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In The News for Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Posted Aug 25 2020 6:53AM

·       If you watched the opening night of both the DNC and the RNC, I suspect you noticed a huge difference in the mood and the nature of the speeches. It was night and day, If you did, you should have a pretty good idea of what the choices are in November. Herschel Walker’s speech alone was outstanding. I personally think Sen. Tim Scott hit out of the park. It was a celebration of American values and a warning of what could be on the horizon.

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In The News for Monday, August 24, 2020
Posted Aug 24 2020 7:22AM

·        A good Week in Pictures from Powerline.

·        If you are a regular reader, you know this has been my opinion from day one. More evidence that Shutdowns are Useless. The more data we get, the more it looks like Sweden and South Dakota got it right. New York and California not so much.

·       Insanity Wrap #26. There is just no dearth of material.

·       Stephen Kruiser thinks that Biden’s pick of Kamala Harris is an In-Kind Donation to Trump-Pence 2020. One thing she brings to the ticket may be baggage. Interestingly, candidates usually pick someone who will help them in a demographic where they need help. California was never in the toss-up column.

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In The News for Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Posted Aug 12 2020 7:54AM

·        In case you’re under the misapprehension that Black Lives Matter is any kind of a benign group, you are sadly mistaken. I recommend you read this. Anyone in the press that is carrying water for them has no credibility whatsoever. Any corporation that donates to them should be sued by shareholders and the management shown the door.

·        The Seattle City Council has voted and the only adult in the room had resigned. Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best... [Read More]

In The News for Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Posted Aug 11 2020 8:18AM

·        From the journal Politics and the Life Sciences, we have social science research that better looking people trend conservative. Well, that’s hardly a surprise, is it? As Steven Hayward points out:

The implications of this are immense. First, conservatives should support subsidizing cosmetic surgery as one means to create more conservatives. Second, we can see this as yet another reason liberals demand that everyone wear masks, and why mask-wearing will become a permanent goal of the... [Read More]

In The News for Monday, August 10, 2020
Posted Aug 10 2020 7:15AM

·        The President signed an Executive order over the weekend much to the chagrin of Nancy and Chuck, who have been neatly one-upped after they failed to agree on a compromise. As Paul Mirengoff of PowerLine opines, “…as a political matter, Trump’s move looks like a masterstroke. Since the days of FDR, the public has always seemed to approve of presidents who act to ameliorate suffering while Congress diddles.”

·        The polls must be awful. Chuck Schumer just... [Read More]

Some Memes on Aging
Posted Aug 09 2020 4:45PM
In The News-Weekend Edition-August 8, 2020
Posted Aug 08 2020 2:54PM

·        This could get interesting. The Democrats might just have handed President Trump a big “W”. If his threat of executive action forces them to the table on his terms. It would be a big win.

·        The economic news isn’t cooperating with the Democrats’ narrative. Third Quarter GDP will be reported in October and it could be the biggest quarterly increase in history coming right in front of the November election.

·        I’ve gotten to be a fan of Chris Ciovacco’s commentaries on the market and his studies of historical market signals because his approach mirrors what has served me well for most of my career. He does a great job of compiling data and comparing it to... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, August 7, 2020
Posted Aug 07 2020 7:56AM

·        YouTube can’t handle the truth. This has got to stop. It has become just too blatant. Here’s a classic example. Twitter staffer who announced Trump censorship used to work for Kamala Harris.

·        Tom Cotton introduces Campus Free Speech Act, McConnell signs on. It’s about time.

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Some Great Memes
Posted Aug 06 2020 8:57PM
In The News for Thursday, August 6, 2020
Posted Aug 06 2020 6:23AM

·        I’ve been anticipating this kind of reaction from normal people who have been pushed too far. I expect we’ll see more of this. Protesters in Seattle encounter armed locals not in the mood to host them.

·        A new Gallup poll shows that 61% of black citizens do not want the police to cut back in their neighborhoods and 20% want even more of a presence.

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In The News for Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Posted Aug 04 2020 8:44PM

·       Minneapolis residents told to obey criminals and “prepare to be robbed.” Simply an incredible response from a totally feckless government. If the voters don’t throw them out en masse, I have no sympathy for them.  Let them wallow in the fetid mess they have created by their voting patterns.

·       Well, we kind of knew this was... [Read More]

In The News for Tuesday, August 4 2020
Posted Aug 04 2020 9:17AM

·       Quote of the Month courtesy of Mark Twain:

Do not fear the enemy, for your enemy can only take your life. It is far better that you fear the media, for they will steal your HONOR. That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse.

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In The News for Monday, August 3, 2020
Posted Aug 03 2020 6:52AM

·        A long and very good read. The Captive Mind and America’s Resegregation. WSJ Opinion column from Friday.  

