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Schumer’s Gorsuch Gambit – WSJ

Schumer’s Gorsuch Gambit – WSJ. So much for Senate deliberation. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch had barely finished his testimony when Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Thursday that he would vote against the judge and demand 60 votes for confirmation. Republicans will have to be prepared to call this Democratic bluff. “Judge Gorsuch’s nomination will face a cloture vote & […]

The Real Immigration Debate: Whom to Let In and Why – WSJ

The Real Immigration Debate: Whom to Let In and Why – WSJ. Today’s bitter divides focus too narrowly on enforcement. All sides need to be clearer about what immigration policy is meant to achieve By Mark Krikorian The immigration debate in the U.S. has been contentious for decades, but Donald Trump ’s candidacy and election have taken it to a […]

Republicans’ Health-Care Bill Debacle: Time to Start Over | National Review

Republicans’ Health-Care Bill Debacle: Time to Start Over | National Review. by The Editors · March 24, 2017 ‘Debacle” does not have to be the last word on Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. They can still improve the health-care system, reduce the power of the federal government, and make good on important campaign promises — but only if […]

Byron York: 14 lessons from the GOP Obamacare debacle | Washington Examiner

Byron York: 14 lessons from the GOP Obamacare debacle | Washington Examiner. The Obamacare train wreck was a failure for President Trump and a disaster for House Republicans. That is, it was worse for Republicans, because they had been at it for so long, but it was plenty bad for Trump. When Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the GOP repeal-and-replace bill […]

Where’s Russia’s Collusion with Trump? Here’s Cuba’s Collusion with Clinton – Humberto Fontova

Where’s Russia’s Collusion with Trump? Here's Cuba’s Collusion with Clinton – Humberto Fontova. by Humberto Fontova Think Trump would boast about Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet performing at one of his “get out the vote” campaign rallies? Think the mainstream media might trumpet such an event as the Holy Grail, Golden Fleece and Smoking Gun of that ever-elusive “Russian collusion” with his […]

How Will Trump Respond to Failure? – The American Interest

How Will Trump Respond to Failure? – The American Interest. The New York Times reports on the President’s changing emotional state as the healthcare battle rages on Capitol Hill: President Trump, the author of “The Art of the Deal,” has been projecting his usual bravado in public this week about the prospects of repealing the Affordable Care Act. Privately he […]

Top Republicans Mourn Failure Of Obamacare Repeal | The Daily Caller

Top Republicans Mourn Failure Of Obamacare Repeal | The Daily Caller. Top Republicans wore a look of defeat on their faces, some with tears in their eyes, following their failure to pass the House Obamacare repeal bill Friday. Chairmen of the committees tasked with marking up the legislation gathered with GOP leadership following the announcement the vote would be pulled […]

Articles: The Science Is Settled! Now Shut Up!

Articles: The Science Is Settled! Now Shut Up!. by Don Fisher, Jr. · March 25, 2017 Oftentimes, those on the political left assume the mantle of moral superiority, and superiority in their knowledge of scientific advances as well. Both are self-serving and usually fraudulent claims, but that doesn’t stop liberals from pretending they are our intellectual and philosophical betters. No […]

Here’s Why Nunes’ Obama Spying Revelations Are Such A Big Deal

Here's Why Nunes' Obama Spying Revelations Are Such A Big Deal. by Mollie Hemingway · March 23, 2017 In the last three months of the Obama presidency, significant personal information from and about the Trump transition was collected and widely disseminated at intelligence agencies, according to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes. Dozens of intelligence reports provided to Nunes by […]

Ryan: ObamaCare will be law for ‘foreseeable future’ | TheHill

Ryan: ObamaCare will be law for 'foreseeable future' | TheHill. by Ben Kamisar · March 24, 2017 Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Friday said his party “came up short” in a news conference minutes after pulling the GOP healthcare bill off the House floor, acknowledging that ObamaCare will stay in place “for the foreseeable future.” “ObamaCare will remain the law […]

Exclusive: Venezuela increased fuel exports to allies even as supply crunch loomed | Reuters

Exclusive: Venezuela increased fuel exports to allies even as supply crunch loomed | Reuters. by Marianna Parraga · March 24, 2017 HOUSTON/CARACAS A gasoline shortage in OPEC member Venezuela was exacerbated by an increase in government-sanctioned fuel exports to foreign allies and an exodus of crucial personnel from state-run energy company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL], according to internal PDVSA documents and sources […]

U.S. forces cut off ISIS’ only escape route

U.S. forces cut off ISIS’ only escape route. (Business Insider) The offensive to destroy ISIS in Syria took a big step forward recently with US military advisers, helicopters, and artillery helping position a force of about 500 soldiers near a strategic dam outside of Raqqa, ISIS’s Syrian capital. The US military, along with Kurdish forces and the multi-ethnic Syrian Democratic […]

Hillary’s email scandal not over yet

Hillary’s email scandal not over yet. Donald Trump joked during the presidential campaign that the Russians should try to find the missing emails of Democrat Hillary Clinton, who used an unsecured server while she was secretary of state, and that perhaps he would authorize an investigation that might put her in jail if he became president. But since Trump’s huge […]

The Mega U.S.-China Summit at Mar-a-Lago: Let Trump Be Trump | The National Interest Blog

The Mega U.S.-China Summit at Mar-a-Lago: Let Trump Be Trump | The National Interest Blog. President Donald Trump plays host to someone as powerful and as willful as himself early next month at his Mar-a-Lago resort when Chinese ruler Xi Jinping arrives for a two-day visit. The showdown, disguised as an informal get-together, will be the first meeting of the […]

Trump Thumped After Ultimatum: Ryan Pulls Health Bill Without Vote

Trump Thumped After Ultimatum: Ryan Pulls Health Bill Without Vote. (CNSNews.com) – One day after President Donald Trump delivered an ultimatum to the House of Representatives telling them to vote today on their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare or forget it, Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan agreed to pull the bill without a vote because they did not […]

Trump’s Next Move After Health Care Defeat

Trump’s Next Move After Health Care Defeat. President Donald Trump’s next moves might be some of the most important of his presidency. “So now we are going to go for tax reform,” @POTUS says. On Friday, he suffered a legislative defeat on the House bill to replace Obamacare, delivered in part by members of his own party in Congress. Presidential […]

The Conservatives Made a Mistake | Klavan On The Culture

The Conservatives Made a Mistake | Klavan On The Culture. by Andrew Klavan · March 24, 2017 I fear the conservatives may have erred. Let’s accept that Paul Ryan’s health care bill wasn’t optimal. If the Congressional Budget Office was anywhere close to correct in its original estimations, the bill would have cut government spending by $12.5 trillion, cut taxes […]

Disgusting: The Freedom Caucus Saves Obamacare Again | The American Spectator

Disgusting: The Freedom Caucus Saves Obamacare Again | The American Spectator. by David Catron · March 24, 2017 March 24, 2017, 5:04 pm AHCA was pulled from the floor yet again this afternoon, and it now is probable that Obamacare will be the law of the land for years to come. This is an utter disaster for U.S. health care, […]

The GOP’s Obamacare Repeal Bill Is Dead Because Trump Doesn’t Understand How Health Policy Works – Hit & Run : Reason.com

The GOP’s Obamacare Repeal Bill Is Dead Because Trump Doesn’t Understand How Health Policy Works – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Peter Suderman · March 24, 2017 Molly Reilly/SIPA/NewscomThe House bill to partially repeal and replace Obamacare is officially dead. The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which was scheduled for a vote this afternoon, has been pulled from consideration. […]

Articles: Benghazi Liar Adam Schiff Slimes Devin Nunes

Articles: Benghazi Liar Adam Schiff Slimes Devin Nunes. by Daniel John Sobieski · March 24, 2017 It is said that the Senate plays chess while the House of Representatives plays smash mouth hockey. The revelation by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes that, yes, members of Team Trump were in fact surveilled and the contents of their conversations and […]

Did Obama Abuse Raw Intelligence? – WSJ

Did Obama Abuse Raw Intelligence? – WSJ. By PETER HOEKSTRA March 23, 2017 6:56 p.m. ET 180 COMMENTS It was remarkable when Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, revealed Wednesday that Trump campaign officials were caught up in the inadvertent collection of intelligence. Read between the lines with a clear understanding of the intelligence community, and it’s positively […]

One more good reason to repeal ObamaCare. Now | Fox News

One more good reason to repeal ObamaCare. Now | Fox News. by Lanhee J. Chen In a last-minute bid to ensure the success of the American Health Care Act, Republican congressional leaders and the Trump Administration are close to an agreement that would repeal one of Obamacare’s most significant regulations, its “essential health benefits” requirement. This should be welcome news […]

Checks & Balances Still Work, Even During the Trump Administration | National Review

Checks & Balances Still Work, Even During the Trump Administration | National Review. by Charles Krauthammer · March 23, 2017 Under the dark gray cloud, amid the general gloom, allow me to offer a ray of sunshine. The last two months have brought a pleasant surprise: Turns out the much feared, much predicted withering of our democratic institutions has been […]

