Thursday, October 31, 2019

Chicago teachers strike ends, indoctrination returns Friday

The Chicago Teachers Union Strike ended today. Indoctrination returns tomorrow. Education will remain on hiatus.

Mark Dice: The Joke's on Jim Acosta

Jim Acosta of the Clown News Network and other leftist media doofuses took a pnotograph of President Trump awarding the Congressional Medal of Honor to the dog that sniffed out Abu al-Baghdadi way too seriously.

Trump never claimed he did such a thing.


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Students deny Trump credit for Baghdadi death...but praise Obama for bin Laden killing

Campus Reform's Eduardo Neret visited Georgetown University where he asked some indoctrinated students about the successful raid to kill the leader of ISIS.




Ilhan Omar votes 'present' on bill condemning Armenian genocide

In a resolution introduced a California leftist congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA), the House overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bill condemning the genocide committed by Turkey against Armenians during World War I.

But a member of "the Squad" voted present.

From Fox News:
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Tuesday refused to support a congressional resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide, saying it was important first to condemn the preceding "mass slaughter" of "hundreds of millions of indigenous people," as well as the "transatlantic slave trade."

Omar, in a statement explaining her vote of "present" on the resolution, also seemingly suggested that the century-old mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks may not have occurred at all. She asserted that "accountability and recognition of genocide should not be used as a cudgel in a political fight" but should instead "be done based on academic consensus outside the push and pull of geopolitics."

The comments prompted accusations that Omar, again, was seeking to communicate a bigoted message while maintaining a veneer of wink-and-nod deniability -- even as she has previously called for a boycott over alleged Israeli human-rights abuses, described the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks as an instance in which "some people did something", and asserted that "Israel has hypnotized the world."

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

(PragerU) Public Pensions: An Economic Time Bomb

Unfunded unionized public employee pension debt is destroying states, California and Illinois come to mind, and many municipalities.

PragerU has more.



Mark Dice: Democrats New Hero

The mainstream media showed its true heart Sunday, Mark Dice tells us, in its coverage of the justified killing of ISIS creep Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

The Washington Compost referred to the scumbag as an "austere religious scholar" in a headline. Bloomberg wasn't much better.



Monday, October 28, 2019

Illinois Democratic state rep from Chicago indicted on bribery charges on same day president visits city

Trump Tower, Chicago
My dear friends, I believe we're on the cusp of a bounty of indictments of Illinois politicians. Oh, maybe a Republican or two, RINOs, might be snagged but this will be a harvest of Democrats.

The ironic part--humorous really--is that Donald Trump was in Chicago today for the time as president trashing the soon-to-be fourth most populous city in America.

From Fox Chicago:
An Illinois state lawmaker bribed a legislative colleague with an offer of $2,500 a month in exchange for the state senator's support of sweepstakes-related legislation, according to a federal complaint unsealed on Monday.

Rep. Luis Arroyo, 65, made the offer on Aug. 2 and handed over an initial check on Aug. 22 for the unidentified lawmaker's backing of the legislation in the Illinois Senate, the complaint says.

The Chicago Democrat's alleged willingness to arrange regular payments for legislative support stands out even in a state with a history of brazen public corruption.

The 12-page complaint describes the moment Arroyo gave the check to his colleague in a suburban Chicago restaurant, citing a federal wiretap that allegedly captured their conversation.

Trump in Chicago after weekend when 3 were murdered and 21 others wounded in city

Over the past weekend three men in Chicago were shot to death--two on the West Side and one on the South Side, and 21 others were wounded.

Today President Donald Trump will make his first visit to Chicago since his inauguration nearly three years ago. Chicago's police superintendent Eddie Johnson, will not be in the audience when Trump speaks, because he opposes Trump's immigration polices.

Johnson has problems besides Chicago crime. Earlier this month he was found asleep in his car. He later said he'd been drinking. Last week the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police issued a no confidence vote on Johnson.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

From Doug Ross: DEMOCRACY DIES IN DARKNESS: ISIS Edition

Please spread this Doug Ross post far and wide. Phone the kids and wake the neighbors, as David Letterman would say when he was funny.

DEMOCRACY DIES IN DARKNESS: ISIS Edition.


Washington Compost headline for ISIS leader's obituary originally read, "Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, austere religious scholar at helm of Islamic State, dies at 48"

"Democracy dies in darkness" is the motto of the Washington Post Compost. That of course explains the failures of Illinois and California governments.

