Rodney Frelinghuysen, GOP chairman: No waste in $1.3 trillion spending bill

House Republicans' spending chief told his colleagues Wednesday that there is no waste in the $1.3 trillion spending bill lawmakers are rushing through Congress this week.

"We've worked to make sure not a dollar is wasted," Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, New Jersey Republican, said as he defended the massive bill before ...

Yes, Jordan Peterson Really Is That Smart

Matt Lewis, The Daily Beast
In the last year, or so, Jordan Peterson, the University of Toronto clinical psychologist turned internet sensation, has emerged as arguably the most important intellectual figure on the right today.

Long Weekend at Kamala’s

Henry Olsen, City Journal
Reforms to the Democratic Party's superdelegate system will make it easier for a progressive candidateâ??like the California senatorâ??to win the presidential nomination.

Achieve More for Israel and Palestinians by Seeking Less

Peter Berkowitz, RCP
TEL AVIV — Despite no shortage of foreign policy challenges, President Trump appears intent — like the last three occupants of the Oval Office — on mediating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. His administration has proceeded with laudable circumspection, insisting that the aim is not to impose a settlement but to assist the sides in reaching a mutually satisfactory agreement. By seeking still less than that, Trump may be able to achieve much more than his predecessors.

No Drama Obama vs. Trump ‘Chaos’

Larry Elder, Investor's Business Daily
Conservative watchdog organization Media Research Center examined the nightly news coverage of President Donald Trump on ABC, NBC and CBS in January and February and concluded that the stories were 91 percent negative. One consistent narrative, particularly given the recent firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, is that "chaos" reigns in the Trump White House.

John Brennan’s Thwarted Coup

George Neumayr, The American Spectator
It was the Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky who coined the phrase the “dustbin of history.” To his political opponents, he sputtered, “You are pitiful, isolated individuals! You are bankrupts. Your role is played out. Go where you belong from now on — into the dustbin of history!”

Elites in Camouflage

Victor Davis Hanson, Defining Ideas
Even in the mostly egalitarian city-states of relatively poor classical Greece, the wealthy were readily identifiable. A man of privilege was easy to spot by his remarkable possession of a horse, the fine quality of his tunic, or by his mastery of Greek syntax and vocabulary.

YouTube tightens restrictions on firearm videos

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) - YouTube has tightened its restrictions on firearms videos.

The video-serving network owned by Google is banning videos that provide instructions on how to make a firearm, ammunition, high-capacity magazines, and accessories such as bump stocks and silencers.

The ban includes showing viewers how to install ...

Donald Trump slams Joe Biden after former veep threatens physical assault

President Trump slammed former Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Thursday, accusing him of threatening physical assault.

"Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy. Actually, he is weak, both mentally and physically, and yet he threatens me, for the second time, with physical assault. He doesn't ...

Indiana governor signs bill letting ‘Dreamers’ get licenses

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed legislation to lift a prohibition on immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children from obtaining state professional licenses.

Holcomb's office says the Republican signed the measure Wednesday affecting people often referred to as "Dreamers." The issue cropped up ...

Metro area populations surge as rural America shrinks

Americans and immigrants from abroad are flocking to the nation's metropolitan areas in droves, pursuing new jobs and economic opportunity. But at the same time, rural America is losing population at an alarming rate, rai...

GOP pushes to change Senate rules for Trump

A group of Republican senators wants to press the button on a new "nuclear option" that would limit debate time on President Trump's nominees.The controversial move would hasten the pace of the president's nominees...