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Trump meets with Mexican billionaire, now calls him a “great guy”

President-elect Donald Trump recently met with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, whom he said during his campaign was part of a global anti-Trump conspiracy. The two...

Obama advises Trump not to use so many executive orders

During an interview with NPR, President Obama advised President-elect Trump to make policy changes through congress, as apposed to an executive order. "Going through the...

Ron Paul gains a single electoral vote for president

During a bizarre and highly politicized presidential election it has truly been a unique time to be a conservative voter. After the confirmation of...

Top eight finest concealed carry pistols

As a concealed carry permit holder I have had the opportunity to extensively check out some of the best pistols on the market.  Known...

Trump fires back at Bill Clinton in a twitter rant

President-elect Trump fired back at Bill Clinton for telling a local newspaper that Trump "doesn't know much." "Bill Clinton stated that I called him after...

Hillary Clinton loses electoral college vote exactly 18 years after her husband was impeached

On December 19, 2016, Hillary Clinton officially lost the presidency by losing the electoral college vote.  Exactly 18 years earlier on December 19, 1998,...

Obama grants clemency to 231 people

On Monday, President Obama granted clemency to 231 people, now totaling 1,324 for his entire presidency.  The grant also became the largest single day...

Trump officially wins Electoral College

As expected, President-elect Donald Trump officially won the Electoral College vote today, making him the official next President of the United States. At the...

Are we entitled to goods without effort?

Goods and services aren’t free because they involve scarce resources. If you want heat, food, shelter, clothing, transportation, internet, and all the other things...

Rights derived from liberty versus welfare

A right is a principle that specifies something which an individual should be free to do or legally possess (property). A right is an...

Trump taps SC Rep. Mulvaney as budget director

President-elect Donald Trump has selected South Carolina Representative Mick Mulvaney to be his budget director.  The conservative Republican congressman is an advocate for a...

Michelle Obama says “We are feeling what not having hope feels like.”

During a CBS interview with Oprah Winfrey, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke about the election of Donald Trump. "We feel the difference now. See, now,...

Ten best recent political latenight jokes

So with more time on my hands to watch TV I have been keeping tabs of some of the best political jokes of late....

Portland implements major program to combat income inequality

Last week, the City of Portland, Oregon voted to institute a tax on companies which pay their CEOs more than 100x what their average...

States which voted Clinton losing people, losing jobs

According to new reports, of the 10 states which voted for Hillary Clinton at the highest margins, they also are among the 10 states...

On 225th anniversary, Rand Paul commemorates Bill of Rights

Throughout the last 225 years of this country, the Bill of Rights have provided a constant outline for the defense of the unalienable rights...

Tech Leaders Meet with Trump at Trump Tower

President-elect Donald Trump has told group of technology executives that he's "here to help you folks do well." Many in Silicon Valley were among Trump's...

Biden defends Trump voters

For over a year, Donald Trump has been depicted as a controversial figure within the media. This only heightened after the current President-elect beat...

Trump postpones press conference about addressing business conflicts

Donald Trump's first press conference as President-elect has been postponed until January. Originally scheduled for Thursday, the press conference intended to address the potential conflicts...

Kasich vetoes Ohio’s ‘heartbeat bill’, bans abortions after 20 weeks

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has vetoed a bill that would have banned all abortions from taking place once a fetal heartbeat was detected.  Instead,...

Ohio Secretary of State asks for no tax money to operate his office

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is requesting no state tax dollars from the next state budget to operate his office. Citing "wise financial management over...

Learning the philosophy of Ayn Rand through rock-band Rush

Modern rock pioneers Rush not only produce some of the hardest rocking tunes ever recorded, they also are pioneers when it comes to infusing...

Former NFL Stars Ray Lewis and Jim Brown Spotted at Trump Tower

After meeting with rapper Kanye West to discuss race relations Tuesday morning, Donald Trump welcomed former NFL players Ray Lewis and Jim Brown to...

The Supreme Court Case That Could Change Everything

Politicos everywhere were paying very close attention to how the Supreme Court would rule on the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case.  Rebecca Friedrichs, the...

Trump picks Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump will pick former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy (DOE), according to two transition team sources. Perry, who...

Podesta joins plan to upset electoral college

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta and Christine Pelosi are joining a call to force intelligence officials to give members of the...

Trump considering Fiorina for Administration position

President-elect Trump is considering Carly Fiorina, former HP CEO and 2016 Republican candidate, to be his Director of National Intelligence, says an unnamed source close...

