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    With a Nod to Mikeymike, Ted Cruz is Deh Man

    Who is this man? In an attempt to jog your memory, I will begin by saying he was the Jeb Bush of the 1980 election season  By early 1979, he was swaggering about the country, vacuuming up the wealthy donor palm-grease like an Oreck-XL. He was the man to beat. He’d been a Secretary of the Treasury. He’d been a Secretary of the Navy…. C’mon, | Read More »

    Navy Corpse-men, Attention! October is “Breast Awareness Month”– So Visit Your OBee-Geiny, and Get Checked for E-Bowl-Eye

    Dan Quayle misspells “tomato”, and you’d think it was grounds for impeachment. Sarah Palin references “1400 Pennsylvania Avenue”, and it clearly disqualifies her as a carbon-based life-form. Barack Obama can talk about “breathalyzers” and correct it to “inhalators” when he really means “inhalers”, and it’s chalked up to long, grueling days on the campaign trail for an otherwise brilliant orator. Joe Biden can claim “Jobs” | Read More »

    Land, Ho!

         What, exactly, is the compelling reason that Terry Lynn Land should be a senator? More presicely, why should she be MY senator? In a nation with 310 million souls, she’s among the best we can find, eh? Alright, she has a “musical name”– at least, that’s George Will’s Aristotelian pronouncement. Granted, her name is better in that department than,  say,  Mike Cox or Dick | Read More »


    In a much-previous life, I was both a candidate for, and an office-holder in, “public service”. Let me tell you: The “candidate” part was –at least, in the context of the Obama Presidency– the most instructive. By far. As soon as my election documents were filed with the Secretary of State, I was called by the Local Bugle. Literally– I was driving home from the | Read More »

    John Wayne Gacy was a Chicago Machine Democrat. Oh, and so is Barack Obama

    John Wayne Gacy was one of the most foul, ghastly, human monsters to ever slither across this earthly firmament. The depths of his rotted, fetid soul was an infinite cesspool of the most repugnant man-scented nightmares. He was the absolute embodiment of undiluted Evil. The hand seen shaking Roslyn Carter’s  is the same hand that snuffed the life out of some 4o young men for | Read More »

    Of Course it Can Happen Again…

    Most of the grand old movie theaters are gone, victims of the ubiquitous closet-like darkrooms of the multi-plex. Certainly, this is true of Lansing, Michigan. The remnants of the old Michigan Theater– The Strand— were long ago truncated into faceless office-space, it’s once opulent shopping “Arcade” left only to faint memory. Back in the winter of 1945, though, it was the jewel of Downtown, with | Read More »

    Step One: Triumphant Assault Against the Language Du Jour, And an End to Vote Slavery

    I intimated in an earlier Diary Entry that I would begin fleshing out ways to dislodge the radical left in the way we as Traditional Americans perceive the political battleground. For far too long, we’ve surrendered the battlegrounds of Moral Superiority, of Popular Culture, of Academic Folkways, and countless others– even as we shy away from effective engagement. I’m not talking about listening to Rush | Read More »

    We Can’t “Round Up 30 Million Illegal Foreign Aliens”… But, We CAN Find Each One of Them a Doctor!

    …And also, we CAN lower the temperature of the planet by screwing in a few different light-bulbs. We can’t build a simple, impermeable fence along the Southern Border, But we CAN cut down the number of hurricanes by firing a few thousand coal-miners. Why do we so readily accept the out-right lunacy of the radical Left? Think of what the Left tells us we CAN | Read More »

    I’m All For “Single-Payer”… ME!

    Rather like the Vernal Equinox, it was bound to happen: The far-out extreme left-wing kook fringe is piling onto the “Obamacare Sucks!” band-wagon. But, in a move to contrast themselves with regular, sane, normal Americans who have been driving this behemoth-like bandwagon for nearly four years now, the far-out extreme left-wing kook fringe has their panties in a wad because Obamacare isn’t Marxist enough for | Read More »

    RedState’s Year-End List of Banished Words and Phrases from the Queen’s English — Open for Nominations!

    Michigan’s most iconic PR man was likely the late, Great Bill Rabe (pronounced “Ray-bee”) of Lake Superior State College. And, in a state full of automobile hucksters from David E. Davis to Harvey Earl, that’s saying a lot. But, all through the 70’s and 80’s, the joyous Bill could be heard any given morning swapping clever repartee and jocularity with JP McCarthy on WJR (“The | Read More »