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From the WikiLeaks Email Dump: Politico Writer sends his stories to the Democrat National Committee before they go to his editor for publication. Media Bias, much?

Vogel gave me his story ahead of time/before it goes to his editors as long as I didn’t share it. Let me know if you see anything that’s missing and I’ll push back.

Mark Paustenbach National Press Secretary &
Deputy Communications Director
Democratic National Committee
202.863.8148
paustenbachm@dnc.org <mailto:paustenbachm@dnc.org>
Begin forwarded message: From: Ken Vogel <kvogel@politico.com <mailto:kvogel@politico.com>

Date: April 30, 2016 at 5:34:42 PM EDT
To: “Paustenbach, Mark” paustenbachm@dnc.org < mailto:paustenbachm@dnc.org>
Subject: per agreement … any thoughts appreciated

Keep reading…

H/T Werner Todd Huston

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UNH CampusNew Hampshire taxpayers should take a few moments to measure the value of their ‘investment” in leadership at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). UNH President Mark Huddleston is the second highest paid Public University President in New England.

Huddleston’s compensation package – which increased 2.7 percent compared to the previous year – consisted of a base salary of $385,000 with a bonus of $107,800, but that total did not include nearly $60,000 in deferred compensation and retirement benefits, nor such perks as living at a university-owned house worth almost $1 million or access to a university car valued as nearly $17,000.

So, what do you, the taxpayer, get in return.

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After all, it IS the Democrat Party that is all about nationalizing race/gender/sex quotes diversity.  Discriminating against men is just, well, collateral damage (or as the Communists say, to get a good Utopia omlette, you have to break a few men eggs; emphasis mine).

DNC replaces two Vermont delegates — because they’re men. “State Sen. Tim Ashe and party insider Ken Dean were ordered to be replaced by the DNC so that the party could achieve a gender balance. Dean and Ashe have filed a formal complaint with the DNC’s credentials committee, according to the Associated Press.”

If I was either one of them, I’d be hauling some discriminatory Democrat into court (H/T: Instapundit).  One also has to wonder about whether or not the main con-jobs that the Dems run is just to show a certain “face” to the public and the “back office backstabbing” is just a cost of doing business.  So we humiliate a Vt State Senator – hey, no prob as they’re all racists in that 98% lily white state anyways.

But what is it about the Dems hating on Vermont – the news about the DNC wanting to use Bernie’s religion against him in the primary?Leaked DNC Emails Reveal Discussions About Attacking Bernie Sanders’ Religion.

I thought that was a hate crime…unless you think Progressivism is a religioun unto itself?

(H/T: Instapundit)

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Pile-Of-MoneyGuess they believe in personally living their beliefs like Al Gore does with global warming (e.g., living big with energy budgets and CO2 emissions that of a neighborhood of “regular” folks). First, let’s start with what “the folk” earn:

The U.S. Census Bureau reported in September 2014 that: U.S. real (inflation adjusted) median household income was $51,939 in 2013 versus $51,759 in 2012, statistically unchanged. In 2013, real median household income was 8.0 percent lower than in 2007, the year before the latest recession.

Well, there certainly seems to be, just like the “grievance industry”, there’s one for “income inequality (at least in academia):

UC Berkeley ‘income inequality’ experts earn more than $300,000 a year

Several UC Berkeley economics professors who support “income inequality” research each earn more than $300,000 a year, putting them in the top 2 percent of the public university’s salary distribution, according to a recent report by a nonpartisan California think tank. The report pointed out that the prominent scholars leading or advising the Cal Berkeley Center for Equitable Growth are richly compensated as professors, even as the center seeks to research ways to create economic growth that is “fairly shared,” the center’s website states.

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Again, it’s Prager U day at the ‘Grok!

Science is NEVER settled – I have two STEM degrees and I can tell you that which goes for conventional wisdom today can become, bases on the scientific process, a rubble of bad theories and mistakingly done experiments in the future.  History is strewn with lots of stuff that was taken as gospel that turned out to be wrong later (here’s one: milk and butter are good!  No, they are BAD!  Oh wait, they’re back on the A list again!  Carbs vs fats in our diets – always a discussion).

