Walls close in on Alec Baldwin as his gun lie falls apart

Alec Baldwin has always insisted, despite all evidence to the contrary, that he didn’t pull that trigger. The FBI now says that he did. That finding, released over the weekend, comes just after the Santa Fe Sheriff’s Office announced they’re only waiting on Baldwin’s phone records before sending their investigative file to the DA’s office. … Read more

Democrats suddenly realize open borders are a disaster

Republican border-state governors are sending busloads of illegal entrants — released in their states by the Department of Homeland Security — to DC and New York City, prompting recriminations and pleas for federal cash from the Democratic mayors of those erstwhile immigrant-friendly cities. Those mayors, seemingly unwittingly, are making the governors’ point — that the … Read more

Clay Higgins Plants ‘Seeds of Violence’ at Hearing on Assault Weapons as Victims Tell Their Stories

The self-styled Cajun John Wayne was at it again on Wednesday, only now he was not a cop who resigned from a Louisiana police department while facing disciplinary charges for lying about roughing somebody up. And Clay Higgins’ tough talk was no longer aimed at fugitive felons, as when he made viral crimestopper videos at … Read more

Democrats declare needless emergencies to grab power

An emergency is a dangerous situation requiring action. Someone tell our elected officials — they clearly don’t know the meaning of the term. Last week, President Joe Biden considered declaring climate change an “emergency.” Pressured by his party’s leftist flank, which can’t enact climate-change legislation and wants a work-around where it doesn’t have to persuade … Read more

The Supreme Court Put Politics Above Law and Surrendered Its Legitimacy

According to a Gallup poll taken last month, public confidence in the Supreme Court has hit an all-time low. Just 25 percent of respondents had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in the court. That’s an 11-point drop from last year, and twice the drop in public confidence in other institutions. Much … Read more

the 2024 sequel of Biden and Trump

“No matter how cynical you get, it’s impossible to keep up.” That Lily Tomlin gem is a useful guide for analyzing politics in an era marked by heated polarization and growing violence. Most days it seems the whole country is on fire with demands for dramatic changes in government and society. Yet Democrats are led … Read more

White House ‘listless and lost’ and other commentary

From the left: White House “Listless and Lost” “The hits just keep on coming for Joe Biden,” marvels CNN’s Chris Cillizza. Last week, the network reported that White House Communications Director Kat Bedingfield plans to leave, soon after Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s exit and “amid questions about the efficacy Psaki’s replacement, Karine Jean-Pierre.” All this … Read more

Lilli Martini, Highland Park Victim Who Posted Bloody Face Photo, Calls for Better Gun Control

This story contains graphic images I’d been to the July 4 parade in Highland Park so many times. This time, I went with my cousin and her boyfriend, plus another 5-year-old cousin and her grandmother. We walked in the pets and children’s march that comes right before the main parade and then rushed to our … Read more

Nancy Pelosi and the Dems’ Jan. 6 dog & baloney show

With inflation at gas pumps and supermarkets forcing Americans to pinch pennies, rising violent crime spreading fear and public schools pushing racial and sexual indoctrination, most voters say it’s time for a change in Washington. The Democrats holding power have run out of excuses and even stopped making promises of quick progress. But they do … Read more