Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The Masked Singer + Triumph

Honest to gravy, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is the best guest host ever on "The Masked Singer."  So far he's guessed Lou Dobbs, the Olsen Twins, and David Hasselhoff because "he has to appear on this show at some point."

Make Triumph a permanent host!

Feelings...nothing more than feelings

I had to work today so I could only catch snippets of the news, but it sure sounds like Impeachment Inquiry! was a huge bust.  Which was predicted because - ahem - the witnesses...weren't.
Practically every question on the point of the hearing assumed facts not in evidence, because not one witness had any direct contact with Trump himself. Not one of them could point to an overt direction for a quid pro quo from the White House. They assumed that was the policy, they worried that was the policy, and they certainly didn’t like the direction the Trump administration was taking Ukraine. But as far as the quid pro quo issue, it’s entirely assumed on facts not in evidence, because none of these witnesses can testify to such orders, let alone from Donald Trump — with whom they had no contact.
How bad was it?  Even CNN had to admit it: "Even CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin thinks it’s a problem for Dems that neither witness had direct contact with the president."

This is my favorite part: Adam Schiff warns the witness not to answer a question based on "facts not in evidence" and incredulous Republicans want to know if that's the standard since they just spent half a day listening to facts not in evidence.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Somebody has been working the focus groups

Twitchy: "Rep. Lee Zeldin: Democrats’ new word of the day is ‘extortion,’ replacing quid pro quo."

Good luck with all that:
Volker said the problem with Schiff's scenario was that events did not unfold as he said. During the time in question, Ukrainian officials did not know that the U.S. aid was being withheld, Volker said; they learned that in late August, while the notorious Trump phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was in late July. In addition, Volker explained, relations with the U.S. seemed to be good even though the Ukrainians did nothing that Trump mentioned in that call — no investigation and no public statement announcing an inquiry.
It will be interesting to see how Democrats pin extortion on Trump while excusing Joe Biden's very public threat to withhold $1 billion in aid to the Ukrainians until they fired their prosecutor.

When you're polling below Tulsi

Amy Klobuchar says that Democrats are sexist.

Kamala Harris says that Democrats are sexist and racist.

And, yes, I know they're not polling below Tulsi but her on-air evisceration of Harris was the greatest.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Oh that's different

John Kass: "Jeffrey Epstein and Brett Kavanaugh, for ABC News, a tale of double standards."  "There is just no responsible way to discuss ABC’s alleged spiking of the Epstein story — or NBC’s spiking of the Harvey Weinstein story — without dealing with how those news networks, and other media outlets, worked frantically to destroy Kavanaugh."

Saturday, November 09, 2019

It was 30 years ago today

Nice little mini-gallery on the Berlin Wall which came down 30 years ago today.

I was a junior in college then.  I'm older now.

Star Chamber follies

I was away on business and missed a lot of news this past week.  I was hoping that, by the time I returned, the Democrats would - finally - articulate exactly what high crime President Trump committed to warrant overturning a national election.  Alas, it was not to be.

American Thinker: "Schiff goes Full Stalin"  Let the show trial begin:
These questions ask, essentially, if the witnesses believe President Trump is guilty of pressuring Ukraine to dig up dirt on the Bidens in exchange for military aid. The GOP, it seems, will not be allowed to call witnesses who have testimony or evidence to the contrary, that there was no pressure and no quid pro quo. Nor will the GOP be allowed to present witnesses or evidence that confirms that the “dirt” is accurate, that the crime of threatening to withhold aid for a personal and political favor, a crime Biden has already confessed to, was committed by Biden, not Trump, on behalf of Biden’s son Hunter. Nor will the GOP be allowed to make the case that any Trump inquiry of the Ukrainians was mandated by a treaty signed by President Bill Clinton. This is, dare I use the term Democrats used during the impeachment of Bill Clinton for a real crime, a phrase used by Joe Biden himself,  a political lynching. 
The "crimes" of Trump are yet to be determined:
Now it seems you don’t even need real crimes defined by statute. You can invent them, as Dershowitz charged Democrats with doing in an appearance with former U.S. Atty Guy Lewis on the November 7 edition of “The Ingraham Angle” on Fox News.

One of the proposed Schiff articles of impeachment is something called “Obstruction of Congress.” As Dershowitz asks, just where is the statute defining this? Congress and the President are co-equal branches of government. If a Trump administration official refuses to comply with a subpoena based on executive privilege of other grounds, you take them to court. You don’t impeach the President and charge him with an invented crime.
There is no crime: there is only the continuation of the now three-year temper-tantrum that Hillary was denied her spot behind the Resolute desk.  Andrew Sullivan pretty much admitted as much in this thumb-sucker article full of ambiguities masquerading as serious thought.  We're in mortal danger from "regime cleavage", you see, and Trump has committed "abuses" such as correctly calling the Mueller investigation a witch hunt and mean tweets.  In Sullivan's world, Trump is a "shabby tyrant" because he talks bad and advances policies with which Sullivan disagrees.

And this is where we are: they really hate Trump and that's enough to cancel 2016, through whatever Stalinesque means necessary.

Saturday, November 02, 2019

Short hiatus

See you soon.

Then the unicorns appeared with the M4A money

Politico: "The issue that Obama alums think could doom Elizabeth Warren" - "The candidate has dug herself in a hole on a top-of-mind concern for voters."

Philip Klein: "Here's a list of $20.35 trillion of Elizabeth Warren tax hikes."

The reviews are in: "‘This is going to cause down-ballot damage’: Warren's $20 trillion health plan fails to quiet critics" - "The Massachusetts senator’s Medicare for All proposal is new ammunition for her rivals."

Because it's sheer fantasy:

Forget it Jake, it's Chinatown

NY Post: "What, exactly, is President Trump’s ‘high crime’ here?"  Beating Hillary.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Exactly what the Ukrainian president said

Quid pro no.  Federalist: "NSC Official Tim Morrison To Schiff: ‘I Was Not Concerned That Anything Illegal Was Discussed’ In Trump-Ukraine Phone Call"
Morrison testified that Ukrainian officials were not even aware that certain military funding had been delayed by the Trump administration until late August 2019, more than a month after the Trump-Zelensky call, casting doubt on allegations that Trump somehow conveyed an illegal quid pro quo demand during the July 25 call.
Which is exactly what Ukrainian President Zelensky said in an October 10th press conference.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The NY Times is trash

Twitchy: "Media hardest hit: The hero Photoshopped out of that doctored photo ‘was not offended and laughed’."

