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How to End It — If We Must 

 

Will Rogers, long ago, had the most economical analysis and dismissal of the issue that currently worries wonks, swamp creatures, and those who take the mainstream media seriously. The insightful Will said, “It’s a good thing we don’t get all the government we pay for.” Ain’t that the God’s honest truth? I’ll wait here for […]

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Executive Branch Sites Continue to Promote Obama’s Climate Politics

 

As president of the United States, Donald Trump might be the official head of the federal executive branch, but climate alarmists embedded in numerous executive departments apparently don’t care about such things as democratic elections. Two years into the Trump administration, career bureaucrats continue to promote blatantly political climate propaganda on executive branch websites, including […]

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To Hell With Gillette

 

There’s a lot we have to put up with in life and a lot that we don’t. One of the things we don’t have to put up with are the hyper-liberal political lectures that actors, singers, and NFL players try to inflict on us. It’s easy to change the channel — or read a book […]

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Michigan City Should Back Off Taxpayer-Backed Broadband Plan

 

Even though it’s jam-packed with internet options, Traverse City, Michigan, wants to use millions in taxpayer money to build its own broadband network. It’s a foolish plan for a number of reasons, from the plethora of existing competition to the evolution in which internet will be delivered in the future. Traverse City Light & Power, […]

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SOTU and Shutdown — Options for January 29

 

On January 30, 2018, President Trump delivered a State of the Union message that was extremely well received by the American people whatever their party affiliation, and very poorly received by the Democrat members of the Senate and House. How well was it received by the people? It was the highest-rated presidential address in the […]

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The GOP Finally Has a Fighting General

 

In November, 1863, the New York Herald reported that a temperance committee had asked President Lincoln to dismiss Ulysses S. Grant. They told him the general was an imbiber of strong spirits, to which Lincoln replied: “I wish you would tell me the brand of Whiskey Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel to […]

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Go to Hell, NFL (Same Might Be Happening to Furloughed Feds)

 

You would think after spending the last several years struggling to withstand its various unforced errors — whether those involve the criminal and otherwise inappropriate conduct by some of its players off the field, the thoroughly needless outrage of kneeling during pre-game national anthems or other dumb mistakes alienating its core viewers and fans — […]

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Both GOP, Democrats Must Feel Heat for Shutdown to End

 

Washington The partial government shutdown will end when both sides think they are losing the political war that started it — and not before then. Yes it can end if one side caves, or if President Donald Trump declares a national emergency to fund a border wall, but that is not likely to happen within […]

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The Pope’s Bridge to Nowhere

 

It seems that for Pope Francis no priority is greater than patching up every religion except his own. As the Catholic Church in 2019 reels from the abuse scandal, where do his travels take him? To the Islamic world, notes an admiring press. This spring, reports Crux, “he’ll have a jam-packed papal itinerary that will […]

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The Media’s ‘Climate of Hate’ Myth

 

After 24-year-old De’janay Lenorra Stanton was found fatally wounded last August on the South Side of Chicago, the story received nationwide attention. This was not because homicide is rare in Chicago, where 589 people were murdered in 2018, nor was the method of Stanton’s death — a single gunshot to the head — newsworthy in […]

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