Category Archives: Trump

Free speech

Last week, President Trump “signed an executive order to authorize the denial of federal funds to colleges that suppress student free-speech rights,” F.H. Buckley writes in the New York Post. Students who express conservative views on college campuses have been routinely … Continue reading

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We have seen this before

I am not a crook–RMN If Nixon goes free, no one should be found guilty of anything–prospective juror to Detroit Recorder’s Court judge shortly after Nixon resigned. The Watergate scandal followed the arrest of burglars at the Democratic National Committee … Continue reading

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Purges

We’re in no rush whatsoever. — DJT on prospective Korean denuclearization Prior to 5 May 1968, Nixon spoke of seeking a “victorious peace” in Vietnam. But on that day, speaking in New Hampshire, the nation’s first primary state, he used … Continue reading

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A political contradiction

On the one hand, President Trump is widely suspected of misfeasance before and after taking office, to wit: His relations with foreign leaders are suspect. He fails to recognize that the Constitution limits his powers, but attacks Congress, judges, and … Continue reading

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Rep. Amash on the border security crisis

  ‘The question is,’ said Humpty Dumpty, ‘which is to be master — that’s all.’ –Lewis Carroll Rep. Amash (R-MI) on the border security crisis “I think both sides are making a mountain out of a molehill,” Amash said in … Continue reading

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Silly arguments

Be calm in arguing, for fierceness makes error a fault and truth discourtesy. —George Herbert Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.–Mark Twain I’ll sing like a bird.–John Dean I’m all in favor of serious discussion that’s based … Continue reading

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Does election make one wise?

History has tried hard to teach us that we can’t have good government under politicians. Now, to go and stick one at the very head of the government couldn’t be wise. — Mark Twain, New York Herald, 26 August 1876 Does … Continue reading

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