Saturday, August 24, 2019

Lindsey Graham: Democrats ‘Can’t Have It Both Ways’ On Immigration Reform | The Daily Caller

Lindsey Graham: Democrats ‘Can’t Have It Both Ways’ On Immigration Reform | The Daily Caller:
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South Carolina GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham criticized Democrats for their across-the-board opposition to immigration proposals by the Trump administration.
“Democrats can’t have it both ways,” the lawmaker tweeted Thursday. “They object to immigrant family separation because minors can only be held by [the Department of Homeland Security] for 20 days. But when [President Donald] Trump tries to keep families together for a period of time to adjudicate claims, they also object.”

The way we were-----"Master Jack" - 4 Jacks & a Jill

Boob-tube-----26 NEW SHOWS OF FALL TV 1970

College Prez: Universities Churning Out Degrees in Opinions Rather than Truth | Intellectual Takeout

College Prez: Universities Churning Out Degrees in Opinions Rather than Truth | Intellectual Takeout
"You may recall that a few years ago, the president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, bluntly informed students that his school was not a day care, but a university.
See the source imageDr. Piper’s words made waves because they were some of the first to acknowledge the growing epidemic of coddled victimhood on college campuses.
Dr. Piper recently released a book on the same subject, expanding upon the day care mentality which seems to have overflowed from college campuses and into the rest of society.
In particular, Dr. Piper notes that the current generation’s approach to truth is a main reason we no longer have rational and reasoned debate and discussion.
Instead of humbly searching for and receiving truth, Dr. Piper observes that many millennials believe that their own opinions are “the final standard for what is ‘right.’..."
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The Morning Briefing: Granny Maojackets' Emails Are Back!

The Morning Briefing: Granny Maojackets' Emails Are Back!
"Rando Friday
...rather about Granny's emails:
August in Washington can be the political equivalent of an elephant graveyard: One good rain can wash away the dirt and expose the bones of scandals past.
And this August did not disappoint. Thanks to the relentless investigative work of Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), we are learning that the Hillary Clinton email case may not really be settled.
A staff memo updating the two senators’ long-running probe discloses that the FBI — the version run in 2016 by the now-disgraced and fired James Comey, Andrew McCabe and Peter Strzok — failed to pursue access to “highly classified” evidence that could have resolved important questions.
See the source imageWhile I don't like to disparage law enforcement, the FBI is a federal bureaucracy and the fact that an incompetent, hyperpartisan slacker like James Comey could rise to the top just confirms all of the bad things I think about the government.
Many might question why it's even relevant to keep talking about this. 
Well, one reason is that Hillary still does.
Whenever given an opportunity, Hillary loves to try and delegitimize President Trump's victory over her. 
As the media loves doing the same, they fawn over everything she says..."
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Socialism Themed Monopoly Divides The Internet | The Daily Caller

Socialism Themed Monopoly Divides The Internet | The Daily Caller:

Image result for Empty MoneyMonopoly is a vastly popular game that challenges players to engage in pretend capitalism, purchasing the most “property” as they seek to monopolize the board. Hasbro recently released a spinoff version of the game called Monopoly: Socialism, which mocks the anti-capitalist economic system. A professor from Rutgers University went viral on Thursday when he purchased the game and posted a series of 20 tweets critiquing its negative depiction of socialism, creating a flurry of online debate.

Do As I Say, Not As I Do | Power Line

Do As I Say, Not As I Do | Power Line
"...We see this dynamic again and again in relations between the developed and underdeveloped world.
Poor countries want to get richer, and they can only do so by developing their resources and consuming energy.
Wealthier nations both hector and bribe them, but they–in particular, their elites–have no interest in moderating their own lifestyles.
The same dynamic exists between Western liberal elites and ordinary citizens of their countries. 
Like Brazilians, Indians and others in developing countries, most Americans have figured out that when Obama said, “At a certain point you’ve made enough money,” he was talking about you, not him. 
And, as Glenn Reynolds wrote, when Obama said–just last year!–“There’s only so big a house you can have,” he meant you. 
Not him.
In short, most people have caught on to the fact that fraud is the essence of liberalism, and in this regard, the average American is in much the same position as the average Brazilian..."
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The war on cops imperils us all

