D-Day
Politics

D-Day, T-Day, the Coup, and the Deep State

Here’s a big post offering a celebration of toxic masculinity, D-Day squared; two anti-Trump coup updates; and the deep state’s entanglement with the media. D-Day & Toxic Masculinity: Today is June 6.  Today we celebrate toxic masculinity — twice. One thing we celebrate today is the 75th anniversary of American, [Read More]

Virtue signaling St. Paul Minnesota
Politics

Virtue signaling in Minnesota should stay local

St. Paul, Minnesota, excels in Leftist virtue signaling — which would be fine if they’d keep it in Minnesota and not try to force it on the rest of us. A few days ago, I put up several photos showing the extreme virtue signaling that one finds in St. Paul, [Read More]

Coup attempt Brennan Comey Clapper
Politics

Progressives collude to prevent investigation of attempted coup

By resisting an investigation of the apparent attempted coup against Trump, Progressives reject a core Anglo-American doctrine that no one is above the law. By Wolf Howling The “collusion investigation” — 2+ years, $30+ million, and using all the investigative resources of government — is over.  Given the specificity and [Read More]

California San Francisco poop map
Politics

California turned this Democrat into a conservative

My California upbringing shows that people will cling to ideas long after the facts reveal those ideas are flawed — a scary thought for the 2020 election. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, one of America’s bluest of blue regions; attended UC Berkeley, which once was the [Read More]

Elections

THE DIMINISHING POWER OF THE MEDIA, PART I

Vassar Bushmills Keep this simple set of facts in mind when the subject of the strength of the Democratic Party base comes up. And keep a constant visual of this map in your head when the subject of the power of the media comes up. There are 3,141 counties in [Read More]

Images
Politics

Leftist politics and the power of visual images

Leftists know that people respond strongly to visual images and use them to great effect. If Republicans want to win, they need to start doing the same. A picture is worth a thousand words. — Newspaper/advertising adage. Some years ago, in a post I wrote about the Second Amendment, I [Read More]

Immigration, character, welfare, and economic destiny
Politics

Immigration, character, welfare, and economic destiny

America’s economic growth will benefit from an immigration policy that sees people with skills come to work, not to latch onto America’s welfare benefits. A few decades ago, when I was getting my history major at Cal, something very rare and special happened: I had a brilliant professor. Every lecture [Read More]

Trump Xi China Trade War Tariffs
Politics

A few thoughts about the trade war with China

China has been slowly sucking America dry through unfair trade. Trump is right to demand that it treat us fairly and I think he’ll win this trade war. When I graduated from high school, a family friend, recently widowed, sold me her deceased husband’s eight-year-old car for a price I [Read More]

Robert Mueller Report
Donald Trump

Part II of the Mueller Report is a singularly dishonest political document

This post offers you five reasons to view Part II of the Mueller Report as a purely political document without any supporting legal rationales. Part I of the Mueller Report conclusively found no evidence that President Trump or anyone close to him ever conspired with, or attempted to conspire with, [Read More]

Bookworm Beat Social Media
Politics

Bookworm Beat 5/7/19 — the Vanishing Conservatives on Social Media edition

There are reasons for you to be very afraid of the social media crackdown on conservatives (even fringe ones), plus other scary stuff in today’s world. Democrats prepare for 2020 by silencing conservatives.  If I had to identify the scariest news today, it would be Twitter’s purge of conservatives, which [Read More]