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After Making Bernie Sign Loyalty Pledge, DNC Hires Anti-Bernie Finance Chair

After Making Bernie Sign Loyalty Pledge, DNC Hires Anti-Bernie Finance Chair. The decision by the Democratic National Committee to bring in a man who has questioned whether presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is “dangerous to the future of the Democratic Party” has some questioning whether the party will be able to maintain neutrality in 2020. The DNC’s new finance chair Chris […]

Iran Deal Supporters Target John Bolton | National Review

Iran Deal Supporters Target John Bolton | National Review. Whatever the opposite of a rush to war is — a crawl to peace, maybe — America is in the middle of one. Since May 5, when John Bolton announced the accelerated deployment of the Abraham Lincoln carrier group to the Persian Gulf in response to intelligence of a possible Iranian […]

Joe Crowley: Ocasio-Cortez ‘most vulnerable’ to defeat in 2020

Joe Crowley: Ocasio-Cortez 'most vulnerable' to defeat in 2020. by Daniel Chaitin · May 18, 2019 Joe Crowley discussed on Saturday the best time to defeat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the socialist who pulled off one of the biggest upsets in modern Democratic Party history when she defeated him in a primary contest last year. In a conversation that focused on the […]

The Media at Their Lowest

The Media at Their Lowest. When Joe Biden claimed this week on The View (see it here) that the Obama administration “had not a whisper of scandal” during eight years in the White House, the audience cheered wildly. And why wouldn’t it? It’s a partisan crowd that overwhelmingly leans left. Those of us on quite the other side of the […]

Trump’s Plan To Reform Legal Immigration Is Long Overdue

Trump’s Plan To Reform Legal Immigration Is Long Overdue. by John Daniel Davidson · May 17, 2019 The immigration plan President Trump unveiled in a speech yesterday afternoon seems to have something in it for everyone to hate. Immigration hardliners on the right are upset it doesn’t include a reduction in overall immigration levels. Opponents on the left—who were never […]

Mueller mystery: Will he ever testify to Congress? | TheHill

Mueller mystery: Will he ever testify to Congress? | TheHill. by Scott Wong · May 18, 2019 Democrats are trying to solve a mystery in Washington: Will Robert Mueller ever testify before Congress? Weeks ago, it seemed all but certain that the special counsel would head to Capitol Hill in May to answer questions about his eponymous 448-page report on […]

Pelosi: To woo Trump, border aid will likely be attached to disaster bill

Pelosi: To woo Trump, border aid will likely be attached to disaster bill. by Jennifer Shutt · May 16, 2019 An emerging multibillion-dollar disaster aid package will likely include humanitarian assistance to address the surge of migrants across the southern border, an element that could garner the Trump administration’s support. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Thursday that lawmakers are […]

Mall sued for demanding $250 to hand out Gospel tract – WND

Mall sued for demanding $250 to hand out Gospel tract – WND. A California woman is suing a shopping mall for requiring her to pay a $250 fee each time she hands out a Gospel tract. While malls are privately owned, in California, however, courts have ruled they are areas of public accommodation where free speech is protected. The Pacific […]

The Justice Department Goes All-In on Origins of Russia Probe | The National Interest

The Justice Department Goes All-In on Origins of Russia Probe | The National Interest. by Hunter DeRensis · May 16, 2019 Add one more investigation to the list. Monday evening it was announced that Attorney General William Barr had selected John Durham, district attorney for Connecticut, to head an investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe. The nearly seventy-year-old […]

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Pro-Life Republicans Want to Create ‘Hell on Earth’

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Pro-Life Republicans Want to Create ‘Hell on Earth’. Pro-life Republicans actually want to create “hell on Earth,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) claimed Friday on Twitter: “To the GOP extremists trying to invoke “the unborn” to jail people for abortion: Where are you on climate change? OH right, you want to burn fossil fuels til there’s hell on Earth. […]

The Absurdity of Modern Monetary Theory

The Absurdity of Modern Monetary Theory. by Joel Griffith · May 17, 2019 As the campaign in the 2020 presidential race heats up, so do the promises, with each new candidate vying for who can offer voters the most goodies. But goodies don’t come cheap. Many of the promises being thrown around could prove quite expensive to implement. The implications […]

Crippling Costs for Zero Benefits From the Paris-Minded Climate Crowd | The American Spectator

Crippling Costs for Zero Benefits From the Paris-Minded Climate Crowd | The American Spectator. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is touting a new Climate Action Plan, and recently joined the U.S. Climate Alliance, a coalition of 24 states committed to implementing policies that support the Paris Agreement — which the Trump administration rejected. According to the governor, “states like Pennsylvania must […]

Peace Fever

Peace Fever. Whatever the opposite of a rush to war is—a crawl to peace, maybe—America is in the middle of one. Since May 5, when John Bolton announced the accelerated deployment of the Abraham Lincoln carrier group to the Persian Gulf in response to intelligence of a possible Iranian attack, the press has been aflame with calls for America to […]

Iran Deal Supporters Target John Bolton | National Review

Iran Deal Supporters Target John Bolton | National Review. by Matthew Continetti · May 18, 2019 White House national security adviser John (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The Iran echo chamber tries to save its nuclear deal. Whatever the opposite of a rush to war is — a crawl to peace, maybe — America is in the middle of one. Since May 5, […]

If Only John Brennan Trusted Trump Like He Trusts Stalinist Dictator Raul Castro

If Only John Brennan Trusted Trump Like He Trusts Stalinist Dictator Raul Castro. “Make no mistake about it, John Brennan is the mastermind of this conspiracy to frame Donald Trump and to steal his presidency from him after he was elected.” (Former U.S. Attorney Joe diGenova.) “Trump’s claim of no collusion is hogwash.” (Former CIA director John Brennan) “Cuba is […]

China luring US intel veterans to leak government secrets with cash

China luring US intel veterans to leak government secrets with cash. by Caitlin Yilek · May 18, 2019 China has been increasingly successful in recruiting former U.S. intelligence officers to pass along government secrets, a trend that is getting more attention as the Trump administration attempts to limit Beijing’s spy abilities. At least four Americans have pleaded guilty or were […]

The Poor Motives Behind the Iran Deal

The Poor Motives Behind the Iran Deal. Writing for the Center For Security Policy earlier this month, Fred Fleitz pointedly detailed five “myths” regarding the P5+1 JCPOA (“Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action”) deal the U.S. made with Iran in 2015. His analysis of these myths is intended to legitimize President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from that deal. The myths include (1) […]

Trump’s Plan To Reform Legal Immigration Is Long Overdue

Trump’s Plan To Reform Legal Immigration Is Long Overdue. by John Daniel Davidson · May 17, 2019 The immigration plan President Trump unveiled in a speech yesterday afternoon seems to have something in it for everyone to hate. Immigration hardliners on the right are upset it doesn’t include a reduction in overall immigration levels. Opponents on the left—who were never […]

Mueller mystery: Will he ever testify to Congress? | TheHill

Mueller mystery: Will he ever testify to Congress? | TheHill. by Scott Wong · May 18, 2019 Democrats are trying to solve a mystery in Washington: Will Robert Mueller ever testify before Congress? Weeks ago, it seemed all but certain that the special counsel would head to Capitol Hill in May to answer questions about his eponymous 448-page report on […]

Pentagon knew peace-talks fund would ‘likely’ benefit Taliban

Pentagon knew peace-talks fund would ‘likely’ benefit Taliban. by John M. Donnelly · May 17, 2019 Pentagon leaders formally asked Congress in writing earlier this year for a $30 million fund to support peace talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban, even though, the Defense Department officials wrote, it was “likely” some of the money would materially support terrorists. The legislative proposal, obtained […]

Bernie’s mystery Soviet tapes revealed – POLITICO

Bernie's mystery Soviet tapes revealed – POLITICO. by Holly Otterbein · May 17, 2019 In 1988, then-mayor of Burlington, Vermont Bernie Sanders travelled to the Soviet Union to establish a “sister city” relationship with the city of Yaroslavl. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Unseen by the public for three decades, a POLITICO reporter views hours of footage from his 1988 ‘honeymoon’ […]

No Longer a Trade Tiff: China Screams ‘People’s War’ | The National Interest

No Longer a Trade Tiff: China Screams ‘People’s War’ | The National Interest. by Gordon G. Chang · May 17, 2019 “People’s war.” That’s the Communist Party’s new term for the trade dispute with the United States. The Global Times, the party’s nationalist tabloid, used that phrase on the May 13, but China’s leaders obviously approved of the rhetorical escalation. […]

Rugby Australia Fires Star Player for Expressing his Christian Beliefs

Rugby Australia Fires Star Player for Expressing his Christian Beliefs. Because of the Christian views and Bible verses he posted on his social media accounts that were critical of homosexuality and so-called gay marriage, Australian rugby star Israel Folau was fired today by Rugby Australia, which claimed Folau had committed a “high-level breach” of the association’s code of conduct. Folau’s […]

