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When Democrats Loved ’em Some Ruskies

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In 2012, Barack Obama got caught telling Russian Prime Minister Medvedev that he’d have more “flexibility” after the election.

Later in 2012, during a debate, Obama accused GOP candidate Mitt Romney of stoking Cold War fears against our new friends in Moscow.  Obama said, “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because…the Cold War’s been over for 20 years!” In fact, in 2012, the whole pantheon of pantsuit partiers mocked warnings about Russia.

Now, of course, Obama won’t be satisfied until Trump goes to condition 1SQ for strategic launch (spin up all missiles) against the Russians. Warmongers.

Democrats everywhere scream “The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!”


The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!

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In 1966, Hollywood liberals made a very funny movie. The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! The movie mocked Cold Warriors and ridiculed hyper-paranoia about the dangers posed by Russia.

Some of those same Hollywood liberals are now running around screaming “The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!”


Trump Rally in Ballwin, Missouri Saturday

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Reader Rick reminded me that there’s a Trump rally closer to St. Louis on Saturday. He provides a link to the Facebook page.

If you can’t make it to Jeff City, here is another opportunity on Saturday, March 4, 11-1.
Vlasis Park, Balwin
See you there!

Thanks, Rick!


11 am to 1pm
14811 Manchester Rd, BALLWIN 63011

97.1 FM Emcee Marc Cox
Alyssa and Celeste Drinkard perform National Anthem

  • Speakers include:
  • Missouri State Senator Andrew Koenig
  • State Representative David Gregory
  • Radio personality Super Dave
  • Activist Chris Arps
  • Stephanie Rubach, R.N. on Obamacare
  • StL Republican Central Committee Chair Bruce Buwalda
  • Tim Jones, Former Missouri Speaker of the House

AR-15 Raffle from Defensor Tactical to support Thin Blue Line K-9
Trump Merchandise and Patriotic T-shirt Vendors
Photo fun with our Life-size Donald Trump stand-up
SPofA T’s and rally towels

*Parking in Vlasis Park is limited, so you may want to consider these options that are often used during the annual Ballwin Days festivals:

Park and short walk from
1.School/Ballfield parking lot south side of Manchester on Ballpark Drive. (Park and walk north on Ballpark Drive across Manchester up to Kehrs Mill and keep right to the park)
2.Retail parking lots off Reis and Manchester, across Manchester from Vlasis Park and City Center. (Park then walk up to cross Manchester at Reis Road signal and walk north directly into Vlasis Park)
3.Retail parking off of Holloway, north side of Manchester, just west of Vlasis Park. (Park and walk east on Kehrs Mill Road across Holloway, continuing east behind Fire Department toward Vlasis Park)

Q. Why are we having the rallies?

A. We are organizing the rallies so the grassroots everyday citizens can show support for President Trump and his “Contract with the American Voter” to “Make America Great Again” in a positive, upbeat manner.
We want to show Americans and the world why we support President Trump and that the vast majority of Americans who voted for him want to get on with our nation’s business influence public opinion in a positive way.

Q. What can I expect at the rallies?

A. You can expect to find like-minded fellow citizens who share our core conservative values. You can expect to hear our National Anthem. You can expect to hear informed and inspiring speakers. And you can expect to find diversity at the rallies; Main Street Patriots is non-partisan.

Q. Can I bring signs to the rallies?

A. Signs that support President Trump’s agenda for America in a positive manner are encouraged. You would need to check with the rally organizer(s) to make sure signs are allowed in compliance with local ordinances.

Find more about the events and how to setup your own rally at

For more info, please contact:

Mrs. Rene Artman

Becky Niehoff

Edie Bargen

Trump Rally Missouri

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The President needs us. From Show Me Trump


President Trump needs our support and hundreds of Missourians have already RSVP’d that they’ll be attending! It’s clear he is being severely pressured by Democrats and the media alike. Our rally will send an important message to our new Commander in Chief–We The People support you! Find the Facebook event page by clicking here.

These pro-Trump rallies are happening on Saturday across the entire USA – don’t miss the Missouri statewide rally in Jefferson City! Attendance is looking excellent, and the updated flier is below. Many carpools* are available below. If you want to join one, we can put you in contact with the right one if necessary.


