Blog Heap o'Links for June 2018

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Nature can be Healthy

Bee

No, bees are not dying out. No, their populations are not being harmed by neonicotinoid pesticides. No, farmers are not wiping out all the wildflower meadows which allow insects to flourish.…

10:52am CDT Sat 2018 Jun 23 :MW

People Do Drugs

Cocaine pollution in our rivers is making eels hyperactive, with drugs from our urine meaning eels may be too high to reproduce.…

11:53am CDT Sat 2018 Jun 23 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day in 1947 The Senate followed the House of Representatives in overriding Truman's veto of the Taft-Hartley Act which decreased the power of labor unions.

Vic is on top of the news. Whence he throws grenades of opinion.
10:46am CDT Sat 2018 Jun 23 :MW
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Taxes Suck

Dollar burning

We, as a country, should pick - either we have sales tax or income tax.
Not both.
In fact pass a law like that.

The Wisdom of Votermom
1:07pm CDT Fri 2018 Jun 22 :MW

Fake News

…A Getty photographer snapped a picture of a crying girl a few weeks ago and became the go-to image for the border fiasco. Time used the picture on its cover to bash Trump, but the girl’s father said that the child and her mother were never separated.

In fact, he told The Daily Mail, “They are safer now than when they were making that journey to the border.”

10:43am CDT Fri 2018 Jun 22 :MW
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Marriage Today

Wedding rings, interlocked

…She finally awoke from a medically-induced coma with no recollection of the 21st century. The trapped-in-the-past victim knew she was married, but believed it was to her first husband — who passed away in 1998. She didn’t recall marrying Jeff two years later. Her teenage daughter remained a toddler in Sartin-Hartung’s mind.… None of it was enough to keep Hartung away from the hospital as his bride slowly recovered.…

Two First Dates (50 ref)
12:47pm CDT Fri 2018 Jun 22 :MW
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US Judicial Branch

Lucia was the ruling yesterday that held that Administrative Law Judges (ALJ's) are subject to the Appointments clause of the constitution, and thus they can hold no judicial power unless they are appointed by the President, and approved by the Senate.…

You can read the whole comment at the link. I appreciated Tom Servo's overview.
1:03pm CDT Fri 2018 Jun 22 :MW

Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day in 1969 the Cuyahoga River caught fire in Cleveland, Ohio, drawing national attention to water pollution, and spurring the passing of the Clean Water Act and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. Two of the biggest scams in US history. This river had caught fire many times going all the way back to the 1800s.…

And Vic is on fire as usual with his select headline links and commentary.
11:55am CDT Fri 2018 Jun 22 :MW
Ace of Spades

… The weekend is here and with it brings a mixed bag of news, and from my perspective it seems mostly positive, all things considered.…

Who is this, and what has he done with grumpy reporter JJ?
11:14am CDT Fri 2018 Jun 22 :MW
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Securing Our Borders

…The full-court press is on because the visuals are so heart-rending. After all, who would want parents to be separated from children? Do the reasons matter? Of course they do, but not to propagandists and not to those whose hearts rule their minds.…

7:44pm CDT Thu 2018 Jun 21 :MW

Breitbart is Here

Geezer

… On this day in 1973 SCOTUS handed down the decision in Miller v. California which established the Miller test for obscenity in U.S. law.…

Vic relays the news in his inimmitable style.
11:27am CDT Thu 2018 Jun 21 :MW
Ace of Spades

…The first day of summer has arrived, and so I guess it's fitting that the longest day of the year brings with it the longest Morning Report ever! 61, count 'em, 61 glorious links guaranteed to depress, enrage, or even give you a boost. Remember, we're not happy til you're not happy, so let's get on with it, shall we?…

Ladies and Gents, JJ brings you the neeewwws!
9:05am CDT Thu 2018 Jun 21 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Ace of Spades

…Midweek brings the last day of spring, the longest day of the year and the continuing sturm and drang of the manufactured immigration crisis, designed to distract from the fact that at long last the Mueller probe that was supposed to bring down the Presidency of Donald Trump won't…

JJ's got everything you need to know, or links thereto.
8:53am CDT Wed 2018 Jun 20 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day in 1953 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed at Sing Sing, in New York. Liberals to this day still proclaim their innocence even though there was overwhelming evidence against them.

