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Nolte: Lying Media Shell-Shocked by Robert Mueller’s Fact Check

Nolte: Lying Media Shell-Shocked by Robert Mueller's Fact Check. by John Nolte · January 19, 2019 Everyone in the establishment media knew BuzzFeed’s report about President Trump suborning perjury from his then-personal attorney, Michael Cohen, was a lie. What they did not expect was special counsel Robert Mueller dropping a fact check on them. They all knew it was a […]

The Media Wildly Mischaracterized That Video of Covington Catholic Students Confronting a Native American Veteran – Hit & Run : Reason.com

The Media Wildly Mischaracterized That Video of Covington Catholic Students Confronting a Native American Veteran – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Robby Soave · January 20, 2019 Screenshot via YoutubePartial video footage of students from a Catholic high school allegedly harassing a Native American veteran after the anti-abortion March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., on Saturday quickly went […]

As MLK foresaw, racism in America has been largely overcome

As MLK foresaw, racism in America has been largely overcome. “I have no despair about the future,” wrote the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in his 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” “I have no fear about the outcome of our struggle in Birmingham. . . . We will reach the goal of freedom in Birmingham and all over the […]

Dem Congresswoman: The Wall Will Incentivize Immigrants to “Break the Law”

Dem Congresswoman: The Wall Will Incentivize Immigrants to "Break the Law". Rep. Nanette Barragan (D., Calif.) spoke out against President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall on the grounds that it will force immigrants to “break the law” to get into the United States, during a panel appearance on CNN’s State of the Union. “You have the wall built on U.S. […]

Democrats Reject Trump Border Compromise, See Trump as Devil | National Review

Democrats Reject Trump Border Compromise, See Trump as Devil | National Review. They view him as a devil they must defeat at all costs. Lots of people are wondering just why Democrats rejected President Trump’s plan to reopen government agencies even before he announced the plan. House speaker Nancy Pelosi called it a “non-starter,” and Senate Democratic whip Dick Durbin […]

Sorry, Trump’s Wall Speech Was Brilliant

Sorry, Trump's Wall Speech Was Brilliant. My kid is an immigrant and came to America legally. I look with awe and wonder at him, remembering how his only wish was to come to America and have a family. It peeves me that illegal aliens are allowed to not only jump in line ahead of him like the schoolyard bully, but […]

Byron York: How Democrats came to love ‘coequal’

Byron York: How Democrats came to love 'coequal'. The divided government of 2019 is a mirror image of the divided government of 2011. Back then, Democrats controlled the White House and Senate, while Republicans had recently taken control of the House with a big victory in the 2010 midterm elections. Today, Republicans control the White House and Senate, while Democrats […]

Jew-Hatred in the Democratic Party

Jew-Hatred in the Democratic Party. by Eileen F. Toplansky · January 20, 2019 It is really time for the liberal American Jewish Democrat to acknowledge that blatant anti-Semitism has infected the Democratic Party. Nancy Pelosi has appointed Ilhan Omar to the House Foreign Relations Committee. Omar is viciously anti-Israel and is in favor of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) […]

Washington Post calls on Trump, Dems to make a deal on immigration | TheHill

Washington Post calls on Trump, Dems to make a deal on immigration | TheHill. by Brett Samuels · January 20, 2019 The Washington Post’s editorial board is urging President Trump and Democrats to hash out an immigration deal even as the two sides remained far apart on the president’s latest proposal. The editorial board on Saturday ticked through reasons Democrats […]

Trump vs. Pelosi: 5 takeaways from their tit-for-tat as shutdown plods on

Trump vs. Pelosi: 5 takeaways from their tit-for-tat as shutdown plods on. by John T. Bennett · January 18, 2019 Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump continued their high-stakes game of tit-for-tat Friday, even as the 28-day partial government shutdown plodded on with no signs of any restart of negotiations. White House aides scurried about Friday, initially declining to […]

Trump’s path to revolutionizing America’s courts – WND

Trump's path to revolutionizing America's courts – WND. America’s courts for years have been stacked with leftists, by mostly liberal presidents. They’re the ones who discovered same-sex marriage in the Constitution, have ruled precipitously that transgenders have a right to be in the military, and more. Most of the focus of this argument is on the U.S. Supreme Court which […]

Stop the Summit: Trump Should Not Meet with Kim Again | The National Interest

Stop the Summit: Trump Should Not Meet with Kim Again | The National Interest. by Gordon G. Chang · January 19, 2019 On January 18, President Donald Trump met for about ninety minutes with Kim Jong-un’s emissary, Kim Yong-chol, in Washington, D.C. At the conclusion of the session, the White House tweeted that a second summit between Trump and the […]

The US Strikes Back Against Russia’s European Gas Empire

The US Strikes Back Against Russia’s European Gas Empire. by Nolan Peterson · January 19, 2019 KYIV, Ukraine—With the Kremlin tightening its grip on the European energy market, the U.S. has hardened its opposition to a controversial Russian gas pipeline, which is currently under construction through the Baltic Sea to Germany. For months, U.S. officials have said Russia’s Nord Stream […]

You Won’t Believe How BuzzFeed Reacted to Being Wrong About THIS

You Won't Believe How BuzzFeed Reacted to Being Wrong About THIS. by Jim Treacher · January 19, 2019 My attitude toward the whole “Russian collusion” conspiracy theory can be summed up with one simple request: Wake me when Pence is president. Does colluding with the Russians seem like the sort of thing Trump could do? Yeah, sure, I guess. Sorry, […]

Executive Branch Sites Continue to Promote Obama’s Climate PoliticsThe American Spectator

Executive Branch Sites Continue to Promote Obama’s Climate PoliticsThe American Spectator. by James Taylor · January 21, 2019 As president of the United States, Donald Trump might be the official head of the federal executive branch, but climate alarmists embedded in numerous executive departments apparently don’t care about such things as democratic elections. Two years into the Trump administration, career […]

Yet another Trump ‘bombshell’ ends up being a hoax

Yet another Trump 'bombshell' ends up being a hoax. by Washington Examiner · January 19, 2019 Another leak about President Trump, supposedly from federal prosecutors, and another media freakout. This one was different from the earlier ones in its seriousness. Two reporters from BuzzFeed, citing two anonymous law enforcement officials, reported that Trump had instructed his former lawyer Michael Cohen […]

The Dems support for abortion is out of step with the American people | TheHill

The Dems support for abortion is out of step with the American people | TheHill. by Ashley McGuire, opinion contributor · January 18, 2019 I’d like to extend an invitation from one radical to another. Specifically, I would like to invite Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to attend today’s March for Life. The March for Life, held in Washington, D.C. on the anniversary […]

For 2020, Don’t Bet on Beto | Election

For 2020, Don't Bet on Beto | Election. by Michael Walsh · January 19, 2019 On the phoniness level, Robert Francis O’Rourke (Columbia University, 1995) easily scores a ten. Passing himself off as “Beto” (a childhood nickname that is also short for “Roberto” in heavily Mexican El Paso), he quickly became a Democrat Party darling during his run against Rafael […]

The media’s ‘Gotcha!’ hysteria is shameful

The media’s ‘Gotcha!’ hysteria is shameful. by Michael Goodwin · January 20, 2019 Imagine that a scientist wanted to conduct an experiment to see if it’s true that blind hatred of President Trump has led Democrats and their media handmaidens to go ’round the bend and off the cliff. Such a scientist would inject a damning — and false — […]

Linda Sarsour Promotes Anti-Israel Movement During Women’s March | The Daily Caller

Linda Sarsour Promotes Anti-Israel Movement During Women’s March | The Daily Caller. Linda Sarsour took the stage at the Women’s March Saturday morning and used the platform to express her support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The movement calls for companies and groups to protest and penalize the state of Israel over their treatment of the Palestinian […]

GOP Leaders Back New Franchise Rule

GOP Leaders Back New Franchise Rule. Republican Congressional leaders are throwing their weight behind a new federal labor regulation reversing a controversial Obama-era ruling. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R., Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions, along with party leaders in the House and Senate, sent a letter to the National Labor Relations Board asking it […]

Brexit: Parliament & Government Dispute Becomes Tug-of-War | National Review

Brexit: Parliament & Government Dispute Becomes Tug-of-War | National Review. Voter concerns over sovereignty may soon drown out abstruse parliamentary maneuvers. In the long-running British soap opera that is Brexit, we have become accustomed to two regular developments: dramatic political reversals and confident predictions that the issue has now finally been settled (at least in prospect). Both were on display […]

The Press Manipulated the Bernie Sanders Sexual Harassment Story

The Press Manipulated the Bernie Sanders Sexual Harassment Story. Often these days people tell me how they don’t trust what they are told by the press. I tell them they don’t know half the story. I read many news stories that I find interesting and then I decide I should dig deeper. It is very often surprising how the story […]

