• Foreigners Boycott Trump's America

    By Froma Harrop Are President Trump’s threats and insults against our allies just an obnoxious negotiating tactic? It hardly matters, because they haven’t worked. And it’s worse than not working. Trump has turned “made in America” into consumer poison around the globe. Trump is not content to wage a simple war on trade, itself an […]

  • Trump says he’s “not thrilled” by Federal Reserve interest rate hikes

    By Matthew Yglesias A broken norm, but also a decent point. Speaking to CNBC’s Joe Kernen, President Trump took the unusual step of criticizing the Federal Reserve Bank for its current trajectory of higher interest rates, saying he’s “not thrilled” by the Fed’s plans to raise interest rates. WATCH: President Trump lays into the Fed, […]

  • The Coming Welfare Wars

    By Robert J. Samuelson WASHINGTON — The Trump administration may have declared it over, but a new War on Poverty is coming anyways. It will be fought largely over the “work requirement” — should the government require welfare recipients either to get a job or to train for one? It’s a philosophical as much as […]

  • Rand Paul: Trump Derangement Syndrome Has Officially Come To The Senate

    SEN. RAND PAUL (R-KY): Trump Derangement Syndrome has officially come to the Senate. The hatred for the President is so intense that partisans would rather risk war than give diplomacy a chance. Does anybody remember that Ronald Reagan sat down with Gorbachev and lessened the nuclear tensions? We need to still have those open talks. […]

  • Christians are calling for better family leave policies. That wasn’t always the case.

    By Tara Isabella Burton A Christian think tank makes the case for better child care policies. A prominent Christian think tank has come out fiercely in favor of better family leave policies, defending federally mandated family leave policies on theological grounds. “Christian families can form themselves along a divine vision of work and family as […]

  • Kavanaugh Will Defend the Constitution, Uphold Rule of Law

    By Ken Paxton A comical situation unfolded at the U.S. Supreme Court ahead of President Trump’s nomination announcement earlier this month: Joined by VIPs of the progressive left, including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, protesters loudly trumpeted their so-called “principled” opposition to the nominee. But because no one yet knew who would actually be nominated, […]

  • NATO's Challenge Is Germany, Not America

    By Victor Davis Hanson During the recent NATO summit meeting, a rumbustious Donald Trump tore off a thin scab of niceties to reveal a deep and old NATO wound — one that has predated Trump by nearly 30 years and goes back to the end of the Cold War. In an era when the Soviet […]