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Trump is Right About Due Process and the #MeToo Movement

Tuesday  00:50,   13 february 2018
Law & Crime

President Donald Trump is only the latest of many – feminists, other women, and men – arguing that some kind of due process should apply before a person is fired, or suffers other kinds of losses, based upon allegations of misconduct. In some[...]

James Kallstrom: FBI leaders showed a shocking failure of judgment in the Clinton and Trump investigations

Monday  15:56,   12 february 2018
FOX News

One of the most distressing recent developments in American government is the trend toward virtually everyone and everything being politicized. The Federal Bureau of Investigation was a notable exception to this. During the 27 years I served there,[...]

Federal abuses on Obama's watch represent a growing blight on his legacy

Monday  15:55,   12 february 2018
The Hill

From Hillary Clinton's server to improper surveillance conducted by the intelligence community, Obama's missteps threaten to derail his legacy.In all of the discussions about the political weaponization of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and [...]

Opinions | Pence: The United States is ready to talk with North Korea

Monday  15:07,   12 february 2018

The endorsement is hugely significant.Despite the mutual chilliness between U.S. and North Korean officials in South Korea last week, behind the scenes real progress was made toward a new diplomatic opening that could result in direct talks without[...]

G.O.P. Visions of Tectonic Realignment

Monday  06:11,   12 february 2018
The New York Times

Trump is a means to a conservative end.Yes, President Trump is vile. That’s a[...]

Fraudulence of the Fiscal Hawks

Monday  05:45,   12 february 2018
The New York Times

Republicans haven’t changed their views on deficits — they never cared about them; they just wanted to hurt Obama.In 2011, House Republicans, led by Paul Ryan, issued a report full of dire warnings about the dangers of budget deficits. “The United[...]

To improve health care, look to the free market, not a single-payer

Friday  20:25,   09 february 2018
The Hill

Now is the time for the Trump administration to double-down on market-based reforms.In today's partisan environment, there is bipartisan agreement over one thing: Our health-care system needs big reforms to bring down costs and improve access to[...]

Our fast-growing national debt is a toxic legacy for my generation

Friday  19:56,   09 february 2018

Trillion dollar deficits, once considered a temporary stimulative measure aimed at healing the wounds of the Great Recession, are becoming accepted as business as usual in Washington. And my generation is going to have to pay the price, David Grasso [...]

The GOP Budget Deal Throws Fiscal Sanity Out The Overton Window

Friday  19:56,   09 february 2018
The Federalist

President Trump signed a deal to avert a government shutdown for another two years by basically giving the Democrats all the spending they wanted.They told me if I didn't vote for Donald Trump, Washington DC would go on a massive, unsustainable, Big [...]

Winter Olympics future is murky if we don't get a handle on climate change

Friday  19:35,   09 february 2018

Many past host cities won’t be cold or snowy enough for another Winter Games. This is not the future I want for my family and our ski tradition.Does your family have a “thing"? A particular hobby that you bond over, passing traditions, jokes and[...]

Trump keeps killing his own momentum. It’s a tragedy.

Friday  19:12,   09 february 2018

With the Nunes memo, the president changed the subject from his State of the Union.Last week, President Trump delivered a State of the Union address that won the approval of 75 percent of viewers, including 43 percent of Democrats. Normally,[...]

Opinions | Republicans’ fiscal flip-flop is breathtakingly ill-timed

Friday  18:05,   09 february 2018

The GOP’s hawks seem to have flown the coop.Republicans’ plan to Make Deficits Great Again is not merely hypocritical. It’s also terrible policy. Or at least terribly, breathtakingly[...]

Nunes' partisan bomb obscures this deeper failure

Friday  07:35,   09 february 2018

Amid the furor over the memos, say Samantha Vinograd and Julian Zelizer, the House Intelligence committee is missing something: the need to do its real job.Rep. Devin Nunes launched a partisan bomb, one that is distracting the oversight panel he[...]

Trump wants a military parade and liberals are hysterical -- just more proof it's the right thing to do

Friday  02:51,   09 february 2018
FOX News

President Trump wants a parade celebrating our military and troops. It’s a great idea, and is a perfect event symbolizing the fact that America is getting back on her feet.President Trump wants a parade celebrating our military and troops. It’s a[...]

Right Now, Democrats Have No Obstruction Case Against Trump

Thursday  22:05,   08 february 2018
The Federalist

Every one of Trump’s actions cited as grounds for an obstruction charge are well within the powers of the presidency, regardless of intent. On this note, famed attorney Alan Dershowitz rightly says that an obstruction case would need to contain an[...]