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When Liberals Club People, It’s With Love In Their Hearts – Ann Coulter

When Liberals Club People, It’s With Love In Their Hearts – Ann Coulter. by Ann Coulter Apparently, as long as violent leftists label their victims “fascists,” they are free to set fires, smash windows and beat civilians bloody. No police officer will stop them. They have carte blanche to physically assault anyone they disapprove of, including Charles Murray, Heather Mac […]

How To Know You’re In a Mass Hysteria Bubble | Scott Adams’ Blog

How To Know You’re In a Mass Hysteria Bubble | Scott Adams' Blog. History is full of examples of Mass Hysterias. They happen fairly often. The cool thing about mass hysterias is that you don’t know when you are in one. But sometimes the people who are not experiencing the mass hysteria can recognize when others are experiencing one, if […]

Deroy Murdock: Both sides were to blame for Charlottesville violence | New Hampshire

Deroy Murdock: Both sides were to blame for Charlottesville violence | New Hampshire. HOW DARE HE? President Donald J. Trump stood before journalists on Tuesday and said the unsayable: “I think there is blame on both sides.” Rather than denounce only the execrable white supremacists and swastika-wielding neo-Nazis who organized Saturday’s hate-o-rama in Charlottesville, Virginia, Trump observed that there was […]

‘There’s a new sheriff in town’: Inside Steve Bannon’s ouster

'There's a new sheriff in town': Inside Steve Bannon's ouster. by Sarah Westwood · August 19, 2017 President Trump’s decision to remove Steve Bannon, his chief strategist, came after a period of internal and external pressure to part ways with the controversial figure, and it was no coincidence that the move happened just a few weeks into the tenure of […]

ACLU’s Second Amendment Troubles After Charlottesville | National Review

ACLU's Second Amendment Troubles After Charlottesville | National Review. by David French · August 18, 2017 A very strange thing has happened since last weekend’s dreadful violence in Charlottesville. White supremacists used virtually every form of weapon except guns, yet somehow the Second Amendment is now under fire. Even worse, those who lawfully exercise the right to keep and bear […]

Case against Wasserman Schultz’ ex-IT aide expands with 4-count indictment | Fox News

Case against Wasserman Schultz’ ex-IT aide expands with 4-count indictment | Fox News. The federal case against Imran Awan, a former IT aide for Democratic Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, expanded Thursday with an indictment on four counts including conspiracy and making false statements. He originally was charged with a single bank fraud count; his wife Hina Alvi also was […]

The Left and Anti-Americanism – Jack Kerwick

The Left and Anti-Americanism – Jack Kerwick. by Jack Kerwick It is always maddening for me to hear left-wingers criticize those toward their right of being “unAmerican” and “unpatriotic.” It is maddening because the left, by its very nature anti-American, is by definition unpatriotic. This is not meant to be a criticism, even though there are doubtless individual leftists who […]

Can Trump Destroy Obamacare in Two Simple Moves? – The American Interest

Can Trump Destroy Obamacare in Two Simple Moves? – The American Interest. by Rachel Hostyk · August 18, 2017 With prospects dim for a complete repeal, the future of the ACA may be tied to the Trump Administration’s ability to undermine it. Indeed, the Administration may soon try to throw the program into enough turmoil that Republican voters will pressure […]

Ignore the Hype: Bannon Was Already Working From the Outside | The Weekly Standard

Ignore the Hype: Bannon Was Already Working From the Outside | The Weekly Standard. He vows to continue his populist fight, but it’s hard to do that from an even greater distance The departure of Steve Bannon from the White House won’t have a big impact on the day-to-day operations of the West Wing. An economic nationalist who served as […]

Erdogan Urges German Turks To Oppose Merkel | The Daily Caller

Erdogan Urges German Turks To Oppose Merkel | The Daily Caller. Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on Turks living in Germany to vote next month against Ankara’s “enemies,” including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and pro-democracy political parties. The remarks, which Erdogan made at a prayer service in Istanbul, are an escalation of a brewing standoff between the […]

Articles: This Is Really Rich

Articles: This Is Really Rich. by Richard F. Miniter · August 18, 2017 I was born and raised in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn in the 1940s and 50s. Still a wonderful neighborhood defined by parks and lovely prewar buildings despite being blighted in the 60s by the towers of the gigantic Verrazano Narrows Bridge looming over it (some people like them.) […]

Why We Should Keep The Confederate Monuments Where They Are

Why We Should Keep The Confederate Monuments Where They Are. by John Daniel Davidson · August 18, 2017 In the wake of Charlottesville, a chorus of media outlets, political activists, and random people on the Internet have called for the removal or destruction of Confederate statues in cities across the country. They say we shouldn’t honor a bunch of racists […]

Rohrabacher: Assange Info Will Have ‘Earth-Shattering Political Impact’

Rohrabacher: Assange Info Will Have ‘Earth-Shattering Political Impact’. by Eric Garcia · August 17, 2017 Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher met with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who the congressman said denied that Russia was involved in sending him emails from the Democratic National Committee. WikiLeaks published emails from the Democratic National Committee, which led to the resignation of DNC Chairwoman Rep. […]

Lebanon starts offensive to clear border of IS militants

Lebanon starts offensive to clear border of IS militants. Lebanon’s U.S.-backed army has announced the start of a military offensive to clear Islamic State group militants from the frontier with Syria. Saturday’s announcement came at the same time as the Lebanese Hezbollah group and the Syrian army announced a similar offensive to clear IS militants from the Syrian side of […]

Why the left loves white supremacists

Why the left loves white supremacists. How often do you give white supremacists a second thought? The answer is likely, until very recently, none at all. The reason for that is because they are politically, culturally and socially irrelevant. They represent an aberration from reality. They are social misfits. I don’t think they represent even 0.1 percent of Americans. But […]

The Real Lesson of the Barcelona Attacks | The National Interest

The Real Lesson of the Barcelona Attacks | The National Interest. Spain is no stranger to terrorism. Between 1968 and 2011, the Basque separatist group Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) killed more than 820 people. In 2004, Al Qaeda claimed credit for coordinating bombings in the Madrid rail system that killed 192 and injured over two thousand people. Thursday’s attacks in […]

Under Speaker Pelosi: 709,885 Blacks Killed by Abortion, 35.4% of All Abortions

Under Speaker Pelosi: 709,885 Blacks Killed by Abortion, 35.4% of All Abortions. When Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was Speaker of the House for four years (2007-2010), at least 709,885 black babies were killed by abortion, which is 35.4% of all the abortions during those years, according to the Abortion Surveillance reports of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). […]

Hollywood Wants to Force This Profanity-Filtering Service Out of Business, and May Succeed

Hollywood Wants to Force This Profanity-Filtering Service Out of Business, and May Succeed. by Peter Parisi · August 18, 2017 The ideological and philosophical divide between Republicans and Democrats has seldom, if ever, been broader and deeper, and the divide between partisans in the degree of their aversion to swearing in feature films is just the latest manifestation of that. […]

Mo. State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal: ‘I Hope Trump Is Assassinated!’

Mo. State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal: 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated!'. by Tyler O’Neil · August 17, 2017 On Thursday, a Democratic Missouri state senator posted, and then quickly deleted, a Facebook comment saying she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated. Democrats have called for her to resign, but she refused. “I hope Trump is assassinated!” Maria Chappelle-Nadal, the state […]

Politics | Breaking Political News, Headlines & Opinion | Fox News

President Trump’s controversial chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving the White House, in another major staff shakeup announced at the close of another tumultuous week in Washington. via Politics | Breaking Political News, Headlines & Opinion | Fox News. President Trump’s controversial chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving the White House, in another major staff shakeup announced at the close […]

Silicon Valley Liberals Ignore their Anti-Business History | National Review

Silicon Valley Liberals Ignore their Anti-Business History | National Review. by Victor Davis Hanson · August 17, 2017 Progressives used to pressure U.S. corporations to cut back on outsourcing and on the tactic of building their products abroad to take advantage of inexpensive foreign workers. During the 2012 election, President Obama attacked Mitt Romney as a potential illiberal “outsourcer-in-chief” for […]

Hillary Clinton’s book release has Dems worried, irritated | Fox News

Hillary Clinton’s book release has Dems worried, irritated | Fox News. Democrats are on edge over Hillary Clinton’s forthcoming book that is likely to dredge up the controversies surrounding her 2016 defeat to President Trump, just as the out-of-power party is trying to “move on” and chart a course back to the majority. The former secretary of state, U.S. senator […]

What Identity Politics Hath Wrought – Michael Barone

What Identity Politics Hath Wrought – Michael Barone. by Michael Barone There’s a whiff of Weimar in the air. During the years of the Weimar Republic (1919-33), Germany was threatened by Communist revolutionaries and Nazi uprisings. Foreign Minister Walter Rathenau was assassinated, and violent street fighting was commonplace. Then Adolf Hitler took power in 1933. America is nowhere near that […]