Satisfaction High in DC School Voucher Program, Study Finds

Satisfaction High in DC School Voucher Program, Study Finds. by Joshua Nelson · May 17, 2019 Students who participated in a school choice program for low-income families in the nation’s capital were less likely to miss classes than peers who applied but did not get scholarships, a government evaluation has found. Students in the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program also were […]

The Death of the Democratic Party | The American Spectator

The Death of the Democratic Party | The American Spectator. In a recent speech in Las Vegas, Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic presidential candidate from South Bend, Indiana, spoke about the dangers posed by “so-called identity politics.” As you are aware, dear reader, identity politics involves people of a particular religion, race, social background, etc. forming exclusive political alliances, which ultimately […]

Federal Funding for California Bullet Train Boondoggle Formally Canceled – Reason.com

Federal Funding for California Bullet Train Boondoggle Formally Canceled – Reason.com. Good news for every American who doesn’t live in California: If that state insists on pushing forward with its overbudget, behind-schedule boondoggle of a bullet train, it won’t be with your money. The Federal Railroad Administration yesterday formally terminated a $929 million grant to help pay for the construction […]

Peace Fever

Peace Fever. Whatever the opposite of a rush to war is—a crawl to peace, maybe—America is in the middle of one. Since May 5, when John Bolton announced the accelerated deployment of the Abraham Lincoln carrier group to the Persian Gulf in response to intelligence of a possible Iranian attack, the press has been aflame with calls for America to […]

Huawei & ZTE China Companies — Combating the Chinese-Telecom Threat | National Review

Huawei & ZTE China Companies — Combating the Chinese-Telecom Threat | National Review. The Trump administration took two major actions this week against Chinese telecom companies. First, the president signed an executive order declaring a national emergency over threats to American information technology and giving himself the power to block transactions with telecom companies that are “subject to the jurisdiction […]

Will ‘Whiteshift’ Save America From Ethnic Strife?

Will 'Whiteshift' Save America From Ethnic Strife?. If you’ve been paying any attention at all to journalism in recent years — maybe not a good idea, but if you have — you surely have noticed those stories predicting, often with a certain relish, that the United States is about to become a majority-minority country. Such predictions, as the Obama administration […]

Barr: DOJ reviewing FBI’s ‘very unusual’ use of dossier that had ‘clear mistakes’

Barr: DOJ reviewing FBI's 'very unusual' use of dossier that had 'clear mistakes'. by Jerry Dunleavy · May 17, 2019 Attorney General William Barr said the Justice Department is reviewing the “very unusual” role that the so-called Steele dossier played in the Trump-Russia investigation. In a Fox News interview that aired Friday, Barr said there were “clear mistakes” in the […]

Biden shows early strength, but pitfalls loom in 2020 U.S. presidential race – Reuters

Biden shows early strength, but pitfalls loom in 2020 U.S. presidential race – Reuters. by James Oliphant5 Min Read · May 17, 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has shown surprising strength in the first three weeks of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, prompting a persistent question: Can anyone stop him? Biden holds a […]

This is Truly a Trade War

This is Truly a Trade War. The trade negotiations between the Trump administration and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are not rooted in commercial disputes. Though media discussions are dominated by issues about opening markets for U.S. exports limited by Chinese policy, the real issue is national security and the need to keep the balance of power tilted in […]

The Memo: Trump’s new immigration plan finds few friends | TheHill

The Memo: Trump's new immigration plan finds few friends | TheHill. by Niall Stanage · May 16, 2019 President Trump unveiled a new immigration plan on Thursday in the White House Rose Garden, only to be met by outrage from liberals and ambivalence from conservatives. The reaction underscored how troublesome the politics of immigration is for the administration, especially when […]

Trump administration pressure on Iran strains Bolton-Pompeo relationship – POLITICO

Trump administration pressure on Iran strains Bolton-Pompeo relationship – POLITICO. The Secretary of State has bridled at the seasoned national security adviser’s grip on the policy process, but is more in sync with the president they serve. Rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran are also magnifying strains among President Donald Trump’s top foreign policy advisers: Secretary of State Mike […]

Email: Comey blamed Brennan for promoting debunked dossier – WND

Email: Comey blamed Brennan for promoting debunked dossier – WND. Then-FBI Director James Comey indicated in a December 2016 email that then-CIA Director John Brennan insisted on including the debunked, anti-Trump dossier funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign in the Intelligence Community report concluding Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Fox News investigative journalist Catherine Herridge, citing sources familiar with […]

Trump Rolls Out Merit-Based Plan to Transform Immigration System

Trump Rolls Out Merit-Based Plan to Transform Immigration System. by Fred Lucas · May 16, 2019 President Donald Trump introduced what he called a “big, beautiful, bold” plan to “transform America’s immigration system” from one of random entry to a meritocracy. “Instead of admitting people through random chance, we will establish simple, universal criteria for admission to the United States,” […]

Facebook Targets Michelle Malkin: Gives Pass to Antifa | The American Spectator

Facebook Targets Michelle Malkin: Gives Pass to Antifa | The American Spectator. by Jeffrey Lord And there they go again. Facebook has censored Michelle Malkin — for protesting censorship. Meanwhile, as noted in this space just last week, Facebook has no problem with the pro-fascist and deliberately misnamed “Antifa” — the pro-fascist group that pretends its use of hooded faces […]

To Fight ‘Extremism,’ Journalists Are Praising Online Censorship – Reason.com

To Fight ‘Extremism,’ Journalists Are Praising Online Censorship – Reason.com. At the same time journalists are warning about the threat posed by the White House’s Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool, which collects complaints against social-media platforms that are mean to conservatives, they are also beside themselves because the Trump administration is refusing to sign The Christchurch Call, a non-binding pledge […]

China’s giant sucking sound – WND

China's giant sucking sound – WND. In 1992, presidential candidate Ross Perot used the metaphor of a “giant sucking sound” to warn our citizens on the dangers of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. He correctly predicted that many of our factories would relocate to Mexico to take advantage of lower labor costs. His critics said, […]

Our Modern ‘Satyricon’ | Works and Days

Our Modern 'Satyricon' | Works and Days. by Victor Davis Hanson · May 14, 2019 Sometime around A.D. 60, in the age of Emperor Nero, a Roman court insider named Gaius Petronius wrote a satirical Latin novel, “The Satyricon,” about moral corruption in Imperial Rome. The novel’s general landscape was Rome’s transition from an agrarian republic to a globalized multicultural […]

There’s Only One Hope Left for Venezuela | The National Interest

There’s Only One Hope Left for Venezuela | The National Interest. by Daniel Di Martino · May 15, 2019 Venezuela’s National Assembly (VNA) has formally started the procedure to rejoin the Rio Treaty, an international pact that would give legal ground to regional military action to oust dictator Nicolas Maduro from power. It’s a wise move since Venezuela’s democratic leaders […]

WH Counsel to Rep. Nadler: Congress Has No Right to ‘Do-Over’ of Mueller’s Probe

WH Counsel to Rep. Nadler: Congress Has No Right to 'Do-Over' of Mueller's Probe. A March 15, 2019 letter from White House Counsel Pat Cipollone to Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) says that Nadler committee’s demands for documents “violate the separation of powers” – and, that Congress has no right to pursue a “do-over” of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of […]

Slain Cop’s Family Lauds Trump As He Demands Better Border Security

Slain Cop’s Family Lauds Trump As He Demands Better Border Security. The day after Christmas, police Cpl. Ronil Singh was fatally shot, allegedly by an illegal immigrant, during a routine traffic stop in Newman, California. President Donald Trump on Wednesday noted that just the day before, Singh, 33, had posed for a Christmas photo with his wife, their infant son, […]

Congressional Leadership Fund Attacks Vulnerable Dems for Not Condemning ‘Hateful Comments’ by Omar, Tlaib

Congressional Leadership Fund Attacks Vulnerable Dems for Not Condemning 'Hateful Comments' by Omar, Tlaib. A pro-Republican super PAC is going after a group of first-term House Democrats for not condemning anti-Semitic rhetoric from far-left members of Congress, particularly after one dismissed the party’s fringier members as “doing what is right for their districts.” The Congressional Leadership Fund sent a release […]

China Strategy: Build Economic, Military, and Technological Superiority | National Review

China Strategy: Build Economic, Military, and Technological Superiority | National Review. by Victor Davis Hanson · May 14, 2019 Chinese President Xi Jinping reviews honor guards before boarding the destroyer Xining for the naval parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy in Qingdao, China, April 23, 2019. (Xinhua via Reuters) Slowly but steadily they build […]

Jews Legally Purchased ‘Palestinian’ Land Before The Holocaust. Rashida Lied.

