Out of the Stable, to Insanity, and Beyond: How the Media has Affected the Presidency

By Janice Barlow EVERYONE KNOWS that when someone reacts badly when he is taunted or teased, that it only causes his tormentors to bring it on even more. We all remember back to our school days when those poor kids were relentlessly picked on. Maybe we were one of them. The more the victims reacted by lashing out at their antagonizers, the more the bullies would delight in picking on their easy targets. Last week, journalist Michael Wolff‘s book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” flew off the…

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Is Trumpism Conservatism?

By David Cholesterol Is Trumpism Conservatism? The short answer. No. It’s dangerous in more ways than one (a topic for another post), but Conservative it is NOT. For example: Working with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to eliminate the debt ceiling, a $1.1 Trillion Omnibus, and Ivankacare maternity entitlements is not Fiscal Conservatism. Ineptness, isolationism, warning Israel against building new settlements, and saber-rattling with North Korea is not National Security Conservatism. Presenting a budget to Congress that funds murderous Planned Parenthood and subsequently signing it is not Social Conservatism. I know… some might say, “What about…

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