President Trump ready to ‘move on,’ pressures Republicans to vote on healthcare bill on Friday | Washington Examiner

President Trump ready to 'move on,' pressures Republicans to vote on healthcare bill on Friday | Washington Examiner. by Robert King, Al Weaver, Susan Ferrechio · March 23, 2017 Under heavy pressure from the White House, House Republicans plan to move forward with a vote on a controversial bill that partially repeals and replaces Obamacare, despite lingering concerns from both […]

The Base’s Rage Ill Serves the Democratic Party – Michael Barone

The Base's Rage Ill Serves the Democratic Party – Michael Barone. by Michael Barone In a week chock-full of news, the party that on the night of Nov. 8 found itself, much to its surprise, very much out of power has been having difficulty finding a way to return. Democratic senators, urged on by the left blogosphere and party activists, […]

Saudis Are the Oil Market’s Biggest Losers – The American Interest

Saudis Are the Oil Market’s Biggest Losers – The American Interest. by Colin Fleming The last few years have been difficult for anyone in the business of selling oil, as prices tumbled from over $110 per barrel to a nadir of just $27, before rebounding to the middle ground they reside in today, at roughly $50 per barrel. Bargain crude […]

Intelligence Reports Reveal Improper Political Surveillance of Trump, Transition Team

Intelligence Reports Reveal Improper Political Surveillance of Trump, Transition Team. by Bill Gertz · March 23, 2017 Share Email Devin Nunes speaks to reporters during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 22 / Getty Images A House intelligence committee investigation took a dramatic shift this week after newly disclosed intelligence reports suggested the Obama administration improperly gathered […]

Podesta May Be Target of Russian ‘Influence Campaign’ | The Daily Caller

Podesta May Be Target of Russian 'Influence Campaign' | The Daily Caller. John Podesta, national chairman of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, may have opened himself up to a Russian “influence campaign” designed to temper his views of the Kremlin, the Daily Caller News Foundation (TheDCNF) Investigative Group has learned. Influence campaigns are conducted by many […]

Articles: Liberal Judges Unwittingly Declare ObamaCare Religious Mandate Unconstitutional

Articles: Liberal Judges Unwittingly Declare ObamaCare Religious Mandate Unconstitutional. y Tom Trinko · March 23, 2017 They don’t realize it, but liberals have just declared that Obama’s HHS mandate — which forced Catholics to cooperate with providing abortion and contraception — is unconstitutional. The new interpretation of the Establishment Clause espoused by the activist judges who are striking down Trump’s […]

Here’s Why Nunes’ Obama Spying Revelations Are Such A Big Deal

Here's Why Nunes' Obama Spying Revelations Are Such A Big Deal. by Mollie Hemingway · March 23, 2017 In the last three months of the Obama presidency, significant personal information from and about the Trump transition was collected and widely disseminated at intelligence agencies, according to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes. Dozens of intelligence reports provided to Nunes by […]

Trump delivers ultimatum to GOP on ObamaCare repeal | TheHill

Trump delivers ultimatum to GOP on ObamaCare repeal | TheHill. by Scott Wong · March 23, 2017 Donald Trump is done being nice. The president on Thursday night gave an ultimatum to House conservatives that he’ll leave Obamacare in place unless they get on board White House-backed legislation to repeal and replace the seven-year-old health-care law. At a dramatic closed-door […]

Russia may be helping supply Taliban insurgents: U.S. general | Reuters

Russia may be helping supply Taliban insurgents: U.S. general | Reuters. by Phil Stewart · March 23, 2017 WASHINGTON The top U.S. general in Europe said on Thursday that he had seen Russian influence on Afghan Taliban insurgents growing and raised the possibility that Moscow was helping supply the militants, whose reach is expanding in southern Afghanistan. “I’ve seen the […]

White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote. by ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave “Obamacare” in place and move on to other issues if Friday’s vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind […]

Source: NSA has ‘smoking gun’ evidence Obama spied on Trump

Source: NSA has ‘smoking gun’ evidence Obama spied on Trump. Friday could be the day the tables turn on the entire media narrative on the surveillance scandal, and it may be the Obama administration facing accusations about criminal improprieties, rather than the Trump administration. It could also be the day President Trump is vindicated in his accusation that the Obama […]

Will the United States Be a Victim of Its Own Success in Syria? | The National Interest

Will the United States Be a Victim of Its Own Success in Syria? | The National Interest. The ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS held in Washington, DC was an important milestone on the path to the Trump team’s mission to fully defeat the would-be caliphate in Iraq and Syria. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson opened the […]

Tillerson: Many ISIS Terrorists ‘Come From Middle-Class or Even Upper-Class Backgrounds’

Tillerson: Many ISIS Terrorists ‘Come From Middle-Class or Even Upper-Class Backgrounds’. by Patrick Goodenough · March 23, 2017 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis attend the ministerial plenary of the anti-ISIS coalition at the State Department in Washington, on March 22, 2017. (Photo: State Department/Public Domain) (CNSNews.com) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that […]

Alleged Surveillance of Trump Team Fuels Debate

Alleged Surveillance of Trump Team Fuels Debate. by Josh Siegel · March 23, 2017 The chairman of the House intelligence committee said Wednesday that he has evidence suggesting intelligence agencies may have misused and spread information legally obtained through surveillance of President Donald Trump or those close to him as they communicated with foreigners after the election. The disclosure fed […]

White House to GOP: Move on Healthcare Bill or Nothing

White House to GOP: Move on Healthcare Bill or Nothing. by Bridget Johnson · March 23, 2017 WASHINGTON — After a day of dealmaking and wrangling with conservative and moderate caucuses that both have issues with the Republicans’ healthcare bill, the White House signaled to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) that President Trump wants a vote Friday morning regardless of […]

Macedonia to George Soros and USAID: Go Away | The American Spectator

Macedonia to George Soros and USAID: Go Away | The American Spectator. by Victor Gaetan · March 24, 2017 Small but mighty Macedonia is the mouse that roared this year, declaring war on George Soros, 86, and his U.S. Government handmaidens, who, incredibly, have financed a left-wing agenda to divide the nation and bring a socialist-Muslim coalition to power. It […]

Spicer: More collusion between CNN and Hillary than Trump and Russia – TheBlaze

Spicer: More collusion between CNN and Hillary than Trump and Russia – TheBlaze. by Brandon Morse · March 23, 2017 Press Secretary Sean Spicer laid a mic drop worthy burn on CNN during Thursday’s White House press briefing. Earlier, CNN reported that Trump associates may indeed have had communications with the Russians during the 2016 elections that led to damaging […]

Don’t Let Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Kill Tax Day – Reason.com

Don't Let Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Kill Tax Day – Reason.com. The deadline for filing federal income tax returns is approaching fast. While this is understandably a frustrating time for many, it’s also the one time during which many taxpayers are confronted with just how much of their earnings are captured by the government. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and […]

Scott Pruitt: We’re protecting jobs and the environment

Scott Pruitt: We're protecting jobs and the environment. USA Today · by Scott Pruitt · March 20, 2017 It is time for a fresh look at fuel economy standards that push jobs outside the United States. A Ford plant in Louisville in 2015. (Photo: Luke Sharrett, Bloomberg) There’s a phrase I’ve used often over the past several weeks — “The […]

Keeping Our Promise to Repeal ObamaCare – WSJ

Keeping Our Promise to Repeal ObamaCare – WSJ. Our bill guts the failing law and enacts conservative reform without pulling the rug out from under anyone. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES By PAUL RYAN March 22, 2017 6:39 p.m. ET 86 COMMENTS The election of Donald Trump and a Republican Congress provides an opportunity: We can immediately halt the leftward drift […]

Intel chair Nunes: FBI not yet cooperating on surveillance questions | Washington Examiner

Intel chair Nunes: FBI not yet cooperating on surveillance questions | Washington Examiner. by Todd Shepherd · March 22, 2017 House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said the FBI has not responded to a March 15 letter asking the agency to turn over documents it has related to surveillance reports which may have incidentally captured the identities of some […]

Ryan voices confidence on ObamaCare repeal as conservatives call to ‘start over’ | Fox News

Ryan voices confidence on ObamaCare repeal as conservatives call to ‘start over’ | Fox News. by Brooke Singman House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that Republicans have a “moral obligation” to avert an ObamaCare collapse and pass replacement legislation heading for the floor, voicing confidence about the looming vote despite mounting turbulence inside the party. As an influential conservative faction […]

206 Pivot Counties Voted Twice for Obama Then Switched to Trump – Scott Rasmussen

206 Pivot Counties Voted Twice for Obama Then Switched to Trump – Scott Rasmussen. by Scott Rasmussen There are 3,088 counties in America and only 206 of them voted for the winner in each of the last three presidential elections. In other words, these Pivot Counties voted twice for President Obama before switching sides to vote for President Trump in […]

