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Ever Get the Feeling Someone Out There Is Bi-Poller?

 

With polls sometimes going one way, and with results sometimes going another way, do you ever get the feeling that someone out there is bi-poller? In 2016, Republican Pat Toomey was facing off against Democrat Katie McGinty for United States Senate from Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is a blue Northeastern state — part of the impenetrable blue […]

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Trump: The Novator of Arms Control

 

President Trump announced on Saturday that America would withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty that President Reagan concluded with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev. The INF Treaty banned both parties from possessing ballistic or cruise missiles having ranges from 500 to 5,500 kilometers (about 310 to 3,400 miles). It was a good idea […]

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The Crown Prince Is a Total Fraud

 

After spending the last two weeks lying about Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi — claiming that he left the consulate in Istanbul — Riyadh is lying again. He died, the regime now insists, in a fist fight. The royal family left unexplained the arrival and sudden departure of a 15-man squad including a forensics specialist carrying […]

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No, Suburbia Won’t Save the Blue Wave

 

The Democrats and the media still cling to fantasies of a midterm blue wave despite blunders like the Kavanaugh smear and their opposition to tax cuts. Why? As Ron Brownstein puts it in a recent CNN column, “There’s a suburban tsunami driving 2018.” The problem with this claim is that, of its two underlying assumptions […]

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Buehler, Buehler

 

In the Fall of 1973, I was fortunate enough to work as a speechwriter for Richard M. Nixon, the Peacekeeper, at the White House. My father, Herbert Stein, worked there in a far more exalted position as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (sic). In those Halcyon days, William L. Safire, one of the […]

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Election 2018: Is the ‘Wave’ Turning Red?

 

As a mob of thousands of migrants made their way north from Honduras toward the U.S. border last week, events in a closely-watched congressional race took an important turn. Politico reported that Democrats had pulled resources out of their campaign against Republican Rep. Will Hurd in the 23rd District of Texas. If their national leadership has […]

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Republican Workers of the World Unite!

 

H. Buckley views the 2016 presidential election as a watershed event that crystallized a new, self-conscious political and social class of Americans who were on the losing side of globalization, lax immigration policies, and a general indifference on the part of the New Class, on the Left and the Right, who make up the top 10 percent of the population, “the professionals earning more than $200,000 a year, whose toast always falls butter side up and who pass on their advantages to their children.”

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Health Care Heads Into November

 

It is no surprise that health care reform is a major campaign issue for all Americans this year. A recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that health care is the most important issue that voters want candidates to discuss this fall. Last year health care expenses consumed 18 percent of the U.S. economy, or $3.2 […]

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A Letter From Facebook Jail

 

Tuesday morning when I sat down in front of my computer to begin the day, I noticed a window open on my browser indicating to me that I was in trouble from Facebook. “This post goes against our community standards,” read the top line. Underneath, another message: “Only you can see this post because it […]

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Killing Pain That Lingers

 

Friday This has been an eventful week. As I might have mentioned, I’ve had terrible pain in my right knee for months. I mean EXCRUCIATING pain when I go up and down stairs. After much delay, I dragged my bad self to an orthopedic medical group in Santa Monica with my pal Judah driving. There […]

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