(H/T: Liberty Unyielding)

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GrokTALK!I took the week off. (Something came up and we can’t be there.)

So, no program this week. But we are already booking up next week’s show, so stay tuned.

 

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From Prager U:

Once started, people will continue to clamor for more and MORE entitlements and EVERYthing gets solved, not by self-reliance, but by politics.  And having seen it up close and personal when parents got “free” daycare (paid by the State of NH), they were always the first to complain, beyotch, and moan that THEY (just think of it!) had to contribute stuff for their kids – like lunch and a sleeping bag / blanket for nap time.  Why, WHY didn’t we supply that for them?  It’s always what else WILL you do for me – and why aren’t you doing more?

Imagine that – getting your freight just about paid for and you won’t take care of the needs of your own kids?  Socialism is outsourcing your responsibilities onto others.  Instead of you choosing, the Government chooses for you.

(H/T:

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Heh!  ROTFLMAO when I saw this – it FITS!  Why?

EstevesLooneyMartian

Advanced technology (er, Esteves’s MIT brain trust?), self-assured (incompetent), pompous (to the point of grating), and can’t shoot straight either. In the end, he loses every time.

Oh, and Looney Tunes is a great description as well.

(H/T: Nana)

Previous Restevus Campaign Contest posts after the jump:

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Lemonade Stand Economics is only 2 minutes long. Democrats can feel free to consider it an installment of the Two Minutes Hate because their notions about the relationship between business and government do not permit them to accept the simple truths in this short video. That their intrusions rob small business owners of resources they need to run their business and that there is a very real cost in the form of fewer employees, lower wages, or higher prices.

Prager U

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Well, I guess Eric Estevez really out of this world – Here’s “The man out of this world” Eric Estevez campaigning on the moon for votes:

Estevez Moon Landing

(H/T: Tom) And here’s the view from the other side:

Estevez on the Moon

(H/T: MikeS)  Hmm, “The man out of this world”.  I like that idea, so a question: anyone up for crowdfunding a campaign to keep him campaigning there – forever?  Previous Restevus Campaign Contest posts after the jump: Read the whole thing!

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Where it is a question, not of a momentary emergency, but of obtaining the largest supplies over a period and at the least sacrifice of other production, the price mechanism is infinitely superior to any other method. A rise of prices not only forces people to use the commodity sparingly in every possible use, including myriads of uses which the cleverest planner could scarcely think of. It also encourages the use of substitutes wherever such can be found, gives people an incentive to draw on their stocks and utilize scrap, and thus draws supplies from every nook and corner, engaging the ingenuity of all who have anything to do with the commodity to find means of economizing it with a thoroughness which no central regulation could possibly imitate.

-Prof. F. A. Hayek

(H/T: Cafe Hayek)

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Jonah Goldberg, on the matter of breaking with decorum, as a sampling.

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Well, is it only a matter of time that what befell the Old Man in the Mountain will happen to Eric Estevez during his Estevez for Congress campaign and our for Estevez for the Restevus?  Just a broken man, a pile of rubble?

old-estevez-of-the-mountain

Previous Restevus Campaign Contest posts after the jump:

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#NHEXIT

Dave Ridley from #NHEXIT has released a statement on NH House Rep. Al Baldasaro’s remarks about executing Hillary Clinton.

‘NH: Trump advisor’s alleged Hillary-execution statement has stunning, secession-related precedent

NH State Rep Al Baldasaro’s reported controversial comments about executing Hillary Clinton…have an interesting historical precedent in another restless, northern region of the Western World. But the results appear to have been strikingly different.

Tommy Sheppard, a nationalist member of the Scottish Parliament, apparently said this regarding the royal wedding of a relatively harmless Kate Middleton: “Off with their heads.” Unlike Baldasaro, who’s reportedly facing investigation by America’s dreaded secret police, Wikipedia reports that Sheppard merely faced “some criticism.”

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Not a perfect comparison. I think the FBI did an extensive investigation but were told to put all in boxes and walk away.

