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The Trump Doctrine

President Trump’s remarks at the UN were noteworthy, not so much for their radical departure from the interventionist policies of the two Bush presidents, and their rejection of the weakness and globalism of Obama, but for their return to the principles of George Washington.

Trump Signals Break From ‘Globoloney’ Transnationalism

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

Trump is saying with John Quincy Adams that our mission is not to go “abroad in search of monsters to destroy,” but to “put America first.” He is repudiating the New World Order of Bush I, the democracy crusades of the neocons of the Bush II era, and the globaloney of Obama. If we do not cure ourselves of our interventionist addiction, it will end our republic. When did we dethrone our God and divinize democracy?

Cruz circulates plan to stop U.S. Internet giveaway

Rudy Takala, Washington Examiner

Cruz's "Protecting Internet Freedom Act" would direct the Department of Commerce to retain ownership of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. The administration has sought to transfer the agency, which is responsible for administrative functions that transform code into language on the Internet, to an international authority called ICANN. Lawmakers worry that arrangement could empower countries like China and Iran to engage in more censorship, either at home or abroad.

Will There Always be England?

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

By enlisting in these parties of the right, what are the peoples of Europe recoiling from and rebelling against? Answer: The beau ideal of progressives—societies and nations that are multiracial, multiethnic, multicultural, and multilingual. Across Europe, the tribalists are rejecting, in a word, diversity.