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  • At Age 70, Time to Rethink NATO

    01/18/2019 10:15:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2019 | Pat Buchanan
    "Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last." So said President Charles De Gaulle, who in 1966 ordered NATO to vacate its Paris headquarters and get out of France. NATO this year celebrates a major birthday. The young girl of 1966 is no longer young. The alliance is 70 years old. And under this aging NATO today, the U.S. is committed to treat an attack on any one of 28 nations from Estonia to Montenegro to Romania to Albania as an attack on the United States. The time is ripe for a strategic review of these...
  • Make Your Speech on Your Own Turf, President Trump

    01/18/2019 9:39:24 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2019 | David Limbaugh
    It is amusing that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claims her desire to delay the State of the Union address is because of security concerns stemming from federal employees' being furloughed over a budget battle caused by her party's refusal to secure this country's southern border. Everyone knows this has nothing to do with security at the Capitol and everything to do with flexing her muscles against President Trump and showing him who's boss. She also wants to deprive Trump of his bully pulpit during a time when public opinion is tilting away from her party's unreasonable, bad-faith and dishonest...
  • Where Were The Females in the Gillette Commercial?

    01/18/2019 7:28:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2019 | John Dempsey
    This week the marketing department of Gillette shaving products, an arm of Procter and Gamble, decided to step into the political correctness arena and lecture men about bullying, sexism, misogyny and sexual assault. In their self-righteous attack on men, Gillette left women out of the commercial. The commercial that aired showed two young boys wrestling in the backyard at a barbecue, several scenes of teenage boys bullying one person, and a guy who stopped by a buddy when he went to talk to a girl after ogling her. All proceeded by the term “toxic masculinity.” Political correctness now says that men are...
  • The March for Life Is Also a Womens March

    01/18/2019 12:59:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 18, 2019 | Katie Yoder
    The March for Life is, at its core, a womens march.January 18 marks the 46th annual March for Life held in Washington, D.C. The rally champions life, especially of the unborn, by challenging Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court case that legalized abortion. Each year, the march boasts high-profile speakers and attracts up to hundreds of thousands of marchers young, old, men, and, yes, women.The march calls attention first to the humanity of the unborn. But thats why its also a womens march: the event values all persons equally from their conception, whether male or female.Its a march...
  • Gillette's Sexist Sermonizing to Men and Women

    01/18/2019 12:46:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2019 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    So who is the mastermind at Gillette who came up with the idea that the best way to sell men's razors is to insult the customers with condescending liberal propaganda about "toxic masculinity"? Is pandering to the perpetually angry feminists in the media the way to grab positive "news" coverage? Is online buzz the goal? If so, it must also be Gillette's goal to have its customers rush over to the Schick display. A century ago, Gillette ran ads in newspapers touting American soldiers of World War I using their product: the "clean fighters" of the Allied forces "fighting for...
  • Authorities, media dont understand petroleum economics

    01/17/2019 11:32:28 PM PST · by brownwill6767 · 11 replies
    Midland Reporter Telegram ^ | 1/15/19 | Daniel Fine
    The United States and its southwest tight and shale oil has changed from dependence on world oil to domination. News of the size of oil reserves in the Delaware Basin (New Mexicos share of the Permian) while OPEC was deciding how many barrels it will cut from the world market to lift prices caused epic confusion and revelations of how little authorities and the media understand petroleum economics. The New Mexico media, which relies mainly on interviews with petroleum industry spokespersons, got it wrong. Recommended Video Government numbers came out as 46 billion barrels (Permian total) with 26 in...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Mueller's team knew 'dossier' kicking off Trump investigation was biased and defectiv

    01/17/2019 6:40:12 PM PST · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 17, 2019 | Gregg Jarrett
    Prosecutors on Special Counsel Robert Muellers team investigating alleged collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia knew all along that the anti-Trump dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele that fueled their probe was biased and likely phony. Yet instead of investigating those individuals at the FBI and Justice Department who actively participated in the dossier fraud as he should have done Mueller hired several of them to investigate Trump. Newly confirmed congressional testimony of former Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr shows that he warned both the FBI and the Justice Department that Steele was...
  • Trump's Re-election Chances May Be Better Than You Think

