Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Obama Strikes Again: The USAF has launched bombing attacks against ISIS fighters in Libya for the first time. At least they say they were ISIS fighters...
Wording: Research suggests that asking people who will win an election is a better predictor than asking for whom they will vote. If that's the case, Clinton wins 58 to 37%.
Terminology: Scientists found the claim that well water in NC was safe to be “scientifically untrue.” How something that is “scientifically untrue” differs from “convenient lies” told by politicians to protect their contributors was unclear.
As I've Been Saying: William Binney, formerly a high ranking NSA official, says that the NSA undoubtedly has all of Hillary's emails and that the FBI could get them simply by asking. And maybe the DNC email links started on this side of the ocean, too.
Dilemma: Many rank and file Republican voters have no enthusiasm for Mr. Trump but will end up voting for him because the GOP has spent 30 years telling them that Mrs. Clinton is the devil's spawn.
Discuss: “"We're approaching a Cuban Missile Crisis level nuclear confrontation with Russia, and there is absolutely no discussion, no debate, about this in the American media."
Au Pairs: Saudi construction companies adjusted to the steep decline in building as the price of oil fell by simply not paying their foreign workers for six months and then firing them. No pay, no food. It got so bad that the Indian consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has been distributing emergency food rations to 10,000 Indian nationals who have nothing to eat and no money to leave the country.
Public Service: Julius Hatfiel, the fire chief in Southeast Bullitt, KY, refused assistance to a black family following a traffic accident saying “We ain't taking no niggers here.” When questioned by a reporter of Asian ancestry, the charming Chief Hatfiel suggested the reporter did not understand English.
Tense: The claim that 'Clinton Writes Off the Left' gives the wrong impression; she, Bill, and the DNC wrote off the left long ago.
Truth: Pope Francis cautions against condemning all for the behavior of a few. For example, he noted, “Not all Muslims are violent, just like not all
Priests molest children
Catholics are violent.”
Trust But Verify: The Hancock County Board of Elections (Sparta, GA) has been sending sheriff's deputies to the homes of black voters with summonses “commanding them to appear in person to prove their residence or lose their voting rights.” No similar visits to any white voters have been reported.
Choices: If you were offered the choice between teaching at a college in a rational state, or on a Texas campus where students are encouraged to carry weapons in class, which would you chose?
Porn O'Graph: Going nowhere fast.
A Parting Shot:
Posted by Charles Kingsley Michaelson, III at 7:16 AM