Carly Fiorina spotted at Trump Tower

Carly Fiorina was spotted at Trump Tower Monday after reports surfaced that she was being considered for the position of director of national intelligence. The former...

The Left, Old vs. New and thoughts on the 2016 presidential election

A great deal of initial reaction to the Nov. 8 election has tended to simplification and demonization in a way that will only obscure...

Trump to Pick Ronna Romney McDaniel to Lead RNC

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to pick, Michigan GOP chairwoman, Ronna Romney McDaniel to run the RNC. This pick is expected to be announced...

ExxonMobile CEO Possible Pick for Secretary of State

ExxonMobile chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson is projected to be named President-elect Donald Trump's Secretary of State next week, CNN reports. The report states that...

“Heartbeat” abortion bill passes Ohio Legislature

Last week, a terrible tragedy occurred on the campus of Ohio State University. A student attacker drove a car into a group of pedestrians, while...

Comedian-in-Chief? SNL’s Joe Piscopo eyes NJ Governorship

Former SNL comedian Joe Piscopo is eyeing a run for the opening seat of governor in the state of New Jersey. The comedian, who...

Rubio introduces legislation to fight human trafficking

This Thursday, Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) and New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez (D) teamed up to introduce new legislation aimed to address the...

Trump Adds Andrew Puzder to Growing Cabinet

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name fast-food executive Andrew Puzder as head of the Labor Department. Puzder  is a constant  and vocal critic...

Debunking Salon’s misconceptions about Libertarians

Lately it has become commonplace for political partisans particularly on the left to bash libertarianism. These “critiques” are typically vapid and do nothing but...

CNN Spends Election Cycle Calling Trump Supporters Racist, Then Gets Hit With Class Action...

After months of calling Trump supporters racist, CNN now faces a multi-million dollar class action lawsuit alleging racism from their own black employees. Odd, considering...

Valerie Jarrett: Trump’s Win was “Soul-Crushing”

One of President Obama’s top advisers said on Wednesday that Donald Trump’s electoral win was “soul-crushing.” Valerie Jarrett offered that dramatic assessment during a “Women...

US Citizenship Applications Leap Following Trump Victory

The political upset managed by, the Real Estate mogul, Donald Trump has had many positive correlations, despite the inauguration being a month away. Those include the stock...

Multiple Spots Filled in President-Elect Trump’s Cabinet

Trump is cranking out decisions on his Cabinet appointments and other top positions, including Wednesday where three new names have been appointed — retired Marine...

Trump meets with Chicago Mayor Emanuel, just days after meeting with Gore

Throughout the previous several weeks there has been constant speculation regarding who will find a spot in the incoming Donald Trump Administration. Seemingly every...

Ohio’s ‘heartbeat bill’ is finding its way to Governor Kasich’s Desk

One of the most restricting abortion bills is about to hit Governor Kasich's desk. The "heartbeat" bill will ban all abortions after the baby's heartbeat...

Jill Stein’s Michigan recount ordered to stop

On December 6, 2016, the Michigan Court of Appeals ordered the recount called for by former-Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein to stop, according...

Biden Not Ruling Out 2020 Presidential Campaign

Speculation has begun circling around whether Vice President Joe Biden will be on the ballot for president in 2020. "I'm going to run in 2020....

Catching up: Turning Point USA’s Juanpablo Andrade’s role with the Transition Team

It has been well documented that Turning Point USA Founder and Executive Director Charlie Kirk was spotted entering the Trump Tower in New York...

Trump Continues to Wage War on Press

It is to nobody's surprise that Donald Trump declared war on the media shortly after his campaign took form and to everybody's surprise he's...

Trump to Nominate Carson for HUD Secretary

The Trump transition team announced Monday that Ben Carson will be nominated for the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In...

This Marine congressman opposes wavier for General Mattis

As Marine General James Mattis continues to garner support to be the next secretary of defense, he also continues to garner more opposition. As...

Coulter, Palin speak out against Trump’s latest actions

Both former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and Fox News anchor Ann Coulter have been vocal Trump supporters throughout the campaign. But lately, it appears...

Texas Congressman speaks out against barbecue restrictions

For year Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert has been an outspoken critic of many big government programs. On Friday, the Texas Republican spoke out against the...

President-elect continues to speak out against regime change

Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump has contrasted himself with other candidates on foreign policy by being a vocal critic about regime change. He constantly...

