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Seeing Russia Clearly

As Americans cast their eyes beyond their shores, there is much that bids for their gaze: a dynamic China, steadily expanding its military reach in the South China Sea and beyond; U.S. forces in the Middle East, trying to try to deal a decisive blow to ISIS; a frayed Europe, struggling to keep its union Read More…

Trump's Obama Obsession

Donald Trump has a thing about Barack Obama. Trump is obsessed with Obama. Obama haunts Trump’s dreams. One of Trump’s primary motivators is the absolute erasure of Obama — were it possible — not only from the political landscape but also from the history books. Trump is president because of Obama, or more precisely, because Read More…

The Progressive Boomerang

X Story Stream recent articles The progressive strategy of investigating President Donald Trump nonstop for Russian collusion or obstruction of justice or witness tampering so far has produced no substantial evidence of wrongdoing. The alternate strategy of derailing the new administration before it really gets started hasn’t succeeded either, despite serial efforts to sue over Read More…

What Is Conservatism?

he year 2016 marked a dramatic change of political course for the English-speaking world, with Britain voting for independence from Europe and the United States electing a president promising a revived American nationalism. Critics see both events as representing a dangerous turn toward “illiberalism” and deplore the apparent departure from “liberal principles” or “liberal democracy,” Read More…

Could Donald Trump Be the End of CNN?

Could Donald Trump be the end of CNN? What a legacy that would be. We will answer that question, or we will explore it, on today’s excursion into broadcast excellence hosted by me, America’s Real Anchorman, Rush Limbaugh. Here we are at 800-282-2882. The email address, ElRushbo@eibnet.us. Read Full Article »

The Cloak of 'Fear'

Jamelle Bouie, Slate June 28, 2017 AP Photo/Tim Ireland We grant police broad discretion to take lives. And we give them broad license to justify it. Read Full Article » Related Topics: Philando Castile Comment Show commentsHide Comments RCP Log In | Register Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. Related Articles

CBO Predictions About the Senate Health Bill Are Deeply Flawed

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office published its estimate of the Senate’s draft health care legislation, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Democrats are trumpeting the claim that under the GOP bill, 22 million fewer people will have coverage than under Obamacare in 2026. But the CBO’s estimates are deeply flawed. Read Full Read More…

School Inc.

X Story Stream recent articles Every year, almost every industry improves. We get more choices — usually better choices, for less money. “But of all the products we make and the services we provide, there’s one that stands out as an exception,” according to the Cato Institute’s Andrew Coulson. “One activity in which excellence doesn’t Read More…

Postponing the Next Recession?

X Story Stream recent articles WASHINGTON — This is not your father’s inflation — and that’s good news. Business cycles often end when higher inflation causes a country’s central bank (the Federal Reserve in the United States) to raise interest rates, slowing the economy and, perhaps, triggering a recession. The good news: The next recession Read More…

The Progressive Boomerang

X Story Stream recent articles The progressive strategy of investigating President Donald Trump nonstop for Russian collusion or obstruction of justice or witness tampering so far has produced no substantial evidence of wrongdoing. The alternate strategy of derailing the new administration before it really gets started hasn’t succeeded either, despite serial efforts to sue over Read More…

The Brutal Battle Against Medical Kidnappers

X Story Stream recent articles BOSTON — On the day Boston Children’s Hospital celebrated being named “the number one pediatric hospital in the nation” by U.S. News & World Report, I was interviewing Dana Gottesfeld in nearby Somerville, Massachusetts. Dana is the young wife of Martin “Marty G” Gottesfeld, an imprisoned technology engineer/activist who used Read More…

Medicaid at the 'Tipping Point'

X Story Stream recent articles Former President Barack Obama is joining the demagogic slugfest against the GOP’s latest bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. He claims the bill would “ruin Medicaid.” Not so fast, Obama. Your health care law ruined Medicaid. Now, about half of all women who give birth in the United States are Read More…