In another installment of Democratic presidential candidates desperately seeking attention, we return again to the floundering Beto O'Rourke campaign.
She was lying, and you probably knew it all along. Nancy Pelosi was lying about impeachment. Just weeks ago the Democrat House Speaker said it does not make sense to go forward with impeachment if supporters do not have the 218 votes necessary to win a vote on the floor — let alone the 67 Senate votes required for a conviction.
The growing chorus of those who believe the Earth faces doom, and humanity its destruction, has gotten much louder in recent months. The planet, we are lectured, faces an apocalypse brought on by carbon and capitalism. We must repent for our industrial age sins, preferrably by surrendering our freedoms and electing socialist politicians.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's quest to regain a hint of relevance in the party primary has taken him down the road to gun confiscation. It's an extremely risky proposition, and one gun control advocates have largely tried to avoid over the years.
A couple of items that may get lost in the flood of stories about the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil fields...
1. Thanks to the fracking boom, the United States, not the Saudis, is the largest oil producer in the world:
There are times when self-parody goes beyond humor, and becomes pathetic. San Francisco's politicans have done just that. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Walter Olson tells how the local board of supervisors declared the NRA and its members a domestic terrorist group.