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In The News for Thursday, June 27, 2019
Posted Jun 26 2019 9:18PM

·        Quote of the Day: “Arguing with liberals is like playing chess with a pigeon. No matter how good you are at chess, the pigeon is just going to knock over all the pieces, crap on the board, and strut around like it’s victorious.” – Anonymous.

·        Had a choice between watching my alma mater Vanderbilt play for the NCAA baseball title against Michigan or watching half of the Democratic Presidential Clown Car unload and debate in Miami. Tough choice. Vanderbilt won the National Championship over Michigan 8-2. Think I made the right choice.

·        Here’s tonight’s line-up for the second in the series of Democratic Presidential Clown Car debates. In lieu of watching Comedy Central, I may have to tune in Eric Swalwell. Here are the rules for watching the debate. John Podhoretz had some comments on the debates that I enjoyed. Learned a new Yiddish word, “shmendrick,” an ineffectual, foolish or contemptible person, or in other words an apprentice schlemiel.  

Thursday: Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.); former Vice President Joe Biden; South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.); Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.); former Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.); Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.); Marianne Williamson; and Andrew Yang.

·        One way to follow the riders in the Democratic Presidential Clown Car is by their number of Twitter followers. Apparently Joe has been buying followers in an attempt to catch up.  The leader is Bernie with 9.33 million followers. As a comparison, President Trump has 61.3 million followers.

·        In a turnabout is fair play, a mental health professional diagnoses cable news anchors. Good article and a cutting analysis of a few of the more deranged of the news anchors.

·        For the fourth year in a row, Chick-fil-A has been named America’s favorite restaurant chain.

·        When someone figures out how to mine asteroids, you can watch the price of Gold head south. An asteroid has been identified, Psyche 16, taking up residence between Mar and Jupiter that is estimated to contain $700 quintillion in precious heavy metals. That would make net everyone on the planet close to a trillion dollars. The result, obviously, would not be to make everyone rich, but to reduce Gold to a cheap industrial commodity and drastically lower the prices of anything dependent on the heavy metals involved.

·        Progressive groups [I’d change that to lunatics] push 2020 Dems to decriminalize border crossings, defund ICE. “Free to move, Free to stay” is their unhinged policy and is supported by MoveOn. That’s about all I need to know. Related: Warren Calls for Decriminalizing Illegal Border Crossing.

·        Sidney Powell is Gen. Flynn’s new attorney. She is who I’d want if I were fighting a politicized prosecutor and drummed up charges. I highly recommend her book, Licensed to Lie: Exposing corruption in the Department of Justice. I’m willing to bet you will be outraged by the behavior she outlines.

·        What a class act. American women’s soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe isn’t planning on a visit to the White House if the national team wins the World Cup. She’s quoted as saying, “Pssh, I’m not going to the f*****g White House.” Well, Pssh, I’m not pulling for the team to win the World Cup, then.

·        This should call some attention to the censorship of non-liberal points of view that are being censored on social media. The White House to Hold Social Media Summit. The President is becoming increasingly frustrated.

·        The Navy seems to be making real progress on Rail Gun technology. This technology uses electromagnetic pulses to accelerate kinetic projectiles to supersonic speeds up to Mach 6 with the ability to hit stationary or moving targets at ranges up to 100 miles.