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  • America’s Taliban Wants Lennon’s Marxist “IMAGINE” As National Anthem

    07/09/2020 7:39:32 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 1 replies
    Noisy Room ^ | July 6, 2020 | Daniel John Sobieski
    We’ve seen this all before – the attempt to erase history through the destruction of statues and monuments to any historical event but today’s anarchy and any vestige of authority, real, institutional, or symbolic other than the authority imposed by the nihilists themselves. As columnist Charles Krauthammer once pointed out, one the first acts of the Taliban in Afghanistan was to blow up centuries-old statues of Buddha carved in a mountain cliff. They did it not because they were built by the United States or Israel or represented Western colonialism. The giant Buddhas of Bamiyan were destroyed by the Taliban...
  • New July 2020 Electoral College Ratings

    07/09/2020 7:37:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    Cook Political Report ^ | July 8, 2020 | Amy Walter
    This election is looking more like a Democratic tsunami than simply a Blue wave. President Trump, mired in some of the lowest job approval ratings of his presidency, is trailing Biden by significant margins in key battleground states like Pennsylvania (8 points), Michigan (9 points), and Wisconsin (9 points). He’s even running behind Biden in his firewall states of Florida and North Carolina.
  • Tax Returns

    07/09/2020 7:31:48 AM PDT · by gaggs · 10 replies
  • Video: Antifa And BLM Surrounded A Car And Were Ready To Attack As The Police Stayed Away – The Driver Pulled Out His Gun And Teach Them A Lesson

    07/09/2020 7:22:08 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 18 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 07.09.2020 | Alex Hall
    Protesters can often be heard chanting, “Stay together, stay tight! We do this every night” in the streets of downtown Portland. The second half of the slogan is especially fitting as the riots continued for the 41st consecutive night Wednesday in downtown Portland. Terry Schrunk Plaza was the scene of a loose gathering of about 100 people Terry Schrunk Plaza on Wednesday evening. A group of federal police officers ran through the area at about 9:30 p.m. and some protesters claimed the officers used pepper spray. Others said the officers were responding to someone using a laser. The scene quickly...
  • Destroy the ‘Public’ Education System

    07/09/2020 7:21:29 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | July 7, 2020 | David Harsanyi
    Destroy the ‘Public’ Education System By David Harsanyi July 7, 2020 6:30 AM It’s largely a left-wing propaganda machine that funds Democratic politicians and entrenches racial segregation. ‘Public” schools have been a catastrophe for the United States. This certainly isn’t an original assertion, but as we watch thousands of authoritarian brats tearing down the legacies of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, it’s more apparent than ever. State-run schools have undercut two fundamental conditions of a healthy tolerant society. First, they’ve created millions of civic illiterates who are disconnected from long-held communal values and national identity. Second, they’ve exacerbated the very...
  • It’s Too Hot

    07/09/2020 7:19:13 AM PDT · by NOBO2012
    MOTUS ^ | 7-9-20 | MOTUS
    “Captain’s log, stardate  070920. Day 8 of temperatures above 90 degrees. It’s too hot, with no end in sight.” “I dannae is she can take any more, Captain!” “I’m not sure how much more we can withstand.” Minneapolis by Moonlight - "Highly illogical" “We must manage to find a way to cool down soon before the core melts down. I recommend everyone go to the beach. Just sit there awhile and think about how we got here. Then go forth and prosper. Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • Live Blog of Today’s Supreme Court Decisions

    07/09/2020 7:13:59 AM PDT · by House Atreides · 14 replies
    SCOTUSblog ^ | July 9, 2020 | Kalvis Golde
    Blog is live at link.
  • Cancel culture: If you are “cancelled” but do not wish to be, you must WORK to EARN back people’s [tr]

    07/09/2020 7:07:45 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 8, 2020 | Phillipa Soo [from Hamilton Cast]
    Cancel culture: If you are “cancelled” but do not wish to be, you must WORK to EARN back people’s respect by owning up to the thing that cancelled you in the first place, LISTENING to others, EDUCATING yourself, and ADVOCATING on behalf of the people that you have offended/harmed
  • The Coronavirus

    07/09/2020 6:47:19 AM PDT · by gaggs · 1 replies
  • Voting: Long Lines + Lefties Taking Forever In Purple States

    07/09/2020 6:28:59 AM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 6 replies
    I'm surprised they haven't thought of it. They take forever and the polls close before everyone finishes. It should take only 90 seconds to vote. Just bring your sample ballot. Lefties can't read so they have an excuse. Disrupt the process.
  • ‘Stop treating talent like it's synonymous with character’: Watch Ayishat Akanbi on ‘cancel culture’

    07/09/2020 6:15:20 AM PDT · by grundle · 7 replies
    scroll.in/ ^ | Ayishat Akanbi
    ‘Stop treating talent like it's synonymous with character’: Watch Ayishat Akanbi on ‘cancel culture’ The writer and stylist also encourages exploring the causes behind condemnable behaviour. Video at link
  • I really like this idea from Kurt Schlichter: “student loans need to come from the school and to be dischargeable in bankruptcy”

