House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has cancelled the president’s state of the union address until the government is re-opened. After rejecting invitations earlier in the week from the White House to negotiate on funding for border...
When Chinese President Xi Jinping’s autocracy asks Western companies to jump, the response is usually, ‘How high?’ What should Western companies do when threatened by the People’s Republic of China (PRC)? Should...
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats have left themselves no fallback position. And that's why they will lose.  Compromise. It’s a word President Trump used several times yesterday. He is open to compromise....
The Democrats' theme for the evening was 'facts, not fear.' Many major media also adopted the same theme. A humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border must be addressed, President Donald Trump told the country last night in his first Oval Office...
The question of whether the situation at the border is an emergency is probably more of a political issue for the first two branches of government than a legal issue for the third branch. Recently, the New York Times treated...
The blanket opposition to any 'wall' has a number of logical and political inconsistencies. “A wall, in my view, is immorality. It’s the least effective way to protect the border and the most costly. I can’t think of any reason...
Close ties between the United States and China have outlasted their purpose and, as the developments at Google show, have proved counterproductive to liberty and human rights. These days, the front pages of newspapers and the leading mainstream stories are...
In the second season of the TV show “24,” President David Palmer (Dennis Haysbert) is removed from office for failing to launch a war against three Middle East countries purportedly behind a nuclear attack on U.S. soil. Palmer has reason to doubt...
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act cuts rates for most tax brackets, substantially reduces business taxes, increases the standard deduction, and eliminates many tax loopholes and deductions. Congress passed historic, far-reaching tax reform legislation this week, and President Donald Trump...
Whenever the rare threat of a passable Republican bill emerges, we learn from Democrats that thousands, or perhaps millions, of lives, are at stake. Once it passes, we learn that America is over. Taxes? Healthcare? Bogus international treaties? Internet regulations that were...
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