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  • We Elected a Disrupter! Hang In There and Win

    01/16/2019 7:25:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I mentioned earlier, ladies and gentlemen, CNN’s trying to scare the hell out of people that airplanes are gonna start falling out of the sky. Here’s how it happened. We’re up to audio sound bite No. 7. CNN’s Newsroom is the name of the show. The host here is Jim Sciutto. Not to be confused with Jim Acosta. But, I mean, they probably share the same brain. They’ve got the National Air Traffic Controllers Association Executive Vice President Trish Gilbert on there. Question: “Is there any reason why people flying should be concerned that there’s not enough man and...
  • The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all?

    01/16/2019 6:41:57 PM PST · by Libloather · 56 replies
    BBC ^ | 1/16/19 | James Gallagher
    A diet has been developed that promises to save lives, feed 10 billion people and all without causing catastrophic damage to the planet. Scientists have been trying to figure out how we are going to feed billions more people in the decades to come. Their answer - "the planetary health diet" - does not completely banish meat and dairy. But it requires a ginormous shift in what we pile onto our plates and turning to foods that we barely eat. What changes am I going to have to make? If you eat meat every day then this is the first...
  • Secure Borders Protect Immigrant Communities-Immigrants are most vulnerable to transnational gangs

    01/16/2019 5:12:49 PM PST · by SJackson · 3 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | January 16, 2019 | Michael Cutler
    The Democrats are determined to block the essential construction of a secure barrier on the dangerous U.S./Mexican border that would insure that all who enter the United States are vetted and that records of their entry into the United States are created. Nancy Pelosi has declared that such a fortification would be “immoral” while her cohort Chuck Schumer stated that the symbol of America should not be a “Thirty foot wall, but the Statue of Liberty.” Clearly there is a crisis on that border (along with other elements of the immigration system) but for the Democrats, the entry of...
  • The Elites Are Undermining Brexit the Same Way They’re Undermining Trump

    01/16/2019 4:09:06 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Just a little word here on the Brexit vote yesterday in the U.K. This is very instructive here, because what the establishment has done to Brexit is exactly what the swamp would like to do to Donald Trump. If you remember, the people in the United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union. The people of the United Kingdom said, “We don’t want to be ruled by a collection of elites from other European countries in some distant capital that are not us.” So they voted to withdraw from the European Union. From the moment that happened, British elites...
  • Victor Davis Hanson on Who Trump Haters Hate the Most

    01/16/2019 2:48:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want to try… Folks, this is gonna be really tough ’cause I’ve got six pages here. But as they say, “It’s important.” I’m holding here in my formerly nicotine-stained fingers a column/essay written today by Victor Davis Hanson. It’s published at www.Hoover.org. He works at the Hoover Institute, which is on the campus of Stanford. The title of his piece is “A License to Hate,” and it is a piece that points out and marvels at the ability of the left to engage in some of the most insultingly hate-filled rhetoric in the form of allegations against you,...
  • A License To Hate

    01/16/2019 2:33:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Hoover Institution ^ | January 16, 2019 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Recently on CNN, former Republican politico and now Never Trump cable new analyst Rick Wilson characterized Donald Trump’s supporters as his “credulous rube ten-toothed base.” Wilson was not original in his smear of the 63 million Americans who voted for Trump. He was likely resonating an earlier slander of Politico reporter Marco Caputo. The latter had tweeted of the crowd he saw at a Trump rally: “If you put everyone’s mouths together in this video, you’d get a full set of teeth.” Was the point of these stereotypes that poor white working-class people who supposedly voted for the controversial Trump...
  • El Chapo Bribed the Ex-Mexican President Like a Clinton

    01/16/2019 2:27:04 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Have you seen this? El Chapo, the Sinaloa cartel chieftain… El Chapo paid a $100 million bribe (the latest news story here) to an ex-Mexican president while he was president, and everybody’s acting like, “Oh, my God! Oh, my!” (Snort!) It happens every day. The Clintons do this kind of stuff every day. It’s called lobbying. What’s the difference? So El Chapo, who has an interest in illegal drugs, gives a Mexican president $100 million bribe. The Democrats go to Puerto Rico to get their bribes with their lobbyists and with their donors, and they did it in the...
  • Do a State of the Union Rally, Mr. President!

