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  • Law Talk from Ricochet; Epstein, Senik, Yoo

    03/20/2018 10:54:19 AM PDT · by Voption · 2 replies
    Ricochet ^ | March 16, 2018 | Ricochet Podcast; Law Talk
    Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are reopening the faculty lounge, and this month things are getting lively. First up: is a member of the Law Talk team headed for the White House? Then, do talks with North Korea have a chance of working? Will the Trump Administration stop California’s plans to thwart immigration enforcement? Should Jeff Sessions be pursuing legal action against opioid manufacturers? Is there a libertarian case for the war on drugs?....Does the repeal of the individual mandate leave Obamacare vulnerable to being overturned in court? And is it time to start paying college athletes?
  • New Fake News Bill Would Steer Taxpayer-Funded Business to Non-Profit

    03/20/2018 10:45:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/20/18 | Katy Grimes
    Common Sense Kids Action California politicians at all levels of government are helping fund a sort-of shadow government of dubious non-profit organizations, which are often tied to said politicians or family members. An example of this is Sen. Hannah Beth Jackson’s “Senate Bill 947. Rather than teaching California’s students critical thinking skills, California Senator Hannah Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) wants California’s schools to teach kids how to spot “fake news.” On Jackson’s website she offers her definition of “fake news,” which is right in line with some of the country’s biggest “fake news” proliferators, MSNBC, CNN and Hillary Clinton:
  • Is Cambridge Analytica Scandal Replacement for Russians-Stole-The-Election Investigation?

    03/20/2018 10:43:59 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/20/18 | Judi McLeod
    Is Cambridge Analytica going to be left holding the bag for Obama's Data-Mining? Is the Cambridge Analytica alleged scandal—in reality a bombshell dropped out of the blue by the New York Times and The Guardian’s Observer—now dominating the daily news, a desperate replacement for Special Counsel Robert Mueller III’s fading ‘Russians-Stole-The-Election’ investigation? It certainly fits the desperate, no-evidence special counsel need like a glove.
  • Gun control groups continue to embrace Hillary Clinton

    03/20/2018 9:01:04 AM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies ^ | March 20, 2018 | Chris Eger
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. (Photo: Giffords)National gun control organizations still use the former presidential candidate and secretary of state to garner attention for events and fundraisers. Hillary Clinton, who received the quick public endorsement from both Everytown and Giffords during her failed 2016 bid for the White House, still weighs in on gun politics and is feted by the groups. This week, the umbrella organization backed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg emailed invitations to attend some 800 Everytown-sponsored March for Our Lives gun control events signed by Clinton. “I have...
  • Oh No! We are Running Out of People (Well, Not Quite)

    03/20/2018 9:00:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Mish Talk Global Economic Trend Analysis ^ | 03/20/2018 | Mike Shedlock
    Barring a recession, it appears the US is running out of people. We aren't. The chart is misleading. The Wall Street Journal asks Is America Running Out of Unemployed People to Fill Jobs? For every job opening in America, there’s now barely more than one unemployed person available to take it. In mid-2015, there were 2.3 million more unemployed people than open jobs. By January, the gap had narrowed to 372,000. Pool of Potential Workers There is a huge pool of workers as shown by the following Advisor Perspectives chart on the Labor Force Participation Rate. In every age group...
  • Vikings Trade for QB Trevor Siemian Becomes Official

    03/19/2018 6:55:53 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 18 replies ^ | March 19, 2018 | Vikings
    EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Monday announced they have acquired quarterback Trevor Siemian from the Denver Broncos. Originally a seventh-round pick in 2015, Siemian has started 24 of 25 games for the Broncos in the past two seasons. The Broncos went 13-11 in starts by Siemian, who has completed 495 of 835 passes (59.3 percent) for 5,686 yards with 30 touchdowns, 24 interceptions and a passer rating of 79.9. Siemian has been sacked 64 times. Siemian is a Florida native who played collegiately at Northwestern. He will join starter Kirk Cousins, who signed with the Vikings last week in...
  • Yes, the Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey is a white running back — and a good one too

