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The President’s Remarkable Beginning

Dan Celia, Donald Trump’s first week in the presidency has been fascinating—and it’s not over. So far, he has met with congressional leaders, including Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and scheduled a meeting for Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May. She will be the first foreign leader to

A Guide For Presidentially-challenged Voters

David R. Usher, This presidential race has seen the most colossal battle of rumors, revelations, and revilement in political history. I discovered that a surprising number of my friends and neighbors are still torn about Tuesday.  They do not like either candidate for a variety of reasons. I have helped many friends and neighbors by


I would like to thank my incredible running mate, Governor Mike Pence, who has been a tremendous leader on health care issues. Let me also thank Dr. Ben Carson, not only a great man – but one of the toughest competitors I’ve ever faced. People do not know how well he did during the primaries,

28 Things Donald Trump Promises to Do as President

Charlie Spiering, Donald Trump is laying out a long list of things he would do if elected president. During an appearance in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he vows to act on them in the first 100 days in office. “On November Eighth, Americans will be voting for this 100-day plan to restore prosperity to our country, secure our communities,

Hillary Clinton: “I’m Kind of Far Removed From Struggles of Middle Class”

Jim Hoft, The Gateway Pundit On Friday Wikileaks released clips of Clinton’s paid speeches to Wall Street banks and other organizations. Wikileaks released hundreds of emails reportedly from John Podesta, chairman of the Clinton campaign, on Friday, around 6 p.m. Here’s the email: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton admitted she takes two positions on policy

Living In A Van – Time To Face The True State Of The Middle Class In America

Michael Snyder, Do you remember the old Saturday Night Live sketches in which comedian Chris Farley portrayed a motivational speaker that lived in a van down by the river?  Unfortunately, this is becoming a reality for way too many Americans.  As the middle class has shrunk and the cost of living has increased, a lot

In Colorado, Trump Detailed Tax Relief For Working And Middle Class Families

Thank you. I am so thrilled to be here in Colorado. A New Poll from Emerson has just come in, and we’re up 4 points in Colorado. Reuters has us projected to win Florida. And we’re up in many polls nationwide. We are going to win Colorado, we’re going to win the White House, and


MEDIA BIAS OF THE DAY: 8/4/2016 For seemingly no apparent reason, MSNBC today decided to cut away from Mr. Trump’s rally in Portland, ME, and inexplicably filled the screen with anti-Trump headlines. As you can see from the screenshot below, MSNBC dropped any sense of impartiality today and went into full-blown, apoplectic attack mode. For

Middle Class: The Rate Of Homeownership In The United States Has Hit The Lowest Level Ever

Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse The percentage of Americans that own a home has fallen to the lowest level ever recorded.  During the second quarter of 2016, the non-seasonally adjusted homeownership rate fell to just 62.9 percent, which was exactly where it was at when the U.S. Census began publishing this measurement back in 1965. 

The Bruised and Battered Middle Class #AmericaFirst

Brendan Kirby, The geography of its steady decline highlights opportunity for #Trump2016 The American middle class is shrinking in dramatic ways, a trend that could have a profound impact on the 2016 presidential election — and one that offers a road map for how Donald Trump might upset Hillary Clinton. In December, Pew Research Center detailed

Governments Create Monopolies and Cause Worker Exploitation, Not Free Markets

Richard Ebeling,  The world is threatened with a renewed wave of anti-capitalism and anti-business sentiments and policies. Many who cheered the demise of Soviet communism in the early 1990s, presumed that this meant that, by default, the case for free markets and competitive enterprise had won in the battle of ideas. Over the last twenty-five

‘America First’ Is a Battle Cry for the Oppressed Middle Class #TrumpTrain

Rachel Marsden,   It’s a sign that something is amiss when an American presidential candidate ruffles feathers by announcing, as Republican front-runner Donald Trump did recently, that the theme of his administration would be “America First.” “No country has ever prospered that failed to put its own interests first,” Trump said in a speech outlining