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President Trump Comforts Establishment Legislators Shaken By Steve Bannon’s Threats

President Donald Trump campaigned all last year on draining the swamp, but has shown that he is willing to be friendly with establishment figures if he believes it is advantageous to his agenda. After endorsing losing candidate Luther Strange over Judge Roy Moore in an Alabama GOP Senate primary, Trump is making overtures to other reviled establishment lawmakers up for re-election next year that he has their back. Politico reported that Trump called Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY), Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) to assure the men that he has their backs moving forward. Trump's former employee, <I>Breitbart News</I>… Keep Reading

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President Trump: We Have Great Confidence In Greece As A Nation

President Trump hosted the Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, on Tuesday afternoon at the White House for a joint press conference. After facing a major economic downturn, Greece is finally emerging from its eight-year financial crisis. The country is making efforts to execute its debt relief plan through increased investments and continued growth in its transportation and energy sectors. Tsipras stated that “we look forward to attracting U.S. investments” along with affirming that Greece’s friendship with the U.S. is still strong and “based on values that we jointly share.” The statement comes as a surprise due to Tsipras’ criticisms against Trump back… Keep Reading

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Governor Jerry Brown Is Correct To Veto Presidential Tax Return Legislation

During last year’s presidential election cycle, then-candidate Donald Trump created a firestorm and regularly fanned the flames by repeatedly refusing to release his tax returns. While there is no actual law on the books requiring candidates for office to release such personal tax documentation for public consumption, it’s been a generally accepted tradition. The refusal to release his tax returns was a rallying call for Democrats. Liberals, both moderates and progressives alike, united to sound the alarm at what they portrayed as totalitarian. Does the public have a right to view a candidate’s tax return? Legislation has been popping up… Keep Reading

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Austrian Election Results Move Nation To The Right Amid Influx Of Muslim Migrants

With their traditional Western and Christian culture at stake, Austria held their parliamentary election on Sunday, October 15th. After the coalition government collapsed and the two longtime partner parties turned on one another, the country had to make a decision–patriotism or globalism. Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is the center-right Austrian People’s Party candidate who was expected to win yesterday, and he did not disappoint. His opponents were Christian Kern of the Social Democratic Party of Austria and the leader of the Freedom Party of Austria, Heinz-Christian Strache. Keep Reading

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The Bromance Between Donald Trump And Rand Paul Heats Up During Golf Summit

The bromance between President Donald Trump and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is heating up. After Trump signed what Paul called “the biggest free-market reform of health care in a generation,” the men met on the golf course this morning to discuss a variety of major political issues over 18 holes. Paul said that the men discussed several things during the golf summit, and went into specifics regarding tax and healthcare policy. “I really think that we’ve gotta do the most we can and the boldest we can because we need to compete with all these other countries,” Paul said regarding… Keep Reading

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Under Rand Paul’s Guidance, Trump Proceeds Ever More Boldly Against Obamacare

“When you got Rand Paul on your side, it has to be positive,” President Donald Trump said yesterday after announcing executive orders designed to increase access to association health plans while allowing competition across state lines. Trump isn’t stopping there. Emboldened by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), Trump is now threatening to cut off subsidy payments for insurance companies. This is a move that would cause Obamacare to effectively collapse. “The Democrats ObamaCare is imploding. Massive subsidy payments to their pet insurance companies has stopped. [Democrats] should call me to fix!” Trump said in an early morning tweet on Friday. He… Keep Reading

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Injured Vegas Survivor Stood Up To Greet The President

President Donald Trump visited Las Vegas on Wednesday to provide support for law enforcement first responders, the medical trauma team, and survivors of the deadly attack. The visit comes after the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, which killed at least 58 people attending a country music festival near the Mandalay Bay Hotel, where the shooter was said to have shot from the 32nd floor. Thomas Gunderson, a 28-year-old survivor of the shooting, received a personal visit in the hospital with his family from Trump and the First Lady. Gunderson assisted people in escaping the gunfire and bringing them to safety. “After being shot… Keep Reading

