Don’t Laugh, Clinton Might Run Again

“Don’t tempt me,” Hillary Clinton retorted to the president’s sarcastic tweet encouraging her to enter the race for a 2020 rematch of 2016.  If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve noticed Clinton quietly inching toward entering the volatile race. She still has a few weeks before next month’s earliest deadlines to register for ballot access. As

By | 2019-11-01T22:00:43-07:00 October 31st, 2019|Tags: |

The Stupidest
Impeachment Ever

The latest high crime and misdemeanor that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) wants the U. S. Senate to make into a federal case is this: In a phone call with his counterpart in Ukraine, President Trump conditioned the provision of foreign aid on rooting out that nation’s admitted corruption on behalf of the Obama Administration.

By | 2019-11-01T21:23:00-07:00 October 31st, 2019|Tags: |

Reversing the Venality of American Politics

In Gordon Wood’s elegant little summary of the lives of the Framers, Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different (2006), the greatest of living American historians laments that those who created the United States put in place a structure that made it impossible for people like them ever to exist again. Most of the Founders—in

By | 2019-10-31T23:16:49-07:00 October 30th, 2019|Tags: |

The ‘Demedia’s’ Impeachment Beat Goes On

The pre-electoral schism in American politics seems now to have reached a point not approached since the Civil War. The Democrats have been successfully hounded by the Republicans for their unauthorized, in camera, selectively researched, and leaked “impeachment investigation.” Now House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is going to have its existence approved by the House,

By | 2019-10-29T21:38:16-07:00 October 29th, 2019|Tags: |

The Long Game on Impeachment

Niccolo Machiavelli advised there was no end to conflict for the prince. Wisdom consists of choosing the option that places one in the most advantageous position for the next inevitable contest. “A ruler must never imagine that any decision he takes is safe,” the West’s first political consultant advised the prince. “He should reckon that

By | 2019-10-29T17:38:38-07:00 October 29th, 2019|Tags: |

Why Is This Mueller Alumnus in Charge of the Justice Department’s FARA Unit?

Did the FBI tamper with the record of what former Trump campaign official and National Security Advisor Michael Flynn said to FBI agents? According to documents filed by Flynn’s attorney last week, it appears that none other than former FBI attorney Lisa Page participated in the editing of Flynn’s statement. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team

By | 2019-10-30T21:41:21-07:00 October 29th, 2019|Tags: |

Shock Poll Shows Weak Support for Impeachment

Forty percent of Americans agree that the impeachment process led by U.S. Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is a “political lynching.” That’s exactly how pollsters worded the question in a shocking new USA Today/Suffolk University survey published Tuesday. Four in 10 Americans sampled in the poll agreed that President Trump’s controversial and incendiary term fit. Further,

By | 2019-10-29T16:38:22-07:00 October 29th, 2019|Tags: |

Adam Schiff and Echoes of the McMinn County War

Last week, two dozen Republican representatives led by U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz of Florida crashed the ersatz Star Chamber established by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) to demonstrate the need for transparency in the Democrats’ efforts to impeach President Trump. Now the House is scheduled to vote Thursday on a resolution to “provide

By | 2019-10-29T21:41:52-07:00 October 28th, 2019|Tags: |

Will the Democrats Miss Middle America Again?

COLUMBUS, Ohio—In the weeks, then months and now years after losing the presidential election in 2016, Hillary Clinton has repeatedly demonstrated in speeches and television interviews that she has no idea why she lost. She has blamed everything from racism to Russia, from the media to sexism, from deplorables to stubborn, backward-looking nostalgia. Now she's

By | 2019-10-28T19:45:33-07:00 October 28th, 2019|Tags: |

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