    03/19/2018 12:33:57 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 18 replies
    The Undefeated ^ | November 11, 2017 | Jason Reid
    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Before a reporter could go there with Carolina Panthers rookie running back Christian McCaffrey, right guard Trai Turner took it there. Turner rightly figured the discussion would turn to the fact that McCaffrey is among the handful of white players at his position in the NFL. “Have you seen him run?” Turner asked. “If you’ve seen the guy run, you don’t think about it [his race]. White, black, red, green — I don’t care what color he is. He’s special.” Nine games into his professional career, McCaffrey has flashed the talent that prompted the Panthers to...
  • Don’t Expect the Democrat Party’s Farrakhan Chickens to Come Home to Roost in November

    03/19/2018 5:00:56 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 9 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Democrats in Action, Part I – A Democrat who sits on the city council in Washington, DC, took to his Facebook account on Sunday to blame a sudden snowstorm on…wait for it…no, really, you have got to wait for this one…the JEWS! I swear I don’t make this stuff up. “It’s climate manipulation and D.C. keep talking about ‘we are a resilient city’ and that’s a model based off the Rothschilds controlling the climate to create natural disasters they can pay for to own the cities, man. Be careful,” said council member...
  • Diversity Fail? All-Women Engineering Team Blamed for Collapse of Miami Pedestrian Bridge

    03/18/2018 6:12:54 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 176 replies ^ | March 18, 2018 | Sandra Rose
    The all-women engineering team that designed the ill-fated pedestrian foot bridge at Miami’s Florida International University were highly touted for their advances in a field that is typically dominated by men. But critics are pointing the finger of blame at the female engineers for design flaws that may have brought the bridge down. Investigators are still on the scene of last week’s bridge collapse that killed 6 people and injured 9 on the FIU campus in Southwest Miami. The investigation is focusing on the work done by a team of all-women engineers who were employed by one of the construction...
  • KS: Over 10% of Topeka Homicides were Justified

    03/18/2018 1:11:35 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 19 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from Topeka Kansas had 30 homicides in 2017. That is a record setting number. Of the 30 homicides, four have been ruled as justified so far.  The Topeka Capitol-Journal published that nine of the homicide investigations were still open at the end of the year.  Presumably, the Cazee-Watkins case was one of those. From Cazee-Watkins was arrested Thursday in connection with criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and interference with a law enforcement officer (conceal/alter/destroy evidence). He is being held on a $20,000 bond. “The death of Kenneth Vetaw was investigated simultaneously with the...
  • Doug Ford should not be quick to reject Trump comparison

    03/18/2018 11:28:48 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/18/18 | Arthur Weinreb
    More negative coverage he gets from the left wing media, the more he will resonate with ordinary people. Ford should not run around saying, “Vote for me, I’m just like Donald Trump.” But he should not run away from comparisons to the U.S. president Since winning the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party a week ago, former Toronto City Councillor Doug Ford has been compared to Donald Trump. And not in a good way. But as polls taken since his victory indicate, a significant number of Ontarians do not like him but will vote for him anyway in order...
  • Is Hillary Clinton using ‘falling’ videos to Escape Uranium 1 and Clinton Foundation Investigation?

    03/18/2018 11:26:03 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 48 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/18/18 | Judi McLeod
    Manipulating the Masses: Is Hillary Clinton using epic video falls—up and down—stairs as a way to dodge being brought in for questioning on Uranium 1 and the pay-for-play Clinton Foundation scandal? Her latest fall was down the stairs in Mandu India. Video also shows Clinton falling up the stairs as she was walking up them into a residential facility that helps former felons, substance abusers and the homeless move into self efficiency on Feb. 24, 2016.
  • College Made Me a Conservative

    03/18/2018 8:08:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/18/18 | Jay Stephens
    Have you ever heard the old saying that a conservative is just a liberal who got mugged? Well, I got mugged – to the tune of $60,000 a year. It’s called “tuition.” Like everyone who cons themselves into attending a liberal arts college, I was captivated by the idea of changing the world. I would immerse myself in a diverse pool of academic thought, theory, and action. Well…it didn’t quite work out that way. Over the course of four years, I was transformed from a plucky, free-thinking free spirit into a cranky, get-off-my-lawn conservative. The process started not long after...
  • Reaction to the McCabe Firing Proves the DC Swamp Will not be Drained Easily

