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‘A Total Waste Of Time’: Trump Walks Out Of Wall Talks After Pelosi Again Refuses Funding

January 10, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The day after his nationally televised address on the need for a border wall, President Donald Trump on Wednesday brought candy to a meeting at the White House with Democratic and Republican leaders of Congress to hash out a solution to the partial government shutdown. But the meeting, held in the […]

How Shutdown Under Trump Compares With Obama, Other Presidents

January 23, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The three-day partial government shutdown on President Donald Trump’s first anniversary in office had some marked differences from the last shutdown in 2013, aside from the duration. First of all, the shutdown that began Saturday wouldn’t be “weaponized” as in 2013, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney promised. Two […]

Get Used To It

October 18, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Oh, what a relief! Now we know that the government will be funded through January 15 and that we can wait until February 7 to fight the debt ceiling battle all over again. Three months to the next potential shutdown and four until the Democrats and Republicans go to the mattresses […]

Too Much Illegal Immigration

October 16, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Like many members of my generation, I would not be an American if my Italian and Russian grandparents had not got on the boat and came here. We are fond of calling America “a nation of immigrants”, but what happens when there are too many immigrants, many of whom are here […]

The Obama Blockade

October 13, 2013 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ In the spring of ’48, the collision of wills between the free world and the red slave empire of the east came to a head in Berlin. The Communist strategy had been to push forward, to violate the spirit of the agreements and then the letter of the agreements while always […]

Mr. President, Tear Down This Barricade!

October 11, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Ronald Reagan made a lot of history as President, but when he stood before the Brandenburg Gate not far from the Berlin Wall that divided the city and said, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall”, he rocked the foundations of the Soviet empire on June 12, 1987.  By 1989, the wall […]