    01/17/2019 6:24:30 PM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Victor Davis Hanson
    What are Donald Trump's chances for re-election in 2020? If history is any guide, pretty good. In early 1994, Bill Clinton's approval rating after two years in office hovered around a dismal 40 percent. The first midterm elections of the Clinton presidency were an utter disaster. A new generation of younger, more conservative Republicans led by firebrand Newt Gingrich and his "Contract with America" gave Republicans a majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in 40 years. Republicans also picked up eight Senate seats in 1994 to take majority control of both houses of Congress. It was...
  • House Majority Leader Breaks With Pelosi: 'A Wall That Protects People Is Not Immoral'

    01/17/2019 6:11:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    Border security is an issue where the Democratic Party is suffering from schizophrenia. They were for it before they were against it. Donald Trump winning the 2016 election caused that, despite some very prominent Democrats, like Barack Obama, supporting border barriers in times past. Now, the war cry is that “a wall is an immorality.” That is coming from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Walls are immoral. So, what about illegal aliens who murdered American citizens? Apparently, that’s not a concern; dreams of amnesty and expanded Democratic voter rolls have clouded the liberal mind. Pelosi: ‘A wall is an immoralityYet, House Majority...
  • Whats the Penalty for Rigging the News These Days?

    01/17/2019 5:52:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: All right. Let me see if I understand this right. Rudy Giuliani said (paraphrasing), “Wait a minute. I never said there wasn’t any collusion with the Russians. I said there wasn’t any collusion by Trump with the Russians. I never said there wasn’t any campaign collusion with the Russians.” So what’s going on here? Man, oh, man, I tell you. Greetings, my friends. Welcome. Great to have you. Rush Limbaugh, here behind the Golden EIB Microphone once again for three busy broadcast hours of excellence. 800-282-2882 if you want to be on the program, and the email address, ElRushbo@eibnet.us....
  • "Buy Guns, Drink Beer, Eat Ribs" - We Need To Retoxify Masculinity

    01/17/2019 4:25:09 PM PST · by vannrox · 61 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 17JAN19 | Authored by Kurt Schlichter, op-ed via Townhall.com,
    Lets be clear: My pronouns are he, his, and stop being creepy weirdos.Okay, maybe the last one isnt a pronoun, but then again, Im a man and if I want an insulting string of words directed at the nattering nabobs of gender neutrality to be a pronoun, it is a pronoun. And if you dont like it, fight me.We need more masculinity, and the more toxic the social justice warriors think it is, the better.Bizarrely, now shaving companies are allying with the SJWs in an Axis of Irritants. Gillette is channeling campus gender studies dorks to try to sell you...
  • Climate Change Claims Another Victim: Coffee

    01/17/2019 3:32:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Look at this headline: “Majority of Wild Coffee Species at Risk of Extinction, Study Finds.” This is in something called The Scientist magazine. Now, this is how climate change advocates do it. When all else is bombing out, when all else is failing, tell people that something they can’t do without, they don’t want to do without, tell people something that they habitually engage in is about to be taken away from them because of X. In this case, climate change. I’ve not shared them with you, but there have been doom-and-gloom stories about chocolate and bananas related to...
  • Trump Strikes Back, Cancels Pelosi Trip!

    01/17/2019 3:04:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Well, look at this. From Fox News. President Trump today ha-ha-ha. Youre gonna love this. You are going to love this. President Trump today appeared to deny military aircraft to House speaker Nancy Pelosi for an upcoming foreign trip. This in response to her call to the latest State of the Union address amid the government shutdown. In a stinging and curt letter to Pelosi Trump said that her trip has been postponed. He wrote, Due to the shutdown, Im sorry to inform you your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed. We will reschedule this...
  • Hey, Media, Why No Trump-Like Scrutiny on Obamacare, 'Stimulus' or the Iraq Bug-Out?

