Showalter · March 20, 2019 President Trump held his first joint press conference with Brazil’s awesome new conservative president, Jair Bolsonaro, and threw out the bombshell idea of making Brazil a full member of NATO. It was a head-turner, because up until now, the functionality of the U.S.-Brazil relationship […]

Why New Yorkers Flee for Florida

Why New Yorkers Flee for Florida. RICK SCOTT MARCH 20, 2019 A recent article in a Beltway publication warned about a potential recession and considered how it might affect President Trump’s chances at re-election. The story began—no joke: “The luxury real estate market in Manhattan is sagging.” It goes on to argue that softening in the real-estate market in high-tax […]

Information Darkness Is Coming (Unless . . . ) – American Greatness

Information Darkness Is Coming (Unless . . . ) – American Greatness. by Ned Ryun · March 21, 2019 Just over six years ago, I attended Google’s Political Innovation Summit in New York City. Over the course of the day, it dawned on me that, in the not-too-distant future, Google and other social media companies like Facebook and Twitter would […]

Illegal Released By De Blasio Bites Off ICE Agent’s Finger | The Daily Caller

Illegal Released By De Blasio Bites Off ICE Agent’s Finger | The Daily Caller. The White House is strongly condemning New York City after it says sanctuary city policies led to the release of an illegal immigrant who later bit off the finger of an ICE agent trying to apprehend him. “New York’s dangerous ‘sanctuary’ policies are directly responsible for […]

‘Democracy Dies in Darkness’ Paper Publishes a Second Op-Ed From World’s Worst Jailer of Journalists

'Democracy Dies in Darkness' Paper Publishes a Second Op-Ed From World's Worst Jailer of Journalists. The Washington Post published a second op-ed in five months from Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, one of the world’s worst curtailers of press freedom. In November 2018, the Post ran an op-ed from the Turkish leader championing his state’s efforts at uncovering Saudi Arabia’s […]

In Defense of the Electoral College | National Review

In Defense of the Electoral College | National Review. Senator Elizabeth Warren has joined a growing chorus within the Democratic party in calling for the abolition of the Electoral College. Speaking at a forum in Mississippi on Monday night, Warren said that she hoped to ensure that “every vote matters” and proposed that “the way we can make that happen […]

If $15 Minimum Wage Is Such a Good Idea, Why Did AOC’s Bar Close Down?

If $15 Minimum Wage Is Such a Good Idea, Why Did AOC's Bar Close Down?. The brilliant Thomas Sowell, when in college, considered himself a Marxist. Asked what changed him, Sowell said, “Evidence.” After completing undergrad at Harvard and obtaining a master’s in economics, Sowell landed a summer internship with the Department of Labor. While there, he researched the impact […]

Joe Biden grappling again with presidential campaign indecision

Joe Biden grappling again with presidential campaign indecision. by Emily Larsen · March 21, 2019 To run or not to run? Despite leading a dozen announced Democratic 2020 presidential candidates in the polls, former Vice President Joe Biden is again dragging out a decision on a presidential run, repeatedly teasing that he is close to making up his mind. In […]

Islamophilia: A Neurotic Reaction Against Truth

Islamophilia: A Neurotic Reaction Against Truth. by Jack Wisdom · March 20, 2019 Pamela Geller recently reported on the murders of 120 Christians in Nigeria since February of this year. This is the tip of the iceberg of attacks on churches and Christians throughout the world by Islamists who are crying for the blood of Christian martyrs. Many leftwing atheists […]

Ocasio-Cortez Joins De Blasio In Call To Punish Asian Students

Ocasio-Cortez Joins De Blasio In Call To Punish Asian Students. by David Marcus · March 20, 2019 The battle over the admissions standards at New York City’s elite public high schools has heated up again. After having failed to change the standards last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio is back at it, this time with some backup from celebrity freshman […]

Thomas asks question for second time in a decade at Supreme Court | TheHill

Thomas asks question for second time in a decade at Supreme Court | TheHill. by Lydia Wheeler · March 20, 2019 Justice Clarence Thomas, who is known for his silence, shocked spectators in court Wednesday when he asked a question during arguments in a dispute over racial discrimination in jury selection in the sixth trial of a Mississippi man now […]

Navy routinely buys defective ships

Navy routinely buys defective ships. by John M. Donnelly · March 20, 2019 For the U.S. Navy, buying warships that are defective, unfinished or both has become the norm. The habit is expensive, dangerous and leaves overworked sailors to deal with faulty ships in need of repair from day one — yet it has escaped sufficient scrutiny in Washington. Contrary […]

Prof suspended for telling student to ‘learn English’ – WND

Prof suspended for telling student to 'learn English' – WND. A prominent Washington-based government watchdog, Judicial Watch, is describing as “political correctness gone amok” the suspension of an engineering professor for advising a student to “learn English.” “The egregious incident occurred this month at the University of Kansas, a taxpayer-funded institution with an enrollment of 28,500 that ranks among the […]

