President Trump

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    Fleeing the sinking collusion ship

    There’s a reason Victor Davis Hanson‘s latest column at National Review Online alludes to rats fleeing a sinking ship. There may well have occurred a near coup attempt by high-ranking officials to destroy a campaign and then to remove an elected president. Likewise, top officials may have engaged…
    Mitch Kokai, May 24, 2019
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    Trump’s folk hero factor

    Gordon Wysong offers American Thinker readers an interesting take on President Trump‘s continued popularity among his devoted base. How has Trump maintained his base through all the adversity of the last three years? Surprisingly, the explanation is simple. His critics haven’t talked to the people, but instead, have…
    Mitch Kokai, May 20, 2019
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    Trump’s trade war is based in bad economics

    There's no reason to think a trade war would make America greater. Now it even appears that the president has abandoned his position that the tariffs are a sure-fired economic winner, as he calls for "patriotic" sacrifice.
    Jon Sanders, May 17, 2019
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    Iran hysteria as replacement for Russian collusion hysteria

    Warren Henry of the Federalist ponders the recent hubbub over President Trump’s approach to Iran. Were the establishment media to be believed, President Trump is spoiling for a shooting war with Iran. In articles mostly targeting fiercely mustachioed National Security Adviser John Bolton, The New York Times, CNN,…
    Mitch Kokai, May 17, 2019
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    Questioning claims of a constitutional crisis

    David Catron writes for the American Spectator about U.S. House Democrats’ recent comments regarding a “constitutional crisis.” The same Beltway braniacs who assured us that the President was in league with Vladimir Putin and sundry other R?sk? reprobates now claim he has precipitated a constitutional crisis. House Judiciary…
    Mitch Kokai, May 14, 2019
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    Democrats’ agenda in Washington

    Matthew Continetti of the Washington Free Beacon explores Democrats’ policy priorities on Capitol Hill. And you thought Democrats won the House out of fear Republicans would drop coverage of preexisting conditions. That they wanted to spend this Congress addressing the cost of prescription drugs, building roads and bridges,…
    Mitch Kokai, May 13, 2019
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    Highlighting Mueller’s ‘preposterous rationale’

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online takes aim at special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of President Trump. In gross violation of Justice Department policy and constitutional norms, a prosecutor neither charges nor recommends charges against a suspect, but proceeds to smear him by publishing 200 pages of obstruction…
    Mitch Kokai, May 10, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Thousands of N.C. public school teachers walked off the job May 1 for a union march and rally in Raleigh. Terry Stoops analyzes the impact of that union rally for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Joseph Coletti dissects the N.C. House’s budget proposal. N.C. State…
    Mitch Kokai, May 10, 2019