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Trump Sanctions Russian Oil Giant In Push For Freedom In Venezuela

February 19, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Trump administration announced Tuesday it has imposed sanctions on a Russian state-controlled oil company that does business with the Venezuelan regime of Nicolas Maduro, the socialist strongman clinging to power as an illegitimate president in the South American nation more than a year after the country’s legislature voted to remove […]

Pennsylvania Faces RGGI (Carbon Tax) Reality

February 16, 2020 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ Pennsylvania is in a tug of war over electricity production. Governor Wolf is trying to unilaterally force the state into joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI, without any legislative authority. The Governor doesn’t have that power. If PA […]

House Democrats Ponder Impeaching Trump Again

February 14, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ On the day the Senate acquitted President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial, a headline in The Atlantic stated that a second impeachment could be America’s only hope. Less than a month later, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., is denouncing Trump again, saying that “it would be a blatant abuse of power […]

No Centrists In The Democratic Primaries

February 13, 2020 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ On Sunday, The Washington Post editorial page led with a dramatic and rarely uttered fact check. The headline was “There are no ‘centrists’ – the Democratic primary race is not a choice between change and the status quo.” The unsigned editorial began by taking on an “unchecked assumption,” […]

The ‘Public Option’: Government-Run Health Care On The Installment Plan

February 12, 2020 by

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By Nina Owcharenko Schaefer and Robert Moffit ~ Don’t get caught up in reports of divisions within the Democratic Party over “Medicare for All” vs. “public option” legislation. Its candidates act as if there is some meaningful difference between the goals of Medicare for All and the so-called moderate public option legislation, but in truth, […]

Media Join Pelosi To Call For Censorship Of ‘Doctored’ Trump Video

February 11, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ President Donald Trump tweeted an edited video that showed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi repeatedly tearing up the State of the Union speech, with other clips of the president’s successes pieced in the video. Democrats were outraged. “The latest fake video of Speaker Pelosi is deliberately designed to mislead and […]

NPR Rolls Out Red Carpet For Muslim Leftists Mourning Media Bias Against Omar, Tlaib

February 10, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ NPR’s badly named evening newscast All Things Considered recently devoted two eight-minute segments to anchor Audie Cornish soliciting the radical thoughts of Muslim activists in Dearborn, Michigan. In the first, on January 31, a man named Iltefat Hamzavi fried up this hate nugget: “I’ve been at many dinner tables where somebody […]

NY Times’ Stark Romney Reversal: From Racist Oddball To Defiant Hero

February 8, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Sen. Mitt Romney was the sole Republican to vote to impeach Donald Trump, and the New York Times front page on Thursday demonstrated its strange new respect for the Utah Republican — the same candidate it spent 2012 vilifying for standing between Barack Obama and a second term — in Mark […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Free Speech Jeopardy

February 5, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Free speech by Americans that is guaranteed by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution continues to be under threat. Politicians, media figures and wealthy interest groups remain undaunted in their efforts to stop the speech of others with whom they disagree. The First Amendment contains the affirmation that “Congress […]

8 Highlights Of Closing Arguments Before The Final Impeachment Vote

February 4, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ House Democrats’ impeachment managers and President Donald Trump’s lawyers made their closing cases Monday to the Senate, two days before the 100 lawmakers are scheduled to vote on whether to remove the president from office. The day included a proposal from one Senate Democrat to censure the president rather than remove […]

6 Scenes From Day 8 Of Trump Impeachment Trial

January 30, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Wednesday was question-and-answer day in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and it included a thought exercise in which Barack Obama asks Russia to investigate election rival Mitt Romney. Senators acting as jurors, and in some way judges, submitted questions in writing to Chief Justice John Roberts. He then […]

‘Danger, Danger, Danger’: 4 Highlights From Final Day Of Defense Arguments In Impeachment Trial

January 29, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump’s lawyers briskly completed final arguments against removing their client from office Tuesday, taking a fraction of the 24 hours allotted to them in the Senate impeachment trial. Their wrapup Tuesday after less than two hours—following two hours Saturday and eight hours Monday—was a stark contrast from House Democrats’ […]

