03.17.2018 in Featured, Politics by Daily Torch 0

The left is going crazy over the Andrew McCabe firing, but Attorney General Jeff Sessions got it exactly right

By Rick Manning Former Acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Andrew McCabe has been fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the left is going crazy. McCabe’s firing was recommended by the FBI’s internal career civil service run Office of Professional Responsibility, and […]

03.15.2018 in Economy, Featured by Daily Torch 0

House GOP opposition to Trump’s steel tariffs blew the Pa. special election race

By Rick Manning Washington, D.C. House Republicans are scrambling to explain how they lost a special election in a Pennsylvania district that President Trump won by 20 points. It really is pretty simple. They still don’t have a clue how or why Trump won. The […]

03.12.2018 in Economy, Featured by Daily Torch 0

Thank you for the crumbs, Mr. President

By Rick Manning “Thank you, President Trump, for the crumbs.”  That is what the sign that hung over a small electrical business in North Beach, Maryland read. The message was clear, the tax cuts which former Speaker Nancy Pelosi called “crumbs” are making a positive […]

02.27.2018 in Archives, Featured, Politics by Daily Torch 0

Time for the nation to have an honest dialogue about violence

By Rick Manning Almost twenty-five years ago, my almost nine-year tenure as a state lobbyist with the National Rifle Association came to an end. After fighting with every ounce of my being to stop encroachments on the right to keep and bear arms, I was […]

02.20.2018 in Archives, Economy, Featured by Daily Torch 0

Is a Government Agency’s Bad Science a Gift to Trial Lawyers?

By Rick Manning In Greek mythology, Helen of Troy was the face that launched a thousand ships. When she left her husband, King Menelaus of Sparta for her lover Prince Paris of Troy, the Trojan War broke out that is mythologized by Homer, Virgil and […]

02.06.2018 in Archives, Economy, Featured by Daily Torch 0

To end sugar subsidies, conservatives can’t launch a frontal attack

By Rick Manning As predictable as the changing seasons in Vermont, when the farm bill needs reauthorization, the same old tired mantra to end sugar subsidies and all will be well begins to be heard. Yet, after about 80 years of trying, sugar subsidies still exist.  […]

01.31.2018 in Archives, Featured, Politics by Daily Torch 0

President Donald Trump celebrates the triumph of the American and human spirit in first State of the Union Address

By Rick Manning State of the Union messages are typically a laundry list of promises seeking to pander to various constituencies with little philosophical cohesion. Donald Trump’s first State of the Union speech broke this rule. Rather than a policy focused speech, the President chose […]

01.23.2018 in Archives, Featured, Politics by Daily Torch 0

Worse than Watergate: FBI destruction of 5 months of texts worse than the missing 18 minutes

By Rick Manning

01.19.2018 in Archives, Featured, Politics by Daily Torch 0

Devin Nunes is the right man, in the right place, at the right time to rein in the deep state

By Rick Manning House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes earned recognition as Americans for Limited Government’s 2017 Congressman of the Year for his steadfast pursuit of the truth related to the Obama Administration’s intelligence agency weaponization during the 2016 election campaign and the continued use […]

Obama mega-donor tries to manipulate Trump using solar trade case

By Rick Manning Trying to untangle the web of financial interests behind the two foreign solar panel manufacturers that have filed a trade case against hundreds of American-owned solar companies is tricky: one company is controlled by a foreign hedge fund, while the other company’s […]

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