Self-serving Hillary’s making history – not much of it good

First published June 8, 2016 in the Toronto Sun News

America’s mainstream liberal media were just giddy Tuesday night when Hillary Clinton broke through that last glass ceiling.

You’d think she was being crowned Queen of the Democratic Party the way pundits and the headlines fawned and glowed over her. “Clinton Celebrates Victory,” read the Washington Post lead story above the fold in its print edition.

Forget that Bernie Sanders refuses to concede defeat.

After spending over 30 years working as a “government servant” and forging a second presidential run, Clinton finally won her party’s nomination. She made history in many ways.

“Thanks to you, we’ve reached a milestone, the first time in our nation’s history that a woman will be a major party’s nominee,” roared Clinton in a victory speech after she won New Jersey’s primary, effectively winning enough delegates for the nomination.

Clinton is also the first woman to use her marriage to a former president and philanderer to climb the rungs of political power. After being publicly humiliated by Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky, she became the first First Lady to campaign and win a Senate seat. In turn, she used her Senate seat to launch her first unsuccessful run for the presidency in 2008 where Americans passed over her and made history with a black man.

Finally, Clinton also made history by becoming the first presidential candidate under an FBI investigation over her use of a personal server and email account while secretary of state. It’s also worth repeating that the State Department Office of the Inspector General found Clinton violated federal record keeping by using a personal email. In doing so, and deleting 30,000 emails she deemed personal, Hillary avoided accountability to Americans for whom she worked.

Yes, Hillary’s making history, and not much of it is good.

Scandal and conflict follow the Clintons and Hillary’s a chip off the old block. Her husband became the first president to undergo impeachment proceedings since Richard M. Nixon.

“They have made hundreds of millions of dollars selling access, selling favours, selling government contracts and I mean hundreds of millions of dollars,” said presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

After winning several more state primaries and punctuating his GOP nomination win, Trump gave his most impressive, cogent speeches to date.

“The Clintons have turned politics of personal enrichment into an art form for themselves!” he remarked.

How right he is. Both have spent their entire careers becoming wealthy off a life of public service. From books to speeches, the contents of which Hillary will not disclose, to the Clinton Foundation, Bill and Hillary have become multimillionaires whose net worth is nearly $100 million.

“Hillary Clinton turned the State Department into her private hedge fund. The Russians, the Saudis, the Chinese, all gave money to Bill and Hillary and got favourable treatment in return,” Trump added.

While Hillary was secretary of state, the Clinton Foundation received donations from foreign governments with interests before the U.S. government. In many instances, a corporation or foreign government would pay Bill Clinton for a speech and give money to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Foundation at the same time, enriching the Clintons personal and charitable coffers.

As a woman, I have no issue with a woman becoming president of the United States of America. I have every issue with a self-serving woman like Hillary becoming president.

Where Are the Black Fathers?

First published June 17, 2016 in Frontpage Magazine

Father’s Day is a time for black America and our first black president Barack Obama to tell black men to man up, start marrying their women and stop killing each other.

More black babies (72%)  are born out of wedlock – without fathers today, than into married homes. It’s no wonder that young black men end up being gang bangers, toting guns in the hood, or killed by another black.  In 1963, that figure was 23.6% for blacks, and 3% for whites. In a 1965 report to President Lyndon B. Johnson, ‘The Negro Family: the Case for National Action,’ then-assistant secretary of labor, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, warned that the black family was on the verge of “complete breakdown.”

Moynihan wasn’t lying. Nothing has changed for blacks. Instead, things have gotten a whole lot worse. So why won’t Obama address the nation and tell black men to start being fathers, getting married before they have babies, and to be a parent to the babies they have? This would be a great way to demonstrate that black lives truly matter.

I write at length about the collapse of the black family in my book Con Job: How Democrats Gave Us Crime, Sanctuary Cities, Abortion Profiteering, and Racial Division.

In his 1992 acceptance speech for the Democrat presidential nomination, Bill Clinton declared, “Governments don’t raise children; parents do and you should.”

Sadly, that’s exactly what’s happening to blacks, the government takes responsibility for raising blacks from cradle to prison to grave. According to a 2009 Brookings Institution study, if a person doesn’t finish high school, doesn’t marry and has a baby before age 21, his or her chance of becoming poor is  74%. From public housing programs, to government-funded day care in public schools, for teen moms, blacks are the largest consumers per capita of welfare programs.

