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May 3, 2017

Shut Up, Jimmy Kimmel, You Elitist Creep By Charles Hurt

This is why America hates Hollywood.

Late night “funny” man Jimmy Kimmel delivered a heart-wrenching monologue Monday night that every mother and every father could relate to.

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April 26, 2017

Congress Has Been Stalling Border Wall Funding By Charles Hurt

A full decade after voting to construct a secure barrier along the U.S. border with Mexico, Congress continues to refuse to lay out the money required to build the damned wall.

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April 19, 2017

Donald Trump's Political Death Being Reported (and Greatly Exaggerated) By Charles Hurt

The river of fake news continues to run unabated.

It’s not even 100 days into the Trump presidency, and already the man is finished. Unprecedented turmoil and mayhem. Chronic infighting. Can’t get anything done. Even Republicans in Congress are turning on him.

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April 12, 2017

Remember When the Establishment Thought Trump Was Crazy? By Charles Hurt

Remind me again: Who is the impulsive, trigger-happy pugnacious brute who cannot be trusted with the nuclear codes?

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April 10, 2017

Trump, the 'Nuclear Option' of Presidents, Awakens the Comfortable in the Senate By Charles Hurt

One of the greatest decisions of the 20th Century was the unflinching order by President Harry S. Truman to drop two bombs on Japan.

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April 5, 2017

Susan Rice Somehow Manages to Make Benghazi Cover-up Seem Minor By Charles Hurt

Well, that explains the deafening silence from President Obama.

All these months, it turns out, it was his right-hand hatchet gal and exposed serial prevaricator Susan Rice who was behind the scenes in his administration working all the levers of the most powerful espionage machine on planet Earth to spy on Mr. Obama’s political enemies.

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March 31, 2017

Why the Curious Silence From Obama Over Tapped Trump Tower? By Charles Hurt

What is with this curious — now deafening — silence from former President Barack Obama on these charges that his administration spied on a political opponent at the very height of a presidential campaign?

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March 29, 2017

Trumpcare Failure a Sign of Real Change in Congress by Charles Hurt

It sure ain’t pretty, but this is what “post-partisan” politics looks like. And despite all the caterwauling you hear from the political press here in Washington, that is a good thing.

“Ryancare” or “Trumpcare,” or whatever the hell you want to call it, is dead.

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March 22, 2017

Trump-obsessed Media Pay No Attention to the Man Holding the Political Puppet Strings By Charles Hurt

For a guy who claims to be above or beneath or beside grubby politics in America, FBI chief James Comey sure does manage to insert himself into the seamiest corners of politics and seize the spotlight at the most fraught moments possible. In this past election, Jim Comey was the “Where’s Waldo?” of American politics.

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March 20, 2017

Judge Gorsuch and The Corpse Flower by Charles Hurt

Every few years, the botanical garden down on the National Mall proudly boasts its prized “corpse flower.” In years when our federal swamp gets hot and icky enough, the foul-smelling plant turns a throbbing purple and blooms.

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March 15, 2017

Democrats Need to Help Fix the Disastercare They Created By Charles Hurt

Remember how for years after President Obama first got elected we had to hear all about how Republicans destroyed the economy?

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March 8, 2017

Obama Wiretapping Trump Evidence of Former President's Agenda By Charles Hurt

Once again bypassing the hopelessly jaundiced media, President Trump announced that he just learned that his predecessor in the White House bugged Trump Tower during the last election.

“This is McCarthyism!” he declared, in 140 characters or less.

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March 3, 2017

Democrats Go Off the Deep End, Can't Conceal Their Contempt for U.S. Military By Charles Hurt

It’s not like they leave much room for doubt about how much contempt they hold for military service and the immeasurable sacrifice that comes with it.

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March 1, 2017

Trump Speech Leaves Democrats Befuddled, In Ruins, With Question Marks by Charles Hurt

The president opened by celebrating Black History Month. Lady Democrats wore white.

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February 22, 2017

Trump's War on 'Fake News' Offers a Great Civics Lesson By Charles Hurt

President Trump is lashing out against “fake news” in what is quite possibly the greatest civics-journalism course ever publicly taught in America.

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February 17, 2017

Trump Is the Answer to All That Ails Washington By Charles Hurt

In a whirling dervish White House press conference, President Trump manhandled the press, piledrived all the fake news and reminded the world why he tore through both political parties and got elected president in the first place.

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February 15, 2017

Media and Liberals Think They've Finally Caught Their Prey By Charles Hurt

Mike Flynn was right to quit. You don’t lie to the vice president of the United States and let him go out on national television and lie to the American people.

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February 10, 2017

Make SCOTUS Great Again: Liberal Judges Push Their Own End By Charles Hurt

Democrats should be very, very careful what they wish for.

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February 8, 2017

‘1984’: Making Liberals Great Again By Charles Hurt

Donning dirty T-shirts that say things like “nasty woman” and “resist,” the melting snowflakes are fleeing this Orange Revolution for their latest safe space. But it is probably one that should come with a trigger warning for these tender little kiddies.

In droves, the precious political “liberals” and “progressives” are gobbling up copies of George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984” about “the perils of a totalitarian police state,” according to The Washington Post.

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January 31, 2017

People Need to Get Over the So-called ‘Muslim Ban’ By Charles Hurt

Look, global elites, nobody said self-governance would be easy. Or pretty. But it is what it is. Get over it.