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Washington During the two years when Democrats controlled the Oval Office, Senate and House, President Barack Obama squandered a major opportunity. He failed to push for a vote on a DREAM Act, which would create a path to citizenship for…

President Trump launched another battle for border wall funding on Monday, calling for $8.6 billion in his proposed federal budget for next year. Top Democrats came out swinging, bashing a border wall as “expensive and ineffective.” Truth is, Dems are…

Since passage of the 1976 National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. §§ 1601-1651, some 60 or so “national emergencies” have been declared by American Presidents. Approximately half have expired over time, and 32 “national emergencies” now are active, typically renewed annually….

The omnibus budget deal to avert a shutdown includes $1.375 billion to construct 55 miles of barriers. The bill contains restrictions on use of funds for anything but the specific numbers, precluding the president from using money appropriated by Congress….

When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi withdrew her original State of the Union invitation, preventing President Trump from delivering the address as scheduled on January 29, she was probably surprised when he responded with such calm forbearance: “This is her prerogative….

The current stalemate in Washington, and the related partisan bickering, are producing no shortage of nefarious talking points. From the idea that today’s border situation mirrors the Ellis Island of a century ago to the bizarre declaration that walls and fences are…

Beginning in December, President Donald Trump rightly decided to link the funding for a $5 billion border wall with keeping the government funded. Naturally, all of Washington has been atwitter as the economy in the Beltway tanks and life in…

My Fellow Americans: We are nearing the first month of a government shutdown — which is in reality a closing of about 30 percent of the federal government, focusing on non-essential services — and I am here tonight to tell…

The politicians always begin every argument, every TV and radio interview, every speech with the same lie: “The American People are too smart to…” Halt the presses! Reality time: No. They. Are. Not. The American People chose to be led…

The Holocaust — the mechanized butchery of six million people because of who they were — is unprecedented in history, as sui generis as the totalitarianism that conceived it. Hannah Arendt notes that the advent of historical circumstances, mass propaganda, and a technology…

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