It’s also no surprise that blacks represent roughly 13% of the population, but make up a larger percentage of federal and state prisoners (38%) compared to whites (34%).  Or that black males are 6.4 times more likely to be incarcerated. Blacks are procreating with irresponsibility – like they’re killing each other.

Over the 3-day Memorial Day weekend this year, 64 people were shot in Chicago, 6 of them killed – and 52 of the shooting victims are black. The people doing the shooting were not racist police officers. Where was the nation’s outpouring of grief and rage over this massacre, like we’ve seen for the terrorist victims in Orlando?

“Today Democrats express open hostility toward anyone remotely suggesting that blacks’ choices may be responsible for the misery our race is trapped in, or that we should take individual responsibility to clear it up,” I wrote in Con Job.

When will Obama and Democrats demand black fathers be part of the black family equation? Better yet, if Hillary Clinton believes in feminism, why doesn’t she tell young black women to respect themselves more, focus on graduating high school, delay sex until marriage, and use birth control so their lives and their future children’s will matter? I’m fairly confident that we’ll never hear Obama point to a black teen Mom with multiple babies by different men and say “She reminds me of my daughters.” I’m also certain Hillary will never tell her granddaughters it’s okay to grow up to be teen moms. But it is okay for Democrats to coddle blacks in this generational state of pathology.

From Con Job:

A few years ago, my mother tutored a four-year-old- black girl in pre-K at a Richmond, Virginia public school. Helping the child make a card for her mother,  my mother told her that she was going to five Valentine’s Day cards to special people like her husband and her children.

The little girl looked up at my mother in disbelief, asking, “You can have a husband?”

Slightly shocked and a little taken aback, my mother simply responded, “Yes.”

It’s a sad state of affairs when the word husband is a foreign word to a little black girl. 

When you don’t know what a father or husband is, you have no example to live up to.  Isn’t it time for Democrats to be honest about the deviancy they’re perpetuating in exchange for votes, power and huge costs to society and taxpayers?

RNC Black Outreach Director Growing Votes With Profanity

Saying the Republican Party has a black, brown and woman voter problem is an under statement. The party’s utter disinterest in non-white votes and running an inclusive campaign in 2012 is why Mitt Romney lost to President Barack Obama. While the Republican National Committee promised to do better after the party’s shellacking, nothing’s really changed. In fact things seemed to have deteriorated and gotten a lot worse.

The RNC’s lone black staffer, Telly Lovelace, National Director of African American Initiatives and Media appears to have some trouble communicating. A source sent me a screen shot of a profanity-laden tirade Lovelace posted last night on what seems to be his Facebook page.

Among dropping f-bomb and using the n-word, TL Lovelace wrote that “I don’t kiss them white boyz ass and you def not on my list. . .so f##k you and the rebone bone crew mo—fu###rs. . .”

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His post noted he was having cocktails at 14th and Park, a popular DC restaurant and club. Perhaps Lovelace let the drinks get the best of him. Lovelace phoned me today and denied he posted this. He explained his Facebook page was “hacked” and that he lost his phone last night. But this contradicts what two independent sources told me. If this is true, why wouldn’t Lovelace remove the post like some of his Facebook followers urged him to do as recently as this morning?

The other problem is this response from his account where he comments to his followers that:

“No its not hacked  . . .Just tired of these white boyz and sell out negros who think I’m kissin ass. .Yall got the wrong black Republican.. So Wooo. . I’m good!”

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Notice that many of his followers advise him to remove the post.

In an April 1, 2016 press release, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said: “Engaging with Black voters and all diverse communities across the country is a top priority for the RNC.”

“Telly is a welcome addition to our team, and I’m confident his experience will help us build on our commitment to cultivate relationships and trust with Black media and Black communities,” he added.

How is this kind of language posted publicly on a social media website by the RNC’s only black staffer going to help Donald Trump win black votes or any votes?

If this isn’t the same Telly Lovelace, the resemblance is striking and you can decide for yourself.

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Earlier this year, I reached out to Mr. Lovelace for some advice on a project and he was helpful. But for someone, particularly a black man, with over 20 years experience in communications to use this course language, exhibits very poor judgment. These are the words of a thug and shouldn’t ever be associated with the RNC’s black outreach director or any professional.

