Donald R. McClarey

A Wake Up Call for Trump

  Stop tweeting and start acting Mr. President.  Get rid of your son-in-law Jared Kushner who has disastrous political instincts.  Focus on restarting the economy and quelling the riots.  Succeed in these two areas and you will win in November. 

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Our Oh So Political Generals

It is a truism in history that when a nation’s military  begins to rot, it is usually noticed first among the leadership:   Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley on Thursday expressed regret for accompanying President

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PopeWatch: Vigano Letter to Trump

Well this is interesting:   June 7, 2020 Holy Trinity Sunday Mr. President, In recent months we have been witnessing the formation of two opposing sides that I would call Biblical: the children of light and the children of darkness.

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Slow Motion Coup

Regular readers of this blog know the esteem I have for the American military.  Part of that esteem is the bedrock subordination of the military to the elected civilian leadership.  Back when dinosaurs ruled the Earth and I was young,

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Name That Book

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—Trump visited St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington to hold up a Bible straight toward the heavens, a completely natural way to hold a Bible, in a clearly authentic demonstration

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Media War Against Trump: Part 501

I wonder if it ever occurs to the mainstream media, which has abandoned every journalist standard in its crusade against Orange Man Bad, that their over the top Bearded Spock Universe coverage of Trump is one of the essential elements

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True

Conservative radio and television host Jesse Kelly, who voted for President Trump in 2016 and plans to do so in November, has an uncomfortable message for the President that he needs to listen to. Through a series of tweets posted

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Re-Free America

    News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—By all accounts, President Donald Trump has now gone completely mad with power. In a press briefing, he laid out his insidious plan. “When I’m done with this

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Trump Coronavirus Address

The most striking policy announced in the address was a thirty day travel ban from Europe, with the exception of the United Kingdom.  Trump never thinks small.  In a time of hysteria leaders must act, and Trump has acted.  Sometimes

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From the POTUS and FLOTUS

I detect the First Lady’s hand in this:   Melania and I wish everyone observing Ash Wednesday a peaceful and prayerful day. For Catholics and many other Christians, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season that concludes with

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Stone Trump

  Certain things drive me crazy in the age of Trump.  Trump’s tweets are one example.  Although some of them are witty and devastating, others are as un-presidential as possible, his recent tweets about the Roger Stone trial are one

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State of Liberal Tears

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON D.C.—After completely mopping the floor with the snowflake libs on the Senate floor, the Trump administration fears that he is at high risk of drowning in a literal tidal wave

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The Boss

  The soldiers of the Army of the Potomac were initially skeptical of General Grant when he took command in 1864.  They had seen many Generals come and go, and more than a few of them suspected that Grant would

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The Babylon Bee: Our National Paper of Record

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: ATLANTA, GA—Many people think of Don Lemon and his fellow CNN hosts as elite, out-of-touch snobs. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. Take, for instance, Don Lemon’s compassionate

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Ken Starr: Age of Impeachment

  One of President Trump’s attorneys, Ken Starr, the Independent Counsel of the Whitewater Investigation, explains how this impeachment effort has transformed impeachment into a mere political weapon, to be used whenever the House is controlled by one party and

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Biden and Burisma

One of President Trump’s attorneys, Pam Bondi, former Attorney General of Florida, details the true scandal in the whole impeachment saga, the web of corruption between the Ukraine and Democrat party elites, symbolized by Hunter Biden holding an obvious influence

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Trump’s Speech to the March for Life 2020

    J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: Trump at the March for Life Seals Irrelevancy of Never Trumpers. Even Reagan never did that. Many male Republicans are skittish because their — usually more liberal — wives would skewer them if they came

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March for Life 2020

  I will be on the road today and probably unable to blog.  Use this post to give your takes on the march for life this year, including the address of President Trump.

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President Donald Kennedy

  Strong language advisory.  I must admit my estimation of JFK just went up a few notches.  I try to avoid swearing at all times, but when you are the man in charge there are times to be very blunt

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Bargain Kept

  I voted for Donald Trump because he promised to be a pro-life President.  On this, he has been a man of his word:   On Wednesday, the March for Life announced that President Donald Trump will be the first

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Trump v. The Establishment

Major Strasser: You give him credit for too much cleverness. My impression was that he’s just another blundering American. Captain Renault: We musn’t underestimate American blundering. I was with them when they blundered into Berlin in 1918. Screenplay, Casablanca  

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World War Trump

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WORLD—Critics have panned the long-awaited sequel to World War 2 this week, calling it “the most disappointing sequel since Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.” “We were promised

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Brief World War III, Wasn’t It?

The tempest over Iran is instructive.  President Trump has no interest in the futile task of attempting to transform the Middle East into a haven of Jeffersonian Democracy.  His foreign policy begins and ends with the interests of the United

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Mess With the Bull, Get the Horns

“When Andrew Jackson starts talking about hanging, men begin looking for ropes.” (During the Nullification Crisis) Senator Thomas Hart Benton, Jackson ally and who, as a young man, had shot Andrew Jackson.       The Iranian mullahs are learning

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True

The Trump Campaign should play this theme to the hilt.

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Three O’Clock in the Morning is Calling

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C—Hillary Clinton has slammed President Trump on Twitter for not taking a more “hands-off” approach to the protests in Iraq that threatened American lives at the embassy there. After

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Peak Outrage 2020

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   WORLD—The UN Panel on Outrage Change has confirmed the worst: global levels of outrage may reach the point of no return in 2020. Outrage levels previously reached dangerous highs during

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Christmas Messages

  Christmas messages from President Trump and Prime Minister Johnson.  Interesting that Johnson indicates that the persecution of Christians around the world will be a priority for his administration, something that has also been a priority for the Trump administration. 

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Never Trumpers: The Pharisees ‘R Us Division

  Christopher Johnson at Midwest Conservative Journal once again demonstrates why he is on my daily blog reading list: It’s a sign of the desperation of NeverTrumpistan to somehow get clear of The Worst Human Being Who Has Ever Lived

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Thanks Joe!

  It is sporting of Joe Biden to cut campaign commercials for Trump.

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Squirrel

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—According to sources in Congress, Mitch McConnell briefly distracted Democrats this morning while he signaled for hundreds of conservative judges to sneak by. “Hey, look over there — is

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That’s Entertainment

Trump understands something that most politicians never learn.  If you are entertaining, that is a force multiplier in the politics game, a game that amateur Trump is better at than most life long politicians.

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