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"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Democrats Announce 2018 Platform: ‘Elect Us, So We Can Ban All Your Guns’

Basically: House Democrats have introduced a bill banning semi-automatic firearms in the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., announced Monday he is introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2018. More than 150 Democrats have signed on in support of the legislation, Rep. Ted Deutch, […]

Russia! Russia! Russia!

  Andrew McCarthy on the Democrat Party’s obfuscation: The FBI and the Justice Department heavily relied on the Steele dossier’s uncorroborated allegations. You know this is true because, notwithstanding the claim that “only narrow use” was made “of information from Steele’s sources,” the Democrats end up acknowledging that “only narrow use” actually means significant use — as […]

#TheMemo: Worse Than Watergate?

Chris Buskirk writes at American Greatness: The FISA Abuse Memo is out and now we know why the Democrats were desperate to keep its contents hidden from the public: it confirms the worst fears not just of President Trump’s supporters but of everyone concerned about the abuse of police power, government corruption, and the sanctity of our […]

75% Approval: President Trump Triumphs in His First State of the Union Speech

  Even the Democrat-controlled media can’t deny it: Three in four Americans who tuned in to President Trump’s State of the Union address tonight approved of the speech he gave. Just a quarter disapproved. Eight in 10 Americans who watched tonight felt that the president was trying to unite the country, rather than divide it. […]

Illegal Future Democrats

A few headlines from Democrats Bringing More Than Two Dozen Illegal Aliens to Trump’s SOTU Rep. Paul Gosar: I’ve Asked Capitol Police, Jeff Sessions to Arrest ‘Any Illegal Aliens’ Attending Trump’s SOTU New York Times: Immigrants Are Superior to Americans and Their Kids ‘Dreamers’ Arrested for Human Smuggling — Twice in Two Days 11 […]

A Seattle Lesbian Awakens From ‘Woke’

  Katie Herzog explains the catastrophic failure of the Left: “Woke” — for those of you who don’t spend a lot of time on Twitter — indicates, roughly, that one is enlightened to the social causes of the day. You believe black lives matter (or you believe it enough to put a sign in the […]

Trump Offers Amnesty Deal; Democrats Immediately Reject ‘Hardline’ Proposal

  When the news first leaked out that President Trump was offering Democrats an immigration deal with amnesty for 1.8 million “Dreamers,” conservatives reacted with dismay, because we had once again underestimated Trump’s political genius. As Ed Driscoll has remarked, “Trump’s ability to drive his opponents round the bend is one of his best assets,” […]

Democrats in Disarray and Denial as Schumer Shutdown Exposes Weakness

  Rich Lowry analyzes Sen. Schumer’s miscalculations: The press wasn’t hostile to the Democrats over the shutdown, but it wasn’t uniformly compliant, either. The Left objected to a headline on a New York Times news alert right after the shutdown vote on Friday night: “Senate Democrats blocked passage of a stopgap spending bill to keep […]

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