The Other McCain (and Wombat-socho) start us off with In The Mailbox: 01.17.19. Under “Ripped from the Headlines” we get the following, as a sample.
Legal Insurrection: Former Staffer Claims Rep. Barbara Lee Fired Her After Her Rape Allegation, also, German Army Catches Iranian Spy In Its Ranks
The PanAm Post: ELN Suspected In Deadly Police Academy Attack In Bogota
Power Line: Ilhan Omar Appointed To House Foreign Relations Committee, also, Loose Ends
Shark Tank: Rubio Protects Consumer Privacy With ADD Act
And also from The Other McCain – In The Mailbox: 01.18.19
OVER THE TRANSOM
EBL: Buzz Kill
Twitchy: CNN’s Toobin Worries Buzzfeed Backfire “Reinforces Every Bad Stereotype About The News Media”
Louder With Crowder: Ben Shapiro Drops Hard Truths About Abortion At March For Life
According To Hoyt: Bad Crazy
It is Sunday so that means Pirate’s Cove has Sorta Blogless Sunday Pinup.
What’s happening in Ye Olde Blogopshere? The Fine 15
- Twitchy highlights that the whole story about high school kids harassing a Native American is falling apart
- Weasel Zippers covers some home invaders who picked the very much wrong house
- Theo Spark discusses the Rose Of Socialism
- The Vulger Curmudgeon covers the liberal narrative vs reality
- The Right Scoop notes two Republican takes on Trump’s “amnesty” deal
Maggie’s Farm has thoughts on NPR and links. Friday morning links.
On NPR this morning, 3 stories on the catastrophe of shutdown, a story about how low gas prices damage climate, and a long piece on how Trump has not kept his promises (eg no wall yet, no trade deal with China yet, NAFTA renegotiations not oked by congress yet), and a commentary that the economy and employment are good, but a recession is coming so people should not feel good. Their logo should be a late middle-aged woman with a worried frown, shaking her finger at you.
The sticky truth: 100 years ago, a molasses tsunami caused a deadly Boston disaster
The word “family” is triggering
MaddMedic at Freedom Is Just Another Word… has more Gun Bits …
Quote of the day—Jacob Sullum
Once you realize that “assault weapons” are in the eye of the beholder, it’s hard to take seriously the extravagant promises of legislators who want to ban them. Feinstein claims her bill would “put a stop to mass shootings.” Yet even if it eliminated the millions of “assault weapons” that Americans already own………….
And again from MaddMedic – Gun Bits …
WaPo Writer Thinks He’s Dismantled The ‘Good Guy With A Gun’ Argument. Here’s What He DOESN’T Mention.
AP Photo/Philip Kamrass Every year the U.S. sees thousands of criminals commit crimes with firearms. At the same time, law-abiding gun owners, rather than abuse their Second Amendment right and cause harm, use theirs to protect themselves, loved ones, and even strangers. But how many times….
After SOTU insult by Pelosi, Trump cancels her private flight: ‘Fly commercial’: Mikhael Smits
Omar Defends Her Anti-Semitic Behavior: Mikhael Smits
Trump Returns CODEL Luggage To Pelosi’s Office: WZ