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4 Things To Know About Mueller’s Indictment Of 13 Russians

February 17, 2018 by


By Fred Lucas ~ A federal grand jury Friday indicted 13 Russians and three Russian companies on charges of conspiring to interfere with America’s 2016 election. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the presidential election is “ongoing,” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said at a press conference. Information contained in the 37-page […]

Here’s What The Founders Thought About Term Limits

December 17, 2016 by


By Jarrett Stepman ~ With the sudden dominance of Republicans in Congress, state legislatures, and, of course, the White House, conservatives have an incredible opportunity to restore constitutional principles to government. Several lawmakers have brought back the old idea of congressional term limits to “drain the swamp” on Capitol Hill. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and […]

Democrats Are In Disarray After Disastrous Election

November 17, 2016 by


By Genevieve Wood ~ Democrats are in meltdown mode and it has nothing to do with climate change. It’s the natural course of events for a political party in the aftermath of a disastrous election. And to be clear, 2016 was a disastrous election cycle for the entire Democratic Party, not just its presidential candidate, […]

NYT Devotes Sunday Review To Plotting Dem Takeover, Overthrow Of ‘Far-Right Conservatives’

September 6, 2016 by


By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times is spending its Labor Day holiday plotting the Democratic takeover of Congress. The Sunday Review devoted its entire front page and two inside pages (three out of the section’s ten pages) for “Getting America Back In Gear,” consisting of two essays by two liberals devoted to strategizing […]

GOP Energy And Climate Platform Is Well Constructed

July 27, 2016 by


Poverty, not wealth, is the gravest threat to the environment By Larry Bell ~ The 2016 GOP energy and climate platform is well-crafted from sturdy planks. But never underestimate voracious appetites of powerfully influential green subsidy termites and climate alarm industry woodpeckers. Energy. “We support the development of all forms of energy that are marketable […]

Brexit For America

July 4, 2016 by


Should we give Washington still more power over our lives – or “Take back control” By Paul Driessen ~ Independence Day weekend is a perfect time to reflect on personal freedoms and responsibilities. The Magna Carta and Declaration of Independence were about overbearing, despotic kings. Brexit, Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, was much […]

New Republic Writer: ‘Anti-Intellectualism’ Of Conservatives Made Them ‘Easy Marks’ For Trump’s ‘Con Game’

July 2, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ Whatever else Donald Trump is, he’s a skillful multitasker, suggested The New Republic’s Jeet Heer in a Tuesday article. Trump is in the news mostly as a presidential candidate, of course, but Heer claims that his “real objective, win or lose, is relaunching his lucrative brand.” As for how Trump became […]

Trump, Clinton Embarrassed In Wisconsin

April 6, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background. Again, here in Australia, there is still intense interest in these primaries, in the lead up to both of the conventions. As I have mentioned previously, there has never been the interest in Primaries from earlier years as there has been in this election…..TonyfromOz. Wisconsin whacks the frontrunners. It’s a […]

Trump Wins South Carolina, Jeb Bush Quits

February 21, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Another strong primaries win for Donald Trump, this time in South Carolina, with the biggest black and Latino minorities yet: I can’t seem him being headed off now, until more establishment rivals drop out to let their support consolidate behind Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, so one of them establishes themselves […]

NYU Professor: ‘Willful Blindness To Inconvenient Facts’ Has Led To A Republican ‘Culture Of Stupidity’

February 19, 2016 by


By Tom Johnson ~ A famous T-shirt of the early 1990s featured Bart Simpson’s message that he was an underachiever “and proud of it, man!” Such shirts would be fitting garb for the many Republicans who squander their brainpower for ideological reasons, implied NYU public-policy professor Mark Kleiman in a Wednesday Washington Monthly blog post. […]

Actual USA Today Column: ‘Who Would Jesus Vote For? Bernie’

February 18, 2016 by


By Scott Whitlock ~ A column in Wednesday’s USA Today trumpeted, “Who Would Jesus Vote For? Bernie.” The sub-headline touted: “Sanders, a secular Jew, is the most Christian candidate in this race.” The piece was authored by liberal author and professor Stephen Prothero. Attacking conservatives, Prothero lectured, “If the Bible is your guide, Jesus said […]

U.S. Presidential Election Coverage In Australia

February 17, 2016 by


By Anton Lang ~ This 2016 U.S. Presidential election is getting covered here in Australia like no other Presidential election has been covered in previous years. Previously, the Australian media might have started to cover it at around the time of the Nomination Conventions and after those, then maybe some coverage on news bulletins about […]

Campaign 2016: Nobody Cares About Climate Change

February 16, 2016 by


Will Sen. Sanders “feel the Bern” of Tom Steyer’s bankroll? By Marita Noon ~ Frustrated that nobody seems to care about climate change, “the country’s biggest individual political donor during the 2014 election cycle,” has pledged even more in 2016. Tom Steyer spent nearly $75 million in the 2014 midterms, reports Politico. He intends to […]

Mano E Mano

February 15, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: This campaign is getting widespread coverage here in Australia, and that’s only a recent thing, as in earlier elections, media coverage in Australia largely ignored everything prior to the Nomination Conventions, and then, after those conventions, they still only occasionally covered the main debates, not in their entirety, but just […]

The 2016 Election For Dummies – Part 2

February 9, 2016 by


By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ On August 5, 2015, I wrote: The two most important issues of the 2016 election are non-partisan. (1)    The federal government and the media are, as institutions, hopelessly corrupt. (2)    The United States has elections, but we no longer have representative government. None of the problems facing the country can […]