News of the Week for October 23th, 2016
- Election 2016
- Obama Scandals
- Gun Rights
- Hide the Decline
- War & Terror
- National News
- Economy & Taxes
- International News
The Disgusting Media Sat on Sexual Assault for a Partisan Victory
Sixteen women as of now have come forward to say they were sexually assaulted by Donald Trump. Sixteen. It is an avalanche of absolutely bad news for the Trump campaign, and it is far too close to the end of the cycle to recover from it. The Trump campaign is finished. However, each and every one of these cases is years old. The tape that showed Donald Trump talking to Billy Bush, the very tape that started this avalanche, is itself more than a decade old. Some of the stories of Donald Trump are older than that. But, we are only now hearing about it. Wikileaks seems to have provided an answer as to why, as well: The collusion between the Media and the Clinton campaign.
Republican HQ in Orange County (North Carolina) firebombed
Hillsborough police are investigating an apparent firebombing of the Orange County Republican headquarters, an incident that one state GOP official called an act of “political terrorism.”
How a Ragtag Volunteer Group Took On The A.P. in Reporting Election Results
For almost a decade, Brandon Finnigan, a conservative blogger and elections data enthusiast, had obsessed about Republican failures in Pennsylvania in presidential races. The state had been a white whale of sorts for the G.O.P., and capturing it would mean a way back to the White House.
North Carolina GOP headquarters burned, vandalized
Police in Hillsborough, North Carolina, are investigating after the Republican Party headquarters was vandalized with graffiti and damaged with a flammable material thrown through the front window.
A Glimmer of Hope For the Down Ballot
Well, with the general election less than a month away and the freak show this season has become, we could all use a little good news.
NC GOP office firebombed – “Nazi Republicans leave town or else”
NY Times’ Clyde Haberman: “Why does the Reichstag fire come to mind?”
New Poll Shows Trump-Clinton Tied In Alaska
New polling numbers provided exclusively to The Midnight Sun by the Alaska Democratic Party show Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a statistical tie in The Last Frontier.
Video: Clinton Campaign and DNC Incite Violence at Trump Rallies
In this explosive new video from Project Veritas Action, a Democratic dirty tricks operative unwittingly provides a dark money trail to the DNC and Clinton campaign. The video documents violence at Trump rallies that is traced to the Clinton campaign and the DNC through a process called birddogging.
New FBI files contain allegations of “quid pro quo” in Clinton’s emails
FBI interview summaries and notes, provided late Friday to the House Government Oversight and Intelligence Committees, contain allegations of a “quid pro quo” between a senior State Department executive and FBI agents during the Hillary Clinton email investigation, two congressional sources told Fox News.
Clinton says she has “both a public and a private position” on Wall Street: WikiLeaks release
She also admitted she was “kind of far removed” from the middle class
FBI Agents Say Comey “Stood In The Way” Of Clinton Email Investigation
FBI agents say the bureau is alarmed over Director James Comey’s decision to not suggest that the Justice Department prosecute Hillary Clinton over her mishandling of classified information.
Perez Dismissed Bernie Supporters as “Young White Liberals”
Labor Sec used personal account to advise Clinton campaign during business hours
More FBI agents turn on Comey: “He stood in the way”
We made some waves last week when we highlighted remarks made by former US Attorney for the District of Columbia Joe diGenova regarding the current mood among career FBI investigators over FBI Director James Comey’s mishandling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of an unauthorized email server for government business.
The FBI’s Own Investigation Summary Proves Hillary Clinton Broke The Law
Reminder: Hillary is above the law.
Trump is choking like a dog and it’s his own fault
Donald Trump and his apologists have spent the last two weeks seeking to tamp down public outrage around the release of his 2005 comments bragging about sexual assault. They assert that Bill and Hillary Clinton’s actions speak louder than Trump’s sexually explicit “locker room talk.”
Donna Brazile and other Wikileaks evidence of media collusion with Hillary being buried by MSM
Media’s greatest fear is that the election could turn out to be a referendum on the media.
Politico Co-Founder: Trump Could Lose Texas, Race Not “Remotely Close”
Our Texas Cry: Remember Wendy Davis!