What is driving the radical protesters and rioters—who are enabled and manipulated by the “digital intelligentsia” in the press and an expanding segment of the political and business classes—is contempt for the freedom of anyone who fails to comport with their image of a just society. In authoritarian systems those in power seek to Read More]

In The News for Friday, July 31, 2020
Posted Jul 31 2020 8:54AM

·       Reclaiming My Time (Remix). Please laugh responsibly.

·       Some Good News. This jives with the anecdotal evidence I’m seeing.

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In The News for Thursday, July 30, 2020
Posted Jul 30 2020 6:08AM

·        President issues Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship. Now let’s enforce it or make them pay the economic consequences.

·        Stephen Kruiser: The Democrats Plan On Stealing the Election.

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In The News for Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Posted Jul 29 2020 7:50AM

·        What the hell? The Union Pacific Railroad has its own police department patrolling 32,000 miles of railroad track in 23 states. They will no longer cooperate with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency following pressure from the ACLU. I’m getting pretty tired of how woke some of our corporations are getting. I would think that the government would have tools at their disposal to force companies like this to cooperate with federal agencies.

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In The News for Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Posted Jul 27 2020 9:10PM

·       ABC News works overtime at making a fool of themselves. Funny now those ‘peaceful’ demonstrations always wind up trying to burn down stuff and assault police.

·       Unfit to Govern. The evidence is pretty clear.

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In The News for Monday, July 27, 2020
Posted Jul 26 2020 8:32PM

·     I’ve never been much of a conspiracy theorist, but recent events have caused me to reassess that. The level-headed and intelligent commentators on PowerLine are willing to consider the unthinkable. As they said, “Four years ago who would have believed the DOJ, FBI and CIA would team up to support their favored candidate, and failing that, would try to disable the incoming administration. It happened and was highly successful due to the predictable behavior of the Democratic Party and its news branch at the New York Times, Washington Post, and so on.”

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In The News for Friday, July 24, 2020
Posted Jul 24 2020 8:04AM

·        They have the leadership they voted for and they’re getting it good and hard. Portland Mayor tear-gassed by federal agents, riot declared. The list of cities run by these feckless idiots all seem to have one thing in common. I’m sure you can’t possibly guess what it is. That’s right, they have progressive Democrat mayors.

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In The News for Thursday, July 22, 2020
Posted Jul 23 2020 8:04AM

·        Joe Biden held a live-streamed event from his basement and the numbers were a little embarrassing. 26 minutes into the event there were 19 viewers. By the time you account for reporters and Biden’s staff, that leaves about 2 actual viewers who apparently didn’t have anything better to do. And I’m supposed to believe this guy is leading in the polls. I don’t think so.

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In The News for Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Posted Jul 21 2020 5:27PM

·        In honor of Moon Day here is some incredible AI enhanced footage of Neil Armstrong’s moon landing,

·        The Epstein saga just continues to get more bizarre. Federal Judge’s son shot and killed in attack at their NJ home by gunman dressed as Fedex driver. She has recently been assigned to the Epstein/Deutsche Bank case.... [Read More]

In The News for Monday, July 20, 2020
Posted Jul 20 2020 7:46AM

·        A MUST READ: THE SORDID HISTORY OF SCAM SCIENCE. Particularly timely. Paul Krugman gets special mention.

What was also not-so-novel about the COVID crisis was its origin in scam or junk science. John Ionnnidis, one of the leading critics of weak scientific work, jumped right in... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, July 16, 2020
Posted Jul 16 2020 9:06PM

·        A very interesting clip of a Dallas, Texas doctor who had successfully used HCQ to treat his patients. Worth watching. He makes the point that the key is early outpatient treatment. More people would be well-served to listen to doctors like this in lieu of Dobby Dr. Fauci.

·        We’re not the only country having trouble... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, July 16, 2020
Posted Jul 16 2020 7:53AM

·        Another example of a black Democrat who has had enough. Georgia State Rep. Vernon Jones (D) has come over from the dark side of the force. I knew when I saw Leo Terrell make the switch that something was happening. Will Black Americans Ditch the Democratic Party? There seem to be more and more who are doing just that.

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In The News for Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Posted Jul 15 2020 8:17AM

·        J.P. Sears For Surgeon General. Finally, an explanation of how we came up with some of the ridiculous rules our politicians and bureaucrats have instituted.

·        And what the heck is going on here? The difference between reported cases and actual cases is staggering.

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In The News for Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Posted Jul 14 2020 7:51AM

·        As Stephen Green puts it, “You Break It You Buy It.” Washington Denies Taxpayer Funds to Rebuild Minneapolis After Riots. No money for Blue Bailouts. They can pay for their own lack of leadership and for the nitwits they elected to public office.