Can Trump Win Again in 2020? | Works and Days

Can Trump Win Again in 2020? | Works and Days. by Victor Davis Hanson In 2016, Donald Trump overwhelmed 16 qualified Republican primary rivals and became the first major-party presidential nominee without prior political or military experience. Against even greater odds, Trump defeated in the general election a far better funded and politically connected Hillary Clinton. What are his chances […]

The Pushback Plan: How Taiwan Can Win Diplomatically Against China | The National Interest

The Pushback Plan: How Taiwan Can Win Diplomatically Against China | The National Interest. by Derek Grossman · March 20, 2019 The main entrance of Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is looking increasingly bare these days. Unfortunately, the ministry has been forced to remove five flags of diplomatic allies—including Burkina Faso, Sao Tome and Principe, Dominican Republic, Panama, and El […]

IG: DOJ Declined to Prosecute FBI Agent Who Worked for FBI Contractor, Filed False Financial Disclosures, Sexted on FBI Phone

IG: DOJ Declined to Prosecute FBI Agent Who Worked for FBI Contractor, Filed False Financial Disclosures, Sexted on FBI Phone. The Department of Justice has declined to prosecute an FBI agent—who has now resigned—who worked for an FBI contractor while still with the FBI, made “false representations” relating to mortgage loans, filed false financial disclosure forms and “exchanged sexually explicit […]

Tucker Carlson and the Battle for Freedom | The American Spectator

Tucker Carlson and the Battle for Freedom | The American Spectator. by Jeffrey Lord After years of attacks on Fox News, Rush Limbaugh, Lou Dobbs, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity and recently Laura Ingraham, the targeting of Tucker Carlson has become the tipping point for push back. The push back comes in the form of an organization calling itself “Stand With […]

The 4 Contradictions of Beto O’Rourke – Hit & Run : Reason.com

The 4 Contradictions of Beto O’Rourke – Hit & Run : Reason.com. In the first stop of a three-day, all-10-counties swing through the early primary state of New Hampshire, presidential fundraiser extraordinaire Beto O’Rourke demonstrated last night at Keene State College many of the qualities that make him simultaneously a formidable candidate and an object of ridicule. O’Rourke theatrically rolled […]

Will Beto O’Rourke’s secret weapon work in 2020?

Will Beto O’Rourke’s secret weapon work in 2020?. New York Post · by Post Editorial Board · March 18, 2019 Reuters scored a fine scoop over the weekend with news that new 2020 candidate Beto O’Rourke was once part of a hacker group, where he wrote at least one disturbing bit of fiction. Problem is, the reporter had the story […]

‘Damn socialism, why are you chasing me?’ Chinese-Americans see ghost of communism in Democrats’ leftward turn

‘Damn socialism, why are you chasing me?’ Chinese-Americans see ghost of communism in Democrats’ leftward turn. by Daniel Allott · March 19, 2019 IRVINE, Calif.— When Saga Zhou first moved to the United States from China in 2009, she steered clear of politics. The Communist Party rules supreme in China, so most Chinese immigrants bring a built-in aversion to political […]

Beto O’Rourke & Abortion: 2020 Democrats Embrace Extremism | National Review

Beto O’Rourke & Abortion: 2020 Democrats Embrace Extremism | National Review. by Alexandra DeSanctis · March 19, 2019 Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D., Texas), former candidate for Senate greets supporters in Carrollton, Texas, November 2, 2018. (Mike Segar/REUTERS) During his very first week on the campaign trail, Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke has twice reiterated his support for a woman’s “reproductive […]

2020 Democrats Support Slavery Reparations: What Does This Mean? | The Daily Caller

2020 Democrats Support Slavery Reparations: What Does This Mean? | The Daily Caller. Reparations are entering the 2020 presidential race, as several Democratic hopefuls have come out in support of them, the most recent being Bernie Sanders in an interview with NPR yesterday. However, he has not come out in support for reparations as ardently as Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, […]

Congress Unloads on Pro-Iran Deal Forces in Trump Administration

Congress Unloads on Pro-Iran Deal Forces in Trump Administration. Leading Republican senators are uniting against what they describe as a bid by some elements of the Trump administration to keep the Iran nuclear deal on life support via a package of waivers exempting Tehran and its allies from new sanctions spearheaded by President Donald Trump, according to multiple conversations with […]

Higher-Education Institutions Ignore Merit and Advance Progressive Agenda | National Review

Higher-Education Institutions Ignore Merit and Advance Progressive Agenda | National Review. Higher-ed institutions have long ignored merit and squelched freedom, all while failing to educate. A number of liberal bastions are daily being hammered — especially the elite university and Silicon Valley. A Yale and a Stanford, or Facebook and Google, assume — for the most part rightly — that […]