Jews Legally Purchased ‘Palestinian’ Land Before The Holocaust. Rashida Lied.. The history behind the rebirth of Israel is so deeply intertwined with Palestinian propaganda that it is difficult for most Americans to answer a simple question: how did Jews come to possess the land now known as Israel? Palestinian-first Rashida Tlaib has elucidated this propaganda plague through her recently publicized […]

The Green New Deal is about power, not the planet

The Green New Deal is about power, not the planet. by Washington Examiner · May 14, 2019 Left-wing author Naomi Klein declared from the stage of the Green New Deal rally on Monday night, “Tonight, you saw Ed Markey come out as a Democratic eco-socialist!” It was no lie. Markey, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, had just gotten a standing […]

America’s largest cities drowning in debt, with Chicago leading the way, study finds | Fox News

America's largest cities drowning in debt, with Chicago leading the way, study finds | Fox News. America’s 10 largest cities, largely Democrat strongholds, are drowning in municipal debt, according to a new report from government watchdog Truth in Accounting. The report sought out “to determine what … overlapping financial entities mean for taxpayers’ bottom line.” Truth in Accounting said its […]

Capitalism, Socialism and the Future: Talking with Charles Payne of Fox Business Network

Capitalism, Socialism and the Future: Talking with Charles Payne of Fox Business Network. Last week, I spoke one-on-one with Charles Payne, the Fox Business Network (FBN) host and Fox News Channel analyst and frequent substitute host, who is an expert on all things financial and political. Payne will be hosting of a live town hall event on capitalism and socialism […]

Rashida Tlaib’s Lies Remind Us Why Israel Must Exist

Rashida Tlaib's Lies Remind Us Why Israel Must Exist. by David Harsanyi · May 13, 2019 During a recent SkullDuggery Podcast on Yahoo!, Rep Rashida Tlaib dropped a few historically illiterate thoughts on the Holocaust and Israel. None of it was especially surprising to anyone who’s followed far-left or Palestinian rhetoric for any amount of time. For Tlaib, the Holocaust […]

Sanders gets assist from Ocasio-Cortez against Biden | TheHill

Sanders gets assist from Ocasio-Cortez against Biden | TheHill. by Amie Parnes · May 14, 2019 Bernie Sanders is using Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) as a new weapon against Joe Biden in the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders appeared at Howard University on Monday night with Ocasio-Cortez, who received a boost from the Vermont Independent when she challenged […]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: ‘Fox News is a hate-for-profit racket’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: 'Fox News is a hate-for-profit racket'. by Emily Kopp · May 14, 2019 Sen. Elizabeth Warren inveighed against Fox News on Tuesday, calling the conservative network a “hate-for-profit racket.” “Fox News invited me to do a town hall on their network. I turned them down,” Warren wrote in an email to supporters. The Democratic presidential candidate framed […]

Emails show Obama covered up Hillary scandal – WND

Emails show Obama covered up Hillary scandal – WND. The Obama White House knew about the Hillary Clinton classified-information scandal earlier than previously admitted and tried to cover it up, according to emails obtained by Judicial Watch. The documents, obtained from the State Department through court-ordered discovery, “suggest the Obama White House knew about the Clinton email lies being told […]

Harvard Caves to Student Demands, Demotes First Black Co-Faculty Dean From Winthrop House Over His ’Trauma-Inducing’ Decision to Legally Represent Harvey Weinstein

Harvard Caves to Student Demands, Demotes First Black Co-Faculty Dean From Winthrop House Over His ’Trauma-Inducing’ Decision to Legally Represent Harvey Weinstein. by Tyler O’Neil · May 14, 2019 On Saturday, Harvard University finally caved to student outrage, demoting the first black co-faculty deans of Winthrop House after students complained that law professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. was defending Harvey […]

Ex-DOJ Official: Democrats Should Be ‘Quite Worried’ About Latest Investigation of the Investigators

Ex-DOJ Official: Democrats Should Be 'Quite Worried' About Latest Investigation of the Investigators. The New York Times reports that Attorney General William Barr has assigned John Durham, the United States Attorney in Connecticut (and a Trump appointee) to look into the origins of the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation. According to the report, Durham “has a history of serving as a special […]

No, Socialism Won’t Make Americans’ Lives Better

No, Socialism Won’t Make Americans' Lives Better. by Anthony B. Kim · May 14, 2019 According to a recent survey, a majority of Americans say socialism is incompatible with American values, with only 10% of voters in a new poll expressing a positive view of socialism. That’s welcome news, but it’s rather troubling to see even 10% of those polled […]

The Reelection of Donald Trump | The American Spectator

The Reelection of Donald Trump | The American Spectator. Emile Durkheim, a French sociologist, famously discussed something called collective effervescence. Durkheim argued that the universal religious dichotomy of sacrilegious and sacred results form the way in which we live of our lives. Unfortunately, most of us spend too many hours performing menial tasks. These tasks are, for lack of a […]

Joe Biden Is Running Backwards Against Trump – Reason.com

Joe Biden Is Running Backwards Against Trump – Reason.com. Biden, like Trump, understands the potential political appeal of “used to be,” the warm nostalgia in the hearts and minds of older voters about what they imagine America was before its supposed decline. | 5.14.2019 9:00 AM (Allison Dinner/ZUMA Press/Newscom) Joe Biden still has the big smile. He’s physically smaller, the […]

Failing ‘White Privilege’ Candidate Beto O’Rourke Slammed for Suggesting Stacey Abrams as Running Mate

Failing 'White Privilege' Candidate Beto O'Rourke Slammed for Suggesting Stacey Abrams as Running Mate. Beto O’Rourke, the heiress husband and failed Senate candidate who briefly launched a career as a pensive travel blogger before deciding to run for president, is struggling to stay relevant in the Democratic primary. In a recent poll of primary voters in New Hampshire, O’Rourke is […]

Ronald Sullivan & Harvard Law: Dean’s Removal Is a Blow for Liberty | National Review

Ronald Sullivan & Harvard Law: Dean's Removal Is a Blow for Liberty | National Review. Ronald Sullivan provided legal defense to Harvey Weinstein, so Harvard removed him as faculty dean. It’s a blow to due process. We live in an unusual time. Just at the moment when federal courts — from multiple points of the ideological compass — are granting […]

Back To the Past With Joe Biden

Back To the Past With Joe Biden. Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the overcrowded presidential sweepstakes (there are more of them running than horses in the recent Kentucky Derby), appears to want to take America back to the days of the Obama administration, which he was a part of for eight years. What would that look like? In a […]

Marco Rubio asks DOJ to investigate John Kerry over contacts with Iran | Fox News

Marco Rubio asks DOJ to investigate John Kerry over contacts with Iran | Fox News. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Monday urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate whether former Secretary of State John Kerry violated federal law by meeting with Iranian officials after leaving office. In an open letter posted on his Twitter page, Rubio urged the DOJ to […]

The Disposability of Liberalism

The Disposability of Liberalism. A recent article dealt with the fiftieth anniversary of The Who’s rock opera Tommy: “The Who’s Tommy at Fifty.” Tommy still excites me and makes me shake my head in wonder at how a group of early twenty-somethings could put out such an exquisite piece of music. But that was par for the course for British […]

The Left And Right Should Defenestrate James Comey From Public Life

The Left And Right Should Defenestrate James Comey From Public Life. by Margot Cleveland · May 13, 2019 Democrats and Republicans will never agree on the validity of the outcome of the Hillary Clinton investigation. While Clinton backers believe the former secretary of state committed no crime by transmitting classified information through her personal email account, critics counter that former […]

These Senate Democrats want to ban stock trading by members of Congress

These Senate Democrats want to ban stock trading by members of Congress. by Niels Lesniewski · May 13, 2019 Two Democratic senators want to prevent a recurrence of ethically dubious stock trades by members of Congress by banning them altogether. Sens. Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Sherrod Brown of Ohio want to bar lawmakers and senior aides from buying and […]

Ilhan Omar in U.S. illegally? Serious lawsuit seeks answer – WND

Ilhan Omar in U.S. illegally? Serious lawsuit seeks answer – WND. Former Justice Department prosecutor and Freedom Watch founder Larry Klayman, who previously petitioned the Department of Homeland Security and the House of Representatives to investigate Rep. Ihlan Omar, D-Minn., to determine her eligibility for naturalization, now has gone to court. The Muslim freshman lawmaker has drawn rebuke from her […]

Judicial Watch Files Ethics Complaint Against Adam Schiff

Judicial Watch Files Ethics Complaint Against Adam Schiff. Judicial Watch announced Monday that it has filed an official complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics regarding House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s (D-Calif.) potentially improper communications and contacts with two congressional witnesses, Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS and Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer. BIG: @JudicialWatch vs Rep. Adam […]

