Thursday, May 31, 2018

Dear Ex-Friends in #TheResistance

It's been a long time since we've talked. I think the last civil conversations we had occurred just days before November 8, 2016. You were supremely confident Hillary Clinton would win the presidential election; you voted for her with glee. Me, I bit down hard and cast my vote for Donald Trump. Then the unimaginable happened. He won.

And you lost your freaking minds.

I knew you would take the loss hard since all of you were super jacked-up to elect the first woman president. But I did not imagine you would become totally deranged, attacking anyone who voted for Trump or supported his presidency as a racist, sexist, misogynistic, homophobic Nazi-sympathizer.

The weirdness started on social media late on Election Night, as it became clear Hillary was going to lose. A few of you actually admitted that you were cradling your sleeping children, weeping, wondering what to tell your kindergartner the next morning about Trump’s victory. It continued over the next several days. Some of you seriously expressed fear about modern-day concentration camps. Despite living a privileged lifestyle, you were suddenly a casualty of the white patriarchy. Your daughters were future victims; your sons were predators-in-waiting. You threatened to leave Facebook because you could no longer enjoy the family photos or vacation posts from people who, once friends, became Literal Hitlers to you on November 8 because they voted for Donald Trump.

The attacks against us Trump voters were so personal and so vicious that I did not think it could be sustained. I thought maybe you would regain your sanity after some turkey and egg nog. But you did not. You got worse. And I went from sad to angry to where I am today: Amused.

As the whole charade you have been suckered into over the last 18 months starts to fall apart—that Trump would not survive his presidency; he would be betrayed by his own staff, family, and/or political party; he would be declared mentally ill and removed from office; he would be handcuffed and dragged out of the White House by Robert Mueller for “colluding” with Russia—let me remind you what complete fools you have made of yourselves. Not to mention how you’ve been fooled by the media, the Democratic Party, and your new heroes on the NeverTrump Right.

On November 9, you awoke from a self-induced, eight-year-long political coma to find that White House press secretaries shade the truth and top presidential advisors run political cover for their boss. You were shocked to discover that presidents exaggerate, even lie, on occasion. You became interested for the first time about the travel accommodations, office expenses, and lobbyist pals of administration officials. You started counting how many rounds of golf the president played. You suddenly thought it was fine to mock the first lady now that she wasn’t Michelle Obama. Once you removed your pussy hat after attending the Women’s March, you made fun of Kellyanne Conway’s hair, Sarah Sanders’ weight, Melania Trump’s shoes, Hope Hicks’ death stare; you helped fuel a rumor started by a bottom-feeding author that U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley slept with Donald Trump. You thought it was A-OK that Betsy DeVos was nearly physically assaulted and routinely heckled. You glorified a woman who has sex on camera for a paycheck.

You have learned all kinds of new things that those of us who didn’t willfully ignore politics for the past eight years already knew. For example, we already knew that illegal immigrants were being deported and families were being separated. We already knew about misconduct at the Environmental Protection Agency. We already knew that politicians gerrymander congressional districts for favorable election outcomes. We already knew that citizens from certain countries had restricted access here.

Some of your behavior has been kinda cute. It was endearing to watch you become experts on the Logan Act, the Hatch Act, the Second Amendment, the 25th Amendment, and the Emoluments Clause. You developed a new crush on Mitt Romney after calling him a “sexist” for having “binders full of women.” You longed for a redux of the presidency of George W. Bush, a man you once wanted imprisoned for war crimes. Ditto for John McCain. You embraced people like Bill Kristol and David Frum without knowing anything about their histories of shotgunning the Iraq War.

But your newfound admiration and fealty to law enforcement really has been a fascinating transformation. Remember how you fanboyed a mediocre quarterback for wearing socks that depicted cops as pigs? But now you sound like paid spokesmen for the Fraternal Order of Police. You insist that any legitimate criticism of the misconduct and possible criminality that occurred at the Justice Department and FBI is an “attack on law enforcement.”

Your daily meltdowns about Trump-Russia election collusion have been the most entertaining to observe. You quickly swallowed any chum tossed at you by the Trump-hating media on MSNBC, the New York Times and the Washington Post about who was going down next, or who would flip on the president.

For the past year, I have watched you obsess over a rotating cast of characters: Paul Manafort, Donald Trump, Jr., Jared Kushner, Carter Page, Reince Priebus, Jeff Sessions, Michael Flynn, Steve Bannon, Sam Nunberg, and Hope Hicks are just a few of the people you thought would turn on Trump or hasten his political demise. But when those fantasies didn’t come true, you turned to Michael Avenatti and Stormy Daniels for hope and inspiration. It will always be your low point.

