Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Nov
23
2017

Donald Trump handed LaVar Ball $13 million in free advertising

It pays to pick a fight with President Trump. That, at least, is the case for bloviating basketball dad LaVar Ball who has earned himself $13.2 million worth of free digital and TV ads since he started feuding with... Read more
Nov
12
2017

How the ex-DNC chair ruined Clinton’s chance at 2020

Who’s afraid of the Clintons? Not Donna Brazile. The explosive book by the former head of the Democratic National Committee is rocking the political world with its tales of Hillary Clinton’s brazen corruption and tawdry deceits. To add extra... Read more
Oct
24
2017

Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossier

The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about President Trump’s connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin, people familiar with the... Read more
Oct
24
2017

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake won’t seek re-election, takes veiled dig at Trump

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona announced Tuesday he won’t be running for re-election — as he lamented the “flagrant disregard of truth and decency” in American politics. “There are times when we must risk our careers in favor... Read more
Oct
23
2017

Scott Pruitt gets more security than any EPA head ever

The Environmental Protection Agency is expanding security for administrator Scott Pruitt, bringing the number of people guarding him to 30, according to a report on Monday. Salaries for guards providing the extra protection will cost more than $2 million... Read more
Oct
14
2017

Behind Trump’s latest moves: A return to constitutional government

Do you remember how glum Barak Obama looked after last year’s election? It wasn’t because he liked Hillary Clinton. Instead, he was mourning for the last four years of his administration. He was looking at all his unconstitutional executive... Read more
Oct
10
2017

Trump is overwriting Obama’s unlawful green schemes

One by one, the artifacts of President Barack Obama’s rule by administrative fiat are tumbling. The latest is his signature Clean Power Plan that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says he’ll begin the arduous process of unwinding. via Trump is... Read more
Oct
06
2017

Jimmy Carter returns to the scene of his nuclear crime

Fool me once, the saying goes, shame on you. Fool me twice, three times, four times — then you must be Jimmy Carter. Carter negotiated a sweetheart deal that gave Pyongyang two nuclear reactors and $5 billion in aid... Read more
Sep
28
2017

Tom Price says he’ll pay taxpayers for charter flights, fly commercial now

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price apologized for using private planes on government and personal business and said he will reimburse taxpayers for the cost of the flights. “I regret the concerns this has raised regarding the use... Read more
Sep
10
2017

We may be witnessing a turning point in the Trump presidency

Keep these numbers in mind: 316 to 90 and 80 to 17. They were the lopsided votes in the House and Senate in support of the deal President Trump made with Democratic leaders on storm aid, the debt limit... Read more
Jul
16
2017

Janet Yellen has no idea what she’s talking about

If you have ever wondered just how detached Washington is, all you had to do was tune into Fed chief’s Janet Yellen’s semiannual trip to the Capitol Hill. There they were — Yellen and members of Congress yucking it... Read more
Jun
28
2017

The media will do anything to bash Trump — and now they’re hurting

CNN is suffering an especially bad case of Trump Derangement Syndrome, even trying to make a virtue of its hostility to the president. In doing so, executives conveniently confuse animus with professional skepticism, and cite growing audiences as proof... Read more
Jun
26
2017

Supreme Court agrees to review Trump’s travel ban

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. The action is a huge victory for President Trump in the... Read more
Jun
23
2017

Trump: Mueller’s friendship with Comey is ‘very bothersome’

President Trump said it is “very bothersome” that the man investigating possible ties between his presidential campaign and Russia is good friends with ousted FBI director James Comey. The president was asked in an interview to be broadcast Friday... Read more