Thursday, December 31, 2020

Tucker on the true enemy of the American people

Tucker Carlson spoke at a Turning Point USA event recently. 

 Who is the true enemy of the people? 

 It involves money. 

 

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Cancel culture punishes woman for something she said when she was 15

Yesterday I blogged about the leftist chief judge of Cook County, Illinois who wants to create a third branch of courts here, to cover young adults up to age 26, because their brains aren't fully developed until then. 

In Tennessee an 18-year-old woman, Mimi Groves, was accepted by the University of Tennessee--and added to its national championship cheelreading squad. But when a fellow high school student, Jimmy Galligan, spread a three-second Snapchat video from 2016 earlier this year, her offer to join the cheerleading squad was rescinded and she was compelled to back out of attending UT.

In that video Groves used the "N" word. 

She was 15. 

So 18-26-year-old criminals in Illinois, if Judge Evans gets his way, will presumably get softer treatment from a new court system, but 15-year-olds can't be forgiven for foolishness. 

No one is defending Groves' used of the "N" word and she has apologized.

Her life has been harmed, maybe irreparably, by the cancel culture mob because of something, not criminal by the way, that she uttered when she legally still a child. 

Society has taken a dark turn. 

From Fox News, Sen. Marco Rubio: Dr. Fauci lied about coronavirus — I am appalled by his arrogance

Yes, we need term-limits for bureaucrats. Fauci comes to mind. 

From Fox News, Sen. Marco Rubio: Dr. Fauci lied about coronavirus — I am appalled by his arrogance.

WATCH: The Five reacts to Donald Trump being the "most admired man" in 2020

Who is the most admired man in the United States?

Not Joe Biden. 

President Donald J. Trump.

 

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

A great idea for an SNL sketch: A Boston-born woman who pretends to be Spanish who marries Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin has made a name for himself on Saturday Night Live with his Donald Trump impression, 

Here's an idea for an SNL skit: Let's have Baldwin marry a Boston-area woman who with an unsteady foreign accent who claims to be from Spain. Only she attended an elite high school and college in the northeast. 

Pretty funny right? Maybe. 

But it's true. Hilaria Baldwin, Alec's wife, was born in Boston as Hillary Hayward-Thomas. She's a fraud and she's admitted it

At least Alec Baldwin, a big-time leftist, doesn't claim to Donald Trump.


Newsom, this isn't working | Kim Klacik

Gov. Gavun Newsom of California issued another strict lockdown order earlier this month. 

And worse than other places COVID-19 is spreading there. Kim Klacik is right. 

It isn't working, Newsom.

 

Does adulthood begin at 26 now? Chief judge in Chicago wants to add new court branch for young adults

 Cook County (Chicago) Chief Judge Timothy Evans, the Illinois Supreme Court Newsletter reports, says a special court should be created, a third branch, for "adults" between 18 and 26. 

There already is a juvenile criminal court and one for everyone else. "The time has come for the establishment of a third branch of courts at the circuit court level in the State of Illinois," Evans, a former alderman and onetime Chicago mayoral candidate writes, "a court that recognizes the intermediate stage of biological and social development between children and mature adults."

So young adult brains can't fathom between right and wrong? Perhaps they shouldn't be trusted to vote either? Or be allowed to purchase alchohol until turning 26? That age, thanks to the ObamaCare provision allowing parents to keep their grown-up children on their health insurance plans, is shaping up to be the new normal for adulthood. 

While we're at it lets stop these "adults" from entering into contracts too. That would include of course renting or buying property, as well as financing or leasing a motor vehicle. Okay, I don't support any of those things. But I am vehemently opposed to adding a third branch of criminal courts to the two we have in Illinois.

As the old expession goes, "Don't do the crime, if you can't do the time."

Markets brace for outcome of Georgia elections

If you want to continue to enjoy stock market gains--particularly if you live in Georgia--then vote for the two Republican candidates in next month's runoff elections.