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Trump Nominates Libertarian Favorite Don Willett To Federal Appellate Court

President Donald Trump has nominated Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to the Fifth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Willett is known as a champion of restraining bureaucracy and interpreting regulations in a limited way. In 2015, he was described by Reason‘s Damon Root as producing “the most libertarian legal opinion ever written” during a case regarding whether eyebrow threaders ought to be required to hold licenses in order to remove eyebrow hairs with cotton threads. Keep Reading

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Trump: Rand Paul Is “A Good Guy And He Wants What’s Good For The Party”

President Donald Trump heaped praise on Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Wednesday evening, reiterating his belief that the Kentucky Senator will ultimately support Republican health care reform initiatives. “I think Rand Paul will be there for us. He was there for me two times before,” presumably referring to Paul’s votes in favor of the ‘skinny repeal’ and ‘partial repeal’ amendments during the previous Obamacare repeal effort in July. “I like Rand Paul a lot and I think he’ll be there for me,” Trump continued. “He’s a good guy and he wants what’s good also for the party. I think Rand… Keep Reading

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Three Key Takeaways From Trump’s Meeting With The Spanish Prime Minister

President Trump hosted the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, at the White House on Tuesday afternoon. The alliance between the two nations remains strong as both countries continue to uphold their strategic and economic relations. “Relations between the two countries have been excellent. We must continue to work to strengthen those relations even more,” Rajoy said. The meeting focused primarily on bilateral efforts to fight against geopolitcal threats, staunch opposition to the Catalonian referendum that both men share, and how the Puerto Rican crisis is being addressed. Keep Reading

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President Trump To Back Rand Paul Health Care Proposal

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told MSNBC on Wednesday that President Donald Trump intends to respond to the failure of the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal legislation by taking executive action to enact Paul’s “Associated Health Plans” health care reform proposal. “I think there’s going to be big news from the White House in the next week or two, as something they can do on their own,” Paul said. “This is something I’ve been advocating for six months and I think it’s bigger than Graham-Cassidy, it’s bigger than any reform that we’ve even talked about to date, but hasn’t got enough attention.” Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Issues List Of Demands On Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has issued a list of demands to the White House in order to obtain his vote on the Graham-Cassidy health care reform bill, according to a Sunday report by Axios. The administration believes Paul represents the best hope for passing the bill, with Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) seen as less likely to come over. In particular, they are banking on the warm relationship between President Donald Trump and Sen. Paul, a frequent defender of the administration during his televised appearances. Paul has negotiated directly with Trump, as well as Vice President Mike Pence, regarding this legislation. Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Willing To Negotiate On Graham-Cassidy If Block Grants Halved

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has laid out his precondition for negotiation on the Graham-Cassidy health care reform bill in a Sunday interview with the Washington Post. The Senator has declared he will consider backing the bill if the block grants given to the states by it were substantially lowered. “Would I talk to them if they said they wanted to make the block grants half as much? I might,” Paul said. “Nobody has really offered me that, to say, ‘Well, we could spend less’. But we’re going to have a $700 billion deficit, and this is an entitlement program.” Paul acknowledged… Keep Reading

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Trump Proclaims Rand Paul Can Be Won Over On Graham-Cassidy

President Donald Trump has proclaimed that he believes Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) could ultimately back the Graham-Cassidy health reform bill, which aims to repeal and replace Obamacare. On Saturday, Trump tweeted: “I know Rand Paul and I think he may find a way to get there for the good of the Party!” The tweet echoes his remarks from last night’s rally in Alabama, where the President stated, “I haven’t given up on him, because I think he may come around.” “Wouldn’t it be ironic if he took John McCain’s place — and they definitely do not like each other. Wouldn’t that be… Keep Reading

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What If Hillary Clinton And Lois Lerner Smoked Pot?