Truth Comes To Light In Bezos Spectacle

Truth Comes To Light In Bezos Spectacle. Sometimes stories are simpler than they’re made out to be. That appears to be the case with Jeff Bezos. When the National Enquirer reported that Bezos, the Amazon founder who is the world’s richest man, was having an extramarital affair and had sent racy texts, including photos of his penis, to his girlfriend, […]

#GoodLuck: Odds stacked against Devin Nunes in his lawsuit against Twitter

#GoodLuck: Odds stacked against Devin Nunes in his lawsuit against Twitter. by James Langford · March 20, 2019 Rep. Devin Nunes’ lawsuit against Twitter generated headlines and social media buzz, but it’s far less certain it will produce the $250 million payday he’s seeking. The U.S. Constitution, decades of case law from state and federal courts, a 1996 statute passed […]

Ocasio-Cortez de-listed from board of Justice Democrats after controversy | Fox News

Ocasio-Cortez de-listed from board of Justice Democrats after controversy | Fox News. by Adam Shaw | Fox News Video Why is Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seen as New York’s biggest villain? Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is seen as New York’s ‘biggest villain’ when it comes to Amazon’s decision to pull part of its second headquarters out of Long Island City, according […]

In US presidential race, how old is too old?

In US presidential race, how old is too old?. With a septuagenarian president preparing his re-election bid, and two likely main challengers in their late seventies by 2020, Americans are facing an inevitable question: does age matter in White House politics? Donald Trump, the oldest person ever elected US president, will be 74 on Inauguration Day 2021. Two likely contenders […]

The NZ Attack? I Blame Lefty Intellectuals

The NZ Attack? I Blame Lefty Intellectuals. by Christopher Chantrill · March 19, 2019 In the aftermath of the evil mosque attacks in New Zealand, everyone is having a grand old time blaming their favorite scapegoat. In the New York Times, a chap called Wajahat Ali blamed Donald Trump and Breitbart News. Another Muslim activist blamed Chelsea Clinton, who — […]

Did Peter Strzok Lie Or Was There A Spy Targeting The Trump Campaign?

Did Peter Strzok Lie Or Was There A Spy Targeting The Trump Campaign?. by Margot Cleveland · March 19, 2019 Last Thursday, Doug Collins, the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, released the committee’s transcript of its interview of disgraced former FBI agent Peter Strzok. During the day-long questioning, Strzok sought to explain away the more deleterious text messages […]

Super Tuesday bonanza raises stakes for Dems | TheHill

Super Tuesday bonanza raises stakes for Dems | TheHill. by Reid Wilson · March 19, 2019 A glut of Super Tuesday contests in 2020 is adding to the importance of the Democratic presidential primary’s first four contests in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina, underscoring the need for a strong early showing ahead of what will become a nationalized […]

Trump, Brazil’s Bolsonaro flaunt nationalist bromance

Trump, Brazil’s Bolsonaro flaunt nationalist bromance. President Donald Trump got his desired victory lap Tuesday with the Brazilian known as the “Trump of the Tropics” as they stood side by side in the White House Rose Garden in a full display of the nationalism that put both in office. Hours earlier, in true Trump fashion, he had flashed his contrarian […]

Use wrong pronoun, get investigated by police – WND

Use wrong pronoun, get investigated by police – WND. Remember back in the day when your English teacher acted like it was criminal to use the wrong pronoun? Guess what. Now it IS! Or at least it looks that way, the way British police are acting. They are investigating a Catholic journalist who allegedly “misgendered” a child. “Caroline Farrow was […]

Judge Jeanine Pirro Is Right: The Hijab Reflects ‘Adherence to Sharia Law’ | Homeland Security

Judge Jeanine Pirro Is Right: The Hijab Reflects 'Adherence to Sharia Law' | Homeland Security. by Raymond Ibrahim The recent outrage surrounding Fox News host Jeanine Pirro’s remarks concerning the hijab is a reflection of the abysmal degree to which common sense is under assault in America. Context: While discussing Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s anti-Israel remarks with Nancy Pelosi, Pirro […]

Israel’s Place in the Middle East Mayhem | The National Interest

Israel's Place in the Middle East Mayhem | The National Interest. by Yoel Guzansky · March 19, 2019 Amid escalating tensions between the Trump administration and Tehran, Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif declared at the annual Munich Security Conference that the “risk of war” between Iran and Israel was “great.” Zarif’s warning came only days after the Warsaw Summit, which […]

State Dep’t: 800K to 2 Million Muslims Forced Into ‘Internment Camps’ in Communist China

State Dep't: 800K to 2 Million Muslims Forced Into 'Internment Camps' in Communist China. The U.S. State Department, echoing reports by human rights groups and some news media, reported that between 800,000 and 2 million Muslims have been forced into “internment camps” in Communist China where they are reeducated “to erase religious and ethnic identities.” Many of the Muslims’ children […]

