Democrats Have Been a War Party for a Hundred Years

The only Democrat in the last century who did not bomb anyone was Jimmy Carter.* The Democrats have been a war party since Woodrow Wilson, a hundred years ago. The only real effort to change that was in 1968 with the campaigns of Eugene McCarthy and Bobby Kennedy. The anti-war wing of the party was…

The Republican Workers Party

Trump and his populists have taken over the Republican party. The insurrection he led effectively stripped the Republican establishment of power and influence over their nominee. No Republican candidate for president has been as despised by Wall Street and special interests since Teddy Roosevelt ran in 1904. Until The Donald, the GOP was the party…

Progressives Have No Influence On Hillary

Among the more ludicrous assertions being made by Berners who have thrown in the towel is that we will be able to hold Hillary’s feet to the fire on progressive issues. The assumption, obviously, is that Hillary can be influenced by those of us on the left. Hello? Have you not been paying attention? Hillary…

Words of Wisdom from Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson once confided to me that he had more respect for an ignorant racist redneck than he had for a limousine liberal pandering for his endorsement or his vote. Jesse Jackson met with George Wallace in 1984. I was there. Wallace was my mentor and friend. And he was apologizing to Jackson for the…

Thought Of The Day. August 16, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

Obama Should Surrender His Nobel Prize

In one of the greatest ironies in history, Barack Obama holds the Nobel Peace Prize. Since securing the honor, Obama has provided more weapons of death and destruction to the world than has any president since World War 2. He has murdered innocent civilians in drone strikes, bombed countries with whom we are not at…