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  • The Danger of Making Ruthlessness Seem Reasonable

    12/10/2019 4:04:18 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 13 replies
    Ricochet ^ | 9 Dec 2019 | Dr Bastiat
    I use a lot of dangerous drugs. Well, not me personally, but on my patients. Of course, I use dangerous drugs only when the disease I’m treating is more dangerous than the drug. In diseases that are not life-threatening, naturally I avoid dangerous drugs and try to stick with safer therapies. Chemotherapy drugs can save your life, but they can also have significant side effects. Side effects that you would not tolerate if you were treating a sinus infection. But if you have cancer, and you’re trying to avoid dying, it may make sense to take a chance on side...
  • DeepClips for Dec 10: Barr interview; Dems march forward; Press defends Schiff? Clinton tops poll;

    12/10/2019 3:34:02 PM PST · by MassMinuteman · 4 replies
    Clips tagged #Swamp MUST WATCH: Barr thinks FBI may have acted in bad faith in probing Trump campaign"I think our nation was turned on its head for three years based on a bogus narrative," the attorney general said in an exclusive interview with Pete Williams. UPDATE: Full interview below: … Analysis: IG’s FISA Report Undercuts ‘Schiff Memo,’ Which Defended FBI And Steele DossierThe Justice Department inspector general’s report undercut many of the claims in a memo that Rep. Adam Schiff released in February 2018 defending the FBI and the Steele dossier, according to an analysis by The Daily Caller News...
  • IMPEACH THIS! Thousands line up in the rain to support President Trump at Hershey, PA campaign rally

    12/10/2019 1:15:56 PM PST · by MassMinuteman · 39 replies
    HERSHEY, PENNSYLVANIA — Supporters of President Trump began lining up early in the morning, braving the rain to claim their seat in the Giant Center, a 10,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Hershey, PA. Those lucky enough to get inside will be treated to a coveted twin-billing, as Vice President Mike Pence is also scheduled to be in attendance. As evidenced below, Trump supporters were quite eager to show their support for the President.
  • William Barr Tosses Out Some Real, Live Bombs in MSNBC Interview

    12/10/2019 10:50:44 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 83 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Ok, if you’re still sitting around worrying that Attorney General William Barr has gone all wobbly – even after yesterday’s pointed statements by he and U.S. Attorney John Durham in response to the IG Report – then I think I may have found your cure. Earlier today, MSNBC aired an interview involving one of their hack reporters and Attorney General Barr, and boy, is it epic. Mr. Barr is making no bones about his continued consistent views on what he bluntly still refers to as the “spying” on the Trump Campaign by the Obama FBI, and is not backing off...
  • The Real Target of New York's Attempt to Ban 'Assault-Style' Nerf Guns Is Masculinity

    12/10/2019 9:38:35 AM PST · by Sarcasm Factory · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 9 December 2019 | Megan Fox
    It isn't just the Second Amendment under assault in blue America; the crazed anti-gun nuts want to take away your Nerf guns too! Leave it to New York to start this idiotic idea. The Empire State Consumer Project is part of a nationwide group that lobbies lawmakers for consumer safety, research, and education. The NY faction has decided that this year, the biggest threat to consumers is "assault-style" Nerf guns that shoot foam darts and contribute to much family fun (in my house anyway).... (read rest at link) ...
  • How Much Would You Pay to Work Less? Women are more willing to forgo salary for better life balance, but flexible policies could widen the income gap with men.

    12/10/2019 7:15:57 AM PST · by karpov · 15 replies
    Bloomberg | December 9, 2019 | Rachel Rosenthal
    No excerpt from Bloomberg allowed, story here.
  • The New White Man’s Burden (migrants from Africa to Europe)

    12/10/2019 6:31:38 AM PST · by karpov · 18 replies
    Quillette ^ | December 5, 2019 | Rumy Hasan
    In recent years, we have seen graphic and disturbing scenes of migrants attempting to cross into Europe as they flee the developing world. Especially poignant are the pictures of young, sub-Saharan African men scaling the barrier fences that surround the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla in Morocco: Leaving aside whether Spain should return these enclaves to Morocco, the determination of migrants bound for Europe is striking. They have illegally entered Morocco and, from there, are allowed to enter another country illegally—almost certainly with the tacit approval of the Moroccan authorities. Also striking is the sight of the young men...
  • John Ratcliffe Details Why Durham Time Has Arrived

