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Pelosi’s House of Pain

Not so long ago — as recently as the cover of the March 2019 Rolling Stone, in fact — they seemed like the best of friends. I’m referring to Nancy Pelosi and the members of “The Squad”: Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and (not pictured) Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley. They shared some good times. It was Read More…

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Has socialism already failed in the United States?

How many nations have already embraced socialism’s promise of paradise but instead experienced the effects of socialism’s disastrous reality? CNN’s “Venezuela: How a rich country collapsed” details how Venezuela, considered the “richest country in Latin America,” in only 20 years became the current poster child of socialism’s disastrous reality. But is there an example in Read More…

Shame on Robert Mueller–Again

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File Nowhere is the collapse of the Democratic Party as a coherent political organization more evident than in the astounding metamorphosis of Robert Mueller. He returned to public notice as special counsel and was instantly heralded by the Democratic media as a virtual Douglas MacArthur of selfless national duty, precisely the sort Read More…

The Real Cost of Socialism

COMMENTARY X Story Stream recent articles Under President Trump, America has maintained the lowest unemployment rate in nearly 50 years, there are more jobs opportunities than there are people to fill them, wages are steadily rising, and American optimism has returned. Not to mention, he is bringing jobs back to America, ensuring free and fair Read More…

Media Coverage of Anti-Semitism, Racism Rise in Trump Era

X Story Stream recent articles President Trump generated an uproar this week with his widely condemned comments regarding four Democratic lawmakers of color, coupled with a campaign rally in which attendees chanted “Send her back!” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar. A closer look at media coverage of the congresswoman’s own anti-Semitic comments earlier this Read More…

FDA Is Outlier in Trump's Deregulation Administration

COMMENTARY X Story Stream recent articles President Trump has presided over undeniably successful deregulation efforts across the executive branch.  At his re-election campaign announcement in Orlando, he touted his record on “the growing economy, the tax cuts, and deregulation.” Right up there with the economy and tax cuts, the president holds deregulation as one of his top Read More…

Biden compares Trump to George Wallace

Former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden leads, Warren and Sanders tied for second in new poll Analysis: Harris, Buttigieg and Trump lead among California donations The Hill’s Morning Report: Trump walks back from ‘send her back’ chants MORE on Friday compared President TrumpDonald John TrumpCould Donald Trump and Boris Johnson be Read More…

Trump mocks London mayor after police Twitter account hacked

President TrumpDonald John TrumpCould Donald Trump and Boris Johnson be this generation’s Reagan-Thatcher? Merkel backs Democratic congresswomen over Trump How China’s currency manipulation cheats America on trade MORE on Saturday mocked London Mayor Sadiq Khan after the main Twitter account for his city’s police department was taken over by hackers posting bizarre messages. “With the incompetent Read More…

Florida sheriff launches investigation into handling of Epstein work release

A Florida sheriff on Friday launched an internal investigation into whether his deputies properly monitored billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, who allegedly made inappropriate sexual contact during his 13-month jail sentence, The Associated Press reports. Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said he wants to determine if any actions taken by the deputies assigned to monitor Read More…

Trump on 'send her back' chant: 'I did nothing to lead people on'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpCould Donald Trump and Boris Johnson be this generation’s Reagan-Thatcher? Merkel backs Democratic congresswomen over Trump How China’s currency manipulation cheats America on trade MORE on Saturday doubled down on his defense of his handling of a rally crowd this week that chanted “send her back” when he took aim at progressive Read More…

Commonsense Gun Control is Nazism

In February, 2018, New York Times columnist Brett Stephens ran an article titled, “To Repeat: Repeal the Second Amendment.”  We occasionally hear such pleas in the aftermath of some shooting that shocks our sensibilities.  The basic gist of the article, summarized by Stephens on MSNBC later that year, was that the Second Amendment had long past used Read More…

