Month: September 2018

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Ahhh…federalism: “(T)he constitutional division of power between U.S. state governments and the federal government of the United States.” Unfortunately, this is too true: “Since the founding of the country, and particularly with the end of the American Civil War, power shifted away from the states and towards the national government.” We’ve discussed this awfulness before:…

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A total of three bimbos have emerged thus far to level accusations of sexual harassment against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. This 11th-hour attack coordinated by the Saul Alinsky Left is nothing short of a mockery of the Senate confirmation process. Americans know a pile-on when they see it. Kavanaugh’s true transgression,…

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Monday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Second Brett Kavanaugh accuser comes forward (The New Yorker) Kavanaugh: second sexual misconduct allegation “a smear, plain and simple” (Washington Examiner) Kavanaugh to give Senate calendar supporting denial of allegations (National Review) Senate panel reaches tentative deal for Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday (The Hill) Sen. Dianne Fein-stein…

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by Claire Berlinski { city-journal.org } ~ News organizations would render a valuable service if, whenever they report that someone has taken or proposes to take a polygraph, they reminded readers or explained to them that polygraphs are voodoo. Junk science. They are no more reliable than a pack of Tarot cards. Polygraph evidence is…

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Another Kavanaugh classmate, Patrick Smyth, contradicts Ford’s allegations by conservativeinstitute.org { conservativeinstitute.org } ~ Another former high school classmate of Brett Kavanaugh has stepped forward to deny allegations of sexual assault… against the Supreme Court nominee by college professor Christine Blasey Ford. In a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Patrick J. Smyth said that Ford…

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Sep 21

Unforgiven

by Kay S. Hymowitz { city-journal.org } ~ Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman. According to the accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, during a party Kavanaugh and a friend, both heavily intoxicated, pulled her into a bedroom, closed the door, and pushed her onto a bed. Kavanaugh got on…

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Friday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Jobless claims fall to 49-year low for third straight week (The Hill) Scripted fakery: Christine Blasey Ford “willing” to testify about Kavanaugh allegations, but not on Monday and on her own utterly ludicrous terms (CBS News) Kavanaugh accuser’s classmate: “That it happened or not, I have no idea” (NPR)…

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We less government types have long championed the outsourcing to private companies the work government wants done.  Contracting out, as it were. Under the perfectly reasonable impression that greater private sector involvement – and conversely less government involvement – will ostensibly improve quality and performance. Unfortunately, this is becoming an increasingly dubious proposition.  With governments…

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Thursday Top Headlines by Media Editors: Dow hits record, surpassing January level (CNBC) Grassley tells Ford, dummycrats-Democrats to use scheduled hearing or lose opportunity (The Washington Times) Kirsten Gillibrand: Kavanaugh’s accuser shouldn’t participate in this “sham hearing” (Hot Air) No surprise: Claire McCaskill waits until coast is clear to announce she’s opposing Kavanaugh (Townhall) dummycrats-Democrat…

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by Harrison Smith { jewishworldreview.com } ~ She was 14 when she joined the Dutch resistance, though with her long, dark hair in braids she looked at least two years younger. When she rode her bicycle down the streets of Haarlem in North Holland, firearms hidden in a basket, Nazi officials rarely stopped to question…