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Bookworm Beat 12/16/16 — the random politics edition

December 16, 2016 Bookworm 0

Thanks to my friends, I have an email box filled with links to fascinating, random politics. In keeping with that random spirit, I present to you this randomly organized post: Principled journalism versus American journalism. Conservatives have been understandably charmed by the meltdown that Kurt Eichenwald, a Newsweak reporter suffered, [Read More]

Elections

Progressivism: Non-Falsifiable

December 15, 2016 mcdanielm 1

By: Mike McDaniel    What the hell is going on? Half of America seems to have gone mad. Donald Trump won the election and about half of America, confident the election was conducted in an unremarkable manner, have already gone about their daily lives, but not the progressive half-ish. Oh, they’re [Read More]

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Russian Hacking: Ridiculous?

December 14, 2016 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Democrats have only just discovered Russia is a hostile power, and horror of horrors, Russia actually conducts espionage against America!  This would be the same Democrat party that until Donald Trump’s election was absolutely certain Russia—and communism in general—was not only no threat, but was merely [Read More]

Donald Trump

Election Deniers

December 13, 2016 RAvrech 0

by Robert J. Avrech The totalitarian impulse which is foundational for leftist ideology is on full display as the Democrats continue to deny the legitimacy of President-elect Donald J. Trump election. The Democrat party and their media lapdogs convinced, well, everyone that the Clinton-Trump race was no race at all. [Read More]

Russian hacking of the DNC
Elections

The alleged Russian hacking explained in 44 seconds

December 12, 2016 Bookworm 0

If Russian hacking really caused the DNC emails to go public (something that Wikileaks denies), the following video explains in 44 seconds precisely what happened: The cast of characters? The huffing, puffing, threatening, lying Wizard of Oz is, of course, Hillary and the Democrat party. Toto is the Russians. The [Read More]

Alleged Russian hacking inconsequential
Elections

Russian hacking, if it happened, is inconsequential

December 11, 2016 Bookworm 0

Half my Facebook feed is hysterical about alleged Russian hacking. However, now that I’ve had some time to think about it, I’ve concluded that, if it happened, it’s completely inconsequential. Before I get to the allegations, let me start with the possible ways in which Russia could have interfered with [Read More]

Elections

Crowd-sourcing help wanted re whether Russia manipulated the election

November 27, 2016 Bookworm 0

A genuinely curious Progressive asked me to address this breathless article claiming that Russia actively interfered with the American election: In assessing Donald Trump’s presidential victory, Americans continue to look away from this election’s most alarming story: the successful effort by a hostile foreign power to manipulate public opinion before [Read More]

Elections

Hillary Clinton: Pardon Me?

November 10, 2016 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    Well. At least the Nobel Committee won’t be embarrassed–if one assumes such is possible–by giving Hillary Clinton the Nobel Prize for most frequent flier miles. One must be thankful for small things these days. Let us then, gentle readers, get to an important issue: Should Hillary Clinton [Read More]