Politics & Government

NATO, Montenegro and Tucker Carlson

We live in a time when picking sides in our bifurcated of political narratives is more important than dealing with realities.  There are times, however, when that ancient curse “a plague on both houses” seems more apt.  That is the situation with the current dialogue regarding NATO that flowed out of an interview with President Trump conducted by FOX News’ Tucker Carlson. Carlson posed a ...

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Fed Chairman Powell Testifies Before Congress for First Time as Chair

For the first time since being named Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell appeared before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday. The appearance before the committee did seem to spark a small rally in stocks that afternoon, but his comments were much more important than the light reaction we saw. Mr. Powell was thanked by members of the committee for his ...

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What You Need to Know From the Trump-Putin Press Conference

On Monday, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for their highly anticipated conference in Helsinki, Finland. Prior to the meeting, Trump tweeted that the relations between U.S. and Russia have never been worse, but implied that that was about to change. “Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and ...

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Where to Invest Cash in Times of Tariffs

The million dollar question for investors trying to navigate the trade waters is where to place their cash to safely sail through this storm. Wall Street has been sifting through the typical safe havens, as spat after spat of trade wars began this spring. We first have to examine the current economic climate to see what makes sense. It happens ...

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It is not a trade war … yet.

In its efforts to undermine the Trump presidency in every way possible, Democrats and the #NeverTrump media resistance movement spin every event to the extreme negative.  There is no objectivity in their uncompromised prosecutorial efforts.  Were one to be totally ignorant of trade issues and only consume the reports found in the left-wing media cabal, one would likely believe that President Trump ...

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Is Mexico’s leftist president-elect a closet Conservative?

Despite liberal outrage, he handed tiny evangelical party oversized power A small Conservative Evangelical party helped Mexico’s left-wing president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador win Sunday’s presidential election, dramatically increasing the party’s clout and raising allegations that Obrador is hiding his true socially conservative identity. The historic election was the largest in Mexican history. Some 18,000 offices throughout the country were ...

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Anti-Trump Leftist favored to win bloody Mexican election

A leftist, anti-Trump nationalist is favored to win Mexico’s presidential election Sunday after a campaign marred by the worst political violence the country has seen in a generation. The vote is the largest in Mexico’s history, with some 88 million Mexicans at home and abroad eligible to cast ballots. In addition to the presidency, a mind-boggling 18,000 elected posts also ...

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SCOTUS Eliminates Union Fair Share Fees

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that unions cannot force government employees to pay dues. The ruling essentially overturns a 41-year-old decision that had given states the authority to decide whether public employees, including non-members, were required to contribute to the unions that represent them. “The 5-4 decision fulfills a longtime wish of conservatives to get rid of the so-called ...

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HORIST: The Supreme court tilts a little more to starboard

The sound you hear is the heads of the progressives exploding on the news that Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring from the Supreme Court as of July 31st.  This gives President Trump his second appointment in less than two years.  Though Kennedy was a Republican appointee and considered by many to be a relatively conservative jurist, he was the man ...

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