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Virgil: Like Reagan, Trump Can Bounce Back—and So Can His Agenda

Like Trump, Ronald Reagan had his early—and painful—baptism of fire. But the 40th President bounced back and entered into the pantheon of American immortals. Yes, he made mistakes, but he knew how to recover from them, and keep his eye on the agenda ahead. History smiles on such leaders.

Glazov: 3 Lessons on the 25th Anniversary of the Soviet Union’s Fall

December 25 marked the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union. On this occasion, it is urgent for us to reflect on 3 key lessons that the fall of the Evil Empire provided. They are lessons that the new incoming Trump administration must put into action immediately vis-à-vis our enemy in the terror war.

GAFFNEY: Make America’s Deterrent Great Again

President-elect Donald Trump has once again caused the elite’s (talking) heads to explode with a Tweet. Yesterday, he did so by simply declaring, “The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes.”

The Hill: Trump Economic Advisor Tells House Republicans ‘You’re No Longer Reagan’s Party’

The Hill’s Jonathan Swan reports that during a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, Donald Trump’s economic advisor Stephen Moore told House Republican lawmakers that “they now belong to a fundamentally different political party.” To the surprise of some in the room, Moore explained that the conservative party of Ronald Reagan has now become Trump’s new “populist working-class party.”

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Ex Aussie PM John Howard: The Case For Conservatism

John Howard, former Prime Minister of Australia, has a fair claim to the title “greatest living conservative statesman”. This week, at London’s National Gallery, he was presented by the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE) with the Edmund Burke Award.

Trump and Pence Wow Values Voters, Talk Supreme Court

WASHINGTON—Donald Trump and Mike Pence rallied Christian conservatives at the Values Voter Summit (VVS) in the nation’s capital last week, with the Republican nominee warning that when it comes to the Supreme Court, if a president were to “pick the wrong people, you have a country that is no longer your country. It will be a disaster.”