Project Veritas, part two: Dem activists discuss best practices in committing voter fraud without getting caught
If you watched yesterday’s video, you already know who Scott Foval is. And if you read the news online last night, you already know he’s been fired after PV revealed his schemes to use mentally ill homeless people, among others, to inspire “anarchy” at Republican events.
Quinnipiac battleground polls: Independents shifting to Hillary
“Trump’s best hope,” writes Quinnipiac assistant director Peter Brown, “is a knockout win in the last debate Wednesday evening, his last shot at a national audience.” The latest battleground-state polling from Quinnipiac bears out that analysis. In four key states, independent voters have shifted support in significant numbers to Hillary Clinton, leaving Donald Trump trailing in three states and tied in Ohio in the four-way race.
Top Indiana election official alleges more voter fraud
Another election official says that may be a hasty conclusion
Rigged Election? Past Presidential Contests Sowed Doubt and Nearly Led to Violence
In the 2016 presidential election, one candidate is warning about voter fraud, while another proclaims Russians are interfering. It’s not the first time contenders have alleged some form of a “rigged” election.
Democratic Operative In Veritas Videos About Voter Fraud, Inciting Violence Visited The White House 342 Times
Between 11/21/2009 and 6/24/2016, Robert Creamer appears to have visited the White House 342 times, 340 times as “Robert Creamer” and twice as “Bob Creamer”.
Activist Who Took Credit For Violent Chicago Protests Was On Hillary’s Payroll
An activist who bragged about disrupting multiple Donald Trump campaign events in a recent Project Veritas video was on Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign payroll, a search of Federal Election Commission (FEC) records reveals.
Madonna pledges oral sex for Clinton voters
Madonna is pledging to perform oral sex on voters who cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton.
Podesta WikiLeaks Horror: Voter ID Doesn’t Stop Alien Voting
Give the Devil his due. John Podesta here, as in many other cases, is the Devil.
On “Accepting Election Results”
I said I wouldn’t comment on tonight’s debate until tomorrow, when I host the third hour of Laura Ingraham’s radio show.
Not rigged, thrown
Donald Trump’s allegations that the election is “rigged” constitute a motif in the closing days of his presidential campaign. The theme emerged last night in his refusal to acknowledge he would concede the election when he loses.
Republicans should not “accept” Hillary Clinton’s Supreme Court nominees
When Hillary Clinton nominates a Supreme Court Justice to replace Antonin Scalia (assuming Merrick Garland is not confirmed before Clinton takes office), that nominee will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee that he or she will uphold the Constitution impartially and decide cases based on the law, not his or her policy preferences or the status of the litigants. That nominee will be lying.
Is Fox News Losing Credibility Among Republicans?
The cable network’s brand credibility continues a fairly rapid decline
Ted Cruz Calls for Investigation of “Voter Fraud” Operative Who Visited White House
The Chicago machine.
Is CIA censoring jailed contractor’s explosive book to protect Clinton? Veteran jailed for killings in Pakistan claims agency obstructed memoir of “mini-Benghazi”
CIA contractor Raymond Davis was imprisoned in Pakistan after he killed two men in what he says was self defense
Hillary and the Book-Burners
Mrs. Clinton affirms her commitment to political censorship.
Hillary Got $12 Million for Clinton Charity As Quid Pro Quo For Morocco Meeting
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arranged a $12 million donation from Moroccan King Mohammed VI to her family’s charity in 2014 in return for the Clinton Global Initiative hosting its international meeting in the North African Muslim nation, according to an email made public Thursday by Wikileaks.
Heavy-handed Proposition 60 would deputize every Californian as a condom cop
Ideally, adult film performers would use condoms when they engage in on-screen intercourse. It’s the most reliable way to keep them safe from contracting or spreading sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.
Will the Dem Playbook Survive Trump?
Democrats seem concerned that their best and most effective attack on Republicans is becoming a victim of its success. They should be. Republican candidates for office embark on campaigns aware that their pasts will be dredged for any hint of a prejudicial encounter.
