Another great piece by Matt Taibbi.
Category: Web Briefing
The Political Liberal Elite’s Contempt for Joe Rogan Grows as He Solidifies his Influence and Audience
From The Intercept by Glenn Greenwald.
John Fund in NRO.
From Nature: Two staff members at a hospital in India who tested positive for the new coronavirus became reinfected several months later — and had no symptoms in either instance. …Genomic analysis by Vinod...
Freddy Gray in The Spectator.
Alec MacGillis in the New Yorker.
By Brian Blase in the New York Post.
Trump’s Different Approach Led to a Different Result: Peace in the Middle East between Israel and UAE and Bahrain
Why this peace plan was different and why it worked when the others failed.
From the New York Post: A ballot-harvesting racket in Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Minneapolis district — where paid workers illegally gather absentee ballots from elderly Somali immigrants — appears to have been busted by...
A short history of why Supreme Court nominees can’t be filibustered, and from this, you can foresee what debating legislation will look like when the filibuster is gone.
“No, because I believe first, that the whole process has been illegitimate,” Sen. Chuck Schumer says when asked if he will meet with judge Amy Coney Barrett. “And second, because she’s already stated that...
Nancy Pelosi refuses to rule out impeaching Trump to stall a Supreme Court nomination as she accuses him of using SCOTUS vacancy to try to ‘crush the affordable care act’
The second impeachment in Trump’s first term as a mechanism to stop Amy Barrett?
Dems are self-described as feeling “boxed-in.”
Black bloc terrorist tries to kill a Seattle police officer by hitting him in the head with a bat. The Council and Mayor will say nothing. pic.twitter.com/L7Giudj8Ey — (((Jason Rantz))) on KTTH Radio (@jasonrantz)...
Politico: Left-wing forces, including antifa and others, insist that “Riots and looting” are “a legitimate and profound form of protest”
From Politico: For Donald Trump, cities are crime-ridden, infested with rioters and looters, and overseen by liberal mayors who are either absent or complicit—or often both. But among the cities about which the president...
From Tablet Mag: When President Donald Trump presided over the signing ceremony for the Abraham Accords between Israel, the UAE, and Bahrain last week on the South Lawn of the White House, his critics...
Classic: The official Black Lives Matter website no longer includes language encouraging the “disruption” of the “Western-prescribed nuclear family structure.” The language had been featured on the site’s “What We Believe” page, in which...
From The Washington Times: Democrats were so “insulting” to Attorney General William P. Barr during his last appearance on Capitol Hill that the Justice Department won’t send witnesses to two upcoming hearings, the department...
From Politico: Joe Biden has pitched himself to voters as a “union man,” a son of Scranton, Pa., who respects the dignity of work and will defend organized labor if he wins the White...
White Suburban Woman writes: “support for this President often results in assumptions, accusations and potential harm”
By Anonymous, in The Spectator: As a white suburban mother of three who lives in the suburbs of western Pennsylvania, I am very aware that Donald Trump is not perceived to be popular with...
NYC Gunshot Victims Refuse to Cooperate or Talk to Police — Man Dies and Takes Shooter’s Identity to the Grave
From the NY Post: In the early morning hours of July 5, Stephon Johnson was shot in the back on 116th Street near Morningside Park. Even as his life slipped away at Mount Sinai...
To all the OCD temperature takers and COVID-19 hand-wringers, turns out your work may be in vain.
Repeated incursions into Taiwan airspace by Chinese fighters are classic pre-invasion actions.
From The Washington Examiner.
When politics get in the way of funding the government — and Dems refuse to fund the farmers.
Living in a post-filibuster world.
FOX News: “Antifa is a real thing. It’s not a group or an organization. It’s a movement, or ideology may be one way of thinking of it,” Wray said. “And we have quite a...
The cancel culture plays with matches.
Elaine Godfrey in the Atlantic.
From the American Mind.
ELITE SUPER SHOCK: With violent crime on the rise in Mpls., City Council asks: Where are the police?
From Minnesota Public Radio: The meeting was slated as a Minneapolis City Council study session on police reform. But for much of the two-hour meeting, council members told police Chief Medaria Arradondo that their...
USA Today:’There’s not a comparable year’: Homicides are up 52% in Chicago amid COVID-19, with majority involving people of color
From USA Today: CHICAGO — The nation’s second-largest county has recorded more homicides this year than in all of 2019, the majority of which – 95% – are people of color, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office announced...
Once again, Twitter censors those it decides who needs to be censored.
Twitter censors information as it deems necessary.