McConnell: Senate will vote next week on Trump plan

McConnell: Senate will vote next week on Trump plan. by Susan Ferrechio · January 19, 2019 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced he will take up legislation next week incorporating the deal President Trump outlined in a Saturday afternoon address that supporters hope will end a partial government shutdown now entering its second month. The Kentucky Republican’s move to bring […]

Trump says he appreciates Mueller’s statement disputing BuzzFeed report | Fox News

Trump says he appreciates Mueller’s statement disputing BuzzFeed report | Fox News. President Trump on Saturday said he appreciates FBI special counsel Robert Mueller releasing a statement disputing parts of a BuzzFeed news report claiming Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the timing of discussions over a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow. “I thought that the […]

Trump Puts Schumer and Pelosi in a Brilliant Vise Grip

Trump Puts Schumer and Pelosi in a Brilliant Vise Grip. by Jim Davis · January 19, 2019 The federal government shutdown has presented a unique opportunity for President Donald Trump to clear out the deadwood in the federal bureaucracy, saving U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars in salaries, perks, and rented office space for people who aren’t doing anything productive. At […]

House Dems add $1 billion in border spending to reopen government | TheHill

House Dems add $1 billion in border spending to reopen government | TheHill. by John Bowden · January 19, 2019 House Democrats will offer $1 billion in funding for border security measures as a compromise measure in a bill to reopen the government this week, a Democratic source told CNN. CNN reports that none of the $1 billion will be […]

No Trump-Pelosi talks planned as explosive report complicates shutdown endgame

No Trump-Pelosi talks planned as explosive report complicates shutdown endgame. by John T. Bennett · January 18, 2019 Updated 12:45 p.m. | There are no shutdown talks with Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Donald Trump’s Friday schedule and no invitations for any have been extended, even as White House aides claim the president put the kibosh on her Afghanistan trip in […]

EU court orders Turkey to follow human-rights treaty – WND

EU court orders Turkey to follow human-rights treaty – WND. The increasingly authoritarian Turkish regime has been caught acting with “prejudice” against Christians even though it ratified the European Convention on Human Rights, and now a court has ordered the NATO ally to clean up its act. The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Turkey violated the treaty’s protection […]

Pelosi’s Trip to Italy, Ukraine Cost Air Force $184,587.81

Pelosi's Trip to Italy, Ukraine Cost Air Force $184,587.81. Given the political kerfluffle over President Trump cancelling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Claif.) congressional delegation (CODEL) trip to Afghanistan, it is interesting to note that a 2015 CODEL to Italy and Ukraine by Pelosi, as documented by Judicial Watch, cost the Air Force alone $184,587.81 in expenses. “Speaker Pelosi has a […]

Stop the Summit: Trump Should Not Meet with Kim Again | The National Interest

Stop the Summit: Trump Should Not Meet with Kim Again | The National Interest. by Gordon G. Chang · January 19, 2019 On January 18, President Donald Trump met for about ninety minutes with Kim Jong-un’s emissary, Kim Yong-chol, in Washington, D.C. At the conclusion of the session, the White House tweeted that a second summit between Trump and the […]

Trump Must Go to the Mat Over Liberal Judge’s Ruling On Census Question

Trump Must Go to the Mat Over Liberal Judge’s Ruling On Census Question. A Manhattan district court judge earlier this week blocked the Trump administration from adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 census, and in doing so has sought to weaken executive power while strengthening the administrative state. The Trump administration has one choice here: Overturn this judicial […]

Democrats Immediately Reject Trump’s Offer to End Shutdown

Democrats Immediately Reject Trump's Offer to End Shutdown. by Rick Moran · January 19, 2019 If Donald Trump thought he could end the partial government shutdown by dangling some tantalizing tidbits to Democrats on DACA recipients and Temporary Protected Status holders, he was immediately disabused of that notion when the Democratic leadership flatly rejected his proposals. The Hill: Senate Minority […]

The Immorality of the Open Borders PartyThe American Spectator

The Immorality of the Open Borders PartyThe American Spectator. by George Neumayr · January 18, 2019 “A wall is an immorality between countries,” Nancy Pelosi said the other day. The New York Times recently ran a piece entitled “There is Nothing Wrong with Open Borders.” Democrats across the country routinely call for the abolition of ICE and the spread of […]

Hispanic Approval of Trump Surges to 50% as Employment Sets Record

Hispanic Approval of Trump Surges to 50% as Employment Sets Record. A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows Hispanic-Latino approval of President Donald Trump’s job performance jumped 19 points in the past month, hitting, hitting 50% in January. In the national survey of adults (age 18 and up), conducted January 10-13, 2019, 50% of Latinos said they approve of Trump’s job […]

I Went to the March for Life. Here Are 7 Things I Saw.

I Went to the March for Life. Here Are 7 Things I Saw.. Tens of thousands of pro-life activists from across the country gathered Friday in Washington to speak out against abortion by participating in the 46th annual March for Life. A massive crowd–made up of many high school and college students but also families, older Americans, and clergy—gathered on […]

Trouble Everywhere | Belmont Club

Trouble Everywhere | Belmont Club. by Richard Fernandez · January 17, 2019 Carl Bildt, the Co-Chair European Council on Foreign Relations, lamented the state of the establishment. In a tweet he said: Government in US shut down. Complete meltdown in UK politics. Protest wave forces Macron into wide dialogue in France. Just mess in Italy. Still no government in Sweden. […]

Self-Driving Vehicles on the Road to America’s Ninja FutureThe American Spectator

Self-Driving Vehicles on the Road to America’s Ninja FutureThe American Spectator. by Gary Shapiro · January 18, 2019 I’ve always been a voracious reader of science fiction. In 1977 — the year that brought us Star Wars: A New Hope, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Island of Dr. Moreau — I dreamed of how the technology I […]

Karen Pence As Condensed Symbol | The American Conservative

Karen Pence As Condensed Symbol | The American Conservative. I read the stories below yesterday, on a train to Valencia (a beautiful city — more on which shortly). I couldn’t get a wifi connection in my hotel, so I couldn’t post this last night. That’s probably for the best; I’ve had more time to think about it. Which, in this […]

Gutfeld on Trump’s letter to Pelosi | Fox News

Gutfeld on Trump's letter to Pelosi | Fox News. President Trump should accept Nancy Pelosi’s State of the Union offer, skip town and hold a giant event in the middle of America. Citing security concerns during the shutdown, Nancy Pelosi has asked Donald Trump to give his State of the Union address in writing. Trump’s response? Canceling her trip to […]

What Bruce Ohr Told the FBI

What Bruce Ohr Told the FBI. KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL JANUARY 17, 2019 Everybody knew. Everybody of consequence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department understood fully in the middle of 2016—as the FBI embarked on its counterintelligence probe of Donald Trump—that it was doing so based on disinformation provided by Hillary Clinton’s campaign. That’s the big revelation from […]

Continetti on ‘Lackluster’ Field of 2020 Dem Candidates: ‘We’re Going to Have the 20 Smurfs’

Continetti on 'Lackluster' Field of 2020 Dem Candidates: 'We're Going to Have the 20 Smurfs'. Washington Free Beacon editor in chief Matthew Continetti said Thursday that the emerging field of Democrats running for president in 2020 is “lackluster” and has yet to produce a strong challenger to President Donald Trump. Continetti appeared on Fox News’ “Special Report,” where he discussed […]

Michael Cohen May Back Out Of Congressional Hearing Over Trump Comments | The Daily Caller

Michael Cohen May Back Out Of Congressional Hearing Over Trump Comments | The Daily Caller. Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen might back out of a congressional hearing scheduled for February, the former Trump lawyer’s adviser said Thursday. In an appearance on MSNBC, Lanny Davis said Cohen is reconsidering whether to testify before Congress because of comments from President Donald Trump […]

Karen Pence’s Christian-School Job Is Attacked by Intolerant Critics | National Review

Karen Pence’s Christian-School Job Is Attacked by Intolerant Critics | National Review. Karen Pence is a believing Christian woman. She took a part-time job at a private Christian school. And this, believe it or not, is a scandal. Don’t believe me? Her job has already merited not just one, but two critical Washington Post stories. There’s the obligatory CNN report, […]

The Shutdown Necessarily Continues

The Shutdown Necessarily Continues. The Democrats have long supported securing the border. But it is a signature initiative from President Donald Trump. So now they oppose it. The President cannot cave in, or Nancy Pelosi gets a win. There should be a way out, but both sides are now committed to their positions. Short of TSA workers just not showing […]

The meaning behind Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib’s anti-Semitic comments