    01/16/2019 1:14:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I’m just gonna tell you, folks, if President Trump can hang in there, if he can hang in there and not go wobbly, he can win this. It’s gonna be a few more weeks. There are gonna be a lot of risks. There are gonna be a lot of temptations to drop the ball and cave. I don’t mean cave, there’s gonna be a lot of temptation to make a deal. But he can win this if he just hangs in there. Greetings, and welcome. Rush Limbaugh and EIB Network. Back at you. Here we are. What is this?...
  • Opinion: Want to unclog roads, lower rents? Stop attracting illegal immigrants

    01/16/2019 10:14:45 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    KIRO Radio - Seattle ^ | January 16, 2019 | BY DORI MONSON
    What if I told you that I could virtually eliminate gridlock in this region? That I could lower housing prices, especially for the poor and working class? And that I could raise wages, especially for the poor and working class? What if I told you I could do all of that, and it wouldn’t cost one penny in tax dollars? If you would just have the wisdom to put me in charge, I could do all of that. What is this magic formula, you might ask? I’m willing to say things that people aren’t willing to say in this politically...
  • Shutdown 'Crisis'

    01/16/2019 8:41:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | John Stossel
    This government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media keep using the word "crisis." "Shutdown sows chaos, confusion and anxiety!" says The Washington Post. "Pain spreads widely." The New York Times headlined, it's all "just too much!" But wait. Looking around America, I see people going about their business -- families eating in restaurants, employees going to work, children playing in playgrounds, etc. I have to ask: Where's the crisis? Pundits talk as if government is the most important part of America, but it isn't. We need some government, limited government. But most of life, the best...
  • Procter & Gamble's Toxic Sanctimony

    01/16/2019 6:57:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | Michelle Malkin
    One of the world's most successful brands committed ideological hara-kiri this week. Recognized around the world as a symbol of manly civility for more than a century, Gillette will now be remembered as the company that did itself in by sacrificing a massive consumer base at the altar of progressivism. To which I say: R.I.P.-C. (Rest In Political Correctness). In case you hadn't seen or heard, parent company Procter & Gamble launched a Gillette ad campaign blanket-demonizing men as ogres and bullies. Guilt-ridden actors gaze ruefully at their reflections in the mirror -- not because they've neglected their hygiene, but...
  • When Checks and Balances Fail

    01/16/2019 6:46:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | Ben Shapiro
    In February 2017, Dr. Christopher Duntsch became the first surgeon in American history known to be sentenced to prison for botching a patient surgery. A licensed neurosurgeon, Duntsch left a string of deaths and maimed bodies in his wake: He was accused of causing the death of two surgery patients and leaving 33 others permanently damaged. His patients left their lives in his hands; he left them paralyzed or dead. The checks and balances that were supposed to contain Duntsch failed utterly. His medical school licensed him but didn't require the preparation necessary to instill competence. Hospitals suspended him but...
  • Lord Help Us All: AOC Will Have a Hand In America's Finances

    01/16/2019 5:38:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 16, 2019 | Beth Bauman
    Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is set to join the House Financial Services Committee, which is chaired by none other than Rep. Maxine Walters (D-CA). Democratic sources told The Hill she was recommended for a place on the committee, although the full roster is not yet available. Back in December she told the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee she would be interested in the House Financial Services Committee.This is what the Committee does, as described on their website: The Committee oversees all components of the nation’s housing and financial services sectors including banking, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing,...
  • A 'no deal' Brexit is best for Britain and the United States

    01/15/2019 5:22:49 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/15/2019 | Nile Gardiner
    [T]he best course of action for Great Britain would be to move forward with a “no deal” Brexit, under which there is a complete separation from the European Union. A “no deal” scenario would place Britain completely outside the EU’s Customs Union and Single Market, with no transition period. Britain would trade with the EU under World Trade Organization rules. Meanwhile, it would be free to fully control its borders and negotiate and sign free trade agreements with nations across the world. A “no deal” Brexit is the best path forward to ensure that Britain is a truly free sovereign...
  • Trump's Popularity Rose Despite 90 Percent Negative Media Coverage in 2018

