THE NEW GUN CONTROL HEROES

David Hogg.  Emma Gonzalez.  The new, media-anointed icons of school safety… …who, of course, are pushing exactly, precisely the same narrative that most media are pushing:  namely, that banning AR-15s and more gun control laws will make schools safer. The issues of mental health, violent video games, violent movies (i.e. the most likely causal factors when homicidal lunatics shoot...

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THE FIRST WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING: A 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Today is the 25th anniversary of the World Trade Center bombing.  The first bombing, which took place on February 26th, 1993, killed six people, injured approximately 1,000 others, terrorized New York City… …and, after a few weeks, was forgotten, with little done to prevent the next attack – you know, the one that took down the towers, crashed planes into a Pennsylvania field...

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REAL RACISM (CONT.)

Maybe this latest installment of our Real Racism series probably should be sub-titled “Astoundingly stupid suggestion” as well. This excerpt from Damon Young’s article for verysmartbrothas.theroot.com, explains what Mr. Young apparently thinks  is a brilliant idea – drawn from the movie Black Panther – which is sure to improve race relations: One thing, however...

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PUTTING THE WOOD TO IRAN

A lot of activity has occurred in the first year of the Trump administration, that has gotten little or no press attention.  The removal of hundreds of regulations stifling businesses is one example – and a significant contributor to the booming business climate. Now, here comes another one – also likely to be buried by our wonderful “neutral” media. Excerpted from Adam...

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THE NUNES RESPONSE, AND THE GOOGLE BOMB EFFECT

Here is Rep. Devin Nunes’ response to the Democrats’ “rebuttal” memo – the one that is supposed to debunk both the Nunes and Grassley/Graham memos already issued by Republicans (click on bottom right arrows for a full-screen view): Does this expose the Democrat rebuttal memo as a weak, ineffective response which obscures the truth?  Republicans will tell you it...

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BYRON YORK ANALYZES THE DEMOCRAT REBUTTAL MEMO

Click here to read Byron York’s extensive, seemingly excellent analysis of the Democrat Rebuttal memo. Here is a key paragraph, and York’s final judgment: In sum, it appears that of the four bullet points listed by Democrats to support the most important assertion in their memo, three would not be sufficient to win a warrant on Page, and the fourth is — yes — the unconfirmed...

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BYE-BYE LADY DI (NOT LEFT WING ENOUGH??)

This fascinating, and all too telling, excerpt comes from Casey Tolan’s article for the San Jose Mercury-News: The California Democratic Party declined to make an endorsement in this year’s U.S. Senate race early Sunday morning, snubbing Sen. Dianne Feinstein in her bid for a fifth full term. Her main challenger, State Senate leader Kevin de León, won the support of 54 percent of the...

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THE DEMOCRAT MEMO & ANDREW MCCABE

The following exchange during Alisyn Camerota’s interview with Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) on the February 5th edition of CNN’s “New Day”: ALISYN CAMEROTA, CNN: I have one more question about the dossier because it seems to be one of the headlines of the Nunes memo that was released on Friday. So what Nunes and the memo claim, his staff, is that the FBI deputy director...

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WHY THE NRA SHOULD BE BLAMED FOR THE PARKLAND MASSACRE

Why should we blame the National Rifle Assocation (NRA) for nikolas cruz committing the massacre at Parkland High School? Here, excerpted from today’s editorial in the New York Post, is your answer: After four troubling incidents, the state Department of Children and Families opened a September 2016 investigation that noted Cruz’s interest in buying a gun but concluded he was a low risk...

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A LOGIC LESSON FROM CHRIS CILLIZZA

In the previous blog we got a logic lesson from NBA player Stephen Curry. Now let’s get one from CNN “Editor-at-large” Chris Cillizza. Folliwing is an excerpt from his latest piece, titled “Here’s definitive proof that a good guy with a gun doesn’t always stop a bad guy with a gun” When the shooting started at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last...

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A LOGIC LESSON FROM STEPHEN CURRY

Stephen Curry is a professional basketball player.  An extremely talented one.  He plays for the National Basketball Association (NBA) Golden State Warriors. Last year the Warriors won the NBA championship.  Then Stephen Curry, the team’s standout star, made it clear that, when the traditional offer to visit the White House was made, he would refuse to go – no way to know how many...

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THE NORTH KOREA CHEERLEADERS/SEX SLAVES

If you have watched the winter olympics, which are being held in South Korea, you probably have seen the North Korean “cheerleaders”; young women who enthusiastically entertain, and root on their country’s athletes. Well, apparently they have their own athletic events as well. From Jihye Lee and Kurumi Fukushima’s article for Bloomberg News, we have this quote from one of...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today’s quote comes to us from conservative columnist/commentator Mona Charen. Ms. Charen, who writes for nationalreview.com, had to be escorted out of the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) for saying this: “There was quite an interesting person who was on this stage the other day. Her name is Marion Le Pen.  And the Le Pen name is a disgrace.  Her grandfather is...

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THE TRUDEAU FIASCO

Did you know that Justin Trudeau, the astonishingly puerile Prime Minister of Canada, is currently on a “diplomatic” mission to India? I put “diplomatic” in quotation marks, because he is ringing up a fiasco that would make Groucho, Harpo and Chico green with envy. Here are the first three paragraphs of David Krayden’s article at dailycaller.com (and if you use the...

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THE REBUTTAL MEMO

It has finally happened. The Adam Schiff-redacted “Rebuttal Memo”, that is supposed to debunk the Nunes and Grassley-Graham memos which took apart Mueller’s investigation Star Chamber has been released. What does it say?  Well, tomorrow’s “Sunday News” shows, I would think, will be all over it. Will this document, as promised, put the wood to the major charges...

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