by | Jan 1, 2019

Into my mail box the other day fell the last issue of the Weekly Standard. Not that you likely care, gentle reader, in that TWS’s diminished supply of readers, gentle or otherwise, polished off a literate conservative magazine of considerable public worth….

by | Mar 21, 2018

Republican Senators Jeff Flake, Marco Rubio, Bob Corker, and Lindsey Graham — along with Representative Trey Gowdy — joined the chorus of consternation from so-called congressional conservatives, decrying President Donald Trump’s recent tweets aimed at Robert Mueller and his absurd…

by | Feb 23, 2018

To be a leader is to be an educator, Aristotle taught, appropriately. Lead in thought, lead in government, teach. Which somewhere in there involves clarity of expression. But what is it about American politicians that they can’t make a strong…

by | Aug 30, 2017

Turn on the TV at almost any moment and you will hear anti-Trump rantings indistinguishable from the lamest claims made during the primaries. The conversation, if one can call it that (it is more like the prosecution’s monologue at a…

by | Aug 23, 2017

Among the self-appointed commissars of the culture, the hatred for Trump assumes the dimensions of a psychiatric disorder. But like the Soviet commissars of old, they don’t treat their own delusions. They instead rant and rant about the mental health…

by | Feb 20, 2017

Conservative elites as well as some in the Republican establishment love finding fault with virtually everything Donald Trump says or does. There is almost a daily litany of what they know he should have done differently or not at all….

by | Feb 5, 2017

The hanky-clutching, cluck-clucking, tsk-tsking faction of the Conservative movement is in for a rough and bumpy ride over the next four to eight years. They’re the ones who wanted a Republican president who looked like the male manikin on top…

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