Daily Archives: April 10, 2017

Addressing leftist corruption

Bruce Walker of the American Thinker isn’t ready to bury Obama-era corruption in the political past. The nadir of honesty in the federal government was reached in the hyper-politicized Obama presidency. The IRS was used shamelessly to punish conservative groups. The Department of Justice opened countless “cases” against utterly innocent groups whose offense was toContinue Reading

Better than Scalia?

Bruce Riley Ashford writes at FoxNews.com about new Justice Neil Gorsuch‘s potential impact on the U.S. Supreme Court. Gorsuch’s nomination was one of the most significant actions of the Trump presidency so far, and his confirmation will now have profound implications for our nation over the next several decades. Here are four reasons why AmericanContinue Reading

Democrats, the media, and Trump’s opposition

Amanda Carpenter argues in a Politico column that the media serves the role that the Democratic Party ought to be serving in our current political climate. Where, oh, where is the leader of the loyal Democratic opposition these days? Don’t ask former President Barack Obama. He’s out surfing. Hillary Clinton? Hiking in the woods. CNN’sContinue Reading

Is change on the horizon for Venezuela?

Eric Farnsworth devotes a Barron’s column to the possibilities for Venezuela‘s political future. Venezuela is in free fall, and it’s already presenting an early foreign-policy challenge for the new Trump administration. Once Latin America’s wealthiest nation and a tourist destination touted in airline ads from the 1950s, Venezuela now faces shortages of food and basicContinue Reading

The next step for Trump after Syria

Randall Forsyth of Barron’s ponders prospects for the president’s agenda after the Syrian missile strike. The U.S. missile strikes against Syria after Bashar al-Assad attacked rebels and civilians with chemical weapons marked a defining moment and huge win for Trump, writes veteran Washington watcher Greg Valliere, chief strategist at Horizon Investments. The strikes garnered overwhelmingContinue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on President Trump’s energy executive order and the potential positive impact for power bills. John Hood’s Daily Journal emphasizes the importance of promoting free speech on college campuses.