Browsing All Posts filed under »2016 Elections«

Faux Outrage And Melodrama Over Comey’s Pre-Election Letter

May 7, 2017 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ If Director Comey had not conducted his July 5 press conference clearing Hillary Clinton, there would have been no cause to issue the October 28 letter to Congress. Even absent Hillary Clinton’s latest bleat about how he cost her the election, FBI director James Comey’s testimony on Wednesday at a […]

Trump Protesters Vow To ‘Shut Down’ Inauguration, Related Celebrations

January 13, 2017 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ A coalition of leftist causes calling itself Disrupt J20 plans a series of organizing sessions, classes, protests, and other activities aimed at disrupting Donald Trump’s inauguration as president Jan. 20. In appeals to “all people of good conscience,” Disrupt J20 seeks to bring thousands of fellow activists to Washington to join […]

Washington Post’s Richard Cohen: Use 25th Amendment To Oust Trump

January 11, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ It’s still over a week before Donald Trump’s inauguration, but Richard Cohen at the Washington Post already has a plan to get rid of him. The Post writer clearly believes that Trump — right now — fits the definition found in the 25th Amendment of the Constitution of someone who is “unable to discharge the powers […]

How Dare Mr. Trump Win The Election!

January 11, 2017 by

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By Sher Zieve ~ With acknowledgement and thanks for the musical Evita: “Oh, what a circus…oh, what a show!  The Leftists have gone to town over the [political] death of a woman called Hillary Clinton.  They’ve all gone crazy…protesting at night crying all of the way and falling all over themselves to end Trump’s Inaugural […]

2nd Russian Hacking Report – Accusing Putin Of What Obama Is Doing

January 8, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ That is, trying to influence the election and its outcome. The report “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections” released on January 6th by the Director of National Intelligence could be classified as “spam,” an irrelevant message sent over the Internet to large numbers of users for the […]

Ex-NPR Host: Trump Slogan Based On Promise Of ‘White Prosperity’

January 2, 2017 by

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By Tim Graham ~ CBS’s Face the Nation led off 2017 with a political panel where everyone was completely disgusted by President-elect Trump. The two Bush White House veterans – speechwriters Michael Gerson and David Frum – talked in dark terms about an election stolen by Russia and a forthcoming “constitutional crisis.” On the Left […]

Unproven ‘Fake News’ Media Meme: Russia ‘Hacked The Elections’

December 31, 2016 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ The purveyors of what the establishment press likes to describe as “fake news” have nothing on the fake news the establishment press itself generates at the Obama administration’s behest. For example, the Associated Press, in a very late paragraph in just one of its three reports on the topic Thursday, admitted that […]

Lefty Blogger Digby: Hillary E-Mail Story ‘Added Up To Nothing,’ But Media ‘Pimped It Like It Was Watergate’

December 30, 2016 by

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By Tom Johnson ~ In a Sunday piece whose headline began “A Letter to Historians of the Future,” Vox’s Matthew Yglesias mused that “some of us found it hardly credible” that the key issue in the 2016 presidential election was “something as trivial as which email address [Hillary Clinton] used. Future generations must find it […]

Election Hack Sows Confusion

December 22, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ The problem with the stories about the possibility of Russia influencing this year’s presidential election through computer network operations – cyberattacks or “hacking” – is that, at this point, the news raises more questions than it answers. Various press accounts – based largely on anonymous sources, and stemming from secret […]

‘Elle:’ ‘Exceptional’ Ivanka Trump Is Dangerous To Women

December 21, 2016 by

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By Maggie McKneely ~ Women’s magazine Elle is continuing their agenda of empowering the fairer sex…by trashing Ivanka Trump for being too successful. In her latest article, Elle writer Sady Doyle claims Ivanka (pictured) resembles a “princess;” she is “blond, pretty, well-mannered, given massive amounts of power over the citizenry thanks to nothing but her […]

Secret Behind Dems’ Sudden Concern For Cybersecurity

December 21, 2016 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ Just as important as knowing whether Vladimir Putin interfered with the 2016 U.S. presidential election is knowing, if so, why he favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton. As to interference, a jury applying the standard of proof used in U.S. courtrooms on criminal matters – i.e., […]

The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!

