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  • Democrat Hypocrisy on Ronny Jackson and Joy Reid

    04/25/2018 1:33:13 PM PDT · by Kaslin
    Rush ^ | April 25, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: So Iím just watching CNN. The Drive-By Media is going bonkers today over the nomination of Ronny Jackson to head up the VA. Now, for those of you who donít know, Ronny Jacksonís a White House physician, and heís the guy that gave Donald Trump his last physical and raved and raved and raved about Donald Trumpís health. And the Drive-Bys and the Democrats immediately began to attack his fairness and integrity, veritably accusing him of lying about Trumpís health, accusing him of making it up, accusing him of being partisan. ow his nomination to be head of the...
  • Blue Wave? GOP Wins Arizona Special Election

    04/25/2018 1:00:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Rush ^ | April 25, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: There was a special election in Arizona yesterday, and the Democrats, they had already put it in the hopper as a win. They were gonna win and it was just the beginning, the next phase of this gigantic blue wave thatís gonna happen in November. Except it didnít happen. The vote count as of this morning wasnít final, but Republican Debbie Lesko is ahead of the Democrat Hiral Tipirneni by a five-point margin. It wasnít supposed to happen. So here we have a CNN story, hereís the headline: ďWhy the Win for Republicans in Arizona 8 is Still Good...
  • Whatís the Resistance Movement Doing to the Country?

    04/25/2018 12:22:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Rush ^ | April 25, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: This entire resistance movement, what does it all mean, what does it really mean in terms of our countryís future? What does it mean that the Democrat Party you and I grew up with doesnít exist anymore? What does it mean that the Democrat Party has been taken over by the radical left, which is literally resisting everything, and they are refusing to acknowledge and tolerate and deal with the fact that they lose elections now and then. Weíre getting to the point that they will not accept losing. They will not tolerate others winning and are not going...
  • Macron Speech to Congress Goes Off the Rails

    04/25/2018 11:49:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Rush ^ | April 25, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Yeah, the little guy was just cruising right along. It was as good a speech as Nicholas Sarkozy gave. I donít think people remember this, but Sarkozy, when he was the president of France, came to Washington, had a big state dinner and had a joint speech, had a speech before joint session of Congress. And he dazzled and he wowed everybody. And the guy came off as much more of a patriotic conservative American than any Democrat in the House of Representatives. And today, the new French president, Macron, was off on the same riff and he was...
  • Are There Any Adults Left in Washington, D.C.?

    04/25/2018 11:32:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 25, 2018 | Brian C. Joondeph
    As America approaches her 250th birthday, her instruction manual, the U.S. Constitution, is under assault as never before. The First Amendment is under attack by campus speech police and social media, censoring and deciding which political statements are welcomed and which are verboten. The Second Amendment is threatened by leftist elitists happy to ban guns for the law-abiding as long as they can have armed guards protecting themselves and their families from the criminals who don't give a whit about whatever gun laws the left proposes. It's not only the Bill of Rights under assault, but also Article Two of...
  • The Memo: Nationalists gain upper hand in Trumpís White House

    04/25/2018 7:31:12 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/25/18 | Niall Stanage
    The America Firsters are on the rise. Thatís the lesson some people in President Trumpís world are drawing from recent personnel moves. In this telling, the populists and nationalists who powered Trumpís election are regaining a foothold as more establishment-friendly figures are marginalized. But even as those developments please some of Trumpís most enthusiastic backers, they unnerve critics who fear what the president might do in the absence of more measured advice. High-profile names have exited in recent months, including former national security adviser H.R. McMaster and former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. And now, two less-famous names are causing...
  • Is 'Can't Prove Untrue' The New Standard In Trump Probe?

