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CNN says that if Trump succeeds in pulling Acosta's press pass, it could have a "chilling" effect. This confrontation is healthy, and the republic will survive if the press loses this fight, which the press itself picked.
There are few ideas that have been as thoroughly tested through history as the notion that trade raises a country's income and living standards. It can also have the effect of creating habits of cooperation, even peace, as it has done in Europe and as it might help do in Asia.
Al-Aqsa is Hamas' main media outlet which, like other Palestinian institutions, offers programs specifically geared to recruiting children to embrace terrorism and become suicide bombers to attack innocent Israeli civilians. The stations also help Hamas communicate with its fighters.
Outgoing Republican Senator Jeff Flake is not leaving the Senate without taking a parting shot at President Trump.
With control of the House, Democrats now have an opportunity to engage in the tedious but essential work of actually checking Trump’s power. They have a chance to evolve from a resistance into an opposition.
I have asked many times to interview the president, the vice president, and various members of the current administration.
An American ally was under attack this week.
The race between Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams in Georgia has devolved to where Abrams filed a federal lawsuit in lieu of conceding, despite the fact that she has no apparent road to victory, at all.
Three weeks ago in this space, I asked whether blacks in Florida would vote for a liberal black candidate over the educational interests of their children.
At the other extreme, 61 percent haven’t even gotten started (a total that includes 20 percent who say they’ve at least started looking).
Thousands of foreign nationals in caravan mode are traveling through Mexico seeking to surge into the United States, en masse, either legally claiming asylum and refugee status or illegally crossing the U.S. border without inspection (8 USC section 1325).
"First Step" criminal justice reform would reduce penalties for certain crimes and shorten sentences for some felons who have perpetrated them. The first step towards a less safe America.
Though many races for Congress were close and some still remain uncalled for the 2018 midterms, much seems missed in the media analysis as well as appraisals by both parties.
The legislation also liberalizes the Securities and Exchange Commission’s "accredited investor" rules to allow middle-class investors who have demonstrated financial expertise to join wealthy venture capitalists in investing in high-growth private companies.
Instead of writing about the limousine liberals who are so rich they make the Trump cabinet look like paupers, the press has been obsessing about how a newly elected congresswoman from the Bronx, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, can’t afford to rent a place in Washington.
President Trump has not received adequately grateful recognition for withdrawing from the Paris climate accord and effectively scuttling the Clean Power Plan.
The purpose of the rules and procedures of the special counsel is to keep that office insulated from politics, immune from the political power of the people the office is investigating, and substantially within the professional judgment of politically independent prosecutors at DOJ.
The most common question that viewers, listeners, and readers ask me is why I became both a psychologist and a lawyer.
I’ve written before about the nefarious influence of Saul Alinsky, the radical leader and community organizer from Chicago. Though he died in 1972, his ideas are anything but dead. William Penn warned us, "Those who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants."
If the president loses the First Lady, it’s game over. Yet Donald Trump has come so unhinged that he let the legitimate concerns of Melania explode into a public rebuke of him.
In the aftermath of the midterm elections, as the dust begins to settle, I keep wondering why Christians would “roll over and play dead” at the polls?
We have many homes but one of my favorites is in Malibu right in the path of the fire and we have not heard a word about it for four days.
It’s one thing for an editorialist to opine that a particular campaign ad is racist. It’s quite another for front line, so called “objective” reporters to state it as a fact. But that is exactly what reporters did in the case of the Republican ad on the immigrant caravan.
Since the most frequent reason for ID laws is to advantage one political party, and since complying with the conditions imposed by the courts would destroy this advantage, repeal of these unneeded laws could be welcome outcome in most states.
Love, caring, support, and family unity do exist. When you see things working well within a family, as in life itself, it can make you feel much better about the world in which we live.
Whether by choice or lack thereof, many European leaders are childless. As long as the ego drives, the attempts of European leaders will do more harm than good.
Technologies are the end result of past research and engineering. They certainly aren’t the end. Tech tends to advance on an exponential scale, so with greater capabilities and more people interested in improving the lives of the disabled, we may see a more accessible world.
Rent control, the left’s solution to affordable housing, contributes to the problem it’s meant to solve. That has never discouraged leftist politicians, but evidently a majority California voters have figured it out.
By Michael Reagan with Michael R. Shannon
Identity politics, in all forms, are getting blown out of the water. Traditional assumptions no longer apply, and those adhering to them will reap the consequences.
Sen. John McCain certainly did not help the GOP get healthcare enacted. His decisions were open to criticism. McCain's vote to save Obamacare didn’t make sense. That wasn’t the reason for GOP election losses.
