Ted Cruz Praises Trump, Says ‘Grassroots Army’ Is Key To Victory

Cruz has an eye on jumping aboard the Trump train that he believes could take him all the way to Pennsylvania Avenue. Senator Ted Cruz picked up the lunch tab Monday at the Draft Sports Bar and Grill. During a business roundtable at the Concord, New Hampshire bar, the Texas senator and GOP presidential hopeful… [Read More]

Pat Buchanan: Can the Gop Deal with Iran?

Ten weeks before the first U.S.-Soviet summit ever held in Moscow, in May 1972, North Vietnam, with Soviet-supplied armor and artillery, crossed the DMZ in an all-out offensive to overrun the South. President Nixon responded with air and naval strikes on the North. Yet Nixon went to Moscow and signed the first strategic arms agreement… [Read More]

There’s a New Oil Glut in Town, And it could make the old glut even bigger

As crude oil continues to rip higher—it’s currently in the midst of its best three-day performance since January 2009—analysts at Barclays highlight one reason why this rally could prove to be short-lived. Resilience in U.S. shale production and supply increases from members of OPEC have left global oil markets in a prolonged state of surplus. Earlier in the year, this oil… [Read More]

Iran: Wisdom Calls for a Tough Policy

Ken Blackwell, John F. Kennedy famously said: “We cannot negotiate with people who say what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.” 50 years later, we seem not to have learned this lesson. Just several weeks ago we concluded negotiations with a bad faith partner in the form of the Islamic Republic of Iran,… [Read More]

Larry Kudlow: I’ll Run Against Sen. Blumenthal If He Votes for Iran Deal

Conservative talk-show host Larry Kudlow declared for the first time on Saturday that he would run against Connecticut Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal next year if he supported the Iran nuclear deal. “I’m going to run against him,” the renowned economist and columnist said in an interview with Illinois GOP Rep. Peter Roskam on Kudlow’s radio… [Read More]

Dumb, Stupid, and Liberal Senator Jeff Merkley’s Statement on the Iran Nuclear Deal

Just after Labor Day, the U.S. Congress will consider a vital question: whether to support or reject an international agreement intended to ensure that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon. This objective is critical to our national security. Nuclear weapons in the hands of Iran, a sponsor of terrorism that considers the United States… [Read More]

Whose Flag Will Be Raised at the UN? Fatah or Hamas?

Jonathan S. Tobin,  Always looking for ways to symbolize their quest for sovereignty, the Palestinians are asking that they be allowed to raise their flag at the United Nations next month when the General Assembly convenes. The gesture is meaningless, but it requires bending the rules since that is a privilege restricted under the world body’s… [Read More]

Great news from Obama: This nuclear deal “solves” the problem of Iran as an existential threat to Israel

Allahpundit, Did I hallucinate the part of the deal that gives Iran the west’s blessing to start enriching uranium again in 15 years? And not just to enrich but to enrich with far more efficient technology, shrinking the “breakout” period to almost nothing? And not just that, but to arm up as the ballistic missile… [Read More]

Congressional Fight on Iran Deal Is All But Over

Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal in Congress admit they can no longer kill the accord. Their focus now is making sure there will be a vote on the agreement at all, and salvaging some political benefit from their well-funded bid to stop it. Lawmakers, Congressional staffers and lobbyists opposed to the deal reached in Vienna… [Read More]

Iran may have built extension at disputed site: U.N. nuclear watchdog

Iran appears to have built an extension to part of its Parchin military site since May, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said in a report on Thursday, as part of its inquiry into possible military dimensions of Tehran’s past nuclear activity. A resolution of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Parchin file, which includes a demand for… [Read More]

How those Iran Nuclear Side Deals Expose Additional Flaws

Roger Aronoff, More Democrats are falling in line to support the Iranian nuclear deal, despite recent revelations further exposing the farcical nature of the inspections regime on which it depends. And according to The New York Times, nearly everyone they talk about in this article who either is or might be opposing the deal is… [Read More]

Trump’s ready to deal, and a lot of uncompromising conservatives agree

“Read the Constitution,” former President Bill Clinton once told a Tea Party activist. “It might as well be called, ‘Let’s make a deal.’ ” The Constitution sets up an elaborate system of checks and balances and separation of powers. It virtually mandates that policymaking be done by deals, negotiation and compromise. Enter Donald Trump. “When… [Read More]