Politics

by | Jan 21, 2020

New York magazine’s Ed Kilgore recently offered up yours truly as a prototypical Trump supporter who has ignored the “key lesson from 2016.” Quoting an excerpt from an October article in which I suggested that impeachment enhances Trump’s 2020 prospects…

by | Jan 21, 2020

Fact checking is a tricky business. Some things are black and white and can be labeled as such. But that isn’t always the case. Let’s say that I write a story saying, “Ralph wore a black shirt to the meeting.”…

by | Jan 20, 2020

Richmond, Virginia The streets near the State Capitol were already packed with thousands of gun-toting protestors by 7:00 a.m. on Monday, and tens of thousands more showed up as the day progressed. At first glance, the scene appeared tense. State…

by | Jan 20, 2020

We now know why Nancy Pelosi delayed submitting the articles of her Stillborn Impeachment. Her delay, her obstruction of Congress, her abuse of power, had not made much sense. But then we divined that she simply was waiting for the…

by | Jan 20, 2020

Forgive the rather shallow entry in this space today, as your author is coming off a nonstop weekend novel-writing binge. I’m working on the sequel to Animus, the novel I published on Amazon back in September, as it’s a goal…

by | Jan 20, 2020

The middle of January was not a great time for Americans to have another national holiday. We’ve just had all the travel, expenses, calories, and alcohol of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day sandwiched into little over a month. The…

by | Jan 20, 2020

The upcoming Senate trial will, courtesy of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, show the deep respect for precedents so woefully ignored by the House. As recounted by Matthew Continetti in National Review Online: Clinton’s trial was divided into pieces. The Senate…

by | Jan 20, 2020

In what the Justice Department has labeled a terrorist attack, on December 6 Saudi Air Force 2nd Lt. Mohammed al-Shamrani shot and killed three U.S. Navy sailors. That attack led to the serious vetting of all Saudi military members being trained…

by | Jan 20, 2020

January 20, 2017 — three years ago today. The headline in the Washington Post: The campaign to impeach President Trump has begun The time the article was posted: 12:19 p.m. — exactly 19 minutes after Donald John Trump was sworn…

by | Jan 20, 2020

“We have no reason to create millionaires,” declared Fidel Castro to his Politburo. “We fight not to create millionaires.” Castro, for the record, was much more than a millionaire. In 2006, Forbes magazine estimated his net worth at $900 million…

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