July 28, 2016

When Do the Mothers of ISIS Speak?

Dana Mathewson

It's time for some vintage Ann Coulter, commenting on the odious Democratic National Convention (I was tempted to call it a group grope, but thought better of it). If you want proof that those folks in Philly are living in a parallel universe, look no further.

Whatever questionable choices were made at the Republican National Convention last week, I didn't hear of a single speaker whose sole accomplishment was raising a delinquent who attacked a cop.

But as the country reels from the cold-blooded murder of five policemen in Dallas and three in Baton Rouge, Lezley McSpadden, mother of Mike Brown, America's most famous cop-assaulting criminal, appeared on stage at the Democratic National Convention.

Welcome to Hillary's convention, celebrating the anti-police group Black Lives Matter!

The whole raison d'etre of BLM is the belief that cops are wantonly killing "black bodies." But only four of the dead black kids being honored were even killed by cops. Two were murdered by black gang members.

Of the four deaths that involved the police, all the victims were fighting the cops when they died.

In this regard, I notice that six of the nine "Mothers of the Movement" have different last names from their snowflakes. The children with the same names as their mothers were the two who were gunned down by black gangs, as well as one schizophrenic, who, unfortunately, had grabbed an officer's baton and was hitting him with it when he got himself shot.

After massive, enormously expensive investigations, only one officer in any of these four cases was convicted of any offense: involuntary manslaughter for the 2009 shooting by a BART police officer of Oscar Grant -- who was in the process of being arrested for an enormous public brawl when he was shot.

Contrast his death with the deaths of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton and 16-year-old Blair Holt. Hadiya was shot in the back by black gang members, while in a Chicago park with her friends -- who were mistaken for members of a rival gang. Blair was riding a school bus when a black gang member boarded the bus and began shooting.

The police are trying to get these criminal gangs off the street! And their job would be a lot easier without thugs like Mike Brown violently attacking them.

It would be a lot easier if they weren't being constantly harassed by BLM and their lunatic accusations of racist policing.

It would be a lot easier if they were not being targeted for assassination and mass murders by homicidal nuts ginned up by BLM. (Shooting deaths of police are up 78 percent so far this year.)

And it would be a lot easier without a group -- officially supported by the Democrats -- leading marches down city streets, chanting, "What do we want? DEAD COPS! When do we want it? NOW!"

Why does the Democratic platform endorse Black Lives Matter? And, most importantly, why was Mike Brown's mother on stage at the Democratic National Convention?

As absurd as BLM's other cases are, none have been so authoritatively disproved as the yarn about "gentle giant" Brown begging for his life from Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson before being shot in the street like a dog.

Within a few weeks of the "hands up, don't shoot" narrative being broadcast as fact from every media outlet, we saw the video of the "gentle giant" robbing a store and roughing up the clerk shortly before his encounter with Officer Wilson.

This was followed by extensive investigations by both a grand jury and a Department of Justice led by the most racist, anti-police attorney general we've ever had, Eric Holder. But even Holder's Justice Department had to concede the whole "hands up don't shoot" story was a bald-faced lie.

Officer Wilson was completely cleared in the shooting of Mike Brown. As the investigations proved, Big Mike had violently assaulted Wilson, grabbed for his gun, and was charging the officer when Wilson shot and killed this raging behemoth.

However half-heartedly, Hillary claims to oppose cop-killing, so why is she using her convention to promote the biggest lie in the pantheon of anti-cop lies, and to celebrate a man whose most famous act was to violently assault a police officer?

Because of the despicable lies put out by BLM agitators, Wilson had to give up his career, move his family and will be forced to live in fear for the rest of his life. The town of Ferguson was destroyed, businesses burned to the ground, police officers attacked, people injured, the National Guard called in, and massive taxpayer money expended to contain the riots.

But at the Democratic Convention, Lezley McSpadden (mother of Mike Brown) was wildly cheered.

Eric Holder said Brown tried to kill a cop. Are Democrats insane?

If Brown's mother had done something noteworthy, apart from raising a hoodlum -- perhaps pioneering a cardiac stent that will save people's lives -- then one could understand her being a "headliner" at the Democrats' convention. But, as I understand it, her sole claim to fame is giving birth to, and then carefully nurturing, a violent, cop-assaulting criminal.

Donald Trump, along with every other Republican ever to run for president, is required to repeatedly "disavow" David Duke -- someone he's never met, never mentioned, never thought of, and certainly didn't invite to speak at his convention.

But Hillary invites to her convention the mother of a man whose criminality destroyed a police officer's life, tore the country apart and gave birth to a murderous cop-hating movement. Will a single reporter ask Hillary to disavow that?

I have included the entire text of the article, which is found here: http://townhall.com/columnists/anncoulter/2016/07/27/when-do-the-mothers-of-isis-speak-n2198962?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=


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Homeownership Below 1965 Levels

Timothy Birdnow

Homeownership has dropped to it's lowest level in 1965.

According to the Washington Examiner:

"The only age group that saw a rising homeownership rate over the past year was 35-44-year-olds, with younger and older people turning more to renting.

"Broadly speaking, the falling homeownership rate is a sign that renting isn't only for those just starting out or making a transition, but is becoming an increasingly viable longer-term option for many households," Zillow chief economist Svenja Gudell wrote in reaction to Thursday's release.

"It also means incomes are not yet rising quickly enough to broadly support new homeownership, and that inventory remains too tight to allow for meaningful access to affordable housing."According to the Washington Examiner"

End excerpt.

What this tells us is that the Housing market has never come back after the crash in '08, and attempts to spin this as a matter of choice is farcical. What long term manipulation of the market has accomplished is to drive the prices up but not the marketability of houses. It has made the young distrustful of sinking huge amounts of money into something that can lose value. (Also, the inflation of college costs means the young owe so much money they don't dare take on a mortgage.)

This fits in perfectly with the goals of U.N. Agenda 21 and the globalists inside the U.S. government; they have always hated single-family homes, prefering to stack people in cubical-like warehouses. It's all about penning people in, forcing them to live cheek-by-jowl - and thus isolating them by forcing people together physically, making people hide what they think and be careful of what they do. The worst form of isolation is in a crowd.

Killing private ownership of housing is something that has been actively pushed for decades. The Democrats promoted home ownership for everyone regardless of ability to pay precisely to do this very thing. They wanted to destroy the housing industry.

Their project is coming along fine.

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The World of Commander Barack

Timothy Birdnow

With Obama's self-absorbed endorsement of Hillary Clinton last night, I thought it time to dust off something from the archives. This is a spoof on the cartoon Commander McBragg's theme song:

This is the world of CommanderBarack
And you know that it's just a big crock
He fights monsters galore
and all day he shouts "Fore"
or says says the brag of Barack

When Navy Seals go to Pakistan
and all the dirt's 'bout to hit the fan
He'll lead where they've trodden
and he'll kill old Bin-Laden
or so says the brag of Barack

as tough as it gets with an unc at Auschwitz
he can play a mean game of Horse too
with his fantasy son who looks just like Trayvon
and his bottles of White House home brew
he can cut all the troops and not even say "whoops"
he can flip his bird to every Jew
while his gal takes a chill in so  lovely Seville
bleeding America blue.

This is the world of Commander Barack
and all the taxpayers get sticker shock
he can do anything
in his world he's a king!
while he puts all of us into hock!

End

And here are the lyrics to the original song:


- The World of Commander McBragg

This is the World of Commander McBragg
Your hair will curl in the World of McBragg.
He fights monsters galore
And then asks for still more
Or so says the brag of McBragg.

