Daily Update

National Review slams Mayor de Blasio's need to increase the taxes on a pack of cigarettes.  Calls it unfair, ineffective, and bad policy.  It is all of that and more; each increase in price only encourages bootlegging cigarettes that in turn helps terrorists.  

Republicans should support President Trump's 2018 budget proposal.  We signed on with other leading conservative/republican groups that are driven by fiscal conservatism.  Look at the list of what President Trump is completely cutting from the budget and the programs that he proposes major cuts in.  President Trump is keeping his word.  

Mr. President, here is another place to look for savings:  Government Employee Salaries Outpace Private-Sector Salaries by Double Digits for Similar Work.  

Here is what Investor's Business Daily has to say about President Trump's tax proposals, seeking to make it simple, easy and fair.  Townhall.com gives us what we need to know about the President's plan. 

Betsy McCaughey explains that the tri-state area may have trouble with President Trump's tax plan.  Of course, the devil is always in the details.  

Anthony Figliola writes in the Long Island Press:  Don't be cajoled into a Constitutional Convention

Planned Parenthood Doc Who Wanted Lamborghini for Selling Aborted Babies Caught Selling Baby Parts Again.  

Alfred J. Regnery opines on taking the cuffs off the cops.  

David Keene writes how candidate Rob Quist (running in Montana) is hiding his socialism under his Stetson.  The Washington Free Beacon lets us know Mr. Quist is also a regular performer at a nudist resort, albeit he does wear clothes while performing with is daughter. The democrat is running on a platform of bringing the "values of Montana" to Washington, DC.  Hmmm...

As we have learned repeatedly, Judges matter!  President Trump prepares to seat Judge Thapar in the US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Good conservative choice.   

The Daily Signal tells us how wrong past environmental predictions have been. 

Brian Frankle writes in the Federalist that morality rates are increasing and wonders if Obamacare is responsible.  

The Washington Examiner explains what today's fascists do not understand.  

The NY Post asks the question that all of us should ask:  When will Obama have made enough money?

Round Six of Governor Cuomo's Hunger Games. 

Wednesday's with Walter E. Williams.