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  • MLK Jr Day Should Require Classroom Attendance

    01/17/2022 4:57:11 AM PST · by dmam2011 · 9 replies
    The Clarksvillian ^ | January 16, 2022 | Dave McGuire
    Schools should be in full session on MLK Jr Day without exception. Isn’t the encouragement of open dialogue and continuing education the primary reasons for MLK Jr Day? And if so, why aren’t students in full attendance on the very day that honors this man? There is simply no better way to honor the national holiday than dedicating his story, lessons, and experiences to the students for an entire day.
  • 2022: More Stupidity, More Arrogance, More Evil, More Rebellion

    01/16/2022 8:58:49 PM PST · by Noumenon · 10 replies
    Straight Line Logic blog ^ | December 31, 2021 | Robert Gore
    Chaos will reign as the future upends the past. Chaos doesn’t lend itself to prediction.Stupidity, arrogance, and evil ultimately destroy themselves, but their rampage was unabated in 2021. A group of stupid, arrogant, and evil people are using a virus and its variants to shepherd the world into a scheme of totalitarian global governance. This was conspiracy theory when the virus first surfaced; now it’s nakedly obvious reality. The one redeeming feature of the year was that more people saw the light. The self-impressed and self-anointed rule not by claim of divine right, but by claim of superior intelligence and...
  • The Left is trying to erase the meaning of citizenship

    01/16/2022 6:11:33 PM PST · by hamburger hill · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 16, 2022 | Editoral
    Sometime this month, the Border Patrol will make its 2 millionth arrest of those illegally entering the southern border since Joe Biden became president. Close to half of those arrested after their illegal entry have been released into the United States by Biden. They will never be deported. Now, California wants to give all those illegal immigrants free healthcare. New York City wants to give noncitizens the right to vote. If Democrats have their way, citizenship will soon be as meaningless as they are making the southern border to be.

    01/16/2022 9:29:33 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 33 replies
    me | 1/16/22 | the OlLine Rebel
    TOURNAMENT FOR THE GREATEST SONG OF THE '50S! ROUND 1B – ‘50sThe baseline for the survey is the top 10 hits of each year of the '50s, as compiled by BILLBOARD. This is NOT based on personal preferences, biases, prejudices, or counter-culture fringe-element reactionism. Nor based on weekly charts.Round 1 involves ranking candidate songs in order of preference for each year. Part B, as before with A last week, will be 5 years’ worth of rankings, so hunker down again because that’s 50 songs to handle! (The remaining rounds are handled as play-offs, starting with 32 pairs of songs to...
  • The Australian Open Is Closed (A Personal Post)

    01/16/2022 6:47:12 AM PST · by Ozguy1945 · 21 replies
    I am ashamed of the country of my birth. Australia has lost its soul. Even a gennuinely conservative federal government has betrayed what Australia used to stand for. Be warned America. This is the future when freedom dies.
  • Biden Urges States & Businesses to Ignore Supreme Court [semi-satire]

    01/15/2022 1:23:03 AM PST · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 16 January 2022 | John Semmens
    While many on the right are calling the Supreme Court's ruling that President Biden's attempt to compel businesses to force employees to get vaccinated is unconstitutional a victory for personal freedom, the White House doesn't agree. Presidential Press Secretary Jen Psaki explained that "the President is going to channel his inner Andrew Jackson and ignore the Supreme Court's ruling. As he sees it, the Supreme Court has its opinion and he has his own. He has no obligation to support its ruling, especially where the nation's health is at stake. He has ordered businesses to proceed with the implementation of...
  • Stacey Abrams: Media invention

