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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.

·       When you have thirty minutes, Steve Hilton had an excellent interview with the President on Sunday. It’s worth listening to.

·       Since 1928, the S&P 500 has correctly predicted the winner of the presidential election 87% of the time. Since 1984 it has been 100% accurate. It says Trump will prevail.

·       Stage 3 TDS is an awful thing to witness.

·       The media is absolutely crushed that HCQ has turned out to be a cheap, effective therapy for the Wuhan Virus. It’s just awful when someone you hate with all your being turns out to be right while you are clearly shown to be a cabal of nitwits.

·       As long as we’re talking about nitwits, this article by David Harsanyi following John Kerry’s speech at the DNC is worth reading. History Keeps Proving John Kerry Wrong. I’ve always considered John Kerry one of the emptiest of empty suits.

It took approximately 20 seconds for former Secretary of State John Kerry to drop the first flagrant lie in his Democratic National Convention speech on Tuesday, when he claimed that the Obama administration's so-called Iran deal had "eliminated the threat of an Iran with a nuclear weapon." It didn't get any better from there.

·       Joe Biden seems enamored of a quote from Mao Zedong, “Women hold up half the sky.” In case you wonder why a U.S. presidential candidate would quote someone responsible for killing 45 million of his own people during the ‘Great Leap Forward,’ the answer is that Anita Dunn is one of his senior advisors. She is quoted as saying that Mother Theresa and Mao Zedong are “the two people I turn to most” when seeking to break out of a political mold. That’s the kind of person he is surrounding himself with.

·       After disavowing any connection to anti-semite activist Linda Sarsour, the Biden campaign has been quietly backtracking. She spoke at the DNC, by the way. What a pathetic cave.

·       Destroying his wife’s career is George Conway’s most notable accomplishment, and how he will be remembered. Kellyanne is resigning her position in the White House to deal with family issues.   

·       President Trump addressed the media Sunday after the close of the Democratic National Convention with a not so subtle poke.

·       Nothing like a fine higher education. If you attend the University of Pittsburgh, you will be forced to take a course titled Anti-Black Racism: History, Ideology, and Resistance. It is mandatory and you cannot drop it. It should be boycotted en masse and whoever approved it summarily fired.

·       Kim Klacik is a black woman running for the House in Baltimore in a heavily Democratic district. Her message is powerful. I lived in Baltimore in 1969-1970 when it was going through a renaissance. Sadly, it’s pretty much been run into the ground by decades of Democratic leadership.