Orange Man Bad, International Version

by baldilocks If I didn’t know better, I’d swear that President Trump asked them to do this. On Friday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel claimed President Trump’s remarks about the “Squad” — made up of Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) — “undermine America’s strength.” [Merkel:]“I distance myself from this … Continue reading Orange Man Bad, International Version

Tanks and Independence

by baldilocks A sampling of the headlines concerning this year’s DC celebration of a certain upcoming anniversary. Trump’s plan to take over Fourth of July celebration opposed by D.C. mayor Washington Post Trump says tanks will be part of his July Fourth celebration Minnesota Star Tribune Tanks arrive in D.C. for Trump's Fourth of July … Continue reading Tanks and Independence

Trump Takes Away and Gives

by baldilocks He told them he was going to do this. President Donald Trump is officially withholding hundreds of millions in U.S. aid to three Central American countries as punishment for being much of the source of the current illegal immigration crisis. The White House informed Congress Monday that it will permanently divert $370 million … Continue reading Trump Takes Away and Gives

The Irrelevance of Presidential Likability

by baldilocks From a recent conversation: Them: “I didn’t vote for President Obama either time. You know that. But I like him.” Me: “Really?” Them: “I can’t stand Trump! I know you’re on the Trump Team.” The Trump Team? We’re on teams now? Me: “I’m not on the ‘Trump Team.’ I’m on the side of … Continue reading The Irrelevance of Presidential Likability

Not Dead, Just Resting

by baldilocks Many are linking to Victor Davis Hanson's piece Autopsy of a Coup at American Greatness. Here's a taste: All through the 2016 campaign and during the first two years of the Trump presidency the media’s treatment, according to liberal adjudicators of press coverage, ran about 90 percent negative toward Trump—a landmark bias that … Continue reading Not Dead, Just Resting

Antidote to Trump Anxiety

Doctor J is in by baldilocks Emily Zanotti: Politico Magazine reported this week that the [p]resident is causing all sorts of maladies in his political opponents, from sexual dysfunction to flat-out depression, and in some cases the president is so single-handedly responsible for patients' psychological instability that qualified therapists have made him into a diagnosis: Trump … Continue reading Antidote to Trump Anxiety

Why Stacey Abrams Will Give the Democrats’ Response to the SOTU

In which I solve yet another mystery by baldilocks The latest in the Democrat Party’s lowered expectations for People of Color™: now, they don’t even have to win an election for the party to choose him/her as its representative. Stacey Abrams will deliver the response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address next … Continue reading Why Stacey Abrams Will Give the Democrats’ Response to the SOTU

They Want to Make Him Pay

by baldilocks President Trump made an offer which the Democrats rejected before the speech was even given. Democrats were hopeful that @realDonaldTrump was finally willing to re-open government & proceed with a much-needed discussion to protect the border. Unfortunately, reports make clear that his proposal is a compilation of previously rejected initiatives. https://t.co/MFwebWSevG pic.twitter.com/yMTm4iP27h— Nancy … Continue reading They Want to Make Him Pay

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

Freedom From Religion (UPDATED)

On which the Bill of Rights is based by baldilocks My cousin Dyllan and I are very much alike and get along very well. This is interesting, since we are related by marriage (he is the grandson of my American dad’s sister), I’m more than old enough to be his mother, and we had virtually … Continue reading Freedom From Religion (UPDATED)

Secret Weapon

by baldilocks Keeping a secret, that is, keeping one's mouth shut about what you are doing and accomplishing -- especially when there are people who would love nothing better than to see you fail -- is nearly a lost art, and there are many who don't understand the value of it, especially in the age … Continue reading Secret Weapon

Trump Refuses to Yield

by baldilocks Whatever one thinks of President Trump, he doesn't seem dismayed or chagrined about the flipping of the House to the Democrats or about the dubious and ongoing efforts by Democrat Party in Florida, Georgia and Arizona to change the outcomes of political races lost by Democrat candidates. He keeps on doing what he … Continue reading Trump Refuses to Yield

Three More Days

by baldilocks The great Walter E. Williams reminds us of how our system of government works -- or, at least, how it's supposed to work. Democrats are hoping the coming election will give them a majority in the House of Representatives. Republicans and much of our nation dread that prospect. My question is: What would … Continue reading Three More Days

GDP 4% Democrat/MSM Election Narrative Hardest Hit

For the first time in several weeks I'm not working overtime so I took advantage of this to relax in an Air conditioned room playing the DOS version of the old Avalon Hill 1830 (still a spectacular game) and look in on twitter when I saw this tweet from Joe Scarborough My Latest—> “With one … Continue reading GDP 4% Democrat/MSM Election Narrative Hardest Hit

Diagnosis: TDS

by baldilocks Anatomy of mass psychosis. For the past two years, a particular power group has sought to explain away its loss of power – or rather, its loss of the Presidency, as it still holds a predominance of institutional power – by creation of a myth. Mainstream media is known for its herd behavior, … Continue reading Diagnosis: TDS