U.S. Hiding Key Details of Mystery Attacks on American Diplomats in Cuba

U.S. Hiding Key Details of Mystery Attacks on American Diplomats in Cuba. The number of U.S. government personnel targeted by a mysterious illness in Cuba last year is greater than the Trump administration has publicly acknowledged, according to multiple U.S. officials who told the Washington Free Beacon the Obama administration may have misled Congress about the full scope and nature […]

Peta pays family $50,000 after taking and euthanising their pet chihuahua 

Peta pays family $50,000 after taking and euthanising their pet chihuahua . by Helena Horton · August 17, 2017 The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) has apologised and paid a family almost $49,000 after taking and euthanising a little girl’s pet chihuahua. Two people affiliated with the group travelled to the mobile home park because they said they […]

Sessions Hits Stride In War On Gangs | The Daily Caller

Sessions Hits Stride In War On Gangs | The Daily Caller. by Kevin Daley · August 17, 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions will continue his attack on organized crime syndicates during a Thursday speech in North Carolina, keeping with a theme that increasingly defines his administration of the Department of Justice. Sessions will give remarks at a symposium on gang […]

Articles: Take Down the Statues of Robert Byrd

Articles: Take Down the Statues of Robert Byrd. by Daniel John Sobieski · August 17, 2017 President Trump had it right when, during his press conference on infrastructure he addressed the nonstop questions on Charlottesville, he asked if those obsessed with fears of white nationalism if they would also remove statues and monuments to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, both […]

Trump Spoke Truth About ‘Both Sides’ In Charlottesville, And Media Lost It

Trump Spoke Truth About ‘Both Sides’ In Charlottesville, And Media Lost It. by Daniel Payne · August 17, 2017 Our media have a problem: they are essentially incapable of covering Donald Trump with anything less than full-on deranged hysteria. I do not say this as an excess of rhetoric or op-ed theatrics. It is a very real, very pressing problem, […]

U.S., Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.Korea

U.S., Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.Korea. by Yeganeh Torbati · August 18, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Japan will step up their defense cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain high, officials from the two allies said on Thursday. “For this threat of North Korea, […]

Tech investor: Time to dump Lenin statue in Seattle

Tech investor: Time to dump Lenin statue in Seattle. As many American cities eliminate Confederate monuments amid a wave of protests, a tech venture capitalist is asking if it’s time to pull down a 16-foot tall statue of communist dictator Vladimir Lenin in a Seattle neighborhood that has become a tech hub, with offices for Google and Adobe and the […]

George Washington University Dean: Trump ‘America’s First Nazi-in-Chief’

George Washington University Dean: Trump 'America's First Nazi-in-Chief'. On Thursday, the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs shared an article written by the school’s Dean, Reuben Brigety, entitled “Donald Trump is a Nazi Sympathizer.” In the article, published by Foreign Policy and promoted by the university, Dean Brigety explicitly calls the President of the United States “America’s first […]

Poll: Most Voters Want Confederate Statues to Remain

Poll: Most Voters Want Confederate Statues to Remain. by Henry Rodgers · August 17, 2017 A new poll released Thursday shows a majority of U.S. voters want Confederate statues to remain where they are. The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll asked voters if Confederate statues should remain or be removed. Sixty-two percent of the poll’s participants said the statues should remain. Only […]

Let’s Not Talk about Islam | Homeland Security

Let's Not Talk about Islam | Homeland Security. by Bruce Bawer · August 17, 2017 There’s an old Cole Porter tune called “Let’s Not Talk about Love.” It’s not one of his most delightful works, but it does fall into the ample category of Porter “list” songs. Here’s an excerpt: Let’s talk about frogs, let’s talk about toads, Let’s try […]

The CBO’s Fuzzy Math | The American Spectator

The CBO’s Fuzzy Math | The American Spectator. by Hunt Lawrence and Daniel J. Flynn · August 17, 2017 The Congressional Budget Office postulates that cutting spending by almost $100 million over the next decade would increase the deficit by about $200 million over the next decade. George W. Bush called that kind of arithmetic “fuzzy math.” The CBO report […]

Piers Morgan vs. The First Amendment, Again | National Review

Piers Morgan vs. The First Amendment, Again | National Review. by Charles C. W. Cooke · August 16, 2017 Piers Morgan is at it again: I understand the purpose very well. I don’t think it should be used to protect Nazis. https://t.co/smPEGEdUNg — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) August 16, 2017 What these Nazis did in Charlottesville is not free speech. If […]

Media plead ignorance of the ‘alt-left’

Media plead ignorance of the 'alt-left'. Members of the national media are disputing President Trump’s decision to blame the “alt-left” for engaging in acts of violence, and many say there is no such thing even though the term has been used for months. Trump said in a Tuesday press conference that “both sides” bear some of the blame for the […]

Socialists, Progressives Spending Other People’s Money Are Not Generous | National Review

Socialists, Progressives Spending Other People's Money Are Not Generous | National Review. by Katherine Timpf · August 16, 2017 The popularity of Democratic Socialism is rising, and more and more people are viewing it as a generous, compassionate alternative to “cruelty” of capitalism. As The Week notes, membership in Democratic Socialists of America has more than tripled in the past […]

FBI has ‘reopened’ case on search for Lynch-Clinton tarmac meeting records | Fox News

FBI has 'reopened' case on search for Lynch-Clinton tarmac meeting records | Fox News. The FBI has “reopened” its consideration of a request for records on the infamous 2016 tarmac meeting between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton, the group behind that request told Fox News. American Center for Law and Justice President Jay Sekulow called the […]

To Move Our Nation Forward, Lift Up America’s Founding Ideals – Scott Rasmussen

To Move Our Nation Forward, Lift Up America's Founding Ideals – Scott Rasmussen. by Scott Rasmussen In the decade leading up to America’s War for Independence, much of the drama took place in and around Boston. Sam Adams was the ringleader on the colonial side and public enemy number one to the British. He had been thinking about liberty and […]

Israeli General: We Hit Hezbollah Nearly 100 Times – The American Interest

Israeli General: We Hit Hezbollah Nearly 100 Times – The American Interest. by Mark Hammer · August 16, 2017 Every once in a while during the Syrian civil war, a relatively secure sector under regime control will unexpectedly get blown up. Almost inevitably the casualties or apparent target of the blast will be a significant Hezbollah leader or convoy, as […]

NY Times Floats Appeasement Advice From Center for American Progress on North Korea

NY Times Floats Appeasement Advice From Center for American Progress on North Korea. The New York Times on Wednesday allowed the liberal think tank Center for American Progress to dictate foreign policy advice on North Korea, but experts disagree. The Times used Adam Mount, a senior fellow at CAP, as the basis of a news story arguing in favor of […]

Special counsel’s Russia probe loses top FBI investigator – ABC News

Special counsel's Russia probe loses top FBI investigator – ABC News. by ABC News · August 16, 2017 One of the FBI’s top investigators, tapped by special counsel Robert Mueller just weeks ago to help lead the probe of Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election, has left Mueller’s team, sources tell ABC News. The recent departure of FBI veteran […]

U.S. Policy in Lebanon Is Now Helping Hezbollah and Iran | The Weekly Standard

U.S. Policy in Lebanon Is Now Helping Hezbollah and Iran | The Weekly Standard. By Matthew R.J. Brodsky The Weekly Standard · August 21, 2017 The U.S. is deploying special forces on the ground in Lebanon to provide training for the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) for missions that partner with Hezbollah—Iran’s most valuable terrorist ally—against ISIS. Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon […]

Articles: Thank Carter and Clinton for North Korea’s Nukes

Articles: Thank Carter and Clinton for North Korea's Nukes. by Daniel John Sobieski · August 16, 2017 If there is anything positive about the crisis about North Korea, it is that we don’t have a President Hillary Clinton dealing with it. The wannabe first female president, if you don’t count Obama aide Valerie Jarrett, who orchestrated the disaster in the […]

We Have A Single-Payer System, And It’s Killing Veterans Like Me

We Have A Single-Payer System, And It’s Killing Veterans Like Me. by Jonathan LaForce · August 16, 2017 People keep talking about single-payer health care and universal health care as if somehow such systems are spontaneously going to save all of humankind from some sort of dreaded mass bodily failure. Guess what? The alarmists are full of crap. It’s nothing […]

Trump Disbands Advisory Councils as CEOs Flee

Trump Disbands Advisory Councils as CEOs Flee. by Kyle Stewart · August 16, 2017 President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he is disbanding two White House advisory councils following the resignation of several members. That came after chief executives for Merck, Under Armor and Intel announced they all would be leaving the President’s American Manufacturing Council over Trump’s response to the […]

Venezuela Zoo Animals ‘Stolen for Food’ Amid Economic Crisis – The Daily Beast

Venezuela Zoo Animals ‘Stolen for Food’ Amid Economic Crisis – The Daily Beast. Authorities in Venezuela are investigating a spate of recent thefts of zoo animals in a trend thought to be linked to the country’s severe food shortages. “What we presume is that they [were taken] with the intention of eating them,” Luis Morales, an official for the Zulia […]

