Archive for January 2016

What is the GOP establishment?

The word “establishment” or “GOP establishment” is often used with the assumption that everyone knows what it means. Sometimes that’s not the case, and in a dinner conversation the other night a friend who I’ve always thought of as politically savvy hit me with, “What is the establishment?” The question was posed with a tone of…

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Time to Uproot the Bushes?

Steven Hayward says it’s time to Uproot the Bushes: …isn’t it time we got rid of the Bush family in politics for good? Look, George H.W. Bush is a very decent man, but his political malpractice in the White House—squandering the Reagan legacy on purpose—opened the door for Bill Clinton. George W. Bush is another…

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Ted Cruz and the liberal media

Ted Cruz explains to Howie Kurtz how he deals with the overwhelmingly partisan liberal Democrat media. Cruz does it the same way Ronald Reagan did, by going over their heads and directly to the American people. Reagan didn’t have the internet, social media, and all the alternative media that exists today. Hence, the liberal media…

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George Stephanopoulos interrogates Ted Cruz

George Stephanopoulos interrogates Ted Cruz this morning RE: Bob Dole’s endorsement of Donald Trump. TRANSCRIPT (From Newsbusters): Stephanopoulos: You did seem to actually welcome the attack from Bob Dole. But how about the argument he is making? I mean, he repeated that “No one likes Ted Cruz,” but he also said he believes your candidacy,…

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Democrats solely responsible for Flint water problem

Democrats solely responsible for Flint’s poisoned water supply: This is a familiar story. A city that has been run into the ground by decades of Democrat controlled city government out does itself with some new disaster, this time a city water supply that is poisoning the city’s residents, and the Democrats that are 100% responsible for…

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2015 hottest year ever?

Unless you are in a coma you’ve heard multiple times that 2015 was the hottest year ever and you’ll be hearing a lot more of that sort of thing in the days and weeks ahead.  It’s not true. There is only one set of actual data on global average temperatures and it’s the satellite data…

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Marco Rubio has great answer to atheist questioner

Says he has no intention of being “pastor in chief.” Liberals and atheists profess fear of a Christian theocracy even though there is not one such country on earth. They don’t seem to fear a Muslim theocracy even though there are dozens of them in existence today.

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Texas Open Carry a snoozer

Open carry has been in effect in Texas for a couple of weeks and so far it’s a snoozer. Star Telegram: Open carry seems to be going off without a bang in Texas. Law enforcers statewide had anticipated being overwhelmed by 911 calls from Texans reporting others openly carrying holstered handguns, but the phone lines haven’t been…

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Why Hillary is in trouble

Pete Wehner, writing in Commentary Magazine, observes that Hillary is in trouble in five separate ways. His observation number four is the best one, the one that I think could be the death knell to her campaign (after the primaries I mean, there is little doubt she is going to be the nominee): A fourth…

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Best Tweet of 2015

I think I’ve posted this before but it’s always good, it’s the best tweet of 2015. Yesterday was a holiday to honor a black man who actually did accomplish a lot of racial healing. He is still very much missed by all. It’a too bad the holiday set aside for him does not illicit enough…

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