The war on cops imperils us all
"Even before the firing of ­Officer Daniel Pantaleo, there were signs on the street that cops are backing off — and who can blame them?
Image result for war on copsUnder Mayor Bill de Blasio — and the city’s increasingly progressive district attorneys — they feel ­unloved and under siege.
The street no longer fears the NYPD, and the disrespect of the summer’s cop dousings inevitably turned violent last weekend when three officers were injured in Brooklyn as people hurled heavy objects rather than water.
Now New Yorkers are sharing anecdotes like this:
On Aug. 14 at about 9 p.m. in the West Village, a woman is punched in the face by a stranger as she steps outside her apartment to give her dog a potty break.
The injury is mild but the addled perp remains across the street, so the victim’s husband calls the cops.
A squad car arrives but the officers decline to make an arrest, despite the presence of several witnesses.
“When someone is calling and they need help, officers are going to run in,” Joseph Imperatrice, founder of pro-cop group Blue Lives Matter, said Wednesday.
“But the days of proactive policing are completely done.”..."
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Just 20 Miles From White House, Illegal Immigrant Rape Cases Keep Piling Up | The Daily Caller

Image result for flickr commons images Jail cellJust 20 Miles From White House, Illegal Immigrant Rape Cases Keep Piling Up | The Daily Caller:

This last month has been a particularly horrific one for residents of Montgomery County, Maryland — a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants just 20 miles from the White House.
In the last month alone, at least four illegal immigrants in the county have been charged with rape. The attacks are a part of a reported 4-year rise in rapes in Montgomery County.

Business leaders sound alarm over looming energy threats

Business leaders sound alarm over looming energy threats
Image result for electric blackouts"The threat of blackouts in Victoria has sparked alarm from some of the nation's biggest businesses with Coca Cola Amatil boss Alison Watkins comparing the situation to challenges it usually faced in developing countries.
The Australian Energy Market Operator warned on Thursday more than a million Victorian households could face blackouts this summer if power plant repairs at key facilities ran behind schedule without replacement supplies being secured.
...Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor said Victorians would "pay the price this summer" and in future unless the Victorian government struck a balance with coal and gas as well as new sources including solar and wind.
Asked if it was unusual for 
...The comments from Ms Watkins follow criticisms earlier this week of Australia’s high energy prices made by BlueScope boss Mark Vassella, who described Australia’s lofty energy costs as "a tragedy" for local manufacturing.
A Rheem spokesman said the water heater manufacturing company’s direct gas and direct electricity costs had increased by more than 50 per cent since 2017.
...Energy Users Association of Australia chief Andrew Richards predicted large power consumers would again be asked to power down to help keep the lights on..."
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How it started.


This is how they silence US!-----Women For Trump Ad Pulled From Facebook for Policy Violation

Women For Trump Ad Pulled From Facebook for Policy Violation
"Earlier this week, Facebook took down several Trump campaign ads over alleged violations of their advertising policies 
They must have been terrible, horribly offensive ads, right? 
Heck, even I thought they must have been tasteless ads that were reasonably taken down... and then I saw one of the offensive ads:
That's right. The above ad violated Facebook's advertising policies.
What did this and other offensive Trump ads do that was so terrible?
They targeted women. 
The website Popular Information explains:
Facebook's advertising guidelines list thirty varieties of prohibited content. Number twelve on the list prohibits ads that target "personal attributes." Facebook says ads must not include "direct or indirect assertions or implications about a person’s... gender identity."
Trump's ad is clearly prohibited, but Facebook allowed it to run until an inquiry by Popular Information. "We've notified the campaign that the ads violate policy. They can’t continue to run unless fixed," a Facebook spokesperson told Popular Information.
According to a report from The Hill, it was Popular Information’s inquiry to Facebook that got the ad taken down. 
A spokesperson for Facebook told The Hill, “We've notified the campaign that the ads violate policy. 
They cannot continue to run unless fixed.”
So, let me get this straight. 
The Trump campaign runs an ad that says "The Women for Trump Coalition needs the support of strong Women like you" and somehow that’s so offensive that it violates Facebook’s ad policies?..."
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African Countries Take Bold Step to Cancel Chinese Investment Projects

