Here’s How to Win the Shutdown Fight

Here’s How to Win the Shutdown Fight
by Erick Erickson Democrats have gone down to Puerto Rico to hang out with lobbyists while the government is shut down. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is on television calling for abolishing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office. The President now has an opening to win this shutdown fight in a way he previously did not. It is time to hit the campaign trail. The President can... Read More

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Can the FBI really investigate President Trump?

Last weekend, The New York Times reported that senior FBI officials were so concerned about whatever President Donald Trump's true motivation for firing FBI Director James Comey was that they immediately initiated a counterintelligence investigation of the president himself.The Times reported that these officials believed that Trump may have intentionally or unwittingly played into the… Read More

Tomi Lahren: Government shutdown has Dems whining and complaining but in private they're living it up

While they are gallivanting around Puerto Rico, President Trump sits in the White House waiting for the Democrats to come to the table to end the longest partial government shutdown in history.Hi, I’m Tomi and it’s time for First Thoughts.When the cameras are on, Chuck, Nancy and the rest of the Democrats whine and complain… Read More

Iran keeps testing Trump — Why? Because it knows he's much tougher than Obama ever was

None of the world’s truly bad guys stays out the headlines for long. After keeping a relatively low profile for several months, Iran earlier this week found itself back in the news twice.First came reports that U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton asked the Pentagon last year for military options to respond to two Iranian-sponsored… Read More

Stuart Varney: Is Gillette making a smart business move with its latest ad?

Procter and Gamble makes and sells Gillette razors.They have a new ad... Gillette is taking aim at "toxic masculinity" that is the overly aggressive, bullying, "boys will be boys" mentality.Gillette says they want to encourage men to be their best. Whichever way you take it, this is quite a marketing switch. Question: is this a smart… Read More

Liz Peek: Why latest 2020 Census decision matters so much (and is outrageous on so many levels)

Americans should be outraged. Ruling on a lawsuit filed by cities, states and immigrant activist groups against the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman of the Southern District of New York has barred the Trump White House from asking about citizenship on the 2020 census. Why does it matter?Because the census determines… Read More

If Democrats oppose Barr, they'll oppose anyone Trump nominates — He deserves bipartisan support

After Tuesday’s masterful performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, if Senate Democrats still decide to oppose William Barr to be our next Attorney General, it means one thing.  It means that they will oppose anyone President Trump nominates because they hate this president more than they love our country.Here’s the truth. By any measurement, President Trump… Read More

Doug Schoen: Steve King should be ostracized, not ousted

This past weekend, in an interview with The New York Times, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, was quoted questioning why white supremacy is considered offensive.Rep. King’s remarks are especially troubling, not only because Tuesday marks Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, but also because it demonstrates prejudice still exists in our politics.Accordingly, I agree with the… Read More