Category Archives: American politics

“No borders, no wall, no USA at all”

That’s Antifa, the American left in all its insanity, just today. Is that really what they want, because whether or not that is what they really want, that is what they are heading towards? This, however, seems more to the … Continue reading

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders v some whinger from CNN

Update:  Larry O’Connor  in the Washington Times tells CNN how it is: When Jim Acosta looks out at the anger in the crowd at a Trump rally, he sees the faces of frustration and exasperation in his audience that has left his network. He … Continue reading

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A culture war Geneva convention?

There was a long essay in the WSJ over the weekend by Orrin Hatch. America’s culture war has reached a tipping point. While our politics have always been divisive, an underlying commitment to civility has usually held citizens on both sides … Continue reading

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Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts

Via Instapundit. INTERESTING FT PIECE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS: The Chinese are wary of Donald Trump’s creative destruction: The president is the first US leader in decades to challenge China on multiple fronts Donald Trump … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 59 Comments

The future of their party and who knows who else

You don’t like PDT? Well then try this on instead. Via Steve Hayward. And yet another take from Ms Allie Beth Stuckey who has been criticised by all the unusual suspects, to whom she has replied: To clarify AGAIN for … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Economics on the left, Socialism | 33 Comments

William Galston on Donald Trump

There are three reasons, I believe, why President Trump’s approval has remained rock-solid in the face of unending controversies and policy fiascoes. First, the economy has kicked into higher gear, spurred by tax cuts, deregulation and Republicans’ now-familiar willingness to … Continue reading

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Talk about creepy

Perhaps a bit of common sense at last from the Foreign Editor at the Oz: Back trump on Iran, with Netanyahu, Putin’s co-operation. But first he says this: Now, I think that crew of creepy right-wingers in the US and … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 17 Comments

Reflexive ignorance across the media

ADDED ON: Old Ozzie mentioned in the comments that the Russian President had spoken about a Western assault on Christianity and traditional values in 2013 – just before anti-Russian troubles began, so I went looking to see what he meant, … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media, Socialism | 101 Comments

Tweet not so softly and carry a big stick

TRUMP TWEET BOMB THREATENS ‘DEMENTED’ IRAN PREZ ‘CONSEQUENCES LIKE FEW HAVE EVER SUFFERED’ President Trump late Sunday tweeted out to Iranian President Rouhani to never threaten the U.S. again or face historic consequences. The tweet came on the heels of … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 26 Comments

The purity wing of the political right

Here’s how it is. The only president on our side of the fence is Donald Trump, just as the only Prime Minister on the Liberal side is Malcolm Turnbull. All present alternatives from other political parties are worse, much worse. … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Federal Politics | 68 Comments