WATCH: CNN crew jokes about Donald Trump’s plane crashing

CNN reporter Suzanne Malveaux was covering the Carrier press conference, in which both President-elect and Vice President-elect Trump and Pence were present. Carrier was able...

Michigan attorney general files lawsuit against Jill Stein’s recount

Michigan’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit to stop a recount of the presidential election results requested by Green Party nominee Jill Stein, his...

Clinton campaign manager: Shocking millennial vote results caused Clinton loss

As dust settles four weeks after the election, tensions between top aides for the Trump and Clinton campaigns came to a breaking point during a Harvard...

General Mattis is already facing opposition from this member of Congress

President-elect Donald Trump recently announced that General James Mattis has been picked to serve as secretary of defense. In order to be the secretary, General...

Retired General Mattis is Heading to Washington

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to be secretary of defense, according to sources. To take the job, Mattis will need...

Justice Antonin Scalia’s views on flag burning

From the time he was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, until his passing in February of this year, Justice Antonin Scalia was...

Sen. Manchin: “I’ll beat the Hell out of you” for burning American Flag

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin didn't mince words when speaking on flag burners. His statement came recently after a tweet by President-elect Trump, calling...

Steve Mnuchin Nominated for Treasury Secretary

Steven Mnuchin, a financier with deep roots on Wall Street and in Hollywood, has no experience in government, but he has now been nominated to...

Tom Price and Elaine Chao Tapped for Trump’s Cabinet

Tom Price and Elaine Chao have been tapped by President-elect Trump for Secretary of Health and Human Services and Transportation, respectively. Elaine L. Chao, the...

Trump Proposes Punishment for Burning U.S. Flag

President-elect Donald Trump tweeted early Tuesday morning that there should be consequences for burning the American flag including possible jail time or loss of...

Former Cato CEO and Ayn Rand fan meets with Trump transition team

For those hoping for a more limited, liberty minded government, there have been a number of recent hires and trends within the incoming Presidential...

Lou Barletta Finalist for Transportation Secretary

Congressman Lou Barletta, has been a Trump loyalist since the early days of the primary campaign and now he is a frontrunner for Secretary of...

5 Rising stars in the conservative movement

Regardless of the results of this past election, it is no secret that the Republican Party must continue to connect and work on communicating...

Libertarian gets top job in Trump White House

For those within the Liberty movement, 2016 initially appeared to be a promising year. The rise of Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, and a number...

WATCH: Overlapping videos of Marco Rubio repeating himself

During this year's Republican Primary, Florida Senator Marco Rubio may not have been victorious but he did put together a strong base of support,...

Melania and Barron Trump won’t be moving to the White House

Neither future first lady Melania Trump nor presidential child Barron Trump will be moving to the white house after Donald Trump's inauguration in January. The...

BLM protesters block store access on Michigan Ave in Chicago

For the second year in a row, Black Lives Matter crowds have blocked storefronts along Chicago's famous Magnificent Mile in order to speak out against...

Guess what the most partisan government agency is

And the award for most partisan federal government agency with the most donations to Democrats goes to … the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). According...

Trump Advisor: Republican Party now populist, no longer conservative

Ever since Ronald Reagan's successful two terms in office during the 1980's, the Republican Party has constantly tried to attach itself to the legacy...

President Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Michael Jordan, Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Hanks

On Tuesday, President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for the last time. The medals were given to 21 individuals, including Michael Jordan,...

School-choice advocate selected for education secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has selected a school-choice advocate and GOP donor from Michigan to be education secretary. Betsy DeVos is set to become the second woman...

Who is Nikki Haley?

It was announced this morning that Trump has selected Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina, to serve as the US ambassador to the United...

This business refuses to serve Trump supporters

A business owner in Albuquerque has announced that, due to his opposition to “fascism,” he will henceforth refuse to do business with Republicans and...

The BBC Visited One PA County to see why they Voted Trump

The BBC visited one PA county to see why they overwhelmingly voted for the President-elect, Donald Trump. He won 218 counties in the US...

Computer scientists claim to have evidence of election fraud favoring Trump

Computer scientists have reached out to the Clinton campaign, claiming that they have evidence of election fraud in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.  They believe...

Trump won’t pursue charges against Clinton for email scandal, Conway says

In an interview with MSNBC's Morning Joe, Kellyanne Conway said that President-elect Donald Trump will not pursue charges against Hillary Clinton for her private email...

