Politics

On guns and porn, morally elevated citizens should tell the busybodies to buzz off

March 30, 2018 12:27 pm

Will foreign pornographers be the last defenders of the Bill of Rights? America is going through one of its periodic…

Trump’s new VA Secretary has worked for four successive presidents. The media doesn’t care

March 29, 2018 12:29 am

Context is everything. But if you’re a busy person trying to navigate the personal and professional traps of modern life…

Why isn’t Donald Trump tweeting about expelling Russian diplomats?

March 27, 2018 3:38 pm

“President Trump ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian officials from the United States and ordered the closure of the Russian…

Revealed: Cambridge Analytica and the passport king

March 27, 2018 2:15 pm

The Cambridge Analytica story is full of hot air. Everybody delights in talking about how scary Facebook is, and lots…

Donald Trump turns on Putin

March 26, 2018 5:37 pm

It seems like only yesterday Donald Trump was buttering up Vladimir Putin. His congratulations on Putin’s victory and failure to…

Why John Bolton is no warmonger

March 24, 2018 2:35 pm

The hysteria from the Left over Donald Trump’s appointment of John Bolton as National Security Advisor to replace Lt. General…

Did Trump appoint John Bolton to distract from his spending bill failure?

March 23, 2018 8:50 am

Another massive America news blizzard yesterday: Trump lawyer quits, tariffs tariffs tariffs, stock-market slide, former alleged mistresses of the President…

Isolationist? Donald Trump appears to be assembling a war cabinet

March 22, 2018 11:47 pm

Is the third time the charm? President Trump has already run through Mike Flynn, who enjoyed the shortest tenure in…

Will Mark Zuckerberg now admit that Facebook is anti-social?

March 22, 2018 1:00 pm

Zuck speaks! He’s finally responded to the Cambridge Analytica debacle. To be honest, I could have predicted almost word-for-word this evening’s statement: It…

15 years after Iraq, regime change has come to Washington

March 21, 2018 12:28 pm

This week marks 15 years since the start of America’s war in Iraq. Regime change was George W. Bush’s objective,…

Will Trump take on Big Pharma and the insurance companies?

March 21, 2018 10:33 am

Yesterday, Donald Trump went to New Hampshire, the ‘Granite State’ or, as he calls it, a ‘drug-infested den’. He has…

Not my president: meet the Chinese students standing up to Xi Jinping

March 19, 2018 4:18 pm

At last, some students in the West are campaigning for freedom and democracy. Following years of supposedly rad students banning…

Facebook’s privacy failings are no accident

March 19, 2018 3:26 pm

Remember Nudge? It was a 2008 book by Chicago economist Richard Thaler and Harvard Law professor Cass Sunstein, full of bright…

Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook is straight from Obama’s playbook

March 18, 2018 5:34 pm

Every few weeks, it seems, Carole Cadwalladr drops a long piece for the Guardian or the Observer about how the…

The President vs the FBI

March 18, 2018 4:17 pm

It’s hard to stop watching cable news. Trump sues a former porn star, Stormy Daniels for $20m for saying they…

Tillerson shock? US Forces Korea officials knew about ‘Rexit’ last month

March 16, 2018 2:07 pm

But they'll miss the 'improvisational jazz' of the Tillerson-Trump partnership

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organisation’s Russia documents

March 15, 2018 8:43 pm

When Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, went to Moscow in 2006, she did all the usual tourist things: walked around Red…

Donald Trump finally announces sanctions against Russia

March 15, 2018 5:33 pm

Donald Trump today called it a ‘very sad situation.’ The ‘it’ in question is of course the chemical weapons attack…

Is Donald Trump, like Bush, being taken over by neocons?

March 15, 2018 11:35 am

The Trump administration’s foreign-policy team is beginning to look a lot like a Marco Rubio foreign policy team. It’s not…

Rand Paul denounces Trump’s ‘crazy neocons’

March 14, 2018 5:45 pm

President Trump continues to shake up his White House team. As early as tomorrow he plans to name Larry Kudlow,…

‘I’m fascinated by Mussolini’

March 14, 2018 1:00 pm

Steve Bannon talks fascism

After Pennsylvania, can the GOP win again?

March 14, 2018 10:03 am

The special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District has ended in a photo finish. There are absentee ballots still to…

With Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State, Trump will be more hawkish

March 13, 2018 1:48 pm

The surprising thing isn’t that Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. It is that it took this long.…

Rex Tillerson’s sacking isn’t about Russia

March 13, 2018 1:39 pm

Sometimes it’s almost as if Donald Trump wants the world to think he’s a Russian patsy. Yesterday, Rex Tillerson, as…

Robert Mueller keeps everyone guessing

March 13, 2018 12:23 pm

Robert Mueller, the former Director of the FBI and special counsel in the soap opera that is the Russia collusion…