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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?

·       This is beautiful and needs to be a model for dealing with these nitwits. A Hispanic vendor in Tulsa uses Alinsky tactics against a BLM supporter. Here’s the video clip. These people need to be laughed off the stage and ridiculed for the dimwits they are.  

·       The President suggested that burning the American flag should be a Federal offense. Cast your vote.

·       102 people were shot over the weekend in Chicago, 14 fatally and 12 of them minors. It’s apparently not a big deal with the media since none of them were shot by “racist cops.” Haven’t heard a peep out of the Black Lives Matter Marxists. And in New York City shooting are running about one per hour. Maybe disbanding their Anticrime Unit wasn’t such a good idea.

·       My opinion of Brett Favre just dropped significantly. He stupidly compared Colin Kaepernick to Pat Tillman.

·       Well, this certainly bodes well for sending out mail-in ballots, doesn’t it?

·       There is a new documentary film, Uncle Tom, produced by radio talk show host Larry Elder. It features prominent African Americans talking about “what it’s like to be a person of color, who thinks for themselves, and is shunned by the plantation mentality of the modern fascist American left.” If recent polls hold true, the black vote in the November election will be a real game changer. 40% of likely black voters indicated they viewed President Trump favorable and 25% viewed him very favorably.

·       Voters in several dysfunctional states have some real choices to make in November, both on a national and state and local level. If they decide to return to office the feckless nitwits who have demonstrated a total lack of leadership and a disdain for the public’s safety, then it’s going to be hard to sympathize with them. Minnesota is a good example, to which you can add California, Michigan and New York to name a few.

·       Another academic refuses to kneel and bow to the PC/Virtue Signaling mob. Hopefully, we’ll see more and more of this. “Bow, kneel or grovel and you will dissolve into obsecurity.” If we’ve learned anything from this cancel culture it is to never apologize or try to appease them. A good example. He should not even respond, and Trump should support him.

·       More Chronicles of the Crazy Time. Also more leftist autophagy (eating their own). TDS stage three sufferer Lawrence Tribe, a law professor at Harvard, made the mistake of suggesting that Biden should pick a running mate based on “merit.” He actually said that “African Americans above all would be the first to say they are more interested in results than cosmetics.” Not so fast there, Larry. He was met with outrage by Democrats across social media platforms.

·       An interesting report from the India/China border clash. Apparently, the Indians responded violently to the death of their commander, wreaking havoc on the Chinese and causing panic as they attacked. I’m wondering if they were Gurkhas. If so, the panic is understandable.

·       Dare we hope? Biden Campaign agrees to 3 general election debates, slams Trump team for seeking more. There may not be enough popcorn to get through these.

·       In case you don’t believe that leftists and Democrats are trying to set up a situation that would enable massive voter fraud, you need to read this. The last two paragraphs are key.

·       I would say that Seattle if going to see their tax base start to evaporate as more companies follow this path. I just hope these Blue Staters don’t move to Tennessee and Texas and bring the voting patterns that ruined their former cities with them.

·       Amid all the truly serious issues we have to deal with, the White House press spent an inordinate amount of time fixated on the President’s use of the term “Kung Flu” to refer to the Wuhan Virus. As I’ve pointed out on several occasions, being a liberal means you totally lose your sense of humor.

·       For an idea of just how deep the malfeasance at the FBI ran, here are some names you probably haven’t heard of, yet, but you will.

·       The Tennessee Legislature, to its credit, has voted not to remove a bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest. He is one of the most fascinating characters of the Civil War and his tactics are still studied at military colleges worldwide. This is a very good article that goes into some detail about his character demonstrated after the war. This speech to a group of black Southerners got him in trouble with Southern racists at the time, mostly because he dared to kiss a young black woman on the cheek when he accepted a bouquet of flowers from her.  Here is part of his speech.

- “This day is a day that is proud to me, having occupied the position that I did for the past twelve years, and been misunderstood by your race. This is the first opportunity I have had during that time to say that I am your friend. I am here a representative of the southern people, one more slandered and maligned than any man in the nation.”

- “I want to elevate you to take positions in law offices, in stores, on farms, and wherever you are capable of going.”

- “I am your friend … We were born on the same soil, breathe the same air, and live in the same land. Why, then, can we not live as brothers? I will say that when the war broke out I felt it my duty to stand by my people. When the time came I did the best I could, and I don't believe I flickered. I came here with the jeers of some white people, who think that I am doing wrong. I believe that I can exert some influence and do much to assist the people in strengthening fraternal relations and shall do all in my power to bring about peace.”

- “When I can serve you, I will do so. We have but one flag, one country; let us stand together. We may differ in color, but not in sentiment.”

- “Go to work, be industrious, live honestly and act truly, and when you are oppressed, I'll come to your relief.”

·       A conservative commentator has turned the left’s cancel culture against itself. They thought they were right. Instead, they are, as they have always been, historically illiterate idiots who now deserve the dunce cap and canning. We’ll be waiting to see if these left-wing bastions will change. I doubt it. But it sucks when you get a face full of buckshot, huh?  It would take a heart of stone not to enjoy their dilemma.

·       Erin Burnett moved from CNBC to CNN a few years ago. CNN seems to attract the mediocre and I’ve never thought she was that bright to start with. Richard Grenell quickly shut her down, but not before she realized that she had been owned  for her idiotic take on classified information never being wrong.