October Court Day! A celebration of, among other things, the Second Amendment

When I was growing up in Mt Sterling, Kentucky, there was a tradition called October Court Day. Court Day is the third Monday in October, and it was when the rural folk would bring all sorts of their produce and hand-made goods to town for sale or trade. Having been away from the Bluegrass State …

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The University of Louisville attacks Freedom of Speech

From the Louisville Courier-Journal: White nationalist recruiting fliers posted around University of Louisville’s campus Thomas Novelly, The Courier-Journal | Published 2:59 p.m. ET September 21, 2017 A series of fliers urging students to join a white nationalist group have been appearing on the University of Louisville’s campus. “For all of those who feel alone in …

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Das deutsche Original wäre besser geklungen

First the tweet: America’s Jews Are Driving America’s Wars https://t.co/oUH7b0QPMt — Valerie Plame Wilson (@ValeriePlame) September 21, 2017 And now the screen shot, because it’ll soon disappear: Then she tries to salvage her reputation: 1) First of all, calm down. Re-tweets don't imply endorsement. Yes, very provocative, but thoughtful. Many neocon hawks ARE Jewish. https://t.co/m5oGgKPo2a …

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Freedom of speech isn’t so popular on campus

From The Washington Post: A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech By Catherine Rampell | Opinion writer | September 18 at 8:02 PM Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise conflating mere words with physical assault: If speech is violence, then violence becomes a justifiable response …

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The Trumps fly to Texas; having nothing else to whine about, the left criticize their clothes.

It has been two days since fashionistae were ruthlessly mocked for focusing on Melania Trump’s shoes but that didn’t stop The Philadelphia Inquirer: Melania Trump’s stilettos another example of good fashion, but poor taste by Elizabeth Wellington | Updated: August 30, 2017 | 3:45 PM EDT I’ve been over the poor taste slithering from 1600 …

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The Washington Post is starting to report the truth about #Antifa Perhaps 'Radical Chic' seems less appealing?

One wonders how much ‘editorial regret’ The Washington Post is experiencing over the idiotic article, “Why the American left gave up on political violence, and why the right increasingly embraced it.” The author, Yoav Fromer,1 concluded: This doesn’t mean the left is inherently superior. But it has cleansed itself through a painful process of introspection. …

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#HurricaneHarvey : It’s all Donald Trump’s fault!

The number of people begging for rescue in #Houston on @Twitter is staggering. The rain isn't stopping. Also, tornado warnings. #Harvey pic.twitter.com/vvQfBBH4Rn — Kait Parker (@WeatherKait) August 27, 2017 Well, of course there are a record number of people begging for rescue! Officials to Harris Co. residents: Don’t evacuate yet Friday, August 25, 2017 05:19PM …

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The failure of Affirmative Action

From The New York Times: Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks and Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago By Jeremy Ashkenas, Haeyoun Park and Adam Pierce | August 24, 2017 Even after decades of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than …

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Every time I think that the Credentialed Media can’t get any more idiotic, they go ahead and prove me wrong!

It doesn’t take much time watching CNN’s New Day program to learn that Chris Cuomo and most of the CNN talking heads believe that the credentialed media are just So Much Smarter than the rest of us. George Stephanopoulos is so smug that I simply cannot watch any of the ABC News shows; ABCis owned …

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Premeditation: the violence by the left has been planned in advance

Remember: CBS News has a left-wing bias: Boston Police Commissioner says bottles filled with urine were thrown at officers during protest https://t.co/srYfo8OheR pic.twitter.com/a9B52iZ1sa — CBS News (@CBSNews) August 19, 2017 It can be argued that picking up a rock and throwing it is a spontaneous act, though spontaneous or not, throwing a rock at the …

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