DYSPEPSIA GENERATION

We have seen the future, and it sucks.

Will News Media Recall Schumer’s 2013 Vow to Not Shutdown Over Immigration?

18th January 2018

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Of course not. That was then, this is TRUMP.

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Joy Reid Does Some Fake News

18th January 2018

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Several journalists and liberal activists criticized National Review author David French for allegedly consoling conservatives that if there was an attack on a U.S. city, at least only liberals would die.

The outrage obscured the fact that National Review never mentioned anything about politics, and hardly could be interpreted as consolation to conservatives.

The firestorm started after Newsweek posted a write-up of French’s article claiming the conservative National Review “is telling its readers not to worry about a potential nuclear strike because they live in America’s suburbs and countryside.” That article was reposted by Raw Story, which then made the rounds through liberal Twitter.

MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid found the Newsweek post and expanded the accusations, summarizing French’s thesis with a fabricated quote to her 1 million followers.

“We have truly entered the age of insanity when the conservative argument in favor of risking nuclear war is, ‘don’t worry, it will only kill Democrats and minorities.’ Shame on you, @DavidAFrench,” Reid said in a now deleted tweet.

She could just have said ‘We been wrong’ and left it at that.

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Black Unemployment Falls to Lowest Level on Record

18th January 2018

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Black unemployment fell to 6.8 percent in December, the lowest ever recorded by the U.S. Labor Department since it began tracking the black unemployment rate in 1972.

Economists say it’s a sign the recovery from the Great Recession is finally starting to help a wider swath of the U.S. population.

Gee, I wonder how that happened, with That Notorious Racist Trump in the White House.

On the campaign trail, President Trump famously asked African Americans: “What do you have to lose?” by voting for him. He promised his economic agenda would lead to more jobs and higher wages for everyone. He ended up winning 8 percent of the black vote, a bit higher than Mitt Romney in 2012.

Well, everybody knows what a liar Trump is. This is just proof.  Oh, wait….

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Thought for the Day

18th January 2018

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A New Year Means a New California Secession Movement

18th January 2018

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How you can tell there’s something wrong: People are leaving and parts want to break away.

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UK Independent: Murders by White Supremacists in US More Than Doubled in 2017

18th January 2018

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Murders committed by white supremacists more than doubled in the US last year, accounting for the majority of extremist killings, according to a report.

Far-right radicals were responsible for 20 of the 34 extremist murders in 2017, said the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

Eighteen of those were carried out by white supremacists, who killed twice as many people as Islamic fundamentalists, the civil rights group’s Centre on Extremism said.

Eighteen. For the entire United States. Wow. What a crime wave.

Compare this to the murder rate in the city of Chicago: 650 in 2017, many of them black people shooting black people.

The deadliest extremist attack of 2016, however, was linked to Islamic extremism. Sayfullo Saipov, the man accused of killing eight people with a truck in New York in November, is said to have had connections to Isis.

But that didn’t rate mention in the headline, maybe because murders by Muslims aren’t really news.

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Metro’s Unsurprising Derailment

18th January 2018

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Washington Metro officials pretended to be shocked when a Red Line train derailed due to a broken rail on Monday. In fact, the break should not and probably didn’t surprise any of them.

“It’s like, God, didn’t we do all of the fixing, the bad areas, SafeTrack?” rambled Metro’s board chair, Jack Evans. “All that stuff was intended to prevent stuff like this from happening.” Actually, Evans knows perfectly well that the SafeTrack work was superficial and the system still needs $15 billion to $25 billion of maintenance and rehabilitation work.

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What I Learned in the Peace Corps in Africa: Trump Is Right

18th January 2018

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Three weeks after college, I flew to Senegal, West Africa, to run a community center in a rural town.  Life was placid, with no danger, except to your health.  That danger was considerable, because it was, in the words of the Peace Corps doctor, “a fecalized environment.”

In plain English: s— is everywhere.  People defecate on the open ground, and the feces is blown with the dust – onto you, your clothes, your food, the water.  He warned us the first day of training: do not even touch water.  Human feces carries parasites that bore through your skin and cause organ failure

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Alligator fights python in front of shocked golfers

18th January 2018

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An alligator and a Burmese python were locked in a cold-blooded battle to the death as a crowd watched in shock at a golf course in Naples, Fla., last week.

Remind me to stay away from Florida.

