Independent voters don’t feel respected, but can’t be ignored

Independent voters don’t feel respected, but can’t be ignored

By Keerthi Vedantam / Cronkite News Independent voters, who get shut out of primary elections and are ignored by Republicans and Democrats, proved in the 2016 election that squandering their voices is politically dangerous, according to some political observers. Public officials, pollsters and university professors said in panels earlier this week that too many miscalculated the […]

Open Borders policy is pushed by Democrats, Republicans and Technocrats

Open Borders policy is pushed by Democrats, Republicans and Technocrats

Trilateral Commission policy for erasing the borders of the world is seen to be thriving in all political parties. It is also backed by other unsavory characters like George Soros. The global elite believe that the UN’s Sustainable Development cannot be completely implemented without first establishing a multicultural society. ⁃ TN Editor A member of the […]

Michael Barone: Surge of Democratic turnout has yet to appear

Michael Barone: Surge of Democratic turnout has yet to appear

By Michael Barone You don’t have to wander long in the liberal commentariat to find projections that the Republican Party is in a death spiral, doomed by demographics, discredited by the dissension among House Republicans, disenchanted with its experienced presidential candidates and despised by the great mass of voters. There is something to be said […]

Republican hard-liners circumvent GOP leadership on Ex-Im bank

Republican hard-liners circumvent GOP leadership on Ex-Im bank

Many of the same centrist Republicans who complained about conservatives stabbing the GOP in the back on congressional procedures are behind the effort to circumvent their own leaders and force a vote on the divisive Export-Import Bank. Forty-two Republicans – less than a fifth of the House GOP conference – joined 146 Democrats in signing […]

Michael Barone: Are both parties incapable of governing?

Michael Barone: Are both parties incapable of governing?

By Michael Barone Important parts of our two great political parties seem bent on demonstrating that their parties are incapable of governing coherently. House Republican rebels have pushed Speaker John Boehner out the door without advancing a plausible successor and have risked leaving the speaker’s chair vacant. Hillary Clinton has backpedaled and flip-flopped to fortify […]

Obama campaigns for his legacy as 2016 Republican candidates’ attacks hit a nerve

Obama campaigns for his legacy as 2016 Republican candidates’ attacks hit a nerve

President Obama is making a point of ignoring the Republican presidential debates, but the candidates’ campaign rhetoric is obviously hitting a presidential nerve or two. Time and again in recent weeks, Mr. Obama has launched into an unsolicited, spirited defense of his record, in a tone that sometimes betrays a deep annoyance with the Republicans’ […]

Emil Franzi: ELECTION 2015! Time again for presidential sweepstakes

Emil Franzi: ELECTION 2015! Time again for presidential sweepstakes

By Emil Franzi The race for the GOP nomination is crystalizing faster than most establishment pundits foresaw. I was premature in calling Trump’s decline but he’ll continue to drop. Again quoting H.L. Mencken, that brilliant observer of past political motivations, “Nobody wants a messiah with a bloody nose.” Carly bloodied him. She showed us what […]