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Will the UN Permit Obamacare’s Repeal?

Paul Jacob, Like E.F. Hutton, when the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights “Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health” talks, people listen. In disbelief, perhaps. Or amusement. But they listen. Well, at least Washington Post columnist Dana

Immigration: As LA rebuffs Trump’s order, others embrace it

Los Angeles went a step further than the rest of the country Tuesday in shielding illegal immigrants from immigration officials: It passed a directive forbidding firefighters and airport police from cooperating with federal immigration agents. The directive was yet another attempt by the city to rebuff the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. The Los Angeles Police

Number of Americans in labor force hits record high

Washington Free Beacon advertisement The number of Americans either working or looking for work in the past month hit a record high of 160,056,000, the first time this number surpassed the 160,000,000 mark, according to numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Last month, there were 159,716,000 Americans in the labor force. There were 340,000 more

U.S. senators consider sanctions against Iran for missile development

U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce legislation to impose further sanction on Iran, accusing it of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions by testing ballistic missiles and acting to “destabilize” the Middle East, a U.S. senator said Sunday. “I think it is now time for the Congress to take Iran on directly in terms of what

Malkin: Mexico Has Been ‘Put on Notice’ by Trump

On “Hannity” Michelle Malkin praised President Donald Trump for keeping his campaign promise to crack down on illegal immigration. On Wednesday, Trump signed two executive orders that cover a range of immigration enforcement measures, including starting the wall on the southern border and threatening sanctuary cities with a cut-off of funding. Malkin said that Mexico has effectively

Trump Fulfilling Campaign Promises With ‘Big Crackdown’ on Illegal Immigration

In his Talking Points Memo tonight, Bill O’Reilly said President Donald Trump is continuing to follow through on his campaign promises with a “big crackdown” on illegal immigration. O’Reilly explained that on Wednesday, Trump signed two executive actions that cover a range of immigration enforcement measures. He said this sends a signal that illegal immigration will

Trump orders construction of border wall, targets sanctuary cities #BuildTheWall

President Trump signed executive actions Wednesday ordering the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall and targeting sanctuary cities, following through on campaign promises that energized his base – and outraged his critics – during the 2016 campaign. The orders cover a range of immigration enforcement measures. The marquee item is a directive to pursue a

Putin spokesman says Russia weighs retaliation after sanctions

The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday Moscow will consider retaliatory measures following the new round of U.S. sanctions put in place by President Obama. Dmitry Peskov told reporters in Moscow that the measures signal Obama’s “unpredictable” and “aggressive foreign policy.” The spokesman added that Putin would order “appropriate” retaliation for the sanctions.

Trump Nixes Pet Projects of Liberal and Conservative Elites

Michael Barone, It’s been a tough year for political elites, here and around the world, what with the passage of Brexit in June in Britain, the repudiation of Colombia’s Nobel Peace Prize recipient in the October FARC referendum and the defeat of America’s Nobel Peace Prize recipient’s preferred candidate in the November presidential election. Not

Ohio governor OKs 20-week abortion ban, nixes heartbeat bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio –  Republican Gov. John Kasich signed a bill Tuesday imposing a 20-week abortion ban while vetoing stricter provisions in a separate measure that would have barred the procedure at the first detectable fetal heartbeat. Kasich acted on both proposals the same day they landed on his desk. The so-called heartbeat bill would have

Obama races to impose tougher greenhouse gas rules, and much more

The Obama administration is introducing a last-minute barrage of costly environmental regulation pronouncements that Republicans have vowed to repeal as soon as possible after Donald Trump’s January 20 presidential inauguration. The recent outpouring adds to the administration’s dubious record of producing more than 600 major regulations — those estimated to cost more than $100 million