CNN Shocked SHOCKED, California Hand outs, 300 Mil for Machado, Key Line in Weld Story: SABLE Foulke folds again in 9th vs Washington under the fedora.

One of the worst kept secrets in the MSM is the revolving door between Democrat campaigns and staffs and the press, think Chuck Todd, George Stephanopoulos or even the venerated Tim Russett. That's why the left is so insane over CNN's hiring of former Trump Department of Justice official Sarah Isgur Flores. Not only is she … Continue reading CNN Shocked SHOCKED, California Hand outs, 300 Mil for Machado, Key Line in Weld Story: SABLE Foulke folds again in 9th vs Washington under the fedora.

Joe Biden is a Fraud

The conventional wisdom holds that Joe Biden would be the most formidable opponent for Donald Trump. The problem with conventional wisdom—as evidenced by the recent failure of Hillary Clinton as the anointed one—is that it’s often wrong. Many of the Democrat candidates are frauds. But Biden has so much baggage I hope he runs. He … Continue reading Joe Biden is a Fraud

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez & the Divine Right of Incumbency

There is a gem hidden in the "leftists in panic over Ocasio-Cortez" stories a few weeks ago that deserves more attention than it got: “What I have recommended to the New York delegation is that you find her a primary opponent and make her a one-term congressperson,” the Democratic lawmaker, who requested anonymity, told The … Continue reading Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez & the Divine Right of Incumbency

Non Tweets Under the Fedora Feb 1st: Ocasio-Cortez Spilling the Beans, Dave Weigel, A Million Candidates, An Out of Date Scam & Gibson Outduels Johnson

There have been a lot of comparisons between Alexandra Ocasio Cortez and Donald Trump but as I read about the plans to primary Cortez from the left it seems that her real crime as far as Democrats are concerned is really meaning what she says, sort of like Trump. Don't get me wrong the Deep … Continue reading Non Tweets Under the Fedora Feb 1st: Ocasio-Cortez Spilling the Beans, Dave Weigel, A Million Candidates, An Out of Date Scam & Gibson Outduels Johnson

Why Stacey Abrams Will Give the Democrats’ Response to the SOTU

In which I solve yet another mystery by baldilocks The latest in the Democrat Party’s lowered expectations for People of Color™: now, they don’t even have to win an election for the party to choose him/her as its representative. Stacey Abrams will deliver the response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address next … Continue reading Why Stacey Abrams Will Give the Democrats’ Response to the SOTU

Kamala Harris: Nevertheless, she dated Willie Brown

Microsoft Edge auto complete for "Kamala Harris Willie Br" By John Ruberry Willie Brown is not a household name unless you are a political junkie--or a Californian. Nationally he may be better known for playing himself, when he was mayor of San Francisco, in The Princess Diaries. When asked if it would rain by a … Continue reading Kamala Harris: Nevertheless, she dated Willie Brown

The arrest of a powerful Chicago alderman who has been in office for 50 years and the corruption tax

Blogger in downtown Chicago By John Ruberry Chicago isn't so much a city as it is a racket. The federal criminal complaint issued Thursday against Alderman Edward Burke, who has been a member of the Chicago City Council for 50 years--he replaced his father who died in office--has overshadowed the Chicago mayoral race. That election, … Continue reading The arrest of a powerful Chicago alderman who has been in office for 50 years and the corruption tax

Getting what we deserve again

I’ve very disappointed in you. Not only did you fail to roll back the sales tax but you elected people particularly for auditor and in Ma-6 whose corruption is publicly known. Almost as bad you returned the person most responsible for the current nationwide financial crisis to office in Ma-4. I talked to many of … Continue reading Getting what we deserve again

Illinois is only a Partially Free state

By John Ruberry Every year Freedom House ranks nations on their levels of freedom and countries are classified into three categories. "Free, Partially Free, and Not Free." The first category includes the United States, most of Europe, and Israel, among others. Not Free includes the usual suspects, Venezuela, Russia, Saudi Arabia, China, and North Korea. … Continue reading Illinois is only a Partially Free state

But Will They Listen?

by baldilocks Public Tells House Dems — Don't Waste Time Investigating Trump: IBD/TIPP Poll The public wants the new Congress to focus on three areas when it convenes next year: health care costs, immigration, and jobs. Few, however, want the Democratically controlled House to make investigating the Trump White House a priority. That's the finding … Continue reading But Will They Listen?

Forward to Detroit: Prominent Chicago mayoral candidate suggests a commuter tax

By John Ruberry Democrats, particularly Chicago Democrats, love political dynasties. Before Mayor Carter Harrison Jr. there was Carter Harrison. Before Richard M. Daley there was Mayor Richard J. Daley. In Mike Royko's indispensable study of urban machine politics, the Pulitzer Prize columnist wrote, "The Dan Ryan is the expressway that [Richard J.] Daley takes to … Continue reading Forward to Detroit: Prominent Chicago mayoral candidate suggests a commuter tax

It’s No Mystery , It’s Still the Tom Hagen Math (and Business)

Tom Hagen: Right now we have the unions and we have the gambling and those are the best things to have. But narcotics is a thing of the future. If we don’t get a piece of that action we risk everything we have. Not now, but ten years from now. The Godfather 1972 I've been seeing … Continue reading It’s No Mystery , It’s Still the Tom Hagen Math (and Business)

Downballot, Some Life-Issue News

I arrive at DTG Blog sheepishly, behind schedule, having been entirely too wrapped up in my own state's election (424 legislative seats, for starters). As I look at results past the state line, I see that voters in West Virginia and Alabama passed pro-life ballot measures that are essential but shouldn't have been needed. The … Continue reading Downballot, Some Life-Issue News

Florida Woman

Yeah, I'm from California. So what? by baldilocks Call me paranoid, but I think things like this are intentional. MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell on Monday claimed Florida's Broward County election supervisor Brenda Snipes is a Republican, despite the fact she is a Democrat. "We should also point out that Brenda Snipes in Broward County is … Continue reading Florida Woman

To survive the Illinois GOP must be the anti-tax hike party

By John Ruberry While there is some debate on whether there was a blue wave nationally after last week's midterm elections,, in Illinois, my state, there certainly was one. Voters booted out a Republican governor, billionaire Bruce Rauner, for Democratic billionaire JB Pritzker. Both men opened their wallets to fund their campaigns and downticket races. … Continue reading To survive the Illinois GOP must be the anti-tax hike party