Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Biden not going to his nominating convention in Wisconsin; gets racist with CBS reporter

So, what is the news so far today about Joe Biden? First, AP says Joe will not be traveling to Wisconsin to accept the Democratic nomination. Second, when asked by a CBS reporter in June whether he would take a cognitive function test, Joe said yes he does, "constantly." When asked this week by the same reporter, Joe became indignant and asked why he should take one, telling the black reporter it was like the black reporter having to take a drug test because he is black.
Read more and watch videos here.

Hydroxychloroquine

Not Democrat? Not Left? You must be a hate group!

In his Morning Report today, JJ Sefton has a few words to say about the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).
First of all, the SPLC is a complete fraud; the fact is the KKK, Aryan Nations and other so-called "right wing" hate groups are for all intents and purposes fringe, with statistically insignificant numbers of confirmed members. And despite zero things in common with and denounced by anyone and everyone on our side, the SPLC inflates their numbers and threat and continues to smear us as being joined at the hip with them. Plus, the "hate groups" it does identify include anyone and anything that is non-Democrat and non-Leftist. Actual Muslim terrorists and terror organizations as well as Antifa, BLM, New Black Panthers, enviro-terrorists and others are strangely non-existent in their files and warnings. As for the ADL, it is a prime example of a once-respected organization that long ago had been killed and gutted by Leftists who are now traipsing around in its rotting skin-suit.
Read more here.

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Later tweets and quotes tonight

The Bradford File tweeted,
Democrats can't tell you who won their Iowa caucus--but "trust them" on ballot harvesting.

Senator Ted Cruz said,
“This shouldn’t be complicated. Peaceful protests must be protected. Riots must be stopped. No one has the right to assault another person, to firebomb a building, to throw a Molotov cocktail into a police car. That’s not exercising a constitutional right-that’s terrorizing your fellow citizens.

Andy Ngo tweeted,
I don’t understand the Democrat strategy to coddle #antifa or pretend they don’t exist. We’re confronted w/an insurrectionary anarchist-communist movement that has the explicit goal of overthrowing the US government. If that’s not enough to condemn them, I wonder what it’ll take.

Corey DeAngelis tweeted,
Private businesses are fighting to reopen

Public schools are fighting to remain closed

Tom Fitton tweeted,
HUGE Corruption: Obama did it. The malicious, seditious conspiracy -- the spying on President
@realDonaldTrump
was organized out of Obama Oval Office.

Matt Whitlock tweeted,
Republicans are pushing for funding to safely reopen schools, direct checks for families, PPP loans, and money for testing.

Democrats say none of that can happen without paychecks for illegal immigrants, tax cuts for wealthy NYers, and environmental justice grants.

DeAnna Lorraine tweeted.
Imagine what would happen if for just 1 week, instead of the "COVID Death Toll" ticker that CNN, Biden and all the other MSM and Leftists flash 24/7, they flashed a "Child Trafficking Death Toll" Ticker instead and saturated the news with THAT pandemic.

Human trafficking

Are you or someone you know being trafficked? Is human trafficking happening in your community? Recognizing potential red flags and knowing the indicators of human trafficking is a key step in identifying more victims and helping them find the assistance they need.

Bear in mind that not all indictators will be present in all situations. The type of trafficking and the content or environment are all important to take into account.

Common Work and Living Conditions: The individual(s) in question
Is not free to leave or come and go at will
Is under 18 and is providing commercial sex acts
Is in the commercial sex industry and has a pimp / manager
Is unpaid, paid very little, or paid only through tips
Works excessively long and/or unusual hours
Is not allowed breaks or suffers under unusual restrictions at work
Owes a large debt and is unable to pay it off
Was recruited through false promises concerning the nature and conditions of his/her work
High security measures exist in the work and/or living locations (e.g. opaque windows, boarded up windows, bars on windows, barbed wire, security cameras, etc.)
Is living and working on site
Experiences verbal or physical abuse by their supervisor
Is not given proper safety equipment
Is not paid directly
Is forced to meet daily quotas
Poor Mental Health or Abnormal Behavior
Is fearful, anxious, depressed, submissive, tense, or nervous/paranoid
Exhibits unusually fearful or anxious behavior after bringing up law enforcement or immigration officials
Shows signs of substance use or addiction
Poor Physical Health
Shows signs of poor hygiene, malnourishment, and/or fatigue
Shows signs of physical and/or sexual abuse, physical restraint, confinement, or torture
Lack of Control
Has few or no personal possessions
Is frequently monitored
Is not in control of their own money, financial records, or bank account
Is not in control of their own identification documents (ID or passport)
Is not allowed or able to speak for themselves (a third party may insist on being present and/or translating)
Other
Claims of just visiting and inability to clarify where they are staying/address
Lack of knowledge of whereabouts and/or do not know what city he/she is in
Appear to have lost sense of time
Shares scripted, confusing, or inconsistent stories
Protects the person who may be hurting them or minimizes abuse
This list is not exhaustive and represents only a selection of possible indicators. The red flags in this list may not be present in all trafficking cases. Each individual indicator should be taken in context, not be considered in isolation, nor should be taken as “proof” that human trafficking is occurring. Additionally, cultural differences should also be considered.

Note: According to federal law, any minor under the age of 18 engaging in commercial sex is a victim of sex trafficking, regardless of the presence of force, fraud, or coercion.

If you believe you are a victim of human trafficking or may have information about a potential trafficking situation, please contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline. If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911.

newly released police bodycam footage from moments before George Floyd’s death.

Offering support to states

In PJ Media, Matt Margolis has a suggestion for President Trump regarding how to talk about the COVID-19.
...

Jonathan Swan — like most of the mainstream media — pretends that the United States isn’t 50 self-governing states. This is how President Trump should be answering questions about the “United States’ response” to COVID-19. He needs to point out that the federal government didn’t micromanage the responses in all 50 states and D.C., that the federal government effectively supported the states by providing PPE, ventilators, etc., and that only a few select states botched their responses to the virus. Dismissing deaths per capita as an irrelevant metric is not the way to do it.
Read more here.

Another fantastic sunset tonight from Misanthropic Humanitarian

"Cold, ruthless, egotistical. sociopathic"

Some tweets I found interesting today

Kaya Jones tweeted,
Because the media won’t tell you this I shall. Today the
@TheJusticeDept
&
@IvankaTrump
are announcing $35M to 73 organizations in 33 states to provide safe + stable housing to human trafficking survivors.The Trump administration is working hard on this fight. Let’s show support!

John Cardillo tweeted,
Why must we on the right fawn over guys like John Lewis for what they did 60 years ago, when for the last 12 years they've been calling us Nazis and racists?

Josh Caplan tweeted,
WAPO: Nursing home companies accused of misusing federal funds scored $300+ million in coronavirus relief aid

Eric Trump tweeted,
Today the NASDAQ closed at an all time record high. America is roaring back to life.

NASDAQ +0.35% 10,941 FireFire
DOW +0.62% 26,829
S&P 500 +0.36% 3,306

Steve Scalise tweeted,
Disgusting. → Powerful liberal teachers unions are holding kids hostage to the far-left's lunatic agenda.

Their re-opening demands?
- Defund the police
- Abolish charter schools
- Cancel rents and mortgages

This isn’t about safety for them. It’s political extortion.

New body-cam footage on George Floyd arrest

"A bomb of some kind"

In the Post Millennial, Libby Emmons reports,
US President Donald Trump told press today that the explosions that rocked Beirut, Lebanon, were not an accident. He has been informed that it may have been "a bomb of some kind."

He was asked if he was confident that this was an attack and not an accident.