Extra - Jim Acosta is a clown.

Of all the drama queens, this is the drama queeniest

Poor Dahlia Lithwick just can't.  "Why I Haven’t Gone Back to SCOTUS Since Kavanaugh."
The enduring memory, a year later, is that my 15-year-old son texted—he was watching it in school—to ask if I was “perfectly safe” in the Senate chamber. He was afraid for the judge’s mental health and my physical health. I had to patiently explain that I was in no physical danger of any kind, that there were dozens of people in the room, and that I was at the very back, with the phalanx of reporters.
Good lord.  Passing it on to the next generation is a form of child abuse.

"Obviously, I'm a top-tier candidate"

Not anymore sister: "Kamala Harris Falls to 3% and Is In Danger of Not Making November Debate, While Tulsi Gabbard Needs One More Good Poll to Make It."

Let's all enjoy this flashback where Kamala dismissed Tulsi because of her poll numbers.  How the turntables have turned!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

I'm calling it now

Prediction: Joe Biden will finish in third place in both Iowa and New Hampshire.

There is just zero enthusiasm for this guy.

Sham impeachment roundup

Hot Air: "Draft Resolution Authorizing Impeachment Inquiry Will Let Republicans Call Witnesses — Subject To Adam Schiff’s Approval." 

What could go wrong with that plan?  "Schiff Directing Witnesses Not To Answer GOP Questions."

Twitchy: "Nancy Pelosi and House Dems are playing games."  They can't authorize a real investigation now because that would be a tacit acknowledgment of the current clown show.

But here comes the groundswell "meh": "Poll: only 36% say House should impeach Trump"
And this: "Impeaching Trump not popular in swing states."
Which is why: "Don’t have the votes? House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer won’t commit to a floor vote Thursday."

Monday, October 28, 2019

The sham impeachment continues apace

Really good article in the WSJ: "This Impeachment Subverts the Constitution" - "It’s nakedly political and procedurally defective, and so far there’s no public evidence of high crimes."

But wait, Nancy Pelosi is here to remedy this: "Finally: House Dems To Vote On Resolution Formalizing Impeachment Proceedings."

Except this is not an impeachment vote: it's merely an ass-covering resolution by the Democrats saying they're allowed to run their Star Chamber.  The jig was up when a reporter committed an act of journalism and tracked down Nancy Pelosi who admitted: "‘It’s Not An Impeachment Resolution’."

Extra - The Last Refuge: "Pelosi is not delivering a House “Resolution on Impeachment” for a vote, because if she did hold a vote on an impeachment resolution, the minority and the Executive branch would gain rights therein."  We can't have that.

More - Althouse: "The vote will take place on Thursday, and it will be presented as whether to “affirm” the inquiry... which seems to say that they don't want to admit that they were doing it wrong, just asking for an affirmation."

Sunday, October 27, 2019

ISIS leader dead

This is a breaking story: "Trump describes al-Baghdadi as 'whimpering and crying' before dying in U.S. operation: 'He died like a coward'."

I heard on NPR that the only American casualty was a dog.

Reminder - Trump is scheduled to attend the World Series game tonight.  Should be interesting.  (Whoops: original post said he was going to throw out the first pitch)

Extra - Let's watch the mainstream media spin.  Red State: "CNBC Hack John Harwood Is Really, Really Upset That Al-Baghdadi Was Killed."  "The tweets you are about to see are an absolute clown show."

And this - Glenn Greenwald tweet: "It's genuinely fascinating watching Democrats in real time struggle to figure out what to say about this. They want to be patriotic and anti-ISIS, but also need a way to malign Trump without contradicting their gushing Obama praise over OBL: not an easy balancing act. Good luck!"

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Let's never forget the pain of this actual hate crime

Western Massachusetts update: there was a horrible hate crime at (checks notes) Smith College.
NORTHAMPTON - Smith College announced Friday an investigation is underway to find those responsible for drawing swastikas on multiple buildings on the Northampton campus.
Yes, some Nazi sympathizers broke into the elite all-female college deep in the Berkeley of the eastern seaboard.  Most assuredly, this was the work of Massachusetts rednecks and not a Jussie Smolett-style cry for attention.  We shall not rest until these very real perpetrators are brought to justice.

Here comes Hillary 2.0

This quip from Andrew Sullivan made me laugh:
For what it’s worth, I suspect Warren will win the nomination and dutifully lose the election just like Mondale, Dukakis, Gore, Kerry, and the second Clinton. She has that quintessential perfume of smug, well-meaning, mediocre doom that Democrats simply cannot resist.
If I've learned anything from 2016, it's that Americans love a shrill, supercilious, East Coast liberal who lies constantly about things large and small.

Where have I heard this before?

Let's flashback to 1988:
Democratic presidential candidate Joseph R. Biden Jr., a U.S. senator from Delaware, was driven from the nomination battle after delivering, without attribution, passages from a speech by British Labor party leader Neil Kinnock. A barrage of subsidiary revelations by the press also contributed to Biden's withdrawal: a serious plagiarism incident involving Biden during his law school years; the senator's boastful exaggerations of his academic record at a New Hampshire campaign event; and the discovery of other quotations in Biden's speeches pilfered from past Democratic politicians.
The old boy is still at it:

Friday, October 25, 2019

That news isn't fit to print

Victory Girls: "Russia Probe Is Now A Criminal Investigation And New York Times Is Not A Fan."

Never go full Mondale

The Bulwark: "Why Elizabeth Warren Is Never Going to Do Medicare For All."

She's backed herself into a corner where she can't possibly go into the next debate (November 20th) repeating that exhausted mendacity about costs, but she also can't be honest and admit that the middle class will be taxed back into the Stone Age.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

How depressing

Hot Air: "Poll: 51% Think The First Amendment Goes Too Far By Allowing Hate Speech And Should Be “Updated” To Reflect Cultural Norms." 

