by | Aug 17, 2019

Democrats clearly need Biden, but equally clearly: They do not want him. Intent to the point of hell-bent, Democrats are looking to run to the left and away from the moderates they will need to win. This threatens to make…

by | Aug 1, 2019

Americans, a compassionate people, have elected presidents crippled from polio (Franklin Roosevelt), diagnosed with Addison’s disease (John Kennedy), and suffering from Tourette syndrome (Donald Trump). But some maladies ask too much from voters, including RBF, which explains why Kamala Harris…

by | Aug 1, 2019

If Tuesday’s installment of the Democratic presidential “debate” was dopey, featuring candidates discussing “dark psychic forces” while others claimed that unworkable environmental proposals could be paid for by merely raising taxes on a few Wall Street fat cats, Wednesday’s sequel…

by | Jul 31, 2019

A series of new polls, released in time for the upcoming second Democratic presidential debates last night and tonight, show former vice president Joe Biden regaining his commanding lead over the rest of the field.  Polls taken this week by…

by | Jul 10, 2019

Word is spreading worldwide — even as far as sub-Saharan Africa — that the U.S. has an open southern border and an open checkbook. This summer, thousands of Africans from Cameroon, Congo, and other violence-plagued countries are forming caravans and…

by | Jul 8, 2019

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama famously became so frustrated by his running mate’s logorrhea that he asked an aide, “How many times is Biden going to say something stupid?” According to authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the…

by | Jul 8, 2019

What an amazing last week we’ve had. It’s almost like half of America’s political class set out to prove George Orwell correct in every particular. Orwell, the author of 1984 and Animal Farm, the two most cogent takedowns of socialism…

by | Jul 2, 2019

As contrived for the apparent purpose of embarrassing Joe Biden, Kamala Harris’ handwringer over racial-balance busing duly titillated the media. Who could suppose there was anything wrong with shipping children miles from their homes to satisfy what a federal judge…

by | Jul 1, 2019

For those who never have seen rugby, this is what a scrum looks like. Essentially, the Democrat debates. The consensus among the pundits and pollsters is that Kamala Harris gained the most — a few points — from the first…

by | Jun 28, 2019

I did not watch the first night’s Democrat Presidential Candidates debate. Why did I not? Well, why should I have? I may not be the single most important in the world, but my time has value, too. Thus, for example,…

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