Kamala Harris: Medicare for All Includes Illegal Aliens

Kamala Harris: Medicare for All Includes Illegal Aliens. Sen. Kamala Harris, now running for the Democrat presidential nomination, says people in this country illegally should have access to public safety, public education, and public health — “period.” Harris, a guest on CNN’s “State of the Union,” said “I support Medicare for all. It is my preferred policy.” She said she […]

After 4 Years of a Frozen Conflict, Ukrainians Slowly Retake Ground From Russian Forces

After 4 Years of a Frozen Conflict, Ukrainians Slowly Retake Ground From Russian Forces. Ukrainian troops are slowly advancing in the country’s eastern war zone, testing the limits of a shaky stalemate in the five-year-old conflict against Russia and its separatist proxies. In the last year, Ukrainian military forces retook 24 square kilometers (about 9.3 square miles) of territory in […]

Mathgate: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Caught in Massive Grade Fraud Scandal | The American Spectator

Mathgate: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Caught in Massive Grade Fraud Scandal | The American Spectator. As education-reform activists prepare to demonstrate at New York’s City Hall on Wednesday, a massive grade-fraud scandal has been exposed in America’s largest public-school system. SOS NYC, an organization that fights the under-education of Gotham’s children, released middle-school ratings using its nascent School […]

The New Green Serfdom – Reason.com

The New Green Serfdom – Reason.com. “Until you do it, I’m the boss,” said Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, the socialist congresswoman from the Bronx, responding to critics of her Green New Deal in February. Later that night, the freshman congresswoman doubled down on her comment, tweeting that people who “don’t like the #GreenNewDeal” should “come up with your own ambitious, on-scale proposal […]

Iran’s threats: Trump’s policy toward Iran appears to be working. – Opinion – Jerusalem Post

Iran’s threats: Trump’s policy toward Iran appears to be working. – Opinion – Jerusalem Post. US President Donald Trump’s policy toward Iran appears to be working. Sunday morning, President Hassan Rouhani told political activists in Tehran that Iran is facing “unprecedented” pressure from the international sanctions that were re-imposed by Trump; that Iranians must prepare for difficult times resulting from […]

Journalism is Dead. Long Live the Media! – American Greatness

Journalism is Dead. Long Live the Media! – American Greatness. by Victor Davis Hanson · May 13, 2019 There still exists a physical media in the sense of airing current events. But it is not journalism as we once understood the disinterested reporting of the news. Journalism is now dead. The media lives on. Reporters today believe that their coverage […]

Constitutional Crisis or Dem Crisis of Confidence? | The American Spectator

Constitutional Crisis or Dem Crisis of Confidence? | The American Spectator. The same Beltway braniacs who assured us that the President was in league with Vladimir Putin and sundry other Rȕskī reprobates now claim he has precipitated a constitutional crisis. House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler claims Trump is acting like a “king” by refusing to relitigate the Russia hoax, […]

Retail Giant PetSmart Names PETA in Spying Lawsuit

Retail Giant PetSmart Names PETA in Spying Lawsuit. Pet superstore PetSmart has filed a lawsuit against PETA, claiming a former employee who illegally filmed internal operations was being paid by and acting with orders from the animal-rights group that aims to fully eradicate pet ownership. PetSmart had already filed a lawsuit against the employee, Jenna Jordan, for lying on her […]

Homelessness: Denver Voters Reject Proposal to Legalize Vagrancy | National Review

Homelessness: Denver Voters Reject Proposal to Legalize Vagrancy | National Review. In a referendum last week, the idea that vagrancy should be legalized was shot down by a resounding 83 percent of Denver voters. The more that progressive policies have failed to address the homelessness problem in urban areas, the more that progressives are doubling down on bad solutions. Take […]

Liberal Sex Strike Fails To Score

Liberal Sex Strike Fails To Score. You think, “Nope, progressives can’t possibly be any dumber,” and then they proceed to reset the dumbness bar. The latest example is Alyssa Milano, who has publicly announced she’s not going to have sex anymore until people can once again kill babies without restraint. If that’s what counts as foreplay these days, count us […]

Bernie Sanders downplays socialist label on campaign trail

Bernie Sanders downplays socialist label on campaign trail. by Colin Wilhelm · May 13, 2019 Despite signs of growing support for socialism among young Democratic primary voters, America’s most famous socialist doesn’t want to dwell on the ideology. Instead, Bernie Sanders prefers to focus on the individual populist measures that make up his platform. “It’s a long discussion, but all […]

Channeling maybe-yes, maybe-no Mueller: Speak, Bob, speak!

Channeling maybe-yes, maybe-no Mueller: Speak, Bob, speak!. See Bob investigate. Read Bob’s report. Wait, Bob, what? For nearly two years, the nation watched and waited as special counsel Robert Mueller investigated President Donald Trump and his campaign for potential collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice. The release of a redacted version of Mueller’s 448-page report last month offered a […]

Rebellion is Bursting out All Over

Rebellion is Bursting out All Over. As Spygate proceeds to its certain conclusion — the trials of those who engaged in this scandalous coup attempt — we receive the details of the scheme only in dribs and drabs. Too many were involved and have too much to lose at this point by not revealing to the investigators their role in […]

Netanyahu chooses site in Golan Heights to be named after Trump | TheHill

Netanyahu chooses site in Golan Heights to be named after Trump | TheHill. by Owen Daugherty · May 12, 2019 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has chosen a site in the Golan Heights to be named after President Trump. Bloomberg reports a location has been identified by Netanyahu and he will ask the cabinet to approve it in […]

Trump wants to defund the arts. Will Republicans defy him for a third time?

Trump wants to defund the arts. Will Republicans defy him for a third time?. Anthony Carrigan was a shy kid whose hair kept falling out. He had trouble making eye contact with others and wore hats to cover his bald spots. That’s because Carrigan suffers from a disease known as alopecia, which causes body hair to fall off in clumps. […]

Elizabeth Warren spending plans total $129 trillion – WND

Elizabeth Warren spending plans total $129 trillion – WND. Spending plans proposed or backed by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., total up to $129 trillion, according to an analysis by the Washington Free Beacon. Warren, who jumped into the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination with more than 20 candidates, has promised to back the Green New Deal and […]

Facebook and Disney Sponsor Islamist Group MPAC’s Media Awards Honoring Dead Anti-Semitic Activist Jamal Khashoggi | Homeland Security

Facebook and Disney Sponsor Islamist Group MPAC’s Media Awards Honoring Dead Anti-Semitic Activist Jamal Khashoggi | Homeland Security. On the evening of April 14, the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) conducted its annual “Media Awards” at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, with the lead honoree named as Jamal Khashoggi, the murdered Washington Post writer, Qatari mouthpiece, activist advocate […]

How Trump Can Transform Nuclear Arms Control | The National Interest

How Trump Can Transform Nuclear Arms Control | The National Interest. by Richard Burt · May 10, 2019 President Donald Trump has tweeted that he wants to prevent a dangerous and costly nuclear arms race between the United States and Russia, and prevent a new one with China, by negotiating a new three-way treaty among those nuclear states. The president’s […]

Amid Gulf Tensions, UAE Confirms ‘Sabotage’ of Four Vessels in Waters South of Hormuz

Amid Gulf Tensions, UAE Confirms ‘Sabotage’ of Four Vessels in Waters South of Hormuz. The United Arab Emirates’ foreign ministry confirmed Sunday that four commercial ships had been “sabotaged” near a major oil tanker hub about 80 nautical miles from the Persian Gulf’s Strait of Hormuz, but denied reports claiming that the port itself had been targeted and disabled. Reports […]

White House Yet to Issue Formal Statement Opposing Democrats’ Equality Act

White House Yet to Issue Formal Statement Opposing Democrats’ Equality Act. Conservative organizations are holding firm against House Democrats’ legislation they say would undermine religious liberty, and some conservatives want the White House to take a stronger stance. Almost 100 conservative leaders signed onto a statement Friday opposing the Equality Act. Names on the statement from the Conservative Action Project […]

Putting the Ayatollahs in Their Place | The American Spectator

Putting the Ayatollahs in Their Place | The American Spectator. by Jed Babbin Rumors abound that the new White House Middle East peace plan will be unveiled next month. The plan’s focus is a “deal of the century” that will supposedly make peace between Israel and the Palestinians. The plan will be dead on arrival for two principal reasons. First, […]

California’s Rent Control Advocates Are About To Get What They Want, Good and Hard – Reason.com

California’s Rent Control Advocates Are About To Get What They Want, Good and Hard – Reason.com. Tenants’ rights groups are ecstatic that two major rent-control bills have sailed through the Assembly’s Housing and Community Development Committee. Democratic supermajorities and Gov. Gavin Newsom’s blessing may assure the bills will become law, thus offering the latest affirmation of H.L. Mencken’s infamous quotation: […]

Democrats’ Real Agenda: Impeach President Trump | National Review

Democrats’ Real Agenda: Impeach President Trump | National Review. It’s all that holds the different factions of the party together. And you thought that Democrats won the House out of fear Republicans would drop coverage of preexisting conditions. That they wanted to spend this Congress addressing the cost of prescription drugs, building roads and bridges, resolving the legal status of […]

