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Gabbard Sues Clinton for Calling Her a ‘Russian Asset’

Gabbard Sues Clinton for Calling Her a 'Russian Asset'. by Cameron Cawthorne · January 22, 2020 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii) on Wednesday filed a defamation lawsuit against twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for “carelessly and recklessly” accusing her of being a Russian asset. “Tulsi Gabbard is running for President of the United States, a position Clinton has long coveted, […]

As US warns against spy threat, Chinese nationals keep getting arrested in Florida

As US warns against spy threat, Chinese nationals keep getting arrested in Florida. by Caitlin Yilek · January 23, 2020 South Florida has become a common destination for Chinese nationals to be arrested while taking photographs. At least six people from China have been charged since September 2018 in connection with incidents at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach […]

The Israel-US Model Has Been a Resounding Success

The Israel-US Model Has Been a Resounding Success. Whether by accident or by deliberate osmosis, Israel and the U.S. have adopted similar solutions to their existential problems. Before 2002, during the various Palestinian intifadas, Israel suffered hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries from suicide bombers freely crossing from the West Bank and Gaza into Israel. In response, Israel planned […]

Supreme Court justices clash over major school-choice case | Fox News

Supreme Court justices clash over major school-choice case | Fox News. Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue could make it easier for Americans to use public money to pay for religious education in states across the nation; Gillian Turner reports from the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court appeared closely split during oral arguments Wednesday in a case with potentially major […]

China’s Colonial Transformation of Africa – American Thinker

China’s Colonial Transformation of Africa – American Thinker. It is clear that China is now the new great colonial power; albeit mostly via economic colonialism, rather than necessarily some late Victorian model. Whether it is its virtual vulture capitalist snatching up of numerous European corporations during the crisis of the Great Recession, or the more subtle method of gaining ground […]

Supreme Court To Decide If Atheism Keeps Its Monopoly On K-12 Schools

Supreme Court To Decide If Atheism Keeps Its Monopoly On K-12 Schools. by Joy Pullmann · January 22, 2020 Today the U.S. Supreme Court hears a case that could determine whether parents and taxpayers have any choices about the kind of religion American children are taught with taxpayer funds. Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue concerns whether private donations may […]

Hillary Clinton tears open wound with her attack on Sanders | TheHill

Hillary Clinton tears open wound with her attack on Sanders | TheHill. by Jonathan Easley · January 22, 2020 Hillary Clinton has torn open old wounds from her divisive 2016 battle with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), putting Democrats on edge about whether the party will be able to unite after a 2020 primary that has produced new fault lines between […]

Impeachment cellphone ban gives Senate pages a workout

Impeachment cellphone ban gives Senate pages a workout. by Clyde McGrady · January 23, 2020 President Trump’s impeachment trial may be requiring senators to stay seated hour after agonizing hour, but there’s one group getting more exercise than they’ve seen in years: Senate pages. The blue-jacket-clad teens have been running all over the Senate floor, relaying messages between senators and […]

Dershowitz has bad news for Pelosi’s ‘impeached forever’ claim – WND

Dershowitz has bad news for Pelosi's 'impeached forever' claim – WND. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seemed to take satisfaction in declaring that President Trump has been “impeached forever.” Advertisement – story continues below But the Democratic lawmaker “doesn’t understand what impeachment is,” contends Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz. Dershowitz explained to Fox News host Sean Hannity that an impeachment is […]

Judge Orders Hunter Biden to Turn Over Secret Financial Records

Judge Orders Hunter Biden to Turn Over Secret Financial Records. by Tyler O’Neil · January 22, 2020 On Tuesday, an Arkansas judge ordered Hunter Biden, the youngest son of former Vice President Joe Biden, to appear in court and explain why he should not be held in contempt for violating numerous court orders to provide financial information in his Arkansas […]

Has Nadler Consigned Himself ‘To The Condemnation Of History’? | CNSNews

Has Nadler Consigned Himself 'To The Condemnation Of History'? | CNSNews. House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler — one of the impeachment managers prosecuting President Donald Trump — believes perjury and obstruction of justice need not be impeachable offenses. Or that is what Nadler claimed in 1998, when he was a dissenting minority member on a Judiciary Committee that approved four […]

How the Oil Production Boom Has Benefited America

How the Oil Production Boom Has Benefited America. “We can’t just drill our way out of the problem.” That was the oft-repeated phrase of President Barack Obama, who throughout his presidency argued that the key to beating higher gasoline prices was to subsidize alternative energies, such as solar and wind. It was a common sentiment from those who fretted that […]

Qasem Soleimani Killing Response: Beware Iranian Asymmetric-Warfare Strength | National Review

Qasem Soleimani Killing Response: Beware Iranian Asymmetric-Warfare Strength | National Review. The Islamic Republic is too weak to wage a conventional war on the U.S. — but that doesn’t mean it poses no threat. How might Iran respond to the death of Qasem Soleimani? Ever since the Trump administration’s January 3 killing of Soleimani, the Islamic Republic’s top military commander, […]

U.S. Urges China to Join Nuclear Arms Talks With Russia

U.S. Urges China to Join Nuclear Arms Talks With Russia. The United States urged China on Tuesday to join trilateral nuclear arms talks with Moscow, calling Beijing’s secrecy around growing stockpiles a “serious threat to strategic stability”. U.S. President Donald Trump said last year he had discussed a new accord on limiting nuclear arms with Russian President Vladimir Putin and […]

Robert Mueller’s friends think ‘something happened’ to him during Russia investigation: Author

Robert Mueller’s friends think ‘something happened’ to him during Russia investigation: Author. by Daniel Chaitin · January 21, 2020 People close to Robert Mueller believe “something happened” to the former special counsel over the course of his two-year Russia investigation, according to a reporter. The Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig, who is the co-author of the new book A Very Stable […]

Everything on Demand

Everything on Demand. Reporters complain about business. We overlook the constant improvements in our lives made possible by greedy businesses competing for your money. Think about how our access to entertainment has improved. “When I was a kid,” says Sean Malone in a new video for the Foundation for Economic Education, “my TV broadcast options were PBS, Fox, ABC, NBC […]

The Secret Sauce of the Democrats’ Impeachment Strategy – American Thinker

The Secret Sauce of the Democrats’ Impeachment Strategy – American Thinker. What is it about this impeachment that is so valuable to Democrats that they feel justified risking a flimsy impeachment strategy today, knowing that it could be used against them tomorrow? Legal scholars and political pundits are justifiably worried about the implications President Trump’s impeachment holds for America’s future. […]

Why Criminal Prosecution Might Be The Least Of Ilhan Omar’s Concerns

Why Criminal Prosecution Might Be The Least Of Ilhan Omar’s Concerns. by Matthew Kolken · January 21, 2020 The Department of Justice has reportedly assigned an FBI special agent to work with Immigration and Customs and Enforcement and the Department of Education Inspector General Charge to investigate Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for alleged criminal violations relating to perjury, immigration fraud, […]

Senators bend the rules by wearing Apple Watches to Trump trial

Senators bend the rules by wearing Apple Watches to Trump trial. The rules of decorum state that senators can’t use phones or electronic devices in the chamber during President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, but what about Apple Watches? At least eight senators had them strapped on their wrists in the chamber at the start of the trial Tuesday, despite guidelines […]

Trump’s lawyer ‘absolutely destroyed’ Schiff as impeachment trial opens – WND

Trump's lawyer 'absolutely destroyed' Schiff as impeachment trial opens – WND. President Trump’s counsel Jay Sekulow on Tuesday was praised on Twitter for having “absolutely destroyed” Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and his “little impeachment sham.” Advertisement – story continues below Sekulow pointed out that when Trump was investigated in the House, he was “denied the right to cross-examine witnesses … […]

Jay Sekulow Destroys Schiff and Pelosi Over Executive Privilege

Jay Sekulow Destroys Schiff and Pelosi Over Executive Privilege. by Tyler O’Neil · January 21, 2020 During his opening remarks in the Senate impeachment trial, President Donald Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow quoted Democrats’ own words against them. He condemned the House Democrats’ rush to impeach Trump, adding an article of impeachment for “Obstruction of Congress” rather than litigating a matter […]

