Melvin Laird, RIP

A blast from the past : Melvin R. Laird, a former congressman who served as President Richard M. Nixon’s defense secretary at the height of the Vietnam War and designed policies that eventually led to the American withdrawal from combat operations, died Nov. 16 at a hospital in Fort […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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The Transgender Tragedy

The Transgender Tragedy

I don’t normally link to articles that I can’t intelligibly excerpt from and summarize, but this is an exception. My American Experiment colleague Kathy Kersten has an article in this month’s First Things that you simply have to read. The subject is the transgender “movement” that seems to have […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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WaPo poll: New Republican president with a Republican Congress doesn’t have a mandate, or something

WaPo poll: New Republican president with a Republican Congress doesn’t have a mandate, or something

The quadrennial question of presidential mandates has always been an academic exercise, but in 2016 it might be more academic than usual. That didn’t stop the Washington Post from polling on the question , teaming up with the Schar School at George Mason University. Only 29% of respondents think […] Click here to view original post hotair.com

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I, Kirkian

I started noticing the fracture sometime during the Bush II administration; vast swathes of conservatives who could simply not tolerate other vast swathes of conservatives. It was unheard of during the Reagan era – and even under Newt Gingrich in 1994, conservatism was a fairly cohesive voting bloc as […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Trump Goes Out to Dinner, Press Has Hissy Fit

Trump Goes Out to Dinner, Press Has Hissy Fit

Last night, Donald Trump went out to dinner with his family at the 21 Club, where he got an ovation from the other diners. Shockingly, he failed to tell reporters he was leaving Trump Tower. So the Associated Press headlined: “Trump ditches media – the public’s eyes and ears […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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