"It would seem like it, based on the explosion, I've met with some of our great generals, and they just seemed to feel that it was. This was not some kind of a manufacturing explosion type of event... this was a, seems to be according to them, and they would know better than I would, but they seem to think it was an attack. It was a bomb of some kind, yes."
Read more here.

What is the flying object?

The explosion in Beirut

"We're peaceful!" a sissy whined. "And you pointed a gun in my face!" "That's why you're peaceful," a female citizen replied.

Ace of Spades brings us a report on the effort made by BLM and Antifa to protest at the home of the Seattle Police Chief.
Antifa and BLM "protesters" have two modes: Savage, feral violence when they think they can get away with it and puerile whining when they think they can't get away with violence.

As they were confronted here by people with guns, violence was off the table, and they resorted to whiiiiining.

"We're peaceful!" a sissy whined. "And you pointed a gun in my face!"

"That's why you're peaceful," a female citizen replied.
Read more and watch video here.

Compliance: Virtue or cowardice?

Truth-telling twins

Massive explosion rocks Beirut, Lebanon

The Guardian has coverage here.

Monday, August 03, 2020

I guess he showed Trump a thing or two!

More tweets and quotes

Matt Walsh tweeted,
George Floyd had a significant dose of fentanyl in his system, a drug 50 times more powerful than morphine and which is known to cause respiratory distress. He combined it with meth and marijuana. It just strains credulity to claim that this played no role in his death whatsoever


Ashley StClaire tweeted,
What the George Floyd officer body cam footage reveals:

Floyd says he’s having issues breathing while sitting in the cop car w/ nobody touching him

Cops offered to roll down windows & turn AC on for him

He repeatedly yells “I wanna lay on the ground” instead of sitting in car


Tucker Carlson said,
"Oh, we just have to do it. Really? Fauci is 79 but maybe if he had like 22-year-old kids who were trying to make their way in this world in an economy that is headed down the tubes, thanks largely to his recommendations, he would feel differently. It’s not merely an inconvenience when your economy collapses. It’s the end of the American Dream. That’s not a small thing. Maybe it’s worth it. Maybe it’s not but if it is, then you probably shouldn’t take a pass on the question 'Are protests and riots okay?' unless you're a total fraud, a complete fraud.'"

Tucker takes a close look at Biden V.P. front runner Susan Rice

Drone swarm at a nuclear plant

In Forbes, David Hambling reports on a drone swarm at the Palo Verde Nuclear Plant in Arizona here.

Some early tweets tonight

Ben Shapiro tweeted,
Endless lockdown is not an option. Endless unemployment payments are not an option. Leaving children school-less for a year is not an option. And pretending that these things represent responsible policy options is a lie.

Thomas Sowell tweeted,
Education is an issue with little, if any, down side for the Republicans, because the teachers' unions are the single biggest obstacle to black youngsters getting a decent education — and among the biggest donors to the Democrats.

Connor Friedersdorf tweeted,
Never forget that the socialist left doesn't see people pursuing happiness via free enterprise or achieving economic independence or contributing to the decentralization of power as goods in themselves.

John Cardillo tweeted,
After the conversation I just had, again anecdotal, every doctor I personally know believes HCQ/zinc/azithromycin taken prophylactically or during early signs of COVID symptoms works wonders. One called it a “miracle.”

Yet we’re forced to follow lone dissenter Fauci.

Why?

Judicial Watch tweeted,
“Adam Schiff secretly subpoenaed, without court authorization, the phone records of Rudy Giuliani and then published the phone records of innocent Americans, including President Trump’s lawyers, a member of Congress, and a journalist,”
@TomFitton
.



Moose babies

Louis Farrakhan

In the American Spectator, Dov Fischer takes a new look at Louis Farrakhan here.

Another victim of Google censorship

Biden to pick a classy broad



From the satirical Babylon Bee:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—According to sources in the Biden campaign, the presidential candidate is on pins and needles waiting to see who it is he picked to run for vice president on his ticket.

Campaign aides say it's been Biden's most anticipated event since he found out he was running for president a few weeks ago.

A reporter asked Biden if he could hint about his VP pick during a brief interlude from his stay in the basement, where he was allowed to come upstairs to get some snacks.

"Oh boy -- I hope it's a real classy broad," he said as he drank straight from the milk jug. "I bet I picked somebody good and smart. A chick with class and style. You know, in my day, dames were dames and guys were guys. None of this 'guys becoming dolls' and 'dolls becoming guys' stuff. We would go down to the hop and do the mashed potato. You know, there's lots of good nnnn-- nutrients and stuff in potatoes. Potato is a funny word."

"Po - ta - to."

"OK, Joe, let's go," said an aide, shoving him down into the basement. "What Joe was trying to say is that he's chosen a well-qualified candidate who will run the country -- err, I mean, help him run the country -- with excellence."

Musk versus Bezos



In Business Insider, Dave Mosher explains the competition between Musk and Bezos to supply us with internet connections from 300 plus miles in space here.

Obama's team takes down a brilliant patriot

William Corbett writes in part in the Federalist,
...While malfeasance emerged from multiple institutions, no organization discredited itself more acutely than the Federal Bureau of Investigation I have been privileged to serve for 22 years. With conflagrations ravaging the 2016 electoral landscape, the FBI should have served as a rule-of-law firebreak. But that role was enthusiastically abandoned by FBI headquarters arsonists whose names we have come to learn and loathe.

The entire fiasco has been a gutshot to the thousands of former agents whose careers faithfully adhered to the Constitution. How did law enforcement’s premier investigative agency, steeped with expertise in quashing public corruption, become so thoroughly devoted to abetting it?

The full answer awaits the completion of U.S. Attorney John Durham’s formal investigation, and possibly the deliberations of a federal trial jury. But FBI veterans also seek to know, how on earth was this allowed to happen?

Former FBI Director Jim Comey’s conspicuous dissembling and the self-serving, cable-TV twaddle of Andy McCabe offer no insights, only evasions. Each new document trove reveals their pretentious “It’s possible, but I don’t know” suppositions about the Christopher Steele dossier to be nothing more than high-octane sham.

After mutilating the FBI’s legacy of trust, these deceivers seek to absolve themselves with allusions to subordinates’ bad judgment and systemic incompetency. But wisdom and experience recognize this as yet another masking maneuver aimed at covering a more awful reality of bad faith and abject moral failure.

...As a private citizen, when I regard how brazenly Flynn’s persecutors deprived him of his constitutional rights and reputation, I am shocked and alarmed, and you should be too. As a former colleague, when I imagine the good will Americans have for the FBI used to camouflage a scheme for entrapping him, I am deeply ashamed.

In ordering a review to evaluate the “FBI’s role in the Flynn investigation and determine whether any current employees engaged in misconduct,” FBI Director Christopher Wray has taken an important, albeit tentative, first step. The record depicts FBI employees lying to the FISA court, spurious source-handling, doctored reports, and evading federal records laws and oversite compliance. This must be confronted with an unblinking application of all pertinent regulations and laws.

I have to wonder, against all the fanaticism Flynn contended with in far-off hellscapes, could he ever have imagined that ideological extremism would threaten his security and the well-being of his family here in our country?
Read more here.

"Obama was not only the most corrupt president in U.S. history, but the most divisive."

Patricia McCarthy writes in part in the American Thinker,
Obama was not only the most corrupt president in U.S. history, but the most divisive. He set race relations back at least fifty years. His speech at Lewis's funeral was true to his schismatic style. Despite his privileged life, his having been elected to the presidency twice, despite now being a multi-millionaire, this is a man who hates America with a passion that has not abated since he was in office.

He accused federal agents of using "tear gas and batons" against "peaceful protesters." As anyone with eyes and a television knows, those were and are not peaceful protesters. This was a lie. They were and are violent and destructive of anything in their wake, from small businesses to federal buildings. Obama went on to spew lies about restricting black Americans from voting. Wholesale lies, and he knows that what he said is not true.