·        Tesla continues to outpace the competition. Set to introduce million-mile battery.  Read More]

In The News for Monday, July 13, 2020
Posted Jul 13 2020 10:45AM

·        Keeping up with all the crazy that is currently dominating and being promulgated by a mainstream media see themselves as opinion makers and not reporters has become overwhelming. It’s getting harder and harder to look into the burning forest and find some trees that aren’t on fire. The coverage of President Trump’s speech at Mt. Rushmore is a good example. Britt Hume commented that “I don’t think I’ve ever seen such a dishonest and biased coverage of any event.” He’s been covering such events for 50 years.

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In The News for Friday, July 10, 2020
Posted Jul 10 2020 7:48AM

·       If you think the COVID-19 issue isn’t a political one being relentlessly flogged by the press, you aren’t paying attention.

Few may have noticed that 42 percent of all COVID deaths... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, July 9, 2020
Posted Jul 09 2020 7:25AM

·       A lot of folks are expecting to see South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem more in the national spotlight in the future. She is impressive and sat down for an interview with the Center of the American Experiment yesterday. Here is the interview.

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In The News for Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Posted Jul 08 2020 7:38AM

·       Long time Trump critic Quin Hillyer, Trump’s Rushmore speech was   monumentally splendid.

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In The News for Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Posted Jul 07 2020 7:01AM

·       My professors tried to convince me that America is racist. I refused to buy into it. More and more minorities are speaking out. As Teddy Roosevelt said, “There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism.”

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In The News for Monday, July 6, 2020
Posted Jul 06 2020 7:01AM

·       Powerline’s Week in Pictures: Independence Day Edition. It’s epic.  

·       In case you missed it, here is President Trump’s speech given at Mt. Rushmore. As Scott Johnson of Powerline says, “It is a blast of truth asserting... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, July 3, 2020
Posted Jul 03 2020 9:07AM

·       Record Jobs Gain of 4.8 million in June smashes expectations. As Glenn Reynolds says, “Democrats and media hardest hit.”

·       I certainly hope this is true. Report: Trump Is Tired Of Jared’s Woke SH*T.

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In The News for Thursday, July 2, 2020
Posted Jul 01 2020 9:31PM

·       Tomorrow is a national holiday as Americans celebrate Independence Day or Dependence Day, depending on their political persuasion. I’m looking forward to watching the festivities at Mt. Rushmore. I can’t decide whether the new addition of President Trump to the monument should be next to Washington or Lincoln. The space to Lincoln’s right looks like it might be the best spot. I’m thinking about forming a 501-C to begin raising funds.

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In The News for Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Posted Jul 01 2020 7:33AM

·       In case you think the Black Lives Matter movement is a benign movement to improve the plight of Blacks, you are sadly mistaken. They are a Marxist/Anarchist group and make no bones about it. Brit Hume had some comments about it on Tucker Carlson’s show last night that should be widely disseminated.

·       A great read. What... [Read More]

In The News for Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Posted Jun 30 2020 7:40AM

·       In an interview in the Oval Office on Friday, President Trump had wide-ranging comments on a number of subjects. He is right, particularly in calling for a tougher response from Republicans. Powerline had some comments on the interview.

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In The News for Monday, June 29, 2020
Posted Jun 29 2020 6:49AM

·       How funny is this? The Washington Post just couldn’t stand to let President Trumps comment about America’s most dangerous cities being run by Democrats, so they headlined a story claiming it wasn’t true. Turns out they were right. Only 19 are run by Democrats. One is run by an Independent. LOL.

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In The News Weekend Edition - June 27, 2020
Posted Jun 27 2020 3:02PM

·       The Week in Pictures: Fake Noose Edition. The one thing the left really hates is being laughed at, so let’s keep up the mockery and ridicule.!

·       According to Ted Cruz, Attorney General Bill Barr is the Honey Badger. I believe you’ll feel better about things after reading this interview with Bill Barr. He discussed riots... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, June 26, 2020
Posted Jun 26 2020 7:37AM

·       Black Lives Matter is a Marxist/Anarchist organization. Any U.S. Corporation making a virtue signaling donation to this despicable group should be sued by shareholders. “If the US doesn’t give us what we want, then we will burn down this system.” You don’t feed alligators hoping they’ll eat someone besides you. Wake the hell up!

·       Polls... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, June 25, 2020
Posted Jun 24 2020 9:00PM

·       Stuart Evans was the deputy assistant attorney general for the Office of Intelligence. We may be hearing more about him. He was apparently the lone person trying to hold the FBI’s feet to the fire on the scurrilous FISA applications. Very interesting article. Strzok apparently knew Evans had his number.

