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

To my liberal friends: Yes, conservatives are decent people

By John Ruberry "As I watch a great number of my fellow Americans and virtually all of the mainstream media descend further and further into irrational and immoral hysteria -- regularly calling the president of the United States and all of his supporters Nazis, white supremacists and the like; harassing Republicans where they eat, shop … Continue reading To my liberal friends: Yes, conservatives are decent people

Will 2018 be the year of glamour shots for the Democrats?

By John Ruberry For decades, probably since in the advent of rock and roll, America's has been a youth-worshipping culture. In eastern Asia, at least for now, elders are admired and respected, on the other hand. Back to America. Is it a coincidence that four years after Elvis Presley appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show … Continue reading Will 2018 be the year of glamour shots for the Democrats?

Voices of CPAC 2018 Senator Ted Cruz Answers Two Question for DaTechGuy

One of the things that makes being at CPAC very interesting, both from the standpoint of the average attendee and for a reporter and blogger is the fact that you never know when you are going to find yourself next to a person of provenance, an author you admire, a television personality, an activist you've … Continue reading Voices of CPAC 2018 Senator Ted Cruz Answers Two Question for DaTechGuy

Time to cut up the government’s credit cards

I really like credit cards. Every card in my wallet has purposes based upon rewards, limits, and due dates. The dollar bills in my wallet are probably the same bills I've had in there for weeks because I use cards for everything. Controlling expenditures and making certain my family is covered when life events pop … Continue reading Time to cut up the government’s credit cards

Voices at CPAC 2017 Yvonne (from almost #NeverTrump to Evangelical Coordinator) & Michael

On Day one of CPAC while working in the Hotel Lobby I met Yvonne from Chicago who gave me a long interview. Her story which took her from considering "Never Trump" to being an Illinois coordinator for the Trump campaign is not only interesting but to this writing is the greatest swing of any of … Continue reading Voices at CPAC 2017 Yvonne (from almost #NeverTrump to Evangelical Coordinator) & Michael

The Supreme Court Agenda

Two words: Supreme Court. That’s why many people voted for Donald Trump. Trump should have the opportunity to replace at least three justices on the court over the next four years, including the Scalia vacancy, possibly the irritating Darth Vader Ginsburg and the wobbly Anthony Kennedy. It’s conceivable that liberal Stephen Breyer might call it … Continue reading The Supreme Court Agenda

Hillary urges Progressives, Bernie Fans to vote Dr. Jill Stein

There has been a bit of a buzz concerning Hillary Clinton appropriating the words of Ted Cruz's speech at the RNC convention. I think those words of Hillary's are interesting: "Ted Cruz was right. In this election do the right thing vote your conscience" Well progressives you heard her. If your progressive conscience objects to … Continue reading Hillary urges Progressives, Bernie Fans to vote Dr. Jill Stein

How Donald Trump Played Ted Cruz at RNC Cleveland and won

If you read my morning post you know that in my opinion Ted Cruz's speech at the Republican Convention was the only honorable response for him in this situation and I applaud him for it. However you might noticed that while I think Ted Cruz was totally justified in what he said at and after … Continue reading How Donald Trump Played Ted Cruz at RNC Cleveland and won

Ted Cruz in Cleveland: Ambition vs Family, Family Wins

Mr. Scratch (the devil): [whispering to Webster while he writes his speech] Listen, Black Daniel, you're wasting your time writing speeches like that. Why worry about the people and their problems? Think of your own. You want to be president of this country, don't you? And you ought to be! Inauguration Day parade: Bands playing, … Continue reading Ted Cruz in Cleveland: Ambition vs Family, Family Wins

CA Primary Day Blather

by baldilocks Right, duty, whatever one wants to call it, I voted today in the California Primary Election. No Party Preference, crossover ballot—Republican. Who did I vote for? Ted Cruz. I figured that readers would want to know. I first registered as a Republican immediately after the 2000 General Election in which I voted for … Continue reading CA Primary Day Blather

Ted Cruz writes about The Mullahs and Their Missiles

The Obama administration's national security fabulist, Ben Rhodes, has succeeded in remaking the Middle East to empower America’s most hated enemy, the only United Nations member state committed to the annihilation of another state: the theocratic Islamic Republic of Iran. Among the so-called moderates Rhodes would name in his sales pitch was Iran’s President Hassan … Continue reading Ted Cruz writes about The Mullahs and Their Missiles

No MSM Coverage of Bernie Sanders? Blame Ted Cruz

Brett Maverick: Now he did everything a man shouldn't do, but he's still alive, looks like he'll be elected sheriff and I know he'll end up with the biggest ranch in the territory. I'm broke. Nobody even knows I'm leaving or cares. Could I be wrong? Maverick: The Saga of Waco Williams 1959 One of … Continue reading No MSM Coverage of Bernie Sanders? Blame Ted Cruz

Is Trump over Cruz the 2016 version of Clinton over Tsongas

If anyone thinks the words government and efficiency belong in the same sentence, we have counselling available Paul Tsongas For many of us conservatives that were once democrats there is a moment when a line was crossed that you just reconcile with truth. My moment came in 1992. I was a Democrat who has just … Continue reading Is Trump over Cruz the 2016 version of Clinton over Tsongas

Damn the torpedoes.

I was looking at a few political headlines this morning. It was like watching an endless volley in a tennis match. John Podhoretz says to Resign yourself to the depressing reality: It’s going to be Trump vs. Clinton, but Roger Kimball describes Here's Why the New York Primary Still Doesn't Matter. Trump gets 518,000 votes … Continue reading Damn the torpedoes.