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Rush Limbaugh, RIP

“Impeachment season 2” is now behind us. I give my review of this shortened season (short due to no investigation episodes and because no witnesses were called).

And one of the greats of talk radio, Rush Limbaugh, has passed away. He was a pioneer in his field, bringing conservative views and explaining them in a way that we could all understand them.

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Senate Impeachment Trial: January 6 Video Montage

Rush Limbaugh, conservative talk radio pioneer, dead at 70

New Jersey man explains how he made 14-foot Lincoln snow sculpture

Chicago Lists Lincoln Statues Among Monuments to Review

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A “personal’ gift?

A boycott turned into a “buy-cot” when what was meant to punish became a way to reward a company.

How about giving a very “personal” gift this year? I’ve got an idea, but just know that I will absolutely not be giving this.

And listener Ryan called 267-CALL-CT-0 and let me know of another news site that gives all sides of an issue.

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After AOC Calls for Boycott of Pro-Trump GOYA, Sales Skyrocket and CEO Names Her ‘Employee of the Month’

The Michael Berry Show with guest Bob Unanue

Grow-your-own human steaks meal kit is not ‘technically’ cannibalism, makers say

AOC selling $60 ‘Tax the rich’ sweatshirt, other merch on her site

AllSides

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Illegal immigration trends

When Trump started his term, illegal immigration started to trend down. With Joe Biden the presumptive President-elect, what do you think that trend is doing now?

Politicians make verbal gaffes; it happens all the time. But watch how the media coverage changes depending on the party of the politician.

I’ve found a news source that lets you see how various other sources cover a story based on their bias.

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Episode 175: Enforce The Laws We Have

Illegal border crossings are surging as migrants anticipate Biden changes, DHS says

Media Ignore ‘Devoutly Religious’ Biden’s Embarrassing Bible Gaffe After Freaking Out About Trump’s ‘Two Corinthians’ Remark

Ground News
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How do you choose?

While the presidential race is still in litigation, things look quite good for Republicans down-ballot. At the very least (assuming good turnout in Georgia for the 2 Senate seat runoffs), Democrats’ more radical agenda items may be stopped.

How do you choose your news channel? Is it that it shows you the slant you want? If so, maybe “news” isn’t what you’re looking for.

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Not Yet Called Races and State Elections

Here’s What You Need to Know About Georgia

Companies Are Preparing to Cut Jobs and Automate if Biden Gets $15 Minimum Wage Hike, Reporting Shows

Friday, Nov. 13 Scoreboard: Morning Joe Finishes Week as No. 1 Cable News Morning Show For First Time Since 2001

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So intelligent she doesn’t need notes

Yet another YouTube video was create of some guy claiming to be a doctor and claiming that lockdowns should not be the way we deal with this virus. But this is not just another crank.

The nomination hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett went on last week and they demonstrated the stark difference between how Democrats and Republicans view the role of the courts.

When Facebook and Twitter block posting of an article, there’s clearly something going wrong with social media (and clearly it’s an article worth reading).

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WHO official: Stop using lockdowns as primary virus control method

Twitter changes guidelines following Post censorship controversy

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Can we have one?

When Barack Obama was elected President, many of us were looking forward to that honest conversation about Race that we had needed for so long. Did we have it, because I don’t remember it, and based on what’s happening today, lots of people don’t either.

The media is supposed to speak truth to power. But what happens when they instead speak slander to a teenager? The answer is that is costs half a billion dollars. And counting.

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Maybe we can deal with race relations seriously next time?

Dozens Gather In MAGA Hats In Hopes Washington Post Will Defame Them So They Can Become Millionaires

Washington Post settles Nicholas Sandmann defamation lawsuit in Covington Catholic High School controversy

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro bitten by ostrich-like bird during coronavirus quarantine

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There are a number of political angles to the Coronavirus, and I think many lessons to be learned. Let’s hope people are listening.

Reporter Without Borders has found an incredibly clever way to distribute the works of journalists who have been censored by their own governments. It involves the game of Minecraft. Really!

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US and Canada suspend non-essential travel between the two countries

Baltimore Mayor Begs Residents To Stop Shooting Each Other So Hospital Beds Can Be Used For Coronavirus Patients

Baltimore mayor under pressure after ‘space to destroy’ remark

The Uncensored Library

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BE LESS CHIKIN

Chick-fil-A gives away a lot of its profits to charities. Recently, they made an announcement that seems like it was trying to appease those who protest it. I’ll explain my thoughts.

Getting sued for $2 million for exposing the truth is bad enough. Losing your case is worse.

The British Universities and College Union has decided to drop objective truth. If you are lily white and say you’re black, you won’t get an argument from them. We’re losing objective truth in academia.

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Amid pushback, Chick-fil-A ends donations to Christian charities that oppose LGBT lifestyles

Chick-Fil-A Is Made to Care: Caves to Progressives. Abandons Salvation Army.

GLAAD says Chick-fil-A donation shift not enough, company needs to “unequivocally speak out against anti-LGBTQ reputation”

WALSH: Chick-Fil-A Just Caved To The Rage Mob. They’re About To Learn The Hard Way That Surrendering Never Pays Off.

Jury awards Planned Parenthood $2M over secretly recorded investigative videos

World’s largest higher education union says anyone can identify as black, regardless of skin color

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Whistleblower hits close to home?

The whistleblower has been fired! That darn Donald Trump; how could he? No, not that whistleblower. This one was fired by those protecting the identity and job of the other one. Ironic.

If the Senate has to take up the impeachment trial this year or early next, this could cause an awkward situation for some Democrats running for President.

Richard Dawkins, noted atheist, is changing his mind about Christianity, or at least about how the idea of a belief in God changes behavior. He’s not converting, but he’s seeing how the lack of such belief (that is, how human nature on its own) doesn’t seem to work as well.

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Leaked Insider Recording From ABC News Reveals Network Executives Killed Bombshell Story Implicating Jeffrey Epstein

‘This just got a million times worse’: Yashar Ali’s scoops on fired CBS News employee Ashley Bianco point to a bona fide media mega-scandal

ABC Insider: Why I, alone, released the Amy Robach Epstein tape.

Impeachment Will Affect the 2020 Democratic Race—and Not in the Way That You Think

Atheists sound the alarm: Decline of Christianity is seriously hurting society

Episode 131: Atheist for Christianity, Please Don’t Describe Criminals, and Multiculturalism vs Safety [Consider This]

America’s Pile of Uneaten Bacon Is the Biggest in 48 Years

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The 6-year-old and the cricket

A funny Facebook post from a friend of mine shows the similarities between what a 6-year-old does with crickets and what our government does.

A college student looking for beer money comes into a windfall and does the right thing with it. One reporter decides to smear him. The results say more about the reporter and today’s Cancel Culture(tm) than it does about the college student.

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Today, Explained [Winner of the 2019 Podcast Awards in the Politics & News category]

WALSH: A Man Raised Money For Sick Kids, So Journalists Went Through His Old Tweets To Humiliate Him. This Is Psychotic.

Viral beer money guy Carson King raises nearly $3 million

Reporter who exposed good Samaritan’s old, offensive tweets loses job over his own old, offensive tweets

Reporter who exposed racist tweets no longer at the paper after readers revealed his offensive tweets

Iowa reporter who found a viral star’s racist tweets slammed when critics find his own offensive posts

Fired Des Moines Register reporter blames “right-wing ideologues,” likens backlash to oppression faced by women, minorities

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