But deep down there is a strong current of anti-Americanism with the Compost. Overnight one of the most vile men known to humanity, ISIS strongman Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, killed himself as American troops chased the terrorist down a tunnel. The Compost wrote an obituary. It's original headline read, "Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi austere religious scholar at helm of Islamic State."

After Adolf Hitler snuffed himself out, the Post didn't use this headline, "German cultural proponent and vegetarian Hitler dies in bunker."

So much of the media, and America sadly, has lost its way.


From Da Tech Guy, Fifty years ago: The Kinks release Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

Musical greatness arrived five decades ago as I expound at Da Tech Guy.

Fifty years ago: The Kinks release Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

Winning: ISIS leader dead, kills self during US raid; Trump says, "He died like a coward"

I'll never get tired of winning.

From Fox News:
President Trump, announcing the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, described him as dying "in a vicious and violent way, as a coward, running and crying."

"He died like a dog, he died like a coward," Trump said in a speech to the nation Sunday morning.

The ISIS leader's death came in a successful U.S. military operation in northwest Syria Saturday night that took roughly two hours.

The Islamic State leader detonated an explosive vest as U.S. Special Operations Forces stormed his compound in the Idrib Province. Trump said he died whimpering at the back of a dead-end tunnel.


Saturday, October 26, 2019

Arthur and the Emigrants (with Guest Vocalist Ray Davies) - The Future (Official Lyric Video)

Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the release of the Kinks' landmark album, Arthur (or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire.)

The Kinks' resident genius, Ray Davies, under the guise of Arthur and the Emigrants, gives us a new song for the occasion, "The Future."



Related post at Da Tech Guy:

Fifty years ago: The Kinks release Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

Beto: Will Be “Criminal” Consequences For People Who Don’t Turn In Legally Purchased Firearm

Gone are the days when the Democrats--I never believed them--claimed that they were not going to take guns away from honest citizens.



Friday, October 25, 2019

(Video) Would College Students Vote For Hillary Again?

What do you think?



Durham investigation into Russia probe now a criminal investigation

The Swamp is getting nervous.

From Fox News:
U.S. Attorney John Durham's ongoing probe into potential FBI and Justice Department misconduct in the run-up to the 2016 election through the spring of 2017 has transitioned into a full-fledged criminal investigation, two sources familiar with the investigation told Fox News on Thursday night.

One source added that DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz's upcoming report on alleged FBI surveillance abuses against the Trump campaign will shed light on why Durham's probe has become a criminal inquiry. Horowitz announced on Thursday his report would be available to the public soon, with "few" redactions.

The investigation's new status means Durham can subpoena witnesses, file charges, and impanel fact-finding grand juries.

Fox News reported on Tuesday that Durham's probe had expanded significantly based on new evidence uncovered during a recent trip to Rome with Attorney General Bill Barr.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

(Bloody Chicago) Violent Fall Season in Chicago, 5 killed, 35 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Victor Maggio of Bloody Chicago begins his latest video with a rare report from Chicago's Northwest Side's Dunning neighborhood..

And this was a mass shooting.



Ingraham: Heeere's Hillary

Hello Hillary--please run for president again!



Wednesday, October 23, 2019

PragerU vs. Google: How We Got Here

Google doesn't support free speech. It only backs the speech it likes. If you are a conservative? Well, that's a problem for Google.



Mark Dice: Joe Biden vs. Joe Biden

The Democrats and their electronic wing, the media, are attacking President Donald J. Trump because he said the impeachment witch hunt is a "lynching."

But in the late 1990s, when Bill Clinton was impeached, Democrats, including Joe Biden, called what happed to Bubba a lynching too.



Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard slams Hillary's Russian asset claim in new ad

In a podcast interview last week Hillary Clinton hinted that Democratic presidential canidate Tulsi Gabbard could be a Russian asset.

Hillary has lost her mind.

But Gabbard is striking back.



While marching with striking Chicago teachers today will Warren mention getting "fired" as a teacher for being pregnant?

Elizabeth Warren will join Chicago Teachers Union picketers today. The presidential candidate and Massachusetts senator of course once was a teacher. But will the strikers hear about that? Maybe not. Like another Bay State Democratic presidential candidate, John Kerry, the party's nominee in 2004, Warren has developed a reputation for lying about her past, most notoriously, her claim of Native American heritage.

Warren claims that she was fired from her teaching job because of her pregnancy. Only in 2007 she told a much different story. And records from that time throw cold water on her claim.




Monday, October 21, 2019

Mark Dice: This is MY Fault?

Watch as a morbidly obese black woman blames, of course, racism for her weight problem.



