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September 13, 2017

Clinton's 'What Happened' Blames Everyone Else for Presidential Loss, But We Knew That Already By Charles Hurt

Finally! The collusion with Russia we have all been looking for!

Russian operatives working for the Kremlin reportedly spent $100,000 posting “divisive social and political messages” on Facebook during last year’s presidential campaign.

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September 8, 2017

Trump Sidesteps Roadblock of Republicans By Charles Hurt

The swamp gets sloshed! Republicans stunned! GOP reeling! Blindsided!

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September 6, 2017

Trump Schools Obama on U.S. Constitution By Charles Hurt

Everyone knows that former President Barack Obama, our Great American Constitutional Law Professor, got mercilessly schooled by the Supreme Court during his eight years in office. Now he is getting schooled by a brash-talking, orange-haired reality-TV star and real-estate developer from Queens.

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August 30, 2017

There Are No Decent Plans in Congress, Just Lies, Intraparty Squabbling By Charles Hurt

We are witnessing some of the most spectacularly absurd political gambits in American history unfold right now before our very eyes.

The first comes from Democrats in Congress, who want to somehow blame collapsing Obamacare on Republicans.

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August 21, 2017

Democrats Decry the KKK While Forgetting Legacy of One of Their Own By Charles Hurt

Because, of course, they want rule of law to reign, a group of citizens began digging up the grave of Nathan Bedford Forrest in Memphis this week over his helping found the Ku Klux Klan.

They only got a few shovelfuls before giving up. But they vowed to return with a backhoe to dig the rest of the man’s grave up later.

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August 16, 2017

Between Alt-right and 'Antifa,' Media Still Manages to Be Worse By Charles Hurt

Eight years after it was proved — even more convincingly than the moon landing — that a black man can get elected president of the United States of America, we still have slow learners stuck in the past.

It’s the “Obliterate History Neanderthals” versus the “I’m White and I’m Proud Brass Knuckle Draggers.” Truly, dumb and dumber — and not always in that order.

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August 9, 2017

Under Trump, Homeland Security Actually Gets Around to Securing the Homeland By Charles Hurt

Are you tired of winning yet?

In the long march to remaking American greatness, President Trump has certainly attracted plenty of scorn and ridicule from all the predictable and boring corners over all the predictable and boring nonissues.

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August 2, 2017

Health Care Debate Hasn’t Dulled Trump’s Political Instincts by Charles Hurt

Even amid the cosmic chaos that is this White House, President Trump maintains the laser focus of his wickedly sharp political instincts.

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July 26, 2017

Recusal or Not, Trump’s Attacks on Sessions No Way to Help Drain the Swamp By Charles Hurt

Forget loyalty to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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July 19, 2017

Blame Dishonest Democrats Who Created Obamacare And Lied About It By Charles Hurt

Behold, this is your health care, run by the federal government.

Politicians far, far away in Washington — advised by armies of bureaucrats whose salaries you pay but you have never met — all huddled in Congress deciding what pills they will give you and how long is long enough for you to be on life support.

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July 12, 2017

Long Live President Trumpopov! By Charles Hurt

You don’t have to be a seasoned Kremlinologist steeped in the chicanery of klepto-thugocracies to realize that America really dodged a bullet in last year’s presidential election.

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July 5, 2017

Trump Seizes Moral High Ground in Charlie Gard Case By Charles Hurt

The secret to President Trump’s remarkable outsider success is his fearless willingness to walk into the most politically fraught situations, redefine every long-held prejudice and seize the moral high ground by embracing the simplest truth.

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June 21, 2017

Bern Victims Pile Up in Democratic Party By Charles Hurt

If the anti-Trump fever the media keeps telling us all about cannot break through in Georgia’s 6th District, then it truly is nothing but a phantom that exists nowhere but in the minds of media elites hysterically trying to will President Trump out of existence.

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June 14, 2017

Jeff Sessions Takes the Gloves Off By Charles Hurt

No more Mr. Nice Guy.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions came out swinging Tuesday, blasting his former colleagues in the U.S. Senate for their sham investigation into these loony accusations that somehow Mr. Sessions conspired with Russians to rig last year’s election.

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June 7, 2017

Trump Should Consider Becoming His Own Solicitor General By Charles Hurt

President Trump’s single greatest strength is that he — and he alone — is his own top adviser and most trusted confidant. It’s just he, himself and @realDonaldTrump.

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June 2, 2017

Hillary Scrubs Her Hands Furiously, 'Out, Damned Spot!' By Charles Hurt

“Out, damned spot! Out, I say! — One, two. Why, then, ‘tis time to do ‘t. Hell is murky! — Fie, my lord, fie! A soldier, and afeard? What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account? — Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him.”

— Lady Macbeth, Macbeth Act 5, Scene 1

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May 31, 2017

Imperfect Trump Dominates World Stage and U.S. Media Fabricates By Charles Hurt

This being that time of year when we are supposed to remember and be grateful, it is highly appropriate that we in the damned media — we, the enemy of the public; we, the ink-stained wretches; we, the writers of history’s first draft — should pause a moment and give thanks for President Donald J. Trump, politician extraordinaire.

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May 24, 2017

So, the Fate of the Republic Rests on Trump's Choice of Adjectives? By Charles Hurt

Have you heard the latest scandal involving President Trump?

During a speech in Saudi Arabia, Mr. Trump applauded Middle East leaders for a series of steps they have taken to confront radical Islamic terrorism.

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May 17, 2017

Inspirational Trump Tripped Up By His Own Administration By Charles Hurt

As with his campaign, Donald Trump’s presidency is developing into yet another epic tome, “The Tale of Two Trumps.”

This past weekend, President Trump delivered his first graduation speech as president at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. It was nothing short of spectacular.

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May 11, 2017

For Comey, a Creature of the Swamp, a Deserved Dunking By Charles Hurt

This is what happens if you mess with the swamp. All the swamp creatures begin snapping and writhing and yowling like angry cats in the dark.

For the better part of a year now, the only thing everyone in Washington could agree upon was that now-ex FBI Director Jim Comey was an overreaching, underperforming dolt.