·       D.C. Circuit Court castigates Judge Sullivan and... [Read More]

In The News for Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Posted Jun 24 2020 7:57AM

·       Stuff just keeps coming out. More Strzok notes out of the DOJ that are exculpatory to Gen. Flynn.

·       During a time when several governors and mayors have proven themselves unfit to even lead a conga line, Governor Kristi Noem has stood tallRead More]

In The News for Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Posted Jun 23 2020 7:14AM

·       What Happens When The Madness Ends? I recommend reading Victor Davis Hanson’s article on the subject. Today’s opportunist virtue-signaler will be tomorrow’s gullible fool. Tonight’s brave looter and edgy arsonist will be tomorrow’s matter-of-fact felon. As Thomas Sowell said, “Historians of the future will have a hard time figuring out how so many organized groups of strident jackasses succeeded in leading us around by the nose and morally intimidating the majority into silence.” How, indeed?

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In The News for Monday, June 22, 2020
Posted Jun 21 2020 11:35PM

·       A professor at UCLA has been put on leave for his sane reply to a ridiculous request. UCLA student Preet Bains said in a patently dim-witted reply that Professor Klein’s email was “backhandedly racist” for treating all races equally. Got that? Professor Klein’s reply to the initial request to treat black students differently was obviously from someone who is tired of all the bulls**t and is worth repeating.

Thanks for your suggestion in your email below that I give black students special treatment, given the tragedy... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, June 19, 2020
Posted Jun 19 2020 7:35AM

·       There is a hue and cry from some that it’s time to send in the troops and bust some heads in Seattle. I’ve thought that the President is probably handling the situation in the right manner by letting them wallow in their own filth. Kurt Schlichter has written an article that I think gets it right and is excellent reading. This Leftist Tantrum Is an Information Operation and Trump Is Winning It.

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In The News for Thursday, June 18, 2020
Posted Jun 18 2020 7:29AM

·       From Rasmussen: “In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” Coming today: Our U.S. voters trust-in-media results. It’s a bloodbath fort them.

·       More problems in Portland. “If only there was a group of well-trained individuals who were responsible for directly responding to such crimes.”

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In The News for Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Posted Jun 17 2020 7:27AM

·       Trump is holding a rally in Tulsa, OK this weekend. The venue holds 19,000 people and over 1 million have requested tickets. We are setting up for an election in just over three months that could be an historic sweep for an incumbent President if the level of enthusiasm being shown so far continues to build. The media’s overwrought reaction seems to confirm that restarting the rallies is the right thing to do. Great analogy. The mainstream media are Trump’s little Sea Monkeys. Add water and they start to jump around.

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In The News for Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Posted Jun 16 2020 7:27AM

·       An incredible remembrance of Joe Biden from the former chief lobbyist for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal employees (AFSCME). Must read if you think Joe has a principled bone in his body. He once claimed that Delaware was on the side of the South in the Civil War in an attempt to get Southern votes and bragged about an award he got from George Wallace.

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In The News for Monday, June 15, 2020
Posted Jun 15 2020 6:49AM

·       I listened to the live feed of the Flynn mandamus argument in D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday morning. The whole thing was interesting, but Sidney Powell’s summary at the 1:35:50 mark was outstanding. It was interesting listening to the questions by the three judges. One was clearly hostile granting the writ of mandamus and kept trying to bring race into the questioning.  He is Judge Wilkins, a liberal Obama appointee who was appointed when Obama packed the D.C. Circuit Court. Based on the questioning, the folks at Powerline think... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, June 12, 2020
Posted Jun 12 2020 7:17AM

·       This morning at 9:30 the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on the Flynn case and it appears they will be live-streamed. Arguing on behalf of Judge Sullivan will be liberal retired judge John Gleeson, “a former judge with a penchant for exercising power that judges do not possess.”

·       I’d feel sorry for the inhabitants of Minnesota but for the fact that... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, June 11, 2020
Posted Jun 11 2020 7:47AM

·       I’ve had enough of this craziness and I believe the vast majority of Americans feel the same way. I’ve always though of myself as a fairly mainstream moderate with a slight rightward tilt. No longer. Being fiscally conservative and socially moderate hasn’t worked too well. I, along with I suspect a majority of Americans, are ready to see these rioters and anarchists brought to their knees, forcibly, not as a gesture of fake virtue signaling. It’s time for coordinated police, and if necessary National Guard, action to clean up the streets and let these criminals and misguided delinquents know that their behavior will not be tolerated by law abiding citizens. We have SWAT teams for... [Read More]

In The News for Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Posted Jun 10 2020 8:12AM

·       One black resident of Washington, D.C. has had enough of the hypocrisy of the Black Lives Matter movement. She addressed the crowd and expressed the sentiments that a lot of other black citizens have also shared.

