Archive for September 2016

The rise of Donald Trump is Obama’s legacy

Victor Davis Hanson: Without policy achievements to hang his hat on, Obama’s rhetoric will be how he’s remembered – and the results have been ugly. On his recent Asian tour, President Obama characterized his fellow Americans (the most productive workers in the world) as “lazy.” In fact, he went on to deride Americans for a…

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What is deplorable?

Rush Limbaugh weighed in on just what is truly deplorable and addressed his comments to Hillary Clinton in his Monday Morning Update: Dear Mrs. Clinton: Apparently, you’re confused about the meaning of “deplorable.” • Deplorable is leaving a U.S. Ambassador and three other Americans to die at a U.S. consulate in Libya and ignoring their…

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Pot boils over when a thoughtful black conservative confronts a howling left-wing Democrat

Stacy Washington is a black woman who happens to be conservative. Democrats believe they own black people, perhaps because their Democrat ancestors actually did own black people, and therefore react like indignant slave masters when any black person has the temerity to embrace conservatism and the Republican party. To modern Democrats a black conservative is…

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Worse than anything Richard Nixon ever did

From Andy McCarthy’s piece at National Review — Yes, the Fix Was In Why was Hillary Clinton so willing to speak with the FBI? If the subject of an investigation has an inkling that charges are likely, there is very little upside in submitting to an interview by the FBI and the Justice Department, unless…

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The Truth About Donald Trump

One of H.L. Mencken’s cynical quotes on politics and democracy:  On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. If we add “or crook” to “moron” I doubt that Mencken would object. The #NeverHillary crowd thinks…

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The Origin of Life on Earth

Yeah, I thought I’d delve into that and try to find out how it all began. Iris DeMent has a splendid song about it: Everybody’s wonderin’ what and where they they all came from Everybody’s worryin’ ’bout where they’re gonna go When the whole thing’s done But no one knows for certain And so it’s…

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