Well, I think it will be. Each time I believe you’ve hit bottom, you come up with a new baseline. Perhaps defending the unprecedented use of federal power to spy on political foes then lie about it will the next nail in your credibility coffin.

The next several weeks will be tough for you. I think Americans will learn some very hard truths about what happened in the previous administration and how we purposely have been misled by powerful leaders and the news media. I wish I could see you as a victim here, but you are not. I know you are smart; you chose to support this insurgency with your eyes wide open.

Now, I shall sit back and enjoy your pain. 
Your Ex-Friend, 

Samantha Who?

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Liberal Activist and Her Dreams of Nuremberg Style Trials for Treasonous Trump Supporters

Some on the the left have long since demonstrated they have degenerated into sounding like bipolar hate filled habitual verbal masturbating spoiled children who don't really believe in individual thought, free speech or equality. They reinforce that image every day by exercising a *"hierarchy of victimhood where truth is ascertained by degrees of gender and skin color."

One such person is an authorliberal activist and tweeter blue check elite with her very own Wikipedia page (that means somewhere she's a very important person) who warned in a couple of truly demented tweets Monday that Donald Trump and numbers of his of treasonous public supporters will one day meet their day of reckoning, and “face trial and end up in prison.”

Her Wikipedia page describes her as president of some far-left 501(c)(4) called The New Agenda that's “dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls by bringing about systemic change in the media, at the workplace, at school and at home.”  Translated: she's a loony feminist who gets up every morning and sets her hair on fire and starts railing about toxic masculinity, white supremacy and Trump is the devil. She's hate filled blind to the man responsible for American women experiencing “rapid economic growth” and a drop in unemployment this past year. He’s also the same man whose former female employees labeled him a veritable champion of women.  

This woman lives in a twisted fantasy world fabricated by her Trump Derangement Syndrome-afflicted mind. She also has a very slight grip on reality as this jewel of a tweet shows:

Like most on the left who throw this word Nazi around, they really should educate themselves. I highly suggest they read William Shirer's first hand account 'Berlin Diary' 1934-41 and see for themselves just who in this country are actually acting like brownshirts, and are the real danger to our entire Republic.

Yes Ms. Siskind, many will indeed be remembered unkindly decades from now, but I doubt it will  be the president or his supporters. It's more likely to be people like you and the legions of left-wing hypocrites, cultural bullies and hate-mongers who hide behind duplicitous chants of tolerance and acceptance as they spew bile and venom at anyone who dares think (let alone vote) against them!

(Rage Against The Swamp)                    Thank You MJA for the Linkage!
(* Paul Joseph Watson)

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The End of Racism In The High Calorie Wi-Fi Infused Supercharged Caffeine Universe

If Starbucks truly wanted to address its 'perceived' racial bias problem, there are a few approaches it could have taken. And they have nothing to do with corporate anti-bias trainings. People respond negatively to being forced to go and to being told that the reason they need to promote and to advance diversity is because they're required to. Hey Starbucks, try making a cup of coffee that doesn't taste like the runoff after a house fire. Start there, and maybe then work your way up to trying to transforming the nature of modern society.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Only The Best in Reporting. You Know Facts Matter or Something Like That.......

Expecting honesty from our virtuous, ever important media (if you don’t have CNN constantly misleading you, are you truly free?) is about like expecting your favorite pet to use you restroom, flush, and spray air freshener on their way out the door. It’s just not going to happen.

And what we have here now is yet another example of false media hysteria and surprise surprise, the “mistake” goes in only one direction yet again. Funny how that always happens.

If you you’ve been conscious at all in the last 48 hours, (I know that may have been difficult for some) you’ve probably been privy to media members intentionally misleading the public by sharing old detention center photos circa 2014 with claims of caged children, and what the tweeter triggered SJW's were calling prison buses for babies from 2016, along with other photos from Obama era immigration policies. This was done purposely to falsely blame Trump and paint him as an inhumane monster and to flush the news cycle. (enough about dead soldiers and freedom and stuff....)

One story that’s made the rounds is a bogus report that DHS “lost” track of 1,500 minors who crossed the border illegally". Did the government lose 1,500 kids and were they ripped from their mother’s arms? In short, no. No they did not and no they weren’t. As with all things mainstream media, the headline is extremely misleading. Despite the body of the article providing a little more context (while still missing some key framing so as to make the Trump administration seem as sinister as possible), that didn’t stop the blue check mark brigade on the tweeter from losing their freakin' minds.