Setup? Man behind white-supremacist rally supported Obama

Setup? Man behind white-supremacist rally supported Obama. The organizer of the violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was until recently a Barack Obama supporter and was also a member of the leftist radical Occupy Wall Street Movement, according to a report from a hard-left activist group. The details from his recent past have many in the blogosphere and on social media […]

NFL Commissioner: ‘Respect Those Rights’ of Players Protesting National Anthem

NFL Commissioner: 'Respect Those Rights' of Players Protesting National Anthem. National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell says that “we want to respect” the “rights” of players to protest the national anthem before games. On Monday, after players protested the national anthem at games over the weekend – one by sitting and eating a banana while the anthem played – […]

How House Conservatives Plan to Revive Obamacare Repeal, and Why It Could Work

How House Conservatives Plan to Revive Obamacare Repeal, and Why It Could Work. by Rachel del Guidice · August 16, 2017 It’s time to “put the screws” to Republican lawmakers who promised to repeal Obamacare, one House member says, and that’s why he supports reviving a successful 2015 attempt to get rid of the health care law. “We certainly can’t […]

The CBO’s Fuzzy Math | The American Spectator

The CBO’s Fuzzy Math | The American Spectator. by Hunt Lawrence and Daniel J. Flynn · August 17, 2017 The Congressional Budget Office postulates that cutting spending by almost $100 million over the next decade would increase the deficit by about $200 million over the next decade. George W. Bush called that kind of arithmetic “fuzzy math.” The CBO report […]

Donald Trump Unambiguously Condemns…Amazon – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Donald Trump Unambiguously Condemns…Amazon – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Katherine Mangu-Ward · August 16, 2017 President Donald Trump woke up this morning and decided to tweet about how much he dislikes a major American corporation. Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt – many jobs being […]

The ever-rising deadly toll of Europe’s insane migrant policy | New York Post

The ever-rising deadly toll of Europe’s insane migrant policy | New York Post. by Nicole Gelinas · August 14, 2017 The numbers are horrifying: 2,408 people dead in the Mediterranean; 365 dead in North Africa; 35 dead in Europe. A rash of horrific terrorist attacks this year? No, just Europe’s policy — or lack thereof — toward immigrants, and its […]

Destroying Confederate Statues: What’s End Point? Washington Monument? | National Review

Destroying Confederate Statues: What’s End Point? Washington Monument? | National Review. by Kyle Smith · August 15, 2017 The orgiastic glee with which protesters tore down, then beat up, a century-old monument to a generic Confederate soldier in Durham, N.C., this week was alarming. The mob seemed to have lost control of itself. Who wears out his foot kicking a […]

Bannon increasingly isolated as Kelly takes command; GOP allies defend McMaster | Fox News

Bannon increasingly isolated as Kelly takes command; GOP allies defend McMaster | Fox News. by Serafin Gómez President Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon has become increasingly isolated inside the White House following the ascension of John Kelly as chief of staff, sources inside the White House and outside advisers tell Fox News. Bannon, the flame-throwing former executive chairman of Breitbart […]

Where Is the Corporate Disavowal of Black Lives Matter? – Michelle Malkin

Where Is the Corporate Disavowal of Black Lives Matter? – Michelle Malkin. by Michelle Malkin Liberal business executives are leaping like lemmings from President Donald Trump’s manufacturing advisory council. Good riddance. These silly string-spined CEOs have sided with social justice agitators, Beltway media enablers and Democratic resistance knuckleheads who believe Trump was wrong to condemn violence and hatred on all […]

Trump-Backed Immigration Bill Has Many Critics, But Voters Like It – Byron York

Trump-Backed Immigration Bill Has Many Critics, But Voters Like It – Byron York. by Byron York Some Democrats and their advocates in the press have been quick to denounce the RAISE Act, the new immigration reform bill proposed by Republican Sens. Tom Cotton and David Perdue and endorsed by President Trump. “The Trump, Cotton, Perdue bill is rooted in the […]

Iran’s Banks Face Trouble from Within and Without – The American Interest

Iran’s Banks Face Trouble from Within and Without – The American Interest. by Andrew Bernard · August 14, 2017 Banking is perhaps the most profound example of Iran’s economic isolation from the world. Iran remains one of the few countries where international electronic payments are impossible. Foreign tourists (flocking to Iran in ever greater numbers) have to carry cash. Iranian […]

Nets Spend 77 Percent of Evening News on Wild Trump Presser

Nets Spend 77 Percent of Evening News on Wild Trump Presser. by Nicholas C. Fondacaro In a jaw dropping spectacle in the lobby of Trump Tower on Tuesday, the President went off on the media while ranting about his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. Trump stepped in it when he appeared to defend the alt-right […]

It’s Time To Blow Up Mount Rushmore | The Daily Caller

It's Time To Blow Up Mount Rushmore | The Daily Caller. by Scott Greer · August 15, 2017 The violence in Charlottesville has renewed efforts by the Left to tear down all Confederate monuments. The alt-right rally that took place over the weekend was premised on opposing the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in the Virginia town. Now, […]

Articles: Hot Air from Al Gore Is the Only Global Warming

Articles: Hot Air from Al Gore Is the Only Global Warming. by Brian C. Joondeph · August 15, 2017 The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded “to the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between the nations and the abolition or reduction of standing armies and the formation and spreading of peace congresses.” Two […]

White Supremacists Were Not The Only Thugs Tearing Up Charlottesville

White Supremacists Were Not The Only Thugs Tearing Up Charlottesville. by D.C. McAllister · August 14, 2017 The violence in Charlottesville reveals not who we are as Americans, but who we might become if we allow radicalism and totalitarianism to become normalized. In America today, that possibility is most likely to come, not from the radical Right, but from the […]

GOP stands by Trump after Charlottesville | TheHill

GOP stands by Trump after Charlottesville | TheHill. by Scott Wong · August 15, 2017 Republicans in Washington are largely standing by President Trump despite discomfort with his response to the violent and deadly clashes in Charlottesville, Va. Although they are openly questioning why it took Trump 48 hours to forcefully denounce the KKK members, neo-Nazis and white supremacists who […]

North Korea delays Guam missile firing; U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

North Korea delays Guam missile firing; U.S. says dialogue up to Kim. by Christine Kim and Yeganeh Torbati · August 16, 2017 SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North’s state media reported on Tuesday as the United […]

Confederate statues in U.S. Capitol likely going nowhere – POLITICO

Confederate statues in U.S. Capitol likely going nowhere – POLITICO. by ELANA SCHOR · August 15, 2017 A statue of Alexander Hamilton Stephens is on display in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, in June, 2015. | Susan Walsh/AP Some of the most famous Confederate statues sit smack dab in the U.S. Capitol — and there are no […]

Defiant Trump insists anew: Blame both sides for violence

Defiant Trump insists anew: Blame both sides for violence. Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday “there is blame on both sides” for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them. He showed sympathy for the fringe groups’ efforts to preserve Confederate monuments. […]

Exposer of baby body-parts trade fights prosecution

Exposer of baby body-parts trade fights prosecution. One of the two undercover investigators who famously exposed Planned Parenthood’s trade in the body parts of unborn babies has filed a motion to permanently dismiss 14 of the 15 felony charges the state of California brought against her. Facing 11 years in prison, Sandra Merritt, defended by the non-profit Liberty Counsel, filed […]

The Path to U.S.-Russia Cooperation | The National Interest

The Path to U.S.-Russia Cooperation | The National Interest. Despite the array of twists and turns since the start of the Trump administration, there is a chance that U.S.-Russia relations could improve over time. My cautious optimism depends on three assumptions. My first assumption: President Trump continues to remain interested in engagement and cooperation with Russia. He aims to contain […]

Tillerson: ‘ISIS Is Clearly Responsible for Genocide’

Tillerson: ‘ISIS Is Clearly Responsible for Genocide’. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the release of the 2016 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom on Tuesday and outlined some of the countries whose policies are most restrictive of religious freedom among its people. The first example he gave was ISIS, which he accused of genocide. The secretary explained what constitutes […]

Al Gore’s Carbon Footprint Hypocrisy

Al Gore's Carbon Footprint Hypocrisy. Al Gore’s carbon footprint is the size of Godzilla’s, but to hear the liberal New Republic magazine’s Emily Atkin tell it, it really “doesn’t matter.” But it doesn’t really matter only if “do as I say, not as I do” has become the credo of Gore and his fellow climate change alarmists. The size of […]

NYT Illustrates Perfectly Why Conservatives Consider Mainstream Media Hostile

NYT Illustrates Perfectly Why Conservatives Consider Mainstream Media Hostile. by Tom Knighton · August 15, 2017 The events of Charlottesville were still fresh, but we knew enough to understand that neo-Nazis and neo-Confederates were raising a stink. While Antifa was being Antifa, for once we hated the people they were fighting just as much. It was a surreal situation, and […]

