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He Said What

March 22nd, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on He Said What · Found on the Web

The most baffling moments from Donald Trump’s Washington Post ed board interview: he’s incoherent. If his speaking is reflective of his thinking—and I think it is—he has no business being in politics and he’s a business success in spite of his muddled mind.

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Paper Tiger Indeed

March 8th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Paper Tiger Indeed · Found on the Web

Deputy FM Cautions US to Remain Loyal to Nuclear Deal: that’s from the state news agency of Iran and warns that if the United States imposes sanctions on Iran then Iran will renege on the deal. As they violate the deal by testing ballistic missiles. {via}

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From the Horse’s Mouth

March 4th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on From the Horse’s Mouth · Found on the Web

Security Logs of Hillary Clinton’s Email Server Are Said to Show No Evidence of Hacking: said by the former aide who just provided them to the FBI. “Mr. Pagliano told the agents that nothing in his security logs suggested that any intrusion occurred.” And that gets reported as “Security logs of Clinton email server show […]

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The Losing of the American Mind

March 4th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on The Losing of the American Mind · Found on the Web

Political correctness devours yet another college, fighting over mini-sombreros: this is how free speech dies.

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Trumped

February 29th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Trumped · Found on the Web

Last Week Tonight on Donald Trump: bit long, but great takedown of the Trump mythos. In a more rational political environment, this would have killed his presidential campaign. I’m not sure it’ll make any difference.

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Mixed Messages

February 24th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Mixed Messages · Found on the Web

A Responsibility I Take Seriously: nominee must be “without any particular ideology or agenda” and have “a keen understanding that justice is not about abstract legal theory, nor some footnote in a dusty casebook.” I sure hope the Republicans can hold the line on his nominations.

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Can’t Stop

February 23rd, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Can’t Stop · Found on the Web

BEWARE THIS MAN – State College President Bans Breitbart’s Shapiro: good for them. It’s another example of withdrawing the sanction of the victim.

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Soldier On

February 22nd, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Soldier On · Found on the Web

Trigger Warnings in Annapolis: I’m not sure why I expected the service academies to be bastions of academic freedom, but I did. It’s much worse than the universities since they’re far more hierarchical.

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Koch is It

February 21st, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Koch is It · Found on the Web

Charles Koch – This is the one issue where Bernie Sanders is right: I continue to be impressed by the Kochs. They have done much for liberty, and the left vilifies them for it.

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Kim Possible

February 15th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Kim Possible · Found on the Web

Taking North Korea at its word: this is a possibility I hadn’t even considered. {via}

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Unsafe Space

February 10th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Unsafe Space · Found on the Web

Triumph the Insult Dog Visits College to Invade Students’ Safe Spaces: vulgar, as expected. But funny!

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Supreme Shutdown

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Supreme Shutdown · Found on the Web

Supreme Court Puts Obama’s Clean Power Plan on Hold: wow, I did not see that happening. I figured CPP would become a fait accompli by the time the Court ruled.

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You Mustn’t Think That

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on You Mustn’t Think That · Found on the Web

Tell the truth about benefit claimants and the left shuts you down: the preening about loving science is a ruse. The left has huge swaths of contemplation that are entirely off limits. {via}

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Shut Up

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Shut Up · Found on the Web

A Conversation with Jonathan Haidt: free speech is under serious assault. Haidt, a leftist, is on the forefront of shining a light on this.

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Twitter’s About to Get a Lot Less Interesting

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Twitter’s About to Get a Lot Less Interesting · Found on the Web

Announcing the Twitter Trust & Safety Council: this is within their rights, of course. Given the leftist leanings of the company and its assembled Council of Goodspeech, I suspect that some groups will get a pass and some will face suppression. Chilling at any rate.

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Mr. Thompson’s Plan

February 4th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Mr. Thompson’s Plan · Found on the Web

FACT SHEET – President Obama’s 21st Century Clean Transportation System: straight outta Atlas.

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See? Everyone Does It

February 4th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on See? Everyone Does It · Found on the Web

FBI contacts Colin Powell as part of email probe: until they show me that Condoleeza Rice or Colin Powell have billion-dollar foundations and shuffled these paltry few confidential emails to persona non grata like Sid Blumenthal, I’m not seeing the similiarity.

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Lots More Hiking

January 19th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Lots More Hiking · Found on the Web

Pentagon Ordered to Address ‘Climate Change’: this probably isn’t as terrible as it sounds but I still picture troops bicycling over to the battlefield and the Navy achieving its 600-ship fleet with sailing ships.

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The Poor Rich

January 19th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on The Poor Rich · Found on the Web

Stop adding up the wealth of the poor: misleading statistics from the inequality crowd? I can’t believe it.

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Pulling the Rug Out from Under Oneself

January 15th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Pulling the Rug Out from Under Oneself · Found on the Web

Robert Reich makes 36% more than average CEO and gets $40k for a one-hour talk vs. average worker pay of $46k/year: that’s an expensive noose, comparable to Krugman’s and far cheaper than Gore’s.

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