What essentially happened is that the government gave these kids to sponsors, most of which would be family members already in the United States. Of those 8,000 or so children, about 1,500 did not respond (via their caregivers) to survey calls to check up on them. Why? Likely because they decided to avoid immigration authorities all together in order to fall off the radar. They are not lost. They are not misplaced. Nothing bad has happened to them (at least within CPB’s control). Secondly, none of these children were ripped from their mother’s arms. They were unaccompanied when detained for crossing the border.

The amount of false conflation going on with these immigration stories in the last two days is breathtakingly stupid. DHS and ICE are doing their best in an extremely tough situation. They have to balance all the factors related to illegals after they get here while also not incentivizing future crossings. The rush to demonize them is out of line. I’d like to say the media dutifully misleading the public in order to gin up fake narratives is isolated to this case, but it’s not. 

Debts Impossible to Repay With Only Our Honor and Respect

"In our effort to accommodate many Americans by making the last Monday in May, Memorial Day, we have lost sight of the significance of this day to our nation. Instead of using Memorial Day as a time to honor and reflect on the sacrifices made by Americans in defense of freedom, many Americans use the day as a celebration of the beginning of summer."  —  Purple Heart Recipient and Former United States Senator Daniel Inouye
Flanders Field American Military Cemetery - Waregem Belgium, Near My Childhood Home

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky

The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

Written by Major John McCrae, - 1st Brigade Canadian Field Artillery - May 1915.

This weekend, the school children of Waregem and nearby Mons will turn Flanders Cemetery into a sea of color; of Red poppy flowers and American and Belgian Flags, just as they have done for more than 90 years. On the door to the Flanders Field Chapel are written but three words: "Lest We Forget".  

We need not forget as well.......    

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Middle Finger Symphony Theater

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Brought To You By BLUESJUNKY: Honorary Chair of Music - Middle Finger Symphony Music Director

A Pivotal Moment in Human History, Brought to you by The Starbucks Corporation.

Starbucks' '5/29' to End Racism Next Week

PJM - Starbucks is actually branding their much anticipated upcoming employee racial sensitivity indoctrination event as "5/29." They're not calling it "Don't Be a Racist Day" or whatever. It's just... 5/29. They're 9/11'ing it. Now there'll be pre-5/29 thinking and post-5/29 thinking. It's the day everything changes forever. This is a pivotal moment in human history, brought to you by the Starbucks Corporation. 
Prediction: No Starbucks employee in the entire world will be any more or less racist after this struggle session. Any Starbucks employee who is genuinely bigoted -- whether it's against black people, white people, or any other sort of people -- will continue to be that way. And the other 99% of the staffers will resent being scolded for things they haven't done, and/or grateful for a paid day off to dick around watching videos and talking about their feelings. Or at least what they want everybody to think their feelings really are. 
How about this: Try making a cup of coffee that doesn't taste like the runoff after a house fire. Start there, and maybe then work your way up to utterly transforming the nature of modern society. First things first, right? - Read More

Friday, May 25, 2018

ESPN Doubles Down: Brings Back Keith Olbermann

Just a day after the Wall Street Journal published an article titled, “How a Weakened ESPN Became Consumed by Politics” the sports network announced they were raising the profile of the self-aggrandizing blowhard, a man reviled by his past co-workers, the one known as Keith Olbermann.

Olbermann, sports correspondent for CNN, host of ESPN's SportsCenter, political commentator at MSNBC, chief news officer of the Current TV network, host at ESPN2 and TSN2, fresh from his gig doing a little known political web series for from a cheesy set that looked like it was rescued from a dumpster behind a local community theater company and sounding as if being broadcast from an abandoned warehouse somewhere in New Jersey, has been back at the network doing a variety of odd jobs (cleaning the ladies room, poking through the desks of laid-off producers for unopened snacks). He’ll now be doing radio and making a variety of appearances on network shows.
"The new pact with Olbermann will likely be dissected by some right-leaning commentators, many of whom have hammered ESPN over an alleged left-leaning bias." Olbermann has been a frequent – and forceful - critic of President Trump and other Republicans on social media and other mediums."
Um, no, he’s been a snarling, unhinged left-wing psycho, wrapping himself in outrage and smearing anyone he disagrees with. And as USA Today also notes:
"Olbermann, who left ESPN for the first time in 1997, gained prominence outside sports by hosting Countdown, a political show on MSNBC and Current TV. Olbermann had a show on ESPN2 from 2013-15."
Not exactly a rock of stability for a network that’s in deep trouble. With every change of management and new round of layoffs, it’s easy to think ESPN has hit rock bottom and is ready to make a change. Olbermann's bathering should please the SJW crowd just fine we're sure, and maybe the network could bring in Rosie O'Donnell to do some expert Lesbian Wrestling analysis.....

