Entries by cletarubio2

Ocasio-Cortez Wishes Merry Christmas to ‘Refugee Babies in Mangers’

Democratic Socialist and Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) wished a Merry Christmas to “refugee babies in mangers,” drawing a parallel between the plight of refugees to the Nativity story. “Joy to the World!” tweeted Ocasio-Cortez on Christmas morning. “Merry Christmas everyone – here’s to a holiday filled with happiness, family, and love for all people. (Including refugee babies in mangers…

Christmas Spirit Reaches U.S. Troops Deployed to Anti-Jihad War Zones

U.S. service members deployed to fight jihadi groups in the Middle East and Afghanistan were offered a moment’s respite from war to celebrate the Christmas holiday, connect with their families, and enjoy a traditional holiday meal Tuesday. Writing from Afghanistan, where U.S. troops are continually facing the Afghan Taliban and the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), American…

Fmr RNC Chair Steele: ‘Bromance’ with Kanye Doesn’t ‘Absolve’ Trump’s Racism

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele said President Donald Trump does not get his previous actions and comments forgiven by holding an Oval Office press conference with hip-hop star Kanye West. Network host Chris Matthews said, “Here he is sitting with a hip-hop guy who apparently has some sort of…

Turning Down the Heat on Immigration

The Statue of Liberty (Adrees Latif/Reuters) In his new book, Reihan Salam looks for a way to preserve America’s egalitarian ideas. The populist wave across Europe and America has many causes, almost all of them related to the disappointments of globalization. The post–Cold War politics of the Western world worked for Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, and much…

Washington Examiner: Obama Prosecuted Staff Leakers, Gave Lie-Detector Tests, ‘Paranoid’

Paul Bedard writes in the Washington Examiner about a report from the Committee to Protect Journalists laying out the Obama administration’s “paranoid” attacks on the media and leakers, including the use of lie-detector tests on its own staffers: Should President Trump need a model to use to track down leakers inside his administration like the…