Archive for September 22nd, 2020

September 22nd, 2020 - 11:03 pm § in Donald Trump, Health, Politics

I believe her, not him

CNN, September 18, 2020 “Last week the White House was hit by a bombshell: A former top aide to Vice President Mike Pence, who was intimately involved in the administration’s response to the coronavirus, blamed President Trump for mishandling the crisis and causing unnecessary deaths. Th[...]

September 22nd, 2020 - 5:40 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Rogue candidate hires rogue operator for rogue campaign

     Kanye West has hired “a secretive consulting firm … run by a man with a long history of controversial work for Republicans,” CNN reported on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.      Nathan Sproul isn’t as well known as some other GOP rogue operatives, e.g. Roger Stone and[...]

September 22nd, 2020 - 4:33 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Will Red America secede?

In this essay, a liberal journalist asks a conservative intellectual probing questions about whether America has a future. I’ll start with my own caveat: No one, not even the smartest and best educated among us, knows the future with certainty. We who read about history quickly realize that ev[...]

September 22nd, 2020 - 10:45 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Is Texas in play?

The last Democratic presidential candidate to carry Texas was Jimmy Carter in 1976. But political analysts now say “it’s only a matter of time before Texas becomes a battleground state.” That’s primarily for two reasons. One, the state is urbanizing; and two, Hispanics soon will [...]

September 22nd, 2020 - 9:15 am § in Politics

Doug Jones thinks he can win

This article contains news with liberal commentary. It’s practically an article of faith among Democrats their party will lose the seat occupied by Doug Jones, reducing their haul of Senate seats this year by one. What polling exists tends to reinforce that belief. But Jones, despite represe[...]

September 22nd, 2020 - 8:00 am § in Humor

How to send an enemy occupying army packing

Simple. Starve ’em. Of broadband. No broadband, no HBO, stock market news, or porn. After a month or two of that they’ll pack up and leave. All it takes is an old analog TV set that works. The technique has been tested and proven to work. Moreover, the device can be concealed in an ordin[...]

September 22nd, 2020 - 2:40 am § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge

A. Marilyn Monroe B. Betty White C. Barbara Bush D. Anne Lindbergh E. Leni Riefenstahl[...]