Maxine Waters Paid Daughter $50K from Campaign Funds for Accrued Debt

Maxine Waters Paid Daughter $50K from Campaign Funds for Accrued Debt. Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) paid $50,000 from her campaign’s coffers to her daughter in recent months to chip away at six figures of accrued debt for an operation that pulls in large sums of money for the congresswoman’s campaign committee, Federal Election Commission filings show. Rep. Waters’s committee […]

Russiagate: Law in the Service of Partisan Politics | National Review

Russiagate: Law in the Service of Partisan Politics | National Review. Russiagate has always been a political narrative masquerading as a federal investigation. Its objective, plain and simple, has been twofold: first, to hamstring Donald Trump’s capacity to press the agenda on which he ran (immigration enforcement, conservative judicial nominees, deregulation, and a military build-up, along with skepticism about military […]

Contrary to Democrat Talking Point, The Economy is Working for Everyone

Contrary to Democrat Talking Point, The Economy is Working for Everyone. With the unemployment rate at its lowest level in 50 years and wages growing at their fastest pace in a decade, even Democrats cannot deny that the economy is booming. But in an attempt to downplay President Trump’s economic success, they are claiming that these economic gains are merely […]

Walmart proves capitalism is better than socialism

Walmart proves capitalism is better than socialism. A new report from Walmart documents its success in providing hundreds of thousands of Americans with great opportunities. It proves that capitalism is a moral force for good. The statistics in Walmart’s Environmental, Social, and Governance Report, supported by third-party audits, tell the tale. The average salary of a Walmart store owner is […]

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Mad magazine, Buttigieg bite back at Trump mockery | Fox News. Mad magazine got in on the action between President Trump and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Saturday, after Trump compared his young political rival to a cartoon mascot from the venerable humor mag. First, Trump took aim at Buttigieg, the Democratic mayor of South Bend, Ind., at […]

Post–Mueller Report Reminder: The Russians Would Have Loved President Hillary Clinton

Post–Mueller Report Reminder: The Russians Would Have Loved President Hillary Clinton. Had Daniel Patrick Moynihan been around for today’s politics, fellow New York Democratic politician Representative Hakeem Jeffries may well have provided the inspiration for his astute quote: “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” During the recent House Judiciary Committee hearing, Representative Jeffries asserted […]

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Dem leaders feel squeeze on Trump strategy | TheHill. by Mike Lillis · May 11, 2019 House Democratic leaders scrambling to manage their oversight of the Trump administration are increasingly being squeezed by both wings of their diverse caucus. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is a biting critic of President Trump, but she’s rejected early calls for impeachment hearings, instead favoring […]

Tax law hits 2020 Democratic presidential contenders unevenly

Tax law hits 2020 Democratic presidential contenders unevenly. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who’ve released last year’s tax returns thus far are well-off enough to represent less than one-fifth of the taxpaying public, with incomes ranging from $100,000 to $2 million. But their experiences are probably typical of many voters in similar circumstances: married couples with young children tend to […]

Islam is violent because of founder, Muslim expert says – WND

Islam is violent because of founder, Muslim expert says – WND. Since 9/11, when Islamic terrorists killed nearly 3,000 people, Muslim advocacy groups in the United States have had considerable success promoting the notion that Islam is a religion of peace. Al-Qaida, ISIS and other such violent groups have nothing to do with Islam, goes the narrative. But Hamed Abdel-Samad, […]

Is Samsung About to Fold on its Galaxy Fold Folding Phone? | VodkaPundit

Is Samsung About to Fold on its Galaxy Fold Folding Phone? | VodkaPundit. Just two months after revealing its jaw-dropping $1,980 origami Galaxy Fold smartphone/tablet hybrid, and two weeks after it was supposed to drop to the public, Samsung says it might reveal the troubled phone’s fate in “a couple of days.” Spoiler Alert: Samsung is going to cancel the […]

Why Further U.S.-China Economic War Seems Certain | The National Interest

Why Further U.S.-China Economic War Seems Certain | The National Interest. by Alan Tonelson · May 10, 2019 Ever since President Donald Trump started hiking tariffs on imports from China in the middle of last year, speculation has abounded that his main aim wasn’t creating leverage for securing a favorable trade agreement with Beijing, but, rather, spurring a process of […]

Liberals Were Very Wrong About Tax Cuts. Again.

Liberals Were Very Wrong About Tax Cuts. Again.. For those of you who survived the Great GOP Tax Cut Massacre, things are finally looking up. The unemployment rate fell to 3.6% last month, the lowest level since 1969. We’ve now experienced over a full year of unemployment at 4% or lower. The economy beat projections, adding another 263,000 jobs in […]

Past Attorney General Went Unpunished for Contempt | The American Spectator

Past Attorney General Went Unpunished for Contempt | The American Spectator. by Debra J. Saunders Washington Can Attorney General William Barr thumb his nose at Congress and get away with it? Can the nation’s top lawman refuse to honor a House Judiciary Committee subpoena for an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and not pay a penalty? In […]

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Hit Ballistic Missile Program, Regime’s Cash

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Hit Ballistic Missile Program, Regime's Cash. In announcing another round of sanctions on Iran this week, the Trump administration took unprecedented steps to roll back a series of cash windfalls authorized by the Obama administration that have lined the extremist regime’s pockets and enabled it to make strides in its ballistic missile technology, according to […]

William Barr & Eric Holder: When to Hold an Attorney General in Contempt | National Review

William Barr & Eric Holder: When to Hold an Attorney General in Contempt | National Review. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has declared it a “constitutional crisis” that Attorney General William Barr refuses to divulge the small parts of the Mueller report that contain grand-jury material. By a straight party-line vote, the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Barr […]

Socialism: A Youthful Passion, A National Problem

Socialism: A Youthful Passion, A National Problem. It is one of modern history’s more famous quotes: “If a man is not a socialist at 20, he has no heart. If he remains one at age 40, he has no head.” These words (and variations thereof) have been attributed to everyone from Disraeli to Clemenceau to Churchill. Whatever the true source, […]

GOP poll reassuring for Trump in key states but offers warning about Michigan

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Trump campaign raising big bucks from women | Fox News

Trump campaign raising big bucks from women | Fox News. According to the FEC, 10,375 women donated more than $200 to President Trump’s reelection campaign in the first quarter — more than any of the Democratic 2020 presidential candidates; Kevin Corke reports from the White House. President Trump’s early fundraising numbers show he not only has a stockpile of cash […]

President Trump takes over Fourth of July celebration, changing its location and inserting himself into the program – Anchorage Daily News

President Trump takes over Fourth of July celebration, changing its location and inserting himself into the program – Anchorage Daily News. President Donald Trump has effectively taken charge of the nation’s premier Fourth of July celebration in Washington, moving the gargantuan fireworks display from its usual spot on the Mall to be closer to the Potomac River and making tentative […]

The Next Battlefront: Social Media

The Next Battlefront: Social Media. Imagine a day when newspapers only publish articles regarding the benefits of late-term abortions, socialism, and open borders. Where history books vilify Republican conservatives for fighting to defend slavery, inciting segregation, and founding the KKK. Cable news shows would only report crimes committed by conservatives or capitalists and social media only allowed leftist ideas to […]

Impeach Trump Or Go Home, Democrats

Impeach Trump Or Go Home, Democrats. by David Harsanyi · May 9, 2019 When House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler and Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed that the United States had been plunged into a “constitutional crisis” this week, a large swath of the media took to plying this fantasy for them. “Ever wonder what a constitutional crisis looks like? Well, open […]

2020 Dems: Trump doesn’t deserve credit for the economy | TheHill

2020 Dems: Trump doesn't deserve credit for the economy | TheHill. by Max Greenwood · May 10, 2019 Democrats running for president are readying themselves for questions about the strong economy and President Trump. Their answer: it’s Barack Obama’s economy. Unemployment has fallen all the way to 3.6 percent and the stock market has boomed under Trump, but Democrats say […]

Trump: Barr will decide if Mueller testifies, Kerry should face charges

Trump: Barr will decide if Mueller testifies, Kerry should face charges. by John T. Bennett · May 9, 2019 Whether or not special counsel Robert S. Mueller III will testify before Congress about his Russia election meddling report will be left to Attorney General William P. Barr, President Donald Trump said Thursday. The president appeared to contradict himself just days […]

Kate Smith sings ‘God Bless America’ – WND

Kate Smith sings 'God Bless America' – WND. The son of a rabbi, he was born May 11, 1888. At four years old, he immigrated with his family from Russia to New York. Falling in love with America, he served as a U.S. infantry sergeant in World War I. He later wrote some of the nation’s most popular songs, including: […]

Mike Pence Calls for Ilhan Omar to Be Removed from House Foreign Affairs Committee | Trending

