Trump signs executive order to hold Veteran’s Affairs employees accountable

Some at the highest levels of military have said that the VA is a disaster on a colossal scale. Essentially that it is a problem that is so big, with government employees that are so entrenched, the challenge of getting Veteran’s Affairs functional is a job that is almost impossible.

But this order appears to be a start. The Hill should expand on the initiative. Below I will link to just some of the VA stories we’ve covered over the past few years.

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John Kasich Sounds Like He’s Over The Republican Party

Now there’s a shock. I can’t believe it. Who would have thought???

Look, any Republican that would jump at a guest spot on Morning Joe (as we suspect Mr. Kasich would) probably would be happier in some other party. The country has moved on. 

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The Ancient March from Crony Capitalism to Statism

This is a great piece to begin the weekend. Excellent analysis from David L. Bahnsen at The National Review.

His analysis and advice is for Republicans particularly. (As should be expected from The National Review.) Embrace crony capitalism at your peril. If Trump starts lauding “public/private partnerships” and vast infrastructure plans, reject them. Cronyism to a large extent is what sunk Hillary Clinton’s candidacy.

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ESPN insists, despite falling ratings/layoffs it will remain political, and continue it’s general decline

ESPN is really bad these days. It’s boring and preachy. It’s been infected by social justice flu, or is it fever, or is it hemorrhagic fever? Jobs have certainly been hemorrhaging at the once mildly interesting cable channel.

I think people at ESPN heard that President Obama kept ESPN on all day (lame) and so got full of themselves. But the thing is sports is supposed to be a refuge from the political nonsense,

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