Why Big GOP Hates Donald Trump

by baldilocks People love to be lied to and smooth-talked. Conversely, they hate frank speakers who tell them the truth. This is part of the reason that there is still love and nostalgia for Former President Obama and a widespread visceral hatred of President Trump. I’m not immune, but I have recovered. Admittedly, having a … Continue reading Why Big GOP Hates Donald Trump

A collection of stories of leftist attacks on prominent Republicans

By John Ruberry Here's a reminder that we've moved beyond spirited debate within our political culture into rudeness and thuggery. Take a look at the selection of stories about that descent towards anarchy. The most recent abomination occurred just two days ago as the Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY), has harassed at a Louisville … Continue reading A collection of stories of leftist attacks on prominent Republicans

The history of Democratic Party failures on Russia

By John Ruberry Since Donald J. Trump's upset win in 2016 over Hillary Clinton--who after the election the left-wing media belatedly informed us was a flawed candidate--we've been bombarded with story after story that the president is either colluding with Russia or is weak in dealing with it. But the Democrats have a decades-long history … Continue reading The history of Democratic Party failures on Russia

IG Report bottom line: Thank God Hillary Lost!

There are a lot of opinions on the IG report this week concerning Comey and company from a lot of people more prominent than me and while I'm feeling a tad lonely and melancholy today with my son and wife at work I'm not inclined to debate the issue on twitter although I will quote … Continue reading IG Report bottom line: Thank God Hillary Lost!

When Your Enemy Tells You What He Will Do, Believe Him

by baldilocks Or her. Some entertainment to look forward to; and when I say entertainment, I mean war. The White House anticipates a Democratic House will vote to impeach President Trump – but that his opponents won’t be able to muster the 67 Senate votes needed to throw him out of office. Trump advisors in … Continue reading When Your Enemy Tells You What He Will Do, Believe Him

Illinois bicentennial: The 14 worst leaders from the state

By John Ruberry In honor of Illinois' bicentennial, Kerry Lester of the Daily Herald compiled a list of Illinois' best-known leaders. There is some good in it--Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln, and some bad. Ethel Kennedy? Robert F. Kennedy's widow was born in Chicago but grew up in Connecticut. And besides, her contributions don't amount … Continue reading Illinois bicentennial: The 14 worst leaders from the state

Who Can Investigate the Investigators?

by baldilocks Filling in today for Fausta. The latest revelations about the FBI may feature Donald Trump, but they are not really about him. What they are about: deep corruption. Foundational rot. Pride. Hubris. The list is endless and ugly. Roger L. Simon: Suppose what many are now suspecting is completely true -- that the … Continue reading Who Can Investigate the Investigators?

Donna Brazile Makes you go Hmmmmm #1 F*** Bernie Give me Biden!

Timon: Let me get this straight. You know her. She knows you. But she wants to eat him. And everybody's okay with this? The Lion King 1994 Over at Yid with Lid old friend Jeff Dunetz writes about an interesting bit from Donna Brazile's book: According to Philip Rucker of the Washington Post who obtained an … Continue reading Donna Brazile Makes you go Hmmmmm #1 F*** Bernie Give me Biden!

Donna Brazile’s revelations are not brave

The clear corruption within the DNC and the Hillary Clinton campaign were well known to Donna Brazile after their convention, but she decided to aid the cover up until now because she feared what would happen if Donald Trump won the election. Some are calling her brave. Sorry, folks, but what she did is not … Continue reading Donna Brazile’s revelations are not brave

The day Jake Tapper Elected Donald Trump

A lot of my friends on the right don't like Jake Tapper much these days Jon Nolte who I absolutely love dropped him last year over these two interviews: In full grandstanding, self-righteous mode (we've seen this Tapper come out against Republicans before), Tapper hammers Trump over this judge 23 times -- 23 freakin' times! Tapper refuses … Continue reading The day Jake Tapper Elected Donald Trump

It’s official: the Dems paid for the Trump-Russia dossier

And the WaPo's anonymous sources say so:  Fusion GPS was paid by Marc E. Elias, a lawyer acting on behalf of the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee, Fusion GPS hired dossier author Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence officer with ties to the FBI and the U.S. intelligence community. Elias and his law … Continue reading It’s official: the Dems paid for the Trump-Russia dossier

Hey Outraged Leftists: How Many New Weinstein Victims Would You Have Paid for a Clinton Victory in 2016?

An interesting followup to yesterday's post suggesting that if Hillary Clinton had won in 2016 Harvey Weinstein would not today be exposed as the man he has been for years. Two days ago just as I arrived for work Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi hit a two run homer off of Astro Ace Justin … Continue reading Hey Outraged Leftists: How Many New Weinstein Victims Would You Have Paid for a Clinton Victory in 2016?

Hillary’s Only Influence Left to Sell: Books for Voters Seeking Closure

Henry Gondorff: If they put you on the spot, we have to fold the con The Sting 1973 We have seen plenty of posts concerning Hillary Clinton book tour like this: On September 18, Hillary Clinton will kick off the book tour for What Happened, her memoir about the 2016 presidential election, in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading Hillary’s Only Influence Left to Sell: Books for Voters Seeking Closure

We Already Know What Happened

by baldilocks It’s another one of those times when I just start typing and see where it leads. Rest assured that you will not get the first draft. At any given waking moment, there are dozens of things I’m pondering simultaneously. Here’s one of the contemporaneous things: Hillary Clinton’s new book, entitled What Happened, which … Continue reading We Already Know What Happened

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