Moreover, for someone who worked for Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Congressmen Michael Turner and Jerry Weller, and Senator Jim Talent, Lovelace should know better than to say “you little bitch n**ga” to anyone. I expected much more from Mr. Lovelace.

In an election where polls show a tight race emerging between GOP nominee Donald Trump and Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton, every vote will matter. If Lovelace is an example of the RNC’s black outreach, it falls woefully short. Of course, I don’t think the RNC was ever really serious about being more inclusive and winning anyway. Hiring one black person, less than eight months before the election shows a commitment to losing again like the GOP did in 2012 when the RNC ran the same token playbook.

Will Clinton be held accountable if president?

First published May 25, 2016 in the Toronto Sun

Hillary Clinton must be cringing right now.

This has been a bad week for the Democratic presidential frontrunner. First, the FBI announced an investigation into potentially illegal donations made to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s campaign for governor and fundraising he did for the Clinton Foundation.

Next, the State Department Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released an 83-page report that concluded Clinton’s use of personal email while secretary of state violated procedures. According to The Washington Post, not only did the report find her actions “not an appropriate method of preserving any such emails that would constitute a federal record,” it painted a picture of Clinton as an obstructionist.

Clinton did not surrender “all emails dealing with department business before leaving government service” and “as a result did not comply with department polices that were implemented in accordance with the Federal Records Act.”

Missing from the 55,000 hard-copy pages of about 30,000 emails that Clinton turned over to the State Department were the first four months of her tenure from Jan. 21, 2009 to April 12, 2009.

“For instance, the Department of Defense provided to the OIG in September 2015 copies of 19 emails between Secretary Clinton and Gen. David Petraeus on his official Department of Defense email account; these 19 emails were not in the secretary’s 55,000-page production.”

Furthermore, the report acknowledged that “Clinton does not have custody of emails sent or received during the first few weeks of her tenure.”

 Members of Clinton’s staff were also cited in the OIG report as being unco-operative to its investigation, providing “limited responses.” Four members of her staff, the report found, used personal email accounts for official department business. They, too, “failed to comply with department polices intended to implement the National Archives and Record’s Administration regulations, because none of these emails were preserved in department record-keeping systems prior to their production in September 20015.

Although Clinton’s chief of staff Cheryl Mills testified before the House Select Committee on Benghazi that no one at state was consulted about Clinton’s use of private email, the report states: “OIG did find evidence that various staff and senior officials throughout the department had discussions related to the secretary’s use of non-departmental systems, suggesting there was some awareness of Secretary Clinton’s practices.”

 For a candidate who’s trying for the second time to break America’s last glass ceiling and become the nation’s first female president, things don’t look good. Hillary wants the highest office in the land, but her past tenure at State suggests she neither has the qualifications nor temperament to be president.

Serious questions remain unanswered. If elected president, will Hillary be held accountable to the American people, or run a crooked, obstructionist White House answering only to her?

Is Trayvon Martin the Only Black Life that Matters?

First published May 23, 2016 in Frontpage Magazine

Apparently, Trayvon Martin is the only black life that really matters to many blacks and liberals. Blacks are getting gunned down by other blacks every day in cities across the country and there’s no outrage from liberals. These kids are nameless and faceless to liberals’ Black Lives Matter Movement. But when George Zimmerman decided to auction off the gun he used to shoot Martin in self-defense, people lost their minds.

I think it’s in poor taste for Zimmerman to do this, and even more disturbing and sick that anyone would want to buy this gun. Obviously, Zimmerman is starved for cash and this is a desperate move. Well, this prompted liberal lawyers and pundits to rehash the case, asking when will Zimmerman be held accountable for his crime. He was held accountable. Bowing to political pressure from President Barack Obama, Al Sharpton and his black mob, Florida’s state attorney charged Zimmerman with second-degree murder. A trial was conducted and Zimmerman was found not guilty by a group of his peers.

Tragically, Martin contributed to his own death by the bad decisions he made that night. Martin has become a martyr for the lie that white Hispanic men and white police officers are killing young black men in cold blood when the opposite is true.

“Far more people of color are being killed in America’s cities tis year than in many years,” FBI Director James Comey observed in a 2015 speech to the University of Chicago Law School.