    04/25/2018 7:03:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | April 15, 2018 | Byron York
    When a political figure is accused of wrongdoing, a conversation begins among journalists, commentators and public officials. Are the charges true? Can the accusers prove it? That's the way it normally works. But now, in the case of the Trump dossier -- the allegations compiled by a former British spy hired by the Clinton campaign to gather dirt on presidential candidate Donald Trump -- the generally accepted standard of justice has been turned on its head. Now, the question is: Can the accused prove the charges false? Increasingly, the president's critics argue that the dossier is legitimate because it has...
  • Our View: Trump administration pushes science aside on climate

    04/25/2018 5:54:11 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel (Maine) ^ | April 25, 2018 | Editorial Board
    The Trump administration has removed mentions of climate change from federal government websites, yet the air and water continue to warm and sea levels keep rising. Data on climate change is buried on those sites where it used to be displayed prominently, and still glaciers melt and animals appear where they werenít before. No, climate change doesnít stop just because you ignore it ó like tooth decay or that weird rattle in your car, it only gets worse, until you canít possibly look the other way any longer. In this case, however, the stakes are much higher than a blown...
  • Educational Fraud Continues

    04/25/2018 5:52:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | April 15, 2018 | Walter E. Williams
    Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka The Nation's Report Card, was released. It's not a pretty story. Only 37 percent of 12th-graders tested proficient or better in reading, and only 25 percent did so in math. Among black students, only 17 percent tested proficient or better in reading, and just 7 percent reached at least a proficient level in math. The atrocious NAEP performance is only a fraction of the bad news. Nationally, our high school graduation rate is over 80 percent. That means high school diplomas, which attest that these students can read and...

    04/25/2018 5:45:07 AM PDT · by SJackson · 12 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | April 24, 2018 | Abigail R. Esman
    Forget the beheading videos, the ISIS propaganda on social media, even the terrorist attacks themselves. Europe, says counterterrorism expert Afshin Ellian, is Islamizing itself, and in the process, the Western values on which its democracies are built are increasingly put at risk. Take, for instance, Belgium's ISLAM Party, which now hopes to participate in the country's October local elections in 28 regions. (Its name serves as an acronym for "Integritť, Solidaritť, Libertť, Authenticitť, Moralitť.) Its ultimate aim: transforming Belgium into an Islamic state. Items high on its agenda include separating men and women on public transportation, and the incorporation of...

    04/25/2018 5:43:11 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | April 24, 2018 | Jason D. Hill
    Who deserves free education, lower financial burdens and the right not to work at all? On Monday, April 16, twenty students were arrested at Yale University after refusing to leave the schoolís financial aid office during a rally. They were demanding that Yale remove what they regard as a financial burden for its low-income students on financial aid. The burden in question was the Student Effort requirement which requires students on significant financial aid to make a financial contribution of between $2,800 and $3,350 to their education by working on campus. Chief among the protestors was an international student on...
  • Teachers With Guns

    04/25/2018 5:40:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | April 25, 2018 | John Stossel
    What should be done about school shootings? After the horrible shooting in Parkland, Florida, President Trump suggested that some teachers carry guns. "We need to let people know, you come in to our schools -- you're gonna be dead." Anti-gun activists were horrified. But they probably didn't know that many teachers have brought guns to work with them for years. Some teachers at the Keene Independent School District in Texas carry concealed weapons at school. "We know our staff and our teachers are gonna go" defend students, Texas' Keene Independent School District superintendent Ricky Stephens told me for this week's...
  • Alfie and Haleigh and Charlie and Jahi

    04/25/2018 5:34:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | April 25, 2018 | Michelle Malkin
    When British hospital officials tried to pull the plug on 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans on Monday night in arrogant defiance of his parents' wishes, many Americans took to Twitter to count their blessings that they live in a country that would not allow such tyranny. "Stories like Alfie Evans make me realize how grateful I am to live in America where freedom still exists," one young social media user wrote. "Folks, is this what we want for America? Parents rendered helpless before the gods of socialized medicine?" retired Army Lt. Col. Allen West asked. Alfie's plight comes less than a...
  • Why I Vigorously Defend President Trumpís Rights [interesting Mueller background]

    04/25/2018 5:22:53 AM PDT · by SJackson · 21 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | Alan Dershowitz | Alan Dershowitz
    Just as the first casualty of war is truth, so too the first casualty of hyper-partisan politics is civil liberties. Many traditional civil libertarians have allowed their strong anti-Trump sentiments to erase their long-standing commitment to neutral civil liberties. They are now so desperate to get Trump that they are prepared to compromise the most basic due process rights. They forget the lesson of history that such compromises made against oneís enemy are often used as precedents against oneís friends. As Robert Bolt put it in the play and movie ďA Man for all SeasonsĒ: Roper: So now you would...
  • Schools Are Teaching Kids to Use Their Body, Not Their Mind, To Affect Politics

