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by | Nov 19, 2022

“For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Abraham Lincoln and other future-minded Whigs recognized this in 1854 when they created the Republican…

by | Nov 17, 2022

Over there at National Review, our friends have run a piece simply titled “No” — over a photo of former President Donald Trump as he announced his campaign for president this week. Respectfully, my response to the Trump announcement is…

by | Nov 13, 2022

The public may be under the fictitious impression that a feud, instigated by former President Donald J. Trump, spontaneously broke out between him and Gov. Ron DeSantis last week. However, political operatives connected to either of the Florida-based campaigns will…

by | Nov 12, 2022

The Wall Street Journal placed a box with poll results right in the middle of its lead editorial on Thursday, Nov. 10. It cites its source as “Media exit poll, Nov. 8, 2022,” and it reads: Is your opinion of…

by | Nov 9, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif — Lanhee Chen, the Republican candidate for California controller, was an ideal candidate for the little-known office. His Democratic challenger on Tuesday, Malia Cohen, seems ill-suited for it. Thus, Chen racked up every major newspaper endorsement — even from liberal…

by | Nov 9, 2022

It’s late as I write this, though not late enough to know how things will turn out. But there are things we can safely say just after midnight Eastern time on Tuesday as the vote counts roll in and the…

by | Nov 1, 2022

Republicans in America are witnessing their own stunning anthropological metamorphosis. It is like being conscious on an operating table while watching your body turn into a ghoulish creature. The celebrated Roman poet, Ovid, who lived during the time of Caesar…

by | Oct 25, 2022

We’ll start this off by equating the physical characteristics of a political wave election with those of the more natural kind. Not so much for the benefit of our regular readers but perhaps for those of the Democrat trolls and…

by | Oct 20, 2022

Congressman John LeBoutillier once described Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill as “just like the federal budget — fat, bloated, and out of control.” Physiognomy puts the science in pseudoscience when applied to politicians but little else. Our representatives come…

by | Sep 1, 2022

For the first time in more than a half century, Alaskans this week sent a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives. Yes, the election witnessed the debut of ranked-choice voting in the state and, yes, Sarah Palin competed against…

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