Europe Is Eroding from the South – The American Interest

Europe Is Eroding from the South – The American Interest. by Walter Russell Mead Europe Is Eroding from the South Writing in the Tony Barber puts his finger on the pulse of Italian disenchantment with Brussels: In a Eurobarometer poll published in December, 47 per cent called the euro “a bad thing” for their country and only 41 per cent […]

Warren Angered that Trump Cabinet Nominee Considers President His Boss

Warren Angered that Trump Cabinet Nominee Considers President His Boss. by Bill McMorris · March 22, 2017 Share Email Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta / Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren attacked President Trump’s labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta after he declined to say whether he would overturn several Obama administration regulations during his first confirmation hearing Wednesday. Warren (D., Mass.), […]

Trump Associates Caught Repeatedly in Incidental Surveillance, Intel Chairman Says | The Weekly Standard

Trump Associates Caught Repeatedly in Incidental Surveillance, Intel Chairman Says | The Weekly Standard. Trump transition officials were caught in incidental surveillance before the inauguration, the chairman of the House Intelligence committee told reporters Wednesday. These individuals had their communications circulated within the intelligence community and their identities revealed internally, despite their minimal worth to U.S. intelligence, he said. The […]

Susan Rice Lectures Trump About Saying False Things On TV | The Daily Caller

Susan Rice Lectures Trump About Saying False Things On TV | The Daily Caller. The Obama administration official who misled the American public on national television about the Benghazi attacks is out with a new op-ed lecturing President Trump about contorting “the facts.” Writing at The Washington Post, Susan Rice, the national security advisor under Obama, chastised Trump for his […]

Articles: Impeach Trump? I Don’t Think So

Articles: Impeach Trump? I Don't Think So. by Lloyd Marcus · March 22, 2017 The Left continues to relentlessly promote their lie that Trump stole the election by scheming with the Russians. Their goal is to get enough people believing Trump’s presidency is illegitimate that they can impeach him. Folks, these people on the Left and GOP establishment still do […]

Trump’s Arts Funding Cuts Will Take Us Back To The 1950s. Good

Trump's Arts Funding Cuts Will Take Us Back To The 1950s. Good. by Robert Tracinski · March 22, 2017 The Trump budget is a big disappointment to anyone who wanted to see Republicans take a hatchet to federal spending. Trump’s request for $1.151 trillion in discretionary spending in 2018 is slightly more than the $1.145 trillion President Obama had projected […]

White House to Skeptical GOP Members on Health Bill: This Is It

White House to Skeptical GOP Members on Health Bill: This Is It. by John T. Bennett · March 22, 2017 The White House intensified its game of chicken with Republican lawmakers over the party’s health care overhaul plan, saying there is no Plan B. Even as one GOP lawmaker told Roll Call there likely are around 30 “no” votes among […]

Trump Tantrum looms on Wall Street if healthcare effort stalls | Reuters

Trump Tantrum looms on Wall Street if healthcare effort stalls | Reuters. by Megan Davies · March 22, 2017 NEW YORK The Trump Trade could start looking more like a Trump Tantrum if the new U.S. administration’s healthcare bill stalls in Congress, prompting worries on Wall Street about tax cuts and other measures aimed at promoting economic growth. Investors are […]

Ryan on Obamacare repeal votes: ‘I feel good where we are’ – POLITICO

Ryan on Obamacare repeal votes: 'I feel good where we are' – POLITICO. by Louis Nelson · March 22, 2017 With the White House and Republican leadership on Capitol Hill scrambling to shore up support for legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare ahead of a vote scheduled for Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said “I feel good where we are” […]

Was a ‘Magnitsky’ Lawyer Defenestrated for Embarrassing Putin? – The Daily Beast

Was a ‘Magnitsky’ Lawyer Defenestrated for Embarrassing Putin? – The Daily Beast. by Michael Weiss · March 23, 2017 Two common causes of death for contemporary Russians are heart attacks and falling to one’s end from great heights. In some cases, these fatal tendencies even have something to do with high cholesterol or tragic mishaps. In 2008, a clothing salesman […]

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament

5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament. by Jill Lawless LONDON (AP) — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant, […]

Hate-Israel leader hid $700,000 in Palestinian bank

Hate-Israel leader hid $700,000 in Palestinian bank. The co-founder of an international movement to damage the Israeli economy by encouraging boycotts against businesses in the Jewish state and sanctions against companies doing business with Israel has apparently found another way to hit the country in the pocketbook – tax evasion. Israeli authorities arrested and questioned Omar Barghouti Monday on suspicion […]

How America Should Confront China’s Unchecked Maritime Bullying | The National Interest

How America Should Confront China's Unchecked Maritime Bullying | The National Interest. The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific recently convened a hearing to discuss the U.S. policy response to China’s maritime push in the South and East China Seas. China has so far suffered no discernable cost for its destabilizing activities in these disputed waters. In […]

Time to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Propaganda

Time to Stop Taxpayer-Funded Propaganda. The defunding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is long past overdue. No president, including Ronald Reagan, has seriously pushed an immediate winding down of this corrupt and outdated waste of taxpayer funds. Who would have ever imagined that Donald Trump would be the first to do it? His first budget proposal takes that step, […]

London Struck by Deadly Terrorist Attack at Parliament

London Struck by Deadly Terrorist Attack at Parliament. by Josh Siegel · March 22, 2017 At least four people were killed, including a police officer, and 4o others wounded in a terrorist attack Wednesday in London. The suspected attacker, whose name was not released in the hours following the attack, also was killed, for a total of five deaths. A […]

N.C. Boycott Over Bathroom Bill Fails Magnificently

N.C. Boycott Over Bathroom Bill Fails Magnificently. by D. C. McAllister · March 22, 2017 The economic boycott of North Carolina over the state’s controversial “bathroom law” that requires men and women to use their respective bathrooms in public facilities is a failure. As reported by Bradford and Valerie Richardson in the Washington Times: Tourism has thrived: Hotel occupancy, room […]

The Goal of Common Core Completely Misses the Point | The American Spectator

The Goal of Common Core Completely Misses the Point | The American Spectator. by Jane Robbins,&nbsp · March 23, 2017 A recent op-ed at FoxNews.com illustrates the philosophical problem with Common Core and other progressive education schemes: the schemes are misguided because the goal is wrong. Vince Bertram, president and CEO of an organization called Project Lead the Way, argues […]

Wellesley College Professors Say Offensive Speakers Like Laura Kipnis ‘Harm’ Students and Shouldn’t Be Invited – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Wellesley College Professors Say Offensive Speakers Like Laura Kipnis 'Harm' Students and Shouldn't Be Invited – Hit & Run : Reason.com. Six professors at Wellesley College sent an email to members of campus imploring the community not to invite controversial speakers who might upset certain students—speakers like Northwestern University Professor Laura Kipnis, the noted critic (and victim) of the Title […]

Gregg Jarrett: Sorry Dems, Judge Gorsuch is un-Borkable | Fox News

Gregg Jarrett: Sorry Dems, Judge Gorsuch is un-Borkable | Fox News. by Gregg Jarrett Will Judge Neil Gorsuch get “Borked?” Some Democrats, still seething over the stalled U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland, are trying. But their dream of delivering political retribution has, thus far, fizzled. That is not likely to change. Gorsuch’s credentials are too impeccable, his intellect […]

James Comey’s Donald Trump investigation overshadowed by tweets – Washington Times

James Comey's Donald Trump investigation overshadowed by tweets – Washington Times. by Charles Hurt FBI Director James B. Comey is answerable to not a single voter in the land. (Associated Press/File) more > ANALYSIS/OPINION: For a guy who claims to be above or beneath or beside grubby politics in America, FBI chief James Comey sure does manage to insert himself […]

Leakgate Finds Its Joe McCarthy – WSJ

Leakgate Finds Its Joe McCarthy – WSJ. By HOLMAN W. JENKINS, JR. March 21, 2017 7:02 p.m. ET 289 COMMENTS If Donald Trump tweeted his accusations about President Obama wiretapping Trump Tower to get the media off his alleged ties to Russia, then Democrats at Monday’s hearing of the House Intelligence Committee used those same tweets to distract from their […]

Media mangle Comey’s Russia testimony | Washington Examiner

Media mangle Comey's Russia testimony | Washington Examiner. by Eddie Scarry · March 22, 2017 Media reports this week inaccurately played up the idea that FBI Director James Comey said Russia was pushing hard for Donald Trump to defeat Hillary Clinton, by omitting a critical portion of the intelligence community’s assessment that said Russia was actually preparing for a Clinton […]

Kindest Cuts – John Stossel

Kindest Cuts – John Stossel. by John Stossel “Devastating!” shouts Chuck Schumer. Even Republicans are unhappy. Big spending “conservative” congressman Hal Rogers calls President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts “draconian, careless and counterproductive.” But Trump’s cuts are good! Why do politicians always assume that government spending helps people? It always has unintended consequences. Foreign aid is attached to idealistic notions […]

