Articles written by: Maureen Ferrigno

2020 Democratic candidates must consider infrastructure solutions that don‘t include a gasoline tax

2020 Democratic candidates must consider infrastructure solutions that don‘t include a gasoline tax

By Ann Phelan – – Monday, April 15, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: During a recent CNN town hall, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts Democrat, indicated that she was not in favor of a gasoline tax increase but gave no specifics on an alternative to fund improvements to our nation’s well-worn […]

Donald Trump‘s goal to reach the moon isn‘t out of this world

Donald Trump‘s goal to reach the moon isn‘t out of this world

By Jon Justice – – Monday, April 15, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: “Now, make no mistake about it: We’re in a space race today, just as we were in the 1960s, and the stakes are even higher,” said a stern Vice President Mike Pence, who chairs the National Space Council, at the […]

The FBI can describe it as ‘intelligence gathering,‘ but spying by another name is still spying

The FBI can describe it as ‘intelligence gathering,‘ but spying by another name is still spying

By – The Washington Times – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: When Attorney General Bill Barr acknowledged last week that he believed “spying did occur” during the 2016 presidential campaign, Democratic outrage centered on his use of the word spying, something the insists it never does. It is true that […]

Whatever happened to Brexit?

Whatever happened to Brexit?

By Meryle Secrest – – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: As a former Brit — I was born and educated in Bath — I have followed the U.K.’s Brexit befuddling negotiations to leave the with growing concern, even anxiety. Over time, Britain’s original compact with Europe that was limited to […]

How dishonest reporting undermines trust in the media

How dishonest reporting undermines trust in the media

By Greg Hill – – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Disinformation posing as news is nothing new in the world. You can look at the “yellow journalism” of the early 20th century, or for that matter the late 18th century, when political parties used newspapers as political tools. Nowadays, we […]

Socialist eras and errors

Socialist eras and errors

By – – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Socialism is cool again, thanks not least to septuagenarian and millennial ). Socialism has been cool before, of course, notably during the Great Depression and what became known as the Sixties, the era of Vietnam, the civil rights movement, hippies and the […]

Democrats appear to see nothing wrong with Ilhan Omar diminishing one of America‘s great tragedies

Democrats appear to see nothing wrong with Ilhan Omar diminishing one of America‘s great tragedies

By – – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: If a politician of Japanese extraction were addressing a “largely Japanese-American audience” and characterized the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor as “some people did something,” would you think that those words diminished the loss of life and of property suffered […]

Response to Mueller report Thursday can make or break Trump and his remarkable makeover of GOP

Response to Mueller report Thursday can make or break Trump and his remarkable makeover of GOP

By – The Washington Times – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 ANALYSIS/OPINION: The response to the expected release of special counsel ’s redacted report on Thursday can make or break President ’s reelection prospects for next year. The effectiveness of that response can also undo Mr. ’s remarkable “America first!”-populist makeover […]

Mueller report release tests Donald Trump exoneration claim

By and – The Washington Times – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 President ’s claim that ’s report is a total exoneration is about to be put to the test as what is known about the special counsel’s findings swells from four pages to nearly 400, undermining the White House’s ability […]

Two men charged with beating, robbing man in MAGA hat

Two men charged with beating, robbing man in MAGA hat

By – The Washington Times – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Two men who allegedly attacked and robbed a pedestrian because of his “Make America Great Again” hat have been arrested in Maryland. The Montgomery County Department of Police said in a Monday that Jovan Crawford, 27, and Scott Duncan Roberson, […]