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Today in Trump Derangement Syndrome

17th January 2018

Majority Of Americans Don’t Think Trump’s ‘Sh**hole’ Remark Was Racist  As indeed it was not.

White House Press Corps Treated Results Of Trump’s Medical Exam Like Results Of The Election  That CAN’T be right! It Just Can’t!

Trump has the lowest approval rating in his first year in office of any president in history  Not that it matters. Not that he gives a shit. He’s still President for three more years (at least).

PBS Hails ‘Lifelong Conservative’ Who Says Trump and His Backers Are All Racists Wonder how long it took to find this guy.

The Media’s Year of Trump Hating

The Media Members Behind Conspiracy Theories About Trump’s Mental Health

CNN Panel Doubt Presidential Doctor, Claim He’s Just a ‘Trump Fanboy’  With no evidence whatsoever, just liberal fantasies.

Six Trump Accomplishments the Networks Ignored in 2017

Mika Accuses President Trump Of ‘Promising’ Something To DHS Sec. In Exchange For Testimony  There is, of course, no actual evidence that President Trump was even aware of her testimony, much less ‘colluded’ in managing it. Just more proglodyte fantasies.

Trevor Noah: Trump’s ‘Dictator Blood’ Is What Keeps Him Alive  And this sort of proglodyte fantasy story is what keeps Trevor Noah on TV. And don’t think he doesn’t know it. (And don’t think that Trevor Noah would be on TV if at least half of his great-grandparents were white.)

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Trump Has Heart Disease  Not only do we have the Psychic Psychiatrist illusion, we have the Psychic Physician illusion.

Jeff Flake Blames Trump For Journalists Being Jailed Abroad  He’s bound and determined to live up to his name.

McCain Sides With Media With Over Trump  Of course he does. McCain isn’t a Republican, he just play one on TV.

Dick Durbin Only Senator To Attend Jeff Flake’s Anti-Trump Floor Speech

Girther movement: Support swells for Donald Trump to undergo live weigh-in  This is just getting silly.

MSNBC: Left-Wing Author Compares Trump Administration to Termite Infestation

‘View’ Questions ‘Alleged’ Health Report; Claim White House Doctor Had No Choice But to Lie  When the facts disagree with what HAS to be true, well, the facts must be wrong.

Joy Reid Actually Thinks Jeff Flake Is A ‘Trumpist’  Where do they find these people?

Congressional Black Caucus Dreaming Up Ways To Protest State Of The Union Address  I’ve got an idea. How about they do what they are being paid to do.

Morning Joe Promotes “Girther” Conspiracy Theory, Refuses to Drop Dementia Claims  Well, it’s easier than actual journalism.

Founder Of Portland Anti-Trump Group Was Jailed On Suspicion Of Strangling And Kidnapping A Girl

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Bernie Sanders: It’s ‘Unspeakable’ That Illegal Immigrants Might Be Deported

17th January 2018

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It’s called obeying the law, Bernie. Something you would know nothing about.

You’re a Senator — if you don’t like it, work to change it, rather than just jacking your jaw.

If it’s unspeakable, then shut up about it.

 

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Someone Is Attacking Apple Buses Outside of San Francisco

17th January 2018

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The tech giant runs shuttle buses full of employees from San Francisco to its headquarters in Cupertino every day, and, according to a source inside the company, someone is attacking those buses — and breaking windows.

In response, late Tuesday night, Apple emailed employees to alert them that an untold number of shuttles would be rerouted, adding 30 to 45 minutes to riders’ commute. Mashable obtained the email and has verified its authenticity.

Anti-shuttle sentiment once loomed large in San Francisco, where activists blamed riders for driving up rents in neighborhoods that included tech-bus routes. A group even took San Francisco to court over the practice in 2014, alleging that the city’s pilot program of allowing tech companies to use city bus stops violated state law. 

Yet another symptom that California is turning into a Third World country, with a very rich Crust on top of a hand-to-mouth underclass. This is the sort of thing that you would see in — wait for it — Mexico City or points south.

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Apple Plans $350 Billion Boost to U.S. Economy Over 5 Years, 20,000 New Jobs, and a New Campus

17th January 2018

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As a shareholder, I’m delighted.

