Undisputed King of Stuff, columnist, and longtime Ricochet Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel is in for Jim today as he and Greg enjoy a fantastic good martini, an infuriating bad one, and more media insanity.

First, Jon and Greg sit back and relish Texas Republican Rep. Wesley Hunt savaging the Democrats’ talking points that requiring voters to present a photo ID to vote is somehow racist, discriminatory, or burdensome. Rep. Hunt effectively and cleverly refers to his own experience as a black man in procuring photo ID’s and the proof in Georgia that secure elections don’t equal voter suppression.

Then, they unload on Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer for castigating Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from the Senate floor, with Schumer labeling Netanyahu an “obstacle to peace” and demanding new elections in Israel. And while he demands new elections and a change in Israeli leadership, Schumer assures us that the U.S. would never, ever interfere in those elections.

Finally, they react with horror to the gang-fueled anarchy unfolding in Haiti and the humanitarian crisis that seems headed our way. But they also pause to note the insanity of NBC News blasting “right wing influencers” for pointing out some of these gangs have a history of cannibalism – rather than criticizing the gangs themselves.

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  1. kedavis Coolidge
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    I’m confused.  Isn’t pointing out that a gang has a history of cannibalism, criticizing “the gang itself?”

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  2. kedavis Coolidge
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    Whenever FJB or whoever invokes George Wallace, Bull Connor, Jefferson Davis, etc, they should be met with shouts of “THOSE WERE ALL DEMOCRATS!”

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  3. Eustace C. Scrubb Member
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    Not sure “holding the coat” for Israel is the best image…

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  4. Taras Coolidge
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    I’m confused. Isn’t pointing out that a gang has a history of cannibalism, criticizing “the gang itself?”

    It’s just Western racism and narrow mindedness to condemn cannibalism.  I’m sure cannibalism is nice, when practiced by indigenous peoples.  (You’d think black Haitians can’t be indigenous, but they are anyway.)

    It’s like slavery in Africa:   according to the American Museum of Natural History, yes, it was everywhere, but it was nice slavery, unlike that in the antebellum United States.

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  5. kedavis Coolidge
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    Taras (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    I’m confused. Isn’t pointing out that a gang has a history of cannibalism, criticizing “the gang itself?”

    It’s just Western racism and narrow mindedness to condemn cannibalism. I’m sure cannibalism is nice, when practiced by indigenous peoples. (You’d think black Haitians can’t be indigenous, but they are anyway.)

    It’s like slavery in Africa: according to the American Museum of Natural History, yes, it was everywhere, but it was nice slavery, unlike that in the antebellum United States.

    And here I thought that African slavery was much worse, in part because no cost of shipping was involved.  The supply was much easier to obtain.

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  6. Taras Coolidge
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    Taras (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    I’m confused. Isn’t pointing out that a gang has a history of cannibalism, criticizing “the gang itself?”

    It’s just Western racism and narrow mindedness to condemn cannibalism. I’m sure cannibalism is nice, when practiced by indigenous peoples. (You’d think black Haitians can’t be indigenous, but they are anyway.)

    It’s like slavery in Africa: according to the American Museum of Natural History, yes, it was everywhere, but it was nice slavery, unlike that in the antebellum United States.

    And here I thought that African slavery was much worse, in part because no cost of shipping was involved. The supply was much easier to obtain.

    That would, indeed, have been the case, but for the natural virtue and nobility of black Africans.

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