House Prosecutors Backed Impeachment Long Before Trump Ukraine Call

House Prosecutors Backed Impeachment Long Before Trump Ukraine Call. Three of the House Democrats prosecuting President Donald Trump in the Senate’s impeachment trial—Jerry Nadler of New York, Zoe Lofgren of California, and Sylvia Garcia of Texas—are among lawmakers who voted last year to advance the president’s removal. Eight days after that vote, Trump talked by phone with Ukrainian President Volodymyr […]

On and Off the Record, Republican Senators Are Consistent on Impeachment | National Review

On and Off the Record, Republican Senators Are Consistent on Impeachment | National Review. One year from today, somebody takes the oath of office to be president — either the current president for another term, or someone new. In today’s news: a sense of what Republican senators really think about impeachment; Lobby Day comes to Virginia’s state capitol; and the […]

Denver Post Columnist Fired After Arguing There Are Two Sexes – Washington Free Beacon

Denver Post Columnist Fired After Arguing There Are Two Sexes – Washington Free Beacon. by Alex Griswold · January 20, 2020 A Denver Post columnist says he was fired after disputing the idea that there are more than two sexes. Jon Caldara, president of the libertarian Independence Institute, announced that he has been fired from the Post, chalking it up […]

Working Hard Versus Hardly Working

Working Hard Versus Hardly Working. Almost all of us know (because President Trump boasts of it in nearly every speech) that our 3.5% unemployment rate has reached a 50-year low. But this official decline in joblessness doesn’t tell the entire story of the improvement in the job market in the United States. And it doesn’t fully capture the change in […]

House impeachment managers call Trump ‘Framers’ worst nightmare come to life’ in new brief | Fox News

House impeachment managers call Trump 'Framers’ worst nightmare come to life' in new brief | Fox News. The Trump team calls the impeachment charges ‘flimsy’ and a ‘dangerous perversion of the Constitution’; congressional correspondent Chad Pergram reports from Capitol Hill. The House impeachment managers said on Monday that President Trump jeopardized national security and “orchestrated a cover-up unprecedented in the […]

The Windsors Blackmailed by their Daughter-in-Law – American Thinker

The Windsors Blackmailed by their Daughter-in-Law – American Thinker. Over the last one hundred years, the British Royal Family has generously provided the world with a parade of scandals more colorful and louder than the socks they wear with their kilts. But the Meghan and Harry rupture is fundamentally different from any previous crisis to befall the British monarchy. Prior […]

Reminder: Warren Will Lie Again And Again To Get What She Wants

Reminder: Warren Will Lie Again And Again To Get What She Wants. by Christopher Bedford · January 19, 2020 Tuesday night’s CNN debate was a set-up. And that’s not some internet fever dream, it’s an observation shared by reporters from Rolling Stone and The Huffington Post to Fox News and The Daily Caller. Even late-night comedy picked up on the […]

McConnell proposes compressed schedule for impeachment trial | TheHill

McConnell proposes compressed schedule for impeachment trial | TheHill. by Alexander Bolton · January 20, 2020 House impeachment managers will have 24 hours over two days to make their opening arguments when they begin to present their case against President Trump to the Senate Wednesday, according to a resolution circulated by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). President Trump’s team […]

2 disturbing deceptions at heart of Dems’ impeachment brief – WND

2 disturbing deceptions at heart of Dems' impeachment brief – WND. Two major “deceptions” lie at the heart of the House Democrats’ impeachment brief, contends Byron York in an analysis for the Washington Examiner. Advertisement – story continues below Democrats say Trump must be “immediately” removed “to safeguard the 2020 U.S. election,” contending he was the knowing beneficiary of Russian […]

Sanders Scores Another Win in the Battle For ‘Progressive’ Endorsements | CNSNews

Sanders Scores Another Win in the Battle For ‘Progressive’ Endorsements | CNSNews. Two weeks out from the Iowa Caucuses, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) secured another victory in the battle for endorsements between the two leading liberals in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, winning the backing of Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. “I’m all […]

The Senate Impeachment Trial: 8 Things You Need to Know

The Senate Impeachment Trial: 8 Things You Need to Know. by Thomas Jipping · January 20, 2020 The House of Representatives has chosen members to participate in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and they have presented the articles of impeachment to the Senate. This is only the third impeachment trial of a president in our nation’s history, […]

Trump and Comey Are United Against Encrypted Communications – Reason.com

Trump and Comey Are United Against Encrypted Communications – Reason.com. For all the public sparring between the two inflated egos known as Donald Trump and James Comey, the president and the former FBI director have some important commonalities. For starters, they both hate it when the common people keep secrets from the ruling class of which they represent competing factions. […]

Trump Impeachment Trial: Charges Lack an Indictable Offense | National Review

Trump Impeachment Trial: Charges Lack an Indictable Offense | National Review. Something is missing from the charges against Trump: An indictable offense. Thought experiment No. 1: Suppose Bob Mueller’s probe actually proves that Donald Trump is under Vladimir Putin’s thumb. Fill in the rest of the blanks with your favorite corruption fantasy: The Kremlin has video of the mogul-turned-president debauching […]

Dem Rep: There May Be More ‘Impeachment Activity’ Later This Year

Dem Rep: There May Be More 'Impeachment Activity' Later This Year. by Graham Piro · January 19, 2020 Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) said Sunday that Democrats “will not stop” on impeachment and added that there may be more “impeachment activity” in the near future. “The subpoenas that I have issued that have gone through the lower courts are now […]

Bernie Sanders: Gender a ‘problem’ for female candidates

Bernie Sanders: Gender a 'problem' for female candidates. by Emily Larsen · January 19, 2020 Sen. Bernie Sanders riled up tensions between him and fellow left-wing Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren by saying that being a woman, like other characteristics, poses a problem for presidential hopefuls. “I think everybody has their own sets of problems. I’m 78 years of […]

Amity Shlaes’s Verdict on the Great Society: Not That Great – American Thinker

Amity Shlaes's Verdict on the Great Society: Not That Great – American Thinker. Seldom in history has a program been undertaken with such lofty intentions and ended in such bitter disappointment as Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society.” In her latest book Great Society: A New History, Amity Shlaes provides a fresh appraisal of the idealistic policies that came to define the […]

National Review Shouldn’t Join The Left In Blaming Jews For Antisemitism

National Review Shouldn't Join The Left In Blaming Jews For Antisemitism. by Melissa Langsam Braunstein · January 17, 2020 Sometimes even a publication you’ve long admired gets things horribly wrong. In this case, it’s National Review, which just published an incredibly problematic article, “Anti-Semitic Attacks Shine Spotlight on Long-Simmering Tri-State Tensions,” written by Zachary Evans, attempts to explain rising antisemitism […]

NYT editorial board endorses Warren, Klobuchar for Democratic nomination for president | TheHill

NYT editorial board endorses Warren, Klobuchar for Democratic nomination for president | TheHill. The dual endorsement, a break in convention for the Times, comes just two weeks before the first primary contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, where Warren has remained a top contender while Klobuchar has struggled to break out of single-digit support. “In a break with convention, the […]

Pelosi’s poor choices helped sink her impeachment gambit

Pelosi’s poor choices helped sink her impeachment gambit. On Dec. 18, House Democrats rushed to impeach President Donald Trump on charges of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power, with chief prosecutor Adam Schiff actually calling him a “clear and present danger” to the nation. Speed was of the essence, they told us. So critical, in fact, that the very […]

Government vows to protect Christians worldwide – WND

Government vows to protect Christians worldwide – WND. Responding to a government-commissioned report, British officials are pledging to take steps to protect persecuted Christians worldwide, including legislation to sanction offending nations. Advertisement – story continues below The report, the “Bishop of Truro’s Independent Review for the Foreign Secretary of [Foreign and Commonwealth Office] Support for Persecuted Christians,” confirmed that “today, […]

Watch Adam Schiff Tell Three Laughable Impeachment Whoppers in Less Than 90 Seconds

Watch Adam Schiff Tell Three Laughable Impeachment Whoppers in Less Than 90 Seconds. by Victoria Taft · January 19, 2020 It has been entertaining, to say the least, watching the “sad” and “somber” way in which the Democrats have conducted themselves on the Trump impeachment proceedings. “Sad and somber.” pic.twitter.com/V1AbxPiivY — Team Trump (Text FIRST to 88022) (@TeamTrump) January 18, […]

Why the U.S.-China Cold War Will Be Different | The National Interest

Why the U.S.-China Cold War Will Be Different | The National Interest. by Robert D. Kaplan · January 19, 2020 The United States and China are locked in a rivalry over trade, technology, military control of the South and East China seas, and increasingly over ideology and human rights. The two countries have been in a cyberwar for years already, […]