(USA Today)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Crazy Ol' Gray Headed Woman Joins Another Unhinged Washed up Comedian as Trump Hate Artist

Where do comedians turn when they're no longer funny and become angry, hateful and unhinged because the world is not to their liking? In the case of the now slightly disturbed Jim Carrey, he has taken to relieving his hate by doing demented anti-Trump art.  Word is that Porky Rosie O'Donnell has also taken to doing artwork as a way to cope with her own intense Trump Derangement Syndrome, and is trying to selling it online. Now I'm not old enough to remember Rosie O'Donnell ever saying anything funny, so I'll have to take y'alls word for it that she's actually a comedian.  I do know the portly O'Donnell and Donald Trump have had a long standing feud and the election of DJT pushed her right over the cliff and straight into mental la-la land, and probably some serious meds.

She writes in a disjointed description on the website:
“I started doodling on my ipad..... many images of trump and his regime sadness, rage and disappointment flowed out my finger and then an apple I pen...... selling six at a time all money collected with me matched by me and donated to charities ones he hates........we can do this America save our nation love and peace as we move forward we are getting closer…he’s going down, and then we heal.”
I'm not sure I've ever heard of someone who hates a charity, but I guess we have to remember who's talking. Anyway, here's a taste of porky's artwork you too can own for as little as $125.

Yeah, first thing that does comes to mind is an element of a hostile, and fragile mind. Among other pieces for sale are “Vote Him Out,” depicting Trump with a red race and has “vote him out now,” written across the top and “illegitimate liar,” written across the bottom of the painting.  I wonder if any of those other has-been comedians like David Letterman and Kathy Griffin ever considered a more healthy, cerebral outlet for their hatred and rage in this age of Trump. 
* Thank You MJA for the Linkage! *

CNN Loses Cable Ratings Race to Cartoon Sponge in Pants.

You know it's time for a tearful facepalm when you call yourself the 'Most Trusted News Source' and still aren't respected enough to garner the viewers to beat Spongebob Squarepants & Co. But according to most recent released cable ratings, that just what's happened to CNN.

Western Journal 
CNN came in behind Nickelodeon and Home & Garden Television, and just a few slots above the History Channel in the latest cable network ratings based on Nielsen Media Research ratings for the week of May 14 to May 20. 
DePauw University communications professor Jeff McCall argued in a piece for The Hill in March that CNN has lost its way with its excessive coverage of salacious stories and with White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s constant attempts to position himself as the Trump administration’s “harshest antagonist.” “There might well be journalism to be had in the sagas of (Karen) McDougal and (Stormy) Daniels, but CNN has found little of it,” McCall wrote. “At some point, the sensational must lead to news of substance.”  
The Media Research Center’s NewsBusters concluded that CNN has a porn problem. In less than two months (from March 7 to April 30), (Daniels’ attorney Michael) Avenatti has been a guest on CNN a total of 59 times — an average of more than once per day,” according to the media watchdog group. CNN’s Jim Acosta often seems bent on trying to create the sensational. In January, the reporter strongly implied Trump was a racist to his face, questioning him in the Oval Office regarding immigration. Trump and Acosta have had several exchanges over the past year, with Trump labeling him as part of “fake news” CNN in January 2017 following the network’s unsubstantiated Russia dossier reporting. The president downgraded CNN to “very fake news” the following month." - READ MORE
Oh, how sweet it would be if Sara Sanders were to ask CNN's Jim Acosta at the next White House briefing if the above story is fake news or not..... 

Thank You Gerard VanderLeun for the Linkage!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Journalist Have Ruined The Reputation of Fake News

"Big light in skies, later to appear in east. Sonic booms scare minority groups in Sector B.
And there's hamburger all over the highway in Mystic, Connecticut."

 "Good morning, those are the headlines. Now for the rumors behind the news......"

Nestled among the shelves of my father's eclectic record library, scattered about in the Frank Zappa, Miles Davis and PDQ Bach LPs, were a smattering of vinyl jewels by the now legendary satirical comedy group, The Firesign Theatre. Their comedy is best described as cultural-lefty-absurdist, and was very much in keeping with their times (Nixon, Watergate, the Vietnam War, etc.). In live performances they wore bizarre costumes such as clown suits, safari garb with pith helmets, and some in the audience were likewise attired.  The sketches were well scripted with room for improvisation, with intricate wordplay and puns which were meant to be politically and culturally thought-provoking without being obvious.