The Endless Hazing of Trump by Sanctimonious Frauds | The American Spectator

The Endless Hazing of Trump by Sanctimonious Frauds | The American Spectator. by George Neumayr · August 16, 2017 The self-appointed ruling class is overflowing with egomaniacs and heartless operators who, oblivious to the irony of their own pouting, decry Trump’s “ego” and question his “heart.” Has America ever had to endure a more insufferable collection of frauds? When not […]

Trump, supporters complain Charlottesville critics ‘will never be satisfied’

Trump, supporters complain Charlottesville critics 'will never be satisfied'. by W. James Antle III · August 15, 2017 While many Republicans and Democrats alike think President Trump’s Monday rebuke of the racists who rallied in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend was too little, too late, he and some of his most loyal followers have learned a different lesson from the […]

Fire Steve Bannon: White House No Place for Alt-Right Apologists | National Review

Fire Steve Bannon: White House No Place for Alt-Right Apologists | National Review. by David French · August 14, 2017 For those who’ve forgotten one of the worst elements of the 2016 election, a short refresher is in order. Almost from the moment that Donald Trump descended on the lobby of Trump Tower to make his campaign announcement, an army […]

Trump condemns ‘white supremacists,’ vows ‘justice will be delivered’ in Charlottesville attack | Fox News

Trump condemns ‘white supremacists,’ vows ‘justice will be delivered’ in Charlottesville attack | Fox News. President Trump on Monday specifically condemned “white supremacists” and “neo-Nazis” in the wake of deadly weekend clashes in Charlottesville, vowing “justice will be delivered” to the perpetrators of that “racist violence.” The president, after meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray […]

Beware the Obamacare-Industrial Complex – Stephen Moore

Beware the Obamacare-Industrial Complex – Stephen Moore. by Stephen Moore The danger of a Republican bailout of Obamacare is mounting with every passing day. Moderate Republicans calling themselves the Problem Solvers Caucus are quietly negotiating with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to throw a multibillion-dollar lifeline to the Obamacare insurance exchanges. This bailout, of course, would be an […]

Iran’s Banks Face Trouble from Within and Without – The American Interest

Iran’s Banks Face Trouble from Within and Without – The American Interest. by Andrew Bernard · August 14, 2017 Banking is perhaps the most profound example of Iran’s economic isolation from the world. Iran remains one of the few countries where international electronic payments are impossible. Foreign tourists (flocking to Iran in ever greater numbers) have to carry cash. Iranian […]

Iran Sending Warships to Atlantic Ocean Amid Massive New Military Buildup

Iran Sending Warships to Atlantic Ocean Amid Massive New Military Buildup. Iran is preparing to send a flotilla of warships to the Atlantic Ocean following the announcement of a massive $500 million investment in war spending, according to Iranian leaders, who say the military moves are in response to recent efforts by the United States to impose a package of […]

Left-Wing Agitators Escalate After Charlottes | The Daily Caller

Left-Wing Agitators Escalate After Charlottes | The Daily Caller. by Peter Hasson · August 14, 2017 Far-left agitators are calling for an escalation in tactics following this weekend’s violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. Many of the same groups that have organized violent demonstrations in Berkeley, California and elsewhere are now calling for an aggressive response to the […]

Articles: James Damore Confronts the Nagging Harridans of High Tech (and Loses)

Articles: James Damore Confronts the Nagging Harridans of High Tech (and Loses). by Ilana Mercer · August 14, 2017 Of the many men who toil in high tech, few are as heroic as James Damore, the young man who penned the manifesto “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” In it, Damore calmly and logically exposed the tyrannical ideological edifice erected to perpetuate […]

White Supremacists Were Not The Only Thugs Tearing Up Charlottesville

White Supremacists Were Not The Only Thugs Tearing Up Charlottesville. by D.C. McAllister · August 14, 2017 The violence in Charlottesville reveals not who we are as Americans, but who we might become if we allow radicalism and totalitarianism to become normalized. In America today, that possibility is most likely to come, not from the radical Right, but from the […]

Tight Race for Chaffetz’s Utah Seat Due to Outside Spending

Tight Race for Chaffetz’s Utah Seat Due to Outside Spending. by Bridget Bowman · August 14, 2017 The Republican primary to fill former Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s seat has tightened in the final days before the Tuesday election, thanks to buckets of outside money being poured into the race. The primary is “certainly not a race [where] I would want […]

Sessions embraces federal role in probing Charlottesville violence – POLITICO

Sessions embraces federal role in probing Charlottesville violence – POLITICO. by JOSH GERSTEIN · August 14, 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions told reporters In February, it was “almost disrespectful” for the federal government to prosecute excessive force by local law enforcement agencies. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Attorney General Jeff Sessions is vowing an aggressive federal investigation into the deadly violence […]

Enraged by Diana Tapes, the Public Turns Against Charles and Camilla

Enraged by Diana Tapes, the Public Turns Against Charles and Camilla. by Tom Sykes · August 14, 2017 The campaign to rehabilitate the prince and Camilla Parker Bowles has stalled as new evidence of their heartless disregard for Diana emerges ahead of her anniversary. August is always a dangerous time to be Prince Charles. Summer 2017 is proving to be […]

Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina. Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier Monday at a rally against racism. Activists in Durham brought a ladder up to the statue and used a rope to pull down the Confederate Soldiers Monument that was dedicated in 1924. A diverse crowd of dozens cheered as the […]

Palestinians to U.S.: Shut up and give us the money!

Palestinians to U.S.: Shut up and give us the money!. The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has voted to advance the Taylor Force Act, which would halt U.S. taxpayer subsidies to the Palestinian Authority until it stops a “Pay to Slay” practice through which terrorists and their families are rewarded financially. The international community has raised the issue because of […]

McMaster: Susan Rice ‘Not Right’ About Tolerating Kim’s Nuclear Weapons

McMaster: Susan Rice ‘Not Right’ About Tolerating Kim’s Nuclear Weapons. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday pushed back against a suggestion by his predecessor that the United States could “tolerate nuclear weapons in North Korea,” challenging the notion that Cold War-style deterrence could work with a regime like the one in Pyongyang. “She’s not right,” McMaster told ABC’s “This […]

Desperate for Cash, Venezuela Gives Putin Control of Oil Assets

Desperate for Cash, Venezuela Gives Putin Control of Oil Assets. by Will Racke · August 14, 2017 Venezuela is handing over unprecedented control of its state-owned oil assets to longtime financial backer Russia in an effort to stave off insolvency and economic collapse. Battered by civil unrest that threatens to become a total political meltdown, the socialist government of President […]

California Bakers Refuse to Bake Trump-Themed Cake

California Bakers Refuse to Bake Trump-Themed Cake. by Arnold Carreiro · August 14, 2017 You may remember a handwritten message sent to Donald Trump from Dylan “Pickle” Harbin, one of the president’s biggest fans, when it was read aloud during a press briefing on July 26. The 9-year-old mega-fan wanted to share the fact that he had a one-of-a-kind Trump-themed […]

Were Police Held Back In Charlottesville? | The Daily Caller

Were Police Held Back In Charlottesville? | The Daily Caller. by Scott Greer · August 13, 2017 Charlottesville is now a by-word for political violence. As you’ve probably heard, the Virginia college town played host to an alt-right rally that descended into violence on Saturday. Both the white nationalists and left-wing counter-protesters fought and beat each other with blunt objects […]

We’re Holding Pyongyang to Account – WSJ

We’re Holding Pyongyang to Account – WSJ. By Jim Mattis and Rex Tillerson Aug. 13, 2017 5:37 p.m. ET 103 COMMENTS In the past few months, multiple illegal North Korean ballistic-missile and ICBM tests—coupled with the most recent bellicose language from Pyongyang about striking the U.S., Guam, our allies and our interests in the Asia-Pacific region—have escalated tensions between North […]

Mike Huckabee: If Trump ‘shot’ Charlottesville crash driver ‘between the eyes,’ he’d still be criticized

Mike Huckabee: If Trump 'shot' Charlottesville crash driver 'between the eyes,' he'd still be criticized. by Robert King · August 13, 2017 Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee believes President Trump is being criticized too harshly for his refusal to single out white supremacists in a statement denouncing violence at a rally Saturday in Charlottesville, Va. Huckabee said on “Fox and […]

Charlottesville White Supremacists — Trump Should Condemn | National Review

Charlottesville White Supremacists — Trump Should Condemn | National Review. by The Editors · August 13, 2017 When he was running for president, Donald Trump often dinged his opponent for her failure to forthrightly name the preeminent threat to our national security: Islamic terrorists. Now that he is president and has been confronted with a different variety of terrorism in […]

Pence: ‘No tolerance’ for hate from white supremacists, neo-Nazis, KKK | Fox News

Pence: 'No tolerance' for hate from white supremacists, neo-Nazis, KKK | Fox News. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday denounced white supremacist groups in the aftermath of the violence in Charlottesville, Va., saying: “We have no tolerance for hate and violence, white supremacists or neo-Nazis or the KKK.” Pence said the “dangerous fringe groups” have no place in American public […]

