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I hope this hasn’t already been given an airing on Ricochet, but I’ve only just seen it: https://www.newsweek.com/trump-voters-trust-ex-president-more-their-family-friends-poll-1821138. In the CBS News/YouGov survey, Trump voters were asked to pick who they feel tells them the truth. Trump gathered 71 percent of the vote, friends and family gathered 63 percent, conservative media figures had 56 percent, […]
Joe Selvaggi talks with legal scholar and George Mason University professor Ilya Somin about the legal merits of the federal indictments against former President Donald Trump and what is likely to come next in the legal proceedings against him and other defendants in the cases involving the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election.
Perhaps you’ll judge the title hyperbole, once you know the actual subject. But this hit me fairly hard. I have in mind two people very close to me. We are not politically aligned, despite their living their lives on very conservative terms. They’re Christians, they’re loving, they’re generous. I love them and they love me. […]
Michael will be taking a much-needed break this weekend and will return on Wednesday. Be sure to check out his Substack HERE, and let me know if you’re interested in a unique and wonderful Father’s Day gift – I’ll send a free coffee table book by Michael for every print sold to my Ricochet friends. […]
Ricochet Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel is in for Jim on this Good Friday edition of the podcast. Join Jon and Greg as they cheer Ron DeSantis for calling out GOP leaders over many years for making conservative promises to voters and then failing to follow through on them. They also unload on White House spokesman John Kirby for trying to blame President Trump for the Afghanistan withdrawal debacle and for claiming he didn’t see any chaos during the withdrawal operation. Finally, they react to the expulsion of two Democrats in the Tennessee legislature for leading an extended disruption on the floor of the chamber earlier this week and they address the dubious explanations from Democrats about what really happened.
Ricochet.com Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel is in for Jim today. Join Jon and Greg as they welcome the news that a Democrat in the North Carolina House of Representatives is planning to switch to the GOP. The move would give Republicans a veto-proof majority in both chambers of the legislature and allow them to bypass the Democratic governor’s opposition to school choice and more. They also shudder at two big wins for far left candidates on Tuesday, both in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race and in the Chicago mayor’s contest. Finally, they observe legal analysts across the political spectrum suggesting Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has a very weak case against Donald Trump.
We don’t actually know anything. Yet coverage is constant. This period is the real sweet spot of the smear. Speculation unchecked by comparisons to reality. Indictment. Thirty-four counts. The stinky fog sticks to everything, and anything it adheres to will never be truly clean again.
I understand the spectacle, but it’s shameful. Why isn’t the only story, at this stage, the outrageousness of this indictment being sealed yet widely publicized? Why isn’t the question why anyone would turn themselves in not knowing the actual charges?
Ricochet.com Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel is in for Jim. Today, Jon and Greg discuss the House Republicans passing legislation to encourage more domestic energy production. Plus, they note Majority Leader Steve Scalise calling out Biden for throwing up hurdles to domestic exploration while asking for help from nations that hate us. They also react to a Manhattan grand jury indicting President Trump over details concerning his payments to Stormy Daniels back in 2016. With even the Washington Post editorial board suggesting this is a bad idea, what will be the legal and political fallout now and down the road? Finally, they react to reports saying that CBS News is now telling its reporters not to mention that the Nashville killer was transgender.
Below is a juxtaposition of two takes on two Presidents by artificial intelligence. Not only do we need to take a pause on artificial intelligence, we need to scrap it and start all over again! (This artificial intelligence model states itself it violates “principles of ethical and objective communication” by the results it provides.) Preview […]
My friend and best-selling author Larry Corriea had an interesting take on the violent temper tantrums that Antifa and Black Grift Lives Matter were acting out on the streets of our nation. For most people on the left, political violence is a knob, and they can turn the heat up and down, with things like protests, […]
Ricochet Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel is in for Jim today. Jon and Greg think Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is playing it smart by laughing off the regular insults from Donald Trump instead of trying to respond in kind. They also groan as a police detective who was on scene at last year’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, says law enforcement took more than an hour to confront the shooter in part because he had a more powerful weapon than that first thought. Finally, they walk through the absurd reparations proposals under serious consideration by officials in San Francisco.
Long, long ago, back just this side of prehistory (measured in internet time) before Barack Obama rewrote the book on being America’s worst president, back in the heyday of blogging when the Vodka Pundit was his own man and not some suit working for the PJMedia mega-corporation, when the drudgereport was conservative (though still a bit shady), and Kim du Toit hadn’t yet quit sharing his particular mix of gun reviews and girlie pics (which, thank goodness, he subsequently resumed) there was Protein Wisdom.
Protein Wisdom was an irreverent, sometimes literary, often bawdy, reliably rebellious, and almost always entertaining blog written by a sketchy English teacher and/or aspiring writer named Jeff Goldstein.