COMPASS: COVID legislation passes, Manchin equivocates on filibuster

March 8, 2021

Good afternoon from Capitol Hill. The National Guard has announced as many as 2,200 troops will stay in Washington for another two months to protect the Capitol from very dangerous online threats, like the one that sent the House home on Wednesday last week. According to Nancy Pelosi, House members were in peril from a deadly insurrection being planned […]

COMPASS: COVID relief and budget reconciliation

February 1, 2021

Good afternoon from snowy Capitol Hill. While the major blockades are gone, roads around the Capitol continue to be blocked off, and leaders are contemplating making the wall around the Capitol a permanent fixture. The rhetorical divide between Members of Congress and their constituents is about to become a literal one. The House and Senate are […]

America’s Elites Clueless on Communist China

August 28, 2020

Dominic De Bernardo CPI Intern In the fall and early winter of 2019, as the novel coronavirus (now COVID-19) was spreading intensely but tacitly within the Chinese province of Hubei, word of the disease was spreading less rigorously but just as furtively throughout the country. The Chinese government was keen to maintain a sense of […]

Jim DeMint: The COVID Con

July 2, 2020

If you want a preview of what the world socialists want, you don’t need to read Karl Marx or the Democratic Party’s campaign platform. You can just remember your COVID spring. I remember mine. What I’ll always remember is the hysteria, the bullying, the lying and the devastating pain caused by all of the above. […]

Jim DeMint – I’ve changed my mind about China. America should too.

May 15, 2020

It was the year 2001 and I was a second-term U.S. congressman from South Carolina. Opening trade with China was the top priority of Republican President George Bush. The pressure was on Republicans in Congress to support his initiative to give China permanent most favored nation status and allow it to join the World Trade […]