Mike Pence Calls for Ilhan Omar to Be Removed from House Foreign Affairs Committee | Trending. by Matt Margolis · May 9, 2019 Today, in an interview with Fox News, Vice President Pence called on the Democratic House leadership to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) from the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee. “Ilhan Omar has made statements, anti-Semitic comments against […]

5 Crazy Weapons That Are Banned From Going to War | The National Interest

5 Crazy Weapons That Are Banned From Going to War | The National Interest. Long gone are the days when war was governed by an “anything goes” system. As weaponry has become more advanced, so have the rules of warfare. Practices that involve excessive torture of the enemy are not only frowned upon, but have also been made illegal on […]

Conservatives Urge White House to Oppose Democrats’ Equality Act White House Yet to Issue Formal Statement Opposing Democrats’ Equality Act

Conservatives Urge White House to Oppose Democrats’ Equality Act White House Yet to Issue Formal Statement Opposing Democrats’ Equality Act. by Fred Lucas · May 11, 2019 Conservative organizations are holding firm against House Democrats’ legislation they say would undermine religious liberty, and some conservatives want the White House to take a stronger stance. Almost 100 conservative leaders signed onto […]

‘Did Islam Have Anything to Do With It?’ | The American Spectator

‘Did Islam Have Anything to Do With It?’ | The American Spectator. On April 7, 2017, in Stockholm, Sweden, Rakhmat Akilov, a Muslim immigrant and asylum-seeker, stole a beer truck in the heart of the city’s shopping district. Did he have a keg party in mind? No. Alcohol is forbidden in Islam. The killing of “infidels,” however, is not, and […]

The Real Democratic Agenda

The Real Democratic Agenda. And you thought Democrats won the House out of fear Republicans would drop coverage of preexisting conditions. That they wanted to spend this Congress addressing the cost of prescription drugs, building roads and bridges, resolving the legal status of DACA recipients, expanding gun background checks. Don’t be silly! Rashida Tlaib let spill the real Democratic agenda […]

Constitutional Crisis As Absurdist Theater | National Review

Constitutional Crisis As Absurdist Theater | National Review. Jerry Nadler has declared a constitutional crisis. The proximate cause is a couple of redacted lines, including one footnote, in a 400-page report. Let’s be glad for the sake of the republic that an entire page wasn’t withheld. To review the plot: Robert Mueller conducted what was in effect an impeachment inquiry […]

For Joe Biden, on China It’s Still the 1990s

For Joe Biden, on China It's Still the 1990s. Once upon a time, May 1 — May Day — was a day for working-class parades in factory towns. This year, it was a day for Joe Biden, to set off on his third presidential campaign in 32 years, to make news on the stump, not in a working-class venue but […]

It’s who you know: How a soldier convicted of murder got Trump to pardon him

It's who you know: How a soldier convicted of murder got Trump to pardon him. by Steven Nelson · May 10, 2019 Former Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna beat the odds Monday, becoming the 8th person pardoned by President Trump after a campaign by supporters who recognized that “it’s who you know” that matters most. Now an Oklahoma farmhand, Behenna […]

The Next Battlefront: Social Media

The Next Battlefront: Social Media. Imagine a day when newspapers only publish articles regarding the benefits of late-term abortions, socialism, and open borders. Where history books vilify Republican conservatives for fighting to defend slavery, inciting segregation, and founding the KKK. Cable news shows would only report crimes committed by conservatives or capitalists and social media only allowed leftist ideas to […]

Did Mueller Tap Fusion GPS And Steele To Assist His Anti-Trump Probe?

Did Mueller Tap Fusion GPS And Steele To Assist His Anti-Trump Probe?. by Paul Sperry · May 9, 2019 Special Counsel Robert Mueller spent more than $732,000 on outside contractors, including private investigators and researchers, records show, but his office refuses to say who they were. While it’s not unusual for special government offices to outsource for services such as […]

Pelosi suggests floor vote on Barr contempt not imminent

Pelosi suggests floor vote on Barr contempt not imminent. by Lindsey McPherson · May 9, 2019 Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Thursday the House might wait on a floor vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress until seeing how a similar situation plays out with former White House Counsel Don McGahn. “When we’re ready, we’ll come to […]

Biden: ‘Obligation’ to give health care to illegals – WND

Biden: 'Obligation' to give health care to illegals – WND. On the campaign trail, former Vice President Joe Biden said the United States has an “obligation” to provide health care for illegal immigrants. In Los Angeles, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination was confronted with the issue Wednesday by reporters, the Washington Free Beacon reported. A reporter asked: “Do […]

A (Trade) War with China is Inevitable | The National Interest

A (Trade) War with China is Inevitable | The National Interest. by Christopher Whalen · May 9, 2019 Five decades ago my father Richard Whalen published a book entitled Trade Warriors: The Guide to the Politics of Trade and Foreign Investment. Trade was a big deal in Washington in the 1970s, mostly focused on Japan. The resurgent Japanese economy and […]

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy: ‘The Democrats Now Want to Weaponize the IRS’

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy: ‘The Democrats Now Want to Weaponize the IRS'. When asked if President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-.Calif.), and he himself should release their tax returns, House Minority Leader Keving McCarthy (R.-Calif.) said that America needs to move “forward” and warned that the Democrats “want to weaponize the IRS.” At the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, […]

The Green New Deal Is a ‘Guise’ to Usher in Socialism, Lawmaker Warns

The Green New Deal Is a ‘Guise’ to Usher in Socialism, Lawmaker Warns. by Rachel del Guidice · May 9, 2019 Members of the conservative Republican Study Committee say Democrats’ Green New Deal would be an economic wrecking ball. “This is something that should concern every single American, because it will impact their pocketbooks. It will impact their families. It […]

Mathgate: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Caught in Massive Grade Fraud Scandal | The American Spectator

Mathgate: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Caught in Massive Grade Fraud Scandal | The American Spectator. by Deroy Murdock As education-reform activists prepare to demonstrate at New York’s City Hall on Wednesday, a massive grade-fraud scandal has been exposed in America’s largest public-school system. SOS NYC, an organization that fights the under-education of Gotham’s children, released middle-school ratings using […]

He Helped Reveal How U.S. Drone Strikes Were Killing Innocents. The Feds Just Charged Him With Espionage. – Reason.com

He Helped Reveal How U.S. Drone Strikes Were Killing Innocents. The Feds Just Charged Him With Espionage. – Reason.com. A former Air Force intelligence officer has been arrested and charged with espionage for leaking information to the press detailing how the U.S. government uses armed drones for secret assassination missions in foreign countries. Daniel Everette Hale, 31, of Nashville, was […]

Continetti: It Wasn’t a ‘Constitutional Crisis’ When Republicans Demanded Docs From Eric Holder

Continetti: It Wasn't a 'Constitutional Crisis' When Republicans Demanded Docs From Eric Holder. Washington Free Beacon editor in chief Matthew Continetti pointed out Wednesday that it was not considered a constitutional crisis when Republicans demanded documents from then-Attorney General Eric Holder and held him in contempt of Congress. “This happened in 2011 with Holder and it wasn’t a constitutional crisis […]

Robert Mueller’s Excuse for Airing ‘Obstruction’ Evidence Preposterous | National Review

Robert Mueller’s Excuse for Airing ‘Obstruction’ Evidence Preposterous | National Review. Volume II of his report does exactly what he claimed to be avoiding. In gross violation of Justice Department policy and constitutional norms, a prosecutor neither charges nor recommends charges against a suspect, but proceeds to smear him by publishing 200 pages of obstruction allegations. Asked to explain why […]

Progressives Face a Bleak Post-Mueller Landscape

Progressives Face a Bleak Post-Mueller Landscape. Democrats have grown infuriated by Attorney General William Barr’s indifference to their hysteria over the Trump-Russia collusion narrative. Barr recently released a brief summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s conclusions that Donald Trump did not collude with the Russians to warp the 2016 election. Barr added that Mueller had not found enough evidence to […]

Study: Blacks abandon Biden when told he opposed school integration

Study: Blacks abandon Biden when told he opposed school integration. by Joseph Simonson · May 9, 2019 A left-wing advocacy group released a survey in April demonstrating that black voters could cost Joe Biden the nomination — once they are familiar with his record. Data for Progress’s memo on “Joe Biden’s Electability” tests the assumption that the former vice president […]

Biden’s resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash | Fox News

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash | Fox News. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 2007 resurfaced online in which he said Iowa had better schools than Washington, D.C., while mentioning their differences in demographics. “There’s […]

House panel votes Barr in contempt, escalating Trump dispute

House panel votes Barr in contempt, escalating Trump dispute. The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats’ extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia report. The vote capped a day of ever-deepening dispute between congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump, who […]

