I'm old enough to remember cigarette ads on TV. The Marlboro Man would ride his horse on a cattle drive while he smoked. He was manly and cool and Westerny. We loved Westerns back then.The tobacco companies lied to us about the health risks of smoking and their marketing teams led that charge. They told us we could keep on smoking, it was fine. We liked to smoke because it made us feel good. So we smoked and died.Dove soap has a new ad campaign.Doves latest campaign has taken aim at the sexualisation of women and the related beauty standards in gaming.In collaboration with Women in Games, Unreal Engine and Lola MullenLowe, the campaign hopes to tackle the fact that 74% of girls feel underrepresented in video games.With[...]
K T Cat 9/20/2023 7:34:50 AM Replacing white people is a good thing. Biden in 2015: An unrelenting stream of immigration will make white people a minority in the United StatesThats a source of our strengthSitting beside him is the man currently in charge of the border, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.pic.twitter.com/rxo0s5QVZh End Wokeness (EndWokeness) September 18, 2023 Destroying the country is a good thing. Louis CK: if we allow open borders, America is going to have a lot of problems and thats good. We should have problems. Its not fair that life in America should be good while it being bad in third world countries pic.twitter.com/yRCv1JgsQs Ryan James Girdusky (RyanGirdusky) September 19, 2023 Meanwhile, the conveyer[...]
Silvio Canto, Jr. Thursday, September 21, 2023 4:00 AM "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free." - President Ronald Reagan
(My new American Thinker post)We hear that the Biden inflation is hurting the middle class and may be driving Hispanics away. This is from Alfredo Ortiz, president and CEO of Job Creators Network: Earlier this month, the New York Times published a bombshell article headlined "Consistent Signs of Erosion in Black and Hispanic Support for Biden." The piece chronicles the ongoing political migration among minorities, especially Hispanics, from Democrats to Republicans. It highlights twelve "high-quality" 2024 election polls that show Biden holds a mere 50% to 40% lead among Hispanic voters. That's down significantly from the 65% of Hispanics[...]
We say happy birthday to Sam McDowell, who threw as hard anyone ever did. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA, on this day in 1942. Sam broke with the Indians in 1961 and enjoyed some great seasons, such as in 1965 when he led the league with a 2.18 ERA and 325 Ks. He had more great seasons in the late 1960s and finished with 141 wins, an excellent 3.17 ERA and 2,453 Ks. I saw him pitch in Milwaukee circa 1970 and he was awesome fast He is in the top 10 for lefthanders in Ks P.S. You can listen to my show. If you like our posts, please look[...]
W.C. Varones 8/4/2023 5:59:23 AM Despite the awesome bull market this year, CalPERS again missed its return target, earning only 5.8% vs. its required 6.8%.CalPERS has missed its return targets for the trailing 1-, 3-, 5-, 15-, and 20-year periods.When CalPERS fails to make its' required returns, California taxpayers are liable for making up the difference for California's uber-generous public pensions.
W.C. Varones 2/3/2023 7:04:10 PM Doctor cycling in California run down, stabbed by driver screaming about white privilege:A doctor cycling along the Pacific Coast Highway in California was mowed down by a driver who then got out of his vehicle and stabbed the cyclist to death while screaming white privilege slurs.Dr. Michael Mammone, 58, of Laguna Beach, was on his bike in Dana Point when he was struck by the driver of a white Lexus.The driver allegedly sped through a red light at an intersection before running over Mammone on Wednesday afternoon, KABC reported.He then jumped out of his vehicle and stabbed the victim multiple times in the back before bystanders tackled him to stop the attack.
B-Daddy 1/26/2022 8:32:44 PM Well not really; and not just because Burnham isn't a household name. James Burnham authored key insights on "managerialism" and predicted its eventual triumph over capitalism in his 1941 book "The Managerial Revolution," summarized here, but skip ahead 5 minutes (this is a great podcast). George Orwell provided this summary in 1943.Capitalism is disappearing, but Socialism is not replacing it. What is now arising is a new kind of planned, centralized society which will be neither capitalist nor, in any accepted sense of the word, democratic. The rulers of this new society will be the people who effectively control the means of production: that is, business executives, technicians, bureaucrats and soldiers,[...]