Sierra Leon ChinaAfrican Countries Take Bold Step to Cancel Chinese Investment Projects
"NAIROBI, Kenya—Some African countries are canceling Chinese development projects and licenses as governments wake up to the potential risks of such deals.
Over the past few years, the regime in Beijing has played a huge part in African development projects. 
At the same time, there have been concerns about how it carries out those projects, often luring African countries into so-called debt traps with the potential to put national assets at risk in the event of a default on repaying their loans.
On Aug. 2, the Financial Times reported that “the government of Sierra Leone has canceled and suspended the licenses of several mining projects, including the Tonkolili and Marampa iron ore mines.” 
Major companies operating in Sierra Leone include China’s Shandong Iron and Steel, which owns the Tonkolili iron ore project, and Gerald Group, which owns the Marampa mines...."
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Aging?


Elizabeth Warren Wants Reparations For Same-Sex Couples | The Daily Caller

Image result for flickr commons images elizabeth warrenElizabeth Warren Wants Reparations For Same-Sex Couples | The Daily Caller:

Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has added “gay and lesbian couples” to the growing list of groups for whom she would support reparations.

See how climate science becomes alarmist propaganda | Watts Up With That?

See how climate science becomes alarmist propaganda | Watts Up With That?
"Summary: Our elites believe they can shape our minds through propaganda. 
This is most obvious in the barrage of exaggerations and misrepresentations of climate science, designed to panic us into approving the Green New Deal. 
Here is an example of how this happens, the news equivalent of turning gold into straw.
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Large-scale propaganda works, unless fought. 
It can mold the opinions of a people – irrespective of its truth. 
...The current climate alarmist propaganda barrage is on a scale seldom seen in US history. Since there is no longer effective opposition, they can make even the wildest claims. 
Their preferred method is to take climate science papers, exaggerate their claims (in either scope or certainty). 
...For example, see this from alarmist Eric Holthaus (a writer at Grist). 
It has 8k retweets and 16 likes, and was featured in Naked Capitalism’s daily links. Holthaus re-tweets climate scientist Stefan Rahmstorf’s exaggeration of the study’s results, and further exaggerates them into fiction. 
The new study says none of the things Holthaus describes. 
Fifty years to melt Antarctica?
Unlike Holthaus, the mainstream media published stories that merely exaggerated the paper’s findings from science into revelation. 
...How did this happen? The origin of propaganda..."
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History for August 24

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History for August 24 - On-This-Day.com
Joshua Lionel Cowen 1880, Jose Luis Borges 1899, Yasser Arafat 1929
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Anne Archer 1947 - Actress, Steve Guttenberg 1958 - Actor, Cal Ripken, Jr. 1960 - Baseball player
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0079 - Mount Vesuvius erupted killing approximately 20,000 people. The cities of Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum were buried in volcanic ash.
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1954 - The Communist Party was virtually outlawed in the U.S. when the Communist Control Act went into effect.
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Friday, August 23, 2019

Trump: 'Very Seriously' Looking at Ending 'Ridiculous' Anchor Baby Policy

Trump: 'Very Seriously' Looking at Ending 'Ridiculous' Anchor Baby Policy:
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President Trump says he is “very seriously” looking at ending the current policy of birthright citizenship in the United States, whereby hundreds of thousands of U.S.-born children to illegal aliens — often referred to as “anchor babies” — are rewarded with American citizenship every year.
While speaking with reporters on Wednesday, Trump said his administration was reviewing an executive order to end the “ridiculous” birthright citizenship policy.

