Politics (page 5)

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    Columnist predicts Democrats will lose U.S. House next year

    David Catron of the American Spectator predicts Democrats’ control of the U.S. House of Representatives will be short-lived. If you find it difficult to grasp how a handful of leftwing extremists managed to win last week’s battle with the nominal leadership of the Democratic Party over a House…
    Mitch Kokai, March 12, 2019
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    Omar and Democrats’ history of escaping scrutiny

    Anna Zeigler writes for the Federalist about the latest example of a Democratic politician evading attacks for conduct that would sink most Republicans. Prior to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s emergence on the national scene, the message was already clear, and tragic: It matters not what you say or do,…
    Mitch Kokai, March 12, 2019
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    A warning against changing the ‘campaign refs’

    Bradley Smith and Scott Blackburn write for the Washington Examiner about the potential danger of changing federal election oversight. The federal agency formed to referee the hard-nosed, red team-blue team battle of national politics is the Federal Election Commission. Like refs in sports, nearly everyone thinks they stink…
    Mitch Kokai, March 12, 2019
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    National Review editors on the same page as Tillis

    North Carolina Sen Thom Tillis is catching heat from some Republican voters for his decision to oppose President Trump’s emergency declaration linked to southern border security. Tillis’ stance aligns closely with the one put forward by editors in the latest print issue of National Review. We oppose the…
    Mitch Kokai, March 11, 2019
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    Obama, Omar, oh my!

    Paul Mirengoff of the Powerline blog dissects the latest controversy involving Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar. Rep. Ilhan Omar has gone on the attack. That’s not surprising, but some might be surprised at the target of her latest attack. This time, it’s not Jews. This time the target is…
    Mitch Kokai, March 11, 2019
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    Searching for the source of socialism’s surge among the young

    Andrew Cunningham writes for the American Thinker about socialism‘s perplexing popularity. How did socialism become mainstream? Look no farther than modern-day socialism’s roots: Marxism. When one observes the modern political scene occupied by the likes of Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris, one observes nothing but modern-day Marxism. When…
    Mitch Kokai, March 11, 2019
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    Placing the monument controversy into perspective

    Roger Kimball offers Imprimis readers an enlightening take on the ongoing battle over public monuments. [I]t is worth noting that the monument controversy signifies something much larger than the attacks on the Old South or Italian explorers. In the first place, the monument controversy involves not just art…
    Mitch Kokai, March 11, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest N.C. legislation targeting human trafficking. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why conservatives should support election redistricting reform.
    Mitch Kokai, March 11, 2019