Screen Shot 2016-02-12 at 6.50.54 PMIt’s time once again for the results of our weekly, free-for-all composition contest. This week I’m not at all sure I deserve to be the winner as my competition was, as always, excellent, but one takes one’s accolades where one can get them. By all means, gentle reader, read the rest of my colleagues. You’ll be glad you did!

The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast, and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up.

“Treason doth never prosper, what’s the reason? For if it prosper, none dare call it Treason.” – John Harrington

“Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. “ – Proverbs, 16:18

“What difference does it make now, at this point” – Hillary Clinton

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This week, we had a three way tie in the Council category. My piece, When Justice Just Is Not dealt with the recent circus in Washington, the acrobatics of our FBI director in rewriting existing law and the how and why of what happened. Bookworm Room’s fascinating piece dealt with the inside details behind the scenes on the anniversary of one of Israel’s periodic miracles, The 40th anniversary of the raid on Entebbe . Stately McDaniel Manor’s Hillary Clinton: You’ll Be Able To See It From There examines in splendid form Mrs. Clinton recent history of corruption, deception and dare I say it, soullessness.

Since it’s my job to break ties around here, I get an extra vote to pick the winner. A tough choice indeed, lemme tell you!

After mulling it over, I had to go with Mike McDaniel’s piece, simply because he encapsulated so well in a concise, well written package exactly what we face if this corrupt snake gets her hands on the presidency.I have no patience with anyone who facilitates that in any way, and that includes a great many people I used to have respect for.

So without further ado, here’s a slice:

During his white-suited standup days, Steve Martin did a bit about buying a $300 dollar pair of socks. It was funny–absurd really–because who in their right mind would pay that much for a pair of socks? Martin played it masterfully, acting like a dim-witted, self-important twit. Who would really do something like that? Hillary Clinton would; Hillary Clinton who campaigned in a $12,000 dollar jacket. Hillary Clinton, the women who was so poor when she left the White House she had to steal the furnishings. Hillary Clinton, the woman that is just like us and is going to fight, fight, fight for us, the middle class!

Because this article is already posted here at SMM, just take the link for the rest,  or scroll down.

In our non-Council category, the winner was Kurt Schlichter with You Owe Them Nothing – Not Respect, Not Loyalty, Not Obedience submitted by Joshuapundit.

In it, I think he catches the mood of a substantial part of the country right now as well as his own. And given that he’s a highly decorated combat veteran, a sensible human being and an undoubted patriot, that says something.

Here are this week’s full results. GrEaT sAtAn”S gIrLfRiEnD was unable to vote this week, the result of some last minute travel, but she was not subject to the normal 2/3 vote penalty:

Council Winners:

Non-Council Winners:

See you next week!

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