Donald Trump

I Cross My Hear…Er, Arms…

By: Mike McDaniel    Mrs. Manor and I were chatting over supper–our favorite Chinese buffet–this evening about the insanity of the left. Actually, we’re merely seeing, without any attempt at concealment, what they actually are. These are not tolerant, rational, and kindly people, but raving totalitarians. They do not believe [Read More]

World

Syria – Has Trump Fallen Into The Trap?

President Donald Trump ordered two U.S. warships in the Mediterranean Sea, the USS Ross and the USS Porter, to attack a Syrian base. They fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a single target, Shayrat Airfield in Homs province in western Syria. President Trump ordered this in response to yet another new [Read More]

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Donald Trump

The Bookworm Beat 4/7/17 — the “it’s good news when Donald Trump is president” edition and open thread

For 8 years, my open threads have been depressing. This one, though, had me feeling remarkably cheerful as there’s a lot of good news under President Trump. I am very pleased with the airstrike President Trump ordered in Syria. Chemical weapons are a national security threat to every nation in [Read More]

Education

Jon Haidt on The Coddling of the American Mind and How We Should Address It

Just how bad is the suppression of free speech on college campuses?  NYU social psychologist, Joh Haidt, discusses the problem with Reason TV’s Nick Gillespie.   Published on Mar 17, 2017 by ReasonTV The suppression of free speech on college campuses isn’t a new thing, says Jon Haidt, social psychologist [Read More]

Politics

Can The Secret Service Be Fixed? Part 9

By: Mike McDaniel    I have, since October of 2014, been writing about the bizarre and seemingly never ending succession of monumental screw ups by the Secret Service. From patronizing foreign prostitutes, to letting potential killers into the White House, to publically repudiating every agent’s oath, we have now come [Read More]

Education

Rahm Emanuel – Chicago Public Schools – No HS Diploma w/o Acceptance Letter

  Chicago’s Mayor, Rahm “dead fish” Emanuel is now proposing that Chicago public high school students have an acceptance letter from a college, community college, trade school, “gap-year” program or the military before students can receive their diploma. Chicago Tribune The point, the mayor said, is to get Chicago Public [Read More]

Education

High School principal resigns after student expose her questionable credentials.

A student of Pittsburg High School in Kansas decided to investigate the school’s new principal Amy Robertson, after her credentials, i.e., master’s and doctorate degrees three years ago from Corllins University sent up red flags. According to Get Educated.com, among other sites, Corllins University is a diploma mill and “NOT [Read More]

Rebuttal to Christian ISIS
Christianity

@MuslimIQ mis-schools “white supremacist” on question about “Christian ISIS”

Fifty years of mis-education in American schools culminates when a lawyer provides a laundry list of myths to justify claiming the existence of a Christian ISIS. A couple of days ago, the internet was abuzz with excitement because Qasim Rashid (Twitter name @MuslimIQ), an attorney and Muslim, claiming to have [Read More]

Donald Trump

Trillion Dollar Greatness – Trump’s New Infrastructure Program Launched

On Tuesday, President Trump began laying the foundation for a trillion dollar infrastructure program. This will push the economy into the stratosphere. Nay-sayers — hush. Republicans have stood for infrastructure improvements throughout the party’s history. Lincoln kicked off the transcontinental railroad. Teddy Roosevelt got the Panama Canal built. Coolidge started [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Shootout In Oklahoma

By: Mike McDaniel    In two decades of police work, I was fortunate in never having to actually shoot anyone. I came close on many occasions, but was fortunate indeed. Much of my good fortune was good tactics and experience, some just dumb luck. Imagine, however, the situation of a [Read More]

Neil Gorsuch
Politics

Democrats are redefining pathetic with plagiarism smear of Gorsuch

The Pathetic Party  Articles posted last night by Politico and BuzzFeed revealed similarities in Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch‘s academic writing with sources he reportedly failed to acknowledge. The articles gave examples of how Gorsuch’s 2006 book, The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia used some of the same language as a 1984 Indiana Law Journal [Read More]

Donald Trump

Dirty Rice And Swamp Things

Be Sure You’re Right, Then Go Ahead by Bob Mack “Her interest was not in national security but to advance the political interests of the Democratic party … The national-security adviser is not an investigator. She is a White House staffer. The president’s staff is a consumer of intelligence, not [Read More]

Pop culture

Yevtushenko 1932-2017: The Courage To Challenge Evil

Does art imitate life or does life imitate art? Here’s one instance where one man’s courage and artistry affected life so strongly that even all the powers of a totalitarian government failed to suppress its brilliant light. Anti-Stalinist poet Yevgenny Yevtushenko, who passed away at the age of 84 in [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Second Amendment: Sometimes It’s About Surprisingly Little Money

By: Mike McDaniel    I’ve often written about the continuing threat to liberty represented by progressives determined to disarm the law-abiding, while doing nothing to disarm criminals. This is a never-ending threat because progressives know they can never achieve their ultimate, utopian aims as long as citizens are allowed to be [Read More]

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Politics

Constitutional Originalism or the “living Constitution”: Gorsuch’s nomination and a tale of two law profs

The Gorsuch nomination, pitting Originalism against a “living Constitution,” is a fight for America’s soul — so pay attention because this is important! Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination has brought to the fore the seemingly dry argument about two competing theories of Constitutional interpretation, Originalism and the “living Constitution.” Gorsuch himself [Read More]

World

Hungarian Parliament Approves Legislation Aimed at Closing Soros-funded University.

Karma just might be on the verge of biting puppet master, George Soros in the gluteus maximus after the Hungarian parliament passed legislation that would tighten up regulations on foreign universities which would directly affect Soros’ Central European University. Fox News by Brooke Singman Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, whose [Read More]

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Donald Trump

Judges invent an entirely new, and very illegal, “legal standard” for Donald Trump

When it comes to Donald Trump, Obama-appointed judges are inventing new legal standards unrelated to the Constitution, statutes, cases, or even facts. Progressives are very excited that a federal judge in Kentucky has held that Trump can be sued for inciting violence. Perfectly illustrating this excitement is a WaPo analysis [Read More]

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Hollywood

Is There a Future for NATO?

Not the North Atlantic Treaty Organization although there’s some doubt about whether there’s a future for that, either. The other NATO. The National Association of Theater Owners. Movie theaters are having a bad time. Here’s what happened at their most recent convention as reported at The Verge: Studio after studio [Read More]

Politics

Susan Rice, you little voyeur you

Apparently Susan Rice really likes to watch, how very naughty (Bloomberg)  White House lawyers last month learned that the former national security adviser Susan Rice requested the identities of U.S. persons in raw intelligence reports on dozens of occasions that connect to the Donald Trump transition and campaign, according to U.S. [Read More]