Police Question UK Journalist for ‘Misgendering’ a Transgender Woman

Police Question UK Journalist for ‘Misgendering’ a Transgender Woman. by Rachel del Guidice · March 19, 2019 A Catholic journalist in the United Kingdom faces legal trouble and potential jail time for “misgendering” a 25-year-old transgender woman. Caroline Farrow, the journalist, said Monday that the mother of the transgender woman had reported her for the offense. “Had a message from […]

SCOTUS Gives Trump a Big Win on Immigration | The American Spectator

SCOTUS Gives Trump a Big Win on Immigration | The American Spectator. by David Catron On Tuesday the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Trump administration in Nielsen v. Preap, allowing the Department of Homeland Security to detain illegal aliens without bond while awaiting deportation for committing crimes within our borders. The decision reversed a ruling by the Ninth […]

Bernie Sanders’ New Campaign Advisor David Sirota Once Touted Hugo Chavez’s ‘Economic Miracle’ in Venezuela – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Bernie Sanders’ New Campaign Advisor David Sirota Once Touted Hugo Chavez’s ‘Economic Miracle’ in Venezuela – Hit & Run : Reason.com. Several new staffers have joined the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I­–Vt.), including David Sirota, a columnist and political activist who once praised the economic policies of former Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez. In a 2013 column for Salon, […]

The fading of Virginia’s blackface scandal – Chicago Tribune

The fading of Virginia's blackface scandal – Chicago Tribune. by Editorial Board When the stories broke six weeks ago about Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wearing blackface in the 1980s, it was pretty clear how the controversy would end: with Northam deferring to outrage and resigning. A host of presidential candidates called for their fellow Democrat to step down, and his […]

Is Beto O’Rourke Learning How To Troll The Media? | FiveThirtyEight

Is Beto O’Rourke Learning How To Troll The Media? | FiveThirtyEight. At 5:03 a.m. on Monday, Politico published a story on former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s “rocky rollout” to his presidential campaign, which launched last week.1 Roughly two hours later, O’Rourke’s campaign announced that it had raised $6.1 million in the first 24 hours after launch — more than any […]

Nolte: Reuters Reporter Covered Up Damaging Beto Info During Texas Senate Race | Breitbart

Nolte: Reuters Reporter Covered Up Damaging Beto Info During Texas Senate Race | Breitbart. A Reuters reporter admits he offered to hide damaging information about Beto O’Rourke during the Democrat’s tight Senate race against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). On Friday morning, Reuters journalist Joseph Menn broke the news that, as a teen, O’Rourke, who is now a freshly-minted 2020 presidential […]

McCain and Trump

McCain and Trump. JAMES FREEMAN MARCH 18, 2019 President Donald Trump is receiving the usual media condemnation for his weekend tweeting, including for his inaccurate commentary about the late Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) But reporters should acknowledge that an accurate recounting of the facts also shows ample grounds to criticize McCain’s actions during his final years in office. On […]

This Opinion Just In… Baby It’s Cold Outside | The American Spectator

This Opinion Just In… Baby It’s Cold Outside | The American Spectator. I might be slightly less hostile to the Green New Deal, had I not walked home the other Sunday in a hail storm. Even before the BB-sized bits of ice came shooting down from the heavens that morning, this winter has been brutal, from Gotham to the Golden […]

Brexit’s in trouble because Britain’s political class never wanted it

Brexit’s in trouble because Britain’s political class never wanted it. by Theodore Dalrymple · March 16, 2019 Theresa May’s crushing defeat in the House of Commons this week over her plan for Britain to leave the European Union was actually a great victory for her, provided that you make a simple assumption: that she and her colleagues never wanted Britain […]

Beto could give Biden and Bernie a run for their money | TheHill

Beto could give Biden and Bernie a run for their money | TheHill. by Brad Bannon, opinion contributor · March 17, 2019 We know him as “Beto” but his real name, befitting a fourth-generation Irish American on St. Patrick’s Day is Robert Francis O’Rourke. He is so cool that — like Bernie, Lebron and Kanye — he has become one […]

Court-Packing Emerges As Litmus Test In 2020 Democratic Primary | The Daily Caller

Court-Packing Emerges As Litmus Test In 2020 Democratic Primary | The Daily Caller. A growing number of Democratic presidential candidates are entertaining a push to add seats to the Supreme Court, as Republican success at filling the courts with judicial conservatives has infuriated progressive voters. Democratic presidential candidates Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Robert “Beto” O’Rourke, Pete Buttigieg, and Kirsten Gillibrand […]