GM Prepares For A Future In Which Americans Don’t Own Cars – The American Interest

GM Prepares For A Future In Which Americans Don’t Own Cars – The American Interest. If no one bought cars, how would automobile manufacturers make money? Car executives have been asking that question as they look to a future in which ride-sharing replaces individual ownership, and no one has been more aggressive than General Motors. GM’s latest idea is to […]

After Trump Meeting, House Republicans Tout Change to American Health Care Act – Washington Free Beacon

After Trump Meeting, House Republicans Tout Change to American Health Care Act – Washington Free Beacon. House Republicans touted amendments to the American Health Care Act, the GOP’s Obamacare replacement, after their meeting with President Donald Trump today. “For weeks now, President Trump has gotten directly engaged in negotiating with our members,” said House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.) […]

From Commander in Chief to Journalist for Hire | The Weekly Standard

From Commander in Chief to Journalist for Hire | The Weekly Standard. George Osborne, Britain’s longtime Chancellor of the Exchequer until the fall of the Cameron government, seems to have raised some eyebrows recently with his announcement that, beginning in May, he will become editor of the [London] Evening Standard. And keep his seat in the House of Commons. To […]

Podesta Was Board Member Of Firm Linked To Russian Investors | The Daily Caller

Podesta Was Board Member Of Firm Linked To Russian Investors | The Daily Caller. Rep. Louie Gohmert, an outspoken House Republican from Texas, is calling for a congressional investigation of John Podesta’s role with Rusnano, a state-run company founded by Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned. Podesta — best known as Hillary Clinton’s […]

Articles: Impeach Trump? I Don’t Think So

Articles: Impeach Trump? I Don't Think So. by Lloyd Marcus · March 22, 2017 The Left continues to relentlessly promote their lie that Trump stole the election by scheming with the Russians. Their goal is to get enough people believing Trump’s presidency is illegitimate that they can impeach him. Folks, these people on the Left and GOP establishment still do […]

Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election.’ Repeat. Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election’

Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election.’ Repeat. Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election’. by David Harsanyi · March 21, 2017 After FBI Director James Comey confirmed the existence of an investigation into potential ties between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, conspiracy theorists rejoiced. Yet it’s almost certain they won’t get what they desire. Don’t get me wrong, I’m always rooting […]

Trump to Republicans: Vote for Obamacare repeal or lose your seat – POLITICO

Trump to Republicans: Vote for Obamacare repeal or lose your seat – POLITICO. by Kyle Cheney · March 21, 2017 ‘I’m asking for your vote on Thursday,’ the president said. President Donald Trump arrived on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning with a stern message for Republicans who’ve been wobbly about dismantling Obamacare: Give me your vote or you may lose your […]

Turkey’s Frightening Trifecta: ISIS, Erdogan & U.S. Nukes – The Daily Beast

Turkey’s Frightening Trifecta: ISIS, Erdogan & U.S. Nukes – The Daily Beast. by Christopher Dickey · March 22, 2017 PARIS—If we’re going to judge America’s NATO allies by their defense spending, as President Donald Trump seems intent on doing, then Turkey should be in good odor. Its military is the second biggest in the alliance, and it is one of […]

No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says

No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says. by ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he’s made no promises to Donald Trump or anyone else about how he’ll vote on abortion or other issues and testified he’ll have no trouble as a justice holding anyone accountable, including the president who picked […]

Muslim Brotherhood spending millions to fight terror designation

Muslim Brotherhood spending millions to fight terror designation. Confirming a WND report, the Middle East Media Research Institute found the Muslim Brotherhood has signed a contract with an American lobbying firm to spend $4.8 million “to help it establish ties with Trump administration officials.” There apparently is reason for the Brotherhood to believe lobbying is necessary. “Already in November 2016, […]

Why China Must Confront North Korea | The National Interest

Why China Must Confront North Korea | The National Interest. If the United States pursues a more militaristic agenda towards North Korea under Trump, then China has largely itself to blame. After years of China turning a blind eye to sanctions violators and keeping the dangerous North Korean regime alive and its leaders well fed, now a new American administration […]

Rev. Graham: Pray for Gorsuch — ‘Atheist Progressives’ Want to ‘Marginalize Christians,’ Strip God From Society

Rev. Graham: Pray for Gorsuch — 'Atheist Progressives' Want to 'Marginalize Christians,' Strip God From Society. Commenting on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, evangelist Franklin Graham said the high court was the paramount issue of the 2016 election and Christians should pray for Gorsuch, adding that “atheist progressives” are working furiously to “strip God and […]

Gorsuch Shows Legal Skill, Commitment to Rule of Law

Gorsuch Shows Legal Skill, Commitment to Rule of Law. by Elizabeth Slattery · March 21, 2017 Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee met today to question Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch in the second day of his confirmation hearing. From the travel ban to abortion to statutory interpretation, here are some of the key exchanges between Gorsuch and the Senators. […]

Trump Warns GOPs to Vote for Health Bill or Maybe Lose Seats

Trump Warns GOPs to Vote for Health Bill or Maybe Lose Seats. by Bridget Johnson · March 21, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump dropped by on the House Republican caucus this morning in advance of a planned Thursday vote on the American Health Care Act as most House Freedom Caucus members remained not swayed to vote for the Obamacare replacement. […]

Erdogan’s Caliphate Threatens NATO | The American Spectator

Erdogan’s Caliphate Threatens NATO | The American Spectator. by Jed Babbin · March 21, 2017 Among NATO’s most serious problems is Recip Erdogan, the president of Turkey. He is more than a political nuisance, because he threatens both the commitment of NATO’s members to defend each other and the Westernized composition of the nation he leads. In the last half […]

Transgender weightlifter wins women’s competition, sparking debate on fairness – TheBlaze

Transgender weightlifter wins women’s competition, sparking debate on fairness – TheBlaze. by Brandon Morse · March 21, 2017 A man, identifying as a transgender woman, recently dominated a female weightlifting competition, sparking debate on fairness in sports. Gavin Hubbard, 39 — now going by Laurel Hubbard — is a New Zealand weightlifter who dominated the Australian International weightlifting competition in […]

The Coming German Energy Crisis – Reason.com

The Coming German Energy Crisis – Reason.com. by Marian Tupy · March 21, 2017 Recently, I came across a report by Fritz Vahrenholt, Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Hamburg, entitled Germany’s Energiewende: a disaster in the making. It made for interesting reading. In the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in 2011, the German government decided […]

Comey Doesn’t Say Much – WSJ

Comey Doesn’t Say Much – WSJ. Well, that wasn’t very helpful. FBI director James Comey took his latest star turn before the House Intelligence Committee on Monday and didn’t disclose much of anything new about Russian meddling in the presidential election or wiretaps of Trump Tower. Mr. Comey did confirm what four bipartisan leaders of the House and Senate intelligence […]

Supreme Court needs judges like Gorsuch because America has leaders like Schumer | Washington Examiner

Supreme Court needs judges like Gorsuch because America has leaders like Schumer | Washington Examiner. by Washington Examiner · March 20, 2017 Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., last Wednesday dragged out his feeble effort to block Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. Ahead of today’s confirmation hearing, he trotted out three people, representing supposed “victims” of Gorsuch’s jurisprudence. […]

Trump administration boycotts UN council session over anti-Israel ‘bias’ | Fox News

Trump administration boycotts UN council session over anti-Israel 'bias' | Fox News. by Adam Shaw The Trump administration said Monday that it is boycotting a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, amid growing concerns by the administration over the U.N.’s anti-Israel stance. The boycott, first reported by The Washington Free Beacon, comes as the council was expected to […]

Trump Budget Drains the Swamp – Stephen Moore

Trump Budget Drains the Swamp – Stephen Moore. Everyone in Washington hates Donald Trump’s new budget. So it must have something going for it. This is a budget plan that will surgically remove trillions of dollars of wasteful spending from the obese $3.9 trillion federal budget. Many agencies will have to live with cuts of 5, 10 and 30 percent, […]

Thanks to Shale, America Is the Global Green Leader – The American Interest

Thanks to Shale, America Is the Global Green Leader – The American Interest. by Neil Gilbert Global greenhouse gas emissions stalled for the third year in a row in 2016, and environmentalists the world over are going to have to swallow their pride and give credit where credit is due: to the American shale revolution. The FT reports: A striking […]

General Strike Take Three

General Strike Take Three. After a February general strike fizzled, labor groups claim several hundred thousand service workers across the nation will walk off the job on May 1 to protest the Trump administration. The California chapter of the politically powerful Service Employers International Union (SEIU) told BuzzFeed that many of its 700,000 members plan to participate in a general […]

Gorsuch Shines on Day One | The Weekly Standard

Gorsuch Shines on Day One | The Weekly Standard. In case you didn’t notice, the star performer in the Judiciary Committee today was the nominee himself, Judge Neil Gorsuch. He began by thanking the President for nominating him and various Senators—in both parties—for their courtesies during the ongoing confirmation process. He followed with praise for his wife Louise—”I could not […]

ICE Releases List Of Sanctuary Cities Set To Lose Funding | The Daily Caller

ICE Releases List Of Sanctuary Cities Set To Lose Funding | The Daily Caller. Immigration and Customs Enforcement identified Monday 118 sanctuary jurisdictions around the country that could lose federal funds. An executive order signed by President Trump in late January called for sanctuary jurisdictions to be stripped of federal funding and for ICE to release a weekly report on […]

Articles: Mr. President(s), Meet Frau Merkel

Articles: Mr. President(s), Meet Frau Merkel. by Jonathan F. Keiler · March 20, 2017 The latest example of the mainstream media rewriting history to damage President Trump is falsely and adversely comparing his first meetings with German chancellor Angela Merkel to former President Obama’s. Per the Washington Post, there was a “visible lack of warmth” between Trump and the chancellor […]

Is The Democratic Party Going Extinct?