The slogan was “drain the swamp.” The movement was to remove career politicians and change the face of politics forever. Washington D.C. is a place where politicians go to be exempt from legal and social standards that most regular citizens have to deal with. These people are celebrities who rarely lose elections and almost never face consequences. When candidate Donald Trump became President-Elect Donald Trump, a new day was coming. When President-Elect Donald Trump officially became President of the United States, a new day was supposed to have arrived. At least, that is what the hype machine told us would occur.… Keep Reading

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How Hillary Clinton’s Vanity Will Thwart The Democratic Party’s Rebuilding Process

It’s been a rough year for Democrats. Last year ended in a manner that how no one within the party saw coming. For months, we all heard about how former First Lady Hillary Clinton was going to run away with the election, and Democrats were set up for a big election day. The extent to which polls built up the Clinton campaign was extraordinary, and the Democratic machine leaned heavily on them. But it all fell apart, and here we are with President Donald Trump instead of President Hillary Clinton. Democrats faced soul searching similar to Republicans after Mitt Romney… Keep Reading

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With Afghanistan Troop Surge, President Trump Becomes Bush’s Fifth Term

When George W. Bush first ran for President, he did so on a platform of non-interventionism. He spoke against the interventionist tendencies of Bill Clinton and the idea that we should go around the world telling people how to live their lives. Everything changed 16 years ago on this very date. The horrific terrorist attacks against our country led to military action in Afghanistan to avenge the victims. Avenging the fallen quickly turned into imperialism. What was said to be a targeted mission to strike back at terrorists soon became an endless occupation. America’s longest war has cost taxpayers billions… Keep Reading

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Antifa Are The Globalists’ Shock Troops: Here’s How Trump Can Stop Them

The majority of Americans want to believe that America can, as President Donald Trump has stated many times, “come together” and “unite.” We want to believe that Americans of all identities and political leanings can find this mythical common ground and just get along with each other. We want to believe that the violence and bloodshed that seems to accompany every political event in modern America is some sort of aberration of history, and next week we are going to snap out of this trance, lay down our sticks and shields and bear mace and riot helmets, and once again… Keep Reading

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Rep. Justin Amash’s ‘Never Trump’ Stances Earn Him Screen Time With Oprah Winfrey

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) has been raising eyebrows and frustrating Republicans for quite some time because of his stubborn opposition to President Trump, fanning the flames of Russian hysteria, lending credibility to impeachment murmurs, and opposing Trump’s immigration policies. This has caused him to lose support amongst his constituents, but it has gained him one prominent admirer: the ultra-liberal talk show maven Oprah Winfrey. Winfrey, one of Barack Obama’s most influential supporters, was spotted in Grand Rapids, MI yesterday where she met with Amash for an interview. On-lookers were surprised to see the Chicago diva strolling through the streets of… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Slams Afghanistan Troop Increase

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) slammed President Donald Trump’s decision to commit 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan in an op-ed for The Hill. “The mission in Afghanistan has lost its purpose, and I think it is a terrible idea to send any more troops into that war,” he wrote on Tuesday. “It’s time to come home now.” Keep Reading

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Trump’s Threats Cause North Korea To Back Down, Reviving Hopes For Diplomacy

The possibility of a nuclear holocaust has been on everyone’s mind as Trump and Kim Jong-un exchanged threats and hostilities in recent weeks. However, both sides–while maintaining their aggressive posturing–are now indicating that they may back down if certain conditions are met. Jong-un recently claimed that missile strikes were not off the table as long as “Yankees persist in their extremely dangerous reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity,” but he did caution America to “think reasonably and judge properly” moving forward. While these sentiments may not seem particularly warm, analysts explain that it is about the best… Keep Reading

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President Trump Addresses Nation After “Unite The Right” Rally Descends Into Madness