When on the hill the marines plant a flag
They may be led by Commander McBragg.
With a cannon in hand
He can beat any band
Or so says the brag of McBragg.

Fencing and fighting and round table knighting
And slaying of dragons, too.
Shipping and sailing and great harpoon whaling
There's nothing McBragg can't do.
Hunting and trapping and gold miner mapping
And flying to Timbuktu.
Roping and riding and Indian guiding
Commander McBragg comes through.

This is the World of Commander McBragg
Your head will whirl in the World of McBragg.
He can do anything
In his world he's a king
Or so says the brag of McBragg

End

Hear it on Youtube here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTjtJ9Psgn0





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Norks Say U.S. Crossed Red Line

Dana Mathewson

Methinks Li'l Kim is not going to be happy until he's made one of his toys go "bang." I also think he'd better do it while Zippy's still in power, because HE might actually not retaliate. Trump would be more likely to turn Pyongyang into a glass parking lot.

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/07/28/north-korea-says-us-has-crossed-red-line-warns-showdown-over-upcoming-war-games.html

North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month

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Obama's lie About Illegal Immigration

Timothy Birdnow

One of the lies Obama told at last night's convention was that illegal immigration is down to record low levels. Not true:

http://thefederalist.com/2014/04/10/this-one-chart-shows-how-vox-deported-the-truth-on-immigration-stats/

In fact, catch and release has made this the worst time since 1973. Why do we practice catch and release?  Simple; Obama wanted to be able to make this very claim, so he would have ammunition to push for an amnesty.

in this country is foreign born, and this at a time when political correctness and multiculturalism make it difficult to ask immigrants to give up their old culture to become Americans. ] Obama promised fundamental change to America. How does one accomplish that? Well, bringing in a new population is a great start.

These people are invaders, not immigrants. This is a matter of the security of the country, not about poor people dreaming of a better life. It's time we stop this sentimentalism and face the reality.

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Deconstructing Dopey; The Audacity of Barack Obama's Convention Speech

Timothy Birdnow

I have the distinct displeasure of dissecting Dopbama's Democratic diatribe from last night. His words will be in normal Roman script and mine bracketed in italics.) In the interest of brevity I have cut a few flowery paragraphs which does not materially affect the content of the speech:


And it’s true – I was so young that first time in Boston. Maybe a little nervous addressing such a big crowd. But I was filled with faith; faith in America – the generous, bighearted, hopeful country that made my story – indeed, all of our stories – possible.

(His story was made not in America but in Indonesia, never forget that.)

A lot’s happened over the years. And while this nation has been tested by war and recession and all manner of challenge – I stand before you again tonight, after almost two terms as your President, to tell you I am even more optimistic about the future of America.

How could I not be – after all we’ve achieved together?

After the worst recession in 80 years, we’ve fought our way back. We’ve seen deficits come down, 401(k)s recover, an auto industry set new records, unemployment reach eight-year lows, and our businesses create 15 million new jobs.

After a century of trying, we declared that health care in America is not a privilege for a few, but a right for everybody. After decades of talk, we finally began to wean ourselves off foreign oil, and doubled our production of clean energy.

We brought more of our troops home to their families, and delivered justice to Osama bin Laden. Through diplomacy, we shut down Iran’s nuclear weapons program, opened up a new chapter with the people of Cuba, and brought nearly 200 nations together around a climate agreement that could save this planet for our kids.

We put policies in place to help students with loans; protect consumers from fraud; and cut veteran homelessness almost in half. And through countless acts of quiet courage, America learned that love has no limits, and marriage equality is now a reality across the land.

By so many measures, our country is stronger and more prosperous than it was when we started.

(It's all about the BHO! And most of it is at best marginally true.)


Look, we Democrats have always had plenty of differences with the Republican Party, and there’s nothing wrong with that; it’s precisely this contest of ideas that pushes our country forward.

But what we heard in Cleveland last week wasn’t particularly Republican – and it sure wasn’t conservative. What we heard was a deeply pessimistic vision of a country where we turn against each other, and turn away from the rest of the world. There were no serious solutions to pressing problems – just the fanning of resentment, and blame, and anger, and hate.

(First, how dare Obama lecture Conservatives on the meaning of Conservative? He has no right, any more than we have a right to lecture socialism to a socialist. Second off, there was nothing pessimistic about it; Trump and the other speakers were quite optimistic, but were not Pollyannaish about it. Obama has wrecked the country, and planning to fix it requires a truthful evaluation. The hypocrisy of a man who tells Black Lives Matter to "keep the spirit of Ferguson alive" to chide the GOP for "fanning flames of resentment and blame and anger and hate" is astonishing.)

And that is not the America I know.

(Mr. Obama, you have never known America. That is your problem. If you knew her you would not be so hell bent on changing her into a European socialist state.)

The America I know is full of courage, and optimism, and ingenuity. The America I know is decent and generous. Sure, we have real anxieties – about paying the bills, protecting our kids, caring for a sick parent. We get frustrated with political gridlock, worry about racial divisions; are shocked and saddened by the madness of Orlando or Nice. There are pockets of America that never recovered from factory closures; men who took pride in hard work and providing for their families who now feel forgotten; parents who wonder whether their kids will have the same opportunities we had.

(Yes, and YOU caused that.)

Most of all, I see Americans of every party, every background, every faith who believe that we are stronger together – black, white, Latino, Asian, Native American; young and old; gay, straight, men, women, folks with disabilities, all pledging allegiance, under the same proud flag, to this big, bold country that we love.

That’s the America I know. And there is only one candidate in this race who believes in that future, and has devoted her life to it; a mother and grandmother who’d do anything to help our children thrive; a leader with real plans to break down barriers, blast through glass ceilings, and widen the circle of opportunity to every single American – the next President of the United States, Hillary Clinton.

[...]

Hillary’s still got the tenacity she had as a young woman working at the Children’s Defense Fund, going door to door to ultimately make sure kids with disabilities could get a quality education.

{The same tenacity that got her thrown off the impeachment committee of the House Judiciary Committee for being too vicious? She was deemed unethical then by Jerry Zeifman, chief Counsel to the House Judiciary Committee, who said she was a liar. Tenacity is not necessarily a virtue; Adolf Hitler was quite tenacious in his murder of the Jews.)


You know, nothing truly prepares you for the demands of the Oval Office. Until you’ve sat at that desk, you don’t know what it’s like to manage a global crisis, or send young people to war. But Hillary’s been in the room; she’s been part of those decisions. She knows what’s at stake in the decisions our government makes for the working family, the senior citizen, the small business owner, the soldier, and the veteran. Even in the middle of crisis, she listens to people, and keeps her cool, and treats everybody with respect. And no matter how daunting the odds; no matter how much people try to knock her down, she never, ever quits.

(Uh, Barry, she quit in Benghazi, left those people to die, then lied about a video to cover up her negligence. I would rather have a newbie make mistakes than a proven gross incompetent and liar who is only concerned with her political and economic fortunes. And what would YOU know about sitting behind that desk? You are never there; you spend your life on the golf course.)

That’s the Hillary I know. That’s the Hillary I’ve come to admire. And that’s why I can say with confidence there has never been a man or a woman more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as President of the United States of America.


Now, Hillary has real plans to address the concerns she’s heard from you on the campaign trail. She’s got specific ideas to invest in new jobs, to help workers share in their company’s profits, to help put kids in preschool, and put students through college without taking on a ton of debt. That’s what leaders do.

(Expensive programs absolutely take on a ton of debt. You can't spend money without taking it from someone if you are in government. And being a leader is more than giving away free stuff.)