49ers Star Running Back Survived After Being Born at 3 Pounds, 3 Months Prematurely | CNSNews

49ers Star Running Back Survived After Being Born at 3 Pounds, 3 Months Prematurely | CNSNews. Tevin Coleman, star running back for the San Francisco 49ers, was born three months prematurely—and weighing only three pounds. But he survived—after spending seven weeks in the hospital. And now he will be playing in the NFL championship game. “He was born premature. You […]

How MLK Channeled the Spirit of 1776

How MLK Channeled the Spirit of 1776. Martin Luther King Jr. Day became a federal holiday when it was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. As Americans celebrate MLK Day, it’s important to recognize the contributions of King and the tradition of ideas he espoused that put him in the pantheon of great Americans. The federal holiday […]

Chefs in Ireland Are Fighting a Mandatory Menu Calorie Count Law – Reason.com

Chefs in Ireland Are Fighting a Mandatory Menu Calorie Count Law – Reason.com. Some of Ireland’s leading chefs are protesting a proposed mandatory restaurant calorie labeling law, with several of the country’s top chefs saying they’ll defy the law should it take effect. Ireland’s health ministry has toyed with the idea of menu calorie labeling for some time. But reports […]

Trump Impeachment Trial: Charges Lack an Indictable Offense | National Review

Trump Impeachment Trial: Charges Lack an Indictable Offense | National Review. Something is missing from the charges against Trump: An indictable offense. Thought experiment No. 1: Suppose Bob Mueller’s probe actually proves that Donald Trump is under Vladimir Putin’s thumb. Fill in the rest of the blanks with your favorite corruption fantasy: The Kremlin has video of the mogul-turned-president debauching […]

The Never-Ending Impeachment

The Never-Ending Impeachment. Maybe Nancy Pelosi waited to send impeachment to the Senate because she was waiting for her pens to arrive. The fancy commemorative ballpoints, featuring the speaker’s name engraved in gold, that Pelosi gave to colleagues at Wednesday’s engrossment ceremony quickly became the subject of mockery. Republicans saw them as emblematic of Democratic partisanship and triviality. “Nothing says […]

Romney loses GOP support in Utah after challenging Trump on impeachment

Romney loses GOP support in Utah after challenging Trump on impeachment. by Kerry Picket · January 17, 2020 Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney lost support from Republicans and independents in his home state during the weeks after he called for witnesses in President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, a new poll shows. The Morning Consult survey found support for Romney, 72, […]

Final Days for Ilhan Omar?

Final Days for Ilhan Omar?. Don’t expect the national media to report this, but Representative Ilhan Omar is attracting more credible opponents than any sitting member of Congress. Like angry hornets, a swarm is gathering and buzzing around her. Her days as a Congresswoman may be numbered. It could be a finite number. She faces at least three opponents on […]

Pelosi’s Pen not Mightier than Trump’s Sword – American Thinker

Pelosi's Pen not Mightier than Trump's Sword – American Thinker. One hates to think that the reason Nancy Pelosi delayed delivery of the Articles of Impeachment to the Senate for trial was that her order for commemorative pens hadn’t come in yet. What’s a somber occasion like an impeachment without a commemorative pen? Don’t forget to pose for pictures with […]

How Trump Can Triple His Support Among Black Voters In 2020

How Trump Can Triple His Support Among Black Voters In 2020. by Willis L. Krumholz · January 17, 2020 In 2016, Donald Trump received a slightly higher share of the black vote than did Mitt Romney in 2012 or John McCain in 2008. But he still received just 8 percent. Now black support for Trump is in the mid-30s. While […]

The Memo: Sanders-Warren battle could reshape Democratic primary | TheHill

The Memo: Sanders-Warren battle could reshape Democratic primary | TheHill. by Niall Stanage · January 18, 2020 The red-hot controversy between Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is threatening to reshape the Democratic primary — perhaps to the disadvantage of both. “Strategically speaking, it’s the most idiotic thing I’ve ever seen,” said one Democratic strategist who asked for […]

Impeachment isn’t the only obstacle to legislative wins for Congress in 2020

Impeachment isn’t the only obstacle to legislative wins for Congress in 2020. by Jonathan Miller · January 17, 2020 On Dec. 18, the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump. On Dec. 19, the House approved a major rewrite of a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. Those two events, just 24 hours apart, marked the culmination of a strategy […]

Will Senate trial be Kavanaugh circus deja vu? – WND

Will Senate trial be Kavanaugh circus deja vu? – WND. by Joseph Farah · January 18, 2020 Does anybody remember the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings of two years ago? Can you imagine the Senate impeachment trial becoming that kind of circus? Don’t bet against it. Let me remind you what those hearings were like. Advertisement – story continues below Christine […]

Joe Waits for the Volcano | Belmont Club

Joe Waits for the Volcano | Belmont Club. by Richard Fernandez · January 18, 2020 One of the most famous lines about waiting is naturally enough from the movie Casablanca: “And so a tortuous, round-about refugee trail sprang up. Paris to Marseilles, across the Mediterranean to Oran [in Algeria], then by train or auto or foot across the rim of […]

Dershowitz to Defend Trump in Senate Trial ‘to Prevent Creation of a Dangerous Constitutional Precedent’ | CNSNews

Dershowitz to Defend Trump in Senate Trial ‘to Prevent Creation of a Dangerous Constitutional Precedent’ | CNSNews. Iconic liberal civil and human rights defense attorney and Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz announced Friday has joined President Donald Trump’s legal team and will present oral arguments against impeachment and removal in the Senate trial. Dershowitz issued a three-part statement […]

Trump Administration Takes 3 Steps to Boost Religious Freedom

Trump Administration Takes 3 Steps to Boost Religious Freedom. by Rob Bluey · January 17, 2020 “There’s a lot of hostility to religious beliefs,” says Joe Grogan, director of the Domestic Policy Council at the White House. “These views are protected by the First Amendment and people who are offended by public expressions of faith need to get over it,” […]

Joe Biden Wants To Destroy Free Speech on Social Media – Reason.com

Joe Biden Wants To Destroy Free Speech on Social Media – Reason.com. In an interview with the New York Times’ editorial board, former Vice President Joe Biden made his most stringent call yet for cracking down on free speech on the internet. After being asked by the Times about previous comments Biden has made regarding Facebook’s refusal to remove negative […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Political Persona Entirely False | National Review

Elizabeth Warren’s Political Persona Entirely False | National Review. It’s an unseemly and ugly business to pretend to believe anything that Warren says. Ever since she began explaining how her Medicare for all plan would be funded, and how she would pass it, Elizabeth Warren has been sinking. Ahead of last week’s debate, her camp leaked a story that her […]

Senator Biden Paid Men More Than Women, Now Blames Pay Gap on White Men

Senator Biden Paid Men More Than Women, Now Blames Pay Gap on White Men. In a New York Times interview, presidential hopeful Joe Biden said the barrier to equal pay for women has been white men at the “top of the heap”—but he took no blame for the unequal results in the one organization that had him at the top […]

The more the media try to help Elizabeth Warren, the more voters reject her

The more the media try to help Elizabeth Warren, the more voters reject her. As the media’s preferred candidate in the 2020 Democratic primary, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has enjoyed an enormous amount of softball coverage. Yet, the harder journalists work to win her the nomination, the worse her chances seem to become. Warren launched her 2020 candidacy amid what should […]

The Washington Post (Slyly) Eulogizes Che Guevara

The Washington Post (Slyly) Eulogizes Che Guevara. “Harry Villegas, Right-Hand Man and Bodyguard to Che Guevara, Dies at 81.–Harry Villegas, best-known by his nom de guerre Pombo, was one of the last people to see Guevara alive in Bolivia in 1967…Surrounded by the U.S.-backed Bolivian army, Guevara, already wounded in a firefight, told Mr. Villegas and two other Cuban guerrillas […]

Muslim Deceit and the Burden of Proof – American Thinker

Muslim Deceit and the Burden of Proof – American Thinker. In his recent defense of the Islamic doctrine of taqiyya (dismantled here), Usama Hasan of the UK think tank Quilliam made the following admission: It is true that hardened islamist terrorists, such as the Al-Qaeda & ISIS supporter Usman Khan who murdered two people at Fishmongers’ Hall [after pretending to […]

Rand Paul Is Right: If Senators Want Impeachment Witnesses, Call Biden

Rand Paul Is Right: If Senators Want Impeachment Witnesses, Call Biden. by John Daniel Davidson · January 17, 2020 With President Trump’s impeachment trial set to begin next week, the Senate faces a stark choice: it can hold a legitimate trial that aims to get to the bottom of the allegations against the president, or it can stage an empty […]

Senate GOP mulls speeding up Trump impeachment trial | TheHill

Senate GOP mulls speeding up Trump impeachment trial | TheHill. by Jordain Carney · January 17, 2020 Senate Republicans are discussing speeding up the pace of President Trump’s impeachment trial by using the trial rules to limit the number of days each side has to make opening arguments. Republicans, according to senators, are discussing giving both Trump’s legal and House […]

Was Hillary Clinton a terrible candidate?

