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In a Political World Gone Topsy-Turvy, Mike Pence Is the Party Leader

Salena Zito, NEW YORK — When President Donald Trump shook the political world, the epicenter was Pennsylvania, the one swing state Republicans had tried and failed to carry in each of the last six presidential elections. The flamboyant businessman targeted Pennsylvania from the start and addressed the Pennsylvania Republican Party’s signature fundraising event in Manhattan

Creeping Totalitarianism

Erick Erickson, Polling from YouGov this week shows 45 percent of Republicans support letting courts shut down “news media outlets for publishing or broadcasting stories that are biased or inaccurate.” Only 18 percent of Democrats favor this. Worse, only 33 percent of Republicans recognize that “fining news media outlets for publishing or broadcasting stories that

Disheartening: Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Grow Government

Steve Sherman, There’s always a lot of talk about the benefits of reaching across the aisle. In Washington, it seems like cooperation between the two pillars of political power rarely happens. That makes it all the more disheartening when the Democrats and Republicans reach bipartisan agreement, but in a way that suffocates the American people.

The Health Insurance Debate Reveals the Endemic Flaws of Our Politics

Young Voices Advocates, Editor’s note: This column is authored by Chris Machold.  As House Republicans revive a revamped Affordable Care Act replacement bill with more support from the libertarian wing of the Republican party, Republicans and Democrats have gone back-and-forth over the impact of the bill on people with pre-existing conditions. As The New York Times noted in a recent review

White South Africans Are Preparing For “Removal of All Whites Within Five Years”

Authoreed by Daniel Lang via SHTFplan.com, Back in March, the President of South Africa made a shocking suggestion, which left many white landowners fearing that they may face a race war in the near future. In a speech, Jacob Zuma announced that he wanted the government to begin confiscating white owned lands, before redistributing them

Democrats: Party of Obstruction

Daniel Greenfield, The “resistance” remains determined to sabotage the Trump presidency — rather than help the American people. Forget all the pages of the Democratic Party platform. The only real Democratic platform left is the one sung by Groucho Marx in Horse Feathers. “Whatever it is, I’m against it.” The elected Democrats still surviving amid

What Was the Point of Winning the Election?

Derek Hunter, There is an interesting phenomenon that happens among red state Democrats in the Senate every six years. They suddenly start sounding conservative when their re-election bid approaches. They talk more conservatively. They act more conservatively. They vote more conservatively, at least until they get re-elected and can go back to holding the Democratic