Favoring voter ID is hardly racist. Every person in that audience had to show an ID to attend Lewis's funeral, yet to require ID to vote is somehow racist? It is Obama and his ilk who oppose voter ID because (1) they actually think blacks cannot obtain legal identification and (2) no voter ID makes it easier for them to cheat, and cheat they do. One would think he was speaking in 1960. Know this: there are no voter suppression laws. None. Obama is lying to frighten black Americans, for whom he clearly has no respect. His speech degenerated into an attack on all that John Lewis had achieved until Lewis capitulated to the far left of his party. Obama waxed rhapsodic about all the peaceful protesters; he compared them to the civil rights activists of Lewis's early years. This was another abject lie, and everyone watching knew.

Antifa and Black Lives Matter are violent, Marxist organizations who mean to undo America as founded. This is who the decidedly not "peaceful protesters" are. Obama's hijacking of the Lewis funeral was despicable; he is a disgrace as a former president. Whenever he has the opportunity to help heal an aching nation, he chooses instead to incite, to accuse, to condemn. He is not a good man.
Read more here.

Propped up

What is your message today, Portland?

Sunday, August 02, 2020

Will the pandemic finally reach South Dakota?

The Associated Press reports that the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota will be held August 7-16. 250,000 people are expected to attend.
Rallygoers have spent about $800 million in past years, according to the state Department of Tourism. Though the rally has an ignominious history of biker gangs and lawlessness, bikers of a different sort have shown up in recent years — affluent professionals who ride for recreation and come flush with cash. Though the rally still features libertine displays, it also offers charity events and tributes to the military and veterans.

When the rally is over, every year the city weighs all the trash generated to estimate how many people showed up. This year, they will also conduct mass coronavirus testing to see if all those people brought the pandemic to Sturgis.
Read more here.

Louisville's Cuban community stands up to Black Lives Matter anarchists

In Legal Insurrection, Fuzzy Slippers reports on
A rather alarming situation is developing in Louisville, Kentucky, in which local businesses are allegedly being issued demands from Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists and told that if they don’t meet the demands, their business might be “f*cked with.”

The demands are onerous, invasive, and ludicrous. They include everything from hiring quotas to training mandates to displaying a letter supporting reparations for black people to—perhaps most outrageous of all—paying a “recurring monthly donation of 1.5% of net sales to a local Black nonprofit or organization.”

The local Cuban community has rallied today in support of a man who owns a restaurant called La Bodeguita de Mima.
“There comes a time in life that you have to make a stand and you have to really prove your convictions and what you believe in,” Martinez wrote in his Facebook post. “… All good people need to denounce this. How can you justified (sic) injustice with more injustice?”

...Martinez says that he personally was told that he better comply or that his business would be “f*cked with” and reported that a flower pot belonging to the establishment was smashed for emphasis.
Read more here.

Burning Bibles and the American flag in Portland

In PJ Media, Tyler O'Neil writes,
...It appears the rioters have decided to tone down the violence somewhat, after Gov. Kate Brown (D-Ore.) agreed to send some Oregon State Police to protect the federal courthouse, leading the federal government to pull back some officers. Brown is claiming a victory over the riots — that peace has ensued with the withdrawal of federal officers. Yet on Thursday night, rioters burned a severed pig’s head with a police hat on it, and on Friday they burned Bibles.

While the rioters did not set off mortar fireworks at the federal courthouse, it appears they persisted in lighting fires with the intention of burning it down. The contrast to Martin Luther King Jr.’s sit-ins could not be more apparent.

These rioters are not “peaceful protesters” and they are not protesting the horrific police death of George Floyd. They are agitating against American society itself. They oppose law enforcement in its entirety, and they are even willing to burn the Bible in a statement about rejecting America’s heritage.

This does not just represent an attack on George Floyd’s legacy, the legacy of the civil rights movement, and the legacy of the abolitionist movement. The noxious ideology of these rioters also undermines the positive aspects of America and encourages hatred toward the very country that provides its citizens with an unprecedented degree of freedom and prosperity. It encourages violent riots in the name of racial justice, even though those riots make life concretely worse for black Americans.
Read more here.

NASA astronauts splash down safely in SpaceX capsule

In UPI, Glenn Singer reports on the successful splashdown of the astronauts today.
Sunday's re-entry marked the first splashdown of a U.S. space capsule carrying astronauts since the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, the American half of which was launched from Kennedy Space Center in 1975. That was the final flight of the Apollo spacecraft.

Crew Dragon traveled as fast as 17,500 mph after re-entering the atmosphere, but that slowed to 16 mph just before splashdown in an area with 1-foot waves and virtually no wind.

The astronauts traveled for more than 19 hours in the capsule, and could have stayed aboard Endeavour in the Gulf for two days had a problem occurred with their recovery. They made 1,024 orbits during the mission, all but a few on the space station.

The SpaceX mission was called a demonstration flight, which is the final step toward certification of the SpaceX capsule for regular trips to the space station.
Read more here.

Essential elements of self-defense

In American Rifleman, Jim Wilson writes about four essential elements of self-defense.
1. Situational Awareness
How much time do you spend training your eyes and ears to be alert for what is going on around you? It really does take training and practice.

...Once you begin to really see and hear the things that are going on around you, you will begin to see and hear those things that just don't fit and have the potential for danger. Why does that person asking you for the time have to come within touching distance to hear the answer? Why has the same car driven down your street for the third time in an hour? Why does that person approaching your cash register look so nervous?

2. Understanding The Body Language of Anger
People who are overcome with an unreasonable anger, a rage, nearly always give off body language that will clue you in to the danger. Clenching and unclenching the fists, an unwavering stare, rapid, shallow breathing, all may be signs of impending violence.

There are many other such characteristics of a person about to commit violence. Numerous books and online articles have been written about this. Have you read any? Right in line with this is developing skills to diffuse an argument or confrontation, that is headed south. One of the techniques is called Transactional Analysis. The entire topic is worth studying in-depth and will give you tools that you can use to stop a problem before it ever starts.

3. Hardening Any Potential Targets
All of your exterior doors should be solid and have good quality locks on them.

But even good locks don't work unless you take the time to actually lock them. And it is an absolutely superb idea to lock your exterior doors while you are in the house. The last thing you do before bedtime is to make sure that all of your exterior doors and windows are locked. This won't keep a crook out, but it will take time and he will have to make noise to get in.

Another excellent idea is to have good lights installed on the exterior of your house. Many bad guys like to work in the dark and may not be interested if your home is well lit. In line with that, it would be great to have a master light switch in your bedroom that will turn on all of those outside lights.

As a matter of fact, you should have another switch right beside it to turn on all of the lights inside the house, too. I have friends who turn off their cell phones when they go to bed. I guess it is because they don't it waking them up if it rings. I leave my cell phone on and have it on the nightstand right next to my flashlight and pistol. Should the home invaders cut your phone lines, you can still quickly call 911 for help.

4. Studying Reports of Actual Criminal Attacks
...The most important defensive tool? Right between your ears.
Read more here.

Lockdowns lead to catastrophe

Jeffrey A. Tucker writes in the American Institute for Economic Research,
...It was pure speculation that lockdowns would suppress this virus, and that speculation was based on a hubristic presumption of the awesome power and intelligence of government managers.

For five months, governments all over the world have been freaking out, ordering people around to do this and that, passing mandate after mandate, and yet there is no evidence that any of it matters to the virus.

Already in mid-April questions arose. Prof Isaac Ben-Israel, head of the Security Studies program at Tel Aviv University and the chairman of the National Council for Research and Development, looked at the data around the world and concluded that the virus comes and goes after 70 days regardless of the policies deployed. He found no relationship at all between locking down and transmission and death.

