The Government Shutdown Was Expected to Damage the Economy. It Didn’t.

By:                Jeff Jacoby A FREQUENT THEME during the recent partial government shutdown was the terrible toll it was taking on the American economy. Media coverage adverted repeatedly to the ways in which the five-week closure of some federal facilities and the furloughing of federal workers would “hurt the wider economy” (Time), inflict pain “on businesses…

Swing-District Dems Must Choose Between Their Voters and Pelosi During SOTU Address

By:                Madison Gesiotto While many Democrats will be jeering, mocking, and hissing President Trump during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, a handful of them will likely be shrinking into their seats and hoping that nobody notices them. According to a recent poll, a majority of voters support the President’s position on border…

Mueller Investigation Stirring Up More Trouble Than It’s Finding

By:                 Victor Davis Hanson After 19 months, special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has charged a number of targets with almost every conceivable sin — except collusion with Russia to throw an election. Yet suspicion of collusion was the reason that Mueller was appointed in the first place. President Trump’s former consigliere, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty…

Liberals Find New Levels Of Low

By:                Derek Hunter Every time I think the political left has hit bottom they break out a shovel. This week it was a jackhammer and a backhoe, and deeper they went. It started with almost 350 newspapers banding together against President Trump to declare themselves to free and independent of groupthink and bias. Each of…

Should We Invade Mexico?

By:                Kurt Schlicter One fact a lot of Americans forget is that our country is located right up against a socialist failed state that is promising to descend even further into chaos – not California, the other one. And the Mexicans, having reached the bottom of the hole they have dug for themselves, just chose…

Zeroing in on Facebook’s Anti-Conservative Tilt

By:        Brent Bozell Two days of congressional hearings with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg underlined how American perceptions of media power are changing. After 2012, Democrats and their media allies oozed over the way former President Barack Obama’s brilliant strategists changed the face of campaigning through Facebook. But in 2016, Donald Trump was elected, and Facebook…