Tag: National

Media Admits ‘Hysteria,’ CPAC and Milo, Curious Presidential Rankings

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America react to ‘Face the Nation’ host John Dickerson admitting the media are responsible for their own credibility problem by getting things wrong and engaging in “hysterical” coverage. They also groan as the nation’s largest gathering of conservatives gives the highest-profile speaking slot to Milo Yiannopoulos before rescinding it in a swirl of controversy. And they examine C-SPAN’s rankings of all former presidents and find several curious decisions.

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Flynn Fine So Far, Trump vs. Media, Michigan’s Amazing Race

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America discuss reports that intelligence officials and the FBI have not found any criminal activity thus far by Mike Flynn after reviewing transcripts of his call to Russia and testimony to the FBI. They also react to Thursday’s high-octane press conference as Trump and the media clashed again. And they rub their hands with glee as Ted Nugent says he’s considering a run for Michigan’s U.S. Senate seat.

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Libs Target Dems, Some Wobbly Senate Republicans, Media Temper Tantrum

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America enthusiastically welcome a liberal threat to launch primary challenges to Democratic senators in 2018 for being too nice to Donald Trump. They also slam Republicans John McCain and Susan Collins for voting against very solid conservative nominees. And we react to the mainstream media temper tantrum after not getting to ask questions at some of Pres. Trump’s press conferences.

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IRS Ignoring Obamacare Mandate, Flynn & the ‘Deep State,’ Kid Rock for Senate?

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America react to the IRS reportedly ignoring whether taxpayers failed to purchase health insurance in 2016. They also discuss the latest revelations surrounding Mike Flynn and the leaking to the media by career national security personnel. And they discuss the early speculation that Kid Rock may be recruited to run for U.S. Senate in Michigan.

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Flynn Resigns, Webb Rips Dems, Ready to Be A Cyborg?

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America discuss why the problems surrounding former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn should have been seen long ago and avoided. They also discuss former Dem Sen. Jim Webb ripping Democrats for having no message and catering to identity politics instead of appealing to the working class. And they react to Elon Musk’s prediction that we all have to become cyborgs or else risk being irrelevant due to the major advances in artificial intelligence.

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Is Flynn Fudging the Truth? New North Korean Threat, Left vs. Reality

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America groan as trust issues arise around National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. They also discuss the latest North Korean missile launch and whether there is a good strategy for confronting Kim Jong-Un. And they shake their heads as liberal comedian Sarah Silverman mistakes utility line markings as swastikas, just the latest episode in SJW hysteria.

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Price is Right, Ninth Circuit Nonsense, Cuomo’s Epic Victimhood

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are thrilled to see Tom Price confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services. They also discuss the numerous problems with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on the Trump immigration order. And they slam CNN’s Chris Cuomo for asserting that accusing a journalist of fake news is the equivalent of using the N word.

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Politics of Justice, Worried About Warren, Conway’s Commercialism

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America discuss a good day for judicial conservatives as Neil Gorsuch distances himself from some of Trump’s tweets on the judiciary, the Senate confirms Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General and Sen. Tim Scott exposes the racist messages he got for supporting Sessions. They also cringe as Tucker Carlson suggests Elizabeth Warren would have defeated Donald Trump. And they slam Kellyanne Conway for blatantly promoting Ivanka Trump’s products in a national television interview.

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Gorsuch May Get A Vote, Waiting for the Right to Work, Trump’s Tiresome Tweeting

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are pleased to see nine Senate Democrats claim to want an up or down vote for Judge Gorsuch. They also applaud Missouri passing right to work legislation but wince as opponents may be able to stall the law from taking effect for almost two years. And they scold President Trump for tweeting about Ivanka’s battle with Nordstrom.

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Trump vs. the Judge, Trump’s ‘Killer’ Answer, GOP’s Slower Strategy

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America have all bad news, starting with a federal judge putting a hold on Pres. Trump’s immigration order without citing any law or constitutional provision and Trump’s subsequent tweets attacking the judicial system. We also blast Trump for his moral equivalence in dismissing Vladimir Putin as a killer by saying America’s done a lot of bad things too. And we discuss and debate whether the slower GOP strategy on Obamacare and tax reform is responsible leadership or letting a golden opportunity slip away.

