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Partisanship Archives

Trump isn’t alone in outrageous statements

We seem to be in a time of more and more outrageous statements by our politicians. Some blame Donald Trump for this, but really it’s been happening for a very long time.

And listener Susana has some thoughts about how she’s surviving this pandemic.

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Mama Dinosews

Donald Trump Says He ‘Could Shoot Somebody’ and Not Lose Voters

We Should Take Women’s Accusations Seriously. But Tara Reade’s Fall Short.

After Black Trump Supporter Calls Trump ‘First Black President,’ CNN Contributor Throws ‘Uncle Tom’ Slur at Supporter

The Minority Minority

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#BelieveWomen…or not

The #MeToo movement had a good run, and it was a good way to let people know how prevalent sexual harassment was in our society. But it was taken over by the Left, with an assist by the media, who made it all about politics. As soon as that happened, it was all over.

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Thoughts on the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings [Episode 230]

Alyssa Milano weighs in on Brett Kavanaugh allegations as #WhyIDidntReport goes viral

Alyssa Milano: I was sexually assaulted as a teen. Here’s why I didn’t report.

The New York Times Denies Tara Reade the Christine Blasey Ford Treatment

Examining Tara Reade’s Sexual Assault Allegation Against Joe Biden

New York Times edits Biden sexual assault coverage, deletes references to past inappropriate ‘hugs, kisses and touching’

Biden, Who Pushed For Believing All Women During Kavanaugh Hearings, Has Been Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Former Staffer

‘Due process’: Alyssa Milano uses conservative argument from Kavanaugh hearings to defend Joe Biden

Alyssa Milano: ‘Believe Women,’ But Joe Biden Deserves ‘Due Process’

Sexual assault allegation against Joe Biden splits Democrats

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Coronavirus: don’t panic, be prepared

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is making news all over the world. But what should you do about it (other than keeping those hands washed)? If the worst happens (but I don’t think it will (but I’m no expert)), prepare but don’t panic.

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews got something of an education on the outrage culture of the Left. Did he learn anything from it?

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Virus pushes beyond Asia, taking aim at Europe, Mideast

Chris Matthews faces calls for resignation after comparing Sanders victory to Nazi invasion

Chris Matthews Begs Bernie for Forgiveness; No Apologies for Despicable Trump Family Remarks

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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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Episode 267: The Smearing of Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh being smeared again

There they go again. Democrats are ready to declare Brett Kavanaugh guilt over one more unproven allegation. We have a judicial doctrine in this country; innocent until proven guilty. The Left have decided to dispense with it yet again.

Instead, it’s all about politics. Listen in to this episode which is slightly-more-than 10 minutes or less.

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Brett Kavanaugh Fit In With the Privileged Kids. She Did Not. [The NY Times article that started it all.]

Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris call for impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation

NYT updates Kavanaugh ‘bombshell’ to note accuser doesn’t recall alleged assault

Alleged Victim In New York Times Kavanaugh Story Denies Any Recollection Of Incident

Senate Judiciary Committee’s Final Report: “No Evidence” to Support Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh

CBS reveals ‘the real bombshell’ in Kavanaugh saga that unravels the biggest allegations — and it involves accusations of witness tampering by Ford allies

Morning Joe Rips New York Times, Democratic Candidates Over Kavanaugh Story

Witnesses Defended Kavanaugh. NYT Authors Falsely Claimed They Were Silent

Episode 230: Thoughts on the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings [The “Consider This” episode]

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The political divide. What separates us?

Do you really know what the other side thinks? A recent survey suggests that neither side does.

But as with many other observations that “both sides do it”, there is an imbalance. It’s not equal.

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Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It’s even worse among liberals

Man says he was beaten in NYC for wearing MAGA hat

Oh, That Time When Clinton Said Anyone Who Doesn’t Accept The Results Of An Election Is A Threat To Democracy

49% of Democrats Think Trump Voters Are Racist

Media Claim Trump Is Racist For ‘Infestation’ ‘Rat’ Tweet About Baltimore. These Videos Tell A Different Story.

Notable “Consider This” episodes about guns:

Episode 197: Can You Legislate Away Evil? The Las Vegas Shooting

Episode 127: The Consequences of Painting With a Broad Brush; the Colorado Springs Shooting

Episode 125: The Paris Terror Attacks

Episode 121: Good Guys With Guns, and the Root Cause of Mass Shootings

Episode 120: The Guns of Oregon

Episode 26: An Effective, Time-Tested Solution to School Shootings

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Let’s be consistent

Are we practicing consistency with our principles? Do they apply them equally to everyone, even those in our “tribe”? In this episode, I’ll show 3 examples of where this isn’t being done on the Left.

Do you have examples of where this is not being done on the Right? Add a comment here or look in the sidebar for way to let me know via email, phone, or on social media.

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#MeToo Comes For Martin Luther King

Investigation into Ralph Northam’s racist yearbook photo deemed inconclusive

Poorest Americans Are Benefiting Most From Strong Economy

Cat Declawing Ban Is Passed by N.Y. Lawmakers

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Art and architecture

I think we can sometimes go overboard looking for ill intent in comment from “the other side”, whichever side that may be. Some conservatives did just that, in my opinion, over some comments about the Notre Dame fire.

The Supreme Court will be hearing 3 cases next session that will be part of a continuing effort in this country to reconcile the rights of various groups of sexual identities and preferences (groups that seem to be created daily) with the First Amendment right to freedom of religion.

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Ilhan Omar’s Response To Notre Dame Cathedral Burning Down Draws Criticism

Supreme Court takes 3 religious liberty versus LGBT rights cases

Supreme Court to Hear Cases Involving Firings of Gay, Transgender Employees

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Still drinking the Kool-Aid?

This time out I’m talking about the release of Attorney General Bob Barr’s summary of the Mueller Report, what it says, and who lost the most with its release.

Winners:

  • On collusion: Trump.
  • On obstruction of justice: Toss-up

Losers:

  • On assurances that Trump was about to be impeached Real Soon Now: The left-leaning media, pundits, and politicos.

Listen in for my analysis of Barr’s summary.

And speaking of the media:

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The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults [Wikipedia]

Read Attorney General William Barr’s summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings

Russia Offered to Help Donald Trump. Donald Trump, Jr. and His Dad Refused. Democrats Are Upset Now.

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Enjoying Democrat privilege

Listener Mark has a better suggestion than the REINS Act for reducing the tentacles of the bureaucratic state; scrap it.

Have you noticed a difference in how Democrats and the media treat similar scandals regarding the two parties? I have, and here’s the latest example.

Baby Thomas was born recently to a father who finds amazing healing from him and a reason to live. Listen in to understand why.

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Episode 240 (covering the REINS Act)

Administrative Procedure Act [Wikipedia]

The Conservative Zone

Ralph Northam Is Still Governor Of Virginia, And He’s Likely To Remain There

Alfie Evans’ dad says new baby has given him a reason to live after son’s death

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