Is The Democratic Party Going Extinct?. by Dominic Lynch · March 20, 2017 Donald Trump’s populist victory has turned conventional political wisdom on its head. Going into the election, the media and the electorate largely believed Hillary Clinton would crush Trump and become the first woman president. But as the night of November 8 wore on, it became clear that […]

Exclusive: Trump administration weighing broad sanctions on North Korea – U.S. official | Reuters

Exclusive: Trump administration weighing broad sanctions on North Korea – U.S. official | Reuters. by Matt Spetalnick · March 21, 2017 WASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering sweeping sanctions aimed at cutting North Korea off from the global financial system as part of a broad review of measures to counter Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile threat, a senior U.S. official said […]

Ryan puts speakership on the line with Obamacare blitz – POLITICO

Ryan puts speakership on the line with Obamacare blitz – POLITICO. by Paul Demko · March 20, 2017 A victory for Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump will jump-start the legislative effort to replace Obamacare. | Getty Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump — those awkward, sometimes reluctant allies — face the biggest test yet of their unusual […]

Sanctuary policies ‘led to’ brutal, bathroom rape of 14-year-old schoolgirl

Sanctuary policies ‘led to’ brutal, bathroom rape of 14-year-old schoolgirl. Two illegal-alien teenagers who were placed in ninth-grade classes at Montgomery County Schools, Maryland, have been arrested and charged with the brutal rape of a 14-year-old girl, and at least one of the boys had a pending deportation order from ICE. The boys, identified as Henry Sanchez, 18, of Guatemala […]

WH: Why Didn’t Dems Let the FBI Look at Their Servers After Russian Hacking Claim?

WH: Why Didn’t Dems Let the FBI Look at Their Servers After Russian Hacking Claim?. (CNSNews.com) – White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer asked Monday why no one is questioning why the Democratic National Committee rebuffed the FBI when it asked to look at their servers after the Democrats claimed they were hacked by Russia during the election. “That’s an […]

Trump DOJ Indicts Hackers, Sends Strong Signal to Russia

Trump DOJ Indicts Hackers, Sends Strong Signal to Russia. by Garrison Rutledge · March 20, 2017 Of all the security threats facing the U.S. today, cyber threats are among the most pernicious. Thankfully, the administration is taking some concrete steps to confront them. Last week, the Justice Department indicted four individuals on charges relating back to the 2016 hack into […]

On Trump, Israelis and American Jews Are Split

On Trump, Israelis and American Jews Are Split. by P. David Hornik · March 20, 2017 There’s a world of difference between how Israel and American Jews view the Trump administration, despite the Trump administration’s very positive pro-Israel steps. From Israel, all looks good. But the majority of American Jews don’t share their Israeli cousins’ perception. Seventy-one percent of American […]

Yes, Obama Did Investigate Trump | The American Spectator

Yes, Obama Did Investigate Trump | The American Spectator. by George Neumayr · March 20, 2017 Straining at the tweet and swallowing the camel has become Washington’s favorite pursuit, and it was on tiresome display at Monday’s Congressional hearing with Jim Comey. Out of it came two clashing headlines: “Comey Denies Obama Ordered Wiretapping on Trump,” “The FBI is Investigating […]

Fox News’ Judge Napolitano has been benched indefinitely over wiretapping claims – TheBlaze

Fox News’ Judge Napolitano has been benched indefinitely over wiretapping claims – TheBlaze. According to the LA Times, Fox News judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano has been suspended from the network due to his comments centered around President Donald Trump’s wiretapping claims. While the LA Times did not receive a statement from Fox about Napolitano’s status, anonymous sources claim that […]

Tillerson Tells the Korean Truth – WSJ

Tillerson Tells the Korean Truth – WSJ. Rex Tillerson caused a stir Friday on his first trip to Asia by—are you sitting down?—telling the truth about North Korea and China. The Secretary of State may be a rookie diplomat, but he can’t do any worse on North Korea than his recent predecessors in both political parties have. “Let me be […]

The Federal Government’s Student-Loan Fraud | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

The Federal Government's Student-Loan Fraud | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD. by Investor’s Business Daily · March 17, 2017 Education: President Obama had a great idea back in 2010: nationalize the student loan program, and its problems would soon go away. It didn’t happen. Instead, more people are refusing to pay their student loans than ever before. […]

Neil Gorsuch: Supreme Court Nominee Should Answer These Questions for the Senate | National Review

Neil Gorsuch: Supreme Court Nominee Should Answer These Questions for the Senate | National Review. by George Will · March 18, 2017 This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee will question Neil Gorsuch about the judiciary’s role. Herewith some pertinent questions: – Lincoln’s greatness began with his recoil from the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act, which empowered residents of those territories to decide […]

Sen. Collins will support the AHCA on three conditions | Washington Examiner

Sen. Collins will support the AHCA on three conditions | Washington Examiner. by Anna Giaritelli · March 19, 2017 Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is one of four GOP senators who oppose the American Health Care Act in its current form, but she said on Sunday if the bill is amended to meet her standards, she will support the Obamacare replacement […]

Comey set to testify on Capitol Hill on Russia, hacking, wiretapping | Fox News

Comey set to testify on Capitol Hill on Russia, hacking, wiretapping | Fox News. FBI Director James Comey is set to testify Monday before a House committee investigating Russian activities during the 2016 presidential election, amid expectations he’ll provide long-awaited answers and evidence on that issue and whether President Trump was indeed wiretapped. The Justice Department on Friday gave the […]

Who Is Going To Save The Democrat Party? Chelsea! – Kurt Schlichter

Who Is Going To Save The Democrat Party? Chelsea! – Kurt Schlichter. by Kurt Schlichter Can you feel the pulse-pounding sense of excitement that’s sweeping the nation in the wake of the sudden rise to media prominence of superwoke everywoman Chelsea Clinton? I sure can, but then I’m a conservative Republican. I totally support the Democrats making Chelsea the face […]

China Ready to Cross Red Line at Scarborough Shoal – The American Interest

China Ready to Cross Red Line at Scarborough Shoal – The American Interest. by Carla Anne Robbins The Chinese are preparing to build infrastructure on Scarborough Shoal, in a potentially game-changing move for the South China Sea. China will begin preparatory work this year for an environmental monitoring station on Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, an official said, […]

Mass Hack of Cell Phones Ensnares Washington, D.C., Area

Mass Hack of Cell Phones Ensnares Washington, D.C., Area. An unusual amount of highly suspicious cellphone activity in the Washington, D.C., region is fueling concerns that a rogue entity is surveying the communications of numerous individuals, likely including U.S. government officials and foreign diplomats, according to documents viewed by the Washington Free Beacon and conversations with security insiders. A large […]

NSA Documents Prove Surveillance of Donald Trump & His Family » Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind!