Facebook employees tried to censor Donald Trump posts
This is what happens when social justice warriors move from college to social media companies.
Poll: 45% of Republicans say they’re unlikely to, or definitely won’t, accept the election result if Trump loses
This is a problem for the GOP long-term and for Trump in the short-term.
Nevada: Clark County voters set early-voting record as more than 37,000 turn out on day 1
The first day of early voting in Clark County set a new record by a substantial margin Saturday, as more than 37,000 voters turned out to cast ballots at polling places around the valley.
Analysis: The Senate Majority Is Up for Grabs
The Senate majority rests in six, maybe seven, states
At some point do down-ballot Republicans argue “Vote for me as check on President Hillary”?
In tight Missouri Senate race, a Republican ad implicitly carries that message.
Duterte’s Flip-Flop Into Bed With China Is a Disaster for the United States
With the Philippine president ditching Washington for Beijing, the contest to control the South China Sea just got a lot more complicated.
Time for Conservative Intellectuals to Get Comfortable With the Right to Bear Arms
The right to keep and bear arms is a vital element of the liberal order that our Founding Fathers handed down to us.
Chicago Gets Serious About Sky-High Murder Rate By Banning WESTERN COWGIRL PLAYSET, Other Toys
Amazon.com will not deliver a toy cowgirl playset to Chicago residents, apparently because of a municipal law in the city forbidding replica toy firearms.
Vegas Gun Store Holds “Pre-Hillary” Gun Sale
Westside Armory in Las Vegas is having a “Pre-Hillary” gun sale, predicting a surge in firearm purchases should the anti-Second Amendment Clinton win the election in November. Get on in there before the price gouging starts!
Polls Show Trump Support Collapse as Campaign Heads to Final Debate
A month ago, support for Donald Trump was within a one-point margin of Hillary Clinton in the Real Clear Politics average of national polls, but since early October, the advantage in the presidential campaign has clearly shifted toward the Democrat.
O’Keefe Undercover Video Reveals Dems Planning to Use Women as Secret Weapon Against Trump Fans
The political world has been rocked (again) by a series of videos released by Project Veritas that have documented just how low Democrat operatives have been willing to go to stop Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign.
WikiLeaks: Email Suggests Obama Knew About Clinton’s Private Server
Campaign aides discussed connecting with White House staff who “know POTUS and HRC emailed”
How To “Green-Wash” A (Carbon-Intensive) State
Coming back to live in Brisbane after a couple of years away, I was staggered to find the Queensland Government is running TV advertisements to promote the use of E10 (petrol blended with 10% ethanol).
Government in Healthcare
Gov’t Health Care: Lack of Water Forces Patients to Drink From Vases at UK Hospital
Thirsty patients at a British hospital were so desperate for care and especially water that they had to drink from flower vases, family members claim.
New York Times Wants Nursing Homes to Starve Patients to Death “Without Asking Permission”
If there is any aspect of the culture of death not supported and promoted by the New York Times, I haven’t seen it.
The Ethics of Food and Drink
Starvation is not mercy.
Can we believe anything the Administration tells us about health care?
You’d have to be Rip van Winkle not to know medical insurance premiums rise sharply for 2017. As they have each year ever since full implementation of Obamacare in 2014.
Metropolitan Life has fired Snoopy.
Pentagon issues handbook on sex change in the ranks
Political correctness remains a central characteristic of the Obama administration’s policies. Take the Pentagon’s new anti-discrimination policy on what a newly-published handbook calls “gender dysphoria,” or “the distress that some transgender individuals experience due to a mismatch between their gender and their sex assigned at birth.”
The Coming War with Russia
It certainly sounds alarmist to predict a war with Russia. However, members of this administration are following policies that can lead to only that result. They are following belligerent policies on two fronts: cyberspace and Syria. These policies are based on a farrago of mendacity and incompetence.
Pentagon recovers cash bonuses paid to California soldiers for going to war a decade ago
The Pentagon is seeking to recover decade-old reenlistment bonuses paid to thousands of California Army National Guard soldiers to go fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday.
