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Questioning Liberals

August 1, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ What’s in it for regular Americans in a Communist dictatorship? For eight years, I tried in vain to find something to praise in the Obama administration. I wanted to prove that I could rise above mere partisanship, but in all that time I couldn’t find even one issue that he and […]

NY Times Seizes On Alarmist CDC Guidance To Stir Front-Page Covid Fears: ‘Universal Masking’

August 1, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times covid-beat reporter Apoorva Mandavilli’s overheated lead story on Saturday, “Immunized People Can Spread Virus, the C.D.C. Reports – Cases Among Vaccinated Are Relatively Rare and Tend to Be less Severe,” seized upon rushed guidance from the Centers for Disease Control to push once again for universal masking. The numbers […]

You Can’t Be Friends With Conservatives?

July 31, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ One of the most obvious misconceptions about liberals today is that they personify tolerance. The Oxford Dictionary defines tolerance as “the ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with.” A recent poll by the Survey Center on American […]

Heads Up: Biden Administration Will Reimpose Disastrous “WOTUS” Water Rule

July 31, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The biggest power grab in the 50-year history of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was significantly blunted in April 2020, when the Trump administration – to the relief of rural communities across the country — rolled back the Obama-era “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule and replaced it with […]

Amid Union Pushback, Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rules Face Legal Challenge Over Coercion

July 31, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Joe Biden touts the support of the business community for his COVID-19 vaccine policy, but leaders of organized labor, which the president identifies as his political base, aren’t happy. Requirements that both federal employees and the employees of federal contractors “attest” to their vaccination status and regularly submit to testing […]

NY Times’s Answer To ‘Media’ Smears? Smear The GOP, Of Course!

July 30, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Five years after then-media reporter Jim Rutenberg got the ball rolling, New York Times media reporter Marc Tracy publicly angled for even less impartial coverage of conservative political figures in Tuesday’s “Trump Is Gone, but the Media’s Misinformation Challenge Is Still Here.” The full deck of online headlines: Should news outlets contextualize […]

Representatives Go On Offensive Against Pelosi’s Mask Rules, Cite 27th Amendment. Will It Work?

July 30, 2021 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Three Republican members of Congress filed a lawsuit against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Tuesday after she enforced a mask mandate against them. The three members—Reps. Thomas Massie, R-Ky.; Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga.; and Ralph Norman, R-S.C.—had fines deducted from their salaries for refusing to wear masks on the floor […]

The Woke Shop

July 30, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The “Woke” shop. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Politico: Georgia Democrats Say ‘We’re F***ed’ With Voter ID Required, A ‘Turnout Catastrophe’

July 29, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ On Monday, Politico channeled the freakout from Georgia liberals. The eye-grabbing headline: ‘We’re f—ed’: Dems fear turnout catastrophe from GOP voting laws There’s growing concern — bordering on alarm — about the potential impact in 2022 of the raft of new voting restrictions. Reporters Maya King, David Siders and Daniel Lippman began: After […]

Hijacking Natural Gas #1

July 29, 2021 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ What’s wrong with calling natural gas, “Natural”? Nothing, of course. But since we live in a world where anti-fossil fuel activism is running rampant, these kinds of questions get asked—and even researched. Academics at Yale University recently decided we all […]

NY Times Is SO Disappointed In Trump Critic For Slamming Dems

July 28, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times’ lead National section story Monday found reporter Catie Edmondson disappointed in House Republican Nancy Mace of South Carolina, in “‘New Voice’ for G.O.P. Returns to the Party’s Fold – South Carolina congresswoman’s pivot reflects rank-and-file’s reluctance to challenge Trump.” The text box: “Instead of challenging party orthodoxy, leaning […]

Power Outages And The Indian Point Closure: An “I Told You So” Event

July 28, 2021 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ BY JONATHAN LESSER: A few days before the Indian Point nuclear plant was permanently shuttered on April 30 of this year, I warned New Yorkers to prepare for power outages this summer.  The plant had provided one-fourth of NYC’s electricity.  Shutting it down created a cavernous hole in electricity […]

