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Old King Coal Still Rules The Land Down Under

October 11, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Politics makes strange bedfellows and even stranger divorces. Take the Chinese boycott of Australian coal, which began about a year ago. China is upset over Australia’s assertions that China was at fault for the COVID-19 pandemic and egregious human rights violations. [China in response accused the U.S., Australia, and NATO of human […]

Misinformation And Misdirection

July 19, 2021 by

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By Gary Bauer ~ Conservatives need to stop being so defensive. They need to start saying to the left, “You’re the insurrections, and here’s why According to Joe Biden, the demonstration at the Capitol Building on January 6th was the worst event since the Civil War, and maybe even worse. Well, since the administration is […]

NY Times Front Still In Texas-Sized Freakout Mode: ‘Can Texas Turn Further Right?’

July 19, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A front-page New York Times story Saturday by Reid Epstein managed to pack in 18 hostile ideological labels into an 1,800-word story on a sadly familiar theme at the paper — how far Texas is hurdling to “the right” politically under GOP control — in “Can Texas Turn Further Right? Top […]

Florida’s DeSantis: America’s Great Right Hope

July 10, 2021 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ Democratic Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Gavin Newsom of California, and Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan shatter everything they touch. Ron DeSantis, conversely, seems to get everything right. The Florida Republican has emerged as America’s governor. “We’re standing with our folks. We’re going to do the right thing. We leaned into it, […]

New Secretary-General Could Stop Organization For Economic Cooperation And Development From Veering Further Left

April 2, 2021 by

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By James M. Roberts ~ Longtime Australian Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has recently been elected to a five-year term as secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, an intergovernmental economic group based in Paris. Cormann will assume his duties on June 1, replacing three-term Secretary-General Angel Gurría of Mexico. New leadership might be […]

Going Galt

January 17, 2021 by

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ARNOLD AHLERT  ~ Going Galt Given that leftists have raised the threat level, should conservatives imitate Ayn Rand’s John Galt? “Our election was hijacked. There is no question. Congress has a duty to #ProtectOurDemocracy & #FollowTheFacts.” —Nancy Pelosi, May 16, 2017 “In reality they’re not after me. They’re after you[.] I’m just in the way.” […]

Why Conservatives Of All Stripes Must Unite In 2021

January 4, 2021 by

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By Kay C. James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ After 2020—a year with a deadly pandemic, a crushing economic shutdown, brutal riots, and a contested presidential election—it often feels as though things can’t get any worse. Yet, the political left sees these very moments when the American people are overwhelmed and exhausted as opportunities […]

EPA Announces Reform Of Clean Air Regulation-Making Process

December 10, 2020 by

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By Adam Houser ~ In a livestream webinar hosted by the Heritage Foundation, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a rule change in how the EPA performs cost-benefit analyses in air pollution regulations going forward. Currently, EPA can include what are called “co-benefits” to new regulations to try to justify the regulations. Co-benefits are economic or […]

Count Every Legal Vote — No More, No Less (+video)

November 7, 2020 by

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(Video and Print) The longer the process drags out, the more open it is to fraud and abuse. ~ By Kay C. James  ~ Conservatives have every reason to be optimistic about the outcome of this election. As we await the results, America needs a secure, transparent, and peaceful vote-counting process. Every legal vote must count and every […]

Sports Figures Backing Trump Leaves USA Today’s Brennan In Full Meltdown Mode

November 1, 2020 by

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By Jay Maxson ~ President Donald Trump is gaining support from MMA fighters and legendary sports figures, causing consternation for USA Today, which was none too pleased about this development. Jack Nicklaus and Brett Favre made headlines this week for lending their support to the president, golfer Bryson DeChambeau is a Trumper and Politico featured […]

What Amy Coney Barrett Means To Conservative Women

October 28, 2020 by

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By Kelsey Bolar ~ If the last four years taught us anything, it’s that Americans love politics but they hate politicians. Thankfully, the country has a new, non-political figure to admire: Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Last night, Barrett was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as an associate justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. […]