The meaning behind Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib's anti-Semitic comments. by Siraj Hashmi · January 18, 2019 Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., went on the record with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and was given the opportunity to respond to some old inflammatory tweets about Israel. Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings […]

Preseason is over for Beto O’Rourke – Connecticut Post

Preseason is over for Beto O'Rourke – Connecticut Post. by Carter Eskew, The Washington Post Beto O’Rourke, welcome to the National Football League. As a potential top-tier presidential candidate, O’Rourke has arrived at a much tougher level of competition, and he had better raise his game quickly. To continue the metaphor, he is like a No. 1 draft pick, and […]

Why Mueller Won’t Produce an Impeachment Report

Why Mueller Won't Produce an Impeachment Report. by Jim Daws · January 17, 2019 This past week offered some signs that Robert Mueller is finally winding down his cover-up operation with no findings of high crimes or misdemeanors against the president. Considering the damage the political hacks in Obama’s law enforcement and intelligence agencies have inflicted on the nation, let’s […]

Top Mueller Officials Coordinated With Fusion GPS Spouse In 2016

Top Mueller Officials Coordinated With Fusion GPS Spouse In 2016. by Mollie Hemingway · January 17, 2019 A senior Department of Justice official says he repeatedly and specifically told top officials at the FBI and DOJ about dossier author Christopher Steele’s bias and his employer Fusion GPS’ conflicts of interest, information they kept hidden from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. […]

House votes 362-53 to disapprove Trump lifting of sanctions on Russian companies | TheHill

House votes 362-53 to disapprove Trump lifting of sanctions on Russian companies | TheHill. by Juliegrace Brufke · January 17, 2019 In a major rebuke of President Trump, the House overwhelming passed a resolution Thursday formally disapproving of the Trump administration’s rolling back of sanctions on companies owned by Oleg Deripaska, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a […]

Rep. Steve King challenger raises $100,000 in 10 days

Rep. Steve King challenger raises $100,000 in 10 days. by Emily Kopp · January 17, 2019 As Rep. Steve King has faced calls for his censure and resignation by congressional colleagues this week, his primary challenger has been raking in donations. Conservative state Sen. Randy Feenstra has raised $100,000 in the 10 days since he formed his congressional campaign committee, […]

Trump shuts down Pelosi’s junket to Brussels, Egypt, Afghanistan – WND

Trump shuts down Pelosi's junket to Brussels, Egypt, Afghanistan – WND. President Trump on Thursday ordered the postponement of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s congressional junket to Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan only an hour before its departure was scheduled. The president argued it would be better for her to be in Washington so she could negotiate an end to the government […]

Americans are Tired of Middle East Mayhem | The National Interest

Americans are Tired of Middle East Mayhem | The National Interest. by Daniel R. DePetris · January 17, 2019 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s eight-day trip to the Middle East, which took him to Jordan and through the Gulf before concluding in Oman, was marketed by the Trump administration as a messaging tour. Coming weeks after President Donald Trump’s announcement […]

The Left’s Extremism Will Continue to Drive Support for Trump

The Left's Extremism Will Continue to Drive Support for Trump. by Victor Davis Hanson · January 17, 2019 What are Donald Trump’s chances for re-election in 2020? If history is any guide, pretty good. In early 1994, Bill Clinton’s approval rating after two years in office hovered around a dismal 40 percent. The first midterm elections of the Clinton presidency […]

Pro-Life Christian Actor Leads Effort to Build the Largest Statue of Jesus, the ‘Christ of Peace,’ in Mexico’s Fifth Most Dangerous City

Pro-Life Christian Actor Leads Effort to Build the Largest Statue of Jesus, the ‘Christ of Peace,’ in Mexico’s Fifth Most Dangerous City. by Tyler O’Neil · January 17, 2019 A Christian actor in northeastern Mexico has financed what will become the world’s largest statue of Jesus Christ — in the country’s fifth most dangerous city. Eduardo Verástegui Córdoba, a Christian […]

The Immorality of the Open Borders PartyThe American Spectator

The Immorality of the Open Borders PartyThe American Spectator. by George Neumayr · January 18, 2019 “A wall is an immorality between countries,” Nancy Pelosi said the other day. The New York Times recently ran a piece entitled “There is Nothing Wrong with Open Borders.” Democrats across the country routinely call for the abolition of ICE and the spread of […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar Recklessly Accuses Lindsey Graham of Being ‘Compromised’ – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Rep. Ilhan Omar Recklessly Accuses Lindsey Graham of Being 'Compromised' – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Matt Welch · January 17, 2019 On Tuesday evening, one of the newest and most controversial Democrats in Congress, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D–Minn.), asserted breathlessly on Twitter that the explanation for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R–S.C.) careening so violently in his approach toward Donald […]

Secret Service Official: Pelosi Never Contacted Us For Security Plan Before Canceling Trump Speech | The Daily Caller

Secret Service Official: Pelosi Never Contacted Us For Security Plan Before Canceling Trump Speech | The Daily Caller. The Secret Service was never contacted by Nancy Pelosi’s office or other Democratic congressional leadership regarding their ability to protect the president, members of the administration and Congress during the State of the Union, according to a senior law enforcement official at […]

Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Ban American Exports to Chinese Telecom Companies That Violate U.S. Sanctions

Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Ban American Exports to Chinese Telecom Companies That Violate U.S. Sanctions. A bipartisan group of lawmakers from both the House and the Senate on Wednesday introduced the Telecommunications Denial Order Enforcement Act, which would direct President Donald Trump to impose denial orders banning the export of American parts and components to Chinese telecommunications companies that […]

FBI & President Trump — When Did It Become the FBI’s Job to Check on the President? | National Review

FBI & President Trump — When Did It Become the FBI’s Job to Check on the President? | National Review. I appreciate David’s response to my column on the FBI counterintelligence investigation of Trump, but unfortunately don’t find it persuasive. David emphasizes how the regulations governing a counterintelligence investigation focus on the activity of the foreign power. Yeah, sure. But […]

Trump’s Re-election Chances May Be Better Than You Think

Trump's Re-election Chances May Be Better Than You Think. What are Donald Trump’s chances for re-election in 2020? If history is any guide, pretty good. In early 1994, Bill Clinton’s approval rating after two years in office hovered around a dismal 40 percent. The first midterm elections of the Clinton presidency were an utter disaster. A new generation of younger, […]

Here’s how to get airport screeners paid during government shutdowns: Privatize the TSA

Here's how to get airport screeners paid during government shutdowns: Privatize the TSA. by Washington Examiner · January 16, 2019 Conservatives complain about government constantly. But if there’s one agency hated by people across the political spectrum, it is the Transportation Security Administration. This agency, created in late 2001, is known by alternative acronyms such as “Thousands Standing Around,” and […]

Giuliani claims ‘I never said there was no collusion’ in Trump campaign | Fox News

Giuliani claims 'I never said there was no collusion' in Trump campaign | Fox News. President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudolph Giuliani, claimed Wednesday night that he “never said there was no collusion” between members of President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and Russian officials — but he did say that Trump himself never colluded with Russian officials. The former New York […]

Who blinks first will matter in Trump, Democrats’ wall fight

Who blinks first will matter in Trump, Democrats' wall fight. Of all the issues at stake as President Donald Trump and Democrats wrangle over his prized border wall, the latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government agencies reopen. It sounds like one of those perplexing snits that frustrates Americans and prompts them […]

Macron and the Fall of France

Macron and the Fall of France. by Doug Petrikat · January 16, 2019 It had been over twenty years since I had been in Paris when I visited again in July of 2018. The contrast between my memory of the city and the current reality was astonishing. Instead of resembling a European center of culture, fine food, and fashion, it […]

Major Liberal Groups Walk Away From the Women’s March, But Quietly

Major Liberal Groups Walk Away From the Women’s March, But Quietly. by Warren Henry · January 15, 2019 After claims of anti-Semitism against the leaders of Women’s March Inc. rocked the movement—including a blockbuster report in Tablet magazine—hundreds of activist groups that previously partnered with the march have headed for the exits ahead of this year’s events. It may be […]

Trump tells GOP senators he’s sticking to Syria and Afghanistan pullout  | TheHill

Trump tells GOP senators he’s sticking to Syria and Afghanistan pullout  | TheHill. by Alexander Bolton · January 16, 2019 President Trump told a group of Republican senators Wednesday evening that he is sticking with his plan to draw down U.S. forces in Syria and Afghanistan, marking a new era in American foreign policy. Trump’s call to stick with his […]

Pence signals little progress with China since Trump-Xi agreement

Pence signals little progress with China since Trump-Xi agreement. Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday signaled that the Trump administration has made little progress in trade talks with China, even after what the White House portrayed as a breakthrough late last year. Pence painted a picture of a new lull in U.S.-China trade talks even after President Donald Trump and Chinese […]

Border rancher: ‘We’ve found prayer rugs out here’ – WND

Border rancher: 'We've found prayer rugs out here' – WND. Prayer rugs typically used in Islamic worship have been found by ranchers and farmers near the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months, suggesting Middle Easterners are penetrating the southern frontier. The Washington Examiner, reporting from a New Mexico border town, spoke to a rancher who asked to remain anonymous for fear […]

Atheism’s Myth of a Christian Dark Ages Is Unbelievable

Atheism’s Myth of a Christian Dark Ages Is Unbelievable. Atheist biologist Jerry Coyne once wrote, “Had there been no Christianity, if after the fall of Rome atheism had pervaded the Western world, science would have developed earlier and be far more advanced than it is now.” Did Christianity really drag the West into an anti-scientific “Dark Ages,” a period said […]

Liberals Bash Karen Pence for Teaching at Christian School

Liberals Bash Karen Pence for Teaching at Christian School. Second lady Karen Pence is under fire from some liberals for her decision to teach art at a Christian school in Virginia. The Pences never seem to miss an opportunity to show their public service only extends to some. https://t.co/d7IqWzFRDg — Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) January 16, 2019 This sends a […]

The Coup Has Failed — Is the Worm About to Turn?

