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‘Office of President’ Changes Based On Funeral Attendance

September 2, 2018 by

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By Lars Hagen ~  Funeral Politics 101: Roanoke Times, AP, 8-31-2018, Pg N&W 3:Trump’s inability to seize the ceremonial symbolic power of the presidency – in joy and sorrow – threatens to change the office. https://www.roanoke.com/analysis-what-s-lost-when-the-president-can-t-s how/article_6f5592ce-eb00-5660-9a45-84fedad7c9fc.html – Clearly Trump and McCain were not friends.Trump disliked McCain primarily for his political positions and votes.McCain disliked Trump primarily […]

NYT Makes Hypocritical Front-Page Tribute To ‘Maverick’ McCain Versus Trump, ‘Hard-Right’

May 7, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The front of Sunday’s New York Times featured political reporter Jonathan Martin’s (pictured) tribute to the ailing Sen. John McCain: “At Home, McCain Shares Memories and Regrets.” It has some charming moments, but comes off hypocritical, given the paper’s back and forth feelings for McCain, praising him when he was a […]

NYT’s Stolberg Hails McCain’s ‘New Voice’ Vs. Trump, But Was ‘Cantankerous’ Vs. Obama

October 23, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg filed a flattering story on Sen. John McCain, “In Twilight of Career, McCain Becomes an Unfettered Voice Against Trumpism.” The text box of Saturday’s story was even more syrupy: “After a cancer diagnosis, an even more vocal defender of national ideals.” So where was […]

Barack Obama, Meet King Canute

February 20, 2015 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ Over the past six years, Obama has left us with a slew of memorable moments. There was that occasion when he called together a group of Democrats and Republicans, and took the opportunity to tell John McCain to sit down and shut up because one of them had won a presidential […]

The Demos’ ‘Good Crisis’ Diversion

October 22, 2014 by

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Obama’s Epidemic of Domestic and Foreign Policy Failures By Mark Alexander~ “[T]he crisis is arrived when we must assert our rights, or submit to every imposition, that can be heaped upon us, till custom and use shall make us as tame and abject slaves.” –George Washington (1774) Ten years ago, a smooth-talking “community organizer” from […]

Montel’s VA Surge. OORAH!

July 6, 2014 by

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from Molli Nickell, grannyguerrillas.com   ~  Montel Williams, talk show host, TV personality and former Marine, recently appeared on the Glenn Beck program to share a common-sense solution to the VA healthcare debacle. Montel commented, “There are 50,000 children (to date) that came across the border illegally. We’re opening up DOD (Department of Defense) facilities to […]

‘Constitutional Tipping Point’ + More – Daily Digest

February 28, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they ought.” –Samuel Adams, Essay in the Boston Gazette, 1771 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS ‘Constitutional Tipping Point’ Leftist constitutional professor Jonathan Turley, who teaches law at George Washington University, told Congress Wednesday that Barack Obama’s […]