Friday, December 28, 2018
Christmas feasting ended, we turn to 2019 with a mixture of apprehension and hope, humbly offering some New Year’s Resolutions for President Trump...
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Posted by LaurenceJarvik at 9:58 PM
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Washington consultant Joe Gelman believes appointing Justice Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was President Trump's greatest success in 2018. "Failing to drain the Swamp" is his greatest failure, "because instead the Swamp is draining him."
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Posted by LaurenceJarvik at 5:22 PM
Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Posted by LaurenceJarvik at 2:42 PM
Steve Bannon and David Frum's Munk Debate from November 2nd was one of the stranger television shows that I have seen. Contra Frum, Bannon argued President Trump is a transformative figure in "the Fourth Turning" of American history (The Revolution, Civil War and New Deal were the other three). So the Obama Administration's end represented the exhaustion of one cycle, the Trump Administration the beginning of another.
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Posted by LaurenceJarvik at 6:47 AM
Monday, December 10, 2018
Sometime in 1993, fate seated me next to former Attorney General William Barr on the Washington-NY shuttle. We spoke for about an hour about the recent tragic raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas which killed 76 people. He told me no one would have died if it had been properly handled. He knew because he supervised a similar raid at a prison in 1991--where everyone lived. I never forgot that conversation...
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Posted by LaurenceJarvik at 7:33 PM
Saturday, December 01, 2018
President George H.W. Bush is memorialized as an American war hero and symbol of civility. However, Americans need to remember that opposition to Political Correctness is equally his legacy, declared in a May 4, 1991 University of Michigan commencement address.
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Posted by LaurenceJarvik at 7:40 PM