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  • Should We Be Worried About Trump's Polling Lead? There are signs that Trump's lead might be softer than we think

    05/27/2024 10:43:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    Townhall ^ | 05/27/2024 | Scott Morefield
    Contrary to what many political pundits, including this one, thought would happen as soon as Donald Trump became the presumptive GOP nominee, the former president has maintained a slim but steady polling lead over President Joe Biden. As of today, the RCP Average has Trump with a 1.1% overall advantage, with Quinnipiac being the only May poll showing Biden leading, albeit by a mere 1%. By contrast, Biden enjoyed a 5.6% advantage this time in 2020, an election in which Trump never actually took the average polling lead.Still, are there signs that Trump's lead might be softer than we think?...
  • Diversity Training Increases Prejudice And "Activates Bigotry" Among Participants, New Study Says

    02/13/2024 9:22:13 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 02/13/2024 | Lee Harding
    Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training is divisive and counter-productive and can even serve to increase prejudice among participants, a new study by a Canadian professor says.David Haskell released his study for the Aristotle Foundation for Public Policy on Feb. 12. The social scientist and associate professor at Wilfrid Laurier University says DEI training does more harm than good and calls his findings a “reality check.”“A growing number of high-profile cases suggest that diversity workshops and their supporting materials regularly promote questionable claims—particularly about the overarching, malicious character of the majority population. Similarly, hostility toward those who challenge DEI claims...
  • British Climate Activist Responds To Ponton's UK Wind Power "Reality Check"

    04/07/2023 4:38:23 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 16 replies
    Manhattan Contrarian ^ | 6 Apr, 2023 | Framcis Menton
    Having read Bill Ponton’s very clear “reality check” on the UK’s Net Zero project, you are probably wondering, what are the counter-arguments advanced by the supporters of Net Zero? After all, the Net Zero thing appears to have near-unanimous support in the UK. There is no significant political party in that country that advocates policies dissenting from the Net Zero program, unless you count the UK Independence Party, which at the moment holds zero seats in a House of Commons of 650 members. The currently-governing Conservative Party is fully on board with the Net Zero program, with the partial exception...
  • Covid vaccine: Fertility and miscarriage claims fact-checked

    08/12/2021 4:56:55 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 42 replies ^ | August 11, 2021 | Rachel Schraer
    False and misleading claims that Covid-19 vaccines harm fertility and cause miscarriages are still circulating online, against all the evidence. Doctors are extremely cautious about what they recommend during pregnancy, so the original advice was to avoid the jab. But now, so much safety data has become available that this advice has changed and the vaccine is now actively encouraged (as getting Covid itself can put a pregnancy at risk). We have looked at some of the more persistent claims - and why they are wrong.
  • Q ~ Trust Trump's Plan ~ 01/11/21 Vol.325, Q Day 1169

    01/10/2021 11:26:49 PM PST · by ransomnote · 4,422 replies ^ | 01/11/21 | FReeQs, FReepers, vanity
    (h/t numberonepal) Q is the result of the sacrifices and commitment of countless patriots to win back our captured country from the Deep State and achieve the transformation President Trump promised in this campaign video. President Trump has said the awakening of the public is key to this transformation.Q describes this awakening as follows: "The Great Awakening ('Freedom of Thought’), was designed and created not only as a backchannel to the public (away from the longstanding 'mind’ control of the corrupt & heavily biased media) to endure future events through transparency and regeneration of individual thought (breaking the chains of...
  • Checkmake Libs!

    09/28/2020 4:09:56 PM PDT · by BereanBrain · 29 replies
    Ok, so the Left has been claiming Trump was a FRAUD and never made ANY money. So, then why would he OWE Income tax, if, according to them, he never made any, just lost it? Checkmake, MOFO!

