Kartel Policy – A through M

Trump Doesn't Need Authorization to Fight ISIS, But Get One Anyway

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State Agency That Disciplines Judges Fights to Keep Operating in Secrecy after 56 Yrs.

A California judicial commission that’s operated in secrecy for more than five and a half decades is engaged in a legal battle to thwart an audit ordered by state legislators and Judicial Watch has filed a court brief supporting the long overdue probe in the …

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Trump on His Bond With Jeff Sessions: ‘It Is What It Is’

President Donald Trump appeared to lack enthusiasm Thursday when he said his relationship with Attorney General Jeff Session is “fine”—after repeatedly expressing disappointment in the head of the  Justice Department and even calling him “beleaguered.” “It’s fine. It is what it is,” @POTUS says. Trump’s …

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GOP Lawmakers Ask Jeff Sessions to End Operation Choke Point

Five high-ranking House Republicans have asked formally that the Trump administration end Operation Choke Point, an Obama administration program that critics say unfairly targets politically unpopular industries such as firearms sellers and payday lenders. In a letter sent Thursday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the …

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Clothing Suppliers Want Free Trade, Not Protectionism

A recent study shows that anti-trade rhetoric in the nation’s capital is worrying U.S. executives who represent clothing brands, retailers, importers, and wholesalers. This rhetoric should concern the rest of us, too. According to this U.S. Fashion Industry Association study, the “protectionist trade policy agenda …

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Cartoon: Putin’s Catch of the Day

The post Cartoon: Putin’s Catch of the Day appeared first on The Daily Signal. Continue Reading....

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Yale Covers Up Gun in Stone Carving of Puritan, Indian

Yale University has covered up a musket on a stone carving depicting a hostile interaction between a Puritan settler and an American Indian, leaving the latter’s bow and arrow uncovered. Yale’s head librarian, Susan Gibbons, and the school’s Committee on Art in Public Spaces decided the carving’s …

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The Pitfalls Of Cutting Low-Skilled Immigration

Image credit: iStockFeaturedvia The Herald-SunPresident Donald Trump has thrown his support to the Cotton-Perdue bill to restrict legal immigration of low-skilled workers into the U.S. by as much as 50 percent on the grounds it would raise the wages of American working families. That’s not what …

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Our Reactionary State Department

Image credit: istockFeaturedvia FrontPage Mag.comFantasies about the Palestinians’ “commitment” to peace. Continue Reading....

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Battle of the Beltway: Intern Edition

Towards the end of summer, interns in Washington have made friends, career connections, and hopefully implanted a mark upon the organizations that they worked for. By August, they have two things to look forward to: preparing for the fall semester and the battle of the …

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