UPDATE: GOP caves to political correctness to protect anti-Trump witness

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Apparently, Republicans in Congress are circling the wagons to protect anti-Trump witness Lt.Col. Alexander Vindman from criticism on the grounds that he is a Purple Heart recipient and has a distinguished career in the military. “That guy’s a Purple Heart. I think it would be a mistake to attack his credibility,” said South Dakota Sen.


Whistleblowers are really just ‘unelected would-be presidents’ who hate Trump

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Today, the impeachment circus introduces a new “bearded lady” to terrify the masses — this time a Never Trumper Army officer who will apparently testify that he was shocked — shocked, I tell you! — that President Trump asked Ukraine to look into corruption involving former Vice President Joe Biden. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a

Why don’t you know who the whistleblower is? You should! (Part 2 of 2)

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In yesterday’s column, I asked why you don’t know the identity of the fake Ukrainian whistleblower, and suggested that it was because Adam Schiff and his minders don’t want you to know — for the simple reason that the whistleblower is himself evidence of the Deep State Coup underway. But there is more to it

Trump fights back; when will Republicans join him?

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Today’s press conference by President Trump was 21 minutes of straight talk from a president at the top of his game. The question now — as always — is whether his own party will ever wake up from its self-serving slumber and come to his aid. He has to deal with morons like Mitt Romney,

Tulsi Gabbard awarded honorary ‘Deplorable’ medal by Hillary Clinton

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Democrats have been dismissive and patronizing of Republicans for years. No surprise there. In 2008, it was candidate Barack Obama lamenting that working-class voters “get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” In 2016,

Mulvaney spoke truth to power (the news media) and got crucified for it

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I’m really disgusted with the Republicans who are attacking White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for what he said at his press conference last week. As I wrote Thursday, Mulvaney held a “masterful presser [press conference]” at which he fought back against the “opposition party” known as the Fake News Media. Mulvaney basically told

No more Vietnams: Why Trump’s Syria policy makes sense in the heartland

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Listening to Sen. Lindsey Graham threaten President Trump over his Syria policy inspired me to finally work through the complicated issues surrounding use of American military power, and by the end I was firmly in the president’s camp. What the hell is wrong with Graham and these other senators who insist that American soldiers should

Mulvaney’s masterful presser includes bonus snub of ‘rude’ Jim Acosta

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I loved the way Mick Mulvaney handled his press conference today — the first since he took over as White House chief of staff in December 2018. Mulvaney was running interference on the decision to hold the upcoming G7 conference at the Trump Doral resort, knowing full well that the Media Mob and the Coup

FLASHBACK: Changing the rules on refugees …

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(Here’s a column I wrote for the Daily Inter Lake on April 10, 2016, about the influx of Syrian refugees under the Obama administration’s policy of giving the middle finger to middle America. It was candidate Donald Trump’s opposition to these kinds of policies that got him elected. Pay special attention to the words of

September 11: Tell the story to your children and grandchildren; never let anyone forget

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On the anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, I always want to look back and remind myself of what this country has been through, and to strengthen me for what is still to come. Here is a column I wrote in the Daily Inter Lake to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the terror