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  • DEMOCRATIC DEMENTIA: AMERICANS “MISTREAT” MUSLIMS MORE THAN MUSLIMS MISTREAT CHRISTIANS?

    03/07/2018 5:38:32 AM PST · by SJackson · 24 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | March 7, 2018 | Raymond Ibrahim
    The twisted and delusional world of millions of American leftist voters. Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. Reprinted from PJ Media. A February Rasmussen report sheds light on just how divorced from reality millions of American liberal voters are. After pointing out that “Democrats are more likely to think Muslims are mistreated in America than to think Christians are persecuted in the Islamic world,” the report elaborates: Fifty-six percent (56%) of Democrats, however, believe most Muslims in this country [America] are mistreated, a view shared by only 22% of Republicans and 39% of voters not affiliated...
  • Glenn K. Beaton: We let Obama defy the law, and took a step toward autocracy

    03/06/2018 7:05:30 AM PST · by george76 · 18 replies
    The Aspen Beat ^ | March 3, 2018 | Glenn K. Beaton
    "When the president does it, that means it's not illegal." — President Richard Nixon Early in the residency of Barack Obama, some activists pressured him to stop deporting illegals... But Obama was a smart lawyer surrounded by other smart lawyers. He even boasted that he had been a Constitutional law professor. He had actually just been a part-time and untenured instructor, but he still knew that the president had no authority to ignore the immigration laws. According to the New York Times and Washington Post, he clearly said so... at least 17 times. But then he did it anyway. ......
  • POLICE PROBES AGAINST NETANYAHU: THERE IS NO THERE THERE

    03/07/2018 5:36:44 AM PST · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | March 7, 2018 | Caroline Glick
    Why the case that spells the Israeli Prime Minister's doom is no case at all. One of the distressing aspects of the police probes against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is that police seem to be attributing criminality to normal policy-making. To date, the Bezeq-Walla investigation, dubbed Case 4000 by the police, is being presented as the mother lode – the probe that will sink Netanyahu. Case 4000 exploded last week with pre-dawn arrests of some of the most powerful people in Israel. Telecommunications giant Bezeq’s owner Shaul Elovitch, his wife, Iris, and their son Or were nabbed in their beds....
  • MORE NEVER-TRUMP MORAL PREENING

    03/07/2018 5:34:30 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Frontnpagemagazine ^ | March 7, 2018 | Bruce Thornton
    Smug self-congratulation and groveling delight in being praised by progressives. Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. President Trump in his first year has succeeded at realizing many long-time conservative goals like tax reform and deregulation, to name a few. But for NeverTrump grumps, these achievements seem to intensify their bitter-ender anger at a political parvenu. Puffed up with self-regard about the purity of their “principles,” many have doubled-down on their criticisms of Trump’s brash, vulgar demeanor, coming off like the pompous Judge Smails sputtering over Al Czervik’s trashing of the Bushwood Country Club....
  • Announcement: TruthRevolt Closing Shop

    03/07/2018 5:01:43 AM PST · by servo1969 · 3 replies
    TruthRevolt.org ^ | 3-7-2018 | Mark Tapson
    This is to announce that TruthRevolt will be closing up shop as of the end of today, Wednesday, March 7. Ben Shapiro and David Horowitz created TruthRevolt with a mission to expose the leftist news media and hold them accountable for their hypocrisy and bias. Launched in October 2013, it was not just a media watchdog, but a media bulldog. TruthRevolt sought to help loosen the leftist death grip on the organs of culture: the news media, academia, and entertainment. As the editor of TruthRevolt for nearly three years, I am proud of the fight we waged and grateful for...
  • Why Christians Support Israel

    03/06/2018 4:02:56 PM PST · by SJackson · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | March 6, 2018 | Dennis Prager
    They believe in supporting American allies and supporting countries that share their moral values. In speeches to fellow Jews around America, I often point out that many American Jews are experiencing cognitive dissonance. The institution Jews most admire — the university — turns out to be the most significant source of Israel hatred in America and the rest of the West. At the same time, the people many Jews most distrust — Christians (especially Evangelical and other conservative Christians) — turn out to be the Jews’ and Israel’s best friends. Given that these two facts are undeniable, how do many...
  • Why Left-Wing anti-Semitism Matters [Dems, woman's march]