9:15 am MEET (approx)


Contact: Lisa

9:45 am MEET at the far west end of Taubman Outlet mall parking lot

10:00 ROLL


Contact: Linda

7:30 am MEET at the commuter lot at 201-275 E 4th St, Eureka, MO 63025

8:00 am ROLL


Contact: Karen

7:00 am MEET at Farmington Walmart (707 Walton Dr, Farmington, MO 63640 – look for the American flag near gray F-150 pickup)

7:30 ROLL promptly

ROUTE: Hwy 67N to Hwy 32W to Hwy 8 (west) in Potosi to Hwy 68 (west), then Hwy 63 (north) for 50 miles

9:10 BREAK McDonald’s in St. James

9:25 RESUME travel, Hwy 63 from Hwy 68 (Vichy), pass United Methodist Church in Vienna

(arriving early enough to get lunch on your own in Jefferson City)

9:15 am (approx)


Contact: Mary

7:45 am MEET at commuter lot at 1305 Historic US 66 across the street from the Shaw Nature Preserve

8:10 am (join caravan arriving from Eureka)


Contact: Cary

MEET at Exit #49 off I-70


Contact: Angel

9:30 am MEET at the commuter lot at Woods Chapel and Hwy 70

10:00 ROLL


11:30 am MEET at McDonald’s

12:00 ROLL

9:45 am MEET at Casper’s Conoco 1763 US Rt 50, Linn, MO

10:00 ROLL


Contact: Mae

9:15 am MEET at Old Dutch Mill Gas Station (intersection of Hwys 19 and 50)

9:40 ROLL


Contact: Michael

8:30 am MEET at Second Baptist Church parking lot (3111 E Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO 65804)

9:00 ROLL


Contact: Connie

6:45 am MEET at the commuter lot at Weber Rd and Old Gravois (12400 Old Gravois Rd)

7:15 am ROLL


8:30 am MEET at McDonald’s

9:00 ROLL


10:00 am MEET at commuter parking lot off Hwy 64 – take the circle at the exit on the north side of Hwy 64, then take the Corporate Parkway, make your first left onto S. Callahan Rd., and the commuter lot will be on the left side of the road.

10:30 ROLL


Contact: Gary and Brenda

8:30 am MEET at McDonalds, 602 S Harris St, Willow Springs

9:00 ROLL

(arriving early enough to get lunch on your own in Jefferson City)


Give McCain a Break

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Hate John McCain if you want. Call McCain a traitor, even.

I look at John McCain and marvel at his strength. Many do.

Everyone knows about McCain being shot down over Vietnam and spending 5 years in a POW camp. But most people don’t know about the deep emotional scar McCain brought home with him. And that emotional scar undoubtedly drives him to his fits of anger and telling lies about people he doesn’t like.

When you hear the reason for McCain’s anti-social behavior, you might not hate him so much. Maybe you’ll feel sorry for him.

Senator McCain has a long reputation as a petty, bitter, and vindictive man. He is prone to act out of envy and jealousy. By accusation and by his own admission, Senator McCain was a reckless Navy pilot. He tells people he crashed “six or eight” planes in a short period of time. After years of denial, Senator McCain finally admitted that, as a POW, he voluntarily recorded a propaganda broadcast for his North Vietnamese captors. By accusation and by his own admission, Lt. Cdr. McCain accepted favors from his captors in exchange for his cooperation in violation of the Armed Forces Code of Conduct for prisoners of war. But before accepting those favors, McCain rejected an offer to be released from POW camp. So let’s not exaggerate his cooperation.

Imagine how guilty you’d feel if you had made a propaganda recording for the enemy. I would feel very guilty. And I know that when I’m feeling guilty, I often find fault in others. Sometimes I find faults that don’t really exist. But finding petty faults with others makes me feel better about myself when I’m feeling guilty.

So maybe McCain handles his guilt a lot like I handle mine. (Not that I ever did anything as serious as recording a propaganda recording for the enemy during war.) When McCain goes to Europe to badmouth his President, he’s acting out of guilt. When he goes on Sunday talk shows and falsely accuses his President of stifling the press, he’s probably doing so under the duress of extreme guilt. Think about this: his Silver Star medal was awarded for resisting enemy offers. He must have felt very guilty when President Nixon pinned that medal on his chest, knowing about that recording.

And Senator McCain probably feels more guilty now that this propaganda recording finally surfaced in 2016. McCain denied its existence for years, and no one could find a copy of it until last year.

When he volunteered to make that recording, he probably thought he was actually helping our side. It seems reasonable that McCain thought soldiers battling in the jungle would find comfort knowing the North Vietnamese would care for their wounds if they were captured.

