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A Profound Realignment in the Western World


Daniel McCarthy, The National InterestThe center-right in France may yet have a future. But for that to be so, it will have to undercut Le Pen’s appeal on nationalist themes and issues, without acquiring a reputation for bigotry. This is not easily done in the face of a hostile intelligentsia. Yet France has discovered the formula for a nationalism that rejects extremism before, and there is nothing to stop the…

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Trump Tax Plan a Sign of Better Days to Come


Alfredo Ortiz, RealClearPoliticsThis week, President Trump called for a 15 percent corporate and small business tax rate. It couldn’t come at a better time. According to a new Job Creators Network (JCN) poll conducted by Roosevelt Opinion Research of 400 small businesses, more than 70 percent of respondents agree that high taxes and tax complexity currently threaten the viability of their businesses….

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Slow Pace of 2018 Senate Bids a Growing GOP Concern


James Arkin, RCPSenate Republicans are bullish about the 2018 midterms as they target Democrats running for re-election in states carried by President Trump. But facing a turbulent political environment and seasoned Democrats who have won tough races before, some Republicans are growing concerned about their recruitment progress, anxious that potential GOP challengers aren’t stepping up to run in top-tier races. Most Republicans caution patience, arguing it’s still early in the…

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Trump Got Syria and China Right Last Week. That’s a Start.


David Ignatius, WPWASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s foreign policy has been a dizzying spectacle of mixed messages and policy reversals during its first three months. But in last week’s crucial tests, Donald Trump made good decisions about Syria, Russia and China — moving his erratic administration a big closer toward the pillars of traditional U.S. policy.The decision to strike a Syrian air base was a confidence builder for an inexperienced…

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