Archive for the 'Elections' Category

What’s weird is . . . this guy is no radical. What would they do with a radical?

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Abandoning the last vestiges of even-handedness, the Legacy Press goes all-in to destroy President Trump

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

As a 40-year veteran professional newsman, let me tell you the one thing the “Mainstream Media” will never tell you about Donald Trump’s accusations of their peddling “Fake News” and grossly hate-filled, prejudiced coverage:

Following up on Trump’s ‘falsehoods’

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

First, CNN tried to claim the crowds came disguised as an empty field for Trump’s inauguration (viewed internationally on TV by 30 million — ho hum) by posting photographs of the crowd gathering to hear his noon speech — photos taken at 8:20 a.m. Jan. 20, when hardly anyone had arrived — and comparing them […]

The unapologetic falsehoods of the increasingly discredited Associated Press

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

In an otherwise unrelated Jan. 24 news story about President Donald Trump signing executive orders to get some major oil pipelines (purposely stalled by Barack Obama in his ongoing effort to cripple America’s energy industry and thus drive up our electric bills) back on track, The Associated Press couldn’t help themselves, adding:

The movie boys keep trying

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

(A version of this column appears in the mid-January issue of “Firearms News” — formerly “Shotgun News” — on newsstands and in mailboxes this week.)

You think that you’re such a smart girl, and I’ll believe what you say, but who do you think you are, girl, to lead me on this way?

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Like schoolyard bullies — mouthing off, full of swagger till a grownup hies into view — the Politically Correct Democrats (from Chuck Schumer and Harry Reid down to the ill-read hairstyle peacocks strutting for the cameras at CNN and NBC) have been jeering at, ridiculing, and taking exception to Everything Trump for two months now.

Donald Trump, military dictator (or: Dick Daring, boy reporter)

Monday, December 12th, 2016

I’ve been watching presidential elections for 50-some years now (scary as that number sounds.) I don’t ever remember seeing the kind of hand-wringing, brow-furrowing, downright shrieking we’re now experiencing over “the selection of the cabinet.”

A good election for gun rights

Friday, December 9th, 2016

A version of the following column appears in the Dec. 10 edition of the magazine Firearms News (formerly “Shotgun News,”) on newsstands and in mailboxes now. The best news for gun rights in 2016 was, unquestionably, the election of President Donald Trump.

Trying to read the Trump tea leaves

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Under our Nov. 21 post, “They expected to be ‘discussing access,’” John Taylor comments:

The pollsters lied, the media lied, Hillary lied, America elects Donald Trump president, and the media respond by . . . lying some more

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

I labored in the newspaper business for 40 years. I started out driving the delivery truck. I broke front-page stories as a twenty-something reporter at my first small-town daily in Willimantic, Connecticut, eventually working my way up to become an editor and then a 20-year columnist and editorial writer at a major metropolitan daily.