Take Me to Your Leader – 2020 edition

We’re being “treated” to the most intriguing display of political strategy and power since the 1860’s Civil War and perhaps the most important since the founding of the United States 230 years ago. Instead of fighting over slavery, we’re fighting for our right to survive as a republic.

Into The Light.

It’s hard to say how far ramifications from Friday’s release of the so-called FISA memo will extend. After all the hype, the memo itself seemed a bit underwhelming. However, Rep. Nunes and others note that it contains “clear evidence of Russian collusion” – paid for by the Democratic Party and the Hillary Clinton campaign … and the Mueller investigation wouldn’t have been authorized without it.

Mission Accomplished

The U.S. military did what it does best. Allowed to operate by a hands-off President, U.S. forces routed ISIS—which now occupies just 3% of Iraq and 5% of Syria. U.S. forces will remain “as long as ISIS wants to fight,” …

Bringing Business Back Home

The boldest rewrite of the U.S. tax code since 1986 cleared the Senate Saturday and began the process of reconciliation with the House bill, with the President planning to sign it before Christmas. The major beneficiary of the $1.2 trillion …

Making America Proud Again

President Trump was greeted with a red carpet on his arrival in China (Obama was required to exit Air Force One through the rear door). Donald and Melania Trump were granted a rare dinner at the Forbidden City, an honor …

Voting for Independence

Having imprisoned two of Catalonia’s main separatist leaders, Spanish PM Rajoy announced plans to remove leadership and replace it with direct rule by the central government in Madrid. Defiant Catalan leader Charles Puigdemont told Catalans, Spaniards and the rest of Europe on TV that Spanish imposition of Article 155 is a “humiliation” and “the worst attack against the institutions and people of Catalonia since the military dictatorship of Francisco Franco.