The credentialed media setting the terms of the debate is fake news

Alisyn Camarota interviewed “Gavin” Grimm on CNN’s New Day this morning, and Miss Camarota treated Miss Grimm like any other boy. Trouble is, Miss Grimm is not a boy. From The New York Times: Bathroom Case Puts Transgender Student on National Stage By Sheryl Gay Stolberg | February 23, 2017 WASHINGTON — The bespectacled teenager …

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President Trump’s tax policies

From The Wall Street Journal: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Sees Tax Overhaul by August Economic growth at 3% or higher is also among Trump administration’s ambitious goals, he says By Rebecca Ballhaus and Nick Timiraos | Updated Feb. 22, 2017 9:37 p.m. ET Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin laid out ambitious goals to secure a U.S. …

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The downstream effects of illegal immigration

From the Allentown Morning Call: Rape investigation leads to arrest of undocumented workers in Palmerton By Dan Sheehan | February 22, 2017 | 8:03 PM EST A sexual assault allegation against two undocumented immigrants in Palmerton led to the arrest of three other men who were also in the country illegally, officials said. Jose Antonio …

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Why can’t every illegal immigrant do things the way Adriano Espaillot did?

Alisyn Camarota interviewed Representative Adriano Espaillot (D-NY13) on CNN’s New Day this morning. It seems that Mr Espaillot first arrived in this country at age 9, with his parents, and they overstayed their visas, making them illegal immigrants.1 Then, for reasons not brought up in the interview, Mr Espaillot’s parents returned the family home, to …

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Post Election Stress Disorder: Psychologists actually have a term for the crybabies who can’t accept the election results

From Fox News: ‘Post-Election Stress Disorder’: Vets Take Issue With New Term for Upset Liberals Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 0845 A state of depression among Democrats has been a nationwide theme since the election of President Donald Trump. And now, doctors are treating this crippling anger as an unofficial medical condition. “Post-election stress disorder” …

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This is why President Trump says the media are enemies of the American people

I saw part — not all — of a segment on CNN’s New Day this morning, with host Chris Cuomo asking why President Donald Trump hasn’t condemned anti-Semitism. That whole question is designed to lead people to believe that the President might be an anti-Semite. The odious Think Progress website posted an article entitled All …

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#WeWillReplaceYou

From The Washington Post: New progressive PACs warn Democrats to oppose Trump — or get primaried By David Weigel | February 16, 2017 Last April, working the rope line after a campaign visit to Pittsburgh, Hillary Clinton stretched out her hand to greet Yong Jung Cho. The Democratic presidential candidate was walking into a familiar …

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Au nom du peuple! Will populism win in the Netherlands and France?

From the BBC: Are Dutch voters really turning to populist Geert Wilders? By Anna Holligan | BBC News, The Hague | 9 December 2016 Dutch voters choose a new government in March 2017 and if the polls are right, the right-wing Freedom Party (PVV) of populist leader Geert Wilders is surging ahead of his rivals …

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Democrisy! Salon is worried about “impartiality” of Justice Thomas, but fine with political statements of Justices Sotomayor and Ginsburg

Salon, which, Alas! gets far more readers than The First Street Journal, swims in hypocrisy: Gini Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, wants to lead a pro-Trump grassroots organization In an email chain, Ginni Thomas said she wanted to start a group that would counter the resistance from the left By Taylor Link …

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