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  • A professor’s call to shut down our nation’s universities

    07/17/2018 4:53:04 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/16/18
    Thirty-three years ago, when I entered college, left-wing ideologies dominated American universities, and especially the humanities and social sciences. But one still could get a fair, balanced education by consulting traditional canonical texts that countered the dogma. Free speech was alive on college campuses. There were hisses and boos, of course, but for the most part, hearing perspectives different from your own was considered essential to your education. Few of us lived in our own curated silos. Today, after 22 years of being a college professor, and having traveled much of America to lecture, I am sad to say the...
  • Navajo Nation’s Cash Offer to Purchase Remington Outdoor is Rightly Rejected

    07/17/2018 1:35:55 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 43 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 07/17/18 | Jon Wayne Taylor
    According to the New York Times, the Navajo Nation has made an offer to purchase the Remington Outdoor Company, which recently emerged from bankruptcy. The offer was for approximately half a billion dollars in cash. The offer was rejected by the owners of Remington, Franklin Templeton and JPMorgan Chase. We can’t be sure of the reasons for the rejection, but the Navajo nation’s plans for what they wanted to do with the company certainly couldn’t have helped. In short, they sought a strategy that has already proven near-fatal to other firearms manufacturers. According to Andrew Ross Sorkin, the NYT’s article...
  • Mitt Romney Organizes 2020 Donor Meetup for Starbucks’ Howard Schultz

    07/17/2018 8:26:23 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Robert Kr
    Starbucks founder Howard Schultz — who is contemplating a presidential run as a Democrat — recently attended a private gathering of political donors organized by Mitt Romney, according to a report at Politico. Politico’s Ben Schrekinger writes that the donors, “convened by” Romney, were unimpressed with the would-be candidate: Wall Street analysts are wary, and company leadership is nervous, about the effect a Democratic bid by its chairman emeritus could have on Starbucks’ business, given its bipartisan customer base. If that weren’t discouraging enough, his retirement last month set off a boomlet of pundits urging him not to run. And...
  • Thank the Lord Donald Trump Is Not an 'Intellectual'

    07/17/2018 8:21:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/17/2018 | David Solway
    I recently participated in an email chain with conservative writers and thinkers on the inexhaustible subject of Donald Trump. Some of my correspondents, while supporting Trump as a political champion, regretted his "coarseness." He is, they alleged, rather too crude and rough hewn to comport with their ideal of proper presidential stature. Now I can understand that if Trump behaved like Hillary, prone to hysterics, outrageous and mendacious attacks on opponents, and perpetual grievance-mongering, one might regard him as unmannerly, unstable, and preposterous, as a truly "coarse" human being with a crippling behavior problem. If he had bevies of mistresses...
  • GOP’s Hugin Attacks Menendez as Poll Shows NJ Senate Race a Statistical Tie

    07/17/2018 7:37:09 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Jul 2018 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Bob Hugin, the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey, launched a blistering attack on Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) Monday as a new poll shows the race is now a statistical tie. The Gravis Marketing Poll, provided exclusively to Breitbart News on Monday, showed that Menendez leads Hugin by just two points, 43 percent to 41 percent, which is within the poll’s 4.1 percent margin of error In 2012, Menendez easily defeated his Republican opponent by 18 points. But November’s election comes on the heels of a public corruption trial of Menendez which the Department of Justice dropped...
  • Romney Held Dem Donor Meeting For Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz And It Didn’t Go Well

    07/17/2018 7:31:24 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/16/2018
    Former presidential nominee Mitt Romney recently hosted a donor meeting for former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz who has been reportedly considering a run for president as a Democrat in 2020. Politico’s Ben Schrekinger said the event did not go well and that many left uninspired by the potential nominee. “Will there be some segment of the customer base that decides, ‘I’m not going to go to Starbucks anymore should he become a candidate,” Mark Kalinowski, president of Kalinowski Equity Research, asked Politico. “You have to think about the employees. You have to think about the shareholders, everybody who might be...
  • Deep State Is In A Panic Fearing Putin Shared with Trump Devastating Information Not Yet Reported

    07/17/2018 7:13:12 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 84 replies
    GP ^ | 07/17/18 | Jim Hoft
    We reported over the weekend that –> The Democrats, Deep State Mueller and Rosenstein and their MSM are doing all they can to prevent President Donald Trump from meeting with Russian President Putin. Why are they so persistent in stopping the President of the US from meeting with Putin? You would think this was a good thing, right? President Trump is planning on meeting with Russian President Putin over the next few days in Finland. These will be the first scheduled meetings between the US President, accused by the Democrats and the Deep State and their MSM of the fake...
  • Bush-appointed Judge Announces End to National Borders, Suspends Deportations

    07/17/2018 6:23:38 AM PDT · by ManHunter · 37 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | July 16, 2018 | Daniel Horowitz
    We all knew this feigned outrage over separating families had nothing to do with separating families, but with ensuring a steady flow of poor and dangerous elements into our country to be released into our communities and never heard from again. Now we have the proof. After the Trump administration marshalled all its security resources away from our border priorities in order to reunite the families, district Judge Dana Sabraw has now placed a halt on their deportations, even as unified family units... Sabraw, a George W. Bush appointee, is the same judge who legislated from the bench that the...
  • Comey: 'Patriots Need To Stand Up And Reject' Trump's behavior

    07/17/2018 2:57:11 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/17/18 | Aris Folley
    Former FBI Director James Comey slammed President Trump for appearing to side with Russian president Vladimir Putin over his denial of involvement in the 2016 election. “This was the day an American president stood on foreign soil next to a murderous lying thug and refused to back his own country,” Comey said in a tweet hours after Trump’s controversial press conference with Putin in Helsinki. “Patriots need to stand up and reject the behavior of this president,” said Comey, who was fired by Trump last year during his investigation into possible collusion between the Trump White House and Russia.
  • Tucker Carlson: Mexico has interfered in US elections 'more successfully' than Russia

