Month: November 2019

Former House speaker and Fox News contributor Newt Gingrich reacts to the Navy secretary’s firing over the Eddie Gallagher case, impeachment, Michael Bloomberg’s 2020 bid and more on ‘Fox & Friends.’ FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming
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Voters line up outside a polling station in Hong Kong, November 24, 2019. (Marko Djurica/Reuters) As China’s authoritarian model begins to show cracks, the West must remain vigilant. You see it in the maps. In 2015, 1.4 million Hong Kongers voted in elections in which pro-Beijing candidates swept the city’s 18 district councils. Last week, 2.9
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Some good, but still sobering news comes to us from the Philadelphia office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). First the good news. They just arrested Hector Moran-Espinoza, an illegal alien from Guatemala who was wanted on a laundry list of charges, primarily having to do with sexual assaults on minors and trafficking in child
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CNN calls Trump supporters cult members. #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has
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Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard greets supporters at the State House in Concord, N.H., November 5, 2019. (Mike Segar/Reuters) Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii) continued to lash out at Hillary Clinton on Tuesday following the former presidential candidate’s insinuation that Gabbard’s presidential policy platform was based on advancing Russian interests. “I think they’ve got their
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Judge Stephen Reinhardt 1979—President Carter nominates This Day Hall of Famer Stephen Reinhardt to a seat on the Ninth Circuit. 1987—In the aftermath of the Senate’s defeat of the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Robert H. Bork and of Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg’s decision not to proceed with his intended nomination, President Reagan nominates Ninth
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As everyone else is enjoying Thanksgiving leftovers and looking for some good deals during Black Friday sales, the work of the climate alarmists doesn’t take a break. This week’s protest on the steps of Capitol Hill included actor Paul Scheer (Black Monday, The League, Veep) and the child (age 11) star of CBS’s Young Sheldon,
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“We are a country that has economy, not an economy that has a country.” Stephen Miller, presidential advisor Since November 12, the MSM, self-described civil rights groups (including a handful of fringe Jewish organizations), and congressional Democrats have been running a new smear campaign against Stephen Miller, senior advisor to President Trump. Stephen has been called
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Media pundits cry for impeachment as Nancy Pelosi pushed to avoid it. #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge.
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Michael Bloomberg listens as he is introduced to speak in Manchester, N.H, January 29, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) What is the worst-case scenario for Democrats in their upcoming primary? Is it a contested primary all the way to the convention, where no candidate gets enough delegates to secure the nomination on the first ballot? Maybe. But
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Just a question I’ve been thinking about today in light of two NYT stories that are closely related even though the authors of the two pieces don’t seem to realize it. One is about Lindsey Graham bowing to heavy pressure from Trump and his fans in right-wing media to finally use his power as Judiciary
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“Our first contribution is one of omission. The time-honored stories of exploration and the biographies of heroes are left out.” Charles A. and Mary Beard, The History of the United States (1921) I am a historian by trade. One of the most important moments I experienced in my graduate training was when a professor explained
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Reaction from former Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker on ‘The Story’ FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top
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Injectable drugs inside an injection room at a hospital (Aly Song/Reuters) U.S. life expectancy continued to decline for the third straight year, while midlife mortality rates increased for all population groups, with New England and the Ohio Valley the hardest-hit geographic areas, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported on Tuesday. According to
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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg holds a town hall event in Creston, Iowa, U.S. November 25, 2019. (Scott Morgan/Reuters) South Bend, Ind. mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign is returning donations to two lawyers who represented Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing, the campaign announced Wednesday. Kavanaugh faced a brutal confirmation hearing
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The Republican majority in the U.S. Senate is successfully filling judicial vacancies with conservative judges. The Democrats are not happy about that, especially the liberals associated with Demand Justice. That group has launched a social media campaign against the Federalist Society to discourage Democrat senators from voting for President Trump’s nominees. Demand Justice is a
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U.S. attorney recommends proceeding with charges against McCabe, DOJ rejects appeal. #Hannity #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge.
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Outside a “vocational skills education center” in Dabancheng, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, September 4, 2018 (Thomas Peter/Reuters) We desperately need to recover our ability to privilege political and moral aims over the immediate exigencies of the market. We can’t say we didn’t know. Reports of the repression of Muslims living in northwestern China have
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U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY) listens during a House Intelligence Committee impeachment inquiry hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., November 21, 2019. (Andrew Harrer/Reuters) Yahoo News suggests that Elise Stefanik, the 35-year-old GOP congresswoman who made waves during the impeachment hearings, could lose in 2020: “[H]er decision to go all in for Trump also carries risk
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(Shutterstock) 2004—Objecting to governing law on homosexuals in the military, many law schools restricted the access of military recruiters to their students. In response, Congress enacted the Solomon Amendment, which provides that in order for a law school and its university to receive federal funding, the law school must offer military recruiters the same access
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Is it just me, or has it also occurred to you that Democrats, in this all-important year leading up to the 2020 election, rarely talk about policy issues? They are exclusively focused on removing President Donald Trump, and they only discuss policy during their somniferous debates. In the Democrats’ defense, their mainstream media bosses cover
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) waves on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 15, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) raised more funds for her reelection campaign than all other Democrats in the House, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi, according to federal elections commission data. Ocasio-Cortez raked in $1.42 million between July 1 and September
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In the spirit of the season, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) turned a silly prank into a goodwill gesture for the needy. Earlier this month, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) left boxes at the door of several Democrat congressional offices on Capitol Hill. The joke was to call attention to the fact that
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On November 15, 2019, two of the foremost representatives of Christianity and Islam, Pope Francis and Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb of Al Azhar—the latter was once named the “most influential Muslim in the world”—met and embraced each other again as brothers. “During the[ir] cordial discussions,” the Vatican announced in a press release, the two religious leaders
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Embarkation of the Pilgrims, 1843, by Robert W. Weir (Architect of the Capitol) If we can’t see the cost of our remoteness from America’s origins, it is only because we choose not to. Come out from among them, and be ye separate.— II Corinthians 6:17 The story does not begin in 1776. It does not
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