August 28, 2016
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Over the past week, we’ve heard the media pitching one particular narrative nonstop: the story that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric has resulted in increased violence. We heard it in the aftermath of a spate of attempted bombing attacks against Democratic targets by a Floridian nut job, and we heard it in the aftermath of a shooting attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue by an outspokenly anti-Trump white supremacist.
Suddenly, some Democrats have realized that they are not fated to rule forever – and that powers handed to the federal government by Democrats can be turned against Democrats, too.
We Americans are in the midst of a serious division regarding our own character: Was America and the West founded on fundamentally good and eternal principles, principles we’ve sometimes failed to live up to, of course, but principles worth fighting for?
This week, Judge Brett Kavanaugh was hit with accusations of sexual abuse from Christine Blasey Ford, a professor at Palo Alto University.
This week, Republican congressional candidate Rudy Peters of California was nearly stabbed by a 35-year-old Castro Valley resident, Farzad Fazeli.
With the media furiously obsessed over the supposed imminent end of the Trump presidency (spoiler alert: nope), the new conversation among the elite concerns the supposed evils of Vice President Mike Pence.
There seem to be two main factors in the United States when it comes to voting. Neither has much to do with policy. The first factor is party identification ... The second factor is personal likability of a candidate ...
The comfortable thing about conspiracy theories is that they allow us to graft logic onto chaos
In the last two weeks, the Trump administration has begun to make a rather interesting legal argument: Collusion isn’t criminal.
“So, how are you planning to pay for that?”
Take, for example, President Trump’s tariff policy. Trump believes that “Tariffs are the greatest,” according to one of his tweets this week. Not only are they the greatest; they prevent us from becoming the “‘piggy bank’ that’s being robbed.”
Furthermore, generous welfare policies can only operate in small, homogenous countries because if you open the borders to such countries, immigrants flood in and then sink the boat.
This week, amid widespread Democratic tumult regarding the selection of a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, alleged comedian Michelle Wolf paid tribute to the most important facet of American life: abortion.
The First Amendment protects Maxine Waters, of course, and it should.
We don’t know what this will be yet.
Instead, the court ruled that the baker didn’t have to bake the cake because the members of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission were unduly mean.
On Friday, the British police arrested Tommy Robinson, founder and former leader of the English Defence League, a far-right anti-Islam group. Robinson is a controversial character, to be sure, a sort of Milo Yiannopoulos lite. His chief focus is on the threat of radical Islam, which he believes threatens the integrity of the British system.
Democrats seethe but have no new fodder for their ire – and every day that passes with the media chumming the waters and coming up empty drives down enthusiasm even more.
Peace will come when everyone recognizes what Trump has recognized: The Jewish connection to Jerusalem is unbreakable. And peace will come when Israel’s enemies realize that violence can’t change that underlying fact.
Obama and his staff lied repeatedly to the American people about the Iran deal – and they continue to lie.
Cohen has openly stated that he paid Daniels to shut up about her peccadillo with Trump – and he has said that Trump had no knowledge of the payment.
The Republican Party is in favor of tax cuts and defense spending; the Democratic Party is in favor of increased regulation and social spending. All the other discussion points are designed merely to drive passion.
On Sunday, I attended the Super Bowl, along with my father, my business partner and the president of our company. It was an amazing event.
This week, FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe – a man who certainly should have stepped down months ago – finally resigned from his active role at the agency
On Monday, Democrats caved on their manufactured government shutdown.
Well, feminists, it’s time to stop “feministsplaining” sex to men.
Trump isn't Khamenei.
If they stump for spending cuts, they’re cast as uncaring and cruel; if they stump for tax increases to pay for those spending cuts, they’re cast as uncaring and cruel
National Columnist supports hero of Texas shooting
Politics is the art of shifting the playing field.
Last week, President Trump ousted his White House chief strategist, Steve Bannon.
One of the great lies of the 21st century is that republicanism and freedom are inevitable.
Here’s an alternate-reality scenario. It’s 2016, and the president-elect of the United States is ready to take office.
When Mitt Romney lost in 2012, there was very little discussion of blame. Everyone assumed that Romney simply lost because he didn’t do a good enough job of convincing voters to punch the ballot for him.
On a recent Friday, a South Carolina high school stopped students from bringing American flags to a football game against a heavily Hispanic rival school. Why? The principal was presumably worried that waving the flag might offend the Hispanic students.
After over two decades in the heart of America’s spotlight, Hillary Clinton is still an unknown quantity for most Americans.