    01/17/2019 2:43:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Larry Elder
    The media's "President Donald Trump is a congenital liar" narrative reeks of rampant hypocrisy to those who repeatedly complained while the same media gave President Barack Obama pass after pass for eight years. Obama wanted to become a "transformational" president. He succeeded, thanks in large part to a fawning, compliant media that mostly supported Obama's policies and ignored the falsehoods he used to pursue them. Obamacare, to quote former Vice President Joe Biden, was a "big f---ing deal." Similarly, pulling all troops from Iraq and spending nearly $1 trillion for so-called economic stimulus programs were also big deals. Each decision...
  • Fact-Free Politics

    01/17/2019 1:18:31 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Thomas Sowell
    In this era when there has been more information available to more people than at any time in the past, it is also true that there has been more misinformation from more different sources than ever. We are not talking about differences of opinion or inadequate verification, but about statements and catchwords in utter defiance of facts. Among the most popular current catchwords are "climate change deniers." Stop and think. Have you ever -- even once in your entire life -- seen, heard or read even one human being who denied that climates change? It is hard even to imagine...
  • Newt Gingrich: FBI, media give Feinstein a pass for her spy scandal, but attack Trump with no jus...

    01/17/2019 11:41:25 AM PST · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 17, 2019 | Newt Gingrich
    Lets look at a case study in Justice Department and news media bias: the treatment of President Trump compared with the treatment of Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California. The media was gleeful over news first reported in The New York Times that a group of anti-Trump bureaucrats took it upon themselves to investigate President Trump as a traitor. The action, which came when the president fired their friend James Comey as FBI director in May 2017, has only served to clarify the establishment and media hostility toward President Trump. With no evidence save some absurd and...
  • The Democrats Unleash The Cult Of Relatability...Oh, What Fresh Hell Is This?

    01/17/2019 11:31:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Kira Davis
    The election of Donald Trump shocked almost everyone, even many of his most ardent supporters. Theres no need to rehash election night 2016 (although sometimes when Im down in the dumps I do go back and look at media coverage of that night just to cheer myself up). Its a night that will live in infamy. There are better minds than mine that can break down all the reasons for Trumps surprising landslide but one obvious reason is that he doesnt speak like a diplomat. As crazy as it sounds when talking about a billionaire from the Manhattan set, Trump...
  • Vaping Is Good, Vaping Works, So Government Is Trying To Kill It

    01/17/2019 10:20:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Derek Hunter
    I used to be a smoker. It was stupid, I know, but I did it for a very long time. I'm not alone, not unique, plenty of people made that same choice I did to take up the nasty habit when we were young and convinced we were invincible. Like tens of millions of Americans, I managed to quit and havent looked back. I would still be smoking today if not for the miracle (and it is indeed a miracle) of the e-cigarette. I vaped like a madman...and it was my bridge to a much healthier and happier lifestyle. To...
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be the first female US president

    01/17/2019 5:49:21 AM PST · by SJackson · 95 replies
    al Jazeera ^ | 1-17-19 | Carli Pierson
    After eight years of Donald Trump, Americans will certainly be ready for some 'radical' change. Donald Trump's shocking victory in the 2016 presidential race caused liberals across the United States to question whether the country was indeed ready for a woman president. Since then, there has been much speculation about various female politicians and celebrities running for office, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Kamala Harris, Oprah, Michelle Obama, and others. There have even been rumours that Hillary Clinton might run again. I, however, don't see any of these women making it to the White House. I think the first female...
  • We Need To Retoxify Masculinity

    01/17/2019 4:44:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 17, 2019 | Kurt Schlichter
    Let’s be clear: My pronouns are “he,” “his,” and “stop being creepy weirdos.”Okay, maybe the last one isn’t a pronoun, but then again, I’m a man and if I want an insulting string of words directed at the nattering nabobs of gender neutrality to be a pronoun, it is a pronoun. And if you don’t like it, fight me.We need more masculinity, and the more toxic the social justice warriors think it is, the better.Bizarrely, now shaving companies are allying with the SJWs in an Axis of Irritants. Gillette is channeling campus gender studies dorks to try to sell you...