·       No. The New York Times making stuff up? I can’t imagine. Georg W. Bush says the NYT’s article about him not voting... [Read More]

In The News for Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Posted Jun 09 2020 7:47AM

·       Oh, please, please. As Many As 16-17 Obamagate Criminal Referrals Headed to DOJ.

·       How shocking! CBS deceptively edits interview with AG Barr. Dan Rather couldn’t be reached for comment.

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In The News for Monday, June 8, 2020
Posted Jun 08 2020 6:38AM

·       Friday’s Employment was evidence that the “V” bottom we’ve talked about seems to be playing out, much to the disappointment of the media and the Democrats, but I repeat myself. The Washington Post just couldn’t wait for the actual release before pre-writing an article and tweeting out “grim milestone to be reached as unemployment rate nears 20%.” There was just one problem. It was actually 13%, blowing away the worst-case estimates. They were so disappointed.

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In The News for Friday, June 5, 2020
Posted Jun 04 2020 9:02PM

·       A must read. America’s New Nihilism. He traces the current problems with the mob to Chicago 1968.

 The real blame here does not lie with the mobs who fought bloody battles with the hysterical Chicago police. The larger responsibility falls on the intellectuals—university professors, politicians and journalistic commentators—who said then that... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, June 4, 2020
Posted Jun 04 2020 8:18AM

·       Rod Rosenstein testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday. I watched a good bit of it on C-Span. Damning! As an aside, let me reiterate that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of RI is an absolute dolt. I continue to think he is actually doing a John Laroquette impression. Moving on, Ted Cruz put this scandal in perspective as the single worst political scandal in our history. He eviscerated the Obama administration which is gradually being exposed for the group of seditious operators they were. As he said, either Rosenstein was complicit, or he was grossly negligent. I suspect the... [Read More]

In The News for Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Posted Jun 03 2020 7:55AM

·       Some thoughts on President Trump’s photo op in front of St. Johns Episcopal Church holding a Bible. Needless to say, the left was triggered. Both the pastor of St. John’s and the local Episcopalian bishop immediately expressed their disapproval. A lot of my Episcopalian friends have expressed to me that they feel very much like a lot of Democrats who feel like their party has left them behind as it has gravitated to the left. Think about it for a minute. You are the pastor of a church that terrorists tried to set on fire and you are offended that the President of the United States visited your church and stood in front of... [Read More]

In The News for Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Posted Jun 02 2020 7:42AM

·       The first twenty minutes or Tucker Carlson’s monologue last night are must viewing if you missed it. He absolutely nailed it.

·       This is a dialog that needs to be front and center. It’s Past Time to Examine How Police Unions Protect Bad Cops.

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In The News for Monday, June 1, 2020
Posted Jun 01 2020 6:50AM

·       There are two ways to respond to riots. The Toledo model and the Minneapolis model. Every city should have a plan in place to deal with the kind of thing that have developed and it should be implemented immediately. The time to halt this anarchy is right at the beginning.  “The time to halt a riot is right at the start, by pinching off the criminal spearhead with precise and overwhelming force. The cops will usually be caught flat-footed (no pun intended) by the initial outbreak. But they need to spring into a pre-arranged mobilization that should always be as ready in every major city as the... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, May 29, 2020
Posted May 29 2020 8:21AM

·       If you’re a regular reader, you know that I have questioned from inception the measures taken to fight the Wuhan Virus and suggested that we will look back on this period when we have the advantage of time having passed and realize we succumbed to mass hysteria. Brian Wesbury had a very good piece about a week ago that mirrors my thoughts and is worth reading. Miscalculating Risks: Confusing Scary With Dangerous.

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In The News for Thursday, May 28, 2020
Posted May 28 2020 8:33AM

·       Midweek in Pictures: Final Coronavirus Edition

·       Apparently it’s okay to censor conservatives on Twitter but not mentally ill liberals desperate for attention.

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In The News for Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Posted May 27 2020 7:43AM

·       Absolutely spot on! Hanson’s Rule of Opposites. This is an excellent piece from Victor Davis Hanson on how to use the media with a Adam Schiff as a great example. As Scott Johnson of Powerline comments, Incidentally, Hanson’s rule of opposites must be applied to understand Susan Rice’s incriminating memoRead More]

In The News for Tuesday, May 25, 2020
Posted May 26 2020 8:11AM

·       An outstanding Week in Pictures.

·       Some creative ‘social distancing’ over the Memorial Day weekend.

