Fifty Points

    Best ad of the campaign thus far.

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Catholic Deplorables

  My friend Jay Anderson comes out temporarily from blogging retirement to note the recent history of Democrats atttempting to control the Catholic Church:   In case you’re wondering, the “middle ages dictatorship” that is the Catholic Church and her Bishops

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Hillary Clinton: Transparent Crook

  If we had a real media in this country instead of shills for the Democrat party, Hillary would be getting about 20% of the vote.

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Prepare to Be Assimilated

  Dave Griffey at Daffy Thoughts views the Clinton campaign e-mails about the Church as not anti-Catholic, but rather a demonstration of the Borg quality of contemporary liberalism:   There’s quite a buzz about some of the emails dumped from

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Democrat Attempts to Control the Church

    Hattip to commenter Hmmm.  Latest from WikiLeaks:   Re: opening for a Catholic Spring? just musing . . . On 2/10/12, Sandy Newman <sandynewman@gmail.com wrote: Hi, John,  This whole controversy with the bishops opposing contraceptive coverage even though

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Trump Against the Establishment

  Now, listen to me, you hicks. Yeah, you’re hicks too, and they fooled you a thousand times, just like they fooled me. But this time, I’m gonna fool somebody. I’m gonna stay in this race. I’m on my own

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Stupid Catholics

    Well, that is how the people at the top of the Clinton campaign view us.  Matt Archbold at Creative Minority Report brings us the news: So yeah, the Clinton campaign picked Tim Kaine as the vice presidential nominee

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Hillary Clinton Campaigns With Sex Predator Not Her Husband

  The surreal campaign of 2016 continues with Al Gore joining Hillary on the campaign trail.  This is an unusual development in light of the fact that Gore and Clinton have long cordially detested each other.  However, when it comes

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Trump on Lincoln

My personal favorite in the debate last night.  Clinton’s attempt to invoke Lincoln deserved Trump’s comeback.  It reminds me of the politician who said that his opponent reminded him of Abraham Lincoln, if one could imagine a short, fat, corrupt

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Scott Adams’ Take on the Debate

      Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert, has had probably the most acute analysis on this strange campaign this year.  Here is his take on the debate:   I just watched the debate on replay. Trump won bigly.

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Priceless

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As Hillary Reaches for the Smelling Salts

    Bill Clinton’s deposition on Monica Lewinsky.  A good thing to remember when Hillary rants tonight about how outraged she is about what Trump said.  Ah for the halcyon days of that Clinton’s presidency when parents had to shoo

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Debate Open Thread

    The second debate between Trump and Clinton starts at 8:00 PM Central Time tonight, and for lovers of political theater it promises to be exceptional.  Any other politician would be dead meat now but Donald Trump is not “any

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Politics Open Thread

The most hilarious feature in the above video is the idea that Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton are sleeping together.  Lots of political news, all of it unedifying.  We have Trump from 2005 talking to Billy Bush, yes a scion

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They Will Defend to the Death Your Right to Agree With Them

  Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, gives a demonstration why a fair number of Trump supporters may be keeping their support a secret: This weekend I got “shadowbanned” on Twitter. It lasted until my followers noticed and protested. Shadowbanning prevents my

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Thanks for Nothing

        Hattip to one of my favorite science fiction authors, John C. Wright.  How would we plebs lead our lives without Hollywood Glitterati, taking precious time out from between trips to Betty Ford, giving us their invaluable insights?

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Not Worth a Pitcher of Warm Spit

    Worst damnfool mistake I ever made was letting myself be elected Vice President of the United States. Should have stuck with my old chores as Speaker of the House. I gave up the second most important job in

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Yeah, It Was Just Pneumonia

    As resolutely as most of the media attempts to ignore it, signs continue that there is something seriously wrong with Hillary’s health:  

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Liberals Have Another Pauline Kael Moment

    “I live in a rather special world. I only know one person who voted for Nixon. Where they are I don’t know. They’re outside my ken. But sometimes when I’m in a theater I can feel them.” Pauline

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Pot Smoking Makes You Stupid Gary

  Yeah, Trump just isn’t in the same league as the professional politician mental titans he is running against.

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Clinton the Accessory

    I have called Hillary a transparent crook, and so she is, but we should always remember that she has done far more over her career than simply getting rich on graft and influence peddling.  She has also shielded her sexual predator

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Debate Open Thread

    Fifty-six years to the day from the first Presidential Debate:  Trump v. Nixon Clinton.  Put your thoughts on the debate in the comboxes.   Update: I thought it was a wretched debate with neither Hillary nor Trump doing especially

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Ross Douthat on the Debates

  Ross Douthat, who has the unenviable task of scattering pearls of conservative wisdom before the New York Times readership, has this prediction on the debate:   A series of debates between a man proudly unprepared for the office of

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Eve of the Debate

  Presidential debates don’t matter much except when they do.  Back in 1976 on October 6, Ford, in his second debate with Carter, denied that Poland was dominated by the Soviet Union.  He was too proud and stupid to simply admit

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Cruz Endorses Trump

  Well, he says he will vote for him.  Here is the text of what Cruz said:   This election is unlike any other in our nation’s history. Like many other voters, I have struggled to determine the right course

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Wandering Eye

    John R. Coppedge, a surgeon from Texas, writing in The Hill, has the best speculation I have seen on what is physically wrong with Hillary Clinton:

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Some Pictures Do Equal a Thousand Words

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Tim Kaine’s Guardian Angel Quits

    At The American Catholic we are dedicated to giving you up to date news on the election campaign.  Thus we have this report from Acts of the Apostasy: (AoftheANews) NEW YORK – The guardian angel for Democrat Vice-Presidential candidate

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Clinton Campaign Steals From Its Small Donors

    Once one understands that Hillary Clinton is a transparent crook, this is not surprising:   An elderly woman who donated to the Hillary Clinton campaign says she was charged multiple times after she stipulated she would only be

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Scott Adams

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Les Deplorables

    In 50 years of observing politics I have never seen a politician hand her adversary such a powerful weapon as Hillary Clinton did when she damned 20% of the American people as deplorables.  In that one remark she

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Not Our Kind

    It is interesting  how much that passes for liberalism these days is merely dressed up snobbishness where people with lots of money can look down their noses at people they deem “poor white trash”.  It is no accident,

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State of the Race: Revenge of the Deplorables: Trump Takes the Lead

    Trump had the momentum even before Hillary’s ghastly exercise in political malpractice of the past week, but now he is clearly in the lead.  The Los Angeles Times daily tracking poll, which seems to be an accurate barometer

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