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Politics (Bloggers & Personal)

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  • McConnell Concocts a "Chameleon" Election Strategy [semi-satire]

    08/20/2018 10:17:25 AM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 August 2018 | John Semmens
    Concerned by predictions that a Democratic "blue wave" could lead to a loss of Republican majorities in the House and Senate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ken) has devised what he boasted is "a foolproof plan to avert disaster." The gist of this plan is to blur the differences between the two Parties by scheduling a number of votes on bipartisan bills that garner support from both sides of the aisle. The bills the Majority Leader has in mind include votes on the Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services spending bill, opioids legislation and the Water Resources Development Act....
  • Trusting the Untrustworthy

    08/20/2018 10:03:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/18 | Linda Goudsmit
    We must be very careful and only trust the trustworthy - we must trust the Constitution, the rule of law, and duly elected President Trump who stands for both Sir Alexander Fraser Tytler (1747-1813), a Scottish jurist and historian, provides an explanation for why great societies do not survive for more than 200 years: “A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largess from the public treasury. From that time on the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public...
  • McRaven is No Admiral of Mine

    08/20/2018 10:01:05 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/18 | Jim O'Neill
    Oh, and President Trump--I would waste no time in granting McRaven's desire to have his security clearance revoked, he deserves the "honor." Former CIA director John Brennan, whose security clearance you revoked on Wednesday, is one of the finest public servants I have ever known. Few Americans have done more to protect this country than John. He is a man of unparalleled integrity, whose honesty and character have never been in question, except by those who don’t know him. Therefore, I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well, so I can add my...
  • The Evil All Around Us Must Be Eradicated--By Us

    08/20/2018 9:58:07 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/18 | Katy Grimes
    There is no longer time for false civility while our state and country are being destroyed by evil doers. Evil is everywhere “Government has three primary functions. It should provide for military defense of the nation. It should enforce contracts between individuals. It should protect citizens from crimes against themselves or their property. When government—in pursuit of good intentions tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.”—Milton Freidman Whether the topic is “Democratic Socialism,” or priest...
  • Trump Crosses the Black Chasm, Ends Democrats

    08/20/2018 9:44:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Tom Luongo ^ | 08/20/2018
    Do you remember the Zune? I barely do.Do you remember the iPod? Silly question.The iPod changed everything.While the Zune was technically superior in nearly every way to the iPod, the iPod became a phenomenon.Why? Because Apple focused on how the iPod made your life better.In marketing there is something called “The Chasm.” It’s an idea put forth by Geoffrey Moore in the early 90’s. Getting 16% market share is easy. There are nearly always one in six people who are willing to adopt the new or different thing. But, to become a social phenomenon that ‘new thing’ has to...
  • The Price of Porn: It’s Probably Higher than You Think

    08/20/2018 7:56:27 AM PDT · by DWW1990 · 53 replies ^ | 8/20/2018 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    A little over a week ago, someone attempted to blackmail me. On August 12, I received this message in an e-mail: “...I infected your system with a trojan and now have all of your private data out of your operating system. “It previously was set up on an adult page then you have selected the video and clicked on it, my program instantly got into your os. “And then, your cam documented you soloing, also i caught a footage that you've seen. “Just after a little while this also pulled out your device contacts. If you ever wish me to...
  • Unintended Consequences: Why $15/Hour in CA and Seattle Reduces Employment for Low-Wage Workers

    08/20/2018 6:40:03 AM PDT · by davikkm · 31 replies
    IWB ^ | Bob Shanahan
    “The minimum wage law very clearly is misnamed. The real minimum wage is zero. That is what many inexperienced and low skilled people receive as a result of legislation that makes it illegal to pay them what they are currently worth to an employer,” wrote Thomas Sowell, noted economist, social theorist, and Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, in Basic Economics: A Citizen’s Guide to the Economy. The minimum wage was never meant to be an income to live off of and support a family with. It was meant to be an entry point into the workforce for low skilled...
  • Now even CBS doubts a blue wave is coming; can we stop making believe one is coming?

