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Bookworm Beat 1/11/19 — Jim Acosta border wall meme

Jim Acosta wants to be the burr under Trump’s saddle, but instead, as these memes show, Jim Acosta is the gift that keeps on giving, at least meme-wise. CNN’s Jim Acosta went to the border to prove Trump wrong on the border wall, but he ended up doing the opposite!@realDonaldTrump [Read More]

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On the Wall, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez versus Dan Crenshaw

The debate about the border wall provides an excellent way to contrast two incoming freshman congress critters: Dan Crenshaw and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. I’m with those conservatives who believe that we need to take Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez seriously. It’s true that, thanks to her years at an American college, she went from [Read More]

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The Border Wall: thoughts about Trump’s address and the Democrat rebuttals

On the border wall, a surprisingly uncharismatic Trump showed he loved America and Americans, while Democrats succeeded only in showing they despise Trump. Having had some time to think about Trump’s address, as well as the official and unofficial rebuttals, I have a few thoughts, none particularly deep or meaningful. [Read More]

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The Real Story On Syria

President Trump announced a U.S. pullout from Syria, and the media promptly labeled it akin to treason. Here’s the real story on Syria and why it was a brilliant move. The reason the usual suspects gave for bashing Trump over this were pregnant with irony. He was ‘pulling out and [Read More]

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THE TRUMP DOCTRINE AND THE GENERALS

Vassar Bushmills Apparently almost every president had a foreign policy doctrine. One even got it’s own teaching bloc in public schools, at least until the 1980s. It was called the Monroe Doctrine, which stated that the US would use force to repel foreign (mostly European) incursions into the western hemisphere. [Read More]

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Ways to challenge Progressives’ demands for confiscatory taxes

When it comes to confiscatory taxes, up-and-coming Progressive politicians are honest in their desires, but dishonest or misinformed about their facts. I’m developing quite the soft spot for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. It’s not that I think she’s either intelligent or that her ideas are good. To the contrary, I find her [Read More]

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Rashida Tlaib, unpleasant as she is, deserves to be taken seriously

Foul-mouthed, antisemitic Rashida Tlaib is the avatar of an incoming class of Leftist congresswomen that needs to be taken seriously in the realm of ideas. Rashida Tlaib, the Palestinian-identifying woman who got herself elected to the American House of Representatives, gained instant notoriety when she excitedly announced that her single [Read More]

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Trump’s Briefing in Rose Garden re Schumer Shutdown II, Security Crisis at Border

On Friday, President Donald J. Trump met with leaders of both parties to discuss the national security crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, funding for the border wall, terms of which would lead to ending the partial government shutdown (Schumer Shutdown II).? In attendance were Vice President Mike Pence,?House Minority Leader [Read More]