This blog post was not brought to you by the National Endowment for the Arts

By John Ruberry Last week President Trump released his proposed fiscal 2018 budget. Not included in it was funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The left, which dominates the arts, responded predictably, acting as if art itself was being attacked. Sit down and breathe deeply. Close … Continue reading This blog post was not brought to you by the National Endowment for the Arts

If you oppose media collusion with political campaigns, you are a conservative

By John Ruberry Donald J. Trump's presidential honeymoon with the media lasted sixteen minutes, which was, not coincidentally, the length of his inauguration address. Since then, the media, with a few exceptions, has been relentlessly attacking the president, and by media, I'll use the definition Rush Limbaugh gave this morning to Chris Wallace on Fox News … Continue reading If you oppose media collusion with political campaigns, you are a conservative

The “experts” are wrong on Trump

By John Ruberry "What in hell do the experts know?" is something that Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley often said to his friends according to legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Mike Royko. The experts often lampooned the last machine boss, but despite his flaws--which included prickly relations with the city's rapidly expanding black population--he knew how to … Continue reading The “experts” are wrong on Trump

The Reality TV Voters Line Up for Trump

By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Saturday night, my husband and I sat around a patio table having drinks and talking politics with friends. It’s not often that I’m dumbfounded into speechlessness, but there I was. One of the men in our group expressed his enthusiastic support of Donald Trump: HE: Well, what do you think … Continue reading The Reality TV Voters Line Up for Trump

Field Guide to CPAC 2014 George Will & Tom Coburn panel

As you might guess if you have watched any of the national coverage of this or any CPAC most of the attention goes to the big speeches from people like Paul Ryan. This is only natural as these big speakers are folks who could be the standard bearers for the party in two years. How … Continue reading Field Guide to CPAC 2014 George Will & Tom Coburn panel

Joe Biden doesn’t need $100k

Joe Biden wisely stated that the tea party is not a racist organization: “I don’t believe, the president doesn’t believe that the Tea Party is -- is a racist organization. I don’t believe that,” Biden said. “Very conservative. Very different views on government and a whole lot of things. But it is not a racist … Continue reading Joe Biden doesn’t need $100k