   

Monday, December 28, 2020

Chicago values: Ex-alderman charged with DUI and reckless driving

Here's a follow-up a story this morning. 

"Chicago values" are in play. Remember, every 18 months or so a Chicago alderman is sentenced to prison. 

And a former member of the Chicago City Council is in serious trouble, Proco "Joe" Moreno, who represented the 1st Ward until the spring of 2019.

The Chicago Police Department says the Moreno was behind the wheel of a 2017 Audi that hit several cars on Astor Street on the Gold Coast before colliding with a tree. His fellow Democrat, Governor JB Pritzker, lives on that street. 

Moreno has already been accused of filing a false police report in regards to a bizarre incident last year where he reported his 2017 Audi stolen. Only he loaned the luxury car to his girlfriend. The GF, now an ex, is suing Moreno for defamation. 

Oh is this the same Audi?

CWB Chicago has been the lead on this story--putting the anemic local media to shame. According to its sources Moreno, who was defeated last year in his reelection attempt, was found after the crashes to have an alcohol blood content of .329. The DUI limit for alcohol is .08 in Illinois.

About "Chicago values."

In 2012 Moreno tried to block the opening of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in his ward because its CEO opposed same-sex marriage. Then-mayor Rahm Emanuel criticized the chicken restaurant for not having "Chicago values."

Earlier post

Car registered to former Chicago alderman slams into row of cars and a tree on Gold Coast

Car registered to former Chicago alderman slams into row of cars and a tree on Gold Coast

Last night an Audi registered to former Chicago alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno of the 1st Ward slammed into a line of cars parked on a Gold Coast before hitting a tree. CWB Chicago broke that news this morning. 

The driver of the vehicle has not been named. CBS Chicago says the driver is a 48-year-old man. Moreno is also 48. Moreno is a scumbag on so many levels. In 2012 Moreno for a while blocked a permit for Chick-fil-A to open a restaurant in his ward because of the president of the chicken restaurant's opposition to gay marriage. At that time same-sex marriage was not permitted in most states. Mayor Rahm Emanuel weighed in saying that Chick-fil-A violated "Chicago values." 

Last year Moreno reported his Audi--I don't know if was the same luxury vehicle--stolen. But the car was loaned to his girlfriend. Moreno, who was defeated in his reelection bid, was charged for filing a false police report. According to CWB Chicago Moreno has been accused of insurance fraud. The now ex-girlfriend is suing Moreno for defamation

 Moreno, to be fair, is the one who possesses "Chicago values."

Saturday, December 26, 2020

Friday, December 25, 2020

RV played recording that explosion was imminent in Nashville

Downtown Nashville in 2018
More news from Tennessee:

From Fox Nashville:

A recording believed to be coming from an RV which exploded in Nashville on Christmas morning prompted police officers to help get residents to safety before the explosion wreaked havoc on downtown. 
Metro Nashville Police spokesman Don Aaron and Chief John Drake stated during a press conference officers had responded to the area for a shots fired call when they heard a recording coming from the vehicle and took the warning seriously, prompting them to help residents evacuate the area.
Aaron says several officers sprung into action and there have been reports of hearing loss from some officers and one was knocked off his feet during the blast which is being investigated as intentional.


Police: Christmas morning explosion in Nashville "an intentional act"

Downtown Nashville in 2018

Christmas took a dark turn this morning. Pray for those injured, whose homes and businesses have been destroyed, and those who may not have jobs after today's explosion in Nashville.

From the Tennesseean:

Nashville authorities believe an explosion that occurred in downtown Nashville early Christmas morning was an "intentional act" and sparked by a vehicle.
Police came across a suspicious RV parked outside a nearby AT&T building near Second Avenue and Commerce Street before 6 a.m., when initially responding to calls of shots fired in the area, said Metro police spokesperson Don Aaron.
There were no immediate evidence of any shooting but officers alerted the department's bomb squad, which was en route when a "significant explosion" happened about thirty 30 minutes later, Aaron said.
Just before the blast, officers were conducting door-to-door checks in the area and had redirected a man walking his dog along the street.