McConnell challenger faces tougher path after rocky launch

Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTop Democrats demand security assessment of Trump properties Lawmakers pay tribute to late Justice Stevens Trump administration denies temporary immigrant status to Venezuelans in US MORE’s (D-N.Y.) prize recruit to challenge Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThe Hill’s Morning Report: Trump walks back from ‘send her back’ Read More…

Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 Lunge Gets Abruptly Interrupted by a Question of Her American Indian ‘Honesty’

[Screenshot from GOP War Room, https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=-980v-2Ez1U] In March, I covered Elizabeth Warren blaming her family for making her think she was an American Indian. What if they’d told her she was Chinese? Did they not have mirrors in Oklahoma? Or Massachusetts? Or anywhere else she’s lived? As reported by Fox, on Thursday at a town Read More…

Trump Lambastes the Democratic Party Over its Move Toward Abortion Up Until Birth: ‘What Happened to Our Values?’

[Screenshot from Fox News, https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4576&v=5ODi8wTgoqs] At a North Carolina rally Wednesday, President Trump lamented the cultural shift in the Democratic Party where it concerns abortion to the most permissible degree possible: “Virtually every top Democrat also now supports late-term abortion, ripping babies straight from the mother’s womb, right up until the moment of birth.” He’s Read More…

Unbelievable: The AP’s Tweet on the 50th Anniversary of Mary Jo Kopechne’s Death Leaves a Few Things Out

FILE – This July 19, 1969 file photo shows U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy’s car being pulled from the water next to the Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick Island in Edgartown, Mass. on Martha’s Vineyard. Kennedy’s passenger, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne, was trapped in the car after it went off the bridge and died. (AP Photo, File) Read More…

AOC: No one is “heartbroken” at the thought of losing their private health insurance

A leftover from yesterday that shouldn’t go unmentioned. She’s mighty glib here about flushing the insurance of 180 million people down the toilet, but then all single-payer supporters are. .@AOC, asked about warnings from Joe Biden on Medicare for All, says nobody is “heartbroken” at the idea of losing private insurance. “People like their health Read More…

Despite Democratic Claims, New Report Reveals 95% of Border Children Have Been Reunited with Family or Sponsors

A report from Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee reveals that the Trump administration’s reunited the vast majority of children at the border with their parents or a guardian. Data from the Department of Health and Human Services indicates that 95% of kids released from custody have been “reunified with an individual Read More…

Colorado State U: Avoid divisive terms, such as … “America”; Update: Old version?

What better way to sign off on a tumultuous week than with this mainly humorous peek at Academia today? Earlier, the city of Berkeley passed an ordinance to promote “inclusive” language by removing gender references, but Colorado State University has upped the ante. Campus Reform reports that the state university published a new “Inclusive Language Read More…

Tanker seizure shows Iran 'nothing but trouble': Trump

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Trump renews attacks on Dem 'squad'

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Today’s hot topics on Relevant Radio®: Planned Parenthood chaos, Trump admin ‘gag rule,’ box-office review, Hollywood’s reboot obsession, and more!

Once again, I get to step outside the box and guest host A Closer Look on Relevant Radio® from 6-7 ET today! The Catholic talk-radio network is heard nationwide on the air, as well as online and through their free mobile app that plays live and podcast shows. Today’s Relevant Radio® show includes: Mallory Quigley of Read More…

Idiot of the Week: Actor Tom Arnold Tells Distinguished War Veteran Dan Crenshaw to Man Up (Seriously)

Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, left, listens as Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Russell Vought testifies before the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, during a hearing on the fiscal year 2020 budget. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) There’s something to be said for thinking about what you say before Read More…

Trump on the “send her back” chant: What I’m really angry at is Ilhan Omar, not those incredible patriots

Yesterday he said he “was not happy” about the chanting on Wednesday night and that he “felt a little bit badly about it,” which seemed out of character for him, frankly. Normally he loves when his crowds go after his political enemies; he’s complained before about protesters at his rallies being treated too gently. Plus Read More…