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The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Sept. 16-22/Day 240-246) Week 35

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Sept. 16-22/Day 240-246) Week 35

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, Sept. 16 (Day 240): Trump to campaign for establishment GOP Alabama candidate “I will be in Huntsville, Alabama, to support Luther Strange for Senate,” tweeted President Trump.   “’Big Luther’ is a great guy who gets things done!” Strange is significantly trailing conservative Judge Roy Moore, the former chief justice of […]

White House Denies Claim Trump Plans to Shift on Paris Climate Accord

White House Denies Claim Trump Plans to Shift on Paris Climate Accord

By ADAM SHAW The White House on Saturday denied a claim that the Trump administration is changing its position on the Paris climate agreement, after an E.U. official said the U.S. wants to review the terms of the deal from which President Trump promised to remove the U.S. from in June. “The U.S. has stated that […]

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs: August 19-25/Day 212-218) Week 31

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs: August 19-25/Day 212-218) Week 31

By Michael Hernandez Saturday, August 19 (Day 212): Removing monuments is a “totalitarian” move The president of S.T.A.N.D. says the insistence by extremists on the left that monuments to America’s Founding Fathers be removed is a “totalitarian” move.  Bishop E.W. Jackson, who heads an organization that reaches across racial and cultural lines to bring Americans together […]

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs: August 5-11/Day 198-204) Week 29

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs: August 5-11/Day 198-204) Week 29

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, August 5 (Day 198): Jobs increase by 209,000 in July; unemployment rate dips President Trump touted economic gains as the labor market added 209,000 new jobs in July; the unemployment rate dipped from 4.4 percent to 4.3 percent, and average hourly earnings increased by 9 cents. “Excellent Jobs Numbers just […]

Trump — And the Use and Abuse of Madness

Trump — And the Use and Abuse of Madness

. By Victor Davis Hanson Fiery and unpredictable rhetoric can be a powerful strategic tool, but only if it’s not habitual. Occasionally insanity, real or feigned, has its political advantages —largely because of its ancillary traits of unpredictability and an aura of immunity from appeals to reason, sobriety, and moderation. Rogues often try to appear […]

Anthony Scaramucci removed as White House communications director

Anthony Scaramucci removed as White House communications director

President Trump removed newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci Monday, just over a week after the president had hired him to help force out chief of staff Reince Priebus. The stunning move came just hours after Mr. Trump swore in his new chief of staff, retired Gen. John F. Kelly, former Homeland Security […]

Send in the Clown: Scaramucci versus the Leakers

Send in the Clown: Scaramucci versus the Leakers

. By Thomas L. Knapp In Italian  comic theater, Scaramouche is a clown, the boastful poltroon whose antics frequently bring him to grief.Presumably new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci’s name is related  to that tradition. His personality seems tailored to it as well: He’s off to a running start with the boast that he’s […]

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: July 8-14 /Day 170-176) Week 26

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: July 8-14 /Day 170-176) Week 26

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, July 15 (Day 177): Two Papal aides attack conservative Christians and Steve Bannon Two aides of Pope Francis have attacked American conservative Christians and Steve Bannon (President Trump’s aide) as promoters of “apocalyptic geopolitics.” In the article, Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro, the editor-in-chief of the quasi-official Vatican periodical La Civiltà Cattolica, slams […]

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: June 24-30 /Day 156-162) Week 23

The Second 100 Days (Trump Briefs: June 24-30 /Day 156-162) Week 23

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, June 24 (Day 156): President Trump goes on offensive on Russian election interference President Trump used Twitter to attack the Obama administration’s claims that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election.  He tweeted the following on Thursday: “…Why did Democratic National Committee turn down the DHS offer to protect against […]

Mainstream Media is the Public Relations Firm for Russian Intelligence

Mainstream Media is the Public Relations Firm for Russian Intelligence

. By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The mainstream media has become obsessed with the made up story of “collusion” between Trump and Russia, though there has been absolutely no evidence presented to substantiate such intense coverage. In a lot of ways, an objective observer could make the case that mainstream media (MSM) is actually […]

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