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Battle of the Billionaires?

Battle of the Billionaires?

2020 could see Trump, Bloomberg, and Howard Schultz of Starbucks all running  Read more

Why The Democrats Cheered Trump’s Defeat, But Should Be More Panicked Than Ever

Why The Democrats Cheered Trump’s Defeat, But Should Be More Panicked Than Ever

On Friday afternoon, within minutes of President Trump ending the shutdown, the left declared victory  Read more

A Bold, Risky Stroke for Democracy in Venezuela

A Bold, Risky Stroke for Democracy in Venezuela

An attempt to restore democracy will fail without the world’s help  Read more

Compromise seems possible on border debate

Compromise seems possible on border debate

THE debate over border security, which prompted the partial federal government shutdown, drags on with seemingly with no end in sight  Read more

Helpful reforms are on the way at Veterans Affairs

Helpful reforms are on the way at Veterans Affairs

" Privatization," we noted two years ago, “ is a classic scare-word among liberals.” We were pointing out that the Department of Veterans Affairs, after its disgraceful neglect of veterans was first revealed in a series of scandals earlier this decade, had no leg to stand on in arguing that VA patients should not be allowed to seek care from private healthcare providers  Read more

NATO head: Trump's tough talk has added $100B to alliance, helped deter Russia

NATO head: Trump's tough talk has added $100B to alliance, helped deter Russia

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking on "Fox News Sunday," said President Trump's tough talk has ultimately strengthened the 70-year-old alliance by leading member nations to contribute tens of billions of additional dollars to ensure their own security  Read more

 Jerome Corsi says he’s ‘happy’ to testify against Stone

Jerome Corsi says he’s ‘happy’ to testify against Stone

Jerome Corsi, a conservative author and conspiracy theorist, said Sunday that he would be happy to testify against Roger Stone and let his testimony about what occurred during the 2016 presidential election and whether anyone coordinated with WikiLeaks' efforts to undermine Hillary Clinton's campaign "speak for itself."  Read more

Marco Rubio: Declaring national emergency to build border wall 'a terrible idea'

Marco Rubio: Declaring national emergency to build border wall 'a terrible idea'

Sen. Marco Rubio on Sunday said it would be a “terrible” idea for President Trump to invoke emergency powers to secure money for a U.S.-Mexico border wall without congressional approval and that he doubted the White House would ultimately go that route  Read more

Shutdown paused; now negotiate

Shutdown paused; now negotiate

President Donald Trump relented to heightening pressure Friday and decided to end the shutdown for now, even though he still doesn’t have funding for a border wall  Read more

Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

Venezuela's crisis quickly escalated Wednesday as an opposition leader backed by the Trump administration declared himself interim president in a direct challenge to embattled socialist Nicolas Maduro, who retaliated by breaking off relations with the United States, his biggest trade partner  Read more

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen postpones testimony to Congress

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen postpones testimony to Congress

Cohen’s decision to postpone his testimony was due to ‘ongoing threats against his family from President Trump’, his lawyer said  Read more

Republican Senator Joni Ernst Says She Was Raped in College

Republican Senator Joni Ernst Says She Was Raped in College

Republican Senator Joni Ernst says that she was raped in college by someone she knew and that her ex-husband physically abused her, making her one of the highest-profile women in her party to allege assaults in the era of the #MeToo movement  Read more

Is China's 40-Year Boom Coming To An End?

Is China's 40-Year Boom Coming To An End?

China: Is China's economic miracle coming to an end? It sure looks that way. Recent data and startling demographic changes portend much slower economic growth down the not-so-silken road to the future. Can China reverse the slide? Maybe not  Read more

Trump Delays State of the Union Until Partial Shutdown Ends

Trump Delays State of the Union Until Partial Shutdown Ends

President Donald Trump said he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi  Read more

Trump adviser warns of zero growth if shutdown lingers this quarter

Trump adviser warns of zero growth if shutdown lingers this quarter

President Trump’s chief economist said Wednesday that the partial government shutdown could wipe out an entire quarter of GDP growth if it lasts until the end of March  Read more

Conservatives see Democratic religious bigotry in growing backlog of judicial nominees

Conservatives see Democratic religious bigotry in growing backlog of judicial nominees

Conservatives are turning up the heat on Senate Democrats to fill the growing number of federal judicial vacancies, blaming the backlog in part on Democratic hostility to the traditional religious beliefs of some White House nominees  Read more

Congress agitates to end relentless shutdown

Congress agitates to end relentless shutdown

The Senate is prepping dueling votes while House centrists are pushing Pelosi to counter Trump with her own compromise proposal  Read more

Beto Is Ridiculous. But It Might Work

Beto Is Ridiculous. But It Might Work

Beto writing about people asking if he’s Beto might be the most Beto thing ever  Read more