    07/30/2020 12:06:59 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 28 replies
    Louder With Crowder ^ | 6/26/20 | BRODIGAN
    We are all this kid. There is not a single person reading this post right now who has not shared this experience. Some of us may have shared this experience longer ago than others, but the experience was still shared. You get your first job. For me, it was McDonalds. It's your first time making money outside of getting an allowance from your parents. It's your first taste of adulthood. You do the math in your head, multiplying how much you are making by how many hours you worked. Two weeks later, you get your first paycheck. You're happy. You're...
  • Reality Check: Pro-Abortion 'Rewire News' Site Under Fire for Union Layoffs

    08/02/2019 2:23:16 PM PDT · by Morgana
    mrcNEWSBUSTERS ^ | July 31, 2019 | Alexa Moutevelis Coombs
    For everybody enjoying Vox Media and Bernie Sanders Campaign union workers revolting over their liberal overlords’ hypocrisy, here’s a new one for you: The pro-abortion site Rewire.News is getting hit from the left for laying off union members. In a statement posted to Twitter on Monday, the Rewire.News Union said: Rewire.News, once the leading publication on reproductive health, rights, and justice, is laying off four more members of its union, including all of its remaining reporters. Since we notified management of our intent to unionize last August, Rewire.News has laid off nine union-eligible staff, and parted ways with a 10th....
  • The Pit Bull Problem. A Few Root Causes

    07/06/2018 7:09:14 PM PDT · by Norski · 93 replies
    Charles Danten Blogspot ^ | July 6, 2018 | Charles Danten, former veterinarian
    The Humanization of Animals From the beginning of domestication, our ancestors in their great wisdom worked hard to erect a barrier between animals and humans in order to avoid falling into the trap of animal humanization and the very damaging sentimentality that accompanies it, as much for animals as for humans. Since animals are not inert objects that can be exploited at will without any risk of illness, injury, and environmental damage, it was necessary for reasons of common sense to take precautions to avoid the worst. PETER SINGER But for the past fifty years or so, animal advocates, such...
  • Cruz PAC’s Paid Talk Radio Insider $8 Million Dollars – Was Money Illegally Used

    04/16/2016 5:21:13 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 62 replies
    RBN ^ | April 13, 2016 | Slad
    Reality Check has already shown how “Neutral” Conservative News Websites Breitbart and The Daily Wire are actually fronts for the Ted Cruz Campaign. In our article “The $25 Million Dollar Trump Take Down” we clearly show that the owners of those sites donated over $25 Million Dollars to the Cruz Campaign and then use their websites to promote him. But is Talk Radio also on the take? Reality Check dug into Cruz FEC Filings and discovered the Cruz PACs paid a Talk Radio Insider over $8 Million Dollars, and the endorsements of Glenn Beck, Mark Levin and others quickly came...
  • MADtv Reality Check with Donald Trump

    08/13/2015 8:35:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    myjunkshared/madtv/YOUTUBE ^ | Uploaded on Mar 9, 2011 | myjunkshared
    MADtv Reality Check with Donald Trump video only on link
  • Conservatives, be careful what you wish for with Mitt Romney (Reality Check)

    11/02/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 181 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 11/02/2012 | Juan Williams
    The truth is, the Tea Party anger that boiled over in response to the President Obama’s healthcare plan had been brewing for years due to conservative disappointment with George W. Bush’s policies. Bush created record-breaking deficits, embraced Congressional earmarks, gained passage of an enormous expansion of Medicare entitlements without funding it, nominated Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, and backed McCain-Kennedy comprehensive immigration reform. Principled conservatives like Coulter, Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity spoke out against the direction of the party, to their credit. Conservatives must be careful not to abandon their principles out of blind hated for President Obama....
  • The Bambino clears fences at debate!

    12/11/2011 7:33:52 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 77 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/11/2011 | Roger Simon
    The Bambino stands in the center of the stage, untouchable, uncatchable, unbeatable. He is Newt Gingrich, and he has become the Sultan of Swat. It is Saturday night at yet another Republican debate and — wham! wham! wham! — Gingrich keeps blasting them out of the park. Mitt Romney claims he should be president, because, unlike Newt, Romney is not a “career politician.” “Let’s be candid,” Newt replies. “The only reason you didn’t become a career politician is that you lost to Ted Kennedy in 1994.” Wham! Newt, like the real Bambino, Babe Ruth, is a man of appetites. For...
  • O can't handle the truth!

