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Climate Change Becoming A ‘Top-Tier Issue’

quoting Bill Whalenvia Daily Democrat
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Scientists have warned for the last 30 years about the dangers of climate change — more droughts, forest fires and catastrophic weather — as the Earth continues to warm from fossil fuel pollution.

In the News

Assault On America, Day 245: Is Warren The New De Facto Democrat 2020 Leader?

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Richard Viguerie's Conservative HQ
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

By now it’s the stuff of legend, speaking of the crowds candidate Donald Trump drew in 2015 and 2016 during the GOP presidential primary campaign (and continued on through the fall).


A 2020 Recession May Be The Only Roadblock To Trump’s Reelection

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Even though the 2020 election is more than a year away, President Trump’s reelection appears likely unless the economy turns down sharply next year. One reason why Trump is likely to win is that sitting presidents are almost always reelected if the economy is performing well. Like him or not, the current US economy is one of the best in a long time, and this strongly suggests a Trump reelection.

Analysis and Commentary

Progressives’ Cynical Exploitation Of Mass Shootings

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Monday, September 2, 2019

The callous privileging of one sort of death over another.


The Next Democratic Debate: 10 In, 10 Out . . . Five More Who Should Go

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, August 29, 2019

An ideal format it’s not, but next month’s Democratic presidential debate will have at least one improvement over the previous two instalments: just one debate, on one stage, on one night, with only ten candidates present.


Dropouts & Outliers. Lanhee Chen Talks To A&G

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Talk 650 KSTE
Thursday, August 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen weighs in on the path towards the 2020 presidential election.

Analysis and Commentary

Trump — Or What, Exactly?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Let’s compare Trump’s policies and behavior to that of prior presidents — and to his 2020 opponents’.


The Rural-Urban Divide With Jonathan Rodden

interview with Jonathan Roddenvia Rural Matters
Monday, August 26, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jonathan Rodden says geography matters in the United States because we’re divided into electoral districts, which can be a good thing but has a downside in being a major determinant in who wins an election. Rodden notes that the rural vote will be critical in the 2020 election, but economics will not be the only determinant as social issues, such as abortion, gun rights, race, and immigration, will also play a part.

Analysis and Commentary

An Ah Hah Moment While Shopping

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, August 25, 2019

I think I understand one side of Bernie Sanders. I returned a few minutes ago from shopping at the Lucky Supermarket in Pacific Grove, California. On the shopping list was a particular kind of cheese my wife wanted: Sargento Sharp Cheddar in slices.


The Mythical Trump Hydra

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, August 25, 2019

Many are the hissing heads of the polycephalic Donald Trump—at least according to the progressive Left and the NeverTrump Right, who see the president of the United States as some sort of mythical nightmare. Here are a few of his supposedly monstrous manifestations.