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In The News for Friday, May 22, 2020
Posted May 22 2020 7:06AM

·       I’ve been a fan of Brian Wesbury for years. Here is a brief clip of Brian explaining why he is bullish and why the stock market is not overvalued.

·       There seems to be hope that the public is catching on. President Trump’s approval rating is now higher than Barrack Obama’s at the same point in his presidency. This is despite a press that is... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, May 21, 2020
Posted May 20 2020 9:35PM

·       The Midweek in Pictures. Just too much good stuff to wait for Saturday.

·       Today’s New York Post cover. They’ve had enough.

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In The News for Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Posted May 20 2020 7:23AM

·       A lot of politicians are idiots who don’t like to be questioned. Here’s a great example from Minnesota. You guessed it. He’s a Democrat.

·       Compare and contrast our four largest states. Very telling, isn’t it?

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In The News for Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Posted May 19 2020 7:40AM

·       A Time To Hate. I think this article expresses effectively the feelings of a lot of people who felt antipathy toward ex-President Obama but nevertheless were willing to initially give him a chance and never during his tenure subjected him to the slings and arrows that President Trump has had to endure.

·       Dissent will not be tolerated, comrades. YouTube has removed... [Read More]

A Few Good Memes
Posted May 18 2020 10:25AM


In The News for Monday, May 18, 2020
Posted May 17 2020 9:19PM

·       I’ll say it again. I love Kayleigh McEnany, the President’s new Press Secretary. She takes no prisoners and she always seems prepared to cut the fakes off at the knees. From Babylon Bee, the press might not like her replacement.

·       I’d say this is a good suggestion. Trump needs... [Read More]

In The News - Weekend Edition, Saturday, May 16, 2020
Posted May 16 2020 1:20AM

·       Sorrento Therapeutics claims they have a Coronavirus Cure. This obviously has huge implications for reopening our economy if true. The stock shot up on the news, but that’s nothing compared to what it’s likely to do if their claims are confirmed. It is potentially much more important than a vaccine.

·       How dare you report the... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, May 15, 2020
Posted May 15 2020 6:54AM

·       A scientific explanation of why shutdowns are useless. The consequences are worst than the benefits by far.

·       We have more information that the Obama administration engaged in misconduct that we ever did for opening the Russian-collusion investigation. It’s something new coming out every day now. The hue and cry for justice... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, May 14, 2020
Posted May 14 2020 7:24AM

·       Let’s start off with a little humor courtesy of CNN and other outlets. It’s always good to bring in the best experts on any given subject. ROTFLMAO! Greta Thunberg on Wuhan Virus and AOC heading up Slow Joe’s Climate Change Task Force. Who could make this stuff up? It isn’t as you might expect from the Babylon Bee, although they did weigh in. It’s kind of sad to see an eighteen-year old who is destined to have a long career as the subject of memes and the butt of jokes about wokeness.  

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In The News for Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Posted May 13 2020 7:29AM

·       UNBELIEVABLE! The $3 trillion bill proposed by Nancy Pelosi is is something that I would have expected to read on the satirical site, Babylon Bee. It is hopefully a total not-starter and any American with a lick of sense should be calling their Congressman or Congresswoman to express their revulsion. Tucker Carlson had a good summary of it. Watch this, and if it doesn’t cause you to ignite in a white-hot rage, you are beyond hope. It is nothing more than a liberal wish list of outrageous proportions and would once and for all kill any action on unfettered illegal immigration. Anyone... [Read More]

In The News for Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Posted May 12 2020 7:04AM

·       Speaking of unprecedented. Constitutional scholar and law professor Jonathan Turley has some comments on Obama’s comments concerning the Gen. Flynn dismissal. Turley is a Democrat, by the way, but not one that drinks the Kool-Aid. The more that comes out, the worse it looks for the Democrats. They have now admitted that the infamous and totally debunked Steele Dossier was equally funded by the DNC and the Hillary Campaign. A lot of folks have now been caught lying and there is going to be a piper to pay.

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In The News for Monday, May 11, 2020
Posted May 11 2020 6:50AM

·       From the inimitable and odious Paul Krugman comes pretty good evidence that we may actually have a “V” recovery. Paul’s comment give me a much higher feeling of relief about this bull market’s legs.

·       NBC President declares “We are winning war with White House.” He is fired one week later.... [Read More]

In The News-Weekend Edition-May 9, 2020
Posted May 09 2020 8:06AM

·       An epic Week in Pictures from Powerline.