Worst quid pro quo ever

And they tell me that Trump is a master deal maker.  Deroy Murdock: "Pelosi’s Impeachment Express"
Zelensky repeatedly insists that he felt no such pressure to investigate alleged Biden-family corruption in Ukraine. At a joint September 25 news conference with President Trump at the United Nations, Zelensky said, “nobody pushed me.” Zelensky said on October 10, “There was no pressure or blackmail from the U.S.” He spoke during a 14-hour “press marathon” in Kiev, in which he answered unscripted questions from some 300 journalists who interviewed him in 20- to 30-minute sessions, in seven- to ten-member squads. “This call influenced only one thing. We needed to secure a meeting, that it was necessary to meet with the president,” Zelensky added, referring to Trump. “I wanted to show him our team, our young team. I wanted to get him into Ukraine.”

Likewise, Trump did not threaten to withhold U.S. military aid, absent a Ukrainian probe of the Bidens. Though such assets were being withheld at the time, Ukrainian officials were reportedly unaware of this during the July 25 Trump/Zelensky phone call. Zelensky told journalists in Kiev on October 10: “I had no idea the military aid was held up.” These weapons — which Obama never even offered — arrived not long after Trump and Zelensky conversed. Specifically, Zelensky and Vice President Mike Pence spoke in Warsaw on September 1. Zelensky explained: “And after this meeting, the U.S. unlocked the aid and added $140 million. That’s why there was no blackmail.”
So over and over, the Ukrainian President said there was no pressure, he didn't know the aid was delayed, the aid was released, and Trump never got the "quo" to this alleged "quid."  No wonder Adam Schiff has to put on parody shows.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Then magically, the rich handed over their money

Reason Online: "Elizabeth Warren Is Running Out of Fake Money to Pay for Her Terrible Ideas" - "Warren says her wealth tax math "clearly" adds up. It doesn't."

Fauxcahontas was rising in the national polls before the last debate but she's dropped back down since then.  I think her slippery answer on middle-class taxes - if you can call it that - didn't help her.  Now she insists she's developing a plan to fill the $30 trillion hole in Medicare for All.

But, c'mon, she isn't.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

It's for your own good, citizen

Monday, October 21, 2019

That emoluments clause

Volokh Conspiracy: "George Washington and the Emoluments Clauses" - "The Practices of our First President Suggest That President Trump is not violating the Foreign and Domestic Emoluments Clauses."

Can you feel the Joe-thusiasm?

Hot Air: "Inquirer Minds Want To Know: What If You Threw A Biden Debate Party And No One Came?"
He was hosting a presidential debate-watching party for Joe Biden supporters just blocks from the former vice president’s national campaign headquarters. He didn’t expect a big crowd, but in the end only one other person showed up.

The two men watched in silence and both left before the three-hour debate ended.
Many months ago, I thought that Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris were candidate who could beat Trump.  I was very, very wrong about the latter.  Mayor Pete?  He's on the rise.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Medicare for all!

Two from Peter Suderman: "Medicare for All Is All Democrats Want To Talk About" - "Health care policy has dominated the early 2020 debates, and Obamacare has few defenders left."

"On Medicare for All, Elizabeth Warren Is Fundamentally Dishonest" - "Her refusal to answer a question about taxes isn’t just dodgy; it’s designed to mislead."

Saturday, October 19, 2019

The trivialization of impeachment

Really good article from Andrew McCarthy.  My emphasis in bold:
There will be deep, bitter public protest because impeachment, on the facts before us, is objectively foolhardy. Trump’s missteps do not rise to the level of impeachable offenses. If they did, Democrats would not fear voting to conduct the impeachment inquiry, and they would proudly hold their hearings in public with due process, rather than behind closed doors with selective leaking.

Moreover, we are just one year out from an election in which, if Trump is as bad as Democrats say, the voters will remove him. Yet, Trump’s approval rating hovers at around 43 percent, close to what Obama’s was a year before his reelection. Trump could certainly lose, but he stands a decent chance of being reelected. Hence far from a strong consensus for his removal, there will be zealous protest against impeachment by a significant segment of the public. Consequently, the Republican-controlled Senate will swiftly reject the House Democrats’ impeachment articles as a partisan stunt — as precisely the abuse of power the Framers feared. And woe betide the next Democratic president seeking the bipartisan cooperation needed to govern.

Our constitutional system will be damaged because impeachment will be discredited. That will not make it any less indispensable than Madison judged it to be. Yet its invocation will be even less likely in some grievous future instance, when a presidential abuse of power actually does imperil the nation. We will have a virtually omnipotent president. As a practical matter, there will be no viable congressional check — no impeachment, no power of the purse — to rein the president in. The powers of the competing political branches will be in gross imbalance, making functional separation of powers impossible.

As the Framers would tell us, that is not a prescription for the preservation of liberty.
The House of Representatives has already rejected moving forward on impeachment on three separate votes; the last one couldn't even get the majority of Democrats to support it.  But Nancy Pelosi has decided that she is the House now and Trump needs to be removed before the voters can be allowed to make such a monumental decision themselves.

Friday, October 18, 2019

The most explosive witness ev...oh, never mind

Federalist: "Adam Schiff Flip-Flopped On Whistleblower Testimony After Reports Of Coordination" - "After news broke that Schiff's staff had secretly worked with the whistleblower prior to the complaint being lodged, Schiff moved to prevent the whistleblower's testimony."

Sky is blue news

Mona Charen: "Elizabeth Warren Is Not Honest."  Yeah, that's because of all the lies.

Extra - Issues & Insights: "Who’s Going To Pay For Elizabeth Warren’s $43 Trillion Agenda?" - "Warren would have to raise middle-class taxes. Massively. And not just to pay for Medicare for All. She won’t say it. Reporters won’t pressure her to, or hold her accountable for her attempt to deceive the public. But there is no escaping it."  No kidding.

Senator Bennet has concerns

Politico: "Can any of these people beat Trump?"
This, Bennet fears, is how Trump might luck into a second term. Oh, sure, the president will continue to scare moderates and independents with his erratic behavior. But Bennet wonders if Democrats might scare them even more—what with talk of seizing guns, banning fracking, guaranteeing health coverage to undocumented immigrants, raising taxes across the board, imposing political litmus tests on churches, and of course, eliminating private insurance for more than 150 million people.