The Coup Has Failed — Is the Worm About to Turn?. by Debra Heine · January 16, 2019 It is now obvious that for two and a half years, Democrats and their friends in the deep state have been peddling an elaborate hoax: the spurious charge that President Trump conspired or colluded with the Russians to win the 2016 election. […]

The Democrats’ Blueprint for ImpeachmentThe American Spectator

The Democrats’ Blueprint for ImpeachmentThe American Spectator. by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. · January 16, 2019 Washington Do you recall back in July of 2016 when candidate Donald J. Trump brought down the house at a campaign press conference in Miami by jokingly pleading with the Russians to hack into Hillary Clinton’s emails? Bill’s wife Bruno, as we call her, […]

The 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the Amendment That Led to Prohibition Is a Reminder of the Lasting Damage Bad Policy Can Do – Hit & Run : Reason.com

The 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the Amendment That Led to Prohibition Is a Reminder of the Lasting Damage Bad Policy Can Do – Hit & Run : Reason.com. One hundred years ago today, Nebraska became the 36th state to ratify the 18th amendment, which set Prohibition in motion a year later. Prohibition is widely, and rightly, remembered as […]

Florida Commissioner Under Fire For Calling Rashida Tlaib A ‘Hamas-Loving Anti-Semite’ Who Might ‘Blow Up Capitol Hill’ | The Daily Caller

Florida Commissioner Under Fire For Calling Rashida Tlaib A ‘Hamas-Loving Anti-Semite’ Who Might ‘Blow Up Capitol Hill’ | The Daily Caller. Florida officials and Muslim advocacy groups have lambasted a city commissioner for calling Rep. Rashida Tlaib a “Hamas-loving anti-Semite” who might “blow up Capitol Hill.” Hallandale Beach Commissioner Annabelle Lima-Taub made the comments in a Jan. 8 Facebook post, […]

Brexit Bedlam: Parliament Sinks PM May’s EU Divorce Deal by 230 Votes

Brexit Bedlam: Parliament Sinks PM May's EU Divorce Deal by 230 Votes. By William James and Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to […]

New Anti-Semitism Spread by Woke Progressives | National Review

New Anti-Semitism Spread by Woke Progressives | National Review. The old anti-Semitism was mostly, but not exclusively, a tribal prejudice expressed in America up until the mid 20th century most intensely on the right. It manifested itself from the silk-stocking country club and corporation (“gentlemen’s agreement”) to the rawer regions of the Ku Klux Klan’s lunatic fringe. While liberals from […]

Procter & Gamble’s Toxic Sanctimony

Procter & Gamble's Toxic Sanctimony. One of the world’s most successful brands committed ideological hara-kiri this week. Recognized around the world as a symbol of manly civility for more than a century, Gillette will now be remembered as the company that did itself in by sacrificing a massive consumer base at the altar of progressivism. To which I say: R.I.P.-C. […]

With wall fight, Trump finally learns message discipline

With wall fight, Trump finally learns message discipline. by Steven Nelson · January 16, 2019 During the third week of the ongoing partial government shutdown, President Trump offered a stark message: Abducted women are being driven across the U.S.-Mexico border with tape on their mouths, and only a wall — a technology as age-tested as the wheel — would end […]

Networks Trashed Trump With 90% Negative Spin in 2018, But Did It Matter?

Networks Trashed Trump With 90% Negative Spin in 2018, But Did It Matter?. At the midpoint of Donald Trump’s first term, the establishment media’s obvious hostility shows no signs of relenting, but polls show this negative coverage has had no discernible impact on the public’s attitudes toward the President. Since January 20, 2017, the Media Research Center has analyzed every […]

The Conservative Majority and Polls

The Conservative Majority and Polls. by Bruce Walker · January 15, 2019 Gallup on January 8 published a poll that showed that conservatives outnumber liberals in America. The most resilient political fact over the last half-century is the clear majority of Americans who identify themselves as “conservative” rather than “liberal.” Even California has a conservative advantage, according to some polls. […]

NYT Reveals FBI Retaliated Against Trump For Lawfully Firing Comey

NYT Reveals FBI Retaliated Against Trump For Lawfully Firing Comey. by Mollie Hemingway · January 14, 2019 In a Friday night news dump, the New York Times revealed the FBI’s surprisingly flimsy justification for launching a retaliatory investigation into President Donald Trump, their chief adversary during their recent troubled era. Admitting there is no actual evidence for their probe into […]

GOP conference chair: King should ‘find another line of work’ | TheHill

GOP conference chair: King should 'find another line of work' | TheHill. by Cristina Marcos · January 15, 2019 The third-ranking House Republican said Tuesday that Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) should “find another line of work” after his comments questioning why the terms “white supremacist” and “white nationalist” had become offensive. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the House GOP conference chairwoman, […]

Amid shutdown, White House, Democrats, can’t even agree on lunch

Amid shutdown, White House, Democrats, can’t even agree on lunch. by John T. Bennett · January 15, 2019 No House Democrats will attend a White House-organized lunch meeting on Tuesday with President Donald Trump as the partial government shutdown continues, a sign of how dug in both sides are with no deal in sight. The White House invited a group […]

Pelosi calls cops to remove illegals from her home – WND

Pelosi calls cops to remove illegals from her home – WND. Amid her staunch opposition to funding a border wall, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called police to evict illegal aliens from camping out at her multimillion-dollar vineyard estate in Napa Valley. The Daily Wire, citing freelance journalist Nick Monroe, reported citizen journalist and activist Laura Loomer brought illegal immigrants from […]

F-22 vs. F-35: Which Stealth Fighter Wins in a Shootout? | The National Interest

F-22 vs. F-35: Which Stealth Fighter Wins in a Shootout? | The National Interest. Key point: The answer is that the F-35 cannot match the F-22 as an air superiority fighter—it was never designed as such. Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter—which is built in three versions—recently completed its developmental test phase and is operational with the U.S. Air Force […]

Photo Shows Rep. Rashida Tlaib with Pro-Hezbollah Activist Who Denies Israel’s Right to Exist

Photo Shows Rep. Rashida Tlaib with Pro-Hezbollah Activist Who Denies Israel’s Right to Exist. An activist who supports an anti-Israel terrorist group has posted photos of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) posing with him at her inauguration. Abbas Hamideh, who describes himself as “Palestinian Right of Return Activist. I don’t compromise on one inch of Palestinian land! Founder: Al-Awda, Right of […]

Most Young Adults Disagree With Democrats on Abortion

Most Young Adults Disagree With Democrats on Abortion. by Tony Perkins · January 15, 2019 The Democrats’ national platform doesn’t just lack common decency when it comes to unborn life—it lacks common ground. For the last three years, the party of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton has been fighting to do away with consensus limits on abortion—and based on the […]

NYC Adds Third Gender ‘X’ Option to Official City ID Cards

NYC Adds Third Gender 'X' Option to Official City ID Cards. by Bridget Johnson · January 15, 2019 New York City’s free identification card, marking its launch four years ago, has added a third gender for users to select. IDNYC is available for city residents ages 10 years and up, and was designed so that populations who might not otherwise […]

Red Lobster Hillary Cabal Targets Tucker CarlsonThe American Spectator

Red Lobster Hillary Cabal Targets Tucker CarlsonThe American Spectator. by Jeffrey Lord · January 15, 2019 I had a great dinner at a local Red Lobster the other night. The crab cakes were excellent, the staff and service friendly and terrific. But alas that was my last meal at the Red Lobster. The Red Lobster, which I thought was in […]