Adam Schiff’s Avalanche Of Accolades

January 25, 2020 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Our media elites arrogantly lecture about our democracy being undermined by robotic propaganda, but do they ever listen to themselves talk about the Democrats? Somehow, they think their robotic propaganda is just telling the “truth.” The press came to witness the Senate impeachment trial, and Adam Schiff had […]

Pretending Hunter Biden Is Irrelevant

January 23, 2020 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ The impeachment trial of Donald Trump should begin with an indictment of the media. The alleged crime committed by President Trump revolves around his request that the president of Ukraine investigate the shady business dealings of Hunter Biden with a corrupt Ukrainian oil and gas company. That investigation […]

The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez School Of Economics

January 23, 2020 by

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By Ben Shapiro ~ On Monday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., sat for a discussion with author Ta-Nehisi Coates. She dropped a number of shocking statements—statements that elicited nothing but murmurs of agreement from Coates. AOC claimed: “No one ever makes a billion dollars. You take a billion dollars.” How, pray tell, are American billionaires responsible […]

Senate Liberals Are Trying To Rig Impeachment Trial

January 22, 2020 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ In a column published at Law.com in December, one commentator argued that senators who refuse to be impartial should be disqualified from participating in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. A few days ago, an ethics lawyer from the George W. Bush administration called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., a “perjurer” for taking […]

What To Know About Democrats’ 7 Impeachment Managers

January 16, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Longtime Trump-hunters were joined by far less familiar faces, including a former police chief, a former judge, and a former Army Ranger, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi named impeachment managers. The House managers appointed Wednesday will act as prosecutors, making the case to remove President Donald Trump from office during the […]

Schiff’s Subpoenas Reveal New Escalation Of Partisan Warfare

December 21, 2019 by

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By Paul J. Larkin Jr. ~ When law enforcement officials break the law to get someone they think is bad, politicians and the media rail in high dudgeon—and rightly so. The police, however, aren’t the only ones who occasionally decide to “get the bad guy” no matter what it takes or what laws may stand […]

3 Democrats Defect As House Votes To Impeach Trump

December 19, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Democrat-controlled House voted Wednesday night to approve two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump after about 10 hours of debate. In two historic votes largely along party lines, the House charged Trump with abusing his power by a vote of 229 to 197 and obstructing Congress by a vote […]

On Eve Of Impeachment Vote, Trump Punches Back Against Pelosi

December 18, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ One day before the Democrat-led House is set to vote on impeachment, President Donald Trump sent a scathing six-page letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., asserting the House majority was “declaring open war on American Democracy.” “You dare to invoke the Founding Fathers in pursuit of this election-nullification scheme — […]

Trump’s Impeachment Would Mean A Senate Trial. Here’s How That Would Work.

December 15, 2019 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ The vote by the House Judiciary Committee Friday to adopt two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump makes it clear that Democrats are moving full speed ahead on the road to impeachment—regardless of the merits of their accusations or the integrity of their process. But speeding down this road looks like […]

Clinton Prosecutor Sees Weak Impeachment Case Against Trump

December 11, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ House Democrats, legal analysts, and pundits suggested in recent weeks that President Donald Trump committed various impeachable crimes in his July phone call to Ukraine’s president. But on Tuesday, the charge House Democrats came up with was a broad “abuse of power” claim, alleging that Trump solicited foreign interference in the […]

Adam Schiff’s Release Of Phone Records Invites Legal, Ethics Scrutiny

December 7, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., faces ethics and legal hurdles for obtaining and exposing phone records of political enemies, knowledgeable observers say. Schiff may have violated the same rule he used to threaten House Republicans, said Tom Anderson, director of the Government Integrity Project at the National Legal and Policy […]

6 Big Moments From Day 1 Of The Second Round Of Impeachment Hearings

December 5, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The House Judiciary Committee, holding its first day of impeachment hearings Wednesday, heard from four legal scholars on the case for and against removing President Donald Trump from office less than a year before a presidential election. After five days of public hearings over two weeks, the House Intelligence Committee submitted […]