Senator Ted Kennedy
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The NeverTrumpster is on the horns of a dilemma, for if Trump is the faux conservative that he claims he is, then so too are presidential candidates that they’ve supported the same. On the other hand, if the latter are conservative, then so too is Trump conservative. John McCain 2008 A self-confessed admirer of Big Government “progressive” Theodore Roosevelt, McCain allied with another Tedd ...
Contrary to what he and his boosters in some quarters of talk radio would have us think, Ted Cruz is most definitely not a Washington “outsider” or “anti-Establishment” candidate. For years, until as recently as 2013 , Cruz, alongside such insiders as George W. Bush, advocated on behalf of legalizing the country’s millions of illegal immigrants. And though he and his defenders would have ...
When Marco Rubio and his fellow seven gangsters in the Gang of Eight tried to impose amnesty upon the country, Senator Jeff Sessions spearheaded the battle against it. There is no American senator that more strongly opposes amnesty and that more forcefully advocates on behalf of an American First immigration policy than the senator from Alabama. And on Sunday, February 28, just two days before ...
For identifying the hypocrisy, inconsistencies, and, at times, opportunism of Donald Trump’s critics, both readers and acquaintances have concluded that I have endorsed Trump. The truth is that I’ve as yet endorsed no one. There are indeed reasons for a conservative or libertarian to recoil from Trump. (1)As I noted near the beginning of this contest, Trump is most certainly not any kind of ...
Those of Donald Trump’s “conservative” critics who accuse him of promoting a faux conservatism would be well served to look in the mirror. In the GOP presidential primaries of 2012, many of the same commentators, like Charles Krauthammer , who now declaim Trump as a fake invoked the so-called “Bill Buckley rule” in endorsing Mitt Romney, for the latter, it was said, is “the most conservative ca ...
As much as GOP politicians and their apologists in the media despise it, Donald Trump is, deservedly , the GOP presidential frontrunner at the moment. To Trump’s eternal credit, he has made it acceptable (or at least somewhat less unacceptable) to openly discuss the scourge that is American immigration policy. Still, intellectual honesty demands that we contend with Trump’s record, as opposed t ...
From Clio-winning ads to "Hart to Hart" to Fox News: The charmed career of writer/producer Marvin Himelfarb
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Marvin Himelfarb's next chapter begins. Marvin Himelfarb is retiring from Fox News after nearly two decades of producing both TV and online programming. Before that he was a successful writer of iconic prime-time TV shows ( Fantasy Island, Hart to Hart, Silver Spoons ) and producer of trailers and other promotional c ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Little Boy premieres nationwide in theaters Friday (4/24). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9dQ8FWtOoY (Note: This is slightly altered version of my original post including new impressions from seeing Little Boy for a second time last night with members of my family.) Synopsis: A seven-year-old Pepper Busbe ...
As the nation remembers the Senator, be inspired by these Ted Kennedy quotes taken from his long career as a public figure.