Archive for March 16th, 2016

March 16th, 2016 - 11:51 pm § in Misc.

Buchanan: “A new Republican Party is taking shape.”

Whatever happens at Cleveland, the <the Trump insurgency> looks like the passing of the old order, the death rattle of an establishment fighting for its life, and being laughed at and mocked as it goes down.    [...]

March 16th, 2016 - 11:04 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Trump Cancels GOP Debate

SALT LAKE CITY — Monday’s GOP presidential debate scheduled here in Utah has been canceled, FOX 13 News has confirmed. The decision to cancel the debate followed Donald Trump’s announcement on “FOX & Friends” that he would not be appearing. Instead, he said he woul[...]

March 16th, 2016 - 10:05 am § in Misc.

Why Trump?

I met a Trump supporter the other day and this is what I learned. As he was repairing a sofa, we got to talking about things. He was certainly skillful and seemed a nice guy. It didn’t take long for him to start telling me about how he wound up doing the job he’s in […][...]

March 16th, 2016 - 7:30 am § in Politics

Obama picks Merrick B. Garland for SCOTUS

President Obama will nominate Merrick B. Garland, chief judge of the D. C. Circuit, to the Supreme Court this morning, according to multiple media sources. Garland, 63, has a typical SCOTUS-track resume: Harvard Law, Supreme Court clerk, top DOJ prosecutor (he oversaw the Oklahoma City bombing and U[...]

March 16th, 2016 - 4:14 am § in America

Girly Women Make Better PolItical Candidates

Women with more feminine faces do better at the hustings Washington, May 16 – Researchers have highlighted voters’ perception of traditional femininity, political competence. According to the Dartmouth College-led study, female politicians’ success can be predicted by their facial [...]

March 16th, 2016 - 1:50 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Why the GOP has become Trump: Alternative Reality Syndrome

There is no mystery about where Trumpism comes from. The roots are in the communist fantasies of Joseph McCarthy who painted Truman’s cabinet as a nest of  Stalin’s buddies and the sophistry of Lee Atwater who, under Nixon,  began the GOP’s turn to an alternative reality where[...]

March 16th, 2016 - 1:01 am § in Misc.