Christmas morning explosion in Nashville

Downtown Nashville in 2018
Troubling news comes from Nashville this Christmas morning.

From the Tennesseean:

An explosion occurred in downtown Nashville early Christmas morning that was felt for miles.
Police and firefighters responded to an area near Second Avenue and Commerce Street about 6:45 a.m. Friday.
Officials were on the scene trying to put out the fire and see if anyone was inside the building. The fire department confirmed a bomb squad was on the scene with an active investigation by Metro police and federal agenices.
Police said the incident was linked to a vehicle parked outside the Melting Pot and investigators said an RV was involved.


Thursday, December 24, 2020

Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday (Official Music Video)

Before there was the Electric Light Orchestra where was The Move. Its leader and artistic force was Roy Wood. Like Small Faces it was one of the British Invasion bands that didn't catch fire here. 

A late addition to The Move's line up was Jeff Lynne. 

Wood and Lynne went on to form ELO, which was intended to be a side project for the more established act. 

But Move moved on to form Wizzard and Lynne stayed with ELO. Here's Wizzard--one of the great hairy bands of all time--belting out "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday."

And you can hear a bit of ELO here. 

And there's a great rave up at the end. With kids!

Merry Christmas everyone!

 

Watch emotional Rush Limbaugh thank listeners in final broadcast of 2020

Rush Limbaugh of course is a patriot's patriot. 

In his final broadcast of 2024 Limbaugh became emotional as he thanked his many listeners for being there.

 



Tucker releases never-before-seen footage of altercation between Warnock, wife

Not only is one of the two Democratic candidates for the US Senate in Georgia, Raphael Warnock, a hardened leftist, but he's a spouse abuser too. His wife says Warnock is "a great actor" and is good at "putting on a good show." 

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

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Tucker: Congress tells struggling Americans to take '$600 and shut up'

The "porkulus" COVID-19 bill is a Frankenstein monster that is a preivew of what Congress will look like if the Democrats win the Senate next month. For instance, Tucker Carlon tells us, there is plenty of foreign aid in this bill. 

On the upside, there are $600 payments to Americans in it. President Trump wants $2,000. Oh, there is money for border security in porkulus. 

Border security for Lebanon that is.


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Papadopoulos speaks out after being pardoned by Trump

President Trump corrrected a terrible injustice when he pardoned former Trump campaign worker George Papadopoulos. The FBI entrapped him and it came close to ruining this young man's life.

 

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

"China Joe" Biden still insists investigation into Hunter Biden is Russian disinformation, calls Fox reporter "a one horse pony"

Only one reporter, Fox News' Steve Doocy, has the guts to ask "China Joe" Biden if he still believe that the Hunder Biden influence peddling scandal is Russian dinformation, the 78-year-old reples, "Yes, yes," and then calls Doocy "a one horse pony." 

Huh?

C'mon man!

 

CNN reports: When asked, Pelosi refuses to explain why she delayed COVID-19 relief for months

Because Nancy Pelosi's hatred of President Trump outweighs the needs of many Americans.

 

Monday, December 21, 2020

PragerU: Elon Musk on the Mass Exodus of Business from California

Can Illinois and New York be far behind. Probably not.

8 shot and at least 32 wounded in Chicago over weekend, including six in mass shooting

Chicago's bloody 2020 continues to bring carnage. Over the weekend eight people were shot to death and 32 others were wounded. Of the latter--six of those were wounded during a mass shooting at a party at a South Side beauty salon.

Shootings and murders have greatly increased from 2019.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Belle & Sebastian - Piazza, New York Catcher (Live) 2015

There are other splendid baroque pop groups besides The Divine Comedy

There's Belle & Sebastian, for instance. 

Here they are presenting "Piazza, New York Catcher."


