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An Unfond Farewell to Un-statesman Orrin Hatch

Michelle Malkin, The longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history announced this week that he will finally, finally, finally, finally, finally, finally, finally retire. That’s seven “finallys” — one for each of the consecutive six-year terms Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, served. He begin his occupancy in 1976, when all phones were dumb, the 5.25-inch floppy disk

In a Political World Gone Topsy-Turvy, Mike Pence Is the Party Leader

Salena Zito, NEW YORK — When President Donald Trump shook the political world, the epicenter was Pennsylvania, the one swing state Republicans had tried and failed to carry in each of the last six presidential elections. The flamboyant businessman targeted Pennsylvania from the start and addressed the Pennsylvania Republican Party’s signature fundraising event in Manhattan

Republican Senator Rebuffs Chinese Meddling in U.S. Politics

Dennis Lennox, A senior Chinese diplomat intervened into the otherwise mundane legislative process in the Michigan Capitol after a resolution in the upper house of the state Legislature commended Taiwan for the celebration of its national day. Objecting to the resolution, Hong Lei, consul general for the People’s Republic of China, as Beijing is formally

Why Do Republicans Want to Kill Horses?

David Horowitz, An unpalatable and indefensible initiative that cannot end well. Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives recently took the politically questionable – and morally objectionable – step of voting to allow horses to once again be slaughtered on American soil for human consumption. It’s a massive power grab by the beef lobby,

Pseudo-Republican Squishes Are Anything but Compassionate

David Limbaugh, It is enormously frustrating that conservatives can’t capture the moral high ground from the phony virtue-signaling factory that is the modern Democratic Party. Conservative policies not only work better but also are morally superior. Democrats depend on cliches and false narratives to obstruct true reform — which includes shaming many Republicans from believing

America is on a knife’s edge. Will Republicans have the guts to stand with Trump?

Newt Gingrich, The most startling revelation from fired FBI Director James Comey’s testimony this week was his barefaced admission that he intentionally leaked details of his private conversations with the president to the press in an effort to prompt the appointment a special counsel. When asked Thursday by Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine whether

Victor Davis Hanson: Can Trump Successfully Remodel the Republican Party?

Victor Davis Hanson, The Republican Party establishment is caught in an existential paradox. Without Donald Trump’s populist and nationalist 2016 campaign, the GOP likely would not have won the presidency. Nor would Republicans now enjoy such lopsided control of state legislatures and governorships, as well as majorities in the House and Senate, and likely control