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Here Come the Animal Spirits

Bill Murchison, According to a New Year’s Day New York Times story, business has become energized and optimistic: to the point of backing its hopes and ambitions with investment capital. Is all this about tax cuts? Not quite all, say Times writers Binyamin Appelbaum and Jim Tankersley. “In the administration and across the business community,

Memo to Jared Kushner

Cal Thomas, President Trump’s son-in-law and designated Middle East peace envoy, Jared Kushner, told the Brookings Institution’s Saban Forum last weekend that a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians is key to solving larger goals, such as stopping Iranian aggression and Islamic extremism. If he believes that, he has fallen into the trap numerous

Left’s Litmus Test for Confirmation: Deny Your Faith or Be Rejected.

Shawn Mitchell, Some of President Trump’s judicial nominees have faced questioning from Democrat senators that seems more like a religious inquisition than discussion of judicial philosophy and temperament. Notre Dame law professor Amy Barrett was confirmed to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals last week, but not before having a notable exchange with Sen. Dianne

Education Today: A Prerequisite for Self-Destruction

JOE DAVID,  If we are to guard against ignorance and remain free, as Jefferson cautioned, it is the responsibility of every American to be informed. President Ronald Reagan, National Library Week, 1981 Today’s students have been skillfully educated to demonstrate their ignorance with both ease and pride. If you have doubts, you should: Listen to them

Pro-Trump Forces Are Taking Over The Republican Party, And There Is No Going Back

Michael Snyder, What we are witnessing is something truly remarkable. A civil war for control of the future of the Republican Party is raging, and pro-Trump forces are winning.  In recent weeks, we have seen Senator Jeff Flake and Senator Bob Corker both announce that they will not seek re-election when their terms are over.