    12/10/2019 6:12:35 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 12 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    First, in case you missed it because it came late yesterday afternoon, my summary of the Horowitz Report and its ramifications can be found here – The IG Report: Not a Bombshell, But a Roadmap. GOP Texas Congressman John Ratcliffe appeared on last night’s Fox Report with Bret Baier for an 8 minute segment. Ratcliffe’s answers to Baier’s questions are very revealing on a number of counts with a scattering of real bombshells throughout. Sad that neither Baier nor anyone else in the corrupt news media is curious enough to follow up on them. Below is the clip of that...
  • ‘Girls Need Female Role Models’ and Other Bromides

    12/10/2019 6:12:25 AM PST · by karpov · 10 replies
    Quillette ^ | December 9, 2019 | Elena Shalneva
    There are a handful of dictums in the modern feminist discourse that are so omnipresent, so incontrovertible, so apparently obvious, that, whenever they are pronounced, the only appropriate reaction is enthusiastic head-bobbing. Or, if you prefer, solemn brow-knitting. Like two plus two equals four, these dictums are axioms, not to be discussed, let alone contested. Challenge them, however, and you’ll see how easily they fall apart. For example, consider the adage “What will we tell our daughters?” Each time I hear this phrase, I remember Emmeline Grangerford from Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Miss Grangerford spent her short life...
  • DeepClips for Dec 9: Nadler's circus; IG report released; Battleground poll; Zelensky meets Putin

    12/09/2019 3:39:12 PM PST · by MassMinuteman · 5 replies
    Clips tagged #Swamp Fmr. Ukraine Prosecutor Shokin: Biden “Outraged We Seized Burisma Assets,” Could No Longer Pay His SonRudy Giuliani traveled to Ukraine with OAN investigative journalist Chanel Rion. The U.S. media are going absolutely bananas after finding out Giuliani is now gathering even more information about Joe and Hunter Biden’s corrupt endeavors within Ukraine. … OAN EXCLUSIVE: Yuriy Lutsenko says Yovanovitch perjured herself before CongressOne America's Chanel Rion has been tracking down Ukrainian witnesses as part of an exclusive OAN investigative series, which dismantles the baseless Adam Schiff impeachment hoax. She spoke with Ukrainian former Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko,...
  • Is Socialism Only for (Really Really) White People?

    12/09/2019 1:24:34 PM PST · by aquila48 · 33 replies
    Captain Capitalism ^ | July 03, 2016
    "Is socialism/communism only for white people?" And by white people understand I mean REALLY REALLY white people, because ... the only place "socialism" has worked (sorta), is the Nordic countries. Latino/Hispanic Venezuela, Ecuador, and Bolivia have all gone through large swings to the left and only have a shortage of toilet paper to show for it. Chinese communism (again, not white) only managed to kill more people during peacetime than any world war ever did. Its smaller oriental siblings of Vietnam and Cambodia certainly didn't make a good go of communism either. Ethiopia (again, not white) needed both Soviet money...
  • IG Report: Not a Bombshell, But a Roadmap

    12/09/2019 11:19:54 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 14 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    No, it’s not a “bombshell” that will satisfy Sean Hannity and his “Tick-tock” crew. Michael Horowitz was never going to deliver anything remotely like that, given his bias towards protecting the Department that pays his salary and the constraints under which he is required to perform his job. The report released today at 1:00 ET contains no criminal referrals. Not one. It finds “no political bias” in the process that led the Obama-era coup cabal within the FBI and DOJ to apply for a FISA warrent to enable it to spy on members of the Trump Campaign, even though the...
  • WATCH: Israeli Special Needs Band Performs ‘God Bless America’ for Trump, Massive Crowd

    12/09/2019 7:14:57 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 8 replies
    Israel’s world-renown Shalva Band wowed the crowd at a top Israel-US conference, receiving a heartwarming introduction from President Donald Trump. At the Israeli American Council (IAC) National Summit this weekend, Israel’s Shalva Band took the stage to perform the Irving Berlin classic, “God Bless America.” It was a truly one-of-a-kind moment for everyone present, including the Shalva Band, a group of incredibly talented Israelis with disabilities who make beautiful music together. Following the performance, the president hugged the band members as the crowd roared.
  • Impeachment is Killing the Democrats in Battleground States

