Donald R. McClarey

Why Trump?

              “We’ve got to enforce our border, go to enforce our laws.  But there are people willing to do jobs Americans aren’t willing to do. Lots of Americans don’t want to pick cotton in

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Trump Lied

“In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary

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Miss me Yet?

  Moe Lane reminds us of the Bush years:   In no particular order: Gas prices were low. So was unemployment. The labor participation rate was higher. Minority representation in the middle class was increasing. We had a manned space

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What Would Bush Have Done?

As I watched the situation in Egypt descend into chaos and violence, I started to think about how Bush would have handled these situations. Bush’s foreign policy was predicated upon a belief that America had a duty to spread democracy.

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Daniel Larison, Talking Sense

I’ve written about this before, but it’s nice to see Daniel Larison making the point with characteristic clarity in an interview with The Economist: Iraq was also the policy that turned the public so sharply against President Bush prior to

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Overreacting, The Left Needs To Wake Up To Reality

Liberals and Democrats have accused many Americans of overreacting to the speech that President Obama will be delivering to school children today (at 11:00 am Central Daylight Time). On the surface this would seem a fair evaluation but if you

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Bush, Orthodoxy, & Damon Linker

From the always insightful and provocative Daniel Larison: As I noted long ago, and as Ross has suggested again this week, it makes no sense to blame Christian orthodoxy or traditional Christianity for the religiously-tinged ideology of the Bush administration

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Bush: Nixon or Truman?

One hears rather often that George W. Bush has ended his presidency with record low approval ratings. Some articles I’ve read have said (apparently incorrectly) that they are the lowest ever. The above was sent to me yesterday, and it

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Friend of the Unborn

Perhaps the most villified US President since Abraham Lincoln, George Bush has been a strong pro-life President.

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