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4 Key Questions Before The Trump-Kim Meeting

April 21, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump’s upcoming meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un may appear to be a breakthrough between two leaders who openly talked about nuclear war in 2017. However, national security experts caution against expecting too much from a historic meeting that still has no publicly confirmed date and may […]

Australian Politics – Kevin Andrews: Liberal Party Members Have Lost The Voter’s Confidence

April 21, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ I gave a speech to a celebratory dinner last night – 240 guests – for Liberal MP Kevin Andrews, and am afraid I rather tore into the Turnbull Government. (TonyfromOz adds here that the Liberal Party is the larger of the two major Conservative Political parties in Australia) I felt awkward, […]

CBS Hypes Tiny ‘Backlash’ Against Chattanooga Student’s Gun-Toting ‘Graduation Photo’

April 14, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ A one-sided Wednesday report at CBS News tried to convince readers that University of Tennessee-Chattanooga student Brenna Spencer’s “I don’t take normal graduation photos” tweet picturing her with a firearm generated significant “backlash.” To create a false impression, the network cited critical tweets from two users with a combined eight Twitter followers, […]

Anger, Outrage And Protest: How Hollywood Talks About Taxes

April 13, 2018 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Content Warning: Story includes profanity The dreaded Republicans are in control, new tax legislation has been passed, and it is tax season. What’s a wealthy, overprivileged celebrity to do? Complain, of course. Some celebs attacked Republicans for passing the “FUCKING TAX BILL,” while others were upset by a function of the […]

Trump Seeks To Scale Back More EPA Rules, Says Tax Cuts Boosting Manufacturing

April 13, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump touted the success of his policies in helping manufacturers, and announced a new presidential order to roll back environmental regulations that would further expedite the construction of factories. “Today I will sign a presidential memorandum directing the EPA to cut even more red tape on our manufacturers, so […]

Why The US Must Befriend Hungary’s Populist Leader

April 12, 2018 by

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By Mike Gonzalez ~ Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a convincing majority in Sunday’s parliamentary election. Even the day before the election, The Guardian was all too pleased to showcase the left’s apoplexy by running the headline “Hungary’s war on democracy is a war on democracy everywhere.” This has it exactly backward, of course. Liberals […]

David Brooks: Anti-Trumpism Has Failed

April 11, 2018 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ After more than a year of relentless opposition to President Donald Trump, New York Times “conservative” columnist David Brooks has thrown his hands in the air and has declared that blind resistance is futile. Notably absent in his April 9 column is that he himself has been guilty of many of […]