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Tom Bevan: Trump Needs To Deliver On Tax Cuts, Generate Growth


RCP co-founder Tom Bevan joins Fox Business Network's Neil Cavuto to discuss President Trump's focus on the economy. "The Russia investigation/scandal, and the surveillance investigation that has been going on have sucked up a lot of Oxygen, a lot of energy that is in the Trump administration," Bevan said. "I think supporters are happy to see him get back on track talking about pieces of his agenda that honestly they think are going to make a difference." "[Trump] needs a win. He's probably going to get one this week with Neil Gorsuch, that's one thing that is going to be a positive development for him. He has done some positive things from an economic standpoint — rolling back regulations, what he can do through executive order." "He needs to generate economic growth to deliver on promises to Americans who put him in the White House, and to do that he needs to do tax cuts, particularly corporate tax cuts, to generate the kind of growth so people in the Rust Belt really feel something in the next year or two as Trump begins his re-election push."

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Why Can’t Silicon Valley Fix Online Harassment?


Jenna Wortham, NY Times MagazineIn 1996, during the earliest days of the internet, a self-proclaimed cyberlibertarian named John Perry Barlow published a 16-paragraph essay called “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace.” It began with a bold plea: “On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to leave us alone.” Barlow envisioned the internet almost as a new nation-state, a digital utopia free from the imperialistic hierarchies and…

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Trump’s Shock Tactics on North Korea May Just Work


Ian Birrell, The GuardianSong Byeok used to paint propaganda pictures for North Korea’s dictators. But when famine struck, his family was starving like millions of others, so they tried to flee. His father drowned crossing a swollen river to China and Song begged soldiers to help him. Instead they sent him to a labour camp, where the hunger and torture was so extreme he envied those dying all around him….

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