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Ad from hypocrite Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group shoots own argument in foot

Ad from hypocrite Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group shoots own argument in foot

**Written by Doug Powers Watch this new ad from Michael Bloomberg’s group Everytown for Gun Safety, which asks “will you stop this?” Call me crazy, but I found myself saying “If only there were some way that woman could have defended herself!” Meanwhile, Michael Bloomberg and his anti-gun team that is afforded the luxury of armed security , believes the only way to prevent the horrible scenario depicted above is to hope unhinged

MSNBC host asks important question: Is world suffering from lack of racial diversity in emoticons?

MSNBC host asks important question: Is world suffering from lack of racial diversity in emoticons?

**Written by Doug Powers I can’t believe somebody beat Al Sharpton to discussing the important issue of emoticon diversity, but MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow beat him to it : After wondering whether emojis, which originated in Japan, could alter “tech-driven communication across international lines,” Farrow asked McWhorter, “do you think there’s a limitation we’re suffering from in terms of the racial diversity of these emojis?” The linguist replied in all seriousness, “No, I think that actually what we’re going to see more is a gender skew. Apparently, women are more likely to use them and more richly….

Obama: Economic patriotism means we rise or fall together

Obama: Economic patriotism means we rise or fall together

**Written by Doug Powers “An army is a team. It lives, eats, sleeps, fights and falls as a team.” – Gen. George Patton, never *** President Obama has re-energized his call for “economic patriotism,” part of which involves shaming corporations into remaining based in the U.S. “Let’s embrace an economic patriotism that says we rise or fall together, as one nation.” —Obama: http://t.co/4RPdDjgNP8 #OpportunityForAll — The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 27, 2014 Is “stay here and …

Speak-os, typos and wackos

Speak-os, typos and wackos

**Written by Doug Powers The so-called “architect” of Obamacare (see the international architectural equivalent here ) , Jonathan Gruber, said this week that nobody in any way suggested subsidies in the Affordable Care Act would be limited to states that established their own health insurance exchanges. Well, nobody except Jonathan Gruber : Gruber vs. Gruber: https://t.co/mLwEeyWuB0 Devastating. “Criminal!” — Guy Benson (@guypbenson) July 25, 2014 Gruber made such a claim at least twice in 2012. Gruber’s claim at the …

House of Representatives banned from editing Wikipedia

House of Representatives banned from editing Wikipedia

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Rep. Jan Schakowsky subsists on tuna salad, chicken, pasta and baked beans for the people

Rep. Jan Schakowsky subsists on tuna salad, chicken, pasta and baked beans for the people

**Written by Doug Powers Before reading on, cue up the appropriate soundtrack: Rep. Jan Schakowsky is “living the wage” this week, meaning that supposedly she’s confining her food budget to what somebody making minimum wage would be eating. Here’s this week’s menu : My #LiveTheWage menu for the week. pic.twitter.com/fi2BbY4ooE — Jan Schakowsky (@janschakowsky) July 24, 2014 Still way better than a FLOTUS-mandated school…

Still fighting: The Delphi workers Obama robbed

Still fighting: The Delphi workers Obama robbed

Still fighting: The Delphi workers Obama robbed by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 The White House pretended to champion American workers this week with gimmicky initiatives on federal job training and “workplace innovation.” But far from the Beltway dog-and-pony show, a group of American workers ruthlessly shafted by the Obama administration was finally getting some real support — and inching toward justice. It was five years ago this summer that 20,000 white-collar nonunion workers from Delphi (a …

FACT: Obama boosts labor force participation rate

FACT: Obama boosts labor force participation rate

**Written by Doug Powers Good thing Obama’s a Democrat or this might be considered another salvo in the “war on women”: A pregnant woman in labor was prevented from crossing an LA street Wednesday afternoon because the road was closed for President Barack Obama’s motorcade. The woman was seen sitting a bus stop bench on the south side of 3rd Street just east of Robertson Boulevard. She needed to …

Fake controversy over Twitter diversity figures

Fake controversy over Twitter diversity figures

Twitter is being hit with criticism, and promises to “do better” over an absolutely bogus controversy.

Obama admin/Israeli relations summed up in one photo

Obama admin/Israeli relations summed up in one photo

**Written by Doug Powers John Kerry always says there’s “no daylight” between the U.S. and Israel on the issue of Middle East security, but I so much “daylight” here that I had to put on sunglasses to look at it: No tension here. RT @blakehounshell : This picture pic.twitter.com/wVW3qMz0wo — Joey Longley (@joeyoflongley) July 23, 2014 Oh man… that looks like the promo pic for an “Odd Couple&#

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