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BAD NEWS – Chelsea Clinton Quits $600K Per Year Job as NBC News “Reporter”

August 31, 2014

$1.8 Million dollars in three years.

I’m sure Chelsea is proud of the “reporting” she did as a “reporter” for NBC News.

Don’t you remember all the ground breaking “reports” she filed?

From the Detroit Free Press…

Chelsea Clinton quits as NBC News reporter

Chelsea Clinton said today she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child.

Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s daughter had been working at the network since 2011, sporadically doing feature stories on people or organizations doing public-spirited work. Politico magazine reported earlier this year that NBC was paying her $600,000 a year.

Maybe now she can focus on income inequality.

Don’t Know Much About History

August 31, 2014

At the time of this writing, this piece by Victor Davis Hanson is the most read story on Real Clear Politics…

Obama Fails History 101

President Obama doesn’t know much about history.

In his therapeutic 2009 Cairo speech, Obama outlined all sorts of Islamic intellectual and technological pedigrees, several of which were undeserved. He exaggerated Muslim contributions to printing and medicine, for example, and was flat-out wrong about the catalysts for the European Renaissance and Enlightenment.

He also believes history follows some predetermined course, as if things always get better on their own. Obama often praises those he pronounces to be on the “right side of history.” He also chastises others for being on the “wrong side of history” — as if evil is vanished and the good thrives on autopilot.

When in 2009 millions of Iranians took to the streets to protest the thuggish theocracy, they wanted immediate U.S. support. Instead, Obama belatedly offered them banalities suggesting that in the end, they would end up “on the right side of history.” Iranian reformers may indeed end up there, but it will not be because of some righteous inanimate force of history, or the prognostications of Barack Obama.

READ IT ALL.

Reminds me of a classic song…

Tweet of the Day

August 31, 2014

The honor goes to Katherine Timpf of Campus Reform.

I’ve linked her work many times at College Insurrection.

This is spot on…

The Best Daffy Duck Cartoon You Never See

August 31, 2014

It’s called “Daffy Dilly” and you never see it anymore because at one point in the cartoon, Daffy Duck smokes a cigarette. As Elmer Fudd would say: Goodness Gwacious.

It’s one of the best Daffy Duck cartoons ever made. Watch it below.

Read more…

HIS NAME IS ALIVE

August 31, 2014

Is the name of a 90’s band from Livonia, Michigan. Their sound is unique.

Here are three of their classic tunes.

IF JULY

There are two more below.

Read more…

Obama – The Man With No Plan

August 30, 2014

I’m posting the video below just in case you missed it.

Do you know how bad things are? Even the Washington Post is worried about Obama.

Umm… Who did they endorse for president in 2012?

I shouldn’t say Obama has no plan. He seems to plan his time off rather well.

Alan Colmes Doesn’t Think ISIS is a Threat to America

August 30, 2014

I love it when Greg Gutfeld hosts the O’Reilly Factor and this exchange doesn’t disappoint.

It all comes together when Greg asks Alan what would it take?

Hat tip to Weasel Zippers…

VIDEO: Reason TV’s Nanny of the Month

August 30, 2014

It’s been a while since I posted one of these and this is a good one…

Boogie Board Ban, Parking App Prohibition, and Old Sunscreen Labeling (Nanny of the Month, 8-14)

In August, parking won’t be getting any easier in Boston as the city council pre-emptively bans parking spot reservation apps like Haystack. And one New York state senator makes it his mission to finally push through a 14-year-old bill to “ensure families know the dangers associated with old sunscreen.” But there can only be one Nanny of the Month, and this August it goes to another nanny draining the summer fun out of the beach: The New York City parks department, which has banned boogie boards.

Insiders speculate that the ban has to do with two kids swept out to sea on boogie boards while using them in the middle of Hurricane Bertha. But all the parks department administrator had to say was this:

“There has been an increased use of them, and we have to ban them for people’s safety.”

Because we all know that once something gets popular enough, it must be banned!

Here’s the video…

The Week in Review at College Insurrection

August 30, 2014

It was Dialing for Dollars Week at College Insurrection.

Cross posted at Legal Insurrection…

Higher ed bubble? What higher ed bubble?

Speaking of social media…

At least one person isn’t worried about college finances.

Is Hillary suffering the consequences?

Rape culture really is a problem.

So are Teletubbies.

It’s a good thing everyone is taking higher education seriously.

Are you beginning to notice a trend?

Updates from outrage central.

Multiple choice question: Who’s really helping here?

Crime and punishment.

BDS update.

Irony, thy name is Berkeley.

It’s about time.

If I ever go back to school, I’m going to major in engineering.

Almost a Dozen Americans Have Joined ISIS to Fight in Syria and Iraq

August 29, 2014

Do you grasp the gravity of this?

Up to twelve people living in America have joined the worst terrorist group since al-Qaeda.

Pictured above – Americans who have NOT joined ISIS.

Peter Sullivan of The Hill…

Report: ‘Nearly a dozen’ Americans fight for ISIS

There are “nearly a dozen” Americans fighting for the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), The New York Times reports, based on statements from U.S. officials.

The Thursday report follows news this week that at least one American, Douglas McAuthur McCain, had been killed in Syria while fighting for ISIS.

There have been fears over Americans and others with Western passports getting training and experience in Syria and returning to the U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said on “Meet the Press” on Sunday that “they are one plane ticket away from U.S. shores, and that’s why we’re so concerned about it.“

I’d like to take this opportunity to remind anyone who’s reading this that Democrats have spent the last six years casually referring to Republicans, Tea Party members and anyone else with conservative or libertarian leanings as hostage takers and terrorists whenever the moment suited them.

Rather than challenging such an outrageous claim, our overwhelmingly liberal media simply parroted these words as facts.

Now we have Americans joining a force that represents the greatest threat to America since 9/11 and it’s pretty safe to say they’re not members of the Tea Party.

Maybe Democrats and their media allies can offer an apology to all the Americans they’ve insulted after World War III.

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