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What Does Keeping the Paris Agreement Alive Actually Mean?

by Steve MacDonald July 13, 2017

From the EU to California to Nashua and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, politicians and pundits are promising to keep the Paris Agreement alive despite President Trump’s exit. But what does that actually mean? It depends. If you’re Turkey, it means you expect bitter Paris Accord clingers to write you a check to pay for the cost of compliance. If […]

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Transcript: President Trump’s Speech in Warsaw, Poland

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2017

Here is a transcript of President Trumps’ full remarks from his speech in Warsaw, Poland. It’s a very good speech. If you’d like the highlight reel instead, Mark Steyn parses some of the finer points here. Warsaw Speech Transcript.

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Polish President: My wife did shake hands with Mrs. and Mr. Trump… Let’s FIGHT FAKE NEWS.”

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2017

  Contrary to some surprising reports my wife did shake hands with Mrs. and Mr. Trump @POTUS after a great visit. Let's FIGHT FAKE NEWS. — Andrzej Duda (@AndrzejDuda) July 6, 2017

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Trump Dumps Paris Accord, Elon Musk Dumps Trump Advisory Councils. (It’s a Win-Win!)

by Steve MacDonald June 1, 2017

A short while ago President Trump kept his promise to remove the US from the Paris Climate Accord. (Read this for some help understanding why it’s not just a good idea but an excellent idea.) Moments after, visionary rent-seeker Elon Musk announced he is leaving two of Mr. Trump’s economic advisory councils. Am departing presidential councils. […]

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Trump’s Unsung Deregulatory Achievments,
And Democrats’ Efforts To Stike Them Down

by Mike May 22, 2017

Trump uses Newt’s creation to cut regulations: Booker seeks to restore Obama’s red tape! The MSM doesn’t like to spread the news about Trump’s quiet successes deregulating a wide swath of last-minute Obama regulations, which were handed down by executive agencies in a hurry once Barry realized that his legacy was not going to win […]

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President Trump’s Remarks to the NRA Leadership Forum

by Steve MacDonald May 1, 2017
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But Trump is only doing what George Washington did? Do Progressives hate the Father of our country?

by Skip April 16, 2017

But of COURSE they do – down with the Patriarchy!  Besides, George “I can never tell a lie” Washington was nothing but an old white guy who owned slaves – we should wipe his name from every building, burn any book that holds him up as a shining example, and eliminate him because of his […]

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To quote a famous Progressive “What difference does it make?”

by Skip April 16, 2017

The TEA Partiers protested their own taxes.  Now Lefties are protesting over someone else’s: Nationwide marches set to protest Trump tax returns. (H/T: Instapundit).  Yeah, I’m not surprised at yesterday’s Tax Day protests by Progressives just like we, as TEA Partiers, did on April 15ths.  However, here’s a YUGE difference between us and them. As a […]

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Support Trump/Free Jerry DeLemus Rally, Sat. April 29th, 2017

by Steve MacDonald March 29, 2017

On Saturday, April 29th, in front of the New Hampshire State House in Concord, there is a Support Trump Rally combined with a Free Jerry DeLemus Rally.  Jerry has been imprisoned without due process on manufactured charges (for over a year). Please show your support for freeing Jerry, and for President Trump, by attending this […]

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Did Trump Pay a Higher Tax Rate Than Warren Buffett’s Secretary?

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2017

The big news that’s not news at all is that MSNBC and Rachel Madcow reported that in 2005 Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes on $150 (152.7) Million in income. That’s 24% of his income lost to Uncle Sam. Big whoop.

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Russian Press Secretary On Election Meddling, Trump, and Clinton

by Steve MacDonald March 13, 2017

The Kremiln says hacking a US election is not even possible. Notes that the Ambassador met with both campaigns but not about the election. H/T GatewayPundit

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“This is the moment that Donald Trump became the President”

by Skip March 1, 2017

Remember as you read this, I was a Cruz guy. I’ve been watching these kinds of speeches intently for the last decade and I have to say this was about the best I’ve ever seen.  Given that it was Trump, and having watched a lot of his speeches, I was amazed at its construction, his […]

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Trump’s speech tonite – I’ll be “Gabbing” it live

by Skip February 28, 2017

Nope, no Twitter….Gab.  Here at Gab.ai/GraniteGrok.  A taste: GraniteGrok · @GraniteGrok 5 minutes Trump’s speech tonite should be…..interesting. As always, what he says will be interesting and what he doesn’t say will be interesting. What will be even more interesting will be how the Dems react – will they be boring or EXTREMELY interesting? Joe […]

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“Good fences make good neighbors”

by Skip February 26, 2017

I mentioned this yesterday – a bit more info (reformatted, emphasis mine): SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect “a great wall” along the 2,000-mile […]

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“Yes, liberals are this historically illiterate.”

by Skip February 25, 2017

For the Liberals that are reading this and grimacing in anger (rather than in embarrassment), let me “Conserv-splain” it to you: Hitler didn’t build the Berlin Wall The Communist East Germans did They did it NOT to keep people out They DID do it to keep their people in Trump will be building The Wall […]

