Informing Iran, "The U.S. is watching what you do," Amb. Nikki Haley called an emergency meeting Friday of the Security Council regarding the riots in Iran. The session left her and us looking ridiculous.
As protesters march in Iran, the U.S. government has emerged as a brave champion of human rights. "The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years," noted Donald Trump on Twitter. Mike Pence saluted them for "rising up to demand freedom and opportunity" and endorsed their "unalienable right to chart their own future."
Stagnant tax policies and anti-tax fervor coupled with the Legislature's inattention to changing business patterns will play havoc with local government financing over the coming years.
As tens of thousands marched in the streets of Tehran on Wednesday in support of the regime, the head of the Revolutionary Guard Corps assured Iranians the "sedition" had been defeated.
It really wasn't all that bad. That, at least, was the consensus response from a dozen historians to whom Politico posed a question in the waning hours of the old year: "Was 2017 the Craziest Year in U.S. Political History?"
Nobody can doubt the power of the Southeastern Conference in football now.
What caused the FBI to open a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign in July 2016, which evolved into the criminal investigation that is said today to imperil the Trump presidency?
Asked what he did during the French Revolution, Abbe Sieyes replied, "I survived." Donald Trump can make the same boast.
If there is any single trait that defines Americans, it is optimism.
The original question the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign was to answer was a simple one: Did he do it?
After the dizzying rush of revelations and accusations of sexual assault and sexual harassment by movie moguls, actors, senators, editors, talking heads, bible-thumping candidates for office and all manner of other powerful men, American society finds itself at a crossroads. Women, by and large, feel a little vindicated. Men feel wary.
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