Fast forward to mid-July. Data scientists investigated the experience from the spring. They too found no relationship between the virus and policy. Putting it very bluntly: “Rapid border closures, full lockdowns, and wide-spread testing were not associated with COVID-19 mortality per million people.”

That’s awesome to consider. Billions of lives fundamentally altered. Economies wrecked. Centuries-old traditions of liberty and law thrown out. Police states everywhere. And to what end? The data indicate it was all for naught. Apparently, you cannot control a virus with state policies. The virus just doesn’t seem to care.

...At some point, we are going to have to throw in the towel. Whether a country locks down or stays open has as much predictive power over deaths per million as whether it rains today is related to the color of my socks. Or whether hurricanes are controlled by literacy rates.

In other words, the claim that lockdowns control viruses is pseudoscience or magical thinking of a deeply dangerous sort; it wrecks economies and lives.

...f there is a broad-based research study using real data that demonstrates something life-saving about destroying rights and liberties in the name of virus control, I’ve yet to see it.

Meanwhile, we are overwhelmed with evidence that it was all pointlessly destructive. Liberty means the practice of health and wealth; lockdowns lead to exactly what D.A. Henderson predicted: catastrophe.

Who is funding the war on America's police?

In Capital Research, Hayden Ludwig reports,
No one should be fooled by Black Lives Matters’ calls for “justice” when the facts—and the money trail—are plain to see: This is leftist politics at work.

...To discover who is leading—and financing—the war on America’s police, look no further than the Tides Center.

We recently broke the story that the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation—the leading group in the radical, Marxist-led movement that has inspired waves of riots and demands that cities “defund the police”—transferred ownership from its fiscal sponsor Thousand Currents to the Tides Center, effectively confirming that this “spontaneous” movement is controlled by professional left-wing activists.

This also makes the leading group of Black Lives Matter (BLM) just one more face in the $636 million “dark money” web known as the Tides Nexus, already infamous for sponsoring the creation of new activist groups in a process called “incubation.”
Read more here.

How many votes will Google swing to the Democrats?

The Political Heat reports,
As WND has reported, based on multiple interviews (including one earlier this week) with Harvard psychologist Dr. Robert Epstein – a lifelong Democrat whose extensive, peer-reviewed research on Google is featured in the sensational documentary “The Creepy Line” and more recently on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” – Google is indeed obsessed with defeating Trump.

Says Epstein, “Not only does Google have the power to shift votes and opinions on a massive scale, they actually USE that power.”

Indeed, Epstein told WND, during the 2016 election campaign Google heavily biased voting results in favor of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, possibly shifting as many as 3 MILLION VOTES. Epstein’s half-decade of peer-reviewed studies show exactly how Google does it, and he documents their shocking success in controlling the world’s elections:

“Randomized, controlled experiments conducted with more than 10,000 people from 39 countries,” says Epstein, “suggest that one company alone – Google LLC, which controls about 90 percent of online search in most countries – has likely been determining the outcomes of upwards of 25 percent of the national elections in the world for several years now, with increasing impact each year as Internet penetration has grown.”

...Bottom line: Big Tech’s two most urgent tasks right now are #1) defeating Donald Trump in November’s election and #2) making dissenting voices disappear, since that’s the only way they can successfully accomplish #1. They’re still kicking themselves for failing during the 2016 election and don’t intend to make the same mistake again. Incredibly, says Epstein (formerly editor-in-chief of Psychology Today), GOOGLE IS NOW POISED TO SWING AS MANY AS 15 MILLION VOTES IN NOVEMBER’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION – toward the Democratic candidate!
Read more here.

Another courageous doctor speaks out!

https://www.bitchute.com/video/mQeF6z95ZSJP/

Houston, you have competition!

Some tweets today to make us think

Kurt Schlichter tweeted,
If you’re driving around in your car and wearing a mask you’re a freaking clown

Scott Adams tweeted,
BREAKING: A new study says HCQ is ineffective against coronavirus if you spray the drug on a living porcupine and shove it up your ass while praying to the Sun God. No other studies on HCQ are planned.

Lin Wood tweeted,
In order to maintain power & money, Deep State + Big Pharma + Billionaires seek to control us & change our form of government. Control starts with abolishing our freedom of speech. All other rights will fall thereafter. Control is gained by instilling fear. We are being played.

Jesse Kelly tweeted,
Open your business today. Full capacity. If approached by authorities, tell them you’re having a memorial service for George Floyd and John Lewis.

Dr. Simone Gold tweeted,
When asked whether HCQ should be prescribed to treat Covid-19, FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn said the use of HCQ should be a decision made between a doctor and a patient.

Governors who have restricted its use should remove the restrictions. Let doctors decide, not politicians.

Wasting Time tweeted,
Interesting that they weren't worried about Obama catching covid at John Lewis's funeral. Nor all the congressmen and other politicians.

It sure seems like pure hypocrisy.

Wow!

Coincidence?

When the police are defunded...

Since Obama brought up George Wallace...

In National Review, David Harsanyi reminds us of Joe Biden's history of expressing admiration for racists like George Wallace, Strohm Thurmond, William Fulbright, James Eastland, and Herman Talmadge.
Read more here.

Candace Owens on Black Lives Matter and Antifa

"This time, we’ve traveled to the very edge of the abyss."

Roger Kimball writes in part in American Greatness,
The name of George Floyd, the career criminal who died in police custody at the end of May, was at first invoked mantra-like to justify or at least to explain this explosion of savagery. Now, a couple of months later, there are still ritual invocations of his name but, really, you don’t hear too much about Floyd. The real agenda has come more and more to the fore. Barack Obama summed it up when he said, in 2008, that he was after the fundamental transformation of the United States of America. Cities like Portland give us a glimpse of what that transformation would entail.

...It may seem melodramatic, but here is the awful choice we face: the choice between the spirit of mayhem, burning pigs’ heads, and burning Bibles, on the one side, and the traditional American spirit that cherishes the rule of law, free expression, and fructifying engines of prosperity, on the other.

This time, we’ve traveled to the very edge of the abyss. Will we tip over into the furnace or pull back at the last moment and choose civilization over anarchy? I think we will choose civilization. I hope so. It could go either way.
Read more here.

Believers

What?

Friday, July 31, 2020

She has been fired and has hired Lin Wood

"Debasement and defiling of the nation"

In his Morning Report in the Ace of Spades blog, JJ Sefton writes in part, "So, while we're all sitting at home, watching our government add trillions of dollars of more debt in a comparative nanosecond to the trillions accumulated during both the Dubya and Obama years as businesses large and small collapse and die, switching the channel we are greeted with the sight of American (or all things considered, anti-American) cities in the hands of bona fide, dictionary definition (dictionaries published more than 10 years ago, that is) terrorists/insurrections burning them to the ground while the "journalists" and gigantic fat-bergs of greed and power-lust tell us that what we're seeing is either a "myth" or it's a result of evil police officers arresting innocent, patriotic citizen protesters. ...There is no difference between the black-clad Antifa terrorists who firebomb courthouses, George Soros who is no doubt financing much of this terrorism, "reporters" who lie to our faces, and the likes of LeBron James and Adam Silver, who allow this debasement and defiling of the nation that made their success possible. In fact, they are quite possibly even more reprehensible and contemptible than the brain dead youth with the Molotov cocktails." Read more at the Ace of Spades blog.