    07/17/2018 12:47:27 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 16, 2018 | Max Greenwood
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Monday that Mexico had been more successful than Russia in influencing U.S. elections by "packing" the American electorate with its own people. Carlson said Russia has, in fact, sought to meddle in U.S. affairs. But other countries, like Mexico, had been more successful in doing so, he said. "I don't think Russia is our close friend or anything like that," Carlson said. "I think of course they try to interfere in our affairs. They have for a long time. Many countries do. Some more successfully than Russia, like Mexico, which is routinely interfering in...
  • I respectfully disagree

    07/16/2018 10:26:53 PM PDT · by iowamark · 11 replies
    Catholic Times ^ | 7/8/18 | Thomas Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield, Illinois
    My dear brothers and sisters in Christ: The United States Supreme Court on June 27 decided that public sector employees can no longer be required to pay mandatory fees to support unions to which they do not wish to belong. This landmark case, Janus v. AFSCME, involved Mark Janus, a child support specialist at the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services in Springfield, and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a public-sector union. Janus refused to join the union because he opposes many of its positions, including those taken in collective bargaining. Despite his opposition, for...
  • GOP Volunteers Kicked Out Of Uber As Driver Says ‘Welcome To The Resistance’

    07/16/2018 8:31:01 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 72 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/15/18 | Julia Cohen
    Six Republican campaign volunteers say they were kicked out of an Uber on Saturday as their driver told them “welcome to the resistance.” The six volunteers were told halfway to their destination in Raleigh, North Carolina, to exit the vehicle at a gas station because the driver “had the right to deny [them] service,” Mary Russell, one of the riders in the Uber, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. The six riders exited the car and were told, “Welcome to the resistance,” as the driver drove away. “It was clear based on our mild conservative political talk that the driver...
  • Gun control advocates are hyperventilating over Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination

    07/16/2018 2:38:07 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 16, 2018 | John R Lott Jr
    Gun control advocates are hyperventilating over President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun rights group, Everytown for Gun Safety, warned: “Judge Kavanaugh has applied an extreme and dangerous interpretation of the Second Amendment when determining whether a law is constitutional, one that does not take into account a law’s impact on public safety.” Since the Supreme Court’s last gun control case in 2010, the court has turned away at least 15 gun-rights cases, including several challenges to prohibitions on semi-automatic assault rifles and on public carry of firearms. Gun control advocates hoped that...
  • With another Supreme Court pick, Trump is leaving his mark on higher federal courts

    07/16/2018 2:00:24 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 5 replies
    pewresearch.org ^ | 7/16/18 | John Gramlich
    Donald Trump has successfully appointed more federal appeals court judges so far in his presidency than Barack Obama and George W. Bush combined had appointed at the same point in theirs, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of data from the Federal Judicial Center. And with his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Trump soon could install his second justice on the nation’s highest court, too. But while Trump has already left a considerable imprint on the nation’s higher federal courts, he trails Obama, Bush and other recent presidents in the number of lower-court judges he has...
  • President and the Erzatz Tsar

    07/16/2018 1:55:38 PM PDT · by WWII_Historian · 2 replies
    Gary Gindler Chronicles ^ | July 16, 2018 | Gary Gindler
    ... Putin made his first mistake in 2013 when he did not permit Trump to build a hotel in Russia. He made his second mistake in 2016 when he did not respond to a letter from Trump's lawyer about the assistance in the building of the same Trump Tower in Moscow. There was a message sent to the public e-mail address of the Putin’s spokesman, and it received no answer. Of course, we've known for a long time that not responding to business letters is a part of modern Russian culture, but Trump is used to an entirely different treatment....
  • Should President Trump trust the CIA/FBI/DOJ deep state swamp?

    07/16/2018 1:22:31 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 187 replies
    Oh, my. The media and the leftists (including GOPe RINO NeverTrumpers) cannot understand why President Trump doesn't trust the deep state CIA/FBI/DOJ political operators, ie, the deep state swamp. Can't be that these same deep state swamp dwellers have been colluding and working overtime for the last several years using and abusing their government offices trying to prevent Trump from winning the nomination, prevent candidate Trump from being elected, prevent president-elect Trump from taking office, trying to overturn President Trump's election? President Trump was elected specifically to drain the swamp. No one said it was gonna be easy. Looks like...
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WOR AM,July 16,2018

    07/16/2018 11:57:35 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | July 16, 2018 | Sean Hannity
    Good Afternoon And Welcome To The Sean Hannity Show!
  • The Kuhner Report,Jeffrey T.Kuhner Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WRKO AM,July 16-20,2018

    07/16/2018 9:05:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl
    The Kuhner Report ^ | July 16, 2018 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    Good Afternoon And Welcome To The Kuhner Report!
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,July 16-20,2018

    07/16/2018 9:00:22 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 25 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | July 16, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon,MEGARushDoesColorCommentaryOnTheTrumpAndPutinMeet-UpInHelsinki Finland DITTOS!
  • How Entertainment Shows Have Become Vehicles for Gun Control Propaganda

    07/16/2018 7:46:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 82 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/16/2018 | John Lott
    All of the major television networks use their primetime entertainment shows to push a pro-gun control agenda. Liberal television executives apparently think that they have the power to change Americans’ attitudes. Not liking guns has been portrayed as cool for a long time. It is an old theme that dates back to the original 1980s MacGyver series, in which the titular character avoids using guns and expresses his aversion to them. This theme has continued with the current remake. But the push to sway public opinion really seems to have picked up. This spring on ABC’s “The Crossing,” the sheriff’s...