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Would Barack Obama Be Too Conservative For Today’s Democrats?

Election 2020: When Bernie Sanders announced on Tuesday that he was running for president, the only surprising thing was how much competition he’ll have on the far left. The current crop of 2020 candidates is so liberal, in fact, that it makes the Barack Obama of 2008 look positively right wing. X When Obama first ran, he […]

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Rod Rosenstein Out, William Barr In: Time To Investigate Deep State Plot Against Trump

Deep State: Now that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has said he’ll leave the Justice Department in mid-March, it’s time to take stock of the damage Rosenstein and others in the Deep State did by quietly plotting to remove President Trump from office. This bureaucratic coup attempt has no parallel in modern U.S. history. X […]

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$15 Minimum Wage Sparks A Jobs Recession In New York

X Economics 101: When Amazon pulled out of New York, the loss of 25,000 future jobs made headlines. What isn’t making headlines are the thousands of jobs being destroyed right now thanks to the city’s new $15 minimum wage. Over the past four years, the minimum wage for New York City restaurants that employ more […]

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Socialized Childcare: Elizabeth Warren’s Plan Means Soaring Taxes, Federal Control Over Your Kids

Socialist Goodies: Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has yet another bright idea to fuel her White House ambitions: A sweeping plan to provide free, high-quality childcare for everyone earning less than $50,000, and subsidized childcare for the rest of us. No one would ever spend more than 7% of income for childcare. What could […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has A Serious Billionaire Problem

Redistribution: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says billionaires are immoral. She also thinks the U.S. should be more like Sweden and Norway. So she wants more billionaires here? X Democrats have recently discovered a new threat to the American way of life: billionaires. An interviewer recently asked socialist Ocasio-Cortez: “Do we live in a moral world that allows […]

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FBI Officials Wanted To Charge Hillary Clinton — Turns Out, They Should Have

Deep State: The plot, as always in the Russia investigation, thickens. It never thins. Now we find out, contrary to what former FBI Director James Comey said, that top FBI officials wanted to charge Hillary Clinton for criminally misusing her homebrew email server and compromising American secrets. The lies continue to unravel. X This is […]

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Revealed: How The CBO Saved ObamaCare With Bogus Forecasts

Health Reform: How do you enact a massive new program, and then keep it from being repealed after it fails? It’s simple. Just pull the numbers out of thin air. That’s basically what happened with ObamaCare. X When centrist Democrats were deciding whether to support ObamaCare in 2010, the “nonpartisan” Congressional Budget Office told them […]

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Can The U.S. Meet The Huawei Challenge?

Huawei: When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that China’s telecom giant Huawei threatens U.S. relations with Europe, it turned heads. Is this a serious fight against a predatory, state-tied telecom behemoth, or just another salvo in the U.S. trade wars with China? Correct answer: Both. X The Trump administration showed it wasn’t kidding […]

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Venezuela’s Maduro Has A Choice — He Can Leave On His Own, Or With A Military Escort

Socialism: “Maduro must go,” Vice President Mike Pence said, following talks with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido about how to best get rid of that country’s socialist dictator who has presided over the collapse of a once-wealthy country. Pence is right of course. But it may be easier said than done. X President Trump supports […]

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How Does ‘Boss’ AOC Plan To Pay For Her $93 Trillion Green New Deal?

Environmentalism: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has declared herself “boss” of the “Green New Deal.” Maybe she can explain were the money will come from to pay its $93 trillion cost. Because taxing the rich won’t even scratch the surface. X At an event on Friday, Ocasio-Cortez complained about criticism of the Green New Deal — much of it […]