“Just listen to this debate,” Bennet says, motioning toward the television. “Medicare for All shouldn’t even have made it to the debate stage. I mean, we’re a free country, and that’s fine. But of the Democrats who won in 2018, in those suburban districts, all but one person won their primary running on the public option—against candidates who supported Medicare for All. I understand this has been Bernie’s thing forever. But for some of the leading candidates to sign on to his bill gave it legitimacy. It’s just…”

He drifts off, shaking his head.
As the article notes, Bennet isn't the only one exasperated with Liz Warren's non-answers.  And, to circle around to my debate complaint, the questions are always so predictable.  Why hasn't anybody asked these candidates why they're talking about health care reform less than 5 years after Obamacare was going to fix it all?  The media doesn't ask hard questions because they want to protect their favorites.  This will play well in flyover country.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

No thanks

Hot Air: "Falling Ratings, Pointless Snark: Why Hold Televised Debates At All?"

I didn't watch the last debate mostly because I can't stand to hear the canned answers anymore, mostly from Fauxcahontas who simply refuses to answer any question directly.  The only thing that will save this tired format is 1) every question starts with a yes/no hand raise question followed by explication and 2) a series of oddball questions just to mix it up. 

How's that sham impeachment inquiry going?

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

So there won't be leaks from this testimony

Now we know why the so-called impeachment inquiry is behind closed doors.  Gotta control that narrative.  Federalist: "Top Diplomat Testified That Obama Admin, Not International Community, Orchestrated Ukraine Prosecutor’s Firing" - "The Obama administration, not the international community, orchestrated the ouster of a Ukrainian prosecutor investigating a company connected to Joe Biden's son, a top diplomat testified to Congress yesterday."

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Party like it's 1799

City Journal: "California Goes Dark" - "Multiple factors have led to planned electricity blackouts across the Golden State."

Wild, and I do mean wild, card

It's hard to believe the Washington Nationals barely fought their way into a wild card spot, won the wild card game, won the division series and now are going to win the NLCS.

Bottom of the first inning: Washington 7 - St. Louis 0.

She lied about that too

Daily Caller: "Liz Warren Once Eulogized A Man By Accusing Him Of Sexual Harassment In Front Of His Children."  The guy who allegedly chased her around his desk had been stricken with polio

Sunday, October 13, 2019

They're not lies, they're "bigger truths"

Townhall: "It's good to be a Democrat."  "The Democratic Party’s nominating process has devolved into the “Woke Olympics,” and no position on the left is more coveted than that of victim. It doesn’t matter of what. This rich white lady with a history of sweet, high-paying gigs needed to find some way to claim her “victim cred” with voters. So she made it up."

National Review: "Elizabeth Warren Is Jussie Smollett." 

Saturday, October 12, 2019

The enemy within

"We're in a permanent coup" says...Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone fame.
My discomfort in the last few years, first with Russiagate and now with Ukrainegate and impeachment, stems from the belief that the people pushing hardest for Trump’s early removal are more dangerous than Trump. Many Americans don’t see this because they’re not used to waking up in a country where you’re not sure who the president will be by nightfall. They don’t understand that this predicament is worse than having a bad president.

The Trump presidency is the first to reveal a full-blown schism between the intelligence community and the White House. Senior figures in the CIA, NSA, FBI and other agencies made an open break from their would-be boss before Trump’s inauguration, commencing a public war of leaks that has not stopped.
I didn't vote for Trump and often wish he would pull it back a bit.  But it wasn't so long ago that we were told it was "horrifying" to question the results of an election and since November 2016 there's been a non-stop temper-tantrum that the Queen was denied her tiara.  A month later, a coalition of Hollywood elites and their media buddies urged the electoral college to ignore their duty.  Then, as Taibbi notes, this led to a coordinated effort by intelligence agencies to undermine the duly-elected President with a series of leaks that led to the Russia hoax and now the Ukraine hoax.

Hard to believe but up until now Nancy Pelosi has been the voice of reason against impeachment.  But she's since succumbed to the AOCs and idiot Swalwells of the party and now she's backed herself into a zugzwang where she can't make a move that won't expose the inanity of the Democrats.

So here we are: the national election is just a year away but we couldn't possibly give the American people the opportunity to choose their President.  They might make the wrong choice again.

Crazy people, by which I mean the Dem candidates

Tom Nichols in USA Today: "Do we still agree on beating Trump? After your LGBTQ forum, I'm not sure."  The pandering was fabulous!


A question not asked: "No one was asked the most important question though – should biological boys be allowed to beat up on high school girls in sports? Guarantee every single one of these pathetic pandering losers would say yes."

Oh yes they would.

Yeah, just imagined if that happened

Victor Davis Hanson: "On the Whistleblower Kerfuffle, Imagine a Different Scenario."
Imagine . . .

If in early 2015, some White House staffers transcribing confidential presidential calls were disturbed about one conversation that President Obama had with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif. The two allegedly had confidentially discussed the staggered release of some $1.7 billion in withheld U.S. dollars to Iran — as an understood exchange for the release of 4 American hostages, $400 million of which was to be delivered, in an unmarked cargo plane at night, and in various currencies to Tehran.
Oh that's different because shut up.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Just a show

Kim Strassel: "Ukraine Smoke and Mirrors" - "There’s no substance behind the accusation Democrats claim is impeachable."

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Nancy Pelosi: "l'état, c'est moi"

Yeah, about that: "Democrats face consequences of skipping floor impeachment vote."
And a federal judge, hearing arguments Tuesday about whether the House Judiciary Committee should get grand jury materials from the special counsel report from Robert S. Mueller III as part of an impeachment inquiry, questioned when she could know such an inquiry had begun if there wasn’t a floor vote.

“Where are you suggesting I should draw lines?” Chief U.S. District Judge Beryl A. Howell asked House General Counsel Douglas Letter.
Are you telling me that the Speaker of the House can't just declare "impeachment!"?  What is this representative government coming to?

Hat tip: Instapundit

Yankees suck

NESN: "Twins’ Tyler Duffey Explains Simple Difference Between Red Sox, Yankees Fans."
“Boston’s fun, they’re baseball fans,” Duffey said. “Yankee fans, they just hate people.”
Verdict: true.

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

By popular demand

Here you go.  Powerline: "Trump refuses to participate in impeachment farce."

I can't believe Trump is resisting this Soviet-era Star Chamber of closed-door hearings orchestrated by spurious subpoenas triggered by an anonymous whistleblower with hearsay evidence.

