Day: August 20, 2017

Data Point: And we were told that 2% was to be the new normal

Atlanta Fed estimates U.S. third-quarter GDP growing at 4.0 percent NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. economy is on track to expand at a 4.0 percent annualized pace in the third quarter with inventory investment contributing 1.12 percentage points to growth, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDP Now forecast model showed on Thursday. Last Friday, the government …

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R.I.P., Jerry Lewis

Jerry died today.  I grew up watching all of his zany movies of which almost all were funny but some, even as a child, had moving and serious parts to them as well.  His movies with crooner Dean Martin were just the best.  But that’s not what I remember best about Jerry.  The MDS (“Multiple …

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Here’s your Academic / Racism absurdity all wrapped up in Monday’s solar eclipse

Sigh.  Just sigh. This professor, I guess, thought she was grabbing her eclipse sunglasses but reached for her racial glasses instead (and couldn’t tell the difference). I present Prof. Alice Ristroph a fine graduate of one of our most enlightened centers of higher learning – Harvard.  (How sweet).  First the run-up: Totality is everything, say …

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“You stupid a** black b*tch! You’re supposed to be on our side!”

A Boston free speech event counter-protester (the folks there in opposition to free speech or something) had some unkind words for a black, Boston cop, whose job it was to keep the event… peaceful. No word on whether that officer was hit with any of the bottles of urine counter-protesters tossed at police. "You stupid ass …

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A Conservative Walks through Free Speech Protesters

And made us proud… A well-mannered, humble conservative gets the welcoming you’d expect as he walks through a crowd  protesting Free Speech yesterday in Boston. And he showed nothing but grace, dignity, and maturity. Trump supporter walks through crowd of hysterical Free speech protestors!They hackle, scream & insult him! #Boston pic.twitter.com/FYS1rnbj9B — Corryn💙 (@Corrynmb) August …

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Stupid Time to be Alive Reminder 2,458,634

Holy cow. I was perusing my Twitter feed when I found the image below along with a lefty saying “This is so important and spot on…”. So I started looking at it and… We’re doomed. What the heck does some of the items mean? And how exactly are these things tied to white supremacy?

Carol Shea-Porter Introduces Censure Letter Against President Donald Trump

Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter has introduced a letter of censure against President Donald Trump for, New Hampshire Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) introduced a censure resolution in the House of Representatives against President Donald trump for his comments blaming “both sides” for the incident in Charlottesville, VA. She’s also upset because he failed to “clearly repudiate white nationalism.” …

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No Violence Reported at Boston ‘Free Speech’ Rally Today

How do you put a context on the appearance of large crowds of progressives who show up to counter-protest a rally in support of free speech? Holding its rally at Boston Common, the group Boston Free Speech Coalition invited “libertarians, conservatives, traditionalists, classical liberal, Trump supporters or anyone else who enjoys their right to free speech.” … …

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