On Campus, Thou Shalt Not Support Israel

On Campus, Thou Shalt Not Support Israel. Hatred of Israel, and its close cousin, hatred of Jews, have been commonly held and expressed sentiments on college campuses in the US, Canada, and Europe in recent years. Anti-Israel speakers are invited to speak, paid handsome fees, and draw large audiences of enthusiastic students, faculty and administrators. Anti-Zionist groups, often dominated by […]

Gay Democrat Mocks, Harasses Christians For Praying On Sidewalk

Gay Democrat Mocks, Harasses Christians For Praying On Sidewalk. by Chad Felix Greene · May 7, 2019 Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is best known for responding to a visit from Vice President Mike Pence to his city by raising his middle finger and saying, “To be clear, we’re a City of soaring diversity…So keep that in mind while you’re […]

Sanders campaign officially unionizes | TheHill

Sanders campaign officially unionizes | TheHill. by Jonathan Easley · May 8, 2019 Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) 2020 campaign has officially unionized, staff announced Wednesday. The Sanders campaign said that management had reached a deal with staff on a union contract that addresses pay transparency, gender equality and mental health services, among other issues. “We are proud of our workers […]

Muslim group lied about tie to school in jihad video – WND

Muslim group lied about tie to school in jihad video – WND. The Muslim American Society, which was founded by Muslim Brotherhood leaders in the United States, insisted last week it had nothing to do with the Philadelphia school attended by children shown in a video lip-syncing a song and reading poems that called for beheading and torturing Israelis. The […]

Brent Bozell: Skipping Over Hillary and Obama Fights

Brent Bozell: Skipping Over Hillary and Obama Fights. New York Times reporter Peter Baker offered new insights into how badly former President Barack Obama reacted to Hillary Clinton losing the 2016 election. It came in a new edition of his book “Obama: The Call to History.” But since Obama sounded whiny about how history unfolded, the news media don’t want […]

4 Reasons ‘Breakthrough’ Is Worth Your Time and Money at the Multiplex

4 Reasons ‘Breakthrough’ Is Worth Your Time and Money at the Multiplex. by Virginia Allen · May 8, 2019 When it comes to Christian movies, I’m always a bit skeptical entering the theater. But this past weekend, I decided to see “Breakthrough” and found it well worth the price of admission. Spoiler alert: Some minor spoilers ahead, but nothing you […]

The Real Face of the Muslim American Society | The American Spectator

The Real Face of the Muslim American Society | The American Spectator. Fresh from its lobbying activities at the National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, where a coalition of Islamist groups scored personal face time with nearly 200 members of Congress, the Muslim American Society’s (MAS) Milwaukee chapter late last month completed its 13th annual conference, called “Jannah: The […]

Bernie Sanders Thinks Medicare for All Would Solve America’s Health Care Problems. It Would Make Them Worse. – Reason.com

Bernie Sanders Thinks Medicare for All Would Solve America’s Health Care Problems. It Would Make Them Worse. – Reason.com. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.) thinks there’s a crisis in American health care, and only Medicare for All can solve it. He’s half right. There is a crisis in the nation’s health care system. But that crisis is Medicare itself—the program as it […]

Biden: ‘There’s a Rational Way to Deal With the Second Amendment’

Biden: 'There's a Rational Way to Deal With the Second Amendment'. Former Vice President Joe Biden said there was a “rational way to deal with the Second Amendment” during a campaign address in Nevada Tuesday. Biden recounted the massacres in Las Vegas (2017) and Newtown, Conn. (2012) that have prompted calls in the Democratic Party for stricter gun control laws. […]

No Question There Was Spying On Trump Campaign, But How Much?

No Question There Was Spying On Trump Campaign, But How Much?. At his contentious hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Attorney General William Barr dropped a big hint about his investigation into the conduct of the Trump-Russia investigation. “Many people seem to assume that the only intelligence collection that occurred was a single confidential informant and a FISA warrant,” Barr […]

Denver’s magic mushroom vote is the democratic experiment we need

Denver’s magic mushroom vote is the democratic experiment we need. by Erin Dunne · May 7, 2019 Under the federal system, states and cities are laboratories of democracy. And on Tuesday, citizens in Denver are voting on a unique ballot initiative: decriminalizing “magic mushrooms.” That’s great. Even for those who aren’t on board with the idea that adults should generally […]

Appeals court allows Trump administration to send back asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out court process | Fox News

Appeals court allows Trump administration to send back asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out court process | Fox News. Earlier this month, Judge Richard Seeborg stopped the Trump administration’s ‘remain in Mexico’ program, ruling the government doesn’t have the legal authority to keep these asylum seekers south of the border; Claudia Cowan reports from San Francisco. The Ninth Circuit […]

Corruption is Driving the U.S. and Turkey Apart

Corruption is Driving the U.S. and Turkey Apart. Turkey’s plans to buy the S-400 missile defense system from Russia has sparked unprecedented tensions between Turkey and the U.S. Neither side will back off, and the prospect of an irreparable rupture in relations is looming. Yet the current crisis is not the source, but the result of the widening divergence between […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar Supports Group That Produced Child Beheading Skit

Rep. Ilhan Omar Supports Group That Produced Child Beheading Skit. by Patrick Poole · May 7, 2019 Shocking footage uncovered by the Investigative Project last week shows a skit produced by the Muslim American Society (MAS) in Philadelphia showing children calling for martyrdom as soldiers in the “army of Allah” and threatening to behead their enemies and subject them to […]

Trump juggles crises in Iran, North Korea, Venezuela | TheHill

Trump juggles crises in Iran, North Korea, Venezuela | TheHill. by Brett Samuels · May 7, 2019 President Trump is facing a key stretch on foreign policy with escalating situations challenging his leadership in North Korea, Venezuela, China and Iran all in the span of a few days. Trump has separately juggled disputes with each country over the last several […]

Pelosi: ‘Trump is goading us to impeach him’

Pelosi: ‘Trump is goading us to impeach him’. by Lindsey McPherson · May 7, 2019 Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that President Donald Trump is trying to bait Democrats into starting impeachment proceedings against him but cautioned that her caucus will only be led to that process by the facts. “Trump is goading us to impeach him,” the California Democrat […]

The suicidal Equality Act of 2019 – WND

The suicidal Equality Act of 2019 – WND. The House Judiciary Committee has voted out the Equality Act of 2019. It now heads for a vote on the House floor with 240 co-sponsors, which means its passage is virtually certain. The legislation amends all major civil rights law, including the 1964 Civil Rights Act, to include “sexual orientation” and “gender […]

No Surprise Here: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Impeaching Attorney General Barr | Trending

No Surprise Here: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Impeaching Attorney General Barr | Trending. In the past week, it has become clear that Democrats have seen the writing on the wall that impeaching Trump would be a bad political move, and have since set their sights on Attorney General Barr, hoping for greener pastures. Nancy Pelosi has accused him of perjury, and […]

Nancy Pelosi’s Equality Act Would Undo Trump’s Most Significant Achievements

Nancy Pelosi’s Equality Act Would Undo Trump’s Most Significant Achievements. by Ryan T. Anderson · May 7, 2019 Back in October, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told an audience at Harvard University that if the Democrats retook the House, one of her top legislative priorities would be to pass the misnamed “Equality Act,” a bill that would impose radical sexual […]

Mueller, the Democrats, and the Historic Great Disappointment | The American Spectator

Mueller, the Democrats, and the Historic Great Disappointment | The American Spectator. Robert Mueller’s report on the alleged collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government presented Democrats with a conundrum reminiscent of unfulfilled eschatological movements. For many Democrats, and even some Republicans, Trump’s upset victory over Hillary Clinton was not simply inexplicable; it was inconceivable. For such […]

Will Trump’s Authoritarian Impulses Derail His Deregulatory Successes? – Reason.com

Will Trump’s Authoritarian Impulses Derail His Deregulatory Successes? – Reason.com. Tariffs, threats to use antitrust regulations against big tech firms, and an interest in social media regulation could overshadow one of the adminstration’s big victories | 5.7.2019 11:15 AM (Ron Sachs/SIPA/Newscom) The only thing that’s likely to stop President Donald Trump’s deregulatory push is Trump himself. Trump has presided over […]

U.S. Readies New Sanctions on Cuba, Russia for Backing Maduro

U.S. Readies New Sanctions on Cuba, Russia for Backing Maduro. The Trump administration is readying a new salvo of sanctions on Cuba and Russia for their destabilizing activities in Venezuela that have helped prop up Nicolás Maduro, according to the U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela, who told the Washington Free Beacon in a wide-ranging interview that America is still considering […]

Donald Trump & 2020 — President’s Reelection Is Likely in 2020 | National Review

Donald Trump & 2020 — President's Reelection Is Likely in 2020 | National Review. He keeps getting stronger as the Democratic field grows more dismal. Most of the elements are now in place for a decisive electoral victory for the current president, and a clear mandate to drain the swamp of all that he ran against. It is aberrant that […]