    01/14/2022 9:47:36 AM PST · by Red Badger · 42 replies ^ | January 13, 2022 11:00 PM | by Becket Adams, Senior Commentary Writer
    It’s good to be Stacey Abrams. She’s the toast of the entertainment and news industries, and all she had to do was lose an election to a Republican. Rarely has so much praise and honor been awarded to a person so undeserving. Abrams is a “political visionary,” according to the press. She’s a voting rights champion and pioneer. She’s a savior whose tireless altruism is this country's best hope for a brighter, more equitable future. If one relied on her adoring press, one would think Abrams is a centrist Democrat who has revolutionized national politics. One would think she is...
  • The Australian Open Is Closed

    01/14/2022 1:03:20 AM PST · by Ozguy1945 · 15 replies
    https://freedom-demokrasi-and-civilised-humanity ^ | 14th December, 2021 | Ozguy1945
    The West is destroying itself. The best player in the world in full health looksxset to be deported from a nation that could once pride itself on good sportsmanship to protect public health and order. This is what A sense of shame could have prevented. Instead mass psychosis rules. Will the federal court be strong enough to overturn it?
  • The Resistance Library Podcast: Battle of the Bulge

    01/13/2022 3:17:58 PM PST · by ammodotcom · 19 replies ^ | 1/13/2021 | Sam Jacobs
    On this episode of The Resistance Library, Sam and David discuss the Battle of the Bulge. When we think about American GIs in the European theater of World War II, much of our image comes from the Battle of the Bulge. Named so because of the distinctive "bulge" shape of the front lines, this is where so many American men laid down their lives on fields of frozen mud in France.
  • Happy Birthday Rush , we miss you so much

    01/11/2022 4:25:47 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 1st ,2011 | Eric Morin
    We Love to Hear Rush Limbaugh Opera by Barbara Chenault Law - as heard on the EIB Network's 23rd Anniversary show August 1st, 2011.
  • Defiance Song!

    01/11/2022 2:37:14 PM PST · by Westbrook · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 11, 2022 | Pastor David Berman
    This is a song written and performed by Pastor David Berman from Swanzey, New Hampshire. He does all the parts, voices, guitars, bass, drums. This song issues a warning to those who would enslave or subjugate us.

    01/09/2022 11:35:39 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 93 replies
    author | 1/9/22 | the OlLine Rebel
    FREEPERS, LET'S START THIS CONTEST FOR THE GREATEST SONG OF THE '50S! ROUND 1A – ‘50s The baseline for the survey is the top 10 hits of each year of the '50s, as compiled by BILLBOARD. This is NOT based on personal preferences, biases, prejudices, or counter-culture fringe-element reactionism. Nor based on weekly charts. Round 1 involves ranking candidate songs in order of preference for each year. Part A (as well as B next week) will be 5 years’ worth of rankings, so hunker down because that’s 50 songs to handle! (The remaining rounds are handled as play-offs, starting with...
  • Obama Declares "Our Democracy Is at Greater Risk than Ever" [semi-satire]

    01/08/2022 3:00:05 PM PST · by John Semmens · 16 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 January 2022 | John Semmens
    In honor of the January 6 incursion into the Capitol, Former President Barack Obama released a statement asserting that "one year ago a violent attack on our Capitol made it clear just how fragile the American experiment in democracy really is. In the November 2020 election more than 81 million votes were cast for Joe Biden. Rather than accepting this ringing endorsement for the person voters wanted to rule them for the next four years, Republicans are still working to torpedo his agenda." "As the last year has demonstrated, the average American has supported the President by obeying his request...
  • An Insurrection, by Any Other Name...

    01/07/2022 7:08:54 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 11 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | January 7, AD 2022 | John F Di Leo
    What is an insurrection? Merriam-Webster says it’s “an act or instance of revolting against civil authority or an established government.” That’s pretty good, but it requires knowing what “revolting” is (other than the major television networks’ current primetime lineups). Merriam-Webster is helpful here: a revolt is “a determined, armed uprising.” What does this mean in today’s context? For the past year, the Left has been united in a continuous drumbeat that conservative supporters of President Trump staged an "insurrection" at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021. Did they? Now, we should remember that President Trump was indeed holding...
  • Huge miss: US added 199,000 jobs in December -- less than half expected

