The Neil Gorsuch hearing is quite partisan a year after Merrick Garland was denied even having a hearing.
1 HEADER Donald Trump, 1 HEADER economy, 1 HEADER immigration, 1 HEADER republicans, 1 HEADER whitehouse, FEATURED CONTRIBUTORS border wall, China, first 100 days, Ivanka Trump, jobs numbers, nepotism, russia, sam stevens
It’s hard to imagine a more alternative version of what the Founders wanted for this country than what we currently see right before our very eyes.
Donald Trump’s success, or certainly his more-than-modest success, as president depends on maintaining his base’s loyalty and enthusiasm, while drawing others into it—people who didn’t support him in 2016.
1 HEADER Cabinet, 1 HEADER Donald Trump, 1 HEADER economy, 1 HEADER Healthcare, 1 HEADER republicans, 1 HEADER whitehouse, FEATURED CONTRIBUTORS affordable care act, budget blueprint, Cindy Matthews, Obamacare
In the game of Jeopardy it’s not the answer that’s called for–it’s the question.
Somehow the Irish are omitted from the discussion when the political class in Washington D.C. speaks of “comprehensive immigration reform.”
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One of the best things about growing older is that at least your long term memory gets stronger, even if you can’t remember where you last saw the damn remote.
Late last week, the Trump administration released its budget blueprint, an outline of its proposal to Congress concerning President Donald Trump’s spending priorities for the federal budget.
To borrow a phrase from Shakespeare – “The president doth protest too much, methinks.” And he does indeed protest too much via non-stop tweets, through his official spokespeople, and, yes, finally, in […]
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American consumers are accustomed to having a bunch of choices.
In the wake of Justice Scalia’s death, the Supreme Court shifted the power to the ideological left and conservatives saw the loss of not just a great justice, but also the majority on […]
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Matt Drudge loves to tell a story with his headlines on Drudge Report.
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In the mid-1800s, Vice President John C. Calhoun mainstreamed the concept of nullification, the thinking that a state can simply disobey federal laws it believes are unconstitutional or harmful to its interest.
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An important factor in the political balance of power, and one easily overlooked in our peaceful democracy, is how far each side will go.
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To say that President Trump’s relationship with the Republican-led Congress is a bit awkward would be quite the understatement.
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Is President Donald J. Trump the first president to fulfill all of his campaign promises to his supporters in the first one hundred days of his administration?
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A radical Republican, Charles Sumner was a fierce and outspoken critic of what Kenneth Stampp called the peculiar institution, better known to us as slavery.
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Scientists and self-described “science enthusiasts” who plan to march against President Trump in a few weeks would be well-advised to take a hard look at revelations that temperature data has been manipulated.
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This Sunday’s dust-up – or one of them – was President Trump’s comment, when quizzed by Bill O’Reilly, on his “respect” for Mr. Putin.
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WARNING THIS IS SATIRE/ Sense of humor strongly recommended!
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Would the proposed “border adjustment tax” raise product prices for consumers? Top Republican weighs in
WASHINGTON – House Ways & Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-Texas) defended the Republican plan for a border adjustment tax, arguing that it creates a system that does not “favor foreign products” over […]
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Are we witnessing an attempted coup by the Left in America?
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President Donald J. Trump has been psychologically abusing America since he launched his election campaign in June 2016. The question is how long Lady Liberty will tolerate being Donald’s doormat.
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It is becoming increasingly clear that if a border wall with Mexico is constructed, it will be Americans, not Mexico, who pay for it.
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With President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, much attention has been paid to his fulsome praise of the late Antonin Scalia, the conservative hero whose seat he […]
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It is often said the movers and shakers of American politics exist inside a small and cozy world, busily wheeling and dealing with their peers.
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President Donald Trump has put forth his pick for the Supreme Court: Judge Neil Gorsuch.
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Republican members of Congress were not shy about criticizing President Obama during his presidency, and foreign policy critiques were among their favorite lines of attack.
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The alarming events in Steve Bannon’s, I mean, Donald Trump’s presidency are coming so fast and furiously, it is impossible to keep up. I will summarize it for you simply: it’s horrible.