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by | Nov 5, 2022

Pity Kevin McCarthy. He is out there flexing legislative muscle, anticipating his rise following the Congressional elections November 8. The pollsters believe that after voters go to the polls on that date, there will be a Republican majority in the…

by | Aug 12, 2022

Two recent op-ed articles in the Washington Times and their accompanying illustrations manifest a troubling habit of modern conservatives — all too often, they accept and help promote the conventional liberal version of history in a futile effort to lend…

by | Jun 9, 2022

“I want to tell you, Gorsuch. I want to tell you, Kavanaugh. You have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price. You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.” Thus spoke Charles…

by | Mar 17, 2022

Amazing. There is current MSNBC talking head and former Missouri Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill saying this of Fox’s Tucker Carlson, bold print for emphasis supplied: Ukrainian President President Volodymyr Zelensky “also needs to warn America about allowing Putin to use…

by | Mar 17, 2022

The Democrats once prided themselves on defending opponents of war and dissenters from the perceived patriotic consensus in the country. They were the party of peaceniks, nuclear freezers, draft dodgers, and conscientious objectors. During the days of the Cold War,…

by | Feb 16, 2022

The news of P.J. O’Rourke’s death this week was like a gut-punch. I learned about it on Wednesday morning, courtesy of American Spectator executive editor Wlady Pleszczynski’s touching tribute. Thoughts of P.J. took me back, as it should all of…

by | Jun 3, 2021

I am looking for a name to describe today’s progressive Left, and perhaps you can help. Some people I know call left-wing Dems “communists,” and I’ve always hated that. It brings back memories of the Red Scare and reds under…

by | Jun 20, 2020

Friday I awakened to a blizzard of emails from my anorexic nutcase, former top model and actress “friend.” She wants to commit suicide. She slit her wrists two nights ago, but it wasn’t enough and she’s healing rapidly. She has…

by | May 3, 2019

In 1954, the United States Senate famously censured its most notorious member — Wisconsin Republican Joe McCarthy. McCarthy had been on the trail of Communists in government — and there were, indeed, some of those — but had finally overstepped…

by | Oct 8, 2018

I just put them all in the mail. OK, it may just be a Donald Segretti-like dirty trick. (Those who recognize the name are dating themselves.) But I have to admit, a bit juvenile or no, I enjoyed it. And…

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