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  • Politico Op-Ed: Blame Men and Toxic Masculinity For Mass Shootings

    01/23/2018 6:15:27 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Yeah, Politico decided to run this op-ed, which says that toxic masculinity and men should be blamed for mass shootings. Not only that but the writer places doubt about the mental illness angle of this debate: we begin a new year, it’s time to have a more nuanced discussion about what might really be to blame for the trend of mass shootings in America—as well as the gun violence epidemic more broadly. No, it isn’t mental illness. It’s gender. If we want to stop the problem of mass shootings, we need to fix the problem of toxic masculinity.If you take...
  • California To Business Owners: Half Of Your Savings From Trump's Tax Bill Belongs To Us

    01/23/2018 5:48:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Are you kidding me, California? Actually, nothe politics in this left wing cesspool are so insufferable that this really shouldnt shock us. After President Donald J. Trump passed a historic tax reform package before Christmas, over 150 companies have doled out bonuses of $1,000 or more to workers, increased employee investment, and plan to boost philanthropic giving. Over two million workers have received bonuses. This is the middle class tax cut that Democrats voted against in December. This is the job creating and investing environment that they hate. They voted against our countrys economic growth, our workers, and the...
  • The Schumer Shutdown Bombed Big Time

    01/23/2018 5:07:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Rush ^ | January 23, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: We have the continued fallout over the failed effort by the Democrats to destroy Donald Trump via the government shutdown on immigration, which is actually a shutdown on the budget. But this was a giant bomb. It was a bigger bomb than we even calculated yesterday. An afternoon and night of consulting the Drive-By Media, indicates that they are so ashamed and so embarrassed by the performance of Schumer and the Democrats, theyre not holding back. They are launching into the Democrats about what a bonehead move it was. And they are writing about the Democrats the way Republicans...
  • The Secret Society to Get Trump

    01/23/2018 4:46:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Rush ^ | January 23, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I am not surprised at all, ladies and gentlemen. There is nothing about any of this, this so-called investigation into Trump colluding with Russia Im not surprised theres a secret society within the establishment that was designed to get rid of Trump, to deny Trump the election. We were never supposed to know any of this because Hillary was gonna win, and if Hillary had won we wouldnt know one aspect of this. We wouldnt know any of this. Hillary Clinton losing threw the biggest wrench in these peoples plans, and they had the fear. They were aware she...
  • Sad Liberals Pin Their Hopes on a Stripper

    01/23/2018 1:35:45 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Rush ^ | January 23, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: You know, I have to laugh. I had this yesterday, didnt get to it. You know, Trump supposedly had this liaison with the stripper named Stormy Daniels, and theres a controversy over whether Trumps lawyer paid her to shut up and then CNNs trying to say that the hush money is illegal. Shes supposedly a porn star. Fine and dandy. This is gonna be as effective as the Access Hollywood video was. It isnt gonna matter. But there was a story in the New York Post. This babe has a gig, she has a routine, Stormy Daniels, and right...
  • 101st soldier receives Soldiers Medal after saving 2 from burning vehicle

    01/23/2018 12:24:10 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Clarksville Now ^ | January 23, 2018 | Fort Campbell Public Affairs
    Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commanding general, pins the Soldiers Medal on Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment,deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, received the award for heroism and his lifesaving actions when he rescued a couple from a burning vehicle, June 9, 2017FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (CLARKSVILLENOW) The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in the moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. The fitting Martin Luther King Jr. quote is a personal favorite of Staff Sgt. Nicholas...
  • Flip the Byrd Rule

    01/23/2018 11:19:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    American ^ | January 23, 2018 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The world's greatest deliberative body has become the world's greatest constipated body, chained to a rule that no longer makes any sense: the Byrd Rule, which requires 60 Senate votes to end a filibuster on budgetary legislation when that legislation would significantly increase the deficit beyond a ten-year horizon. (Otherwise, the reconciliation process allows for a mere majority for passage.) The so-called "Schumer shutdown" and an endless series of continuing resolutions cry out for ending the legislative filibuster in general on budget matters, where the risk of government shutdown is now ever present. The Democrats claim that the Republicans are...
  • The Cultural Roots of Trumpism