Antisemite Of The Week

July 28, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to www.stopantisemitism.org: Anuradha Mittal is the driving force behind Ben & Jerry’s decision to boycott over 800,000 Jews who live in 140 communities in various parts of Israel. Mittal serves as head of Ben & Jerry’s Board of Directors and Vice President of Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Inc. and […]

Climate Change: An Excuse For Political Incompetence

July 27, 2021 by

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By Dr. John Happs ~ People have always been drawn to the coast and rivers because of their scenic locations. In earlier times there were clear advantages from riverside and coastal living since they provided easier trade and communication with other parts of the country and overseas. Around the world, building on the fertile soils […]

PolitiFact Tags It FALSE That Biden And Harris ‘Distrusted COVID-19 Vaccines’ In 2020

July 27, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ PolitiFact’s aggressive defense of Biden and Harris popped up again on Friday. They tagged it as “False” for a Tik-Tok video that “Says Joe Biden and Kamala Harris distrusted COVID-19 vaccines.” The quotes in the video are all accurate, but they caused Facebook to flag the video as “Missing Context.” As […]

The Greens Threaten Us With Floods But Fail To Protect Against Them

July 27, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The devastating European floods reveal an incredible hypocrisy in the green agenda. They want to spend untold sums, supposedly to prevent natural floods by cutting emissions. But they spend nothing to prepare for these same floods, which they predict will get worse! This glaring point is made quite clearly by […]

What To Expect From House’s Partisan Probe Of Capitol Riot

July 27, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Amid partisan acrimony, the first hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol will convene Tuesday. The panel investigating the Capitol riot has seven Democrats and two Republicans—all appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. The original plan was that Pelosi would name eight […]

Australian Daily Wind Power Generation Data – Sunday 25 July 2021 – Plus Weekly Update

July 26, 2021 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily wind power generation data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click […]

CNN’s Darcy Promotes NAACP CEO Wishing Fox News Could Be ‘BANNED’

July 26, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ When CNN’s Oliver Darcy takes the wheel of their “Reliable Sources” newsletter, it seems to begin with a raging editorial. On Friday night, it came under the headline “How Fox race baits.” That’s interesting. This came about 24 hours after CNN’s Don Lemon suggested to President Biden the Republicans wanted to […]

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District Favors Higher Energy Costs

July 26, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) voted overwhelmingly on July 21, 2021, to require refineries including the Chevron and PBF facilities in the East Bay to reduce the amount of air pollution they emit by installing expensive particulate scrubbers. Bay Area refineries are among the cleanest, most environmentally friendly […]

Spelling Isn’t Everything

July 25, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ I spotted a poster of Fidel Castro’s favorite henchman Che Guevara on Zaila Avant-garde’s wall. I wasn’t all that impressed that the first black person had won the Scripps National Spelling Bee. What had knocked me for a loop was the video of 14-year-old Zaila Avant-garde dribbling multiple basketballs and juggling […]

Green Energy Deficits Rely On Political Power Plays

July 25, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ So, maybe some of you seriously imagine that America is really going to successfully implement a Green New Dementia model of switching from recently achieved fossil-fueled energy independence (80% of U.S. supply) to planet-climate-saving windmills and sunbeams (that intermittently produce 3% or less)? Then, in addition, we’re going to replace 98% […]

CNN’s Lemon Of A Town Hall Meeting

July 24, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ CNN became apoplectic whenever Donald Trump called them “fake news,” but on July 21, they offered President Biden a nationally televised boost that can accurately be described as a “fake town hall.” A real town hall would sell tickets in a city like Cincinnati and let the locals mix it up […]

Africans, Others Incredulous At IEA’s “Net Zero” Blueprint

July 24, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The International Energy Agency may have started a firestorm with its blueprint for achieving “Net Zero by 2050.” Its measures demand a swift and immediate shift from petroleum to energy provided through sources such as wind, hydro, and solar power. To avoid what it considers an impending climate “disaster,” the IEA has […]