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Priorities: Bill de Blasio flies to G20 to join fellow Resistors

**Written by Doug Powers No more calls are necessary, we have our “Headline of the Week” winner: That’s the leftist equivalent of winning a dream vacation on The Price is Right. Having solved all other problems in his own city… Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday skipped an NYPD swearing-in ceremony made somber by

Of course: Jerry Brown invites private jet parade to Calif. for emergency climate change conference

**Written by Doug Powers President Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement has left Gov. Jerry Brown with no choice but a last ditch effort to save California (and the planet) from the effects of fossil fuel emissions: A parade of eco-hypocrites crop dusting the planet with private jet

CNN’s WH correspondent crosses the ‘fake news’ streams

**Written by Doug Powers Well, CNN continued its incredible run of self-inflicted crotch-kickings today. It started like this: On Thursday morning’s edition of ‘New Day,’ CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta discussed the short press conference President Trump and the Polish president gave this morning in Warsaw. The two leaders only took

Donald Trump vows to sign ‘very big, very powerful’ trade deal with UK

Donald Trump has promised to sign a trade deal with Britain "very very quickly" as he told Theresa May: "There is no country that could possibly be closer than our countries." The US President said he had developed a "very special relationship" with Mrs May as the two leaders sat

The Latest: US pledges $50 million for women’s business fund

10:03 a.m. President Donald Trump is praising a new women's entrepreneurship fund launched by his daughter and the World Bank Saturday that will help women access capital, financing and other support. Trump says that his administration is making a $50 million commitment to the effort at an event held alongside

Trump’s EPA asks court to hold off decision on methane rules

The Environmental Protection Agency asked a federal appeals court Friday to hold off from enforcing its decision to allow Obama-era methane rules for fracking to move forward as it weighs its options for appeal. The agency asked the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for "relief from immediate compliance" with its

9th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses Hawaii’s request to change Trump’s travel ban

A U.S. appeals court refused Friday to clarify the scope of the Supreme Court's lifting of the blockade against President Trump's travel ban, citing a lack of jurisdiction. Earlier Friday, the state of Hawaii had asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to expand the categories of people who

Trump administration has fired more than 500 VA employees since January

Department of Veterans Affairs officials have fired more than 500 misbehaving employees since January, according to data posted online Friday. VA Secretary David Shulkin touted his agency's decision to publish its efforts to hold VA employees accountable, unveiling new requirements for updating the public on personnel actions. "Veterans and taxpayers

Trump may soon get to pick a judge for the DC Circuit

Judge Janice Rogers Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has begun to inform officials that she intends to step down, according to multiple reports Friday. The expected retirement, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, would provide President Trump a chance to pick

Lynch Defends Ending Clinton Email Investigation [semi-satire]

Obama Administration Attorney General Loretta Lynch clarified her previous denial of communication with the Clinton campaign with a contention that "there was nothing improper about my assurances that I would not allow the probe into Secretary Clinton's emails to go too far. Should an AG allow any investigation to go

ICYMI: WSJ Editorial: “Trump’s Defining Speech”

ICYMI: WSJ Editorial: “Trump’s Defining Speech” “The White House description of Donald Trump’s speech Thursday in Warsaw was simply, ‘Remarks by President Trump to the People of Poland.’ In truth, Mr. Trump’s remarks were directed at the people of the world. Six months into his first term of office, Mr.

Here’s a peek at Mercedes-Benz’s new luxury pick-up

Mercedes-Benz has chosen July 18 to unveil its production X-Class pickup truck, which the company is billing as the world's first premium mid-size pickup. But don't look for it on our shores any time soon. This week saw the premiere of a slick teaser commercial, posted above, and the X-Class

The US Is Not “One Nation” — And it Never Was

Patrick Buchanan is an informative and interesting writer. On foreign policy, especially, he's long been one of the most reasonable voices among high-level American pundits. When it comes to cultural matters, however, Buchanan has long held to a peculiar and empirically questionable version of American history in which the United