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  • Nothing Makes Liberals Angrier Than Us Normals Insisting On Our Rights

    10/05/2017 3:47:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 5, 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    I don’t agree with liberals often, because I’m not an idiot and because I love America, but when they once again say, “We must have a conversation about guns!” I still couldn’t agree more. And, since all we’ve heard is you leftists shrieking at us all week, I’ll start it off.You don’t ever get to disarm us. Not ever.There. It sure feels good to engage in a constructive dialogue.Now, we should have this conversation because in recent years we’ve seen a remarkable antipathy for the fact that normal Americans even have rights among those on the left. We should have...
  • The Creators Who Also Destroy

    10/04/2017 6:18:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Salena Zito
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Mike Juhasz is nothing short of the classic American Renaissance man; the 32-year-old grandson of a tool and die worker who lost two of his fingers to a press, he began adulthood working in manufacturing. Ten years later he still is, only now with advanced technology that promises to reinvent manufacturing and bring skills and jobs to a Rust Belt city he calls home. "This isn't the kind of job creator that will place thousands of jobs all in one place like the old days, but it does place Youngstown on the cutting age of high-tech manufacturing...
  • Judge Roy Moore Bolsters Republican Party Credibility

    10/04/2017 4:45:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Star Parker
    To the dismay of Washington's Republican Senate leadership, Judge Roy Moore crushed Luther Strange in the runoff for the Republican nomination for the open Senate seat in Alabama, outpolling Strange by nine percentage points. Senate Republican leadership and President Trump stood behind Strange. The Republican establishment doesn't want their party branded with Moore's hardcore, outspoken Christian fundamentalism. They don't buy it, and they're afraid that it will spill over to challenges in upcoming Senate races and hurt their party. But the same flawed political conventional wisdom that led Republican leadership to back the wrong candidate in this race is operating...
  • The Inevitable Bias Avalanche in Las Vegas

    10/04/2017 4:31:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4 | Brent Bozell
    "The deadliest mass shooting in modern American history." That was the summary of the horrific end to the country music festival on the Las Vegas strip, with 59 people killed (as we file this) and more than 500 injured. The early network reports were all news, but everyone knew what would follow immediately: an avalanche of liberal anger that gun control wasn't installed to prevent this from happening. The spirit of the "fact-finding" and "objective" media elite was characterized in a tweet from Cal Perry, a global editor for digital content at NBC News. "Been a journo for a while...
  • Late Abortion Bill Deserves a Straight Up or Down Vote in the Senate

    10/04/2017 4:13:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Congressman Trent Frank
    Editor's Note: This column originally appeared on FoxNews.com.Editor's Note: This column originally appeared on FoxNews.com.After the third presidential debate, President Trump became the clear pro-life pick for president in 2016. Trump denounced the torturous and horrifying practice of partial-birth abortion, explaining the process with stomach-churning detail, while Hillary Clinton ‘robotically’ defended aborting the child in the ninth month. This moment was a turning point in the election. A quarter of Americans said that the debates were the ‘most important factor’ in their decision to vote. I strongly believe, as others have surmised, Trump’s pro-life commitments made the critical difference in his...
  • Rex Tillerson Isnt Going Anywhere

    10/04/2017 3:04:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: All right, folks, Rex Tillerson says hes not going anywhere. The Drive-Bys have been hoping that Tillerson was gonna resign because there was a rumor out there that Tillerson called Trump a moron this past summer. And since they all think Trumps a moron they think Tillerson had to say it. Rex Tillerson denies he considered resigning, doesn't deny calling Trump a moron Corrupt News Network Tillerson came out behind closed doors today and said: Im not going anywhere. I fully support the Trump agenda. Im committed to it and Im staying right here and Im not commenting on...
  • Mick Mulvaney Battles Fredo Cuomo on Puerto Rico (Video in the link)

