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Apocalyptic Progressivism

Victor Davis Hanson, Shortly after the 2008 election, President Obama’s soon-to-be chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, infamously declared, “You never let a serious crisis go to waste.” He elaborated: “What I mean by that (is) it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” Disasters, such as the September 2008 financial

Time for a Re-Set

Rich Galen, I do not think I’m breaking new ground when I write: This is not going well. Let me try that again: THIS IS NOT GOING WELL You know I’ve never been a Trump fan, but I’ve never been a “Never Trumper.” For those who might have been absent the 126 times I’ve written

SF lawmaker proposes bill to penalize companies that seek to build Trump border wall

A San Francisco lawmaker proposed a bill Tuesday that would prohibit the city from doing business with construction companies that seek to work on President Trump’s border wall during the bidding process. Supervisor Hillary Ronen said doing business with such companies would be out of line with the city’s values, according to KTVU. “Stick to

Trump wants to build 30-foot-high wall at Mexican border #BuildTheWall

The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government website further detailing President Donald Trump’s promise to build a “big, beautiful wall” at the Mexican border. The notices

Donald Trump, Rosie the Riveter, and the Revival of American Economic Nationalism

Virgil, Sometimes big ideas get small coverage.  Unfortunately, that was the case with President Trump’s March 15 trip to Michigan, in which he raised an important idea—arguably the most important economic-policy idea in U.S. history—and yet his words received almost no attention. Perhaps that was inevitable, because, as we all know, White House reporters these

Trump administration makes first tangible step to building border wall

The president told the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday that construction will start “very soon” and is “way, way, way ahead of schedule.” President Donald Trump’s administration is soliciting ideas from contractors on how to build its promised wall between the U.S. and Mexico, a first tangible step toward delivering on the president’s signature