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Susan Collins' finest hour

Tuesday  19:30,   09 october 2018
msn

In a speech announcing her vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Sen. Susan Collins reminded me of some of the great orators of the past. Her speech was measured in tone, substantive in content and delivered with conviction. Collins...[...]

The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Is Intact

Tuesday  19:30,   09 october 2018
nationalreview

None of the branches of government has violated the Constitution. Each has fulfilled its constitutional role. Ye we hear that the Court is damaging itself.There is a puzzling line of argument emerging in the aftermath of the battle over Brett...[...]

Republicans’ spin on Kavanaugh isn’t working

Tuesday  18:28,   09 october 2018
msn

Kavanaugh starts his term with the country against his confirmation.Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh delivered a defensive speech at the White House on Monday night. He said he had no “bitterness” — although he was plainly bitter if not enraged when he...[...]

Did the Fed accidentally help Trump win in 2016?

Monday  18:00,   08 october 2018
theweek

Did the Federal Reserve inadvertently help President Trump win in 2016? There's a huge array of factors that go into determining why Americans pick the presidents they do. But research suggests the economy may be as much as half the mix. And it...[...]

Awaiting Election Spanking from Angry Liberals, Conservatives Whine After Kavanaugh Win

Monday  18:00,   08 october 2018
thedailybeast

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Modern conservatism, which has proven to us repeatedly that it can’t manage the economy effectively, prosecute a war successfully, or win the White House honestly any more, is very adept at one thing: Whining....[...]

Trump’s ugly attacks on Blasey Ford could save the Senate for Republicans. Really.

Monday  18:00,   08 october 2018
msn

A Democratic strategist privately shares some intelligence that is rather unsettling.With Brett M. Kavanaugh now on the Supreme Court, Republicans are coalescing around a new closing argument in the midterms: The Democratic response to this whole...[...]

Liberals, This is War

Monday  18:00,   08 october 2018
nytimes

What’s at stake is much more than a single Supreme Court seat.Yes, Brett Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court. Rue the day. Rend your...[...]

The sky isn't falling on Trump's America

Monday  18:00,   08 october 2018
washingtonexaminer

Widely improper journo-activism against Brett Kavanaugh has reminded us again how far Beltway scribes lean to the Left. Many news reporters took up the Democrats’ banner at every stage, writing stories to follow whatever theme the party was...[...]

What’s Missing in the Health Care Debate?

Wednesday  20:00,   03 october 2018
rollcall

OPINION — The drumbeat on the left for single-payer health care is getting louder, pushed by Democratic luminaries and congressional hopefuls, all trying to make it a major issue this fall. That’s no surprise. Health care as a political and policy...[...]

Just say no to Joe

Wednesday  20:00,   03 october 2018
theweek

Come on, Joe: Just say no. Joe Biden, who is reportedly "preparing" for a presidential run, seems like a decent enough guy. He should be proud of his career in public service — including 36 years as a senator and eight years as vice president. But...[...]

OPINION: How Trump Won Big In Mexico, Canada Trade Negotiations

Wednesday  19:32,   03 october 2018
dailycaller

64% of Mexicans favor a trade deal with the United States . All political parties have fallen into line and approve of free trade and want it to continue.Martin Godoy, a legal Mexican immigrant and country-club manager who sends monthly remittances...[...]

The Republican Attack on California

Wednesday  19:32,   03 october 2018
nytimes

A challenge to the state’s net neutrality laws shows that the G.O.P. no longer believes in federalism (if it ever did).For the past 60 years or so, the Republican Party has declared itself the true party of decentralized government, the founding...[...]

Time's up: Brett Kavanaugh chaos is why the Supreme Court needs term limits

Wednesday  19:08,   03 october 2018
washingtonexaminer

The Supreme Court opened its new term this week, but hardly anyone noticed. Instead the attention is drawn to the one empty seat and the process to fill it. The descriptive terms in the media tells us all we need to know about the faulty process:...[...]

The attempted ruin of Kavanaugh is about more than Ford’s allegations

Wednesday  19:08,   03 october 2018
msn

Kavanaugh may have been a rowdy youth. But barring future evidence to the contrary, this doesn’t make him a sexual predator. Nor does it negate three decades of good citizenship as a husband, father, judge, coach. If we can’t judge a man or woman by [...]

You Idiot Reporters Are Making It Worse

Wednesday  05:51,   03 october 2018
nationalreview

Every 15 seconds, you’re demonstrating why millions of people love it when Trump calls you the fake news.Before I get started, let me clarify something. Groupthink, mob behavior, panic, etc. have a powerful capacity to make smart people dumb. This...[...]