August 17, 2019

If the Trump/Putin Press Conference Shocked You, You’re Not Paying Attention.

Disgraceful. Embarrassing. A complete lack of grasp of the situation. Such were the observations about President Trump’s performance at the joint press conference with Vladimir Putin. Everyone is free to like or dislike the way Trump navigates the world, but I would suggest those descriptions are more suited to the swarm of wild overreaction. It […]

Trade Deficits Paying for China Military Buildup.

One little detail largely escaped media notice when Chinese president Xi Jinping met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on May 8.  The visit coincided with China’s launch of its first indigenous aircraft carrier in the town where the two met, perhaps sending a message to friend and foes of both China and North Korea: The […]

There Is No ‘United Nations.’ So Let’s Stop Paying For It.

The worst people in the world gathered in New York on Thursday to condemn the United States for exercising its sovereign right to establish its embassy in Israel at Israel’s capital. The United States, which funds the lion’s share of the United Nations, hosts the organization in its most populous city, and offers $50 billion […]

Ex-Mexican Prez Doubles Down: Not Paying For Trump’s ‘F**king Wall’

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox called for Donald Trump to “withdraw” from the presidential race Friday because Trump wants to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. In an interview on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria Bartiromo” on Friday, Fox said the presidency of the United States “is so elegant, it’s so full of power […]

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