Was Hillary Clinton a terrible candidate?. As much as Donald Trump was hailed by Republicans for winning the White House in 2016, Hillary Clinton and her campaign took plenty of blame from her fellow Democrats for the loss. A closer look confirms that she underperformed a typical Democrat in key states in the race for president, even as she overperformed […]

Supremes to hear about attacks on Little Sisters again! – WND

Supremes to hear about attacks on Little Sisters again! – WND. The Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic order of nuns, already has successfully challenged at the U.S. Supreme Court the Obamacare requirement to fund abortion in violation of their faith. Advertisement – story continues below They’re going back. This time it’s because states and other jurisdictions are trying […]

Not Just Hunter: Frank Biden Also Profited From Joe Biden’s Position

Not Just Hunter: Frank Biden Also Profited From Joe Biden's Position. by Tyler O’Neil · January 17, 2020 The Democrats’ impeachment against President Donald Trump has ironically highlighted the sleazy dealings of Hunter Biden, the youngest son of former Vice President Joe Biden. Hunter took a lucrative job at a Ukrainian gas firm while his dad was the Obama point […]

Why Donald Trump’s Impeachment Troubles are Only Temporary | The National Interest

Why Donald Trump's Impeachment Troubles are Only Temporary | The National Interest. by W. James Antle III · January 17, 2020 Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in on Thursday to preside over the Senate trial of President Donald Trump as required by the Constitution. But what matters most is whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is in control of […]

Pelosi: ‘We Have…an Infallible, Undeniable Case for the Impeachment of the President’ | CNSNews

Pelosi: ‘We Have…an Infallible, Undeniable Case for the Impeachment of the President’ | CNSNews. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) castigated the Republican-controlled Senate at her press conference on Thursday, saying that “we need to see more evidence” in light of documents provided to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and statements made in the media by Lev Parnas, whom […]

4 Things to Know About Lev Parnas, the Left’s New Hero

4 Things to Know About Lev Parnas, the Left’s New Hero. An associate of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, one of the president’s personal lawyers, is the left’s new hero going into the Senate impeachment trial. He is a native of Ukraine named Lev Parnas, and he and his business partner were arrested in October as they appeared to […]

Joe Biden Wants To Destroy Free Speech on Social Media – Reason.com

Joe Biden Wants To Destroy Free Speech on Social Media – Reason.com. In an interview with the New York Times’ editorial board, former Vice President Joe Biden made his most stringent call yet for cracking down on free speech on the internet. After being asked by the Times about previous comments Biden has made regarding Facebook’s refusal to remove negative […]

Vladimir Putin & Russia: Democrats Embrace Conspiracy Theories | National Review

Vladimir Putin & Russia: Democrats Embrace Conspiracy Theories | National Review. All Putin, all the time: Democrats are wedded to their mad, sad fantasy. This week, Representative Eric Swalwell taunted Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy as “Kiev-in McCarthy.” It was reported that Nancy Pelosi has recently told Senate colleagues that she believes Mitch McConnell might be an active traitor to his […]

The Never-Ending Impeachment

The Never-Ending Impeachment. by Matthew Continetti · January 16, 2020 Maybe Nancy Pelosi waited to send impeachment to the Senate because she was waiting for her pens to arrive. The fancy commemorative ballpoints, featuring the speaker’s name engraved in gold, that Pelosi gave to colleagues at Wednesday’s engrossment ceremony quickly became the subject of mockery. Republicans saw them as emblematic […]

It’s looking more like Trump will be reelected in 2020

It's looking more like Trump will be reelected in 2020. by Philip Klein · January 16, 2020 With the election year now underway, President Trump is no doubt beatable — and yet, it’s starting to feel more and more like he’ll get reelected. The obstacles to Trump winning in 2020 should not be ignored. To start, in 2016, he only […]

Energy Paradoxes Put Europe in a Precarious Position

Energy Paradoxes Put Europe in a Precarious Position. Despite its cool Green parties and ambitious wind and solar agendas, Europe remains by far the world’s largest importer of oil and natural gas. Oil output in the North Sea and off the coast of Norway is declining, and the European Union is quietly looking for fossil fuel energy anywhere it can […]

James Comey focus of FBI leak investigation, report says | Fox News

James Comey focus of FBI leak investigation, report says | Fox News. The Justice Department is investigating whether then-FBI Director James Comey illegally leaked secret information concerning a Russian document to The New York Times and The Washington Post, the Times reported late Thursday. The new review, which the Times downplayed as a possibly politically motivated probe, reportedly concerned a […]

Impeachment Is Not the Issue, It’s the 2020 Election – American Thinker

Impeachment Is Not the Issue, It's the 2020 Election – American Thinker. If you listen to Republicans, the impeachment of President Trump is a “bizarre strategy,” a partisan political blunder by the Democrats, doomed to fail in the Senate, and already backfiring. As evidence, the “hit job” has energized the Republican base, boosted GOP fundraising and, come November, will cause […]

The War For The Democratic Party Will Destroy Lives, Change The U.S.

The War For The Democratic Party Will Destroy Lives, Change The U.S.. by Christopher Bedford · January 16, 2020 The far-left of the Democratic Party is out of the spotlight. Out of the spotlight, but clearly still within the crosshairs of their colleagues. Its young congressional leaders, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar, the fresh-faced consciences of the […]

Democratic group plans mobile billboard targeting Collins on impeachment | TheHill

Democratic group plans mobile billboard targeting Collins on impeachment | TheHill. by Kaelan Deese · January 16, 2020 A Democratic super PAC plans to use a mobile billboard to target Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) when the impeachment trial kicks off in earnest next week in the Senate. The Party Majority PAC is raising money to have the billboard stationed near […]

How Ed Henry covered impeachment the first time

How Ed Henry covered impeachment the first time. by Clyde McGrady · January 16, 2020 Ed Henry had an interview scheduled with Bill Clinton. It was a relatively sleepy week in Washington, the State of the Union was approaching, and the young reporter planned to ask the president about his relationship with Congress. Things changed. News of the Monica Lewinsky […]

John Brennan, known for lies, unleashes another whopper – WND

John Brennan, known for lies, unleashes another whopper – WND. He’s done it again. He claimed in an appearance on MSNBC’s “Hardball” that President Trump “wrote the note released by [Rep. Adam] Schiff earlier this week saying ‘Get Zelensky to announce Biden investigation.’” However, the note on Ritz Carlton stationary was written by Lev Parnas, Rudy Giuliani’s Ukrainian-American former associate […]

According to the GAO, Biden Also Broke the Law With Ukraine

According to the GAO, Biden Also Broke the Law With Ukraine. by Matt Margolis · January 16, 2020 On Thursday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) ruled that Trump violated the law by temporarily withholding aid to Ukraine. But, if the Trump administration broke the law, then Joe Biden (and the Obama administration) broke the law, too. Remember that $1 billion […]

The U.S.-China Relationship Is At a Crossroads | The National Interest

The U.S.-China Relationship Is At a Crossroads | The National Interest. by Joseph S. Nye Jr · January 15, 2020 President Trump has declared a temporary truce in his trade war with China. Economists point out that both countries gain from trade, but strategists complain that in terms of relative power, China gained more. Vice President Mike Pence recently pointed […]

Rasmussen: Trump’s Approval Index Turns Positive Day after Pelosi Signs Impeachment Articles | CNSNews

Rasmussen: Trump’s Approval Index Turns Positive Day after Pelosi Signs Impeachment Articles | CNSNews. On Thursday – the day after Democrats delivered impeachment articles to the Senate – Donald Trump’s Presidential Approval Index rating turned positive for the first time in nine months, Rasmussen Reports’ Daily Presidential Tracking Poll results show. Trump’s +1 rating in Rasmussen’s Presidential Approval Index reflects […]

