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History Is Being Rewritten

February 18, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ History Is Being Rewritten Faster Than It Can Be Written. Or So It Seems. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

America Through The Eyes And Lives Of Today’s Children

February 15, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Can you still reach back into your mind and heart to remember what it was like being a child? Maybe there were some of those times you would prefer to forget–periods and events when rose-colored glasses won’t quite work their full magic — but overall, weren’t you lucky as hell? Whether immigrant or […]

Forget Carbon Dioxide: The Real Threats Come From Above And Below

February 9, 2021 by

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By Dr. John Happs ~ “The history of any one part of the Earth, like the life of a soldier, consists of long periods of boredom and short periods of terror.” Dr. Derek Victor Ager, British paleontologist (1923-1993) in his book:  “The Nature of the Stratigraphical Record” (1973) There are more species around today than […]

POLL: Fewer That Half Of Americans Trust ‘Traditional Media’

January 22, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Felix Salmon at Axios reported Thursday that for the first time ever, fewer than half of all Americans have trust in traditional media, “according to data from Edelman’s annual trust barometer shared exclusively with Axios.” It’s only 46 percent. 56% of Americans agree with the statement that “Journalists and reporters are purposely trying to […]

Relying On Lockdowns, Social Distancing, And Masks Isn’t Working To Curb COVID-19

January 16, 2021 by

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By Doug Badger and Norbert Michel ~ COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to surge. The seven-day moving average of daily confirmed new cases eclipsed 260,000 on Jan. 9, the highest rate yet recorded. The U.S. is expected to reach the grim milestone of 400,000 COVID-related deaths later this month, around the anniversary of its first […]

Groupthink, Pal Review And Climate Fraud

January 13, 2021 by

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TonyfromOz prefaces: This is a Guest Post by An Australian Scientist, Doctor John Happs who has an academic background in the geosciences with special interests in climate, and paleoclimate. He has been a science educator at several universities in Australia and overseas. By Dr. John Happs A little over two decades ago, Dr. Irving Janis, […]

China Loves Coal Far More Than Wind

January 12, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ We have all heard about China building a lot of coal plants, but the central role coal plays in their booming economy is amazing. It is a big reason they are the world’s leading manufacturer. China generates almost twice as much electricity as the U.S. they generate more from cheap […]

Capitol Riot Tactics Strongly Resemble Those Used In 2020 Riots

January 10, 2021 by

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By Lora Ries and Steven Bucci ~ Watching rioters breach the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as members of Congress were certifying the presidential election inside was alarming and raised many questions regarding the security of the U.S. Capitol—one of the most important federal buildings in our nation. The U.S. Capitol Police and city officials had […]

The Road To Ruin In Riots

January 9, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Critics of liberal media bias are often accused of “whataboutism.” We’re accused of diverting everyone’s attention from some conservative or Republican scandal or offense by changing the subject to the media’s performance. After a pro-Trump crowd breached the Capitol, forcing lawmakers to flee, my friend and former colleague Dan Isett tweeted: […]

The Good Old Days

January 9, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ After one week of 2021 it’s starting to look like 2020 were the “Good Old Days.” Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Will The Real Racists In America Raise Their Hands?

January 7, 2021 by

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By Star Parker ~ While sitting in the Delta lounge in the Atlanta airport waiting for my flight back to Washington, a white gentleman approached me and struck up a conversation. Politics was on his mind, and seeing me, a black woman, he was sure that he had found a kindred spirit to share his […]

Mutations!?

January 7, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Welcome to 2021 and the new Coronavirus Mutations. We’ve identified the British Mutation and the South African Mutation so far, and who knows what other Mutations are lurking in our future. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Kangaroo Court? New Research Shows Kangaroos “Talk” With Humans

January 6, 2021 by

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By Adam Houser ~ It is very common for domesticated animals such as dogs, cats, and horses to try to intentionally communicate with humans by “staring” at them. For example, when your dog looks at his empty bowl of food, then looks at you, it shows that he knows you are the source of food, […]

Why Conservatives Of All Stripes Must Unite In 2021

January 4, 2021 by

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By Kay C. James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ After 2020—a year with a deadly pandemic, a crushing economic shutdown, brutal riots, and a contested presidential election—it often feels as though things can’t get any worse. Yet, the political left sees these very moments when the American people are overwhelmed and exhausted as opportunities […]

Pardon Me

January 3, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ I, personally, don’t think Trump should have pardoned a sleazebag named Charles Kushner. Although I approve of the idea that a president can, all on his own, pardon or offer clemency to people in prison who have been the innocent victims of corrupt judges, incompetent juries or their political enemies, in […]

Unsolved Mysteries

January 1, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ How healthy can an economy be if hundreds of thousands of small businesses are closed? It strikes me that there is something very wrong when, thanks to politicians using the virus to shut down businesses and intentionally derail Trump’s economy, the Stock Market is booming. It actually crashed through the record-setting […]

Honoring How Our Deployed Troops Keep Us Safe

December 30, 2020 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ Like a zombie, the notion that America is fighting “endless” or “forever” wars in the Middle East refuses to die. It’s a theme not reserved to a single political party: President Donald Trump, a Republican, in his 2019 State of the Union address stated that “great nations do not fight endless wars” […]

Indonesia’s Clean Energy Program Sparks Deforestation Worries

December 28, 2020 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Kermit the Frog once famously quipped “It’s not easy being green.” The nation of Indonesia is no doubt finding this is true — especially as it attempts to transition away from fossil fuels toward so-called green energy. As reported in the publication Mongabay, Indonesia is currently embarking on an aggressive program […]

COVID Curtails The Comfort And Joy Of Christmas Music

December 26, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Way back on November 13, Washington D.C. radio station WASH-FM flipped the switch to its annual 24/7 Christmas music rotation. That’s about two weeks before the rest of America. After the severely limited year of 2020, it’s understandable more people would haul out the holly and get in the spirit early, […]

How the Creator of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Got The Gospel Past CBS Execs

December 25, 2020 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Watching A Charlie Brown Christmas has been a tradition for millions since it first aired on December 9, 1965. This year, many Americans were disappointed that Apple TV scooped up the streaming rights for the 2020 season. The outrage ultimately resulted in it showing up on PBS. (You can still buy the holiday […]

15 House Republicans Push Georgia To Avoid Another ‘Disaster’ In January Senate Runoffs

December 21, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Fifteen House Republicans are seeking a briefing with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger over suspected election irregularities in the state. The GOP members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, in a letter sent late Tuesday, raised concerns in the aftermath of the disputed 2020 presidential election, but also ahead […]

Forget The ‘Progressive’ Promise Of Free Care For All When It Comes To Government-Controlled Health Care

December 19, 2020 by

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By Robert Moffit ~ Be prepared for delays and denials of medical care, if self-styled “progressives” in Congress abolish all private health coverage and enact a federal government program of national health insurance, all in the name of “free care for all.” In a hefty 206-page report, the Congressional Budget Office posits five scenarios in estimating […]

There Are Liars, Damn Liars And The United Nations

December 16, 2020 by

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TonyfromOz prefaces: This is a Guest Post by An Australian Scientist, Doctor John Happs who has an academic background in the geosciences with special interests in climate, and paleoclimate. He has been a science educator at several universities in Australia and overseas. By Dr. John Happs When it comes to telling whoppers about climate change, […]

The Geothermal Energy Revolution

December 15, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ There is a revolution coming in geothermal energy. How big it will be and how fast it can grow remains to be seen, but the revolutionary technology is here now. We already know about the new technology by name — fracking. But that is fracking for oil and gas, the […]