F. X. Ryan

Every Man Can Win

I was surprised recently to learn about an ad put out by a group called “Farmers for Free Trade,”…

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The Case of Steve Forbes and the $1,500 iPhone

The Thursday before last (1 March) President Trump met at the White House with steel and aluminum executives representing…

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Grassley Positioned to Become President Pro Tempore of the Senate

Sen. Charles Grassley, first elected to the Senate on Reagan’s coattails in 1980, currently ranks 3rd in seniority among…

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Bring on the Russian bots!

When I was in high school, a number of jokes made the rounds (from some proximate cause which I…

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Yes, the Corruption and the Incompetence of the FBI are Interrelated

On Saturday evening, February 17th, President Trump in a tweet linked the politicization of the FBI to its failure…

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Susan Rice’s Cryptic Inauguration Day Email

On Monday, February 12th, Sen. Grassley, as Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, as Chairman of…

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Grassley Closing in on Rogue D.C. Firm Fusion GPS

Last Monday, January 29th, Sen. Grassley was accused of “knowingly” endangering employees of Fusion GPS, the lobbying and…

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Best SOTU Ever!

On Tuesday night, 30 January, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address. The speech went over…

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Grassley Full Steam Ahead on Appeals Court Judges

Last Wednesday (24 Jan.) Sen. Grassley, as Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, held a hearing on the nomination of…

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Fake News Forever?

The 2017 Fake News Awards have been announced. First place, however, reached back into the preceding year, going to…

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