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The Crisis in American Journalism Benefits No One

22nd May 2017

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For 20 years these news organizations, along with CBS, NBC and ABC, were the only game in town. They served as gatekeepers of information, and as their newsrooms became more and more detached from the center of the country, consumers began to become detached from them.

And then along came the Internet. Not only were different sources now available, but news aggregators such as Drudge made it easy to find things giving everyone access to “alternative facts.”

The universe of information expanded, and it became clear that what Peter Jennings, Dan Rather or the New York Times told consumers was not the whole story, and if you were a conservative (and a plurality of Americans self-identify as center right) you lost all trust in the mainstream media.

 

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Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

19th May 2017

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During the 2016 presidential election, Bernie Sanders refused to answer questions about Venezuela during an interview with Univision. He claimed to not want to talk about it because he’s “focused on my campaign.” Many suggested a more plausible reason: Venezuela’s present economy is an example of what happens when a state implements Bernie Sanders-style social democracy.

Similarly, Pope Francis — who has taken the time to denounce pro-market ideologies for allegedly driving millions into poverty — seems uninterested in talking about the untrammeled impoverishment of Venezuela in recent years.

It doesn’t fit with the Narrative and therefore doesn’t exist.

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Democrats Bring the H8: Remembering Roger Ailes

18th May 2017

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The death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes shocked fans of the network and the world of journalism Thursday morning. But many liberals, who despise his creating, took the opportunity of the man’s death to attack him and the network he created.

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Man Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Congresswoman Over Trump

16th May 2017

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More political violence from the Left. Yet Trump is supposedly the New Hitler.

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Only Named Source in WaPo Report on Trump’s Leaking of Classified Information Denies It

15th May 2017

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More Trump Derangement Syndrome. IT DOESN’T MATTER. The President is the Constitutional authority for all levels of classification and he can tell whoever he wants to whatever he wants to.

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Blame the Victims

15th May 2017

Steve Sailer fisks the New York Times.

Ta-Nehisi Coates refers to the white exodus as a “triumph of racist social engineering,” and he is not wrong. Many white households moved to suburban towns precisely because black households were effectively excluded from them by real estate agents and mortgage brokers.

In the case of my liberal inlaws on the West Side of Chicago in 1968-1970, the culprits who ruined their dream of integration and finally drove them out were the black criminals who committed three felonies against their children.

To complicate the picture, few of them left personal accounts,

Uh, actually, lots and lots of the victims of black crime would love to tell you exactly what happened, but academia and the media haven’t been interested in hearing them.

and they may not have been able to articulate exactly why they moved. We are left reconstructing the pieces through careful detective work. In my own work, I have found that Poirot is often right: Each suspect wielded his own knife.

Of course, the word “crime” doesn’t appear in this op-ed.

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Is Trump the New Nixon?

13th May 2017

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That certainly is how Democrats try to portray him. Trump firing Comey = Nixon firing Cox. Right? Wrong. But here is another one: With ‘tapes’ tweet, Trump evokes Nixon’s White House.

Trump is so busy jerking the chain of the DemLegHump Media that his arm must be really tired.

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Michelle Obama Launches Scathing Attack on Trump Policy: ‘Why Is Someone OK With Your Kids Eating Crap?’

12th May 2017

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Uh, Michelle, the kids are taking your ‘nutritious meals’ and throwing them in the trash, then going out for burgers and fries. They seem to think that your stuff is the ‘crap’.

Trump is in favor of kids (and their parents) making their own choices, rather than being dictated to by some Cloud Person soccer mom who hasn’t had to cook her own meals since she married the Magic Negro.

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Senate Dems: Appoint a Special Prosecutor or We’ll Hold our Breath Until We Turn Blue

12th May 2017

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They look pretty blue from here, in every sense of the word.

Democrats are threatening to slow the Senate to a crawl in response to President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.

They say that like it was a bad thing. Bring it on.

For an encore, maybe the Senate Dems can flee to Illinois.

That would be amusing. I’m runnin’ out of popcorn here….

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NBC Slams Trump’s ‘Bungling Attempt’ to Explain Comey Firing, ‘Zero Credibility’

12th May 2017

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‘Zero credibility’ with whom? Trump already has zero credibility with the DemLegHump Media; they’ve been calling him a liar since before Barack Obama was a Negro.

Trump has plenty of credibility with his supporters, who aren’t about to listen to a left-wing shill like Nicolle Wallace tell them who has ‘credibility’.

