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A five year ban on immigrant welfare is going to backfire, probably badly

(See update at bottom) Another night of rallying the base produced plenty of cheers for President Trump when he returned to Iowa yesterday. And one of the loudest outbursts of support came when he made a rather incendiary proposal, seemingly out of the blue. Under …

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Will Nancy Pelosi survive this latest Dem disaster?

“Keeping our (House) leadership team completely unchanged,” Democrat Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio warned last November, “will simply lead to more disappointment in future elections.” Oh, look! More disappointment! Democrats lost four straight special House elections this year with ex-Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the party …

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Michael Moore loves everything about the Democratic Party except for everything

Is Michael Moore the new unofficial leader of the Democratic Party? Perhaps not, but in his own mind he may be. And following the Democrats’ fourth straight goose egg in attempting to unseat Republicans in Georgia this week, he picked up his social media megaphone …

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NYT’s Brooks: Let’s face it, there’s really no evidence on this Russian collusion stuff and this isn’t Watergate

The New York Times’ David Brooks isn’t your typical conservative. In fact, many in the movement don’t consider the columnist an ally at all. He’s of a more moderate stripe and not one to shy away from criticizing Republicans; he once called Sarah Palin a …

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Rush: You know, many in the conservative movement think I’ve sold out

What conservative movement? I must take issue with the claim here that NeverTrumpers were rooting for an Ossoff victory last night. I for one had the time of my life on social media watching Democrats light $23 million on fire. At least Ossoff still has …

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Report: Gingrich urging Trump to ban CNN from White House press briefings

For cripes sake, don’t do it. The sermonizing and sanctimony over the sainted Fourth Estate in the aftermath would be insufferable. But if they must do it, let it come replete with an official presidential decree declaring CNN “FAKE NEWS!” That would make the daily …

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FIrst look at the Senate health bill

The Washington Post has gotten a first look at a draft of the Senate health bill which it says was circulating Wednesday afternoon. The new draft is described as similar to the House version with a few differences that may make it more palatable to …

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Baltimore puzzled over why they aren’t part of new federal crime fighting program

It will only take you a brief search of the site to see how many stories we’ve covered dealing with the rising violent crime rate in Baltimore, Maryland. Things are in dire shape, with the relatively small city racking up one of the worst violent …

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Anthem pulls out of Obamacare market in two more states

Anthem announced Wednesday it is pulling out of the Obamacare marketplace in two more states, Indiana and Wisconsin. The insurer announced earlier this month that it was pulling out of the Ohio market. From Forbes: Anthem, which operates under the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand in …

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Dem senator: There’s plenty of circumstantial evidence that Mike Flynn is now cooperating with the FBI

An intriguing leftover from yesterday. Here’s something I wrote last month about reports that Trump had allegedly sent Flynn private messages to “stay strong” and hoped to bring him back to the White House someday. Did the president feel remorse that a friend and loyal …

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