davidl on November 29th, 2017

NBC News just fired their biggest star Matt Lauer, from Variety: The employee met with human resources at NBC on Monday night. In a statement, NBC News Chairman Andy Lack called this the first complaint about his behavior in over 20 years and acknowledged that it may not be the last: “We were also presented […]

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davidl on November 28th, 2017

Cokie Roberts takes aim at John Conyers(D, M-13), shoot off her own toe and knee caps the entire media: Don’t get in the elevator with him, you know, and the whole every female in the press corps knew that, right, don’t get in elevator with him. Now people are saying it out loud. And I […]

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davidl on November 28th, 2017

A blogger and conservative activist, James O’Keefe tried to run a sting on the self-proclaimed Paper of Record, the venerable Washington Post.  O’Keefe got caught, from WaPo: The woman who approached Post reporters, Jaime T. Phillips, did not respond to calls to her cellphone Monday morning. Her car remained in the Project Veritas [James O’Keeffe’s […]

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davidl on November 25th, 2017

To survive in free market enterprise, each employee must be able to demonstrate his contribution to the company’s bottom line.   In non-profits enterprises such as charities, government or ESPN not so much.  So when  PDT put a free enterprise shark, Rex Tillerson, in charge of the federal government biggest and most fetid swamp, the State […]

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davidl on November 19th, 2017

From Joy-Ann Reid, Daily Beast: Well if we are getting about the business of re-examining the past indecency of powerful men, we’d be remiss not to include the moment in 1991 when a woman was not believed and her alleged abuser was elevated to the highest court in the land, where he remains 26 years […]

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davidl on November 18th, 2017

Mrs. B.J. Clinton as attributed by April Ryan, via Gateway Pundit: “Look I worry about everything from his[President Donald Trump] past because it tells you how he behaves in the present and the future.” So few words.  so much to parse.   Points: Mrs. Clinton purports to be Methodist.   Does she not believe in redemption?   If […]

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davidl on November 18th, 2017

The Snark of the Day(year?), to paraphrase, snark is something best delivered cold (and calm).  Sarah Huckabee Sanders, video: Well done my lady.

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Eric Florack on November 17th, 2017

I note with interest the current Feeding Frenzy on Al Franken. Bruce McQuain correctly observes: The question, of course, is will Democrats now apply the Roy Moore standard or the Bill Clinton standard to Franken? The fact that Franken has not resigned yet, indicates that Franken believes they will apply the Bill Clinton standard. Indeed […]

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davidl on November 13th, 2017

From  the Men, Women, Different department, from Claudia Goldin: How to Win the Battle of the Sexes Over Pay (Hint: It Isn’t Simple), NY Slimes, via Bradford-Delong: …Ms. King fought hard for equal rights and, on the tennis court, she won. By 1973, men and women received the same prizes at the Open…. That is […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2017

According to the Wall Street Journal’s Kim Strassel, Clinton’s role in the Fusion GPS dossier “was one of the dirtiest political tricks in U.S. history.” The Clinton camp was not only involved with the dossier’s procurement, but Comey’s FBI had a short lived agreement to reimburse those who shelled out funds for it. Added info […]

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davidl on November 9th, 2017

Ta-Nehisi Coates puts the S into Stupid,  Coates must have watched too much Dallas.   He seems to think J.R. Ewing represents the typical white man, via Bradford-Delong: “When you’re white in this country, you’re taught that everything belongs to you…You think you have a right to everything…. You’re conditioned this way. It’s not because […]

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Eric Florack on November 9th, 2017

The consequences of incompetence: But as was revealed Sunday, in what is becoming a common theme in these mass shootings, no amount of background checking would have stopped the shooter in Sutherland Springs, Texas from purchasing his firearms, because the federal government failed to do its job properly. It’s not the first time. . . […]

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Eric Florack on November 8th, 2017

So the Democrats are proclaiming this huge victory… Mostly on the strength of having won the Democrat strongholds of New Jersey and Virgina. They’re currently trying to make the whole thing a referendum on the presidency of Donald Trump. But the facts are a little different than the news media and the leftists, (but I […]

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davidl on November 6th, 2017

Following up on Eric.  What do heroes and fools have in common. When dire circumstances occur, both the hero and the fool rush.   First the hero, via Last Tradition: NY Post reports a concerned neighbor who heard the Texas church massacre unfolding on Sunday went and grabbed his rifle and tried to stop it — […]

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Eric Florack on November 6th, 2017

Attention Wil Wheaton There’s only one way to address gun violence. Shoot back. There are several ways to address scumbags such as yourself. And I expect you’re seeing the majority of them right now. Sit down shut up and maybe learn something if you have the capacity.

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