Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Is Fauci Pushing a Fraud?

 

“Doctor” Fauci, and I use that term loosely, is a serial fraudster. He is now a center-left establishment political hack wrapped in a lab coat. He must be confronted with his conspicuous silences, contrasted with his emphatic pronouncements. He owns the deaths of thousands, possibly tens of thousands by now. He owns permanent harm to millions of Americans already. So far, only Senator Rand Paul has called him and his Coronavirus cabal on a piece of their perfidy. . . not that I have any strong feelings on the matter.

Even Republican governors have collaborated in the latest chapter of the long scam. They were all silent on the danger of mass “protests.” Yet, they were all over churches and businesses. Their latest pronunciations entirely ignore or obscure the likely role of leftist mass gatherings in the name of “social justice.” Instead, these cowards point the finger at young adults freely associating in bars and on the water. Never mind that everybody knows the other health risks from the bar/party scene are significantly higher, but that never drove bar bans before.

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The social justice warriors have won this battle: https://www.foxnews.com/sports/nfl-will-play-black-national-anthem-prior-to-week-1-games-report-says More

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Leftist Education Created This Moment

 

Toppled Christopher Columbus statue, St. Paul, MN.
If you are disgusted with the lawless chaos that America has been subjected to recently, you have our educational system, especially our universities, to blame.

American-hating thugs who topple statutes and demand policymaking authority over our once proud nation are the direct result of the takeover of our universities by left-wing radicals. They have relentlessly propagandized young Americans to believe our history is a shameful litany of racism, imperialism, and exploitation.

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Mr. President, Master the Mask War!

 

President Trump should seize control of the narrative again. Given that the Vice President, who failed to protect the start of the administration by standing with General Flynn, who folded like a cheap suit as governor when corporations threatened his state for opposing the radical anti-Christian corporate agenda, masked by “sexual identity” activism, has failed to provide real leadership to the “coronavirus task force,” President Trump will just have to do it himself. Since masks are now a political statement, turn the narrative against the left.

Contrast the black masks of the left, the black masks of the real fascists, with a custom-fitted, carefully styled white lower-face covering emblazoned with bold blue USA outlined in red. Think Ralph Lauren style here. Unveil the new look the next time President Trump strides out past the press gaggle to Marine One, or with the First Lady on the Fourth of July. Make VP Pence wear one. Have Kayleigh McEnany wear one into the press room, then take it off to address the camera. 

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Captain Queeg

 

[Update: I posted this not knowing that member Gossamer Cat beat me to much the same observation a couple of years ago in this post. And, frankly, GC’s post is the better one. Go read it. — H. ]

I read Herman Wouk’s famous novel a long time ago and saw the 1954 movie adaptation many years later. I don’t recall the novel well enough to know whether the movie is faithful to the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, but both the movie and the book are excellent. Humphrey Bogart, as the problematic Captain Queeg, ball bearings twirling nervously in his hand as he obsesses about the pilfering of strawberries from the ship’s larder, created a cultural icon for the paranoid in power, impossible to like and an easy target for righteous contempt.

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GOOD: Nearly 5 million jobs were added to the economy last month.

GOOD: The long arm of the law catches up to Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and heiress who became a confidante of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

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There are a number of articles out there today on what people believe are Joe Biden’s cognitive skills. Here’s one from the Washington Examiner. Both Zogby and Rassmussen have conducted polling. In summary: Rasmussen Poll More

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Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Acknowledging My Privilege

 

I was privileged to be raised by hard-working parents. They gave me the privilege of learning how to work hard alongside them. My first memory of that privilege was when I was five years old and my job, with my four-year-old sister, was to watch the baby (about 7 months so he could sit up by then) in the red wagon over by the fence away from the cows while my mother helped my two older sisters (ages 9 and 10) milk the two dozen dairy cows each evening in the summer.

By the time I was 7, I was privileged to learn how to help my sisters, instead of our mother, who had another baby to care for by then. This privilege extended to the entire year, also after school in the winter no matter how cold or snowy it was.

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The time for doing nothing is far behind us. On this week’s show, Teri and Stacy talk about the need for the right to fight back. Teri goes on a rant about the local high school changing its mascot and why the school doesn’t deserve her kids. The ladies also take on Karen Attiah, the WaPo editor whose tweet got Stacy steaming mad. And, finally, tips on shedding the ‘rona weight we’ve all put on.

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Is this the end of the seeming apocalyptic sci-fi movie playing out in Seattle? Jim Geraghty of National Review explains why you don’t need math to understand the reverse square root economy, and makes the case for beaches. With Chad Benson filling in for Greg Corombos.

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Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Mayor Durkan Meets Karma

 
Mayor Jenny Durkan
Cheering those CHOPers

The woman who let 30,000 residents suffer the robbery, assault, rape, and murder of CHOP is now outraged. That a lefty councilwoman led CHOPers to the mayor’s house with its double plus secret address (she was a US attorney) to share with her a fraction of the torment and abuse that she pronounced as “the Summer of Love”. From the Blaze:

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan expressed outrage after Black Lives Matter protesters showed up at her home Sunday afternoon, despite her previous support and defense of the “CHOP” encampment.

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Spot the Candidate and Office

 

EnvelopeWhat does it say when your fundraising crew decides they need to bribe me with a dollar just to open the envelope? No, there is not one clue on the envelope, front or back, hinting at the candidate.

In the bright Arizona sun, this sign’s white and orange wash out and are barely distinguishable. The typeface makes it worse. Driving by, you will barely catch the name. Nevermind the office and the party. If you stop and walk up to the sign, you will finally find the office, but not the party.

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. What to do with Woodrow Wilson?

 

The left has finally begun to eat its own. Woodrow Wilson, the first Progressive Democrat president of the United States, who started all the bad ideas of administrative experts ruling over citizens, has been erased from Princeton, where he was president before a very short stint as the Governor of New Jersey, springboard to the White House. President Trump should not be opposing this too much. Rather, he should be pointing out leftist hypocrisy, especially their support for real butchers and mass murderers. He should also hammer on the fact that Wilson was a PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRAT, just like the current “progressives.”

Ricochet member Dr. Bastiat wrote on June 18, 2020, “call me when you’re serious.”

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Hello! I first posted to Ricochet in August of last year but then had to finally give my book the attention it needed to get out the door. After four years of effort, it is done! Below is an excerpt from Vote Like a Grownup: How We Might Reunite as We the People (Kindle and […]

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What does it mean to take an oath? What did it mean when I raised my right hand ? What did it mean when I said the words: “…that I will support and defend…” “…that I will bear true faith and allegiance…” ? I’ve been struggling with this question for some time now: what is the […]

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Biden vows to eliminate the Trump tax-reductions if he is elected. Says “a lot of you may not like that.” Ya think?! That’s exactly what he should be saying to a group of campaign donors. Will they notice, or care? Your guess is as good as mine. More

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In today’s episode of Three Martini Lunch, Jim Geraghty and Chad Benson discuss the latest ruling from the Supreme Court, which determined that Montana was wrong to exclude religious schools from a scholarship program supported by public funds, a big victory for school choice advocates. That’s your good martini.

Bad martini: A vaccine for COVID-19 appears a year away yet.

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