Yeah, I’m Absolutely Sure There Won’t Be a Conservative Third Party Candidate (That Will Be Anything Other Than Impotent and Irrelevant)
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Full commitment: RNC takes bold new step towards embracing Trump « Hot Air Anyway. Odds that Trump will be ousted in Cleveland with the RNC now joining him in a mutual thumbs-up: Zero, down from one percent yesterday. Exit question: … Continue reading

Another Hand-Wringing, Quacking Hack Dispensing “Wisdom”
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Everything Is Broken | City Journal Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was built on cynicism. Trump has made a virtue out of ignorance, convincing many Americans that the president doesn’t need to know what he’s doing in order to govern effectively. … Continue reading

Yawn
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Q-Poll: Clinton Up by 8 In Florida, But Tied with Trump in Ohio and… Pennsylvania That Ohio and Penny are close is good news, but it’s more or less impossibe for Trump to win without Florida, even making some generous … Continue reading

The Religion Is Settled!
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Iranian Cleric: ‘Improperly’ Dressed Iranian Women Cause Climate Change A senior Iranian cleric from Isfahan, Iran, said “immorality” among young Iranian women, stemming from dressing “improperly,” is resulting in climate change and causing the rivers and dams in Iran to … Continue reading

DHS: Americans should disarm to stop homegrown terrorism
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As always in the wake of events like Orlando, everyone and their dog seems to want to “open a dialog” so we can discuss “sensible” Gun Control. Well… fine. I’m game: I predict that it’ll be a short, albeit loud, … Continue reading

Donald Trump: First Woman President?
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American Power: A General Election Focused on Gender (VIDEO) Clinton’s speech the other night was a little much. I mean, sure, the first woman nominee of a major party in U.S. history. It’s a big deal. But the Democrats just … Continue reading

The Public Intellectual as Bullshit Factory
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The Rich Hippie Paradox | The American Conservative And that generation of Koreans, including my wife’s family — they have these incredible virtues about family and saving and hard work. And they don’t really care that much about human rights, … Continue reading

A Much of Muchness
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Trump: Man of Science? | Scott Adams Blog Is Clinton really the safer choice for the world compared to Trump? There is no reliable way to know. It is irrational to believe you can know which candidate would be less … Continue reading

A Copious Helping of Musical Bullshit
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The 5 Most Overrated Male Musicians, Part Two | PJ Media Kathy Shaidle has an occasional moment or two, but this is not one of them. Her list of the most overrated?  Here you go (in ascending order, from bottom … Continue reading

Chromosomes Don’t Lie, But People Sure Do
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Teen Male Identifying as Transgender Defeats High School Girls in Track | PJ Media High school girls in Alaska do not appreciate losing track and field events to a biological male, even if he identifies as a girl. This year … Continue reading

Useless In the Eyes of Whom?
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AI will create ‘useless class’ of human, predicts bestselling historian | Technology | The Guardian Even so, jobless humans are not useless humans. In the US alone, 93 million people do not have jobs, but they are still valued. Harari, … Continue reading

A Platform For…Nothing
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Here’s A Platform Donald Trump And Paul Ryan Can Agree On Donald Trump’s signature issues can be incorporated in a GOP platform in a way that permits party unity and an election victory in November. Nobody cares about party platforms, … Continue reading

Water, Water Everywhere, Part 2
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Then: The Great Lakes are drying up! Climate change! We’re all gonna die! Now: The Great Lakes are at record highs! We’re all gonna die! If they couldn’t talk out of both sides of their mouths, they couldn’t say anything … Continue reading

538 Witch’s Brouhahahahahahaha…
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‘Normal America’ Is Not A Small Town Of White People | FiveThirtyEight But that sense that the normal America is out there somewhere in a hamlet where they can’t pronounce “Acela” is misplaced. In fact, it’s not in a small … Continue reading

A Passel of Putzes
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Here are a few items for the delectation of anyone not riveted to the NY primary results. (For my sins, I live in NY, but I’m hardly riveted. On the GOP side the result is a given, and on the … Continue reading

Daily Bullshit
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Sex and climate change Long BS short, the future of the species is in danger because of dreaded climate change. In animals — by which the so-called experts almost certainly mean mammals — sperm count drops with increased temperature. That’s … Continue reading

Little People
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In A Word, ‘Duh’ in [Market-Ticker] Again, given the evidence how can any so-called medical “professional” dish out disproved claims? And by the way, the 2015 “dietary guidelines” published by the US?  They still (intentionally) omit the above. So here’s the question to you: Why … Continue reading

Wut?
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The Panama Papers Actually Reflect Pretty Well on Capitalism – Bloomberg View It shouldn’t. What we’ve seen from the papers so far is not so much an indictment of global capitalism as an indictment of countries that have weak institutions … Continue reading

Full Pot Discovers Full Kettle – Blackness Ensues
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Will Trump Clinch The GOP Nomination Before The Convention? | FiveThirtyEight Any pundit giving confident answers to these questions is full of it… “Full of it” is a pretty fair depiction of almost the entirety of 538’s coverage of the … Continue reading

Yeah, Trump Just Has It So Easy
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Trump Attack Ads Are Finally Popping Up, But They Might Be Too Late | FiveThirtyEight Of course, Trump isn’t just being attacked — he’s on the offensive, too. His candidate committee has been running ads in Ohio targeting Kasich, whom … Continue reading

