Another open thread and articles of interest to me and hopefully to you too.
The whining and complaining continue. Trump continues to be Trump, to no one’s surprise that had a brain.
The left keeps moving further left to show those silly fools that voted for Trump that they won’t take no for an answer.
In other words, SOP
Scarborough Laughs Uncontrollably, Calls Out Media Hypocrisy Over Clinton Joining Recount Push
Why The Left Loves Totalitarians Like Fidel Castro </strong>
Progressives’ and leftists’ outpouring of praise for Fidel Castro at his death was to be expected, although it has been more fulsome, tone-deaf, and cloying than I expected. For just a few examples see President Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.
Rational and moral people, however, will rightly ask, “How would anyone aware of Castro’s more than 50 years of human rights abuses mourn the death of a tyrant who was both an intellectual and moral idiot, much less praise his legacy?”
UN Glorifies Castro, Showing The World Why The Failed Organization Is Nothing More Than A Den For Dictators
Today’s United Nations is the antithesis of the bastion of humanity First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt championed over six decades ago. Walking through the corridors of power at the UN building in New York are some of the worst violators of human rights, theocrats, autocrats, sadists, and madmen. Built on a blueprint of tragic irony, the UN isn’t just an inept, isolated institution, but a disease of moral decay metastasizing through the beating heart of human dignity.
On Saturday, the head of this decrepit international body showed the world, once again, what the United Nations has become. In a glowing review that would make even Cuba’s secret police and prison torturers blush, UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon celebrated the life of Fidel Castro, calling the deranged dictator “a strong voice for social justice” via a spokesman.
Trump Picks Very Vocal Obamacare Critic For HHS Secretary
President-elect Donald Trump has apparently made another addition to his White House administration. The role of Health and Human Services Secretary has been given to Republican Rep. Tom Price from Georgia, reports The Washington Post.
Price, an orthopedic surgeon, has been a longtime opponent of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Recently, he said that under Obamacare, “The American people are paying more for health care and getting less – less access, less quality, and fewer choices.”
Trump’s team is expected to make the official announcement on Tuesday.
Ben Shapiro: Somali Refugee Stabs Students, Left Blames Guns
It turns out that the supposed mass shooting at Ohio State University today was actually a mass stabbing allegedly perpetrated by a 20-year-old Somali refugee named Ali Mohammed, who drove his car into a crowd and then hopped out, hacking innocents with a butcher knife.
Hillary’s running mate, Tim Kaine immediately made a fool of himself with this statement:
“Deeply saddened by the senseless act of gun violence at Ohio State this morning. Praying for the injured and the entire Buckeye community “
It might be “smart” to wait for the facts before jumping to the typical liberal knee-jerk conclusion. But liberals never let the facts get in the way of a good talking point.
Also guilty of talking point before the facts nitwitiness was someone named Shannon Watts:
“For school shooting victims it’s not too soon to discuss our nation’s lax gun laws – it’s too late.”
Hey nitwit, this time it was our “lax” butcher knife laws.
And for sheer stupidity we can always count on Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee:
“Today is yet another was a sad day in our country because of a senseless shooting at an Ohio State University. “
Michael Flynn Is The Wrong Man For Trump’s National Security Advisor
Black Power Moonbats Plant Bomb at Elementary School, Planned to Shoot First Responders
A convicted felon who claims he wanted to shoot cops is behind bars in connection with the explosives device planted outside of a Trussville [Alabama] elementary school.
Authorities [on Thursday] announced state charges against 35-year-old Zachary Edwards and 34-year-old Raphel Dilligard, both of eastern Birmingham. They are charged with possession of a hoax destructive device, rendering false alarm and making terrorist threats, said Trussville police Capt. Jeff Bridges. …
Edwards claimed to be a member of the Black Panthers and the Black Mafia, but authorities have not yet confirmed his reported associations with any organized group. …
Teams of lawmen responded to Magnolia Elementary School after a device was found on a car in the school parking lot. …
Once brought in for questioning, both gave confessions. Edwards admitted to planting the device, and said his plan was to get all police officers and first responders in one place so he could shoot them. “I guess he doesn’t like cops,” Bridges said.
Edwards also discussed his interest in starting a race war. The school is reportedly majority white.
Want facts with that? Americans want MSM to ditch the spin
An overwhelming 71 percent of Trump supporters want the news media to restrict reports to just the facts, while Clinton supporters were split evenly — 50 percent between those who do not want interpretation, and 50 percent that want some interpretation peppered into reports. But to what extent can news outlets completely strip bias out of reports?
As Washington Examiner columnist Timothy Carney pointed out in The New York Times last year:
“Many prevailing biases exist in the U.S. news media. All news outlets are biased toward an eye-catching narrative. The Washington news media is biased toward Washington-based solutions. And the political press in the U.S. has an overwhelming leftward tilt, mostly on social issues, but also on economic matters.
Conservatives aren’t imagining this bias. It’s evident in many ways, including personnel movement. For instance, Bill Keller, after years as a New York Times columnist taking largely liberal stands, became The Times’ executive editor.
I’ll add new articles as I find them. Have a great day!
And you know I couldn’t leave without at least one more cartoon…