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It’s impeachment day and Jim and Greg aren’t exactly riveted to the debate when the outcome was predetermined long ago. But join them as they take aim at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi telling House Democrats not to gloat once the final impeachment votes are taken. They also get a good laugh at Democrats suggesting the House not send impeachment articles to the Senate until Republicans agree to their demands for witnesses, wondering where the downside could possibly be for Republicans in this strategy. And they have some choice thoughts as Barack Obama openly wishes that women could lead everywhere in the world for two years because everything would supposedly be better.More
The search is still on for a good martini this week. Today, Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America react to the Turkish military striking Kurdish targets just two days after the U.S. announced it would move forces out of the area so Turkey could attack one of our closest allies in the fight against ISIS. They also shudder at rape allegations against former “Today” show host Matt Lauer and at new revelations about the steps NBC executives took to downplay Lauer’s actions and stop journalist Ronan Farrow from releasing his Harvey Weinstein story that started the #MeToo movement. And they recoil as two NBA fans are removed from an NBA game in the U.S. for bringing signs and voicing support for Hong Kong.More
I forget which episode but it was in August. Jonah Goldberg had the most insightful and funny comment of the year (maybe): More
Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America cheer Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for utterly rejecting the suggestion from NBC’s Savannah Guthrie that Russian meddling may have tipped the 2016 election to President Trump – and explaining what really did happen. They also welcome the U.S. Supreme Court siding with the Trump administration in requiring asylum seekers to apply for asylum in any country they enter on the way to the U.S. And they pop the popcorn as the Biden campaign takes a swing at Elizabeth Warren and Marianne Williamson complains that the Democrats are meaner to her than conservatives. Finally, they figure out ways to tolerate a three-hour Democratic presidential debate tonight.More
Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America pour three crazy martinis. They marvel at the pathetic attacks on Attorney General Bill Barr from Senate Democrats – from ad hominem attacks to slamming legal positions they held strongly until the past few weeks. They also groan as Hillary Clinton continues to insist the Russians actually changed votes to cost her the 2016 election. And they scratch their heads as Joe Biden insists China is not really a competitor to the U.S.More
Alexandra DeSanctis of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America enjoy watching liberals freak out over the possibility of an independent presidential bid by former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, who is much more closely aligned with Democrats than Republicans. A Notre Dame graduate, Alexandra also shares her insights into the presidential campaign of South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and why his message could resonate with Midwest voters. And they roll their eyes as CNN reporter Jeff Zeleny says the Mueller indictments have Hillary Clinton once again thinking about running in 2020.More
or ? There have been discussions about voting for the other party to keep one of “our own” out. I did. It was the second time I voted for a D (the first was for Bill Nelson, after he appointed our son, in an election that didn’t matter at the time because he would have […]
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/22/world/europe/hillary-clinton-migration-populism-europe.html …or, she returns to her true self after flirting with being more leftist during the 2016 campaign….or, she was and still is truly liberal but is signalling to democrats to tread carefully until the populist wave loses some steam (thanks for that one to Mark Steyn on today’s Rush show). More
Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America actually find amusement in Hillary Clinton’s craven pronouncement that Democrats will return to civility if they take back one or both chambers of Congress. They also shudder as Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, who survived the congressional baseball shooting and a violent attack from his neighbor, predicts the intense confrontations will ultimately lead to a political assassination. And they get a kick out of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg becoming a Democrat again in anticipation of a 2020 presidential bid.More
This is RightAngles, Culture Correspondent, reporting from behind enemy lines. Dog Whistles! They’re all around us! Tweeeet! I hate to be an alarmist or anything, but has anyone noticed the number of commercials that have the slogan “Better Together” or “Stronger Together”? In case you are from Mars or have been in a cave, those […]
One day you will awake, pour yourself a cup of coffee, rub your eyes and flip on your TV to see either Donald J. Trump or any one of a growing field of presidential hopefuls staring back at you from the Oval Office or White House Rose Garden. Not a week goes by that another […]
I’ve noticed the funniest thing in the last few days, and I keep waiting for someone to point it out, but I haven’t seen anyone yet.
Liberal commentators are concerned, very concerned, and you can tell they’re concerned by the concerned expressions on their concerned faces and the concerned tones of their concerned voices… that Donald Trump might have been trying to affect the outcome of the election by paying off women to keep them quiet. Get that… they are specifically upset not by the payoffs, but by their potential effect on the vote.More
In Gotham, the villainous Master Disrupter Donald Trump descended the escalator from the dark and frightening past. Long thought to be forever vanquished on the day the oceans’ rise began to slow, the McDonalds-fueled old white male of too-much girth and too-long ties sent the Washington Establishment scrambling for a plan to vanquish their great nemesis.
Pressing the button beneath desk in the Oval Office, President Obama illuminated the night sky with the Deep State Signal depicting a haloed James Comey clenching a FISA warrant in his raised fist and the words “Quae sunt circa quam est hic” (“The Way Things Are Done Around Here”).More
Please please someone talented, show a pig nose on Hillary face soon at some site like this https://www.thewrap.com/hillary-clinton-reddit-photos/ More
I’m not sure about copyright issues with putting the image here, but this is well worth going to: http://www.gocomics.com/michaelramirez More
Hillary, just go away: https://ntknetwork.com/clinton-white-women-voted-for-trump-because-their-husbands-told-them-to/ More
Okay, this is a little dated, but here goes. Sung to the tune of “She’s a Lady”, with apologies to Tom Jones: Well, she’s one you’d never flaunt More
Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for November 21, 2017 it is the “Smelling Like a Charlie Rose” edition of the podcast — *and* it is our podcast number 150! — with your hosts radio guy Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist Mike Stopa.
Our topics this week are, first, is there something wrong with Hillary? Hillary lambasts Donald Trump for being a sexual predator in the White House with no apparent sense of irony. None. Even Mika Brzezinski is appalled at her lack of, er, tone???More