    10/04/2017 2:45:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want to switch gears here. Puerto Rico has been on the back burner even though the president has been there. The Drive-By Media who have been reporting on this are nevertheless reporting that Trumps botched it, that Donald Trump doesnt care, because most of the people down there are not white. There are actually people in the Drive-By Media saying this, many of them at CNN. Yeah, Trump doesnt care. Theyre not white. They probably wouldnt vote for him. He doesnt care. Despite the fact hes been down there. Despite the fact hes been helping to pass out...
  • Its Outrageous! Senate Clowns Investigate Fictional Trump Dossier

    10/04/2017 2:22:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Richard Burr, the United States senator from North Carolina, had a press conference today. Hes the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. He had some remarks today and it continues to boggle my mind. This is about the Trump-Russia collusion story that these clowns are still investigating, they are continuing to call witnesses. Its been so long since we discussed this, I need to set this up with a bit of an explainer beforehand. The Trump dossier, a completely fabricated, made-up series of supposed intelligence items about Trump, they were made up by a company called Fusion GPS, which...
  • Washington Fetish: Get Rid of Trump

    10/04/2017 1:46:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Julie in Temecula, California. Great to have you. How are you? CALLER: Hi, Rush. Im great. Oh, Im so happy to talk with you. Ive been a listener since, lets see, Clinton was holding us hostage on TV. Okay. Thats a while back. Anyway, I apologize because I only heard this once, so I cant tell you where I heard it, but when Green from Texas began the impeachment process RUSH: Yes, Al Green. CALLER: Al Green, yeah, the Democrats were furious because the impeachment proceedings I heard this but I dont know where the impeachment...
  • More Guns Dont Equal More Murder

    10/04/2017 1:20:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Hey. Let me ask you a question, couple questions. Has your pencil, when youve been writing or your pen ever misspelled a word? No, no, Im just asking. Has your car ever driven drunk? Well, depending on the way SUV accidents are covered, for a while there when they were trying to demonize em, the media did treat SUVs as though they had minds of their own. SUVs were driving off parking garage roofs. SUVs were killing their drivers cause SUVs were evil to climate change. Did your fork make you fat? Youre answering no to all this, right?...
  • I used to think gun control was the answer; my research told me otherwise (commentary)

    10/04/2017 12:56:54 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 7 replies
    2017 Advance Media New York. All rights reserved ^ | October 4, 2017 | By Leah Libresco
    Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate me. I wished the National Rifle Association would stop blocking common-sense gun-control reforms such as banning assault weapons, restricting silencers, shrinking magazine sizes and all the other measures that could make guns less deadly. Then, my colleagues and I at FiveThirtyEight spent three months analyzing all 33,000 lives ended by guns each year in the United States, and I wound up frustrated in a whole new way. We looked at what interventions might have saved those people, and the case for the policies I'd lobbied for crumbled when I...
  • Theories on the Vegas Shooter: Anti-Trumper? Radicalized by Militant Islam?

    10/04/2017 12:53:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The Las Vegas massacre has now reached the full politicization stage as a motive continues to be elusive. There are people however who dont think the motive is elusive. There are people who think the motive is known and because its not preferred by certain personages and affiliations, that it is not being announced. There are two ongoing theories of motivation that I have been able to determine are the, quote, unquote, most popular. One of them is that the guy is, in fact, a Never Trumper or that his girlfriend is. Theres a lot of mysteriousness, mystery about...
  • The Left Pushes Gun Control with Emotion, Not Facts

    10/04/2017 11:54:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Now, when I mentioned the politicization of this, the full mad dash is on for gun control. Now, what does that mean? What does it actually mean? What does the left really want? Ill tell you what they want. They want the confiscation of every known weapon in this country. Thats what they mean by gun control. Nothing less than that. Never mind that thats not possible. Thats what they mean. They will never say it, because I dont think theyve got the guts to. You know something strange about this? Im listening to all these people demanding we...
  • Do Cakes And Floral Arrangements Raise First Amendment Issues?