And then there’s Donald Trump. He’s not really a plans guy. Not really a facts guy, either. He calls himself a business guy, which is true, but I have to say, I know plenty of businessmen and women who’ve achieved success without leaving a trail of lawsuits, and unpaid workers, and people feeling like they got cheated.

(Barry, you did that to all of America, so you should not call the kettle black, o pot smoker!)

Does anyone really believe that a guy who’s spent his 70 years on this Earth showing no regard for working people is suddenly going to be your champion? Your voice? If so, you should vote for him. But if you’re someone who’s truly concerned about paying your bills, and seeing the economy grow, and creating more opportunity for everybody, then the choice isn’t even close. If you want someone with a lifelong track record of fighting for higher wages, better benefits, a fairer tax code, a bigger voice for workers, and stronger regulations on Wall Street, then you should vote for Hillary Clinton.

(First, Trump is not known as a true robber baron. He hires blacks, he hires women, he pays women equally with men - something Obama himself fails to do in the White House. Mr. Trump has actually created jobs and built things. All Hillary has ever done is ask taxpayers for money to spend.)

And if you’re concerned about who’s going to keep you and your family safe in a dangerous world – well, the choice is even clearer. Hillary Clinton is respected around the world not just by leaders, but by the people they serve. She’s worked closely with our intelligence teams, our diplomats, our military. And she has the judgment, the experience, and the temperament to meet the threat from terrorism. It’s not new to her. Our troops have pounded ISIL without mercy, taking out leaders, taking back territory. I know Hillary won’t relent until ISIL is destroyed. She’ll finish the job – and she’ll do it without resorting to torture, or banning entire religions from entering our country. She is fit to be the next Commander-in-Chief.

(It was under Hillary's watch that Iraq fell to Al Qaeda aka ISIS. It was under Hillary's watch that Libya, once a stable country, fell to ISIS. It was under Hillary's watch that the Russians bought up large amounts of American uranium - and Hillary made great money. It was under Hillary's watch that terrorism exploded. It was under Hillary's watch that Egypt fell under the control of the radical Muslim Brotherhood. It was under Hillary's watch that Mexican drug cartels obtained huge amounts of American weaponry. It was under Hillary's watch Russia invaded the Crimea and Ukraine. All hell has broken loose around the world under Hillary's care, and often it was HER policies that caused the problems. No, I don't think she has proven herself in any credible way whatsoever. Oh, and how much territory have we actually taken back from ISIS, Barry?)

Meanwhile, Donald Trump calls our military a disaster. Apparently, he doesn’t know the men and women who make up the strongest fighting force the world has ever known. He suggests America is weak. He must not hear the billions of men, women, and children, from the Baltics to Burma, who still look to America to be the light of freedom, dignity, and human rights. He cozies up to Putin, praises Saddam Hussein, and tells the NATO allies that stood by our side after 9/11 that they have to pay up if they want our protection. Well, America’s promises do not come with a price tag. We meet our commitments. And that’s one reason why almost every country on Earth sees America as stronger and more respected today than they did eight years ago.

(Here is a classic liberal trick. Trump criticized the way the Obama Administration has RUN the military, run it into the ground, and Obama lies about the statements, trying to say Trump is attacking the military personnel. This is a despicable lie and Obama knows it. Obama also knows that we are trillions of dollars in debt and that any money we pay for NATO comes from the Chinese or Japanese, money we borrow to protect a prosperous Europe. Why, pray tell, should the Europeans not spend money in their own defense? NATO was created to contain the defunct U.S.S.R. and it has little concrete value now, except to allow the Europeans to avoid spending money on their own defense. Essentially, we ARE NATO, we finance it, and yet we don't really control it. Why bother with the pretense? Especially since we have allowed potential member nations to be overrun - Georgia, Ukraine. Oh, the world is LAUGHING at us, not thinking we are making it safer. Obama is such a liar.)

America is already great. America is already strong. And I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump.

In fact, it doesn’t depend on any one person. And that, in the end, may be the biggest difference in this election – the meaning of our democracy.

(Thank God for that, as Mr. Obama and Hillary Clinton have done their level best to wreck our strength and greatness.)

Ronald Reagan called America "a shining city on a hill.” Donald Trump calls it "a divided crime scene” that only he can fix. It doesn’t matter to him that illegal immigration and the crime rate are as low as they’ve been in decades, because he’s not offering any real solutions to those issues. He’s just offering slogans, and he’s offering fear. He’s betting that if he scares enough people, he might score just enough votes to win this election.

(That's a lie. Illegal immigration dropped off only because of the economic downturn, but it is still higher than at any other time in history except the Bush II years, and it is surging in a dramatic fashion. Obama inherited a low crime rate, which is in the process of rising dramatically. See also here. And Mr. Obama wants to legalize them all, unlike previous Presidents.

It should also be noted that Obama is touting HIS accomplishments and not Hillary's.)

That is another bet that Donald Trump will lose. Because he’s selling the American people short. We are not a fragile or frightful people. Our power doesn’t come from some self-declared savior promising that he alone can restore order. We don’t look to be ruled. Our power comes from those immortal declarations first put to paper right here in Philadelphia all those years ago; We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that together, We, the People, can form a more perfect union.

(I truly want to rip my face off here. Obama campaigned not as a man but as a Messiah. Does he really think we have forgotten that? HE is the one who rules by Executive Order, circumventing the other branches of government as a good tyrant would do. It was Obama who ordered schools to allow boys dressed as girls to have access to girl's bathrooms and showers - despite the fact that transvestites are not a protected class under Title IX. There was no court order or Congressional mandate, but he wanted it so he simply declared it. And he threatened schools with loss of funding AND endless lawsuits if they didn't obey his majestic Will. He has done this repeatedly, with illegal immigrants, with changes to laws - such as the deadlines in Obamacare - etc. Obama cares nary a wit about the Constitution or the rights enumerated in the Declaration of Independence. He denies liberty, he denies the pursuit of happiness - which was a phrase meaning the right to pursue your own interests AND BE LEFT ALONE. He in fact denies Natural Law and the subsequent concept of inalienable rights, preferring to believe rights come from a purely social contract. What a liar this man is!)

That’s who we are. That’s our birthright – the capacity to shape our own destiny. That’s what drove patriots to choose revolution over tyranny and our GIs to liberate a continent. It’s what gave women the courage to reach for the ballot, and marchers to cross a bridge in Selma, and workers to organize and fight for better wages.

(Notice there is no mention of settling a hostile continent, resisting desperadoes and vicious aborigines, or fighting a Civil War to free slaves. Obama doesn't believe we should ever have settled America in the first place and he doesn't want us to remember that African Americans were not freed of their own efforts but that white people suffered, bled, and died for their salvation.)

America has never been about what one person says he’ll do for us. It’s always been about what can be achieved by us, together, through the hard, slow, sometimes frustrating, but ultimately enduring work of self-government.)

(!!!!! That was precisely his argument in 2008, that he was The Savior!)

And that’s what Hillary Clinton understands. She knows that this is a big, diverse country, and that most issues are rarely black and white. That even when you’re 100 percent right, getting things done requires compromise. That democracy doesn’t work if we constantly demonize each other. She knows that for progress to happen, we have to listen to each other, see ourselves in each other, fight for our principles but also fight to find common ground, no matter how elusive that may seem.

