MSNBC’s Most Recent Political Charade

Roger Altman

Unless you are a fan of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” you may not know Roger Altman.  He has recently come out of the shadows of oblivion to serve as a spokesperson for one of the left’s latest political narratives – that the business community is breaking with the Republican Party.  It is one of those situations in which the left-leaning media offers a specious opinion in the hope that the mere allegation will make it happen. They are trying to create the schism by reporting it as fact – hoping others…

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Why This Congressman Switched Sides

Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh was a political friend and ally for a number of years.  If you are not familiar with him, he was a one-term Republican congressman – where he earned a reputation of being a hot-headed show boater.  After losing his congressional seat, Walsh became a conservative talk show host. Walsh pursued his conservative ideology with passion and flair.  He was a showman.  In speeches, he would scream at the audience to get a point across.  He would jump on chairs and bounce around on a stage like a human…

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Thoughts on George Floyd

Derek Chauvin And George Floyd

This commentary is not so much about the issue of racism – or even systemic racism – where it may or may not exist.  It is about the way we see and react to events through the lens of racism and racist narratives.  The Floyd case is a perfect example of the problem. Virtually all the reports – those media narratives – we saw and heard throughout and since the trial were conversations about assumed racism.  It was the racism of one cop – who is said to reflect the inherent…

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Oscar Night Proves Movie Stars Cannot Do Television

The Oscars Logo

There was a lot of hype for the 93rd Annual Oscar Awards – a lot.  It was to be different – more exciting – more entertaining.  We should not expect less since they ARE the entertainment industry. They did make a lot of changes.  There was no celebrity host to stitch the show together – and provide some comic relief as a counterpoint to the droning acceptance speeches.  If I were to give a summary critique of the evening, I would say that everyone was well dressed.  As might be…

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Look Who Wants to Pack the Court

According to the radical Progressive wing of the Democratic party – which now includes both President Biden and Vice President Harris – the only proper government is one in which they control all the levers.  The only issues to be considered are those advanced by the political left – and all other opinions are to be censored one way or another. The current example of their authoritarian objective is the result of President Trump appointing three members to the Supreme Court – shifting the balance in favor of the more…

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Cause of Death of Capitol Police Officer Finally Revealed

Brian Sicknick Funeral

Capitol Hill Police Officer Brian Sicknick was one of the main media narratives intended to show that Trump supporters killed a police officer during the riot on Capitol Hill.  As you may recall, Sicknick had returned to his headquarters, where he collapsed.  He was taken to a hospital, where he died the next day. The first false report was that Sicknick died of injuries when he was hit in the head with a fire extinguisher by a Trump supporter.  That story played in the anti-Trump media over and over and…

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Biden Is Lying About Georgia Election Laws

All during his campaign for President, Joe Biden kept promising to bring the nation together – to be unifier-in-chief.  He has not only fallen short of that ambition, he has proven himself to be a strident left-wing authoritarian ideologue.  What he does is so far removed from what he says that Biden is turning out to be a despicable divisive fraud. Whew!  That is pretty harsh.  But one only need look at the record of what he said on the hustings and what he says and does now.  He has…

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Biden’s Foreign Policy Is Dangerous

While President Biden is myopically focused on domestic policy – mainly how to grow the federal government into an authoritarian behemoth – the foreign scene is going to Hell. Biden has basically canceled all of President Trump’s tough foreign policy measures to return to the speak-softly-and-carry-no-stick policies of the past.  This guy cannot even talk tough. Virtually every nation in the world today knows well that America under Biden and the left-wing establishment will play a passive role on the world stage. It is even worse than President Obama’s oxymoronic…

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Why Does Trump Hate Mitch McConnell?

One of former President Trump’s least admirable traits is his habit of turning on friends and allies out of personal pique. It has not served the Republican Party well … or the conservative cause … or even Trump, himself. There is no person in politics to whom I pledge fealty – not even Trump.  I am driven by the issues and the skill with which those on my side pursue them.  I may not agree with every position or action taken by such people as Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Ted…

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Brooke Baldwin Leaves CNN and Plays the Victim of Sexism

Brooke Baldwin CNN Anchor

CNN is making a number of changes in their line-up.  It is probably due to the relatively poor ratings that the inexplicably self-described “most watched” news channel has been suffering.  The most significant change is moving “CNN New Day” co-host Alisyn Camerota into the afternoon replacement for departing Brooke Baldwin. Baldwin’s departure is one of those “who do you believe” situations.  Was she fired?  Did she quit?  Did she quit under pressure (fired)?  We may never know – and probably should not care. What can be said is that Baldwin is…

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