Which would be the result of actually implementing this whole #DefundThePolice nonsense. To catch you up:From The Guardian:The Minneapolis city council has pledged to disband the citys police department and replace it with a new system of public safety, a historic move that comes as calls to defund law enforcement are sweeping the US. Speaking at a community rally on Sunday, a veto-proof majority of council members declared their intent to dismantle and abolish the embattled police agency responsible for George Floyds death and build an alternative model of community-led safety. The decision is a direct response to the massive protests that have taken over American cities in the last two weeks, and is a[...]
Doo Doo Econ Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:08 PM Doo Doo Economics are the policies of overspending, printing money, neglecting the key economics issues, bad science and promoting entitlement programs which all add up to higher taxes during a recession and economic unsustainablility.
Once again Americans are facing questions about the definition of a Natural Born Citizen (NBC).This is the simple and indisputable definition: Two citizens who have a child, naturally create a new citizen. This is a Natural Born Citizen.There is absolutely no expert either legal or historical who will argue to the contrary. They may argue to include additional citizens, but this is the core of the definition.Two people who have a child in a location, have a citizen who is native to that land. This is a Native Born Citizen. Thus, terms like "Native American" which imply a location and not an allegiance to a country.A person can be both Natural Born and Native Born, or in the United States we also have Naturalized[...]
Do you remember the headlines when Obama apparently declared America a Muslim country on French television? Taken from an Islamic perspective this statement is dangerous. It sounds as if the President of the United States sees America is a Muslim nation. When you consider translations, this may presented to the masses as exactly that, American President Hussein (an exclusively Islamic name) Obama declares America to be Islamic. Thus America would be "al-Islam", or territory which may never be ceded to non-Muslims.Semantics, right? Over-reaction, right?Except, this is a long standing meme from not only the President, but also his staffers. [...]
Dean 11/11/2015 9:22:09 AM Over the weekend, Salon writer, DAVID MASCIOTRA, caused quite a dust-up on social media with his own salute to the troops ahead of Veterans Day . Here is the headline, followed by the sub-headline and then followed by the first paragraph of the piece:You dont protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracyIt's been 70 years since we fought a war about freedom. Forced troop worship and compulsory patriotism must endPut a man in uniform, preferably a white man, give him a gun, and Americans will worship him. It is a particularly childish trait, of a childlike culture, that insists on anointing all active military members and police officers as heroes.If you desire, you can read it[...]
Theres no denying that over the last few decades most all on-field rules changes made by the NFL have been exercises in increasing offense and scoring. This has created an arms race in a sense where the pendulum swings back and forth between the NFL offenses and NFL defenses whereby the offenses get aided by rules changes and the defenses counter with a combination of innovative schemes and superior athletes. To wit, for years, its been conventional wisdom that the best athletes in the world were in the NBA. Now days, we would add NFL defensive backs and possibly outside linebackers/rush ends into that mix (you dont think dudes like Richard Sherman, Darrelle Revis and J.J. Watt can ball a little?).But[...]
Looks like many students are not prepared to be adults. The Daily Beast reports. College Students Need Remedial Classes in How to Be Adults Is 18 years enough time to prepare for the stresses of being an adult? For Americas increasingly fragile college studentsthousands of whom are returning to campus in the next two weeksthe The post College Students Need Classes on How to Be Adults first appeared on College Insurrection.
Not a free college degree though Republican-American reports. How to go to Ivy League schools for free online Ivy League schools like Harvard and Yale come with a lot of prestige. But another thing these famous schools are known for are their high tuition costs. Fortunately, with the popularity of open education and technology, there The post You Can Attend an Ivy League School for Free Online? first appeared on College Insurrection.
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The Biden administration sent out a "fact sheet" bragging about the moves it's supposedly taken to secure the border about 12 hours after evidence of the mass migration. Nice try, folks. We're not stupid and know what you're trying to do.The post Total Free for All: Thousands of Mostly Single Men Swarm Into Eagle Pass, TX first appeared on Legal Insurrection.