(Mr. Obama was a lawyer for ACORN before going into politics, and his primary duty was to steal votes. THAT'S Democracy for you! He won his first few elections by digging dirt on his opponents and forcing them out of the race so he was the only candidate, or the only one who had a chance. And don't tell me about comity; Obama's Justice Department refused to prosecute the New Black Panthers when they blocked the polling places in 2008 to prevent white people from voting. Democracy is only good when it favors him and his people.)

Hillary knows we can work through racial divides in this country when we realize the worry black parents feel when their son leaves the house isn’t so different than what a brave cop’s family feels when he puts on the blue and goes to work; that we can honor police and treat every community fairly. She knows that acknowledging problems that have festered for decades isn’t making race relations worse – it’s creating the possibility for people of good will to join and make things better.

(Funny; race relations have gotten worse since Mr. Obama took office. Hillary will follow the same path.)

Hillary knows we can insist on a lawful and orderly immigration system while still seeing striving students and their toiling parents as loving families, not criminals or rapists; families that came here for the same reasons our forebears came – to work, and study, and make a better life, in a place where we can talk and worship and love as we please. She knows their dream is quintessentially American, and the American Dream is something no wall will ever contain.

(Countless would-be immigrants have been denied entry over the centuries and Obama knows it. Also, there is a difference between a nation that is composed of empty pioneer land and one that is the third most populous nation on Earth, and while immigration may have been part of our heritage it doesn't mean unrestrained immigration can be maintained forever. Americans were all farmers in the past, too, but now few are. America was a manufacturing titan in the past but no more. Americans were mostly white in the past; I somehow doubt Mr. Obama would agree to returning to those days. Times change.

Oh, and Obama has stifled that "worship as we please" business on a number of occasions - such as his Obamacare forcing Catholic institutions to provide abortion services, or making Christian bakers bake gay wedding cakes.)

It can be frustrating, this business of democracy. Trust me, I know. Hillary knows, too. When the other side refuses to compromise, progress can stall. Supporters can grow impatient, and worry that you’re not trying hard enough; that you’ve maybe sold out.

(Uh, the other side has done nothing but compromise; it's why Trump is where he is at, Barry.)

But I promise you, when we keep at it; when we change enough minds; when we deliver enough votes, then progress does happen. Just ask the twenty million more people who have health care today. Just ask the Marine who proudly serves his country without hiding the husband he loves. Democracy works, but we gotta want it – not just during an election year, but all the days in between.)

(Change minds? You people lose every debate when it is fair. You aren't about changing minds but forcing things down America's throat. The ACA aka Obamacare was a straight partisan vote, and has never been popular. You didn't win the debate you strong-armed the opposition. Tyrant!)

So if you agree that there’s too much inequality in our economy, and too much money in our politics, we all need to be as vocal and as organized and as persistent as Bernie Sanders’ supporters have been. We all need to get out and vote for Democrats up and down the ticket, and then hold them accountable until they get the job done.

(Too much money in politics? Hillary Clinton has a mammoth war chest and has outspent Donald Trump by staggering amounts. To even bring this issue up is a shocking hypocrisy. Obama too; he originally pledged to take government funding for his 2008 campaign until he realized he could out raise John McCain, then he broke his pledge.)

If you want more justice in the justice system, then we’ve all got to vote – not just for a President, but for mayors, and sheriffs, and state’s attorneys, and state legislators. And we’ve got to work with police and protesters until laws and practices are changed.

If you want to fight climate change, we’ve got to engage not only young people on college campuses, but reach out to the coal miner who’s worried about taking care of his family, the single mom worried about gas prices.

(Like you did, Barry, when you promised to bankrupt the coal companies - and then delivered? St. Louis, where I live, lost Arch Coal and saw Peabody Energy in receivership - two major employers in the area. That was Obama's doings, or largely. And there has been no warming planet wide for nearly 20 years now. Sorry, but Climate Change is a computer extrapolation not backed up by on-the-ground data. Those coal miners lost their jobs over hot air that was not even hot.)

If you want to protect our kids and our cops from gun violence, we’ve got to get the vast majority of Americans, including gun owners, who agree on background checks to be just as vocal and determined as the gun lobby that blocks change through every funeral we hold. That’s how change will happen.

(Or maybe we should enforce existing gun laws, something this administration has failed repeatedly to do.)

Look, Hillary’s got her share of critics. She’s been caricatured by the right and by some folks on the left; accused of everything you can imagine – and some things you can’t. But she knows that’s what happens when you’re under a microscope for 40 years. She knows she’s made mistakes, just like I have; just like we all do. That’s what happens when we try. That’s what happens when you’re the kind of citizen Teddy Roosevelt once described – not the timid souls who criticize from the sidelines, but someone "who is actually in the arena…who strives valiantly; who errs…[but] who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement.”

Hillary Clinton is that woman in the arena. She’s been there for us – even if we haven’t always noticed. And if you’re serious about our democracy, you can’t afford to stay home just because she might not align with you on every issue. You’ve got to get in the arena with her, because democracy isn’t a spectator sport. America isn’t about "yes he will.” It’s about "yes we can.” And we’re going to carry Hillary to victory this fall, because that’s what the moment demands.

You know, there’s been a lot of talk in this campaign about what America’s lost – people who tell us that our way of life is being undermined by pernicious changes and dark forces beyond our control. They tell voters there’s a "real America” out there that must be restored. This isn’t an idea that started with Donald Trump. It’s been peddled by politicians for a long time – probably from the start of our Republic.

(And it's true; why are we having a fight with our government and liberals about "potty parity" for transgendered when they make up less then one tenth of one percent of the population? That proves there is a tail-wagging-the-dog scenario here in America. Where someone pees is no concern of the government. Yes, there is a real America, and Obama and Hillary are not it.)

And it’s got me thinking about the story I told you twelve years ago tonight, about my Kansas grandparents and the things they taught me when I was growing up. They came from the heartland; their ancestors began settling there about 200 years ago. They were Scotch-Irish mostly, farmers, teachers, ranch hands, pharmacists, oil rig workers. Hardy, small town folks. Some were Democrats, but a lot of them were Republicans. My grandparents explained that they didn’t like show-offs. They didn’t admire braggarts or bullies. They didn’t respect mean-spiritedness, or folks who were always looking for shortcuts in life. Instead, they valued traits like honesty and hard work. Kindness and courtesy. Humility; responsibility; helping each other out.

That’s what they believed in. True things. Things that last. The things we try to teach our kids.

(Obama also sneered at his white grandmother from Kansas as a "typical white person" meaning a biased, unthinking, uncaring dope. And his grandfather was on the F.B.I. watch list because of his close ties to the CPUSA and his friendship with the card carrying Communist Frank Marshall Davis. And Barack apparently learned little from them, as he is a monumental braggart - once claiming he needed no advisors because he knew more than any of them - and is clearly a bully of monumental proportions; he managed to unseal his opponent for the Senate in Illinois's divorce record and used the unsubstantiated allegations from his ex-wife against him in the campaign, forcing Mr. Ryan to drop out of the race. That is bullying on a profound scale.)

And what my grandparents understood was that these values weren’t limited to Kansas. They weren’t limited to small towns. These values could travel to Hawaii; even the other side of the world, where my mother would end up working to help poor women get a better life. They knew these values weren’t reserved for one race; they could be passed down to a half-Kenyan grandson, or a half-Asian granddaughter; in fact, they were the same values Michelle’s parents, the descendants of slaves, taught their own kids living in a bungalow on the South Side of Chicago. They knew these values were exactly what drew immigrants here, and they believed that the children of those immigrants were just as American as their own, whether they wore a cowboy hat or a yarmulke; a baseball cap or a hijab.

