Joe Newby is an IT professional who writes as a conservative columnist for Examiner.com covering politics, crime, elections, military history, and social issues. He also contributes to Liberty Unyielding and Spokane Faith and Values. His articles have also appeared at Newsbusters, and he offers hard-hitting commentary at his own blog, the Conservative Firing Line. He has been involved in conservative politics for years, having run for office in Riverside, Calif., and has served as campaign manager for other candidates. He currently lives in north Idaho with his bride of 26 years.
A twisted mess of conflicting desires. We want what we want until we get it than we wonder why we wanted it to begin with. So often the wanting is much more fulfilling than the getting because the having is always transitory and the losing is inevitable.
He lied, he smirked, and he smugly testified about certain “off the cuff” texts he doesn't remember writing but still explained what the texts meant. He denied that his personal anti-Trump bias affected his work because he said the texts were sent out of his “deep sense of patriotism” and nothing else.