the Bottom line From Yesterday’s Debate They KNEW Obama & Obamacare sucked

There was one constant from yesterday's Democrat debate. Joe Biden was under constant attack for a really horrible crime in the eyes of his opponents. It seems that according to the Democrats on the stage that Barack Obama, who is the greatest president who ever lived and is above even the slightest criticism, apparently make … Continue reading the Bottom line From Yesterday’s Debate They KNEW Obama & Obamacare sucked

Trump one year later: The Deplorables knew all along

By John Ruberry "'Many are the strange chances of the world,' said Mithrandir, 'and help oft shall come from the hands of the weak when the Wise falter.'" Mithrandir (Gandalf), in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Simarillion. This week greets the first anniversary of Donald J. Trump's historic election to the presidency. Historic? Yes. Trump is first … Continue reading Trump one year later: The Deplorables knew all along

Review: Season one of Ozark

By John Ruberry Last night I ended another binge-watching venture, this time it was Ozark, a Netflix original series starring Jason Bateman. Season one, consisting of ten episodes, was released in July and Ozark has already been renewed for a second run. Marty Byrde (Bateman) is a financial planner who makes a deal with the … Continue reading Review: Season one of Ozark

Letting DACA lapse would be the President’s best move so far

Rumors are flying that President Trump could announce the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), allowing one of his predecessor's most egregious examples of overreach to fade away into oblivion. This spring, the President indicated that he may keep parts of the executive order because he has a "big heart." It caused … Continue reading Letting DACA lapse would be the President’s best move so far

Clinton/Lynch/Comey The Death of the Contract between the Government and the Governed

Avarice, ambition, revenge and licentiousness would break the strongest cords of our Constitution, as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other John Adams Over the last several days we've heard about many developments concerning the … Continue reading Clinton/Lynch/Comey The Death of the Contract between the Government and the Governed

Tried and Tried Again

by baldilocks Last day filling in for Fausta. Still waiting for Former President Obama, actors Danny Glover and Sean Penn or director Oliver Stone to comment on the downfall of Venezuela. Breath not being held. Venezuela's currency, the bolivar, is disintegrating at an incredible pace under the country's political and economic crisis that has left … Continue reading Tried and Tried Again

Pride Parade? Chicago needs a Shame Parade

By John Ruberry As this post goes live, the 48th Chicago Pride Parade is taking place on the city's North Side. The event is still commonly called the Gay Parade, "Pride" is of course a much more generic term. On the Yahoo home page today, next to the rainbow colors, is this message, "Be proud … Continue reading Pride Parade? Chicago needs a Shame Parade

BOHICA For Him, But Not For Them

by baldilocks The little guys have to follow the rules; the Big Guys and Girls, not so much. The Army is booting out a 13-year public affairs sergeant for including in an unclassified government email the same information about a special operations unit and Osama bin Laden found on Army.mil web pages. The irony in … Continue reading BOHICA For Him, But Not For Them

Presidential Persona

by baldilocks I’m reading Donald Trump Is The First President To Turn Postmodernism Against Itself at the Federalist and, while I’m not quite finished reading it yet, it brought up a few thoughts I’d been having about the president’s persona in the action-packed eight days since the Inauguration. Our previous two presidents, George W. Bush … Continue reading Presidential Persona

Post-Inauguration Short Takes

by baldilocks Sabo triggers Hollywood liberals yet again. A conservative street artist famous for lampooning liberal Hollywood is celebrating the inauguration of President Donald Trump at an anti-Trump rally Friday in Los Angeles using faux posters of Fox’s revival of the hit TV show 24. The artist, who goes by the pseudonym Sabo, is also attacking … Continue reading Post-Inauguration Short Takes

Asking my Obama Question one last time

This post will be going up at 11 pm EST on January 19th with 13 hours left to the Obama years and it's worth repeating a question I've found myself asking several times over the last few years: If on January 20th 2009 an enemy able to install a leader in the United States with … Continue reading Asking my Obama Question one last time

Obama’s chickens coming home to roost as he gives Chicago farewell address

By John Ruberry On the Sunday after the 9/11 attacks, Jeremiah Wright, then Obama's pastor, bellowed, "God d--n America" and "America's chickens are coming home to roost" from the pulpit of his Chicago church. Two nights from now President Barack Obama will give his farewell address in Chicago, his adopted hometown. The Hawaii-born 44th president moved … Continue reading Obama’s chickens coming home to roost as he gives Chicago farewell address

Obama created the Syrian disaster, so it’s fitting he’s not there to end it

Today, a truce has been brokered in Syria that will hopefully turn the corner on the worst humanitarian crisis in modern history. With the country torn to pieces, refugees have been flooding into Europe and some parts of the Middle East, creating a dangerous situation for the entire region. America, under the leadership of President Obama, … Continue reading Obama created the Syrian disaster, so it’s fitting he’s not there to end it

A Trump Christmas

By John Ruberry For as long as I can remember the words "Merry Christmas" have been pushed away from public life, in the both the political and business world. I get it. No one wants to offend people who aren't Christian, or those few Christians, such as the Jehovah's Witnesses, who shun Christmas. However, 83 … Continue reading A Trump Christmas

Where the True Line is Drawn

by baldilocks In the Washington Post, William Wan, Tanya Sichynsky and Sandhya Somashekhar say that “There are Two Americas”—an assertion made famous by the infamous 2004 Democrat vice-presidential candidate Senator John Edwards. All are were correct and the Washington Post writers outline the many ways in which the partitioning has been made flesh. To Kelcey … Continue reading Where the True Line is Drawn