4 Things to Know About Lev Parnas, the Left’s New Hero

4 Things to Know About Lev Parnas, the Left’s New Hero. by Fred Lucas · January 16, 2020 An associate of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, one of the president’s personal lawyers, is the left’s new hero going into the Senate impeachment trial. He is a native of Ukraine named Lev Parnas, and he and his business partner were […]

The Dog That Isn’t Barking Regarding Elizabeth Warren | National Review

The Dog That Isn't Barking Regarding Elizabeth Warren | National Review. Earlier this week, Elizabeth Warren offered a sketchy claim that Bernie Sanders, longtime self-proclaimed feminist, said that a woman couldn’t beat Trump in 2020. While she didn’t dwell on that claim for long last night, many saw the post-debate exchange between the two as a sign that they’re not […]

Al Sharpton: No Dem Candidates Look Like They Can Take Trump

Al Sharpton: No Dem Candidates Look Like They Can Take Trump. Al Sharpton said on Wednesday he doesn’t think any of the Democratic candidates have the “mindset” to take on President Donald Trump. Based on the candidates’ performances in Tuesday evening’s Democratic debate, Sharpton told MSNBC’s Morning Joe, “You don’t become champion by just saying, ‘I’ll get by this round.’ […]

Energy Paradoxes Put Europe in a Precarious Position

Energy Paradoxes Put Europe in a Precarious Position. Despite its cool Green parties and ambitious wind and solar agendas, Europe remains by far the world’s largest importer of oil and natural gas. Oil output in the North Sea and off the coast of Norway is declining, and the European Union is quietly looking for fossil fuel energy anywhere it can […]

Democrats clash with Republicans over prospect of calling Hunter Biden in impeachment trial | Fox News

Democrats clash with Republicans over prospect of calling Hunter Biden in impeachment trial | Fox News. House prepares to vote to send the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate; reaction and analysis on ‘The Five.’ Within moments of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announcing the impeachment managers to prosecute the case against President Trump, Democrats were already clashing […]

27 Problems With Media’s Latest Failed Attack On AG William Barr

27 Problems With Media's Latest Failed Attack On AG William Barr. by Mollie Hemingway · January 15, 2020 Some days it seems as if Attorney General William Barr is one of very few adults in Washington, D.C. The highly respected attorney is serving his second tour at the head of the Department of Justice. The first was during the George […]

Warren-Sanders fight raises alarm on the left | TheHill

Warren-Sanders fight raises alarm on the left | TheHill. by Jonathan Easley · January 15, 2020 Liberal Democrats are desperately trying to stay united amid a dispute between Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), which has raised fears on the left that they’ll fumble a prime opportunity to nominate a candidate from the progressive wing of the party. […]

Impeachment clouds hang over home stretch of Iowa caucuses

Impeachment clouds hang over home stretch of Iowa caucuses. by Jason Dick · January 15, 2020 This week’s Democratic presidential debate in Iowa was the last chance for the significantly winnowed field to make a big impression — not just before the Feb. 3 caucuses there but also before the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump begins. Of the […]

Watchdog: Feds concealing documents in ‘Biden-Ukraine corruption’ – WND

Watchdog: Feds concealing documents in 'Biden-Ukraine corruption' – WND. Washington watchdog Judicial Watch says the State Department is concealing documents regarding the “Biden-Ukraine corruption” until after the Senate impeachment trial. Advertisement – story continues below State Department withholding all key docs on Biden-Ukraine corruption until after abusive impeachment/coup of @RealDonaldTrump. https://t.co/MW8dYvXswe — Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) January 15, 2020 Judicial Watch […]

Nancy Pelosi Twists Trump-Zelensky Call the Same Way Adam Schiff Did

Nancy Pelosi Twists Trump-Zelensky Call the Same Way Adam Schiff Did. by Matt Margolis · January 15, 2020 With Nancy Pelosi sending off the articles of impeachment to the Senate today, she couldn’t help herself but follow Adam Schiff’s example and fabricating a key line in the Trump-Zelensky phone call transcript. “Do me a favor,” Pelosi said was part of […]

The U.S.-China Relationship Is At a Crossroads | The National Interest

The U.S.-China Relationship Is At a Crossroads | The National Interest. by Joseph S. Nye Jr · January 15, 2020 President Trump has declared a temporary truce in his trade war with China. Economists point out that both countries gain from trade, but strategists complain that in terms of relative power, China gained more. Vice President Mike Pence recently pointed […]

Christian Bakers Challenge $135K Fine for Quoting Bible

Christian Bakers Challenge $135K Fine for Quoting Bible. Did Oregon officials violate their duty to remain neutral on matters of religion when they ordered Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein to pay $135,000 for declining to create a custom same-sex wedding cake, a move that crushed the small, family-owned business? That’s the question that the Oregon Court of Appeals will […]

Why LBJ’s Great Society Flopped—and What It Means for the 2020 Election – Reason.com

Why LBJ’s Great Society Flopped—and What It Means for the 2020 Election – Reason.com. In a 1964 speech delivered at the University of Michigan, President Lyndon Johnson announced his plans for what he called “the Great Society,” a sweeping set of programs that marked the most ambitious expansion of the federal government since Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal. Johnson declared war […]

Bernie Sanders Would Fundamentally Change America | National Review

Bernie Sanders Would Fundamentally Change America | National Review. If Sanders had his way, he’d fundamentally change the character of the country. The most substantively outrageous presidential campaign in American history has some serious chance of success. Bernie Sanders is leading or near the top of most polls in the first two Democratic nominating states, Iowa and New Hampshire. He […]

Why Does Washington Demonize Drug Companies?

Why Does Washington Demonize Drug Companies?. Over the holidays, I read Elton John’s biography, “Me.” He writes about his friendship with Freddie Mercury, the ultra-talented lead singer of the rock group Queen. Mercury tragically died of AIDS at the age of 45 in 1991. Mercury was one of the last people to die of the disease in Britain during the […]

Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea, citing ‘bad faith’ by government | Fox News

Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea, citing 'bad faith' by government | Fox News. The Department of Justice says former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn should get up to 6 months in prison for lying to federal investigators, a reversal of their earlier opposition to jail time. Former national security adviser Michael Flynn moved Tuesday to withdraw his […]

If Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Win Iowa, Joe Biden Will Be The Nominee

If Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Win Iowa, Joe Biden Will Be The Nominee. by John Daniel Davidson · January 14, 2020 For all the noise and drama of the 2020 Democratic primary—all the talk of a “diverse” field of candidates and the rise of the party’s progressive wing—it might turn out that the old white guy wins the whole thing easily. […]

McConnell opens door for Hunter Biden testimony at Trump trial | TheHill

McConnell opens door for Hunter Biden testimony at Trump trial | TheHill. by Alexander Bolton · January 14, 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says Republicans could subpoena Hunter Biden to testify about his business dealings with a Ukrainian gas company if Democrats insist on having witnesses such as former National Security Adviser John Bolton testify at the Senate […]

Crypto enthusiasts say new products lend bitcoin credibility

Crypto enthusiasts say new products lend bitcoin credibility. by Caitlin Reilly · January 14, 2020 The cryptocurrency industry is hailing the emergence of complex bitcoin investment products as a needed step to attract new investors while lending credibility to the digital asset and building a pathway to regulatory clarity. The big development at the end of 2019 was the first […]

Poll: 47% of young Democrats believe other countries are superior to U.S. – WND

Poll: 47% of young Democrats believe other countries are superior to U.S. – WND. A new poll finds 47% of young Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents believe that other countries are better than the United States. Advertisement – story continues below And many in the 18 to 29 demographic say it would be acceptable for other countries to become as militarily […]

Trump’s War of Choice with Iran | The National Interest

Trump's War of Choice with Iran | The National Interest. by Peter Harris · January 13, 2020 If the United States goes to war with Iran, then it will be a war of choice—Donald Trump’s choice. By ordering the killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, the president ensured that Iran’s leaders would retaliate against U.S. interests in some shape or […]

Supreme Court to Hear ‘Bridgegate’ and School Choice Cases

Supreme Court to Hear 'Bridgegate' and School Choice Cases. by Elizabeth Slattery · January 13, 2020 The Supreme Court returned Monday for oral arguments after a lengthy holiday break. During the court’s January sitting, the justices will hear arguments in eight cases, including ones dealing with school choice and the “Bridgegate” scandal. The justices already have heard arguments in cases […]