Ocasio-Cortez Blames Low Favorability on Racism, Sexism, Fox News

Ocasio-Cortez Blames Low Favorability on Racism, Sexism, Fox News. New York Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday shared a tweet blaming her low favorability numbers in a newly released poll on bigotry and Fox News. A Siena College poll of New York State voters found that Ocasio-Cortez’s favorability is underwater, with 31 percent viewing her favorably and 44 percent viewing […]

The Democrats’ $100 Trillion Agenda Could Easily Tilt the Nation

The Democrats' $100 Trillion Agenda Could Easily Tilt the Nation. Remember when Democrats complained that $5.7 billion for a border wall was too expensive? Well, that’s chump change compared to what many of the congressional Democrats and nearly all of those 15 declared Democrats in the presidential race are now rallying behind. The price tag isn’t in the billions but […]

CNN Poll: Seven in 10 say economy in good shape – CNNPolitics

CNN Poll: Seven in 10 say economy in good shape – CNNPolitics. Americans give the nation’s economy glowing reviews in a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, and Donald Trump’s approval rating may be reaping the benefits. Overall, 71% say the nation’s economy is in good shape, the highest share to say so since February 2001, and the best rating […]

A Lesson for Our College Kids about Socialism

A Lesson for Our College Kids about Socialism. by Howard Sachs · March 18, 2019 I’m a devoted husband, father, doctor, proud American, and serious Jew. I’m 63 years old. I have kids who recently graduated college. I’ve been around the block a bit, experienced a lot, read and learned a lot. One thing I’ve noticed is that many in […]

Strzok Suggests Steele Dossier Did Fuel FBI Trump Investigation

Strzok Suggests Steele Dossier Did Fuel FBI Trump Investigation. by Margot Cleveland · March 15, 2019 Yesterday Rep. Doug Collins, the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, released the transcript of the committee’s June 2018 interview of former FBI agent Peter Strzok. Unfortunately, because of the ongoing special counsel investigation, the attorney representing the FBI’s interests directed Strzok to […]

O’Rourke faces sharp backlash from left | TheHill

O'Rourke faces sharp backlash from left | TheHill. by Amie Parnes · March 18, 2019 Beto O’Rourke has faced a sharp backlash from progressives in the days since his presidential campaign launched to great fanfare last week. Left-leaning Democrats have criticized O’Rourke for a string of comments made in a Vanity Fair story preceding the opening of his campaign, and […]

Trump lobs pre-emptive strike against Biden after weekend gaffe

Trump lobs pre-emptive strike against Biden after weekend gaffe. by John T. Bennett · March 18, 2019 Former Vice President Joe Biden hasn’t formally announced he will run for president, but Donald Trump is already treating him like a potential 2020 contender. The president pounced on Biden’s slip of the tongue at a dinner in Delaware Saturday night that reportedly […]

Barack Obama’s brother asks if Michelle is ‘Michael’ – WND

Barack Obama's brother asks if Michelle is 'Michael' – WND. Malik Obama, a half-brother to Barack Obama, has been known to throw verbal bombs. He’s at it again. This time he’s wondering about Michelle Obama, Barack’s wife. Is Michelle Michael? — Malik Obama (@ObamaMalik) March 14, 2019 Malik Obama, who once posted an image purporting to show a Kenyan birth […]

Kellyanne’s Husband Is Still Consumed with Jealousy | Roger L. Simon

Kellyanne's Husband Is Still Consumed with Jealousy | Roger L. Simon. by Roger L. Simon · March 1, 2019 In his ongoing desperation to seize attention from his wife, who is constantly in the public eye, Kelllyanne Conway’s husband — George Conway — is now telling us Trump has… wait for it… a “narcissistic personality disorder.” Great Sigmund’s ghost! Talk […]

Toomey on Voting Against Emergency Declaration: ‘This Was Never About the Wall’

Toomey on Voting Against Emergency Declaration: ‘This Was Never About the Wall’. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is one of 12 Republicans who voted against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, but he told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday that it wasn’t because he was against funding the wall. “You’re right that this was never about the wall,” Toomey told […]

Embrace of Socialism Shows Why We Shouldn’t Lower the Voting Age

Embrace of Socialism Shows Why We Shouldn’t Lower the Voting Age. by Jarrett Stepman · March 18, 2019 The left really wants to give kids the right to vote. This idea is so popular on the left that a majority of House Democrats voted in favor of lowering the voting age to 16. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., endorsed the […]

Whatta Bunch of Phony Baloneys | The American Spectator

Whatta Bunch of Phony Baloneys | The American Spectator. Have you ever seen so much mendacity and womendacity at once? Whatta bunch of phony baloneys! It was bound to happen in the Democrat-Left Age of Intersectionality. In an era where you lose “society-advantage points” for being White, more points for being male, more for having progenitor roots anywhere in Europe, […]