Bill Clinton and Alan Dershowitz named in Epstein/Maxwell case

From Ace of Spades: Documents Released in Epstein/Maxwell Case; Alan Derschowitz, Former Democrat Governor Bill Richardson, and Bill Clinton Named; Trump Definitely Not Named —Ace The Blue Ticks have gotten Derschowitz's name trending -- trying to bring Trump into this somehow, just because Derschowitz has defended him -- while showing the silence of a trained SEAL squad about Bill Clinton. Weird that they all decided independently to overlook the most newsworthy name here!

Be sure to watch Congressman Jim Jordan question Dr. Fauci today.

Video available here. http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=389393

Thursday, July 30, 2020

"We don't have to live in paralyzing fear!

The Frontline Doctors have a new video up at https://americasfrontlinedoctorsummit.com/

Good! She is lawyering up!

7-30-20 early tweets of note

John Sexton tweeted, "John Lewis’s funeral was in Georgia. Dozens of Members of Congress were there. Georgia is on Washington DC Mayor Bowser’s list of states that require 2 week mandatory quarantine for 14 days Are these politicians going into quarantine, or are rules just for the little people?" Ryan Fournier tweeted, "The Missouri AG is dropping all charges against the McCloskey family. They should’ve never been charged in the first place." Tom Fitton tweeted, Barack Obama promotes communist terrorist propaganda in a church. Quote Tweet Daily Caller @DailyCaller · 4h President Obama at Rep. John Lewis' funeral: "George Wallace may be gone but we can witness our federal government sending agents to use tear gas and batons against peaceful demonstrators." Dr. Zev Zelenko tweeted, "I accuse the "Dr. Fauchis", fraudulent peer review process, big pharma, and "CNN" types of malicious propaganda that has lead to the manslaughter of 10000's of vulnerable Americans. Also loss of livelihood that belonged to the average working person."

Censoring vital, life-saving information

"Always Day One!"

Charles Duhigg wrote in the 10-21-19 issue of the New Yorker, "Amazon is special not because of any asset or technology but because of its culture - its Leadership Principles and internal habits. Bezos refers to the company's management style as Day One Thinking: a willingness to treat every morning as if it were the first day of business, to constantly reexamine even the most closely held beliefs. "Day two is stasis, Bezos wrote, in a 2017 letter to shareholders, "Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline. Followed by death. And that is why it is always Day One."

Has our country embraced the central "principle" of social justice warriorism -- endless, ceaseless, pitiless surveillance and snitching?

Ace of Spades has an example. http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=389374

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Frontline physicians speak up

"Wear a mask, shut up, and wait for a vaccine!"

Some important tweets tonight

Dr. Zev Zelenko tweeted,
In real time war setting the leaders on the ground are the first to know the truth. Tx with zinc/Azithromycin/hcq and reduce hospitalizations rates by 84% and death rate to 0.71% IN HIGH RISK PATIENTS. Reopen the economy and
@realDonaldTrump
wins a second term easily.

President Trump tweeted,
Germany pays Russia billions of dollars a year for Energy, and we are supposed to protect Germany from Russia. What’s that all about? Also, Germany is very delinquent in their 2% fee to NATO. We are therefore moving some troops out of Germany!

Bo Snerdley tweeted,
https://apnews.com/8c03277945f2825b8897e83e971cb1f1 Trump on his own yet again as he skips farewell to Lewis>><> If he went- Dems would vilify him. And why should he go? Lewis showed this president ZERO RESPECT.

Tom Fitton tweeted,
FAUCI EMAILS: NIH finds 9,000 potentially responsive records on email systems in response to our lawsuit for Fauci's and his top deputy's communications about #Coronavirus, China, WHO

Alex Berenson tweeted,
The new teacher union position, per
@nytimes
: We don’t wanna work in-person OR remotely!

Hey, at least they came out and said it: just pay us to do nothing.

Dr. Simone Gold tweeted,
BREAKING: President Trump directs the FCC to implement an Executive Order preventing online censorship and to limit Section 230 immunity for social media companies.

Bezos, Zuckerberg, Pichai, and Cook testify in Congressional Hearing

Police agencies withdrawing from bolstering security at the Dem National Convention in Milwaukee

Associated Press reports that
More than 100 police agencies are withdrawing from agreements to send personnel to bolster security at next month's Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, in part because they're concerned about a recent directive ordering police in the city to stop using tear gas to control crowds.
Read more here.

Kim and Kanye

George Stark has a long article in the Daily Mail, and, of course, it features Kim Kardashian, her breasts, her husband, Kanye West, and a discussion of his mental illness (bi-polar disorder) here.

Oh, I see what their plan is!

Maria Bartiromo asked Obama Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett
...if former FBI Director James Comey knew that former British spy Christopher Steele’s dossier was garbage but he continued to renew warrants to spy on Carter Page, a member of the 2016 Trump campaign, shouldn’t he be prosecuted?

“Well, Maria look I have highly great confidence that our intelligence community, investigators comported themselves responsibly. This was nearly four years ago and I don’t understand why our focus isn’t on what’s happening right now,” Jarrett added.

See the plan? "Gosh, this happened four years ago. We need to focus on what is happening now!"

Dems and Republicans agree that new $1200 stimulus checks are needed

Lorie Konish reports in CNBC about the next round of $1200 stimulus checks here.

Say it slowly and be sure to pronounce the "k"

Policy

Biden gaffes

This video was made 37 days ago. A lot has happened since then. Time for a new countdown!

"The left-wing Maoists -- funded by Soros -- took another scalp."

After a left-wing mob of "journalists" objected to his criticisms of George Soros, the Chicago Tribune canceled John Kass from his position as "Lead Columnist" on page two. Read more here.

Some important tweets this afternoon

Dr. Simone Gold tweeted,
Why are social media company employees with no medical degree or clinical experience censoring the perspectives of practicing physicians?

Why are journalists claiming hydroxychloroquine is ineffective when there are numerous studies showcasing its efficacy against COVID-19?

Dr. Simone Gold tweeted,
Why are state governors restricting physicians from prescribing an FDA approved medication for 65 years and empowering pharmacies to over-rule your doctor?

These actions are unprecedented and have never happened before in medicine.

Erielle Davidson tweeted,
If ever I’m arguing with someone and I know they’re winning, I’m just gonna ask to reclaim my time.

Judicial Watch tweeted,
“Steele just admitted that he knew that #HillaryClinton directly knew about the dossier. Why isn’t Hillary Clinton being questioned by Durham?”

Andy Ngo tweeted,
An editor for a Portland newspaper received intel from my antifa stalkers I was undercover. She then announced where I could be found to tens of thousands. Antifa immediately blinded me w/lasers & began following me. Alex Zielinski tried to get me killed.

Dr. Simone Gold tweeted,
-Facebook removed the livestream of our conference that had 15 million+ views

-Twitter forced us to delete video testimonials from our physicians

-Our web host removed our website and claimed a “violation of their TOS”

-The media smeared us with lies & falsehoods

Tweets I liked today

James Todaro, MD tweeted,
If you are a physician and agree with the censorship and blocking of hydroxychloroquine prescriptions, all you are saying is that Facebook, YouTube and the government should control the way you treat patients.

Lin Wood tweeted,
When I was 16, I did not have dime in my pocket. My parents were gone. My home was gone. But my determination never left me. Many lifted me up. America gave me the opportunity to succeed to help others as a lawyer. I love this country & my God. I will not go quietly in the night.

Donald Trump Jr. tweeted,
OMG they’re escorting Biden like a child to make sure he doesn’t stop and so he remembers where he’s supposed to go. This whole thing is a farce. Wake up America. How the heck could this guy run anything let alone America?

Daily Caller tweeted,
Trump To Pull Nearly 12,000 Troops Out Of Germany And Bring More Than Half Back Home

Jack Posobiec tweeted,
BREAKING: Federal task force takes down leader of Chicago street gang the 'Black Disciples' involved in drug and weapons trafficking

Tom Fitton tweeted,
FDA Deep State suppression of #hydroxycholoroquine is political and anti-science. Lives are on the line.