Sure sounds like wishful thinking on somebody’s part.

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Media Derangement Syndrome: Daily Show’s Minhaj: Republicans Are the ‘Death Eaters,’ Trump Is ‘Lord Voldemort’

12th May 2017

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None of these people ever really made it out of High School, psychologically. (Or whatever is the High School equivalent wherever this guy comes from.)

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Media Derrangement Syndrome: Bob Schieffer Sees ‘Parallels’ to Kennedy Assassination in Comey Firing

12th May 2017

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Really, you can’t make this shit up. They actually pay people for this.

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Gloria Steinem: Patriarchal Forced Childbirth Is ‘Fundamental Cause of Climate Change’

11th May 2017

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Fortunately she does not appear to have reproduced, and so her defective genes will be eliminated from the gene pool.

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Hawaiians Warned Not to Travel to Texas Because of Controversial Immigration Law

11th May 2017

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Hawaiians have been told by civil righs campaigners not to travel to Texas because of a controversial immigration law

More Persecution Derangement Syndrome from the Left.

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said the new law unfairly targets undocumented Mexican immigrants in the state.

‘Undocumented’ is the Newspeak euphemism for ‘illegal’. How is ‘targeting’ illegal migrants unfair? Not explained. It Just Is.

Lorella Praeli, ACLU director of immigration policy and campaigns, said the concern for Hawaiians was that many of them “fit the racial profile that the police in Texas will use to enforce Trump’s draconian deportation force”.

What ‘racial profile’? The one the ACLU assumes that will be applied. What evidence do they have that a ‘racial profile’ will be applied? None. It Just Is. (Remind me, when did ‘Mexican’ become a race? I must have missed it.)

“Hawai?i residents traveling to Texas need to be prepared for illegal harassment,” said Mateo Caballero, legal director of ACLU Hawaii, in a statement.

Don’t they mean ‘undocumented’ harassment? And if it’s according to a law, how is it ‘illegal’? Not explained. It Just Is.

And where are they getting this ‘racial profile’?

What ‘racial profile’ do Hawai’i residents like Mark Zuckerberg or Larry Ellison that doesn’t fit Greg Abbott, the Governor?

Are they talking about the many people of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean descent who reside in Hawi’i? Got news for you — THEY DON’T LOOK LIKE MEXICANS.

Are they talking about Native Hawai’ians? Well, (a) there are very few Native Hawai’ians left, and (b) such people have no reason to come to Texas. (Tell the truth – if you could afford to live in Hawai’i, would you come to Texas? The question answers itself.)

And what happens when these ‘non-white’ people from Hawai’i get asked for documentation? Are they afraid of being deported back to Hawai’i?

The absurdity of this whole schtick is obvious on its face.

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Labour Candidate Who Suffers From ‘Sleeping Beauty Syndrome’ Pledges to Fight for Other People With Rare Illnesses

11th May 2017

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Fight who? About what?

Unless we can anticipate her entering the ring with a bunch of bacteria, ]the conclusion is inescapable that she ought to fight the socialist government-provided health care system, but as a Labour candidate I predict that she decide to ‘fight’ anything but that.

That ought to be the first questions asked about these tedious twonks who are always pledging to ‘fight for’ whichever Fashionable Victim Group they’re trying to hoodwink: Fight who? About what?

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I Have a Question

10th May 2017

How many people will die because of Comey Firing Derangement Syndrome?

Will this qualify as a Pre-Existing Condition under the Obamacare-replacement bill?

Inquiring minds want to know….

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The Comey Divide

10th May 2017

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I had an interesting conversation last night with a fellow critic of President Trump’s. He was irritated that I had insisted that those watching the Comey situation remain “skeptical but not hysterical.” Now, he said, is “the time to be hysterical.” I’ve been trying to understand why he was so vexed, and I think I’ve worked it out: He has assumed — and built into his thinking — that there is a huge Russia scandal in the background of all this. And I haven’t. I certainly think it’s possible that this goes deeper, and I remain as mistrustful toward this administration as I ever was. But I’m not going to credit theories about Watergate-level conspiracies without evidence, and my friend is. That’s the line that divides us.

The problem is that the anti-Trumpers have their entire souls invested in the notion that Trump Is So Bad There Must Be A Skeleton Somewhere, so even though there is no evidence of anything that just means that they have to look harder. Because it’s got to be there, and what do you mean there’s no evidence? Are you incompetent or something? We know there’s something there, because it’s got to be there, it’s just got to, so get off your lazy white ass and find it!