The Woke Primary Is Over and Everyone Lost – Reason.com

The Woke Primary Is Over and Everyone Lost – Reason.com. In the run-up to tonight’s Democratic presidential debate in Iowa, the last such contest before primary voting begins, one of the big storylines is about who won’t be among the half-dozen candidates on stage. “This debate is so white, it’s not allowed to bring the potato salad,” cracked Mediaite’s Tommy […]

Continetti: Cory Booker’s Spartacus Moment Comes to an End

Continetti: Cory Booker's Spartacus Moment Comes to an End. by Washington Free Beacon Staff · January 13, 2020 Washington Free Beacon founding editor Matthew Continetti on Monday responded to the news of Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) ending his presidential campaign as not being the senator’s “Spartacus moment.” “This is not Cory Booker’s ‘Spartacus moment’ like he had during the […]

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, outspoken critic of ‘dark money,’ starts fundraising for her personal PAC

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, outspoken critic of 'dark money,' starts fundraising for her personal PAC. by John Patrick · January 13, 2020 Despite her reputation as a staunch progressive opponent of big money in politics, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has succumbed to the lure of having a personal political action committee to help finance her political career. On Saturday, the freshman congresswoman announced […]

The Australian Wildfires Are About Arsonists – Not Climate Change

The Australian Wildfires Are About Arsonists – Not Climate Change. Climate Change opportunists are using the Australian wildfire arsons to push their political aspirations. In true leftist fashion, they are applying the motto once said by former Chicago Democratic Mayor Rahm Emmanuel – “never let a crisis go to waste.” In the last couple of months, as many as 200 […]

McConnell crows on Senate floor that Pelosi’s impeachment ‘gambit’ produced ‘absolutely nothing’ | Fox News

McConnell crows on Senate floor that Pelosi's impeachment 'gambit' produced 'absolutely nothing' | Fox News. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing a floor vote on sending impeachment articles to the Senate for trial; Griff Jenkins reports on the timing. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Monday tore into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., just days after the speaker backed […]

Ben Rhodes Attacks Trump To Cloak Obama’s Role In Iran’s Forever War

Ben Rhodes Attacks Trump To Cloak Obama’s Role In Iran’s Forever War. by Ben Weingarten · January 13, 2020 Peevish Obama national security official Ben Rhodes of “we can tell journalists anything and they’ll believe it” fame recently published an editorial in The Atlantic ripping the president’s recent dealings with Iran. Rhodes’ ripostes flow from the president’s game-changing retaliatory strike […]

Sanders-Warren fight unnerves progressives | TheHill

Sanders-Warren fight unnerves progressives | TheHill. by Jonathan Easley · January 13, 2020 Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) appear to be at war after a longstanding détente, unnerving liberals who hoped to see a progressive win the party’s nomination and fear the clash could hurt both presidential candidates. Tensions between the Sanders and Warren camps were already […]

The Steyer boomlet

The Steyer boomlet. by Stuart Rothenberg · January 13, 2020 OPINION — Once again, there’s a new “hot” candidate. This time it’s billionaire Tom Steyer, who hit double digits in new Fox News polls in Nevada and South Carolina, thereby qualifying him for Tuesday’s CNN/Des Moines Register presidential debate — the last debate before the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses. Of […]

Iranian with machete, pickax, and knives and packing serious cash arrested near Trump’s Florida home – WND

Iranian with machete, pickax, and knives and packing serious cash arrested near Trump's Florida home – WND. Trump needs to immediately divest from his businesses and comply with the emoluments clause. Iran could threaten Trump hotels *worldwide* and he could provoke war over the loss of revenue from skittish guests. His business interests should not be driving military decisions. — […]

Bernie Leads in One Iowa Poll, But Support Is Building Around Biden

Bernie Leads in One Iowa Poll, But Support Is Building Around Biden. by Stephen Green · January 13, 2020 All the talk in the Democratic presidential race these last few days has been “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!” But all the action says “Biden! Biden! Biden!” Before we get to the why of the discrepancy, let’s look at what’s been going on […]

The Carter Doctrine Conundrum: Has Trump Repudiated a Foundational Element of U.S. National Security Strategy? | The National Interest

The Carter Doctrine Conundrum: Has Trump Repudiated a Foundational Element of U.S. National Security Strategy? | The National Interest. by Nikolas K. Gvosdev · January 10, 2020 As the world wonders whether the prospects for a U.S.-Iran military clash have receded and ponders the next moves of the Trump administration in the Middle East, a key part of President Donald […]

Andrew Cuomo Is Wrong. The Gig Economy Isn’t Like a Sweatshop at All.

Andrew Cuomo Is Wrong. The Gig Economy Isn’t Like a Sweatshop at All.. by Rachel Greszler · January 13, 2020 In his State of the State address on Jan. 8, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo likened 21st-century gig-economy corporations to late 18th- and early 19th-century sweatshops, the latter characterized as such for their poor working conditions, exploitation of workers, and […]

Should Wall Street Be Worried by Potential Sanders, Warren Presidencies? – Reason.com

Should Wall Street Be Worried by Potential Sanders, Warren Presidencies? – Reason.com. With Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.) currently leading Democratic presidential polls in Iowa and New Hampshire—and with caucuses and the primary in those states less than a month away—it’s time to start paying attention to what a Sanders presidency would mean for the stock market. Several prominent money managers […]

Meghan Markle, Don’t Take Yourself So Seriously. We Don’t. | National Review

Meghan Markle, Don’t Take Yourself So Seriously. We Don’t. | National Review. Don’t take yourself so seriously. We certainly don’t. Meghan Markle certainly knows how to play her part. And she should — she wrote it, after all. Soon after getting engaged to the English prince, the Hollywood star announced her retirement from acting. It was an odd choice for […]

Democrats Think Pelosi Holding Impeachment Articles a Failed Strategy

Democrats Think Pelosi Holding Impeachment Articles a Failed Strategy. by Elizabeth Matamoros · January 12, 2020 In private, many Democrats have called Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) decision to withhold articles of impeachment from the Senate a “failed strategy,” according to a Washington Post reporter. ABC’s This Week anchor George Stephanopoulos on Sunday asked WaPo reporter Rachel […]

Tech and Diversity of Thought

Tech and Diversity of Thought. When the Consumer Technology Association announced that Ivanka Trump, elder daughter and adviser to President Donald Trump, would be a keynote speaker at CES 2020, some of the very people who had been pushing for more female speakers, and more diversity in general, at the country’s premier tech confab actually protested. Some, such as Forbes’ […]

Trump Is Toto – American Thinker

Trump Is Toto – American Thinker. If you remember The Wizard of Oz you will recall that Toto, Dorothy’s dog, pulled back the curtain, revealing that the wizard was just a little guy working a panel of sound and light gimmicks to fool people into thinking he was more omnipotent than he really was. In the same way, the President’s […]

Trump bemoans ‘stigma’ of impeachment | TheHill

Trump bemoans 'stigma' of impeachment | TheHill. by Justine Coleman · January 12, 2020 President Trump in a tweet on bemoaned the “stigma” of impeachment, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) prepares to send House-passed articles of impeachment against him to the Senate as early as this week. The president in his post again condemned House Democrats for impeaching him and […]

Roberts would hold the gavel, but not the power, at Trump impeachment trial

Roberts would hold the gavel, but not the power, at Trump impeachment trial. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will preside over any impeachment trial of President Donald Trump as the Constitution requires, but don’t expect him to make decisions that substantively reshape the action. Although there is speculation about how active a role Roberts will take in an impeachment […]

‘Jeopardy!’ under fire after accepting answer stating Bethlehem is in Israel – WND

'Jeopardy!' under fire after accepting answer stating Bethlehem is in Israel – WND. by Kayla Kunkel, The Western Journal · January 12, 2020 The popular game show “Jeopardy!” has come under fire on Twitter after a contestant said Bethlehem is located in Palestine and was told her response was wrong. In an episode that aired Friday, host Alex Trebek asked […]

Former Obama Campaign Manager Warns Democrat Voters About Bernie Sanders

Former Obama Campaign Manager Warns Democrat Voters About Bernie Sanders. by Matt Margolis · January 12, 2020 Not that anyone who helped Barack Obama get elected to the presidency has any business warning anyone about picking someone too radical for the country, but it is nevertheless worth noting that Barack Obama 2012 campaign manager Jim Messina is sounding the alarm […]