(Well, if these values draw so many immigrants why do you want to fundamentally remake America?)

America has changed over the years. But these values my grandparents taught me – they haven’t gone anywhere. They’re as strong as ever; still cherished by people of every party, every race, and every faith. They live on in each of us. What makes us American, what makes us patriots, is what’s in here. That’s what matters. That’s why we can take the food and music and holidays and styles of other countries, and blend it into something uniquely our own. That’s why we can attract strivers and entrepreneurs from around the globe to build new factories and create new industries here. That’s why our military can look the way it does, every shade of humanity, forged into common service. That’s why anyone who threatens our values, whether fascists or communists or jihadists or homegrown demagogues, will always fail in the end.

That’s America. Those bonds of affection; that common creed. We don’t fear the future; we shape it, embrace it, as one people, stronger together than we are on our own. That’s what Hillary Clinton understands – this fighter, this stateswoman, this mother and grandmother, this public servant, this patriot – that’s the America she’s fighting for.

(Here is the subtle lie of the Democrats, the Progressives, and other liberals. America's strength is not in the absolute unity of our people but in the freedom to act outside of the collective. It has always been America's great strength, that we are free to chart our own course. Obama doesn't believe that, once claiming "if you have a business...You didn't build that" with the idea that, since society offers certain infrastructure it is society that actually built your business and not you. This is a very alien and destructive concept, one that fails miserably on the world stage. It is tribalism applied to a nation state. The countries that adopt this viewpoint generally see declining standards of living and wealth, because we are not herd animals and we value or independence and freedom. Those people in Kansas first and foremost treasure the independence of their ancestors.

There is value in teamwork but also value in individual action. When the team makes the individual subservient the individual stops innovating, stops producing, stops creating. Creativity never comes in bunches. Obama has just made the case for Republicanism, and he did it while touting the glories of collectivization.)

And that’s why I have confidence, as I leave this stage tonight, that the Democratic Party is in good hands. My time in this office hasn’t fixed everything; as much as we’ve done, there’s still so much I want to do. But for all the tough lessons I’ve had to learn; for all the places I’ve fallen short; I’ve told Hillary, and I’ll tell you what’s picked me back up, every single time.

It’s been you. The American people.

It’s the letter I keep on my wall from a survivor in Ohio who twice almost lost everything to cancer, but urged me to keep fighting for health care reform, even when the battle seemed lost. Do not quit.

(How about those who benefited from the services of the V.A.? Had that cancer survivor gotten the health care Obama wanted he or she would likely be dead now.)

It’s the painting I keep in my private office, a big-eyed, green owl, made by a seven year-old girl who was taken from us in Newtown, given to me by her parents so I wouldn’t forget – a reminder of all the parents who have turned their grief into action.

It’s the small business owner in Colorado who cut most of his own salary so he wouldn’t have to lay off any of his workers in the recession – because, he said, "that wouldn’t have been in the spirit of America.”

(Many entrepreneurs underpay themselves or work for nothing to keep their staff employed. That is what a free market - something Obama despises - accomplishes. Raise the minimum wage, force employers to obey draconian regulations, and those workers will lose their jobs. This is an argument that destroys the Democrat's whole premise that free enterprise is evil and abusive.)

It’s the conservative in Texas who said he disagreed with me on everything, but appreciated that, like him, I try to be a good dad.

It’s the courage of the young soldier from Arizona who nearly died on the battlefield in Afghanistan, but who’s learned to speak and walk again – and earlier this year, stepped through the door of the Oval Office on his own power, to salute and shake my hand.

(If BHO really cared about such soldiers he would win wars and not keep them simmering everywhere - and not pull out to allow the evil people to make what these soldiers sacrificed meaningless.)

It’s every American who believed we could change this country for the better, so many of you who’d never been involved in politics, who picked up phones, and hit the streets, and used the internet in amazing new ways to make change happen. You are the best organizers on the planet, and I’m so proud of all the change you’ve made possible.

Time and again, you’ve picked me up. I hope, sometimes, I picked you up, too. Tonight, I ask you to do for Hillary Clinton what you did for me. I ask you to carry her the same way you carried me. Because you’re who I was talking about twelve years ago, when I talked about hope – it’s been you who’ve fueled my dogged faith in our future, even when the odds are great; even when the road is long. Hope in the face of difficulty; hope in the face of uncertainty; the audacity of hope!

(The Audacity of a Dope!)

America, you have vindicated that hope these past eight years. And now I’m ready to pass the baton and do my part as a private citizen. This year, in this election, I’m asking you to join me – to reject cynicism, reject fear, to summon what’s best in us; to elect Hillary Clinton as the next President of the United States, and show the world we still believe in the promise of this great nation.

Thank you for this incredible journey. Let’s keep it going. God bless the United States of America.

(Obama has been the champion of cynism these past eight years. He has told us we need to reign in our expectations on so many fronts, that we need to use less energy, fewer resources. He has demanded we apologize to everyone for everything. He has made us accept the government in our lives to a degree never before seen. Pride and independence go hand-in-hand, and yet Obama has systematically destroyed our independence as individuals. He has roiled race relations. He has set one American at another's throat. He has weakened our military, using up our planes, or missiles, our tanks and guns and not replacing them. He has tried very hard to prevent our energy independence, killing coal and trying to stop hydraulic fracturing. He has systematically wiped out the family farm, allowing the government to take over land or forcing it sold to fat-cat speculators like George Soros. He has made us less safe, be it internationally or at home. He is the penultimate cynic.

How do we show we still believe in the promise of America when Obama never did, nor does Hillary?)

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July 27, 2016

A Wall for Me but not for Thee

Timothy Birdnow


Democrats don't want a wall on the border, but DO want one - and have built it - around the DNC:

hillary wall

 

Wait, didn’t Hillary say Democrats "build bridges, not walls” ?

ViaAmerican Mirror.

To the Democratic National Committee elites, keeping average Americans away from their convention is a good idea, while protecting the southern border from intruding terrorists, rapists and murderers is a bad one.

The DNC has erected a four-mile fence around its convention site at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center….

 

dnc fence

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I'll Get You My Pretty, and Your Country, Too!

Another from Warner Todd Houston


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Conundrums of Socialist America

This courtesy of Warner Todd Houston




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Twitter Shares Drop By 9% As they Escalate War On Conservatives

Jack Kemp

Twitter shares have dropped by 9% after the release of its quarterly results, which have seen the company’s revenue fall well below its expected targets.

The results indicated that the company expects a third quarter revenue of between $590 – 610 million, well below the company’s expected revenue target of $678 million.

In a letter to its shareholders, Twitter said that its current financial performance is "a continuation of the trends discussed last quarter with less overall advertiser demand than expected.”

Twitter’s own "Investor Relations” account desperately sought to reassure investors that the results were not as dire as they first appeared.

However the results led to a drop of 9% in the value of Twitter’s shares. Some experts have even speculated that the company could soon be the target of a takeover bid.

The news will come as little surprise to conservatives, with the site actively choosing to alienate conservative users by making clear their double standards in terms of censoring content.

This notion was reinforced by the recent permanent ban of Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos after he criticised actress Leslie Jones’s role in the remake of Ghostbusters.

Jones, a left-wing feminist, was allowed to stay on the site despite having a history of racist tweets, with Twitter even starting a hashtag entitled #LoveforLeslieJ.

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NCAA: Championship Sites Must Allow Cross-Dressing Men To Use Women’s BATHROOMS, SHOWERS

Jack Kemp

The NCAA wants to treat female college athletes like a movie star. The bad news is that the movie star they had in mind was Janet Leigh in the Shower Scene in "Psycho."

