Category Archives: News and politics

What a farce

2 years, $35 million dollars, 18 Trump haters, and Mueller couldn’t pull the damn trigger. Now sit down and shut up. Time to move on. A typical analysis is like the one that came from National Review’s Andrew McCarthy. “While … Continue reading

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That’s why nothing gets done, they’re not doing anything!

The 2 biggest boondoggles in the City of Ames government is Parks and Recreation and Ames Schools. As a jogger and biker I like to take advantage of the bike trails around town. Carr Park on the east side has … Continue reading

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“Just wait until after the election!”

[This graphic isn’t an endorsement of “the Resistance”. I’m making the point that Trump’s biggest enemy is inside the Republican Party.] If politics was talking a good game Republicans would win. Trey Gowdy, Lindsey Graham, John McCain (when he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Dear Chuck, Joni & Steve…

I told my Congressional delegation (Grassley, Ernst & King, all Republicans) they had 2 years to get it done and they didn’t do shit. Every 4 years they dust off the issues of prolife, universal right to carry, smaller government … Continue reading

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How stupid are people?

If you get on Twitter you’ll see Republicans railing against Democrats like Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In their minds these Democrats are the root of all evil. Which is true of course, but that ain’t the Republican’s … Continue reading

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Political crossdressing

One of the greatest political crossdressers of all-time (if not the greatest) was Representative Jim Leach of Iowa. He made his living for 30 years masquerading as a Republican. He always held a conservative ranking of less than 25 (out … Continue reading

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Socialism’s terrible? So why was the American taxpayer forced to subsidize it for 70 years?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Conservative media has been ALL in a conniption over declared democratic socialist Cortez, who dumped the Democrat’s establishment pick Joe Crowley in a New York House primary. Asking around I find the norms aren’t really aware of her … Continue reading

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Traitors

President Donald John Trump is trying to get a supreme court nominee through the United States Senate. Reportedly it is under Republican control. Hardly. It is filled with traitors to their party (and to the country) really. People (if you … Continue reading

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Go to hell, go directly to hell. Do not pass go, do not collect $200

The inability of the Libertarian Party to see the ‘big picture’ as regards President Trump is staggering. As has been pointed out by loads of movers and shakers on TV, we are seeing what it looks like if an independent … Continue reading

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The Reagan myth

Ronald Reagan has always been a mixed bag of results in reality, but remembered as ‘Saint Ronnie’ by Republicans. It was only 5 years ago or so I went to YouTube and listened to his 1964 nominating speech, ‘A Time … Continue reading

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