by | Feb 7, 2020

The Democratic Party drove its carbon-neutral clown car off a cliff this week. Jerry Nadler, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Adam Schiff, and other passengers euphorically urged Nancy Pelosi to step on the accelerator in midair. The overstuffed car that launched in the…

by | Dec 24, 2019

Sen. Chuck Schumer issued another demand Sunday for more witnesses and documents as impeachment moves to the Senate. He’s undercutting House Democrats’ claim of a “rock-solid case” against Trump. “The case we have, if presented to a jury, would be a…

by | Feb 15, 2019

The omnibus budget deal to avert a shutdown includes $1.375 billion to construct 55 miles of barriers. The bill contains restrictions on use of funds for anything but the specific numbers, precluding the president from using money appropriated by Congress….

by | Jan 17, 2019

It is called the “State of the Union” address but that might as well be the “Shame of the Union.” The President of the United States, who is employed at the pleasure of the people, descending on the Capitol during…

by | Jan 17, 2019

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have much in common with the character Fortunato in Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, “The Cask of Amontillado.” Having been lured into a political oubliette and chained to a wall, they are now being systematically…

by | Feb 16, 2018

Donald Trump’s budget contains several reforms aimed to save consumers money on prescription drugs. The proposal, whatever its merits, comes at an opportune time. An article published on Wednesday in Health Affairs by researchers affiliated with the Centers for Medicare…

by | Feb 1, 2018

Sacramento By most measures, Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech was a rollicking success. He was on script, upbeat and even warm, albeit a bit long-winded. Even when he talked about immigration, he took cues from Ronald Reagan by…

by | Jan 31, 2018

Donald Trump offered an olive branch. His opponents took it as a brickbat. The president’s first state of the union addressed offered a half-hour laundry list of accomplishments. He noted 2.4 million new jobs, including 200,000 in manufacturing. He touted…

by | Jan 31, 2018

Optimistic, measured, solemn, and stately, President Trump delivered a hopeful message reorienting America’s view of the world and view of itself. If you somehow missed the speech, it is worth watching in its entirety. A couple Twitter highlights in no…

by | Jan 31, 2018

In all of the media’s blather about bipartisanship, it never acknowledges the Democratic radicalism that makes any national unity impossible. No sooner had Trump finished the State of the Union Address — a speech that could have been delivered by any Democrat…

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