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Harambe and the GorillaLivesMatter Movement that needs tranquilizing

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  Over the weekend, social media was abuzz with outrage over the killing of Harambe, a 17-year-old male Western lowland silverback gorilla. There’s a “gorillalivesmatter” movement afoot, including the hashtag #JusticeForHarambe. Just look at the comment from some moral dullard named Edwin Morales as example: Awful Huffpost! Because of the mother’s lack of vigilance and… Read more »

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Top 10 List of What President Obama Should Say in Hiroshima Speech

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  6 years ago, on the 65th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima, I wrote: No sitting Japanese prime minister has ever been to Pearl Harbor; and no sitting American president has ever been to Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Will President Obama be the first? 6 years later, we have our answer…. Read more »

The Lego Arms Race:  Building a more violence-prone society?

The Lego Arms Race: Building a more violence-prone society?

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Yes. It’s a slow news day for me: New Zealand researchers say bricks with weapons have steadily become more commonplace and are now included in 30% of Lego kits. The study said Lego reflected a broader trend in children’s entertainment. Lego says weapons are always used for a wider purpose such as saving the world,… Read more »

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5 Shocking Facts About Islamic Jihad You Need To Know

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Since 622, devout Muslims have been waging war against unbelievers from virtually all non-Islamic faiths. The prophet of Islam, Muhammad and his band of bloodthirsty mujahideen waged war against Jews in the Middle East, raping, beheading and looting in the cause of Allah. As Muslims migrated to Africa, Asia and Europe, they waged war against… Read more »

Proof that felons are democrats- Updated

Proof that felons are democrats- Updated

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  Terry McAuliffe is the Governor of Virginia when he’s not doing favors for Hillary Clinton. He is described as having bought the Clinton’s some time ago. It is speculated that McAuliffe is vying for the vice presidential nomination. McAuliffe has an unsavory history of falling into big money at the expense of others. Gary Winnick: Winnick was… Read more »

SURRENDER

Pretence of Superior Intellectual Morality and Our Paralysis

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During a recent five participant discussion which had slipped from the metaphysical to the political, one supposedly educated individual blessed with a Phd whom I’d asked three times to provide facts to shore up his simplistic statist ‘talking point’ blurted out in foundering frustration, “Are you a climate change denier?” I was not so much shocked as I was seriously disappointed. Here was an ostensibly intelligent member of society, who, in a weak moment and showing insecurities, defaulted to the use of personal slight, thinking that retreating to the redoubt of his moral high ground might put me in my place.

I cannot wait to see the feminist reaction to this

I cannot wait to see the feminist reaction to this

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  Feminists are constantly bombarding us with their anti-men messages and especially how they don’t need men: Men, Who Needs Them? Meanwhile women live longer, are healthier and are far less likely to commit a violent offense. If men were cars, who would buy the model that doesn’t last as long, is given to lethal… Read more »

Donald Trump

Trump Opposes N.Carolina’s Transgender Bathroom Law – “Leave It The Way It Is”

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  Here’s that “conservative” candidate at it again: “North Carolina did something that was very wrong, and they are paying a big price and there’s a lot of problems,” responded Trump. “North Carolina, what they are going through with all of the business that’s leaving and the strife– and that’s on both sides. Leave it… Read more »

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An Easy Way to Secure Equal Pay for the US Womens’ Soccer Team

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I generally don’t follow soccer, but one recent story caught my eye. I do read the “Monday Morning Quarterback” NFL weekly report written by SI.com’s Peter King. Like any good sports journalist he’s a Radical Leftist, and at the end of his Monday morning pieces he sometimes inflicts those views on his readers when he… Read more »

Bruce Springsteen: Asshat on the edge of town

Bruce Springsteen: Asshat on the edge of town

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  It’s been a long time since I was a Springsteen fan. Back in 1974 (April 29) at my alma mater, the University of Connecticut, there was a spring concert. Three bands were featured: a local band called Fairport Convention, a relatively unknown called Aerosmith and another largely unknown named Bruce Springsteen. It was quite… Read more »