I’ve been thinking lately about how much the Hate Trump Media has come to resemble this weird avant-garde ensemble. After all, “Fake News” was what Firesign Theater was all about. It was zany and absurd, and the joke was that the reality of life, especially contemporary American life, strained credulity, and invited not only satire, but a total flight into fantasy. A typical line from a sketch: “I don’t know what you know, but I do know that everything you know is wrong.” This illustrates the essence of Fake News, rooted in the leftist-inspired cultural divide that currently afflicts America.

The “mainstream media” (CNN, MSNBC, the three networks, the major newspapers) are so consumed by Trump hysteria that it places them squarely in this Firesign Theater zone. The NYT's Nicholas Kristof and his wife talk about the president in bed. CNN's Brian Stelter describes himself as “Trump addicted.” Any psychiatrist can tell you that monomaniacal, pathological hatred has its surreal aspects.  

MSNBC’s interpretation of the importance of the Mueller investigation in its various guises is a good example of this “Credibile est, quia ineptum est” approach. Ricky Maddow, Stephanie Ruhle and Chris 'Soyboy' Hayes constantly strain to outdo themselves with conspiracy theories. One would think there were more Russians involved with the Trump campaign than populate the pages of War and Peace. More entertaining are the nightly shouting matches on Don Lemon’s CNN show. The Bill Maher-type formula dating from that host’s “Politically Incorrect” days is the model for Lemon and three or four indignant progressives spewing their inherent Trump-hatred at a lone conservative panelist.

The Batshit Crazy Lawrence O’Donnell reminds me of the Big Brother in the old “1984” Apple computer commercial, and Chris Matthews a ranting drunk in your corner bar. You never know, Brian Stelter’s future at CNN might involve honking a clown horn while wearing a pith helmet as an introduction to his commentary. Fake News Used to be a Lot Funnier. Journalist Have Ruined it. Lately, all this has been sending me back to Firesign Theater (easily found on YouTube) for perspective. Maybe a study of the works of Marx and Lennon is in order. Groucho and John, that is.......

Monday, May 21, 2018

Study Suggest Average Journalist Just Ain't Right in the Head

According to a study released last year, Journalists' brains seem to show they operate at a lower level than the average population, they have trouble managing emotions and drink to much - but good at managing stress and not peeing on themselves.

I think this may go a long way in helping explain what we've been witnessing in the news media for the last couple of years now. You decide....
"The study, led by neuroscientist Tara Swart, analysed 40 journalists from newspapers, magazines, broadcast, and online platforms over seven months. The participants took part in tests related to their lifestyle, health, and behaviour. It was launched in association with the London Press Club, and the objective was to determine how journalists can thrive under stress.  
The Doctor found Journalists' brains showed a lower-than-average level of executive functioning, which means they have a below-average ability to regulate their emotions, suppress biases, solve complex problems, switch between tasks, and show creative and flexible thinking.   
The study also showed that journalists' brains were operating at a lower level than the average population particularly because of the tendency of journalists to self-medicate with alcohol, caffeine, and high-sugar foods. Forty-one percent of the subjects said they drank 18 or more units of alcohol a week. 
Compared with bankers, traders, or salespeople, journalists showed that they were more able to cope with pressure.  The blood tests showed that their levels of cortisol — known as the stress hormone — were mostly normal." 

Thank You MJA for the Linkage!

A Good Monday Morning

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Hillary to Finally Receive Award of Which She is Truly Worthy

It was recently announced that Hillary Clinton will this friday receive Harvard’s prestigious 'Radcliffe Medal' for her “Transformative Impact on Society” according to the university's website. And this is one award we believe she richly deserves because her 'Transformative Impact on Society' was, in our opinion, her magnificently disastrous executed presidential campaign and resulting defeat that ushered in Donald J. Trump and the renewing of America. And for that she should be thanked wouldn't you say? Now, if she'd just take her little medal and shut her #@&%*$ mouth about it all, a nation would be grateful. 