Vic has moor news
1:35pm CDT Tue 2018 Jun 19 :MW
Ace of Spades

…Tuesday is here and the big story, far and away, is the completely orchestrated Democrat-Left-Media complex's manufactured border crisis, wherein President Trump is cruelly separating migrant children from their parents, much like Mengele did at the ramp in Auschwitz.…

JJ's analysis and headline links - all you need to start your day, except coffee.
1:25pm CDT Tue 2018 Jun 19 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day last year the big news was the special election in GA 6th district up around Atlanta. The MFM was calling it too close to call while pushing a Democrat. The Republican won by 4%.

Also neglected to log Vic's yesterday. Retro-added.
6:24pm CDT Mon 2018 Jun 18 :MW
Ace of Spades

…We're loaded for bear as we start a new week so let's get right to it. Before heading into the IG Report/FBI criminality, the other major story is Amnesty and Immigration. …

Oops! Forgot to log JJ's Morning Report yesterday. Belatedly retro-added.
6:05pm CDT Mon 2018 Jun 18 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day in 1930 President Herbert Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act into law. The liberal historians blame this for starting the great depression. The depression was a direct result of FDR's communist policies.

…Wifey is doing fine and has been moved from ICU to a regular room. She is recovering much better than they had predicted originally. So thanks Morons and Moronettes, all those prayers have been answered.

Vic brings the news we were looking for, worldly and personal.

Actually, no other Vic links for this morning.

10:07am CDT Sun 2018 Jun 17 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Ace of Spades

…The big story as we close out the week is the long-awaited IG Report on the FBI Clinton E-Mail Investigation. Well, Horowitz came, he saw and he conked out.…

A touch of news. A dash of commentary. JJ bakes the cake. Or takes it. One of those.
9:12am CDT Fri 2018 Jun 15 :MW
Ace of Spades

…The big story as we close out the week is the long-awaited IG Report on the FBI Clinton E-Mail Investigation. Well, Horowitz came, he saw and he conked out.…

A touch of news. A dash of commentary. JJ bakes the cake. Or takes it. One of those.
9:12am CDT Fri 2018 Jun 15 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Ace of Spades

…The big news this morning is the long-awaited IG report on election interference. I'm going to be pessimistic here since, to my way of thinking, IG or no IG, what this amounts to is the criminals investigating themselves.…

JJ has a few words to introduce a few headline likes this morning. Just a few.
8:29am CDT Thu 2018 Jun 14 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day in 1997 a jury sentenced Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. He was executed on June 11, 2001.…

Almost forgot to look for Vic's links today. Here they are.
9:16pm CDT Wed 2018 Jun 13 :MW
Ace of Spades

…two enemy nations that have been in a state of war for 65 years (Panmunjom was a cease fire), with the rhetoric ramped up to eleventy-leven over the past 18 months nevertheless put that aside and at the very least sat down to meet face to face. In my view, from a political and diplomatic standpoint, that alone made the meeting an unqualified success. Now what remains is the question of next steps.…

That thud you heard was JJ's morning report hitting your front door.
10:21am CDT Wed 2018 Jun 13 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day in 1963 NAACP field secretary Medgar Evers was murdered in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi by Ku Klux Klan member Byron De La Beckwith during the civil rights movement. Beckwith was sentenced to life in prison. And in fact he did die in prison.

Any day that Vic has links and comments is a good day. This is a good day.
12:34pm CDT Tue 2018 Jun 12 :MW
Ace of Spades

…The big news this morning is not only has the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un taken place but as we were sleeping the two signed an historic agreement whereby the North has agreed to scrap its nuclear weapons program as part of an overall denuclearization of the entire Korean peninsula.…

All the top and bottom news stacked up for you.
11:38am CDT Tue 2018 Jun 12 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Ace of Spades

…The start of a new week and foreign policy is leading the news. First, the President has arrived in Singapore for what will be an historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, whom we have affectionately tagged as Whoa, Fat!

