Articles by Nicholas L. Waddy

Pandemic Nationalism

ven in the grip of virus-related panic, most liberals are demonstrating a remarkable ability to remain focused on what they regard as Job One: trashing Donald Trump. Nevertheless, in some quarters on the Left, one can perceive glimmerings of uneasiness. In addition to ordinary human concern over the fate of themselves, their friends and family, […]

Nanny State Gone Berserk

A recent federal spending package, strongly backed by Democrats and Republicans and signed by President Trump, contained a poison pill that I vehemently urge the American people not to swallow. In fact, like all federal spending bills, it contained a veritable treasure trove of waste and bad policy. But one measure stood out: a requirement […]

Trump’s Real Offense? He Made Politics Political Again

As Democrats in the House of Representatives prepare themselves for a vote on the articles of impeachment against President Trump—preparing the way to boot him from office and nullify the results of the 2016 election—Americans should reflect on the audacity it takes to do that. Neither of the articles of impeachment references a specific crime […]

Embrace Fiscal Responsibility, Not Tax Cuts, in 2020

As Democratic presidential candidates stumble over one another in a headlong rush towards socialism and fiscal insanity—promising trillions in new spending on everything from child care, health care, and higher education for all, to “the Green New Deal” and slavery reparations—President Trump faces a critical choice. He could try to match the Democrats and promise […]

On Impeachment, Democrats Are All Talk and No Action

This week we’ve seen much breathless speculation in the media about how close the Democratic House of Representatives may be to impeaching President Trump. The answer to that question is straightforward: about as close as they were last week, and the week before — that is, not close at all. How can this be? Didn’t […]

Democrats’ Impeachment Obsession Is a Danger to Democracy

Sad to say, but Tom Steyer, out-of-touch and unlikable billionaire though he may be, is probably the most representative face of the Democratic Party right now. Almost since the day President Trump won the 2016 election, Steyer has been bawling like a toddler and insisting that Trump’s prompt removal from office, via impeachment, is a […]

The Great Greenland Gambit

Recently, a small-minded tattletale revealed that President Trump has been exploring the possibility of the United States purchasing Denmark’s overseas territory of Greenland. Greenland is a vast, icy wasteland lodged in the northern Atlantic and southern Arctic Oceans. It also happens to be the home of key U.S. military bases—controlling space assets and providing early […]

Smoke and Mirrors at the Border

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The Bloom is Off Joe Biden’s Rose

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Nigel Farage: Britain’s Prime Minister-in-Waiting?

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What I Saw at Trump’s Pennsylvania Rally

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Democrats Look at South Africa, and They Like What They See

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Cuomo Is Wrong to Give Free Tuition to Gold Star Families

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Do Left-Wing Billionaires ‘Own’ House Democrats?

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Trump Should Militarize Our Immigration Courts

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Alternate Realities: The State of the Union versus The State of the Media

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The Time Has Come for Britain to Embrace a ‘No Deal’ Brexit

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Good Riddance, Syrian Civil War!

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