Chip McLean column
Chip McLean is the founder and editor/publisher of Outsider News Publishing, the umbrella for Capitol Hill Outsider, Capitol Hill Coffee House and Rino Tracker (co-founded with Chris Adamo). Chip is a former broadcaster and long time sales professional whose interest in politics began in 1964 at the age of eight, when his parents took him to a Barry Goldwater rally during the presidential campaign. He identifies himself as a "constitutionalist" and started the "Outsider" as a response to an out-of-control federal government that has seen both major parties disregard the very document they are sworn to uphold. In addition to his work at Outsider News Publishing, Chip's columns have appeared in a number of online publications.

"The Squad" - Pelosi's Frankenstein Monster
Chip McLean
July 25, 2019

It is hugely entertaining to watch the battle emerging between Nancy Pelosi and the extreme left of the Democratic Party. In particular, the four congressional . . .

Total nonsense from Ocasio-Cortez -- "Refugee babies in mangers"
Chip McLean
December 28, 2018

So the left-wing socialist darling has been busy tweeting messages that apparently are intended to equate illegal aliens attempting to break into the country . . .

Democrats are destroying the nation in order to win
Chip McLean
October 2, 2018

Legendary NFL coach Vince Lombardi has been famously quoted as saying, "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." Some might contend that Lombardi meant . . .

The NYT op-ed...Is this "insider" for real?
Chip McLean
September 6, 2018

The left wing media became totally unhinged yesterday after the publication by the New York Times of an op-ed supposedly penned by a high ranking Trump . . .

Once a RINO, always a RINO -- McCain sinks Obamacare repeal
Chip McLean
July 30, 2017

They say a leopard never changes his spots, and with that being a given, you could also say that a RINO never loses his horn... John McCain has made a career . . .

Nancy-boy CNN now blackmailing private citizens over insults
Chip McLean
July 7, 2017

So a private citizen "doctors up" a ten year old video of a scripted WWF event where Donald Trump takes down Vince McMahon. Instead of seeing McMahon's face, we . . .

CNN thinks you're "stupid as "sh*t"
Chip McLean
July 2, 2017

Oh, it just keeps getting better and better. In the ongoing series of James O'Keefe/Project Veritas videos that have been exposing the extreme bias of CNN . . .

White man posts picture holding bloodied, decapitated Obama head
Chip McLean
June 2, 2017

No, the event described in the title did not actually happen. What if it actually had happened? Unless you live in a cave with no internet access, you've . . .

"Americans Last" Congress critters
Chip McLean
May 4, 2017

One of the key issues that caused Donald Trump's astonishing rise to the top and his ultimate victory in the presidential election was putting the American . . .

The Syria strike: What happened to 'America First'?
Chip McLean
April 7, 2017

What "vital national interests" are we protecting in Syria? Donald Trump won the presidency based on a number of issues, but it could all be summed up in two . . .

It starts with Rice: What did Obama know and when did he know it?
Chip McLean
April 4, 2017

Now that Susan Rice has been exposed as the Obama official who authorized the unmasking of Trump transition team members, it is time to find out what other . . .

Potty mouthed DNC Chairman Perez doesn't share American values
Chip McLean
April 3, 2017

"Republicans don't give a s**t" about you" – DNC Chairman Tom Perez, addressing attendees at a rally Is this what public discourse has come to? The . . .

George Soros funding efforts to lower voting age to help Democrats
Chip McLean
March 11, 2017

Evidently engaging in sedition by paying for-hire rioters doesn't occupy enough of George Soros' time, so he stays engaged in a whole host of globalist "let . . .

Alan Colmes dies, along with what was left of political civility
Chip McLean
February 25, 2017

We are a very divided, polarized nation. It wasn't always that way. If you were born before perhaps 1965 or so, you probably recall a time when disagreements . . .

California can't afford to fix dams, but they want to give universal healthcare to illegal aliens
Chip McLean
February 20, 2017

Only in California... The land of Pelosi, fruits and nuts has a state debt that is spiraling out of control (over a trillion dollars), they are so short on . . .

They never learn: The MSM keeps discrediting themselves
Chip McLean
January 16, 2017

With public opinion indicating that the mainstream press has an even lower approval rating than congress critters, why does the MSM keep shooting themselves . . .

The establishment's fake news Russian 'hacking' conspiracy
Chip McLean
December 14, 2016

I would say that the establishment is having a full-blown panic attack concerning Donald Trump's impending presidency, but that would be insulting the . . .

