Tuesday, April 25, 2017

"O’Reilly was forced out after anchoring the network’s flagship show for two decades amid claims by a dozen women of sexual harassment. The complaints range from staring, leering and grunting to inappropriate comments, and, in the case of his ex-wife, choking."

OK guys ..... you got it? no more staring, leering or grunting .....  [clipper]

Monday, April 24, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Laura Kipnis, Rape Culture, and the Disappearance of Sex

"Earlier this month, HarperCollins released Northwestern professor Laura Kipnis’ book Unwanted Advances, [I commend this book to your attention] based on her article about the accusations and subsequent resignation of fellow professor Peter Ludlow for alleged sexual misconduct with a student. Kipnis characterizes the investigation as an “inquisition,” and draws doubt on the “credibility of the accuser’s claims and the fairness of the process”. I won’t go into the further details of the actual case, but what makes Unwanted Advances especially relevant is its broader examination of the “rape culture” hysteria on college campuses, a claim that asserts that fully 25% of women will be victims of sexual assault while in college."


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

A Shoe Drops: Obama Administration Spied On Carter Page [Updated]

" I assume this Washington Post story is true: “FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page.” It confirms what has been sporadically reported since late last year, that the Obama administration sought and ultimately received a FISA order to spy on at least one associate of Donald Trump. So Trump’s famous tweets were, in substance, true."
[Power Line]

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Ignorance is Strength: Left to Screen 1984 in Protest of Trump

" The latest big bold anti-Trump move from the resistance is going to be a worldwide screening of the 1984 film “1984” based on the George Orwell novel of the same name.

.....  we are already living in that world thanks in large part to the left. Orwell’s “Newspeak” is alive and well in the form of preferred pronouns and countless other language inventions of the left. Orwell’s “Two Minutes Hate” is played out regularly on college campuses as student protesters angrily shout down speakers with whom they disagree. The liberal media attacks people for “Thoughtcrime” on a regular basis.
That the left fails to see themselves as responsible for our presently Orwellian world betrays their ignorance and “Groupthink.”

If the left is truly concerned, they might want to re-examine concepts like safe spaces, trigger warnings, and microaggressions. Or made-up pronouns like “Xe” “Xir” and “Zey.”

If Orwell was alive today, he would surely wish he had thought of them first."

[Legal Insurrection]

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Leaked DHS Document Is Another Democratic Party Scandal

 "So it appears that what happened here is that Democratic Party activists in the Department of Homeland Security either created a bogus document or dug up a poorly-researched draft document that had never been issued, and fed it to Democratic Party activists at the Associated Press. The Democratic Party activists at the AP published a story based on the anonymous document, which two Democratic Party activists on the bench used as a pretext for orders enjoining the president’s travel order."
[Power Line]

“Amid ‘Trump Effect’ fear, 40% of colleges see dip in foreign applicants” — but …

 Yet another example of media DISTORTING the news

"A New York Times headline from March 16 reads, “Amid ‘Trump Effect’ fear, 40% of colleges see dip in foreign applicants.” And the story’s opening paragraphs echo this; the first three mention a specific incident aimed to illustrate this,...... snip

Only in the third sentence of the 10th paragraph does the story note that, “many schools, including New York University, the University of Southern California and Northeastern University, reported that their international numbers are up.” How many? The article doesn’t say."
[Washington Post]

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Let's start enrolling illegal criminals at Sidwell Friends School

" It's time ruling class upper-crusters felt the consequences of their love affair with open borders.  Dangerous illegal immigrants are streaming into public schools while the economic and political elites calling us racist for wanting to keep our children safe send their little bubble boys and girls to secured, exclusive institutions like Sidwell Friends.

Sidwell is crammed full with offspring from Democrat power players whose hearts bleed for illegal immigrants while they turn a blind eye to the rapes, assaults, and murders committed against American children. 

Since we're already paying billions to feed, educate, house, and provide medical care for the surge of illegal "children" during Obama's reign, we may as well allocate $40,000 per year in tuition fees to enroll the rapists and murderers at Sidwell Friends.  See how the "haves" like it."

 [American Thinker]

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Key Democratic Officials Now Warning Base Not to Expect Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion

"From MSNBC politics shows to town hall meetings across the country, the overarching issue for the Democratic Party’s base since Trump’s victory has been Russia, often suffocating attention for other issues. This fixation has persisted even though it has no chance to sink the Trump presidency unless it is proven that high levels of the Trump campaign actively colluded with the Kremlin to manipulate the outcome of the U.S. election — a claim for which absolutely no evidence has thus far been presented.

The principal problem for Democrats is that so many media figures and online charlatans are personally benefiting from feeding the base increasingly unhinged, fact-free conspiracies — just as right-wing media polemicists did after both Bill Clinton and Obama were elected — that there are now millions of partisan soldiers absolutely convinced of a Trump/Russia conspiracy for which, at least as of now, there is no evidence. And they are all waiting for the day, which they regard as inevitable and imminent, when this theory will be proven and Trump will be removed.

 But with serious doubts — and fears — now emerging about what the Democratic base has been led to believe by self-interested carnival barkers and partisan hacks, there is a sudden, concerted effort to rein in the excesses of this story. With so many people now doing this, it will be increasingly difficult to smear them all as traitors and Russian loyalists, but it may be far too little, too late, given the pitched hysteria that has been deliberately cultivated around these issues for months. Many Democrats have reached the classic stage of deranged conspiracists where evidence that disproves the theory is viewed as further proof of its existence, and those pointing to it are instantly deemed suspect."
[The Intercept]

With Merkel’s Visit, Trump Wins Again

"..... worth noting that Angela Merkel’s visit to Washington was a win for President Trump. The press focused on irrelevancies, as one would expect–they didn’t shake hands during the photo-op! 

But the real news is Merkel’s acknowledgement that Trump’s campaign theme, that our European partners need to pay more for their own defense, is correct. In truth the EU has been moving in this direction for a while......"
[Power Line]

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Startup to Serve Up Chicken Strips Cultivated From Cells in Lab

 Time to sell the farm?????

"A Bay Area food-technology startup says it has successfully developed the world’s first chicken strip grown from self-reproducing cells without so much as ruffling a feather.

And it pretty much tastes like chicken, according to people who were offered samples Tuesday in San Francisco, before a planned big reveal on Wednesday by Memphis Meats Inc.

Scientists, startups and animal-welfare activists believe the new product could help to revolutionize the roughly $200 billion U.S. meat industry. Their goal: Replace billions of cattle, hogs and chickens with animal meat they say can be grown more efficiently and humanely in stainless steel bioreactor tanks."