Interesting Bits

04/05/2017 7:17

Another Story MSM Will Ignore

Bribery: New Documents Show IRS Targeting Scandal Was More Expansive

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04/05/2017 7:08

Great Again! Private payrolls grew 263K in March

The year's fast start for job creation showed no signs of letting up in March as private payrolls saw another big boost, according to a report Wednesday.

Companies added 263,000 jobs for the month, ADP and Moody's Analytics said. That was well above the 185,000 expected from economists surveyed by Reuters and also better than the 245,000 reported for February.

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04/05/2017 7:04

When You Get Tangled Up With Your Own Lies

Still, after contradicting her own statements, that distinction will do little to placate Republicans gunning for her head. And she'll find little sympathy after failing to categorically deny that she was responsible for any of the unmasking. Already, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has called for Rice to appear before Congress to testify.

After two ruinous interviews, one wonders whether it might be better for Rice to step out of the limelight unless summoned to Capitol Hill. Her public appearances about unmasking have only fanned the flames instead of putting out the fire. And honestly, Rice was doomed to do more harm than good the moment she went live on air.

Unfortunately for the Obama administration, partisanship sharpens memory. And tragically for Rice, her 2013 allegation that a YouTube video sparked the Benghazi terror attacks discounts her current testimony among Republican juries. With every new public statement, Rice runs the risk of further embroiling herself. It'd be in her own interest to just stay silent.

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04/05/2017 6:54

The Press Is The Opposition Party

In another edit depicting gloom and doom, the L.A. Times attacks President Trump for criticizing the press. Of course, they refuse to acknowledge the ethical problems of the mainstream media. The credibiity of the press has been dropping for decades long before Trump ran for the presidency. Damages to such instititions are almost always self-inflicted. ESPN is losings tens of millions of dollars and millions of viewers not because the American people stopped liking sports. A Marvel Comics official the company is losing sales because of managment mistakes not because their audience stopped reading comic books.

The MSM has lost crediblity because it is composed of (mostly) Democratic operatives with bylines. One brief example shows te bias. A few days ago every media outlet seemed o be quoting a Gallup poll noting President Trump had only 34 percent support. But every other poll had Trump showing higher numbers. Rasmussen had 44 percent support. The Real Clear Average had 41 or 42 percent support. The fact the media noted the poll showing the lowest numbers was clear biase and, frankly, unethical because they didn't mention the wide variety of polls. A small item on a particular day but it does show the bias. (Such stories in my old JM 301 class would have gotten an F.)

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04/04/2017 11:00

This is What Real Journalism Looks Like

It’s worth noting here that one of biggest scandals in American journalism is the longtime failure of the New York Times to cover the corrupt nature of city politics in New York. The readers of the NYTdon’t know very much about political power in America’s largest city because the Times is too grand for such base concerns—and because, frankly, Democratic politicians are often subjected to less scrutiny by the mainstream media. If the NYT had been doing its job, very little in this Daily News piece would be news to New Yorkers.

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04/04/2017 9:46

Some More Good News

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04/04/2017 7:01

Making America Great Again

U.S. Trade Gap Shrinks as Exports Rise

The smaller deficit suggests the economy may have grown at a slightly stronger pace than previously thought in the first quarter and is positioned for stronger growth this spring.

After accounting for inflation, exports of goods—products ranging from tractors to pharmaceutical supplies—reached the highest level on record in February. Exports of services also grew healthily.

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04/04/2017 6:42

Guess Death is Sexist Toward Males

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04/04/2017 6:36

So Sen.Warren is Sexist?

Elizabeth Warren’s Female Staffers Made 71% of Male Staffers’ Salaries in 2016. (If she was a Republican, the media would be accusing her of sexism)

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04/03/2017 10:13

Cover-ups Galore

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04/03/2017 9:56

Jesus is Lord

Muslim refugees fleeing the increasing violence in their home countries and cities are shedding their Islamic religion for Christianity.

As European countries accept the migrants, the migrants, in turn, accept Jesus. They're the driving force behind a growing revival in long-struggling churches.