Apple plans to repatriate some of its overseas profits and expects to pay taxes of $38 billion when doing so, which Apple says is likely to be the largest payment of this kind ever made. That tax payment, combined with its U.S. investments and planned capital expenditures, will account for $75 billion of its projected $350 billion contribution.

Thank you, Donald Trump and Tax Reform.

Note: Due to the political nature of the discussion regarding this topic, the discussion thread is located in our Politics, Religion, Social Issues forum.

Now that’s just sad, which unalloyed good economic news has to be tagged as ‘political’.

UPDATE: Apple announces second headquarters, promises to bring 20,000 jobs

The plan nods to the overhaul of the U.S. tax code signed into law at the end of 2017. The reform package lowered corporate tax rates and created a one-time break on cash being held overseas. Apple will take advantage of that provision, bringing $250 billion of offshore cash back to the U.S., a move that will create a $38 billion tax bill for the company. “A payment of that size would likely be the largest of its kind ever made,” the statement notes.

I’m sure Democrats are already lined up to spend it. (‘Pay down the National Debt? What are you, crazy?’)

UPDATE: Apple stock climbs on word of planned US investments & repatriated cash

Thank you, Donald Trump and Tax Reform.

UPDATE: Report: Apple shares $2500 bonuses with employees following US tax changes

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California’s Boondoggle Bullet Train About to Break the Bank

17th January 2018

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The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.

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Cryptocurrency Bloodbath Continues as Bitcoin Falls Below $10,000

17th January 2018

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Heh.

Hey, I’ll give you these tulips for your bitcoin.

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No One Wants Your Used Clothes Anymore

17th January 2018

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Tell that to my local Goodwill. They’re always packed.

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Illegal Immigrant Sorry He Only Killed Two Cops: ‘I Wish I Killed More of Those Motherf*ckers’ [VIDEO]

17th January 2018

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Yeah, that’s the American Dream, apparently.

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BBC Seeking ‘Non-White’ Journalist Trainees Only

17th January 2018

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Thank God the BBC isn’t racist like Donald Trump.

How’s that White Privilege working out for you, guys?

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Manly Men

17th January 2018

ZMan reveals the secrets of the modern world.

The first time I ever had a reason to think that maybe the next generation of men coming along were a little light in the loafers, was when I hired a summer intern a dozen years ago. He was a college student hoping to become a lawyer or politician one day. He seemed like a bright and engaging kid, so we hired him. He was just going to be doing basic office stuff. Even if he was dumb as a dirt, it really didn’t matter. Just as long as he was not annoying or crazy, I figured I could get some use out of him.

Not long into his tenure, he came in late because he had a flat time and had to wait for someone. He did not know how to change a tire and he seemed somewhat amazed that people did know how to change tires. I began to notice that he did not do little things like hold the door for women or older people. He was unaware of things I just took for granted, like how to use a screwdriver. We had a small maintenance task on a piece of office gear and he watched me do it like I was conjuring spirits from the other world.

I’ve had the same experience. Unlike ZMan, I have no hesitation about complaining about the younger generation.

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North and South Korea Will March Together Under a Unified Korean Flag at the Olympics

17th January 2018

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And, of course, it COULDN’T be because of Donald Trump. It Just Couldn’t.

UPDATE: And the Usual Suspects are Triggered by it — North And South Korea Will Field A Joint Olympic Team, And A Lot Of People Are Unhappy About It

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Thought for the Day

17th January 2018

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SPLC Selling Hate: The Southern Poverty Law Center Scam

17th January 2018

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali grew up in Somalia, where she suffered female genital mutilation. So now she speaks out against radical Islam. For that, SPLC put her on its list of dangerous “extremists.”

Maajid Nawaz was once an Islamic extremist. Then he started criticizing the radicals. SPLC labels him an “anti-Muslim extremist,” too.

While launching hateful smears like these, SPLC invites you to donate to them to “join the fight against hatred and bigotry.”

Dude, it’s all about the Nartative.

One man went to the Family Research Council headquarters to kill people, shooting a security guard in the arm before he was stopped.

The shooter told investigators that he attacked the FRC because he found them on SPLC’s hate list.

Perfectly reasonable. It’s all about the Hunt for Heretics and Sinners.

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How to Build an Igloo

17th January 2018

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If, of course, that’s what you want to do.