    03/06/2010 3:26:10 AM PST · by Scanian · 10 replies · 1,246+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 6, 2010 | Charles Hurt
    WASHINGTON -- Throughout his political career, President Obama could not -- as Jack Nicholson's character in "A Few Good Men" might say -- handle the truth. He had the luxury of going to elegant parties, where he gallantly smoked cigarettes and held forth with idle chatter about the incomprehensibly grotesque manner in which America was fighting this war on terror. We should close that mean prison at Guantanamo, welcome ashore our enemies and treat them to our civilized system of civilian justice, a preening Obama told adoring audiences. It was, as that great American politician Bill Clinton once memorably remarked,...
  • White House Reality Check Site Still Silent on Abortion

    08/31/2009 12:27:03 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 10 replies · 747+ views
    US News & World Report ^ | August 31, 2009 | Dan Gilgoff
    Since launching three weeks ago, the White House Reality Check website on healthcare reform has been updated several times to debunk a growing number of alleged myths about the Democrats' plan. But the site is still silent on conservatives' charge that the plan will use taxpayer money to cover abortions. It's a stunning omission, given how much the government-funded abortion allegation has dominated this month's congressional town hall meetings on healthcare reform—and given that President Obama himself has called the charge a myth. "You've heard that this is all going to mean government funding of abortion," he said recently. "Not...
  • Conservative version of Reality Check

    08/13/2009 3:22:53 PM PDT · by CaptainLeadbottom · 216+ views
    For all Freepers that live in Pa., there will be a large Tea Party on August 29th at 10am. I have posted the website address so you can get more information. I personally and my father will be both going. We added it here so that we can gather as much support as possible. Lets get as many people as we can to show up and show our support. From what I have heard and seen on the website Bob Basso will be there as one of there as a guest speaker. Hope to see you there
  • Democrats' Poll Numbers Cratering

    03/13/2009 12:05:42 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 23 replies · 1,914+ views
    Patriot Room ^ | March 13, 2009 | Bill Dupray
    Will the Democrats ever acknowledge they might be in trouble? Or will they just go down screaming "IT'S ALL BUSH'S FAULT."
  • I'm too terrified of jail to carry on, says eco-warrior (reality check for 'Face'of activism chic)

    10/15/2008 12:00:18 PM PDT · by Stoat · 28 replies · 1,451+ views
    The Evening Standard (U.K.) ^ | October 15, 2008 | Benedict Moore-Bridger
    Tamsin Omond: Retiring from the 'frontline' I'm too terrified of jail to carry on, says eco-warriorBenedict Moore-Bridger 15.10.08     CAMBRIDGE graduate and "face" of the climate change campaign Tamsin Omond today revealed she was withdrawing from frontline action, admitting the thought of prison "terrifies" her.The 23-year-old told the Standard that her first full night behind bars had given her a "reality check", and how her parents are now concerned for her future.Ms Omond became one of the leading names in climate change campaigning after joining the so-called "Commons Five" who scaled Parliament in February to protest over plans...
  • Reality Check (Weekly Standard on Obama)

    03/19/2008 7:24:33 AM PDT · by jdm · 41 replies · 1,157+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | March 19, 2008 | by Michael Goldfarb
    What if I told you in 2004 that the Democratic party would run an African American candidate for president in 2008? I tell you National Journal will officially label this candidate the most liberal member of the United States Senate. This candidate will also have served less than three years in that Senate, with no executive, foreign policy, or military experience. Then I tell you that this candidate will lose the party's primaries in Texas, California, New York, Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania. Oh, and his minister sounds like Louis Farrakhan, and actually pals around and gives awards to Farrakhan. This...
  • CA: Stem Cell Reality Check (Prop 71 and CIRM)

    01/24/2007 10:31:23 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 193+ views
    Capitol Weekly ^ | 1/24/07 | Malcolm Maclachlan
    A University of California Berkeley economics professor has done an analysis of the financial returns likely to come to California from stem cell research--and he said they will likely be a small fraction of what proponents of state-funded stem-cell research have estimated. Dr. Richard Gilbert originally published his report--titled "Dollars for Genes: Revenue Generation by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine"--in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal in June. It finds that the state will likely make only minimal financial returns on any stem cell research it funds via the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). "The study finds that stem...