Wednesday 20th , June 2018
Wednesday June 20th 2018
Trump calls to establish a Space Force
Trump wants Soldiers in Space
President Trump on Monday directed the Defense Department to begin creating a sixth branch of the military that will focus solely on space.  “Our destiny beyond the Earth is not only a matt...
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Wednesday June 20th 2018
SNAP enrollment drops
Food Stamp Enrollment Drops Under Trump Administration
Enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has dropped to its lowest level in more than eight years, reports the US Department of Agriculture.  There are currently about 4...
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Wednesday June 20th 2018
The Defense Department is getting pretty much everything it wanted
$716 Billion Defense Bill Passed by Senate
On Monday, a $716 million defense bill passed in Senate with an 85-10 vote from lawmakers.  The fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, H.R. 5515 (115) increases the budget so the militar...
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Tuesday June 19th 2018
False narrative by the Democrats, but they will probably fight the solutions brought by Trump.
HORIST: Loving children is not the issue
How ironic, having spent Fathers’ Day evening writing about children – in this case, those minors being brought into America illegally by their parents.  But first, allow me to establ...
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Tuesday June 19th 2018
Former socialist revolutionary Daniel Ortega, now faces a revolution against his own regime
Nicaragua's Marxist Leader is Losing Control, Over 160 Dead From Government Crackdown
The crisis in Nicaragua is only escalating. Over the weekend, eight people were left dead as the protests against President Daniel Ortega's government continue to rage on.  "Loud bursts of assaul...
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Tuesday June 19th 2018
Tough words on abortion
Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Nazi Eugenics
If there’s one thing the Catholic Church will never accept, it’s abortion.  Even Pope Francis, who is widely considered the most progressive leader in the history of the Catholic Chur...
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Monday June 18th 2018
IG Report - useful or not useful??
HORIST: Something for everyone in Inspector General Report
Despite the high state of anticipation by the White House and congressional Republicans, I forewarned a friend that the then-upcoming report on the FBI by the agency’s Inspector General (IG) was...
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Monday June 18th 2018
Will the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia heat up?
Yemen Forces, Back by Saudi-Led Coalition, Recapture Country's Main Port Hodeida
Yemen Forces, fighting along the Saudi-led coalition, captured the city of Hodeida in Yemen on Thursday after deploying an aggressive assault on Wednesday.  Hodeida, a Red Sea port where most of ...
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Sunday June 17th 2018
China moves towards digital dominance
China's Race Towards a Digital Surveillance State
China will soon add to its arsenal of surveillance tactics a system that allows the government to track citizens’ cars.  Starting July 1st, citizens will be encouraged to install a radio-fr...
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Sunday June 17th 2018
How about now? Will the liberal media finally give Trump credit for the good economy?
Trump's Booming Economy: Retail Sales up, Unemployment Rates Down
In the month of May, the retail sales spiked to $502 billion, a .8 percent increase from the month before, according to the Commerce Department.  May's retail sales beat expectations.  Econo...
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Saturday June 16th 2018
Can academia reform itself? Can academia control itself?
Drain the Cesspools of Tenured Academia
The demands on a tenured professor are rough. Four or five hours of coursework a week, a modicum of office hours, and well, thoughts about it. One finds the professor often bitter over the lower salar...
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Saturday June 16th 2018
It's long past time to say goodbye to Nancy Pelosi
Is Nancy Pelosi Finally On Her Way Out?
Democratic Congressman Brian Higgins (NY) told reporters Wednesday that he does not support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as top Democrat in the chamber.  Citing concerns about the lack of c...
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Friday June 15th 2018
The new world order, the old world order? Is there an interim world order?
HORIST: What is so great about the old world order?
One of the constant themes of the #NeverTrump media is that he is wrecking the “old world order” that has been in place since World War II.  This narrative is played out in headlines ...
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Friday June 15th 2018
California could become three states
California Considers Separating into 3 States
This November, California residents will vote on a controversial ballot measure to divide the state into three separate regions. “Three states will get us better infrastructure, better education...
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Thursday June 14th 2018
The deal is signed, the promises made. Now the spin begins.
HORIST: Summit big win for Trump ... no matter what MSNBC thinks.
Thanks to the 12-hour difference in time between the United States and Singapore, I put in an all-nighter to cover the events and the post-summit analyses.  In terms of the post-meeting coverage,...
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