    10/04/2017 9:15:42 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 38 replies
    Forbes ^ | October 4, 2017 | George Leef
    Two heated cases that are before the Supreme Court are Masterpiece Cakeshop (which the Court agreed to hear last June) and Arlenes Flowers (for which the petition for certiorari is still pending). In both, the owners face punishment for having declined to do business with customers who wanted their services. In the former, the owner of a cake shop was asked to bake and decorate a cake for the wedding of a gay couple. The owner, Jack Phillips, who is a committed Christian and believes that marriage can only be between a man and a woman, said that he would...
  • Get Out of the Way

    10/04/2017 7:04:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | John Stossel
    The hurricane devastation is severe. What should the federal government do? Give us lots of money, say many. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, demanded $150 billion -- just for Texas. So far, Congress has agreed to $15 billion in hurricane relief. But more will come. Few Americans will object. The House vote for the first $7.9 billion was 419-3. But let's take a breath. Why is rebuilding the federal government's responsibility? Clearly, only the feds can send in the military and some other first responders. After Hurricane Irma, 13,000 National Guard soldiers from 22 states helped rescue and evacuate people....
  • We Need Fallacy Control Now!

    10/04/2017 6:29:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Michelle Malkin
    Enough is enough. It's epidemic. It's dangerous. And the time has come to demand its end. In the aftermath of the horrific massacre in Las Vegas, America needs fallacy control. Yes, we must declare war on fallaciousness. Now more than ever, the nation is suffering from an outbreak of illogical thinking. In response to senseless violence, clearheaded citizens deserve a safe space from the 24/7 barrage of rhetorical nonsense. Let's break down the collective cognitive breakdown. Argumentum ad celebritum. Empty talking points don't become persuasive arguments when uttered by Hollywood stars. But in the bizarre land of the celebrity cult,...
  • Why We Need To Pass Our Budget

    10/04/2017 5:22:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Congressman Diane Black
    Can the Republican majority govern? Its time to prove it. The voters put Republicans in charge of the House, Senate, and White House in November 2016 to reverse eight years of reckless liberal spending and poor budgeting. Its time for us to do exactly that. In July, the Budget Committee that I chair released Building a Better America, our balanced budget plan that reforms government, rebuilds the military, and paves the way for pro-growth tax reform. Our budget balances in 10 years and puts our country on track to start paying down the $20 trillion debt and ensure that we...
  • The Power of Good

    10/04/2017 5:03:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Ben Shapiro
    This week, an evil human being murdered nearly 60 Americans and wounded more than 500 others in Las Vegas. His attack was well-planned: The shooter had some 23 guns in his hotel room, including a semi-automatic rifle affixed with a "bump stock" allowing the shooter to operate the rifle like an automatic weapon; he had another 19 guns in his home. Video of the incident is chilling: the rat-a-tat of the gun raining bullets down on unsuspecting innocents from the hulking profile of the Mandalay Bay on the horizon, the wounded concertgoers screaming in the darkness. But there was heroism,...
  • The Time Factor and Active Shooter Incidents

    10/04/2017 4:36:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Stephen Bryen
    Terrorists, whether domestic or foreign, organization-based or truly lone wolf and unconnected, all have important advantages favoring the success of their attacks: they can exploit the multiple vulnerabilities that exist in civil society (notwithstanding whether the terrorists operate in democratic or authoritarian states), and time is on their side. Terrorists exploit shock and time. There is not much that can be done to remove shock from the equation. A terrorist with a gun, a bomb, a knife or a truck can wreak a lot of havoc. Shock can paralyze potential victims and make it hard for law enforcement to go...
  • Uninformed Hillary Shamelessly Politicizes Las Vegas Massacre

    10/03/2017 7:10:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Fox News. com ^ | October 2, 2017 | Gregg Jarrett
    Hillary Clinton never misses a chance to exploit a tragedy for her own personal and political gain. Ever the hypocrite, she urged Americans to put politics aside. Then she proceeded to immediately inject politics into the catastrophic shooting in Las Vegas. Clinton knew she could not call for a ban of a weapon already banned by law. The fully automatic weapon allegedly used by gunman, Stephen Paddock, was made illegal under federal law back in 1986. So Clinton invented an ancillary argument that more people would have died if Paddock had used a silencer. Survivors were still being treated when...