It’s harder to explain why McCain called himself a war criminal, but maybe he accidently bombed friendly villages before he was shot down. Bombing the wrong target would probably create a lot of guilt. It’s possible that McCain’s reference to wounding and killing Vietnamese people was his way of apologizing for errant bombs. As we’ve heard, he wasn’t a particularly good pilot by is own admission. It makes sense that he’d want to get that off his chest right away.

And there’s always the possibility that McCain agreed to make the recording to help his fellow POWs. Maybe the North Vietnamese offered his comrades relief from torture in exchange for McCain’s cooperation. Anyone might violate the Code of Conduct to protect their friends.

If you’re wondering why I would mention John McCain’s propaganda recording at all, I’ll explain. Senator McCain is now calling our President a dictator and accusing the President of stifling the press. McCain’s accusations are laughably false, but the leftist press is eating them up. A lot of my friends seem to hate John McCain now, but they might not be considering the incredible guilt McCain lives with every day.

While I condemn John McCain’s despicable conduct, I also feel bad for him and his copious guilt. I think calling McCain a traitor is a bridge too far, too. I see John McCain as someone who did his best under horrible conditions. And it seems that his best, in his own eyes, was less than necessary. That creates tremendous guilt which he tries to assuage by finding even worse shortcomings in other people.

Remember that McCain wasn’t the only one to crack in a POW camp. Others did worse in Vietnam and other wars. I accept that. And I’m glad I never had to live through his experience. I don’t know if I would have conducted myself any better. And if one of my kids made a similar recording as a POW, I’d still consider him a hero. But I’d also understand how, later in life, his feelings of guilt might cloud his judgment and lead to reckless behavior.

I think it’s best to just ignore Senator McCain as he works through with his guilt.

Greatest Presser Ever. Wow. Stunned Happy.

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Imagine Michael Jordan’s best game ever. Or Tiger Woods. That’s what it was like watching President Trump today. Amazing.

The President looked poised, cheerful, and humorous. He volleyed with Jim Acosta of CNN. He rated each question “good” or “bad.” He explained why he doesn’t want a nuclear war with Russia because the press seems to think nuclear war is a good thing. He mocked those in the press who want him to bomb that Russian intel ship off Virginia.

His maturity and gravitas made the press look like coked-up chimpanzees by contrast. He destroyed them. I bet a lot of White House correspondents are blowing 0.23 on breathalyzers tonight. They were ruined. They’re narrative, months in the making, erased. Trump took a powerful magnet to their biased hard drives. And Jim Acosta is now to Trump what Sam Donaldson was to Reagan: his straight man.

It was the best hour+ of Donald Trump’s political career. If you missed it, watch the whole thing on This is one for the ages!

Rush Limbaugh raved:

Trump is the guy calling them out. I’ve never seen anything like this today. I have never seen it. We have wanted Republican presidents all of my life to deal with these people this way, and the only thing we ever got was Spiro Agnew. We’ve not seen anything like this, and Trump did it with an air of confidence and self-assuredness. He was not nervous at all. He was having fun with them. He was toying with them. It’s like if you got a cat. You know how you get these little laser pointers and you have a little kitten or a cat and the cat goes nuts chasing the light? It will run into a wall.

That’s what I was watching here today. It was just… It was fantastic, and the American people are gonna eat this up. . . . He accused Obama of running the shadow government. He accused Hillary Clinton and George Soros of being the people paying for people to show up and protest things. He held nothing back! He ridiculed Hillary Clinton for being in part of a deal that gave up 20% of our uranium supply and for having that cheap little red reset button when she became secretary of state. And each time he mentions Obama. He mentions… He didn’t say “shadow government” but he said, “Our opponents are doing what they can.”

He called all of this fake news. He was on spot with all this. You know, it’s hard to say. You get caught up in the moment. But this was one of the most effective press conferences I’ve ever seen. 

I was listening on earbuds and I couldn’t stop laughing. People probably thought I’d lost my mind. Trump delivered all my angry tweets from last night with humor and good cheer! As if showing me how it’s done. It was absolutely the greatest political press conference in history

Expect to see a lot of reporters’ heads explode in the next 48 hours. He destroyed the crooked media. He destroyed Obama’s shadow government. He destroyed the criminal intel leakers. He destroyed his critics like no one has done before. He did with a smile. Even the corrupt Washington Post noted “he became more fiery and animated — joyful, even — when he began to banter and joust with the assembled reporters.”

And he did it all by being himself. For 78 minutes, he showed the country what it missed if it missed his campaign.

I’ve never been prouder of a vote in my life.