The major difference between ‘progressives’ and Real People is that Real People believe it when they see it, and ‘progressives see it when they believe it. It’s ‘another Watergate’ because it has to be. Trump is the New Nixon because he has to be (just as he has to be the New Hitler). This is a Constitutional Crisis because it has to be. Trump is on his way to a dictatorship because he has to be. I keep waiting for some MSNBC report on how there are secret concentration camps going up inside Mar a Lago, you just can’t see them because Trump Is That Sneaky.

Denial is not just a river in Egypt; it’s the lifeblood of the looney Left. I’m running out of popcorn….

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Colbert Shocked By Audience’s Reaction to Comey Firing [VIDEO]

10th May 2017

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This amusing video illustrates a number of interesting wrinkles in re the DemLegHump media:

  1. Colbert is surprised that his audience isn’t as up to date with the Democrat Narrative as he is; apparently the audience didn’t Get The Memo that Comey has instantly gone from Hillary Oppressor to Trump Victim. These Party Line changes can be hard to keep up with; I’m sure Stalin feels his pain.
  2. Colbert’s automatic assumption that everybody who cheered is a Donald Trump fan, as if any actual Donald Trump fans waste their time watching Colbert.

I wonder whether any of the audience got sent for Re-Education. Wouldn’t surprise me.

UPDATE: Colbert isn’t the only looney out there — Olbermann Calls For Firing Comey, Then Wants To Impeach Trump When He Does

UPDATE: Rush Limbaugh is hurting himself laughing about this, and points out that ‘progressive’ talking heads are so disconnected from their audience that something like this was inevitable.

It’s tough being a ‘progressive’ — you don’t know whom to hate without a score card.

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Panicky ABC, CBS Declare Trump New Nixon After Comey’s ‘Watergate’ Firing

10th May 2017

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ABC and CBS on Wednesday went into full panic mode on Wednesday, seeing Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey as a crisis comparable to Richard Nixon during the darkest days of Watergate. With dramatic music, Good Morning America co-host George Stephanopoulos parroted, “Now calls for a special prosecutor to take over the Russia investigation. Democrats compare this to Watergate.”

Democrats compare everything to Watergate. They also believe in ‘global warming’ and other fantasies.

Apparently Trump is not only the New Hitler but also the New Nixon. I wish they’d make up their minds.

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How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality

9th May 2017

New York Times, of course.

BLUF: America sucks, it’s all the fault of Republicans and Rich People (but not Democrat Rich People, who are all ‘woke’ and among the saints, and especially not Democrat elected officials, oh no!), women and minorities hardest hit, etc.

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California Moves to Allow Communists in Government Jobs

9th May 2017

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Too late. Communists have been in charge of the Left Coast for the last thirty years.

I guess the press didn’t get the memo.

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Trevor Noah Slated To Appear At This Islamic Group’s Toronto Fundraiser

9th May 2017

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Because nothing promotes diversity like waging jihad against the kufr.

Somebody ought to educate this mulatto concerning the role Muslims played in the African slave trade.

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The Boxer

6th May 2017

Severian looks at Marx (Karl, not Groucho).

Marxism isn’t an economic doctrine, and was never intended to be.  That probably sounds funny to anyone who knows Marx wrote a long book On Capital, not to mention all that stuff about “the workers” and “the means of production.”  And, of course, everywhere anyone has actually attempted to implement Marxism, they start with the command economy.  But it’s still wrong.  A ten minute trawl through Marx’s writings reveals that it’s really all about the Capital Letter Stuff.  Marxism is a religion; that stuff about “the dictatorship of the proletariat” and “the state withering away” is soteriology.

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Nets Cheer Dems ‘Taunting’ GOP Over ‘Shame’ of Health Care Bill

5th May 2017

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Of course they do. ‘I won’t grow up!’ is the motto of the ‘progressive’ Left.

 

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Canada to Offer Passports With Third Gender

5th May 2017

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So I guess we now have three ‘genders’: male, female, and Canadian.

Isn’t that special.

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Alt-Left Insanity: ‘Trump Will Try to Stage A Coup’

4th May 2017

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It’s amazing what we can learn from literature. The Lost Boys didn’t stay in Neverland with Peter. Sure, they never grew up. They just became liberals in the midst of a perpetual tantrum. The Lost Girls, too, apparently. Even the most recent presidential candidate Hillary Clinton loudly proclaims she is, “part of the resistance.”

