Trump Thrives off Media Hostility

by Steve MacDonald January 13, 2017

It’s going to be a fun few years. Trump thrives off of media hostility, and the more hostile — and the less defensible — the better. It allows him to portray himself as the victim of a stilted establishment. It fires up his supporters. It keeps the debate on terrain that is familiar and favorable […]

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60 Seconds With Kimberly Morin

by Steve MacDonald September 27, 2016
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When it comes to gun rights, like most everything else, Democrat policy contradicts Democrat narratives. Kimberly Morin, reporting from the 31st Gun Rights Policy Conference in Tampa, Florida, explains it. Listen to Podcast #160 for the complete interview or watch for her segment later today.

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Institutionalizing the End of The Right to Due Process

by Steve MacDonald July 6, 2016
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If you believe that prohibiting second amendment rights to someone arbitrarily placed on a no-fly list is a sensible step then you’ve been programmed by your government to embrace incremental tyranny. Liberty in exchange for the presumption of security. The sacrifice of (other people’s) Constitutional right to due process and the notion of “innocent until […]

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The Last Thing Progressives Want is to Start an Honest Conversation

by Steve MacDonald June 16, 2016
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Amen, Brother Jonah! Even when liberals call for an “honest conversation” about this, that, or the other thing, what they really mean is they want everyone who disagrees with the prevailing progressive view to fall in line. Almost invariably, when I hear calls for “frank talk,” “honest dialogue,” or a new “national conversation,” I immediately […]

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Carl DeMaio Challenges The Democrats Victim-Class Caricatures — Gets Hate

by Steve MacDonald April 29, 2014
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This is timely, because I am polishing up a post titled “The Battle of Competing Resentments” that plays well with the real world example of Carl DeMaio.  DeMaio is running for congress.  He’s started and sold two businesses.  He has been elected to his city council.  He has the kind of pull-yourself up life-story most […]

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Obama Care is Just Another Laser Pointer And You Are All Cats.

by Steve MacDonald July 16, 2013

I recently reiterated my oft-said point on GrokTALK! this week that you can’t be a principled Republican and support unions; voting against Right to Work for example mandates employee funding of the Democrat machine and everything it tries to destroy.  And Obama Care was just the biggest, most recent example.  Unions were all in.  They […]

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Some Free Advice To Free Staters

by Steve MacDonald January 10, 2013

It is not beyond the pale to suspect Democrats of using anonymous blog handles and throw away email addresses, to pose as Free Staters in polls, surveys, and online social media, for the purpose of advancing their narrative, particularly after the national attention received by the tyrannical Cynthia Chase. The left has the money and […]

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Are New Hampshire Democrat’s Pushing a Mental Illness Narrative?

by Steve MacDonald January 8, 2013

Mental illness is a moving target, but one that keeps getting bigger.  Here in New Hampshire, if you Google Mental Illness, you will discover that it is getting bigger here as well.  Mental illness is up, we are told.   More patients are going unreported or untreated.  And just in time for a Democrat Budget […]

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Some Super Fac’s About Super PAC’s – Before the Left Rolls out Their Tired Narrative Again

by Steve MacDonald June 14, 2012

  From John Nolte at Breitbart/Big Journalism:  A few fac’s about super pac’s 1. Just like a campaign, Super PACs are required to publicly disclose any donor who contributes any amount over $200. 2. You wouldn’t know it from the media coverage, but… Yes, Virginia, there are pro-Obama super PACs currently hitting Romney and they’re […]

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