Let the Sunshine in at the Federal Reserve

Let the Sunshine in at the Federal Reserve. I’m disappointed I had to withdraw from the nomination to be a member of the Federal Reserve Board because I do believe the Fed needs to change the way it operates. In the last month, I started investigating how it makes its decisions, which have such a dramatic impact on jobs, wages, […]

Biden soars in polls but ‘very skeptical’ elite Dems not endorsing him yet

Biden soars in polls but 'very skeptical' elite Dems not endorsing him yet. by David M. Drucker · May 7, 2019 The paucity of Democratic establishment figures mobilizing for Joe Biden underlines widespread party doubts that the former vice president will survive the primary. Biden has endorsements from five senators, eight House members, two governors, and other major party figures. […]

Mark Steyn: Clinton and Abrams are making politics ‘impossible,’ Pelosi wrong | Fox News

Mark Steyn: Clinton and Abrams are making politics 'impossible,' Pelosi wrong | Fox News. Hillary Clinton claims the election was ‘stolen’ from her, Stacey Abrams still thinks she won Georgia governor race; reaction from SteynOnline.com’s Mark Steyn. Conservative commentator and author Mark Steyn said Monday on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that Democrats are making politics nearly “impossible” by refusing to accept […]

Biden takes 32-point lead over Sanders in new 2020 poll | TheHill

Biden takes 32-point lead over Sanders in new 2020 poll | TheHill. by Matthew Sheffield · May 6, 2019 Former Vice President Joe Biden has a 32-point lead in the Democratic presidential race in a Hill-HarrisX poll released Monday. Biden won 46 percent in the poll compared to 14 percent for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who came in a distant […]

When Will Trump Finally Drop the Hammer on the Deep State?

When Will Trump Finally Drop the Hammer on the Deep State?. Now that the Mueller witch hunt has reached its final conclusion, are those of us who are fully awake finally going to witness some justice regarding the various deep state actors and their attempted coup d’état against President Trump? We currently hear the Huber and Horowitz reports are coming […]

It’s Time For Trump To Address Russian Interference In Our Elections

It’s Time For Trump To Address Russian Interference In Our Elections. by David Marcus · May 6, 2019 There are two things I know to be true: one, Russia interfered with 2016 election. Two, that interference has been used to try to delegitimize a legitimate president of the United States. The tension between these two truths has framed much of […]

Chinese spies acquired NSA tools, used them to attack US allies: report | TheHill

Chinese spies acquired NSA tools, used them to attack US allies: report | TheHill. by Zack Budryk · May 6, 2019 A leading cybersecurity firm found evidence Chinese intelligence operatives repurposed National Security Agency hacking technology in 2016 to attack American allies and private firms in Europe and Asia, according to the New York Times. Researchers with Symantec believe the […]

U.S. mosque: Jihad kids video ‘a mistake’ – WND

U.S. mosque: Jihad kids video 'a mistake' – WND. Did an Arabic-language presentation at a Philadelphia mosque in which children called for the decapitation of people who stand in the way of Islam conquering Jerusalem reflect the views of management? It was the owner of the building, the Muslim American Society Islamic Center in North Philadelphia, that uploaded video of […]

CNN to Cut as Many as 300 Staffers in Wake of Plummeting Ratings

CNN to Cut as Many as 300 Staffers in Wake of Plummeting Ratings. by Paula Bolyard · April 18, 2019 CNN is planning to cut up to 300 jobs, “many being older employees with years at the network,” according to a report on Monday. According to FTVLive, a website that monitors the television industry, “Word is that just under 200 […]

Senate Confirmed Trump’s 100th Judge. Let’s Put That in Perspective.

Senate Confirmed Trump’s 100th Judge. Let’s Put That in Perspective.. by Thomas Jipping · May 6, 2019 Last week, the Senate confirmed the 100th federal judge nominated by President Donald Trump. That’s a nice, round number, and it might sound like a significant milestone, but let’s put that number in perspective. Trump achieved that mark ahead of some presidents, but […]

The Facebook Fascists | The American Spectator

The Facebook Fascists | The American Spectator. The inevitable headlines went like this one at NPR: Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and Other ‘Dangerous’ Individuals The NPR version of this latest adventure in virtue signaling and censorship went like this: Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan are running out of places to espouse […]

Virginia’s Push for Solar Panels Offers Few Rays of Hope

Virginia's Push for Solar Panels Offers Few Rays of Hope. Many Civil War battles were fought on the farms surrounding Culpeper, Va., about an hour outside Washington, D.C., and in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Now, a new conflict is underway, as members of the local community push back against energy providers attempting to cover Culpeper—and other parts […]

Qatar Airways Cheats — Trump Should Enforce Open Skies Act | National Review

Qatar Airways Cheats — Trump Should Enforce Open Skies Act | National Review. Qatar is circumventing a trade agreement intended to ensure fair competition in international air travel. President Trump is in the middle of a growing number of trade disputes. On Sunday, he promised to dramatically raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods if a trade deal isn’t […]

Big Tech Trying to Have it Both Ways as Platform and Publisher

Big Tech Trying to Have it Both Ways as Platform and Publisher. Google, Facebook and Twitter are private companies, so the constitutional guarantees of free speech generally do not apply to people using their platforms. But it’s not that simple. The tech giants have been playing fast and loose with labeling themselves platforms v. publishers, trying to claim protections from […]

Ilhan Omar defends Palestinians after terrorists rain down rockets on Israel

Ilhan Omar defends Palestinians after terrorists rain down rockets on Israel. by John Gage · May 6, 2019 Rep. Ilhan Omar appeared to take the side of Hamas and Islamic Jihad last night after terrorists fired hundreds of rockets at civilian targets in Israel by Hamas this weekend. “How many more protesters must be shot, rockets must be fired, and […]

Larry Kudlow fires back at Cory Booker’s claim Obama deserves credit for economic recovery | Fox News

Larry Kudlow fires back at Cory Booker's claim Obama deserves credit for economic recovery | Fox News. National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow says President Trump’s economic policies have led the U.S. into a tremendous prosperity cycle. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow denounced Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sunday after the 2020 White House candidate said President Trump was “taking […]

Amidror: Iran behind the Gaza escalation – Arab-Israeli Conflict – Jerusalem Post

Amidror: Iran behind the Gaza escalation – Arab-Israeli Conflict – Jerusalem Post. Iran, through Palestinian Islamic Jihad – its proxy in Gaza – is behind the current escalation in the South, former national security adviser Yaakov Amidror said on Sunday. Amidror, in a conversation with The Israel Project, traced the current round of massive rocket fire on Israel to Friday, […]

Tragedy Tomorrow, Comedy Tonight

Tragedy Tomorrow, Comedy Tonight. That’s the title of a great song in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and that, it occurs to me, is an appropriate song for the media and the Democrats. For two years they vigorously promoted — for their amusement and political benefit — a fake Russian collusion story and now must […]

Netflix’s ‘Knock Down The House’ Is A Campaign Contribution To AOC

Netflix’s ‘Knock Down The House’ Is A Campaign Contribution To AOC. by David Marcus · May 3, 2019 This year streaming giant Netflix purchased the rights to the documentary “Knock Down the House,” conceived and created by Rachel Lears, for $10 million. The film follows four women running outsider far-left campaigns for Congress in the 2018 cycle. The most notable […]

Trump says Mueller shouldn’t testify | TheHill

Trump says Mueller shouldn't testify | TheHill. by Emily Birnbaum and Brandon Conradis · May 5, 2019 President Trump on Sunday said special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify on the findings of his probe into Russian election interference, suggesting the move was an attempt by Democrats to renew scrutiny on the White House after the release of Mueller’s long-awaited […]

Stunning number of Americans look to Bible for answers – WND

Stunning number of Americans look to Bible for answers – WND. While researchers have observed an overall decline in the percent of Americans who identify as Christian, a newly published annual survey found nearly half of all adults engage with the Bible at least three or four times a year on their own. The “State of the Bible” study conducted […]

Hillary Clinton Claims 2016 Election Was ‘Stolen’ From Her | Trending

Hillary Clinton Claims 2016 Election Was 'Stolen' From Her | Trending. In the same week that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that Donald Trump might not accept the results of the 2020 election if he loses, Hillary Clinton told an audience at “An Evening With The Clintons” event in Los Angeles that the 2016 election was “stolen” from her. As […]

Fight Stealth, Die Fast: Why F-22s and F-35s Dominate the Sky | The National Interest

Fight Stealth, Die Fast: Why F-22s and F-35s Dominate the Sky | The National Interest. by Kris Osborn · May 6, 2019 “Mixing stealthy aircraft with conventional aircraft, deception, air defense suppression, and electronic jamming will complicate an enemy’s defensive problem set by an order of magnitude,” the paper writes. Despite the loud and fast-growing chorus of analysts, critics and […]