Democrats’ desire for investigation, not legislation, will not bring down Trump. Pursuing their revenge fantasies will only prove they are not ready to rationally govern. Nov. 3, 2020 will be another day of reckoning.
Is it normal to threaten millions of people with starvation if their leaders refuse to bow down to U.S. demands? Is the neoconservative obsession with regime change normal behavior? Is training and arming al-Qaida in Syria to overthrow Assad normal?
He was a man of ideas always eager to hear the ideas of others. His prodigious knowledge of background information and his ready access to people operating at the highest levels of government, policy, and academia never dimmed the eagerness he felt as a student.
"Where there is no cure there is care." Everyone has an Alzheimer’s story, and we can all do more to help fight this terrible disease.
The strategy for both Democrats and the GOP to remember is, always be branding. This means assessing what the voter wants, and is demanding. In this election cycle, it was healthcare. The party best understanding this integral marketing imperative will win future elections.
Brands engaged with social issues they care about or consider important isn’t entirely objectionable — as long as such engagement is genuine and not occurring solely due to the seeking of profits.
Crenshaw was the object of vicious "SNL" ridicule, when, during the "Weekend Update" segment of the show, Davidson, displayed a picture of him with his eye patch intact.
Perhaps the biggest midterms takeaway is to expect that while next couple of turbulent years will continue to strain bounds of political civility, there is a good side. Those contentious passions also reflect a deeply shared love of country.
The lesson from the midterm elections is that money matters, and Republicans need to match or exceed the political fundraising ability of Democrats in order to re-elect President Trump and a Republican Congress. 
The Republicans only have themselves to blame. Years of insouciant leaderships, mismanagement, arrogance, incompetence, and corruption have reduced them to a politically impotent force in New York politics.
This is the analysis from our post-election poll. For 2020 with so many Democrats now in districts and states that President Trump won, it is time to broaden our message and base and go back to playing offense against the Pelosi, big government Democrats.
At the core of democracy is the citizen’s vote. Millions of fallen Americans have fought and died to gain this right. Every legal citizen should have an equal say in a country's direction. If the voting process is undermined by foreign influence, it mutes the voice of the populace.
Hopefully, the administration’s initiatives will also support the initiatives of Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who sponsored important legislation in the NDAA, directing the Pentagon to provide a plan to build a space based interceptor system.
Who is to blame? Were the mental-health professionals second-guessing themselves, and doing so because they were afraid of possible litigation in the event they did hold Long for 72 hours?
Midterm elections in the U.S. are a "release valve" for voters. They are about releasing frustrations over promises made, but not yet kept. They are about dreams dashed. More importantly, for the voters and elected officials, they are a reality check. That's good.
With control of redistricting at stake in the 2020 elections, New York Republicans are out of time. Either they get their act together in a hurry or they go extinct for a generation to come.
There are three reasons why the GOP did better than expected on Election Day: Trump, Trump and Kavanaugh.
Here’s the raw truth about Tuesday’s election: the winners and losers. You might be surprised.
Science can be defined as the means by which future events are correctly predicted.
Republicans should use their remaining power until 2019. Democrats will scream, but they always do.
The midterm elections gave a split decision. The Republicans grew the Senate majority, held key governorships, and beat back an avalanche of California money trying to buy the election.
During the time leading up to the French revolution, the arrogant attitude of King Louis XV was “apres moi le deluge,” meaning he did not give a damn that all hell would break loose among “les citoyens” after his selfish reign of unbridled nobility and privilege.
Perhaps the best election news is the uptick in pro-life senators. President Trump will now have an easier time getting judges appointed who are not given to discovering rights that are nowhere mentioned in the Constitution.
It had been the hot story for two years. Donald Trump had conspired with the Russians to steal the 2016 presidential election. He had snatched it right out of the jaws of Hillary Clinton.
What makes a bowl of ice cream after a bad day seem like such a great idea? Research reveals the answer has to do with both mood and food.
All in all, there is no need for undue concern, even though your stainless steel tea kettle may be radioactive; the level will be so low that no harm would come to you.
This week after Rabbi Arthur Schneier returned from the special services of the shooting victims in Pittsburgh, he set up a service at the Park East Synagogue in Manhattan.
The Obama Administration was notorious for producing politically biased intelligence designed to advance their domestic and foreign policy agendas, regardless of the consequences for U.S. national security.
"Progressives" don't have a program for national renewal, but one for redistribution for past grievances; rewards for cronies. Their essentially socialist schemes have never worked. Their desire for open borders would strain our welfare, obliterating any vestiges of traditional American culture.
The alternatives to people accepting an elected government — even in a less-than-perfect process — is much worse than the actual results.
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