·       Well, this is interesting, isn’t it? I think the “rule of law” is what these people are worried about. Obama says in private call that ‘rule of law is at risk’ in Michael Flynn case. Yeah, right. The fact show that that the Obama administration ignored the rule of law... [Read More]

Reveille for Friday, May 8, 2020
Posted May 08 2020 7:38AM

·       DOJ MOVES TO DISMISS CHARGES AGAINST GEN. FLYNN. I’d say that clearly the force has shifted from the Sith to the Jedi. Scott Johnson had a short comment: “The conduct of the FBI and the Department of Justice in the Flynn case has been a complete and utter disgrace to both institutions.” I’m thinking that things are going to just get more and more fun. Following the announcement, the Libs and Dems were absolutely melting down on Twitter as they spazzed in place while their heads spun uncontrollably. Damn, this has been a long time coming. I almost choked on my last mouthful of popcorn.... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, May 7, 2020
Posted May 07 2020 7:00AM

·       I somehow missed the irony of this at the time. A meme with Rod Sterling intoning, “Picture if you will a world where Cinco De Mayo falls on a Taco Tuesday, only to be ruined by a virus ironically called…Corona. We did out part by picking up some take-out Margaritas from Chili’s.”

·       Another good one I saw. First, we hear alcohol may prevent the virus…now research suggests... [Read More]

In The News for Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Posted May 06 2020 10:05AM

·        A good example of press hysteria. Drudge had this heading in bold headlines – UPDATE: MODEL SHOWS 134,000 DEATHS BY AUGUST. It is the IHME model, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. It has been useless, so far, and off by a magnitude.

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In The News for Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Posted May 04 2020 9:49PM

·       A great interview with Gen. Flynn’s attorney, Sidney Powell. I believe heads are going to roll. Haven’t seen Comey on TV lately, but I’ll be that SE grin isn’t there anymore. Tick Tock, Jim, Tick Tock. Clearly things are speeding up. Judge Sullivan has ordered the government to respond to Sidney Powell’s motion to dismiss by 12 PM on 5/4 and Gen. Flynn must file his answer by 12 PM on 5/6.   

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In The News for Monday, May 4, 2020
Posted May 03 2020 5:00PM

·       The Trust Deficit.  Officials who don’t trust the public to handle bad news often sugarcoat or obfuscate facts. Then, when the public senses that it’s being spun or lied to, it begins to lose faith in these officials. Disaster researchers sometimes use the phrase “elite panic” to describe cases where distrust of the public leads authorities to enact heavy-handed measures during crises.

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In The News for Friday, May 1, 2020
Posted Apr 30 2020 11:08PM

·       Yesterday was the 45th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. This is a particularly good article about it. I remember watching on coverage on television and seeing North Vietnamese tanks rolling up to the Ba Muoi Ba (33) beer brewery across the street from where I lived in DaNang. It is a rice beer and is now owned by Sabeco Brewery and is exported. It was referred to as Tiger P**s by most GI’s.   

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In The News for Thursday, April 30, 2020
Posted Apr 29 2020 10:02PM

·       The vast majority of Wuhan Virus cases may well be asymptomatic. Perhaps over 95%.

·       It sure looks like some fecal matter is getting ready to hit the fan. The evidence of criminal malfeasance on the part of the FBI and Mueller team are no longer theory. It’s been a long time coming and is way overdue. Is there anyone you’d rather have in your... [Read More]

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In The News for Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Posted Apr 29 2020 7:49AM

·       This has nothing to do with Wuhan Virus or the economy, it’s just funny as heck. Art Donovan was a defensive tackle for the Baltimore Colts. He played with Johnny Unitas and was a four-time all-pro and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. I’d forgotten how funny he was, but this clip from an old Army buddy reminded me.

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In The News for Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Posted Apr 27 2020 10:06PM

·       Do Lockdowns Save Many Lives? In Most Places, the Data Say No. If you’d like to listen to a podcast with the author, here is the link to Powerline. Holy Cow! As if Californians didn’t have enough to worry about. “Gov. Newsom has appointed Tom Steyer to head the committee to make plans [to reopen California’s economy]. You can expect it to include solar powered suppositories.”   

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In The News for Monday, April 27, 2020
Posted Apr 26 2020 10:06PM

·       The models have been wrong, egregiously so. Does anyone care? Not the media, as it blunts the narrative they are intent on flogging. This press conference called by two practicing emergency room physicians has garnered two million views on YouTube. It’s well worth watching and a real eye-opener. If you watch it I believe you will agree that we need to bring this attempted suicide of our economy to an immediate halt! There is no science to it. Politicians, bureaucrats and the lamestream media need to be neutered. The last two or three minutes of part two are very telling.

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In The News for Friday, April 24, 2020
Posted Apr 24 2020 8:03AM

·       Article in The Hill: The data is in – stop the panic and end the total isolation. Now, not next week.

