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Will Sylvester Stallone be Apart of Trump’s Administration?

Of all of President-Elect Donald Trump’s choices for the roles in his administration, perhaps none has been so odd as Trump’s asking action film star Sylvester Stallone to chair the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The NEA post in the past has been given to artists and actors, so the fact that Trump offered … Continue reading “Will Sylvester Stallone be Apart of Trump’s Administration?”

The Forecast for Western Politics

The world was shocked by Brexit. Then it was stunned by Trump. Across the west, political change is happening dramatically and quickly. At the root of it all are conservative populist candidates. Just how much will they change the foreseeable future? Let’s look at the trends of this movement and the motivations behind it. Populist … Continue reading “The Forecast for Western Politics”

Did Russia Hack the Presidential Election?

Since Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election was announced, bitter Democrats have been searching for any and all means at their disposal to invalidate or nullify his victory. They’re trying just about every strategy you can think of — a recount of the vote in multiple states, attempting to persuade members of the Electoral … Continue reading “Did Russia Hack the Presidential Election?”

New Proposal Would Stop the U.S. from Funding Terrorists

Throughout President-Elect Donald Trump’s election campaign, a constant refrain of his foreign policy positions was to say that the U.S. should not get needlessly involved in external conflicts — that we should never have gone into Iraq, Libya or numerous other countries where the U.S. has invaded and sown chaos, death and destruction (and expended … Continue reading “New Proposal Would Stop the U.S. from Funding Terrorists”

Air Force One: A Symbol of Waste

There may be no larger symbol of government waste than the airplane that ferries the U.S. president around both domestically and on international trips. Or to be more precise, the two identical aircraft that are capable of doing so. “Air Force One” is the call sign for any official aircraft that carries the American president, … Continue reading “Air Force One: A Symbol of Waste”

Trump’s Rubber Meets the Congressional Road

President-Elect Trump has not entered office yet, but as he continues to make appointments to his cabinet, he and his aides are gearing up to face Congress in the new year to figure out which bills and proposals will be worked on immediately versus which will need to undergo negotiations. While it’s true that the … Continue reading “Trump’s Rubber Meets the Congressional Road”

Is Global Warming a Myth?

We’ve all heard it before: media alarmists’ cries of “This year is set to be the hottest year on record!” And in 2014, 2015 and 2016, those were assuredly the words uttered by progressive pundit after pundit. But, there are just a few things to recognize when one reads those statements. First, “on record” only … Continue reading “Is Global Warming a Myth?”

Faithless Electors: Who are They and What do They Hope to Accomplish?

Anyone who had the misconception that November the eighth meant the end to contention over who the next president will be now knows that they were sadly mistaken. Though Hillary Clinton finally offered a gracious concession speech the day after Donald Trump trounced her in the Electoral College vote, disgruntled candidates like Jill Stein, quietly … Continue reading “Faithless Electors: Who are They and What do They Hope to Accomplish?”

Army Core of Engineers Brings Dakota Pipeline to a Halt

BISMARCK, N.D. – Early last week, the Army Corps of Engineers said it has completed its review of the hotly disputed Dakota Access pipeline. They have said that they want to conduct further study and seek more tribal input before making a decision on whether or not to allow the pipeline to cross beneath a … Continue reading “Army Core of Engineers Brings Dakota Pipeline to a Halt”

Trump’s Kellyanne Conway vs. Clinton’s Robby Mook

On a recent post-election episode of CNN’s State of the Union program, host Jake Tapper reviewed a debate that was held at Harvard University featuring President-Elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway and her counterpart, Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook. The two reminisced, argued and attempted to fill in their sides of the story … Continue reading “Trump’s Kellyanne Conway vs. Clinton’s Robby Mook”