July 21, 2024

Bob Newhart RIP

Timothy Birdnow

Actorand comedian Bob Newhart passed away. He was 94.

Newhart was famous for his mild, dry as white toast manner and his unflappable nature. He generally played "the little gray man" and did so with aplomb.

I heard Newhart discuss getting into comedy once. He said people used to laugh and tell him what funny guy he was and he was just speaking normally. He suddenly realized he could make a living just being himself. So he perfected his craft, becoming one of America's iconic comic figures of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

He will be missed.

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Zuck Praises Trump

Timothy Birdnow

Facebook founder and information suppressor Mark Zuckerberg speaks well of Trump after the assassination attempt.

Mark Zuckerberg Praises Trump’s Fist Pump Reaction After Assassination Attempt

What does this tell us? It tells us Zuckerberg knows Trump will win the election and he's trying to get on the right side of the winner.

Here's the money quote:

"The main thing that I hear from people is that they actually want to see less political content on our services because they come to our services to connect with people,” the tech billionaire said.

"I think you’re going to see our services play less of a role in this election than they have in the past.”

In other words Zuck plans to suppress political content from Republicans on Facebook, even more than they did last time.


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Biden Out

Timothy Birdnow

Buh-bye Biden!

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Cheatle Should Be Prosecuted

Laura Loomer:
"Every single conservative who is saying @SecretService Director Kim Cheatle should simply "resign” is LOW IQ.

We now know she and DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas @AliMayorkas intentionally denied President Trump more security resources when his campaign asked.

We also know that they identified a shooter at least 30 minutes before shots were fired, which was 10 minutes BEFORE President Trump took the stage at his rally in Butler, Pennsylvania.

This means Cheatle and Mayorkas are both now accessories to the MURDER of Corey Comperatore, and accessories to the attempted murder of President Trump, because they, along with other agents on the ground, had knowledge of a plot to kill Donald Trump since they admitted they identified a shooter before Trump took the stage but still allowed him to take the stage and didn’t warn him or the attendees.

We need to be talking about CRIMINAL CHARGES AND PROSECUTIONS.

So many low IQ conservative influencers push weak messaging by simply setting the standards so low.

A resignation won’t do shit. We have enough evidence for CRIMINAL CHARGES AND PROSECUTIONS.

Time for @HouseGOP @SenateGOP to take action and get to work. Vacation time and letter writing time is over."

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Fifty Cents on the Dollar

Diane Kimura

We are allowing the government to tax and overspend our future into financial ruin.

The US debt crisis is terrible. Currently, every new dollar of US public debt generates just $0.58 of GDP, near the lowest on record. By comparison, in the 1960s this metric was as high as $9.80, and in 2000 it was $4.00, or 7 times above current levels.

Over the last 4 years, US national debt has skyrocketed by $11.6 trillion while US added $6.6 trillion in GDP. In other words, the US economy's productivity has declined near the worst levels in modern history.

What’s the long-term plan here?

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Reagan NOT a Free Trader

Carlos Velazquez

I watched an interview about JD Vance, and it was mentioned that Ronald Reagan was actually a protectionist, not a free trader. This surprised me because I always thought Reagan supported free trade. I was wrong. I also changed. I used to believe that free trade without any restrictions was always the best approach. Now I understand that this isn’t always the case. Sometimes, especially when national security or the general welfare of the nation is at risk, strict adherence to philosophical principles must yield to practical considerations.

Therefore I did some research. >>>>>>>>

Ronald Reagan, while advocating for free-market principles, implemented several protectionist measures during his presidency, leading to the perception of him as a protectionist rather than a free trader. Key actions contributing to this view include:

1. Imposing Tariffs and Quotas: Reagan imposed tariffs and import quotas on several industries, notably steel, automobiles, and motorcycles, to protect domestic industries from foreign competition. For example, in 1983, he imposed quotas on Japanese car imports to support the U.S. auto industry.

2. Voluntary Export Restraints (VERs): Reagan negotiated voluntary export restraints with countries like Japan, limiting the number of goods (such as cars) they could export to the United States.

3. Supporting Domestic Industries: Reagan supported the domestic semiconductor industry by imposing tariffs and trade restrictions to counter perceived unfair practices by foreign competitors.

4. Strategic Trade Policy: His administration used strategic trade policy to support key industries deemed vital for national security and economic competitiveness.