NSA Documents Prove Surveillance of Donald Trump & His Family » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!. by Jerome Corsi · March 19, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Infowars.com have obtained credible information regarding individual records of U.S. citizens under National Security Agency (NSA) electronic surveillance in the years 2004 through 2010 – a database that documents […]

The Army Is About To Receive A New Ultra-Powerful Laser | The Daily Caller

The Army Is About To Receive A New Ultra-Powerful Laser | The Daily Caller. The U.S. Army is about to make a technological leap as it prepares to field a small, yet ultra-powerful laser weapon system. Lockheed Martin announced it had completed the design, development and demonstration of the Army’s new laser in a press release Thursday. The 60-kilowatt laser […]

Articles: The Opposite of a Two-State Solution Is Not One State

Articles: The Opposite of a Two-State Solution Is Not One State. by Shoshana Bryen · March 19, 2017 The so-called “two-state solution,” to subdivide the land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea between independent Israel and independent Palestine, fails the tests of logic and history. And it ignores the Kingdom of Jordan – whose participation is required for […]

White House squeezes GOP hard-liners as Obamacare vote nears – POLITICO

White House squeezes GOP hard-liners as Obamacare vote nears – POLITICO. by Paul Demko · March 19, 2017 It’s become increasingly apparent to the White House that the conservatives’ requests are unlikely to pass the Senate. | AP Photo The White House began signaling to conservatives this weekend that negotiations are closing on the GOP Obamacare alternative, nudging the far-right […]

President of embattled Uber leaves after 6 months on job

President of embattled Uber leaves after 6 months on job. by OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Jones, president of the embattled ride-hailing company Uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job, the company confirmed Sunday. In a brief statement, Uber didn’t say why Jones left. “We want to thank Jeff for his six months at […]

Top GOP senator spills beans on real goal of EPA

Top GOP senator spills beans on real goal of EPA. WASHINGTON – President Trump is right to use his first federal budget to gut the Environmental Protection Agency and eradicate the cornerstones of Obama’s climate change strategy, says U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., because the EPA is being used as a tool by the left to kill free enterprise and […]

Sanders rails against Americans who ‘worship wealth’

Sanders rails against Americans who 'worship wealth'. by Rick Moran · March 19, 2017 The Socialist senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, set off a Twitterstorm yesterday with a tweet that was hard to believe. We are living in a nation which worships wealth rather than caring for the poor. I don’t think that is the nation we should be living […]

Trump’s Budget Turns ‘Policies Into Numbers’ | The American Spectator

Trump’s Budget Turns ‘Policies Into Numbers’ | The American Spectator. by Debra J. Saunders · March 19, 2017 Washington President Donald Trump presented a radically different budget blueprint to Congress on Thursday. The new plan would increase defense spending by $54 billion and fund the increase with targeted cuts in other discretionary spending. What makes the $1.1 trillion budget truly […]

House intel chairman drops bomb on Dem narrative that Trump campaign colluded with Russia – TheBlaze

House intel chairman drops bomb on Dem narrative that Trump campaign colluded with Russia – TheBlaze. by Chris Enloe · March 19, 2017 A congressional investigation into whether or not President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russian officials has so far yielded “no evidence,” according to the House Intelligence Committee chairman. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) explained Sunday on “Fox News […]

Trump’s Budget Is An Attack On The Bureaucratic State

Trump's Budget Is An Attack On The Bureaucratic State. So according to journalists, Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts are “big,” “deep,” “dramatic,” “massive,” and so on. With each breathless adjective — often coupled with excellent verbs like “gut” and “slash” — they add to the apocalypticism that’s engulfed the Left. “Reading through the Trump budget,” tweeted The New York Times’ […]

Trump’s Budget Would Rattle the World

Trump’s Budget Would Rattle the World. The back­lash that Re­pub­lic­ans are ex­per­i­en­cing on their pro­posed Amer­ic­an Health Care Act is very real and should be wor­ri­some to the GOP. But the fal­lout from Pres­id­ent Trump’s pro­posed budget cuts could cause even great­er re­ver­ber­a­tions. Waste, fraud, and ab­use clearly ex­ist in gov­ern­ment spend­ing. But it’s also true that most spend­ing pro­grams […]

Neil Gorsuch: Supreme Court Nominee Should Answer These Questions for the Senate | National Review

Neil Gorsuch: Supreme Court Nominee Should Answer These Questions for the Senate | National Review. by George Will · March 18, 2017 This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee will question Neil Gorsuch about the judiciary’s role. Herewith some pertinent questions: – Lincoln’s greatness began with his recoil from the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act, which empowered residents of those territories to decide […]

Grover Norquist: Here’s what happened this week that guaranteed Trump’s re-election and Republican gains in 2018 and 2020 | Washington Examiner

Grover Norquist: Here's what happened this week that guaranteed Trump's re-election and Republican gains in 2018 and 2020 | Washington Examiner. Remember the date of March 13, 2017. It was the day President Trump was guaranteed his re-election and Republican congressional gains in 2018 and 2020. It’s not complicated. Follow along. The Congressional Budget Office released its study of Trump […]

Daughter of US pastor held in Turkey seeking Trump’s help to secure release | Fox News

Daughter of US pastor held in Turkey seeking Trump's help to secure release | Fox News. by Catherine Herridge, The daughter of American pastor Andrew Brunson, who was detained nearly six months ago and remains held in a Turkish prison without formal charges, is pleading for an audience with President Trump and asking for his help securing her father’s release. […]

How California Came to Make a Mess of a Law – Bruce Bialosky

How California Came to Make a Mess of a Law – Bruce Bialosky. by Bruce Bialosky I recently wrote a column about a law that California put into force on January 1, 2017, that requires certain small business owners to acquire workers’ compensation insurance that most or all will never use. This is an added cost for the small businesses […]

Freedom Is Eating Steak Well Done With Ketchup

Freedom Is Eating Steak Well Done With Ketchup. There really was a liberal media bubble, Nate Silver reports, and the only thing wrong with his assertion is that it’s in the past tense. The lack of diversity among journalistic ranks—even the sort of racial and sexual diversity championed every day in the pages of the Washington Post and New York […]

NFL Teams Won’t Hire Kaepernick, Fear Angry Trump Tweets | The Daily Caller

NFL Teams Won't Hire Kaepernick, Fear Angry Trump Tweets | The Daily Caller. Colin Kaepernick is having a hard time finding an NFL team willing to sign him on after his American flag protest got him let go from the San Francisco 49ers, in part because teams are worried it might prompt an angry tweet from President Trump. Most teams […]

Articles: The Opposite of a Two-State Solution Is Not One State

Articles: The Opposite of a Two-State Solution Is Not One State. by Shoshana Bryen · March 19, 2017 The so-called “two-state solution,” to subdivide the land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea between independent Israel and independent Palestine, fails the tests of logic and history. And it ignores the Kingdom of Jordan – whose participation is required for […]

Russia, China making gains on US military power | TheHill

Russia, China making gains on US military power | TheHill. by Nikita Vladimirov · March 18, 2017 Russia and China are increasingly challenging the military superiority that the United States has held since the early 1990s. Since the end of the Cold War, America’s naval, air, land and space capabilities, paired with key bases in Europe and Asia, has created […]

Justice Dept. delivers documents on wiretap claim to Congress | Reuters

Justice Dept. delivers documents on wiretap claim to Congress | Reuters. WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Friday said it delivered documents to congressional committees responding to their request for information that could shed light on President Donald Trump’s claims that former President Barack Obama ordered U.S. agencies to spy on him. The information was sent to the House and […]

Merkel’s secret migrant deal with Turkey

Merkel’s secret migrant deal with Turkey. When German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other leaders of European Union countries reached a deal with Turkey in March 2016 to try to manage the migrant crisis, they conceded far more than a down payment of 3 billion euros, it turns out. Merkel, along with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, secretly agreed to accept […]

Can Trump Refrain from Repeating His Predecessor’s Mistakes in Syria? | The National Interest

Can Trump Refrain from Repeating His Predecessor's Mistakes in Syria? | The National Interest. The spark that started it all was an errant one. Six years ago, on March 6, 2011, Syrian state security forces arrested fifteen young boys for spray painting anti-regime graffiti on a wall in the southern city of Daraa. Their prolonged detention prompted peaceful demonstrations in […]

ICE Deports Ethiopian Who Committed Female Genital Mutilation on His Daughter

ICE Deports Ethiopian Who Committed Female Genital Mutilation on His Daughter. (CNSNews.com) — Ethiopian citizen Khalid Adem, 41, who was living in Georgia in 2006 when he was convicted of committing the federal crime of female genital mutiliation (FGM) of his own 2-year-old daughter using scissors, was deported to Ethiopia by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday, March 13. […]

Venezuela Arrests Bakers in ‘Bread War’ Amid Bread Shortage

Venezuela Arrests Bakers in 'Bread War' Amid Bread Shortage. by Tyler O’Neil · March 18, 2017 In the midst of a bread shortage, Venezuela’s government arrested four bakers this week, seizing two bakeries for 90 days. President Nicolás Maduro is kicking his “bread war” policy into high gear, sending inspectors and soldiers into more than 700 bakeries around the capital […]

Trump’s budget puts bureaucrats on notice: Get results or get out | Washington Examiner

Trump's budget puts bureaucrats on notice: Get results or get out | Washington Examiner. by Washington Examiner · March 18, 2017 President Trump’s administration, unlike its predecessor, understands that when a federal program is failing, it might be time to end it rather than shovel more money into it. That much is clear not just in the programs eliminated in […]

Tillerson refuses to rule out nuclearization of Asian allies to keep North Korea in check | Fox News

Tillerson refuses to rule out nuclearization of Asian allies to keep North Korea in check | Fox News. by Rich Edson KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE – EXCLUSIVE: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, refused to rule out increased weaponization and even nuclearization of America’s East Asian allies to deter North Korean aggression. “We’re exchanging views,” […]

