National Politics

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Politics This Week: The Biggest Coverup in U.S. History

By Justin Katz | July 9, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz trace the political ripples of a rapidly declining Biden.

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Politics This Week: Living in Dementia America

By Justin Katz | July 1, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss the perilous position of the country and state.

Road to Serfdom Step 6

Democrat decision-makers may be asking themselves final questions.

By Justin Katz | June 28, 2024 |

For many, Joe Biden’s debate performance exposed a frightening reality and posed a dreadful question for the decision-makers of his party.

A water drop and ripples

There’s one way to have better representation in Congress.

By Justin Katz | June 24, 2024 |

This is a belated acknowledgment that Ben Shapiro is exactly right about the Jerry-Springer-esque catfight in Congress last month: If we don’t like what we’re seeing in Washington, D.C., the only durable solution is to ensure it isn’t representative.  But just like the brawls on that famous gawker show, untangling ourselves from this mess is…

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Politics This Week: How to Catch an RI Democrat

By Justin Katz | May 28, 2024 |

On WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM, John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss: Pawtucket employee gets the red R Providence students on a union string Amo’s vote for illegal alien voting CRMC and prosecutorial government Bad times, disapproving, but still voting Biden Diossa enjoys the perks of office Big money to promote racial division in state government…

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Thinking About National Unity on Memorial Day

By Justin Katz | May 27, 2024 |

The need for national unity on a landscape where it may be impossible leaves only few options and hard work on the table, but hope, nonetheless, if we take Memorial Day to heart.

A water drop and ripples

Democrats are moving deeper into the dark side of triangulation.

By Justin Katz | April 29, 2024 |

The concept of triangulation used to mean politicians looked at the political landscape and positioned themselves on the field to advance their policy goals.  The worsening development, facilitated by mass media and social media, is the attempt to manipulate the landscape.  That’s where we start to think of the Overton Window, shifting the range of…

A water drop and ripples

Not long ago, objecting to the Trump cases would have been uncontroversial.

By Justin Katz | April 22, 2024 |

As he’s done for a long time, Mark Steyn zeros in on the truth with panache: There are times, however, when it is necessary not to conceal it. This week’s Trump Trial of the Week is the bazillionth attempt by the ruling party to nail the leader of the opposition on …something, anything, whatever’s to…

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Politics This Week: A New Stage for the Self-Promoter

By Justin Katz | April 22, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz check in on politicians’ emphasis on promotions.

A water drop and ripples

Every datapoint has become a political Rorschach test.

By Justin Katz | April 1, 2024 |

I agree with Mickey Kaus, here: Under President Trump, our dip was shallower than the comparison countries in the chart, and the economy was roaring back by the time Biden took office. If anything’s notable, it’s how hard Biden put the brakes on within months of being in office, with continued slowing in improvement thereafter. …