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Trump's commutation of Blagojevich buries presidential promise about 'draining the swamp'

From the Right / John Kass /

Now that President Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich -- who shook down a children's hospital and tried to sell a U.S. Senate seat -- what should Trump do with his big promise?

That promise about "draining the swamp"?

Trump should take his promise, dig a hole, and bury it. It's the least he ...Read more

Fear of Bernie has pushed Democratic bosses over the edge

From the Right / John Kass /

Bernie Sanders' victory in New Hampshire has driven the Democratic Party establishment into mass hysterics.

Now they rush to embrace multibillionaire Mike Bloomberg, the former Republican mayor of New York City, to save them from President Donald Trump.

Bloomberg is buying this thing.

They're afraid of young people voting. But if they want a ...Read more

Trump impeachment backfires on Democrats, and Nancy Pelosi has a meltdown

From the Right / John Kass /

The partisan impeachment of President Donald Trump finally passed, mercifully, like a kidney stone, with Democrats grimacing helplessly during acquittal in the Senate on Wednesday.

It's over.

The cable news networks loved it because they love a show but there was no real drama. Americans knew for months how this would turn out. They knew ...Read more

Justice Thomas' hero's journey shown in new movie

From the Right / John Kass /

What happens in America when a black intellectual who was born into the crushing poverty of the Jim Crow South dares stand up to challenge white liberal Democratic orthodoxy?

He is marginalized, socially hamstrung, ridiculed in ugly racist terms and compared by a leading liberal journalist to "chicken eating preachers" taking "crumbs from the ...Read more

Establishment Democrats face a dilemma: How to do in Bernie Sanders without alienating his young voters

From the Right / John Kass /

Bernie Sanders is a survivor, but can he survive the orchestrated media onslaught that seems determined to bring him down?

At 78, Sanders has survived a heart attack, and the loathing of the Democratic Party establishment and its compliant media wing.

He survived that recent vicious and shameful CNN takedown accusing him of sexism for ...Read more

Trump Impeachment Theater a farce to protect the federal administrative state

From the Right / John Kass /

The partisan farce that is President Donald Trump Impeachment Theater is a political puppet show, a diversion that covers a truly titanic battle obscured by the dancing marionettes.

The audience knows how the Democratic impeachment show ends, with likely acquittal by the Republican majority in the Senate.

Some must figure Trump's impeachment ...Read more

'Richard Jewell,' Nicholas Sandmann and the media mob

From the Right / John Kass /

While watching Clint Eastwood's great new film "Richard Jewell," about the heroic security guard of the Atlanta Olympics who saved lives only to be savaged by the media mob, I thought about another innocent.

Nicholas Sandmann, the kid from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky. He suffered the same kind of agony and humiliation.

It was ...Read more

Come hell or high water, if there's war with Iran, Trump is done

From the Right / John Kass /

One of two things will cost President Donald Trump his re-election: a recession or a war with Iran.

The economy, so far, is thrumming along. But Trump's decision to kill Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the murderous architect of Iran's expansion into Iraq and Syria, a truly evil man with the blood of hundreds of Americans on his hands, may ...Read more

Democrats' impeachment of Trump is way too thin

From the Right / John Kass /

Where did the Trump impeachment go?

When House Democrats began selling tickets to their President Donald Trump Impeachment Theater -- shouting their outrage, preening on those late-night talk shows -- it was much meatier business.

It would be full of collusion with Russia, blackmail of Ukraine. It would contain extortion and go heavy on ...Read more

Here we are, with an election less than a year away

From the Right / John Kass /

With American unemployment numbers at a 50-year low, with people working and with money in their pockets, stubborn House Democrats rush forward on their path toward madness.

They insist on impeaching President Donald Trump, though they have no hope of securing a conviction in the Republican-controlled Senate.

Are House Democrats principled ...Read more

'No Safe Spaces' raises frightening doubts about our freedoms

From the Right / John Kass /

No matter what side you take on Trump Impeachment Theater, or just about any other topic for that matter -- from the politics of chicken sandwiches to climate change -- if you dare challenge the views of the reigning political priests, chances are you'll be called stupid and hateful.

And someone will want to shut you up.

The traditional ...Read more

Democratic mayors and the gift of Donald Trump

From the Right / John Kass /

After decades of one-party rule in cities torn by violent crime, public education crises, chronic homelessness and growing taxpayer despair, Democratic mayors have finally found a friend.

President Donald Trump.

In Baltimore, San Francisco, Los Angeles and, just the other day, Chicago, Trump proves again just how helpful he can be to ...Read more

 

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