Stossel: Government Shutdown Shows Private Is Better – Reason.com

Stossel: Government Shutdown Shows Private Is Better – Reason.com. The government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media say it’s a “crisis.” The Washington Post talks talks about the “shutdown’s pain.” The New York Times says it’s “just too much.” John Stossel says: wait a second. Looking around America, everything seems pretty normal. Life goes on. Kids […]

Pelosi, Democrats should discipline Tlaib’s anti-Semitism

Pelosi, Democrats should discipline Tlaib’s anti-Semitism. by Jonathan S. Tobin · January 15, 2019 It took far too long, but the breaking point finally came for Republicans. For years, Rep. Steve King has been pushing the envelope with far-right ideology and racist language targeting immigrants. Though he represents Iowa’s 4th District, King has emerged as the voice of the alt-right […]

GOP maps out early 2020 strategy to retake House | TheHill

GOP maps out early 2020 strategy to retake House | TheHill. by Lisa Hagen · January 15, 2019 Republicans are crafting an early strategy to take back the House in 2020, zeroing in on districts carried by President Trump that recently flipped to Democrats and starting a recruitment process that will have a heavy emphasis on female candidates. After losing […]

Trump Team Reportedly Rejected Mueller Request For POTUS Interview | The Daily Caller

Trump Team Reportedly Rejected Mueller Request For POTUS Interview | The Daily Caller. President Donald Trump’s attorneys rejected a request from special counsel Robert Mueller in recent weeks for a sit-down interview with the Republican, according to CNN. The request was made after Nov. 20, 2018, when Trump’s lawyers responded in writing to a list of questions from Mueller, who […]

Sharpton Heavily Courted by 2020 Democrats, Will Hold Off Endorsement for a Year

Sharpton Heavily Courted by 2020 Democrats, Will Hold Off Endorsement for a Year. Al Sharpton is being heavily courted by Democrats seeking his endorsement as they pursue the 2020 presidential nomination, but he said he won’t make a decision on who he’ll support for at least a year. The liberal civil rights activist and MSNBC host has met with a […]

Philadelphia Soda Tax: Little Revenue, Lost Sales, and Unchanged Sugar Consumption | National Review

Philadelphia Soda Tax: Little Revenue, Lost Sales, and Unchanged Sugar Consumption | National Review. A tax on sweetened beverages harms businesses and achieves none of its goals. Philadelphia’s outlandish soda tax is what Democratic-party politics looks like when it lets its freak flag fly. So many classic elements are there: (failed) social engineering and “think of the children!” on one […]

‘Green New Deal’ exposes rifts in the Democratic Party

‘Green New Deal’ exposes rifts in the Democratic Party. by Josh Siegel · January 11, 2019 Progressives have created a frenzy by promising a “Green New Deal” to transition the U.S. away from fossil fuels within a decade. The proposal, backed by the freshman media sensation Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has excited progressives, who have longed for major federal action […]

Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid ‘white supremacist’ controversy | Fox News

Rep. Steve King removed from committee assignments amid 'white supremacist' controversy | Fox News. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, was stripped of his committee assignments by his fellow House Republicans Monday evening following bipartisan condemnation of King’s recent remarks on white supremacy and white nationalism. “We will not tolerate this type of language in the Republican Party … or in the […]

Why Democrats Oppose The Wall: Trump Will Actually Build It

Why Democrats Oppose The Wall: Trump Will Actually Build It. by Peggy Ryan · January 14, 2019 The conservative consensus is that Democrats don’t want to fund President Trump’s wall because they hate him. Well, yes, Democrats do indeed hate President Trump, and yes, it’s a deep-seated hatred, a visceral, soul-rotting hatred, but that’s not the real reason they won’t […]

Missing: Key Docs On Alleged Misconduct By Mueller’s Lead Prosecutor

Missing: Key Docs On Alleged Misconduct By Mueller’s Lead Prosecutor. by Margot Cleveland · January 14, 2019 Andrew Weissmann, the lead prosecutor for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, has a history of questionable conduct. But the full extent of Weissmann’s alleged prosecutorial misconduct is unclear because some of the most serious charges were hidden behind redactions and secreted in sealed court […]

Trump team recently turned down in-person interview with Mueller: report | TheHill

Trump team recently turned down in-person interview with Mueller: report | TheHill. by Emily Birnbaum · January 14, 2019 President Trump’s legal team recently denied a request from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office for a sit-down interview with the president, CNN reported on Monday. Mueller asked Trump for a face-to-face interview after the president’s lawyers submitted his written answers to […]

House will vote this week on two stopgap funding bills to end shutdown

House will vote this week on two stopgap funding bills to end shutdown. The House this week will vote on two stopgap spending bills to reopen all closed government agencies, Democrats announced Monday. The Democrats have introduced two continuing resolutions with varying lengths. One, which would reopen the government through Feb. 1, will be voted under suspension of the rules […]

Women’s March co-founder defends praise of Farrakhan – WND

Women's March co-founder defends praise of Farrakhan – WND. A co-founder of the Women’s March, which prides itself in combating “bigotry,” defended her characterization of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan as “the greatest of all time.” In an appearance Monday on ABC’s “The View,” Tamika Mallory was asked by co-host Sunny Hostin about her relationship with Farrakhan, noting Farrakhan […]

The Many Problems with Erdogan’s Plan for Syria | The National Interest

The Many Problems with Erdogan's Plan for Syria | The National Interest. by Adam Lammon · January 14, 2019 For Americans in favor of leaving Syria but with reservations about doing so, do not take solace in Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent op-ed in the New York Times , for it is insincere political theater masquerading as an olive […]

Trump Treats Clemson Tigers to Fast Food During Govt. Shutdown

Trump Treats Clemson Tigers to Fast Food During Govt. Shutdown. Clemson University President Jim Clements (L) and Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney (R) present two jerseys, one for President Donald Trump (2nd L) and one for his son Barron, during a South Lawn event at the White House June 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump hosted the team […]

Cohen’s History of Falsehoods Makes His Upcoming Congressional Testimony Worthless

Cohen's History of Falsehoods Makes His Upcoming Congressional Testimony Worthless. by Hans von Spakovsky · January 14, 2019 Before he begins a three-year prison sentence for lying to the Internal Revenue Service about the taxes he owed, lying to financial institutions, and lying to Congress, Michael Cohen—President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney—is scheduled to testify about Trump at a congressional […]

Democrats’ Big Lie on the Border Wall — Yet They’re WinningThe American Spectator

Democrats’ Big Lie on the Border Wall — Yet They’re WinningThe American Spectator. by Jed Babbin · January 14, 2019 Despite the fact that President Trump has fired almost every big gun he has, his battle with congressional Democrats over funding the construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has been stalemated. He will probably lose the fight. The […]

‘Our Porous Border’ and Other Myths of Trump’s Increasingly Popular Wall Mania – Hit & Run : Reason.com

'Our Porous Border' and Other Myths of Trump's Increasingly Popular Wall Mania – Hit & Run : Reason.com. As the government shutdown continues, it’s worth underscoring that the precipitating factor—President Donald Trump’s insistence that any new spending bill include somewhere around $5 billion for the construction of a border wall, barrier, or fence—is built upon a foundation of sand. The […]

White House Slams Democrats For Puerto Rico Vacation During Shutdown | The Daily Caller

White House Slams Democrats For Puerto Rico Vacation During Shutdown | The Daily Caller. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders harshly criticized Democratic lawmakers for flying to Puerto Rico for a political event and vacationing during a partial government shutdown. Democrats in Congress are so alarmed about federal workers not getting paid they’re partying on the beach instead of […]

U.S. Diplomats Stationed Abroad Feel Strain of Shutdown

U.S. Diplomats Stationed Abroad Feel Strain of Shutdown. DOHA, Qatar—U.S. diplomats and personnel stationed abroad are being hit hard by the ongoing shutdown of the federal government in Washington, D.C., and are expressing frustration to their boss, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. During a meet and greet session with U.S. staff in Doha on Sunday, Pompeo sought to allay concerns […]

Kamala Harris & Knights of Columbus: Religious Test of the ‘New Liberalism’ | National Review

Kamala Harris & Knights of Columbus: Religious Test of the ‘New Liberalism’ | National Review. by Matthew Continetti · January 12, 2019 Sen. Kamala Harris speaks during Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, September 4, 2018. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) No longer is the debate over Christianity in the public square. It is over Christians in the […]

Apocalypse Ruth

Apocalypse Ruth. There are some opponents worthy of grudging respect. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg is a terrible legal thinker, a leftist with no real respect for liberty and a confessed critic of the Constitution over its limitations upon the government’s ability to impose her fans’ pinko vision of soft, huggy tyranny upon Normal Americans. But I respect her as an […]