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Terrorist Taken Down, Conway and Media Flop, Reckless Reich

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America cheer French security for shooting a would-be terrorist outside the Louvre. They also discuss Kellyanne Conway’s “Bowling Green Massacre” moment, her decision to slam the media when correcting her mistake, and the media for focusing more on her mistake than her point that refugees in the U.S. were trying to kill Americans. They unload on former Labor Secretary Robert Reich for suggesting, without any facts, that the Berkeley rioters were conservatives. And they offer their Superbowl predictions and preferences.

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Trump’s Reverence, GOP Senate Turncoats, Leftist Protests Violent Again

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America applaud Pres. Trump for the quiet, dignified way he honored a fallen Navy SEAL on Wednesday. They also slam GOP Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski for opposing Betsy DeVos to become the next Secretary of Education. And they unload on the violent leftist protesters who wrought havoc at UC-Berkeley Wednesday night.

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Giddy Over Gorsuch, Mad Libs Protesting, Cancelling the Oscars

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America cheer President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court. They also get a kick out of flailing liberals showing up to protest the Supreme Court nomination with fill-in-the-blank signs so they could protest anyone who was chosen. And they fully support the push from Vox to cancel the Oscars, although their reasons are somewhat different than those offered by Vox.

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Trump Fires Yates, Obama’s Back Already, Brady vs. SJW Sports Media

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America discuss President Trump’s firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she refused to defend his executive order. They also groan as former President Obama injects himself into politics just 10 days after leaving office. And they defend Tom Brady against the SJW sports media demanding Brady explain where he supports and opposes Trump.

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Trump Targets Regs, Politics of Refugees, Iran Defies UN Again

 

Greg Corombos of Radio America and David French of National Review discuss President Trump’s orders seeking to reduce federal regulations. They also say Trump is on the right track with his refugee policy but did not implement it well, and they unload on the hysterical left-wing reaction to the policy. And they practice their shocked faces as Iran defies the United Nations and tests a ballistic missile – the ones that carry nuclear warheads.

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March for Life, Trump’s Border Tax, Anti-Ultrasound Piece Humiliates the Left

 

Greg Corombos of Radio America and David French of National Review cheer the many thousands of Americans marching for life and against abortion Friday in Washington. They also shake their heads at President Trump’s suggestion that a 20 percent border tax on Mexican imports might be a good way to pay for a border wall. And they discuss all the humiliating concessions and retractions Atlantic magazine has to make following its story suggesting ultrasound is used to deceive women into believing their unborn babies are people with heartbeats who can feel pain.

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Enforcing Immigration Laws, Gabbard’s Folly, Sanctimonious Sanctuary Dems

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are encouraged by President Trump’s vow to enforce existing immigration laws. They also rip Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for her Syria trip and going easy on Assad in her analysis. They unload on disingenuous Democrats upset about Trump looking to end sanctuary cities, and they note the rise of Canada’s Trump – and it’s someone you may well be aware of.

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Supreme Finalists, Trump and Voter Fraud, Rahm’s Blames Feds for Chicago

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are very encouraged by the final two names President Trump is reportedly considering for the Supreme Court vacancy. They also cringe as Trump once again insists he lost the popular vote only through rampant voter fraud by illegal aliens. And they slam Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for claiming a lack of federal assistance is to blame for the huge number of murders in his city.

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Trump’s Early Orders, Obama’s Last Jab, Pompeo Confirmation Drama

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America applaud the vast majority of President Trump’s executive orders. They also groan at the news President Obama defied Congress to send $221 million to the Palestinian Authority on his final morning as president. And they shake their heads as two-thirds of Senate Democrats even oppose Mike Pompeo to lead the CIA.

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Spicer’s Odd Debut, Dissecting the Women’s March, Rubio Backs Tillerson

 

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America scratch their heads over White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s special briefing to scold the media over coverage of crowd size at the inauguration and the location of the Martin Luther King bust in the Oval Office. They also shake their heads as the huge “women’s march” is really nothing more than an anti-Trump movement that likely turned off more potential allies than it attracted with all the vulgar speech and costuming. And they discuss Sen. Marco Rubio’s decision to support Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State just two weeks after blasting him during Tillerson’s confirmation hearings.

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