    01/07/2022 7:23:58 AM PST · by Red Badger · 64 replies ^ | Jan 07, 2022 9:05 AM ET | ED MORRISSEY
    Call this one last lump of coal in Joe Biden’s stocking for 2021, and a harbinger of what might be coming next month for fourth-quarter GDP. Even with expectations set at a relatively modest 422,000 for job growth in December, the US economy couldn’t make it even halfway to the mark. Instead, we only added 199,000 jobs last month, the lowest growth in three months: Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 199,000 in December, and the unemployment rate declined to 3.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in leisure and hospitality, in...
  • The Price of Dissent ... A Reuters data scientist questioned the Black Lives Matter narrative—so the company fired him.

    01/06/2022 10:18:52 AM PST · by Red Badger · 11 replies ^ | January 5, 2022 | Christopher F. Rufo
    Zac Kriegman had the ideal résumé for the professional-managerial class: a bachelors in economics from Michigan and a J.D. from Harvard and years of experience with high-tech startups, a white-shoe law firm, and an econometrics research consultancy. He then spent six years at Thomson Reuters Corporation, the international media conglomerate, spearheading the company’s efforts on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced software engineering. By the beginning of 2020, Kriegman had assumed the title of Director of Data Science and was leading a team tasked with implementing deep learning throughout the organization. But within a few months, this would all collapse....
  • One Year Later, More Lingering Questions About January 6 If Republicans take over Congress next year,

    01/06/2022 8:50:54 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    One Year Later, More Lingering Questions About January 6 If Republicans take over Congress next year, they must demand a full investigation under a new select committee. By Julie Kelly January 3, 2022 A bombshell report just published in Newsweek details an in-depth, secret operation conducted by the Justice Department before and during January 6. Contrary to the lamentations of FBI Director Christopher Wray that he wished his agency had had better resources to prevent the Capitol breach, hundreds of elite forces under Wray’s authority were on stand-by days just before the protest, and even on the ground as it...
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Wednesday 1/6/2021 (The Blog Post One Year Ago Today)

    01/06/2022 2:55:43 AM PST · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/6/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    Breaking News Plus (Analysis, Comment) I am now able to bring you something regarding the events in recent hours at the US Capitol... One killed by the Capitol Police 14-year Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt... One can see that the story of today is written in earlier stories published on this blog like the comments of incoming Utah Republican Governor Spencer Cox alluding to supporters of President Trump-opponents of coronavirus restrictions. They were protesting outside his inauguration... And then there's the story of confrontation at Oregon's State Capitol New Year's Day. A protest that was peaceful at its beginning descended...
  • Donald Trump Just Rained on the Democrats' January 6th Parade

    01/04/2022 6:30:04 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/04/2022 | Bonchie
    While the snowy weather may have other plans, Democrats are still tentatively gearing up for a day of “commemoration” on January 6th. Part of that will be CNN hosting a live event from the Capitol — in what is sure to be a grotesque, gaudy spectacle — in which they trump up the world’s first “insurrection” that didn’t involve the use of deadly weapons or anyone actually attempting to take over the government. Contrary to the hysteria, someone stealing Nancy Pelosi’s beer may be a crime, but it’s not an organized coup.Yet, Democrats were also banking on another happening to...
  • On Death and Decorum, and the Late Harry Reid

    01/03/2022 8:48:07 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 13 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | January 3, AD 2021 | John F Di Leo
    All human cultures have traditions around death. In the western world, we have wakes and funerals, obituaries and tombstones, private or public burials. Famous people get retrospectives on the evening news; prominent politicians may lie in state at a capitol rotunda. It’s the printed word, however, that’s most interesting to me. There’s a rule that governs all these retrospectives and obituaries: Never speak ill of the dead. It’s a reasonable standard, clearly written with some eye – conscious or no – to the Golden Rule. We hope nobody will speak ill of us when we die, so we don’t speak...