These measures, aimed at protecting American jobs and industries, contrasted with the free trade principles of minimizing government intervention in international trade. As a result, Reagan's actions often reflected a pragmatic approach to trade, balancing free-market ideals with protectionist policies when economically necessary.

Tim adds:

You're right Carlos. Reagan was not the anarcho-trading champion he is portrayed as now.

That was part of why he fell out with David Stockman. Not the sole reason but part of it. (Stockman wanted no trade restrictions, among other things, and Reagan just wasn't willing to do that.)

You can't do free trade with an unfree trader. It's like keeping your marriage vows to a serial adulterer.Somebody is getting mistreated and it isn't the adulterer.

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July 20, 2024

CO2 Cooling

Timothy Birdnow

CO2 actually cools the planet!

Industry Experts: CO2 Worse Than Useless in Trapping Heat/Delaying Cooling | Principia Scientific Intl.
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On Planetary Warming

Roy W. Spencer

2023 was twice as warm as would have been expected from increasing CO2, so at least half of that "record warm" year's warmth was due to natural causes.

An unusually warm year or two cannot be blamed on climate change « Roy Spencer, PhD
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Tim suggests:

Perhaps this is a result of the eruption of hunga Tonga? Lots of water vapor released into the atmosphere.

Judith Curry thinks so:

Hunga Tonga volcano: impact on record warming
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Dr. Spencer replies:

I doubt it. Calculations of the changes in stratospheric radiation and their effect on the troposphere show only a tiny effect. CERES satellites radiative budget measurements show fewer clouds, so more incoming sunlight. Don't know why.

Bjørn K Vottestad adds: more...

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July 19, 2024

Amazing Incompetence?

Daniel Jupp

Ok so here are the strange elements:

1. The decision not to secure the roof goes against all common sense and normal procedure. The roof was close enough to be an ideal sniper position, and you don’t need to be a sniper, a combat veteran or a ballistics expert to know that.

2. The explanation that it was a sloping roof is absurd. The slope was very slight anyway, and posed no danger to fit security teams whose job, anyway, is to risk danger themselves in order to protect a target.

3. Crowd witnesses spotted the shooter and notified security. How was that not responded to?

4. Reports and footage seem to indicate the shooter was in the sights of the SS or law enforcement for some time. How come that didn’t result in action against the shooter until after he was firing?

5. Lack of action when you have a shooter in sight means either a pre-existing order not to engage, an instruction not to engage, or a trained security team deciding not to notify anyone higher up the chain AND not to engage an identified threat. Do any of those reactions make sense?

6. Prior calls from Democrats to remove Trump’s SS protection suggest a desire for such an event to occur and Trump to be without protection when it does occur.

7. The reactions of the team when on the podium with Trump and getting him to his vehicle don’t look like the reactions of a highly trained team. The Melissa McCarthy looking agent looks confused, frightened and incompetent in multiple ways. Several of the female agents seem to be acting as if they don’t know what they are doing. Again, you don’t have to be a security expert to spot things like struggling to holster a pistol or fiddling with sunglasses or cowering behind the target you are supposed to be protecting.

8. If access to the roof was via a large ladder, that made the actions of the shooter all the more obvious. Again, why wasn’t that spotted and reacted to?

9. The claim that a building is secured just by going into it, without looking at the roof, is another obviously absurd explanation.

10. Reports now indicate that the security team were aware of the shooter on the roof for 30 minutes. That’s a damning length of time with no action taken.

All of these errors represent decision points that are pretty basic. You can only make ALL of these errors from gross incompetence. But some of these errors must have been decisions made prior to the event, or decisions made higher up the chain of command during the event.

In other words, it’s bad planning as well as bad reactions in the moment. It’s higher up, as well as on the ground, decision making that goes against what you would think all security service training and normal procedure demands.

You don’t need to hire the shooter if you DECIDE to provide a very poor level of protection. If you cut corners or don’t do basic things because the people in charge don’t like the person being protected. That’s setting that person up to be killed, even if it’s not an actual conspiracy to kill him.

I’m as far from being a security expert as it’s possible to get. I’ve only fired live ammo once in my life. I have no military training. I’m unfit. I’m not even very good at shooting people in video games. But I can say this. I know a bloody nearby roof needs to be secured, and if I was looking at a strange guy on a roof with a gun for thirty minutes I might consider him a threat that needs dealing with BEFORE he starts shooting people.

Because I’m not retarded. You have to be retarded to leave that roof unchecked and not respond to people telling you there’s a guy on that roof. Or there has to be another explanation like you haven’t been given the personnel you need to do it. Which would be ANOTHER decision higher up the chain designed to set up a successful assassination. There are of course reports that Trump’s team requested more security, and were declined.