In the wake of widespread riots and panic in Charlottesville, VA today, President Donald Trump addressed the American people to condemn violence and hatred from all political perspectives. “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides,” Trump said at a press conference from his New Jersey golf club. “It has been going on for a long time in our country — not Donald Trump, not Barack Obama. It has been going on for a long, long time. It has no place in America.” The “Unite the Right”… Keep Reading

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As Socialist Venezuela Crumbles, Their Military Dictator Grovels Beneath The U.S.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has been arrogantly thumbing his nose in the faces of Americans for years, but he is changing his tune after getting hit with economic sanctions. As he struggles to maintain power amidst the collapse of his socialist regime, he suddenly wants to talk to President Trump. “If he (Trump) is so interested in Venezuela, here I am,” Maduro said during a recent three-hour speech. “Mr Donald Trump, here is my hand.” Previously, the socialist despot had been an angry critic of the Trump administration. He even referred to Trump contemptuously as an emperor just last month… Keep Reading

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The Military-Industrial Complex Salivates At Prospect Of War With North Korea

For the military-industrial complex, business is booming during the Trump administration. Trump’s deescalation of tensions in Syria is apparently an outlier, as Trump has continued or ramped up the militaristic policies of his predecessor on every other front–most notably, North Korea. These policies have defense giants such as Lockheed Martin swimming in profits. “The level of dialogue around missile defense is now at the prime minister and minister of defense level,” Tim Cahill, who serves as vice president of Lockheed’s Air and Missile Defense division, said to Reuters during an interview. Trump’s declaration that North Korea would be “met with… Keep Reading

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Alabama Senate Candidate Vows To “Stand With Rand” As Race Heats Up During Final Stretch

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has climbed to the top of the polls recently, but that has not caused him to lose sight of his principles. He sent out an e-mail this weekend that proclaimed he would “stand with Rand” on all the key issues if he wins the U.S. Senate seat that he is vying for. “I’ll stand with Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Ted Cruz on the frontlines of the fight against the Washington Establishment,” Moore assured his supporters in an e-mail released this weekend promoting a “money bomb” to defeat the political establishment. Keep Reading

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A Neocon Unhinged: Crazed McMaster Threatens Aggressive War Against North Korea

When President Donald Trump pledged to drain the swamp on the campaign trail last year, his supporters certainly figured that this meant no swamp rats would be included in his administration. Of course, they would inevitably be disappointed. Many members of the reviled political establishment found their way into the Trump administration, none of them more odious than National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. McMaster replaced Michael Flynn in his role, who was ousted for omitting information to Vice President Mike Pence. Flynn bucked the Washington D.C. foreign policy consensus in key ways, but his successor, McMaster is a fierce proponent… Keep Reading

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Trump Clashes With Pelosi Over “Clearly Unconstitutional” Russian Sanctions

Congress is dead set against making America great again, and they prove it time after time. Most recently, they overwhelmingly passed a bill to place sanctions on Russia and hamstring the President into complying with them against his better judgment. Although Trump signed the bill into law, he expressed his dismay through a signing statement. “While I favor tough measures to punish and deter aggressive and destabilizing behavior by Iran, North Korea, and Russia, this legislation is significantly flawed,” Trump said in the statement. “In its haste to pass this legislation, the Congress included a number of clearly unconstitutional provisions.”… Keep Reading

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Acclaimed Journalist Dishes Dirt On Trump And The Deep State In Profane Rant

Acclaimed journalist Seymour Hersh, once a leftist favorite for his coverage of the Vietnam War, became a pariah of the liberal media during the Obama presidency for actually holding the chosen one accountable. In the age of Trump, Hersh is exposing deep state subversion and is not afraid to dish the uncensored dirt on prominent government officials. “You know the trouble with all of those guys is that the only way they’re going to make it to a [corporate] board or two… and get some fat cat contracts is if Hillary stayed in. With Trump, they’re gone, they’re done, they’re… Keep Reading

