June 18, 2018
Culture

DEFINING CONSERVATISM BACK TO REALITY

June 18, 2018 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills GK Chesterton, writing about English Progressives and Conservatives, wrote in 1924: The business of progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of conservatives is to prevent those mistakes being corrected. Even if the revolutionist might repent of his revolution, the conservative will still cling to it as [Read More]

Donald Trump

Brit Hume and Donald Trump’s Battered Wife Syndrome Problem

January 12, 2018 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills I’m not clairvoyant, but when I watched Dianne Feinstein make her “clean bill” case about DACA to President Trump at yesterday’s White House open-meeting, I fully understood Donald Trump’s reply, “Why sure, that’s what we all want.” My heart didn’t sink, in fact, I hoped Senator Feinstein and [Read More]

Nominations

The Jefferson-Hamilton Handshake, Can the GOP be Saved

December 21, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills (Updated from 2010, when Obama-the-idea was still new.) The Hook The GOP establishment has always kept one foot in the water bucket during a thunderstorm; never fixing that hole in the roof, because, when it’s raining, it too wet to go outside, and when it’s sunny, hell, there [Read More]

Elections

Roy Moore and the Soft Bigotry of Elitism

December 7, 2017 Puma ByDesign 1

Vassar Bushmills (I’ll get to Roy Moore shortly.) The Mason-Dixon Line of Elitism Who knew that Queens was just a half mile east of Dayton, Tennessee? Christopher Hitchens (RIP) once said that the English wear their class on the tips of their tongues. That is also true about Americans, only, more generally [Read More]

(Source: Redstate)
Elections

Will Virginia MAGA Conservatives Rescue Easy Ed Gillespie?

October 28, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills “If you will stop telling lies about us, we will stop telling the truth about you” (This remark wasn’t appropriated from a Republican, but a Democrat, Adlai Stevenson, their 1952 presidential candidate. And it fell flat for the same reason Rep (Cowboy Hat) Frederica Wilson’s accusations against a four-star [Read More]

Donald Trump

My Seventeen-Year Romance with George W Bush

October 24, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills In 2000 I genuinely liked George W Bush. He was more than just “not Al Gore” or even “not the continuation of the Clinton Machine.” He was Christian, a conservative (no really) and a quiet, congenial man. He ran on a string of conservative legislative themes, but which never [Read More]