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John Fund: Where’s the liberal media on the Florida vote meltdown? Too busy investigating Russia | Fox News

John Fund: Where's the liberal media on the Florida vote meltdown? Too busy investigating Russia | Fox News. Press calls Republicans’ allegations a conservative conspiracy theory. After years of dismissing concerns about election integrity, the mainstream media now has to grapple with a recount meltdown in Florida’s races for governor and U.S. Senate. Both races could go to an arduous […]

Europe’s Criticisms of Donald Trump’s Nationalism Is Inconsistent

Europe's Criticisms of Donald Trump's Nationalism Is Inconsistent. by Abe Greenwald · November 13, 2018 There is much to disagree with in Donald Trump’s interest in nationalism. In his version of it, nationalism is a fragile egotism applied to the affairs of state. This approach has, like the president himself, created problems out of whole cloth before “solving” them. Regarding […]

House Democrats Debate Trump, NAFTA, and the USMCA

House Democrats Debate Trump, NAFTA, and the USMCA. by Haley Byrd is a reporter at The Weekly Standard. · November 13, 2018 When Democrats take control of the House in January with a younger, more ideologically diverse conference, members will face key decisions about the future of their party’s stance on trade issues as President Donald Trump pursues congressional approval […]

Pentagon: U.S. Lacks ‘Adequate’ Defense Against Hypersonic Weapons

Pentagon: U.S. Lacks 'Adequate' Defense Against Hypersonic Weapons. The United States is not equipped to combat Chinese or Russian hypersonic weapons that have the capacity to overwhelm American missile-defense systems, according to a senior Pentagon official. Michael Griffin, the under secretary of defense for research and engineering, said Tuesday the Pentagon has not deployed “adequate” defenses against the highly maneuverable […]

American Revolution Against the Constitution | National Review

American Revolution Against the Constitution | National Review. Destroying the Constitution and seeking state-mandated equality of result The revolution of 1776 sought to turn a colony of Great Britain into a new independent republic based on constitutionally protected freedom. It succeeded with the creation of the United States. The failed revolution of 1861, by a slave-owning South declaring its independence […]

As Dems Weigh Impeachment, GOP Leaders Regret Pursing Clinton

As Dems Weigh Impeachment, GOP Leaders Regret Pursing Clinton. If Democrats are trying to reassure anyone that they won’t impeach President Trump, they’re aren’t doing a very good job of it. Just days after her party won control of the House, Rep. Nancy Pelosi made clear that Democrats might impeach the president even if Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller does […]

A new speaker for Democrats? Anti-Pelosi faction agitates, but others say leader will stay

A new speaker for Democrats? Anti-Pelosi faction agitates, but others say leader will stay. by Laura Barrón-López · November 14, 2018 One week after Democrats won their largest House majority since Watergate, agitators within the Democratic caucus say they’re certain they can oust Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. A core group of Pelosi opponents, who’ve long called for her to step […]

Bob Woodward criticizes CNN’s Acosta lawsuit, says media’s ‘emotionally unhinged’ about Trump | Fox News

Bob Woodward criticizes CNN's Acosta lawsuit, says media's 'emotionally unhinged' about Trump | Fox News. Bob Woodward, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Watergate journalist whose recent book, “Fear,” described chaotic infighting at the White House, on Tuesday criticized CNN for filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration and charged that too many media figures “have become emotionally unhinged.” Speaking at the Global […]

Trump could answer written Russia probe questions this week: source

Trump could answer written Russia probe questions this week: source. By Karen Freifeld (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is expected to provide written answers to questions from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as soon as this week, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller […]

The Left Favors Global Warming

The Left Favors Global Warming. by Steve Feinstein · November 13, 2018 Diehard environmentalists — the fervent, radical Green faction — want global warming to continue. Whether man-caused warming is real or just a fabrication of anti-capitalist leftists is unimportant. The hardcore environmental lobby wants and needs the issue of warming to justify their existence and fundraising activities the same […]

Orson Welles’s Recovered Last Feature Is An Absolute Masterpiece

Orson Welles's Recovered Last Feature Is An Absolute Masterpiece. by Benjamin Kerstein · November 13, 2018 “Our works in stone, in paint, in print are spared, some of them for a few decades or a millennium or two,” Orson Welles said in his last film, the magnificent “F for Fake,” “but everything must finally fall in war or wear away […]

Trump eyes post-midterm shakeup | TheHill

Trump eyes post-midterm shakeup | TheHill. by Jordan Fabian · November 13, 2018 President Trump appears poised to make high-level staff changes in his administration, including replacing White House chief of staff John Kelly, as he gears up for his reelection campaign in 2020. The next top official on Trump’s chopping block could be Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, according […]

Anti-Pelosi Democrats Claim They Have Numbers to Block Her in Speaker Floor Vote

Anti-Pelosi Democrats Claim They Have Numbers to Block Her in Speaker Floor Vote. by Lindsey McPherson · November 14, 2018 Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton, one of the leaders of a small Democratic contingent opposing Nancy Pelosi’s bid for speaker, said Tuesday he is “100 percent confident” the group has enough commitments to block the California Democrat from being elected speaker […]

CNN’s Jim Acosta scorched as ‘petty, childish baby’

CNN’s Jim Acosta scorched as ‘petty, childish baby’. CNN is suing the Trump administration to restore White House access to reporter Jim Acosta, who was called “rude” by President Trump at a recent news conference when he refused to relinquish the microphone, pushing away the arm of a White House aide. The Washington Times reported the network’s claim that the […]

NATO Nightmare: How Norway Sank Its Own Frigate | The National Interest

NATO Nightmare: How Norway Sank Its Own Frigate | The National Interest. Following a collision with a civilian vessel on Nov. 8, the captain of the Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad made the brilliant decision to deliberately run the vessel aground to prevent the warship, among the most capable in the NATO fleet, from sinking outright. Five days […]

CNN Sues Trump, WH Aides Over Jim Acosta’s Press Pass Suspension

CNN Sues Trump, WH Aides Over Jim Acosta’s Press Pass Suspension. CNN is suing President Donald Trump and his aides for revoking its White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s hard pass. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., calls for the immediate restoration of Acosta’s White House access. As CNSNews.com previously reported, his White House press credentials […]

Trump Is Right: Poor Land Management Is Leading to Bigger California Fires

Trump Is Right: Poor Land Management Is Leading to Bigger California Fires. by Jarrett Stepman · November 13, 2018 Another year, another set of deadly fires burning up California. The devastation is heartbreaking. The “Camp Fire” has almost completely obliterated the Northern California town of Paradise. It’s now officially the deadliest fire in California history. Over 40 people have died. […]

Trump Vows Warlike Posture if Dems Inundate Him with Investigations | Trending

Trump Vows Warlike Posture if Dems Inundate Him with Investigations | Trending. by Mark Ellis · November 12, 2018 Like many conservative baby-boomers, I watched Fox News’ post-midterm analysis over the weekend, seeking information, expertise, and opinion from the pundit class. I also read pieces about the election on this website, and several of the related links over at Instapundit. […]

National Debt Payments to See Big JumpThe American Spectator

National Debt Payments to See Big Jump The American Spectator. by Johnny Kampis · November 13, 2018 Spending on America’s debt service is about to see a big jump, according to projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). In fact, the amount of money needed to pay down the national debt in the next two years is expected to grow […]

Stossel: Why Some Capitalists Are the Worst Enemies of Capitalism – Reason.com

Stossel: Why Some Capitalists Are the Worst Enemies of Capitalism – Reason.com. Sen. Bernie Sanders recently came up with a new business to attack: Amazon. Sanders said Amazon didn’t pay its workers enough and because of that, many qualified for government assistance. At first, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos defended his company. That was the right thing to do, says John […]

Survey of Financial Journalists Shows Liberals Outnumbering Conservatives 14-to-1

Survey of Financial Journalists Shows Liberals Outnumbering Conservatives 14-to-1. A survey of financial journalists revealed a stark political contrast, with 58 percent of respondents describing themselves as liberal against just 4 percent calling themselves conservative. The study, conducted by professors at Arizona State University and Texas A&M University, sought to “provide new insights into the inputs, incentives, and beliefs that […]

After Midterms, GOP Holds Strong Position in State Legislatures | National Review

After Midterms, GOP Holds Strong Position in State Legislatures | National Review. But that’s no reason to predict national success in 2020. Most of the commentary on the 2018 midterms has focused on the federal level, where Democrats won a majority in the House and Republicans extended their lead in the Senate. The states have gone somewhat overlooked, notwithstanding several […]

Fannie Mae and ‘Freddie Maxine’

Fannie Mae and 'Freddie Maxine'. Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California appears a lock to become the next chairman of the House’s powerful Financial Services Committee. Waters is pledging to be a diligent watchdog for mom and pop investors, and recently told a crowd that when it comes to the big banks, investment houses and insurance companies, “We are going […]

