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‘No Deal’ On Brexit Is The Best Deal For Britain And The United States

January 17, 2019 by

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By Nile Gardiner ~ British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered a seismic defeat. The House of Commons on Tuesday rejected her proposed withdrawal agreement with the European Union by a 230 vote margin. Among those voting against her: 118 rebel Conservative MPs who saw the deal as a weak-kneed surrender to the European Union. This is the biggest […]

Trump Has A Strong Legal Argument That He Can Declare National Emergency At Border

January 14, 2019 by

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By John G. Malcolm ~ President Donald Trump has asked Congress for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the southern border. He has said that, if necessary, he may declare a “national emergency” and act unilaterally, and that he has the authority to do so. As is the case any time a president attempts […]

National Security Debates on the Border and Beyond

January 3, 2019 by

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Two national security issues are casting a long shadow over 2019. By Mark Alexander  ~ “The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges, if by decency and […]

Cultural Winners And Losers Of 2018

January 2, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ It’s a little hard to judge popular culture in the Trump era, wherein content creators are judged solely on political impact — are they offering enough “Resistance”? — instead of the quality of their product. The Democratic gains in the midterms should make the Left happy about its […]

New York Times Echoes CNN’s Nasty Criticism Of Trump-Supporting Soldiers

December 30, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times reacted with typical petulance to Donald and Melania Trump’s first visit to the troops in Iraq, bashing not only Trump himself (typical) but the U.S. troops in Iraq for bringing Trump their personal MAGA hats to sign, while pondering if the troops would be disciplined. The headline […]

Australian Politics – Licensed Bullies Hijack Shorten

December 16, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ It must be so exciting to be so morally superior that you can trample over the rights of others – including the right of the Leader of the Opposition and Australian Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten to address the members at the Labor Party conference who paid to hear him. Check […]

Electric Vehicle Tax Credits Another Form Of Corporate Welfare

December 15, 2018 by

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By Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D. Founder of The Heritage Foundation ~ If America’s auto manufacturers wrote letters to Santa, it’s not hard to guess what would be high on their lists: retaining the federal tax credit for electric vehicles. For several years now, Uncle Sam (who often acts like Santa’s U.S.-based cousin) has tried to […]