#Ferguson: We don’t know enough for informed commentary, but we do know that #AlSharpton is despicable

In today’s Philadelphia Inquirer crossword puzzle, 34 down was “Sharpton and Jolson,” the correct answer being “Als,” and I thought, what an insult to the actor and singer once called “the world’s greatest entertainer,” to be mentioned in the same breath with the famed race baiter. Things are going well for the man known as …

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Now this pisses me off!

From The New York Times: The Fog Machine of War Chelsea Manning on the U.S. Military and Media Freedom By Chelsea Manning | June 14, 2014 OK, let’s stop right there. Former PFC Bradley Manning, now properly referred to as inmate Manning, received a name change order from Leavenworth County District Court David J. King, …

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New Blog Tagline

Every so often, we change the “tagline,” the quote under the blog title in the header, and Yorkshire suggested this, from George Orwell: “Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” I agreed, and made the change. But it points out …

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Telling half the truth, the half-truth, and nothing but half the truth

Robert Stacey Stacy McCain pointed out a rather glaring omission in the stories about the Boko Haram terrorist group which seized a couple hundred school girls in Nigeria, to be sold as slaves or into forced marriages: Boko Haram and the Jihad in Africa Posted on | May 10, 2014 | 50 Comments The #BringBackOurGirls Twitter hashtag — …

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From Around the Blogroll

Following North Carolina House House Speaker Thom Tillis’ victory in the Republican senatorial primary, Sister Toldjah noted incumbent Senator Kay Hagan’s decision to go for broke and “fully embrace” Obaminablecare. Most polls show that the wholly misnamed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unpopular, but, as I have said previously, the only polls which …

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Media Bias: The professional media are attempting to normalize transexualism

This was the story on the Huffington Post: Army General Upholds Chelsea Manning’s 35-Year Sentence Posted: 04/14/2014 1:41 pm EDT Updated: 04/14/2014 2:59 pm EDT WASHINGTON — An Army major general has denied Chelsea Manning’s request for clemency and upheld her 35-year sentence for leaking sensitive government documents to WikiLeaks, in a move that will …

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The very obvious question

From the man that Robert Stacey Stacy McCain recently said was in the running to be the Pyrite State’s “most right-wing professor,” Donald Douglas: Brandeis University Withdraws Honorary Degree for Ayaan Hirsi Ali A woman with perhaps the world’s most compelling story of escape from radical Islam, now feeling the brunt of the leftist correct …

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Apparently, I shall be offensive!

Robert Stacey Stacy McCain retweeted: The word “homosexual” is “off-limits”! (so says “gay-rights” activists) http://t.co/OmiYUID7lz cc @jmattbarber @rsmccain — Truth Offends (@LiesDestroy) March 24, 2014   Which leads to this story from The New York Times: The Decline and Fall of the ‘H’ Word For Manys Gays and Lesbians, the Term ‘Homosexual’ is Flinch-Worthy By …

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Another one bites the dust?

Insiders: Jay Carney preparing to leave White House Insiders very close to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney indicate that he’s on his way out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, The Mirror has learned. Carney has told people he’s leaving the White House soon. In 2008, Carney became Director of Communications for Vice President Joe Biden. In 2011, he became the nation’s 29th press …

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