"European churches have struggled for decades to share the gospel with modern secular Europeans," Matthew Kaemingk, a professor at the Fuller Theological Seminary in Seattle, told Fox News. "They have found Muslim immigrants to be much more open to the message of Christianity." 

As migrants leave behind everything they've ever known, the church becomes a beacon of hope

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04/03/2017 3:59

Yes, What a Success

Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama.

From abortion to energy to climate change and personal investments, Trump is keeping his promises in methodically overturning regulations and policies adopted when Barack Obama was president.

It hasn't all been smooth sailing.

Trump recently failed to fulfill his pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which continues to stand as Obama's most recognizable domestic policy achievement. Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan couldn't persuade enough fellow Republicans to back new health care legislation last month. Ryan pulled the measure just before a scheduled House vote.

Trump has had better outcomes in other areas.

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04/03/2017 3:45

Routine in the Muslim World

Deaf Muslim Girl Who Became A Christian Is Beaten To The Edge Of Death After Her Family Demands She Deny Christ And She Refuses.  (She has more faith and courage than millions of her brethren in Christ in this nation.)

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04/03/2017 11:09

Sounds like Really Bad Accounting

CA Bill Proposes Free Health Care for All, but Has No Funding Plan. (I'm no accountant but that doesn't sound fiscally sound to me)

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04/03/2017 11:05

This is Interesting

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. officials familiar with the matter.

The pattern of Rice's requests was discovered in a National Security Council review of the government's policy on "unmasking" the identities of individuals in the U.S. who are not targets of electronic eavesdropping, but whose communications are collected incidentally. Normally those names are redacted from summaries of monitored conversations and appear in reports as something like "U.S. Person One."

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04/03/2017 7:14

Another Win for Fracking

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04/03/2017 6:56

This is Why I Stopped Watching Them

No one should waste their time watching any of the five Sunday news programs. They are all of a piece, joined at the hip in their singular campaign against President Trump. 

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04/03/2017 6:32

What is the Alt-Left?

The Alt-Left largely dismisses the old liberal idea of 1960s Civil Rights. Liberals once promoted integration and the goal of an American melting pot empowered by the time-honored traditions of racially blind integration, assimilation, and intermarriage. The liberal goal once was a common American culture and experience where race became subsidiary. Yet we hear little from liberals any more about non-discrimination and integration. Instead, preference, diversity, and segregated safe spaces become the new discriminatory and reparatory agendas.

The Alt-Left also believes that racial, ethnic, sexual, and religious identity is essential not incidental to character—as evidenced from the profound by the recent racialist statements of would-be candidates to head the DNC, to the ridiculous, as the careerist-driven and invented identities of a Sen. Elizabeth Warren or Ward Churchill or former white/black activists such as Rachel Dolezal and Shaun King attest.

Blatant appeals to racial chauvinism such as those of La Raza (“The Race,” a phraseology popularized in Franco’s Spain in imitation of Hitler’s Volk) or “Black Lives Matter” (that went to great lengths to reject counter ecumenical arguments that “All Lives Matter”) are not just tolerated as useful political props, but institutionalized by the Alt Left to the degree that the Obama Justice Department used fines collected from financial institutions to redistribute to such Alt-Left radical identity political groups.

Another tenet is the age-old left wing idea that the noble ends of “fairness”—equality of result, and government mandated redistribution—justify almost any means in obtaining them. At Obama rallies in 2008 and 2016, no conservative goons stormed the assemblies and sprayed mace at the audience; at current Trump gatherings protesters in masks try to incite violence, in order to suggest that mayhem is innate to Trump’s appeal. There were no Inauguration Day obscenity-ridden protests on January 20, 2009. To have adopted such tactics to disrupt an Obama rally would have been “racist.

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04/02/2017 9:20

Isn't That A Felony

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04/02/2017 4:37

But the Donut was Not Loaded

 A road rage incident in Albuquerque escalated when the suspect pulled out a gun and a donut. (We need to keep both items out of the hands of progressives)

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