Trump’s Budget Turns ‘Policies Into Numbers’ – Debra J. Saunders

Trump's Budget Turns 'Policies Into Numbers' – Debra J. Saunders. by Debra J. Saunders WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump presented a radically different budget blueprint to Congress on Thursday. The new plan would increase defense spending by $54 billion and fund the increase with targeted cuts in other discretionary spending. What makes the $1.1 trillion budget truly unique, Office of […]

Islamic State Could Eradicate Christians From Middle East

Islamic State Could Eradicate Christians From Middle East. Christians living in areas controlled by the Islamic State continue to be killed en masse by the radical Muslim group, threatening their existence in the region, according to a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers who are calling on the Trump administration to immediately take steps to end what they describe as genocide. Not […]

Can This Relationship Survive? | The Weekly Standard

Can This Relationship Survive? | The Weekly Standard. Trump and Ryan need each other. For decades, a favorite pastime of the Washington press corps has been to find “daylight” between the president and the vice president—a difference of opinion, a dislike, a secret irritation. But not any more. The media’s obsession now is “daylight” between President Donald Trump and House […]

Emerson College Word Cops: Homosexual Is Offensive Now | The Daily Caller

Emerson College Word Cops: Homosexual Is Offensive Now | The Daily Caller. Emerson College, a fancypants school dedicated solely to communication and performing arts, has officially deemed the word “homosexual” to be offensive. “Use gay or lesbian when describing people who are attracted to members of the same sex,” school officials instruct in the guide. “Avoid the use of homosexual […]

Articles: Iran’s Missile Production Progam in Lebanon

Articles: Iran’s Missile Production Progam in Lebanon. by Heshmat Alavi · March 17, 2017 Looking for means to continue spreading havoc across the Middle East and maintain a grip on its dwindling influence across the region, new alarming reports indicate Iran is now digging dangerously deep to establish a long-term strategic foothold in Lebanon. A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) […]

Trump Mimics Every President On U.S. Attorneys, Left Goes Into Hysterics

Trump Mimics Every President On U.S. Attorneys, Left Goes Into Hysterics. by Robert Delahunty and John Radsan · March 17, 2017 Many of President Trump’s opponents have lost their bearings. They behave as if every action Trump takes is an abuse of office simply because he is not the person they want in office. Unhinged and unrelenting in their attacks […]

Key Conservatives Come Around on GOP Health Plan

Key Conservatives Come Around on GOP Health Plan. by John T. Bennett · March 17, 2017 By JOHN T. BENNETT And LINDSEY McPHERSON, CQ ROLL CALL Several key Republicans on Friday endorsed the health care overhaul bill crafted by GOP leaders and the White House, saying President Donald Trump had agreed to changes they favored minutes earlier during an Oval […]

Exclusive: Canadian border authorities detaining record number of Mexicans | Reuters

Exclusive: Canadian border authorities detaining record number of Mexicans | Reuters. by Anna Mehler Paperny · March 18, 2017 TORONTO Canada’s border authorities detained more Mexicans in the first 67 days of 2017 than they did annually in any of the three previous years, according to statistics obtained by Reuters. The spike comes immediately after Canada’s federal government lifted its […]

9th Circuit judges in nasty feud over Trump travel ban – POLITICO

9th Circuit judges in nasty feud over Trump travel ban – POLITICO. by Josh Gerstein · March 17, 2017 In the wake of the 9th Circuit ruling, President Donald Trump signed a redrafted, scaled-down version of his first order. | Getty Jurists trade charges and counter-charges over ruling that kept block on executive order. President Donald Trump’s travel ban has […]

War On Science: Gluten-Free Madness Needs to End – The Daily Beast

War On Science: Gluten-Free Madness Needs to End – The Daily Beast. by Paul A. Offit · March 18, 2017 Trump appointees to head the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency to the contrary, the war on science isn’t limited to conservatives. Liberals have their own anti-science biases. Where conservatives often reject science based on their literal interpretation […]

Tillerson: Pre-emptive force an option with NKorea

Tillerson: Pre-emptive force an option with NKorea. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States signaled a tougher strategy toward North Korea on Friday that leaves open the possibility of pre-emptive military action and rejects talks with the communist nation until it gives up its weapons of mass destruction. “Let me be very clear: the policy of strategic patience has […]

Memo to House conservatives: If you like Obamacare, keep fighting replacement

Memo to House conservatives: If you like Obamacare, keep fighting replacement. As the battle over replacing the collapsing Obamacare intensifies, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., is urging conservative leadership in Congress to give the GOP-proposed American Health Care act a chance before the opportunity to repeal and replace the Democrats’ system is gone. The bill needs a simple majority, 218 votes, […]

Syria Showdown: Will Trump Be Pressured into Putting Turkey First, America Second? | The National Interest

Syria Showdown: Will Trump Be Pressured into Putting Turkey First, America Second? | The National Interest. The United States and its local Arab, Christian and Kurdish allies—the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)—in northeastern Syria are preparing to attack Raqqa, the reportedly heavily defended last bastion of ISIL. The current plan is that U.S. forces will train, arm, advise and support the […]

St. Patrick’s Strong Defense of Human Rights Has Not Been Given Its Due

St. Patrick’s Strong Defense of Human Rights Has Not Been Given Its Due. The heroics of St. Patrick are not appreciated as much as they should be. He is the first person in history to publicly condemn slavery, and one of the first leaders to champion the cause of equal rights. There is much to celebrate on March 17. Fortunately, […]

The Justice Department’s Latest Misbehavior

The Justice Department’s Latest Misbehavior. by Hans von Spakovsky · March 17, 2017 For the past decade, John Fund, J. Christian Adams, and I have been writing about the misbehavior, unethical conduct, and lack of professionalism exhibited by lawyers inside the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department, including the Voting Section. The situation apparently has not improved, given […]

Samuel Alito: We Must ‘Evangelize’ For Religious Freedom

Samuel Alito: We Must 'Evangelize' For Religious Freedom. by Tyler O’Neil · March 17, 2017 The very idea of religious freedom is under threat, according to Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. On Wednesday, the justice addressed an audience at a Catholic lawyers’ association event in New Jersey, declaring that traditional religious Americans need to “evangelize” their fellow Americans on this […]

A Budget to Shout About | The American Spectator

A Budget to Shout About | The American Spectator. by Stephen Moore · March 16, 2017 What hypocrites liberals and the media are. For weeks on end they’ve been beating up Trump for not taking the initiative on the $10 trillion debt build-up under Barrack Obama or the runaway entitlement programs that could bankrupt our nation. Now that Trump has […]

Chuck Schumer’s Indecent Attacks on Neil Gorsuch – Reason.com

Chuck Schumer's Indecent Attacks on Neil Gorsuch – Reason.com. If Democrats want to filibuster President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, they’re entitled to do it. In fact, Democrats are free to try and stop federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation for any reason they desire, whether ideological or personal, or even no particular reason at all. There is nothing […]

Trump fiddles while Earth burns: Our view

Trump fiddles while Earth burns: Our view. by The Editorial Board , USA TODAY New administration disrupts programs to curb greenhouse gas emissions. President Trump in Ypsilanti, Mich., on March 15, 2017. (Photo: Evan Vucci, AP) Seemingly every month provides alarming new evidence of human-caused climate disruption. Last month was the hottest February on record globally, shattering the previous record […]

No Democrat Obamacare fix proposed – Washington Times

No Democrat Obamacare fix proposed – Washington Times. by Matt Mackowiak Democrats appear to be missing in action as President Trump and congressional Republicans forge ahead on a health care fix. (Associated Press/File) more > ANALYSIS/OPINION: Here’s an inconvenient question: Do Democrats have any new ideas to fix the objectively failing Obamacare health care reform? Let me save you some […]

5 Problems With Hawaii Judge’s Block Of Trump’s Travel Ban

5 Problems With Hawaii Judge's Block Of Trump's Travel Ban. by Mollie Hemingway · March 16, 2017 Hours before it was to take effect, a federal judge in Hawaii put President Donald Trump’s latest Middle East travel ban on hold. The executive order, which was a loosened version of a previous version struck down by another court, suspends entry to […]

Can Americans Trust Their Spies? – WSJ

Can Americans Trust Their Spies? – WSJ. By PETER HOEKSTRA March 15, 2017 6:54 p.m. ET 198 COMMENTS The spy world is cloaked in secrecy, but last week’s leak of documents from the Central Intelligence Agency offers a tiny glimpse into what America’s operatives can do. It seems the CIA can hack smart televisions to listen in on conversations, even […]

Obamacare Repeal — Republican Plan Is Politically Impossible | National Review

Obamacare Repeal — Republican Plan Is Politically Impossible | National Review. by Charles Krauthammer · March 16, 2017 The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, but for governments it’s not that easy. Once something is given — say, health insurance coverage to 20 million Americans — you take it away at your peril. This is true for any government […]