My view is that even if they didn’t have any involvement with the shooter, the people in charge didn’t want to expend normal effort or follow normal procedures to protect Donald Trump, because they hate Donald Trump. Even without a conspiracy to kill, there’s a bias there, a petty malice, that made them slapdash, lazy, and recklessly unprofessional. Not necessarily in the team immediately around Trump, but in the command decisions and operations decisions made higher up.

That isn’t just a matter of incompetence. It’s a matter of malice. Like a cop on a beat hearing screams from a house and deciding not to investigate because he’s had previous interactions there and doesn’t like the occupants. Sure, him going for a coffee and a doughnut instead is incompetent. But it’s also a decision. A decision that takes malice.

There is no way this level of separate and glaring errors, errors obvious even to anyone of us with zero training, should occur without decision makers being held accountable for it and losing their jobs. If it was anyone other than Donald Trump, if it was a senior Democrat, there would already have been senior resignations or sackings.

Am I wrong?

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What's in a Face?

Diane M. Kimura

A good read for travelers who have concerns about the growing surveillance of our activities.

In the US, over 80 airports are currently piloting facial recognition technology. The TSA’s goal is to roll out the tech in all of the more than 430 airports that it covers, arguing that this kind of automation would reduce "friction” at airports — meaning, presumably, how long it takes passengers to move through security.

That should raise some eyebrows, because there are known risks with this AI technology, from the possibility that your face data will be stolen due to breaches to the chance that you’ll be misidentified as a criminal suspect — and jailed. Neither of these are hypothetical scenarios; the former has happened due to CBP system vulnerabilities and the latter has happened at the hands of police. And then, of course, there’s AI bias; facial recognition tech is known to disproportionately misidentify people of color.

But as dangerous as face recognition can be if it goes wrong, a greater concern could be what happens if it’s seen to work as intended. When I asked Joy Buolamwini, the founder of the Algorithmic Justice League, what worries her about the use of this tech in airports, she said, "The big one for me is normalizing surveillance.”

Buolamwini argued that airport face recognition is a way of acclimating the public to having more and more sensitive information taken. "I see this on a longer trajectory,” she said. "And they’ve shown you the trajectory.”

Traveling this summer? Maybe don’t let the airport scan your face. — Vox
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Does Trump Owe His Life to Video Games?

David C. Moyer

I wonder if Trump owes his life to video games. On one hand, I can't imagine how someone can miss a shot like that at 150 yards. I can do that off-hand 99% of the time- prone should be 100% of the time.

But the shooter had a history of being a bad shot and being a video game enthusiast.

I teach a lot of young people to shoot. One person, I had being an excellent shot. But hunting season was 6 months away. When he came back for hunting season we didn't get to do any target shooting before hand. He missed two deer at less than 100 feet. When they are that close I pull out my handgun. But somehow he missed at that range with a scoped rifle. Eventually, we figured out that he had decided that having the cross-hairs on the target was sufficient- no need to have the cross-hairs in the center of the scope picture. Video shooting games always have just the cross-hairs. They are always centered. Putting the cross-hairs even close to the target achieves hitting the target. Reality is something different, but they develop the habit of shooting whenever the cross-hairs are on target. Possibly, that is why the assassin missed.

I recall that other students who were trained on open sights decided on their own that only the front sight needed to be on target. The rear sight wasn't involved. It took me quite a while to figure out this misunderstandin g in two cases- with rounds being fired into the air.

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Who Needs to Tone it Down?

Steven Chase

The rhetoric of the Left: Slugging his face (Robert De Niro), by decapitation (Kathy Griffin, Marilyn Manson), stabbing (Shakespeare in the Park), clubbing (Mickey Rourke), shooting ( Snoop Dogg), poisoning (Anthony Bourdain), bounty killing (George Lopez), carrion eating his corpse (Pearl Jam), suffocating (Larry Whilmore), blowing him up (Madonna, Moby), throwing him over a cliff (Rosie O’Donnell), just generic "killing” him (Johnny Depp, Big Sean, Reid Hoffman. They want US to tone it down.

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Bongino on the Assassination Attempt

Timothy Birdnow

The Troubling Truth Is Starting To Emerge (Ep. 2289) - 07/18/2024
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About the Trump Shooter's Building

Diane Kimura

Who owns the warehouse??? Why was the venue changed on July 2nd to the lot adjacent to this warehouse?