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Too Much Winning: Scaramucci’s Flame Out Shows The Limits Of Trumpism

To those who enjoyed the Scaramucci show and are sad that it has come to an end, please consider the old adage: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Anthony Scaramucci came into the Trump administration like a knight in shining armor. Besieged with constant infiltration, leaks and seemingly unprecedented turmoil throughout his first six months, President Trump needed a man to come in like gang busters and take care of business. Replacing Sean Spicer, Scaramucci came in as White House communications director guns a-blazin’ with a style so brash and confrontational that it may have… Keep Reading

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Trump Administration Mulls Afghanistan Drawback After Prior Indications Of Expansion

President Donald Trump’s foreign policy may not always be coherent, but it is proving to be less belligerent than that of his predecessors. After previously indicating that troop totals would likely be expanding in Afghanistan, the Trump administration is considering reversing that policy after the Pentagon failed to rally much support behind their initial proposal. “It’s a macro question as to whether the U.S., this administration, and this president are committed to staying,” a senior Trump administration official said to the Wall Street Journal. “It doesn’t work unless we are there for a long time, and if we don’t have… Keep Reading

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Paul’s Gamble Pays Off As Neocons Collude With Democrats To Kill Obamacare Repeal

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has played a very nuanced game regarding health care negotiations. After positioning himself for months as the leading hard-liner for Obamacare repeal, Paul eventually conceded to allow debate and voted affirmatively on a lackluster bare-bones repeal that failed this morning. His manuevering ultimately paid off, as neoconservatives were ultimately for stopping any kind of Obamacare repeal from taking place. It was Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), a frequent foil of Paul and his father, who ultimately cast the deciding vote against Obamacare repeal. He was joined by Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) as the… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Gets Roll Call Vote On Failed Health Care Amendment, But Will His Gamble Pay Off?

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) was undecided about whether to vote to move forward debate on repealing and replacing Obamacare in the Senate until the last minute. Before the vote, he hopped off the fence to join Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in proceeding debate after receiving assurances that his amendment for a clean repeal would receive a vote. McConnell actually lived up to his word, and Paul got his wish. A vote for the amendment to repeal Obamacare was taken yesterday, and it was voted down by a 45-55 margin. Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Susan… Keep Reading

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The Rise Of Trump From An “Elite” Perspective

As we are well into the first year of the Trump administration, and leftists are still walking around in a dim haze of incredulity, I’d like to reflect a little on why the man was elected. As some of you have probably inferred from the title, I am (on paper) a “coastal elitist.” I was born and raised in New Jersey, I am college educated (holding both two undergraduate degrees and a graduate degree), and being that I read, exercise, and listen to classical music, I suppose my tastes run to the fairly “highbrow.” In practice, some of my other… Keep Reading

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On Russia Sanctions, Only Three Republican Legislators Stand Courageously With Trump

When President Donald Trump complained recently about how few prominent Republicans had his back, he was not kidding. A recent House vote to tie up the President, undermine his foreign policy, and partially remove his discretion pertaining to Russia passed with only three GOP legislators objecting. Reps. Jimmy Duncan (R-TN), Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Justin Amash (R-MI) were the three lone “no” votes against a successful measure limiting Trump’s ability to remove sanctions on Russia that were approved by Congress. This maneuver may harm Trump’s ability to conduct diplomacy with Russia, and further jeopardize tenuous relations with the nation. Hiding… Keep Reading

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Trump Puts America First, Bans Transgender Individuals From Military Service

President Donald Trump has constantly shown that he will put American national security before political correctness. This is evident in his latest announcement that transgender individuals will be banned from military service, a stark departure from the military policy crafted by his predecessor. “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow…transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military,” Trump announced this morning on his Twitter account. “Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming…victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs… Keep Reading

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Former CIA Official Under Obama Implies Possible Need For Coup Against Trump

