Withdrawal pains

"There is no precedent that anybody can find for someone who has been charged with perjury just getting off scot-free." -Barack Obama, on the withdrawal of the case against Michael Flynn So much to unpack in a short sentence. Of course there are many precedents for getting off (we'll get to "scot-free" later) from being… Continue reading Withdrawal pains

Pantsuit under the jitney

A friend forwarded me a link titled (by a Progressive friend of his) "Did you see this on Fox?". The link goes to the Huffington Post, where if you only read the headline: Clinton Email Probe Finds No Deliberate Mishandling Of Classified Information, it sounds as if Hillary's misadventure with a technologically unsecured email server… Continue reading Pantsuit under the jitney

Compare and contrast

In one case a noxious man's hoax is forgiven, in the other a noxious hoax is employed to destroy many men. When Prosecutorial Discretion Is Woke Death Threats and Drained Bank Accounts: Life on the Wrong End of the Mueller Probe In both cases, it's Progressives in charge. Update 11:22: "The Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association… Continue reading Compare and contrast

Anticipating Hillary

"You may know society is doomed when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing; when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors; when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by… Continue reading Anticipating Hillary

How we’re governed; a Canadian view

Rex Murphy: Don’t blame Trump … blame America I agree Trump is ridiculous — but he is an illustration of a problem and not its cause. Trump is not the swamp: he is the creature emerging from it. For however ridiculous and appalling his candidacy may be, it is no worse and no more ridiculous… Continue reading How we’re governed; a Canadian view

How we’re governed

Donald Trump has a less than tenuous grasp of the policy implications and practicality of his stream-of-consciousness blowhardery, but nothing he's said is any more outrageous than any of the following links: Except they aren't bluster, they're how we're governed.Obama meets Bloomberg as he prepares order on gunsAdministration nixed probe into Southern California jihadistsFunding deal… Continue reading How we’re governed

Protecting the flank

Bernie is not a Democratic Presidential candidate. His role is protecting Mrs. Bill's left flank. The Clintons couldn't have invented a better way to suck the oxygen away from, for example, an Elizabeth Warren. Bernie is triangulation raised to the next level. An old, white, crazy-uncle-in-the-attic - who isn't even a Democrat - from a… Continue reading Protecting the flank