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House Democrats Block GOP Resolution Opposing Efforts To Defund Police

June 26, 2020 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Democrats in the House on Thursday blocked consideration of a Republican resolution opposing efforts pushed by some on the left to defund police departments across the country. “Our resolution strongly opposes what I think is one of the craziest public policy proposals I have ever seen—this idea that we’re going […]

America’s Top 20 Cities For Crime, And What Party Runs Them

June 25, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Annoyed that Senate Democrats are blocking a police reform bill, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the 20 U.S. cities with the highest crime rates are all run by Democrats. “The Senate Republicans want very much to pass a bill on police reform,” Trump said during a Rose Garden press conference […]

This Big Media Outlet HIDES the KKK’s Past Ties To Democratic Party

June 21, 2020 by

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By Jeffrey Lord ~ Call it “omission journalism.” On June 14th, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ran this headline: “More than 1 million sign petition to designate KKK as terrorist group.” The AJC story said, in part, this: “More than 1 million people have signed an online petition calling for the government to designate the Ku Klux Klan as a terrorist […]

No To Leveraging Coronavirus For Old State Debts

May 12, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Thanks to Trump administration leadership and bi-partisan congressional support, U.S. taxpayers have urgently ponied up trillions of dollars to save desperate unemployed workers, small businesses, and vital industries from viral victimhood. Hundreds of billions of relief funds have been pumped into the healthcare system, unemployment insurance and small business loan programs, […]

Liberals Try To Use COVID-19 Crisis To Halt Judicial Confirmations

May 6, 2020 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ The Senate got back to business Monday and, while the coronavirus is still the 800-pound gorilla, senators will also attend to other aspects of the nation’s business. That includes the federal judiciary. Vacancies on life-tenured federal courts around the country are on the rise again, reversing a yearlong downward trend. When […]

California’s Post COVID-19 Financial Catastrophe

May 4, 2020 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Californians will continue to pay some of the highest costs for electricity and fuel use as the State unexpectedly collides catastrophically with the global pandemic that will impact businesses and employment for an unpredictable economic future. The State’s much-touted $21 billion operating-budget surplus is likely to disappear entirely due to declining […]

NY Times: ‘Far-Right’ Conservatives In Michigan Protest As Blacks Suffer Virus

April 20, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New states’ rights fans at the New York Times? Reporters Trip Gabriel and Jonathan Martin praised Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer after her gross bureaucratic overreach in fighting the spread of the coronavirus led to protests at the state capitol. The online headline to the story that led Sunday’s National section print […]

NY Times Now Whining Trump Won’t Play Dictator: ‘Ceding…National Leadership’ On Virus

April 19, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Make up your mind! The New York Times, which has criticized Donald Trump for playing dictator during the coronavirus pandemic, is now criticizing him for “ceding any semblance of national leadership on the pandemic” on Saturday’s front page: “Right-Wing Protests Find Megaphone in Trump.” Michael Shear and Sarah Mervosh’s highly partisan […]

Biden’s Protective Political Calculators

April 16, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Almost three weeks after she went on the record with her sexual-assault allegations against Joe Biden, The New York Times and The Washington Post have issued their own investigative reports on Tara Reade, who briefly worked for Senator Biden on Capitol Hill in 1992 and 1993. She claimed Biden penetrated her […]

In California, A Sign The Coronavirus Crisis Won’t ‘Go To Waste’

April 3, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.” That was what Rahm Emanuel, a former mayor of Chicago who also served as chief of staff for President Barack Obama, said about the 2007-2008 financial crash, viewing that moment as an opportunity to pass legislation that likely otherwise would not […]

Sugar-Daddy Democrats Insert $75 Million Into ‘Stimulus’ For Their PBS-NPR Buddies

March 30, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ When a crisis hits and a massive legislative package is organized to meet it, it’s never surprising when Democrats go to supporting their own media assets. So there on page 746 of the 854-page “stimulus” bill is a provision granting $75 million to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting “to prevent, prepare […]

Biden Exploits Pandemic To Push Green New Deal

March 28, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Joe Biden made a public splash this week on various news outlets.  The Atlantic magazine will be glad to know he is alive. We sincerely wish Mr. Biden well, but he would have done better staying off the air. The former Vice President and presumptive presidential nominee said if there is another […]

Pelosi’s Identity Politics Pork Barrel

March 25, 2020 by

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By Mike Gonzalez ~ “You never let a serious crisis go to waste,” Obama adviser Rahm Emanuel said during the country’s last major emergency. Now, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is bringing this noxious idea back as she uses the coronavirus pandemic to permanently stamp identity politics on corporate America. Pelosi’s coronavirus relief bill is a […]

Trump Hits Democrats’ Coronavirus Bill As Stuffed With Unrelated ‘Goodies’

March 13, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said Thursday that he doesn’t support House Democrats’ coronavirus relief bill in its current form because it includes too many “goodies” that have nothing to do with the disease. Although the bill addresses providing testing and masks to respond to the coronavirus, it also expands unemployment insurance and […]

‘We’re Not Closing Our Eyes’: Senate Panel Seeks Documents In Biden-Ukraine Investigation

March 9, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ A Senate committee is poised to issue a subpoena for documents as part of an investigation of the Ukrainian dealings of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden. The subpoena by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee almost certainly will move forward, as a spokeswoman for […]

NY Times’ Lerer Weeps Over Dems’ ‘Two White Men,’ But Slimed Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

March 7, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has dropped out of the presidential race, and The New York Times (which bizarrely endorsed both Warren and Sen. Amy Klobuchar) is bitter. The headline to Friday’s front-page “news analysis” by Lisa Lerer blamed sexism: “A Two-Man Race? Women Aren’t Surprised.” It began: In the end, the […]

Dem Primary Turns But Not On Climate

March 6, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ A couple of weeks are a lifetime in politics, as circumstances can change rapidly. The race for the Democratic nomination for president has taken a remarkably new look after the voting on “Super Tuesday” this past week. Joe Biden, the former Vice President of the United States, is back on top, […]

Ted Cruz Sees A ‘Verdict’ On Gulf Between Left And Right

February 28, 2020 by

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By Virginia Aabram ~ The divide between the values of the Democratic and Republican parties continues to widen, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Thursday during an annual gathering of conservative activists outside Washington. “All of us grew up thinking that the Republicans are the party of the rich and the Democrats were the party of […]

Presidential Politics And Climate Change

February 26, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The 2020 U.S. presidential race may end up with three major party candidates, two of whom will be promoting radical climate change policies against the incumbent president who has resisted such. If Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont becomes the presidential nominee for the Democratic Party, which appears most likely, Michael Bloomberg, […]

Practically Perfect Pete? PEOPLE Puffs Buttigieg And His ‘Magnetic’ Mate

February 23, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ People magazine dramatically downsized its political coverage as Donald Trump rose to power. But in this week’s issue, the Historic Moment of a gay man winning a Democrat presidential caucus was just too dramatic for them to avoid. The puffery was epic. The headline was: THE MAYOR MAKING HISTORY: The first […]

‘Here We Go Again’: 4 Things To Know About New Russia-Trump Election Meddling Narrative

February 23, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Democrats are raising a ruckus about a news report that Russia plans to meddle in the 2020 presidential campaign to help reelect President Donald Trump. But further Russian election interference was expected, as special counsel Robert Mueller told Congress last year after his report about Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 campaign. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]