Media darling Beto O’Rourke comes 3rd in new poll of 2020 Democratic hopefuls

Media darling Beto O’Rourke comes 3rd in new poll of 2020 Democratic hopefuls. by Becket Adams · November 12, 2018 Beto O’Rourke may have lost last week to Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, but it doesn’t look like the Democratic congressman will soon fade away from the national scene. The current favorites to face President Trump in 2020 are former Vice […]

Defeated GOP lawmaker blames John McCain for Dem House takeover | Fox News

Defeated GOP lawmaker blames John McCain for Dem House takeover | Fox News. A Republican congressman who lost his bid for re-election last week took to the op-ed pages of The Wall Street Journal last weekend to blame the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives on the late Sen. John McCain. “The Republican Party lost its House majority on […]

After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future

After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future. What is next for the smartphone, which has become the hottest-selling consumer device around the world in just over a decade? Even as top makers like Apple and Samsung unveil new handsets with new features and improved performance, smartphone sales have flattened with most major markets largely saturated. The next catalyst for […]

Arab- Americans and Muslims in U.S. politics

Arab- Americans and Muslims in U.S. politics. by Michael Curtis · November 12, 2018 The November 4, 2018 election remains unfinished as some races remain undecided. Recounting votes is an occupational affliction in Florida. In that state Broward County, one of the largest counties, is replete with voting machines that do not count accurately, with misplaced ballots that suddenly miraculously […]

Clueless Macron Says He Needs To Defend France From The U.S.

Clueless Macron Says He Needs To Defend France From The U.S.. by Douglas V. Mastriano · November 12, 2018 Displaying a dazzling lack of connection with reality and utter contempt for the United States, last week French President Emmanuel Macron called for creating an independent European army. “We have to protect ourselves with respect to China, Russia, and even the […]

Acting AG will meet with DOJ ethics officials to discuss possible recusal: reports | TheHill

Acting AG will meet with DOJ ethics officials to discuss possible recusal: reports | TheHill. by Emily Birnbaum · November 12, 2018 New Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will reportedly meet with Justice Department ethics officials to discuss “matters that may warrant recusal” amid calls from Democrats who say he should step down from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia […]

Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for its split HQ2: source | Reuters

Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for its split HQ2: source | Reuters. Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) plans to announce on Tuesday that it has selected New York and Northern Virginia as locations for its second headquarters, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. In the announcement, that could come as early as Tuesday morning, Amazon will announce […]

Sparks fly over who’s to blame for wildfires

Sparks fly over who’s to blame for wildfires. President Trump on Monday praised the thousands of “amazing and very brave” firefighters, emergency workers and first responders battling the California wildfires that have left huge pieces of the state a scorched and blackened wilderness, killed more than 30 and left hundreds missing. But the president was under attack on social media […]

Food Stamp Recipients Down 4,123,082 Under Trump

Food Stamp Recipients Down 4,123,082 Under Trump. The number of persons in households participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)–also known as food stamps–has declined by 4,123,082 since December 2016, the month before Donald Trump was inaugurated president, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In December 2016, the last full month that President Barack […]

Veterans Day Gift: 430 More VA Medical Staff (at No Cost to Taxpayers)

Veterans Day Gift: 430 More VA Medical Staff (at No Cost to Taxpayers). Believe it or not, the Department of Veterans Affairs has 430 medical professionals who, instead of performing their duties as nurses or doctors, spend some or all of their time working for their federal employees unions. All of that happens on the taxpayers’ dime. Not anymore, according […]

Macron: Nationalism a ‘Betrayal of Patriotism’

Macron: Nationalism a 'Betrayal of Patriotism'. by Rick Moran · November 12, 2018 French President Emmanuel Macron used a speech commemorating the ending of World War I to obliquely criticize Donald Trump, saying that nationalism was a “betrayal of patriotism.” Trump, who has proclaimed himself a nationalist, sat just a few feet away. Reuters: “Patriotism is the exact opposite of […]

The National Debt Is Coming Due, Just Like We Told You – Hit & Run : Reason.com

The National Debt Is Coming Due, Just Like We Told You – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Nick Gillespie · November 12, 2018 What happens when you borrow the equivalent of your annual income and those low, low teaser rates start to increase? Congratulations, America, you’re about to find out. The Wall Street Journal reports some non-shocking, non-surprising news: […]

Trump Is Blessed with His Enemies – American Greatness

Trump Is Blessed with His Enemies – American Greatness. by Conrad Black · November 11, 2018 At this point, the Democrats appear to have a lead in the House of Representatives of about 30 or 40 members, a relatively small edge in an undisciplined chamber, and the Republicans have purged the NeverTrumpers, led (with his customary uncertainty) by departing House […]

What Does History Tell Us About 2018?

What Does History Tell Us About 2018?. The lesson of 2018 is that the political class is addicted to drawing lessons. Every two years, after the ballots are counted and the winners declared, our reporters, pundits, officials, activists, and analysts turn immediately to the next election. What do these results portend? Will Trump be reelected? Will the suburbs stay Democratic? […]

Fire Brenda Snipes | National Review

Fire Brenda Snipes | National Review. Brenda Snipes, the supervisor of elections in Florida’s Broward County, does not deserve to be within a thousand miles of any election office anywhere in these United States. She should be fired at the earliest possible opportunity. Snipes has held her position since 2003, in which year her predecessor, Miriam Oliphant, was suspended for […]

Socialists Won’t Rest Until We Have Single-Payer Health Care. We Must Stop Them.

Socialists Won’t Rest Until We Have Single-Payer Health Care. We Must Stop Them.. The 2018 midterms could someday be remembered as the beginning of the Democratic Party’s full embrace of creating a single-payer health care system in the United States. For the first time in American history, a large number of Democrats, many of whom identify as socialists, openly campaigned […]

Byron York: As Dems consider impeaching Trump, GOP leaders regret pursuing Clinton

Byron York: As Dems consider impeaching Trump, GOP leaders regret pursuing Clinton. If Democrats are trying to reassure anyone that they won’t impeach President Trump, they’re aren’t doing a very good job of it. Just days after her party won control of the House, Rep. Nancy Pelosi made clear that Democrats might impeach the president even if Trump-Russia special counsel […]

It’s Not Quite Kristallnacht, but It’s Not The Fourth of July Either

It’s Not Quite Kristallnacht, but It’s Not The Fourth of July Either. by Clarice Feldman · November 11, 2018 Just days before the eightieth anniversary of Kristallnacht, when Nazis burned synagogues, looted Jewish homes and shops, and rounded up Jewish families for concentration camps, Tucker Carlson’s home was surrounded by Antifa thugs who pounded on his door (cracking it), terrifying […]

2018 Proved Obama Is Electoral Kryptonite In Battleground States

2018 Proved Obama Is Electoral Kryptonite In Battleground States. by Rachel Stoltzfoos · November 9, 2018 Former President Barack Obama went on a campaign blitz for Democrats in the weeks leading up to the midterm election, but has little to show for his efforts. Candidates in four of the six battleground states he visited lost big races, and those who […]

Scott takes additional legal action as Florida recount moves forward | TheHill

Scott takes additional legal action as Florida recount moves forward | TheHill. by Max Greenwood · November 11, 2018 Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) filed two emergency motions in Palm Beach and Broward County courts on Sunday, ramping up legal efforts as recounts began in the state’s contested Senate race. The motions request that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement […]

China says will further open up its economy, slams rising protectionism | Reuters

China says will further open up its economy, slams rising protectionism | Reuters. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday Beijing will further open up its economy in the face of rising protectionism, as he headed for meetings with Asia-Pacific leaders in Singapore that are expected to focus on trade tensions. Li’s remarks in an article in Singapore’s Straits Times […]

Bullet-ridden Bible saves soldier

Bullet-ridden Bible saves soldier. I read a great 100-year old true story the other day that testifies to soldiers’ and veterans’ courageous spirits. Here’s an inspiring story to rally our cheer for Veterans Day. Worchester News reported: “Private Leslie Friston signed up to fight in the First World War at the age of 21 and served with the 3/3rd Home […]

How World War I Shaped America | The National Interest

How World War I Shaped America | The National Interest. by Robert W. Merry · November 10, 2018 We are about to celebrate—or at least to mark—the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I, which means the day that that war’s armistice was signed in a railroad car on a siding near the town of Compiegne, France. It […]

Trump’s Clash With Acosta Shows How Polarized U.S. Now IsThe American Spectator

Trump’s Clash With Acosta Shows How Polarized U.S. Now IsThe American Spectator. by Debra J. Saunders · November 11, 2018 President Donald Trump and CNN reporter Jim Acosta were made for each other. Both are masters at kicking up outrage. Acosta is a very likable guy, but he rarely asks actual questions. Instead, he uses press conferences and briefings to […]

