Nicaraguan Regime’s Persecution of Catholic Church Worsening Amid Growing Student Protests

Earlier this month, the Catholic Church of Divine Mercy in Managua, Nicaragua, was under siege. For 15 hours on July 13, government-sponsored paramilitaries opened fire on student protesters at a nearby university. Students have been at the forefront of the demonstrations against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega since they began in April. Explosives, snipers, and machine […]

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‘Undocumented Immigrant’ Is a Made-Up Term That Ignores the Law

The news media is reporting that an internal email at the Justice Department has reminded its lawyers that the legally correct term they should be using in their briefs is “illegal alien,” not the euphemism “undocumented immigrant.” The Justice Department leadership is correct. Illegal alien is the correct legal term that should be used. “Undocumented […]

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Media Misses: Trump Proves Pundits Wrong

We break down the top media moments this week—and plenty of misses. President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. economy is growing at its fastest rate in four years—something the mainstream media suggested was impossible. Plus: Meghan McCain shut down the left’s arguments on socialism on ABC’s “The View”—but not without backlash. Attorney General Jeff Sessions […]

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7 Steps Next Director Can Take to Make the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Less Awful

The Trump administration has nominated Kathy Kraninger to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Roll Call reports that her confirmation hearing was “as politically contentious as it’s gotten in the last year and a half” on the otherwise “senatorial Senate Banking Committee.” Ignore the political drama. The real story is […]

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The Facts About the Individual Mandate Repeal and the Increase in Premiums

It turns out sabotage might be overrated. A new study by the Center for American Progress argues Congress’s repeal of the individual mandate and a proposed Trump administration rule that would expand the sale and renewal of short-term policies will have a devastating effect on 2019 premiums. These acts of “sabotage” mean 40-year-old non-smokers will […]

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EPA Reverses Course, Will Now Enforce Obama-Era Regulations on Used Trucks

The Environmental Protection Agency withdrew a “no action assurance” notice that delayed enforcement of an Obama administration-era regulation the agency is working to repeal, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler decided current regulations limiting the sale of glider kits—refurbished truck engines placed into new bodies—did not warrant a delay in […]

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