Monthly Archives: August 2019

NEWS FEED SATURDAY: Democrats Relentless Attack on the Electoral College

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 31, 2019
  • 2 min read

During his dissertation, [MSNBC’s Chris] Hayes made the astounding conclusion that if the Electoral College were not a part of the U.S. Constitution, it would be unconstitutional.

— Breitbart, August 31, 2019

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Let’s start with the simple proposition that Chris Hayes is a dolt or disingenuous. You’d think that a guy who’s an “expert” on politics would have a fundamental understanding of the Constitution. But Hayes is a leftist, and his analyses are really thinly veiled attempts to push his side’s agenda.
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NEWS FEED FRIDAY: Democrats’ Self-obsession and Vanity Politics

Marianne Williamson

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 30, 2019
  • 2 min read

It’s not enough for candidates to feel America’s pain right now; they apparently have to prove that they can feel their own pain first. We’re in the Kale Smoothie Era of Democratic politics.

They seem to be responding to the sizable ­wellness-oriented portion of the American electorate that’s now a Twilight Zone away from a few election cycles ago, when politicians were scrambling to be the one you’d most want to knock back a beer with.

— Washington Post, August 30, 2019
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NEWS FEED THURSDAY: Why Lawrence O’Donnell Keeps Pushing the Russia Hoax

Lawrence O’Donnell

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 29, 2019
  • 2 min read

President Trump on Thursday blasted Lawrence O’Donnell and the media at large after the MSNBC host was forced to retract an unverified report he shared on his show this week that tied Trump’s finances to Russia.

— Fox News, August 29, 2019

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Will the obsession with the Trump-Russia hoax ever end? Clearly not for Democrats and the MSM. They spread it like a virus. It continues to morph into disgusting new forms.
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NEWS FEED WEDNESDAY: Why are Tucker Carlson’s Ratings Rock Solid?

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 28, 2019
  • 1 min read

Tucker Carlson has come under intense scrutiny in the past few weeks, and has lost advertisers, following his recent comments dismissing white supremacy as “not a real problem in America” and saying the concern about it is a “hoax.”

The controversy has not significantly affected Carlson’s ratings, though. He averaged 3.11 million total viewers in August and 500K in the 25-54 demo, compared to 3.15 million total and 519K in July.

— Mediaite, August 27, 2019

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The mainstream media are flabbergasted. How in creation can Tucker Carlson keep his ratings high when they’ve judged him an abettor of white supremacy?
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NEWS FEED TUESDAY: Are Millennials Unpatriotic and Socialists?

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 27, 2019
  • 2 min read

“The values that Americans say define the national character are changing, as younger generations rate patriotism, religion and having children as less important to them than did young people two decades ago,” Wall Street Journal reporter Chad Day wrote about the results.

— Fox News, August 26 2019

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll claims that Millennials are less American than ever before. Less in terms of what defines a traditional American, that is. Less patriotic, less religious, aren’t hep to have kids, and hold more favorable views of socialism.
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NEWS FEED MONDAY: Why a Trade Deal with China Undercuts Democrats

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 26, 2019
  • 2 min read

China signaled on Monday it was now seeking a “calm” end to its ongoing trade war with the U.S., as Asian markets crumbled and China’s currency plummeted to an 11-year low following the latest tariffs on $550 billion in Chinese goods announced last Friday by the Trump administration.

— Fox News, August 25 2019

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The trade war with China isn’t over until an agreement is signed. Then it has to be enforced. But if Xi Jinping is serious about cutting a deal with President Trump, then he’ll also cut the legs out from under Democrat presidential aspirants. Not that Xi cares about Democrats’ political fortunes. Not when Trump’s very effective tariffs and his threatened actions are walloping the Chinese in their wallets.
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Where Are the Happy Warriors?

Rob Meyne

  • Aug. 26, 2019
  • 4 min read

In previous political seasons, successful politicians were known for their optimism. Hubert Humphrey was referred to as the “Happy warrior,” as was Sir Winston Churchill. Churchill was optimistic in the face of some of the greatest challenges any nation has ever faced.

Humphrey was upbeat, pleasant, and confident. I saw him speak many years ago, and he seemed like someone with whom I would enjoy having lunch. He knew that people are attracted to those who are joyous, fun, and happy.

Ronald Reagan reflected on the good that is intrinsic in people, especially Americans. He was cognizant of the need to make changes, but it did not define him. There was nothing depressing about Reagan. He was unashamedly proud of our country.
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NEWS FEED SUNDAY: Ghoulish Left Dances on David Koch’s Grave

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 25, 2019
  • 2 min read

I’m glad [Koch is] dead and I hope the end was painful,” he concluded.

— Bill Maher, Real Time with Bill Maher

— USA Today, August 24 2019

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The cold civil war raging in America lends itself to much callousness and enmity toward enemies. Bill Maher went further on his show the other night, voicing cruelty.
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NEWS FEED FRIDAY: Bust Up Big Tech? Not the Democrats’ Way

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 23, 2019
  • 2 min read

Big Tech is too big, yet Americans’ access to their internet services are too constrained — so it’s time for a government takeover, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says.

— Washington Times, August 23, 2019

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Google, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Amazon, et al, aren’t too big. They’re too biased. Not that that should fuss Democrats and the left, because that bias goes their way. But Democrats still want Big Tech under government’s thumb. Why? Their power hunger is never satisfied.
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NEWS FEED THURSDAY: Bingeing Bernie’s $16 Trillion Climate Plan

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 22, 2019
  • 2 min read

WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released a $16.3 trillion climate plan that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050 and declare climate change a national emergency.

— USA Today, August 22, 2019

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We’re in crisis, thanks to “manmade” global warming. Or so preaches Bernie Sanders. He’s joined by the left, Democrats, the MSM, and big swaths of the establishment. Bernie’s read-between-the-lines argument: Big government control of the economy and our lives, along with tens of trillions of dollars in new spending, is necessary to avert global disaster.
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