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Good Heavens, We've Never Had Wealthy Cabinet Members Before!

Former Hillary Clinton spokesman Jesse Ferguson scoffs at the billionaires and millionaires among Trump’s cabinet selections. working ppls cabinet… 1) Betsy Devos – $5.1B 2) Wilbur Ross – $2.9B 3) Steve Mnuchin -$40M 4) Tom Price – $13.6M 5)...Show More Summary

The Crisis for Christians in the Middle East

If you will be in New York City on Monday, December 5, and if you care deeply about the need to combat anti-Christian genocide in the Middle East, then please join Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Ambassador Ron Lauder, Nina Shea, and other concerned people for an inter-faith evening forum at the Archbishop Fulton J. Show More Summary

Let’s Not Jinx It, But This Incoming Cabinet Looks Pretty Darn Good So Far

From the midweek edition of the Morning Jolt: Let’s Not Jinx It, But This Incoming Cabinet Looks Pretty Darn Good So Far Let’s take a look at this Trump administration cabinet nominees so far: Attorney General: Sen. Jeff Sessions. Secretary of Health and Human Services: Rep. Show More Summary

Wednesday links

Winston Churchill was born on November 30, 1874: here he is on Islam, and here’s the story of his “Iron Curtain” speech. How Alchemy Has Been Depicted in Art Through the Ages. Dogs Do as You Do, Not as You Say. (Kids, too) A video tour...Show More Summary

Dutch Euthanasia for Alcoholism

Further tragic proof arrives like a storm expected–as if any more were needed–that euthanasia consciousness never stops expanding. Now, a lethal jab ”treatment” for chronic alcoholism. From the Daily Mail story: A 41-year-old man has...Show More Summary

Krauthammer’s Take: Trump Picking Tom Price Shows ‘He Wants to Get Stuff Done’

Charles Krauthammer found a great deal to like in Donald Trump’s selection of Tom Price for Health and Human Services secretary, and he said that they will have a strategy to fight Obamacare: It tells me that Trump wants to get stuff done. Show More Summary

WATCH: Mika Brzezinski Calls Elizabeth Warren 'Unhinged'

Morning Joe’s Mika Brzezinksi, a long time, self-professed fan of Elizabeth Warren, had some harsh words for the Senator during this morning’s broadcast. After featuring a clip of a recent, rather angry Warren speech on the Senate floor,...Show More Summary

Students Need Better Counseling before Plunging into College

Among the many bad aspects of the Obama higher-education policy was that it swallowed the notion that the nation would benefit from increased “educational attainment.” That is, the more people who get some kind of college credential, the more productive and prosperous we’d be. Show More Summary

Are Anti-Trump Protesters Dumb Enough to Take the Bait?

Will anti-Trump protesters be dumb enough to take the bait? Seemingly out of the blue, Donald Trump Tweeted, “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or...Show More Summary

Unfortunately, Anti-Flag-Burning Laws Are Popular

Donald Trump tweeted this today: Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 29, 2016 This is a terrible, terrible idea. Show More Summary

The Victim Mentality Kills

From the Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt: The Victim Mentality Kills Take a good look at the Facebook post of the Ohio State University attacker. Sure, there’s plenty of that familiar jihadist rhetoric. “America, stop interfering with other countries, especially the Muslim Ummah. Show More Summary

CBS Continues Love-Fest Over Castro, Calling Him a 'Revolutionary Hero'

Yesterday, CBS News continued a love-fest over deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro by asking people what the “best thing” Castro did for Cubans was. Never mind the thousands of murdered citizens, CBS cares more about the “good” carried...Show More Summary

European Values: Juncker on Castro

In the course of a post yesterday on the, well, interesting reaction of certain political figures to Castro’s death, I included these words by Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the EU Commission (its top bureaucrat): A hero [for]...Show More Summary

Bill Clinton's Lesson for the GOP

Two news stories that I ran across while researching my recent column on the Latino vote rang a faint bell in my mind. It didn’t hurt that each story reinforced the other. One was that Bill Clinton had urged his wife’s campaign to shore...Show More Summary

Exposing the Diversity Mania’s Hypocrisy

In one of last year’s most disappointing decisions, a divided Supreme Court gave the green light to the University of Texas to continue using racial preferences to admit a “more diverse” student body and thereby supposedly bring about a better educational environment. Show More Summary

U.S. Abortion Rate Continues To Decline

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week released its Abortion Surveillance report for 2013, revealing that the abortion rate in the U.S. continued its steady decline from previous years. In the 46 states reporting data for both 2012 and 2013, the overall number of abortions fell by almost five percent. Show More Summary

DeVos and Detroit's Charter Schools

Douglas Harris, writing in the New York Times, says that Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee to be Education Secretary, “is partly responsible for what even charter [school] advocates acknowledge is the biggest school reform disaster in the country.” Her mistake: “She devised Detroit’s system to run like the Wild West. Show More Summary

The Columbus Terror Attack and the Left's Willful Blindness

The latest Somali immigrant attack in America’s heartland was as predictable as it was preventable. Ten people are hospitalized in an attack that could have been much worse, but for our fortunate ability to counter the terrorist with...Show More Summary

Not A Parody

I concluded a while ago that the ongoing game of “Cabinet Apprentice” is a ridiculous spectacle, mixing infotainment, reality show drama, ego-stroking of Donald Trump and a remarkably clever, albeit cynical, effort to reward supporters by talking them up for positions they’ll never get, all rolled into one. Show More Summary

Castro’s Uncounted Victims

At this moment, there comes to mind Huber Matos. A Cuban intellectual, a teacher, he took part in the 1959 seizure of power but then failed to please Fidel Castro, his erstwhile comrade, now self-styled Máximo Líder. So he spent 20 years...Show More Summary

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