No More Vietnam Syndrome – Reason.com

No More Vietnam Syndrome – Reason.com. U.S. foreign policy for decades proceeded in the shadow of the failure in Vietnam. Some 58,000 Americans were killed in that war. Stateside protests were fierce enough to persuade President Lyndon Johnson to sit out the ’68 election. Seven years later, after about 2 million civilian Vietnamese deaths, the U.S. finally gave up without […]

Trump Issues Ultimatum To Gavin Newsom Over California’s Deadly Wildfires | The Daily Caller

Trump Issues Ultimatum To Gavin Newsom Over California’s Deadly Wildfires | The Daily Caller. President Donald Trump gave California an ultimatum over its deadly wildfire problem. “Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!” Trump tweeted on Saturday morning. The federal government spent more than $1 billion fighting fires in 2017. President Donald Trump blamed “poor” land management for the deadly […]

Unfleeting Fame

Unfleeting Fame. He was the Sultan of Swat in the era of swing. The Bambino, the Big Bam, the Behemoth of Bust. As a reform-school boy from Baltimore who made it good on the big stage of New York City, Babe Ruth belongs in the pantheon of great American tales. As a baseball player, he belongs in the Hall of […]

2018 Midterm Elections Align with Historical Precedent | National Review

2018 Midterm Elections Align with Historical Precedent | National Review. Tuesday’s elections went about as historical precedent suggested they would. Reading much into them beyond that is a fool’s errand. The lesson of 2018 is that the political class is addicted to drawing lessons. Every two years, after the ballots are counted and the winners declared, our reporters, pundits, officials, […]

Trump’s Clash With CNN Reporter Shows How Polarized America Has Become

Trump's Clash With CNN Reporter Shows How Polarized America Has Become. President Donald Trump and CNN reporter Jim Acosta were made for each other. Both are masters at kicking up outrage. Acosta is a very likable guy, but he rarely asks actual questions. Instead, he uses press conferences and briefings to argue with Trump or press secretary Sarah Sanders. Acosta […]

Byron York: As world moves on, the Brett Kavanaugh fight continues

Byron York: As world moves on, the Brett Kavanaugh fight continues. With his investiture ceremony Thursday, Brett Kavanaugh is finally, formally Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. But the fight over his nomination goes on. The battle is not being fought by Democratic dead-enders who cannot accept that Kavanaugh won confirmation despite the sexual misconduct allegations against him. Instead, the fight […]

California’s Rohrabacher not conceding despite media’s call of Democrat victory | Fox News

California's Rohrabacher not conceding despite media's call of Democrat victory | Fox News. With tens of thousands of votes remaining to be counted, the campaign of longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California was not conceding defeat Saturday after the Associated Press called the House in favor of his Democratic Party opponent. The AP declared that Harley Rouda, 56, […]

Hillary’s GPS Lawyer Descends on Florida

Hillary's GPS Lawyer Descends on Florida. by Daniel John Sobieski · November 10, 2018 Holy hanging chads, Batman! As we await Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Trump-Russia collusion hoax and 2016 election meddling by Moscow, incumbent and election night lame duck Florida Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson is trying to save his Senate seat by bringing in attorney Marc […]

Vote-Count ‘Shenanigans’ Trigger Recounts, Lawsuits In Florida

Vote-Count ‘Shenanigans’ Trigger Recounts, Lawsuits In Florida. by Brian Burgess · November 9, 2018 After seeming victories in the Florida governor’s race, the U.S. Senate race, and the Florida agriculture commissioner race last Tuesday, Republicans in the Sunshine State spent the last two days dumbfounded while Democrat election supervisors in deep-blue Broward and Palm Beach Counties added tens of thousands […]

Gillum retracts concession in Florida governor’s race | TheHill

Gillum retracts concession in Florida governor's race | TheHill. by Tal Axelrod · November 10, 2018 Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D) withdrew his concession to Republican candidate Ron DeSantis in the Florida gubernatorial race on Saturday as a recount in the state begins. “I am replacing my words of concession with an uncompromised and unapologetic call that we count every […]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Sues Broward County Election Supervisor

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Sues Broward County Election Supervisor. Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who has a dwindling lead over Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, took legal action Thursday night against Broward County for failing to provide information about ballots that have been counted. He and the National Republican Senatorial Committee sued Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, while Scott also […]

How World War I Shaped America | The National Interest

How World War I Shaped America | The National Interest. by Robert W. Merry · November 10, 2018 We are about to celebrate—or at least to mark—the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I, which means the day that that war’s armistice was signed in a railroad car on a siding near the town of Compiegne, France. It […]

2 Problems Democrats Face After Election Wins

2 Problems Democrats Face After Election Wins. by Cal Thomas · November 9, 2018 We are about to find out whether Democrats meant it when they lamented the loss of civility in Washington. Having won the majority in the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s election, will they cooperate with Republicans and “reach across the aisle,” or will they pander to […]

Scott Camp Blasts Palm Beach Supervisor for Defying Court Order

Scott Camp Blasts Palm Beach Supervisor for Defying Court Order. by Debra Heine · November 10, 2018 Florida Governor Rick Scott accused the elections supervisor of Palm Beach County of defying court orders to submit “overvoted” and “undervoted” absentee ballots to the Palm Beach County Canvassing Board. Meanwhile, Brenda Snipes, the Broward County supervisor of elections, “appeared” to meet a […]

Trump’s Clash With Acosta Shows How Polarized America Has BecomeThe American Spectator

Trump’s Clash With Acosta Shows How Polarized America Has BecomeThe American Spectator. by Debra J. Saunders · November 11, 2018 President Donald Trump and CNN reporter Jim Acosta were made for each other. Both are masters at kicking up outrage. Acosta is a very likable guy, but he rarely asks actual questions. Instead, he uses press conferences and briefings to […]

Criticize Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Her Socialist Views, Not Her Struggle to Find Affordable Housing in D.C. – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Criticize Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Her Socialist Views, Not Her Struggle to Find Affordable Housing in D.C. – Hit & Run : Reason.com. A New York Times profile of newly elected Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez noted that the young democratic socialist was having some trouble finding an apartment in Washington D.C. “I have three months without a salary before I’m a member […]

Judges Rule in Favor of Rick Scott Campaign, Order Broward and Palm Beach Officials to Turn Over Voter Information

Judges Rule in Favor of Rick Scott Campaign, Order Broward and Palm Beach Officials to Turn Over Voter Information. Judges ruled in favor of Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s (R.) Senate campaign on Friday, ordering the Broward County elections supervisor to turn over voter information by Friday evening and the Palm Beach supervisor to turn over absentee ballots. #BREAKING Judges in […]

President Trump & Jeff Sessions — Attorney General’s Resignation Causes Upheaval at Justice | National Review

President Trump & Jeff Sessions — Attorney General's Resignation Causes Upheaval at Justice | National Review. Donald Trump requested, then accepted, Jeff Sessions’s resignation the day after the election. It was a predictable move: The relationship between the two long ago became irreparable, and Trump telegraphed Sessions’s impending departure back in August. Not that Trump was justified in treating Sessions […]

CNN’s Jim Acosta Cowers and Whimpers for Dictator Raul Castro—But Bullies Small Female White House Intern

CNN’s Jim Acosta Cowers and Whimpers for Dictator Raul Castro—But Bullies Small Female White House Intern. For some odd reason CNN’s Jim Acosta—the same one recently banned from White House press conferences for rudely interrupting (genuine) reporters while pushing down the arm of a small female intern — has been repeatedly welcomed with a red-carpet by the totalitarian Castro regime. […]

Broward County elections supervisor mixed invalid provisional ballots into valid batch

Broward County elections supervisor mixed invalid provisional ballots into valid batch. by Caitlin Yilek · November 10, 2018 Broward County’s elections supervisor mixed 20 invalid ballots with a pile of 205 valid ballots, giving more fuel to Republicans who have alleged Democrats are trying to steal the U.S. Senate election from Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., who faces incumbent Sen. Bill […]

Florida election official requests emergency hearing after judge’s ruling | Fox News

Florida election official requests emergency hearing after judge's ruling | Fox News. Accusations of fraud as Florida Senate race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson appears headed to a recount; reaction and analysis on ‘The Five.’ A Florida supervisor of elections who was ordered to turn over any duplicate, “overvoted” or “undervoted” ballots by Saturday morning has requested an emergency […]

The New Space Race: Trump versus China and Russia

The New Space Race: Trump versus China and Russia. by Ian Bugbee · November 9, 2018 Under President Donald Trump, the U.S. national space policy has seen a renaissance and an elevation in importance. Voices who once doubted the continued existence of the Space Launch System (SLS), NASA’s in development spiritual successor to the Saturn V rockets that carried Americans […]

2018 Proved Obama Is Electoral Kryptonite In Battleground States

2018 Proved Obama Is Electoral Kryptonite In Battleground States. by Rachel Stoltzfoos · November 9, 2018 Former President Barack Obama went on a campaign blitz for Democrats in the weeks leading up to the midterm election, but has little to show for his efforts. Candidates in four of the six battleground states he visited lost big races, and those who […]