December 20, 2016 by

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By Gregory D. Lee ~ Democrat National Committee and its media cohorts would like you to believe that Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election because the mean Russians hacked into the DNC email server and stole confidential campaign information. The Main Stream Media (MSM) is reporting that Mr. Putin personally must have ordered his henchmen […]

It’s What We Want

December 20, 2016 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ It’s what we want! Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com

Coup Attempt Fails. Electoral College Elects Trump

December 20, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The campaign by Leftist celebrities to persuade Electoral College voters to ignore the election result and install Hillary Clinton as president has failed. And while two of 306 college voters pledge to Donald Trump did vote for someone else, Clinton was deserted by four. Shame on them all. Three of Clinton’s […]

4 Ways Congress Sought To Change Or Scrap The Electoral College

December 19, 2016 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ On Monday, 538 presidential electors selected by voters on Nov. 8 will choose a president when the Electoral College votes in states across the country. This year marks the fifth time in history the popular vote winner lost the presidency. The other elections were in 1824, 1876, 1888, and 2000. Though […]

‘What Liberal Media?’ Author: Media’s ‘Resentment Of Obama’s Thoughtfulness’ Led To Trump

December 18, 2016 by

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By Tom Johnson ~ On Friday, Barack Obama held what might be the last press conference of his presidency, and, if things ran to form, The Nation columnist and What Liberal Media? author Eric Alterman was impressed. As POTUS, Obama has been “the coolest guy in the room,” wrote Alterman in the magazine’s January 2-9 […]

Chelsea Handler Rips White Female Trump Voters For ‘Self-Mutilation’

December 17, 2016 by

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By Sarah Stites ~ Comedian Chelsea Handler, an advocate for “women supporting women,” is at it again – criticizing the great culprits behind Donald Trump’s victory. (White women, of course.) In an essay penned for Arianna Huffington’s new health site, Thrive Global, Handler attacked those who take their rights for granted and bow to their […]

Here’s What The Founders Thought About Term Limits

December 17, 2016 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ With the sudden dominance of Republicans in Congress, state legislatures, and, of course, the White House, conservatives have an incredible opportunity to restore constitutional principles to government. Several lawmakers have brought back the old idea of congressional term limits to “drain the swamp” on Capitol Hill. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and […]

CNN.com: Electoral College Is ‘Democracy’s Ugliest Anachronism’

December 16, 2016 by

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By Matthew Balan ~ A Thursday op-ed on CNN.com outlined a proposal to “not only…end a Trump administration, but also to eradicate democracy’s ugliest anachronism — the Electoral College.” Scott Piro hoped against hope that a group of Trump electors would switch their vote to Hillary Clinton, in order to gain “the bipartisan support needed […]

Liberal Media Election Hypocrisy: Slate Editor In NYT Calls For Overturning Election Results

December 15, 2016 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Again showing the hypocrisy of its trumped-up contempt for Donald Trump’s pre-emptive, hypothetical questioning of the election results back when it looked like Hillary Clinton would roll, The New York Times (via a Slate editor) again fostered the fight to keep Trump out of the White House and undemocratically install his Democratic […]

Maureen Dowd Reads Fellow Leftists The Riot Act Over Trump Trauma

December 15, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Even here in Australia, the ABC and Sydney Morning Herald are pumping out anti-Trump wah-wahs in high rotation. But even Leftist Maureen Dowd of the anti-Trump New York Times has had enough and passes on advice from her Republican brother: get over yourselves, you sanctimonious, dictatorial, self-pitying crybabies. The election was […]

The Popular Vote Fallacy Of The 2016 Presidential Election

December 13, 2016 by

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By Anton Lang ~ There really is nothing like a sore loser. Even now, seven weeks after the actual election, those Democrat supporters are still running with the meme that Hillary Clinton should be President because she won the Popular Vote. Prior to the election those same Democrat supporters, safe in the knowledge that Hillary […]

USA Today On Fake News: Libs See Country As ‘Divided Between Smarts And Stupids’

December 13, 2016 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ According to a columnist at USA Today on Monday, the battle over fake news shows that liberals think “the electorate is divided between smarts and stupids.” Michael Wolff offered a look at how both sides view the phenomena of deliberately false stories. After noting that Buzzfeed argued that “conservatives were more […]

The Real “Fake News”: That Russians And Morons Stole The US Election

December 13, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Remember how the Left, when it assumed Clinton would win, jeered that Donald Trump would be a sore loser who wouldn’t accept the result? Here is Clinton herself: “That’s not the way our democracy works. We’ve been around 240 years. We’ve had free and fair elections and we’ve accepted the outcomes […]