History teaches us that coups are staged by losers with a grievance. I’d keep an eye on AlGore.

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Anti-Trump Aerobics Class Organised to Mark US President’s First 100 Days

4th May 2017

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I am not making this up.

San Francisco, of course. The land of fruits and nuts.

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Netflix Removes Chromosome Explanation of Sexes From Bill Nye the Science Guy

4th May 2017

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Apparently there was too much Science and not enough Narrative.

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The Bret Stephens Freak-Out Is a Reminder That the Media Is Basically a Massive High School Clique

2nd May 2017

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And just as dopey.

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Media Trolled? Liberal Reporter Claims ‘OK’ Gesture Is ‘White Power’ Signal

30th April 2017

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Stacy doesn’t understand the Narrative. Any motion in any direction by any UnColored person is a ‘white power gesture’, even if they don’t know it.

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Journos Respond Harshly, Profanely to Bret Stephens’ First New York Times Column

29th April 2017

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I guess they can’t handle the truth.

On Friday (appearing in Saturday’s print edition), the New York Times published its first column by Bret Stephens, the former Wall Street Journal columnist recently hired as a “conservative” voice.

Let’s see how long it takes him to turn into another Brooks.

Its theme was that the political “hyperbole” about climate change doesn’t match the underlying science — even if one trusts the underlying science. That alone was enough to send journalists into unhinged and often profane orbit.

It’s all about the Narrative, Larry.

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America’s Most Anti-Reform Institution? The Media

29th April 2017

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As team Trump digs into taxing, spending and health-care reform, it’s learning a vital lesson of Washington. Once a government benefit is given, it can never be taken away. If young people have been overcharged by ObamaCare so middle-aged people can be undercharged, then the solution is to undercharge young people too. The taxpayer—usually visualized as a hedge fund manager—can always pay more.

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Why Wallflowers Don’t Make Friends

29th April 2017

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Wallflowers also don’t get attacked from behind. How much risk is that new ‘friend’ worth?

Some of us already have all the friends we care to have.

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The Absurdly Inaccurate Stereotype That Will Not Die

27th April 2017

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It’s something of a tradition with the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting – some local journalist or activist claims that bringing roughly 80,000 gun owners and Second Amendment advocates to a city for a convention increases the risk of a shooting.

This year the cry from an anti-gun activist was, “Scores of angry, anti-government gun addicts will converge in Atlanta this weekend! Secret Service, remain vigilant!”

Not only has there never been a shooting at an NRA Annual Meeting, crime in the city usually goes down during that weekend. (If you were a mugger, would you try robbing NRA Convention attendees?)

In 2010, Captain Jeff Estes, commander of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Central Division, said “crime for the week was 45 percent lower than the same week a year ago.”

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Environmentalists Are Dead Wrong

27th April 2017

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Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions.

In 1970, when Earth Day was conceived, the late George Wald, a Nobel laureate biology professor at Harvard University, predicted, “Civilization will end within 15 or 30 years unless immediate action is taken against problems facing mankind.” Also in 1970, Paul Ehrlich, a Stanford University biologist and best-selling author of “The Population Bomb,” declared that the world’s population would soon outstrip food supplies. In an article for The Progressive, he predicted, “The death rate will increase until at least 100-200 million people per year will be starving to death during the next ten years.” He gave this warning in 1969 to Britain’s Institute of Biology: “If I were a gambler, I would take even money that England will not exist in the year 2000.” On the first Earth Day, Ehrlich warned, “In 10 years, all important animal life in the sea will be extinct.” Despite such predictions, Ehrlich has won no fewer than 16 awards, including the 1990 Crafoord Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ highest award.

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MSNBC Hosts Left-Wing Group Therapy Session for Trump Haters

24th April 2017

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Poor iddle babies.

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Death to the Gerrymander

24th April 2017

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It has become painfully clear in recent years that partisan gerrymandering is one of American democracy’s worst illnesses.

Painfully clear, perhaps, to people who write for Slate on ‘law and LGBTQRSTUVWXYZ issues’, but for rational adults, the worst illness is democracy itself — a system of government in which, as the classical definition has it, ‘51% of the population can pee in the soup of the other 49%’. The key characteristic of American democracy is that it is constrained, viz. there are barriers in place to keep The Majority, no matter how overwhelming, from doing the dirty to minorities. This doesn’t always work well — ask Japanese-Americans who their favorite Democrat President is — but in normal times works much better than an unconstrained democracy might.

