Join Jim and Greg as they welcome Judge Cahill publicly rebuking Rep. Maxine Waters for demanding a guilty verdict and demanding more confrontation from demonstrators if they don’t get it. They also hammer CBS News for talking about where some of the jurors live as we wait for a verdict. And they cringe while discussing a legal effort to decriminalize incest in New York. Finally, they share their memories of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died Monday at age 93.

Walter Mondale, Proudly Progressive Democrat, dies at 93

 

Walter Frederick “Fritz” MondaleVice President Mondale, former senator from Minnesota and vice president to Jimmy Carter, has died at the fine old age of 93. He was a proud progressive from Minnesota who got his start in politics at age 20 by successfully getting out the vote in a Republican majority district for Hubert Humphrey’s 1948 Senate run. Mondale, on graduating college, enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951, but was not deployed to Korea. On completing his enlistment, Mondale used the G.I. Bill to attend law school, during which time he married Joan Adams, his one and only love for the rest of their lives together, until she died at age 83.

In 1976, Walter Mondale helped balance the Democrats’ presidential ticket with the nuclear engineer Navy officer and peanut farming Southern governor, Jimmy Carter. Mondale helped deliver Minnesota for the Democrats in 1980, 46.50% to Reagan’s 42.56% and Independent John Anderson’s 8.53%. He had no political reach beyond his home state, however, as the electoral college map shows:

electoral college map 1980

Today on the show Maxine Waters wants the country to burn, the Squads hypocrisy knows no bounds, Richard Dawkins commits the sin of stepping outside of leftist group think, critical theory is making its way thru the church like Qanon, Cornel West gets heat for defending classical literature, there’s a big bubble about to burst in the US economy, they drag poor Greta Thunberg back out to shame countries vaccine rollout and Trump sits down for his first interview since leaving office.

Host Joe Selvaggi talks with Bloomberg Opinion writer and National Review senior editor Ramesh Ponnuru about the national zeitgeist in a post-Covid, post-President Trump future.

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The Bulwark

 

It’s funny how catalysts work.

In chemical terms, catalysts are things that accelerate reactions but that are not themselves consumed in those reactions. When you add oxygen to a fire, the rate of burning is increased — but the oxygen is consumed in the process: oxygen is not a catalyst. On the other hand, the platinum in the catalytic converter in your car is a catalyst: it catalyzes (facilitates) a chemical reaction that reduces toxic carbon monoxide and waste hydrocarbons, converting these substances into, largely, non-toxic carbon dioxide and water. (Platinum isn’t a perfect catalyst, in that it’s gradually changed in the process, but it does a good job nonetheless.)

Maxine vs. Minneapolis

 

As usual, Maxine Waters is making things worse. The Democrat Congresswoman flew to Brooklyn Center, MN, to encourage violence in the police shooting of Daunte Wright.

Reporters asked “Auntie Maxine,” as she calls herself, what protestors should do if Derek Chauvin is acquitted in the death of George Floyd.  She replied, “We got to stay on the street and we’ve got to get more active, we’ve got to get more confrontational, we’ve got to make sure that they know that we mean business.”

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If you aren’t reading Salena Zito in the Washington Examiner I’d highly recommend it to you. She is one of the few reporters who actually seems to get the people who are frustrated with our politics today. Her latest article https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/trump-didnt-form-a-populist-coalition-he-was-the-result-of-one I’ve long maintained that Trump is a symptom not the cause. The cause was […]

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Join Jim and Greg as they see some glimmers of good news for Putin critic Alexei Navalny but wonder how firm the Biden administration really plans to be when it comes to Russia. They also shudder as prices for fuel, food, and other goods, are clearly on the rise. And they call out Rep. Maxine Waters for suggesting anything less than a guilty verdict for murder in the Derek Chauvin case should result in more confrontation in the streets.

Today on the show Dr. Fauci is a walking contradiction and no longer helpful, Gretchen Whitmer blames Florida for her states covid problems, schools refuse to ‘follow the science’, the Pew Research has to heavily poll Democrats to give Biden a favorable job approval rating, the press is in a nasty habit of harassing private citizens, the media narrative on a topic changes depending on who’s in charge, Democrat overreach is bringing the GOP together, Maxine Waters loves racial violence and the media ties itself in knots to avoid BLM violence and focus on white violence.

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Apparently 60 minutes went after them last night. I have trouble getting worked up about this stuff. Organized crime is always something to worry about, but I just don’t see it with this type of thing. They either don’t do anything or the ones that do are goofballs.   Preview Open

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Woodward and Bernstein are considered heroes by journalists for their “amazing” work uncovering the details of Watergate Complex break-in.  I am wondering if Woodward and Bernstein were actually useful idiots of a Deep State coup attempt.   Historians please help me dispel this recurrent notion. The break-in of the DNC headquarters occurred in the summer of […]

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Madeleine Kearns rejoins Jack to discuss her problems with the growing marijuana industry, one that would rather ignore a growing body of evidence that the increasingly popular and legal drug has some serious negative consequences for users.

Join Jim and Greg as they welcome an appeals court decision upholding an Ohio ban on abortions because the unborn baby has Down Syndrome. They also fume as the intel community admits there is only low to moderate confidence in last year’s reports that Russia was offering bounties to the Taliban and its allies for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan. And they shake their heads at the obvious court-packing hypocrisy of Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey.

Today on the show the Russian bounty story was a complete lie, social media oligarchs nuke James O’Keefe but allow CBS and 60min to continue uninterrupted, Democrats are all over the place with court packing, Biden melts progressive heads by allowing the border wall to continue to be built, the push of a climate emergency is just Democrats undermining capitalism and the leader of BLM loves fascism for everyone but her.

Join Jim and Greg as they shred the blatantly partisan attempt by congressional Democrats to add four more seats (meaning lefties) to the U.S. Supreme Court but welcome House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announcing she has “no plans” to bring the bill up for a vote. They also react to the new polling showing a sharp drop in public confidence in the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine since the FDA ordered a pause this week. And they examine how Michigan’s COVID numbers are very high but interest in the vaccine is quite low.

Today on the show Biden again follows Trumps plan, this time to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Democrats grapple with bad polling, court packing is the lefts wet dream, tribalism instead of truth, extended unemployment has lead to a reduction in workers, climate change….I’m sorry the climate crisis and everything in America is racist apparently.

Join Jim and Greg as they welcome steady progress in reopening schools, as nearly half of U.S. school districts are now open for in-person learning. While understanding the desire to exit Afghanistan, they’re wondering whether President Biden has learned anything from his botching of the U.S. departure from Iraq that helped trigger the rise of ISIS. And the short fuse of the Biden administration is on display again after left-leaning probability expert Nate Silver criticizes the decision to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Today on the show Biden’s deceptive road map to policy initiatives, J&J pause is messaging disaster, the mob wants Breyer out, Democrats officially become the party of big corporate business, Alain Burrese author of Survive A Shooting joins the program, a city manager is fired for calling for due process, we are in the middle of a global reset with China and Russia, the Afghanistan withdrawal and the left loves racial segregation.

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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. What if you don’t believe in a Creator? Or that He has created us all equal? Or that we have […]

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