Pictures of Defeat and Victory

Hattip to Ann Althouse. Obama is the one who won, right?  Considering what the next four years are going to be like, I suspect that most of the country will eventually bitterly regret that Romney lost.  Romney on the other

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Have I Got a Party For Them!

    After every major Republican defeat the party plays a game of lifeboat which boils down to:  “If we just dump over those rascals I have never agreed with, everything would be hunky dory.”  After a few months of

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204K Swing in Votes and Romney Would Have Been President

  Since the defeat of Romney last Tuesday there have been a plethora of gloom and doom stories written about the GOP by gleeful Leftists and conservatives who should know better.  Jim Gerahty at National Review Online gives us some

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Beached Killer Whale

    Yesterday in my post on how the Republican Party can find its way back from the political wilderness I wrote this: 1.  Professionalism-The Democrats and their campaign staffs approach politics as a business, if not a war.  Republicans

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George W. Obama?

      “History may not repeat itself, but it rhymes a lot.”  Attributed to Mark Twain although it cannot be found in his writings.  Looking at the 2012 election I am struck by how much it reminds me of

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I Am Shocked, Shocked!

Democrats producing fraudulent votes in inner city Philadelphia: Across Philadelphia, GOP poll inspectors were forcibly (and illegally) removed from polling locations. Coincidentally (or not), Mr. Obama received “astronomical” numbers in those very same regions, including locations where he received “over

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It’s All The Social Conservatives Fault!

I really, really wish I were joking about the title, but I’ve actually heard several folks seriously suggest this.  (Hugh Hewitt show had a co-host/guest suggest “dropping the abortion issue,” for example—thankfully, Hugh pointed out that was…not a great idea.)

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The Road Back

    About one day of being depressed over the election results is as much as I can stomach.  Here are some practical suggestions for electoral comeback: 1.  Professionalism-The Democrats and their campaign staffs approach politics as a business, if

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What Is To Be Done?

The narrative game has begun. One of the major memes we can expect to hear now that the GOP lost the presidential race is that “extremism” is to blame. Many of us know that it was absurd to label Mitt

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50%-48%

Well, a nation divided down the middle has chosen to re-elect the worst president in our nation’s history while keeping the Republicans firmly in control of the House.  This ensures that no major piece of legislation will get through Congress

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Election Day and Night Live Blog

So the day has arrived at last.  Our political adversaries are not orcs, but I must say I have been waiting for this day through four long years, and I am as eager to vote against Obama and his party

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Minnesota Game Changer?

George Will, not a fan of Romney, yesterday predicted a Romney landslide.  Go here to view the video. Will brought up a point in regard to Minnesota that I have failed to consider.  Marriage is on the ballot there.  The

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Laughable Polls

CNN gave us a fine example of why the polls this year are largely worthless.  The poll shows a tied national race at 49-49.  This is a 3 point improvement for Romney over the last national poll they took.  Then you

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Pennsylvania Bishops Speak Out

On All Saints Day, the bishops of Pennsylania released a statement on the upcoming elections.  Here is the text: Each year on this day the Catholic Church celebrates “All Saints Day.”  This solemnity remembers those who have fulfilled their earthly

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Hell Freezes Over: Newsday Endorses Romney

    Few things shock me in the political realm, but this one did.  Quite a few newspapers that endorsed Obama in 2008 are backing Romney this year, but I never expected Newsday to be among them.  Newsday has always been the

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Ten Reasons to Vote Against Obama

    Regular readers of TAC can probably recite most of the reasons, given in no particular order below, by heart, but I think this recapitulation prior to Tuesday is a useful exercise for casual or new readers of the blog:

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Barone Predicts Romney Landslide: Romney 315-Obama 223

Lat week, in a post that may be read here, I noted that Michael Barone, the most astute political analyst of the American political scene, predicted that Romney would win.  Yesterday in the Washington Examiner he gave his electoral vote

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Ditto

The Las Vegas Review Journal, the largest paper in Nevada, in its endorsement of Mitt Romney for President minces no words: U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans died in a well-planned military assault on their diplomatic

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Akin Comeback?

The Democrats thought they had a silver bullet with Todd Akins’ “legitimate rape” comment in explaining why he does not support a rape exception in regard to abortion.  Akin was inarticulately attempting to distinguish forcible rape from statutory rape where

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Die Republicans Die!

Language, violence and common sense warning for the above video. Remember those calls for civility which emanated from the Left last year when Congresswoman Giffords was shot by a madman, that is when, often times, the same people were not

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Conservatism is Calling

A video that reminds us that  Obama is not the basic problem, although the start of the solution to the problem of a government that is bankrupting us is in his defeat.  We must fundamentally rethink in this country the size, scope and

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Election 2012: One Last Argument for Mitt

The election is almost upon us, and many of us have made up our minds as to whom we are going to vote for, or whether we will even bother to vote at all. On the slight chance that someone

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Michael Moore Does His Best to Aid Romney

Tactical nuclear language and intelligence advisory to the above video from Michael Moore and MoveOn.Org.  Are these people trying to sabotage Obama?  Yeah, the country is going to be swayed by foul mouthed geezers threatening violence in the event of

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Why I Wrote The Catholic Tide Continues To Turn

Some six years ago my first book; The Tide is Turning Toward Catholicism came out, which detailed the Good news happening in the Catholic Church.  Since then and especially this year, I am often asked is the tide still turning?

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Election Schadenfreude

  No national polls today because of the disruption caused by Hurricane Sandy, and I wouldn’t be surprised if we don’t see any more until last-minute weekend ones.  To tide over political junkies, there is a fun story in SFGate about California

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Biden is a Faithful Catholic? Hilarious!

I have long praised our Veep, and Beloved National Clown, for his efforts to keep up our national morale during these dismal economic times by endless gaffes and verbal pratfalls.  Now he has outdone himself! In the above video the

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Andrew Sullivan Whistling Dixie

.     Andrew Sullivan, the renowned gynecologist who spends most of his time attempting to prove that Sarah Palin could not be the mother of her son Trig, on ABC This Week yesterday began the work of establishing that

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Pat Caddell: These People Have No Honor

Pat Caddell, Jimmy Carter’s pollster and a long time Democrat political operative, said it all last night on the Jeanine Pirro show on Fox  about the Benghazi coverup and the unwillingness of much of the Mainstream Media to cover it for fear that

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