Tucker: The level of shilling for Biden is nauseating

As the Washington Compost claims, "Democracy dies in darkness." And the media is turning off the lights.

Tucker Carlson has more.

 

Friday, December 18, 2020

Lightfoot lied: She knew about botched Chicago police raid

Not only is Mayor Beetlejuice a leftist but she's a liar too. 

From ABC Chicago:

A woman whose home was wrongfully raided by Chicago police last year is speaking out about what happened. Mayor Lori Lightfoot admitted Thursday that she knew about the botched police raid that left Anjenette Young, an innocent woman, handcuffed with no clothes on. 

She called what happened in that home a "colossal failure" and has ordered changes to make sure it doesn't happen again. 
More...
Twenty-four hours after claiming she only learned about the case of Young on Tuesday, Mayor Lightfoot admitted she didn't remember the case until seeing the video for the first time this week and reviewing emails.
"I don't have any specific recollection of it," Lightfoot said. "It was in November when I was probably focused on budget issues and getting our budget passed through city council."

We were warned | Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin speaks to Newsmax about the state of the nation and the media, which isn't so good right now. 

But she's an optimist at heart as you'll see.

 

Thursday, December 17, 2020

AOC suggests it's time for Pelosi, Schumer to go

When you vote for a Democrat for Congress you are voting for the party's chief socaliast, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez.

 

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Tucker: Biden in bed with Silicon Valley cronies

Until recently the Democrats didn't like social media because they believed its users put Donald Trump over the top in 2016. 

What does Big Tech too? Cozy up to Biden and the Democratic Party.

 

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McEnany blasts Big Tech: They 'rigged' the election against Trump

Kayleigh McEnany excoriates Big Tech for choosing sides--they favored Joe Biden over Donald Trump--during the president election.

   

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Illinois' failed governor proposing $700 million in spending cuts--but even with lockdowns he hasn't laid off a single state employee

Downtown Chicago during the spring lockdown
Illinois has been in various forms of lockdown for nine months now. For instance, Illinois' DMV, the Secretary of State office, is shuttered until next month. They are collecting their pay checks for what? 

Nothing. 

I mean is the SoS giving virtual driving exams? 

How much online training can anyone do?

The time to cut spending was--nine months ago. Actually earlier, but I'm in a kind mood because its the holiday season. 

Of course the revenue shortfall is largely because of the COVID-19 outbreak and Gov. J.B.Prtitzker's draconian lockdown.

More from CBS Chicago:

Facing a nearly $4 billion budget shortfall for the rest of the current fiscal year – due to revenue lost as a result of the pandemic, and the failure of his signature graduated income tax plan – Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday announced $700 million in spending cuts. 

“The pandemic has caused every state in the nation to face tremendous revenue shortfalls, and Illinois is no exception,” Pritzker said Tuesday afternoon. Pritzker said his $711 million in planned cuts to state agencies under his direct control is just “a first step” toward balancing the budget, and he called on state lawmakers to come to the table with further proposed budget cuts. 

The governor in particular called out Republicans who vehemently opposed his proposed graduated income tax hike, which voters rejected in November. 

His budget plan was counting on $1.4 billion in new revenue from the graduated income tax plan, which would have resulted in the same or lower tax rates for 97% of the state, while increasing taxes on those making more than $250,000.
Lies. Pritzker and the Democrats began plotting for this tax hike many months before COVID hit. Illinois' finances, largely because of the recklessness of House-Speaker-For-Life Boss Michael Madigan have been dire for decades. Pritzker is a phony--he rode the Madigan Machine into office.

And Prtizker made things worse.

Meanwhile Illinois' lapdog media won't ask Pritzker this easy question: "Why no layoffs in Springfield?"

    

House GOP demands hearing on Big Tech's suppression of Hunter Biden's alleged influence peddling

Fact. Big Tech, particularly Twitter and Facebook, suppressed, successfully I'd like to add, the Hunter Biden laptop story that revealed the former vice president son's alleged influence peddling schemes. 

