Donald R. McClarey

Run Hillary! Run!

    Donald Trump is the living embodiment of the maxim:  It’s smarter to be lucky, than it’s lucky to be smart:   Mark Penn, a former adviser to the Clintons, believes Hillary Clinton will make another run for president in

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Donald R. McClarey

Trump Laughing at the Superior Intellect

“The devil…that proud spirit…cannot endure to be mocked.” Saint Thomas More One video clip explains why Trump drives Leftists out of their minds and why they continually make fools of themselves as a result.  Trump understands that the sacred cows

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Donald R. McClarey

Historical Ignorance and the Left

  Historical ignorance seems to have a cozy home on the Left these days.  Leftists attacked President Trump for praising Robert E. Lee as a great general, which he manifestly was.  They attempted to ignore that the point of the

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Donald R. McClarey

Trump NAFTA

  Amazing how Trump is portrayed as a hopeless bumbler by the Democrats and most of the media and yet he manages to accomplish things, like renegotiating NAFTA with Mexico and Canada, hitherto thought impossible.  Here are some of the

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Donald R. McClarey

Trump Strikes Trade Deal With Mexico

    Chalk up another victory for the blue collar billionaire: US President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced a new US-Mexico trade deal on Monday, completing a major step toward the renegotiation of the North American

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Donald R. McClarey

Why Trump?

Salena Zito gets it:   This new conservative populist coalition is not the fluke the political class hoped it was. Donald Trump did not cause it, he is just the result of it, so no matter what he does, it

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Neil Steinberg

    Before going, I felt squeamish at being in the crowd scene at a party for the man who kicked open the Pandora’s box of American fears. Almost afraid. But hearing him, I better understood his appeal. He has

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Donald R. McClarey

Trump the Deal Maker

Amazing how Trump, whom his critics paint as the greatest boob in history, gets results where other presidents either didn’t try or failed: President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he struck a preliminary deal with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

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Donald R. McClarey

Jobless Claims Lowest Since 1969

  Back in 69 I was twelve years old, Paul VI was Pope and Richard Nixon was President.   Jobless claims are now at the lowest level since December of 1969.  Of course back then the nation had a population

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Donald R. McClarey

Seven Days in May Was Not a How to Manual

      Democrat Congressman Steven Cohen (D.TN) has called for a military coup to topple President Trump:       Life imitating Art.     What is it with liberals and coups?  Recently, including the obviously deranged Congressman, several

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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

Trump Knows a Bad Deal When He Sees It

President Trump killed the Iran deal today which was a good deal for Iran and its program of gaining nuclear weapons, and a terrible deal for the US.  This minor league Munich agreement was Obama’s desperate attempt to have a

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Fishing Expedition

Federal District Court Judge T.S. Eliss III, a Reagan appointee, gave Special Prosecutor Mueller a hard time in Court today by stating the obvious:   “I don’t see what relationship this indictment has with anything the special counsel is authorized

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Donald R. McClarey

Our Obscene Age

In regard to President Trump, as faithful readers of this blog know, when he ran in 2016 I long refused to support him.  It was only in September of 2016 that I reluctantly supported him after his pledge to pro-life

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Donald R. McClarey

1.3 Trillion Monstrosity

I thought the Republicans controlled Congress and the Executive but I must have been mistaken.  Surely no Republican Congress could have passed a spending bill that, in the words of Senator Ted Cruz (R. TX): “The disastrous elements of this

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Donald R. McClarey

President Trump and the Art of the Deal

One of the bizarre features of much of the criticism of President Trump is how completely wrong-headed it is.   For example, most Leftist sites on the internet depict Trump as a maniac eager to start a war.  How they will

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Donald R. McClarey

First Trump State of the Union Address

Third longest State of the Union Address in history.  Could have used a fair amount of cutting, but delivered well.  As usual with these type of speeches, a lot of general proposals and few specifics.  What did you think?  

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Donald R. McClarey

State of the Union: 2018

President Trump will be giving his first State of the Union Address tonight, and it should make for good television.  Some of the lamest members of the House Democrats have pledged to stay away, thus elevating the tone of the

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