Democracy and Tyranny

January 29th, 2020 10:43 PM
During President Donald J. Trump's impeachment trial, we'll hear a lot of talk about our rules for governing. One frequent claim is that our nation is a democracy. If we've become a democracy, it would represent a deep betrayal of our founders, who saw democracy as another form of tyranny. In fact, the word democracy appears nowhere in our nation's two most fundamental documents,…

Levin Nukes Egotistical Liberal Media Over Their ‘Tyrannical Agenda’

July 24th, 2018 5:37 PM
In the first hour of his eponymous talk show Monday night, conservative author and host Mark Levin tore into the “totalitarian” liberal media for, among other things, being “historically illiterate” or “ideologically driven” in calling President Trump a Nazi, “mainstream[ing]” Stormy Daniels and “crackpot” Michael Avenatti, and painting…

Our Rules of the Game: US Constitution

July 18th, 2018 2:47 PM
Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, leading to President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, has thrown progressives, the Democratic Party and the news media into an out-and-out tizzy. The online magazine Slate declared, “Anthony Kennedy Just Destroyed His Legacy as a Gay Rights Hero.” The New York Times' editorial board said about a second…

Charles Blow: Trump Already Has America in a ‘Constitutional Crisis’

February 5th, 2018 4:16 PM
Far-left New York Times columnist Charles Blow has a penchant for delusional columns and CNN appearances, so it was no surprise when his column for Monday’s paper warned that “Donald Trump will destroy this entire country...to protect his own skin” and that we’re already in a “constitutional crisis.”
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Looniness: Schmidt Denounces FBI Concerns as ‘Snake Oil’ ‘McCarthyism’

January 23rd, 2018 8:55 PM
Just think, this is who MSNBC considers to be one of its best and brightest Republicans. On Tuesday’s Hardball, political analyst and 2008 McCain campaign manager Steve Schmidt tore into Republican questions about the FISA memo and Strzok-Page texts as “snake oil” “McCarthyism” being “abetted” by the Fox News Channel serving as “state-run TV in an…
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Chuck Todd: Roy Moore ‘Doesn’t Appear to Believe in the Constitution'

September 27th, 2017 6:45 PM
MTP Daily host Chuck Todd led off Wednesday’s show with an asinine assertion that Alabama Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore “doesn't appear to believe in the Constitution as it's written” because Moore said our rights come from God. For any non-revisionist individual who’s read the Constitution or commentaries on it, they would know that Todd’s…

Slavery

July 19th, 2017 4:45 PM
Too many people believe that slavery is a "peculiar institution." That's what Kenneth Stampp called slavery in his book, "Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South." But slavery is by no means peculiar, odd or unusual. It was common among ancient peoples such as the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, Greeks, Persians, Armenians and many others. Large…
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MSNBC Promo: ‘Love for the Constitution' Is Reason We Knock Trump

July 6th, 2017 9:25 PM
A new MSNBC promo aired during Thursday’s Hardball flaunted the bona fides of the liberal network’s far-left primetime pundits in taking on President Donald Trump, including the hilarious insinuation that they’re attacking him out of “love for the Constitution.”
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Nets Hype President Trump Being Sued by Maryland and D.C. AG’s

June 13th, 2017 12:16 AM
President Trump found himself, once again, at the receiving end of a high-profile lawsuit involving his business dealings on Monday. The Attorneys General of both the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia filed a suit claiming the Present was in violation of the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause, which states that an office holder cannot receive payments or gifts from a foreign…
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Lib, Anti-Gun Professor Gets Schooled on This NBC Drama

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April 18th, 2017 8:48 AM
Based in a city that’s the murder capital of the country with some of the strictest gun laws in the nation, it was only a matter of time before NBC’s new spin-off show Chicago Justice dealt with the issue of guns. But the surprise was how they handled it. Star Assistant State’s Attorney Peter Stone (Philip Winchester) is the only adult who defends gun rights in a story that…

Blogger IDs D.C.’s ‘Immune Response’ to ‘Infectious Agent’ Trump

March 4th, 2017 3:10 PM
In a Friday post on the website of The Washington Monthly, not of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Martin Longman discussed President Trump in strikingly medical terms. “The reason Trump has become so vulnerable so quickly is because he’s treating Washington like the pathogen when he’s the infectious agent,” declared Longman. “A better politician might…
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Pelley: Trump’s Problem Isn’t the Media, But the U.S. Constitution!

February 17th, 2017 7:44 PM
On Friday’s CBS Evening News, anchor Scott Pelley strayed into punditry as he observed that “the common denominator of Mr. Trump’s woes is the Constitution” and not the media because they didn’t cause the departure of Mike Flynn, halt his immigration executive order, or have Andy Pudzer withdraw as the Labor Secretary nominee.

Lib Pundit Pierce: No Trump Presidency If Electoral College Works

December 13th, 2016 10:09 AM
The Hamilton electors, whatever their number, are being cheered on by Hamilton bloggers, one of whom is Esquire’s Pierce. In a Saturday post, Pierce argued that in the country the Founding Fathers envisioned, the Electoral College would vote down a Donald Trump presidency. Pierce wrote, “Let us assume for a moment that our constitutional institutions are as strong and functional as…

NYMag: Trump ‘Has Proven Liberals Right About the Tea Party’

December 10th, 2016 11:36 AM
After nearly eight years of competing theories, the essence of the Tea Party has been determined, says Jonathan Chait. In a Wednesday post, Chait claimed that Donald Trump’s election as president verifies liberals’ explanation of what the movement stood for. The right, wrote Chait, was wrong to argue that the Tea Party was all about “timeless principles of conservative movement…