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Donald Trump, candidate of change #AmericaFirst

On the left, and among Donald Trump’s conservative critics, a new debate has emerged: is the media to blame for the businessman’s rise, or are Republican primary voters simply “idiots,” as New York Magazine’s Jon Chait argued recently, and unable to recognize a con-artist when they see one? This is a false choice. There are

TRANSCRIPT: President Trump’s First State of the Union Address, January 2017

Bob Barr, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans — tonight I look around this room and I see two types of people. My friends who want to make America great again, and the rest of you losers who were too stupid to vote for me. I mean, seriously; I won…you

Former Facebook staffers say conservative news is deliberately suppressed

Howard Kurtz, Facebook is being accused of fiddling with its formulas to suppress conservative news. That’s what some unnamed former Facebook contractors told the tech site Gizmodo—and it’s an accusation that strikes at the heart of the social network’s credibility. Facebook relies on computer algorithms to determine what is “trending,” an influential designation that inevitably

The Conservative Case Against Trump

Ross Douthat, THERE are many lessons that conservatives need to learn from the rise of Donald Trump. There are elements of his message that the party should embrace. There are grievances among his voters that the Republican Party must address. But for conservatives to support Trump himself, to assist in his election as president of

Trump lays out a new vision for American foreign policy leadership

Dr. Walid Phares, Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump’s first foreign policy speech laid out a bold new vision for American leadership in the world. Responding to the need to re-evaluate American foreign policy which has been adrift since the end of the Cold War twenty seven years ago, Mr. Trump has presented a plan to

Trump plans a series of policy speeches #TeamTrump

GOP front-runner Donald Trump, facing a likely setback in Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary, plans to shift gears in the coming weeks, and give a series of policy speeches in settings more formal than the freewheeling rallies that have become his political signature. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said in an interview Tuesday that a memo published by The