·       Andrew McCarthy has consistently had some of the most spot on and insightful commentary on the Democrat’s and the Media’s Trump-Russia hysteria and misdirection. Here is his most recent articleRead More]

In The News for Thursday, April 23, 2020
Posted Apr 23 2020 7:34AM

·       Let’s start off with a little humor courtesy of one of my reader/friends. The Coronavirus Horse Race.

·       Why did it take 16 days for Congress to pass money for small business owners that could have been passed in... [Read More]

In The News for Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Posted Apr 22 2020 7:03AM

·       I received a very interesting and telling text message yesterday afternoon from a friend and long-time reader who lives in NYC. His comments were:

OK, so the good news and more good news. My wife and I both tested positive for the Covid-19 lgG test today, indicating “You are either over the infection or in the late stage.” Neither of us has shown or felt the symptoms and we had to be in good health before they would administer the blood test. The site administrator shared... [Read More]

In The News for Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Posted Apr 21 2020 7:26AM

·       More evidence that the IFR is just barely higher than an average seasonal influenza.

·       In case you missed the interview, Rep. Dan Crenshaw easily bested Bill Maher in an interview designed to showcase leftist talking points. That followed a previous smackdown of Hillary Clinton.Read More]

In The News for Monday, April 20, 2020
Posted Apr 20 2020 4:03AM

·       Update from Dr. Geach: Moving the Goalposts – Four Reasons It Is Safe to Open America. The Infection Fatality Rate (IFR) may actually be 0.1%, way below initial projections and about the same as this year’s flu. You should read this piece. And this one: After Repeated Failures, It’s Time To Permanently Dump Epidemic Models. And this is interesting. How do things look if you break out New York from the statistics? A whole lot different. And this: Vultures circling over Manhattan. Damn!

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In The News for Friday, April 17, 2020
Posted Apr 17 2020 5:17AM

·       This doesn’t fit the narrative being flogged by the press and politicians and medical establishment, which means it’s probably fairly accurate. An Israeli Mathematician, Isaac-Ben Israel, in conjunction with a fellow professor has done a statistical analysis of the Wuhan Virus data and concluded that it peaks after about 40 days and declines to almost zero after 70 days. Dr. Gabi Barbash, in a bitter exchange, insisted that the death toll would have been far worse had Israel not taken the steps it did, but Professor Ben-Israel insisted that the numbers speak for themselves. You be the judge. So far, the sanest analysis of the data has been coming from non-medical professionals and certainly... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, April 16, 2020
Posted Apr 16 2020 7:38AM

·        Will wonders never cease? Joy Reid, not one of the brightest bulbs in the lamp, sees the light.   

·        Did Putin con the FBI? More and more it looks as if the answer is yes.

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In The News for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Posted Apr 15 2020 7:58AM

·        “Once again, government officials are making decisions with catastrophic effects on many millions of lives, on the basis of models that have proved to be wrong. The shutdowns should end tomorrow.” This needs to end quickly. We Never Needed To Flatten The CurveRead More]

In The News for Tuesday, April 4, 2020
Posted Apr 14 2020 8:22AM

·        Dr. Jonathan Geach, a Tennessee anesthesiologist, along with four other colleagues published an argument for getting back to work that immediately garnered about 50,000 views before being censored. Here is the story and here is the article he wrote – Eight Reasons To End The Lockdown Now. This confirms the points made in the clip I linked to yesterday.

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In The News for Monday, April 13, 2020
Posted Apr 13 2020 8:49AM

·       You are welcome to agree or disagree with me. I have read and watched hours and hours of commentary from experts with much more gravitas than a lot of our bureaucratic experts like Dr. Fauci et al. I am convinced that history will look back on this episode as a mass hysteria of the tulipmania variety. I found this commentary by Dr. Wittkowski very interesting. It is 40 min. long, but well worth watching. If you believe what he is saying, and I do, we need to get back to work tomorrow. I could highlight several parts of his comments, but you really need to watch the... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, April 10, 2020
Posted Apr 10 2020 8:54AM

·       How honest is the Wuhan Virus fatality count? Not to be trusted, apparently. Dr. Fauci now says that U.S. deaths may be 60,000 after initial estimates were in the area of 200,000. Actually, I remember initial estimates being in the 1-2 million range.

·       I’ve linked to several pieces over the last few weeks that postulated that... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, April 9, 2020
Posted Apr 09 2020 7:52AM

·       Every single Wuhan Virus press briefing. Must see.

·       Midweek in Pictures Hormel Foods made their fist batch of Spam in 1937. With everyone out shopping and hoarding food they have announced they will be making their second batch later this week…

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