This gets more interesting.

Thread by @LauraLoomer on Thread Reader App
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FTA:

AGR International, the building Thomas Matthew Crooks shot from, was just sold in March to a Clayton, Dubilier and Rice (CD&R) @CDRBuilds subsidiary called INDICOR.

It is worth noting that Joseph L. Rice III is the Founder of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Rice is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and he is also a member of the Brookings Institution, the same Brookings institute @BrookingsInst that has perpetuated lawfare campaigns against President Trump in an effort to keep him off the ballot for the 2024 Presidential election.

It’s important for people to understand how the DEEP STATE has a history of using proprietary companies as cutouts.

According to filings and their own press releases, Indicor was officially formed in Jan 2023 by CD&R, who just partnered Jon Selib @Jselib.

Prior to joining CD&R, Jon Selib was the Senior Vice President of Global policy and public affairs and Pfizer, a position he remained in until 2022.
As the Senior VP of Global policy and public affairs for @Pfizer, Selib was a MAX DONOR to Joe Biden’s campaign when he ran against President Trump.

The current CEO of Indicor is Doug Wright, who was previously deployed with defense contractor Raytheon Technologies. Doug Wright, CEO of Indicor, confirmed that "law enforcement was on the premises of the building before the shooting took place”, since it was deemed to be a high security risk location by the Secret Service. Wright also said the office was closed on the day of the attempted assassination of President Trump.

Roberto Quarta is the Chairman of the Private Equity group (CD&R) that owns Indicor/AGR. His photo is listed on the World Economic Forum (WEF) @wef website.

Oddly enough, John Stroup the Indicor Chairman and CD&R partner, recently announced his resignation from the board of directors of Crane Company on June 5th, 2024, effective July 22nd, 2024.

On March 18, 2024, the change of registered office by entity for the building the shooter shot from was changed to "Corporation Service Company”. Corporation Service Company is registered as a foreign business corporation in Delaware.

In December 2023, CD&R made Jon Selib a partner, after he joined CD&R in 2022. Selib was the former chief of Staff to Democrat Montana Senator Max Baucus @MaxBaucus (D), the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. In 2013, Barack Obama chose Senator Baucus to be the US ambassador to CHINA.

Selib spent 12 years working in the US Senate and became Chief of Staff to Senator Baucus after Baucus’ former chief of staff Jim Messina left to fill the same position for Democrat Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.

In 2020, Ambassador Baucus went on CNN and said President Trump’s rhetorical attacks on China make him "a little bit like Hitler” when President Trump was blaming China for the COVID outbreak.

Ambassador Baucus currently lives in Bozeman, Montana, where he and his wife, Melodee Hanes, formed a consulting firm called Baucus Group LLC. Ambassador Baucus provides consulting services to American and Chinese businesses and he serves on the Board of Directors of Ingram Micro, and the Board of Advisors to the Chinese Communist Party owned Alibaba Group.

Read the rest!

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Quantum Foaming at the Mouth

Carlos Velazquez

I've posted about this before. This, a new supposed force from large electrostatic pressure differences, was "discovered" by a NASA scientist, Dr. Charles Buehler, so he can't be easily dismissed as a crackpot. What is new in the report for me is the reference to minute unseen "ultra mundane corpuscles" as a medium proposed in the 17th century by Nicolas Fatio de Duillier.

Well. Today astrophysicists and QM physicists are saying there is no such thing as a vacuum. That empty space is really filled with an invisible quantum foam. Funny how science comes full circle sometimes. I'm not claiming we've achieved warp drives. But this obviously should be researched and verified or vilified. Well, at least disproved. I could not resist the temptation to alliterate and rhyme in the same phrase.

"Dr Charles Buhler takes people through his lab in a new video. He explains more about how they developed and detected a new force from large electrostatic pressure differences. They claim this force can test theories of physics related to gravity and a macroscale casimr effects. This is highly controversial but if this proves out then we could get the equivalent of Star Trek impulse drive and something like antigravity. Buhler thinks his new force and work would suggest that Le Sage’s theory of gravity could be more correct than Einstein. Gravity is an area of physics that is actually not conclusively understood."

