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Have They No Sense of Decency?

Wednesday  17:58,   18 july 2018

When Louie Gohmert, the Republican from Texas, jabbed a forefinger at FBI Agent Peter Strzok during last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearings and asked, “How many times did you look so innocent into your wife’s eyes and lie to her?,” one of the [...]
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Trump isn't the first president to embarrass America by cozying up to Putin

Wednesday  17:57,   18 july 2018

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting to get a different result, which is one of the many reasons President Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed so insane. Trump is[...]

Trump's deference to Putin is less about collusion than character

Wednesday  17:57,   18 july 2018

Last week, I wrote that the best way to think about a Trump Doctrine is as nothing more than Trumpism on the international stage. By Trumpism, I do not mean a coherent ideological program, but a psychological phenomenon, or simply the manifestation[...]

Trump Is Fighting the Entire Republican Party to Defend Putin

Wednesday  17:57,   18 july 2018

If loving Russia is wrong, Donald Trump doesn’t want to be right.Vladimir Putin has cultivated a mix of overt and covert influence with a wide array of right-wing politicians throughout the West. In some respects, his alliance with Donald Trump fits [...]

Maybe Brett Kavanaugh Can Save Conservative Supreme Court Justices From Their Judicial Activism

Wednesday  17:57,   18 july 2018

On internet taxes, the liberal Supreme Court justices are the ones who oppose lawmaking from the benchJudge Brett Kavanaugh’s consideration for the bench could pull Supreme Court’s conservatives back from their recent lurch into judicial[...]

Trump and Russia: One Mystery, Three Theories

Wednesday  17:36,   18 july 2018

An agnostic's guide to our president’s strange conduct.My official pundit’s opinion on Donald Trump, Russian election interference, collusion, kompromat and impeachment is that I’m waiting for the Mueller investigation to finish before I have a[...]

Trump's Russia troubles are a win for war hawks

Tuesday  18:52,   17 july 2018

For many, President Trump's press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday was unforgivable. In it, Trump called into question the integrity of his own intelligence agencies, while giving credence to the feigned innocence of the[...]

Despite Botched Summit with Putin, Trump’s Policies Are Still Pressuring Russia

Tuesday  18:51,   17 july 2018

Although Trump’s incredible statements at the press conference were irresponsible, naïve, and even dangerous, they do not reflect current U.S. policy toward Russia. And that’s a very good thing. Consider what has actually happened since Trump took[...]

Trump versus Putin: A new sheriff is in the White House

Monday  20:11,   16 july 2018

President Trump is the right man to meet with and rein in the former KGB colonel. Sebastian Gorka (@SebGorka), Ph.D., was the Partnership for Peace Fellow at the NATO Defense College in Rome. He is national security strategist with Fox News and[...]

Mueller’s Politicized Indictment of Twelve Russian Intelligence Officers

Monday  19:40,   16 july 2018

If the idea was to give Vladimir Putin and his thug regime a new way to sabotage the United States, nice work. NOW WATCH: ’12 Russians Indicted by Mueller for Hacking Democrats in 2016 Election’ [...]

Trump-Putin summit could improve US-Russia relations -- And yes, that is a good thing

Monday  06:40,   16 july 2018

Heading into his summit in Finland Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump has an important goal: improve relations with the world’s second-ranked nuclear power – but only if doing so will benefit the United States. “Getting[...]

Trump is tearing down the Western alliance. And conservatives are cheering him on.

Friday  18:01,   13 july 2018

American conservatives have abandoned their entire framework of thinking about national security. Since the end of the Second World War, the foreign policy views of American conservatism have been about defending America's international power,[...]

Roe V. Wade Will Survive Brett Kavanaugh

Friday  18:00,   13 july 2018

Everyone can ignore the apocalyptic emailsJody Hice is the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 10th congressional[...]

Congress embarrassed itself during Strzok hearing

Friday  17:27,   13 july 2018

When questioning FBI agent Peter Strzok about his conduct during the 2016 election season, some members of Congress strayed from oversight into embarrassing overreach, writes Josh CampbellCongress has done it again. It has wasted our time and proven [...]

NATO Is Sick, And Trump Is The Best Doctor It’s Likely To Get

Friday  17:26,   13 july 2018

If you don’t like the messenger or how he messages, fine, but don’t miss the real issue: Does NATO as it is functioning require a bit of scrutiny and reform? Obviously so.NATO is needed and always will be as long as threats to the West exist in the[...]