Brittany Martinez tweeted,
Imagine if child porn was taken off social media as quickly as the hydroxychloroquine video was.

Sefton to Barr: "hand down indictments no later than September."

In his Morning Report in the Ace of Spades blog, JJ Sefton writes in part,
...the plot to take out Trump is beyond question the greatest crime in American political history. AG Barr wants us to believe that it's his personal mission as a 30-year veteran of the federal IC and LE communities to restore whatever reputation they might have enjoyed, warranted or not. The only way to do that, sir, is to hand down indictments no later than September. And they must include individuals at a minimum as high up as Comey, Clapper and Brennan, if not Clinton and Obama.

The lawlessness, mayhem and violence that we are seeing in America's cities, the very flouting of law and disrespect for law enforcement that you, AG Barr, are appalled by and want to end is joined at the hip to the plot to overthrow President Trump. If you really want to restore integrity to the rule of law, then it's high time to start frog-marching the aforementioned and perhaps a dozen or so others and hand down the indictments. Now.
Read more and click on his links here.

God bless you, Louie!

Needs to be led around!

Here to help American patients and the American nation heal!physicians

The ultimatum

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

If you find a way to watch and listen to this woman speak, I wholeheartedly recommend!

Later tweets of interest tonight

Christina Sommers tweeted,
I just don’t get why it’s suddenly OK for protestors to wreak havoc & destroy property. Trying to burn down a federal court building? That’s insane. Our democracy has long & admirable tradition of NON-VIOLENT civil disobedience. What happened to that?

James Todaro, MD tweeted,
You can watch our America’s Frontline Doctors press conference here now.

https://omnij.org/AmericasFrontlineDoctors

It’s being censored almost everywhere else.

You can also review the HCQ studies on OmniJournal if you want to know the literature.

Chris Stigall tweeted,
The Attorney General is the kind of guy who knows two things and radiates them. He’s smarter than everyone in the room and he doesn’t need the job. That instills terror in Democrats. They won’t let him talk.

Julian's Rum tweeted,
Hydroxychloroquine is cheap and effective.

It’s dangerous to Big Pharma and Dems.


The importance of tattoo placement

Our Attorney General

Some interesting tweets and quotes tonight

Greg Gutfeld tweeted,
in that hearing you witnessed people whose salaries you pay, accuse a man of murder and treason - then refuse to let him speak or defend himself. you think the unbending mob on the street is worse? no, this is. and it's coming for you.

Jeremy Wayne Tate tweeted,
in that hearing you witnessed people whose salaries you pay, accuse a man of murder and treason - then refuse to let him speak or defend himself. you think the unbending mob on the street is worse? no, this is. and it's coming for you.

In the Instapundit blog, Stephen Green advises,
Keep taunting Biden. When he’s crossed, he gets angry, and when he gets angry he spouts out inanities increasingly divorced from reality.

In the Instapundit blo
g, Glenn Reynolds writes,
The Democrats’ slogan: If your neighborhood is nice, we’ll fix that.

James Todaro, MD tweeted,
Just finished a great meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and his Chief of Staff.

We are doing everything to restore the power of medicine back to doctors.

Doctors everywhere should be able to prescribe Hydroxychloroquine without repercussions or obstruction.

Adam Corolla tweeted,
I'm on Nick Sandman's side but damn. He goes on a field trip and ends up $75 million richer. My high school field trip was to the Lawry's seasoning factory and I walked away with a packet of taco seasoning.

The Soros factor



In the Free Beacon, Joe Schoffstall reports,
Liberal billionaire George Soros has flooded Democratic PACs and campaigns with $50 million this election cycle, shattering his personal record by tens of millions with four months to go before the elections.

Soros ramped up his political spending this cycle through the Democracy PAC, which he created last year to pump large sums into the coffers of other left-wing groups. New filings to the Federal Election Commission show the PAC doled out nearly $17 million last quarter, bringing its total cash disbursements this cycle to $48 million. Soros gave another $4 million directly to Democratic campaigns and committees without first depositing the money into his PAC. The $52 million cash influx is more than double Soros's previous high of $22 million, which came during the last presidential election.

...The liberal billionaire is taking steps to obscure his election spending this cycle. In the past, he made donations to groups directly in his own name. This cycle, he has operated primarily by transferring tens of millions from the Fund for Policy Reform, a $750 million nonprofit in his sprawling Open Society Foundation network, into Democracy PAC. The PAC then disburses it to other Democratic PACs and committees. This arrangement allows Soros to keep his name from the top of donor lists. His $50 million in contributions makes him the largest donor of the 2020 cycle, though only $8 million is coming directly from him.

...The liberal billionaire has also increased his lobbying expenditures. The Open Society Policy Center, his D.C.-based lobbying shop, spent $48 million in 2019—a personal record for Soros. This amount was more than corporate giants such as Amazon, Facebook, Boeing, and Google's parent company, Alphabet spent. The group finished the year as the country's second-largest lobbying spender.
Read more here.

Democrats Warn Hydroxychloroquine May Save Your Life...

In the satirical Babylon Bee,
Democrats Warn Hydroxychloroquine May Save Your Life And Then You'd Have To Keep Living In A Reality Where Trump Is Still President

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Democrat leaders warned Americans today that the dangerous drug touted by Trump, hydroxychloroquine, could save your life and then force you to keep living in a reality where Trump is president.

"This drug has the very real side effect of keeping you alive, and then you'd still be alive in this horrible place where Trump is the president of the country," said Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. "It's impossible to overstate just how deadly and dangerous this president's rhetoric is as he tries to get people to take this drug and make them stay alive under his cruel, totalitarian, tyrannical reign."

"We cannot allow this to happen -- do not take hydroxychloroquine! Then you can die peacefully of COVID-19 and fade into the sweet, sweet bliss of death where you will never remember that Trump was ever president."

At publishing time, Democrat leaders had admitted they also didn't want people to take hydroxychloroquine because then they're more likely to die and vote Democrat.

Nadler falls sound asleep during today's hearing (after being highly agitated earlier)

One plus one

In the Last Refuge today, Sundance has some encouraging words for all of us who are seeking truth.



Read here.

With his mask on his chin and in his mouth, Congressman Nadler tells Republicans to stop not caring about the safety of the committee

Some good early tweets

Mark R. Levin tweeted,
House Judiciary Committee Democrats ... I’ve never seen a bigger bunch of assholes. There’s no other way to put it more accurately.

Red Nation Rising tweeted,
Hydroxychloroquine, Azithromycin, and Zinc saves lives.

Pass it on.

Eric Carmen tweeted,
Why would politicians prefer a lockdown, masks and untested new drugs to an inexpensive generic drug that's been around for 70 years? Why would they choose to wreck the economy, ruin businesses and put 30 million people out of work, rather than allowing doctors to prescribe HCQ?

Andrew Surabian tweeted,
BREAKING:
@Twitter
&
@jack
have suspended
@DonaldJTrumpJr
for posting a viral video of medical doctors talking about Hydroxychloroquine.

Big Tech is the biggest threat to free expression in America today & they're continuing to engage in open election interference - full stop.


"It's a myth!"



The satirical Babylon Bee comes to us from the Senate Judiciary hearing room today. 'The Violent Riots Are A Myth,' Says Rep. Nadler As Antifa Sets Fire To Congressional Hearing Room
July 28th, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Jerry Nadler continued to insist that the violent riots across the country are "a myth" in a hearing today, even as Antifa rioters stormed the Capitol Building and set fire to the very room where was Nadler testifying.