All the news you need and then some.
10:06am CDT Mon 2018 Jun 11 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Ace of Spades

…The weekend is here and the breaking story this morning is that there are rumblings from our Sleeper AG Jeff Sessionszzzz's office. Way back when, he warned leakers would be found and punished and evidently he has delivered…

The best Morning Report on Ace of Spades!
3:19pm CDT Fri 2018 Jun 8 :MW
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Digital Threat

Bender

MIT Creates Psychopath Artificial Intelligence… Norman was inserted into one of the seedier corners of Reddit at the inception of his artificial life, fed a steady diet of disturbing imagery and conversation. Then he was subjected to a Rorschach test…

Skynet begins
6:47pm CDT Thu 2018 Jun 7 :MW

Modern Medicine can be Dangerous

…A study of dental students suggests that dentists can smell when a patient is anxious, and it makes them more likely to make mistakes and perform badly.…

And I thought dentists enjoyed knowing their patients' terror!
6:43pm CDT Thu 2018 Jun 7 :MW
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Energy

…The New York Times recently reported that, unknown to most families who spend hours separating garbage into little recycling bins, much of the stuff ends up in a landfill anyway.

One big reason: China has essentially shut the door to U.S. recyclables.…

Yuge scam
6:41pm CDT Thu 2018 Jun 7 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Ace of Spades

…In the lead this Thursday is the first revelation from the long-awaited Steiner IG report that James Comey completely defied his authority while conducting the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use and abuse of her e-mails. In fact, the draft report actually uses the word "insubordinate" to describe his actions.…

JJ's got all the news you can use and more.
11:42am CDT Thu 2018 Jun 7 :MW
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Nature can be Deadly

Volcano

…He heard something hitting his safety helmet and realised that it was not rain that was falling but stones.

“We’d already started our descent… when the ash cloud reached us and day turned into night. From daylight it went to being as dark as at 10pm,”…

5:27pm CDT Wed 2018 Jun 6 :MW

Trump Derangement

Melania Trump

…But Mrs. Trump’s scheduled appearance was not open to the press and was unlikely to calm rampant speculation about why she has not been seen in public in over three weeks…

Illustrating that we have not yet reached Peak Trump Derangement Syndrome.
2:47pm CDT Wed 2018 Jun 6 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Ace of Spades

…Midweek and on this 74th anniversary of the Invasion of France, there's lots to talk about so let us commence. First up, in the Mueller witch hunt…

JJ has plenty of news, and plenty to say about the news. Dig in.
8:31am CDT Wed 2018 Jun 6 :MW
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Healing Ourselves

…a 49-year-old woman whose breast cancer had metastasized through her body so far that she was planning her own death has been completely cured by treatment that used her own immune cells to destroy the cancer cells. …has now been cancer-free for two years after the treatment…

8:17pm CDT Tue 2018 Jun 5 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Ace of Spades

…the big story today is the overwhelming 7-2 decision by the Supreme Court to uphold the first amendment in the Masterpiece Cake Shop decision.… the big story today is the overwhelming 7-2 decision by the Supreme Court to uphold the first amendment in the Masterpiece Cake Shop decision.… the Chi-Coms have reportedly successfully tested a new ICBM that his multiple warheads…

JJ returns from his leave to report on his yoga lessons and grandchildren and the news, but really only the news.
9:46am CDT Tue 2018 Jun 5 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day in 1781 Jack Jouett began his midnight ride to warn Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia legislature of an impending raid by Banastre Tarleton.…

Vic has your Sunday not-so-funnies.
9:10am CDT Sun 2018 Jun 3 :MW
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Energy

…evidence is piling up that recycling is a waste of time and money, and a bit of a fraud.…

Has been for a long time. Now it's getting worse.
8:05am CDT Sat 2018 Jun 2 :MW
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Securing Our Borders

The establishment media …forced to issue four corrections after falsely claiming that President Trump enacted a policy to separate border-crossing parents from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. …New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and Seattle Times…

8:02am CDT Sat 2018 Jun 2 :MW

Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day in 1924 Calvin Coolidge signed the Indian Citizenship Act into law, granting citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States.

Less than 100 years ago.
7:57am CDT Sat 2018 Jun 2 :MW
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Breitbart is Here

Geezer

…On this day in 1962 after tracking him down in South America Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel for war crimes.…

JJ's away, but Vic has his back.
2:29pm CDT Fri 2018 Jun 1 :MW
Ace of Spades

…J.J. Sefton is taking the day off to hang out with some Russian chicks. He should be back on Tuesday...or he's going over the wire...we're not sure.…

Fear not! CBD has links.
2:24pm CDT Fri 2018 Jun 1 :MW