Archive for the '2016 Election' Category

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.

The arrogant elite face their ‘perfect storm’

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Maybe if the media stay verrrry quiet, no one will notice . . .

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

If Donald Trump were currently the subject of multiple, concurrent, ongoing investigations by both the FBI and the New York Police Department – investigations into a likely organized long-running conspiracy to bribe a federal official to the tune of tens of millions of dollars; illegal use of a non-profit foundation to generate millions in income […]

‘Hypocrisy’? No, doesn’t sound familiar. How do you spell it?

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

So, let me get this straight. The main thrust of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign is not that she favors “open borders” with unlimited illegal immigration including a greater number of violent jihadi Muslim gang-rapists and mass murderers than are now terrorizing France (although she does.) The main thrust of her campaign is not that […]

‘We called (on) Director Comey to explain everything right away, put it all out on the table’

Friday, November 4th, 2016

CNN, the Clinton News Network, reported on Oct. 30 “Hillary Clinton on Saturday questioned FBI Director James Comey’s decision to write to congressional leaders about emails uncovered in the bureau’s probe into Anthony Weiner, saying the timing of such a move was ‘unprecedented’ and ‘deeply troubling.’

A note on how to read the polls

Friday, November 4th, 2016

First, before our major post of the day, a note on presidential polling:

‘Please, Mistress Hillary! Tell us how we can serve you in a more degraded manner!’

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Since it will reportedly take weeks for FBI agents to search the hundreds of thousands of Huma Abedin e-mails found on the home computer of her disgraced husband, former congressman and accomplished “sexter” Anthony Weiner (now that they have a proper warrant, so what they find can be used in the many separate prosecutions likely […]