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NBA Reporter on Riots: Burn That Sh*t Down – Wait, Not My Sh*t!

Today’s virtue-signaling semi-celebrity A-Hole du Jour is NBA reporter Chris Palmer. The former ESPN talking head (torso, arms, and legs) took to Twitter to share his support for the rioters.  A picture of a large building engulfed in flames with the caption “Burn that sh*t down. Burn it all down.”

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School funding alone won’t help children out of poverty

To The Daily Sun, Haley Thomas’s 1/29/20 letter makes valid points about childhood and generational poverty, and their negative effects on peoples’ lives. But Thomas’s apparent solution, increased school funding, is simply inadequate, and, based on decades of history, unlikely to improve educational results or reduce poverty. Calling for school funding increases may make people …

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Should We Virtue Signal With Guns?

Nine days ago, I wrote about Wal-Mart and Corporate Virtue Signaling. CEO Doug McMillon talked about kissing up to the anti-gun left.  More corporate virtue signaling followed thereafter. As expected, a few of my fellow pro-gun virtue signalers responded with comments about “signs.” #SoStuckOnSigns

Data Point – Climate change is mostly about virtue-signaling, not actually doing (unless you are the US)

About that “Paris Accord”? Reformatted, emphasis mine: Nineteen nations “believe” in climate change. How are they backing up their statement of faith? China was praised for signing on to the Paris Climate Agreement and in Argentina reaffirmed its commitment to controlling greenhouse gas emissions. Last year, however, China increased those emissions by 1.7 percent. India, the fourth …

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Let’s see I have this straight – Injection needles for drugs good, plastic straws for toddlers and young children bad?

Yeah, I think I have that down pat.  All over the nation in the bigger cities I read of “needle exchange programs” for people using illicit drugs who then drop them all over the place, including where young children play in parks and playground and schoolyards.  There’s even talk of setting up “shoot up rooms” …

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