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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 […]

Our Tolerance Has Ended

July 26, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to the NY Post: A nonprofit group says its plans to knock off Ben & Jerry’s in Israel — and it’s itching to go to court if the ice cream maker tries to stop it.The Shurat HaDin Law Center in Tel Aviv has applied to distribute Ben & Jerry’s […]

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 […]

ZERO COVERAGE: Networks Ignored Rising Misery Index Under Biden For Months

July 23, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ Viewers watching the ABC, CBS or NBC networks since Feb. 1 likely didn’t hear anything about a rising index indicating that Americans are worse off under President Joe Biden. Issues & Insights released a report on the misery index, a measure started under President Lyndon Johnson that combines the unemployment rate […]

Misinformation And Misdirection

July 19, 2021 by

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By Gary Bauer ~ Conservatives need to stop being so defensive. They need to start saying to the left, “You’re the insurrections, and here’s why According to Joe Biden, the demonstration at the Capitol Building on January 6th was the worst event since the Civil War, and maybe even worse. Well, since the administration is […]

The Black Tail That Wags The Dog

July 18, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ A climate in which a charge of “racist” can short circuit a career, especially that of a politician or a member of the media. If you merely went by how much attention is paid to 12% of the population, and then factored in their presence in movies, TV and, especially, commercials, […]

Democrats Openly Assault Honest Elections, Ohio’s Top Election Official Says

July 17, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The partisan divide in Washington is clear on a bill in Congress to eliminate most state voter ID laws while nationalizing election laws, but bipartisan consensus exists among local election officials, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose says. “I can tell you in Ohio, as I talked to election officials—men and […]

Maine Bars Offshore Wind In State Waters

July 15, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The Maine legislature just went all out for offshore wind – just not in their own back yard. Maine Governor Janet Mills cited the value of the state’s fisheries and marine recreational areas as she signed legislation to impose a 10-year moratorium on offshore wind in state waters. Federal waters, however, begin […]

What China Hides About Its Economy

July 15, 2021 by

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By Anthony B Kim and Cora Wack ~ Unreliable statistics, mounting debt, and nonperforming loans are just a few underlying characteristics of China’s economy. For years, China has tried its best to hide and shadow its unsustainable economic practices from its people and from the world. Research suggests that it has been overstating gross domestic […]

Current Events

July 11, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ “It seems that black lives matter, until a black woman becomes pregnant.” When I consider all the seemingly irrational things that Democrats promote, the only explanation for which is a blind lust for power, I am reminded of an Eric Hoffer quote: “Hatred is the most accessible and comprehensive of all […]

SHOCKING Rasmussen Poll: 58 Percent Agree That Media Are ‘Enemy Of The People’

July 10, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ This is shocking. The latest phone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports found voters overwhelmingly believe “fake news” is a problem, and a majority — 58 percent! — agree with former President Donald Trump that the media have become “the enemy of the people.” To be precise, Rasmussen found that 58% […]

Florida’s DeSantis: America’s Great Right Hope

July 10, 2021 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ Democratic Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Gavin Newsom of California, and Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan shatter everything they touch. Ron DeSantis, conversely, seems to get everything right. The Florida Republican has emerged as America’s governor. “We’re standing with our folks. We’re going to do the right thing. We leaned into it, […]

San Francisco Political Leaders Out Of Touch As City Descends Into Lawlessness

July 9, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ If you don’t like the explosion of violent crime, you’re a racist. That’s the message sent by a top aide to the San Francisco district attorney to a self-described “Democrat” who had said on Twitter that the jump in crime had made people afraid for their lives and dubious about the […]

Unmanly Men

July 4, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ So far as I’m concerned, “transgenders” are freaks deeply in need of long-term psychiatric therapy. If life is anything, it’s unpredictable. For instance, I’m not sure when I first heard the term “transgender,” but I’m sure I was in my 80s. Now, every time I turn around, they’re in the news, […]

New York Times ‘Best Seller’ List Now Skips Over Michael Knowles Best Seller

July 4, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The New York Times best-seller list is an unreliable source of bad math, especially when conservative authors do well. We’ve seen it before with David Limbaugh and Dinesh D’Souza. We’ve seen it with Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino. Now it’s happening to Michael Knowles and his new book Speechless. It hit #1 on […]

A Flag That’s Still Worth Dying For

July 4, 2021 by

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By Michael Reagan ~ Gwen Berry says she knows her history, but she really doesn’t. When hammer-thrower Gwen Berry turned her back on the American flag at the Olympic Trials last weekend, it made me think of Sergeant William Carney. Berry probably doesn’t know who Carney was. Neither, I bet, do the Black Lives Matter […]

Despite Controversies, We Need To Encourage Voluntary Military Service

July 3, 2021 by

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By James Carafano ~ Just in time for July Fourth, The Heritage Foundation released a citizen’s guide that encourages youth to consider serving in America’s armed forces. Voluntary military service has never been more important to keeping American democracy alive and well. It safeguards all Americans’ freedom, liberty, and prosperity. Parents might wonder, particularly now, […]

Unfounded Fear Of Extinction Drives Climate Hysteria

June 30, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ A new poll says that fear of human extinction is widespread among climate alarmists. This is very surprising but it explains a lot of the extremes we are seeing in alarmism. No wonder these people are so determined. Where is this completely unscientific idea coming from? The poll was taken […]

Seven Days In Hell

June 27, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ My hospital ordeal was so multi-faceted, if I hadn’t kept notes, I would have forgotten some of the details. To begin at the beginning, I thought I had caught a cold. Then, when the coughing got bad, I thought I had caught a really bad cold. By the time my step-son, […]

Scalise Calls On Pelosi To Hold Hearings On Origins Of COVID-19

June 26, 2021 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ House Minority Whip Steve Scalise is accusing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of not being honest about China over the origins of the coronavirus. “Today, we are here with the [GOP] Doctors Caucus to talk about something we’ve been calling on for a long time, and that is demanding actual accountability […]

Guess Where The American Media Ranks In Consumer Trust? LAST In The World

June 25, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Ed Morrissey at Hot Air reports that Rick Edmonds of the Poynter Institute, the parent organization of PolitiFact and “mainstream” media think tank, is disturbed at the latest evidence that Americans don’t trust the “mainstream” media — because it’s not. It’s been “reporting” on America like it was under a dangerous threat of a […]

China Won’t Be Held Accountable For COVID-19

June 25, 2021 by

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By Arnold Ahlert ~ Reality ought to be different, but too many global leaders are bowing to Beijing. For those who believe talk is cheap, last Sunday’s interview of National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan by Fox News correspondent Chris Wallace regarding what the Biden administration will do to hold China accountable for COVID-19 will heartily […]

What the Music Of World War II Has To Tell Us About Patriotism And Pop Culture

June 24, 2021 by

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By Michael Deviney ~ Ronald Reagan once said, “Younger parents aren’t sure that an ambivalent appreciation of America is the right thing to teach modern children. And as for those who create the popular culture, well-grounded patriotism is no longer the style.” His concern about trends in the popular culture of the time were warranted, […]

From The Carbohydrate To The Hydrocarbon Age

June 23, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Mark Mathis spent three years making the movie spOILed and two years taking it around the country to show it nearly 200 times in theaters. He was trying to undo the damage of George Bush’s unfortunate comment that America was addicted to oil. He was also faced with the damage […]