Donald R. McClarey

Spaceship With Dinosaurs Wearing Red Capes Lands!

  As we approach the midterm elections in November, political prognosticators will be pontificating more than usual.  Take everything they say, and that includes me, with a boulder of salt.  As the above video indicates, if 2016 taught us anything

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Donald R. McClarey

Hillary Explains It All

A little bit of schadenfreude to start the day.  Hillary explains how she got the votes of the “good people”:   Sore loser and sour grapes does not begin to capture the shear fury that eats away at Clinton over

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Donald R. McClarey

The Russians Were Coming! The Russians Were Coming!

The Mueller investigation has labored mightily lo these many months and brought forth indictments against 13 Russians, none of whom are in custody, and three Russian entities:         A federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals

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Donald R. McClarey

Clinton Health: The Inside Story

Remember last year when concerns about Clinton’s health were dismissed as right-wing rubbish by the mainstream media?     Former DNC chairman Donna Brazile says she doesn’t think Hillary Clinton would have remarked that half of Donald Trump’s supporters belong

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Donald R. McClarey

Memory Lane, the Schadenfreude Edition

How time flies when you are having fun:                 Language advisory as to the below video involving copious Leftist swearing:       Perhaps the funniest take on election night, other than MSNBC’s

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Donald R. McClarey

Schadenfreude

Hattip to Iowahawk.  One year since Clinton tweeted out the above.

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Donald R. McClarey

Pure Schadenfreude

  I am beginning to think that the maxim Pride goeth before a fall will be permanently attached forever more with a picture of Hillary:   Hillary Clinton was so confident of victory last year that she bought a second

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Farce

So Donald Trump Jr. was conned during the campaign into meeting with a female Russian attorney who allegedly had dirt from the Russian government on Hillary Clinton.  The meeting was held, the Russian attorney, Natalia Veselnitskaya, had no information on

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Donald J. Trump

    And a special hello to all of you in this room who have known and loved me for many, many years. It’s true. The politicians. They’ve had me to their homes. They’ve introduced me to their children. I’ve

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Conservative Ivory Towers and Trump

  Father Rutler at The Catholic World Report has a good post on the conservative establishment and Trump:   We heard and read much commentary from ivory towers during the presidential campaign of 2016, some of it from academicians, and most

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My Heart Bleeds

  Following President-elect Donald Trump’s victory and Republicans’ major electoral gains in November, outgoing Obama employees and loyalists to failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have found their job prospects in the District foundering, according to Politico. “It feels like there are just

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Change of Heart

    I think the antics of the crazed left since the election of Trump are costing them supporters.  Case in point, Rod Dreher publishes a letter from a young mother: I’m a secular/agnostic Californian and longtime reader of your

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Yawn, Trump Wins Electoral College

  The attempt, predictably, to generate an Electoral College revolt against Donald Trump failed miserably yesterday.  The College met around the nation on Monday and Clinton suffered the defection of five faithless electors to two for Trump.  Here is the

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Liberal Celebrities and the Electoral College

  Fresh off their success of convincing their fellow citizens to elect Hillary Clinton President of these United States, Hollywood celebrities are attempting to convince Republican members of the Electoral College to betray the people of their states and not

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End of the Recount Farce

  I haven’t wasted the time of TAC readers in covering the moneymaking scheme of Jill Stein, former green party candidate, in calling for recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, due to the fact that the recounts had no hope of success,

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Hillary Clinton: The New Coke of Presidential Candidates

  Christopher Johnson at Midwest Conservative Journal brings us this election factoid:   Seems that during the recent campaign, Hillary Clinton spent twice as much as DONALD J. TRUMP Hillary Clinton and her supporters spent a record $1.2 billion for

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My Dad and the 2016 Elections

    Like most people I guess, the two people in this world who had the largest impact on me were my parents.  Considering how large they loom in my memories and in my heart, it is hard for me

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Demographics and Democrats

    I am always amused by theories that, on the American political scene, a party has an electoral lock on the White House or that one party will be in control of Congress forever.  Such theories tend to be

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Ten Simple Ways to Lose a Presidential Election

  I always thought that Bill Clinton had preternatural political skills.  During Hillary’s campaign this year his appearances tended to be lackluster and he gave off an air of frustration.  Perhaps this is why:     In the waning days of the

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Democrat Trifectas

Political junkies refer to states where one party controls the legislature and the governorship as trifectas.  The Democrats have four states in which they have trifectas.  The Republicans have twenty-four such trifectas.

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Schadenfreude: Doctor Feser Illustrates When it is Permissible

Language advisory as to the above video due to foul mouthed liberals. Philosopher Edward Feser takes a look at schadenfreude:   Bill Vallicella asks: Is there a righteous form of schadenfreude?  The Angelic Doctor appears to answer in the affirmative.

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Prediction of Trump Victory Made on March 2, 2016

(If faithful readers of the blog will permit me the indulgence of resurrecting this post from March 2 of this year.) I’m not sold on the idea that Clinton is unbeatable, least of all by Trump who, when it comes

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The Other Side of the Hill

    Harris had been encamped in a creek bottom for the sake of being near water. The hills on either side of the creek extend to a considerable height, possibly more than a hundred feet. As we approached the

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Identify the Rump Regional Party

Hint:  It is not the one that controls the White House, controls Congress with 52 Senators and 238 members of the House, has 33 Governors, and controls 69 out of 99 legislative chambers.

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Oops!

E-bay sellers around the globe thank you Newsweek for this classic Dewey beats Truman moment: “President-elect Hillary Clinton ‘went high’ when her opponent and his supporters went ever lower…”; “on election day, Americans across the country roundly rejected the kind

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Schadenfreude: Soon to be Unemployed Obamacrats

Ah well, in the vibrant economy that Obama created, I am sure they will have no trouble finding jobs in the private sector to pay their attorney fees for the various felonies so many of them committed while in government.   With

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Schadenfreude: Stephen Colbert

  Ah, Stephen Colbert on election night.  He bemoans the fact that Americans are so obsessed with politics.  Let that sink in.  Colbert made his career by playing a caricature of a right wing television blowhard to the delight of

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