Before Congressional exposure and curtailment of CIA operations into the domestic affairs of foreign countries, in the form of the Church Committee hearings in 1975, the Agency in the Eisenhower and Kennedy eras specialized in engineering and/or directing coups that toppled Soviet-friendly governments. With a mere radio station, the CIA was able to topple Jacobo Arbenz in Guatemala, and with directed and trained troops rid the country of Muhammad Mossadegh in Iran; both of these figures were seeking or had established relations with the Soviet Union. With a few cables, the Kennedy administration green-lit a coup of Vietnamese military officials… Keep Reading

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U.S. Remains Silent After Iran And Iraq Sign Agreement To Strengthen Military Alliance

The Defense Ministers of Iraq and Iran have united to sign a pact to fight in a joint effort against “terrorism and extremism,” and the Trump administration–a hostile critic of the Iranian regime–is silent thus far. Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan and Iraqi Defense Minister Erfan al-Hiyali came together on Sunday to sign a memorandum of understanding pertaining not only to fighting terror but also other shared common goals such as border security and logistics. This marks a watershed moment of diplomacy between the frequently hostile nations. “Extending cooperation and exchanging experiences in fighting terrorism and extremism, border security, and… Keep Reading

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As Hillary Remains Free, Attorney General Jeff Sessions Focuses On Failed Drug War

When Donald Trump was campaigning for President last year, thousands of Americans chanted “LOCK HER UP!” throughout the country referring to his opponent, Hillary Clinton. Once elected, Trump supporters expected Attorney General Jeff Sessions to follow the campaign’s mandate and proceed to investigate Clinton for her e-mails, Libyan war crimes, and other atrocities she has committed over the years. Instead of fulfilling the Trump mandate, Sessions has gone rogue. He is pursuing his decades-long fetish of marijuana prohibition and working feverishly with the intent of doubling-down on possibly the most destructive policy in modern American history: the federal drug war.… Keep Reading

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Truman Would Have Agreed With Trump On The CIA In Syria

Said the president: “For some time I have been disturbed by the way CIA has been diverted from its original assignment. It has become an operational and, at times, a policy-making arm of the Government. … [T]his quiet intelligence arm of the President has been so removed from its intended role that it is being interpreted as a symbol of sinister and mysterious foreign intrigue.” This dire warning about the propensity of the Central Intelligence Agency to go rogue did not come from Trump, but rather Harry S. Truman. Truman’s call to “limit the CIA role to intelligence” was published… Keep Reading

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Rand Paul Backs Trump On Sessions: “He Should Have Been More Supportive Of The President”

During a Thursday interview on Fox & Friends, a TV show popular with President Donald Trump, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) attempted to repair his reportedly fraught relationship with President Donald Trump. Sen. Paul was initially asked by host Brian Kilmeade about his phone conversation with President Trump last night. “We have a good rapport,” Paul replied. “He understands where I am – that I am really probably the most adamant that we should repeal Obamacare.” Asked about remarks made by Trump to the New York Times about Jeff Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from the ongoing Russia investigation, Paul firmly backed… Keep Reading

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Top Pentagon General: North Korean Military Lacks Capability To Strike The United States

While North Korea–led by the childish and deranged dictator Kim Jong-un–clearly wants to be taken seriously on the global stage as a world power, the United States military is not buying it. They see North Korea as little more than a paper tiger, and do not believe that the nation has the ability to accurately hit the United States with missiles. Pyongyang’s state-controlled media organs reported that North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile tests conducted on July 4 were successful, and demonstrated to the world that the small nation actually has the capability to attack the United States. However, General Paul… Keep Reading

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Trump Announces New Iranian Sanctions That May Jeopardize Obama’s Nuclear Deal