    08/20/2018 6:37:13 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 42 replies
    vanity | August 20, 2018 | By Kevin Collins
    Warning! “Conservatives” who constantly search for things to be afraid of will not be able to read this all the way through. A report CBS probably wishes it never let see the light of day, says its polling “expert” doesn’t see a blue wave; in fact, a careful reading of the CBS report says a red wave may very well be on its way. CBS has adopted the LA Times/USC Dornsife method of polling by compiling a large sample of respondents who are willing to be polled periodically on a continuous basis. What CBS found is that there is no...
  • President Trump Says ‘PRISONER Obama’

    08/20/2018 6:08:24 AM PDT · by gaggs · 17 replies
    Video of Trump saying: 'I know PRISONER OBAMA said Global Warming was our biggest problem'... It sure sounds like he says “prisoner”. There is a difference between priz(ə)nər and prez(ə)dənt…
  • Brennan, Strzok, Clapper and our #Fakenews Nation

    08/20/2018 5:43:08 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 11 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) “What in the wide, wide world of sports is a-goin’ on here?” – Man, the Campaign Update goes on vacation for 10 days, and you people let all hell break loose. Well, ok, all hell breaks loose pretty much all the time in our fake news media society these days, but the past week and 3 days seemed more active than usual. Just for fun, let’s do a quick review of the highlights that took place while yours truly and the little wifey were minding our own business on the high seas:...
  • Stormy Daniels Coming To North Shore Strip Club (Massachusetts: Following Bridget the Midget)

    08/20/2018 1:26:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Patch ^ | August 19, 2018 | Dave Copeland
    SALISBURY, MA -- Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels, is making one of her first Massachusetts appearances next month since claiming she was paid $130,000 to keep quiet about an affair with President Donald Trump. The adult film actress will appear at Kittens Gentlemen's Club in Salisbury on September 7 and 8. Daniels announced the appearance in a post on Twitter. "We just had Bridget the Midget there so when we took her sign down, we put her's (Daniels) up," club owner Kevin Moury told the Eagle-Tribune, which first reported this story. "We're looking forward to it." While the...
  • Machiavelli, President Trump, and the Deep State

    08/20/2018 1:21:02 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 8 replies
    ArticleVBlog ^ | August 20th 2018 | Rodney Dodsworth
    A Government of Others. Chapter 16 to Book I of Machiavelli’s Discourses on Livy is a handy field guide to President Trump’s cagefight with the Deep State. Few politicians comprehend the historic lessons in organizing and maintaining republics. Oh, they might know of them, but not with true understanding. They know incidents and events at a superficial level. To the extent they think at all, they disregard imitation as not only difficult but impossible; they disbelieve the constancy in human nature since antiquity.1 “Men,” wrote Machiavelli, “aren’t to be trusted except out of fear, not love.” This dim view has...
  • North Korea to let U.N. aviation agency officials conduct on-site missile safety inspection

    08/19/2018 9:18:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Japan Times ^ | August 19, 2018
    North Korea has agreed to allow International Civil Aviation Organization staff to conduct an on-site inspection to ensure the safety of international flights from the country’s missile launches, according to officials with the Montreal-based U.N. agency. An official with North Korea’s General Administration of Civil Aviation gave the assurance when high-ranking ICAO representatives visited the country in May, ICAO officials said. The 192-member ICAO is now planning to send its personnel next year in order to verify what measures North Korea, which is a member of the group, has taken to keep unannounced missile launches in check as it pledged,...
  • News Summary At This Hour