Before he retired from McGill University, Pieter Sijpke used to give his architecture students some pretty cool homework. He once told the class, “I want to be drinking in a snow bar by Friday.” His students went outside and got to work, and sure enough, “we had 50 people inside the snow bar by Friday afternoon.”

One of the neat things about being a professor is you have lots of students who will do stupid stuff for you just for a grade.

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Russell M Nelson: Who Is the New Mormon President? Will He Reform Church of Latter-Day Saints?

17th January 2018

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Ponder what ‘reform’ of the LDS church could be so important as to merit mention in the headline.

Maybe it’s that whole Christianity thing — they’ve been waiting for the Mormons to give up on that for the longest time.

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Veganuary Tips: How to Make Vegan Food Exciting and Manage Social Situations

17th January 2018

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The key to handling vegan social situations is quite simple: Don’t be such a dick about it. See? Problem solved.

Can’t help you with the problem of ‘making vegan food exciting’. Sorry.

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Poland Abortion Ban: Thousands of Women Take to Streets Across Country to Demand Reproductive Rights

17th January 2018

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Huh. The right to kill your child before birth is somehow a ‘reproductive right’. Maybe it’s different in Polish.

I wonder what portion of the Polish population is represented by ‘thousands’. Since the population of the country in 2017 was over 38 million, I’m thinking pretty small. Don’t see that as being much of a trend. Still — the Narrative is the Narrative.

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Immigration and the Deep State

17th January 2018

Steve Sailer explains it all to you.

Last Thursday, Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) scheduled a meeting with the president to try to trick him into supporting their politically suicidal immigration bill. To their dismay, however, when they arrived they found that Trump had also invited realist immigration experts such as Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), and the president’s speechwriter Stephen Miller.

In the ensuing debate, Durbin and Graham were demolished. So Durbin, his plot foiled, tried the underhanded ploy of asserting to the press, perhaps inaccurately, that Trump had used the now-notorious vulgarity to characterize Haiti.

Of course, Haiti ranks 163rd on the U.N.’s Human Development Index while Norway ranks first, so, as usual, what drives the establishment most crazy about Trump is his tendency to tell the rough truth.

This situation illustrates quite nicely the Standard Operating Procedure of the D.C. political class. Senators think that if they come to a President with a ‘bipartisan’ deal, he is ipso facto required to support it. A Senator balked in that expectation is totally entitled to act like a spoiled child and have a tantrum in the press. The press are totally entitled to use anything handy to trash a politician that they don’t like or who disagrees with them. Etc.

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Trump and Graham, the End of an Ugly Friendship

17th January 2018

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Lindsey Graham, the Arlen Specter of the South, has been trying to ingratiate himself with President Trump, his former adversary. By doing so, Graham hopes to achieve his longtime dream of granting amnesty to illegal aliens.

One happy byproduct of the unfortunate “S***thole” controversy is that, in all likelihood, Graham’s friendship with the president is at an end. It’s over not because of that controversy, but because of what led to it. Simply stated, Graham tried to bamboozle Trump.

As Harry Truman once famously said, ‘If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.’ One of the distinguishing characteristics of politics, not just in America but almost anywhere, is that ‘friends’ of politicians will inevitably try to use that ‘friendship’ to gain some sort of advantage through the proxy use of that politician’s authority. This is a reversion to an earlier cultural type, still nearly universal in the Third World, where someone in power is expected to use that power, not for the general good, but for the particular good of that person’s ‘friends & relations’. One of the most significant aspects of ‘American exceptionalism’ is the weakening of this ancient expectation and its replacement by the expectation that public officials will act for the general good, not just that of their personal affinities.

Democrats, of course, are the primary proponents of preserving the traditional orientation, as any examination of that hoary Democrat institution, the metropolitan political machine, makes clear. This is, I suspect, one reason why the Democratic Party was the usual object of the affection of organized crime — they both have the same approach to the use of political power. (When was the last time you heard of the Mafia trying to steal an election for a Republican?)

Republicans, on the other hand, take their cues from the classical Roman republican tradition, in which the service fo the res publica, the ‘public thing’, was paramount over la cost rostra, ‘our thing’ (sorry for mixing languages). There are recorded instances of Roman fathers having their sons executed for theft and treason, which in any other ancient civilization would be considered insane. The Founding Fathers of the American Republic were, needless to say, thoroughgoing republicans, if not Republicans.

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Quotation of the Day

17th January 2018

Lileks.

