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December 3, 2019

Did the "Kamala is a cop" thing hurt her?

It was unfair, but I'm asking.

November 10, 2019

What the Hell Happened to Hugh Hewitt?


“He’s lost his f*cking mind,” a senior MSNBC colleague told The Daily Beast, lamenting how the conservative intellectual has morphed into a Lou Dobbs-like booster of the president.

When Hillary Clinton’s campaign in 2016 wanted to reach conservative voters, they decided there was only one person in right-leaning media who’d give them a fair shake: Hugh Hewitt.

According to multiple sources, the Clinton campaign considered playing ball with Hewitt’s radio program because advisers viewed him to be an even-keeled, serious-minded conservative pundit who could have a civilized, intellectual, and issues-focused discussion with the former secretary of state. She eventually appeared on the show in 2017.

Nearly three years later, however, the likelihood that any top 2020 Democratic presidential candidate would even consider an appearance on Hewitt’s show is closer to zero.

Since President Donald Trump took office, it seems, Hewitt has undergone a dramatic political shift mirroring the path of the Republican Party—one that has become increasingly about fealty to the president, above all other values—leaving some of the radio host’s friends dumbfounded.

More at the link
September 25, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard is beneath the level of a Democratic Presidential Candidate

I assume she’s attempting to corner the market on “Democrats who think Trump is treated unfairly”.

Either way, she has been disqualified from further consideration as a candidate by any rational person. So long, Tulsi.

August 13, 2019

Reality show star Todd Chrisley Indicted For Tax Evasion ... Says He's Innocent


Todd and Julie Chrisley are now under federal indictment for tax evasion and fraud, but the reality stars say they knew the charges were coming and insist they did nothing wrong.

A federal grand jury in Atlanta indicted Todd and Julie Tuesday on multiple counts of conspiracy, bank fraud, wire fraud and tax evasion. The couple's accountant, Peter Tarantino, was also indicted on tax-related offenses.

The U.S. Attorney's Office claims Todd and Julie defrauded banks by fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars in loans, and also claims the couple cheated taxpayers by actively evading federal taxes on the money they earned.

According to prosecutors, Todd and Julie ran the scheme from 2007 through 2012, allegedly fabricating documents and providing false information to banks when applying for and receiving millions of dollars in loans ... which they allegedly used to fund their lavish lifestyle.

The show has one joke, and it's a 500 pound elephant in the room no one will address.

Anyway, their lifestyle is obscene.
August 4, 2019

Police responding to report of active shooter in Dayton, Ohio

Source: KIRO-7

DAYTON, Ohio - Police in Dayton, Ohio, are responding to a report of an active shooter in the area of East Fifth Street in the Oregon District.

Initial reports indicate multiple people shot, and medics are responding to the area. Reports also indicate that a shooter is down.

Read more: https://www.kiro7.com/news/trending-now/police-responding-to-report-of-active-shooter-in-dayton-ohio/972611018

The horror rolls on.
July 18, 2019

Kyoto Animation fire: 12 feared dead after suspected arson attack on studio in Japan

Source: The Guardian

Twelve people are presumed dead, fire officials have said, and more could be missing after becoming trapped by a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation production company in Japan.

Thirty-five others have been injured, some of them critically, said Kyoto fire department official Satoshi Fujiwara.

Police in Kyoto said the fire broke out on Thursday morning at a three-storey building belonging to Kyoto Animation after a man burst in and spread an unidentified flammable liquid that set off the blaze.

The 41-year-old suspect was among the injured and has been taken to a hospital, Kyodo news agency reported.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/18/dead-suspected-arson-attack-kyoto-animation-japan

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