Although the Supreme Court held decades ago that the purpose of redistricting was to ensure “fair and effective representation for all citizens,” legislators often use the process to lock the minority party out of power.

Democracy itself locks the minority party out of power. (Funny how this complaint never surfaces when Democrats are in charge. Look at any big city and count how many Republicans are on the city council and try to say with a straight face that the minority party has any power.) For the ‘minority party’ to have any power directly undermines the essential nature of democracy.

Both Democrats and Republicans deploy partisan gerrymandering to dilute votes for their opponents, creating one-party rule and, arguably, greater polarization.

I just love that phrase, ‘dilute votes’, as if you can just add water to minority voters and watch them dissolve like dirt in the laundry. Whenever you see the phrase ‘dilute’ it indicates somebody trying to get power for a ‘minority’ that is greater than they would have under a strict democracy. Almost always this is a Democrat (the oxymoron party) complaining that Democrats don’t get to run things even when they lose elections. And if you want polarization, well, listen to a speech by Chuck Schumer or Hillary Clinton or Elizabeth Warran or any BlackLives Matter demagogue and you’ll see where the polarization is coming from.

I won’t bother fisking the rest of this article (remember, they actually paid somebody to write this stuff), but just move on to discuss ‘gerrymandering’ in light of what one might call ‘democratic theory’. Most arguments against ‘gerrymandering’ take the form of ‘but it makes districts less competitive!’, as if this were some sort of electoral Olympics in which the horse-race aspect of an election has some special virtue. In truth, it does not. ‘Effective representation’ (see Supreme Court reference above) is all about having representatives who believe the same way as the person voting, and the less ‘competitive’ a district is, the more actual ‘effective representation’ that voter has. It is obvious to the most casual observer who doesn’t live in his parents’ basement that if a Representative gets 75% of the vote the voters of that district who are on the winning side (and that’s what democracy cares about, remember) are more effectively represented than in a district where the Representative only gets 51% of the vote.

Think about it. I’ll wait.

The more ‘competitive’ the election, the greater the proportion of voters whose ‘representation’ isn’t effective. That’s the bottom line. From the point of view of DEMOCRACY, the more ‘uncompetitive’ districts one has, the more ‘effective representation’ one gets.

Sure, it’s possible to construct an academic exercise where one way of redistricting an area gives the ‘minority party’ less power than they would have under a different way of redistricting, but if you look closely, these claims (like claims for global warming) always depend for their validity on the truth of some very strong assumptions about voter behavior (typically that all Republicans vote the same way and all Democrats vote the same way), assumptions that have no necessary connection to real-life voter behavior. And no one (that I’ve seen) has yet come up with an actual redistricting scheme that precisely fits that strong-assumption exercise.

The reason why you hear all of the DemLegHump media jaw on about ‘gerrymandering’ is because ‘noncompetitive’ districts are boring. Without a ‘horse race’, they have nothing on which to report. People who went to journalism school because they wanted to Make A Difference get really frustrated when everything they do to Make A Difference doesn’t matter, because the election is only going to go one way. That’s the real reason they don’t like ‘gerrymandering’.

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New York Times Fronts Anti-Trump Rhymes: ‘Dictatorship of Vicious Spineless Slimes’

23rd April 2017

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They don’t even pretend any more.

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More Fake News: Police: Indiana State Professor Fabricated Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes

22nd April 2017

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My, what a surprise.

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Howard Dean Thinks ‘Hate Speech Is Not Protected By the First Amendment.’ It Is, Though.

21st April 2017

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Hate speech that he emits is okay, though.

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Kremlin-Linked Study Sought to Damage Clinton’s Reputation in 2016

20th April 2017

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That’s like trying to push down on a brick that’s already in the air.

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NBC Claims O’Reilly Story ‘Stirs Up Memories of Anita Hill’

20th April 2017

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What, a ginned-up scandal based on slander and lies in an attempt to destroy somebody the Left hates?

I guess they would know….,

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The Bill O’Reilly Thing

20th April 2017

I must confess that Bill O’Reilly has always rubbed me the wrong way. I never watched him and never felt even the faintest impulse to do so. He struck me as the sort of arrogant I’m-the-smartest-guy-in-the-room jerks that populate the Crust, mostly on the Left but sometimes on the Right, concerning which the gene pool would profit by their absence.