Last week news broke that a federal investigation of Hunter's business dealings and tax returns has been going on for two years.

More from Fox News: 

House Republicans have doubled down on their request for an emergency hearing on Big Tech's censorship of stories damaging to Hunter Biden, the president-elect's son, just days before the Nov. 3 election.
All 18 GOP members of the House Oversight Committee are demanding that the Democratic-led committee hold a hearing to investigate Twitter and Facebook's "unjustifiable censorship" of the New York Post's reporting on Biden's foreign business entanglements.
The hearing is especially warranted since Biden revealed after the election that he is under federal investigation for his "tax affairs," the GOP members say in a new letter obtained first by Fox News. "Reporting indicates this investigation is related to his overseas business dealings," the House Republicans wrote.
"In light of Hunter Biden's admission that he is under investigation, especially after Big Tech's unjustifiable censorship of the New York Post's report, we are renewing our hearing request."

Governor Newsom recall efforts picks up steam

Many Californians are wising up to the COVID-idiot hypocrite Gavin Newsom. There is a recall effort underway that is gaining momentum.

 

Monday, December 14, 2020

Mark Levin: "The Democrat party and the media are destroying this country"

The American you and I know and love--and the one that attracts immigrants from around the world fleeing totalitarianism and socialism, is being destroyed. 

By the Democrats and the media, Mark Levin said in his opening segment of of Fox News show last night.


From CWB Chicago: Prosecutors: Man stabbed girlfriend 14 times — one day after getting “affordable bail” in carjacking case

Catching an alleged car jacker is rare in Chicago. But look what happened when that happened. From CWB Chicago: Prosecutors: Man stabbed girlfriend 14 times — one day after getting “affordable bail” in carjacking case.

From the Babylon Bee: Biden to introduce new Medal of Honor for bravery in journalism

You know, this story just might be true one day. From the Babylon Bee: Biden to introduce new Medal of Honor for bravery in journalism.

Cleveland Indians to drop nickname

It won't be long before the perpetually aggrieved come after all nicknames connected with Native Americans, such as the Chicago Blackhawks. 

The retired "Redskins" nickname of the Washington NFL franchise, which is arguably offensive, only offended a plularity of Native Americas according to a 2020 poll. The Cleveland team has used the "Indians" nickname for over 100 years.

From Cleveland.com:

The 2021 season will be the last that a baseball team plays as the “Indians” in Cleveland. 

A source confirmed to cleveland.com that the club will announce this week its intention to play under the same name and uniforms through 2021, but will drop “Indians” after the upcoming season. A new name has not yet been decided. The New York Times was first to report on Sunday that the name change is imminent. 

The Times also indicated the club is considering moving forward without a replacement name. That move would mirror the situation in Washington, where the city’s NFL franchise dropped its longtime “Redskins” moniker prior to the 2020 season and is playing as the “Washington Football Team” until a new name is chosen.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Saturday, December 12, 2020

The Kinks - This Time Tomorrow (2020 Stereo Remaster)

Later this month the 50th Anniversary edition of the Kinks' 1970 classic of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One will be released. 

 While not one of its better known tracks, "This Time Tomorrow" is worth a listen or two. Or twenty.

 

Tucker: Experts have been exposed as frauds

The "experts" are either dopes or manipulators. 

Tucker Carlson has more.

 

Friday, December 11, 2020

Michigan state rep stripped of committee positions after threatening Trump supporters

State representative Cynthia Johnson, a hardened leftist, went online to threatened Trump supporters. Yesterday she was removed from all committee assignments. Which primes her for a job as a commentator at CNN or MSNBC.

