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Pelosi breakdown? Repeats words, tells audience to clap, Kasich ‘gov of Illinois’

Kyle Olsen | The American Mirror, Is there something wrong with Nancy Pelosi? Is there something wrong with Nancy Pelosi? During a Friday appearance before Families USA — the activist group fighting the repeal of Obamacare — Pelosi was seen repeating words, telling the audience when to clap and mistakingly said John Kasich was the

What I hope for in the age of Trump

Michael Brendan Dougherty, The Week  Donald Trump’s inauguration heralds the end of an era in politics. Let’s call it the end of the post-Cold War era. It was an era in which both major political parties and their high-minded intellectuals pursued a few political goods tenaciously: namely, multi-party trade deals and mass immigration. It was

Trump gets revenge, helps oust Kasich loyalist from Ohio GOP post

Donald Trump claimed some measure of political revenge against Ohio Gov. John Kasich for shunning his presidential campaign, after helping oust a key Kasich loyalist from atop the state Republican party. Trump threw his support behind Jane Timken, who on Friday narrowly defeated Ohio GOP Chairman Matt Borges. The president-elect even got personally involved, calling

Heartland Institute Expert Reacts to Ohio’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Bill

Jesse Hathaway, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) yesterday signed into law House Bill 347, which would require law enforcement agencies to seek a criminal conviction before a person’s property is forfeited over to the government.   Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) yesterday signed into law House Bill 347, which would require law enforcement agencies to seek

RNC clarifies part of Christmas message after social media criticism

A Republican National Committee official lashed out at critics after part of a Christmas statement it made Sunday sparked outrage on social media. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus released a three-paragraph statement on the holiday, but it was the first paragraph that drew critics’ attention. “Over two millennia ago, a new hope was born into the

Reagan was great, but it’s now Trump’s turn to #MAGA

Steve Moore, Has Ronald Reagan passed the Republican Party baton to Donald Trump? When I suggested as much a few days ago, critics objected that I was blaspheming the Gipper. They said his ideas of limited government, individual freedom, lower taxes and peace through strength will live on forever. Amen to that. Yes, Reagan’s ideals

Did Cruz Help Trump Win New Hampshire?

Cortney O’Brien,  Much was made of Ted Cruz and John Kasich’s collusion toward the end of the GOP presidential primary when the two competitors decided to team up ahead of the Indiana contest. Their plan was to divide and conquer the remaining battleground states, with the conquer part not really working out. Well, we now have evidence

Would Another Republican Have Defeated Hillary Clinton?

Michael Barone, Would any Republican besides Donald Trump have beaten Hillary Clinton and been elected the 45th president? It’s an interesting question, not susceptible to a definitive answer but with consequences for politics going forward. Last fall, I shared the widespread view that Clinton was the only Democrat who could lose to Trump and Trump

OHIO STATE ATTACK: Twitter EXPLODES On John Kasich For Opening State’s Borders

People are blaming Kasich’s calls to open the Buckeye state’s borders to international refugees for Abdul Artan’s actions. John Kasich was the recipient of a tidal wave of Twitter hate Monday, as countless users blamed the Ohio governor for Monday’s horrific attack on Ohio State University’s campus. Kasich praised Ohioans for exhibiting strength and resilience in the

NeverTrump ‘Conservatives’ Still Don’t Get It

PoliZette Staff, A few sour Republicans are still looking for every opportunity to snipe at the president-elect. President-Elect Trump’s upset victory on Nov. 8 was not enough for some of the self-proclaimed conservatives who have been longtime NeverTrumpers to wake-up. Ramesh Ponnuru posted a Cato Institute op-ed to National Review Online Tuesday with only the commentary “Protectionism

Trump decision on chief of staff ‘imminent,’ adviser says

President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of his chief of staff is “imminent,” his campaign manager and transition team senior adviser Kellyanne Conway told reporters late Saturday. Conway would not confirm whether the team would make the announcement Saturday, but said, “It’s imminent. Soon.” A significant White House job, the chief of staff likely will set the tone