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Comrade Psychiatrist is Unhappy With Trump’s “Delusional Reformism”

Oleg Atbashian, How the Left inflicts Soviet-style psychiatry in America. American progressives have been enamored with many Soviet ideas in their time, trying to transplant them to the U.S. — from government diktat and central planning to academic indoctrination and propaganda through entertainment. And while the Soviet Union has gone the way of the dodo,

Al Franken, Sexual Predator

Matthew Vadum, He’s already apologized, but so what? Radio host Leeann Tweeden’s apparently well-founded claim that Democrat Sen. Al Franken, the professional vulgarian and former comedian who has a long, well-documented track record of making crude remarks about sexually assaulting women, kissed and groped her without her consent, is sending shock waves through Democratic Party

When Teddy Met Yuri: Bork Smearer Kennedy sought Soviet help against Reagan

Lloyd Billingsley, The smear surge against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is certain to sweep in a tide of lies. That was the case thirty years ago in the 1987 hearing for Robert Bork, Supreme Court nominee of President Ronald Reagan. The smearer-in-chief was Senator Ted Kennedy, a Massachusetts Democrat and something of

The Age of the Lion: Donald Trump Puts America First

Virgil, A lion isn’t always beloved, but it is always respected, even feared.  In his inaugural address today at the Capitol, President Donald Trump roared, and decades’ worth of vapid orthodoxy melted away.    As Trump said, his inaugural ceremony was more than a transfer of power from one administration to another, or from one

Trump vs. the Media: The President-elect is Beating the Press, But More Combat Is Coming

Virgil, Most members of the Main Stream Media like to think of themselves as peace-loving.  And so, as part of their mellow feelings toward the planet, MSM-ers enjoy shopping at Whole Foods; indeed, many are so refined in their thinking that they are vegans.  So of course they support gun control, oppose the death penalty

Independence in a Strange World

Paul Jacob, It’s a strange world. Tomorrow, while we celebrate our Declaration of Independence from Great Britain, proclaimed precisely 240 years ago, voters in Great Britain are declaring their independence. Not from us, but the European Union. Still, President Obama waded into their internal politics to warn that a vote to leave the EU would

Conservatives still don’t want you to get sick and die

 The notion that conservatives not only oppose liberal health care reforms but are vigorously working to deny Americans access is a popular one on the left. If you don’t support Obamacare, you are basically endorsing murder. A recent contemptible piece in New Republic, which argues that Democrats should — without any evidence, if necessary —