Voting Choice Pays Off

by baldilocks And how rare is that? Many people cited a lone reason to vote for the presidential candidate that was Donald Trump: to keep Hillary Clinton out of the Oval Office. As it turned out, that was the sole reason that I voted for him. But there were other very good reasons. Like this … Continue reading Voting Choice Pays Off

Trump Year 1: Yes he’s a conservative

By John Ruberry Now that we have entered the first full day of President Donald Trump's second year in office it's a good time to ask this question. Is Trump a conservative? "Yes," is my firm answer. Fascinatingly, Trump doesn't talk about conservatism much, nor did he as a candidate. Contrast the president with the … Continue reading Trump Year 1: Yes he’s a conservative

Before using the Reid Option lose the Hitchhikers Guide Option

Mr. Prosser: Has Mr. Dent come to his senses yet? Ford Prefect: Can we for the moment assume that he hasn’t? Mr. Prosser: Has Mr. Dent come to his yet? Ford Prefect: Can we for the moment assume that he hasn't? Mr. Prosser: Well? Ford Prefect: Can we also assume, that he’s going to be … Continue reading Before using the Reid Option lose the Hitchhikers Guide Option

Gorsuch and the plagiarism smear

First the WaPo looked for dirt on Mike Pence, and all they could come up with was that fifteen years ago - in 2002 - he said he won't have dinner alone with any woman other than his wife. Now BuzzFeed and Politico both are accusing SCOTUS nominee judge Neil Gorsuch of plagiarism. Politico says, Supreme Court … Continue reading Gorsuch and the plagiarism smear

The daily fake: The yearbook prank

The Daily Mail, New York Post, U.S. News and World Report, and the International Business Times ran stories alleging that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch had started a club named "Fascism Forever" while in high school. This was their only evidence: Yes, their only evidence was an entry in the Jesuit-run Georgetown Preparatory School 1985 high school yearbook. Patterico has … Continue reading The daily fake: The yearbook prank