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Defending Trump Without Selling Out

Published on May 21, 2017 By sirrahc

I think we can all agree that many of President Trump’s problems, including several of his agenda items getting stalled, are his own fault. In his recent “Open Letter to President Trump”, Ben Shapiro took the president to task for this, saying, “Yes, dealing with Congress is like trying to herd cats. But you can’t […]

Trump Makes Men More Sexist

Published on April 23, 2017 By sirrahc

To be clear, I don’t believe the titular statement is true, nor would anyone else in their right mind. (Hey, I made a pun!) But, there are certain people on the Left who think it’s true, or at the very least would like you to believe it is. Take Vanity Fair, for instance…. As I […]

And So It Begins…

Published on November 10, 2016 By sirrahc

If anyone had told me a couple years ago that I would be typing the words “President-elect Donald Trump”, I would have said they were crazy. But,… I’ve been trying to figure out how I feel about the 2016 election results. “Giddy” is definitely too strong a word, though I am overall quite pleased. Regarding […]

Why I Will Still (Reluctantly) Vote for Trump

Published on October 16, 2016 By sirrahc

“[W]e do not have the choice to vote for [some] ideal candidate but only for the real ones that are on the ticket. In an ideal world this would not happen, but we do not live in an ideal world…. [W]e can only choose the best one available, not the best one conceivable. And as […]

Mr. Peña Nieto, Pay For That Wall!

Published on September 4, 2016 By sirrahc

“It’s difficult to agree on secure borders without realizing that Donald Trump is the only candidate that has the spine, conviction and love for America to do what is necessary.”  — Dan Celia, “Trump’s Immigration Plan is a Winner” The subject of immigration, and particularly of illegal immigration, into the U.S. has been a hot […]

Khizr Khan and Sharia Law

Published on August 7, 2016 By sirrahc

“We already have creeping Sharia law in this country.”  — Mark Levin, political commentator, author, and radio host By now, we’ve all heard Khizr Khan’s speech (or part of it) at the Democratic National Convention, including his critical comments directed at Donald Trump and his ideas about banning Muslim immigrants. Khan had every right to […]

Political Debates, Unsupported Rhetoric, and Scientific Censorship

Published on March 6, 2016 By sirrahc

“Human rights can only be assured among a virtuous people. The general government… can never be in danger of degenerating into a monarchy, an oligarchy, an aristocracy, or any despotic or oppressive form so long as there is any virtue in the body of the people.”  — Gen. George Washington I just got home from […]

How Do the Presidential Primary Candidates Stack Up?

Published on January 24, 2016 By sirrahc

“Under every stone lurks a politician.”  — Aristophanes Some of you may remember back in October, when I posted a table of several (potential) candidates for Speaker of the House and their scores from several thinktanks. Well, I thought it might be both fun and educational to do the same for the Presidential primary candidates […]

A Few Thoughts on the 2nd GOP Debate

Published on September 20, 2015 By sirrahc

I wasn’t going to post anything on the debate, figuring lil-ol’-me’s comments would get lost in the crowd. But, then I decided, “Why not!” It’ll help me think things through and maybe help someone else, too. I didn’t even watch the debate when it aired, since I was out for the evening and missed the […]

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