Questions and Answers in the Aftermath of Charlottesville – Mark Davis

Questions and Answers in the Aftermath of Charlottesville – Mark Davis. by Mark Davis One sentence stands out as a unifying principle in the aftermath of a bleak weekend in Charlottesville. After that, everything devolves into the pandering and posturing which are the daily din of the current age. So here’s that statement, and a Q and A flowing therefrom: […]

Review: ‘Icarus’ – Washington Free Beacon

Review: 'Icarus' – Washington Free Beacon. Icarus, a new documentary on Netflix about Russian doping scandals, tells a story of Olympic cheating so widespread and comprehensive that its progenitor explained how it came to be by invoking George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. Filmmaker Bryan Fogel set out to explore how doping affects amateur cycling and ended up sheltering the runaway mastermind […]

Trump Condemns Neo-Nazi Groups At Rally | The Daily Caller

Trump Condemns Neo-Nazi Groups At Rally | The Daily Caller. by Jonah Bennett · August 13, 2017 A White House spokesman stated Sunday that President Donald Trump explicitly condemns all extremist groups, including white supremacists and neo-Nazis. “The President said very strongly in his statement yesterday that he condemns all forms of violence, bigotry and hatred and of course that […]

Articles: Obama’s Legacy: North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons

Articles: Obama's Legacy: North Korea's Nuclear Weapons. by William L. Gensert · August 13, 2017 Today, without China’s help, America has no other choice but to respond militarily to North Korean provocations. War will be catastrophic and bloody, but inaction may be even more so. Progressives are always talking about Barack Obama’s legacy. Well, this is his true legacy: the […]

McConnell’s Senate Colleagues Defend Him Against Trump Attacks

McConnell’s Senate Colleagues Defend Him Against Trump Attacks. Republican senators are coming to the defense of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after President Donald Trump spent the week criticizing the Kentucky Republican for so far failing to advance the GOP agenda. Trump, who is currently vacationing at a golf resort in New Jersey, has fired off a number of tweets […]

North Korea factories humming with ‘Made in China’ clothes, traders say

North Korea factories humming with 'Made in China' clothes, traders say. by Sue-Lin Wong and Philip Wen · August 13, 2017 DANDONG, China (Reuters) – Chinese textile firms are increasingly using North Korean factories to take advantage of cheaper labor across the border, traders and businesses in the border city of Dandong told Reuters. The clothes made in North Korea […]

Steve Bannon’s Enemies See a Friend in John Kelly

Steve Bannon’s Enemies See a Friend in John Kelly. by Asawin Suebsaeng · August 13, 2017 Steve Bannon’s job is on the line again, as John Kelly orders an “end to the drama.” Steve Bannon’s enemies in the Trump administration are once again out for blood—and this time, they feel emboldened by newly installed White House chief of staff John […]

Scaramucci becomes new media darling

Scaramucci becomes new media darling. Anthony Scaramucci, the shortest-serving White House communications director in U.S. history, is doing the rounds on the anti-Trump media and dishing what they want to hear. On Sunday, he appeared on ABC’s “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos, beating up the president for not attacking the white supremacists in the Charlottesville horror and linking his senior […]

The Costs of Ignoring Russia | The National Interest

The Costs of Ignoring Russia | The National Interest. Improving the dangerously unstable U.S.-Russia relationship will be very difficult, but it is important for U.S. national security. Current mutual hostility threatens an explosive confrontation that could destroy American (and Russian) civilization as we know it. Short of that, Russia can do much more than it is today to damage U.S. […]

GOP Lawmakers Ask Jeff Sessions to End Operation Choke Point

GOP Lawmakers Ask Jeff Sessions to End Operation Choke Point. by Kelsey Harkness · August 11, 2017 Five high-ranking House Republicans have asked formally that the Trump administration end Operation Choke Point, an Obama administration program that critics say unfairly targets politically unpopular industries such as firearms sellers and payday lenders. In a letter sent Thursday to Attorney General Jeff […]

Intelligence Suggests Rubio Targeted for Assassination

Intelligence Suggests Rubio Targeted for Assassination. by Rick Moran · August 13, 2017 Senator Marco Rubio may be a target of a death order by a Venezuelan politician he’s been feuding with, according to U.S. intelligence. A former Venezuelan military leader and current lawmaker of the Socialist Party, Diosdado Cabello, reportedly gave the order to have Rubio killed. The senator […]

CNN Fires Me | The American Spectator

CNN Fires Me | The American Spectator. by Jeffrey Lord · August 14, 2017 “Indefensible.” With that one word I was fired from CNN. What did the network find “indefensible”? Two mocking words from a mocking sentence in a two-day old column that appeared in this space in The American Spectator and were repeated on Twitter. After speculating on just […]

Silent sonic attack on U.S. diplomats in Cuba is appalling | Miami Herald

Silent sonic attack on U.S. diplomats in Cuba is appalling | Miami Herald. by Miami Herald Editorial Board Currently taking center stage is the diplomacy — or lack of — between the United States and North Korea, and rightly so. But in this hemisphere, Cuba, once again, is a source of intrigue and concern. State Department officials disclosed this week […]

Flowers in Their Hair | The Weekly Standard

Flowers in Their Hair | The Weekly Standard. If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to check out the trams at the airport. They’re done up in psychedelic colors. And over by the gates you can have your picture taken in a mock-up of an old VW bus like the hippies used to drive, also decorated psychedelically. Wearing flowers […]

The merit of fiery and furious rhetoric on North Korea

The merit of fiery and furious rhetoric on North Korea. by Washington Examiner · August 12, 2017 Incendiary rhetoric is better than incendiary weapons, and to date President Trump’s strong words on North Korea, as with his limited strikes on Syria, have suggested a desire for peace through strength rather than a hunger for war. Not since Lyndon Johnson have […]

Trump condemns ‘egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence’ in Charlottesville | Fox News

Trump condemns ‘egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence’ in Charlottesville | Fox News. by Alex Pappas President Trump on Saturday condemned the “egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence” in Charlottesville, Va., where white nationalists upset over the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue violently clashed with counter-protesters. One woman died and 19 others were being treated for […]

Trump Launches A Suicidal War On His Own Party – Steve Chapman

Trump Launches A Suicidal War On His Own Party – Steve Chapman. by Steve Chapman During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump often told the story of the kind woman who found a half-frozen snake and took it in and nursed it back to health — only to be repaid with a cruel bite. What Republicans didn’t know is that in […]

Ellison Regrets Remark that Kim Jong-un ‘More Responsible’ Than Trump: ‘It’s Tailor-made for Somebody to Misuse’

Ellison Regrets Remark that Kim Jong-un 'More Responsible' Than Trump: 'It's Tailor-made for Somebody to Misuse'. Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) quickly walked back remarks he made Friday that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un was acting “more responsible” than President Donald Trump, saying it was “tailor-made for somebody to misuse.” Ellison, the Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, initially […]

MO Union to Force Right to Work Initiative on Ballot

MO Union to Force Right to Work Initiative on Ballot. Union activists, with the help of a Washington, D.C., firm, reportedly have enough signatures to block Missouri from implementing its right-to-work law and force a ballot measure on the question in 2018. Missouri AFL-CIO President Mike Louis said that the We Are Missouri movement, which shares headquarters with the union, […]

When Loretta Met Bill | The Weekly Standard

When Loretta Met Bill | The Weekly Standard. In many quarters of the American news media today, seasoned journalists seem incapable of pondering those parts of reality that don’t complement their political worldviews. It goes beyond “bias”—we’re all biased. This is negligence. Consider the trove of emails between FBI and Department of Justice officials published this week. The emails concern […]

Senate Intel Chair: Russia Probe Could Wrap U | The Daily Caller

Senate Intel Chair: Russia Probe Could Wrap U | The Daily Caller. by Chuck Ross · August 12, 2017 The Senate Intelligence Committee could finish up its investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential campaign within the next few months, the chairman of the panel said in a new interview. “I’m still hopeful that we can bring finality to this […]

Articles: The Left Isn’t Giving Up on Colin Kaepernick

Articles: The Left Isn't Giving Up on Colin Kaepernick. by William Sullivan · August 12, 2017 What is it they say about New York? “If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere?” The lesson in last year’s Colin Kaepernick saga should be, “If you can’t make it as a professional social justice warrior/NFL quarterback in San Francisco, […]

At least one dead as white nationalists ignite Virginia clashes

At least one dead as white nationalists ignite Virginia clashes. by Brandon Shulleeta · August 13, 2017 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – A gathering of hundreds of white nationalists in Virginia took a deadly turn on Saturday when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters and killed at least one person in a flare up of violence that challenged U.S. […]

