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Trump’s Economy Booming

Matthew Vadum, Leftists are having to talk their comrades down from ledges. President Trump’s economic boom is undeniably underway which means that the Left will grow increasingly strident and desperate in the lead-up to this year’s midterm congressional elections and beyond. The better things go under Trump, the more looney the Left becomes. Left-wingers need

Are Iranians Really Protesting Against Islam?

Raymond Ibrahim, What’s behind their social, political, and even economic grievances. What began on December 28 as local protests against high food prices in the northern city of Mashhad, Iran, has spiraled into mass protests consisting of some hundreds of thousands of Iranians in some two dozen cities, including if not especially Tehran, the seat of

‘Trump Factor’ Is Powering Strong Economic Gains

Trent Baker, Sunday on New York AM 970’s “The Cats Roundtable,” CNBC regular and economist Larry Kudlow credited President Donald Trump for the recent stock market gains and economic growth. “[T]he profit reports continue to exceed expectations and that’s been true for the last couple of quarters,” Kudlow told host John Catsimatidis. “I think that’s the backbone

Puerto Rico – The time for democracy is now

Carlos Mercader, “All peoples have the right of self-determination. By virtue of that right they freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development.” – Article 1 in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) This Sunday, Puerto Ricans will cast their votes in a political-status referendum, exercising

Refocusing a Chicago Water Summit

Paul Driessen, President Trump’s proposal to reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1-billion budget by $1.6 billion was cut to an $80-million trim in the omnibus spending bill. However, the EPA funding and staff controversy will undoubtedly resume during the next budgetary battles in September. That’s fueling consternation and con jobs in the heartland. According to