Joe Biden hurt by Obama’s call for ‘new blood’ in politics

Joe Biden hurt by Obama's call for 'new blood' in politics. by Naomi Lim · January 13, 2019 Former Vice President Joe Biden, 76, is reportedly slighted by former President Barack Obama’s call for “new blood” in politics. The 44th president, during a private Obama Foundation reception last week in Hawaii, told attendees there was a “deficit” in political leadership […]

Sarah Sanders, other Republicans slam Democrats for ‘partying on the beach’ amid shutdown | Fox News

Sarah Sanders, other Republicans slam Democrats for 'partying on the beach' amid shutdown | Fox News. Democrats flew to Puerto Rico on a chartered jet along with lobbyists to see Hamilton, as the government shutdown drags on leaving over 800,000 people without pay. Republican leaders slammed Democrats on Sunday following reports that around 30 Democratic members of Congress traveled to […]

30 Democrats in Puerto Rico with 109 lobbyists for weekend despite shutdown

30 Democrats in Puerto Rico with 109 lobbyists for weekend despite shutdown. by Paul Bedard · January 12, 2019 Some 30 Democratic lawmakers left the government shutdown behind Friday on a chartered flight to Puerto Rico for a winter retreat with 109 lobbyists and corporate executives during which they planned to see the hit Broadway show “Hamilton” and attend three […]

There Is a Pony in the Mueller Heap of Dung

There Is a Pony in the Mueller Heap of Dung. by Clarice Feldman · January 13, 2019 It is increasingly obvious that there is a pony in the heap of Mueller Trump-Russia dung, and the pony is a corrupt FBI and CIA covering up their unlawful conduct. Even the best efforts by the wrongdoers’ media mouthpieces are not sufficient to […]

Booker tries to shake doubts about pharmaceutical ties ahead of 2020 | TheHill

Booker tries to shake doubts about pharmaceutical ties ahead of 2020 | TheHill. by Peter Sullivan · January 13, 2019 Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is trying to overcome doubts that he is too close to the pharmaceutical industry ahead of an expected presidential campaign. The progressive criticism of Booker reached a crescendo in early 2017 when he voted against a […]

Xi Jinping will Give Donald Trump a Victory on Trade | The National Interest

Xi Jinping will Give Donald Trump a Victory on Trade | The National Interest. With the conclusion of the first round of negotiations yesterday in Beijing, the way ahead for the United States and China to avoid a full-scale tariff war has become clear. With fifty days remaining before the March 1 end of the truce Trump and Xi announced […]

Poll: 48% of Likely Voters Now Say Gov’t Not Doing Enough to Stop Illegal Immigration

Poll: 48% of Likely Voters Now Say Gov’t Not Doing Enough to Stop Illegal Immigration. Nearly half (48%) of likely voters in the U.S. now think the government is doing too little to stop illegal immigration, new survey findings released by Rasmussen Reports Friday show. According to its national survey of 1,000 likely voters, conducted Jan. 8-9, 2019, about two-thirds […]

Pompeo in Cairo: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame Is Over’

Pompeo in Cairo: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame Is Over'. by James Phillips · January 11, 2019 It’s a new day in American foreign policy. On Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a forceful speech in Cairo, Egypt, in which he stated that the Trump administration had learned from the mistakes of the Obama administration and has reasserted […]

Antifa Group Doxxed More Than 30 Conservative UT Students for Attending Rallies and ‘Liking’ Ben Shapiro and Dinesh D’Souza

Antifa Group Doxxed More Than 30 Conservative UT Students for Attending Rallies and ‘Liking’ Ben Shapiro and Dinesh D'Souza. by Toni Airaksinen · January 13, 2019 More than 30 students at the University of Texas have been doxxed by a student antifa group, typically for the crime of joining conservative clubs or being spotted at lectures held by conservative speakers. […]

Debt and Deficits: They’re UnsustainableThe American Spectator

Debt and Deficits: They’re UnsustainableThe American Spectator. by Bob Luddy · January 14, 2019 The most important issue facing America today is the national debt and increasing federal deficits. Our national debt now exceeds yearly gross domestic product (GDP). The U.S is the wealthiest country in the world, but our government has the largest spending deficits and national debt in […]

. Candace Owens, communications director for Turning Point USA, claimed on Twitter that Congress has spent $200 million on 200 settlements relating to affairs and sexual assault allegations since 1998. Congress has a slush fund, made up of tax dollars, that is used to pay off & silence their alleged sexual assaults and affairs. To date, over 200 million dollars […]

DeSantis Removes Broward County Sheriff From Office

DeSantis Removes Broward County Sheriff From Office. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R.) signed an executive order on Friday removing Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel from his post. DeSantis announced the decision to remove Israel at the Broward County Sheriff’s headquarters just after 4:30 p.m., according to CBS4 Miami. Retired Coral Springs Police Sgt. Gregory Tony will be the county’s interim […]

I Want a Wall Just Like Israel’s

I Want a Wall Just Like Israel's. I have a simple message to get this wall built. I hope President Donald Trump starts using it, day and night. It’s easy to remember and easy to understand: The American people deserve the same wall as Israel. Israel has a wall separating it from enemies, terrorists and potential illegal aliens. And it […]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will miss arguments for second week, but no further treatments planned

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will miss arguments for second week, but no further treatments planned. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will miss a second week of oral arguments as she continues to recover from a cancer surgery she underwent last month, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Friday. But Ginsburg’s recovery is on track and no further treatment […]

Islam Enters Congress

Islam Enters Congress. by Valerie Greenfield · January 12, 2019 The two newly elected Muslim darlings of the Democratic Party have more ego than intellect and more hatred for Israel than love for America. On January 3, 2019, new members of Congress arrived at their Longworth House offices radiating a contagious excitement. Scores of political fans from Muslim districts in […]

Why President Donald Trump Will Win The Shutdown

Why President Donald Trump Will Win The Shutdown. by David Marcus · January 11, 2019 Compromise. It’s a word President Trump used several times yesterday. He is open to compromise. In this case, that means something short of the $5 billion he wants for a border wall. He’s open to taking less, perhaps in exchange for not applying the law […]

Dreamers-for-wall trade going nowhere in House | TheHill

Dreamers-for-wall trade going nowhere in House | TheHill. by Rafael Bernal · January 12, 2019 A deal to reopen the government by trading border wall funding for immigration benefits for so-called Dreamers doesn’t stand a chance in the House, according to legislators on both sides of the aisle. House Democrats say they don’t trust President Trump to keep his end […]

Schumer’s Green Energy Subsidies Cost Much More Than Trump’s Wall

Schumer's Green Energy Subsidies Cost Much More Than Trump's Wall. by Michael Bastasch · January 11, 2019 The government is shut down over border wall funding, but only a month ago Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer asked President Donald Trump to support billions in green energy subsidies. Schumer, a New York Democrat, in early December asked Trump to support “permanent […]

Harry Reid Calls Trump ‘Amoral’ — and He Should KnowThe American Spectator

Harry Reid Calls Trump ‘Amoral’ — and He Should KnowThe American Spectator. The gift that keeps on giving for President Donald Trump is that his fiercest critics on the left are no paragons of virtue. During an interview with Nevada Public Radio (KNPR) on Thursday, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called Trump “amoral,” proposed that newly minted Sen. Mitt […]

Sorry, Paul Krugman, the Government Shutdown Is No Great Libertarian Experiment – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Sorry, Paul Krugman, the Government Shutdown Is No Great Libertarian Experiment – Hit & Run : Reason.com. In The New York Times, columnist Paul Krugman declares that the current government shutdown can be understood as “a big beautiful libertarian experiment.” Government programs have been forced to pause, federal workers aren’t being paid, the swamp of Washington is relatively quiet. Isn’t […]

US workers are winning, big time

US workers are winning, big time. by Post Editorial Board · January 12, 2019 Lost in all the headlines about the federal shutdown and the war over the wall is some hugely important news: The US economy has taken a seriously worker-friendly turn. America is enjoying its best job market in decades, with unemployment at a nearly 50-year-low, people rejoining […]

Republicans can no longer be silent regarding bigotry – The Hour

Republicans can no longer be silent regarding bigotry – The Hour. by Tim Scott, The Washington Post Over the past two years, Republicans have focused on spreading opportunity, and it has paid dividends: From the creation of opportunity zones in some of our nation’s most distressed communities to amazing job-creation statistics and low unemployment rates, there’s no doubt that the […]

Note to Dems – it’s time to compromise

Note to Dems – it's time to compromise. by Michael Graham · January 11, 2019 Remember way, way back in the old days — I’m talking December — when the Boston Globe-Democrat and New York Times were full of praise for President George H. W. Bush and his record of bipartisan compromise? When pundits on CNN and MSNBC were bemoaning […]