There is no public consciousness. There are memes and opinions held by some, broadcast loudly to millions, accepted by some, ignored by others. If you do nothing but read or generate articles saturated with llike-minded chatter about your pet issues, yes, you think there’s a public consciousness, but that’s like being on a bus full of slumbering people and concluding the whole world’s asleep.

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Vegans Warned About Choosing Products Linked to Companies That Also Trade in ‘Animal Exploitation’

16th January 2018

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It’s not enough to be a vegetarian, it’s not even enough to be obnoxious about it, one is obliged to join in the Hunt for Heretics and Sinners lest one be castigated as One Of Them.

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Today in Trump Derangement Syndrome

16th January 2018

MSNBC Panel Claims Trump Doesn’t Care About Hawaii Since They Voted Against Him

NYT Officially Designates Trump A Racist, And Nobody Cares

Scarborough Accuses GOP Senators Cotton And Perdue Of ‘Lying’ For ‘Racist’ President  Except, of course, that there is no actual evidence that Trump is racist. It’s just a proglodyte talking point.

NY Times ‘News’ Story Goes All Out on Trump ‘Racism’: ‘America Prefers White People’  And the New York Times does not. That’s it in a nutshell.

The New York Times List Of Donald Trump’s “Racist” Quotes Is Garbage  ‘In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s efforts to bring black and white America together, the New York Times has chosen to stoke arguments over race by amassing a collection of allegedly racist quotes by Donald Trump. The piece is titled: Donald Trump’s Racism:The Definitive List. In many places, the alleged examples of racism are dishonest and absurd. Time and time again, truthful statements by Trump are deemed to be “racist.” It’s shoddy work, and the Times ought to be deeply ashamed.’

Joe Scarborough: Trump Wants To ‘Keep Out People Who Are Not White’  For which, of course, there is no actual evidence, merely proglodyte talking points.

CBS’s Garrett Preemptively Blames Trump and GOP ‘Hardliners’ for Shutdown  Laying the groundwork for the Narrative, like good proglodytes.

Donald Trump condemned by pastor during sermon while Mike Pence ‘sits in pews red-faced’  It’s not enough these days to dislike somebody, you have to insult them publicly in front of their friends. That’s proglodyte manners.

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Researchers Discover New Catalyst for Efficiently Recycling Waste Carbon Dioxide Into Plastic

16th January 2018

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A team of scientists from University of Toronto, University of California, Berkeley and the Canadian Light Source (CLS) successfully managed to work out the ideal conditions for converting carbon dioxide to ethylene.

The researchers were able to design a catalyst and identify the precise conditions that maximise ethylene production during the reaction, while minimising methane and carbon monoxide production.

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STUDY: Arizona’s ‘Dreamers’ Make Up 8 Percent of State Prison Population

16th January 2018

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Gee, I wonder how that happened.

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Commanders Face Criminal Charges for Ship Collisions That Killed 17 American Sailors

16th January 2018

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The commanding officers for two American warships crippled in fatal accidents are facing military criminal charges ranging from negligent homicide to dereliction of duty.

An unusual step that underscores the seriousness of this situation.

Cmdr. Bryce Benson, the former commander of the Fitzgerald, together with three junior officers, face military criminal charges including dereliction of duty, hazarding a vessel and negligent homicide. Cmdr. Jessie L. Sanchez, former commander of the McCain, faces the same charges, according to USNI News.

Typically officers involved in incidents such as these are merely put somewhere that it’s obvious they have no future in the Navy. They then either retire or resign, depending on how much service they’ve got.

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Presidential Physician Says Trump Aced the Cognitive Exam

16th January 2018

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Can’t wait to see how the Usual Suspects will spin this one.

UPDATE: Acosta Suggests WH Doctor Could Be Withholding Information About Trump’s Health

Journos Unable To Accept Results Of Trump’s Physical Exam

But He’s Crazy! Liberal Media Embarrass Themselves, Demand Doctor Insist Trump’s Mentally Ill

Normal people believe it when they see it. Proglodytes see it when they believe it.

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NYT’s Krugman: Conservatives Complaining About Liberal Bias ‘Embrace Ignorance’ ‘Bigotry’

16th January 2018

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This is the Nobel Laureate in Economics who predicted a stock market crash if Trump were elected.

Makes you wonder what the Swedes were thinking. Oh, wait….