    01/23/2018 7:45:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    American ^ | January 23, 2018 | Geoffrey P. Hunt
    President Donald Trump's occasional unfiltered coarse cloudbursts belie a man who is enormously joyful, having an abundance of entertaining good humor easily expressed, fairly shared. Trump is having a ball, for good reasons. Trump's first year as president may have been the most extraordinary since the 1840s. While Trump has disrupted almost all presidential governance and communication norms, his tenure so far has produced capital market gains of some $7 trillion, spreading investment wealth to millions of regular Joes and Marys, while tax cuts have already distributed $3 billion in bonuses and wage hikes to over 2 million workers and...
  • #SchumerShutdown: Is This Trumps Decisive Battle?

    01/23/2018 7:29:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    American ^ | January 23, 2018 | Christopher Chantrill
    In the very German study of war and strategery, there is the concept of the "decisive battle." It means, more or less, the confrontation after which the losing side just loses the will to continue. Maybe the #SchumerShutdown is Trump's decisive battle, and maybe it isn't. At any rate, as President Lincoln said about Gen. Grant, "I can't spare this man: he fights." That is why we normals voted for Donald Trump. We wanted a president who could go up against the liberals without fear and fight them. As we all know, the problem with conservatism over the past fifty...
  • Growing the Free Market Through Smart Contracts

    01/23/2018 7:24:02 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Lindsay Marie
    Smart contracts offer businesses something traditional contracts cannot: trust Advances in technology have led to the recalibration of most facets of the free market economy, while the drafting and execution of contracts have relatively remained the same for decades. That may no longer be the case due to a blockchain platform called Ethereum. Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs specific types of contracts called smart contracts. Smart contracts are self-executing contracts that contain the terms of the agreement in lines of code. Smart contracts can increase trust which is the cornerstone of an operational free market economy. Just as...
  • Hey, Feds, Take Your Ethanol Mandate and Shovel It!

    01/23/2018 7:10:46 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Tom Purcell
    My back is sore from shoveling snow - and it's the federal government's fault. Maybe I'd better explain. We've been getting lots of snow in Pittsburgh of late. When it snows, I need to clear two driveways: mine, which is 50 yards long, and my father's, which is almost as big. Since my father is having trouble with his knees, I gave him my magnificent new Toro snowblower; it's a convenience for me to have it in his garage, so I can clear his driveway in fewer than 15 minutes. I purchased an equally powerful, used snowblower to tend to...
  • It's Time For Our European Allies to Step Up to the Plate

    01/23/2018 6:38:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Daniel DePetris
    The feeling of relief in the room was palpable as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Christian Social Union boss Horst Seehofer, and Social Democratic Party Leader Martin Schultz walked up to the stage to announce a breakthrough in their coalition government talks after 24 straight hours of haggling.  For Germans used to quick and smooth transitions of power after parliamentary elections, the announcement from the three leaders was taken as the beginning of the end of four months of political uncertainty.Some of the most significant public policy issues in German politics today were included in the 28-page draft agreement, from refugee...
  • Calling All Wimps

    01/23/2018 5:58:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Bill Murchison
    On now to Chapter MLXII in our Chronicles of National Disarray: "Congress Solves Immigration Perplexity." Or, far likelier, "Congress Kicks Can Down Road." With the federal government coming back to listlessness -- if not exactly life -- Republicans and Democrats are set for corrosive conversation in February regarding the topic of what to do about newcomers. We don't know what to do, which is why the conversation will likely end in kicked-can mode. Still, one considerable virtue of the Trump mode of doing business has been bringing us to this point: infuriating people, kicking up a ruckus we'd hoped to...
  • Love Saves Lives. Abortion Ends Them.

