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There has been a lot of discussion about liberals buying up guns to protect themselves from the evil rednecks turned loose by Trump’s victory (c.f. the discussion by @retaillawyer and the link posted by @bossmongo to this.). Does anyone see any downside to this at all?  I don’t.  Concealed carry licensees are not only less likely […]

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House Dems Choose Pelosi over Upstart Challenger

 

pelosiThe House Republicans owe thank-you bouquets to all the Democrats in the chamber:

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday fended off a challenge to her long leadership reign, defeating Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) in a closed-door vote prompted largely by Donald Trump’s unlikely ascension to the White House.

Pelosi got 134 votes to Ryan’s 63 — winning 68 percent of the votes after declaring before the election that she had the support of two-thirds of the caucus. The victory sends a message that while there’s a growing appetite for major changes in the party’s leadership structure and messaging tactics, it’s not strong enough to loosen Pelosi’s grip on a liberal-heavy group that’s rarely challenged her authority.

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The recent, highly charged US Presidential election brought out a new word – Fake News. We were bombarded by information on both sides of the aisle, via social media, cable news, and other avenues. There were charges that Russian propaganda was influencing our elections by elevating unflattering stories about Hillary Clinton, therefore creating an unbalanced view. […]

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Sorry this is so late but I wanted to wait until Titus left in case something dramatic happened in between (it didn’t). He took an Uber to the airport last night and started his 24 hour journey to Bucharest. Please keep him in your prayers today. Titus, please report on what it feels like to […]

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President who blames election loss on “Fake News” does interview with a magazine famous for publishing a fake rape story. President Obama sat down for a post-election interview earlier this month with Rolling Stone‘s Jann Wenner, reflecting on Donald Trump‘s win and what Democrats did wrong. Preview Open

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By which I mean…ear piercing. (I apologize to those who read this in hopes of something more titillating. And also, get your minds out of the gutter!) No woman in my family has pierced ears–but my daughter wants to be the first. So I assumed that I would take her to the mall. Isn’t that what […]

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Trump has announced that he will announce his plans in a couple of weeks for creating a “Chinese wall” between himself and his business interests while he occupies the White House. Prediction: It will not be good enough for his critics; it will be more than good enough for his supporters. But what, exactly, should […]

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Ever since the results of November 8 appeared like a deus ex machina to many of us conservatives already resigned to four years of Hillary, it’s been good times.  As a Real Clear Politics addict, my cup runneth over each morning with various glee-inducing articles, which I allow myself a good amount of time each […]

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Some of Jill Stein’s most enthusiastic supporters were out in force today, attempting to stoke interest in the recount lawsuits. However, DC Comics legal representatives intervened with a trademark infringement lawsuit, further complicating this already fraught post-election season, and the ladies involved were all arrested. Further hijinks ensued when one of the ladies was instead […]

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You mention “Germany” nowadays and sometimes it seems most people will bring up images of jack-booted Nazis marching and strict, humorless authoritarians. Never mind that Germans pretty much brought Christmas to America – Germans love a good party which brings the other image of Bavarians in lederhosen with steins of beer overflowing. Not that I […]

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Ignore the title, this is a great article, in which The American Interest breaks down how the combination of embracing fracking, lowering business taxes, and reducing regulations could lead to a boom in the economy that especially benefits blue-collar workers and the red states.  Preview Open

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In the music world, when a person cannot hear the difference between the pitch of musical notes, that person is referred to as “tone deaf.” In the political world these days, when a person cannot hear the utter absurdity and irony of what they are say aloud and in public for the newspapers to put […]

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The Democrats have lost the White House, the Senate, the House of Representatives, 33 governorships, and a vast majority of state legislatures. Given a choice of maybe stepping back and re-evaluating their agenda and strategy, the Democrats have apparently  chosen the route of violent protests, demanding pointless recounts based on conspiracy theories, and doubling down on socialism and […]

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“I think we’ve been through a period where too many people have been given to understand that if they have a problem, it’s the government’s job to cope with it. ‘I have a problem, I’ll get a grant.’ ‘I’m homeless, the government must house me.’ They’re casting their problem on society. And, you know, there […]

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Obama Confesses to Kenyan Birth video. (Sorry I’m not a tech guy, but this will get you there.) I’ve been a Birther all along! How about you? Somebody send this to TRUMP and see if he prosecutes… for TREASON! (Then we can call it TR-UM-P-EAS-ON Obama?) Preview Open

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdwkgOMhYuE The topic as stated is My Favorite Things, intended to get people to (re?)introduce themselves to the community by talking about objects that are significant to them in some way.  Please sign up if this sounds at all interesting, by the way. Preview Open

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