In any event, Krugman has been a parrot for the Crustian Narrative since he first got his name in print.

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DHS Chief Says Trump Won’t Extend DACA Deadline

16th January 2018

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Yeah, everybody and his dog calling Trump a racist really got the Democrats what they wanted, didn’t it?

I am reminder of the tale of the Scorpion and the Frog.

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Cory Booker Cries on TV for The Second Time in One Day

16th January 2018

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Cory Booker’s problem is that he doesn’t have enough name recognition to make him a Player in the Democrat power structure. This may be an attempt to raise his profile by being Mr Outrage, a niche in which Elizabeth Warren has so successfully accomplished.

This also lets him posture about his ‘blackness’, which isn’t as obvious as it is with, say, Maxine Waters. It’s always a problem for these you’d-never-know-they’re-black-if-they-didn’t-tell you folks.

Quiz — Find the black guy in this picture:

For reference, here is a picture of an actual black guy:

Tyrese Abuses Jennifer Hudson ... in Short Film; Admits He ...

I’d be willing to bet money that Cory Booker has almost as many white great-grandparents as I do.

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DHS Recommends Arrests For Sanctuary City Leaders

16th January 2018

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I’m not sure what the legal theory would be behind such a move. Certainly there would be grounds form noncompliant local officials to be impeached, but most of them have at least the support of their local political establishments.

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Cory Booker Melts Down, Yells at DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen over Trump Comments

16th January 2018

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Mostly, he was pissed because she refused to publicly support the proglodyte racism Narrative.

What I would have liked to hear: ‘Senator, I don’t believe you. I’m under oath. I have to tell the truth. I. Don’t. Believe. You.’ This would make an enemy of Booker, but Booker was never going to be her friend; it would have demonstrated that she was a dependable member of the Trump movement, and that would bring benefits later on. Ah, well.

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California Counties Declare Independence From Liberal Cost, Creating ‘New California’

16th January 2018

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The founders of the state are appealing to Article 4, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution and plan to bring legislation to the California legislature in the next 10 to 18 months to legally divide the state in two, CBS Sacramento reported Monday. West Virginia was created by the same method in 1863. The founders say that high taxes and poor government have forced the rural counties to take action against the more wealthy coastal areas.

This will go nowhere, of course, because the Left Coast needs these Other People’s Money to support their incipient socialist state. But it’s a noble effort.

“Well, it’s been ungovernable for a long time. High taxes, education, you name it, and we’re rated around 48th or 50th from a business climate and standpoint in California,” founder Robert Paul Preston. “There’s something wrong when you have a rural county such as this one, and you go down to Orange County which is mostly urban, and it has the same set of problems, and it happens because of how the state is being governed and taxed.”

When this fails, there’s plenty of room for you guys in Texas. C’mon down!

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How Did Indians Exterminate Saber-Toothed Tigers?

16th January 2018

Steve Sailer casts his mind back.

Pretty soon, most of the edible big beasts were extinct.

This is still often blamed on Climate Change, since, obviously, it must have been easier for mammoths and the like to survive in the Americas during the Ice Age when the future site of Chicago was buried under a mile of ice.

In contrast, black bears are a little more at ease with people. It’s pretty common on Los Angeles news stations to show video of a black bear who has come down out of the hills for a swim in a backyard pool. The bear’s view of the traditional middle class Southern California lifestyle of a ranch house, backyard, and swimming pool, seems to be: “Cool! But how can they afford that?”

 

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San Francisco: American Shithole

16th January 2018

Complaints of syringes and feces rise dramatically in SF

Poop map shows scale of San Francisco’s human tragedy

San Francisco Requires Poop Maps To Help Pedestrians Avoid Human Waste

This Map Shows San Francisco Is Covered In Human Poop

The Streets of San Francisco Are Covered in Human Shit

San Francisco Steps Up ‘Poop Patrols’

Interactive Map: Syringes And Poop Have Spiked On SF Streets, Says Annual City Report

San Francisco’s Human Poop Map Shows City Is In Deep Doo-Doo

This isn’t in Nancy Botox’s neighborhood, of course.

In 2013, Pacific Heights was named most expensive neighborhood in United States stating that if San Francisco’s Pacific Heights had its own zip code, it would be the most expensive place to live in the United States.