    07/09/2020 6:10:09 AM PDT · by grundle · 24 replies
    Wordpress ^ | July 9, 2020 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    I really like this idea from Kurt Schlichter: “student loans need to come from the school and to be dischargeable in bankruptcy” Kurt Schlichter just wrote this excellent column, with a whole bunch of ways to improves colleges.Of Schlichter’s many excellent ideas, this one is my favorite. He wrote:Third, student loans need to come from the school and to be dischargeable in bankruptcy. A school is going to be a lot less eager to say, “Sure, go ahead and major in Norwegian Feminist Dance Theory” if they are on the hook when their ardent young scholar can’t get a gig...
  • Carry A Gun

    07/09/2020 5:49:35 AM PDT · by gaggs · 10 replies
  • Thursday News Roundup: Joe Biden Needs More Fiber, the Times Beclowns Itself Again, and the Trouble With Polls

    07/09/2020 5:20:07 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 5 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Pray for these debates to happen. – Think about it: If a debate breaks out this fall between Donald Trump, Kanye West and Joe Biden, we are all going to think we must have accidentally ingested a massive amount of peyote. It would be such a wild trip that we absolutely must find a way to make it happen. Kanye West no longer supports President Trump, says Joe Biden not ... This cracked me up, but only because it could be based in reality: James Woods is a national treasure. Your corrupt news media in action. – The New York...
  • Video: The Police Are Seeking The Public’s Help In Identifying The BLM Rioters Who Attacked A Person With Cerebral Palsy

    07/09/2020 4:41:35 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 6 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 07.09.2020 | Ray Pearson
    The Columbus Division of Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying a group of people accused of surrounding and attacking a vehicle during protests and riots on May 31. On the evening of May 31, Eldon Hawkins unwittingly drove his burgundy 2010 Buick LaCrosse into the heart of a protest at Broad and High streets and unleashed a furious response. Hawkins, 58, who has cerebral palsy, was left shaken by the experience and he said his car had more than $8,000 damage. Video shared by Columbus Police shows the group engaging in violent behavior directed at the victim,...
  • Watch Tucker Carlson Destroy Don Lemon in 92 Seconds

    07/09/2020 4:40:55 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 10 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Down goes Lemon! Down goes Lemon! Down goes Lemon! – Holy, cow, this is brutal. Watch as Tucker Carlson absolutely destroys Don Lemon and CNN in 92 short seconds (Transcript follows): Transcript: Carlson: Now, if you’re running a channel like CNN, you want dumb people on the air because they’re compliant. They’ll say what they’re told, they’ll tell the audience what the moment demands, they’ll never stray from the script, and that’s exactly what Mr. Lemon is doing. But just 7 years ago, it was a different country and people were kind of allowed to say what they think. And...
  • Kanye West <s>2024</s> 2020 !

    07/09/2020 1:18:16 AM PDT · by FRinCanada2 · 23 replies
    Kanye West TWITTER ^ | 4 July 2020 | Kanye West
    Kanye West 2024 2020
  • Mark Levin: Maybe We Should Use the Left’s Defunding Strategy

    07/09/2020 12:40:56 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    CNS News ^ | 7/8/20 | Bailey Duran
    The political right needs new strategies “and we ought to steal them from the left," conservative radio host Mark Levin said on “The Mark Levin Show” Tuesday. Levin discussed leftist policies he deemed anti-American, as well as the faction's move to defund police. He also suggested that the president needs more authority to help counter the ideals of the left in the cities it runs. Mediavine “As it is now, the president has to ask the mayor, ‘you need help?’” Levin said. “‘No, I’m doing fine destroying our city. I’m doing fine sitting on my fat ass while little kids...
  • Rep. Brooks: Redstone Arsenal U.S. Army officials ‘illegally distributed propaganda’ claiming ‘Make America Great Again’ constitutes ‘white supremacy’

    07/08/2020 8:14:11 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 25 replies
    Yellowhammer ^ | July 8, 2020 | Jeff Poor
    According to a press release issued by U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks’ (R-Huntsville) office on Wednesday, U.S. Army officials at North Alabama’s Redstone Arsenal may have used federal government resources to distribute to base civilian and uniformed personnel “racist and partisan political propaganda.” A statement from Brooks called the effort to be in direct violation of the Hatch Act and any number of military regulations.
  • 1941: Not Shaike Iwensky, “standing in line to be killed”

    07/08/2020 8:09:51 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 5 replies
    ExecutedToday.com ^ | July 9, 2012 | Meaghan Good
    On this day in 1941, seventeen-year-old Shaya “Shaike” Iwensky came within seconds of being shot by the Einsatzgruppen outside the city of Daugavpils, Latvian SSR. Sheer dumb luck — and a slight miscalculation by the Germans — saved his life. Shaike was born and raised in Jonava, Lithuania and fled to Daugavpils with his brother when the Germans invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941. On June 29, he was arrested along with the other Jewish male adults in town. His brother, who was fifteen years old, was arrested alongside him, but released the same day because of his age....