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Fox News on James and Hunter Biden: “There's more than one Biden caught up in a federal investigation"

The outline on the Biden family influence peddling scandals was clear to people who get their news from reliable news sources. Oh, it's not just Hunter Biden who is under federal investigation. There is Sleepy  Joe's brother, James


From Fox News: From 'smear campaign' to 'Russian disinformation,' liberal media teamed up to dismiss Hunter Biden story

You read Marathon Pundit because you are intelligent and have an open mind. Viewers of MSNBC, CNN, and readers of New York Times and the Washington Post, whose slogan is "Democracy dies in darkness," have neither, because they are hardened ideologues. 

Fox News has more: From 'smear campaign' to 'Russian disinformation,' liberal media teamed up to dismiss Hunter Biden story.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

So it begins: Gap closing Chicago North Michigan Avenue store

North Michigan Avenue in June
after first round of riots
Yeah, the corporate suits are claiming that The Gap is closing its massive Magnificient Mile store in Chicago as part of a restructuring plan that will close 350 other retail outlets. But I am not buying it. North Michigan Avenue was devestated by two rounds or rioting and looting. The reality is, in my opinion, that The Gap realized the bloom is off the rose on the Mile and Chicago, and North Michigan Avenue, is on the decline and not worth the headaches. 

I predict many more departures. I will be right.

Tucker: Social media giants suppressed Hunter Biden story to protect Joe

If you hadn't heard about the various Hunter Biden scandals surrounding Ukraine, China, and more? Then social media, particularly Twitter and Facebook, accomplished their goal of protecting his father, Joe Biden. 

Yesterday Hunter revealed that he is under IRS investigation.

Tucker Carlson has more.

  

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

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Joe Biden mispronounces Xavier Becerra's last name, gets name of office wrong too

Joe Biden's cognitive decline is getting more noticeable. Earlier this week Sleepy Joe, who apparently can no longer read a teleprompter, not only botches the name of a cabinet nominee, Xavier Bacerra, but he gets the office wrong too. 

And there is no For "Secretary of Health and Education Services." Had this been President Trump who made a similar mistake, the mainstream media would be all over this story. But it's Biden--and they need to protect their choice for president.


Democratic California congressman Swalwell blames Trump for story on his ties to Chinese honey trap

US Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), whose brief presidential campaign excited dozens but no more, clearly is suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome.

From Politico: 
Following a report that linked him to an alleged Chinese spy, Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell suggested the information was leaked to hurt him because of his frequent and loud criticism of President Donald Trump. 

Axios reported Monday that Swalwell was among a group of prominent Bay Area Democrats targeted by a Chinese national named Fang Fang or Christina Fang, allegedly an operative for China’s Ministry of State Security, the country’s premier intelligence organization. Fang first interacted with Swalwell — now a member of the House Intelligence Committee — when he served on the Dublin City Council in California. 

Swalwell defeated longtime Democratic incumbent Pete Stark in 2012, a stunning upset that made the young pol a star member of the incoming freshman class. By 2014, Fang was reportedly bundling donor checks for Swalwell’s reelection campaign, according to Axios. Fang also helped place an intern in Swalwell’s office.
From the original source, Axios:
The woman at the center of the operation, a Chinese national named Fang Fang or Christine Fang, targeted up-and-coming local politicians in the Bay Area and across the country who had the potential to make it big on the national stage.
Through campaign fundraising, extensive networking, personal charisma, and romantic or sexual relationships with at least two Midwestern mayors, Fang was able to gain proximity to political power, according to current and former U.S. intelligence officials and one former elected official.
But it's Donald Trump's fault.

 

Monday, December 07, 2020

Chicago alderman's restaurant caught violating city's indoor dining ban

Another left-wing politician has been exposed as a COVID-19 lockdown hypocrite. 

