July 25, 2017
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The Day The Press Lost Its Power

July 24, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Want to know the day when the press lost it’s power? In their weekly Sunday morning news shows, ABC, CBS, and NBC put the power of the press on full display on November 6, 2016, two days before the election. At long last, they would elect Hillary president, nearly a [Read More]

Race Relations

A Conversation About Race

July 24, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    During my police years, I generally got along well with defense attorneys. While they were careful about making any admissions against the interests of their clients, the people I arrested, we would often laugh about their client’s exploits, and I’d kid them unmercifully about potential defenses [Read More]

Race Relations

Justine Damond: Transformation

July 23, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel   As I’ve previously noted, establishing an accurate time frame is absolutely essential to any police involved shooting investigation. The Minneapolis local CBS affiliate, using all resources available to them, has assembled this time frame: 11:27 p.m. — Justine Damond calls 911 to report hearing sounds of distress [Read More]

Race Relations

Justine Damond: Social Justice

July 21, 2017 mcdanielm 0

Barack Obama caused a great deal of damage. Much of that damage is only now becoming apparent, and more will become apparent in the future. It will take many years to reverse the damage, and some may never be reversed; it has become the new normal. The Holder and Lynch [Read More]

Race Relations

Justine Damond: Deadly Error

July 20, 2017 mcdanielm 2

For the time being, the initial deluge of new information in this case seems to have slowed, which is generally the way of such things. In this article, I’ll take advantage of that relative lull to explain an issue that will largely determine whether any charges are filed–or should be [Read More]

Social Issues

Drone Alone

July 19, 2017 Proof Positive 0

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or [Read More]

Race Relations

Justine Damond: Panic

July 19, 2017 mcdanielm 0

As expected, additional information in the Justine Damond case is rapidly coming to light. Let me, however, caution you yet again, gentle readers. We are still far from certainty about much of what happened in Minneapolis on July 15. When a definitive version of the incident is released by the [Read More]

Politics

As Obamacare Repeal Dies Again, A Simple Answer

July 18, 2017 JoshuaPundit 2

The Republican Party proved again today why Pat Caddell was spot on when he referred to them as ‘The stupid party’ as opposed to the other one which he dubbed ‘The corrupt party.’ Yes, the GOP majority decided that the ObamaCare repeal dies yet again in the Senate, not that [Read More]

Race Relations

Justine Damond: A Shot Heard ‘Round The Globe

July 18, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    As regular readers know, I often write on police misconduct, or accusations of the same. In reporting on such things, I rely on what I’ve come to call my “cop sense,” which is rather like Spiderman’s “spidey sense.” I primarily rely on media reports, which are [Read More]

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Politics

[VIDEO] On Obamacare, Bob McEwen nails the fundamental problem

July 17, 2017 Bookworm 2

The problem with government health care is a simple one: The government does not have skin in the game. Watch this short video to understand. I’ve spent thousands of words trying to explain badly what Bob McEwen explains perfectly in just four minutes: Hat tip: Seraphic Secret

Politics

Loesching The Left

July 17, 2017 mcdanielm 1

By: Mike McDaniel    As a teacher of high school English, I labor ceaselessly to ensure my students are not only capable of reading the words on the page, but accurately understanding not only their denotations–dictionary definitions–but their connotations–the ideas and images the words invoke–as well. This is not always [Read More]

Education

Testing Tyranny, Part 5

July 16, 2017 mcdanielm 1

In the first four articles in this series–available here , here, here  and here–I explored many issues relating to mandatory, high stakes testing.  However, I’ve yet to address one important issue: what are mandatory, high stakes tests replacing?  If these tests are so important and necessary states are willing to spend hundreds of millions–even billions–of [Read More]

Culture

HuffPost: Listen To This

July 15, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    I find myself, virtually daily, amused and annoyed by the dim-witted emanations of the self-imagined elite of the media and politics. Were I sufficiently foolish to believe them, I’d discover that I, merely by virtue of living in flyover country, am uneducated, crude, unsophisticated, racist, sexist, [Read More]

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