The Triumph Of Justice Amy Coney Barrett

October 27, 2020 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo and John G. Malcolm ~ “There is a tendency in our profession,” Judge Amy Coney Barrett declared at the outset of her Senate confirmation hearing, “to treat the practice of law as all-consuming, while losing sight of everything else.” But, Barrett added in her Oct. 12 opening statement, “I never let the […]

Pence, Predicting Barrett’s Confirmation, Warns Of Liberals’ Court-Packing ‘Power Grab’

October 18, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ SELMA, N.C.—Vice President Mike Pence predicted Friday that the Senate will confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court, calling on Democrats to help give her a “respectable” margin. Pence also warned that if Democrats succeed in adding justices to the high court, it would be “the biggest power grab […]

6 Top Takeaways From Final Day Of Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

October 16, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee debated when they would vote on the nomination of federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and listened to testimony from witnesses on the fourth and final day of hearings to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. […]

8 Big Moments From Day 3 Of Barrett’s Confirmation Hearings

October 15, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ On the third and final day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, senators revisited some issues covered the day before but also detoured into a president’s ability to pardon himself and the high court’s resolution of the 2000 presidential election. Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Judiciary […]

6 Key Issues Aired On Day 2 Of Barrett’s Confirmation Hearings

October 14, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ After a first day of speechifying on Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee got down to questions for federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett on the second day of her confirmation hearing to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. President Donald Trump nominated Barrett, currently a judge on the 7th U.S. […]

9 Takeaways From Day 1 Of Barrett Confirmation Hearings

October 13, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The opening day of Senate confirmation hearings for federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett was filled with speechifying, with Democrats on the Judiciary Committee previewing their line of attack on the Supreme Court nominee. In her opening remarks, Barrett, currently a judge on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, stressed that […]

After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Trump Hospitalized, Says He’s ‘Doing Very Well’

October 3, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he was checking into Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after testing positive the day before for COVID-19. “I want to thank everybody for the tremendous support. I’m going to Walter Reed Hospital,” Trump said in a brief video announcement from the White House. […]

Fear Not The Catholic Justice

September 28, 2020 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Even before President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, Barrett’s religious views came under fire from prominent progressives. If this sounds familiar, it’s because these same people used this same line of attack in a failed attempt to derail Barrett’s […]

In UN Speech, Trump Highlights US Response To COVID-19, Faults China

September 23, 2020 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ Every year at this time, a majority of the world’s leaders gather in New York at the United Nations for the annual General Assembly debate. Excited to be on the world stage and to burnish their standing before both international and domestic audiences, leaders are seldom able to restrain themselves to […]

Trump To Nominate Ginsburg Replacement From Short List Of 5 After Funeral

September 22, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said Monday morning that he will announce his nominee for the Supreme Court either Friday or Saturday, and has narrowed the list of contenders to five. In an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Trump said the short delay was intended to allow time to pay […]

For More Security At Less Cost, Buy More F-35s

September 12, 2020 by

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By Steven Bucci and Philip Bucci ~ Since its conceptual inception, the F-35 fighter jet has been known as an extremely expensive aircraft that can fill multiple roles. This high-priced “Swiss Army knife” of fifth-generation fighters is intended to replace fighters in the Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps. The down side always has been […]

Trump Expands Drilling Moratorium From Florida To South Carolina, Georgia

September 9, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Before expanding a moratorium on offshore drilling Tuesday near the coasts of Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia, President Donald Trump invoked the legacy of another brash New Yorker known for rattling the political establishment during his presidency. Trump’s order extending the drilling moratorium came a month after he signed the Great […]

From Nixon To Trump: EPA Chief Touts Environmental Gains, Hits ‘Single Issue Advocacy’

September 5, 2020 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Under President Donald Trump’s leadership, the government has reduced air pollution by 7%, declared Superfund sites safe again at a record pace, and directed tens of billions of dollars to ensuring clean water, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Thursday in a speech marking the agency’s 50th anniversary. Wheeler, speaking […]