Legislation to Protect Robert Mueller Still Not on Senate Agenda, McConnell Says

Legislation to Protect Robert Mueller Still Not on Senate Agenda, McConnell Says. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that legislation to shield special counsel Robert S. Mueller III from being fired is still not on the Senate agenda. “It’s not going to come up because it isn’t necessary,” the Kentucky Republican told reporters. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, a retiring Republican, […]

U.S. presses China to halt militarization of South China Sea | Reuters

U.S. presses China to halt militarization of South China Sea | Reuters. Standing side by side, top U.S. officials urged their Chinese counterparts on Friday to halt militarization of the disputed South China Sea, drawing a rebuke from the Chinese for sending U.S. warships close to islands claimed by Beijing. During a round of high-level talks in Washington, the two […]

DOJ sued by Judicial Watch for details of Dems’ IT scandal

DOJ sued by Judicial Watch for details of Dems’ IT scandal. The head of a Pakistani family hired by Democratic members of Congress to run IT systems, but cited as a “serious risk” to the House, cut a deal on bank fraud charges earlier this year. There was no action on the part of prosecutors against Imran Awan or his […]

Is a U.S.-China Clash Over Taiwan Inevitable? | The National Interest

Is a U.S.-China Clash Over Taiwan Inevitable? | The National Interest. by Daniel R. DePetris · November 9, 2018 At a time when the trade war between Washington and Beijing shows no signs of abating and China’s policy in the South China Sea remains a major irritant in the bilateral relationship, events like the U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue become […]

Rubio Says Democrat Lawyers Are Going to Florida to ‘Change the Results of Election’

Rubio Says Democrat Lawyers Are Going to Florida to ‘Change the Results of Election’. Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is warning that the fate of his state’s governorship could hang in the hands of Florida’s Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, whom he’s called incompetent for violating state and federal laws. A liberal candidate similarly painted her as incompetent […]

Marco Rubio Demands Investigation into Video of Poll Workers Loading Ballots into Rental Truck | Election

Marco Rubio Demands Investigation into Video of Poll Workers Loading Ballots into Rental Truck | Election. by Paula Bolyard · November 9, 2018 A video surfaced on Thursday that appears to show poll workers transporting ballots from their private vehicles to rental trucks. Tim Canova, an independent candidate who ran against Democrat Debbie Wasserman-Schultz in 2016 and again this year, […]

Abrams Declares War on ArithmeticThe American Spectator

Abrams Declares War on ArithmeticThe American Spectator. by David Catron · November 9, 2018 Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate in Georgia’s gubernatorial election, has an adversarial relationship with arithmetic. This antipathy to math has long bedeviled her with regard to unpaid taxes as well as delinquent student loans, and it is now preventing her from seeing that it is mathematically […]

As His Final Move in Office, Jeff Sessions Limits Use of Court Settlements to Reform Rotten Police Departments – Hit & Run : Reason.com

As His Final Move in Office, Jeff Sessions Limits Use of Court Settlements to Reform Rotten Police Departments – Hit & Run : Reason.com. As one of his final moves in office before resigning Wednesday, outgoing Attorney General Jeff Sessions severely limited the Justice Department’s ability to enter into court-enforced decrees to reform police departments that have shown a pattern […]

Byron York: As world moves on, the Brett Kavanaugh fight continues

Byron York: As world moves on, the Brett Kavanaugh fight continues. With his investiture ceremony Thursday, Brett Kavanaugh is finally, formally Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. But the fight over his nomination goes on. The battle is not being fought by Democratic dead-enders who cannot accept that Kavanaugh won confirmation despite the sexual misconduct allegations against him. Instead, the fight […]

Rubio Warns: Dems Are Actively Trying To Steal The Florida Election | The Daily Caller

Rubio Warns: Dems Are Actively Trying To Steal The Florida Election | The Daily Caller. Florida’s Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, head of Broward County’s election board, has repeatedly been accused of misconduct. The Florida governor and Senate races could lie in her hands. A lawyer tied to the Democratic National Committee and Fusion GPS, the group behind […]

Continetti on Florida Senate Race Recount: Results Unlikely to Change, but Democrats Trying to Control the Narrative

Continetti on Florida Senate Race Recount: Results Unlikely to Change, but Democrats Trying to Control the Narrative. Washington Free Beacon editor in chief Matthew Continetti said Thursday that the recount for the Senate race in Florida between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson will likely not change the results but that Scott should still speak out […]

WWI Armistice: Temporary Peace Only | National Review

WWI Armistice: Temporary Peace Only | National Review. The First World War ended 100 years ago this month on November 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. Nearly 20 million people had perished since the war began on July 28, 1914. In early 1918, it looked as if the Central Powers — Austria-Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire — would win. […]

Split Election Result Sends Polarized Politics Toward 2020

Split Election Result Sends Polarized Politics Toward 2020. The Republican president, considered a lightweight and an ignoramus by many in Washington, suffered a setback in the offyear elections, losing several seats and effective control in the House, while maintaining and perhaps strengthening his party in the Senate. His leverage on domestic issues is reduced, but he retains the initiative on […]

Anti-Pelosi faction works to increase numbers ahead of speaker vote

Anti-Pelosi faction works to increase numbers ahead of speaker vote. by Laura Barrón-López · November 9, 2018 Within 24 hours of Democrats winning the House, a small contingent of Democratic members opposed to Nancy Pelosi’s continued leadership began to plot her ouster. The group of roughly 10 members are hoping to bring newly-elected Democrats into the fold, targeting those who […]

Arizona Senate race: Green Party candidate emerges as potential spoiler for Sinema, in ironic twist | Fox News

Arizona Senate race: Green Party candidate emerges as potential spoiler for Sinema, in ironic twist | Fox News. Over 16 percent of Arizona votes have yet to be counted. Dan Springer reports. During the campaign battle between Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema to fill Arizona’s open Senate seat, the name of Angela Green barely registered in national coverage. […]

Governor Rick Scott warns of ‘rampant fraud’ possible in Broward, Palm Beach counties – Story | FOX 13 Tampa Bay

Governor Rick Scott warns of 'rampant fraud' possible in Broward, Palm Beach counties – Story | FOX 13 Tampa Bay. Governor Rick Scott delivered a blistering report Thursday on the offices of supervisors of elections in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Addressing the media in front of the governor’s mansion, Scott said there could be “rampant fraud” in the election […]

The Trump Effect and the Wave that Never Was

The Trump Effect and the Wave that Never Was. by Elad Hakim · November 8, 2018 Republicans should be quite pleased with the results of the midterm elections. Despite the ominous predictions of an incoming Democratic “blue wave,” Republicans around the country did well. To the dismay of many Democrats, the supposed wave was nothing more than a “hiccup,” as […]

Why The ‘Emerging Democratic Majority’ Isn’t Happening

Why The 'Emerging Democratic Majority' Isn’t Happening. by Nathanael Blake · November 8, 2018 With their midterm “blue wave” more a splash than a tsunami, Democrats are left wondering when their long-expected majority will finally emerge. Their theory was simple: Republicans represent a shrinking portion of the electorate (old white people, especially men), while Democrats earn support from younger, minority […]

Judge blocks Keystone XL pipeline | TheHill

Judge blocks Keystone XL pipeline | TheHill. by Timothy Cama · November 8, 2018 A federal judge blocked the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline Thursday, saying the Trump administration’s justification for approving it last year was incomplete. In a major victory for environmentalists and indigenous rights groups, Judge Brian Morris of the District Court for the District of Montana overturned […]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Sues Broward County Election Supervisor

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Sues Broward County Election Supervisor. Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who has a dwindling lead over Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, took legal action Thursday night against Broward County for failing to provide information about ballots that have been counted. He and the National Republican Senatorial Committee sued Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, while Scott also […]

How Mattis is trying to keep U.S.-China tensions from boiling over | Reuters

How Mattis is trying to keep U.S.-China tensions from boiling over | Reuters. When the United States imposed sanctions on China’s military this fall, China retaliated by canceling Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ plans to meet his counterpart in Beijing. But just days later, a Chinese general visited the Pentagon with a reassuring message: Beijing valued the importance of military ties […]

Sen. Rubio: Dems trying to steal Florida elections

Sen. Rubio: Dems trying to steal Florida elections. With visions of hanging chad dancing in their heads, Democratic Party lawyers are arriving in two Democratic-controlled counties “to steal the election,” charges Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida. In a series of tweets Thursday, Rubio charged that in Broward and Palm Beach Counties, election officials are continuing to count ballots, reporting […]

What Happened to that “Blue Wave”? | The National Interest

What Happened to that "Blue Wave"? | The National Interest. by Dov S. Zakheim · November 7, 2018 There was no Blue Wave on Election Day. At best, there was a wavelet. The Democrats took the House, but the number of seats that “flipped” from Republican to Democrat was far lower than that of 2010, when the Democrats lost sixty-six […]