Reminder from former U.S. Attorney Andrew McCarthy:
Under federal law, the offense of obstructing Congress applies when “any inquiry or investigation is being had by either House, or any committee of either House.” Again, neither the House nor any of its committees has voted to conduct an impeachment inquiry. There is no formal impeachment proceeding to obstruct. Furthermore, the letters in question are not actually demands carrying the compulsory force of law; technically, they are just informal requests. No one is required to comply with a mere request, and refusing to do so is not evidence of anything, let alone obstruction.
There is no obstruction because there is nothing to obstruct, unless you count Nancy's foot stomping.

The frontrunner

Issues & Insights: "Greta Thunberg To Win The Nobel? The Madness Continues."

The Babylon Bee: "New Law Requires You To Listen To Greta Thunberg Lecture Before Purchasing Gasoline."

How dare you!

Monday, October 07, 2019

America's favorite Canadian

Fox News: "'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek may leave show over cancer battle."

As far as I can remember, there's only one time that somebody other than Alex Trebek hosted "Jeopardy."  It was the "April's Fool" episode in 1997 when Trebek hosted "Wheel of Fortune" and Pat Sajak hosted "Jeopardy!"

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Nevertheless, she persisted with another lie

Legal Insurrection: "Elizabeth Warren’s Current Claim She Lost Teacher Job Over Pregnancy Contradicts Her Prior Statements."

Twitchy: "On video, Elizabeth Warren certainly doesn’t sound like she was fired for being pregnant."

But it's cool to be a victim nowadays.

No kidding

Conservative Treehouse: "Nancy Pelosi is “Grubering” The American Electorate on Impeachment – Committee Requests, aka “Subpoenas”, Constructed to Manufacture “Obstruction"
Speaker Pelosi, working through a carefully constructed political dynamic assembled by the hired staff from the Lawfare alliance, has sold her constituency on an impeachment process that structurally doesn’t exist.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi could never succeed in the scheme were she not assisted by a compliant media.
Andrew McCarthy has sounded the same alarm: "If the House Won’t Vote, Impeachment Inquiry Is Just a Democratic Stunt."  Where are the brave firemen in the media?

Saturday, October 05, 2019

Oh, that's "opposition research"

NY Post: "Sorry, Dems: It’s OK to ask for foreign help in a criminal justice investigation."
As George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley explains, “It is not uncommon for an attorney general, or even a president, to ask foreign leaders to assist with ongoing investigations. Such calls can shortcut bureaucratic red tape, particularly if the evidence is held, as in this case, by national security or justice officials.”
But what about the DNC's own actions in Ukraine or Hillary literally hiring Russian agents to dig up dirt on Trump?
But keep in mind, it was the Democrats who told us there is nothing wrong or illegal with a presidential candidate hiring a private lawyer to conduct opposition research in a foreign country on their political opponents. After it emerged that the Clinton campaign and the DNC had paid Christopher Steele to dig up dirt in Russia on Trump, the Democrats’ defense was: That’s just opposition research. Everyone does it.
Kimberly Strassel calls the Democrats' actions "mystifying" given the double standard present:
"They don’t understand how Democrats can say this is an impeachable offense when Democrats seem to have no problem with Hillary Clinton’s campaign directing Russian disinformation to the FBI against the Trump campaign,” Strassel told “Fox & Friends," calling it "mystifying" that Democrats have chosen this phone call as the basis for an impeachment.
I'll wager that not a lot of Americans even know about the origin of the Steele dossier, but they're about to.

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Not a brave whistleblower, just a partisan leaker

Hot Air: "Adam Schiff Learned About The Whistleblower Complaint In Advance."

And here's Ace confirming what we suspected:
Remember when Fred Fleitz and others reported that, based on their long experience in national security and with whistleblowers, the "whistleblower" complaint did not read like any real whistleblower's complaint, but like something written by a Democrat lawyer for political impact?

Well, there you go. It reads like it was written by a partisan Democrat legislative aide because it was written by a partisan Democrat legislative aide.
Adam Schiff then lied about meeting with the whistleblower because he knew how it would look.

Extra - Commentary: "Impeachment #2 May Have Jumped the Shark."  Including the now-confirmed detail that the Ukrainians were unaware that there was any delay in foreign aid.

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Assassination humor is: horrifying / hilarious

Depends on your political party.  Remember this?  NBC News: "Rodeo clown who mocked Obama at Missouri State Fair banned from performing."  This was a national outrage found at a State Fair rodeo.

Compare and contrast.  Hollywood in Toto: "How one 'SNL' joke brutally exposes cancel culture."
“It’s gonna take another year or so [impeachment], and I was like, ‘well, damn, that sucks. Let’s get drunk.’

“It’s frustrating. You know, I bet somebody explained how long impeachment takes to John Wilkes Booth, and he was like, ‘O.K., well, where’s [Lincoln] at right now?'”

Chuckles ensue. Pearls … weren’t clutched by the usual suspects. WaPo. Slate. Salon. Vox. BuzzFeed. HuffPo.
That's different because Trump.

It's not over until we say it is!

Politico: "Trump may have lied to Mueller, House Democrats say."  It's all in the grand jury redactions, you know.

Here's exclusive footage of the Adam Schiff urging Congress to restart the Mueller investigation:

Low calorie

Conrad Black: "Bring On the Biggest Nothingburger of Them All."

Monday, September 30, 2019

Law? Who needs the law?

Byron York: "In Trump impeachment, 'no one is above the law' could backfire on Democrats" because no Democrat can define what law has been broken:
The bottom line is, it will be very, very hard for House Democrats to show that Trump committed a crime in the Ukraine affair. Which is why some Democrats seem to be moving toward accusing Trump of engaging in misconduct that is more difficult to define, such as violating his oath of office or betraying his country. Those are charges that seem solemn and weighty but are also fuzzy enough to use without getting into any detailed — and losing — legal argument.

The Constitution says a president "shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors." There has been a very long debate on what that means. To lay ears, it sounds like the president must be shown to have committed a crime to be impeached and removed from office. But the Framers did not define "high crimes and misdemeanors," and it is up to Congress to decide whether a president should be impeached, and, if so, on what grounds.

So far, Democrats have not helped their cause by accusing Trump of criminal behavior. "No man is above the law" sounds good, but it requires the impeachers to make a case that the president did, indeed, break the law.
Yes, the phrase "high crimes and misdemeanors" is ill-defined but by placing it on equal footing as treason, it implies a serious charge.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

"We're still doing this?"

Twitchy: "Elizabeth Warren tries to reignite the Kavanaugh smear campaigns, burns herself (and Dems) in the process."  The girl can't help it.  The pandering, that is.