Brexit Is a Bonanza for Smugglers (and That’s a Good Thing) – Reason.com

Brexit Is a Bonanza for Smugglers (and That’s a Good Thing) – Reason.com. With the deadline for Britain’s “Brexit” from the European Union (EU) coming up at the end of the month, the details of the country’s withdrawal from that economic and political union remain fuzzy, as does the actual timeline for the separation—and even whether the secession will take […]

Trump Really Wants Judge Jeanine Back On Fox News | The Daily Caller

Trump Really Wants Judge Jeanine Back On Fox News | The Daily Caller. Judge Jeanine Pirro has only been off the air for one episode of her Fox News show, but President Donald Trump noticed — and he wants her to come back. Fox announced Saturday that Pirro would not be on air for her regular Saturday evening show, “Justice […]

Klobuchar: Biden Will Need to Explain His Actions That ‘Weren’t As Progressive’

Klobuchar: Biden Will Need to Explain His Actions That 'Weren't As Progressive'. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) said Sunday that if former Vice President Joe Biden runs for the 2020 Democratic nomination, he’ll need to explain his less progressive decisions. Over the weekend, Biden spoke at an event with members of the Delaware Democratic Party where he claimed he had […]

Lawsuit against Remington over Sandy Hook Massacre Is Bogus | National Review

Lawsuit against Remington over Sandy Hook Massacre Is Bogus | National Review. Two kinds of opportunism are at play against the gun manufacturer: financial and political. Rule No. 1 of tort law: The bad guy is the one with the most money to pay you. On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza murdered 26 people, 20 of them schoolchildren ages six […]

Bernie Sanders’ support for Ilhan Omar gels with his record of criticizing Israel

Bernie Sanders' support for Ilhan Omar gels with his record of criticizing Israel. by Emily Larsen · March 18, 2019 Sen. Bernie Sanders has a long history of being tough on Israel, even to a point not matched by other left-leaning Democrats in the 2020 presidential primary field. In recent days, Sanders has offered support for Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar […]

World’s 1st remote brain surgery via 5G network performed in China — RT World News

World’s 1st remote brain surgery via 5G network performed in China — RT World News. A Chinese surgeon has performed the world’s first remote brain surgery using 5G technology, with the patient 3,000km away from the operating doctor. Dr. Ling Zhipei remotely implanted a neurostimulator into his patient’s brain on Saturday, Chinese state-run media reports. The surgeon manipulated the instruments […]

A Lesson for Our College Kids about Socialism

A Lesson for Our College Kids about Socialism. by Howard Sachs · March 18, 2019 I’m a devoted husband, father, doctor, proud American, and serious Jew. I’m 63 years old. I have kids who recently graduated college. I’ve been around the block a bit, experienced a lot, read and learned a lot. One thing I’ve noticed is that many in […]

To Understand The American Left’s Anti-Semitism, Look To Europe

To Understand The American Left's Anti-Semitism, Look To Europe. by David Harsanyi · March 14, 2019 In Germany this week, a regional court ruled that the 2014 firebombing of Bergisch Synagogue in Wuppertal, while a criminal act of arson, was not an anti-Semitic incident. The judge had upheld a lower court ruling deemed that the three Palestinian immigrants who had […]

Officials dismiss criticism that Trump rhetoric to blame for New Zealand attack | TheHill

Officials dismiss criticism that Trump rhetoric to blame for New Zealand attack | TheHill. by Michael Burke · March 17, 2019 Trump administration officials on Sunday pushed back against the suggestion that President Trump’s rhetoric is partly to blame for the attack at two New Zealand mosques that left 50 people dead. The main suspect in the shooting, which happened […]

Conservatives back proposed gray wolf delisting as green groups howl

Conservatives back proposed gray wolf delisting as green groups howl. by Jacob Holzman · March 15, 2019 The Department of Interior moved on Thursday to remove gray wolves from federal protection, pleasing congressional Republicans and rankling environmental organizations that plan to fight the decision in court. “Glad to see it,” Montana Sen. Steve Daines who like many western Republicans supports […]

Fox News yanks popular show, Trump fights to save it – WND

Fox News yanks popular show, Trump fights to save it – WND. One day after the Fox News Channel yanked one of its highly rated, controversial talk shows from the air, President Donald Trump jumped into the fray in attempt to save the program. “Bring back @JudgeJeanine Pirro,” Trump tweeted on Sunday, referring to “Justice With Judge Jeanine,” which the […]

Beto O’Rourke’s Gafftastic Day

Beto O'Rourke's Gafftastic Day. Not ready for prime time? Yesterday was a day that Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke may want to forget. His first swing through Iowa as an official candidate was marred by a “joke” about his wife that drew heavy criticism and the revelation by Reuters of his membership in a hacker group as a teenager where […]

Mystery Solved: Why Russia’s Aircraft Carrier Pumps Out So Much Black Smoke | The National Interest

