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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Sudden Crash Of Chris Matthews

March 5, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ On the Monday before “Super Tuesday,” longtime MSNBC host Chris Matthews came on the air and promptly, tartly announced he was retiring, that “this will be my last Hardball.” His language and tone strongly implied he was being pushed out. Politically, it felt like part of a pattern. At the same […]

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, […]

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 […]

His Foes ‘Vicious’ And ‘Genius’ In Impeachment, Trump Tells Supporters

February 7, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump, throwing what he called a “celebration” Thursday at the White House, said the nation could have accomplished more by now if not for the time put into his impeachment and legal defense. “Think what we could have done if the same energy was put into infrastructure, prescription drug […]

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’ […]

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 […]

Impeachment: Salon Compares Republican Senators To Jim Crow Jury

January 19, 2020 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ The latest attack upon the Republican Senators who will sit as part of the jury in the impeachment trial of President Trump is truly bizarre. However, perhaps not so surprising considering the source: Amanda Marcotte of Salon. Her latest wacky shtick is that those Republicans will probably act as a throwback […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

When Actors Play Scientist On Capitol Hill

November 24, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Celebrity testimony is an age-old political stunt on Capitol Hill. If you want the press at your hearing, you’d lunge at the chance to have a star athlete or a famous singer or actor to bring some zing to your issue. Democrats do this better because they have […]

Google Restricts Political Ad Options To Align With Media ‘Practices’

November 22, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Liberals complain about Big Tech platforms that allow for free and unfettered speech in political advertising. It seems as though some of these companies are listening. Google announced on Nov. 20 that it was restricting microtargeting on election ads on the platform. Google Vice President of Product Management Scott Spencer writes, […]

6 Big Moments From Day 5 Of Public Impeachment Hearings

November 22, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Two career foreign policy officials testified Thursday that President Donald Trump altered U.S. policy toward Ukraine for a political agenda of going after former Vice President Joe Biden. Fiona Hill, a former official with the National Security Council who was Trump’s adviser on Russia, and David Holmes, political counselor to the […]

7 Key Moments From Gordon Sondland’s Testimony On Day 4 Of Public Impeachment Hearings

November 21, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, delivered an apparently mixed message Wednesday to lawmakers about what President Donald Trump wanted from Ukraine. In the fourth day of House Democrats’ public impeachment hearings, Sondland first testified that there was a “quid pro quo” in which Ukraine’s new president would have […]

7 Big Moments From Day 3 Of The Public Impeachment Hearings

November 20, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Two experts on Ukraine who listened in on President Donald Trump’s phone call with the former Soviet republic’s new leader testified Tuesday on the third day of House Democrats’ public impeachment hearings. The impeachment inquiry sprang from allegations that Trump pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during that call to investigate the […]

Fracking Ban?!

November 16, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ Have you heard what U.S. Democratic presidential candidates have been saying about hydraulic fracturing? Most of the front runners are calling for an outright ban. Banning fracturing would have immediate and wide-ranging negative consequences for the U.S. energy industry, the […]