How American Disinformation Helped End the Cold War | The National Interest

How American Disinformation Helped End the Cold War | The National Interest. by Abdul-Khakim Sultygov · January 11, 2020 Starting in the mid-1980s, the U.S.-Soviet summits in Geneva (1985), Reykjavik (1986), and Malta (1989) have stood for a special segment of twentieth-century history—the phasing out of the Cold War. These summits helped bring to a close the unremitting competition between […]

Gallup: Americans’ Ideology, 37% Conservative, 24% Liberal, 35% Moderate | CNSNews

Gallup: Americans' Ideology, 37% Conservative, 24% Liberal, 35% Moderate | CNSNews. Polling data from 2019 show that America is “center-right” politically, with 37% describing themselves as “conservative,” 35% saying they are “moderate,” and only 24% stating they are “liberal.” Gallup reached its conclusions based on 21 telephone surveys encompassing over 29,000 interviews with U.S. adults. Gallup asked, “How would you […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar Casts Iranians, Iraqis as Victims of Trump

Rep. Ilhan Omar Casts Iranians, Iraqis as Victims of Trump. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., berated President Donald Trump’s administration Thursday and cast the Iraqi people as victims on the House floor. Omar said the Trump administration asks Americans “to deny reality.” Her words came after Iran launched missiles at military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq early Wednesday local time. […]

The 2020s Will Be the Decade of Deficit Doomsday – Reason.com

The 2020s Will Be the Decade of Deficit Doomsday – Reason.com. The decade that just ended saw a period of uninterrupted economic growth. In the decade to come, we’ll pay for squandering it. Since the so-called Great Recession officially ended in the third quarter of 2009, the United States has enjoyed 42 consecutive quarters of solid if unspectacular economic growth. […]

Nancy Pelosi & Mitch McConnell — How the Republican Leader Outplayed the House Speaker | National Review

Nancy Pelosi & Mitch McConnell — How the Republican Leader Outplayed the House Speaker | National Review. by Matthew Continetti · January 10, 2020 Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi talks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Washington, D.C., October 24, 2019. (Matt McClain/Reuters Pool) The Republican leader unified his caucus by relying on precedent. Mitch McConnell was clear […]

Kerry on $1.7 Billion Payment to Iran: ‘We Gave Them a Little Bit of Money’

Kerry on $1.7 Billion Payment to Iran: 'We Gave Them a Little Bit of Money'. by David Rutz · January 10, 2020 Former secretary of state John Kerry, who along with his wife Teresa Heinz is estimated to be worth $1 billion, on Friday referred to the $1.7 billion payment the United States made to Iran in 2016 as a […]

The real reason Colin Kaepernick isn’t playing football

The real reason Colin Kaepernick isn't playing football. Colin Kaepernick, having failed in his quest to rejoin the NFL, recently tried to expand his much-publicized activism to foreign policy. After the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian terrorist leader Qassem Soleimani, Kaepernick ridiculously opined, “There is nothing new about American terrorist attacks against Black and Brown people for the expansion of […]

McConnell Helps Deliver Decisive Blow to Win the ‘War on Carp’

McConnell Helps Deliver Decisive Blow to Win the ‘War on Carp’. I get it, with all the impeachment and war with Iran hysteria, why would anyone care to cover the ongoing war against Asian Carp. It’s more likely that most people have never heard of the Asian Carp, nor seen a news story about just how much havoc these invasive […]

AOC riles Dems by refusing to pay party dues, bankrolling colleagues’ opponents | Fox News

AOC riles Dems by refusing to pay party dues, bankrolling colleagues' opponents | Fox News. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has already topped the fundraising charts in her short time in Congress, but the liberal darling won’t donate a cent of her millions to Democrats’ House campaign organization — a position that has rankled some of her colleagues, Fox News has learned. […]

Democrats expand ground game to woo Latinos in Nevada | TheHill

Democrats expand ground game to woo Latinos in Nevada | TheHill. by Rafael Bernal · January 11, 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are ramping up efforts to win over Latinos in Nevada, a key voting bloc that will prove critical for the nomination and the party’s prospects in 2020. Nevada holds symbolic importance for Latino groups nationwide as a key state […]

‘Eliminated’ Soleimani and ‘booming’ economy: Takeaways from Trump’s first 2020 rally

‘Eliminated’ Soleimani and ‘booming’ economy: Takeaways from Trump’s first 2020 rally. by John T. Bennett · January 10, 2020 ANALYSIS — “Hello, Toledo,” President Donald Trump told an arena full of supporters Thursday night as he made clear he believes the Buckeye State is now solidly GOP territory. “We love Toledo, you remember, I was here a lot,” Trump said […]

Australia slaughtering 10,000 camels to combat global warming – WND

Australia slaughtering 10,000 camels to combat global warming – WND. by Jared Harris, The Western Journal · January 11, 2020 Nearly 10 years after Australian camels (and their methane emissions) were identified as a factor in climate change, 10,000 of the country’s wild dromedaries now face a slaughter. The cull, which was scheduled to start Wednesday, comes as part of […]

Bloomberg Has Spent $200 Million and May Not Win a Single Delegate

Bloomberg Has Spent $200 Million and May Not Win a Single Delegate. by Rick Moran · January 11, 2020 Michael Bloomberg has been in the presidential race only 7 weeks, and he’s already spent $200 million, according to ad tracker Advertising Analytics. The rest of the entire Democratic field has only spent $220 million. With buys from this morning accounted […]

Pelosi: ‘McConnell Has Been Engaged in Tactics of Delay;’ Senate to Get Impeachment Articles Next Week | CNSNews

Pelosi: ‘McConnell Has Been Engaged in Tactics of Delay;’ Senate to Get Impeachment Articles Next Week | CNSNews. “Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been engaged in tactics of delay,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Friday in a “Dear Colleague” letter announcing that she will stop refusing to send House-passed articles of impeachment to the Senate. Pelosi began her […]

Speaker Pelosi’s Embarrassing Impeachment Blunder

Speaker Pelosi’s Embarrassing Impeachment Blunder. by David Harsanyi · January 10, 2020 America is the midst of an imaginary impeachment standoff between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “Both have drawn firm lines in the sand. Someone’s got to give,” one reporter recently declared. There is, of course, nothing to “give.” Pelosi has no standing to […]

The 2020s Will Be the Decade of Deficit Doomsday – Reason.com

The 2020s Will Be the Decade of Deficit Doomsday – Reason.com. The decade that just ended saw a period of uninterrupted economic growth. In the decade to come, we’ll pay for squandering it. Since the so-called Great Recession officially ended in the third quarter of 2009, the United States has enjoyed 42 consecutive quarters of solid if unspectacular economic growth. […]

Kerry on $1.7 Billion Payment to Iran: ‘We Gave Them a Little Bit of Money’

Kerry on $1.7 Billion Payment to Iran: 'We Gave Them a Little Bit of Money'. by David Rutz · January 10, 2020 Former secretary of state John Kerry, who along with his wife Teresa Heinz is estimated to be worth $1 billion, on Friday referred to the $1.7 billion payment the United States made to Iran in 2016 as a […]

Iran admits to shooting down passenger plane, blames ‘human error’

Iran admits to shooting down passenger plane, blames 'human error'. by Tim Pearce · January 11, 2020 Iran has admitted to shooting down a passenger plane after its attack on military bases in Iraq on Wednesday. The Islamic Republic “unintentionally” shot the airliner down with a surface-to-air missile, killing all 176 passengers, which Iran blamed on “human error.” The statement, […]

Trump Responds to Iran’s Act of War

Trump Responds to Iran's Act of War. In all the reportage and commentary on the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, I haven’t seen much mention of an interesting parallel between the Iranian mullah regime’s attacks on America this past week and its attacks when it first came to power 40 years ago. The similarity is that both times, the Iranian […]

Warren town hall interrupted by angry protester accusing her of ‘siding with terrorists’ | Fox News

Warren town hall interrupted by angry protester accusing her of ‘siding with terrorists’ | Fox News. An irate protester interrupted the start of Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s campaign event Friday in New Hampshire, angrily accusing the Massachusetts senator of “siding with terrorists” amid the conflict between the United States and Iran. As soon as Warren took to the mic […]