5 dead and at least 35 wounded in Chicago over weekend

While the Chicago teachers strike is dominating the local news unfortunately there is still rampant violence to report on. Over the past weekend five people were murdered.

Three of the fatal shootings occurred on the West Side, two on the South Side.

Back to the West Side: A man who was grazed in the head by a bullet while driving kept moving, ran a red light, and was hit by a Chicago Transit Authority truck. Both the gunshot victim and the truck driver are hospitalized under serious condition.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Beto: If people do not turn in guns there will be consequences from law enforcement

Up until recently--although I was skeptical--there was not a single major Democrat who would go on the record of being in favor of gun confiscation.

Robert Francis O'Rourke favors gun grabbing.



Biden lies again, falsely claims it's a "fact" that he never discussed Ukraine with his son

Meanwhile it's a fact that Joe Biden is a liar and he did discuss Ukraine with his son Hunter.



Wednesday, October 16, 2019

MSNBC panel: Warren avoiding tax question, "Makes it looks like she's hiding something"

Watch as an MSNBC panelist say about Elizabeth Warren during her Democratic debate performance and how she'll pay for her socialist medicine scheme, "Makes it looks like she's hiding something."



Mark Dice: The circus returns to town

The circus, that is the Democratic presidential debate, was back yesterday.

And the circus has a new clown, billionaire Tom Steyer.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

After claiming no discussion, Hunter Biden admits conversation with Joe about Ukraine business

The Bidens are operating like a Chicago political family. In that corrupt metropolis, influence peddling and nepotism is the norm.

Chicago of course has not had a Republican mayor since 1931.

This morning the previously missing Hunter Biden, in an ABC News interview, contradicted himself over his discussions with his father, the former vice president, over those suspicious business dealings in Ukraine.



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The Democrats are the leftist party: Bernie slams Warren for being a capitalist

I do have some Democratic friends--and they often take exception for my calling Dems leftists. But the Democrats are not the liberal party any more. It's the party of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Bernie Sanders.

The leftist party.

From Fox News:
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders – the self-proclaimed Democratic socialist whose standing in the 2020 primary has become threatened by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s surge in the Democratic primary with progressive voters – is seeking to cut into the support of his rival by dismissing her as a "capitalist."

"There are differences between Elizabeth and myself," Sanders said during an interview Sunday on ABC’s "This Week." "Elizabeth I think, as you know, has said that she is a capitalist through her bones. I’m not."


The comments come amid a rise in socialism in the Democratic Party, as candidates become more willing to openly embrace socialism over capitalism. It also follows polling showing that Democrats now view socialism more positively than they do capitalism.

Last year, when asked if she was a capitalist, Warren reportedly said, "I am a capitalist to my bones."
Until recently "capitalist" was a positive term.

As for Pocahontas, I'm not entirely sure she's a capitalist.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Chicago weekend shootings: 7 dead, including a family of four, 21 wounded, including a 3-year-boy shot in the head

Chilly temperatures arrived for the first time in months in Chicago. But that didn't lighten carnage.

Seven people were shot to death over the weekend, including a family for four shot Saturday while having dinner by a neighbor. The alleged shooter killed a fifth person in the same building, which is the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

On the Southwest Side, a three-year-old boy is among the 21 who were wounded during the weekend. The toddler, who was sitting in a car, is in critical condition.



Sunday, October 13, 2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Squeeze - Take Me I'm Yours

The first album by Squeeze was titled, wait for it, Squeeze. Produced by John Cale of the Velvet Underground, it's for the most part pretty awful, as Squeeze, we learned later in their career, have more in common with Cole Porter, Burt Bacharach, and Paul McCartney.

They are not avante garde.

A couple of songs from that first effort were produced by Squeeze, not surprisingly they became hits. Here's the best known of that pair, "Take Me I'm Yours."

It's performed here by the songwriters from the band, Chris Difford and Glenn Tillbrook.



CNBC: Trump announces substantial Phase One trade deal with China

I am still not tired of winning.



Friday, October 11, 2019

Mark Dice: I ❤️ China!

Hollywood, the NBA, and many others, Mark Dice tells, kowtows to China.



Swamp news: Ukraine whistleblower used to work with Biden

Man oh man, do we need to drain the swamp.

From the Washington Examiner:
The 2020 Democratic candidate with whom the CIA whistleblower had a "professional" tie is Joe Biden, according to intelligence officers and former White House officials.