And Sometimes Scott Adams Spouts Gibberish
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Donald Trump – Con Man | Scott Adams Blog And he doesn’t apologize or correct himself. If you are not trained in persuasion, Trump looks stupid, evil, and maybe crazy. If you understand persuasion, Trump is pitch-perfect most of the … Continue reading

Hot Gas Watch
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Super Doomsday: How will we know tonight if we’re on our way to a brokered convention? « Hot Air It all depends on Florida and Ohio, right? Actually, I think it’s more accurate at this point to say “it all … Continue reading

I Almost Forgot To Mention This – Because It’s So Trivial
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The Risk I Will Not Take – Bloomberg View As the race stands now, with Republicans in charge of both Houses, there is a good chance that my candidacy could lead to the election of Donald Trump or Senator Ted … Continue reading

What a Deceptive Headline Looks Like
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GERMANY BANS SAUSAGES: Pork banned in cafes and schools to ‘not offend refugees’ | World | News | Daily Express An increasing number of public canteens, child daycare centres and schools have stopped serving sausages, bacon and ham over religious … Continue reading

Inverse Correlation
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From the Witches: And this: Apparently I haven’t been giving the 538 Witchs’ laughable “Endorsement Primary” indicator the respect it deserves. It is actually almost 100% accurate – but inversely accurate. Of the three leaders in the GOP delegate contest, … Continue reading

Eminent Bullshit
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Don’t be fooled by Hillary Clinton’s dominant South Carolina win. She’s still eminently beatable. There seems to be a thriving cottage industry of hacks cranking out these “Trump (or Clinton) Is Eminently Beatable.  Really.  Honest,  Really. Which is then followed … Continue reading

Hilarious Bullshit From the NYT
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How Marco Rubio Could Lose Every State on Super Tuesday and Still Win – The New York Times Can this strategy really work? Could he really lose every state on Super Tuesday and still stand a chance of becoming the … Continue reading

Oh, For the Love of God…
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Here we go: Huckabee’s daughter to join Trump’s campaign as a senior advisor « Hot Air I still think he’ll need some broader regional appeal, which is why Christie won’t hack it as veep. Kasich is a strong possibility but … Continue reading

Science Magic: Or How To Turn An Everday Nutrient Into a Deadly Scourge
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High-sugar diet is as ‘damaging to your brain as extreme stress or ABUSE’ | Daily Mail Online Didn’t bother reading.  Too obviously progtard junk science bullshit. … Continue reading

Why Are Millennials So Freaking Brain Dead?
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Why So Many Millennials Are Socialists First, millennials don’t seem to know what socialism is, and how it’s different from other styles of government. The definition of socialism is government ownership of the means of production—in other words, true socialism … Continue reading

Witches Making Witch Sausage Again
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New Hampshire Primary: Live Coverage | FiveThirtyEight Nate Silver 9:31 PM Well, we’ve made our share of stupid predictions over the course of this election cycle. But the 20 percent odds I gave for a contested convention back in December … Continue reading

Splooge Spasm
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Ted Cruz Picks Up Six Endorsements From Rand Paul’s Backers – Breitbart And…. Nate Silver ejaculates all over his keyboard. … Continue reading

Oh, STFU, You Infantile Morons
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‘Experts’ Warn ‘Global Warming’ Is Making Pet Dogs Depressed – Breitbart A leading “dog behaviourist” and an “animal behaviour counselor” have warned that “global warming” is responsible for a supposedly massive rise in bored and depressed pet dogs. The “experts” said that … Continue reading

Yes, You Can Publicly Piss In San Francisco. In Your Home Town, Too. So?
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You Can Now Urinate in Public in San Francisco | TIME San Francisco has installed an outdoor urinal in Dolores Park near the Mission District as part of the more than $20 million renovation of the recreation area in an … Continue reading

Well, You Know, They Just Might Not Be Totally Accurate
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6 problems with the Iowa polls Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton enter Monday with small, but consistent, leads in polls conducted in the days leading up to the Iowa caucuses. But what if the public polls are wrong? What if … Continue reading

The Diversity Floggers
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Silicon Valley’s Pointless Diversity Industry – Breitbart This is what Silicon Valley’s diversity industry boils down to: self-affirmation sessions. The same kind that might be provided to the least confident of high school students. If adult employees require this level of coddling … Continue reading

What? Oh. Yawn.
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Jeb Bush showing signs of life in South Carolina? « Hot Air If that title sounds a tad bit disingenuous, well… that’s because it is. We don’t have a new frontrunner in South Carolina (or anywhere, for that matter) but … Continue reading

Winning By Losing. Or Something.
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To Win In Iowa Or New Hampshire, It May Be Better To Poll Worse Nationally | FiveThirtyEight If you’re a candidate who wants to win one of the first two contests, you’d rather have good state polls and bad national … Continue reading

Reality Pays a Visit to Hot Gas
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Video: New Jeb Bush Super PAC ad in Iowa hits … Marco Rubio « Hot Air The only hope Jeb has is to nuke everyone in his lane and force Republicans to choose between him, Trump, and Cruz. He’s laying … Continue reading

Why?
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CNN adds Christie and Paul to presidential debate lineup – Yahoo News Canada … Continue reading