Mike Pence and the art of staying clean – POLITICO

Mike Pence and the art of staying clean – POLITICO. by DARREN SAMUELSOHN and MATTHEW NUSSBAUM · August 12, 2017 Unlike his boss, VIce President Mike Pence’s Twitter feed is silent about a “Russia hoax” and “witch hunts.” | Brendon Thorne/Getty Images Vice President Mike Pence has so far avoided being dragged into the muck of the Russia probes that […]

DOJ sued for concealing Comey records

DOJ sued for concealing Comey records. Washington watchdog Judicial Watch has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Justice for refusing to provide copies of non-disclosure agreements pertaining to fired FBI Director James Comey. The federal department simply refused to respond to the Judicial Watch request. The FBI allowed Comey to leave his position with copies […]

Trump’s ‘Crazy Act’ Threatening Military Action in Venezuela

Trump's 'Crazy Act' Threatening Military Action in Venezuela. by Rick Moran · August 12, 2017 Even for a confirmed Trumpian, the president’s statement yesterday that “a military operation and military option is certainly something that we could pursue” in Venezuela is perplexing. No reporter goaded him into making the statement. One moment he was talking about the humanitarian tragedy in […]

The Church Lady | The American Spectator

The Church Lady | The American Spectator. by Scott McKay · August 12, 2017 Having become the purest modern example of a brilliantly overrated, unmitigated failure in electoral politics — the Ryan Leaf or Ishtar of the ballot box — it isn’t surprising that Hillary Clinton is casting about for some form of validation. After all, at her advanced age […]

Violence in Charlottesville: Hate Speech Is Legal, Assault Is Not – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Violence in Charlottesville: Hate Speech Is Legal, Assault Is Not – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Katherine Mangu-Ward · August 12, 2017 Car strikes protesters at white nationalist rally. |Aug. 12, 2017 2:55 pm On Friday, a group of tiki torch–wielding white nationalists converged on a statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, waving Confederate flags and chanting. […]

Dana Rohrabacher: We need a new Afghanistan strategy

Dana Rohrabacher: We need a new Afghanistan strategy. by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher · August 11, 2017 The situation in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate, and I have urged the Pentagon to consider new strategies. It’s time to act creatively and aggressively so that all of America’s sacrifices there since 9/11 will not have been in vain. So, if what we’ve been […]

Why I Was Fired by Google – WSJ

Why I Was Fired by Google – WSJ. By James Damore Aug. 11, 2017 3:54 p.m. ET 2616 COMMENTS I was fired by Google this past Monday for a document that I wrote and circulated internally raising questions about cultural taboos and how they cloud our thinking about gender diversity at the company and in the wider tech sector. I […]

How to Resolve the North Korea Crisis – WSJ

How to Resolve the North Korea Crisis – WSJ. By Henry A. Kissinger Aug. 11, 2017 6:08 p.m. ET 252 COMMENTS For more than 30 years, the world’s response to North Korea’s nuclear program has combined condemnation with procrastination. Pyongyang’s reckless conduct is deplored. Warnings are issued that its evolution toward weaponization will prove unacceptable. Yet its nuclear program has […]

Was North Korea’s ICBM test a sham?

Was North Korea's ICBM test a sham?. by Jamie McIntyre · August 12, 2017 The latest missile tested by North Korea flew high enough and long enough that, had it been aimed at the U.S., it would have flown far enough to reach the U.S. mainland, including many major cities. At least that’s the consensus of most outside experts, who […]

Yale Erases History: Campus Statue Covered Up Appeasing Activist Mob | National Review

Yale Erases History: Campus Statue Covered Up Appeasing Activist Mob | National Review. by Kyle Smith · August 11, 2017 Yale’s determination to take a giant jar of Wite-Out to history has reached a new level of fatuousness. This week the Yale Alumni Magazine reported that a stone carving of an Indian and a Puritan over an entrance to Sterling […]

Judicial Watch sues Justice Department for Comey documents | Fox News

Judicial Watch sues Justice Department for Comey documents | Fox News. by Brooke Singman Judicial Watch sued the Justice Department on Friday in an effort to obtain any non-disclosure agreements signed by former FBI Director James Comey. The Freedom of Information Act lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, after the DOJ did not respond […]

Liberty Cannot be Wrapped in a Hijab – Arthur Schaper

Liberty Cannot be Wrapped in a Hijab – Arthur Schaper. by Arthur Schaper Everything is a point of contention now that the two political parties have become so polarized on nearly every issue. The annual art contests hosted by Congressional representatives have turned into another contentious hot-bed of politicized controversy. Earlier this year, Congressman William Clay’s art contest featured a […]

The Least Bad Option in Venezuela – The American Interest

The Least Bad Option in Venezuela – The American Interest. Days after Venezuela’s newly elected constituent assembly held its first meeting, the U.S. responded with economic sanctions earlier this week. AP: The United States is imposing sanctions on eight more individuals, including the brother of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, for undermining democracy in the South American country. The […]

Fired NSC Aide Reveals Political Warfare Operation Targeting Trump – Washington Free Beacon

Fired NSC Aide Reveals Political Warfare Operation Targeting Trump – Washington Free Beacon. A White House National Security Council official has charged that leftist opponents of President Trump are engaged in political warfare operations designed to subvert his presidency and drive him from office. Rich Higgins, until recently director of strategic planning at the NSC, revealed the program in a […]

Trump Won’t Rule Out Military Option for Venezuela – WSJ

Trump Won’t Rule Out Military Option for Venezuela – WSJ. By Ben Kesling in Washington and Anatoly Kurmanaev in Caracas, Venezuela Updated Aug. 11, 2017 11:31 p.m. ET 566 COMMENTS President Donald Trump warned of possible military action in Venezuela on Friday, even as he amplified threats of an armed response to North Korea missile buildup. Mr. Trump said a […]

Schumer’s Losing This One | The Weekly Standard

Schumer's Losing This One | The Weekly Standard. Washington’s not showing much love for his ­tunnel. On November 12, 2015, officials in New York and New Jersey thought they had struck it rich. They had arranged a 50-50 deal with the federal government in which the feds would pay for half the cost of a new tunnel under the Hudson […]

Ellison Claims Un More Responsible Than Trump | The Daily Caller

Ellison Claims Un More Responsible Than Trump | The Daily Caller. by Chuck Ross · August 11, 2017 Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, the vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee, claimed on Friday that Kim Jong Un, the Supreme Leader of North Korea, is a “more responsible” leader than President Trump. Ellison later retracted his comment, which were made at […]

Articles: The Other Side of the Bannon-McMaster Conflict

Articles: The Other Side of the Bannon-McMaster Conflict. by Eric Holmes · August 11, 2017 We all remember the character assassination the mainstream media did on Sarah Palin. It was ruthless and many Americans have negative views of the governor without really knowing much about her. Decades early the MSM did the same to Ross Perot. Of course there have […]

Venezuela’s Descent Into Chaos Buries Left’s Hopes Of ‘Good Socialism’

Venezuela’s Descent Into Chaos Buries Left’s Hopes Of ‘Good Socialism’. by Matthew Boomer · August 11, 2017 Venezuela’s self-destruction has embarrassed more celebrities than has National Enquirer. Our glitterati’s favorite socialist paradise has, like so many similar experiments, become a murderous den of oppression and privation, and none will speak on its behalf. However, Venezuela’s collapse has dashed fantasies far […]

Pentagon’s empty posts cause uncertainty for defense contractors

Pentagon's empty posts cause uncertainty for defense contractors. by Mike Stone · August 11, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s failure to fill dozens of senior-level positions at the Pentagon is making it difficult for defense contractors to forecast business. Defense company officials, speaking on conference calls after their just-reported quarterly earnings, did not blame Trump directly, but […]

Breitbart’s war on McMaster bites Bannon – POLITICO

Breitbart's war on McMaster bites Bannon – POLITICO. by TARA PALMERI · August 11, 2017 President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon has been suspected in the past of orchestrating stories against his colleagues in Breitbart. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The conservative news site Breitbart has waged a nonstop campaign against national security adviser H.R. McMaster, but so far it […]

Judge: New York Times editor must testify in Sarah Palin’s libel suit – Salon.com

Judge: New York Times editor must testify in Sarah Palin’s libel suit – Salon.com. by Matthew Sheffield · August 11, 2017 Sarah Palin received a small victory in her libel suit against the New York Times when a federal district judge ruled on Thursday that the writer of a disputed editorial about the former GOP vice presidential candidate must testify […]

Rebirth of the Turkish Caliphate — and why it matters

Rebirth of the Turkish Caliphate — and why it matters. In 2004, when I wrote my book “Islamic Antichrist: The Shocking Truth about the Real Nature of the Beast,” the nation of Turkey was still viewed by virtually all Western political analysts as the model government to be replicated throughout the Muslim world. The AKP party, led by Recep Tayyip […]

An Update on the War in Ukraine

An Update on the War in Ukraine. by Nolan Peterson · August 11, 2017 A U.S. Army soldier leads Ukrainian National Guard troops through military exercises at a base in Yavoriv, western Ukraine. (Photo: Nolan Peterson/The Daily Signal) In September 2014, I watched a tank battle from a hilltop in Mariupol, Ukraine. I toured that battlefield, the day the first […]