The Welfare Generation: 51.7% Kids in 2017 Lived in Households Getting Govt Assistance

The Welfare Generation: 51.7% Kids in 2017 Lived in Households Getting Govt Assistance. The Census Bureau has released new data that strengthens the case for calling the current generation of American children “The Welfare Generation.” Among American residents under 18 years of age in 2017, according to the Census Bureau, 51.7 percent lived in households in which one or more […]

‘Multiple Men’ Were ‘Ready to Take a Bullet’ For Us, Says Shooting Survivor

'Multiple Men' Were 'Ready to Take a Bullet' For Us, Says Shooting Survivor. Multiple men reportedly put their bodies on the line to protect patrons at the club in California where a gunman entered Wednesday night, killing 12 and reportedly taking his own life. “While we were all dog-piled at the side, there were multiple men that got on their […]

Sessions Out: Speculation Builds about Who Will Replace Him as Attorney General | Trending

Sessions Out: Speculation Builds about Who Will Replace Him as Attorney General | Trending. by Paula Bolyard · November 8, 2018 President Trump announced the resignation of beleaguered Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday afternoon, setting off a torrent of speculation about who his replacement might be. The president made the announcement on Twitter (of course): We are pleased to […]

Nancy Pelosi, Replenishing the SwampThe American Spectator

Nancy Pelosi, Replenishing the SwampThe American Spectator. by Patrick Hynes · November 9, 2018 The American president’s party often loses a significant number of seats in the House of Representatives during mid-term elections. Since 1946, it has happened to Truman, Eisenhower, Johnson, Ford, Reagan, Clinton, W. Bush, and Obama, for instance. The real questions are “How many seats lost?” and […]

Threatening Cable News Hosts Doesn’t Help Anyone – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Threatening Cable News Hosts Doesn't Help Anyone – Hit & Run : Reason.com. Threatening people you don’t like, even controversial cable news hosts, is not productive. Well, yes, one might say. Responding to views you dislike with violence or violent threats is clearly wrong. That should be pretty obvious. But apparently it’s not obvious to everyone. Yesterday evening, about 20 […]

Michael Barone: The Kavanaugh Effect was Senate Democrats’ undoing

Michael Barone: The Kavanaugh Effect was Senate Democrats' undoing. A couple of election night observations on Senate races: Deja vu all over again. Watching the returns coming in from Florida in 2018 was very much like watching the returns coming in from Florida in 2016. In the 8 p.m. ET hour Democrats led, with big margins of initial returns from […]

McConnell: ‘We Have a Lot of Democratic Presidential Wannabes Here in the Senate’

McConnell: 'We Have a Lot of Democratic Presidential Wannabes Here in the Senate'. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) joked Wednesday that his Democratic counterpart, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.), could have an “attendance problem” as several Senate Democrats with presidential aspirations are likely to begin campaigning in the coming months. “Schumer may have an attendance problem as […]

Rick Scott Wins Bill Nelson’s Florida Senate Seat | National Review

Rick Scott Wins Bill Nelson's Florida Senate Seat | National Review. Republican Rick Scott won his Senate bid in Florida Tuesday night, ousting three-term Democratic senator Bill Nelson. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Scott had won 50.4 percent of the vote, less than one percentage point more than Nelson’s 49.6 percent. The race had been neck-and-neck, with the final […]

The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th month — 100 Years Ago

The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th month — 100 Years Ago. The First World War ended 100 years ago this month on November 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. Nearly 20 million people had perished since the war began on July 28, 1914. In early 1918, it looked as if the Central Powers — Austria-Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria […]

The media’s Democrat darlings of the midterm elections all failed

The media's Democrat darlings of the midterm elections all failed. by Eddie Scarry · November 8, 2018 After the midterm election results, future Democratic candidates in tough races might hope that the national media completely ignore their campaigns, lest they find themselves in the same position as Beto O’Rourke, Andrew Gillum, and, probably, Stacey Abrams. All three were affectionately covered […]

Jeff Sessions resigns as attorney general, at Trump’s ‘request’ | Fox News

Jeff Sessions resigns as attorney general, at Trump's 'request' | Fox News. A look at the resignation from Attorney General of Jeff Sessions from the Trump Administration and the Attorney General’s growing tension with President Trump, including his recusal from the Russia investigation. Jeff Sessions, once one of President Trump’s most loyal and trusted advisers before infuriating Trump over his […]

With the election done, expect Mueller to make his move

With the election done, expect Mueller to make his move. by Noah Feldman · November 7, 2018 When the smoke from the midterm election clears, one thing is certain: You will be seeing the name of Robert Mueller a lot more than you have for the past two months, no matter whether the Democrats manage to take the US House […]

Trump Derangement Syndrome Nothing New

Trump Derangement Syndrome Nothing New. by Steve Feinstein · November 7, 2018 One thing everyone can agree on is that Donald Trump winning the presidency has thrown the left into a tizzy the likes of which hasn’t been seen before in American politics. In past elections, no matter how contentious and divisive the campaign, once the winner was declared, things […]

6 Questions About The CIA Blunder That Left 70 American Spies Dead

6 Questions About The CIA Blunder That Left 70 American Spies Dead. by Tony Daniel · November 7, 2018 More than 70 foreign nationals working as spies for the CIA in Iran and China were systematically identified and slaughtered in the past decade, due to a ridiculously weak web-based system the CIA used to communicate with foreign assets it couldn’t […]

DOJ: Acting AG to take over oversight of Russia probe | TheHill

DOJ: Acting AG to take over oversight of Russia probe | TheHill. by Olivia Beavers · November 7, 2018 President Trump’s pick to replace ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to take over oversight of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, the Department of Justice (DOJ) confirmed Wednesday. “The Acting Attorney General is in charge of all matters under the purview […]

NOBAMA: Endorsed candidates in competitive races all lose

NOBAMA: Endorsed candidates in competitive races all lose. In the final stretch leading up to Tuesday’s midterms elections, former President Obama was called upon in five major competitive races to help put the Democratic candidate over the top, and in all five he lost, points out the American Mirror blog. In office since 2001, Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson appears to […]

Trump Won the Midterms. Here’s Why. | The National Interest

Trump Won the Midterms. Here's Why. | The National Interest. by Christian Whiton · November 7, 2018 Blue wave, schmoo wave. By any historical measure, Democrats stumbled in midterm elections, ceding several Senate seats and gaining only a precarious hold of the House of Representatives. The outcome positions President Trump to win reelection in 2020 while carrying both houses of […]

Christians Have Good Night at Polls

Christians Have Good Night at Polls. It was a good night for Christians. In two of the three states that had ballot initiatives protecting the rights of the unborn, they won: Alabama and West Virginia affirmed the right to life of children in the womb, and they also banned public funding of abortion; Oregon made it easier for a woman […]

WH Yanks Acosta’s Press Pass After ‘Unacceptable’ Behavior at Presser

WH Yanks Acosta's Press Pass After 'Unacceptable' Behavior at Presser. by Debra Heine · November 7, 2018 The White House suspended CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass “until further notice” Wednesday evening, hours after he aggressively badgered President Trump and refused to give up his microphone when a female White House intern tried to retrieve it from […]

Time to Limit Birthright Citizenship?The American Spectator

Time to Limit Birthright Citizenship?The American Spectator. by Doug Bandow · November 7, 2018 Give President Donald Trump his due. In the midst of super-charged campaign, he convulsed the public debate over a seemingly settled issue, birthright citizenship. Despite the angry, even shocked response, the issue deserves debate. Although the president cannot change the law via executive order. Today anyone […]

Midterm Voters Punished Anti-Kavanaugh Democrats – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Midterm Voters Punished Anti-Kavanaugh Democrats – Hit & Run : Reason.com. The four Democratic senators facing competitive races who voted against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh lost their seats in Tuesday’s midterm elections, while the sole Democratic senator who supported the judge—West Virginia’s Joe Manchin—claimed victory. Indiana’s Joe Donnelly, Missouri’s Claire McCaskill, North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp, and Florida’s Bill Nelson […]

Liz Peek: Midterm elections prove Trump’s critics still underestimate him as ‘blue wave’ becomes a ripple | Fox News

Liz Peek: Midterm elections prove Trump's critics still underestimate him as 'blue wave' becomes a ripple | Fox News. Will Trump’s final pitch have an impact on the high-stakes midterm elections? Reaction and analysis from Bill Spadea, former Republican congressional candidate, and Leslie Marshall, syndicated radio talk show host. A ‘Blue Wave’ it wasn’t; a blue ripple, at most. Despite […]

Colorado Voters Nix Proposed Restrictions on Oil and Gas Drilling

Colorado Voters Nix Proposed Restrictions on Oil and Gas Drilling. Colorado voters shot down a proposition that would have imposed significant new setback regulations on future oil and gas drilling in the state, a move many national political watchers thought could have been a bellwether signal regarding tougher environmental regulation for other parts of the nation as well. About two-and-a-half […]