    04/25/2018 5:21:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | April 25, 2018 | Marina Medvin
    Teachers and school administrators have been supporting and encouraging student walkouts in protest of ‚Äúgun violence.‚ÄĚ I: ‚ÄúWhat are you protesting?‚ÄĚKid: ‚ÄúGun violence.‚ÄĚI: ‚ÄúOk. No one disagrees with you. ‚ÄėGun violence,‚Äô an ambiguous term by which you mean gun crimes, is already prohibited by every state of these United States as either murder or brandishing or other type of criminal assault. Go back to class.‚ÄĚ What they are actually attempting to protest is the ability of anyone to possess a gun. Former Supreme Court Justice Stevens laid out a logical explanation for what the politics behind these school walkouts are...
  • Who Controls Your Kids' Lives?

    04/25/2018 5:10:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | April 25, 2018 | Ben Shapiro
    Former Republican Sen. Phil Gramm of Texas was fond of telling a story about his time stumping for educational change. "My educational policies are based on the fact that I care more about my children than you do," Gramm once said to a woman. "No, you don't," she replied. "OK," said Gramm. "What are their names?" Gramm's fundamental premise is inalterably correct: Parents care more about their children than do the members of the bureaucracy. But parents are being gradually curbed in their authority by precisely those bureaucrats across the West. On Tuesday, a British court condemned a not-yet-2-year-old child...
  • Clarence Page: The Democratsí lawsuit isn't as nutty as it sounds

    04/24/2018 2:44:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | April 24, 2018 | by Clarence Page
    When you donít know what else to do, sue. To critics in both major national parties, the Democratic National Committee seemed to be following that dubious legal advice by filing a lawsuit last week that alleges collusion between Russia and Donald Trumpís presidential campaign. Some from both parties ridiculed the suit as a distraction from special counsel Robert Muellerís investigation and the cash-strapped DNCís rebuilding efforts as midterm elections approach. Trump has a long record of threatening more court fights than he actually wages. You might recall his similar promises to sue the publisher of Michael Wolffís ďFire and FuryĒ...
  • The Business Deals That Could Imperil Trump (NY Times finally gives up on Russia scam?)

    04/24/2018 8:51:59 AM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    NY Times ^ | 4/21/18 | Peter Fritsch, Glenn R. Simpson
    Put aside Russian collusion for a moment. Press pause on possible presidential obstruction of justice. Forget Stormy Daniels. The most significant recent development involving the president may be that the special counsel, Robert Mueller, has subpoenaed Trump Organization business records as part of his inquiry into Russian interference in the presidential election. Those documents ó and records recently seized by the F.B.I. from the presidentís personal lawyer Michael Cohen ó might answer a question raised by the presidentís critics: Have certain real estate investors used Trump-branded properties to launder the proceeds of criminal activity around the world? We pored over...
  • Why President Trump Should Recognize The Armenian Genocide

    04/23/2018 6:00:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | APRIL 23, 2018 | Stella Morabito
    If President Trump recognizes the Armenian genocide by specifically using the word ďgenocideĒ in his April 24 proclamation, he would send a strong signal to the world that America is unequivocally on the side of historical truth and the protection of innocent life. He would be only the second president, after Ronald Reagan, to do so boldly and officially. Every year on April 24 there are memorial services, marches, and media reminders of the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. The beginning of the massacres is marked on that date in 1915, when hundreds...
  • Our PC Culture Just Got Even More Ridiculous

    04/24/2018 7:28:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | April 24, 2018 | Bernard Goldberg
    Every now and then a news item pops up that is so ridiculous that you figure it's just got to be fake news, somebody's idea of a joke. You check the calendar to make sure it's not April Fools' Day. And when you realize it isn't, you come to understand that in our hypersensitive culture, a news story can be factual, accurate and preposterous all at the same time. Which brings us to the TV play-by-play man for the Oklahoma City Thunder, a team in the National Basketball Association. The announcer, Brian Davis, was calling a game in which the...