Yale Covers Up Gun in Stone Carving of Puritan, Indian

Yale Covers Up Gun in Stone Carving of Puritan, Indian. by Rob Shimshock · August 11, 2017 Yale University has covered up a musket on a stone carving depicting a hostile interaction between a Puritan settler and an American Indian, leaving the latter’s bow and arrow uncovered. Yale’s head librarian, Susan Gibbons, and the school’s Committee on Art in Public […]

Docs Show Obama WH Involved in Clinton/Lynch Meeting Spin

Docs Show Obama WH Involved in Clinton/Lynch Meeting Spin. by Debra Heine · August 10, 2017 A lawsuit against the Justice Department has revealed documents that show there were email exchanges between the FBI and the DOJ — and the DOJ and the Obama White House — regarding the controversial tarmac meeting between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President […]

At Google and in academia, liberal pieties clash

At Google and in academia, liberal pieties clash. by Washington Examiner · August 10, 2017 Liberal pieties, because they lack a limiting principle, inevitably grow large enough that they crash into other liberal pieties. Just this month, the burgeoning pieties have collided in two liberal habitats: Google and academia. An overheated and misleading New York Times story (sadly a norm […]

Trump’s IRS Swamp – WSJ

Trump’s IRS Swamp – WSJ. By Kimberley A. Strassel Aug. 10, 2017 6:52 p.m. ET 162 COMMENTS Donald Trump promised to drain the swamp, and here’s a seven-month progress report: The Washington bog is still as wide and fetid as ever. Consider that Mr. Trump’s Justice Department has inexplicably continued to defend the IRS’s misdeeds under President Obama. Voters put […]

Be Strategic, Not Impulsive, on North Korea – The New York Times

Be Strategic, Not Impulsive, on North Korea – The New York Times. by Thomas L. Friedman · August 10, 2017 News about North Korea’s weapons program was shown on a monitor in Tokyo on Thursday. Toru Hanai/Reuters Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Americans who are concerned about the situation in North Korea “should sleep well at night.” Of course! […]

Castro huddles with Russia as US-Cuba relationship crumbles

Castro huddles with Russia as US-Cuba relationship crumbles. by Joel Gehrke · August 11, 2017 Cuban dictator Raul Castro has been making public and private overtures to American adversaries over the last several weeks, particularly Russia, at the same time the U.S. was investigating how U.S. officials stationed in Cuba mysteriously fell ill. The combined events could point to a […]

Chelsea Manning: Traitor, Not Transgender Hero | National Review

Chelsea Manning: Traitor, Not Transgender Hero | National Review. by David French · August 10, 2017 If Bradley Manning had stayed Bradley Manning, would he still be in prison? If Bradley Manning had stayed Bradley Manning, would he be basking in celebrity, enjoying fawning photo shoots? Given the magnitude of his crimes, I dare say that he’d be in prison […]

College student gets 100 days in slammer for registering dead voters for Dems | Fox News

College student gets 100 days in slammer for registering dead voters for Dems | Fox News. A Virginia college student was sentenced this week to 100 days incarceration for submitting fraudulent voter registration forms listing the names of dead people and other faulty information for a political organization connected to the Democratic Party. Andrew J. Spieles, 21, was sentenced in […]

Diversity flaps are often manufactured – Jonah Goldberg

Diversity flaps are often manufactured – Jonah Goldberg. by Jonah Goldberg In 2005, the Los Angeles Times hired me as a columnist. That was great news (for me). But the best part was when Barbra Streisand canceled her subscription in protest. Her real complaint wasn’t so much that the Times had hired me, but that it had dropped Robert Scheer, […]

Chinese paper says China should stay neutral if North Korea attacks first

Chinese paper says China should stay neutral if North Korea attacks first. If North Korea launches an attack that threatens the United States then China should stay neutral, but if the United States attacks first and tries to overthrow North Korea’s government China will stop then, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Friday. President Donald Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric […]

Surprise! Bill DeBlasio Will Tie NYC Arts Funding to “Diversity” Without Defining “Diversity” | The Weekly Standard

Surprise! Bill DeBlasio Will Tie NYC Arts Funding to "Diversity" Without Defining "Diversity" | The Weekly Standard. Last month, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled the city’s first-ever “cultural plan.” Although the details are murky, he hopes to tie funding for arts organizations to the “diversity” of their staffs and boards of directors. The city’s commissioner of cultural […]

Democrats To Wasserman Schultz: ‘Go Away | The Daily Caller

Democrats To Wasserman Schultz: 'Go Away | The Daily Caller. by Kerry Picket · August 10, 2017 Democrats in Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s home state want the Florida Democratic Rep. “to just go away.” According to Politico, following a stream of political failures and controversies after a DNC email hack last year revealed embarrassing information regarding Hillary Clinton’s 2016 loss, Wasserman […]

Articles: Venezuela’s Chaos Is the Logical End of Democrats’ Vision for America

Articles: Venezuela's Chaos Is the Logical End of Democrats' Vision for America. by Justin Haskins · August 10, 2017 President Nicolas Maduro has no tolerance for dissent. For months, he’s used brute force to silence his critics, and most recently, families of opposition leaders have alleged that Maduro’s political rivals have been seized and shipped off to an unknown location. […]

Cooking gas shortages force Venezuelans to turn to firewood

Cooking gas shortages force Venezuelans to turn to firewood. by Maria Ramirez and Deisy Buitrago · August 10, 2017 PUERTO ORDAZ/CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan homemaker Carmen Rondon lives in the country with the world’s largest oil reserves, but has spent weeks cooking with firewood due to a chronic shortage of home cooking gas – leaving her hoarse from breathing […]

Trump doubles down on ‘fire and fury’ vow as wargames near

Trump doubles down on 'fire and fury' vow as wargames near. Not backing down, President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un’s government on Thursday to “get their act together” or face extraordinary trouble, and suggested he had been too mild when he vowed to unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. “Maybe that […]

‘Easy meat’: Mass-rape of white girls by Muslim gang

‘Easy meat’: Mass-rape of white girls by Muslim gang. Seventeen men and one woman were found guilty of a host of sexual crimes against young women – many of them children – after a massive “grooming gang” was uncovered in Newcastle, England. The gang, made up of mostly Muslim Middle Easterners and South Asians (commonly referred to as just “Asian” […]

Tillerson Is Trying to Replicate Jim Baker’s State Department | The National Interest

Tillerson Is Trying to Replicate Jim Baker's State Department | The National Interest. Nit-picking, leaking, hand-wringing, Monday-morning quarterbacking—these have been busy times over at the State Department. But the good news is that the man in the corner office, Rex Tillerson, seems to have a clear vision for what he wants to do at and with the sometimes fractious department. […]

It Was a ‘Brennan Operation’ | The American Spectator

It Was a ‘Brennan Operation’ | The American Spectator. by George Neumayr · August 11, 2017 One wouldn’t expect Seymour Hersh, a lefty journalist par excellance, to pop the Trump-Russia propagada balloon Obama’s CIA director John Brennan released last year. But he has. Hersh has been quoted as saying that the collusion claim is a product of “disinformation” — “a […]

Trumpian Fury on North Korea – WSJ

Trumpian Fury on North Korea – WSJ. By The Editorial Board Aug. 9, 2017 7:12 p.m. ET 352 COMMENTS When Donald Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” Tuesday if it continues to menace the U.S. with nuclear weapons, he provoked almost as much backlash at home as in Pyongyang. The usual diplomatic suspects, including some American lawmakers, claimed […]

Michael Barone: Google’s ‘tolerance’ requires repression

Michael Barone: Google's 'tolerance' requires repression. Would a fair society have exactly the same percentage of men and women, of whites and blacks and Hispanics and Asians, in every line of work and occupational category? If your answer is yes, and you think that any divergence from these percentages must necessarily result from oppression, then you qualify for a job […]

Homeland Security has improved under Trump – Washington Times

Homeland Security has improved under Trump – Washington Times. by Charles Hurt President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea during a briefing on the opioid crisis, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) more > ANALYSIS/OPINION: Are you tired of winning yet? In the long march to remaking American greatness, President Trump […]

Obama administration knew about North Korea’s miniaturized nukes | Fox News

Obama administration knew about North Korea's miniaturized nukes | Fox News. by Fred Fleitz Tuesday’s bombshell Washington Post story that the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has determined North Korea is capable of constructing miniaturized nuclear weapons that could be used as warheads for missiles – possibly ICBMs – left out a crucial fact: DIA actually concluded this in 2013. The […]

Intolerant Democrats Devour Their Own – WSJ

Intolerant Democrats Devour Their Own – WSJ. By Karl Rove Aug. 9, 2017 7:16 p.m. ET 63 COMMENTS It is impossible to deny that the past six months have been rough for the Republican Party. The GOP Congress failed to fulfill its pledge to repeal and replace ObamaCare, and the president now has a lowly 38% job-approval rating, according to […]

