If only we had a Congress, we would have somewhere to declare war and fund it.
If only we had a Congress, we would have some way to override a president who gets out of his lane.
If only we had a Congress, questions about the price at ports would be handled by the largest democratically elected group in our government.
If we only had a Congress, issues of taxation and spending would be resolved on the basis of public benefit.
If only we had a Congress, matters of war would be overseen by the body closest to the people who would pay for it and die for it.
If only we had a Congress, corruption in other branches of government would be treated as strongly as it was in its own.
If only we had a Congress, we could respond to changing immigration patterns in ways that were humane and that accommodated competing needs in the native population.
The star meets the president on behalf of a 63-year-old woman jailed for a first-time drug offence.
The Media Research Center studied all broadcast evening news coverage of the President from January 1 through April 30, and found 90 percent of the evaluative comments about Trump were negative —
The liberal media’s war against President Trump was as fierce as ever during the first four months of 2018, but the onslaught appears to be for naught: In the face of massive and hostile coverage from ABC, CBS and NBC, Trump’s overall job approval rating actually rose, from 37 percent in mid-December to roughly 43 percent at the end of April.
The Media Research Center studied all broadcast evening news coverage of the President from January 1 through April 30, and found 90 percent of the evaluative comments about Trump were negative — precisely the same hostile tone we documented in 2017.
If you think that is an exaggeration, then you evidently think the Obama administration’s injection of well over a hundred billion dollars — some of it in the form of cash bribes — into the coffers of the world’s leading state sponsor of anti-American terrorism was either trivial or, more delusionally, a master-stroke of statecraft.
Of course, there’s a lot of delusion going around. After repeatedly vowing to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons (with signature “If you like your health insurance, you can keep your health insurance” candor), President Obama, and his trusty factotum John Kerry, made an agreement that guaranteed Iran would obtain a nuclear weapon.