Conrad Black: America’s resurgence is reshaping the world | National Post

Conrad Black: America’s resurgence is reshaping the world | National Post. by Conrad Black · January 11, 2019 Almost indiscernible in the endless tumult about President Donald Trump is the objective return of American might, right on our doorstep. A casual sampler of the Canadian, and even the American, media, might think that the United States was so far along […]

Exclusive: Agency Run By Obama Holdovers Reportedly Paid Staff Despite Not Having Money During Shutdown | The Daily Caller

Exclusive: Agency Run By Obama Holdovers Reportedly Paid Staff Despite Not Having Money During Shutdown | The Daily Caller. Employees at a federal agency run by Obama holdovers received paychecks Friday despite having no federal money appropriated to do so, according emails obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. Staff at the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) received an email Friday […]

Trump Admin Plots to Expel ‘Every Last Iranian Boot From’ Syria

Trump Admin Plots to Expel 'Every Last Iranian Boot From' Syria. MANAMA, Bahrain—The Trump administration, via Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, is beginning to build a coalition of Arab allies that will help the United States expel “every last Iranian boot” from Syria and ensure the Islamic Republic’s march across the Middle East is stopped in its tracks, according to […]

Populist and Conservative: Mike Lee on Tucker Carlson’s Monologue | National Review

Populist and Conservative: Mike Lee on Tucker Carlson’s Monologue | National Review. A debate about where the Right should go from here is the right one. Conservatives on both sides of Tucker Carlson’s broadside against America’s elite last week should be grateful he launched it. In the wake of President Trump’s surprise victory in 2016 and Republicans’ loss of the […]

Trump eases off using disaster relief funds for his wall after bipartisan pushback

Trump eases off using disaster relief funds for his wall after bipartisan pushback. by Josh Siegel · January 12, 2019 The Trump administration is appearing to ease off a plan to use disaster relief funding to build a border wall amid bipartisan pushback, allies say. White House officials told various news outlets Thursday that President Trump is weighing using billions […]

BIDEN BROTHER: Joe’s ‘going to run’ in 2020 – Slams Hillary, says ‘all my relatives’ voted for Trump – The American MirrorThe American Mirror

BIDEN BROTHER: Joe's 'going to run' in 2020 – Slams Hillary, says 'all my relatives' voted for Trump – The American MirrorThe American Mirror. Frank Biden thinks his older brother Joe will run for president in 2020, and he can win by avoiding the arrogant mistakes that doomed Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign. “I think we’re going to run,” the younger […]

Will Iran Become the Next Venezuela?

Will Iran Become the Next Venezuela?. by Babak Vaziri and Sina Nahavandi · January 11, 2019 “Will Iran become the next Venezuela?” Almost every Iranian has faced this question. In truth, Iran has not only become the next Venezuela, but the acceleration of its economic collapse is much higher than that of Venezuela. The economic situations of Venezuela and Iran […]

Why President Donald Trump Will Win The Shutdown

Why President Donald Trump Will Win The Shutdown. by David Marcus · January 11, 2019 Compromise. It’s a word President Trump used several times yesterday. He is open to compromise. In this case, that means something short of the $5 billion he wants for a border wall. He’s open to taking less, perhaps in exchange for not applying the law […]

House votes to reopen Interior, EPA as shutdown fight wages on | TheHill

House votes to reopen Interior, EPA as shutdown fight wages on | TheHill. by Juliegrace Brufke · January 11, 2019 The House approved legislation that would fund and reopen the Interior Department, Environmental Protection Agency and Forest Service in an 240-179 vote on Friday, the latest effort by Democrats to put pressure on Republicans and President Trump to end the […]

Xi Jinping will Give Donald Trump a Victory on Trade | The National Interest

Xi Jinping will Give Donald Trump a Victory on Trade | The National Interest. by Graham Allison · January 11, 2019 With the conclusion of the first round of negotiations yesterday in Beijing, the way ahead for the United States and China to avoid a full-scale tariff war has become clear. With fifty days remaining before the March 1 end […]

CNN Accidentally Proves – Twice – Why Trump’s Wall Will Work

CNN Accidentally Proves – Twice – Why Trump’s Wall Will Work. In the span of less than 24 hours, CNN inadvertently helped President Donald Trump make his case for funds to build a new barrier at the southern border not once, but twice. On Thursday, the network’s chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, posted a video showing viewers how an […]

Pompeo in Cairo: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame Is Over’

Pompeo in Cairo: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame Is Over'. by James Phillips · January 11, 2019 It’s a new day in American foreign policy. On Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a forceful speech in Cairo, Egypt, in which he stated that the Trump administration had learned from the mistakes of the Obama administration and has reasserted […]

Islamism Flourishes in DarknessThe American Spectator

Islamism Flourishes in DarknessThe American Spectator. by Sam Westrop · January 11, 2019 In an opinion piece published by the Washington Post on January 8, Istanbul-based commentator Yehia Hamed discusses the ostensible violence and repression of the current Cairo government, led by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, and bewails the scarcity of free expression in today’s Egypt. Although Hamed discloses that […]

The Outrageous Assault on the Knights of Columbus

The Outrageous Assault on the Knights of Columbus. Kamala Harris is set to announce her candidacy for president sometime around Martin Luther King Jr. Day. What sort of chief executive would she be? Well, here’s your first clue: On December 5, Harris posed a series of written questions to Brian Buescher, President Trump’s nominee for District Court in Nebraska. The […]

Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Slapped With A Fine For Not Providing Proper Workers’ Comp | The Daily Caller

Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Slapped With A Fine For Not Providing Proper Workers’ Comp | The Daily Caller. Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 2018 congressional campaign was fined by the state of New York for failing to provide the proper workers’ compensation coverage to campaign staffers. “The employer did not have the required workers’ compensation coverage from March 31, 2018 to April 30, […]

China Mobilizes DF-26 Missiles in Response to Warship Passage

China Mobilizes DF-26 Missiles in Response to Warship Passage. BY: Follow @BillGertz January 10, 2019 3:50 pm China has mobilized nuclear-capable intermediate-range missiles in response to the passage of a Navy warship near disputed islands in the South China Sea this week, according to state-run Chinese media. The long-range, anti-ship ballistic missile known as the DF-26—dubbed the “Guam-killer” because of […]

Ironic Immigration: Leaving Mexico for the U.S. | National Review

Ironic Immigration: Leaving Mexico for the U.S. | National Review. Mexico does not explain why its citizens wish to leave their birth country — or why they are eager to enter a country ridiculed by the Mexican press and government. Estimates suggest that there are eleven million to 13 million Mexican citizens currently living in the United States illegally. Millions […]

A Stalemate as Trump Goes Factual, Democrats Illogical

A Stalemate as Trump Goes Factual, Democrats Illogical. The televised presidential address from the Oval Office, a staple of communication between the chief executive and the people in the second half of the 20th century, has recently been in desuetude. Former President Barack Obama delivered only three such addresses in his eight years in office. President Donald Trump this week […]

Democrats shut down the Senate

Democrats shut down the Senate. by Susan Ferrechio · January 10, 2019 Senate Democrats on Thursday began a “blockade” of all legislation after Senate Republicans refused to consider two House-passed bills that would fund partially shut down government agencies without money for a border wall. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Thursday morning blocked the two bills that were […]

CNN’s Jim Acosta mocked for accidentally proving that border walls work | Fox News

CNN’s Jim Acosta mocked for accidentally proving that border walls work | Fox News. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi might want to confiscate someone’s selfie stick. CNN’s Jim Acosta was mocked across social media on Thursday for posting a video that was meant to downplay President Trump’s claims of a border crisis — but ended up supporting his argument that border […]

Trump White House urging allies to prepare for possible RBG departure – POLITICO

Trump White House urging allies to prepare for possible RBG departure – POLITICO. After an ailing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed oral arguments, the Trump team began early groundwork for another potential confirmation battle. The White House is reaching out to political allies and conservative activist groups to prepare for an ailing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s possible death […]

Our New ‘Most Dangerous of Morons’

Our New 'Most Dangerous of Morons'. by William L. Gensert · January 10, 2019 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is my congresswoman. I know that because I drove two hours to vote against her, to no avail. The rude woman at the poll challenged my vote because my signature didn’t match from when I registered as a Conservative in 1976. It’s possible that […]

Progressives Turn Their Public Shaming Into Formal Religious Ceremony

Progressives Turn Their Public Shaming Into Formal Religious Ceremony. by Hans Fiene · January 10, 2019 If you haven’t been to Hollywood lately, you might be surprised to learn that the hippest new attraction in town isn’t a movie studio or vegan yoga bar. It’s a church. Contrary to popular opinion, Hollywood is a very religious place. Granted, it’s not […]