The way we were-----Sharon Tate, Manson murder route Aug 8, 1969 from Google Earth

Boob-tube-----1955 SHEENA, QUEEN OF THE JUNGLE - TV trailer - Irish McCalla

ANALYSIS: TRUE. The Real Reason Elites Behave Hypocritically On Climate Change Is Because They Want to …

Instapundit Blog Archive ANALYSIS: TRUE.
"ANALYSIS: TRUE. 
The Real Reason Elites Behave Hypocritically On Climate Change Is Because They Want To.
See the source imageSome people chalk up such hypocrisy to ignorance. “They turn up with unnecessary entourages in helicopters or fast cars and then preach about saving the world,” complained an insider. “They just don’t seem to be aware that they’re the ones burning huge amounts of fossil fuels.”
But it’s inconceivable that the celebrities don’t know they are behaving hypocritically. It’s common knowledge that flying by jet results in significant carbon emissions.
...A simpler explanation for the hypocrisy of celebrities who moralize about climate change is that it is a way of flaunting their special status.
Hypocrisy is the ultimate power move. It is a way of demonstrating that one plays by a different set of rules from the ones adhered to by common people. Hypocrisy demonstrates how unaccountable one is to conventional morality.
...And it is a mistake to imagine that human behavior is mostly conscious. Much of human behavior is unconscious and driven by an innate urge for power, of which status is one (highly-social) form.
This also dovetails with James Delingpole’s “Drawbridge Effect:” “You’ve made your money. Now the very last thing you want is for all those trashy middle class people below you to have a fair shot at getting as rich as you are. That’s why you want to make energy more expensive by opposing Keystone XL...--Posted by 

LA's Rules About Where Homeless People Are Allowed To Sit And Sleep Could Get Even More Complicated: LAist

LA's Rules About Where Homeless People Are Allowed To Sit And Sleep Could Get Even More Complicated: LAist
"The Los Angeles City Council's homelessness and poverty committee on Wednesday recommended repealing a controversial ordinance prohibiting homeless people from sitting or sleeping on sidewalks. 
The committee wants city council to replace the law with one that is more narrowly tailored, and compliant with a recent federal court decision.
...The proposed replacement law lays out a lengthy list of circumstances and conditions under which occupying a sidewalk would be banned. 
These include within 500 feet of parks and schools and within 10 feet of a driveway or building entrance..."
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Tucker Tackles Biden’s ‘Embellished’ Biography: ‘He Was A Coal Miner’ | The Daily Caller

Image result for flickr commons images joe bidenTucker Tackles Biden’s ‘Embellished’ Biography: ‘He Was A Coal Miner’ | The Daily Caller:

Tucker Carlson kicked off his Tuesday night show on Fox News with a look at the details former Vice President Joe Biden has “embellished” into his personal history.
Carlson and his guest, the Washington Examiner’s Alana Goodman, noted several of Biden’s autobiographical claims over the years that just don’t appear to add up.

The Morning Briefing: Spicey's Dancing With the Stars on Liberal Feelings | PJ Media

The Morning Briefing: Spicey's Dancing With the Stars on Liberal Feelings | PJ Media
"Misery Loves Democrats
In case you missed it: former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is going to be on the next season of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," which can be a good or a bad thing, depending on how seriously one takes goofy network television fare.
Democrats all across the land are having yet another foot-stomping, snot-bubbling, toddler-esque meltdown, this time because a Republican guy they don't like is going to be on a television show they've never watched.
Predictably, there was the oh-so-stern threat of a boycott, this one from an Obama flack:
Because ridiculous is what The New York Times does, its television critic decided to devote a thousand or so words to lobby for the American public to make Spicer face ongoing punishment for having the audacity to work for a president not approved by the MSM..."
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Muskegon college fitness center logs $2M in losses - and counting - mlive.com

