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by | Jan 12, 2023

Ya can’t make this up. America has now learned that President Joe Biden had classified documents from his tenure as vice president stored not just at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Biden Center — but also in his Wilmington, Delaware,…

by | Jan 11, 2023

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially stepped away from leadership last week after two decades directing the political agenda of House Democrats. There’s no denying the historic nature of the California lawmaker’s tenure, whose leadership began in 2002 when she became…

by | Jan 10, 2023

One way to know when an internal Republican skirmish is something good is when Left media salivate over it. Oh my, how they delighted in 15 rounds of voting for the House speaker! How they reveled in watching the House…

by | Jan 10, 2023

When House clerk Cheryl Johnson declared at 12:38 a.m. Saturday morning, “The Honorable Kevin McCarthy of the state of California, having received a majority of the votes cast, is duly elected speaker of the House of Representatives,” a lot of…

by | Jan 7, 2023

The House of Representatives’ struggle to elect a speaker has been repeatedly defined as “chaotic” by mainstream media outlets. Apparently, deliberation and debate are signs of disorder and are not to be desired in our society. While the phrase “threat…

by | Jan 5, 2023

Hopefully, it will prove easier for House Republicans to govern than it has been for them to elect a speaker. There is good reason for such hope because the enemy no longer will be Kevin McCarthy and the Ghosts of…

by | Jan 4, 2023

The last quarter-century has witnessed three impeachments of two presidents, the greatest upset in presidential election history, parity unseen in Congress in almost a century, brinkmanship in the Senate that shifted the balance of the U.S. Supreme Court, the first…

by | Jan 3, 2023

In the first volume of her lengthy memoirs, Margaret Thatcher: The Downing Street Years, the woman who became famous as Britain’s “Iron Lady” prime minister made a very wise — and telling — observation about some of her fellow Conservative…

by | Nov 5, 2022

Pity Kevin McCarthy. He is out there flexing legislative muscle, anticipating his rise following the Congressional elections November 8. The pollsters believe that after voters go to the polls on that date, there will be a Republican majority in the…

by | May 1, 2022

Most Republicans, including House Speaker wannabe Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), believe that next January they will control the House by a considerable margin. They’re discounting their party’s ability to blow it between now and November, but even if the Republicans do…

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