Rick Scott Wins Bill Nelson’s Florida Senate Seat | National Review

Rick Scott Wins Bill Nelson's Florida Senate Seat | National Review. Republican Rick Scott won his Senate bid in Florida Tuesday night, ousting three-term Democratic senator Bill Nelson. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Scott had won 50.4 percent of the vote, less than one percentage point more than Nelson’s 49.6 percent. The race had been neck-and-neck, with the final […]

As The World Moves On, The Brett Kavanaugh Fight Continues

As The World Moves On, The Brett Kavanaugh Fight Continues. Justice Brett Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court, but the fight over his nomination goes on. The battle is not being fought by Democratic dead-enders who cannot accept that Kavanaugh won confirmation despite the sexual misconduct allegations against him. Instead, the fight is being led by Sen. Charles Grassley, the […]

Democrats’ House victory complicates Trump’s trade agenda

Democrats' House victory complicates Trump's trade agenda. by Sean Higgins · November 7, 2018 Tuesday’s Democratic re-taking of the House could complicate, but not necessarily undermine, President Trump’s trade agenda by giving the opposition party more leverage to pick apart the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and other deals. Losing a GOP House majority spells significant trouble Trump’s agenda on several other fronts, […]

Battleground-state Dems who opposed Kavanaugh all defeated | Fox News

Battleground-state Dems who opposed Kavanaugh all defeated | Fox News. Incumbent Senate Democrats in battleground states who opposed the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination appeared to have paid a price on Election Day, with senators Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Indiana’s Joe Donnelly, Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Florida’s Bill Nelson all suffering defeat. In fact, every Democrat incumbent who […]

China to become the world’s No. 1 travel destination, beating France

China to become the world's No. 1 travel destination, beating France. China is set to overtake France as the world’s number one tourist destination by 2030 as a growing middle class in Asia looks to spend more on travel, according to experts at market research group Euromonitor International. In a report published Tuesday at an industry conference in London, Euromonitor […]

In An America This Ignorant, It’s No Wonder We Struggle To Stay Free

In An America This Ignorant, It's No Wonder We Struggle To Stay Free. by Stella Morabito · November 6, 2018 Americans are suffering from a knowledge gap about what America freedom is about, and it’s one of the most important underlying factors in what divides Americans today. If you are immersed in the 24/7 news cycle, you can’t help but […]

Dem defeats Scott Walker in Wisconsin governor’s race | TheHill

Dem defeats Scott Walker in Wisconsin governor’s race | TheHill. by Reid Wilson · November 7, 2018 Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) appeared headed for defeat early Wednesday morning at the hands of Democrat Tony Evers, the state superintendent of public instruction. Walker’s loss puts an end to a fraught period in Wisconsin, a state long known for go-along, get-along […]

Where did all these voters come from?

Where did all these voters come from?. Am I alone in my skepticism about the turnout Tuesday? I don’t know about you, but when I hear about Americans furiously turning out to vote in midterm elections that used to put people to sleep, I get suspicious. Here’s the thing: When Republicans vote in America, Republicans actually vote. That’s not the […]

The United States Cannot Force Stability on Afghanistan | The National Interest

The United States Cannot Force Stability on Afghanistan | The National Interest. by Jerrod A. Laber · November 6, 2018 Afghan officials have begun counting ballots from the country’s parliamentary elections, even as a suicide bomber targeted the election headquarters in Kabul early Monday morning. Voters in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan went to the polls this past Saturday, October […]

7 Staggering Quotes Made by Progressive Democrats’ New Star

7 Staggering Quotes Made by Progressive Democrats’ New Star. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shocked political observers in June after defeating 10-term incumbent Congressman Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., in the Democratic primary for New York’s 14th District by nearly 14 points. The 29-year-old self-described socialist who has become known as the “Sarah Palin of the Left” has used her new national voice to stump […]

New York Times Election Eve Op-Ed Likens Trump to Hitler | Election

New York Times Election Eve Op-Ed Likens Trump to Hitler | Election. by Stephen Kruiser · November 6, 2018 The Democrats and their mainstream media (MSM) mouthpieces sure seem a little skittish on what is supposed to be Blue Wave Election Eve. Vox.com’s Ezra Klein has been babbling about this all day: I don’t think people are ready for the […]

Trump on Strong Legal Ground to Stop CaravanThe American Spectator

Trump on Strong Legal Ground to Stop CaravanThe American Spectator. by Betsy McCaughey · November 7, 2018 President Obama is ridiculing President Trump and Republicans for vowing to stop the caravan of 4,000 Central American migrants heading toward our border. Republicans are “trying to convince everybody to be afraid of a bunch of impoverished, malnourished refugees,” Obama says. House Minority […]

Midterm Voters Punished Anti-Kavanaugh Democrats – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Midterm Voters Punished Anti-Kavanaugh Democrats – Hit & Run : Reason.com. The four Democratic senators facing competitive races who voted against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh lost their seats in Tuesday’s midterm elections, while the sole Democratic senator who supported the judge—West Virginia’s Joe Manchin—claimed victory. Indiana’s Joe Donnelly, Missouri’s Claire McCaskill, North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp, and Florida’s Bill Nelson […]

The U.S. must take action to stop Chinese industrial espionage – The Washington Post

The U.S. must take action to stop Chinese industrial espionage – The Washington Post. SPEAKING IN the White House Rose Garden in September 2015, Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping announced a breakthrough. The United States and China pledged that neither nation “will conduct or knowingly support cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property, including trade secrets or other confidential business information […]

President Trump’s closing argument: Vote Republican and continue the jobs boom | Fox News

President Trump's closing argument: Vote Republican and continue the jobs boom | Fox News. For many Americans, the Great Recession brought dark days we will never forget – and never want to repeat. It wasn’t long ago that economists told us sluggish growth and flat wages were here to stay. Pundits talked about a “jobless recovery.” And politicians promised hope […]

These Are The Key Races To Watch In The 2018 Midterm Elections | The Daily Caller

These Are The Key Races To Watch In The 2018 Midterm Elections | The Daily Caller. Republicans are expected to pick up seats in the Senate, but Democrats might win back a majority in the House, though it could be fewer seats than projected. There are dozens of tight races to keep an eye on Tuesday night. The Daily Caller […]

University Lecturer Caught Stealing GOP Yard Signs in New York

University Lecturer Caught Stealing GOP Yard Signs in New York. A lecturer at the State University of New York at New Paltz was caught on video stealing Republican yard signs in New York. Laura Ebert, who is an economics lecturer, has been charged with misdemeanor larceny for stealing signs endorsing Rep. John Faso (R., N.Y.) for Congress and Marc Molinaro, […]

Donald Trump-Skeptical Republicans, the Democrats Haven’t Earned Your Vote | National Review

Donald Trump-Skeptical Republicans, the Democrats Haven’t Earned Your Vote | National Review. If you like your Republican, you should keep your Republican. Tens of millions of Americans have mailed in their ballots already. Tomorrow, tens of millions more will go to the polls. I’m not confident how they’ll vote, but I am absolutely certain of one thing: Not one of […]

Five Midterm Races That Matter Most

Five Midterm Races That Matter Most. I’ve been arguing for months that the ideal outcome in the midterm elections to set up Donald Trump for a landslide re-election in 2020 is for Republicans to hold the Senate and narrowly lose the House. Trump is best when he has a foil to run against — and who better (other than Hillary […]

On Election Day, don’t forget: It’s a republic, if we can keep it

On Election Day, don't forget: It's a republic, if we can keep it. by Tim Murcek · November 6, 2018 In perhaps one of the most poignant interactions surrounding the ratification of the Constitution, Benjamin Franklin left Independence Hall and was accosted by a citizen of Philadelphia who posed the question, “What have we got, Mr. Franklin? A republic or […]

Trump on the ballot as midterm elections turn on president’s record, influence | Fox News

Trump on the ballot as midterm elections turn on president’s record, influence | Fox News. In the final hours of the midterm campaign, Republican leaders appealed to the president to focus on the economy and dial back on the harsh immigration rhetoric. John Roberts reports for ‘Special Report.’ To some Republicans’ chagrin, President Trump has openly embraced Democrats’ efforts to […]

Obama closes out campaign by talking about himself 89 times during Chicago appearance – The American MirrorThe American Mirror

Obama closes out campaign by talking about himself 89 times during Chicago appearance – The American MirrorThe American Mirror. Barack Obama is ending the midterm campaign by the way he started: Talking about himself. A lot. During a Sunday appearance in Chicago, the former president referred to himself no fewer than 89 times during a roughly 46-minute speech. “First of […]

Midterms Bring Out the Marxists

Midterms Bring Out the Marxists. by Nancy Pearcey · November 5, 2018 With the midterms upon us, cultural Marxism has emerged as a lightning rod, re-igniting the battle over whether it is a malignant force in society – or whether it even exists. The new Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, is charged with being a fascist, misogynist white supremacist – who […]