From Pletka’s op-ed: I fear the virtue-signaling bullies who increasingly try to dominate or silence public discourse — and encourage my children to think that their being White is intrinsically evil, that America’s founding is...
Dr. Li-Meng Yan on whether she believed the Chinese Communist Party released the virus “on purpose.” “Yes, of course, it’s intentionally.”
Speaker Pelosi’s dramatic “Congress will stay in until there is a Pandemic bill deal,” is a big nothing-burger, since the Speaker instituted vote by proxy, allowing Members of Congress to never leave their district...
How Sweden is Having the Last Laugh on Coronavirus — Turns Out Herd Immunity Working Just Fine, Thank You Very Much
Sweden’s strategy of herd-immunity pays off.
From The Washington Enquirer.
The Hill: Deal not likely, Senate Majority Leader says: McConnell’s comments come after Democrats blocked a GOP coronavirus relief bill in the Senate on Thursday. ….In addition to the difference in the bill’s cost,...
A summary of the findings of a new forensic investigation for this documentary.
The bizarre case of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos.
Findings of how Congress is interacting with citizens during the pandemic.
From The Hill: Senate Democrats blocked a GOP coronavirus bill on Thursday amid a deep stalemate over the next relief package. Senators voted 52-47 on the roughly $500 billion Republican bill, which marked the...
From Stat News on a recent Kaiser Family Foundation Poll: “Democrats and Republicans are having two different elections,” KFF President Drew Altman said in a press release. “For Democrats, it’s about Covid and race....
From The New York Post: The heads of over 160 major corporations, from Macy’s to MasterCard are pleading with Mayor Bill de Blasio to finally crack down on crime and address quality of life...
From The New York Post: Boy, are they awfully . . . pale for members of the “New Afrikan Black Panther Party”: We’re talking, of course, of the eight “comrades” arrested last week for rioting at a demo...
From The New York Post.
The benefits of claiming you are black were clear, except when you’re not.
From The Hill: Any legislative avenues are now dead for the next pandemic bill until after the election, according to GOP Senators.
From The Hill: No deal on a new pandemic package.
Must watch 15 minutes.
There is no chance of this passing since the Dems will filibuster it. And so, it’s theatre.
Chicago, Houston, New York City, and Los Angeles hit hard by the pandemic, per this NPR Poll.
The Mainstream Media Neither Reports it Nor Cares: Sixth Child Under Ten Shot to Death in Chicago Since June
Riots and violence that is politically motivated make the liberal media’s agenda, not black children being shot in Chicago.
Pressure from the left keeps Biden from condemning the riots and violence in a meaningful way — this article from The Nation is one such example.
Greg Gutfeld: Democrats are finally responding to violence in cities because they see it’s unpopular in polls.
This is unprecedented (and shocking) — President Trump being nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize is a very big deal.
By Matt Taibbi: The Internet in the Trump era has become a pile of unexploded ordnance, with the Atlantic’s “suckers” story being the latest example.
From American Greatness.
1/ I like the idea of decoupling HSAs from high deductible plans -HSAs are actually great investment vehicles that would incentivize saving for healthcare expenses -Since they travel with you regardless of your job,...
All bacteria that have developed resistance to one of the 100 or so antibiotics on the planet trade the antibiotic-resistant DNA with all other bacteria, not just its own type of bacteria. Therefore, as...
So, there is this…
The lock-down was far worse on American’s health than COVID.
Two global orbits, just like during the Cold War.
More third-worldization of the most populous state in the nation.
Massive forced rationing of electricity, in two maps.
More lock-down hypocrisy from the left.
Dems and their media allies are normalizing lootings.
The fire started by BLM-antifa in north Portland tonight is continuing to grow. They set a mattress on fire. #PortlandRiots #antifa pic.twitter.com/2TkllOk3rJ — Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) September 7, 2020
Unrelenting riots in Seattle.
PITTSBURGH PA pic.twitter.com/PxZGxpJIca — Next POTUS Dr RollerGator PhD Rt'd by DJT (@drrollergator) September 6, 2020
These quotes are from NYT hit piece on the great Dr. Atlas, trying to bring some rational thought into the wayward WH Task Force: “When you isolate everyone, including all the healthy people, you’re...
And the race tightens.
From Elemental: Earlier this summer, the Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee set about crunching data on more than 40,000 genes from 17,000 genetic samples in an effort to better understand Covid-19. Summit is...
From the NY Post.
The first commercial flight from Tel Aviv lands in Abu Dhabi.
From The New York Post.
From Kenosha News: Owners of a downtown business destroyed as unrest swept through the city following the shooting of Jacob Blake are desperately seeking help to recoup what they lost. On the eve of...