SAME SEX CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS?

Should state employees, whose religious beliefs cause them to oppose same-sex marriages, be allowed to refuse issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples? Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal thinks so. So does former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee. And it would not in any way surprise me if some number of other Republican presidential candidates agree with them. New Jersey Governor Chris...

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5.3% UNEMPLOYMENT: TRIUMPH OR TRAGEDY?

Unemployment is down to 5.3%.  This is being hailed by Obama & Co. as some kind of triumph. Is it? In 2009. when newly elected President Barack Obama and his 60% Democrat majorities in both houses of congress, passed the so-called “Stimulus Package”, his administration issued a graph showing that, without this package, unemployment, which then was about 8%, would jump to...

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TRUMP ON RAPE

Following is a back-and-forth which occurred yesterday between CNN host Don Lemon and Donald Trump, centering around a statistic from an article in “Fusion” (which, fascinatingly, is put out by Univision) estimating that 80% of the central American females illegally transported across the Mexican border to the USA are raped along the way (no, that is not a...

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OLBERMANN: WEARING OUT ANOTHER WELCOME?

There is a report at hollywoodreporter.com that keith olbermann, who, professionally speaking, has burnt more bridges than the allies during WWII, is being told to knock off the commentaries he is so fond of making…the implicit threat seeming to be that, if he persists, his contract will not be renewed when it runs out next month. If you are surprised at all by this, you don\’t...

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NICHOLAS WINTON R.I.P.

Nicholas Winton, “The British Schindler” – a man who, singlehandedly, saved over 650 Jewish children from the nazi holocaust – has died at the remarkable age of 106. You can read all about how he was able to do so by reading Naomi Koppel\’s article in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.  If you do, you\’ll find that Mr. Winton became aware...

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A QUESTION FOR TV LAND

TV Land, the Warner Bros./Viacom-owned cable station, has pulled The Dukes Of Hazzard” from its lineup of shows, because the Dukes\’ car has a confederate flag on it. The confederate flag, you see, is too offensive to be shown. According to Kip Jones\’ article at breitbart.com, “WB announced the move as major retailers Walmart, Amazon, eBay, and Sears all introduced bans...

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THE NEW HILLARY CLINTON EMAIL DUMP

Last night, the State Department – which Hillary Clinton used to be in charge of – dumped 3,000 more of her emails – including at least two dozen which are now classified, but used to not be. Here is what Michael Schmidt, who writes for the Clinton-loving New York Times, had to say about this: “What happened last night, was actually kind of interesting. The...

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BLAME MEXICO

Here is a question I have asked more times than I care to remember, but which, somehow, I never get an answer to: When does our government, and our mainstream media, start blaming Mexico for the border mess? And when do they start calling Mexican President Enrique Peno Nieto to account for not only doing nothing to fix what is broken in Mexico, but stating that he is “indignant” that...

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