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    Outlasting Ted Cruz

    I wrote earlier (and somewhat cynically) that I think Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% is subtly sending a message that if the establishment must lose, they’d rather lose to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100% than Donald Trump. They, like me, see the completely destruction of the GOP as a meaningful political party coming with Trump or, more and more, | Read More »

    The Sound and Fury of the Monster as Its Arms Stretched Toward Us

    The Sound and Fury of the Monster as Its Arms Stretched Toward Us

    “Recipes in old places spared destruction are now made by new hands and do not taste quite the same. The lagniappe is different.”There in the hospital that night, she was in her mother’s arms being comforted and giving comfort. Newly born with the new baby smell, Evelyn slept in her mother’s arms as the monster stretched its arms toward us. The hospital staff had pulled | Read More »


    John Boehner Endorses Ted Cruz For President

    John Boehner Endorses Ted Cruz For President

    Perhaps I am overly cynical, but when I heard that Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% referred to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100% as a “jacka–” at a fundraiser in Colorado, my first thought was that he knows the establishment’s goose is cooked. Between Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100%, he’d prefer Cruz. Boehner, to | Read More »

    Republican Party, R.I.P. (1854 – 2016)

    Republican Party, R.I.P. (1854 - 2016)

    “[I]f Donald Trump fades away the party leaders will conclude they beat him and the crazy base. They will, like the Bourbons of France, learn nothing and forget nothing.” In 1854, confronted by the moral evil of slavery and the inability of the Whigs to provide clarity against it, the Republican Party formed. Whig Party leaders either shifted their party allegiances or quit politics altogether. | Read More »

    Donald Trump Is Not a Racist. Don’t Go Back to 2005, Republicans.

    Donald Trump Is Not a Racist.  Don't Go Back to 2005, Republicans.

    While I continue to admire Donald Trump’s ability to command attention at long, rambling, unscripted press conferences, I still am not persuaded he will be the next President of the United States. Nonetheless, the GOP establishment in Washington has decided to treat Donald Trump the way the Bush White House treated many conservative leaders in 2005 during the immigration fight. They’re labeling him racist for | Read More »

    What Will Be There?

    Barack Obama is looking for an architect for his library. What exactly will be in the library other than his Nobel Peace Prize? Mounds of shredded documents? Stacks of erased hard drives? A taxidermied Valarie Jarrett? The “most transparent administration” in American history has actually been the least transparent and I suspect before they leave there’ll be a burn party to rival that of the | Read More »

    We Will Not Legislate Away Evil

    Yesterday morning tragedy unfolded in Virginia as a reporter and camera man for a local television station were gunned down by a man intent, according to his claims, of inciting the race war Dylan Roof had so badly wanted. Last night, in Sunset, LA, a man killed a police officer with a gun then stabbed three women. One of the women died. The gunman from | Read More »

    Donald Trump Got the Better of Jorge Ramos and the Media Knows It

    Donald Trump threw Univision’s Jorge Ramos out of a press conference in Iowa yesterday. Ramos is a self-absorbed, self-righteous leftwing activist the media allows to act as a journalist. He is more agenda driven than the entire cast of MSNBC. The media is outraged!!! outraged!!! that Donald Trump threw the guy out — never mind that he let Ramos back in to ask questions. Trump | Read More »

    ESPN Punishes Curt Schilling for Taking on Radical Islam

    This is really outrageous. Curt Schilling pointed out how few people in Nazi Germany really identified with the Nazi Party to point out that even though so few people identify with radical Islam there is a problem. His point was sound. But it outrageously outraged ESPN, a network that has put political correctness ahead of truth and news. So they’ve yanked him from a little | Read More »

    This is The Single Most Amazing Thing About Donald Trump’s Supporters

    Donald Trump leads in the polling averages by about 22%. In some individual states he is higher. In some he is lower. Nationally, Trump hit a ceiling of about twenty-five percent and has trended down from there. But, he is still in the lead. I have noticed a trend with Trump’s supporters and it is the single most amazing thing about his supporters. They recite | Read More »

    Congressional Republicans To Keep Organ Harvesting Alive and Babies Dead

    Congressional Republicans are coming up with every excuse imaginable to avoid having to defund Planned Parenthood. Right now they’re going with the “let’s investigate” card. They think that if they just probe deeply enough they’ll have enough ammunition to attack the Democrats. Yes, that would be the exact same Democrats who have seen the same videos everyone else has seen and decided it is no | Read More »

    Note to Jeb Bush — This is a bad idea [UPDATED]

    The Bush team reached out to me and said The Hill got the report below wrong. In particular, the campaign tells me that Governor Bush “said we needed more options and state flexibility and name checked Tennessee promise” as an example of state flexibility. He does not support a new federal entitlement program, but rather flexibility for states to experiment. Whew! ——————————— Jeb Bush has | Read More »

    BuzzFeed’s Casey Gueren (@caseygueren) & Yahoo’s Jen Gerson Uffalussy (@jennyalyse) Get Planned Parenthood Awards

    Many commentators, not just on the right, have noticed a lack of coverage about the Planned Parenthood videos from BuzzFeed. In the rare coverage from BuzzFeed, it has mostly been to mock eye witnesses or downplay the findings of the Center for Medical Progress’s investigation. Casey Gueren is the Health Editor for BuzzFeed and now we have a pretty good idea why Casey Gueren has | Read More »

    Global Warming Is Cleaning the Air

    According to Democrats, global warming caused the conflict in the Middle East. That has been their pivot now that George Bush has gone and ISIS did not exist until after he left. Yes, you see it has gotten so hot that resources are scarce and people are hungry. So ISIS rose to power, war started, and it is all global warming’s fault. It has the | Read More »

    The Obama Economy Calls to Clinton and Biden

    Fairly or not, the President of the United States tends to get the credit and blame for the economy. If we have economic growth, the President does well. If we have an economic slowdown, the President gets blamed. This President is probably going to do his best to blame China and the Republicans who, he will argue, should just do something. Never mind that the | Read More »