WHY PRESIDENT TRUMP CALLS CNN “FAKE NEWS”

President Trump very often refers to mainstream media as purveyors of “fake news”.  But he singles out CNN more than any other venue. Why does he do that? Here’s an example of why, excerpted from Rob Tornoe’s article for the Philadelphia Inquirer: On Thursday evening, CNN investigative reporter Thomas Frank published a potentially explosive report involving an...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today’s quote comes to us from President Trump, speaking before an enthusiastically supportive crowd in the “Little Havana” area of Miami on June 16th (I would have posted it sooner, but I did not see this quote until now). “I am so thrilled to be back here with all of my friends in Little Havana! I love it. I love this city!…One of the big HONORS….was the HONOR of...

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THE NEW GERMANY, THE NEW EUROPE: EMPLOYMENT DATA

How are the torrent of Middle East immigrants (NOT refugees, immigrants) fitting into German society? These three paragraphs, from Simon Osborne’s article in the London Daily Express, tell the story: Aydan Özoğuz, commissioner for immigration, refugees and integration, told the Financial Times that only a quarter to a third of the newcomers would enter the labour market over the next five...

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A WARNING TO REPUBLICANS

Consider this a warning to Republicans. My last blog pointed out an eminently stupid action by the Chuck Schumer-led senate Democrats.  And, believe me, I could do the same for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, without breaking a sweat. However… Let’s be clear:  Republicans, from President Trump on down, have exactly the same capacity for stupidity that Democrats do.  And they...

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SUPPOSE JUSTICE KENNEDY RETIRES

Rumors are swirling that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy – the so-called “swing vote” in the court’s current lineup – is about to retire. Suppose he does.  Then what? Months ago, we talked about the stupidity of Democrats conducting a knock-down, drag-out fight against Neil Gorsuch – despite the fact that it would have been hard to find a more qualified...

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DEMOCRAT WOMEN SENATORS, AND HUMAN RIGHTS

As you probably remember, when Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week,  he was interrogated – not questions, but aggressively interrogated and disallowed from finishing any answer – by Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), to the point that she was interrupted by Chairperson Richard Burr (R-NC) and told to allow Mr. Sessions to finish a...

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A KEPT PROMISE THAT WAS WORTH KEEPING

This one speaks for itself. Excerpted from Alex Pfeiffer’s article at dailycaller.com: President Donald Trump signed a bipartisan supported act into law Friday that will increase protections for whistleblowers at the Department of Veteran Affairs and make it easier to fire wrongdoers. “Thank you President Trump and [Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin] for ensuring that we receive the...

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OF GOING AROUND AND COMING AROUND

Whoops. Donald Trump and his people are not the only ones who have to worry about James Comey’s mouth. Excerpted from Stephen Dinan’s piece at the Washington Times: The Senate Judiciary Committee has opened a probe into former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s efforts to shape the FBI’s investigation into 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, the committee’s...

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A SAMPLING OF PEOPLE WHO DON’T GET IT

Three quotes for you, from supposedly savvy people who learned absolutely nothing from what happened in Georgia this past Tuesday: “The best way for Democrats to maximize gains in 2018 – especially in purple and red districts – is to harness the power of the resistance and field candidates who proudly challenge power.”:  Adam Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign...

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THE PARAGRAPHS OF THE DAY

Today’s paragraphs come to us from Paul Mirengoff’s latest piece at powerlineblog.com. Mr. Mirengoff says this about the brouhaha over President Trump’s offhanded remark, last month, that there might be tapes of his conversation with then-FBI Director James Comey, followed by this week’s tweet that, to his knowledge there weren’t any: It seems very likely that Trump...

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COLLEGE INSANITY (CONT.)

Another looney-tunes, hate-filled college professor?  Who would have thought. Meet katherine dettwyler, who teaches anthropology at the University of Delaware.  dettwyler, like most people, has a strong opinion about what happened to Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who was held, and brutalized, for 17 months by the insane asylum called North Korea, then dumped back to us in a...

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LEFT WING “CIVILITY” (CONT.)

This is an easy blog to write.  It consists of the following links, which I pulled from the invaluable drudgreport.com website: JOHNNY DEPP JOKES ABOUT TRUMP ASSASSINATION... BACKLASH... 11th Hollywood Star to Imagine Violence... MSNBC Says President Like 'Suicide Bomber'... 30 Republican Congressmen Attacked or Threatened... There you have it, folks.  Left wing “civility” in all...

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RACHEL MADDOW ON OSSOFF’S LOSS IN GEORGIA

Here is MSNBC’s hard-left superstar, Rachel Maddow, speculating to Steve Kornacki on why Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in Tuesday’s special election: Steve, let me ask you one last question on this. If there was a turnout effect from the bad weather today in the district, does that have any partisan implications that you could foresee in terms of what was...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today’s quote comes to us from Gene Ryan, President of the Baltimore’s Police Union. About the city’s current state of affairs, Mr. Ryan says this: “It’s time for action.  We cannot sit back and continue to allow a surging crime rate destroy the good work our police officers and law abiding citizens have accomplished in years prior. “I really have a problem with elected...

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THE REPUBLICAN SENATE OBAMACARE ALTERNATIVE

I don’t know much about what Republican senators cobbled together as their alternative to ObamaCare. But I know that at least 4 say they won’t vote for it because it doesn’t go far enough to repeal ObamaCare, and at least one says she won’t vote for it because it takes coverage away from vulnerable people. And I know out of hand that Democrats won’t vote for it...

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