A dying institution

Washington Examiner: "Just 13% trust media ‘a great deal,’ Democrats only majority with ‘confidence’."

If you look at the graph in the story, Democrats' love for the media soared sky-high in 2017 as the press set itself up to bash Trump 24/7.

Must read by VDH

Victor Davis Hanson: "Why the Impeachment Frenzy May Only Strengthen Trump."  A good overview of the whole mess: "Not just Trump supporters but the public is baffled by the apparent asymmetry in the application of the law, or at least the intention to apply the law. The Biden-Obama experience between 2009 and 2017 apparently had set a de facto precedent of what does and what does not constitute collusion."

Friday, September 27, 2019

Crayon Pop

I've been getting into K-Pop lately, but the videos are maddening with the split-second edits.  So I've been enjoying the dance studio videos with a single shot:

Worst extortion ever

Ace: "No Big Deal, But Ukraine Wasn't Even Aware Their Aid Was Being Delayed/Reviewed Until More Than a Month After Trump Supposedly Threatened to Withhold Aid."

It's just a New York Times reporter so, you know, probably fake news.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

How can this guy be so lucky?

A little correction: I was wrong last month when I said that Liz Warren's nomination was "not going to happen."  Last night the best poll in Iowa now shows Fauxcahontas pulling ahead of Sleepy Joe.  Hot Air: "Warren Pulling Ahead, At Least In Iowa."

This can only be explained by Biden's slow-motion implosion.  My belief in that Warren could not be the Democrats' nominee is because she's a stone-cold Hillary 2.0 loser to Trump:
From the beginning of this mess, I’d never imagined that Donald Trump could be lucky enough to draw Warren as an opponent, but at this point, it’s impossible to deny that she looks like she has a real chance. That’s kind of amazing because she really is a dud of a candidate. She’s terrible on the stump and leaves people with the impression that she’s lecturing them more than relating to them. And she’s already gone on the record with a bunch of policies that will ruin people’s financial situations while driving the country in an extreme leftward tilt.

If Trump is running even a modestly competent campaign next year he should be able to tear her to shreds.
Since it's confession time, I was also very wrong about Kamala Harris.  Sweet mercy, she's a terrible candidate. 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

This is not going to happen

Hot Air: "Report: House Dems Weighing Contempt Charge Against Corey Lewandowski Over Tuesday’s Hearing."

C'mon, man, this is all posturing.  The Democrats want to bury the memory of that hearing in a shallow grave.

Faux-conomics

ABC News: "Buttigieg calls Warren 'extremely evasive' on health taxes."

Warren is terrible when she's pushed off her well-rehearsed talking points.  The media is going to protect her all the way up until her first debate with Trump and then it's all going to fall apart once that bubble is popped.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Yes, it's amazing she hasn't been pressed on this

Since the media won't do its job, it took Stephen Colbert to finally at least try to pin Elizabeth Warren down on the inevitable middle class tax hikes that would necessarily come with Medicare for All.  (Spoiler alert: he failed)

Hot Air: "Elizabeth Warren Won’t Tell The Truth About Middle-Class Taxes Despite Stephen Colbert Pleading With Her To Do So."

Federalist: "Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan—For Avoiding Your Health Care Questions" - "Telling people they will lose their coverage, and figuring out how to pay for this $30 trillion-plus system? Elizabeth Warren doesn’t want to bother answering questions about those minor details."

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Americans have steadily lost faith in the press

New York Times: "Hold my beer."
To summarize, the Times had information that Ford’s account was essentially nuked and discredited. Instead of running that as the lead story delved from this garbage book, they reran old allegations and included a new one which lacked any credibility at all, to the point where even the alleged victim has no recollection of it.

“Journalism.”

Are we supposed to believe that was just an honest editorial decision? Come on. The authors of this book were so partisan, so wrapped up in their own narrative that they did everything they could to frame things in a way to hurt Kavanaugh. It just so happens that they did such an awful job at it that their claims fell apart within hours.
Trump has driven the lamestream media absolutely insane and this latest hit job against Kavanaugh is just more of the same. 

Gee, why is there a housing shortage?

Reason Online: "Minneapolis Doesn't Want Landlords to Check Tenants' Criminal History, Credit Score, Past Evictions" - "The Minneapolis city council just made the rental business a lot riskier for property owners."

Dude's never gonna make it

Twitchy: "Joe Biden says his child care tax credit would put 720 million women back into the workforce (video)."  Oh yeah, the video is very clear.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Salad fork Amy

I'm linking this post just for this line:
Meanwhile, Amy Klobuchar has assaulted more women in her senate office than Kavanaugh has.
Heh.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

What we've come to expect from the media

National Review: "The New York Times Anti-Kavanaugh Bombshell Is Actually a Dud."
The book isn’t released until Tuesday, but Mollie Hemingway got a copy, and she writes on Twitter: “The book notes, quietly, that the woman Max Stier named as having been supposedly victimized by Kavanaugh and friends denies any memory of the alleged event.” Omitting this fact from the New York Times story is one of the worst cases of journalistic malpractice in recent memory.
And yet, it's all so familiar.  The "Democracy dies in darkness" crowd isn't even trying to cover up their advocacy anymore.

Extra - Mollie Hemingway's twitter reaction: "I'm actually kind of enjoying how bad this is."

The Paper of Record:

Saturday, September 14, 2019

ICYMI

The Intercept: "Joe Biden's stunningly racist answer on the legacy of slavery has been overlooked."

I have predicted that Biden will lose both New Hampshire and Iowa and then his support in South Carolina will wither because of these early setbacks.  (When your entire argument is "electability" it's subverted when you can't get elected.)  These latest gaffes will not endear him to the very South Carolina voters he's depending on.

Which leaves, what, Warren?  There won't be an U-haul trucks at the White House anytime soon.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Drop out, Joe

Rolling Stone (!): "Why It’s Time for Joe to Go" - "Democrats need an antiracist nominee to run against a racist like Donald Trump. The third debate confirmed Biden isn’t up to the task"

When i saw this same article earlier in the day, the title was "Drop out, Joe Biden."  This revision drops the imperative tone.

The cringe

Kamala Harris' performance in the debate last night was cringier than "Scott's Tots."  It was full of uncomfortable laughing and dead-cat-bounce "zingers."