Nano-spike catalysts convert carbon dioxide directly into ethanol
In a new twist to waste-to-fuel technology, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, into ethanol. Their finding, which involves nanofabrication and catalysis science, was serendipitous.
Queer transgender activist says capitalism is “greatest threat to basic human rights”
The Syracuse University LGBT Resource Center invited “queer transgender activist” Evan Greer to deliver a workshop this past Wednesday titled “Queer Liberation and Environmental Justice.” In it, Greer claimed “global capitalism is the single greatest threat to basic human rights.”
Triangles on syllabus get professor investigated for sexual harassment, he says
Grading system a “prelude to sexual harassment” too
UCLA students step on U.S. flag in protest of Bruin Republicans event
At a recent event hosted by the UCLA Bruin Republicans, members of the school’s communist “Revolution Club” retaliated against keynote speaker Sabine Durden, an anti-illegal immigration activist, by defiling an American flag.
This Is the Percentage of Millennials Who Believe George W. Bush Killed More People Than Stalin
The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation released its first “Annual Report on U.S. Attitudes Towards Socialism” Monday. The survey showed a distinct generation gap regarding beliefs about socialism and communism between older and younger Americans.
Survey Finds High Support For Communism Among Millennials
A new study finds young people champion communism, Karl Marx, and Bernie Sanders, even more than previously reported.
MS-13 Gang Terrorizes Town in N.Y
Tensions simmer here because some residents say they believe an increase in Central American migrants to town has led to the increase in gang violence.
University of Nevada Cancels “Sausage Party” Screening Because a Douche “Raped” a Juice Box
The University of Nevada removed Seth Rogen’s animated film Sausage Party from a list of free screenings after students complained about the “rape scene.”
UMass creates cultural appropriation “threat meter” for Halloween
The University of Massachusetts, Amherst is posting “cultural appropriation” posters in each of the residence halls on campus featuring a detailed “racism evaluation and assessment meter.”
Meet the Maryland Conservative Who Aims to Take Over the House’s Largest GOP Caucus
Like most Americans, but unlike most of the other 434 members of the House of Representatives, Andy Harris pulls a lengthy commute to work each day.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor says she thought about hitting Antonin Scalia with baseball bat
Sonia Sotomayor said her fellow Supreme Court justice’s comments sometimes left her wanting to dispense rough justice with sporting equipment.
Why Every State Should Recognize Other States’ Gun Laws
There is precisely one right from the Bill of Rights that is not guaranteed for interstate travelers: the right to keep and bear arms.
BLM flag flutters over quad at ISU
Illinois State University celebrated the Black Lives Matter movement by flying its official flag on campus throughout the day Monday.
#LiberalPrivilege goes viral
Last week, conservative college students across the country tweeted about #LiberalPrivilege, a hashtag created by the Leadership Institute’s Campus Reform to highlight the bias against conservatives on college campuses.
Columbia threatens to punish students who take notes during sexual-misconduct proceedings
Officials want “the ultimate discretion without having to answer for it”
U. Michigan hosts racially separate forums, white student reporter booted from one for non-whites
Last week the University of Michigan held “diversity” forums sponsored by the Residential College (RC), but some were irked that the events were separated by race – one was for people of color, the other “open to all.”
High schooler records teacher’s racism lecture: “To be white is to be racist, period”
A Norman North High School teacher is instructing students that “to be white is to be racist, period.”
Think the First Amendment Protects Books and Movies? Government Officials Don’t Agree
Books, movies, satellite radio shows, and streaming video about real-life politics aren’t protected by the First Amendment’s guarantee of a free press, some government officials argue.
Students plan rude welcome for “white,” “cisgender” Stanford prez
Leaked emails reveal that a group of student activists plans to sabotage the inauguration of Stanford University’s president-elect by planting protesters throughout the event.
US factory production rebounded in September
U.S. manufacturers boosted output modestly last month, led by greater production of construction supplies, autos and petroleum products.