"Le Sage’s theory of gravitation is a kinetic theory of gravity originally proposed by Nicolas Fatio de Duillier in 1690 and later by Georges-Louis Le Sage in 1748. The theory proposed a mechanical explanation for Newton’s gravitational force in terms of streams of tiny unseen particles (which Le Sage called ultra-mundane corpuscles) impacting all material objects from all directions. According to this model, any two material bodies partially shield each other from the impinging corpuscles, resulting in a net imbalance in the pressure exerted by the impact of corpuscles on the bodies, tending to drive the bodies together. This mechanical explanation for gravity never gained widespread acceptance."

Le Sage Theory of Gravity Aligns More With Exodus 1G Propellantless Force | NextBigFuture.com
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Tim adds:

"a NASA scientist, Dr. Charles Buehler, so he can't be easily dismissed as a crackpot."

James Hansen and Gavin Schmidt were NASA scientists too so I don't know if you can credibly make that claim, alas.

Basically quantum foam is reminiscent of the largely dismissed concept of the aether (aka the fifth element or quintessence) Which was largely dismissed after the Michaelson Morley experiment failed to prove it's existence and so Einstein just chucked it as unprovable. Maybe it is a reality but there is zero proof of it. (The Michaelson Morely experiment was an attempt to find out which way the Earth was moving relative to the aether. They took a single beam of light and split it and bounced it around via mirrors in opposite directions then merged the split beam back together, hoping to measure a difference between the two when they merged. The beam moving against the aether should have arrived slightly after the one moving with the aether. It didn't; they arrived at the exact same time. This is what inspired Einstein to come up with Relativity.)

I fear physics has grown increasingly speculative and imaginative without any real evidence. Dark Matter is another case in point.

I would agree this should be investigated. But of course this violates Newton's Third Law of Motion. If we could harness it we would essentially have a reactionless drive, which is pretty much the same thing as a perpetual motion machine - a violation of basic physics.

I strongly suspect it is an artifact of quantum indeterminacy. I think it is a measurement issue.

On the other hand physics is never "settled science" and perhaps he's right after all. I most earnestly hope so! It would be wonderful if we could really understand gravity and find ways to artificially generate it. Right now the closest we have to making gravity is by spinning an object, or accelerating it,both of which take a lot of energy and require a lot of tensile strength (for rotating an object) not to mention in the centrifugal force method (I know; centripetal acceleration is what is real and "centrifugal force" is an illusion, but it may as well be real) suffers from coriolis effects, making it impractical on a small scale (like a spaceship). Gravity which is stronger at your feet than your head isn't all that helpful.

And certainly antigravity would revolutionize our civilization. Getting off Earth easily would be a huge boon to Mankind. We could colonize the solar system. We could go to the stars with a gravity drive. it would be wonderful.

Too wonderful methinks. Like a Buzzard Ramjet or cold fusion it is just too good to be true - and so probably is.

So I'm not holding my breath.

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Trump Crushes It

Timothy Birdnow

So Donald Trump took center stage last night at the Republican convention and of course stole the show. Naturally the news media wasn't happy.

Trump started out telling the story of his shooting, and said "I only want to tell this once; it's too painful" as is customary for people who have been through a trauma. He didn't really tell us anything we didn't already know, but he showed real gratitude to the men and women who protected him, and he showed the greatest gratitude to God Almiighty who spared his life. I'm sure the media wasn't too keen on that.

He made several calls for unity, but then proceeded to go through a list of mistakes and outrages by the current Administration (only mentioning Mr. Biden by name once or twice so as to tone things down).

He concluded with a soaring appeal to America, telling us the future is ours if we take it.

Trump started off sounding tired and through much of it he didn't seem to have the old spark, but it popped out every now and then. He spoke directly to folks in the crowd when they shouted something. He joked. He baited the media. But overall he seemed a bit listless. I suspect he's been on painkillers and so probably wasn't at his best. Still he did a fine job.

The media immediately started to "fact check" his "lies" (their exact words on PBS and on Scripps News). They claim he lied when about vote fraud in 2020. Yet the Secretary of State in Georgia just referred
dozens of people to the Attorney General for vote fraud in 2020 and the media dutifully failed to report that or remember it when fact-checking Trump. In fact all sorts of people went to jail for vote fraud in 2020, including a former Democrat Congressman in Pennsylvania. People have been charged n Pennsylvania, in Wisconsin, in Georgia, Arizona, and in New Jersey. Given the desperate effort to cover up such activity after the 2020 election and the total unwillingness to investigate fraud this is undoubtedly just the tip of a very large iceberg. There was ample evidence for vote fraud in 2020 but the media sticks to the fake news they promote to attack Trump.