Legal Insurrection has it right: "Kamala Harris’ campaign should have ended tonight at #DemDebate."  I can't believe I once believed that she had a chance at the nomination.  She's all done now.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

These plans suck

David French: "Elizabeth Warren’s ‘Plans for Everything’ Consistently Violate the Law."

Confirmed: Christine Blasey Ford lied

At least her own father thinks so.  How else to explain this story from the Federalist: "Christine Blasey Ford’s Father Supported Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation" - "After Christine Blasey Ford publicly alleged that Brett Kavanaugh tried to rape her, her father repeatedly communicated to Kavanaugh's father that he supported Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court."

During the confirmation hearings, the media barely covered the very strange detail that nobody in her blood family would go on record supporting poor Christine. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Not even bothering with the law anymore

Fox News: "Supreme Court allows Trump asylum restrictions to take effect, ending 9th Circuit injunctions."
Only Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissented.
No kidding.  The only two who thought it was good law to force you to bake a cake also opposed this decision.  The cynic in me believes that these two don't even care about the law; they only care about their SJW credentials.

Extra - Hot Air: "The point is, she cast her vote based, in part, on tradition rather than law."

Some airplanes did something

PJ Media: "NYT: 'Airplanes Took Aim' on 9/11."
I'll never understand the mindset. They know Islamic terrorists did it. Yet their first impulse was to say that the "airplanes took aim." As if nobody would notice. They had to be publicly shamed into grudgingly admitting even a partial truth about what really happened.
In their defense, they were probably preoccupied with yet another breathless story about Trump drawing on a weather map.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Faux-conomics

Reason Online: "Elizabeth Warren's Plans Don't Add Up - The Warren worldview of ill-founded economic pessimism is both bloodless and moralizing."

Monday, September 09, 2019

Democracy dies if a Democrat is threatened

I think that's the new motto of the Washington Post.  What do you think, Ralph Northam?  Twitchy: "‘THIS is collusion’! WaPo’s fact check of Joe Biden’s Iraq War comments is outrageous even for them."

Everything Trump says: lie!
Everything Biden lies about: well...he misspoke.

Not a worry, Steve

Washington Free Beacon: "Kroft on Interviewing Obama: ‘I Don’t Think It Was a Matter of Pushing Hard’."

Sure, Soft-Serve: Obama met with you 16 times because of your hard-hitting questions.

Saturday, September 07, 2019

You can Brexit any time you like, but you can never leave

Democracy in Europe only works if you vote the right way.  National Review: "The Brexit Saboteurs":
Christopher Caldwell pores over the anti-democratic European playbook in a superb essay in the Claremont Review of Books. In EU-land, it’s perfectly normal for referenda to be ignored. In 1992, voters in Denmark rejected the Maastricht Treaty, then they voted the proper way in 1993. Irish voters rejected the EU Treaty of Nice in 2001, then in 2002 were ushered back to the polls, when they voted in accordance with EU wishes. After Ireland rejected the Treaty of Lisbon in 2008, the voters returned to the polls to deliver the EU-desired result in 2009. “These do-overs had become a Europe-wide symbol of contempt for voters,” Caldwell writes. “And that is why Parliament voted overwhelmingly in March 2017 to validate the referendum, activate the E.U.’s Article 50, and fix the date for British withdrawal.” That date was March 29, 2019, which turned out not to be all that fixed after all. The currently mooted terms would delay Brexit at least another 90 days past October 31, pushing the saga into 2020.
Writing in City Journal, Theodore Dalrymple writes in "Endless Tantrum" that Brexit should not have been decided by a referendum vote but - once it was - the UK had an obligation to follow the voters' wishes.
In normal circumstances, Members of Parliament are not obliged to vote according to what the population wants. They are representatives, not delegates with a clearly laid-down mandate to fulfill, and governments have to make hundreds of decisions without reference to the electorate’s wishes, except in a general way. But, having canvassed public opinion in a supposedly binding referendum on a vital subject, to ignore the result can only strengthen the impression that the political class is a law unto itself.
It's weird (to me) that the once-proud Brits would allow this endless supplication to Brussels, along with billions of Euros, rather than just pull off the Band-aid.

Democrats with bylines

Republicans prepare to pounce.  Twitchy: "Politico’s spin on unhinged, ban-happy 2020 Dems could win ‘gold medal in the mental gymnastics’."

Wonder how they'll spin this

Breitbart: "Black unemployment hits record low, black-white unemployment gap shrinks to smallest ever."  "The unemployment rate for African-Americans fell to the lowest level ever recorded in August, dropping from 6 percent to 5.5 percent."

Friday, September 06, 2019

Satan couldn't keep him alive any longer

Fox News: "Robert Mugabe, longtime ruler of Zimbabwe, dead at 95."  Instapundit had it right when he said Mugabe should have been given the Mussolini treatment years ago.

I've referenced this a couple times over the years but the Atlantic had a great article in 2003 about how Mugabe destroyed Zimbabwe: "How to kill a country - Turning a breadbasket into a basket case in ten easy steps—the Robert Mugabe way."

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Ban all the straws!

Reason Online: "4 Memorable Moments From CNN's Climate Town Hall."

I feel like any candidate who doesn't embrace nuclear power - a reliable power source that produces no carbon dioxide emissions - is just a poseur.  We are not going to run a modern America on windmills.

Extra - Doug Ross: "Top 10 things Democrats will ban."  Straws and cheeseburgers.  If you're Bernie Sanders: humans.

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The chameleon

Ben Shapiro: "How the Quest for Power Corrupted Elizabeth Warren."

David Brooks basically had the same story in the NY Times today: Warren wrote a book that advocated conservative themes such as school vouchers, but utterly disavowed it to grab power.

Monday, September 02, 2019

Joe is either senile or a serial liar

So says Kevin Williamson: "We need to talk about Joe Biden."  "Joe Biden has exhausted whatever presumption of goodwill or benefit of the doubt we might have extended to him for the past 46 years. He has had his chance to show that he is a man capable of honor, integrity, and honesty — and he has failed that test at every turn. If there ever was a time for him, that time has passed. The last thing this country needs is another pathological liar in its highest office. He is unfit for the presidency in every way, and Democrats owe the country better than to nominate him in the pursuit of their own selfish partisan interests."

