Category: Politics

Europe: Macron Holds Onto Power

On Sunday evening, as the minutes ticked by until 8 PM, when the French polls would close and the results of the presidential election would be announced, a correspondent for the English-language service of France 24 stood outside Emmanuel Macron’s campaign headquarters and said that the 1300-odd international journalists who were gathered there exuded an “optimism” that the incumbent “has this in the bag.” And once again the French forgo an opportunity to change course…

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Despite Raging Inflation, Congress Determined To Continue Wasteful Spending Spree

Inflation, which was already a problem at the start of this year, is now reaching record levels not seen for decades. Real wages are down 4.5% since President Joe Biden took office, and inflation is hitting all 50 states. Some aspects of inflation are seen across the global economy. However, inflation is still higher in the U.S. than in similar countries…

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DeSantis Just Keeps Winning

On Monday, DeSantis signed another bill into law that will strengthen families in the Sunshine State. The initiative sets aside $70 million in state funds to provide resources that benefit families and children in Florida, including programs that promote fatherhood and help young fathers. The beneficiaries of all these victories at the hands of Gov. Ron DeSantis are the families in the state of Florida…

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Former Disgraced CIA Chief John Brennan Joins ‘Secretive’ Firm Staffing Biden White House

John O. Brennan, the former CIA director whose security clearance was revoked by President Donald Trump, has joined the WestExec Advisors, a “secretive consulting firm” whose alumni hold posts throughout President Joe Biden’s Administration…

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Victor Davis Hanson: The Debasement Of Our Professional And Political Classes

The left-wing professional and political classes bequeathed a number of new protocols during the Trump derangement years. And it will be interesting to watch whether the Republicans abide by them in November should they take back the House and perhaps the Senate—and the presidency in 2024 as well. Will they follow the New Testament’s turn-the-other-cheek forbearance, or go for an Old Testament style eye-for-an-eye retribution? 

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Don’t Allow The Left To Hijack The Global Magnitsky Act For Their Own Progressive Social Agendas

Congress is considering several bills that would warp how the U.S. applies sanctions—through what is known as the Global Magnitsky Act—against foreigners who violate human rights. The changes would redefine human rights to enforce the left’s abortion-and-gender agenda. That would hobble the fight against real abuses of human rights.

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