Susan Rice Lies Again — Obama and Soleimani – American Thinker

Susan Rice Lies Again — Obama and Soleimani – American Thinker. Susan Rice was a little less ubiquitous this time around than during her infamous five-talk-show world tour repeating the lie that the Benghazi terrorist attack was the fault of an inflammatory video and not due to the criminal negligence of President Barack Hussein Obama and Secretary of State Hillary […]

The FISA Court Is Complicit In The FBI Abuses It’s Raising Cain Over

The FISA Court Is Complicit In The FBI Abuses It’s Raising Cain Over. by Margot Cleveland · January 10, 2020 Shortly after Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his report detailing the government’s egregious abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, Rosemary M. Collyer, the presiding judge of the FISA court, issued a rare public order demanding answers. Today is the […]

Poll: Sanders takes lead in Iowa less than a month before vote | TheHill

Poll: Sanders takes lead in Iowa less than a month before vote | TheHill. by Max Greenwood · January 10, 2020 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has taken the lead in Iowa, according to a Des Moines Register/CNN poll released on Friday that shows the Vermont senator jumping past his top rivals after a third-place finish in the same survey in […]

Pelosi plans to send impeachment articles to Senate next week

Pelosi plans to send impeachment articles to Senate next week. by Lindsey McPherson · January 10, 2020 Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated Friday that the House will name impeachment managers and transmit the two articles of impeachment to the Senate next week — but first, she wants to gather input from her caucus Tuesday. “I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry […]

Terror leaders now fleeing, in hiding, because of Trump’s Soleimani strike: Report – WND

Terror leaders now fleeing, in hiding, because of Trump's Soleimani strike: Report – WND. Terrorists who sow fear are now living in fear themselves after the precision drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, according to a new report. Journalist Sara Carter, writing on her website, said that terrorist leaders within Iraq are leaving the region or going into […]

Boom! Trump Has The Lowest Average Unemployment Rate of Any President in Recorded History | News and Politics

Boom! Trump Has The Lowest Average Unemployment Rate of Any President in Recorded History | News and Politics. by Matt Margolis · January 10, 2020 It doesn’t seem all that long ago the media and liberal academia were predicting economic meltdown in the aftermath of Trump’s election. Liberal “economist” Paul Krugman, for example, famously predicted after Trump’s election, “So we […]

Did a Russian-Made SA-15 ‘Gauntlet’ Accidentally Down a Ukrainian Airliner? | The National Interest

Did a Russian-Made SA-15 'Gauntlet' Accidentally Down a Ukrainian Airliner? | The National Interest. by David Axe · January 10, 2020 Iranian air-defenses reportedly accidentally shot down a Ukrainian airliner near Tehran on Monday on the night of Jan. 7, 2020. The incident, in which all 176 passengers and crew aboard the Kiev-bound Ukraine International Airlines flight perished, occurred as […]

Trump’s Iran Plan: We Are Using ‘Great Power’ to ‘Preserve Peace’ | CNSNews

Trump’s Iran Plan: We Are Using ‘Great Power’ to ‘Preserve Peace’ | CNSNews. At a rally in Ohio Thursday night, President Trump once again explained his Iran policy in simple terms. So we’re using this great power, not to pursue conflict, but to really preserve – and I mean in the truest sense of the word — preserve peace. We […]

The Lessons We Can Learn From Justice Thomas’ Life

The Lessons We Can Learn From Justice Thomas’ Life. by Andrea Picciotti-Bayer · January 10, 2020 I have been raising kids for more than 20 years. These days one of my teenage boys is a particular challenge. He doesn’t take well to lectures, and I doubt he is picking up on any “life lessons” watching me in action. But a […]

The 2020s Will Be the Decade of Deficit Doomsday – Reason.com

The 2020s Will Be the Decade of Deficit Doomsday – Reason.com. The decade that just ended saw a period of uninterrupted economic growth. In the decade to come, we’ll pay for squandering it. Since the so-called Great Recession officially ended in the third quarter of 2009, the United States has enjoyed 42 consecutive quarters of solid if unspectacular economic growth. […]

Pelosi’s Impeachment Blunder | National Review

Pelosi’s Impeachment Blunder | National Review. Her leverage play turns out to have been an embarrassing mistake. We are in the midst of an imaginary impeachment standoff between House speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate leader Mitch McConnell. “Both have drawn firm lines in the sand. Someone’s got to give,” one reporter recently declared. There is, of course, nothing to “give.” […]

How McConnell Outplayed Pelosi

How McConnell Outplayed Pelosi. by Matthew Continetti · January 9, 2020 Mitch McConnell was clear when he addressed the Senate December 18: Any impeachment trial of President Trump would follow the precedent established by the trial of President Clinton 20 years ago. Clinton’s trial was divided into pieces. The Senate agreed unanimously to begin with a briefing, opening arguments, questions […]

Federal prosecutor wrapping up investigation into Clinton Foundation and FBI

Federal prosecutor wrapping up investigation into Clinton Foundation and FBI. by Daniel Chaitin · January 10, 2020 A federal investigation into matters related to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is nearly complete. U.S. Attorney John Huber’s two-year-plus inquiry, which has been shrouded in mystery compared to other politically charged investigations involving federal law enforcement, has not led to any […]

Iran’s Options in Showdown with America Are All Bad

Iran's Options in Showdown with America Are All Bad. After losing its top strategist, military commander and arch-terrorist, Qassem Suleimani, the Iranian theocracy is weighing responses. One, Iran can quiet down and cease military provocations. After attacking tankers off its coast, destroying an oil refinery in Saudi Arabia, shooting down a U.S. drone and being responsible for the killing and […]

Fox News Poll: Biden ahead by 21 points among South Carolina Democrats | Fox News

Fox News Poll: Biden ahead by 21 points among South Carolina Democrats | Fox News. Biden announces ‘Battle for the Soul of the Nation’; Peter Doocy has the details. Joe Biden continues to hold a large lead in the race for the Democratic nomination in South Carolina, as newcomer Tom Steyer jumps into second. That’s according to a Fox News […]

Tick…tick…tick — the stench of Epstein closing in on Bill Clinton – American Thinker

Tick…tick…tick — the stench of Epstein closing in on Bill Clinton – American Thinker. Much of the fallout of the Jeffrey Epstein “pedophilia among the powerful” scandal has fallen onto Prince Andrew of the U.K., an insignificant second son of Queen Elizabeth II. The pervert’s suicide, though, and the increasingly suspicion-arousing circumstances, point to much more important people. As I’ve […]

To The Liberal Media’s Dismay, There Will Be No Disastrous War With Iran

To The Liberal Media’s Dismay, There Will Be No Disastrous War With Iran. by John Daniel Davidson · January 9, 2020 The last few days have been an ongoing spectacle of media bias and incompetence in the coverage of the Qassem Suleimani strike and its fallout. Mainstream outlets, suffering mightily from Trump derangement syndrome, practically rooted for a wider conflict […]

Appeals court lifts block of funding for border wall

Appeals court lifts block of funding for border wall. A U.S. appeals court has issued a stay on a lower court ruling that had blocked the Trump administration from reallocating $3.6 billion in federal military funds to construct a wall along the nation’s border with Mexico. In a 2-1 decision late Wednesday, the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of […]

U.S. officials believe Ukraine jetliner was shot down – WND

U.S. officials believe Ukraine jetliner was shot down – WND. Newsweek cited three security officials who believe a Russia-built Tor-M1 surface-to-air missile struck the airliner as it headed to Kiev as Iran launched missiles at two U.S. bases in Iraq. Iranian investigators contend the crash was an accident, insisting the plane was trying to turn back due to a technical […]

Trump Revealed Soleimani’s Targets in His Ohio Rally Speech

Trump Revealed Soleimani's Targets in His Ohio Rally Speech. by Victoria Taft · January 9, 2020 President Trump has been taking incoming fire from Democrats and Republicans after taking out the world’s top terrorist, Iran’s Qassem Soleimani, in Baghdad. House Democrats passed a War Powers Act resolution, ordering Trump to get their approval before using his commander-in-chief military powers. Sure. […]

Will Iran Move from Stand-Off to Stand Down? | The National Interest

Will Iran Move from Stand-Off to Stand Down? | The National Interest. by James Jay Carafano · January 8, 2020 The fierce rhetoric from senior Iranian officials after last night’s rain of missiles into Iraq seems completely at odds with the results of the strike. The “revenge” attack—a response to the killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani—appears to have been […]