From ABC Chicago:
Ann Sather Restaurant is among the latest businesses facing possible action from the city for violations of the indoor dining ban, which is notable not just because it's a Lakeview staple, but also because of who the owner is.
Chicago Alderman Tom Tunney has been a city ally of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, but on this, she was unequivocal.
"Any business found in violation of these guidelines has been and will be held fully accountable. No exceptions," the mayor said.
After being called out on social media, the 44th Ward alderman admitted to an "error in judgment" for allowing regular customers to dine in at one of his Ann Sather restaurants despite the city's ban on indoor dining due to COVID-19.
Ann Sather Restaurant has a sign on its windown declaring that it is open for delivery and pickup business. But it also allowed a few special customers to eat inside. Tunney claims these VIPs followed social distancing and mask guidelines. Yeah right. Do you seriously believe these chosen few sat six feet apart from each other and wore masks while eating? 

Sheesh. 

Cudos to the great Second City Cop blog for breaking this story and goes into detail about "the VIP Room" at Ann Sather.

Mayor Beetlejuice is a hypocrite too. She also broke earlier lockdown rules by having her hair done by a stylist. Although to be fair Chicagoans have little to fear over Lightfoot's hair--it's what's inside her head that is troubling. And a few days she appeared maskless among a large outdoor crowd celebrating Joe Biden being declared the victor in the presidential race Lightweight imposed her latest lockdown.

Sen. Loeffler: “My opponent does not stand with police officers”

If you live in Georgia and prefer law and order over anarchy, the choices for US Senate are clear: The Republican candidates.

 

Five shot and at least 34 others wounded over weekend in Chicago

Let's just say that Mayor Lori Lightfoot's stay-at-home advisory is being ignored by Chicago's criminals. Over this past weekend five people were shot to death and at least 34 others were wounded. Among the fatalities was a man in Logan Square, where Mayor Beetlejuice lives. 

On the West Side three men and one teen girl was wounded in a mass shooting in West Garfield Park. 

In since-deleted Tweet, Chicago Teachers Union says drive to reopen schools is "rooted in sexism, racism and misogyny"

It's pretty sweet gig for teachers working from home and instructing by way of Zoom. No commute, and clothes, particularly below the waste don't have to be ironed or even look nice. Oh, does anyone seriously believe that students get as good of an eductation through Zoom as opposed to in-person learing?

Yesterday the Chicago Teachers Union, in a since-deleted Tweet, said the the drive by parents to reopen schools is "rooted in sexism, racism and misogyny."

Meanwhile, as I blogged last week, we've learned that schools are not superspreaders of COVID. Re-open all schools. Now. 

 

Saturday, December 05, 2020

The Kinks - Lola (2020 Stereo Remaster) "Lola Versus Powerman" 50th Anniversary official release

In a couple of weeks we'll see the 50th anniversary re-release of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One by the Kinks. There never was a Part Two. 

This album marked a return to popularity for this British Invasion band in the USA, led by the hit Lola.

Here's the new video, in comic book format, of the hit from that release, "Lola."

  

Staten Island bar owner vows to fight lockdown after being arrested

Patriotic Staten Islanders are fighting back against Andrew Cuomo's cruel lockdowns in New York City. Good.'


Friday, December 04, 2020

What about the vaccine? Biden to call for wearing of masks during first 100 days (a suspiciously round number) of his presidency

Liberals are thralls to the past. Nearly a century ago Franklin D. Roosevelt used his First 100 Days--a term than left-wing historians have been swooning over ever since--to ram his New Deal through Congress. A dozen years ago the most leftist president in American history,  Barack Obama, touted his 100 days early on his his presidency. 

Now Joe Biden picks--that number 100--to be the number of days he's recommending Americans wear masks because of the COVID-19 epidemic. Where's the science in his choosing that number? Why not 92 days? Or 106? 

And wait, don't we have a vaccine for COVID-19 coming soon?

It's all about control, patriots. All about control. And besides, why do so many leftists pols ignore their own health warnings?

Follow the science: Illinois schools are not COVID-19 superspreaders

Penn School, Chicago
The Chicago Teachers Union is on the forefront of the school lockdown movement. 

Oh, just follow the science.