The media also called Trump's assertion that crime has exploded a "lie". It is true ACCORDING TO THE FBI crime dropped in the last year. You know, the same FBI who assured us Trump colluded with the Russians and who said the Hunter Laptop story was "Russian disinformation". But there was no discussion about WHY such statistics show a drop. The fact is in blue states, particularly California, liberal DA's offices stopped reporting crimes to the FBI. They made no bones about it. Nearly one third of all American cities stopped reporting crimes to the FBI.

So once again it's "believe us and not your lying eyes".

There is nothing anyone can point to that would explain a drop in crime. Nothing. Economically people are worse off than they were in 2020. That is always a breeding ground for crime. And law enforcement pulled back in the previous four years. Soros-funded prosecutors stopped prosecuting crimes. Shootings in places like Chicago or St. Louis are way up.

So itis only because liberals stopped reporting crimes that crime "fell". The news people have to know this, or should if they were competent. It's either an out-and-out lie or evidence of gross incompetence and journalistic malfeasance. Either way they have no business making this argument.

So don't tell me about Trump's lies. I see a very, very filthy pot calling the kettle black.

The media just couldn't contain themselves despite the fact it was such rhetoric FROM THEM as well as Joe Biden and the Democrats that incited the murder attempt on Mr. Trump. They just hate Trump and the success of the Convention and Trump's hero status from his surviving and standing strong has rotted what little they have for brains.

So who shot Donald Trump? The media has ear blood on their hands.

At any rate the real liars are the media and Donald Trump is telling truth-to-power. They don't like that. But truth he told and he did so in his inimitable way. I think Donald Trump has secured vicotry with the wonderful convention following on the heels of the attack on him, and now the Democrats are scrambling to get Biden out in a hail-mary pass. They aren't just afraid of losing the Presidency but of losing Congress. If we have a true wave election Trump will be able to undo decades of careful work and planning to "remake America" by the Leftist Democrats. They are terrified.

Don't expect this to be the only attempt on Mr. Trump's life.

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July 18, 2024

The Clintonesque Vance

Timothy Birdnow

Listening to Vice Presidential nominee J.D. Vance I was reminded of Bill Clinton, another hillbilly boy made good. Like Clinton Vance came from a single mother-led household. Like Clinton, Vance was rather poor. Like Clinton, Vance came from a family with substance abuse. Like Clinton, VAnce pulled himself out of poverty and made a success of himself, attending an Ivy League lawschool. Both men seem to be very bright and very, uh, flexible where core issues are concerned.

J.D. Vance despised Donald Trump and worked against him when first elected. Now he's his Veep pick. I know; people change their minds. I certainly did about Trump. But not often, and especially not in politics. To me a quick flip like this bespeaks pure partisan opportunism.

Of course Clinton loathed the military while Vance served, and Clinton married a woman purely for her political value while Vance seems to be quite in love with his wife. And Vance talks a good conservative game. But I see great similarities between the two.

Still, Vance's long-winded discussion about his personal story was very Clintonesque.

Let us hope Mr. Vance has more character than his Arkansas doppleganger.

Oh, one more thing; I noticed Vance resembles Donald Trump Jr. Was that why Trump picked him?

I don't know why Trump chose Vance over other, better candidates. I would have gone with Sarah Huckabee Sanders, or Ramaswami, or DeSantis of Rubio (I don't trust Rubio though and both D and Rube were ineligible because they are also from Florida.) I know Trump chose Vance to get a young guy in (and thus appeal to Millenials) as well as set the stage for a successor, but there are others who would make great successors.

My sense of this is cautiously optimistic. I just don't have a lot of trust in Mr. Vance as of now. I'm from Missouri - he has to show me!

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The Logistics of an Assassin

Diane Kimura

How did he carry a rifle and ladder and gain access to the warehouse?

Take a look at law enforcement trying to gain access.

https://x.com/motabhai012/status/1813492257934192916?s=46&t=OHPDB_XKSR_yl9uGExsv2A

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Harris Calls for Murdering Unborn After Saying Violence is Unacceptable

Jules Kunofsky

VP Harris just now made a brief speech emphasizing that "VIOLENCE is NEVER acceptable in our Democracy". Then she proceeded to discuss the main topic "Reproductive Rights for Women". I ask this: If VIOLENCE is NEVER acceptable in our Democracy, then justify the VIOLENCE ( the cold blood murder) of babies in the womb. Killing life is killing life. Of course, I agree that if the mother's life is in danger then an abortion is a reasonable option. Saving a life is the priority.

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