Tag: Huffington Post

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(This is a very old blog post that I’ve decided to repost here, it’s satirical…to put it mildly. I did a sort of followup at the Federalist a long time.) The HuffPost has invented a new verb: Huffsplaining. It’s when someone, usually a white woman, decides to write an article that thankfully replaces boring facts […]

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Rick Perry Is Right: CO2 Is Not the Control Knob of Climate

 

Energy Secretary Rick PerryTo listen to the corrupt, know-nothing mainstream media, Energy Secretary Rick Perry really stepped in it when he said human emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) is not the major driver of global warming. And, as usual with the MSM, it’s not true. The story is merely fodder for a false narrative about Perry, and the state of climate science.

On Monday, CNBC “Squawk Box” host Joe Kernen asked the secretary whether he believes carbon dioxide “is the primary control knob for the temperature of the Earth and for climate.” Perry’s answer:

No, most likely the primary control knob is the ocean waters and this environment that we live in. … The fact is this shouldn’t be a debate about, ‘Is the climate changing, is man having an effect on it?’ Yeah, we are. The question should be just how much, and what are the policy changes that we need to make to effect that?

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FAKE NEWS! It’s the Left’s panique du jour: There was an alleged wave of false stories that somehow hoodwinked, hornswoggled, and otherwise bamboozled enough Americans (but not enough to win the popular vote!) to let Donald Trump and those dastardly Baby-Eating Republicans to steal the Presidency. What were those fake news stories? Well, I’ve heard […]

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This 9/11 bill story is the most effective example of White House / media synergy I’ve seen to date. First, the actual facts: This Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) was a strongly bipartisan bill.  It had over 25 co-sponsors in the Senate alone.  It was so popular, in fact, that it was overwhelmingly […]

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I must admit that I find a liberal journalist getting a taste of what it is like to be a conservative journalist, a bit amusing. He had his article pulled and has been banned from the Huffington Post for mentioning Hillary’s health issues. Mr. Seaman expects the IRS to be calling soon, or worse! He […]

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The Leftist Huffington Post is mandating a warning label for all articles about Donald Trump. “Note to our readers: Donald Trump is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, birther and bully who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims 1.6 billion members of an entire religion from entering the U.S.” Preview Open

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Bask in the Crazy: Accepting Responsibility For Our Whiteness

 

shutterstock_85363474Though I firmly believe that the bulk of a conservative’s time engaging liberal arguments should be spent debating their most pointed, nuanced positions, we should occasionally indulge ourselves by reveling in their worst arguments and fringe elements. Fringe elements like Ali Michael, who took to the pages of the Huffington Post this week to help us all cope with the, and I quote, “overwhelming oppressiveness of our whiteness”.

To call the piece’s logic tortured is to downplay its severity.  The article is a war crime committed against rational thinking. At its core is the assumption that sin is transmitted from the actual perpetrators to their progeny. Whites are not merely beneficiaries of a form of privilege, but literally share partial blame for acts of injustice committed long before their birth. Social Justice is a jealous god, who visits the inequities of the (white) father onto, at minimum, the third and fourth generations.

Rachel Dolezal is a fascinating case study in White racial identity development.* She is stuck in the immersion/emersion stage, in which White people, having learned extensively about the realities of racism, and the ugly history of White supremacy in the U.S., “immerse” themselves in trying to figure out how to be White in our society, and “emerge” with a new relationship to Whiteness.

College-aged Narcissism, Distilled

 

For those of you who missed Jerry Seinfeld’s recent comments about the state of comedy, Seinfeld remarked that the politically correct atmosphere on most college campuses dissuades top comedians from even playing them. This is a view he shares with other major stand-up stars, including Chris Rock. Specifically, Seinfeld says that today’s young people throw around words like “racism” for the sake of saying them, without even understanding fully what those concepts mean.  He even uses his own daughter as an example.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zP769IdU_YE

Leftist Media Finally Admits Their 9/11 Trutherism

 

downloadTrutherism, the idea that George W. Bush purposely either planned and carried out the 9/11 terrorist attacks, or purposefully let them happen, has long infected the dark corners of web media.

Shortly after 9/11, such conspiracy theories weren’t tolerated by the left or right. Trutherism was reserved for college kids with the uncanny ability to cut clips together and compose spooky synthesizer music as an outlet to justify their mortal hate for George W. Bush.

The country loved George Bush, and these Dubya haters couldn’t abide that. 

Hacks and Flacks

 

Barack ObamaHaving blogged for some time now, I understand that there are partisan divisions in the political blogosphere, and I understand as well that they are here to stay. That having been said, it is worth noting—as James Oliphant does — that port-side bloggers are acting as publicity agents, apologists, and all-around hacks on behalf of the Obama Administration to a degree not seen before. Certainly, the administration of George W. Bush never benefited from the presence of a similar cyber-praetorian guard acting to advance its interests.

Read the following excerpt well, and note that there are a host of “journalists” who act more like one would expect paid White House staffers to behave. And boy, do they get the benefits that come with toeing the line:

When Jay Carney was grilled at length by Jonathan Karl of ABC News over an email outlining administration talking points in the wake of the 2012 Benghazi attack, it was not, by the reckoning of many observers, the White House press secretary’s finest hour. Carney was alternately defensive and dismissive, arguably fueling a bonfire he was trying to tamp down.