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Vicente Fox to Trump: ‘Your mouth is the foulest shithole in the world’

Katie Leach, Former Mexican President Vicente Fox had some harsh words for President Trump after he reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations as “shithole countries” during a meeting with lawmakers. “.@realDonaldTrump, your mouth is the foulest shithole in the world,” Fox tweeted in response on Thursday. “With what authority do you proclaim

Here Come the Animal Spirits

Bill Murchison, According to a New Year’s Day New York Times story, business has become energized and optimistic: to the point of backing its hopes and ambitions with investment capital. Is all this about tax cuts? Not quite all, say Times writers Binyamin Appelbaum and Jim Tankersley. “In the administration and across the business community,

The Scandal That Must Not Be Named

Paul Jacob, “They’ve been burned. They’ve been hammered. They’ve been bludgeoned,” George Washington University law professor Miriam Galston explains to the Washington Post. “They’re trying to survive.” In this heartbreaking discussion during this special time of year, the “they” are the poor, long-suffering folks . . . at the Internal Revenue Service. It is a terrible,

Trump Needs a Better Test for Healthcare Advisers

Mytheos Holt, As we get ever closer to the one year anniversary of President Trump’s unexpected (and refreshing) rise to power, several of his campaign promises have come into sharper relief than others. Some, the President obviously isn’t interested in compromising on, such as immigration enforcement, nominating conservative judges, or a general refusal to apologize

Lefties Want to Respect the Military, Unless They Have to Disrespect It

Daniel Greenfield, The media’s head spinning antics have become a little too much even by its incoherent standards.  After trying to resume the old “Gold star family” attack on Trump, whose substance is that he doesn’t respect the military, the media pivoted to furiously hurling attacks at General Kelly. Gold star families have impeccable moral

U.S., South Korea agree to revise missile treaty in face of North Korean threats

U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to revise a joint treaty capping the development of the South’s ballistic missiles, Moon’s office said on Saturday, amid a standoff over North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests. Trump also gave “conceptual” approval to the purchase by the South of billions of dollars of