A close look reveals that the last two months have not been characterized so much by what has happened but by what has not. It is time Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell got something remotely resembling President Trump’s legislative agenda moving.
For President Trump, making America great again means staying out of Syria. Plus, The establishment is out for Steve Bannon’s scalp; will they get it?, and, Trump likely won’t get far in appealing to Democrats to help him pass his agenda.
The appointments of Dr. Mark Green and Russell Vought show that conservatives are at least winning a few skirmishes in the larger war to staff the Trump administration.
Should President Trump choose his next Supreme Court nominee based on “consensus”? Plus, By dismantling the regulatory state, Trump is pulling out Obama’s legacy by the roots, and, Is Juan Williams qualified to talk about black conservatives?
People who do not trust those who govern are unlikely to embrace the government. Beijing cannot compel genuine loyalty.
Taking out Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad would mean we are now aligned with “partners” who include assorted Sunni Sharia-supremacists – including Turkey, Saudi Arabia, al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood – whose agenda is no less murderous and menacing than Assad’s.
Perhaps the most under-recognized lesson that Americans should take from our entry into World War I was the vast series of unintended consequences that were loosed by our involvement in the war to "make the world safe for democracy."
At long last, today the Supreme Court will become nine again. Plus, The media and a few senators are the only ones who care about the losing the filibuster, and, Trump strike on Syria – quagmire or reminiscent of Reagan and Libya?
Richard V. Spencer may be eminently qualified on paper to be the next Secretary of the Navy, but President Trump was not elected to continue Obama’s national security policies, or worse yet, implement Hillary Clinton’s. We urge the President not to nominate Richard V. Spencer to be the next Secretary of the Navy.
If President Trump truly will not tolerate the Assad government using chemical weapons then he should take out the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center where they are made and managed, anything short of that is merely continuing the fantasies of John McCain and the halfhearted measures and follies of Barack Obama.
Republicans triggered the nuclear option on Thursday and they’ll no doubt discover it was worth it. Plus, Dems talk much, say little about who knew what concerning Trump staff unmasking, and, Desperate Democrats starting rumors of a Joe Biden comeback in 2020.
The good news is it looks like Republicans are finally ready to show some backbone and call the Democrats’ bluff on the filibuster. If going “nuclear” means honoring truth, respectability and the Founding Fathers’ original conception of how the system should function we should have done it long ago.