Russian hacking of the DNC
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The alleged Russian hacking explained in 44 seconds

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
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Russian hacking, if it happened, is inconsequential

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]

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The unintentionally funny anguish of the distraught feminist Hillary voter

I want to share with you one of the funniest feminist posts I’ve ever read, although the humor this anguished feminist infuses in her post is entirely accidental. The whole thing reminds me of nothing so much as the Oscar Wilde’s quotation about Uncle Tom’s Cabin: “One must have a heart [Read More]

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Crowd-sourcing help wanted re whether Russia manipulated the election

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]

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Hillary Clinton: Pardon Me?

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]