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I Wish "We're the Greatest!" Weren't Such Good Politics

Let me first try to make sure I'm not misunderstood. I am not saying that I wish the Democrats had done anything different at the convention. As many observed, the Democrats were smart to occupy the upbeat, patriotic, American-exceptionalist,...Show More Summary

Syria Is Not America's War To Fight

A group of State Department officials recently sent a confidential cable chiding the administration for not adding another war to America's very full agenda. The 51 diplomats called for "targeted military strikes" against the SyrianShow More Summary

How ‘Millennials’ Ruined Democracy

Not the people—the term. How generational divisions have driven down voter turnout over the last century of American politics.

November Forecast for North Carolina: High Voter Turnout

North Carolina’s 2013 voting law was struck down yesterday by the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. The decision levels the playing field for voting in this battleground state as well as others this November. The unanimous decision overturning the law was decided by a panel of three judges, only two of whom were Democratic [...]Show More Summary

Houston Chronicle Endorses Clinton

The usually conservative paper (endorsed Romney in 2012) endorses Clinton: On Nov. 8, 2016, the American people will decide between two presidential contenders who represent the starkest political choice in living memory. They will choose between one candidate with vast experience and a lifelong dedication to public service and another totally lacking in qualifications to [...]Show More Summary

Surrounded, hungry and afraid, many in Aleppo, Syria still refuse to leave

The Syrian army and its allies have eastern Aleppo surrounded. Besieged neighborhoods are crumbling under a barrage of daily airstrikes, leaving residents terrified and hungry. Still, many are refusing to leave. “No one is thinking about leaving,” said Ahmad, an activist in the city who did not want to give his full name. “People are [...]Show More Summary

SOCIALISM ALWAYS STARTS WITH THE SAME GLOWING PROMISES, BUT ALWAYS WINDS UP LIKE THIS: Venezuela ca…

SOCIALISM ALWAYS STARTS WITH THE SAME GLOWING PROMISES, BUT ALWAYS WINDS UP LIKE THIS: Venezuela calls for mandatory labor in farm sector.

NEWS YOU CAN USE: Let’s Roll: Why Standing Up to a Terrorist Is Your Best Self-Defense. After …

NEWS YOU CAN USE: Let’s Roll: Why Standing Up to a Terrorist Is Your Best Self-Defense. After the carnage like we’ve witnessed in American cities such as San Bernardino and Orlando, and more recently in Europe, the national conversation tends to shift temporarily back toward gun control legislation and how to best protect ourselves in […]

Plastic Industry-Funded Study Shows Plastic Is Awesome For Planet, Wow!

Also, news about Marissa Mayer and Totino's pizza rolls! But not about Marissa Mayer eating Totino's pizza rolls, because she would never.

IN THE MAIL: Polarized: Making Sense of a Divided America. Plus, today only at Amazon: ZapMa…

IN THE MAIL: Polarized: Making Sense of a Divided America. Plus, today only at Amazon: ZapMaster ZM400 2 in 1 LED Lightbulb and Bug Zapper, White (4 Pack), $39.99 (33% off). And, also today only: Save Big on Select Pocket and Camping Knives. Everyone should carry a pocket knife.

Trump is already creating jobs ... for foreign guest workers

Well, of course. Mr. “I’m going to bring jobs to America” is bringing jobs to America … and looking for foreign guest workers to fill them. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club and Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter are looking for 78 servers, housekeepers,...Show More Summary

Weekly address: Biden and federal judge blast Republican Senate for leaving SCOTUS vacancy open

x YouTube Video The sitting President shall—not may—but shall nominate someone to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court, with the advice and consent of the Senate.  That includes consulting and voting. Vice President Joe Biden and federal...Show More Summary

"Of course, Republicans might yet prove frightening, and were much, if not three-quarters, to blame for every ill insight, they did not deserve the Presidency, never, and yet..."

"... if democracy was the free and fair play of human forces then perhaps the Wasp must now hold the game in his direction for a time. The Left was not ready, the Left was years away from a vision sufficiently complex to give life to...Show More Summary

Needed: An Unlearning of Political Mythologies

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Bret Stephens looks at the EU’s response to the Islamist threat and finds it wanting. This is well worth noting: Can the decline be stopped? Yes, but that would require a great unlearning of the political mythologies on which modern Europe was built. Show More Summary

Live-drawing the DNC.

"Much of what I saw, I drew. But much of what I felt, I could not actually draw. My hope is that the drawings here express the giddy gravitas of the moment."At The New Yorker, by Liza Donnelly. She's done some other live-drawing, but she did not do the Republican conventions. Show More Summary

PROOF=> TWITTER Caught Censoring Donald Trump’s Tweets -Blocks His Fundraising Efforts

TWITTER CAUGHT CENSORING DONALD TRUMP’S TWEETS– Social Media giant caught concealing Donald Trump’s tweet asking for donations On Thursday night... The post PROOF=> TWITTER Caught Censoring Donald Trump’s Tweets -Blocks His Fundraising Efforts appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

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