Of course the organizers at Harvard say Clinton was chosen for the award because she’s a “champion for human rights,” (yeah, I bet you're giggling at that too aren't ya) a “skilled legislator” (a one term backbench Senator with no important legislation to her name) and “an advocate of Global American Leadership” on the world stage (i.e flew around the world drinking cocktails and collecting money for her foundation and selling influence). But she did it all with such class, and for the children. Just ask the kids in Haiti.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Middle Finger Symphony Theater

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Brought To You By BLUESJUNKY: Honorary Chair of Music - Middle Finger Symphony Music Director

Friday, May 18, 2018

It's Been A Banner Week for A Pathetically Dishonest Media

(RANT) There have been many memorable weeks of media dishonesty since Donald Trump was elected, but I can't remember any that quite compares with what we’ve witnessed the last several days. We have long passed the point of just writing off the hysterical lies being excused as simply mistakes. They are clearly not to anyone with a room temperature number IQ, and only hate filled hearts and the minds of fools could believe otherwise. They are deliberate and it’s time to start asking what exactly it means for our predisposition towards what many still falsely believe are the beacons of the truth. 

The banner week for the media began with the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem. Despite this move being mandated by US law as far back as 1995, and despite the fact that Israel has the right to choose it’s own capital, this was of course spun as the worst thing since Trump took two scoops of ice cream instead of one. Cable news stations paraded “expert” after expert to tell us exactly how bad this move was, because when needing advice on good foreign policy, dragging in Obama administration failures is 'standard operating procedure'.

It mattered not one bit to the media that Hamas stoked riots in the Gaza strip using human shields of women and children to protect terrorists who were trying to breach the border and kill Israelis. Not even Hamas and it’s members are willing to lie so brazenly as to describe these riots as peaceful, unarmed protests. The Media’s response? Hold my beer.  

Aside from the outright lies about the rioters being unarmed, the media also chose to assert somehow it was Ivanka Trump’s fault (Daddy's Little Ghoul) that Hamas is a violent terrorist organization that sacrifices it’s people to garner friendly coverage. The disconnect from reality here is stunning. To see our press so deliberately mislead and lie in order to propagate Hamas propaganda, which even Hamas is willing to admit isn’t true, is disturbing.

But to top that the media showed exactly how ruthless they really can be: the Trump statement at the roundtable on sanctuary city policies. The context was never in doubt (full transcript is at the above link). A freakin' fifth grader would of had no problem understanding exactly who the President was talking about when he said animals. After days of lying about Israel and Hamas, would the media think of backing off a little and make sure they got this story right? Of course not. Tweets from C-Span, The Hill, CNN, and The Washington Post all pushed this objectively untrue narrative. You’d think after the first 24 hours, most in the media would recognize they’ve stepped in shit and would at least just stop talking about it in lieu of admitting fault. You’d be wrong. Many doubled down by actually defending the humanity of MS-13, the most violent, inhuman street gang in the world.

These organizations no longer deserve the consistent benefit of the doubt given to them about their importance to our society.

Am I saying that the government should shut these institutions down or that the 1st Amendment isn’t important? Absolutely Not. CNN, MSNBC, NYTs, WaPo, etc. should be able to say and report whatever they want without government interference. Nothing I’m saying should be construed as being hostile to freedom of the press.  Freedom of the press is not synonymous with CNN. The 1st Amendment is not formally ensconced as The Washington Post. These institutions can and should always be allowed to operate under the protections of the 1st Amendment, but the existence of certain specific outlets is not a cornerstone of freedom in this country.

My assertion is not that they should be put out of business. It’s not that they should be shut down. It’s not that we should boycott them. No, it’s simply that we owe no loyalty to these people nor do we need to assert they are inherently of any value. I no longer give a rat's ass if the NYTs exists or not. I do not think the Republic’s fate hangs in the balance on CNN’s ability to put out biased, garbage cable programming. If MSNBC stopped airing tomorrow, someone would take their place. Freedom of the press would live on. In fact, I’d posit that the investigative reporting from right leaning sites like The Daily Caller has been far more valuable than the toxic, one note nonsense constantly being put out by traditional news divisions. While cable news channels are interviewing greasy Michael Avenatti for the 157th time in ten weeks, there’s real journalism going on out there, sometime uncovering things that truly matter.

I understand the wants of the people for the whole truth. What’s happened over the last two years of consistent false stories, bias, and activism from our media is not normal, further fueling social media hysteria with misinformation.  It’s dangerous, divisive, and wrong. It’s time to start holding them accountable. (/RANT)

* Thank You Mary Jane Ankle Straps  &  Wirecutter for the Linkage! *

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Sarah Sanders Takes a Flamethrower to Celebrities, Dems and Fake News Peddlers.

