Category Archives: Politics

on surveillance of the Trump campaign

Andrew McCarthy summarizes the scandal of opening an counterintelligence investigation on a Presidential campaign. The yawns that will come from the political Left when the reports are released will be very revealing. Advertisements

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Trump’s success in a nutshell

Victor Davis Hanson reviews a book on Trump written by Conrad Black. In it he includes this paragraph, which is something I’ve increasingly noted. Black instinctively captures the essence of the Trump paradox: How did someone supposedly so crude, so … Continue reading

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on minorities in the Trump era

The consensus among many opponents of President Trump is that he is deeply racist. For them I wonder if there could be any set of persuasive contrary factual grounds for altering that conclusion. It probably doesn’t matter. What would seem … Continue reading

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on democrats and Kanye West

Jason Whitlock reflects on the significance of Kanye West’s recent tweets regarding thinking for oneself, love, and President Trump. One key significance he finds is the potential for African-Americans to increase their influence on American political policy by becoming less … Continue reading

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on racism in the United States

The racist reaction to Kanye West by many who hate Donald Trump has been something to behold. It’s very illuminating about the intersection of race, politics, and power.

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sometimes justice is swift

Caren Z. Turner is now a former commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, following her bizarre interrogation of two law enforcement officers who had pulled over a vehicle her daughter was riding in. An expired … Continue reading

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“the center cannot hold”

Victor Davis Hanson surveys the current trend of political upheaval and channels the concern W. B. Yeats expresses in his poem “The Second Coming.” One hopes some sort of influence from better angels might turn aside the trends, but I’m … Continue reading

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on financing health care

It’s always interesting listening to discussions about government involvement in financing healthcare. One of the most interesting aspects is that the participants are frequently talking about different issues, so very little clarity usually comes out of them. This report by … Continue reading

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on fighting and losing

I am among those who believe¬†Kelo v. City of New London was a travesty, a clearly unjust decision based on a warped conception of what constitutes a “public purpose.” The notion that a city’s hope to increase tax revenues constitutes … Continue reading

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on Andrew McCabe

So it begins.¬†I have a feeling the next several weeks and months are going to have regular occurrences of releases of information damaging to our view of our governing class. The Inspector General for the Department of Justice released a … Continue reading

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