    03/06/2018 4:00:47 PM PST · by SJackson · 16 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | March 5, 2018 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    {Originally posted to the JNS website} Is there a difference between left-wing anti-Semites and right-wing Jew-haters? Advertisement In theory, the answer is no. Hate is hate, no matter what it’s source. Except for some, including many Jews, the source of the hate does seem to matter. If, for example, you think right-wing hate is inherently more dangerous, you might give a pass to haters on the left or at least pay a bit less attention to them. Just as important, if you’re inclined to think that the source of anti-Jewish prejudice matters more than anything else, you might also disregard...
  • White House wades into SCOTUS online sales tax case

    03/06/2018 2:50:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | March 6, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    In fairly short order, the Supreme Court is going to begin hearing arguments in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. This case is being closely watched around the country because of the potential impact it will have on consumers as well as retailers, both traditional and online. The state of South Dakota is asking the Supremes to overrule their 1992 decision in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, which held that states could not force online retailers to collect sales tax in other states where the company didn’t have a physical presence.Now the White House has weighed in on...
  • Jane Mayer’s BS Story on Trump, Romney and Putin

    03/06/2018 12:56:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | March 6, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: One other point that I need to make on this Jane Mayer 15,000-word piece. If you’re just joining us, the left has decided they need to rehabilitate Christopher Steele, and the effort has begun with a 15,000-word article in The New Yorker by Jane Mayer who has written books trying to do great damage to Clarence Thomas. She has tried to do great damage to the TV show 24 and its creators for inspiring torture at Club Gitmo and Abu Ghraib. She also did a seek and destroy book on the Koch brothers. And now she’s out with this...
  • Drive-Bys Embarrass Themselves with Sad Sack Nunberg

    03/06/2018 12:16:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | March 6, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Man, oh, man. It’s getting even more embarrassing. It’s getting stupider and dumber and more embarrassing to watch our media on a daily basis. It is getting to the point for me of defying description of what the Drive-By Media is actually doing and perpetrating. I mean, I know what they’re doing and everybody else knows what they’re doing. But it’s gone beyond the realm of what anybody would consider polite sanity. CNN yesterday actually sent a reporter to Bangkok to interview that honey pot that’s in jail who claims to have 16 hours of recorded phone conversations implicating...
  • 'Assault Weapon' Banners Assert False Distinctions Because the Real Ones Are Silly

    03/06/2018 8:05:35 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 18 replies
    ©2018 Reason Foundation ^ | Mar. 5, 2018 1:00 pm | Jacob Sullum
    neither muzzle velocity nor muzzle energy has anything to do with the definition of "assault weapons," which hinges on military-style features such as folding stocks, pistol grips, and barrel shrouds. And while all so-called assault weapons accept detachable magazines, many guns that accept detachabale magazines do not fall into this arbitrary category because they lack the features that offend politicians like Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who sponsored the federal "assault weapon" ban that expired in 2004 and has been pushing a revised version since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, last month. To give you a sense of how silly...
  • Why Is the GOP Terrified of Tariffs?

    03/06/2018 7:48:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 150 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 6, 2018 | Pat Buchanan
    From Lincoln to William McKinley to Theodore Roosevelt, and from Warren Harding through Calvin Coolidge, the Republican Party erected the most awesome manufacturing machine the world had ever seen. And, as the party of high tariffs through those seven decades, the GOP was rewarded by becoming America's Party. Thirteen Republican presidents served from 1860 to 1930, and only two Democrats. And Grover Cleveland and Woodrow Wilson were elected only because the Republicans had split. Why, then, this terror of tariffs that grips the GOP? Consider. On hearing that President Trump might impose tariffs on aluminum and steel, Sen. Lindsey...
  • What in the Name of Minnie Pearl is Wrong with Country Music?

    03/06/2018 7:09:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 178 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 6, 2018 | Todd Starnes
    One of country music’s most powerful executives, says gun-toting, Bible-clinging fans like former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee are no longer welcome. The controversy started when the Country Music Association triggered a massive outbreak of microaggressions after they appointed Huckabee to the board of its charitable foundation. Huckabee has been a longtime supporter of music education so his appointment to a charitable board that supports music programs for young people was a perfect fit. However, a mob of social justice warriors, led by openly gay country music executive Jason Owen, protested – calling Huckabee’s appointment “grossly offensive” and “heartbreaking.” “This man...
  • I Wanted to Be a Good Mom. So I Got a Gun.