Muskegon college fitness center logs $2M in losses - and counting - mlive.com:
MUSKEGON, MI – Changes could be coming to Muskegon Community College’s Lakeshore Fitness Center after operating losses of about $2 million over four years.
In 2018-19 alone, the fitness center accrued more than half a million dollars in financial losses that weren’t in the budget, according to college officials.
In total, it cost the college $783,000 - some losses were planned.
The college purchased the former YMCA building for $1.17 million in 2015.
Since then, it has lost money in operations annually and has cost the college in repairs to the 40-year-old facility..."
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DHS Using Loophole Around Flores To Address Immigration Crisis | The Daily Caller

DHS Using Loophole Around Flores To Address Immigration Crisis | The Daily Caller:
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The Trump administration is rolling out its own licensing standards for family residential centers, a move that will work around the Flores settlement and mitigate the illegal immigration crisis.
The Department of Homeland Security introduced a new policy Wednesday regarding family residential centers (FRCs) that house immigrant family units. The rule change, the administration argues, will allow DHS to keep families together during their detention while also stemming the flow of illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border.

And they assure us it's gonna get hotter!-----Sultan Knish: Environmentalists Killed More Europeans Than Islamic Terrorists Did

Sultan Knish: Environmentalists Killed More Europeans Than Islamic Terrorists Did
"Do Americans Need Air-Conditioning?" a New York Times piece asked in July.
Air conditioning, it argued, is bad for the environment and makes us less human. 
It ran quotes suggesting that, "first world discomfort is a learned behavior", and urging "a certain degree of self-imposed suffering".
If environmentalists ruled the world, air conditioning wouldn’t exist..."
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ALWAYS trust the government to protect you!


Child abuse!-----The Disturbing, Exploiting Trend of Down Syndrome Drag Is Coming to the US ⋆ Activist Mommy

The Disturbing, Exploiting Trend of Down Syndrome Drag Is Coming to the US ⋆ Activist Mommy
"We have previously reported on a group of drag queens and kings with Down syndrome from the UK, and how disturbing and confusing it is that the left embraces those with Down syndrome when they are decked out in drag despite pushing for babies with Down syndrome to be aborted in the womb. 
Now it would appear this trend is coming to America. 
LifeSite News reports:
A public art event in Grand Rapids, Michigan next month will feature men and women with Down syndrome performing as “drag queens” and “drag kings.”  
A drag group known as “Drag Syndrome” is comprised of performers with Down syndrome, and is an LGBT activist’s attempt to promote so-called “inclusion.”  Their performances feature song and dance by men wearing women’s dresses, garish makeup, wigs, and in some cases fake breasts. Women sport beards and men’s clothing.
A local TV channel, Wood TV, reports that “some people may be concerned because people with Down syndrome have limited mental capacity that they might not have the ability to decide to take part or understand what they are taking part in.” ...
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#1 This day 1986-----Madonna, Papa Don't Preach & Hung Up, MDNA Tour at Madison Square Garden...

Justice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase

See the source imageJustice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase
"Federal arrests of noncitizens have jumped over 200% in the last 20 years and now account for 64% of those arrested, according to the Justice Department.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics said that federal arrests of non-Americans rose 234% from 1998-2018.
For U.S. citizens, the percentage rose just 10% over those 20 years..."
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The "science" was settled!

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Whittney Williams Was An Illegal Immigrant — Now She’s A Trump Supporter Trying To Unseat A Democrat In Michigan | The Daily Caller

Whittney Williams Was An Illegal Immigrant — Now She’s A Trump Supporter Trying To Unseat A Democrat In Michigan | The Daily Caller:
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Whittney Williams at age 10 entered the U.S. illegally from Taiwan, but now she’s running for Congress in Michigan with high hopes for a border wall and zero tolerance for socialism.
Williams – Director of Diversity for the 11th Congressional District Republican Committee – announced her aspirations to unseat Democratic Rep. Haley Stevens Monday. Stevens, who voted yes on a $15 federal minimum wage and co-sponsored a bill condemning president Trump’s “racist rhetoric,” may eventually have an unorthodox contender.