CNN Ignores Assaults on White People in Hate Crimes Story

In a story about violence and alleged discrimination following Donald Trump's surprising win in the 2016 presidential election, CNN referred to graffiti as a...

‘Why do you care?’ — Kellyanne Conway DESTROYS media’s obsession with Trump’s tweets

Kellyanne Conway sat down with CNN's Chris Cuomo Monday to discuss the battle between President-elect Donald Trump and the cast of 'Hamilton', the hit...

Howard Dean Has Another Howard Dean Moment

Former Vermont Gov., and 2004 Democratic Presidential hopeful, Howard Dean called President-elect Donald Trump's chief strategist pick Steve Bannon "a Nazi." In an interview with...

The Republican Congress as Parks and Rec

It is important to keep up with who is making decisions on your behalf in the United States’ Congress. Unfortunately, most Millennials don’t keep...

Source: Trump to offer Romney cabinet position

Donald Trump wants Gen. James Mattis to run the Department of Defense, Gov. Mitt Romney to run the State Department, and Steven Mnuchin to...

Could Clinton have a spot in the Trump Administration?

First Lady of the United States (1993-2001), US Senator of New York 2001-2009, US Secretary of State (2009-2013), Democratic Nominee for President 2016. Undeniably,...

Trump’s digital director: Twitter CEO personally censored our campaign

Gary Coby, director of digital advertising and fundraising for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, is accusing Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey of personally censoring pre-approved advertising...

Trump meets with former #NeverTrump Rivals: Possible Reconciliation?

The presidential race is over...those words bring either a sigh of relief or a tinge of anxiety for those thinking about the nation's future....

Nikki Haley: Trump won despite Republican officials, not because of them

Nikki Haley told attendees at the Federalist Society’s annual convention Friday that Donald Trump won the 2016 election in spite of what elected Republicans...

Trump set to begin “Thank America Tour”: Trump Campaign

According to multiple sources, President-elect, Donald Trump plans to have rallies throughout the multiple states he won in the coming weeks. George Gigicos, who scheduled...

Trump Administration taking shape

President-elect Donald Trump continued to build his administration Friday, with the announcement of several high-level positions, including a cabinet position. According to Trump's transition team, the...

Mike Huckabee considered for role in Trump Administration

Former Arkansas Governor, Mike Huckabee, has been tied to the Trump team since he departed the primary race shortly after Iowa. Originally a possibility...

Democrats finalize new Senate leadership positions

With last Tuesday's election, the Democrats have been put in a very difficult position. Although they were able to win a couple of seats...

Cuban-Americans plead with Trump to get tough on Castro

The Obama Administration's recognition of the Cuban government isn't sitting well with many; including those who fled the communist regime. Many of those dissenters...

TPUSA’s Charlie Kirk spotted leaving Trump Tower, discusses Trump transition team on Cavuto

In an interview with Neil Cavuto on Fox News, Turning Point USA's founder Charlie Kirk was spotted leaving Trump Tower and later discussed the...

Here are the favorites for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

One of the highest priorities for the incoming Trump administration is selecting a nominee to succeed the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S....

60 days with Don Trump Jr.

Over the past 60 days, I had a once-in-a-lifetime experience to assist the Trump Presidential Campaign with Donald Trump Jr. With core leaders Gentry Beach...

Democrat Jim Webb Possibly in Line for Cabinet Posistion?

A new name has been floated around as a possible cabinet choice for President-Elect Donald Trump. That name is, former Virginia Senator and 2016 Democratic...

Throwback: Jon Stewart mocks NYT attack on Marco Rubio (VIDEO)

During any Presidential campaign, there is constantly information found and released that candidates oftentimes would prefer not be made public. Sometimes there are baseless...

WikiLeaks: Obama supported a wall on the border

A leaked internal memo from Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign says that fencing at the US-Mexico border could help cut down on illegal immigration. The memo, which...

Rand Paul attacks John Bolton as possible Secretary of State

As President-elect Donald Trump nears a decision on his cabinet, much speculation has been going around. The biggest question, perhaps, is who will be...

Giuliani appears to have cabinet position set

This weekend a number of top positions within the White House have appeared to be filled. For example, RNC Chair Reince Priebus has been...

Trump’s First Four Staffers Paved Road to Victory

When, now President-elect, Donald Trump started this race he had only 4 staffers. Those four staffers remained with Trump until the end, paving a...

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