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Nazi uranium

This is the craziest story from NPR's Morning Edition.  Apparently, after WWII, the American forces gathered up a bunch of uranium cubes the Nazis had buried in a field.  There were 659 cubes in total and almost all of these are unaccounted for.  The experts in the story think they're sitting in a very heavy crate somewhere in a government facility or college sub-annex.

Joe Biden is senile

Biden is a millisecond from telling us he used to wear an onion on his belt which was the style at the time.

Ace: "Joe Biden Says "This is the solemn word of Joe Biden," Then Lies Like a Rug for Three Minutes."
"This is the God's truth," Biden had said as he told the story. "My word as a Biden."

Except almost every detail in the story appears to be incorrect. Based on interviews with more than a dozen U.S. troops, their commanders and Biden campaign officials, it appears as though the former vice president has jumbled elements of at least three actual events into one story of bravery, compassion and regret that never happened.

Biden visited Kunar province in 2008 as a U.S. senator, not as vice president. The service member who performed the celebrated rescue that Biden described was a 20-year-old Army specialist, not a much older Navy captain. And that soldier, Kyle J. White, never had a Silver Star, or any other medal, pinned on him by Biden. At a White House ceremony six years after Biden’s visit, White stood at attention as President Barack Obama placed a Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest award for valor, around his neck.

The upshot: In the space of three minutes, Biden got the time period, the location, the heroic act, the type of medal, the military branch and the rank of the recipient wrong, as well as his own role in the ceremony.
Joe is only going to get older and the spotlight more intense.  This will not end well for him.  Poor guy could have retired in peace.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Of course, the boat should be composted

ABC News: "Sailing team to fly 2 crew to US to bring Thunberg boat back."  "The sailing team that's taking climate activist Greta Thunberg from England to the United States aboard a high-tech racing yacht says it will fly two crew across the Atlantic to bring the boat back, but that the carbon emissions from their flights will be compensated for."  Oh, for sure, for sure.

Monday, August 26, 2019

What rules? We didn't see any rules!

You know...the ones you guys invented for your political enemies.  Those rules.  Hot Air: "NYT Publisher Warns: Right-Wingers Are Combing Through Our Staff’s Social Media Posts For Embarrassing Material."

Extra - Powerline: "New York Times whines: Boo hoo!"

And this - Federalist: "Journalists Are Having A Meltdown Over Journalism Being Done To Them."


I dislike Joe Biden

Have you noticed?  Anyway, gaze upon your nominee who will drop out after the South Carolina primary:

Saturday, August 24, 2019

What did Biden say today?

Fox News: "Biden tells voters 'don't vote for me' if they're concerned about his age."  But wait!  There's more:
"I’ve been here a number of times ... I love this place," Biden said when asked for his impression of the town. "Look, what’s not to like about Vermont in terms of the beauty of it?”
He was in New Hampshire.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Stay off the record

Daily Caller: "Climate Crusading Youngsters Erupt After DNC Officials Reject Global Warming Debate."
Symone Sanders, Biden’s senior adviser, was among those who urged the committee to vote down the debate, telling other officials at the conference that it would be “dangerous territory in the middle of a Democratic primary process.” Her comments contrast with those Biden made in June. He told a Greenpeace activist at the time: “I’m all in.”
Joe's strategy is to take both sides of every issue and hope nobody asks him a question.

No guns for you at Walmart

Business Insider: "I tried to buy a gun at Walmart twice, and roadblocks left me empty-handed both times."

Sometimes a piece of honest journalism is so refreshing. 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

I've seen this show before

Daily Caller: "Elizabeth Warren Kicks Off Policy Speech To Native Americans With An Apology: ‘I Am Sorry’"
“Now before I go any further, I want to say this. Like anyone who’s been honest with themselves, I know that I have made mistakes. I am very sorry for harm I have caused,” Warren remarked during the event. “I have listened and I have learned a lot, and I am grateful for the many conversations that we’ve had together.”
Do you know what you'll never - ever - never ever hear from Warren?

1) What mistakes she's made
2) What harm she's caused
3) What she's learned

She has thrown out this fake penitence for years now and every time she's asked about it we get vague responses like "I'm not part of a tribe" or "I'm not a person of color."  You'll never get her to admit that she only adopted her so-called heritage in her mid-30s when she just happened to be looking for a job.  

Prove me wrong, mainstream media: let's hear what "mistakes" or "harm" Warren has caused.  She's practically inviting you to ask her.

Oh, I know how

In fact, I predicted it a long time ago.  Hot Air: "McDonald’s Just Opened A Restaurant With Almost No Workers. Guess How."  Soon you're going to have all the $15 minimum wage jobs that nobody will fill.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Don't do it, Joe

PJ Media: "Report: Obama Tried to Talk Biden out of Running for President."  "If there’s anything that we can gather from this story it’s that Obama really doesn’t think as highly of Joe Biden as Joe Biden wants us to believe."

Extra - Spectator: "Joe Biden isn’t ‘gaffe-prone’, he’s losing his mind."

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The media is a joke

If you're wondering (yet again) why conservatives hate the media, look no further than the double standard of Politifact, the Democrat-protecting racket.  Vodkapundit: "Michael Brown PolitiFact Check: Murder Is What Democrats Say It Is, or Something."
When is it OK to call a not-murder a murder? When Democrats need it to call it one for political gain, if I'm reading PolitiFact's Louis Jacobson correctly.
This clown show has been going on for years but you'll rarely see an example where a news source will openly wonder: "who are we to say what words mean?"

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The millionaire who hates billionaires

Reason Online: "Media Notices Bernie's Nonsense Conspiracies When They're About Media" - "The progressive senator's Trumpian anti-Bezos take is part of career-long history of fantasizing about evil billionaires."

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Our new feature: what did Joe Biden say today?

Bloomberg: "Biden Says He Was Vice President During the Parkland Shooting."
Joe Biden said he was vice president when the deadly high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, took place. Except, it happened in 2018, more than a year after he left office -- the latest gaffe by the Democratic presidential front-runner.

Biden told reporters in Iowa on Saturday that “those kids in Parkland came up to see me when I was vice president.” But when they visited Capitol Hill to talk with members of Congress, lawmakers were “basically cowering, not wanting to see them. They did not want to face it on camera.”
This is a wild piece of fiction.  Not only did Joe Biden comfort the Parkland kids, but those dastardly and cowardly Congressmen were turning them away.  But not brave Joe - that's not the Scranton style.

Joe Biden: the man, the myth, the time-travelling legend.