Europe is trying to teach its gender norms to refugees
FEW men can roll a condom onto a plastic penis with a straight face, and Ali and Ahmadzai are no exceptions. The two Afghan asylum-seekers and ten other men are taking a sex-education class at the refugee centre where they live in the Flemish town of Broechem, and the giggles are flying. “In Logar, where I’m from, you don’t talk with girls,” explains Ahmadzai. If you do, the Taliban “kill you with stones”. Belgium has been a bit of a culture shock, though he still doesn’t dare talk to girls: “It is good just looking at them.”
Wynne Liberals move to erase words “mother” and “father” from Ontario laws
Ontario’s Liberal government is getting ready to scrap the words “mother” and “father” from our laws because they say family composition is different now but really, this is about social engineering.
Canadian Professor Launches Attack Against Political Correctness
A University of Toronto professor decried current political correctness and “genderless pronouns” during an hour long YouTube lecture.
Conservative MPs back Liberal transgender bill that “criminalizes words”
The federal Liberal transgender rights bill is one step closer to becoming law—but right now, it’s the sad state of the Conservative Party that I’m worried about.
Sweden Changes The Law To Give Migrants Priority Housing Over Swedish People
MIGRANTS are being put before Sweden’s own citizens despite a huge waiting list, after the country brought in controversial new laws.
Male Liberal staffer “pretended to be a woman” to win student executive position
A male staffer for a Liberal MP attempted to identify himself as a woman as part of a sneaky factional deal to win a $12,000 executive position in a student election.
“You caused your son great harm by insisting on raising him as a girl”: Boy, seven, is sent to live with father after his mother raised him as her daughter
Seven-year-old boy “living life entirely as girl” removed from mother’s care
“He didn’t know the boy didn’t want to be raped” court throws out migrant child sex charge
AN IRAQI asylum seeker who confessed to raping a 10-year-old boy in a swimming pool, claiming it was a “sexual emergency”, has had his conviction overturned.
Iraqi refugee who raped a 10-year-old boy at a swimming pool in a “sexual emergency” has his conviction overturned because the Austrian court “didn’t prove he realised the boy was saying no”
Rapist, known as Amir A, 20, said he attacked boy in a “sexual emergency”
Porn viewers could all be added to a country-wide database of viewing habits under new age verification scheme
One of the suggested mechanisms for checking how old people are involves creating an ID number for each person – meaning that every citizen will be part of a personalised database of their habits
Are Yahoo’s “privileged” female executives guilty of sexism towards men?
Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer is being accused of purging the company of male employees, and this isn’t her first controversy either after recent revelations of massive security breeches on her watch have surfaced.
Democrats Promote “Rape Culture” Lies
The UVA rape hoax case goes to trial this week and the Obama administration is an unindicted co-conspirator.
The Big Lie: “Rape Culture,” the UVA Hoax and the Democrat-Media Complex
The dishonest journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely and her dishonest source, Jackie Coakley, are both expected to testify in the UVA rape hoax trial that began today in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Schools Ditch Academics For Emotional Manipulation
Under such a system teachers become essentially therapists, and students become essentially patients.
Why You Shouldn’t Use Transgender Pronouns
You don’t need to be a psychology professor to realize than an attempt to transplant pronouns from the body to the mind is an attempt to destroy our ability to communicate.
The “freedom of the press” doesn’t give the media any special privileges – but it’s also not a redundancy
I’ve often argued that the freedom of the press was seen near the time of the Framing (and near the time of the ratification of the 14th Amendment, as well as in between and largely since) as protecting the right to use the press as technology — everyone’s right to use the printing press and its modern technological heirs.
Screwtape and Human Wave
“Dear Wormwood,” So begins each chapter in a book about how to lure humans away from all that is good and eternal, and into darkness and evil. Screwtape, from the ministry of temptations, instructs his nephew Wormwood on all the varied ways that mankind slips into sin. You do not have to be a Christian to read some of the letters and feel a chill. The letters, written by C. S. Lewis between 1938-1942, could be written today. Especially Letter XV.
What Feminist “Success” Looks Like: A Sexually Transmitted Disease Epidemic
Third-Wave feminism’s rhetoric of sexual “empowerment,” and the feminist crusade against “slut-shaming,” have incited reckless promiscuity, the results of which could have been easily predicted.