9 Years Into Common Core, Test Scores Are Down, Indoctrination Up

9 Years Into Common Core, Test Scores Are Down, Indoctrination Up. by Joy Pullmann · November 5, 2018 It’s been about nine years since the Obama administration lured states into adopting Common Core sight unseen, with promises it would improve student achievement. Like President Obama’s other big promises — “If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor” — […]

Amazon plans to split second headquarters in two cities: sources | Reuters

Amazon plans to split second headquarters in two cities: sources | Reuters. by Jeffrey Dastin, David Shepardson3 Min Read · November 6, 2018 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is planning to split its second headquarters evenly between two cities, people familiar with the matter said Monday, in a twist to a more than year-long contest that has drawn overtures from locales […]

Farrakhan in Iran: ‘Death to America’

Farrakhan in Iran: ‘Death to America’. In a visit to Iran @LouisFarrakhan chanted ‘Death to America!’ and claimed that ‘America has never been a democracy’. In this video Farrakhan says “death to Israel”. Nothing @lsarsour? pic.twitter.com/xbaVbOSfSc — Hen Mazzig (@HenMazzig) November 5, 2018 Months after promoting via Twitter his sermon referencing “Satanic Jews,” Chicago-based Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan […]

Welcome to the Showdown Over South Korea’s Seoul | The National Interest

Welcome to the Showdown Over South Korea's Seoul | The National Interest. by Sung-Yoon Lee · November 5, 2018 Fateful Alliances of the Past When the Chinese troops crossed the Yalu River into Korea and dramatically altered the fortunes on the battlefield—repelling their foes southward and confining them largely to the southern half of the peninsula—not a single decisionmaker in […]

3 Residents Challenge Climate Change Rules at Delaware’s High Court

3 Residents Challenge Climate Change Rules at Delaware's High Court. by Kevin Mooney · November 5, 2018 Delaware regulators have imposed costly and unlawful climate change regulations on industry in violation of legislative directives, according to three citizen activists who took their case to the state’s highest court. But before the Delaware Supreme Court can address the substantive questions raised […]

Matalin: ‘Racist Card’ Not Working; Carville: ‘Disastrous Night’ Possible

Matalin: 'Racist Card' Not Working; Carville: 'Disastrous Night' Possible. Republican strategist Mary Matalin argued that President Donald Trump is “not the cause” of the lack of civility or “bad behavior” seen among the American electorate, adding that America’s political discourse has been “worse” in the past. Matalin predicted that the GOP is going to pick up seats in the Senate […]

Democrats Fund Libertarian SpoilersThe American Spectator

Democrats Fund Libertarian SpoilersThe American Spectator. by David Catron · November 5, 2018 The outcomes of many close congressional contests will be decided by the number of ballots cast for Libertarian candidates who couldn’t win with the aid of divine intervention. And Democrats running in “red state” races are clearly counting on these unelectable candidates to divert enough votes from […]

The Hottest Midterm Race Is Milton Friedman Versus Marc Benioff – Reason.com

The Hottest Midterm Race Is Milton Friedman Versus Marc Benioff – Reason.com. by Ira Stoll · November 5, 2018 Of all the high-profile political contests on the ballot this week—Ted Cruz versus Beto O’Rourke in Texas, Stacey Abrams versus Brian Kemp in Georgia, Dean Heller versus Jacky Rosen in Nevada—the one that may be the most consequential, long-term, is Marc […]

The future of healthcare is on the 2018 ballot

The future of healthcare is on the 2018 ballot. by Sally Pipes · November 5, 2018 Tuesday’s midterm elections will shape the future of healthcare. A majority of Democrats running for House seats, a whopping 225 candidates, support “Medicare for all,” a single-payer system that would effectively outlaw private insurance and force virtually everyone into a government-run health plan. Sixteen […]

Idea of pro-Trump black voters terrifies the media – Washington Times

Idea of pro-Trump black voters terrifies the media – Washington Times. Because President Trump is an Alt-Right, White-Supremacist, Nationalist Racist who wants to bring black slavery back in America, he dispatched a tweet proudly declaring record support among black voters. “New Fox Poll shows a ‘40% Approval Rating by African Americans for President Trump, a record for Republicans.’ Thank you, […]

Armed With Assault Rifles, Black Panthers March For Stacey Abrams | The Daily Caller

Armed With Assault Rifles, Black Panthers March For Stacey Abrams | The Daily Caller. Members of the Black Panther Party marched through the city of Atlanta, strapped with assault rifles and brandishing Stacey Abrams campaign signs. In a video posted on the group’s Facebook page on Saturday, members of the Black Panther Party are seen marching through the West End […]

Montana Voters Appreciate Trump’s Mission to Take Down Tester

Montana Voters Appreciate Trump's Mission to Take Down Tester. Voters in Montana aren’t used to the level of attention they’ve been given by President Donald Trump and his closest allies, and many are hopeful it could get Republican Matt Rosendale across the finish line against two-term incumbent Democrat Jon Tester. Trump made his fourth visit to Montana on Saturday, where […]

Kavanaugh Accuser Admits She Fabricated Rape Allegations | National Review

Kavanaugh Accuser Admits She Fabricated Rape Allegations | National Review. A woman who made graphic allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has admitted to investigators that she fabricated them to “get attention.” Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has referred Judy Munro-Leighton to the Justice Departement and FBI for investigation into potentially materially false statements and obstruction. “The Committee is […]

Will the DOJ Go After the Beto Campaign for Diverting Campaign Funds to the Caravan?

Will the DOJ Go After the Beto Campaign for Diverting Campaign Funds to the Caravan?. The Department of Justice has developed a reputation for targeting Republican politicians through election laws. Republicans are often sent to prison, while Democrats frequently get nothing more than a fine. Even though a Republican president is in power, with his appointee Jeff Sessions heading up […]

Steve Scalise & Grover Norquist: Democrats are desperate for a job-killing, cost-increasing carbon tax

Steve Scalise & Grover Norquist: Democrats are desperate for a job-killing, cost-increasing carbon tax. by Rep. Steve Scalise · November 5, 2018 Thanks to Republican reforms like the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Americans across this country are keeping more of their hard-earned dollars and business is booming. Just this month, America was named the world’s most competitive economy. Clearly, […]

State of the Midterms: Rick Scott takes rare lead in last-minute Fla. Senate poll, as toss-ups dominate the map | Fox News

State of the Midterms: Rick Scott takes rare lead in last-minute Fla. Senate poll, as toss-ups dominate the map | Fox News. Former Rubio adviser Lanhee Chen discusses the importance of turnout in the late stages of the midterm elections. Florida Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott, who currently serves as the state’s governor, has narrowly pulled ahead of Democratic incumbent […]

OBAMA UNHINGED: Mocks Hillary’s emails, Ebola, Trump, migrant caravan – in under 90 seconds! – The American MirrorThe American Mirror

OBAMA UNHINGED: Mocks Hillary’s emails, Ebola, Trump, migrant caravan – in under 90 seconds! – The American MirrorThe American Mirror. Former President Barack Obama has had a hard time staying focused on the campaign trail lately. While stumping in Miami, Florida, with Sen. Bill Nelson, D-FL, and Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, the former president tried his best to […]

Tuesday Will Tell: Blue Wave or Red Tsunami?

Tuesday Will Tell: Blue Wave or Red Tsunami?. by Clarice Feldman · November 4, 2018 The polls are swinging wildly and voter enthusiasm seems higher than usual for midterms in recent memory or maybe ever. Vice President Mike Pence predicts the Republicans will hold both houses and I tend to agree with him. In fact, I have a months-old dinner […]

The Democratic Party Is Working To Destroy The American Way Of Life

The Democratic Party Is Working To Destroy The American Way Of Life. Hillary Clinton is right. We cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what America stands for. She’s right that we must fight against politicians and activists who degrade the rule of law, seek to delegitimize our elections, spread corruption, attack truth and reason, and […]

Nate Silver says Dems could retake House, or not: ‘Both extremely possible’ | TheHill

Nate Silver says Dems could retake House, or not: 'Both extremely possible' | TheHill. by Megan Keller · November 4, 2018 FiveThirtyEight’s election forecaster Nate Silver said Sunday that the House could end up in Democratic or Republican hands in Tuesday’s election, though polling predicts that Democrats will flip the chamber. “So in the House we have Democrats with about […]

First wave of Central American migrants arrive in Mexico City | Reuters

First wave of Central American migrants arrive in Mexico City | Reuters. The first Central American migrants from a caravan traveling through Mexico toward the United States in hopes of seeking asylum arrived in Mexico City on Sunday, taking up temporary shelter at a sports stadium. More than 1,000 Central Americans, many fleeing gang violence and financial hardship in their […]

Obama’s angry lynch mob is his own

Obama’s angry lynch mob is his own. Everywhere you look, what do you see? Do you see angry mobs of conservative voters, infused by incendiary right-wing rhetoric or the specter of package bombs and hate? That’s how clearly confused the political landscape is in 2018 as Barack Obama suggests Donald Trump’s voters are those carrying the pitchforks. When a random […]