I have no idea whether there is any substance to the accusations that supposedly underlay his situation or whether this was a successful witch-hunt by the Usual Suspects. Rush Limbaugh suggests that it was a carefully calculated campaign engineered by the New York Times and various fell0w-travellers, and that may be true. In any event, I will shed no tears for his demise.

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Pittsburgh Professor: ‘We’re All Screwed Because White People Are In Charge’

20th April 2017

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University of Pittsburgh professor Shanara Reid-Brinkley held a lecture Tuesday where she stated that American democracy was built on “anti-blackness” and that black citizens cannot possibly be free in America.

“I think that we’re all screwed because white people are in charge,” Reid-Brinkley said, speaking at an event at the University of Wisconsin.

Well, then, when is she leaving? Surely she doesn’t want to stay in a country where she can’t be ‘free’?

They all bitch, bitch, bitch but they all stay.

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How Late-Night Comedy Fueled the Rise of Trump

19th April 2017

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A month after the election, Trevor Noah, the host of The Daily Show, published an op?ed in The New York Times that sought to position himself and his show as instruments of healing in a broken land. It was called “Let’s Not Be Divided, Divided People Are Easier to Rule,” and it zapped around progressives’ inboxes and Facebook feeds like a digital balm of Gilead. It was a reminder that we were not, in those fevered early weeks, being our best selves: “Instead of speaking in measured tones about what unites us, we are screaming at each other about what divides us.” How true that was, and—one might churlishly observe—what a sea change from Noah’s tone during the campaign, when he berated the Republican candidate for tweeting with “those fat little tiny fingers of yours” and for trying to think with “that stupid head,” and when he advised the candidate that “maybe you should look in the mirror, asshole.”

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NYT: Nice White Lady teachers are practically George Zimmerman-level homicidal racists

17th April 2017

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In the past, affirmative action for black schoolteachers, especially black male teachers, was usually justified with a Role Model rationale: It’s good for poor black children, especially black boys, to see that some blacks grow up to have respectable jobs where they show up to work on time. (Another reason offered more quietly was the hope that tough black guys could discipline black boys better.)

But lately, the conventional wisdom has been shifting away from that somewhat condescending Role Model rationale toward the remarkably hostile argument that blacks must be given even more special breaks when applying to be teachers because lots and lots of those Obama-voting, MLK-worshipping Nice White Lady schoolteachers are actually secret implicit racists, practically homicidal George Zimmermans.

I’m a racist, you’re a racist, he’s a racist, she’s a racist, wouldn’t you like to be a racist too?

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A Return to the Academy

12th April 2017

Daniel Pipes discovers that You Can’t Go Home Again.

I grew up around a university (my father Richard is a professor emeritus) and went on to earn a Ph.D. in medieval history, so I initially expected the campus ever to be central in my life. Then, because it radicalized and I did not, my connection to the academy withered. Now, on occasional returns visits to it, I invariably feel alienated by the left-wingery, the jargon, and the arrogant irrelevance. While glad I escaped its clutches, I worry about the future of American (that word again) higher education. So, yes, Campus Watch has it right.

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More Meltdowns at the NYRB

11th April 2017

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I’ve mentioned before that the New York Review of Books has been suffering a complete freakout meltdown since Trump’s election, and I gleefully look forward to every issue to microwave another bag of popcorn.

The latest issue offers a long review entitled “Lessons from Hitler’s Rise,” by Christopher Browning. Although it is a review of a translation of a book about Hitler by a German scholar published before Trump’s election, how long do you think it takes Browning to roll out the Trumpenfuehrer analogy? Yup—first paragraph….

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All Sitting Supreme Court Justices Have Been Involved With Federalist Society, Labeled a ‘Front’ Group by Democrats

5th April 2017

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“I don’t know what Donald Trump’s judicial philosophy [is] as president, but we sure do know the judicial philosophy of the Federalist Society, which was given the responsibility of coming up with a list of nominees to fill the [Antonin] Scalia vacancy on the Supreme Court,” Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Monday before Gorsuch’s Senate Judiciary Committee vote.

The Federalist Society, established in 1982, was “founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and that it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be,” according to the society’s website.

Yeah, I can see where Democrats would have a problem with that.

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Donald Trump Could Be the Reason You’re Over-Eating, Warn Nutritionists

4th April 2017

Read it.

I am not making this up.

They actually pay people to write this stuff. And they wouldn’t write it if there weren’t dim bulbs out there willing to read it.

Our civilization is dying.

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