President WIlliam Henry Harrison’s only inaugural speech lasted an hour and fifty-five minutes. It killed him. Not politically. Or even intellectually. Quite literally, it did kill him. On March 4, 1841, after winning a landslide election on a campaign slogan of “Tippecanoe and Tyler, too,” the Whig gave his speech on a cold, wet Thursday… [Read More]
Mike Huckabee tweeted “We are months away from actual votes being cast and neither the pundits nor the press will decide this election, the people will.” This after he was unceremoniously dumped from the main 9pm stage in the Fox Business News debate to be held Nov. 10 in Milwaukee. I like Huckabee. I’ve met… [Read More]
How important is it really that Dr. Ben Carson is a Seventh Day Adventist? And does it matter if the Seventh Day Adventists are a cult? Donald Trump, the master at sowing doubt while retaining deniability (“it wouldn’t be nice if I said [insert insult here] but I have to be nice.”), said “Seventh Day… [Read More]
On Sunday, a Muslim cleric declared that Fantasy Football is considered “haram”—that means forbidden by Islamic law. That’s only the latest thing found to be off-limits for followers of Islam. Islamic State clerics famously forbid the practice of pigeon breeding because “sight of the birds’ genitals as they fly overhead is offensive to Islam.” (Leading to… [Read More]
Here are four things I wish the other GOP candidates said to Donald Trump in last night’s debate:
Just a day ago, I wrote that Dr. Ben Carson should drill into his head that the issue for 2016 is “It’s Abortion, Stupid,” and the very same day, Carson walked back his previous remarks and put them in the pooper-scooper.
In 1992, the first time a Clinton ran for a first term as president, the mantra was “The Economy, Stupid,” coined by James Carville. In 2016, the economy, a wheezing, foaming horse that’s been beat to death since 2008’s collapse, is under every candidate’s whip, but it’s not the mantra this time around. Donald Trump… [Read More]