Welcome to Heartland Diary USA, the new website of Montana author Frank Miele, the former editor of The Daily Inter Lake. Frank’s weekly column on national politics is now published on Mondays at realclearpolitics.com and will also be linked here. “After 14 years of writing my Editor’s 2 Cents column for the Daily Inter Lake
Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin weren’t the first people to use outside sources to game the system of college admissions. I wrote in 2012 about how Barack Obama needed and used outside help to gain entrance to Harvard Law School. My discovery of a 1979 newspaper column by the father of Obama’s top adviser Valerie
We owe a debt of gratitude to Real Clear Investigations reporter Paul Sperry for exposing to the rest of us what the Deep Swamp Media already knew — that the original conspiracy against Donald Trump continues unfettered while all the fake investigations are barking up the wrong tree. To be clear about it, the Hillary
My column today at Real Clear Politics compares Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Stalin, and her Green New Deal to his five-year plans that left millions dead. Stalin isn’t off-limits to those looking for historical comparisons, but for some reason Adolf Hitler generally is. Of course no one is saying that Ocasio-Cortez is either Stalin or Hitler.
I had somehow missed the story last week of how Judge Jeanine Pirro was being disowned by Fox News for her comments about sharia law and Rep. Ilhan Omar. Turns out that while I was praising Fox for defending Tucker Carlson from the Outrage Mob, the channel was backstabbing Pirro. Fox News actually pulled Pirro’s
Two columns featured at Real Clear Politics this morning highlight the scary trend in American politics toward shaming and retribution. Victor Davis Hanson, as usual, provides a historical perspective on our human foibles, showing how cultures try to bury their past instead of learn from it. In “Waging War Against the Dead,” Hanson writes that:
The law firm called the Southern Poverty Law Center has been running a racket for decades to harass conservative groups in order to milk millions of dollars from liberals who want to destroy dissent. The mastermind behind this racket is Morris Dees, who enriched himself many times over by promoting fear and hatred against conservatives.
Great news that Tucker Carlson’s show was the highest rated show on cable Tuesday night as he continued to fight back against the Outrage Mob trying to destroy his career. Carlson is probably the smartest guy on cable news — he is certainly the most astute and aware. He loves to have liberals on his