Category Archives: election challenges

They are coming for us

Keyboard bravado or more incitement? Nothing succeeds like excess. In two years, if Joe Biden is inaugurated, we’ll all be speaking Chinese. The hammer and sickle will replace the State of Liberty. Abortion will be mandatory. Some of our … … Continue reading

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Clowns on the Left, jokers on the Right

Can’t we just agree to be disagreeable? Stately Blaska Manor is boarded up. The Praetorian Guard is on alert, the unlettered field hands are sharpening their rakes and hoes, spam filters are in place in case of cyber attack. Atlas … Continue reading

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A Republican president fought insurrection

Thanks to Capitol security “On Feb. 13, 1861 a mob gathered outside the Capitol and tried to force its way in to disrupt the counting of the electoral certificates that would confirm Abraham Lincoln’s election three months earlier.” The New … Continue reading

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Censure the bastard

“I hate it being this way. From my point of view he has been a consequential President. … But today, all I can say is, ‘Count me out!’ Enough is enough!’ ” — Sen. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C. 01-06-21. There is … Continue reading

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The government takeover succeeded — in Madison WI

Intimidation worked here! The consensus reaction to Wednesday’s assault on the nation’s Capitol (01-06-21) was: Where were the police? In Madison, they were told to stand down. Moderate Republican Peggy Noonan urges: “We lower the boom. No civilized country can … Continue reading

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Has a presidential inauguration ever been this fraught?

The joke — if you will pardon some gallows humor — is that, after Wednesday’s siege of the Capitol, Mexico has agreed to pay for the wall. Did Nancy Pelosi attempt her own coup? The NY Times reports: Pelosi said … Continue reading

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