American Pravda and the Department of Injustice
Chip McLean
November 7, 2016

Eighteen and a half minutes of erased tape...the infamous action of Richard Nixon's secretary Rosemary Woods came to personify what was known as the Watergate . . .

Republicans eating their own -- well, there they go again
Chip McLean
October 9, 2016

The GOP has an uncanny ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. In a race where a Republican presidential candidate has generated more excitement . . .

Media bias is alive and well at the presidential debate
Chip McLean
September 28, 2016

The first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has come and gone. So who won? That's a harder question to answer than "who lost?"  . . .

"Why aren't I up 50 points?" -- Hillary Clinton thinks she is owed the presidency
Chip McLean
September 25, 2016

"Why aren't I up 50 points," exclaimed an angry Hillary Clinton. The bizarre outburst came this week after nearly all polls showed the race to be basically . . .

The end of the Wicked Witch of the Left?
Chip McLean
August 24, 2016

Could the death of the Hillary Clinton campaign be looming? Even the left-wing MSM seems to be sensing that events could be moving to a cataclysmic end . . .

Desperate Dems
Chip McLean
August 4, 2016

It's official. The Dems are in all out panic mode. Despite the MSM's best efforts to boost Hillary – with Reuters even going so far as to"cook" poll . . .

Rigged game -- making a mockery of Independence Day
Chip McLean
July 6, 2016

The announcement came July 5th. The FBI is recommending no charges to be filed against Hillary Clinton in the email scandal. This is shocking. It's also not . . .

The new missing "I" word
Chip McLean
June 13, 2016

Our fearless leader Hussein Obama has quickly determined the cause of the tragic Orlando shootings...and the culprit? Guns. Not exactly a surprise, as every . . .

Obama's recipe for disaster
Chip McLean
November 24, 2015

Growing up with an interest in government and politics as I did, I often thought about having conversations with various leaders – especially U.S. . . .

Another tragedy for Obama to exploit
Chip McLean
October 6, 2015

"This is something we should politicize." – Barack Obama, remarking on the Umpqua Community College shootings As Ronald Reagan would have said, "Well, . . .

America's toxic brew: "diversity"
Chip McLean
September 8, 2015

During the first Republican debate, Donald Trump struck a huge chord with the "silent majority" of this nation by saying that America's biggest problem is  . . .

The Third World has arrived
Chip McLean
July 22, 2014

Nearly eight years ago, I wrote The Third World Cometh...and Soon. The third world has now arrived, and America – as you and I know it – is all but . . .

A road paved with "good intentions"
Chip McLean
July 11, 2013

On the immigration front, the bad news is that the scoundrels (including 14 Rinos) in the U.S. Senate succeeded in passing an amnesty bill (S744). The good news . . .

Time to secede...from the GOP
Chip McLean
March 24, 2013

Is there anyone remaining with an IQ above room temperature who actually believes that the Republican Party believes in limited government, as defined by the U . . .

When only tyrants have guns...
Chip McLean
January 10, 2013

The death of innocents is always tragic. To feel empathy for those who lost their lives and their grieving loved ones is a normal, healthy reaction. To feel any . . .

You're a good man Charlie Brown
Chip McLean
December 12, 2012

One of the annual Christmas traditions in my childhood days was watching the animated special A Charlie Brown Christmas. Based on cartoonist Charles M. Schultz . . .

We have met the enemy, and he is us! (redux)
Chip McLean
November 13, 2012

Another election has come and gone and once again the GOP has demonstrated their uncanny ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. As I watched the . . .

Cleansing time in D.C.
Chip McLean
November 3, 2012

The time has come for a cleansing in Washington — time to rid the stench at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The last four years of fetid, socialist rot requires . . .

Electing Pepé Le Pew
Chip McLean
October 29, 2012

Election Day is upon us and once again we are faced with a choice of the lesser of two evils. With rare exceptions, presidential elections are restricted to  . . .

The phoenix rises
Chip McLean
November 7, 2010

It has been two years since I wrote "And Out of the Ashes, the Phoenix Shall Rise," a post-election 2008 column that predicted a revived conservative movement. . . .

And out of the ashes, the phoenix shall rise
Chip McLean
November 11, 2008

Much has been written of the "death" of conservatism. Many see Barack Obama's victory over John McCain as "proof" of some seismic shift in our nation's . . .

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