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Cleaning House at the US State Department

by Steve MacDonald February 17, 2017

This should serve as a warning to every bureaucrat and political class flunky. Mr. Trump’s Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, is cleaning house. (CBS) Much of seventh-floor staff, who work for the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources and the Counselor offices, were told today that their services were no longer needed.  This […]

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Well of course he’s an “existential threat” – he’s for less government

by Skip February 2, 2017

Heh! European Council President Donald Tusk called US President Donald Trump an ‘existential threat’ to Europe Tuesday. Tusk wrote an open letter to the leaders of 27 Council member states, in which he listed the US President as a “threat” to the European Union alongside China, Russia, radical Islam, war, and terrorism.  Tusk cited “worrying […]

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Supreme Court nominee – 49 year old Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Ckt Court of Appeals (Colorado)

by Skip January 31, 2017

And now the fuse has been lit – Progressives heads already exploding over this Conservative, Constitutional Originalist appointee.  Now let’s see if the Democrats are going to go to the mats to block him – will they go full Bork or Thomas and make a complete mockery of the process? I’m quite sure that Chuckie […]

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Betcha she never saw it coming….

by Skip January 30, 2017

SHOT: Interim and acting Attorney General (an Obama holdover) Sally Yates on Trump’s Executive Order on the Travel / Immigration Pause: At present, I am not convinced that the defense of the executive order is consistent with these responsibilities nor am I convinced that the executive order is lawful. In other words, she wasn’t going […]

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So how will Republican Senate Majority Mitch McConnell weasel out of this Supreme Court situation

by Skip January 30, 2017

SHOT: McConnell refuses to say whether ‘nuclear option’ in Supreme Court nomination is on table CHASER: Senate Democrats Vow to Filibuster Trump’s Supreme Court Choice HANGOVER: President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he wants Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to invoke the nuclear option if Democrats try to block his upcoming Supreme Court nominee through filibuster. […]

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The Left creating more Trump supporters…again

by Skip January 26, 2017

“While walking to an inaugural ball, I heard shouts — and felt yolk run down my hair. I froze. Emily Post is silent on the proper way for a lady in a ball gown to respond to an aerial assault. I had to wing it. First, I yelled back. I had spent six years living here, […]

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Driving us all to Trump

by Skip January 24, 2017

Between the violent “protest” riots on Friday and a bunch of liberal harpies on Saturday preaching Rights, inclusiveness, and tolerance (“we support ALL women – and that think like us”)… …yeah, Lefties, keep doing what you’re doing.  You are showing middle America that don’t live on the Coasts EXACTLY how you “feels” and what your […]

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Blogline of the Day – and they never, ever realized that’s what was happening

by Skip January 23, 2017

Donald Trump completes hostile takeover of Washington, puts both parties on notice. This is what businessmen do – and politicians don’t even get it.  And they won’t for sometime to come. (H/T: Instapundit)

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I think he needs more than that for any kind of result

by Skip January 23, 2017

(H/T: Powerline)

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President Trump’s inauguration address

by Skip January 20, 2017

I happened to be off work today so this being the Day of The End of an Error, I made sure that I watched the event.  My initial takeaway is that this was the antithesis of Barack Obama’s Presidency.  I think its theme, America First (and screw the references back to WWII and Charles Limbergh […]

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Blogline of the Day – Gaiety (gaity??) in the streets!

by Skip January 19, 2017

On the news that LGBT Activists Throw ‘Queer Dance Party’ at VP-Elect Pence’s House. Don Surber in the comments for the win: “I always said gay people would be dancing in the streets with the election of President Trump. And I was right!” Heh!  (H/T: Instapundit)  This will be a repeating post today – have a […]

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Welcome to a Revolution

by Steve MacDonald December 29, 2016

Trump’s America is no longer putting up with people on the left and is more than happy to use their tactics against them. Attorney Daniel Goldstein, of Brooklyn, New York, accosted Ivanka on a JetBlue flight from New York to San Francisco on Thursday, reportedly screaming: ‘Why is she on our flight? She should be flying private.’ […]

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A Message From Tweet Command Center… Stay Tuned

by Ed Naile December 25, 2016

Yea, I might be going out on a limb here but my guess is that since hardly one action that is regarded as standard in a presidential campaign holds true for Donald Trump. This brings us to “THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED DAYS!!!” malarkey. My bet is the first one hundred tweets will have more of […]

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Democrats: Not Sure What to do Without An Oberführer

by Steve MacDonald December 22, 2016

Mr. Trump will get halfway through his first hundred days before the opposing party mothership has a new Oberführer and the Borg don’t seem to know what to do without one. “It’s a very serious concern. I just went on TV twice today on Fox and MSNBC on the Cabinet appointments and I winged it,” […]

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Gov. Scott Walker: President Trump, More Local Control, Please.

by Steve MacDonald December 21, 2016

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, in a letter to President-elect Trump, is asking the next Commander in Chief to cut the Federal strings and go to a program of block grants managed by state-level equivalents of the federal agencies without all the inefficient red tape and unproductive bureaucratic “oversight.’ The federal government was originally created to […]

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