Trump’s budget puts Washington in its place | Washington Examiner

Trump's budget puts Washington in its place | Washington Examiner. by Washington Examiner · March 17, 2017 The White House’s budget covers hundreds of federal agencies and $3 trillion in spending, so there is plenty in there to like and dislike. Most budget commentary criticizes or praises this cut or that hike, or defends or assails this agency or that […]

Clinton private email probe hindered by State Department, Chaffetz says | Fox News

Clinton private email probe hindered by State Department, Chaffetz says | Fox News. by Brooke Singman The head of the congressional committee investigating Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified information on her private email server blasted the State Department on Wednesday for hindering its probe by not providing requested documents. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight […]

More Conservative Than Thou – Mona Charen

More Conservative Than Thou – Mona Charen. by Mona Charen In our ideologically scrambled age, it’s getting very hard to tell who’s who. Political conservatives have been opposed to “socialized” medicine pretty much forever. Republicans who agreed with this philosophically paid a heavy political price as Democrats rolled out the “Mediscare” tactic every election season. But how are we to […]

Perceptions Are That Trump’s Policies Are Working – Michael Barone

Perceptions Are That Trump's Policies Are Working – Michael Barone. by Michael Barone Perceptions matter. People make decisions, even life-altering decisions, based on what they perceive as likely to happen. To the extent that public policy affects such decisions, the perception of likely policy change can affect behavior even before the change happens — even if it ends up never […]

The Last Gasps of the Clinton Dynasty – The American Interest

The Last Gasps of the Clinton Dynasty – The American Interest. by Dimitar Bechev In the four months since the election, New York and D.C. media outlets have been diligently boosting all stories related to Chelsea Clinton, apparently in the hopes that they can astroturf a political appetite among liberals for a political campaign by the former First Daughter. Here’s […]

Inside the Ring: Iran Behind Yemeni Rebels’ Explosive Boats – Washington Free Beacon

Inside the Ring: Iran Behind Yemeni Rebels’ Explosive Boats – Washington Free Beacon. by Bill Gertz · March 16, 2017 Share Email Getty Images Iranian-backed Houthi rebels working to take power in Yemen are using a new weapon that is raising fears of seaborne attacks on both military and commercial shipping in the region. The weapon is an Iranian-designed remotely […]

SPLIT IT: Congress Considers Splitting The 9th Circuit | The Daily Caller

SPLIT IT: Congress Considers Splitting The 9th Circuit | The Daily Caller. The most liberal court in America could be heading for a split. A House panel held a hearing on possibly splitting the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday morning. The 9th Circuit is recently serving as the primary antithesis to President Donald Trump. Three 9th Circuit judges, […]

Articles: The UN’s Role in Exporting the Feminists’ Agenda

Articles: The UN’s Role in Exporting the Feminists’ Agenda. by Jancie Shaw Crouse · March 16, 2017 The Left’s route to promoting their radical agenda around the world is engineering the enactment of a United Nations treaty that contains their distorted “women’s rights” policies that can then be used to impose their alien feminist views on third world nations. I […]

All You Need To Know About Catalytic Converters Is They Shouldn’t Exist

All You Need To Know About Catalytic Converters Is They Shouldn't Exist. by Rich Cromwell · March 16, 2017 You likely recognize “catalytic converter” as words that describe a thing that resides somewhere in your car. Like normal people discussing a Johnson Rod, though, it’s safe to presume you have no idea what the catalytic converter actually does. Maybe you […]

Leading Republicans, Democrats reject Trump’s Obama wiretap assertion | Reuters

Leading Republicans, Democrats reject Trump's Obama wiretap assertion | Reuters. by Ayesha Rascoe · March 16, 2017 WASHINGTON President Donald Trump stands by his accusation that the Obama administration tapped his phones during the 2016 presidential campaign, the White House said on Thursday, despite three senior lawmakers rejecting Trump’s claim. The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee […]

Oil, Gold, & Preet Bharara: How the Obama DOJ Went Soft on Sanction Crooks – The Daily Beast

Oil, Gold, & Preet Bharara: How the Obama DOJ Went Soft on Sanction Crooks – The Daily Beast. by Betsy Woodruff · March 17, 2017 The unceremonious firing of Preet Bharara last week—along with 45 other U.S. attorneys—generated significant consternation among Democrats about the way the forced resignations were handled. But the firings likely led to celebration in Istanbul. That’s […]

American courts creating ‘affirmative right to immigrate’

American courts creating ‘affirmative right to immigrate’. The courts aren’t just stripping the president of his authority to stop national security threats. They aren’t just endangering Americans. They aren’t just basing their rulings on pure ideology instead of the law. The American judiciary is creating an “affirmative right to immigrate” to the United States for every person on earth, says […]

Syria May Be a No-Win Situation for U.S. Troops | The National Interest Blog

Syria May Be a No-Win Situation for U.S. Troops | The National Interest Blog. The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that the Pentagon is recommending up to one thousand additional U.S. troops be sent to join the fight in Raqqa to help defeat the Islamic State (ISIS). Before one more American boot is sent to fight on the ground in […]

What 2 Judges Got Wrong in Striking Down Travel Order

What 2 Judges Got Wrong in Striking Down Travel Order. by Hans von Spakovsky · March 16, 2017 Two federal judges, both nominated by President Barack Obama, have issued injunctions against President Donald Trump’s revised executive order temporarily restricting travel from six terrorist safe havens in the Middle East and Africa. The decisions by Derrick Kahala Watson in Hawaii and […]

Left-Wing Attack on Sebastian Gorka is Unraveling

Left-Wing Attack on Sebastian Gorka is Unraveling. by Debra Heine · March 16, 2017 A story alleging that Trump aide Sebastian Gorka is a “crypto-Nazi” actually made the rounds today on left-wing media and even among mainstream news outlets. The allegation is so absurd one has to wonder if the White House baited the media into looking foolish. The Forward […]

A Budget to Shout About | The American Spectator

A Budget to Shout About | The American Spectator. by Stephen Moore · March 16, 2017 What hypocrites liberals and the media are. For weeks on end they’ve been beating up Trump for not taking the initiative on the $10 trillion debt build-up under Barrack Obama or the runaway entitlement programs that could bankrupt our nation. Now that Trump has […]

Trumpocalypse Reality Check: Government Spending This Century Has Grown from $3.2 Trillion to $7 Trillion – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Trumpocalypse Reality Check: Government Spending This Century Has Grown from $3.2 Trillion to $7 Trillion – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Matt Welch · March 16, 2017 An unrealistically draconian budget that doesn’t even cut spending is greeted with predictable hysteria |Mar. 16, 2017 1:59 pm How is the political class responding to a Donald Trump budget blueprint that […]

Perceptions are that Trump’s policies are working | Washington Examiner

Perceptions are that Trump's policies are working | Wa by Michael Barone · March 16, 2017 Perceptions matter. People make decisions, even life-altering decisions, based on what they perceive as likely to happen. To the extent that public policy affects such decisions, the perception of likely policy change can affect behavior even before the change happens — even if it […]

Obamacare: Democrats Forget Their Role in the ACA Disaster | National Review

Obamacare: Democrats Forget Their Role in the ACA Disaster | National Review. by Ian Tuttle · March 15, 2017 Hillary Clinton was conspicuously quiet about Obamacare in the final weeks of the election, and for good reason. One week before Election Day, the law’s fourth open-enrollment period began, accompanied by a wave of policy cancellations and rate hikes. After analyzing […]

NEA Funding — Cut It & Arts Will Still Do Fine | National Review

NEA Funding — Cut It & Arts Will Still Do Fine | National Review. by George Will · March 15, 2017 Although the National Endowment for the Arts’ 2016 cost of $148 million was less than one-hundredth of one percent of the federal budget, attempting to abolish the NEA is a fight worth having, never mind the certain futility of […]

Trump to propose ‘America-first,’ ‘hard-power’ budget | Washington Examiner

Trump to propose 'America-first,' 'hard-power' budget | Washington Examiner. by Joseph Lawler · March 16, 2017 President Trump is set to submit an “America-first” budget proposal to Congress Thursday, one that would cut deeply into foreign aid and domestic spending to boost military funding, or what Trump’s budget director called “hard power” in a preview of the budget blueprint. “You […]

Haley demands UN withdraw report branding Israel ‘apartheid’ state | Fox News

Haley demands UN withdraw report branding Israel ‘apartheid’ state | Fox News. by Adam Shaw A United Nations report co-authored by anti-Israel scholar Richard Falk on Wednesday accused the U.S. ally of being “guilty of the crime of apartheid” – triggering a furious response from the Trump administration, which demanded the U.N. “withdraw” the study. America’s U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley […]

Deterrence and Human Nature – Victor Davis Hanson

Deterrence and Human Nature – Victor Davis Hanson. by Victor Davis Hanson Deterrence is the strategy of persuading someone in advance not to do something, often by raising the likelihood of punishment. But in the 21st century, we apparently think deterrence is Neanderthal and appeals to the worst aspects of our natures. The alternative view insists that innately nice people […]