    03/18/2018 5:17:34 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 24 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    TodayÂ’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) While the fake news media outlets like CNN and MSNBC spent all day Saturday trying to brainwash the public into believing Andrew McCabe is pretty much as pure as the Virgin Mary, and that he was fired for purely political reasons, itÂ’s important to remember the facts we do know about him: This is a man who has spent his entire career making a government salary, and yet somehow has managed to accumulate a reported net worth in excess of $11 million; - McCabeÂ’s firing was brought about via a recommendation from...
  • "Tell The Truth or At Least Don't Lie" JBPWave; Music by Akira The Don, Words by Dr. Jordan Peterson

    03/17/2018 7:15:08 PM PDT · by Voption · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | February, 2018 | JBPWave
    Peterson's "12 Rules for Life," the album. Cut #8 "Tell the Truth or at Least Don't Lie."
  • Chipper Jones denounces assault rifles, but supports corporal punishment

    03/17/2018 6:10:25 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 36 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | February 26, 2018 | Liz Roscher
    Chipper Jones will be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame in July, but he’s not keeping his public statements to just baseball. The former Atlanta Braves third baseman and avid hunter shared his thoughts on gun control with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sunday and it won’t surprise you to find out that he has some strong opinions — but not the one you might think.

    03/17/2018 8:15:25 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 3/17/18 | Unk
    Hat Tip: H. Gregory Badger Enigmas (1) Isn't it weird that in America, our flag and our culture offend so many people, but our benefits don't? (2) How can the federal government ask U.S. citizens to pay back student loans, when illegal aliens are receiving a free education? (3) Only in America are legal citizens labeled "racists" and "Nazis," but illegal aliens are called "Dreamers”. (4) Liberals say, "If confiscating all guns saves just one life, it's worth it". Well then, if deporting all illegals saves just one life, wouldn't that be worth it? (5) I can't quite figure out...
  • California Teacher Placed On Leave After Questioning School Walkout

    03/17/2018 7:37:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Truth in Media ^ | 03/17/2018 | Jay Syrmopoulos
    California high school history teacher Julianne Benzel is on paid suspension after engaging her students in a discussion where she shared her perspective on the politics of organized protests in anticipation of the National School Walkout, which took place on the morning of March 14. “We had a dialogue in class about it in Thursday and Friday. And today I received the call. So I am aghast,” Benzel told CBS Sacramento. Benzel said that she questioned her students as to the appropriateness of schools sanctioning a protest against gun violence and whether the school administration was willing to allow protests...
  • The McCabe Firing Must be a Beginning, Not an End

    03/17/2018 5:56:38 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 37 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Down goes McCabe! Down goes McCabe! Down goes McCabe! – Sweaty swamp snake Andrew McCabe got his formal walking papers from Attorney General Jeff Sessions last night, one day before he turns 50 and his lucrative federal pension was about to kick in. Despite the buttoned-down bureaucratic nature of the decision, based as it was on an Inspector General investigation and a firing recommendation from the DOJ Office of Professional Responsibility, the fake news media went into full fakery mode, declaring that this firing of a single well-documented bad actor means that...
  • Abortionist: I Cut Unborn Babies’ Cords So They Can’t Scream

    03/16/2018 5:15:42 PM PDT · by blueyon · 28 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 3/15/18 | Micaiah Bilger
    Every now and then, abortionists will admit publicly to the horrifying reality of what they do to unborn babies. On Sunday, Leah Torres, a Utah abortionist who is active on Twitter, responded with gruesome detail to someone criticizing her work. When someone asked Torres if she hears the screams of the babies who she aborts, she replied: “You know fetuses can’t scream, right? I transect the cord 1st so there’s really no opportunity, if they’re even far enough along to have a larynx. I won’t apologize for performing medicine. I’m also a ‘uterus ripper outer,’ if that’s how you’d like...