Cohen to testify publicly before Congress | TheHill

Cohen to testify publicly before Congress | TheHill. by Morgan Chalfant · January 10, 2019 President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen has agreed to voluntarily testify before the powerful House Oversight Committee next month, the Democratic chairman of the panel announced Thursday. “I thank Michael Cohen for agreeing to testify before the Oversight Committee voluntarily,” Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah […]

Senate Republicans Huddle to Break Shutdown Impasse

Senate Republicans Huddle to Break Shutdown Impasse. by Jennifer Shutt · January 10, 2019 A group of Senate Republicans camped out in Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office Thursday morning seeking to come up with a solution to the ongoing partial government shutdown that threatens paychecks for 800,000 federal workers starting Friday. The group includes senators who have sought to broker […]

Mike Pompeo: ‘Self-inflicted American shame is over’ – WND

Mike Pompeo: 'Self-inflicted American shame is over' – WND. In the city where President Obama apologized to the Muslim world for previous American conduct, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to put the Obama administration in the rear-view mirror. “The days of self-inflicted American shame is over,” Pompeo told Egyptian leaders in Cairo on Thursday at the American University in […]

Rethinking U.S. Primacy in East Asia | The National Interest

Rethinking U.S. Primacy in East Asia | The National Interest. by Paul Heer · January 8, 2019 American policy in the Western Pacific has long been framed in terms of preventing the emergence of an exclusive, hostile hegemon that could threaten vital U.S. interests and deny American access there. The Trump administration’s National Security Strategy and National Defense Strategy respectively […]

Alveda King: African American Leaders Unite to Support Trump’s Wall

Alveda King: African American Leaders Unite to Support Trump's Wall. Some claim that building a wall is a “medieval solution” to a modern problem. The wheel is an ancient solution too. Nobody’s complaining about that. POTUS is on target. Walls do work; as in the days of Ezra and Nehemiah, walls are still viable solutions. Why now? Just days away […]

These 2 Democrats Are Finally Standing Up to Anti-Christian Bigotry in Their Party

These 2 Democrats Are Finally Standing Up to Anti-Christian Bigotry in Their Party. Democrats pride themselves on “diversity.” With the new Congress, they’ve hailed two new Muslim House members, made accomodations for religious headwear on the House floor, and celebrated record numbers of minorities in their freshman class. This penchant for diversity makes their growing blind spot all the more […]

Likely 2020 Candidate Beto O’Rourke Livestreams Dentist Appointment on Instagram to Attack Trump on Border Issues

Likely 2020 Candidate Beto O’Rourke Livestreams Dentist Appointment on Instagram to Attack Trump on Border Issues. by Tyler O’Neil · January 10, 2019 In one of the oddest political stunts in modern history, Democrat golden boy Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke live-streamed part of his dentist appointment on Instagram Thursday, speaking with his dental hygienist about the border. “I’m here at […]

Obamacare Customers Keep $1B in Unwarranted SubsidiesThe American Spectator

Obamacare Customers Keep $1B in Unwarranted SubsidiesThe American Spectator. by Johnny Kampis · January 9, 2019 Customers of Obamacare received nearly $4 billion in unwarranted subsidies in 2018, and the IRS can’t even recoup some of that due to the manner in which the law is written. The inspector general for the Treasury Department said that only $2.7 billion of […]

Kamala Harris’ New Book Tries to Massage Her Record as a Prosecutor, But the Facts Aren’t Pretty – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Kamala Harris’ New Book Tries to Massage Her Record as a Prosecutor, But the Facts Aren’t Pretty – Hit & Run : Reason.com. Likely 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D–Calif.) released a new memoir this week. In The Truths We Hold, Harris touts her record as a “progressive prosecutor,” but the book glosses over numerous instances where her […]

How the Trump economic miracle shatters the left – Washington Times

How the Trump economic miracle shatters the left – Washington Times. The Trump economy is firing on all cylinders, which means only one thing: The left is petrified. Last week brought economic news so good that it sent the Democrats and their fellow travelers in the Resistance Media into full bury-then-ignore mode. Their pathological hatred of the president blocks them […]

Donald Trump’s Immigration Speech: Rhetorically Effective | National Review

Donald Trump's Immigration Speech: Rhetorically Effective | National Review. He properly identified the crisis of untrammeled immigration. It wasn’t Demosthenean or Ciceronian, and we could have done without the sonic evidence that the president was inhaling normally, but it was a preemptive knockout blow of the robotic tandem that followed. The president was clear, factually unchallengeable, and credible, and Speaker […]

Can Democrats Explain Why The Border Wall Is ‘Immoral?’

Can Democrats Explain Why The Border Wall Is 'Immoral?'. “A wall, in my view, is an immorality. It’s the least effective way to protect the border and the most costly. I can’t think of any reason why anyone would think it’s a good idea — unless this has something to do with something else,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recently explained. […]

DOD IG Reveals The Pentagon Let $27.7 Billion ‘Expire’ As Trump Seeks $5.7 Billion In Border Wall Funding | The Daily Caller

DOD IG Reveals The Pentagon Let $27.7 Billion ‘Expire’ As Trump Seeks $5.7 Billion In Border Wall Funding | The Daily Caller. The Defense Department has relinquished over $27 billion to the U.S. Treasury since 2013 simply because it couldn’t spend the money quick enough, according to a DOD Inspector General report released Tuesday. The DOD was required to fork […]

Continetti: The Longer the Government Shutdown Drags on, the More Leverage Trump Has

Continetti: The Longer the Government Shutdown Drags on, the More Leverage Trump Has. Washington Free Beacon editor in chief Matthew Continetti said Wednesday that President Donald Trump will gain more leverage over congressional Democrats as the ongoing partial government shutdown continues. Continetti appeared on Fox News’ “Special Report” to discuss the impasse between President Donald Trump and Democrats to reach […]

The Crisis at the Border | National Review

The Crisis at the Border | National Review. There is indeed a simmering crisis at our southern border. It is not an influx of terrorists, and Trump administration representatives have tripped themselves up by trying to make the numbers show large numbers of suspected terrorists caught at the border. It is not a wave of immigrants from Mexico as in […]

The Ironies of Illegal Immigration

The Ironies of Illegal Immigration. Estimates suggest that there are 11 million to 13 million Mexican citizens currently living in the United States illegally. Millions more emigrated previously and are now U.S. citizens. A recent poll revealed that one-third of Mexicans (34 percent) would like to emigrate to the United States. With Mexico having a population of about 130 million, […]

The Myth of China as Superpower

The Myth of China as Superpower. by J.R. Dunn · January 9, 2019 Back in the days of the Cold War, much was said about the titanic power of the Soviet Union. The USSR, we were told, was a superpower the equal of the United States, possibly even superior. This meme was spread by lefties who wanted the USSR to […]

Yes, Trump Might Be Able To Declare An ‘Emergency’ To Build His Wall

Yes, Trump Might Be Able To Declare An ‘Emergency’ To Build His Wall. by Adam Mill · January 9, 2019 Recently, the New York Times treated us to an op-ed explaining, “No, Trump cannot Declare an ‘Emergency’ to Build His Wall.” The author, Bruce Ackerman, is a professor of law at Yale University, so this might seem like bad news […]

Trump storms out of meeting as shutdown careens toward fourth week | TheHill

Trump storms out of meeting as shutdown careens toward fourth week | TheHill. by Jordan Fabian · January 9, 2019 President Trump abruptly left a White House negotiating session with congressional Democrats about 20 minutes into the meeting, dismissing it as a “total waste of time” as the partial government shutdown careened toward a fourth week. The acrimonious collapse of […]

Popular restaurant pulls ads from Tucker Carlson – WND

Popular restaurant pulls ads from Tucker Carlson – WND. The latest company to remove its advertising from the Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” is the Red Lobster restaurant chain. The seafood chain did not specify what Carlson said to prompt the move, TheWrap reported. However, liberal activist Judd Legum and others flagged to Red Lobster president Salli Setta a […]

America’s Absence Could Be Syria’s New Nightmare | The National Interest

America's Absence Could Be Syria's New Nightmare | The National Interest. by Colin P. Clarke · January 9, 2019 President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria reverses his administration’s recent policy of retaining them as long as Iranian troops stay. Absent a major stake in Syria, America might shy away from a leading role in international efforts […]

World’s Worst-Scoring Country For Gender Equality Gets Leadership Post in UN Women’s Agency

World’s Worst-Scoring Country For Gender Equality Gets Leadership Post in UN Women’s Agency. For the past 13 years, a comprehensive annual report has given Yemen the lowest ranking in the world for gender equality. This week Yemen was handed the vice presidency of the executive board of the United Nations gender equality and women’s empowerment agency, UN Women, for 2019. […]