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by | Oct 23, 2022

Would anyone know the name Evan McMullin without Democrat consultant Rick Wilson? Would a nobody congressional staffer ever be seriously considered as a possible United States president except by someone like former American Spectator intern Bill Kristol? Only delusional men…

by | May 31, 2022

Something that has been quite obvious for a long time came to an undeniable head on Tuesday when a jury of Michael Sussmann’s friends — er, peers — found him not guilty of lying to the FBI over the origins…

by | Jun 20, 2019

Congress can’t stop spending money. Even on projects that the Trump Administration does not want or need. Right now, the federal government is carrying over $22 trillion in national debt with trillion-dollar annual deficits projected, yet they can’t stop spending…

by | Jan 11, 2019

Washington, D.C.’s swamp monster is like the mythical hydra from Greek and Roman mythology. When one head gets cut off, two grow in its place. At the start of the month, Congress worked in bipartisan fashion with the president to…

by | Jul 26, 2018

It never ends, does it? The daily cable-news soap opera installment. A new crisis every day. Sex. Money. Secret tapes. A stripper whose upper torso gives new meaning to the term Silicon Valley. And then her media-frenzied lawyer steeped in…

by | Oct 23, 2017

It has long been conservative orthodoxy that the Federal Government will not implement right of center policies without strong cabinet government, that is with political appointees at the top and placed throughout multiple levels of bureaucracy to manage a resistant…

by | Jul 28, 2017

Senator John McCain waited two years to get his revenge against Donald Trump for saying that McCain is not a war hero. But with a giant middle finger — or more precisely a thumb — McCain, perhaps assuming that he’ll…

by | Jun 9, 2017

Perhaps the most interesting moment of the hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday occurred when former FBI Director James Comey was being questioned on his interactions with President Donald Trump by Senator Angus King (I-Maine). The precise matter being…

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