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Trump is headed to the White House. Did we just elect our first Jewish president?

Wayne Allyn Root,  Just as Bill Clinton wasn’t black, but he was called “America’s first black president… I believe Donald Trump should be called “America’s first Jewish president.” I should know. I’m an Ivy League-educated Jewish kid from New York.  Trust me, Donald Trump is as close as you can come to being our first

Why I find the black community’s response to Trump’s election a little embarrassing

Jeremy Hunt, My father grew up in Atlanta during the late 60s and 70s surrounded by fellow blacks. From elementary school to Howard University, where he obtained his undergraduate and law degrees—everyone looked like him. His childhood room boasted a giant black power fist on the wall in the Pan-African colors of red, black, and

Obama ‘The Greatest Thing That Happened to the Republican Party’

Ian Hanchett, On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Washington Post Reporter Chris Cillizza argued “the greatest thing that happened to the Republican Party is Barack Obama.” After agreeing with host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough that the Democrats don’t have a bench, Cillizza said, “I always say that the greatest thing that happened to the

Bannon the President-Elect’s Strategist Plans “An Entirely New Political Movement”

Stephen K. Bannon (or, for those who want to maximize their SEO, Steve Bannon) gives an exclusive interview to Michael Wolff at the Hollywood Reporter, previewing his ambitious agenda for president-elect Donald Trump. While Bannon seems to relish the left seeing him as “Darth Vader” or “Satan,” he describes himself as “Thomas Cromwell in the

Four essential things Douglas MacArthur would tell President-elect Donald Trump

Arthur Herman, As Donald Trump, our new president-elect, starts to plan for the future, the man he should turn to for advice may have died more than fifty years ago, but his words and deeds live on. He’s General Douglas MacArthur, who actually has a lot in common with Donald Trump—and should be one of

Trump, Please. Not Haley For Secretary of State!

On Thursday, South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley met with president-elect Donald Trump, reportedly in consideration as secretary of state.  When I saw this news my heart dropped in horror. In the past, I have called Gov. Haley ‘the Republicans version of Barack Obama.’ I was slightly mistaken. She is more like Hillary Clinton. Should

Republicans: Reject the Siren Call of the Imperial Presidency

Jesse Hathaway, The election of Manhattan business tycoon and reality television star Donald Trump sent shockwaves through the United States. Republican partisans, however surprised, slept soundly on November 8, knowing that beginning in 2017, they would control both houses of Congress and the White House. Conversely, Democratic partisans are now fearing the rollback of President

Four Way’s to Reunite America and Begin to Heal

Laura Hollis, Any severe earthquake can be devastating. When one hits in just the right location, the tsunamis that follow can wreak even more havoc. So it is for the Democratic Party following last week’s presidential election. Reliably left institutions — academia, the entertainment industry, the press, pollsters — were completely blindsided; none saw it