Donald R. McClarey

Palin Not Invited to McCain Funeral

  The press has been filled with commentary condemning Trump for his failure to forget after McCain’s death that they were mortal enemies.  I wonder how they will react to this slight to a woman who was ever complimentary and

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Donald R. McClarey

Gracious Lady

Back in 2008 I voted for John McCain solely for two reasons:    Obama was worse.  Sarah Palin. Palin has responded nobly to the news that the dying John McCain has stated in his current memoir that he regrets putting

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Of Veep Speeches and What Might Have Been

  Mike Pence never has been known as an orator, but he rose to the occasion last night and gave the best speech of his career.  He will give the Trump campaign some much needed stability and dignity, and, surprisingly, some

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Sarah Palin on Abortion for Handicapped Kids

  Sarah Palin of course walks the walk on this issue.  For an alternative view from a pro-abort fanatic who has a Down Syndrome child, claims to love her, and still opposes laws banning abortion for Down Syndrome children, go here. 

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Of Sarah Palin, Waterboarding and Baptism

Sarah Palin and the torture debate?  Red Meat for bloggers for sure!  Sarah Palin at the NRA convention said about captured terrorists and interrogation: “Oh, but you can’t offend them, can’t make them feel uncomfortable, not even a smidgen. Well,

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PopeWatch: Sarah Palin

  Sarah Palin and Pope Francis!  Yes, PopeWatch is shooting for a thousand hits on this post!  Last week Sarah ran afoul of what PopeWatch assumes must be a new eleventh commandment:  Thou shalt not criticize Pope Francis!  Here is

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Yep, the Emperor Really is Naked

An increasingly desperate President Obama had a speech last week in Boston where he acted as a pitchman for his floundering ObamaCare.  Sarah Palin called it his Sham Wow speech: President Obama flew in to Boston today to deliver another “ShamWow”-style infomercial

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Sarah Palin on Roe and Obama

    Forty years ago today the Supreme Court rendered its Roe v. Wade decision. Those who believe in the sanctity of human life and long to see America embrace a culture in which innocent life is honored and protected

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At Least the SS had Snazzier Uniforms

        The Nazis began their death march across Europe by killing mentally handicapped Germans in an euthanasia campaign that caused the Lion of Munster, Bishop Von Galen, to preach a sermon which may be read here, and in which he

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Socialism and Death Panels

The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama’s “death panel” so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of

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Beware the Cult of Personality

I have mixed emotions about Sarah Palin’s announcement that she won’t be running for the presidency.  Though she would not have been my top choice had she entered the fray, she at least would have been in the portion of

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Palin Not Running

This was just released: October 5, 2011 Wasilla, Alaska After much prayer and serious consideration, I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for President of the United States. As always, my family comes first

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Sarah Palin: Two Predictions

Based upon the above ad, and other signs, I think it is clear that Sarah Palin is going to run for President.  I have two modest predictions to make if she does get in: 1.  She will win the Republican nomination. 2.  She will

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Andrew Sullivan is Certifiably Insane

I don’t like to write about Andrew Sullivan.  At this point he should be treated like a troll, meaning it is best to ignore him.  Every now and then it is good to be reminded that Andrew Sullivan has clearly

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That Stupid Palin, Getting Her History Right

I guess there’s a new kerfuffle related to Sarah Palin.  This video was linked at NRO “without comment” by Andrew Stiles.  It’s more evidence that she’s some kind of historical illiterate, or something, as she supposedly claims that Paul Revere

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Palin: “Fight Like a Girl!”

One of the hardest things for any orator to do is to give a successful stump speech before a hostile audience, and that is just what Sarah Palin did on Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Madison, Wisconsin at a tea

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This Issue’s A Bust

Once in a while the political news circuit gets stuck on a topic so amazingly trivial and foolish that the spectacle of such a large tempest raging in such a small teapot makes it hard to look away. This week,

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Life Imitates Art

Orwell’s two minute hate from 1984 is brought to film in the above video.  Below is a video montage of tweets calling for the death of Sarah Palin which went out after the Giffords shootings.  (Strong content advisory:  many of

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Palin On The Giffords Shootings

Sarah Palin has released a statement on the Giffords shootings.  The above video accompanied the statement.  Here is the text of the statement:

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Electoral Revolt

In a year of political stunners, last night’s result in the GOP primary in Delaware still stood out.  Christine O’Donnell, Palin-endorsed tea party activist, upset Mike Castle, former two-term Governor of Delaware and long term GOP congressman, who, until last week, was

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Mama Grizzlies, Ewoks and Sarah Palin

One of the more notable events in November this year will likely be the election of a record number of conservative pro-life Republican women to Congress, statehouses and state legislatures.  Their impact could be enormous.   Sarah Palin launched a movement in 2008 which

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Tea Party Claims Another Scalp

Pro-abort incumbent Lisa Murkowski, apparently was defeated in the Republican primary in Alaska for the US Senate nomination by Palin endorsed pro-life Joe Miller, a tea party activist.  This is the most stunning political upset thus far this season.  Miller was widely

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Political Miscellania 6/16/10

1.  As the above video indicates, Congressman Bob Etheridge (D.NC) does not realize that he is living in the age of video cell phones and Youtube.  His GOP opponent, Renee Ellmers, reminds him of the current facts of political life. 2.  If

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My Body My Choice, Drill Baby Drill, Hmm… Not So Much

There are two political mantras which have come to symbolize big problems in our mainstream party choices- “My body, my choice!” and “Drill baby! Drill!”. The liberal and conservative camps get so excited when their political heroes shout out these

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Palin Derangement Syndrome

Hattip to my friend Paul Zummo, the Cranky Conservative.  One of the bright spots in life during the ongoing disaster that is the Obama administration is the way in which so many people, most, but certainly not all, Leftists, completely beclown

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Palin: The Temptation of Abortion

Hat tip to Ed Morrissey at Hot Air who is on a pro-life role today.  Sarah Palin in her address to the Susan B. Anthony Celebration of Life Breakfast.  Go here to see a video of Palin’s speech.  In her

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Family Guy Actor Sides With Palinth

Patrick Warburton, who the true geeks among us will remember as The Tick, sides with Palin over the FamilyGuy attack onTrig episode: Cast member Patrick Warburton told TV critics Wednesday he objected to the joke. “I know it’s satire but, personally, that

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Palin Responds to Family Guy Attack on Trig

Sarah Palin and Bristol Palin respond to the vile Family Guy attack on Trig, her son with Down’s Syndrome: People are asking me to comment on yesterday’s Fox show that felt like another kick in the gut. Bristol was one who

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The Hands of Sarah Palin

My colleague Eric, a man of the Left, and someone who has my strong respect due to his pro-life commitment, has posted that Sarah Palin had a few key words written on a hand as a mnemonic device during the teaparty convention. 

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Going Rogue

A guest post by Paul Zummo, originally posted at his blog, The Cranky Conservative. It’s probably not a good idea generally to buy a book out of spite, but in some ways that is precisely what I did when I

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