Mystery Solved: Why Russia's Aircraft Carrier Pumps Out So Much Black Smoke | The National Interest. by Charlie Gao · March 18, 2019 These engineering difficulties are also given as a potential reason for the Kuznetsov’s super-smoky nature. Vice Admiral Pyotr Svyatashov explained, saying that because of improper calibration in the preheating or injection mechanisms, the Mazut injected into the […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Break Up Big Tech Would Be Bad for America

Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Break Up Big Tech Would Be Bad for America. by David Harsanyi · March 15, 2019 Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a new plan to break up Big Tech companies. The proposal entails appointing a bunch of regulators to undo mergers that her administration would deem anti-competitive. Warren’s plan would classify any company that […]

California Governor Praised for Things That Get Trump Condemned | The American Spectator

California Governor Praised for Things That Get Trump Condemned | The American Spectator. by Debra J. Saunders Washington President Donald Trump, meet California Gov. Gavin Newsom, the Democratic rising star who tracks mud across the legal system the same way you do, but his dirty footprints win accolades from the mainstream media. Wednesday, Newsom signed an executive order granting execution […]

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary — Recalling American Accomplishments | National Review

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary — Recalling American Accomplishments | National Review. by Warren Kozak · March 16, 2019 Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag on the surface of the moon, July 29, 1969. (NASA) Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary is an occasion for Americans to recall their ability to do the impossible. Three days after President John F. […]

Beto The Buffoon

Beto The Buffoon. The Democrats now have their rock star in the ever-growing presidential race. On Thursday, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke officially launched his bid for the presidency. Beto is hoping to capitalize on the excitement that surrounded his losing U.S. Senate race last year in Texas. Despite a massive haul of $80 million, O’Rourke was defeated by incumbent U.S. […]

Behind the budget ‘gimmick’ that could help secure Trump’s border wall | Fox News

Behind the budget ‘gimmick’ that could help secure Trump’s border wall | Fox News. Budget faces an uphill battle from Democrats in the House; chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports. Certain things in Washington demand astute attention. Then there are things which serve as spectacular distractions. President Trump released his budget request this week. Note we said a “budget request.” […]

Adam Smith’s Prescription for Education

Adam Smith's Prescription for Education. by Ryan Walters · March 16, 2019 The focus of many policies around the country is to create an environment for high quality education at public schools. States require teachers to gain certifications, log professional development hours, and create meticulous lesson plans in the hopes they are creating schools full of high-quality teachers, but are […]

Strzok Suggests Steele Dossier Did Fuel FBI Trump Investigation

Strzok Suggests Steele Dossier Did Fuel FBI Trump Investigation. by Margot Cleveland · March 15, 2019 Yesterday Rep. Doug Collins, the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, released the transcript of the committee’s June 2018 interview of former FBI agent Peter Strzok. Unfortunately, because of the ongoing special counsel investigation, the attorney representing the FBI’s interests directed Strzok to […]

Trump attacks John McCain over Obamacare repeal | TheHill

Trump attacks John McCain over Obamacare repeal | TheHill. by John Bowden · March 16, 2019 President Trump took aim at late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Twitter on Saturday for his vote against the GOP Senate majority during the Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare in 2017. McCain, who died last year, was the third Republican to vote against the […]

Trump to frustrated Jewish Dems: GOP will welcome you with ‘open arms’

Trump to frustrated Jewish Dems: GOP will welcome you with ‘open arms’. by John T. Bennett · March 15, 2019 President Donald Trump on Friday claimed Democratic politicians treat Jewish people with “total disrespect,” saying his Republican Party would welcome them with “open arms.” He used a morning tweet to claim the so-called “‘Jexodus’ movement” of offended Democrats out of […]

Congress wants ‘Internet of Things’ protected – WND

Congress wants 'Internet of Things' protected – WND. You’ve shut down your accounts on the social media sites that violate consumer privacy the most, you’ve scrubbed what you can of your personal details from the web, and you’re actually reading every word of privacy provisions. So what else can you do to protect yourself from the digital invasion? How about […]

The Democratic Party’s Anti-Semitism Problem Is Obama’s Legacy | Trending

The Democratic Party’s Anti-Semitism Problem Is Obama’s Legacy | Trending. Why does Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) still have her position on the House Foreign Relations Committee? House Republicans stripped Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) of his committee positions after making his own controversial remarks. Omar should have met the same fate. But considering recent history, it’s not surprising that Omar remains unpunished. […]

Kamala Harris Says She Would Not Execute Someone for Committing Treason Against the United States

Kamala Harris Says She Would Not Execute Someone for Committing Treason Against the United States. In an interview broadcast yesterday by National Public Radio, Sen. Kamala Harris (D.-Calif.) said that she would not impose the death penalty on someone who committed treason against the United States. Harris takes the position that the death penalty should never be used as punishment […]