Jack

http://dailycaller.com/2016/07/26/new-ncaa-rule-championship-sites-must-allow-cross-dressing-men-to-use-womens-bathrooms-showers/

New NCAA Rule: Championship Sites Must Allow Cross-Dressing Men To Use Women’s BATHROOMS, SHOWERS


Eric Owens
Education Editor
8:30 AM 07/26/2016
 
The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced that all cities and college campuses seeking to host future NCAA championship events must fill out a lengthy, seven-page questionnaire about whether men can use women’s bathrooms and waltz into women’s locker rooms to take showers.

The NCAA Board of Governors announced its new bathroom-and-locker-room survey on Friday.
"The board’s decision reaffirms the NCAA’s commitment to operate championships and events that promote an inclusive atmosphere in which student-athletes participate, coaches and administrators lead and fans engage,” the 391-word introduction to the survey declares.
"Has your city, county/parish, and/or state passed anti-discrimination laws that are applicable to all persons?” one of the several survey questions asks.
 

"Does your city, county-parish and/or state regulate choice of bathrooms that may affect fans attending the Event?” another question asks.
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"If the Event is planned to be held on institutional/campus property, does your institution have provisions that interfere with any person’s choice of bathroom or locker room?” a third question queries.

Binary boxes reading "YES” and "NO” follow each question.

The new survey stems from a rule adopted by the NCAA Board of Governors in April which proclaims that all championship sites must "demonstrate how they will provide an environment that is safe, healthy and free of discrimination and also safeguards the dignity of everyone involved in the event,” according to Inside Higher Ed.

The NCAA adopted the new rule just after North Carolina passed a state law requiring people to use the restroom that corresponds with the sex on their birth certificates.
The North Carolina law has been the source of national debate and multiple boycotts. (RELATED: NBA Moves All-Star Game Out Of North Carolina Due To Bathroom Law)

In 2015, Inside Higher Ed notes, the NCAA criticized Indiana’s now-amended Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was designed to allow individuals and business owners to challenge laws they believe impose heavy burdens on their religious freedom.

The NCAA’s headquarters is located in Indianapolis.

In November, the NCAA announced that it would not move the 2016 Final Four out of Houston in response to a referendum which roundly crushed a proposed Houston ordinance which would have extended bans on employment and housing discrimination based on race, religion, sex, national original and other classifications to gay people, bisexual people and transgender people. (RELATED: NCAA Won’t Relocate Final Four After Houston Voters Ban Cross-Dressing Men From Women’s Bathrooms)

Foes of the proposed Houston law characterized it as the "bathroom ordinance,” saying it would allow men who wear women’s clothes — and sexual predators — to use public women’s bathrooms. (RELATED: See And Decide: Is Target Bathroom Voyeur A Man Or Woman?)

Critics also said the ordinance would conflict with religious liberty and generate a raft of expensive litigation against Houston’s small businesses.

The NCAA announced its news bathroom-and-locker-room survey as it continues its glacially-paced investigation of the sickening athletic scam at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Evidence concerning North Carolina’s 18 years of rampant academic fraud surfaced as early as 2011.

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Ivanka Trump hosted fundraiser for NJ Dem Corey Booker in 2013

Jack Kemp

This is disgusting. The Trumps appear to be like Mike Bloomberg, a Democrat businessman who ran as a Republican for Mayor of NY - and was a lot better than his radical Democratic Party official opponents. Of course, the open primaries and last minute voter registration switching across the U.S. make this easy for Trump - and McCain and Romney...

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/07/ivanka-trump-fundraiser-cory-booker-094288

Trump to host fundraiser for Booker
By Rebecca Elliott
07/16/13 04:17 PM EDT


Ivanka Trump, the daughter of Republican real estate mogul Donald Trump, will host a fundraiser for Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s Senate bid next Wednesday, a campaign source familiar with the event said.

The event, with a suggested contribution of $5,200 per person, will be held at Ivanka Trump’s home on Park Avenue in Manhattan.
 

She and her husband, Jared Kushner, had bundled $41,000 for Booker’s Senate campaign as of May. Booker has raised raised $6.5 million so far this year.
( QUIZ: Do you know Cory Booker?)

Booker is running to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) in a special election. The primary is on August 13 and the general election is on Oct. 16. Booker leads the Democratic field with 52 percent, according to a Quinnipiac poll out last week.

Just 10 percent said they would vote for Booker’s leading Democratic opponent, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), whom the Lautenberg family endorsed.

Ivanka Trump endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.

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Clinton Violated Campaign Finance Law?

Dana Mathewson

This won't go anywhere. Will it?

http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/07/26/clinton-dnc-risk-civil-criminal-campaign-finance-violations/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+breitbart+%28Breitbart+News%29

Clinton and DNC at Risk for Campaign Finance Violations
Breitbart News

With the WikiLeaks email scandal already causing the resignation of Democrat Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Hillary Clinton and the Democrat Party may now face legal risk regarding violations of campaign finance guidelines

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Clinton Cash Leads Facebook

Dana Mathewson

LOL! Guess it wasn't a good idea to piss Bernie off.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2016/07/26/clinton-cash-dominates-1-on-facebook-during-democratic-national-convention/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+breitbart+%28Breitbart+News%29

‘Clinton Cash’ Dominates #1 on Facebook During Democratic National Convention
Breitbart News

While Democrats kicked off the first night of their national convention in Philadelphia, Clinton Cash climbed to the top of Facebook's trending topics list and dominated Hillary Clinton's coronation on the social media site.

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Stimulus and Yard Sale

Dana Mathewson


Sent to me by a former boss of mine, with whom I still keep in touch. He makes sure I get good information, such as this:

Why you need yard sales ?? ?? ?? ??
Sometime this year, we taxpayers might receive another
'Economic Stimulus' payment.

This is indeed a very exciting program, and I'll explain it by
using a Q & A format:

Q. What is an 'Economic Stimulus' payment ?
A. It is money that the federal government will send to taxpayers.

Q. Where will the government get this money ?
A. From taxpayers.

Q. So the government is giving me back my own money ?
A. Only a smidgen of it.

Q. What is the purpose of this payment ?
A. The plan is for you to use the money to purchase a high-definition
TV set, thus stimulating the economy.

Q. But isn't that stimulating the economy of China ?
A. Shut up.

Below is some helpful advice on how to best help the U.S. Economy by spending your stimulus check wisely:

* If you spend the stimulus money at Wal-Mart, the money will
go to China or Sri Lanka .

* If you spend it on gasoline, your money will go to the Arabs.

* If you purchase a computer, it will go to India , Taiwan or China ...

* If you purchase fruit and vegetables, it will go to Mexico ,
Honduras and Guatemala ...

* If you buy an efficient car, it will go to Japan or Korea .
 
* If you purchase useless stuff, it will go to Taiwan .
 
* If you pay your credit cards off, or buy stock, it will go; to management bonuses and they will hide it offshore.
 
Instead, keep the money in America by:
 
1) Spending it at yard sales, or
 
2) Going to ball games, or
 
3) Spending it on prostitutes, or
 
4) Beer or
 
5) Tattoos.
 
(These are the only American businesses still operating in the U.S. )
 
Conclusion:
Go to a ball game with a tattooed prostitute that you met at a yard sale
and drink beer all day !

No need to thank me, I'm just glad I could be of help.