The manufactured outrage of the  day is that the media and hollywood celebs took President Trump’s comments that the vicious MS-13 criminal gang were a bunch of “animals” and distorted them to push the big lie that the POTUS had referred to all illegal aliens as such. It was a total fabrication and a deliberate manipulation of the news despite the clear video to the contrary. But it's out there as fodder for the latenight TV monologues. 

And you just knew reporters were going to try and ambush Sanders in today's briefing. There's a reason why she is hated as much as she is by the left.  She stands her ground and is more than up to the task of humiliating lying swine like April Ryan and Jim Acosta and others in the WH press corps, which she does with ease and regularity. And in today's briefing she incinerated the whole lot by welcoming them to keep right on defending the murderous MS-13, who are not much better than the terrorists that the Democrats, the media and celebs took up for when they tried to attack Jerusalem during the opening of the new U.S. embassy. 

And For Those of You Who are Keeping Score.


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

It's Getting Harder and Harder to Tell If It's Faux Outrage or Just Common Stupidity.

Chelsea Clinton: Learning The Fine Art of Grifting From Her Expert Parental Units

Had Barack Obama farted out loud in public, some liberals would have proclaimed it the most brave and empowering thing an American political figure had ever done. If Donald Trump were to do the same, he'd be accused of increasing global warming, poisoning the air of minorities or endangering non-endangered species. So it's no surprise the left would take the opportunity to display their faux outrage at something that didn't seem to bother them at all when Chicago Jesus did the same thing.

And it comes is no surprise when Chelsea Clinton, who's being put forth as the new unblemished face of the Clinton Crime Family & Money Laundering Foundation, takes the cue and joins in the faux outrage act after a former Hillary Clinton Campaign Sewer Rat (the same one that once tweeted out during the debates for DJT to "go F**k yourself") tweets out this misleading information on the tweeter:

Despite what this Clinton stooge claims, nothing in the article actually says that Trump is housing illegal alien children in warehouses, just that they are being cared for on military bases. I'm guessing Jesse doesn't know about those things they use called barracks. 
"The use of military bases to hold immigrant children is not without precedent. At the peak of the 2014 child-immigration crisis, the Obama administration used bases in Oklahoma, Texas and California to house more than 7,000 children over a period of several months. The bases would be used for minors under 18 who arrive at the border without an adult relative...." 
"HHS is the government agency responsible for providing minors with foster care until another adult relative can assume custody." - Washington Post May 15,2018
Surely y'all remember back when Obama was president and liberals were so outraged that he was housing illegal immigrant children in warehouses on military bases? Me neither. But actual facts matter very little to liberals, so cue the outrage and the retweets....

Here’s MSNBC’s chief dipshit, soyboy Chris Hayes:

And the editoress-in-chief from Mother Jones:

And of course, what’s good liberal outrage without a Clinton weighing in? With Ma Clinton still out whining to the entire English speaking world about her election loss, Chelsea grabs her thesaurus and comes out of the bullpen to sidearm a spitball at DJT.

Come to think of it, I don’t remember Mother Jones, MSNBC or any media outlet attacking Obama with accusations of cruelty or putting illegal alien kids in warehouses either. Weird how that works, huh?   

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Meanwhile, Back at Starbucks......

Columnist: We Don’t Need to Understand You Awful, White, Christian Trump Supporters!

Leonard Pitts: Another Liberal Bigot Who Gets To Hide Behind the Shield of Skin Color

