Monday, May 20, 2019

Tabarrok: Anarchy is Worse than Socialism

Alex Tabarrok 
Over at Marginal Revolution, Alex Tabarrok  writes:
Socialism is bad. I need no convincing. But the collapse of Venezuela is much worse than anyone would have predicted from socialism alone:

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Will Trump Be Tricked Into War With Iran?

We know that President Trump's blood-thirsty national security adviser, John Bolton, and his fellow neocons would love war between the United States and Iran. It appears they would do anything to get such a war, including possibly a false flag operation.

Trump Shows Signs He Will Pardon Servicemen Accused or Convicted of War Crimes

President Trump has indicated that he is considering pardons for several American military members accused or convicted of war crimes, including high-profile cases of murder, attempted murder and desecration of a corpse, reports The New York Times.

On Justin Amash's Call for Trump's Impeachment

UPDATE BELOW: Trump responds

By Robert Wenzel

Representative Justin Amash, who considers himself a libertarian, has become the first member of the Republican party serving in Congress to publicly state that the president’s conduct had reached the “threshold of impeachment.”

It is very difficult to understand what Amash is thinking here. This plays right into the hands of the anti-Trump crowd who want to paint Trump as colluding with the Russians and obstructing justice.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Hey Doug Glanville, Are You Upset By 'The New York Times' Ambiguous Racist Positioning of Your OpEd?

Doug Glanville
UPDATE BELOW

By Robert Wenzel

Recently during a television broadcast of a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field, the former Major League Baseball player, now baseball television in-game analyst, Doug Glanville, was on camera doing commentary for NBC Sports Chicago, behind him a fan wearing a Cubs sweatshirt made an upside-down “O.K.” sign with his hand.

Many took the sign to indicate white supremacy.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Attacked in South Africa

Arnold Schwarzenegger (71) is in Sandton, South Africa, for a sporting event called the Arnold Classic Africa, according to The Sandton Chronicle.

While at an event, as the below video shows, he was recording on his cellphone when a black youth came flying at him from behind and hit him in the back with both feet.

Trump the Bully (Immigration Edition)

Stephen Miller 
President Trump told his aides during a recent Oval Office meeting that immigration-hating Trump adviser Stephen Miller was in charge of all immigration and border-related issues in the White House, reports CNN.

The Washington Post reports:

Friday, May 17, 2019

Tucker Carlson Smashes the New SAT Exam Politically Correct Adversity Scores



One point about a Heather MacDonald comment in the above video. She makes the point that the culture must be changed amongst low performing groups but
she doesn't offer specifics.

Here are a few things that can be done for starters:

Facebook Suspends Candace Owens For Saying Black America Needs to Wake Up to the Great Liberal Hoax

Candace Owens
Update below.

Facebook has suspended activist and commentator Candace Owens.

 Owens was hit with a 7 day ban for posting, “Black America must wake up to the great liberal hoax. White supremacy is not a threat. Liberal supremacy is.”

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Everybody Hates BIll de Blasio (If they know who he is)

UPDATE BELOW

 Why can't we get this reaction to most (or all) politicians?

SAT to Give Students ‘Adversity Score’

The College Board plans to assign an adversity score to every student who takes the SAT to try to capture their social and economic background, reports The Wall Street Journal.

They Voted for Trump and Got Jeb's Brother Again

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(ht Martin Hill)

Jared Kushner's Idiotic Immigration Plan

Jared Kushner,
President Trump is set to announce today a new immigration system for the country.

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump's husband, is said to have played a major role in developing the plan.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard Speaks Out against Facebook Censorship

Tulsi Gabbard 
During a recent appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast, Tulsi Gabbard became the first and only Democratic presidential contender to voice opposition to the censorship of Facebook users.

“There’s just been news recently about Facebook banning certain individuals . . . because of their speech. They disagree with the speech they’re using or the ideas they’re pushing forward. Unchecked, First Amendment rights going out the window,” she said

VIDEO: The Powerful Explanation by Douglas Macgregor of Why It Makes No Sense to Go to War With Iran

This is it.

Listen to the below video and you will understand why the desire by the bloodthirsty neocons around President Trump to go to war with Iran makes no sense from a  US strategic perspective.

Tucker Carlson Highlights the Groveling of the Democratic Presidential Candidates



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BREAKING: State Department Orders Non-Emergency Employees to Leave Iraq


The State Department has ordered non-emergency US government employees to leave Iraq amid increasing tensions with Iran and warned US citizens not to travel to the country, citing a "high risk for violence and kidnapping."

UPDATE

When Social Justice Warriors Know They Have the Police to Back Them Up

Microsoft News reports:
A Southwest Airlines passenger was removed from a flight at Sacramento International Airport last week after jokingly asking a flight attendant if the water being handed out was vodka.

Mark Cuban Leaves Open Possibility of Running for President

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Billionaire Mark Cuban left open the possibility of running for president, telling CNBC on Tuesday, “We’ll see.”

Cuban said that some things would need to happen for him to be motivated to run in 2020, Mark Cuban and if he did, it would be as an independent.