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by | Oct 17, 2022

Whatever you do, do not get fooled by the idea that the Democrat running for Congress or the Senate or something down the ballot as picayune as the local school board is a “moderate” or a “centrist.” We’ll prove it….

by | Sep 29, 2022

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) just offered a bipartisan tutorial in pathetic leadership. They demonstrated precisely how not to behave while holding positions of influence and authority.  Manchin made a complete fool of himself over the…

by | Aug 18, 2022

You know the old joke: How can you tell when a politician is lying? When his/her lips are moving. That extreme cynicism about politicians — especially Democrats — is reinforced by the recent passage of the so-called Inflation Reduction Act…

by | Aug 7, 2022

With inflation raging and the shadow of recession looming, it’s difficult to envision a worse time to pass a tax-and-spend bill like the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). Yet, that’s just what Senate Democrats did Sunday. It’s even harder to imagine…

by | Jul 28, 2022

Thursday morning, the Commerce Department admitted what most Americans already knew — the nation is in the midst of a recession. The economy has contracted for the second consecutive quarter this year. During the first quarter, gross domestic product (GDP)…

by | Jul 6, 2022

The go-to policy for dealing with nearly every modern problem is more government spending. So it was just a matter of time before Democrats tried to revive the failed “Build Back Better” (BBB) program to address today’s economic troubles. Of…

by | Apr 13, 2022

One of the most important lessons in tax policy is that the person who is handed the bill and sends the check to the taxman isn’t necessarily the person shouldering the entire cost — or even the bulk of the…

by | Apr 6, 2022

I publish twice weekly, so I necessarily cannot comment on all issues. Ukraine comes before Will Smith. Today I catch up. 1. UKRAINE–PUTIN–WAR CRIMES–GENOCIDE-PUTIN’S END GAME–BIDEN AS ZHLUB AND NATO AS WUSSES  It is striking that a war between Russia…

by | Jan 27, 2022

Conservatives like it when liberal Democrat Supreme Court justices are in their 80s, 90s, or hundreds. That increases the chances such justices will be retiring soon — whether of personal volition or upon being summoned by Heaven to give an…

by | Jan 19, 2022

I come from a world and time when you could deeply disagree with someone else — on politics, on religion, on social values — and still could be good friends. I don’t know otherwise how, as a deep conservative, I…

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