    03/06/2018 5:53:31 AM PST · by SJackson · 13 replies
    New York Times ^ | 3-5-18 | Bethany Mandel
    A few months after my father left our family home for good, my mother heard me screaming in the middle of the night. It was the kind of scream that made her grab her rifle in one hand and some ammo in another. It was a spring night and I was sleeping with my window open, which was right above my bed; I loved breathing in the fresh air. That night, in that open window, I heard the banging of a ladder, and by the time my mother made it into the room and began loading her gun, a man...
  • Hottest Arctic Ever? Arctic Climate Change Fairytales vs. Reality

    03/06/2018 5:26:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 6, 2018 | Vijay Jayaraj
    This week, social media and mainstream media were abuzz with news about the record Arctic heat and how we humans are destroying our planet through climate change. While we brace for a barrage of climate doomsday news, here is the actual reality of climatic conditions at the Arctic and reasons why we are not in imminent danger. On 26 February, temperatures in some regions of the Arctic hovered around the freezing point (zero degree Celsius)—a record high for this time of year in the satellite era temperature readings (which began in the late 1970s). But the current rise in Arctic...
  • Dr. Warren Farrell Explains The Boy Crisis

    03/06/2018 4:34:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 6, 2018 | Rachel Alexander
    In recent years, society has focused more on issues affecting girls and women than on those related to boys and men. But now, in all 63 of the largest developed nations, boys are falling behind girls in all academic subjects – especially the biggest predictors of success, reading and writing, in their mental health (depression, suicides), physical health (lower sperm counts), IQ, ability to create friends, and so on.Dr. Warren Farrell, who has written extensively on men and family, just released a book with co-author John Gray, the bestselling author of Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus. The Boy...
  • Dialogue With Taliban the Only Way Out of Afghanistan [so much for Am Cons]

    03/05/2018 9:45:54 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 36 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | March 5, 2018 | Adam Weinstein
    It's past time the United States did some soul-searching and accept responsibility for exacerbating an unwinnable war in Afghanistan. This will require a rethink of Washington's current handling of Afghanistan and indeed its entire view of the region. Steve Coll recently made a cogent argument in the New York Times that the U.S. should seriously engage with China and other regional powers. However, this is impossible so long as Washington remains convinced that Pakistan alone is the primary impediment to peace rather than its own mistakes... Both Islamabad and Washington compete to wear the cloak of victimhood. Pakistan remains in...
  • Nets Go Gaga for Wild Nunberg Speculation About Trump Collusion

    03/05/2018 7:36:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | March 5, 2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Monday was marked by the rolling train wreck that was former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg’s seemingly non-stop appearances on cable news shows taunting Special Counsel Robert Mueller for subpoenaing him. During his wild interviews (which lasted from mid-afternoon into the night), Nunberg made numerous suggestions that federal investigators may have some kind of case against President Trump. And that was all the liberal network news outlets needed to run with it. Both CBS Evening News and ABC’s World News Tonight kicked off their programs with the jaw-dropping spectacle. On CBS, anchor Jeff Glor even announced that they were pushing back...
  • Oscars Ratings Crash and Burn, Again

    03/05/2018 12:07:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 64 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 5, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    In case you missed the Oscars last night, host Jimmy Kimmel predictably lectured the country about politics, harped on leftism, went after Fox News and repeatedly made terribly unfunny jokes about Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump. “We don’t make films like ‘Call Me By Your Name’ for money. We make them to upset Mike Pence," Kimmel said.Ahead of the big show Sunday night, Kimmel made it known he would engage in activism from the stage but according to the numbers, it didn't pay off. From TheWrap:  Jimmy Kimmel’s return as Oscars host received an 18.9 rating in Nielsen’s overnight...
  • More cover-up questions

    03/05/2018 12:39:23 PM PST · by TBP · 11 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 1, 2018 | James A. Lyons
    This has all the earmarks of a targeted hit job. However, strangely no one has been charged with this horrific crime, and what is more intriguing is that no law enforcement agency is even investigating this murder. According to other open sources, Metro police were told by their “higher ups” that if they spoke about the case, they will be immediately terminated. It has been claimed that this order came down from very high up the “food chain,” well beyond the D.C. mayor’s office. Interesting. One more unexplained twist is that on July 10, 2016, the same day Seth Rich...