Nadler continued to insist that the violence of the rioters was totally fabricated as the room was trashed, vandalized, and set on fire by a violent Antifa mob.

"The violent riots are a myth," he said as he ducked to avoid getting hit in the face with a brick. "It's just totally wacko to think that there are violent protesters in this country. They are moms, they are schoolteachers, they are veterans, they are mayors. They are not throwing Molotov cocktails or anything crazy like that."

"Look out, Jerry!" cried another congressperson as a Molotov cocktail flew toward his face. "You're gonna catch fire!"

"Nonsense," Nadler said, waving him off as his clothes and hair ignited. "The Republicans just want you to think that the riots are real so Trump will look good. It's all a conspiracy."

"It's a myth. You are not seeing what you are seeing," he concluded in an epic clapback to Attorney General Barr, though Barr and everyone else had already fled the room and Nadler was the only one left sitting in the flaming ruins of the hearing room. "These Republicans are deluded."

Can you believe it?

"Did they do that before or after the fire was put out?"

Sara Gonzales has trouble following Joe Biden's train of thought.

Monday, July 27, 2020

Later quotes and tweets I liked today

Misanthropic Humanitarian quoted Ann Coulter:
I don’t care if you haven’t heard about what’s happening in these cities. I don’t care that their governors and mayors don’t think it’s a problem. Unless you’re Orval Faubus, it’s the federal government’s responsibility to quash insurrections and protect the rights of American citizens.

Misanthropic Humanitarian quotes Senator Lindsey Graham,
Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday teased the release of evidence showing that the FBI “lied their ass off” to Congress regarding the reliability of the Steele dossier, which the bureau used as part of its investigation of the Trump campaign.
“I will tell you next week what I found,” the South Carolina Republican said in an interview on “Fox Sunday Futures” with Maria Bartiromo.

“Here is what I think I’m going to be able to show to the public. Not only did the FBI lie to the court about the reliability about the Steele dossier, they also lied to the Congress. That’s a separate crime.”

Misanthropic Humanitarian quotes Alan Dershowitz:
It is very hard to be a dissenter today. If you are a dissenter today, you risk being canceled. If you are an editor who is willing to publish dissenting material, you risk being fired. If you are a dissenter today in a crowd, you risk being beaten up.

If there were no police, if the police were defunded, wealthy people would hire private security guards, but the people who cannot afford private guards need to have a well‑funded police force. I am in favor of extra funding for the police. Give them better training. Teach them how to subdue people without using lethal force.

Lin Wood tweeted,
In this interview, @BillGates unequivocally says, “I am a big believer in getting the truth out.” Hey, Bill, if that is not a lie, tell the public full truth about your relationship with Jeffrey Epstein & what happened on all your flights on his private jet.

Get the truth out.

Essential Fleccas tweeted,
I ran into Jerry Nadler in DC and asked him to disavow the Antifa violence/rioting in Portland.

His response?

“THATS A MYTH”

What is happening in your part of the earth tonight?



via Misanthropic Humanitarian

Some early tweets I liked tonight

A quote from Buck Throckmorton:
A “hate crime” can be defined as that rare crime in which leftists sympathize with the crime victim instead of sympathizing with the criminal.

A quote from the December 23, 2019 New Yorker from an article entitled "Tyrant Chic" by Adam Gopnik:
The capacity for self-delusion on the part of cosseted utopians about the actuality of utopia remains the most incomprehensible element of the story of the twentieth century, and its least welcome gift to the twenty-first,"

Rep. Matt Gaetz tweeted,
I've filed a criminal referral against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for making materially false statements to Congress while under oath.

John Bellanger tweeted,
It’s been 7 years since BLM was formed. They have raised over a billion dollars. They haven’t had 1 neighborhood cleanup, sent 1 poor black child to college, bought school supplies, fed the hungry, donated to a food bank or provided housing to 1 poor black family..

Erin Perrine tweeted,
President Trump is taking open questions from reporters live on national TV.

Joe Biden is on Day 27 of hiding from reporters and refusing to take open questions.

Steve Deace tweeted,
y'all remember when we had 60 million H1N1 cases under Obama -- that's right 60 million! -- and we never shut anything down or peddled panic porn?

Sidney Powell tweeted,
Make #hydroxychloroquine available over the counter! It will prevent and stop it for next to nothing!
This is all outrageous and needlessly destructive. All of #America should be open now πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²

Michelle Malkin faces down the self-declared socialist revolutionaries in Denver

Joseph Klein writes in FrontPage Magazine,
...Michelle Malkin has been one of the leading conservative voices warning us what militant left-wing groups like the PSL have been up to for years. She has put her personal safety at risk to uphold the fundamental rights of free speech and peaceable assembly. Malkin did it again on July 19th in Denver where she was physically confronted by the shutdown mob organized by the Party for Socialism and Liberation and its comrades. For courageously facing down the self-declared socialist revolutionaries, Michelle Malkin deserves our thanks.
Read more here.

How great thou art!

He saw President Lincoln get shot by John Wilkes Booth!

Some of today's most interesting tweets and quotes

Byron York tweeted,
Voices on left concerned about rioters in Portland. No longer arguing it's 'peaceful,' worried about backfiring.

Melissa Tate tweeted,
I really think the Democrats & their far-left goons on the streets are overplaying their hand. I think they are awakening a sleeping giant we will only see on Nov. 3

Chicago Italians declare war on Chicago Democrats after @chicagosmayor tears down Columbus statue

Elon Musk tweeted,
The left is losing the middle

Ace of Spades wrote,
Has The Establishment Left Settled on a New Storyline? Suddenly Establishment Lefties Are Fretting About Antifa Terrorism
—Ace
I don't for one second believe these people care about the country or even human lives, so I have to think they've gotten some poll rumblings that America is turning hard against their antifa terrorists and BLM paramilitaries.

Andy Ngo tweeted,
Rioters have destroyed the parks in downtown Portland. The grass has turned to dirt mounds and the statues in the area have been removed following dozens of attempts to destroy them. There is trash everywhere.

Matt Gaetz tweeted,
I've filed a criminal referral against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for making materially false statements to Congress while under oath.

Joke of the day so far

A joke from Misanthropic Humanitarian:
My wife, Julie, had been after me for several weeks to varnish the wooden seat on our toilet.
Finally, I got around to doing it while Julie was out shopping.
After finishing I left to take care of another matter before she returned.
She came home and prepared to take a shower.
Before getting in the shower she got undressed and then sat on the toilet.
As she tried to stand up she realized that the not-quite-dry epoxy paint had glued her to the toilet seat.

About that time I got home and realized her predicament.
We both pushed and pulled without any success whatsoever.
Finally, in desperation I undid the toilet seat bolts.
Julie wrapped a sheet around herself and I drove her to the hospital emergency room.

The ER Doctor got her into a position where he could study how to free her (Try to get a mental picture of this.).
Julie tried to lighten the embarrassment of it all by saying, "Well, Doctor, I'll bet you've never seen anything like this before."

The Doctor replied, "Actually I've seen lots of them... I just never saw one mounted and framed."

"Hit and myth"



JJ Sefton uses the above meme with his Morning Report column today in the Ace of Spades blog. Read it and click on his links here.

That'll do it!