California Aborting Free-Speech Rights
In signing a bill that criminalizes the distribution of a “confidential” video of a “health-care provider,” Gov. Jerry Brown has at least dispensed with the notion that California’s Democratic leadership cares at all about free-speech rights. The new law, which could lead to jail time for violators, is the latest troubling example of how tenuous America’s political rights may be when one political party controls virtually every apparatus of power.
It’s Time To Make The Supreme Court Boring Again
Today’s strong judicial activism goes against the purpose of the Supreme Court envisioned by the Founders, and defined in the Constitution.
When Social Justice Warriors Get Through With Halloween, It Won’t Exist
PC judgments against “insensitive” costumes aren’t enough (nothing ever is). The perpetual squawking squads now place cartoonish Houses of Horror in their crosshairs.
Should the judge in that Montana incest case be impeached?
By now you have likely heard about the latest chapter in the national discussion over judges handing down preposterously lenient sentences to people convicted of heinous crimes. It came to us from Montana, where District Judge John McKeon sentenced a man to 60 days in jail (with credit for time already served) for repeatedly raping his prepubescent daughter. The public outcry over that decision was fast and furious, and now a Change.org petition drawing tens of thousands of signatures calling for his impeachment has been assembled for the governor.
Crisis of the Conservative Intellectual
Column: How populism displaced conservatism in the Republican Party
Socialism Kills More Babies than War
Recent reports that infants now die at a higher rate in Venezuela than in war-torn Syria were, sadly, unsurprising – the results of socialist economics are predictable. Venezuela’s infant mortality rate has actually been above Syria’s since 2008.
It Was a Bright Cold Day in April, and the Clocks Were Striking Patriarchy
“As you lie there,” said O’Brien, “you have often wondered you have even asked me – why the Ministry of Love should expend so much time and trouble on you.”
The Queering of Feminism at Vanderbilt
A major difficulty faced by critics of radical feminism is demonstrating the connection between (a) the theories propounded by feminist intellectuals, and (b) the way these theories influence the beliefs and behaviors of students subjected to feminist indoctrination on college and university campuses.
What the Founders Thought About the Value of a “Classical” Education
The generation that produced the U.S. Constitution lived at a time when liberal education was being rethought, redefined, stretched, and challenged.
How to make native-themed sports logos less offensive to sensitive progressives
The social justice warriors are really playing hardball these days when it comes to native-themed sports teams.
The Menace of Air Conditioning
In their quest to ban “harmful” luxuries, progressives want to solve something that has not been considered a problem for 250 years.
I think the study of ancient history extends to the advent of the first Clinton administration in 1993 or so. As we all know, and as former Latin students might say, ancient history has fallen into desuetude. I think this may explain the finding reported in Jamie Gregora’s Daily Signal story “This is the percentage of millennials who believe George W. Bush killed more people than Stalin.”
Teaching Intolerance: How Columbia University Feminists Suppress Dissent
Feminism Is a Totalitarian Movement to Destroy Civilization as We Know It, and nowhere is this more evident than in the youth indoctrination centers known as university campuses.
The GOP Needs Competition, Not Revival
Regardless of the outcome of the Presidential election, 2016 will mark a low point for the Republican Party. We saw the rise, fall, and rise again of the Establishment as the dominant force that fended off many Tea Party conservatives. We witnessed the rapid ascension of the alt-right; they are no longer seen as the fringe that we thought they were just a year ago. One does not have to be opposed to Donald Trump to realize that the GOP is much more comfortable with populism than Constitutional conservatism.
Alt-Right Trumpism: Russia-bots or Americans?
This morning, before Twitter went down, I saw a long-time blog friend—one which I’ve met in person—light into a woman for the suggestion that Donald Trump’s online following has been infiltrated by Russia-bots. I thought this was common knowledge, and it’s something which would explain the vileness of Trump’s alt-right fans.
Elections Have Consequences, But It’s the Other 1,460 Days That Matter
Once again a presidential election looms. And indeed, the phrase “elections have consequences” is being bandied about as it always is every four years at this time.
The Growing Cancer
“Maybe not solvable within your laws” -Mathematics