Atty. Gen. Barr sat down for a fifteen-minute
interview on Friday morning with Fox News. The whole thing is
worth watching. It certainly appears that he intends to get to the bottom of
things. Inadequate answers and explanations that done hang together? PowerLine
had some comments.
The Administration has
withdrawn almost $1 billion in grants for the California
high-speed rail project that has gone nowhere and indicated that they will come
after the remaining $2.5 billion. The project is years behind schedule,
billions over budget and there is no realistic date for completion. Seems like
a perfectly logical thing to do, but the governor has vowed to fight it. Good
President Trump has gotten another judge confirmed
to the Ninth Circuit as he has gradually shifted the court’s uber liberal bias.
He is on track to flip
the court entirely by 2020. Things just keep
Is it any wonder that CNN has plummeted in the
Acosta purposely misquoted the President, and when called on
it made no effort to correct the mistake. The press in general holds about a
20% approval rating, lower than even Congress, and doesn’t seem to be making
any effort to shore up their credibility.
Politicized insanity is what this bill is. H.R.5, misleadingly
called the “Equality Act” by the Democrats
passed the House on Friday with every Democrat voting for it. Hopefully, the
Senate will show some sanity.
OK. I’m in. Three
glasses of champagne a day has proven to
potentially prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s.
election results from Australia. Shades of 2016!
“The Australian result continues a clear pattern: with only a few exceptions,
left-leaning parties have been in retreat about everywhere. Climate Change was
the issue the challengers hung their hat on. Voters sent them a message that it
didn’t work. Trump-supporting
Conservative Prime Minister pulled off a “surprise” win in Australia.
But we’ll get it right this time, won’t we? Venezuela’s
collapse is the worst outside of war in decades, economists say.
What’s going on here? Stanley Black & Decker is
investing $90 million in a plant in Ft. Worth, TX to
shift more production back to the U.S. I listened to
Uncle Joe’s kickoff on Saturday while clutching a stiff drink. I almost blew it
out my nose when he took credit for the good economy we are enjoying, saying
President Trump inherited it from him and Obama. That’s a classic case of the Dopeler
Effect being attempted. If Joe wants to run on the economy, he’s got his work cut out.
treatise on the song God Bless America. The New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Flyers are on my
permanent restricted list.
Coming Democrat Civil War. “First, the Democrat-Media Complex, especially the
party apparatchiks at CNN and MSNBC, have spent the last two-plus years ginning
up hopes that Trump would be impeached, frog-marched out of the White House by
Marines, and then tried for treason. That's akin to promising a spoiled-rotten
three-year-old candy for dinner, then serving stewed prunes -- you can expect
the resulting temper tantrum to be a nasty one.” What a great metaphor!
situation at the border is way past being an “emergency”. Congress should be called into session and the doors locked
until a solution is forthcoming. Thousands are being flown to Florida and
California or bused to Colorado to relieve pressure at Texas border. Catch and
release is absolutely insane unless the release part is in Mexico, San Salvador
or Ecuador. Here’s an example of how we are being taken advantage of. “Rapid
DNA testing reveals a THIRD of migrants faked family relationship with children
to claim asylum during IDE pilot of the procedure in Texas.” At some point the pendulum is going to swing back hard.
asserts Sovereign Immunity against Congress.
The author takes Texas and gives away two touchdowns.
Commencement Address that every high school and college student should
Peculiar Blindness of Experts. Excellent article
on why not to listen to “experts”. Remember Paul Erlich? “Unfortunately, the world’s most prominent specialists are rarely
held accountable for their predictions, so we continue to rely on them even
when their track records make clear that we should not.” As John Kenneth Galbraith said, “The function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look