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

A visit to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and a look back

By John Ruberry Little Marathon Pundit and I were on vacation earlier this month and our travels brought us to Wisconsin and Michigan. On our final day of that trip we visited the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, just six days prior to the 105th anniversary of the birth of the 38th … Continue reading A visit to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and a look back

A Brief Review of Presidential Competence and Morality

Let’s take a look at the competence and morality of some of our past presidents. Jimmy Carter was the epitome of incompetence. As a young reporter for Newsweek, I was assigned almost weekly to the “Jimmy f***-up stories.” They were many and varied, particularly his economic program that lead to double-digit inflation, double-digit interest rates … Continue reading A Brief Review of Presidential Competence and Morality

The Missiles of Big, Little, and Littler Kim

by baldilocks Sometimes it’s necessary to remind people of how long I’ve been paying attention to politics/world events and that said events do not just occur out of the blue. The following is from thirteen years ago, edited and altered because my commentary was originally directed at then-presidential candidate John Kerry, because some links are … Continue reading The Missiles of Big, Little, and Littler Kim

My Escape from Washington Journalism

As a young journalist, I had one goal. That was to become a reporter in Washington, D.C. I got that opportunity in 1978 for Newsweek. I arrived in the nation's capital on a snowy day in January as Jimmy Carter was starting his second year in office. As a general assignment reporter, I covered labor … Continue reading My Escape from Washington Journalism

Since Governors Can’t Stop Resettlement, Here’s What’ll Happen

by baldilocks At least half of the governors in the United States have refused to take the Syrian refugees and “refugees” or called for a halt to the resettlement which the federal government, meaning President Obama, is intent upon seeding in cities all around the nation. But, it appears that these governors have no legal … Continue reading Since Governors Can’t Stop Resettlement, Here’s What’ll Happen

If only we had a President as strong as Jimmy Carter

You sometimes get a rookie pitcher with a winning season but usually not. I’m hoping for Chester Arthur but I’m expecting Jimmy Carter. DaTechGuy blog Dec 2nd 2008 As the Obama Ukraine policy continues to crash and burn, Morning Joe today brought in the ultimate expert, a man who had to directly deal with a … Continue reading If only we had a President as strong as Jimmy Carter

How far Barack Obama has fallen in one image

Who would have thought that a sane person could see this image and have to think about the answer to that question? **************************** It's money and I'm scrambling to finish things before leaving tonight DC and the Exempt America from Obamacare Rally While I didn't manage 10% of last Sunday we did manage 10% of … Continue reading How far Barack Obama has fallen in one image

Carter determined to keep Obama from stealing the title…

...of worst overall president of the last 50 years from him. One should never discount the unlimited capacity for imbecility in any single person but even I find it hard to attribute this to stupidity rather than evil. Glenn Reynolds has called Jimmy Carter the "Best case scenario" for Barack Obama but no matter what … Continue reading Carter determined to keep Obama from stealing the title…

I got an 80% on the Zombie’s Carter/O’Donnell quiz

10 quotes, pick out the ones from Jimmy Carter and the ones from Christine O'Donnell. I missed #2 & #4. Go take it and see how you do. Of course the Meanwhile via Glenn here is the clip that encompass my thoughts on O'Donnell Oh and read Glenn's whole thread of that post, first-rate! I … Continue reading I got an 80% on the Zombie’s Carter/O’Donnell quiz

Jimmy Carter Apologizes to Israel!?!? Another Festivus Miracle!

Here is a story I never expected to be reading: Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter has apologized to the American Jewish community for 'stigmatizing Israel' and asked for forgiveness for his actions, the JTA reported on Monday. "We must recognize Israel's achievements under difficult circumstances, even as we strive in a positive way to help … Continue reading Jimmy Carter Apologizes to Israel!?!? Another Festivus Miracle!

I was just thinking…

It's an interesting contrast between events in the NY-23 and in Rome concerning the Anglicans. The first is happening quickly while the other has been happening over decades and centuries. Yet in the end it is the second that will be more important over the next century. A lot of people on the left are … Continue reading I was just thinking…

The Pope, the Prez and the PhD

Although his Papacy and his faith were very powerful, practically a renaissance for Catholics Pope John Paul the II had one weakness that I believe affected his ability to deal with the Pedophile scandal among primarily gay priests in the US. Although the Catechism of the Catholic Church released and confirmed by John Paul II … Continue reading The Pope, the Prez and the PhD