The Trump administration has announced a new regime of sanctions against Iran to push back against their ballistic missile program. Critics believe these new sanctions may jeopardize the Iranian nuclear deal that was one of former President Obama’s signature accomplishments. “Even as we continue to work to prevent Iran from ever obtaining a nuclear weapon, we cannot look away while Iran threatens our country and our allies in ways beyond their nuclear threat,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said to reporters today. The sanctions will be aimed at 18 entities and people who the United States believes to be… Keep Reading

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GOP Health Care Reform Means The Likely Demise Of Obamacare’s “Death Panel”

Over the past several months, the mainstream media and Washington elite have perpetuated conspiracy theories and demonstrably false narratives in an effort to distract and stymie the current administration from reforming America’s health care–and the claims are growing ever more outlandish. In one article, CNN teeth-clinchingly claimed that under the bill formerly known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA), rape and domestic violence could qualify as pre-existing conditions. In another, Salon asserted that women who undergo C-sections could be “monetarily punished” under the bill. Despite this propaganda campaign, President Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress are working hard behind the… Keep Reading

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Republican Senators Stand With Rand To Block Obamacare Bailout Legislation

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has been the main conservative proponent for weeks trying to stop an Obamacare bailout that is being pushed by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other moderate Republicans. His hard work has paid off with Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) officially announcing that they will reject the Obamacare bailout, ultimately killing the legislation. “After conferring with trusted experts regarding the latest version of the Consumer Freedom Amendment, I have decided I cannot support the current version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act,” Lee said. “In addition to not repealing all of the Obamacare… Keep Reading

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions To Double Down On Federal Civil Asset Forfeitures

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was a notorious drug warrior while serving in the Senate. Those hoping that President Donald Trump, who actually supported the full legalization of drugs in the past, would reign Sessions in have had their hopes dashed as Sessions announced today that federal civil asset forfeitures will expand during the Trump administration. “[W]e hope to issue this week a new directive on asset forfeiture—especially for drug traffickers,” Sessions said to a National District Attorneys Association conference in Minneapolis Monday. “With care and professionalism, we plan to develop policies to increase forfeitures. No criminal should be allowed to… Keep Reading

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Virginia Woman Gives Voice For North Korean Refugees To Speak Out Against Tyranny

While Democrats expend all of their firepower in trying to establish collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, a Virginia woman has been quietly performing the “duty” Democrats claim they organize for–giving voice to the repressed. The duty in question concerns a Virginia woman’s efforts in finding defectors from Stalinist North Korea and giving them a microphone in which to expose the horror of living in the infamously repressive regime. But for Suzanne Scholte, who heads the Defense Forum Foundation, the goal is not just to show the liberty-crushing methods of the North Korea regime; her mission is also to… Keep Reading

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Make Cities Great Again: How And Why Conservatives Should Embrace The Metropolis, Not Abandon It

In the wake of Donald Trump’s win, you might have noticed a new swamp spring up–one that Trump certainly wouldn’t want to drain. You were likely swamped with the same meme ad nauseum, comparing maps of “Trump’s America” and “Hillary’s America.” The meme-making quality: Trump’s America is far larger than Hillary’s precisely because it consists of those counties in which he won the majority of the vote, namely, rural areas. In contrast, Hillary Clinton won mostly the coastal US, especially the country’s largest cities, by wide margins. We can laugh at the radical different geographic spreads of each tally, but… Keep Reading

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Another Swamp Creature Picked To Lead The FBI Under President Trump

Christopher Wray, President Donald Trump’s FBI director nominee, seems to be a perfectly nice man, but nothing he said during his July 12 confirmation hearings distinguishes him as someone who would reform former President Barack Hussein Obama’s Islamophilic FBI. President Trump ran on a set of ideas based around aggressively stopping Islamic terror. Like a fly-in-amber, the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) governing the Obama FBI guarantee to preserve the same systemic, intractable failures that unleashed mass murderers such as Omar Mateen or Syed Farook to maim and murder dozens of Americans. From Wray’s comments to the Senate Judiciary Committee, he… Keep Reading

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