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by | Feb 4, 2020

After all the great emotion of the impeachment struggle, it’s worth setting out clearly the main issues at stake in their simplest form. What were the core arguments that seem ready to triumph when the Senate makes its vote to…

by | Jan 31, 2020

As a presidential historian carefully watching the pursuit by Democrats of President Donald Trump’s scalp, I can’t help but express exasperation at the Democrats’ hypocrisy and their selectivity. Their goal, of course, is to tag Donald Trump with some sort…

by | Jan 31, 2020

Jake Tapper doesn’t want you to know the name of the so-called “whistleblower” who caused the impeachment drama. Of course, the identity of Eric Ciaramella was never much of a secret — lots of people in D.C. knew that the…

by | Jan 31, 2020

The impeachment trial of Donald Trump is little more than a show trial, a ruling class railroading that bears no relationship to reality. Given the trifle under examination, one can only laugh at the gravity of the Democrats’ rhetoric. It…

by | Jan 31, 2020

Rep. Adam Schiff said that if Barack Obama encouraged a foreign power to investigate a political opponent, then the last president would have committed an impeachable offense. “Under no circumstances do you go outside of your own legitimate law enforcement…

by | Jan 30, 2020

The classics are called classic because of their enduring value. A case in point: Plato’s several dialogues in which he records Socrates’ battle against the Sophists. The Sophists, you might say, were the swamp creatures of their day. They observed…

by | Jan 23, 2020

The attacks of the Democrats on Trump never made any sense. First, they tried to portray him as an unpatriotic shill for Putin. Never mind that Trump ran on an explicitly America First agenda. Never mind that he won the…

by | Jan 22, 2020

One of the most important goals of the Constitutional Convention was to establish a strong chief executive who would nonetheless not be a king. Nowhere is that balance between concentrated power and republican restraint on government more exposed than in…

by | Jan 9, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has repeatedly portrayed President Trump as an existential threat to the republic. As she put it when announcing the House impeachment inquiry, “The actions taken to date by the president have seriously violated the Constitution.” She…

by | Dec 20, 2019

Just when you thought the House Democrats’ slapstick impeachment show couldn’t sink any further into low comedy, along comes Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s threat to embargo the articles of impeachment unless the Republican-controlled Senate establishes removal trial procedures to her liking….

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