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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.

Mentioned links:

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.

Mentioned links:

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.

Mentioned links:

#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.

Mentioned links:

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:

Mentioned links:

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.

Mentioned links:

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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Beware the 1-sided story

What were the lessons we should all take from the coverage of the Covington High School teens and Native American Nathan Phillips? Have we actually learned them? Will this change how news is reported?

And I have a “Name That Quote” segment again. It’s been gone for a while, but it’s back! For this quote, you may want to prepare yourself if it surprises you as much as it did me.

Mentioned links:

Good, Bad & Ugly: How the Media Covered False Smear of Covington Kids

Networks Spend 19X More Time Smearing Pro-Life Teens Than Reporting on March for Life

APOLOGIES ROLL IN FOR CATHOLIC SCHOOL PROTESTERS AS FULLER PICTURE OF EVENTS EMERGES

How We Destroy Lives Today

NBC: The Covington boys should apologize because they wore MAGA hats

PAMELA ANDERSON SAYS ‘WE’VE LOST MANY GOOD MEN’ TO ‘PORN AND PLAYSTATION’

Instapundit quote, 1/22/19

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The angry, liberal mob

Whether it’s Antifa, those liberals pounding and scratching on the door of the Supreme Court after the Kavanaugh nomination, Occupy Wall Street, or a pick-up game of “Let’s Harass Ted Cruz in the Restaurant”, the angry Left has kicked the mob mentality up a few notches.

The UK Supreme Court acknowledges that, yes, refusing to bake a cake on religious grounds is not a rejection of the customer, but of the message. Here’s hoping the US Supreme Court understands this, too.

Mentioned links:

Hillary Clinton Calls for Incivility Against Republicans

Eric Holder says Michelle Obama was wrong: ‘When they go low, we kick them’

VIDEO: For $100, students can’t name time conservatives shut down liberals on campus

Maxine Waters: Harass Trump Officials at Gas Stations, Restaurants, and Shopping Malls

Rand Paul’s Wife Writes an Open Letter to Cory Booker

Ashers Bakery: Evangelical Couple Wins Major UK Supreme Court ‘Gay Cake’ Discrimination Case

BREAKING: UK SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS CASE FORCING IRISH BAKERS TO BAKE GAY CAKE

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How is she voting?

Taylor Swift broke her political silence and endorsed someone for the US Senate. Could this backfire on the candidate? Does she know he would have supported Kavanaugh for Supreme Court? Do you care?

The world passed a tipping point recently. No, not on climate change. I’m talking about the percentage of the world population that is middle class or better off. This is good news courtesy of…well, can you guess which economic system?

Mentioned links:

SHAKE IT OFF: Taylor Swift Gets Political — But Endorses Democrat Who SUPPORTED Kavanaugh

A global tipping point: Half the world is now middle class or wealthier

Bono: “Capitalism takes more people out of poverty than aid”

Nearly half of Democrats, a quarter of Republican millennials identify as socialists

Brett Kavanaugh makes Supreme Court history. Then CNN political analyst accuses him of ‘pandering.’

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Just can’t think about what to say

I can usually figure out what I want to say pretty early in the week, but this week I just couldn’t get excited about any particular topic.

It’s not that there wasn’t any news worth discussing or topics worth pontificating on. It’s that sometimes I wonder if we’ve lost the ability to have a good, honest discussion. You know that “honest conversation” this country is always wanting to have about race or poverty or abortion? Is that even possible?

This time out, my thoughts on not having a topic.

Mentioned links:

None of You Idiots Is Spartacus

Sen. Kamala Harris Condemned for Leading Kavanaugh Smear with Deceptively Edited Video

Hillary Clinton repeats anti-Kavanaugh talking point debunked by fact checkers

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