Donald R. McClarey

Al Smith

    One of my personal political heroes has always been Al Smith.  Four term Governor of New York and a devout Catholic, he ran a courageous campaign for President in 1928, speaking out against the racists and bigots in

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Donald R. McClarey

Vote Democrat!

The brilliant Allie Beth Stuckey boils down Democrat campaign ads to their essence.  All that is needed is a cameo at the end by Bill Clinton endorsing the Me Too Movement and how all women must be believed.  We live

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Donald R. McClarey

Shocked, Shocked

The latest from James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas.  Most politicians lie as naturally as breathing, but Democrats have really refined the black art of mendacity when it comes to Democrats running in Red States, promising to vote conservative and then coming

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Donald R. McClarey

Democrats Aren’t Obnoxious Enough

  News that I missed courtesy of The Babylon Bee: U.S.—After failing to stop the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the left pointed to what they think was their main area of failure: they just weren’t

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Donald R. McClarey

Democrats and Whirlwinds

For they shall sow wind, and reap a whirlwind, there is no standing stalk in it, the bud shall yield no meal; and if it should yield, strangers shall eat it. Hosea 8:7     There is a rising tide

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Donald R. McClarey

Object Lesson

  John Hinderacker at Powerline is on the money in his explanation as to what the Democrats are up to in the Kavanaugh smear:   To some extent, the Democrats’ bizarre smear campaign against Kavanaugh is explicable on short-term political

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Donald R. McClarey

Shazam! Found votes!

Well this is completely unsurprising:   The tight race between Democrat Danny O’Connor and Republican Troy Balderson just got tighter.  Election officials in Franklin County found 588 previously uncounted votes in a Columbus suburb. The result: O’Connor had a net

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Donald R. McClarey

Democrats Bring the Crazy

Perhaps the most salient feature of the Trump era is how crazy he makes most Democrats: Why is this?  Democrats during the Obama years kept telling themselves that they were now the majority party of the future, thanks to demographic

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Donald R. McClarey

The Republican Party, the Democrat Party and Race

Retired Professor Carol Swain, currently running to be Mayor of Nashville, gives us some basic history about the Republican Party which will come as an immense revelation to too many Americans brought up in a country where almost all of academia, entertainment

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Donald R. McClarey

Anti-Catholic Bigotry Alive and Well in DC

Just in time for Christmas:   The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority threw down the hammer on the Catholic Church last month when it rejected a rather benign Christmas ad for the Church’s website FindThePerfectGift.org. The Church turned around and

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Donald R. McClarey

Why Did the Democrat South Become Republican?

    One political party for over a century and a half has routinely used appeals based on race to win elections.  The other party, throughout its history, has stood for civil rights for all Americans and denied that government

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A Coastal Party

  With the West Virginia Governor switching parties to Republican from Democrat, the Republicans control the state legislatures and the statehouses in 26 states.  The Democrats control the state legislatures and statehouses in 5 states.  (The Connecticut Senate is evenly

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They Hate You, They Really Hate You

  Live by identity politics, die by identity politics.  The Democrat party has always been an exercise in coalition building, as opposed to the Republican party which has usually had a more general ideological orientation, and usually those coalitions, in

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The Devil and Andrew Jackson

(I originally posted this back in 2009.  Old Hickory is back in the news because of President Trump’s musings upon him.  As a result I decided to repost this.)   I have never liked President’s Day.  Why celebrate loser presidents

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Elections Have Consequences

  The next time someone tells you there is no difference between the parties on abortion, look them in the eye and call them a liar:   With a rare tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence, the Senate on

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Abortion and the Catholic Democrat

    “In their directive, ‘Faithful Citizenship,’ our American Catholic bishops make clear that people don’t necessarily need to have their vote determined by a single religious issue. One could say, ‘I don’t like Hillary’s position on abortion but her

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Bird-Dogging Democrats-Part 3

  Part III of James O’Keefe’s look at the criminal machinations of the Democrats.  In this video we see Aaron Black, Deputy Rapid Response Director for the Democrat National Committee, plotting to incite violence at Trump rallies.  Go here to

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Just a Reminder: The Democrats are the Party of Abortion

    Jesus wept:   When talking about abortion, Democratic politicians and activists usually prefer to speak euphemistically: The dismemberment or lethal poisoning of a baby who hasn’t been born yet is almost always referred to as “reproductive health care”

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Parties

  John Judis  is a man of the Left, but he is an honest man of the Left.  After the election of Obama he predicted an emerging Democrat majority.  In a first rate piece of analysis in The National Journal, here is

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Surprise! The Democrat Party Plays the Race Card!

      “Garrisonian theories may do for village lyceums, and he-woman and she-man abstractionists, but the people of Illinois—the white men of the prairie state—who deal in facts, and take the world as it is, will never submit to

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Democrats and the Race Card

  Civil Rights We condemn bigots who inject class, racial and religious prejudice into public and political matters. Bigotry is un-American and a danger to the Republic. We deplore the duplicity and insincerity of the Party in power in racial

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The Party of Abortion Waves the Dead Fetus For 2014

  As part of their War on Women meme against Republicans, Senate Democrats have begun hearings on the Orwellian entitled Women’s Health Protection Act of 2014.  Since 2010 the Republicans have controlled more state legislatures than at any time since

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Pro-aborts and the Race Card

The above video is from the Alabama Right to Life website. In a vain attempt to stop the passage of pro-life legislation in Alabama, Democrat Representative Alvin Holmes, a truly charming individual who earlier this year referred to Justice Clarence Thomas

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First Amendment? Hello? First Amendment?

        Hattip to Ace at Ace of Spades.  Apparently the New Mexico Supreme Court desperately needs to have a copy of the US Constitution sent to them. New Mexico’s Supreme Court rules that people must set aside

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Better Late Than Never

    Bishop Thomas Tobin has come to recognize what I hope many Catholic Democrats will come to realize:  the Democrat party is now the anti-Catholic party.       Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin, head of the diocese of  Providence,

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The Party of Abortion Fanatics

Allah Pundit at Hot Air hits the nail on the head when it comes to the Democrat Party and abortion: It takes integrity to conduct and then feature a poll that confirms your own readership is wildly out of the

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Old Hickory and the Democrats

 The modern travesty of Thomas Jefferson’s political organization to which you have attached yourself like a barnacle has the effrontery to call itself The Democratic Party. You are a Dem-o-crat. What’s the matter with you? Are you wicked? Congressman Thaddeus

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