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How Pope Francis Is Undercutting Donald Trump


Just days before last year’s presidential election, Pope Francis denounced politicians who speak about erecting “walls,” prompting Slate and other publications to run such headlines as, “It Sure Sounds Like Pope Francis Doesn’t Think Americans Should Vote For Trump.” One couldn’t blame the headline writers. After all, Pope Francis had made no similarly voluble criticism […]

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Republicans Go to Jail, Democrats Run Free


How odd: During the eight years of one of America’s shadiest presidencies, not one Obama administration official went to prison. Or was convicted of a crime. Or even indicted. Sure, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held plenty of hearings. But while they called countless press conferences, not one […]

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Impeachment Pandemic


As Sigmund Freud first warned, when virtually everything one person does leads another to the same compulsive conclusion, one may assume this is very important to those with the fixation and that if they get the chance they will likely do what they can to carry-out their obsession. The first warning was a New York […]

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The Rosenstein Doctrine


A few respectful thoughts on Special Prosecutors. First of all, now that we know we can have Special Prosecutors without there being any meaningful evidence of a crime, or in fact any evidence at all of a crime besides gossip and endless political campaigning, let’s have a Special Prosecutor for Maxine Waters. She’s the screaming […]

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A Tax Cut Will Boost Jobs and Growth: Is That Too Hard to Understand?


A recent front page story in the Wall Street Journal opines that 3 percent economic growth isn’t achievable. It argues that 2 to 2.5 percent growth is the best we can do because of low labor force and productivity growth. Who says America can’t grow faster? The long-term growth path for the U.S. economy from […]

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Next Year in Jerusalem: Riyadh Is Not Mecca


“Prior commitment,” I replied politely, but disingenuously. Given my questions about justice in Saudi Arabia, the aide to the Governor of Riyadh had invited me to a beheading “Friday at noon” at what my American embassy escort called “chop chop square.” This was more than three decades ago. The Governor of Riyadh of the House […]

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For the Russians Before They Were Against the Russians


Twenty-nine years ago, Bernie Sanders spent his honeymoon in the Soviet Union. Now he sounds like a Martin Dies Democrat. “President Trump, in a reckless and dangerous manner, has revealed highly classified information to the Russians at a meeting in the Oval Office,” Vermont’s junior senator declared this week, “information that could expose extremely important […]

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The Pope’s Marxist Head of the Jesuits


Understanding the adage that personnel is policy, Pope Francis has been planting Marxists throughout the Church, including at the top of the troubled religious order to which he belongs. In 2016, the Jesuits, with the blessing of Pope Francis, installed as its general superior a Venezuelan, Fr. Arturo Sosa Abascal, whose communist convictions have long […]

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Flied Lice and Golden Visas


Poor Nicole Meyer, Jared Kushner’s sister: she’s had to pretzelize herself because she mentioned that she was… Jared Kushner’s sister when she was pitching a real estate deal to a group of Chinese businessmen. Denizens of the left-wing fever swamp, taking time out from incessant complaining about President Trump’s governing process, have spent the last […]

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Google Fiber Moves Toward Wireless, Leaving Taxpayers in the Lurch


Google Fiber’s recent announcement to potential customers in Kansas City that they won’t be served is part of a trend by the tech behemoth of pulling away from its fiber broadband business. And the biggest insult is that much of that business grew thanks to governmental concessions and taxpayer handouts. KSHB in Kansas City recently […]

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