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Bill Clinton's Electrifying Convention Speech

Timothy Birdnow

Last night former President and America's favorite sexual predator William Jefferson Blythe Clinton took the podium in praise of his shrewish spouse. Now Mr. Clinton had the difficult task of praising Hillary not as a politician (which is itself hard enough) but as a person, and particularly as his beloved wife. This task is quite difficult because Mr. Clinton has procreated more than most rabbits, and how can one say with a straight face that Hillary is the love of his life when he has been a legendary tail-wrangler who has never, ever been faithful to the lovely and gracious Ms. Rodham? Serial adultery does not go hand-in-hand with true love.

So Clinton mounted the stage (he is quite good at mounting) and praised Hillary between long winded tales of Bill.

At the end of his speech the good people at NBC spoke of Mr. Clinton "electrifying the crowd" and I heartily agree, if by electrifying they mean in the manner old sparky electrified death row inmates. The applause throughout was quite tepid, and the audience struggled to maintain interest in the long-winded me-a-thon that the filibustering Mr. Clinton provided. There just wasn't much enthusiasm outside of the professionals who were paid to cheer.

And Clinton paid Hillary some backhanded compliments, such as saying she was wearing giant glasses, had frizzed out hair, and wore no makeup when he met her. That may be factually true, but is it what one says about the love of one's life? His speech was filled with such little jabs.

He told stories of dubious credibility, too, such as Hillary went off alone to Alaska for outdoor recreation. Hillary? The queen of the pasty pales? This can't be disproven, but it really smells.

Or the story about how, in Arkansas, parents of preschoolers were crying when she and Bill attended preschool graduations, because they couldn't believe their children could get an education. Now Arkansas was indeed a backward, Third World country back then, but come on! This stretches credulity.

Bill called Hillary a change maker, and indeed he is correct, for she has a wonderful talent for turning dollars into small change. Bill said she's been around a long time (another back-handed compliment) and yet her campaign ahs had to repeatedly relaunch, because nobody seems to know her after all these years. Despite these comments Bill claimed Hillary has outsider status. Well, which is it? If she's been around a long time then she isn't an outsider. This is typical Clinton prevarication, saying what sounds good without really being able to justify it.

He furthermore spoke of Hillary meeting with coal miners and promising to "take them along". By that I suppose she means take them along to the unemployment office, because her policies would differ nary a wit from Mr. Obama's, who has been purposefully trying to bankrupt the coal industry.

Bill never mentions Hillary flunked the D.C. Bar Exam. He never mentions that she was kicked off the House Judiciary Committee impeachment committee for being too vicious - in the era of Richard Nixon, no less!

Mr. Clinton never mentions the many, many scandals of Hillary. He fails to mention Whitewater, where he and her thighness bilked retirees out of investments in their retirement development. He failed to mention Hillary's cattle futures deal, where she made a huge amount of money trading futures in a market that never, ever favors beginners. It is generally agreed this was a money-laundering scheme where another investor purposely took the loses so she could show she won - and collect the money. No mention of the Travelgate scandal, where Hillary fired the career White House Travel Office and put her own people in - and to make sure things went smoothly she had the decades-long head of the office brought up on corruption charges, charges which were dismissed within minutes by a jury. She destroyed a man's life to get her way.

Nothing was said about Hillary setting up the "bimbo eruption squad" to destroy women Bill copulated with. No mention of the alleged rape of Juanita Broderick, a situation swept under the rug by the champion for women's rights. Nothing was said about the Charlie Trie and James Riady, foreigners who funneled money to the Clinton's in violation of Federal campaign law. Nothing was said about The Chinese, whom Bill aided by giving a waiver to Loral Aerospace to fix their problems launching satellites - and as a result gave the Chinese ICBM technology - all for the sake of money. This was likely a Hillary scheme, or at least she helped. China can now nuke America thanks to the Clinton lust for money.

No mention was made of the fact that Hillary was the person who refused to pay off Paula Jones and dragged America through the nightmare of impeachment. Her pig-headedness in refusing to simply pay Jones (and she knew her serial adultering husband was guilty) led to the indignity of Clinton having to give DNA to criminal analysts. Had they paid Jones Monica Lewinsky would never have surfaced, with her stained blue dress. Bill would never have committed the felonies of perjury and obstruction of justice, felonies which led to the revocation of his law license by a judge he himself appointed.

Nary a peep about Hillary's activities as Sec. State, where she wrecked the Middle East, In fact, Bill claims Hillary stopped the Iranians from getting nukes! He forgets that she has been at the forefront of the deal with Iran that is allowing them to move steadily forward with nuclear arms development. He ignored the disastrous policies in Egypt that led to a second revolution, this time against the Muslim Brotherhood. She ignored the pleas from our ambassador in Libya and the murder of four Americans, Americans she simply left to die because they were politically inconvenient. Nothing was said about the Russian reset, which has led Vlad Putin to invade Ukraine and murder people abroad. No mention of the chaos of ISIS, the 'JV" team that is crucifying Christians and murdering gay people.

There was no mention of the strange demise of so many Clinton associates (like Vince Foster, or James MacDougall) who clearly have not benefited from their friendship with the oh-so-loving Madam Hillary.

And we heard nothing about the many Hillary lies; she was named after Sir Edmund Hillary (before he attained fame for climbing Mt. Everest), that she landed in Bosnia under sniper fire, etc.

We heard none of this. Instead Bill said there were two views of Hillary, one right and one wrong, and he claimed his version was the truth. What can you say? He's the man who looked America in the eye and wagged that crooked finger (a finger he pointed in our direction several times last night) and stated uncategorically "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky" - a bold-faced lie.

Who you gonna believe? Bill or your lying eyes?

And Hillary was for the Iraq War before she was against it, against gay marriage before she was for it, and has changed other positions as easily as Bill changes sexual partners.

She is a liar. See a few more here.

Nothing has been said about the "video" lie about Benghazi, where a film maker went to jail to cover Hillary's incompetence - and her subsequent perjury. Nothing was said about her connections with the banking industry, with Wall Street, with the millions of dollars she has raked in through speeches and other promises of access. Nothing at all came up about her recent investigation and chastisement by the FBI. No mention of the Clinton Foundation. Nada about her horrible violation of law by keeping secret information on her private server, open to hackers and endangering the entire country.

In the end the would-be First Laddie failed to make the case, not just for political opponents or even neutrals. Clinton, the man who flew on the "Lolita express" no less than 26 times to visit "slave island" where a pedophile named Jeffrey Epstein flew men to rape underage girls, expects us to believe him, that he is credible and his wife lily white. I wonder what Huma Abedin, her overly close Muslim Brotherhood handler, er, aid thinks of all this.

The only thing the Clinton's really care about are - the Clintons. They have been a destructive force for everyone around them, for their friends, their associates, their political party, and for their country. Bill didn't care that he cost the Democrats dearly for his impeachment. He didn't care that he made America less safe. He only cared about his personal aggrandizement and enrichment - and Hillary was right there with him. She seeks power not for any good she can do but for it's own sake. I have never heard Hillary elucidate exactly why she wants to be President. Hers is blind ambition.

One Clinton was enough.

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July 26, 2016

Higher Minimum Wage Reduces Overall Employment

Timothy Birdnow

Seattle employment has been dropping relative to overall economic growth since raising the minimum wage.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2016/07/26/seattles-minimum-wage-rise-is-reducing-employment-in-seattle-i-was-right-in-predicting-this/#6607d5704e6c

From the article:

"Seattle’s labor market has thrived since the city became the first major metropolis in the country to pass a law setting its minimum wage on a path to $15 per hour.

The city’s job-growth rate has been triple the national average, for example.