The following is from the Chicago Tribune and one of those columns that’s instructive insofar as it represents what almost all liberals think, say in private, but most believe it’s too perilous to actually express publicly. Not Leonard Pitts Jr. of the Miami Herald. He’s had enough of pretending to see his ideological adversaries (that would be me and you) as members of the human race, and he sees no reason not to go ahead and strip off the veneer. To him, there’s really no just reason to try to “understand” any of us, because, well . . . We'll let Jr. say it:
"This is for Rose.  She is a nice lady who wrote me a nice email in which she spoke about the need to try to understand Donald Trump’s supporters. As Rose put it, “We need to not close ourselves off to how the other side thinks.” It’s a sentiment I hear a lot from progressives, and it bespeaks a great generosity of spirit. 
But I couldn’t disagree more. 
Don’t get me wrong. Thinking people will always try to see past their own ideological blind spots, to put themselves into the shoes of those they disagree with. That’s an admirable trait. In normal times it’s a trait I would applaud with enthusiasm. But these are not normal times. Indeed, sometimes, I wonder if we appreciate just how abnormal — how fraught with danger — they really are. 
Under Trump, American laws, news media and mores are under assault, to say nothing of American democracy itself. And I’m sorry, but I don’t think “understanding” Trump followers will ameliorate — or even address — any of that. Besides which, is there really so much left to “understand”? Not from where I sit. Long before Trump even existed as a political force, many of us noted with alarm the rise of a backlash among right-wingers deeply angry and profoundly terrified by the writing on the demographic wall. 
Said writing foretold — and for that matter, still foretells — the declining pre-eminence of white, Christian America. As several studies now show, a sense of alarmed displacement among white, Christian America is the soil from which the weed of Trumpism grew. The idea that we must “understand” those folks carries with it an implicit suggestion that in so doing, we might find some ground for compromise. It would be a great idea in normal times. 
But again, these times are not normal. No compromise is possible here for a simple reason Trump followers seem to understand better than the rest of us: You can’t compromise with demography, can’t order numbers to stop being what they are and saying what they say about the coming tide of change. But what you can do is seize the levers of power and change the rules of the game in hopes of blunting the force of that tide. 
That — again, look at the studies — is what Trump supporters elected him to do. Trump followers see a nation in demographic peril, so they seek a nation where those who frighten them can be regulated into irrelevance. There’s no big mystery about that. There never has been. So no, they don’t really need to be understood. 
What they need to be is defeated."

Got that? It’s normally admirable to put yourself in the other guy’s shoes and try to empathize, but damn it, these are not normal times! Fittingly, we see in Pitts’s column the fruit of his refusal to understand.

American laws are under assault? Because the president wants to actually enforce them? The news media are under assault? Because they’re called out when they’re biased and inaccurate? American mores are under assault? What does that even mean? And democracy itself? How is that, exactly? As far as I can see, all the usually scheduled elections are going on as per normal, and both the president’s supporters and his critics have to win those elections to stay in office. I suppose maybe he’s referring to the whole “Russia stole the election” thing, which if true is only further proof of his complete disinterest in understanding anything whatsoever.

But the core notion that Pitts is sure he understands is actually his biggest misunderstanding of all. He’s convinced that people who voted for Trump did so because they are all white and Christian, and can’t stand the thought that all these coloreds and heathens are multiplying and taking over. That’s why he continually refers to demography. And this is what most liberals think as well. They think the biggest concern of conservatives is that the scary minorities are taking over and we want protection from them.

If you tried to explain to Leonard Pitts that we really just want the chance to live our lives and earn a living without having our earnings confiscated and given to other people, or our lives threatened by a refusal to enforce basic laws that are already on the books but ignored by people like him for emotional reasons, or we’d like to make our own choices about things like our health care, where we send our kids to be educated and by who . . . well, there’s no point trying to explain anything to a bigot like Leonard Pitts Jr. 

He isn’t interested in understanding. Which is why he doesn’t.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Creepy Porn Lawyer Threatens Daily Caller for Exposing Him as a Sleazy and Creepy Porn Lawyer

Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who is representin' for porn star/ stripper Stormy Daniels in her legal battles against Donald Trump, has threatened to sue reporters and just about everyone else at The Daily Caller for exposing his sleazy legal and business history. The angry Avenatti shot off a email to the Caller and claims his uninvited email was off record, even though The Daily Caller News Foundation never agreed to those terms:

It began with the very official subject line; “Cut it Out.”
“Let me be clear. If you and your colleagues do not stop with the hit pieces that are full of lies and defamatory statements, I will have no choice but to sue each of you and your publication for defamation.  
During that process, we will expose your publication for what it truly is. We will also recover significant damages against each of you that participated personally. So if I were you, I would tell Mr. Trump to find someone else to fabricate things about me.” 
“If you think I’m kidding, you really don’t know anything about me. This is the last warning.”
The DC posted this earlier yesterday which got lil' Michael's panties all in a twist and embrassed the Sh*t out of him.
"Much of the developments surrounding Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against President Donald Trump have focused on the business dealings of attorney Michael Cohen, but an investigation by The Daily Caller News Foundation reveals that Daniels’ counsel, Michael Avenatti, has his own questionable history. 
Avenatti’s past is littered with lawsuits, jilted business partners and bankruptcy filings. People who have worked with the lawyer described him to The DCNF as ruthless, greedy and unbothered by ethical questions."
He is just what you’d think of when faced with the idea of a smarmy attention-seeking and money-grubbing lawyer.  Next stop, media appearances and accusations of a concerted Right Wing Conspiracy to smear legal council and his present meal ticket, Stormy what's her name.....

HT/ Chicks on the Right