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The Fight for the Filibuster

by Joseph DeMaio, ©2021   (Mar. 18, 2021) — Lord Acton said it best, back in 1887: “Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” The longer explanation of that observation is that as a person’s or organization’s power increases, their moral sense diminishes, sometimes incrementally, sometimes exponentially.  In more colloquial terms, this explains the modern variation on […]

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Of Laptops and Ne’re-Do-Well Sons

“A PROTECTED SPECIES” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Oct. 15, 2020) — The New York Post (“NYP”) has disclosed what it claims are several emails extracted from a laptop computer purportedly belonging to Hunter Biden, son of Joe Biden.  The emails are claimed to establish a direct tie between Ukrainian executives at the Burisma Holdings energy […]

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Justice Under The Bus

“INTELLECTUAL TERMITES” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Oct. 11, 2020) — Virtually every time you turn around these days, some Democrat politician is yapping hypocritically about the importance of “transparency” in government.  This claim is usually coughed up as a prelude to an immediate slap at President Trump for his purported lack of transparency on everything […]

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You Cannot Fix Stupid

“CALCULATED, CUNNING AND INTENTIONAL” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Aug. 9, 2020) — Demonstrating, once again, that you cannot fix stupid, but recalling that you can vote it out of office, those paragons of intellect in the Democrat Party – Slow Joe Biden; Nancy (“I-left-my-brain-in-San Crapcisco”); and Chuck (“math-challenged”) Schumer – today coughed up their lame […]

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Ignore the Pandemic Panic Porn

“PROPAGANDA PRACTITIONERS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Jul. 14, 2020) — In the classic film Casablanca, Captain Renault enters Rick’s Café Américain, blows a whistle and orders everyone to leave, as he is closing the place.  Rick (Humphrey Bogart [readers under age 50 will need to Google him…]) asks why the upscale nightclub is being closed.  […]

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The People’s Republic of CHAZ

DEMOCRATS “ENABLING ITS SPREAD” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Jun. 12, 2020) — As the turgid whirlpool of stupidity now gripping Seattle expands, the true future of an America governed by leftists, Antifa domestic terrorists, progressives and criminally feckless Democrats slithers up and out from its burrow.  It is mob rule enabled, sanctioned and defended by […]

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Memo to America: Take the Red Pill

A “DANGEROUS INTELLECTUAL VIRUS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (May 21, 2020) — In the 1999 allegorical sci-fi movie, The Matrix, the protagonist, Neo (Keanu Reeves) is presented with a choice by Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) of taking a red pill or a blue pill.  If Neo takes the red pill, he will awaken from and escape […]

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Judicial Barratry in Action

“THE DISTRICT OF DEEP STATE” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (May 16, 2020) — In the continuing sad, sorry saga of General Michael Flynn’s ordeal, each passing day reveals why his case needs to end…, and why Judge Emmet Sullivan should either (a) answer for breaches of judicial ethics; (b) resign from the bench; or (c) […]

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Dominoes, Anyone?

“THE BIGGEST HOAX SINCE THE FOUNDING OF THE NATION” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (May 10, 2020) — A long line of dominoes is beginning to fall.  As more and more documentation emerges from the catacombs of the Justice Department and the FBI, confirmation gels that a seditious coup d’état was conceived, designed and implemented against […]

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“Community Guidelines” vs. Truth

“THE FIRST VICTIM IN ANY WAR” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (May 8, 2020) — The Wuhan COVID-19 virus pandemic has produced a wide spectrum of problematic impacts on the world and, in particular, the United States.  However tragic the deaths of people are from this pandemic, the greater tragedy is the threat that the virus […]

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The Democrat Hypocrisy Digger

“FULL THROTTLE” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Apr. 29, 2020) — Scientists will tell you that there is no such thing as a perpetual-motion machine.  Just like the scientists who told us – erroneously – that predictions were that we could suffer in this country 2.2 million deaths from the Wuhan/COVID-19 virus, the “perpetual=motion denier” scientists […]

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Of Schiff, Impeachment and Mirrors

“AN INFESTATION ON THE CONGRESS” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Apr. 26, 2020) — The hypocrisy is stunning, but the insanity is far worse: Adam (“Bug-eyes”) Schiff, Chairman (for the time being) of the House Intelligence Committee claims that, because the effort to impeach and remove President Trump from office failed, thousands of Americans have died […]

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Can a House Divided be Repaired?

“MOVING TOWARD INSANITY” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Apr. 23, 2020) — The adage that “a house divided against itself cannot stand” is found in many places, originating in the Bible and carried forward over the millennia into, among other regions, politics and presidential speeches.  It is often repeated here at The P&E as well. The […]