Much of that success, though, can be attributed to trends separate from the minimum-wage law itself, such as the growth of Seattle’s tech sector and its construction boom, according to a new report that University of Washington researchers presented to the City Council on Monday.

I have no problem with any of that. Employment is up, unemployment is down. But those other factors entirely swamp the effects of a minimum wage change. The report also notes:

Pay for low-wage workers climbed more in real Seattle than in synthetic Seattle, while their employment rate and hours climbed slightly less.

That’s the important finding here. Employment rates and hours climbed because the economy is booming. But they climbed less in areas where the minimum wage was raised than they did in areas where it was not. The difference between those two is the employment lost to the higher minimum wage."

End.

Any questions?

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Debbie Sgt. Schultz

Jack Kemp

he complains that if Republicans who opposed the GM bailout had their way "we would be driving foreign cars.” Her Infiniti SUV was made in Tochigi, Japan. (Nissan is not a suburb of Detroit.) Etc., etc., etc.

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/438322/debbie-wasserman-schultz-democratic-national-committee-disaster

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Real History of A. Jackson & Dem Party

Jack Kemp

http://townhall.com/columnists/dineshdsouza/2016/07/26/7-things-the-left-doesnt-want-you-to-know-about-their-history-n2197665?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=
7 Things the Left Doesn’t Want You to Know About Their History

Dinesh D'Souza
Dinesh D'Souza

Monday marked the beginning of the Democratic National Convention, where Hillary Clinton and her fellow Democrats will try to convince the country that they are the party of the future. To combat their lies, here is a list of seven things they don’t want you to realize about their history from my latest book, Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party.

1. The Founder of the Democratic Party was a Racist Land Stealer
Andrew Jackson didn’t really go around the law; he made the law. He was a law unto himself. That’s because he had the troops and the guns to make the Indians do his bidding. Of course Jackson wasn’t getting the Indians off their land simply because he wanted to help poor whites to have their own land. What Jackson also wanted was the votes of those people. He was willing to make land available to them knowing that this would make them into his lifelong supporters and constituents.

Jackson had something that poor whites wanted—namely land—and they had something he wanted— namely their political support. Jackson thus established the Democratic Party’s vote-getting strategy for nearly two centuries right up to the present day: rob Peter to pay Paul.

In order to win the votes of poor white settlers, Jackson had to prove that he was more ruthless than they were. This was necessary because Jackson had to convince them that he could deliver something that they could not obtain for themselves, namely the possessions of some very powerful and warlike Indian nations. In the early nineteenth century, the Deep South region south of Tennessee and all the way to Florida was occupied by several tribes: the Chickasaw, the Choctaw, the Creek, the Cherokee, and the Seminole.
2. The Democrats are the Party of Slavery

The Democratic Party in the South invented the "positive good” school that argued slavery was good not only for the master but also for the slave. The champion of this school was the Democratic Senator John C. Calhoun. Northern Democrats, led by Senator Stephen Douglas, produced a subtler but no less invidious apologia for slavery: "popular sovereignty,” a doctrine that allowed each state and territory to decide for itself whether it wanted slavery.

Democrats on the Supreme Court also forged the majority in the notorious Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and insisted that blacks have no rights that a white man needs to respect. Democratic presidents after Jackson—from Polk to Buchanan—protected slavery from abolitionist, free soil, and Republican attack.
3. Democrats Founded the KKK

The Democrats started numerous terror groups, but the most notorious of these was the Ku Klux Klan. Founded in 1866, the Klan was initially led by a former Confederate army officer, Nathan Bedford Forrest, who served two years later as a Democratic delegate to the party’s 1868 national convention. Forrest’s role in the Klan is controversial; he later disputed that he was ever involved, insisting he was active in attempting to disband the organization.

Initially the Klan’s main targets weren’t blacks but rather white people who were believed to be in cahoots with blacks. The Klan unleashed its violence against northern Republicans who were accused of being "carpetbaggers” and unwarrantedly interfering in southern life, as well as southern "scalawags” and "white niggers” who the Klan considered to be in league with the northern Republicans. The Klan’s goal was to repress blacks by getting rid of these perceived allies of the black cause.

4. Democrats Opposed Desegregation

In addition to the Klan, another institution of white supremacy that the Democrats created across the South was state-sponsored segregation. This took longer; while the Klan was in full operation in the 1860s, segregation was institutionalized in the 1880s and comprehensively established only by the early twentieth century.

In 1896, the Supreme Court in Plessy v. Ferguson affirmed the constitutionality of segregation. The Court considered a Louisiana railroad segregation statute that was euphemistically titled, "An Act to Promote the Comfort of Passengers.” A Democratic legislature passed the law, and a Democratic governor signed it.

5. Margaret Sanger (the founder of Planned Parenthood) was a Racist Eugenicist
Margaret Sanger came up with an original proposal: let’s prevent these useless people from even existing. Let’s stop them even before they are born. This was the whole point of "birth control,” and it became one of the foundation stones of early progressivism. The
progressives recognized the value of Sanger’s cause. So did the leadership of the Democratic Party. If useless people aren’t born, we don’t have to segregate them, nor do we have to chase them down and kill them. People who don’t exist can hardly pose a problem. For one thing, they can’t vote Republican.
Sanger’s Klan appearance, together with her Negro project, show she shared the special antipathy to blacks that was a trademark of the Democratic Party in the South. Sanger did regard blacks as the most backward, unintelligent subset of the population. She seemed to regard a large percentage of the black population as borderline retarded.

6. Hillary and Obama’s Mentor Learned From and Admired the Mob

The current president of the United States, and the aspiring next president of the United States, were both mentored by the same man, Saul Alinsky. Alinsky didn’t seek them out; they sought him out. They became his acolytes during a formative period of their lives.
So what is it about Alinsky? What did Obama and Hillary learn from him? Alinsky was a political gangster, who learned his trade from criminal gangs, notably the Al Capone mob. Obama and Hillary are two con artists who came to Alinsky to learn his con-man techniques. Alinsky taught them the art of the shakedown. Obama studied well under Alinsky, eventually becoming an instructor of Alinskyite techniques. Hillary, however, went beyond Alinsky. As we’ll see, she figured out how to take Alinskyism to a new level.

Far from viewing the Capone operation with revulsion, Alinsky said, "I came to see the Capone gang as a huge quasi-public utility servicing the population of Chicago.”
7. Hillary Isn’t the First to Delete Evidence

Andrew Jackson’s real estate shenanigans became a hot topic in his 1828 presidential campaign. Even earlier, in 1824, his opponents suspected him of profiting from political office but they were unable to produce convincing evidence. By 1828, however, Jackson’s critics had gotten smarter and more determined. Jackson, however, was ready for them. On December 4, 1827, a fire broke out in the building containing Jackson’s financial papers. Conveniently, all the original records of his earlier land dealings were destroyed.
Jackson professed his innocence, and again, no one could prove he was behind the fire. The whole situation, however, bears an uncanny resemblance to Hillary Clinton deleting her emails. Oops! They’re gone! And now we will never have full information about why she set up her private email account and what she wanted to keep out of the official State Department email system. Hillary might have thought she was being original, but Jackson got there first. Just like his twenty-first century counterpart, Jackson deleted the evidence that his critics might have used to incriminate him.
 


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Farmers Want to be Allowed to Fix Own Tractors

Dana Mathewson

They get you coming and going. Any more proof needed that this is no longer a free country?

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/25/farmers-fight-for-right-to-repair-their-own-tractors.html

Farmers in Nebraska, Minnesota, Massachusetts, and New York are staging something of a mechanical revolt.

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