Politics (page 9)

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    Sanders, private jets, and climate alarmism

    For a guy who professes a great deal of concern about climate change, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders spends an awful lot of time on emissions-spewing private jets. Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon reports. The reelection campaign for Bernie Sanders spent more than $400,000 to travel on…
    Mitch Kokai, December 13, 2018
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    The mob and Kevin Hart

    Ben Shapiro of National Review Online muses on the recent controversy involving comedian Kevin Hart and the Oscars. [S]hortly after being tapped to host the Oscars, Hollywood star Kevin Hart found himself on the wrong side of the woke social-justice warriors. His great sin: Years ago, he tweeted…
    Mitch Kokai, December 13, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the plan for new state elections and ethics boards that lawmakers have sent to the governor. Andy Taylor’s Daily Journal argues that America stands closer to morning than midnight, despite the tone of today’s political rhetoric.
    Mitch Kokai, December 13, 2018
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    National Review’s David French makes the case for preserving culture of free speech

    David French, National Review senior writer, explains why it’s important to preserve a culture of support for free speech in the United States. French offered these comments during a presentation Tuesday for the John Locke Foundation, Triangle Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society, and the National Review Institute.
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    Trump impeachment? Federalist columnist labels idea ‘insane’

    David Marcus of the Federalist offers congressional Democrats a warning involving impeachment. When the dust settled from the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1999, his approval rating sat at an astounding 73 percent. That’s a note of caution to Democrats who believe that, having taken the House…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    Is Trump ready for a more powerful Pelosi?

    Robert Donachie of the Washington Examiner asks whether President Trump and his team are ready for likely U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “death by a thousand cuts.” The Trump administration is preparing for House Democrats to be a constant thorn in its side for the for the next…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    Shocker! Google employees try to thwart conservative speech

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller highlights the latest evidence of Google picking sides in political debates. Google employees sought to block Breitbart from Google AdSense less than one month after President Donald Trump took office, leaked emails from the company reveal. Google employees sought to use alleged…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    National Review editor muses on Brexit mess

    Rich Lowry of National Review focuses his gaze across the pond. Britain is suffering a political meltdown as it struggles to make good on a historic vote in 2016 to leave the European Union. The decision for a so-called Brexit was a stirring statement of independence and self-government…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018