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How Cities Made a Huge Mistake in Promoting Cycling

16th January 2018

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Today the bicycle is a mixed bag, usually with more negatives than positives. In many cities, bike lanes now consume more road space than they free up, they add to pollution as well as reducing it, they hurt neighbourhoods and business districts alike, and they have become a drain on the public purse. The bicycle today — or rather the infrastructure that now supports it — exemplifies “inappropriate technology,” a good idea gone wrong through unsustainable, willy-nilly top-down planning.

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Song for the Day: Dick Durbin Special

16th January 2018

Chain of Fools

Senator Dick Durbin is trying to make a lot of hay from his claim that ‘chain migration’ is a thoroughly racist term because of some supposed feeling on the part of black people (and Durbin, being a black person, ought to know — oh, wait….) that it reminds them of being forced to ‘migrate to America in chains’. (Of course, we only have his word for that.)

Well, I guess he had a brainfart the time he used it on the floor of the Senate — when he wuz fur it, as we Texans say.

Now, Big Dick Durbin has been a Senator for twenty years (with 14 years in Congress before that … oy), and I am the last person to cast doubt on the notion that being a government employee progressively (or Progressively) softens the brain, so I’ll just say that it may be time for Big Dick Durbin to, uh, retire.

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Tauntaun Sleeping Bag

16th January 2018

Check it out.

For those of you who like this sort of thing, this will be the sort of thing you like.

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Good Samaritans in Southern California Cited for Feeding the Homeless

16th January 2018

Read it.

In the Land of Fruits and Nuts, it is not allowable that one, by one’s actions, undermine the efforts of Democrats to build a permanent underclass dependent on government handouts.

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3 Lessons From Prohibition, Which Started Today in 1919

16th January 2018

Read it.

You’d think that the government would learn from experience, but the ‘war on drugs’ proves that they don’t.

When the Crust are dedicated to hunt down Heretics and Sinners, there is no such thing as ‘fact’, there is only dogma’.

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An Immoderate Age

16th January 2018

ZMan discusses what I call Cool Kid Syndrome.

Taken together, it is good example of how the hive mind is unable to address reality on its own terms. Mx. Audrea Lim, of the New York Times piece, cannot consider the possibility that there could be more than two opinions on a subject. For her and the others in the Progressive hive, there are good people, the people inside the walls, and bad people, those outside the walls. The good people hold the correct opinions, while the bad people have other opinions, that are all bad. That’s as much of the world she needs to know.

For people in the hive, this is an impossibility. You either completely and totally embrace something, or you completely and entirely reject it. It is why they squeal about homophobia if you are not enthusiastic about the latest perversions. The Progressive mind cannot accept the possibility of being indifferent to something. It’s why our television shows and movies are now packed to the gills with race mixing. Even though our rulers live like Klan members, there is no limit to the amount of race mixing they will pack into the culture.

In an era and a country where ‘white’ is irredeemably evil and ‘male’ is irredeemably evil, at least according to the Cool Kids, what are white males supposed to do with themselves? Just hide in the woods somewhere? Or will they, as I think more likely, respond ‘If I’m going down, you’re going down with me’? I think we can expect more mass shootings by white males in our future.

There is no reasoning with fanatics. As much as many on our side want to believe that practical issues are what’s behind the multicultural madness, the fact is the people pushing it are not reasonable people. They are all or nothing people. That’s why this cannot end well. The people in charge either succeed in pulling the roof down on the rest of us, or the rest of us are forced to do what is necessary to dislodge the lunatics that have seized the high ground of the culture. Moderation is not the answer to fanaticism.

This will not end well.

Indeed will not.

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“Race Purists”—Are They “Slightly Nuts”? Jared Taylor Responds to John Derbyshire

16th January 2018

Time to be really politically incorrect.

When liberals discover that I have unorthodox views on race, they poke around for other unorthodox views. They think that if I am beyond the pale on enough fashionable subjects, it means I am a crackpot, and they can ignore the uncomfortable things I say about race.

We are supposed to care about the survival of the snail darter and the spotted owl. If you have endangered salamanders living on your property, the feds may not even let you build a house. I care a whole lot more about the survival of white people than I do about snail darters, and by 2050 we are expected to be no more than 4 or 5 percent of the world population.

Everybody is encouraged to be proud of their ethnic background except white people; they get criminalized for it.

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