Monday, December 5th, 2016

The difference between Obama and Nixon is that Obama will require “I am not a crook” on prompter. — Dennis Miller Show (@DennisDMZ) May 16, 2013 Print this entry

White House plumbers threatening our First Amendment rights looking for leaks? Check. Government pressure on the White House’s enemies list? Check. Scandal with a cover-up? Check. A potential foreign policy quagmire in another country’s civil war? Check. An embarrassing Vice President? Check. Scandalous Attorney General involved in a cover up and invoking Executive Privilege? Check. […]

William Safire, Nixon speechwriter and New York Times columnist, passed away Sunday. He was 79. Safire had a wonderful way of turning a phrase, aided by his incredible vocabulary and his sense of humor. It was Safire who created the phrase for Vice President Spiro Agnew, “nattering nabobs of negativism.” Clinton fans probably never forgave […]

And I think, too, that I can say that in my years of public life, that I welcome this kind of examination because people have got to know whether or not their President’s a crook. – Richard Nixon But as this is an ongoing investigation involving the governor, I don’t think it would be appropriate […]

I had planned on commenting at length on Peter Di Guadio’s post-election meltdown (see comments), but given intervening events I won’t bother. He’s pulled down his blog, and meanwhile some jackass put up a parody site making matters worse. I’m not happy about the outcome of Tuesday’s presidential election either. But silliness about “not my […]

How will I explain this to my children? An article in today’s Wall Street Journal takes us back to the Lyndon Johnson era when some familiar faces were conducting political intelligence work with the FBI. Here’s a few of the examples: Only a few weeks before the 1964 election, a powerful presidential assistant, Walter Jenkins, […]

A letter to the Waukesha Freeman today from Pewaukee takes issue with Jessica McBride calling Michael McGee Jr a “thug”, complaining whitey is never called a thug, and that McGee Jr is just as effective as Richard Nixon. Really, I can’t make this stuff up. No, the author wasn’t David Mokros, but I had to […]

A letter to the Waukesha Freeman today from Pewaukee takes issue with Jessica McBride calling Michael McGee Jr a “thug”, complaining whitey is never called a thug, and that McGee Jr is just as effective as Richard Nixon. Really, I can’t make this stuff up. No, the author wasn’t David Mokros, but I had to […]