“And let’s be clear: far more people of color are being killed in America’s cities this year. And it’s not the cops doing the killing.”

No, it’s not cops hunting for blacks. And like last year, homicide rates have jumped dramatically in more than 24 cities, including Chicago. Comey said he’s more worried about it than he was last year and is attributing some of the rise in homicides to viral videos taunting police officers and preventing them from doing their jobs.

In the predominately black city of Chicago, homicides have increased over 56% since last year. It’s a blood bath of killings daily – where most of the victims and victimizers are black.

Over Mother’s Day weekend, over 50 people were shot. During that four day shooting rampage, eight of those people were killed in what was described by the Chicago Tribune as “the city’s most violent weekend since the end of September.”

“Chicago is already closing in on 200 homicides, as the city endures its worst violence since the late 1990s. At this rate, the city is on pace to top 500 homicides for the year for only the second time since 2008,” noted the Chicago Tribune.

The shootings are concentrated in the mostly black neighborhoods of the South and West sides of the city. Chicago’s Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, who is black, said that those criminals are repeat offenders who are being released from prison after serving only half their sentences.

Where are the marches and protests for these black lives? Oh, that’s right, their deaths can’t be blamed on either a racist white police chief (because Chicago’s top cop is black), or racist white cops. No these black lives were overwhelmingly killed by other black lives, so I guess they don’t matter like Trayvon’s.

It’s time to cut the crap. We all know why liberals like Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel aren’t rushing to live in inner city black neighborhoods. There’s too much damn black killing. When will liberals stop making excuses for the problem and deal honestly with the problem?

 

Trump surges as Clinton can’t seal the deal

First published May 20, 2016 in the Toronto Sun

Morning, noon and night, all we’ve heard for nearly a year from the Republican Establishment is how doomed Donald Trump was as a presidential candidate.

Well, now Trump has not only won the nomination, but in numerous polls he’s tied with Hillary Clinton, and in some polls leads slightly against her.

It looks like it’s time for the GOPe, the party’s out of touch white elite groupies, to eat lots of crow!

Not only is Trump in a virtual dead heat with Hillary in key swing states of Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio, according to a recent Quinnipiac University poll, but he’s also now tied with her in New Hampshire.

In an NBC/Survey Monkey poll released recently, Clinton has a razor thin edge over Trump, 48% to 45%. Candidate Trump is looking very winnable! Nothing, and I repeat nothing, the GOPe has portended about Trump or the 2016 election has been accurate.

The reality is that Trump is looking more and more like the only formidable candidate who can beat Hillary Clinton.

Meanwhile, the woman who’s in the fight of her lifetime can’t seem to seal the deal with Democrats. Sen. Bernie Sanders isn’t going away, even though he’s behind. He won Oregon’s primary this week and has his eyes set on winning California to further embarrass Hillary.

“Well let me be as clear as I can be: I agree with you. We are in until the last ballot is cast,” Sanders said after winning Oregon.

Hillary appears to have won the Kentucky primary, but only by less than 2,000 votes, hardly a rousing win, and has amassed more delegates to eventually win the Democrat nomination. Yet Sanders’ refusal to acquiesce to the coronation she’s thirsted for over half her life exposes Hillary’s flaws. She’s a weak presidential candidate — before you get into the FBI’s email investigation, the Clinton Foundation or Benghazi. There is no way around this, a prospect over which Trump is just salivating in a head-to-head match-up with Hillary.

The more voters hear about Hillary Clinton, the more they don’t like her. The problem with her candidacy is that Hillary has left a trail of baggage in her three-decades-plus of serving in and campaigning for every public office under the sun. There’s really nothing left for her to reveal to voters that they don’t already know and dislike, which is why they don’t trust her.

While both she and Trump have the highest negative ratings of any presidential candidates in recent memory, Trump’s negatives are going down the more time wears on. Hillary’s aren’t.

As Hillary struggles to knock Sanders out of the race, Trump is uniting GOP support behind him. Even people within the GOP who expressed loathing for Trump are now supporting him because they want to win in 2016 and end Democrats’ eight-year stranglehold on the White House.

The woman who thought it was her time in 2008 to break America’s last glass ceiling was out-foxed by a black man. In 2016, she may be doomed by an old white man who wouldn’t give up the fight, and eventually beaten by a brash billionaire outsider unafraid of the fight.