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Venezuela expels US diplomats because apparently *we’re* the problem

Any story about how badly things are unraveling in Venezuela these days just starts to sound redundant. Following the “election” last weekend where the nation’s tyrant, Nicolas Maduro, declared himself the winner of another term as president, criticism of the clearly bogus election be...
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Judge rules against Trump on Twitter blocking

(Paul Mirengoff) Yesterday, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald, a Clinton appointee, ruled that President Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking certain followers because of the views they expressed. Judge Buchwald found Trump’s blocking to be “viewpoint discrimination,” which it is, and held that Trump...

Today, May 24, 2018 Special Election, Mayor and Council District 1

Polls Will Be Open 7 a.m.–7 p.m. on May 24, 2018 Special Election Sample Ballot Notice of Polling Location Changes...

Trump on discharge petition: Don’t bother sending me an immigration bill if it doesn’t include a wall and border security

If you’re not following the discharge petition melodrama being orchestrated by centrist Republicans in the House, read this first. They landed ...

Clapper Confirms Spy In Trump Campaign Staff. Trouble Is, He Forgot To Tell Trump!

The Comey/Clapper excuse for spying on Trump campaign proves their own incompetence STORY TOPICS POLITICS ...

Hutchins Roundup: Monetary policy response to house prices, Early Social Security Withdrawal, and more

By Finn Schuele, Louise Sheiner Studies in this week’s Hutchins Roundup find that central banks should account for house prices when setting monetary policy, allowing workers to draw Social Security at age 62 increased poverty in old age, and more. Want to receive the Hutchins Roundup as an email? ...

This Is How The Obama Administration Stonewalled The Truth About "Operation Fast And Furious "Gun Running Operation And How They Tried To Control Reporters. It Is To Show How Manipulative The Adminstration Was

Emails show Obama administration targeted reporter over her coverage of ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ scandal Journalist Sharyl Attkisson was an attack dog while at CBS, following the ‘Fast and Furious’ gun scandal that dogged the Justice Department Email released as part of a Freedom Of Information Act lawsuit shows DOJ communications chief saying she would pressure network higher-ups t...

Update: Nate Boulton Suspends Gubernatorial Campaign

Update (9:30a): After being accused by three women of inappropriate sexual conduct, State Senator Nate Boulton (D-Des Moines) has suspended his gubernatorial campaign just days before Iowa’s Primary election on June 5th. His statement is below: I a...

Is The Spygate Dam About To Break?

Getting REAL! Sharyl Attkisson tweets 3 words that should TERRIFY the Obama administration Posted at 11:01 am on May 22, 2018 by Sam J. Sh...

Attkinson On Spygate

8 Reasons Why: Sharyl Attkisson on Trump Probe Politicization Image: 8 Reasons Why: Sharyl Attkisson on Trump Probe Politicization Journalist Sharyl Attkisson (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Wednesday, 23 May 2018 06:00 PM...

Trump Sends Strong Message To Rocket Man! Other President’s Would Never Have Taken This Tact!

BREAKING: TRUMP CANCELS JUNE 12 SUMMIT WITH KIM JONG UN Trump says meeting ‘inappropriate’ after Pyongyang’s recent ‘anger and open hostility’  | Infowars.com - MAY 24, 2018 ...

Rocket Man’s Angry Comments Scuttles Summit

Trump Cancels Summit With North Korea’s Kim, Citing ‘Hostility’ By  May 24, 2018, 9:47 AM EDT Updated on May 24, 2018, 10:14 AM EDT   President cites ‘massive’ U.S. nuclear edge in letter to Kim...

When Human Behavior Is Abhorrent It Should Be Called Out And If The Term Of Choice Is Beastly Or Animalistic, So Be It!

Why the Left Won’t Call Anyone ‘Animals’ Dennis Prager @DennisPrager / May 22, 2018 / 23 Comments ...

Things are so terrible that America was the world’s top petroleum, natural gas producer in 2017

In case you’re growing tired of waking up every morning and checking social media or reading the Washington Post and hearing about how awful everything is these days, how about some good news? The U.S. Energy Information Administration has finished compiling all of the production numbers for last year...

Breaking: Trump Cancels Nork Summit

(Steven Hayward) The White House has just announced that President Trump has cancelled the planned summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. This is an excellent move by Trump I think. Just this morning my old AEI colleague Nick Eberstadt warned in the Wall Street Journal: North Korea is also threatening to scrap the Singapore parley unless denuclearization is taken off the agenda. There’s no need for Kremlinology here...

Chicago PD protest Rahm Emanuel on “Blue Wednesday”

Rahm Emanuel is preparing to run for a third term as the mayor of the Windy City this fall but he may have just hit a major snag in those efforts. Yesterday, the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police organized an event they called “Blue Wednesday” where police from around the city showed up to pr...

Breaking: Trump cancels summit; Update: “Tremendous anger and open hostility” makes summit “inappropriate”; Update: “Big surprise” in North Korea

Update: Looks like Donald Trump didn’t want to wait around to see if Kim Jong-un would pull out of the summit. The White House announced that Trump has canceled it instead, citing the “tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement”: ...

More Trump: We might need a “phase-in” period for North Korea denuclearization; Update: Trump cancels summit; Update: “Tremendous anger and open hostility” makes summit “inappropriate”

Update: Looks like Donald Trump didn’t want to wait around to see if Kim Jong-un would pull out of the summit. The White House announced that Trump has canceled it instead, citing the “tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement”: ...

FDI: The art of (after) the deal

By Rachel Barker, Marek Gootman A large German corporation intrigued by a proprietary technology developed by a local firm in a mid-size U.S. market makes a winning bid for the company. Foreign executives arrive in town to assume management over the company and evaluate how its divisions and employees could be integrated into the larger firm. For local leaders, a ...

Boulton Should Drop Out of Iowa Governor’s Race and Resign from Iowa Senate

The Des Moines Register reported Wednesday afternoon that State Senat...