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The Clinton Rules on Reporting … Again

And, lest you worry that it's not working, both Berniebots and GOPs on Facebook were instantly hostile to the notion that there WASN'T a big Clinton Foundation scandal, because, well, "the MSM lies!" Continue reading ?

Trump Campaign Struggles to Dial Back 2nd Amendment Reference to Hillary Today

Donald Trump really stepped in it at his campaign rally in North Carolina today when he suggested that 2nd Amendment supporters could “stop” Hillary Clinton. His campaign is desperately trying to quell the bleeding caused earlier today…...Show More Summary

Trump Suggest 2nd Amendment Crowd Could Stop Hillary

We’ve come to expect Donald Trump inciting violence at his rallies, but this… This goes beyond the pale and seems to me that such a statement would be chargeable in a court of law… “Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the Second Amendment,” Trump said to boos from the crowd. Show More Summary

Lessons from the Trump-a-Thon

  by Walter Brasch The four day Trump-a-thon, sometimes noted as the Republican National Convention, ended this week in Cleveland, with the Republican party still divided and Donald Trump’s ego inflated larger than a Macy’s parade balloon. Show More Summary

Disinformation and Its Guzzlers

For left-wing anti-Hillary zealots, the news is "too good to be true" outstripping their wildest conspiracy theories. Continue reading ?

Twitzkreig, or Why Progressives Lose

They OUGHT to have understood that. No. Because the Times was, as per usual with progressives and their causes, making the perfect the enemy of the good. Continue reading ?

Thanks, Mitch!

The point being this: whatever you hear about the cases means little. The actual divided court is effectively gagged. The opinions in question are one-page non-opinions. Continue reading ?

Chewbacca and the World of Semi-Reality News Media

  by Rosemary and Walter Brasch   A Facebook video of a woman wearing a Chewbacca mask and laughing almost hysterically in her car has drawn more than 140 million hits from numerous sources in the past two weeks. Candace Payne, a 37-year-old...Show More Summary

The Political Science that Predicted Donald Trump’s Rise

Concerned about Trump’s rise in the 2016 primaries… This explains some it: Via Vox.

Explosions, Leaks, and Health Contamination: Fracking’s Effects Even if You Don’t Live Near Well Pad

  Train engines pulling 100 oil tank cars that derail, causing fires and explosions, trucks and 50-year-old pipelines that leak and explode into fireballs releasing toxic methane into the air, contributing to leaks in the protective ozone layer, are just three problems related to fracking, according to an expert on the controversial drilling process. Show More Summary

David Washington New Leadership for Chesapekae

Hello! I’m David Washington running for Chesapeake City Council this election year in May. Please allow me to tell you a little more about myself. First and foremost, I am a man of God, husband to my wife April and father to our daughter Angela. Show More Summary

I Wish The Racists Would Get Their Races Right

Well, this may not be a lot of things, but one thing it is is anti-American, and an affront to ANY notions that the self evident truth "all [hu]men are created equal." Continue reading ?

GOP Builds on Effort to Take Trump Out of the Race

The NY Times reports that “Outside groups are moving to deploy more than $10 million in new attack ads across Florida and millions more in Illinois, casting Mr. Trump as a liberal, a huckster and a draft dodger.” The forces that be in...Show More Summary

The Trump Tower of Egotistical Exaggeration and Lies

  by Walter Brasch   When the presidential primaries began more than a year ago, the two leading candidates were Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democrats and Jeb Bush for the Republicans. It seemed at that time that there would be another Clinton–Bush race in the general election. Show More Summary

The Limits of Privacy

We have been used to this notion that the Constitution is an eternal, never changing document, frozen in time and circumscribed by its language. Some had even maintained that said contract MUST be interpreted according to the understanding of those who wrote it.... Show More Summary

Marching Bands and High School PE

  by Walter Brasch   The Millard Public Schools in Omaha, Neb., will not allow its students to substitute marching band for its requirement that students take three semesters of physical education. The proposal would save about $75,000 a year, according to the administration. Show More Summary

Much Ado About Not Much

For the Republicans, Iowa has been a bust. Consider last time (2012): "Mitt Romney" WON the Iowa caucuses. Oh wait. RICK SANTORUM won, but by the time it was known it was too late to do Santorum any good. The media buzz (and that's all Iowa actually supplies) had already gone to Romney, the ultimate loser. Continue reading ?

Holy Guacamole! The Primates Have Spoke

When I first saw this item, I was certain that it was some joke site, a parody from Borowitz, you know. Humor Continue reading ?

Downsizing the News Staff; Downsizing Quality and Credibility

  by Walter Brasch   (Part 1 of 2) On Monday, Nov. 2, every National Geographic staffer was told to report to the magazine’s Washington, D.C., headquarters the next day to await a phone call or e-mail from Human Resources. Ever since...Show More Summary

The Fracking Crisis: A Manufacturer’s Perspective

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is by Mark Lichty, a business owner and film producer.] I am asking business owners and executives  in Pennsylvania to join me in petitioning Gov. Wolf to put a moratorium on fracking. Until I became involved...Show More Summary

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