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Why terrorists are so focused on attacking Europe

The terror attacks we just witnessed in Spain and Finland aren’t the “new normal.” Terrorism is inherently abnormal. But it is the new norm. With the caliphate in collapse in the Middle East, these low-cost/high-payoff attacks loom ever larger for ISIS and other terror franchises: …

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Booting Bannon gives Trump a chance to refocus

Steve Bannon’s White House departure Friday was largely predictable — but not so its impact on Donald Trump’s presidency. At the least, it may help stem some of the infighting among Trump’s staff that has frequently undercut the president’s ability to push his agenda. Bannon’s …

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Obama vet cheers Trump’s assault on the red-tape Blob

Obscured by the tumult surrounding President Trump’s horrendous response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., the White House managed to take a significant positive step this week: issuing an executive order designed to lower regulatory barriers to infrastructure projects, and to speed up and simplify …

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Measuring Trump, Iran’s nuke violations & other comments

Conservative: Mismeasuring the Trump Riddle Pollsters measuring President Trump’s popularity tend to ignore the “astonishing” fact that 60 percent of all voters had an unfavorable impression of him even back on the day he was elected, recalls Byron York at the Washington Examiner. Current polls …

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Berkeley’s timid bid to bring back free speech

Well, it’s a start: UC Berkeley this week unveiled plans to start a “Free Speech Year” when students return this fall. Meaning the school will aim to let some right-of-center figures actually speak on campus, albeit in a “point-counterpoint” format. Rioting led at least in …

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Welcome to the ‘Breitbart White House’

If Van Jones was right, that a moving tribute to the widow of a fallen Navy SEAL in a speech to Congress earlier this year was the moment Donald Trump became president, Trump’s news conference on Tuesday was the moment he became a Breitbart contributing …

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Fighting Nazis doesn’t make ‘antifa’ the good guys

Fighting Nazis is a good thing, but fighting Nazis doesn’t necessarily make you or your cause good. By my lights this is simply an obvious fact. The greatest Nazi-killer of the 20th century was Josef Stalin. He also killed millions of his own people and …

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Disgracing Anne Frank’s memory, Trump killing conservatism and other comments

From the right: Is Trump Destroying Conservatism? Never-Trumpers may have been right when they warned that “he would destroy the conservative movement by becoming the face of it,” says Jamie Weinstein at the Washington Examiner. Because the president is not now, nor has he ever …

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How Mike Pence loyally ‘translates’ Trump for the world

SANTIAGO, CHILE — Throughout his tour of Latin America, Vice President Mike Pence has cast himself to his hosts as a dutiful, even earnest messenger for President Trump. But in visits this week to Colombia, Argentina and Chile, Pence has acted more like Trump’s translator. …

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The DNC ‘hack’ might have been an inside job

Most of the big media companies get hot and bothered whenever they grab hold of a news story or happening that looks like it might hurt President Trump. On the flip side, they do their best to ignore anything that could hurt the Democrats, the …

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