Deplorable scum

Hillary Clinton made a big bet on "deplorables." Three years later, already having won that hand, Donald Trump raised her bid. He tweets that Never Trumpers are "human scum."“The Never Trumper Republicans, though on respirators with not many left, are in certain ways worse and more dangerous for our Country than the Do Nothing Democrats.… Continue reading Deplorable scum

Implementing 1984

A moderately long look at some who are stubbornly NeverTrump. The unending hyperbole, hypocritical ‘civility’ overreach, and fawning compromise with the Woke Progressives is beyond tiresome. It's beyond 'Trump tiresome.' I’ve accused Trump of ruining the definition of conservative, but French, Kristol, et. al. are worse. What they’re conserving is their supposed virtue. In which… Continue reading Implementing 1984

The best defense?

Charles R. Kesler, professor of government at Claremont McKenna College, writes a defense of Donald Trump for the Washington Post. Granted, it’s the WaPo, but this is particularly shallow and unpersuasive.…Trump won the Republican nomination fair and square, against 16 contenders, and the arguments for ignoring or rejecting those results need to be carefully examined.The… Continue reading The best defense?

Response to solicitation of funds

Mr. Trump,Please remove me from any and all lists associated with your campaign. I will not contribute to your campaign, nor to any group associated with you: Including the political party formerly known as the GOP.If you need money, please ask those “small donors” to whom you are already beholden. Sheldon Adelson, for example. As… Continue reading Response to solicitation of funds

I’m a Classical Liberal

If you point out to Trump supporters claiming they’re conservatives that these Trump approved ideas:Eroding the First Amendment by “broadening the libel laws.”Crony-capitalist insider bribery.Government funded healthcare for everyone.Ordering our troops to kill the families of terrorists. … have never anywhere been considered conservative ideas, they scream that you’re the one who doesn’t understand conservatism.… Continue reading I’m a Classical Liberal