Lawyers for the whistleblower said he had worked only "in the executive branch." The Washington Examiner has established that he is a career CIA analyst who was detailed to the National Security Council at the White House and has since left. On Sept. 26, the New York Times reported that he was a CIA officer. On Oct. 4, the newspaper added that he "was detailed to the National Security Council at one point."

Michael Atkinson, the Intelligence Community's inspector general, told members of Congress that the whistleblower had a "professional tie" to a 2020 Democratic candidate. He had written earlier that while the whistleblower's complaint was credible, he had shown "some indicia of an arguable political bias ... in favor of a rival political candidate."

A retired CIA officer told the Washington Examiner, “From everything we know about the whistleblower and his work in the executive branch then, there is absolutely no doubt he would have been working with Biden when he was vice president."

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Gordie Howe's general store in Hanover, Maine

After Detroit Red Wings great Gordie Howe retired from the NHL, he did not open up a general store in Hanover, Maine.

Gordon Paul Howe, originally from Massachusetts, ran Gordie Howe's on US Route 2 in the western part of the Pine Tree State.

Coincidentally, both Howes died in 2016.


The Marathon Pundit family drove past the store, which is now closed, in July.



Bipartisan support for Illinois red light camera bans growing

There is rare good news coming out of Illinois today.

From the Chicago Sun-Times:
Bipartisan support appears to be building in the Illinois General Assembly for a statewide ban on red-light cameras.

Those are devices that some municipalities install at intersections to detect drivers running through red lights or turning without coming to a full stop.

Critics of those devices, however, argue they serve only to generate revenue and are a potential source of political corruption.

"Studies have shown that it does not improve safety. In fact, that it increases rear-end collisions," Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, said in an interview. "So this is really a revenue grab by local governments. And, as we've seen recently, this is obviously tied up, but likely with corruption."
There is quite a bit of corruption connected with these horrible devices, which arguably cause accidents.



(PragerU) NYC Will Fine You For Saying 'Illegal Alien'

Will Witt for PragerU visits another Cal State campus, this one in Los Angeles.

I'm not sure what's worse--their shear dumbness or their robotic liberalness.



Wednesday, October 09, 2019

After locking up thousands for marijuana-related offenses, Kamala Harris says weed brings "good vibes"

When she was California's attorney general Kamala Harris jailed thousands for marijuana related offenses. But when in Iowa yesterday, Harris said weed brings "good vibes."

Phony.



Mark Dice: Hillary Running AGAIN in 2020?

Democrats are beginning to panic because as collateral damage from their impeachment witch hunt, Joe Biden's presidential campaign is collapsing. Bernie Sanders had a heart attack last week. And Wall Street sees Elizabeth Warren as too leftist.

What to do?

Have Hillary Clinton run again?



Tuesday, October 08, 2019

(Bloody Chicago) Justice for Murdered Chicago 9-Year-Old, Tyshawn Lee

In 2015 thugs in the gang-infested Auburn Gresham neighborhood on Chicago's South Side--where my mother grew up--murdered 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee in a park.

Last week justice was finally served and Lee can finally rest in peace.

Victor Maggio brings the story and the background too you.



Huffington Post loser ties Trump's decision to pull troops from Syria to a Trump Towers being in Istanbul

It pains me to link to the Huffington Post, but a recent egregious affront to common sense compels me to do so.

Yes, there is a Trump Towers in Istanbul. On the other hand, unless you are s sufferer form Trump Derangement Syndrome, such as HuffPo's S.V. Date, do you really believe our president bases his foreign policy decisions on where he and his family has business interests?

I mean, who does Date think Trump is?

Joe Biden?



Monday, October 07, 2019

Mark Dice: Problem Solved!

Watch as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez--and attendees at her town hall--get trolled by a woman who suggests a radical solution to fight global warming.



Four killed over weekend in Chicago violence, 12 wounded, including a 9-year-old boy

Shootings are down in Chicago overall, which of course is good development. However, violence is clearly a problem. Four people were shot to death over the weekend, one on the Northwest Side, one on the North Side, and two on the South Side.

Twelve others were wounded, including  a 9-year-old boy on who was shot in the elbow while riding in a car on the South Side.

Saturday, October 05, 2019

The Rainmakers - The One That Got Away

Here once again are the Rainmakers in their beloved Norway--or does Norway love them more?

This time they are performing "The One That Got Away."



Washington Post calls out Schiff over false whistleblower comments

Even the Washington Compost isn't falling for the awful offal from Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) over the lies he made about the whistleblower comments in regards to the Donald Trump impeachment scam.

Lou Dobbs and Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) discuss.



Friday, October 04, 2019

Kamala Harris asks Nevadans if America is 'ready' for her presidency, they shout "No!"