"A lose-lose situation"

In the Center for Immigration Studies, Todd Bensmanm reports in part,
DHS so far has not allowed reporters to embed with the agents on their side of the Portland siege line to sample what the battle might be like for them. But one DHS employee who is there agreed to share impressions and experiences with CIS anonymously from the federal agent point of view. Following are excerpts, in no particular order (language warning):

Transposing hatred for the president
A totally surreal experience. You get large, nonviolent demonstrations where people march, they chant, they give speeches, then shortly after are replaced with a smaller crowd, though still large, who immediately start trying to break into and destroy the federal courthouse. They have transposed their hatred for the president and for law enforcement onto the physical structure of the federal courthouse, and the uniformed personnel whose job is to protect that courthouse. They throw homemade Molotov cocktails, try to set the walls on fire, try to cut and pry through the plywood covering the glass walls, all the while screaming vitriol until their voices are cracked and hoarse. When DHS personnel are visible, they throw frozen water bottles at them, canned goods, paint and gasoline. They try to shine high powered lasers into our eyes, which can cause permanent damage. They chant and spray paint "feds go home" as one of their slogans, and that could be easily achieved. If they could prove they wouldn't destroy the courthouse, DHS personnel would go home. It is that simple.

Catatonic with hate
The law enforcement officers involved are some of the nicest, friendliest people I have ever worked with. From several different agencies, they have come from around the country. Everyone is kind, generous, sharing food, giving each other rides home, and offering to host or show around each other in their home towns in the future. West Virginia, Idaho, Georgia, everyone is supportive, walks around with a smile and a pat on the back. Once they step out the doors of the courthouse, though, they are met with a hostile hatred from fellow citizens I consider unmatched in my life. I have seen mentally ill, frothing-at-the-mouth individuals screaming at people in front of liquor stores or Walmart parking lots, but that is one single, unhinged individual. Multiply that by 1,000 people, standing 10-20 yards in front of you, who also have rocks and other hidden weapons.

As the night goes on, the rioters become so hateful it is surreal. Their voices hoarse, their sentences jumbled, they seem almost catatonic with hate. The unrest seems to draw the mentally ill and drug abusers. Some seem to be both. The officers stand calmly, listening to it, taking it, only making a move if the rioters try to destroy the property or enter the area they have been told repeatedly not to enter. They [the agents] don't even respond to thrown projectiles, merely calmly dodging them. Some of the things screamed at us, ad nauseum:

"Go home! You're Nazis, racists, the Gestapo! Fuck you, fuck your mom, you suck! Quit your job and go fuck yourself! I'm going to get all your fucking names!"

I'm seeing African American Federal Protective Service inspectors, twenty year's law enforcement officer, being called the N-word to their face for the first time in their careers, by a scrawny, pasty white booger-eating communist shithead.

We get more surreal things yelled at us. One guy kept repeating, "You shot my fucking dog!" over and over, but we have seen zero dogs anywhere at any point. One guy wanders down the skirmish line when things are more in control and says, "Why are you shooting at them? You don't need to. Their shields are made of cardboard. There's no threat. No one is armed..." And he repeats that night after night with a backpack full of wildflowers, which he places everywhere.

Much of it is contradictory. One rioter begged to be shot, begged, but then screamed that we were guilty of shooting people. He told us to lay down our weapons and join them, and then said he would kick all our asses.

Unexploded aerosol cans taped to commercial-grade fireworks
The rioters would be overjoyed to get a non-lethal gunshot wound from DHS personnel. They would get to be the person who was shot by DHS during the Portland protests. They would be famous, and be the one who irreversibly turned the tide against DHS and the administration.

Regarding injuries to agents, I personally saw an agent get hit in the leg with a bottle and limp back from the skirmish line. I saw video of another agent hit similarly and limp back. One DHS law enforcement officer had irritant thrown on his arms, which turned them red and caused a burn. Another guy had a firework explode directly on his chest. The use of fireworks has increased every night.

There's no intel of actual firearms. We picked up unexploded aerosol cans taped to commercial-grade fireworks, so rudimentary IEDs [Improvised Explosive Devices] are a thing too.

A lose-lose situation
It is a lose-lose situation. If federal law enforcement leaves, we lose face, but we walk away with stacks of overtime pay, and we get to go home.

Portland wins. They get to say they defeated Trump, and they will have caused tens of millions of monetary loss to their downtown local businesses, and will have ransacked and torched a courthouse in the heart of their city.
Read more here.

"This spider web of fear"

We need to act out of science, not fear! The barriers to kids returning to school are coming from the teachers' unions.

You must watch the African doctor who now practices in Houston, has treated over 350 COVID-19 patients, and they all have lived! As early as possible she gives them three medications. She is the third speaker, but all of the speakers are good.

Go to Breitbart to watch video Frontline Physicians Aim to Dispel ‘Massive’ COVID-19 ‘Disinformation Campaign’.

Coincidence?

Christ, not Caesar?

Oregon Muse writes in his Morning Rant in the Ace of Spades blog,
John MacArthur is the head pastor of the large and influential Grace Community Church in Southern California. On Friday, July 24th, he posted a statement on his blog announcing GCC's intention to resume meeting for worship despite California's imposition of tighter lockdown rules announced by chief petty tyrant Gavin Newsom. He gives theological and biblical reasons why this is permitted...

The state is not the be-all and end-all of human existence. There are rights (and responsibilities) that exist prior to the formation of any state. If you truly understand and believe this, there is no way you can ever be a socialist. Not consistently, anyway. Once you start yammering, like Bernie Sanders, about health care being a "human right" or housing being a "human right", you're just announcing that you have no idea what human rights are.

I'm not sure what they're going to do if Newsom (or the local constabulary) decide that they need to be taught a lesson. Presumably they've got legal help lined up and ready to go.

So what we have here is a protest movement. We already have one that's been going on for a couple of months, but this one is new.

But unlike the BLM/Antifa protests, here are some of the things the GCC elders and congregation are not doing:

a. Stomping around
b. Yelling
c. Throwing stuff
d. Breaking windows
e. Defacing public buildings with graffiti
f. Vandalizing and looting private businesses
f. Pulling down statues
g. Turning urban neighborhoods into filthy, crime-ridden shitholes.
h. Assaulting and even murdering police officers
i. Leaving behind giant piles of trash for somebody else to clean up.

Pastor MacArthur's blog post is uncompromising, yet respectful. So I would say that GCC has the moral high ground here. What they don't have, unfortunately, is any elected officials who have their back. Unlike BLM/Antifa, who have their BFFs Ted Wheeler, Jenny Durkan, Andrew Cuomo, and Gavin Newsom running interference for them. The GCC elders and their congregation are out there by themselves. May God protect them.

Another aspect of the GCC protest (can we call it that?) is that it has a definite demand that can be met, i.e. leave us alone and let us worship, as is our natural life. This is not true of the rioters and looters who simply want to riot and loot and throw stuff. I'm guessing most of them are rootless millennials, with no families or children and therefore no stake in the future, who really don't have anything better to do with their empty lives.

What it boils down to is that the Democrats have refused to accept the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election and this is just them turning the knob up to 11. So their response, interestingly enough, is to set blue cities on fire.

By the way, has any elected Democrat office-holder of national prominence publicly condemned the rioting and looting? I haven't heard any.

But I digress:

After publishing the original statement, Pastor MacArthur added an explanation of why he came out with it now:

"But we are now more than twenty weeks into the unrelieved restrictions. It is apparent that those original projections of death were wrong and the virus is nowhere near as dangerous as originally feared. Still, roughly forty percent of the year has passed with our church essentially unable to gather in a normal way...Major public events that were planned for 2021 are already being canceled, signaling that officials are preparing to keep restrictions in place into next year and beyond. That forces churches to choose between the clear command of our Lord and the government officials. Therefore, following the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, we gladly choose to obey Him."

Shorter GCC: Gavin Newsome is asshoe and we're no longer going to put up with him jerking us around.

Well, perhaps Pastor MacArthur's didn't say exactly that, but, I'd say my, shall we say, dynamic interpretation caught the spirit of it.

Anyway, read the whole thing. I think it's quite good. MacArthur is a well-known, respected pastor and I hope other churches will be inspired by his example.