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Mike Pence the most liked American politician

A new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll find that Vice President Mike Pence is the most popular politician in America. Only Mike Pence scored a net positive rating, with 47% of those surveyed saying they had a generally favorable impression of him and 35% a mostly unfavorable one. The rest were undecided. That 11-point advantage sets him apart... Read more »

When rape doesn't much matter

From the Washington Times: Social warriors, sometimes Why the rape that escaped the media and national attention must not be ignored Rape stories, when they can be used to vault social-justice issues into the nation’s psyche, get exhaustive coverage and opining by the mainstream media, regardless of whether they’re even true. But if a 14-year-old... Read more »

Senate Democrats aim their gun at Neil Gorsuch; it goes pfffft

Democrats appeared pitiful this morning with their futile attempt to nail Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. They repeatedly asked him for his “opinion” about hot button issues so they could identify him as being on the wrong side, as defined by progressives, of cultural, political and other issues. Or as some kind of handmaiden of President... Read more »

Fellow Americans, learn from Ben Franklin about compromise

Think we’re a nation divided? It’s nothing compared to the days of our foundation. When we fought over such existential questions as: Should we declare our independence from Great Britain? Should loyalists be chased out of the colonies into Canada and have their property confiscated? Was the Articles of Confederation a huge mistake by failing to... Read more »

Is Trump nuts or is Obama a worse criminal than Nixon?

What is an American to do? Not in my 75 years have I witnesses such a storm of accusations and re-accusations flying back and forth, with little or no substantiation. Did Barack Obama, in his waning days as president, order the wiretapping of president-elect Donald Trump, as Trump asserts with no evidence? Did Trump inappropriately... Read more »

Should food stamps be used to buy unhealthy foods?

Pew Charitable Trust’s “Stateline” does a comprehensive look at the various proposals to stop people from using food stamps to buy unhealthy foods. As it noted: Twenty-three cents of every food stamp dollar is used to buy candy, desserts, salty snacks, sugar and sweetened beverages, according to a November report from the U.S. Department of... Read more »

For the love of Mike, Trump, can't you just shut up, for once?

President Donald Trump’s frequent, brainless and deceptive Tweets are as persuasive and effective as the playground comeback, “So’s your old man.” The Tweets, required by his wounded  ego, are jeopardizing his own agenda, not to mention that of the millions of Americans who agree with him on many issues. More and more Trump makes his retaliating for his hurt feelings more... Read more »

Must watch: Marco Rubio eloquently responds to Elizabeth Warren's rant

I guess you have to read the conservative publications and posts to have seen this. It is Sen. Marco Rubio’s eloquent response to Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s personal attack against attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions. It came after Democrats, echoed by left-leaning media, blow their tops over what they variously called Republican censorship of Warren.  Repeating the... Read more »

Women's March=Tea Party

Comparing the Women’s March from last week to Tea Party social movement will make progressive heads spin right off their bodies and into orbit. True, they’re polar opposites in their ideology. Among sponsors of the Women’s March was the most extreme pro-abortion advocates while the Tea Party, according to the master script promulgated by progressives, has been home to... Read more »

Do any ChicagoNow bloggers like Trump?

Not sure there are, judging by the overwhelming number of negative, insulting or condemnatory ChicagoNow posts of President Donald Trump. Endless posts decrying women who betrayed their gender by voting for him, itemizing other things to be done instead of lowering herself to watch the inauguration of this disgusting person; condemning him for appointing so many–ugh–old white... Read more »
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