I'm not ready either.

From the Daily Mail:
Democrat White House hopeful Kamala Harris asked a crowd whether America was ready for her presidency and they responded with a 'no.'

'There's this whole conversation that has been coming up about electability focused on our campaign,' Harris told a room full of people during a town hall event in Reno, Nevada.

'Is America ready for that?,' she asked.

Several audience members chimed in, shouting 'no' from their seats.


From Doug Ross: Stuff Trump Didn't Do, Illustrated

There is plenty of things President Donald Trump didn't do that his predecessors did. Doug Ross paints the picture: Stuff Trump Didn't Do, Illustrated.

Winning! Jobless rate at 50 year low

More winning!

From MarketWatch:
The numbers: The economy added 136,000 new jobs in September, the government said Friday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a 150,000 increase.

This is the slowest pace of job growth in four months, as businesses grew more cautious about hiring, but employment gains for August and July revised up by a combined 45,000.

And in a separate survey, the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 3.5%, the lowest rate since December 1969. The number of unemployed people fell by 275,000 over the month.

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Rep. Emmer slams Dems “Too obsessed with their hatred for this president" to get anything done

The Democrats elected to the US House were not put there for the sole purpose of impeaching President Trump. US Rep Tom Emmer (R-MN) tells Neil Cavuto here that the leftists in the House are "too obsessed with their hatred for this president" to get anything done.



Mark Dice: Elizabeth Warren Gets a Big Surprise at the Airport

In Reno, Nevada Elizabeth Warren was greeted not by her fellow leftists but supporters of President Trump who chanted "Pocahantas."

Mark Dice reports on goofy Robert Francis O'Rourke doing a live video shot of him getting a flu shot. Do we really need to see that?

And finally, Hillary Clinton can't admit that she lost the 2016 presidential election.



Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Kamala Harris calls on Twitter to "do something" about Trump's Tweets

Leftists aren't interested in free speech. The are only interested in spreading their own speech.

From Fox News:
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., is doubling down on her call for President Trump to be punished on Twitter, urging the platform's CEO to "do something."
On Tuesday evening, Trump lashed out at House Democrats Tuesday, claiming the ongoing impeachment inquiry against him is part of a "coup."

"As I learn more and more each day, I am coming to the conclusion that what is taking place is not an impeachment, it is a COUP, intended to take away the Power of the People, their VOTE, their Freedoms, their Second Amendment, Religion, Military, Border Wall, and their God-given rights as a Citizen of The United States of America!" Trump tweeted.

Harris reacted to the tweet with a plea to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. "Hey, @jack. Time to do something about this," the 2020 hopeful wrote.

The California Democrat initially called for Trump to be suspended on Monday in reaction to his attacks on the whistleblower who shed a light on his communications with Ukraine.

Tlaib: Use only blacks as Detroit’s facial recognition analysts

Taking squad member Rashida Tlaib's logic a bit further, does that mean that only Asians can perform certain tasks? Or whites?

Detroit's police chief, James Craig, who is black, doesn't agree with the Squad member's view on facial recognition analyst hiring.

From the Detroit News:
U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Detroit police Chief James Craig he should employ only black people on the department’s facial recognition team because “non-African Americans think African Americans all look the same.”

The Detroit Democrat made the statement during a tour of the Real Time Crime center, where monitors display live footage from video cameras on traffic lights and in and around businesses.

A day after Tlaib made the comment Monday, her spokesman said she was trying to convey the importance of accurately identifying black suspects in a city with an African American population of about 80%.

Police officials invited Tlaib to the facility inside Public Safety Headquarters to see how Detroit uses facial recognition software, after she criticized the technology in an Aug. 20 tweet. The congresswoman wrote: "@detroitpolice You should probably rethink this whole facial recognition bull----."

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

(PragerU) Why I Don't Want and Don't Deserve Reparations

Burgess Owens, a member the Oakland Raiders' Super Bowl XV championship team, in the latest PragerU video outlines whey he doesn't want or need reparations for slavery.



(Bloody Chicago) Violent Summer of 2019 Ends, 142 Murdered in Chicago

Victor Maggio looks back at Chicago's most recent violent summer. As always he offers cogent commentary. In regards to the proposal for Chicago to erect a monument for the torture victims of dirty CPD commander Jon Burge, Maggio offers another idea aimed at the city's youth. "How 'bout a class about manners and respect?" He continues, "How 'bout a class about consequences for actions?"

Warning: Foul language and violence. Not Safe for Work.