    12/09/2019 6:19:39 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 17 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Axios is reporting that morning that new polling shows President Donald Trump gaining ground in three key battleground states as this impeachment clown show plows along. The new polls, conducted by Firehouse Strategies, show the President gaining tremendous ground vs. Quid Pro Joe Biden in the three key states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, which were decisive in his 2016 victory over the Pantsuit Princess. Biden vs. Trump in battleground states The President’s biggest gains have taken place since September, when the Democrats and their media toadies kicked off their whole Ukraine scam as a pretense for impeaching Mr. Trump....
  • What Really Happened at NAS Pensacola, and Why

    12/09/2019 4:22:51 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 45 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    [Note: I received the following over the weekend. It is long, but well worth the read if you want to really understand the program there, how Navy leadership failed those who were injured and killed in this Islamic terror attack, and the real scope of who was involved. Much of this runs contrary to the official government/media narrative, which should come as no surprise to any informed person. I have added some bolding for emphasis.] From: A Veteran with 20+ years of service, a Naval Aviator who flew combat missions in Iraq, and had 15+ years in counter-terrorism. Also served...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 12/8/2019 The Pensacola Attack Update

    12/08/2019 8:46:42 PM PST · by Nextrush · 12 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/08/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The Pensacola attack that killed three US sailors and wounded eight others including two members of law enforcement is still not being called an "act of terrorism" by either President Trump or Defense Secretary Mark Esper. US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien also not flat out saying there was a terrorist attack but telling CBS..... The attack was called an "act of terrorism" by local Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz.... Information is leaking out of the investigation of the attack now firmly in the hand of the FBI. The FBI is saying it is operating: "with the presumption that this was...
  • DeepClips for Dec 8: Epstein, Weinstein & Maxwell; Pensacola NAS hero; Drudge sold?; IG report

    12/08/2019 3:02:17 PM PST · by MassMinuteman · 8 replies
    Clips tagged #Swamp Shocking pic shows Epstein, Weinstein & Maxwell at Beatrice's 18th birthdayDEPRAVED Jeffrey Epstein, his alleged pimp Ghislaine Maxwell and disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein grin at Princess Beatrice’s Windsor Castle party. The astonishing image, obtained exclusively by The Sun on Sunday, shows how the trio were invited into the seat … WOW: Epstein investigator tells Watters that Bill Clinton was on Epstein’s jet with underage girl stewardessesEpstein Investigator tells @jessebwatters that Bill Clinton was on Epstein’s Jet while underage girls were stewardesses. #FoxNews Epstein Investigator tells @jessebwatters that Bill Clinton was on Epstein’s Jet while underage girls...
  • Hold the Phone, Call Records Released by Adam Schiff

    12/08/2019 9:57:19 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12//08/19 | Jeff Crouere
    Schiff violated the President Trump’s attorney-client privilege. It is a horrible precedent that Schiff created with this invasive tactic It was bad enough for House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) to subpoena the phone records of businessman Lev Parnas and President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani and other political opponents, but when he released them in his impeachment report it was a stunning abuse of power. In the view of columnist Kimberly Strassel, Schiff’s move “trampled law and responsibility…it was a disgraceful breach of ethical and legal propriety.”
  • Best Christmas Present Ever: Retroactively Impeaching Obama—LIVE

    12/08/2019 9:55:39 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/08/19 | Judi McLeod
    Impeaching Obama LIVE would draw millions more viewers than Netflix ever could Super patriot Mark Levin came up with the best idea ever to turn the tables on the Impeachment-obsessed, power-crazed Democrats when he called for the Retroactive Impeachment of former President Barack Obama. The Impeach-Trump-fatigued public masses can call it : “Poetic Justice”.
  • Graham: I’m Gonna End This as Quickly as I Can for the Good of the Country

    12/08/2019 9:23:01 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 140 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Sen. Lindsey Graham turned up on Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo earlier today. He only did one segment, but a lot was said about the impeachment process. Graham, as is his habit, tossed out a lot of red meat that will infuriate some observers and please others, and vice versa. He got all sides covered, as usual. His basic message was this: Impeachment is tearing the country apart, and because of that he is not going to extend it by doing things like allowing the President of the United States to call the witnesses he wants, or to force...