Archive for September 2016

So-called media “fact checkers” are really in the fact distortion business

The public is on to them. A just released Rasmussen poll says voters don’t trust media fact checking. Most voters believe news organizations play favorites when it comes to fact-checking candidates’ statements, but this skepticism is much stronger among voters who support Donald Trump than those who back his rival Hillary Clinton. Well, of course.…

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Me thinks he doth protest too much…

Comey: “I am not a weasel!” Former assistant AG Andrew McCarthy has made a convincing case that the fix was in and the FBI was never going to recommend indicting Hillary Clinton. See especially Yes, The Fix Was In and Obama’s Conflict Tanked the Clinton E-mail Investigation — As Predicted.

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Amazing Trump rally at Council Bluffs, Iowa

Yes, it was amazing, to use one of Donald Trump’s words. The entire rally is captured on a 53-minute video just below. If you can’t watch the whole thing, do watch Rudy Giuliani’s opening remarks, about 5 minutes. If you love America, if you want America to be great again, if you want America to…

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Who won the debate? (UPDATED)

These are internet “snap” polls so they aren’t scientific, but they’re plenty interesting 7:40 AM Mountain time Tuesday morning: I believe this may be the most important poll I’ve seen, from Breitbart: Drudge Poll Trump 82%, Clinton 18% (number of respondents tripled overnight, Trump gained a point.) Time Magazine Poll Trump 54%, Clinton 46% (Clinton…

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Donald Trump Leads in National Poll on Eve of First Debate

Donald Trump has a slight edge on Hillary Clinton on the eve of the first presidential debate, according to a Bloomberg Politics poll released Monday. At the same time, two battleground states have tightened, cutting Clinton’s lead to one percent. [in other words, well within the margin of error] Heh.

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The historical markers between Liberals and Conservatives

From Progressives Against Progress by Fred Siegel: For the first two-thirds of the twentieth century, American liberals distinguished themselves from conservatives by what Lionel Trilling called “a spiritual orthodoxy of belief in progress.” Liberalism placed its hopes in human perfectibility. Regarding human nature as essentially both beneficent and malleable, liberals, like their socialist cousins, argued…

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Hillary’s Cover-Up Operation

FBI says Clinton IT aide discussed Hillary’s “cover-up operation” in a work email A new document released by the FBI in this week’s “Friday document dump” adds another damning piece of evidence to the inexplicably closed Clinton email case. Obama now implicated as a co-conspirtator. Roger Simon says Hillary’s scandal makes Watergate look like a…

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Dangerous driving; the wages of sin?

A Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper survived this head-on crash with a 23-year old man driving the wrong way on Interstate 90 near Sheridan. The man driving the wrong way was dead at the scene. Don’t know the trooper’s condition, just that he’s stable.  I wish him a speedy recovery. How does one get going the…

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