Why Covington Teen Could Win His Lawsuit Against CNN

Why Covington Teen Could Win His Lawsuit Against CNN. by Hans von Spakovsky · March 15, 2019 Nicholas Sandmann and his parents have followed up their defamation lawsuit against The Washington Post with one filed Tuesday against CNN. Sandmann, you’ll recall, is one of the Covington Catholic High School students savaged by the left after attending this year’s March for […]

The Anatomy of a Self-Annihilating Political Party | The American Spectator

The Anatomy of a Self-Annihilating Political Party | The American Spectator. The Democrat Party has lost its mind. What’s happening there, however, is not happening in isolation. In society and in life nothing happens in isolation. There’s a word that describes the Party’s behavior: nihilism: “a viewpoint that traditional values and beliefs are unfounded and that existence is senseless and […]

Americans Are Still Confused About What Socialism Actually Is – Reason.com

Americans Are Still Confused About What Socialism Actually Is – Reason.com. by Steven Greenhut · March 15, 2019 Last week, this column asked: “Why are we still debating the merits of socialism?” Based on quite a few responses, I’ve come up with three main answers. First, a surprising number of people still are seduced by its nice-sounding promises. Second, some […]

Job Openings Rise, Outnumber Unemployed by 1 Million

Job Openings Rise, Outnumber Unemployed by 1 Million. U.S. employers listed almost 7.6 million job openings in January, near the record high of 7.63 million in November, a sign that businesses are eager to hire more workers. The Labor Department also said Friday that the number of people quitting their jobs is up, another sign of a healthy economy, because […]

New Zealand Shooter — Did He Change the Cultural Script by Livestreaming? | National Review

New Zealand Shooter — Did He Change the Cultural Script by Livestreaming? | National Review. by David French · March 15, 2019 Muslims shout slogans as they condemn the Christchurch mosque attack in New Zealand, after Friday prayers at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 15, 2019. (Mohammad Ponir Hossain/REUTERS) In livestreaming the massacre, he may have […]

President Trump’s Leadership on Open Skies Has Paid off for American Travelers

President Trump’s Leadership on Open Skies Has Paid off for American Travelers. In 1987, then-real estate mogul Donald Trump laid out the strategies and wisdom that built him one of America’s largest real estate empires in his book The Art of the Deal. Now, as President of the United States, Donald Trump has been using those same tactics to deliver […]

Pilots: FAA didn’t wait too long to ground Boeing’s 737-8 Max plane

Pilots: FAA didn't wait too long to ground Boeing's 737-8 Max plane. by James Langford · March 16, 2019 The Federal Aviation Administration didn’t wait too long after an Ethiopian Airlines crash to ground Boeing’s best-selling 737-8 Max, says one former pilot who has worked with airline-disaster investigators. But aviation regulators in the rest of the world may have acted […]

‘Saturday Night Live’ Accused of Plagiarizing Sketches (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety

‘Saturday Night Live’ Accused of Plagiarizing Sketches (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety. by Daniel Holloway,Elaine Low · March 15, 2019 “Saturday Night Live” aired last October a sketch about a pumpkin patch where the employees, much to the consternation of the proprietor, engage in sexual intercourse with the product. “The Pumpkin Patch” was lewd, funny, and seasonally appropriate. But according to Nick […]

Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism

Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism. by Zeyba Nur · March 15, 2019 Peter Beinart’s piece in the Guardian, “Debunking the myth that anti-Zionism is antisemitic,” published on March 7, 2019, is based upon a number of flawed assumptions. Beinart’s first point is that “states based on ethnic nationalism” do not have a monopoly on maintaining “public order and individual freedom.” But is […]

Strzok Suggests Steele Dossier Did Fuel FBI Trump Investigation

Strzok Suggests Steele Dossier Did Fuel FBI Trump Investigation. by Margot Cleveland · March 15, 2019 Yesterday Rep. Doug Collins, the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, released the transcript of the committee’s June 2018 interview of former FBI agent Peter Strzok. Unfortunately, because of the ongoing special counsel investigation, the attorney representing the FBI’s interests directed Strzok to […]

Trump to frustrated Jewish Dems: GOP will welcome you with ‘open arms’

Trump to frustrated Jewish Dems: GOP will welcome you with ‘open arms’. by John T. Bennett · March 15, 2019 President Donald Trump on Friday claimed Democratic politicians treat Jewish people with “total disrespect,” saying his Republican Party would welcome them with “open arms.” He used a morning tweet to claim the so-called “‘Jexodus’ movement” of offended Democrats out of […]

Bernie advocated 100% tax, nationalizing companies – WND

Bernie advocated 100% tax, nationalizing companies – WND. What would a President Bernie Sanders do if he were elected in 2020? The self-declared democratic socialist has been clear about his support of such policies as universal health care and free college tuition. But CNN found that when he first ran for the Senate in the 1970s, he advocated full-blown socialist […]