    01/15/2019 2:45:56 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 15, 2019 | Tyler O'Neil
    Despite constant one-sided negative news coverage by the big three TV networks, President Donald Trump's public approval rating rose slightly in 2018, according to a new report from the Media Research Center (MRC). MRC analyzed the ABC, CBS, and NBC evening newscasts, which were seen by approximately 23 million people each night."The tone of coverage remains incessantly hostile: 90% negative, vs. just 10% positive (excluding neutral statements)," MRC's Rich Noyes reported Tuesday. "Yet despite the media's obvious disapproval, public opinion of the President actually improved slightly during 2018, from an average 40% approval on January 1 to 42.7% approval on December...
  • Barr Swears His Allegiance to Bob Mueller

    01/15/2019 1:51:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Rush limbaqugh.com ^ | January 15, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The attorney general confirmation hearings for the former attorney general, William Barr, are in recess. I’m sure he’s gone into an anteroom there to get to a radio, be able to get his marching orders from me as to how to proceed for the rest of the afternoon. In which case, you know, kind of dial it back on how good buddies you are with Mueller. We get it. I think you’ve done enough to put the Democrats at ease. Now time to make us feel a little bit better about what all’s going on here. In addition, we...
  • Fast Food Meal Spurs Outbreak of Trump Derangement Syndrome

    01/15/2019 1:04:31 PM PST · by Kaslin · 84 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 15, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Perhaps the greatest example of Trump derangement syndrome today and what, in a sane world, would be a profoundly embarrassing piece of journalism, which is saying a lot given everything that’s happened during the Trump administration. The Washington Post is beside itself. And if you happen to receive the Washington Post daily email blast that is supposed to tell you what’s hot and what’s interesting and what’s leading the day in Washington Post news coverage, this story is at the top of all the news out there. This story is what the Washington Post apparently is the most proud...
  • Could Nancy Pelosi be the next president of the United States?

    01/15/2019 1:01:38 PM PST · by seanmerc · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | 15 Jan 19 | Allan Lichtman
    It is unlikely, but now at least possible, that Nancy Pelosi will be the next president of the United States. It will not happen by election in 2020, but by succession to the White House this year. Some of you might recall that after the near assassination of Ronald Reagan, chaos ensued in the White House. Secretary of State Alexander Haig told reporters, “Constitutionally, gentlemen, you have the president, the vice president and the secretary of state, in that order.” He added, “As for now, I am in control here, in the White House, pending the return of the vice...
  • Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran?

    01/15/2019 11:38:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 15, 2019 | Pat Buchanan
    "Stop the ENDLESS WARS!" implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet. Well, if he is serious, Trump had best keep an eye on his national security adviser, for a U.S. war on Iran would be a dream come true for John Bolton. Last September, when Shiite militants launched three mortar shells into the Green Zone in Baghdad, which exploded harmlessly in a vacant lot, Bolton called a series of emergency meetings and directed the Pentagon to prepare a menu of targets, inside Iran, for U.S. air and missile strikes in retaliation. The Wall Street Journal quoted one U.S....
  • Green Book writer called out for falsely claiming New Jersey Muslims cheered 9/11

    01/15/2019 10:33:12 AM PST · by SMGFan · 39 replies
    EW ^ | January 9, 2019
    Nick Vallelonga, one of the writers and producers of the Golden Globe-winning dramedy Green Book, has deleted his Twitter account after coming under intense criticism for a 2015 tweet in which he repeated Donald Trump’s thoroughly debunked claim that Muslims in New Jersey celebrated the Sept. 11 attacks. Vallelonga’s tweet called Trump’s falsehood “100% correct” and claimed, “Muslims in Jersey City cheering when towers went down. I saw it, as you did, possibly on local CBS news.” Such claims have been definitively debunked by outlets such as the New York Times and the Washington Post.