Posts Tagged ‘ politics ’

As election nears, Mencken’s socialist looms.

July 26, 2020

Not a day goes by that I don’t read a letter or column from some poor soul espousing that one President Donald J. Trump is the greatest threat to this nation in the history of said nation. That our “democracy” (sadly they just can’t grasp that we’re actually a Constitutional Republic, but I digress)...

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An ugly past, presents again

July 19, 2020

“I speak as a Republican. I speak as a woman. I speak as a United States Senator. I speak as an American.” “The United States Senate has long enjoyed worldwide respect as the greatest deliberative body in the world. But recently that deliberative character has too often been debased to the level of a...

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As history repeats will we at last learn?

June 21, 2020

It was a time when the entire nation was a powder keg, a spark away from a conflagration that would rage shore to shore, border to border. North Korea had seized the USS Pueblo. The Tet Offensive shattered the Johnson administration’s myth that the U.S. was winning the Vietnam War. A time when insanity...

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The Old Gray Lady pronounced officially dead

June 14, 2020

Her masthead carries the advertising slogan “All the news that’s fit to print” first seen in 1896 via red lights on a sign above New York’s Madison Square. For decades she has been referenced by her colloquial name the Gray Lady/Old Gray Lady. She even refers to herself as “the paper of record”. Her...

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More death does not justice bring

June 7, 2020

The video is horrifying. A black man lying on the ground, his life leaving him with every passing second. The countdown to death is unstoppable. No, that is not a description of the death of George Floyd. The above describes the Facebook live post of a dying David Dorn in the early morning hours...

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Beware the Obama-Holder spin on Flynn

May 17, 2020

A week ago Friday, former President Barack Obama spoke to approximately 3,000 members of the Obama Alumni Association. While the headline reads “In leaked call, Obama describes Trump handling of virus as chaotic” it was the former President’s comments on the Department of Justice’s decision to withdraw its prosecution of retired Lt. General Michael...

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