Media Blamed More than Trump for Dividing Nation, New Politico Poll Shows

Media Blamed More than Trump for Dividing Nation, New Politico Poll Shows. More registered voters say that the media is doing more to divide than to unify the nation than think President Donald Trump is doing is doing so, a new Politico/Morning Consult poll shows. Respondents of the survey of 2,543 registered voters were asked the following two questions: “Generally, […]

Why Trump Can End Birthright Citizenship by Executive Order

Why Trump Can End Birthright Citizenship by Executive Order. When it comes to the 14th Amendment, my good friend and fellow Justice Department veteran Andy McCarthy agrees that it does not require birthright citizenship. And we’re not alone: Other experts, such as noted constitutional law scholar John Eastman, law professor and former dean of the Fowler School of Law at […]

Under Obama, the CIA Suffered a ‘Catastrophic’ Disaster | Unexamined Premises

Under Obama, the CIA Suffered a 'Catastrophic' Disaster | Unexamined Premises. by Michael Walsh · November 4, 2018 This story, which broke on Nov. 2, got mighty little attention from the national media. I wonder why: In 2013, hundreds of CIA officers — many working nonstop for weeks — scrambled to contain a disaster of global proportions: a compromise of […]

Why This Midterm Is CriticalThe American Spectator

Why This Midterm Is CriticalThe American Spectator. by Scott S. Powell · November 3, 2018 America’s representative form of Constitutional democracy is on the verge of breaking down because of political corruption at the highest levels and the concurrent decline in civility and growing mob behavior. Fundamental and deep division prevents government from fixing itself. But we the people can […]

Yes, Trump is huge factor in midterms. But which Trump?

Yes, Trump is huge factor in midterms. But which Trump?. The biggest question in this year’s midterm elections is how much the results will be about President Trump as opposed to the local issues that often play key roles in races for the House of Representatives. A shorter way of saying it is: Are the midterms really a referendum on […]

Trump-McConnell alliance pays political dividends for Republicans – The Washington Post

Trump-McConnell alliance pays political dividends for Republicans – The Washington Post. by Seung Min Kim · November 3, 2018 In the past two years, Mitch McConnell was dealt a humiliating defeat on health care and lost a Senate seat in ruby-red Alabama — all while navigating a tumultuous relationship with President Trump, a man polar opposite in temperament from the […]

Opinion | There’s No Going Back. The G.O.P. Is Trump’s Party. – The New York Times

Opinion | There’s No Going Back. The G.O.P. Is Trump’s Party. – The New York Times. There’s No Going Back. The G.O.P. Is Trump’s Party. The president has reclaimed the formula that made the landslide victories of the Nixon and Reagan years possible. Mr. McCarthy is editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Quarterly. Presient Trump at a campaign rally at […]

CNN Interview Appears To Choose ‘Random’ Rally Goer — Turns Out To Be Andrew Gillum’s Mom | The Daily Caller

CNN Interview Appears To Choose ‘Random’ Rally Goer — Turns Out To Be Andrew Gillum’s Mom | The Daily Caller. CNN reporter Randi Kaye was conducting interviews at a rally for Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum on Friday when she “randomly” interviewed Gillum’s mother. Former President Barack Obama spoke in support of Gillum, who currently serves as the mayor […]

The Trump Economy Continues to Surge

The Trump Economy Continues to Surge. Not even Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Joe Biden, could put a negative spin on Friday’s jobs report. The U.S. economy created some 250,000 jobs in October, beating expectations. The labor participation rate increased even as unemployment held steady at 3.7 percent. That’s a 50-year low. The best part: Wages rose 3 percent […]

Trump Sees the Migrant Caravan as a Winning Election Issue

Trump Sees the Migrant Caravan as a Winning Election Issue. President Donald Trump has reason to believe that the caravan of migrants heading toward the Southwest border might bring out his base of what he calls “forgotten” Americans. Progressives see his rhetoric as a “dog-whistle” for racists. But Trump voters I talk to see images of Central Americans marching toward […]

In Afghanistan, failure is heaped on failure

In Afghanistan, failure is heaped on failure. by Washington Examiner · November 3, 2018 We have failed in Afghanistan, and our government is beginning to admit it. Numbers from the 41st quarterly report to Congress by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, SIGAR, offer a clear and bleak assessment, reaffirming what the public and lawmakers have long known, which […]

Europe opens door to sanctions on Iran after terror plots in Denmark, Paris | Fox News

Europe opens door to sanctions on Iran after terror plots in Denmark, Paris | Fox News. Trump administration says new sanctions targeting Iran’s economy are the toughest ever against the regime; Rich Edson reports from the State Department. European leaders are opening the door to possible sanctions on Iran in the wake of terror plots across the continent — even […]

The Democrats’ Leadership Crisis

The Democrats' Leadership Crisis. by Ted Noel · November 3, 2018 As we approach the midterm elections, the “leaders” of the Democratic Party sign on to a variety of hard-left proposals, including “Medicare for All.” The fact that many of the proposals are brutally expensive and would lead us into a brave new Venezuela seem completely lost in the woods. […]

The Democratic Party Is Working To Destroy The American Way Of Life

The Democratic Party Is Working To Destroy The American Way Of Life. by Rachel Stoltzfoos · November 1, 2018 Hillary Clinton is right. We cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what America stands for. She’s right that we must fight against politicians and activists who degrade the rule of law, seek to delegitimize our elections, […]

Election Day: An hour-by-hour viewer’s guide | TheHill

Election Day: An hour-by-hour viewer’s guide | TheHill. by Reid Wilson · November 3, 2018 For a solid hour on Tuesday, all eyes will be trained on Lexington, Ky., and its suburbs, where Rep. Andy Barr (R) is running for reelection against retired Marine Lt. Col. Amy McGrath (D). That’s because Kentucky closes its polling places at 6 p.m. local […]

Trump: Democrats Will ‘Blame Russia’ if They Lose Midterms

Trump: Democrats Will ‘Blame Russia’ if They Lose Midterms. by John T. Bennett · November 3, 2018 President Donald Trump ramped up his pre-midterm rhetoric at a rally Saturday in Big Sky Country, claiming that if Democrats do poorly in Tuesday’s elections, they will simply “blame Russia.” His final-days campaign swing also has featured provocative comments about immigration, the economy […]

Trump tests his stamina with intense midterm rally schedule – POLITICO

Trump tests his stamina with intense midterm rally schedule – POLITICO. The 72-year-old president’s demanding pace on the midterm trail contrasts with long blocks of unstructured ‘executive time’ at the White House. President Donald Trump returned to the White House from a rally just before midnight Thursday. He was on the road again by midafternoon Friday to West Virginia and […]

Why the U.S. Military Won’t Give Up Its Cluster Bombs | The National Interest

Why the U.S. Military Won't Give Up Its Cluster Bombs | The National Interest. by Daniel R. DePetris · November 3, 2018 War is a terrible thing. Innocent men, women and children regrettably but inevitably lose their lives in the course of hostilities, and millions of people could very lose their homes, businesses and indeed their families. The soldiers, pilots […]

Trump’s Proposed 5% Cut Would Be a Win for Taxpayers

Trump’s Proposed 5% Cut Would Be a Win for Taxpayers. by Justin Bogie · November 2, 2018 President Donald Trump went bold last month when he directed Cabinet members to cut spending by 5 percent for their upcoming annual budgets. This comes nine months after Congress passed its latest budget-busting deal, which sent deficit spending soaring by nearly $300 billion […]

Pompeo: Sanctions ‘Just a Part’ of Iran Regime Behavior-Change Plan

Pompeo: Sanctions 'Just a Part' of Iran Regime Behavior-Change Plan. by Bridget Johnson · November 2, 2018 WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said this morning that snapback sanctions on Iran will be “just a part of the U.S. government’s total effort to change the behavior of the Ayatollah Khamenei” and the regime in Tehran. Sanctions on Iran’s energy, […]

Trump Sees the Migrant Caravan as a Winning Election IssueThe American Spectator

Trump Sees the Migrant Caravan as a Winning Election IssueThe American Spectator. President Donald Trump has reason to believe that the caravan of migrants heading toward the Southwest border might bring out his base of what he calls “forgotten” Americans. Progressives see his rhetoric as a “dog-whistle” for racists. But Trump voters I talk to see images of Central Americans […]

Facebook Marketplace Has Awesome Food, and Regulators Can’t Stand That – Reason.com

Facebook Marketplace Has Awesome Food, and Regulators Can’t Stand That – Reason.com. More and more Millennials are dumping Facebook. Maybe they don’t realize what they’re missing out on. No, I’m not talking about the social-media behemoth’s uncanny ability to serve as a forum for the inane political views of relatives. Rather, these young adults are missing out on a host […]