    08/19/2018 9:03:58 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/19/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    White House National Security Advisor John Bolton met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his official residence in Jerusalem tonight.... Salih Khater, a Sudanese born UK national, will appear in court Monday charged with two counts of attempted murder over a terrorist incident last week in London.... The FBI and Oregon State Police handling of a January 26, 2016 "felony traffic stop" that killed one Oregon Standoff protestor, LaVoy Finicum, and injured another, Ryan Bundy, came under scrutiny from an esteemed mainstream media outlet this weekend..... In South Africa, white farmers fearful of the government seizing their land are...
  • Brennan considers taking Trump to court

    08/19/2018 8:58:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    WKMG-TV ^ | August 19, 2018 | Caroline Kelly, CNN
    Former CIA director John Brennan said Sunday that he was willing to pursue legal action against President Donald Trump after he revoked Brennan's security clearance earlier this week. "If my clearances and my reputation, as I'm being pulled through the mud now, if that's the price we're going to pay to prevent Donald Trump from doing this against other people, to me it's a small price to pay," Brennan said on NBC's "Meet the Press." "So I am going to do whatever I can personally to try to prevent these abuses in the future, and if it means going to...
  • Who is Alan Dershowitz?

    08/19/2018 6:31:43 PM PDT · by BEJ · 39 replies
    Alan Dershowitz says, "I prefer to be around Democrats who hate me than Republicans who love me." (49:03) What does that mean? Does it mean that Democrats who hate him will come up with more creative legal arguments because they are pissed off? Does Alan prefer hate filled Democrats because he enjoys the challenge of correcting their flawed ways of thinking? Does it mean that despite their hated he still wants to be accepted by Democrats -- like the prodigal son coming home to Martha's Vineyard? Does it mean that he is a phony on Fox News or Judge Jeanine...
  • How Did John Brennan Ever Get A Security Clearance?

    08/19/2018 11:56:18 AM PDT · by davikkm · 33 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    President Trump had every reason to revoke Ex-CIA John Brennan’s security clearance. It should have been done a long time ago, considering his past testimony in which he stated “no evidence of Russian collusion.” The MSM is having a field day with this latest action by President Trump, and, of course, John Brennan is pouting like a spoiled little boy. He got caught by the President of the United States one too many times with the botched Russian collusion story. Lest he forget he is a CIA Director no more, but Donald Trump is the sitting President of the United...
  • FIREFOX browsers will soon block “fake news” flagged by George Soros-linked left-wing groups

    08/19/2018 8:20:00 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 73 replies ^ | August 14, 2018 | Jayson Veley
    What’s become abundantly clear over the past few months is that liberals are now jumping on the anti-fake news bandwagon and using it as an excuse to censor political speech that doesn’t align with their radical agenda. This strategy is perhaps most prominent on social media and various websites across the Internet, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, and is implemented by teams of leftists and extremists like George Soros who show zero regards for the freedom of speech outlined in the First Amendment. It’s as if the ability to control what information is spread across the Internet and what information...
  • Sexual Abuse a Religious Freedom Issue [semi-satire]

    08/19/2018 8:00:03 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 19 August 2018 | John Semmens
    The accusations that Democratic National Committee vice chairman Keith Ellison sexually abused two women may become the latest case of social mores butting up against religious freedom. DNC chairman Tom Perez reminded critics of Ellison’s behavior that “imposition of Christian standards of behavior on a Muslim man violate the First Amendment protection against government infringement on the free exercise of religion.” “Under Islam, a man has total dominance over a woman,” Perez observed. “First, under sharia law, a woman is effectively only half as human as a man. Using this math, each of the accusers’ testimony is out weighed by...
  • New Poll Results Freaking out Democrats

    08/19/2018 7:24:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 54 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/19/18 | Jeff Crouere
    True competition for African American votes may take many years to accomplish, but those important first steps may be starting right now The liberal mainstream news media have a narrative about Donald Trump and they do not deviate. The constant refrain is that the President is unhinged, idiotic, tyrannical and especially racist. Recently, the President was labeled a racist when he criticized CNN’s Don Lemon and NBA star LeBron James. Their latest obsession is the new book written by fired White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman.