THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today’s quote comes to us from Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI). Here, so help me, is Rep. Moore, during a meeting of the House Ways and Means Committee (of which she is a member, God help us) reciting the current economic news, and reacting to it: “GDP is great, unemployment is at an all-time low, African-Americans are doing well, Hispanics are doing well, wages are rising at the fastest pace in...

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THE LA-SF TRAIN WRECK – AND WHERE THE MONEY IS GOING INSTEAD

Did you hear the one about the high-speed train service between Los Angeles and San Francisco? It’s a real knee-slapper….or, at least it was.  But now it is a real head-slapper,and just may cause a major event between the Trump administration and what California Governor Gavin Newsom seems to think is the Republic of California. California, you see, was going to put that train...

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THE PARAGRAPHS OF THE DAY

Today’s paragraphs come to us from the editorial staff of the Boston Herald. Here they are, from today’s editorial on the “New Green Deal” – and I doubt you’ll need me to explain why they win Paragraphs Of The Day” honors: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, perhaps the GOP’s 2018 MVP, may be on his way to another title. In a senatorial sleight of...

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HOW DARE YOU VOTE ON THE BILL I’M CO-SPONSORING

It’s hard to tell whether this is more comical or more pathetic. The so-called “New Green Deal” -a loony mishmosh of pipe dreams and fantasies that reads like it is a creative writing project from Mars – is being co-sponsored by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA).  But it has received the endorsement of over70 house Democrats and a dozen or...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today’s quote comes to us from Melissa Russo, a reporter for WNBC-TV in New York. Today, Ms. Russo provided viewers with a feature on former New York City Mayor, mega-billionaire and possible independent presidential candidate, Michael Bloomberg. After noting that sources tell her Bloomberg, whether or not he himself is a candidate, is prepared to spend at least a half billion dollars on...

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COLLUSION DELUSION: SUPPRESSING THE NEWS

Are you aware that, yesterday, the news broke that the Senate intelligence committee,after spending two years looking for collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, has concluded that they can’t find any? Not if you watch the network news, you don’t. From Nicholas Fondacaro’s article at newsbusters.org: According to an NBC News exclusive that first aired during the 10...

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BUYING AN ELECTION

Please read this excerpt from Marc Caputo’s article at politico.com.  Then try to imagine how media would be treating it if the moneybag reaching into his beyond-fat wallet were Republican – say, Sheldon Adelson or one or another of the Koch brothers: Billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is preparing to spend at least $500 million from his own pocket to deny President Trump a...

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THE REAL ILHAN OMAR REAPPEARS

Ok, ilhan omar’s apology tour – the one-time, not-quite-direct apology for her latest anti-Semitic tweet – is over.  Back to business as usual. Excerpted from Sam Westrop’s article at Islamist Watch: Despite battling accusations of anti-Semitism, Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) is due to speak this month at a fundraising event alongside a senior charity official who...

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LEFT WING SOCIAL MEDIA (CONT.)

In case anyone still wonders whether the social media giants, like facebook, google, twitter, etc. are not owned and operated by left wing ideologues… …we have this, excerpted from Steven Sorace’s article at foxnews.com: Social media giant Twitter is being sued by a Canadian blogger who says she was permanently banned from the platform last year for her tweets about...

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THE COLLUSION DELUSION (CONT.)

Excerpted from an article by Ken Dilanian for (doubtlessly disappointed) NBC News: After two years and 200 interviews, the Senate Intelligence Committee is approaching the end of its investigationinto the 2016 election, having uncovered no direct evidence of a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to both Democrats and Republicans on the committee. But investigators...

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A FUN ONE-MONTH RETROSPECTIVE

From Courtney Connley’s article for cnbc.com, dated January 4th, 2019: There’s more good news for those looking to change jobs in 2019, but the time to act is now. Overall, the economy remains in good shape for those looking for new opportunities, with 312,000 jobs added in December, according to the latest report released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That number is...

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THE Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act

As you probably know, a tentative deal was reached today between Republicans and Democrats to avert another government shutdown.  Yes, it provides funding for a wall of some sort (the language says “barrier”…but, no, the amount of funding is a pittance compared to what President Trump asked for and what is actually needed. As you also probably know,  joaquin “el chapo”...

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THE ILHAN OMAR SONG

With apologies to writers Redd Evans and Dave Mann, along with singer Bobby Vinton… Here, to the tune of “There I’ve Said It Again”, is what I am calling “The ilhan omar Song” – her message to Jews: I hate you, there’s nothing to hide It’s better than burning inside I hate you, no use to pretend There, I’ve said it again I’ve said it...

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