From the Chicago Sun-Times:

Even as the region enters its worst period of the pandemic thus far, the vast majority of public and private schools in the Chicago area that have reopened in some capacity this fall have had little confirmed exposure to the coronavirus in the past month, according to a Chicago Sun-Times analysis of state data.
A small fraction of schools have had outbreaks where virus transmission has been traced to school buildings, while high schools have shown to be more likely to experience COVID-19 scares than elementary schools, records show.
Those findings match nationwide figures showing relatively low instances of significant spread in educational settings, especially among younger students, and provide some insight into why health officials nationally and in Chicago have expressed strong confidence that schools are safer to reopen than first thought, even as the pandemic rages on.
The difference between elementary and high school infections also partially explains why Chicago Public Schools has prioritized the return of its youngest students as the district makes its third attempt in January to open its classrooms for the first time since March.

 

Tucker: The hypocrisy of lockdowns across America

Leftist politicians want to cancel Christmas. The Democratic mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, says "It's time to cancel everything."

An exception of course willl be Garcetti's press conferences.


Thursday, December 03, 2020

NYC bar still shuttered | "WE'RE FIGHTING BACK"

Yesterday outside a bar in Staten Island--that's the patrioctic part of New York City--there was protest over Governor Andrew Cuomo's draconian lockdowns. 

People are fighting back. Good.

 

John Stossel: Better Than Charity

Self reliance anyone?

   

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Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Chicago violence up by half compared to last year

Chicago elected its first leftist mayor last year. So the following news is predictable. 

Oh, Chicago's most famous former resident, Barack Obama, is on a media book tour  hawking his third memoir. Why isn't the compliant mainstream media asking him about the city's runaway violence?

From Fox News:

Gun violence continues to plague Chicago streets with the city seeing a significant uptick in shootings and murders compared to last year. 

On Tuesday, the Chicago Police Department reported 3,790 people were shot through Nov. 30, compared to 2,403 in the same time period last year. Murders increased by more than half – 716 homicides through the end of November, compared to the 464 murders in 2019. 

In 2016, the city saw 715 homicides, a figure that decreased each of the following three years. 

Shootings in November increased from 154 last year to 267, according to police figures. Nearly 340 people were shot over the month as well.

Tucker: Elites are using identity politics to preserve class system

The left is not really interested in diversity. Intellectual diversity? No way? Class diversity? No. They want to protect their elitist bubble from interlopers. 

People like you. 

Tucker Carlson has more.

 

Big tech legal protection lies in Trump's hands as he threatens to veto bill

President Trump is threatening to veto a yuge defense bill unless Section 230, which protects social media firms from libel suits, is repealed.

 

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Another lockdown hypocrite exposed: This time it's a California county supervisor violating order by eating outdoors at a restaurant

It's about control, sheeple. The leftists don't believe their own propaganda. 

From Fox Los Angeles:

Just hours after Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl voted to ban outdoor dining at L.A. County’s 31,000 restaurants over COVID-19 safety concerns, she visited a restaurant in Santa Monica, where she dined outdoors, FOX 11 has learned on Monday.
FOX 11 received multiple tips that shortly after her vote on Tuesday, Kuehl was seen dining outside at Il Forno Trattoria in Santa Monica, an Italian restaurant near her house that she has previously described as one of her 'favorite' restaurants.
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During Tuesday’s L.A. County Board of Supervisors meeting, Kuehl referred to outside dining as “a most dangerous situation” over what she described as a risk of tables of unmasked patrons potentially exposing their servers to the coronavirus.
“This is a serious health emergency and we must take it seriously,” Kuehl said.
Charlie Kirk has a list of the Top 15 COVID-19 hypocrites. 

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Kamala Harris under fire for this tweet

This summer Kamala Harris was cheering on the rioters and looters--oops, make that "peaceful protesters." 

Now she Tweets in support of small business. Many of these establishments were devestated by what the mainstream media euphimistically deems "unrest."