Monday, August 26th, 2019

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker joined in the complaining that somehow Texas Senator Ted Cruz should’ve endorsed Donald Trump because of the pledge everyone signed after Trump threatened to run as an independent. Aside from pointing out the obvious, that Trump himself said he wouldn’t honor the pledge and he didn’t expect it from the senator, […]

Television commentators are still in a tizzy that Republican convention goers are chanting, “lock her up!” Over at RightWisconsin, I explained why it’s a little different to say lock up Hillary compared to saying that about other political opponents: But what the commentators are missing is that this is more than just a set of […]

Who knows? Maybe they’ll get the Village People to perform. The Republican National Committee has set the dates and location for their national convention. The good news is that they’re holding it in the swing state of Ohio. The bad news, it’s in Cleveland. Start the jokes now. From this morning’s Daily Shot newsletter, On […]

When one of my friends comes up with a bad idea, I usually ask two questions. “Oh sure, what could possibly go wrong?” And, “what good could possibly come of this?” Then we usually do the stupid idea anyway. I have an upcoming road trip to Florida that got it’s start that way. Perhaps somebody […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Aug 30, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A     Cheeseheads rule Badger State dominates GOP convention      At the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker received a roar of applause when he cast Wisconsin Republican delegates’ votes for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. It was another reminder that when the protesters […]

National Review Online columnist Jim Geraghty describes the scene outside the Republican National Convention in his “Morning Jolt” email: Security: It is a depressing statement on our age how the perimeter of a national convention site has to look like a war zone: chain-link fence after chain-link fence, concrete barrier after concrete barrier, armed guard […]

Just a wonderful day to remind ourselves that the Left has long had a violent streak, and it’s not taking a break for the major parties’ national conventions: Law enforcement agencies are bracing for the possibility of violent protests at the 2012 national political conventions. The FBI and Department of Homeland security say they have […]

Roger Simon, Hollywood writer and blogger, remembers actor and activist Ron Silver: We had a close relationship that came from a strange confluence of events. Perhaps the best movie that either of us worked on was the same one. – Enemies, A Love Story. But that wasn’t the real reason – it was politics. We […]

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JB Van Hollen has been blogging from the Republican National Convention. He’s even had guest bloggers. Ht: Lance Burri Print this entry