    01/23/2018 5:50:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | January 22, 2018 | Ryan Bomberger
    Could there be a starker contrast? One movement protects innocent human life; the other promotes killing human life. One marvels at the biological differences that enable women to conceive and carry new life; the other denies there is such a thing as biological women. One believes we’re all created equal and that justice is protecting the weak against the strong; the other believes some are less equal than others and that “reproductive justice” demands that the strong prevail over the weaker. One believes adoption is an act of courageous love that makes a child a member of a devoted family;...
  • Blame Us for Government Shutdown

    01/23/2018 5:40:53 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Cal Thomas
    If we don't like what is happening in Washington -- and few do -- the blame must be placed squarely where it belongs. It is "we the people" who send these people here. We send people of different and often opposing viewpoints to Washington and expect them to get along. Many quickly turn opportunities to represent us into opportunities to represent themselves. They become careerists, statists and hypocrites, first supporting one cause or policy when it suits them and then with whiplash intensity turning around and supporting its opposite when it is politically expedient. It is why my favorite lecture...
  • Get Ready for a Congressional Budget Blowout

    01/23/2018 5:33:44 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Stephen Moore
    No one is paying much attention, but Congress is preparing a two-year budget that would blow past bipartisan spending caps to the tune of $216 billion through 2019. That might be a best-case scenario. The budget watchers at FreedomWorks estimate that when hurricane disaster relief, funding for the border wall, added Obamacare money for the bankrupt insurance markets, and other last-minute spending "emergencies" are thrown in the mix, the two-year spending blitz could exceed $300 billion. President Donald Trump had better get his veto pen handy. All of this is happening because Republicans have fallen into the Democrats' fiscal trap....
  • Male Sexual Nature: A Primer for the College-Educated

    01/23/2018 5:25:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 48 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Dennis Prager
    Few subjects elicit as much confused, or even nonsensical, commentary as sex. There are three major reasons for this. First, few forces are as powerful as the sexual drive, yet in no area of human life are the sexes so different. If they try hard, men and women can understand almost everything about one another. But regarding male sexual nature, unless girls and women are taught about male sexual nature -- and few are, especially in our time -- there is no way they can understand male sexual nature. It may be the one area of life wherein men are...
  • PA, OH Voters On Trump's First Year: He's Doing Better Than I Ever Would Have Dreamed

    01/22/2018 7:20:47 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | January 22, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Well, for liberals, year one was the darkest era in human history. It was the return of Lord Voldemort, the resurgence of Sauron from the land of Mordor, or the Galactic Empire reigning hellfire from the Death Star, whatever terrible cultural villain suits the narrative that was it. Frankly, it was probably the former because liberals seem to really gravitate towards the Harry Potter universe, but I digress. CNN and MSNBC ventured into Ohio and Pennsylvania respectively to speak with Trump voters. CNNs Martin Savidge spoke with five Trump supporters from Youngstown, Ohio in Mahoning County. It was a...
  • These Are the People That Are Going to Win Back the House in 2018?

    01/22/2018 3:20:24 PM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Rush ^ | January 22, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Heres another great piece, another Limbaugh echo. Theres so many Limbaugh echoes out there today that Im reveling in it here, folks. By the way, from, headline: Left Says Democrats Caved on Shutdown Progressives are hammering [Chuck You] Schumer for his agreement to end the government shutdown on Monday. Even House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has spoken out against the deal, saying there was no reason to support it. I dont see that theres any reason Im speaking personally and hearing from my members to support what was put forth, Pelosi said Pelosi is...
  • Radicalized Democrats Are Hell-Bent on Destroying America as Founded

    01/22/2018 1:58:10 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Rush ^ | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Still trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the vote. It was 81-18 in the Senate. They only needed 60. So whatever happened, Democrats ran like crazy to get on board this thing and reopen the government. Now, Im here to tell you that the Republicans did not change anything that they offered. Trump wouldnt even talk to Schumer over the weekend. Now, Ive got the various offers that were made here. I have got the Republican There were three different ways the Republicans went to the Democrats to try to prevent this shutdown from happening, and...