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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Another anti-Trump Olympian crashes

A year ago, Olympian Maddie Bowman said would not visit White House if she win another gold at the Winter Olympics.

Not a problem.

The Trump Effect took care of that for Bowman.

Indictment shows Mueller has nothing

As another indictment comes through, I am convinced that former FBI director Robert Mueller is conducting a criminal cover-up rather than an investigation.

Mueller knows that Barack Obama and the Democratic Party used our national security apparatus to spy on the political opposition. Under the guise of investigating that Fake Russian dossier, Mueller and his team of high-end Democratic lawyers are covering up Obama's tracks.

Illegal aliens resent DACA

The San Diego Union-Tribune photo was odd. "Alessandro Negrete, a 35-year-old immigrant who is in the country without legal status, is tired of the spotlight on DACA recipients," the caption read.

He wore a T-Shirt that read, "ICE out of LA."

The president is dividing the illegal aliens.

Mueller messed up Flynn's guilty plea

Retired Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn may formally withdraw his guilty plea because the crack Robert Mueller investigative team hid evidence that would exonerate General Flynn.

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan ordered Mueller to give Flynn any exculpatory evidence which could clear him.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Smearing Clarence Thomas again.

Nearly 30 years after the Senate confirmed Clarence Thomas as an associate justice of the Supreme Court, New York magazine is calling for his impeachment over Anita Hill's false claims of sexual harassment.

Al Capp nailed this 50 years ago



Tip of the hat to reader Jack.

Happy Not Our President Day

Today is George Washington's Birthday, a federal holiday that is never held on his actual birthday (February 22) as it will never be the third Monday in February. This is how close-enough-for-government-work works.

People call it Presidents Day.

Democratic senator up for re-election worried about Mueller report

Once a respectable niche publication that covered Congress, the Hill has gone all-in against President Donald John Trump. Story after story promotes Fake News about Russians and the like. Therefore I was surprised by this headline: "Democratic senator warns Mueller against issuing Russia report near 2018 election."

The man in question is Bob Casey Jr., who is seeking a third term from Pennsylvania, a state that went for Trump in 2016.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Skier Lindsey Vonn is the 44th to feel the Trump Effect

Lindsey Vonn said on CNN in December, "Well, I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president. I take the Olympics very seriously and what they mean and what they represent, what walking under our flag means in the opening ceremony.

"I want to represent our country well. I don't think that there are a lot of people currently in our government that do that."

Trump never responded to her taunt.

Today, the Olympics did.

Democrats regroup after meddling story explodes in their faces.

Robert Mueller is a joke. He indicted 13 Russians for, among other things, tricking a person into carrying a "Happy Birthday" sign in front of the White House.

We cannot throw Hillary in prison for exposing State secrets to the world on her illegal private server, but by golly we can indict trolls in St. Petersburg. Good luck on extradition, Muelly.

Maybe that's what he is counting on.

Cutting LeBron James down to size

Basketballer LeBron James decided to run his mouth about the president, saying Trump doesn’t "give a [F-bomb] about the people."

Trump did to James what he did in September when James called him a bum. Trump ignored him.

Sanctuary cities are a shopping mall for ICE

Sanctuary cities are a near perfect example of how liberalism works.

The local governments promise not to check ID. In turn, roughly 60% of the illegal aliens in this country now live in a sanctuary city.

First Amazon reviews of Fake News Follies are posted

Four readers were kind enough to leave an Amazon review of my new volume, "Fake News Follies of 2017." I thank them not only for reading the book but for taking the time to post a  review.

Let's take a look at them.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

"Prominent Republican Donor" can pound salt

"Prominent Republican Donor Issues Ultimatum on Assault Weapons" blared the headline in the New York Times. (Not linked because it is a pay wall.)

That fat-cat-calls-the-shots crap may work in the Democratic Party but in Trump's party, the people call the shots -- not Rich Uncle Pennybags.

Florida shooting shows not to rely on the FBI

People are asking why didn't the FBI follow up on the tips about the gunman who went on to kill 17 people at a high school in Florida?

That's the wrong question.

We should ask: why didn't the tipsters report their suspicions to the local police or sheriff's office?

Abortion's role in mass murder

"Woman puts baby up for adoption, he grows up to be a violent young man who will spend the rest of his life in prison for a mass murder. Tell me more about how abortions are wrong," reporter-model (Breitbart's description) Becky Griffin on Twitter.

Steve Jobs.

Goldman Sachs bet on failure

Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, admitted to CNN that the United States economy would not have soared under a Hillary presidency. Blankfein credited Trump for the economic boom.

And yet Blankfein and his company went whole hog for Hillary.

Mad Hatter Mueller makes "Happy Birthday" a felony

Oh, I wish I could draw a straight line.

Or even a gay one, because I have an idea for a cartoon of Special Counsel Robert Mueller as the Mad Hatter in his continuing criminal investigation in search of a crime.

Friday, February 16, 2018

I am on the radio

I swore off radio interviews after Jimmy Wales sandbagged me on Christmas week. He's a big deal in England. But Silvio Canto Jr. asked me. So I had to say yes because we go back, gosh, 10 years. He talked Teri O'Brien into interviewing me for "Dangerous Thinkers," and I was flabbergasted when she asked me. (Check out whom she has interviewed.)

We talked for 40 minutes. (I am a writer, not a talker, Jim.) She got me to talk.

The result is here. Please enjoy, and give me your reactions at DonSurber@GMail,com

Oh and there is an Apple iTunes version. Free. Please give it a good review for Teri.

I'll skip the usual book plug in this post.

Indictments show Mueller is a joke

Special prosecutor Robert Mueller's decision today to indict 13 Russians for -- as NBC put it -- "election meddling" has to be a joke.

As Peggy Lee sang, "Is That All There Is?"