Manafort FBI Raid: Questions for Mueller | National Review

Manafort FBI Raid: Questions for Mueller | National Review. by Andrew C. McCarthy · August 9, 2017 Here’s the thing to bear in mind about the Washington Post’s report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had the FBI execute a search warrant against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in late July: Prosecutors don’t do pre-dawn raids on the home of […]

Strong UN Sanctions slapped on North Korea, but experts say they won’t work | Fox News

Strong UN Sanctions slapped on North Korea, but experts say they won't work | Fox News. by Brooke Singman Tough new United Nations sanctions on North Korea were touted as a diplomatic triumph by the Trump administration, but experts warn that the isolated regime will shrug off the penalties and could even respond with renewed hostility. Over the weekend, the […]

Is California Cracking Up? – Victor Davis Hanson

Is California Cracking Up? – Victor Davis Hanson. Corporate profits at California-based transnational corporations such as Apple, Facebook and Google are hitting record highs. California housing prices from La Jolla to Berkeley along the Pacific Coast can top $1,000 a square foot. It seems as if all of China is willing to pay premium prices to get their children degreed […]

The End of the Abbas Era – The American Interest

The End of the Abbas Era – The American Interest. The aging leader tried to capitalize on his people’s unrest by taking unprecedented steps against Israel. Instead, he may have just made the argument against his rule even stronger. The closest the Israeli-Palestinian conflict got to an actual third intifada, or uprising, happened late this past month when Palestinian leader […]

Charter Schools Boost Performance of Nearby Schools

Charter Schools Boost Performance of Nearby Schools. Anti-school choice activists often argue that charter school expansion hurts existing schools, but a new study of New York City schools found that new charter schools are increasing the performance of schools around them. The peer-reviewed statistical analysis, conducted by Temple University professor Sarah Cordes, indicates charter schools are not only helping the […]

Unarmed Russian Air Force jet overflies the Pentagon, Capitol – CNN

Unarmed Russian Air Force jet overflies the Pentagon, Capitol – CNN. by Jon Ostrower, Noah Gray, and Peter Morris, CNN (CNN)An unarmed Russian Air Force aircraft overflew the US Capitol, the Pentagon, Central Intelligence Agency and Andrews Air Force Base at low altitude on Wednesday as part of a longstanding treaty that allows the militaries of the United States and […]

Tillerson: ‘American People Should Sleep Well at Night’ | The Weekly Standard

Tillerson: 'American People Should Sleep Well at Night' | The Weekly Standard. The secretary of state tries to walk back the president’s North Korea statement. After President Donald Trump shocked his national security team with his off-the-cuff fire-and-fury remarks about North Korea on Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is trying to walk back his boss’s comments—without saying Trump was […]

Brandeis Journalism Grant Bars White Men | The Daily Caller

Brandeis Journalism Grant Bars White Men | The Daily Caller. by Ian Miles Cheong · August 9, 2017 Brandeis University is offering a new $10,000 journalism grant for journalists interested in social justice issues. But there’s a catch — white men aren’t allowed to apply. “Applications from women and journalists of color working in any type of media — print, […]

Articles: Venezuela’s Chaos Is the Logical End of Democrats’ Vision for America

Articles: Venezuela's Chaos Is the Logical End of Democrats' Vision for America. by Justin Haskins · August 10, 2017 President Nicolas Maduro has no tolerance for dissent. For months, he’s used brute force to silence his critics, and most recently, families of opposition leaders have alleged that Maduro’s political rivals have been seized and shipped off to an unknown location. […]

We’re Not Out Of Time On North Korea. Here Are Our Options

We’re Not Out Of Time On North Korea. Here Are Our Options. by Tom Nichols · August 9, 2017 Where do we stand with the threat from the North Korean nuclear program, and what are our options? We’re nowhere near a Cold War scenario like the Cuban missile crisis, or an ongoing mutual assured destruction standoff. (For one thing, the […]

North Korea details Guam missile plan, calls Trump’s warning a ‘load of nonsense’

North Korea details Guam missile plan, calls Trump's warning a 'load of nonsense'. by Christine Kim and James Oliphant · August 9, 2017 SEOUL/BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) – North Korea said on Wednesday it is considering plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to […]

Judge orders new searches for Clinton Benghazi emails – POLITICO

Judge orders new searches for Clinton Benghazi emails – POLITICO. by JOSH GERSTEIN · August 9, 2017 The State Department has been ordered to try once again to find emails Hillary Clinton wrote about the 2012 Benghazi attack. | Patrick Semansky/AP Nine months after the presidential election was decided, a federal judge is ordering the State Department to try again […]

North Korea outlines plan to launch missiles toward Guam

North Korea outlines plan to launch missiles toward Guam. North Korea on Thursday announced a detailed plan to launch a volley of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers, and dismissed President Donald Trump’s threats of “fire and fury” if it doesn’t back down. The announcement, made in the […]

Something fishy about this New York Times ‘leaked’ climate report

Something fishy about this New York Times ‘leaked’ climate report. D’oh! “Fake news” has apparently struck again at the New York Times this week – this time over a leaked climate science report that, well, wasn’t so leaked. In fact, the report has been available to the public for as many as seven months. The New York Times – which […]

This Is How America Would Wage a Nuclear War Against North Korea | The National Interest

This Is How America Would Wage a Nuclear War Against North Korea | The National Interest. The standoff between the United States and North Korea continues to escalate with neither side willing to back down. With each passing day, the possibility of open warfare breaking out seems to increase as each side ups the ante. Indeed, President Donald Trump has […]

Why Did Google Freak Out, Fire Employee Over ‘Honest Discussion’ Written in Memo?

Why Did Google Freak Out, Fire Employee Over ‘Honest Discussion’ Written in Memo?. The tolerance police at Google just struck another blow against increasing diversity in Silicon Valley by firing an employee who wrote a memo critiquing the company’s politically correct culture. Now, let’s be clear: While the Google software engineer who authored the memo had the right to say […]

Puerto Rico Gives Millions to Sketchy Firms With Government Ties

Puerto Rico Gives Millions to Sketchy Firms With Government Ties. by Ethan Barton · August 9, 2017 Bankrupt Puerto Rico has awarded nearly $11 million in consulting contracts to various businesses, including marketing, lobbying, and public relations firms, some with ties to government officials. The U.S. territory, which filed for bankruptcy in May, recently closed nearly 200 schools to save […]

Wednesday’s HOT MIC

Wednesday's HOT MIC. The Pentagon has prepared a specific plan for a preemptive strike on North Korea’s missile sites should President Trump order such an attack. Two senior military officials — and two senior retired officers — told NBC News that the key to the plan would be a B-1B heavy bomber attack originating from Andersen Air Force Base in […]

Democrats Rigging Election in Broad Daylight | The American Spectator

Democrats Rigging Election in Broad Daylight | The American Spectator. Republicans have been delving into allegations of Democratic voter fraud, but are having a tough time finding smoking guns given that “irregularities” occur in the form of thousands of individually cast votes. Having grown up in politically seedy Philadelphia, I have no doubt this is a real problem — but […]

Yes, President Trump Is Making America Great Again | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

Yes, President Trump Is Making America Great Again | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD. by Investor’s Business Daily Six months into his first term, President Trump’s headline achievements are often overshadowed by the media’s daily assault on the White House. I hear the misgivings of my tech industry colleagues, but let’s face facts: By objective measures, Trump […]

What the liberal media is hiding about the Hillary email probe | New York Post

What the liberal media is hiding about the Hillary email probe | New York Post. by John Crudele · August 8, 2017 If the New York Times, the Washington Post and now ABC News aren’t embarrassed yet, then there is no hope for what is called the mainstream media. Another slew of emails the other day show how these news […]

Amb. Nikki Haley: A win at the UN, but North Korea threat continues | Fox News

Amb. Nikki Haley: A win at the UN, but North Korea threat continues | Fox News. by Amb. Nikki Haley Published August 08, 2017 Fox News The rhetoric coming from North Korea is heating up, which is a good indication that the latest U.S.-led action in the UN Security Council got the attention of the paranoid Pyongyang leadership. Last weekend […]

Would it really kill the CBO to show its work?

Would it really kill the CBO to show its work?. by Ross Marchand · August 9, 2017 The Congressional Budget Office is a pretty darn good research institution. That doesn’t mean that it couldn’t stand some improvement. The “CBO Show Your Work” Act, introduced by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, would improve the nonpartisan budget watchdog by forcing it to show […]

Left Red Scare: Democrats Suddenly Hate Russia | National Review

Left Red Scare: Democrats Suddenly Hate Russia | National Review. by Victor Davis Hanson · August 7, 2017 Russian Realism? No one doubts that Vladimir Putin’s Russia is no ally of the U.S. But rivalry is quite a different notion than returning to the Cold War, when enemies faced each other down with arsenals of nuclear missiles. Quite strangely, the […]