But regardless of what the FBI did or did not do, the media never covered that scandal, or the investigation, at any of its critical junctures, in a manner or to a degree that comes close to their forensic investigation of one paragraph of a convention speech by Melania Trump.

That’s probably the better point. The media is blatant in its bias and this is another example.

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Caitlyn Jenner

From Variety care of Yahoo! Celebrity, Bruce ‘Caitlyn’ Jenner was in and around Cleveland this week (during the convention) and had some interesting things to say, including this.

Jenner joked that in the world of Hollywood: “It was easy to come out as trans. It was harder for me to come out as Republican.”

and…

“I think our best move to get back to a constitutional government is in the Republican party. I won’t give up hope on it.”

 

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This image overlays the actual ice map on the fake map showing their route. The dark red shows huge areas of ice which they weren’t expecting to see, and are blocking them.

This image overlays the actual ice map on the fake map showing their route. The dark red shows huge areas of ice which they weren’t expecting to see, and are blocking them.

In 2014 Climate Cult Kool Aid Drinking yuppie tourists were going to make a point about global warming because “No Polar ice, dude.” They got stuck in the ice that was always there but that they’d been told was gone and had to be rescued.

It just happened again.

A group of adventurers, sailors, pilots and climate scientists that recently started a journey around the North Pole in an effort to show the lack of ice, has been blocked from further travels by ice.

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Seriously, the Concord Monitor published a pro-Second Amendment LTE?

by Skip July 20, 2016

To set the stage: NH Constitution, articles 2A and 10: [Art.] 2-a. [The Bearing of Arms.] All persons have the right to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves, their families, their property and the state. [Art.] 10. [Right of Revolution.] Government being instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security, of the whole […]

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Not That Woman, Not Hillary Clinton…

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2016
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Agree or not, she takes Hillary out to the woodshed.

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Hillary Delegate Tries to Murder Husband – No Media Coverage At All

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2016
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File the total lack of national media coverage of this story about a Hillary Delegate under media bias (emphasis mine). Deanna Vicites, a 47-year-old Hillary Clinton delegate from Pennsylvania, was charged with attempted homicide after shooting her husband in the neck with a revolver over the weekend. The two admitted to authorities they had been drinking all […]

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Syrian al-Zenki Rebels Behead Child – al-Zenki “Management” Responds to Blowback

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2016
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If you missed this story, I’m sorry to have to be the one to share it. US-backed rebels in Syria took a selfie before beheading a Palestinian child thought to be an enemy fighter. The resulting blowback from the selfie produced a statement from the al-Zenki movement leadership. In it, they say this is not their […]

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Don’t Like NH’s Property Taxes? Then Move to Maine

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2016
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Source: WalletHub This is an Interactive map! Skip took some time to fisk a letter to the Concord Monitor in which someone named John Andrews complains about the high property taxes in New Hampshire. He notes that across the border in Maine, he’d be paying a lot less in property taxes. Skip does a great job […]

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Choice of Victims by Black Violent Offenders

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2016
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Graph courtesy of Personal Liberty.com. Data attributed to Obama’s DOJ.

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John Andrews obviously doesn’t want people to have any control of their tax burden

by Skip July 20, 2016

Ah yes, yet another missive from the Left complaining that the amount raised by property taxes here in NH should be paid by anyone other than by themselves.  While the original is after the jump, this Letter to the Concord Monitor quickly sums up their argument (reformatted, emphasis mine): The writer cites a $250,000 house […]

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Eric Estevez for Congress – the “Estevez for the Restevus” campaign contest – Part 8

by Skip July 20, 2016

We may forget, but never these folks! (H/T: K C) Previous Restevus Campaign Contest posts after the jump:

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Washington Post Data: Cops Shoot Whites Nearly Twice as Often as Blacks

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2016
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It’s from data provided by the Washington Post so…

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Ayotte is Awful on the Environment

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2016
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One of the more frequent concerns I hear from conservatarian voters about Kelly Ayotte’s primary opponent Jim Rubens regards past remarks about global warming, energy, and the environment. If you believe that Ayotte should get your Primary vote because “she is better on the environment” than Rubens you may want to rethink that.  Kelly Ayotte is […]

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