Thaddeus G. McCotter

About Thaddeus G. McCotter

The Hon. Thaddeus McCotter is the former chairman of the Republican House Policy Committee, current itinerant guitarist, American Greatness contributor, and Monday co-host of the "John Batchelor Show."

‘Fixin’ a Hole in the Ocean’: What a Divided Congress Means

As a result of the recent midterm election, next year’s Congress will be divided between a Democratic majority controlling the House and a Republican majority controlling the Senate. Naturally, the question arises whether the two chambers and President Trump can agree upon and accomplish anything. Though some observers remain optimistic about the prospects,

By | 2018-11-10T22:36:59+00:00 November 11th, 2018|

Halloween and the Perils of Cultural Appropriation

Cultural appropriation, the Cambridge Dictionary helpfully informs us, is “the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without showing that you understand or respect this culture.” This, of course, should not be a problem in America, a constitutional republic imbued with the concept of pluralism—that

By | 2018-10-27T18:58:29+00:00 October 28th, 2018|

Who Leaked on Rod? (Hint: No Friend of Trump’s)

Recent articles in the New York Times and Washington Post cite anonymous sources who, claiming familiarity with the incidents and/or former FBI official Andrew McCabe’s contemporaneous memos, allege that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wanted to wear a wire and advised others to record the president secretly; and to solicit support from cabinet

By | 2018-09-22T16:27:16+00:00 September 22nd, 2018|

We’re All Gonna Die! Vote Democrat!

Around 1994, R. J. Rummel offered the term “democide” to define the “intentional killing of an unarmed or disarmed person by government agents acting in their authoritative capacity and pursuant to government policy or high command." Victims of democide include: “forced labor and concentration camp victims; killings by ‘unofficial’ private groups; extrajudicial summary

By | 2018-09-14T20:31:55+00:00 September 15th, 2018|

The Left: ‘Oh, We’re So Pretty . . . ’

Ah, the Left: they never cease to accuse you of the thing they are doing. This week, the Left’s “narrative” (the elite’s polite way of saying bulls---) is that President Trump is under increasing “pressure”, including from the debut of Michael Moore’s cinematic anti-Trump Philippic, the tumultuous Kavanagh hearings, and an anonymous “senior”

By | 2018-09-07T22:17:36+00:00 September 8th, 2018|