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Poor policy…

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The trouble with Democratic gay candidates is that they display no class.  If the only way you can think of to piss off Donald Trump is to kiss your partner in your  campaign ad,  you are are low on intelligence,  information,  creativity,  and class.

I suspect most Democratic voters won’t find it a winning display either.

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Written by timeforthorns

June 8, 2018 at 2:36 pm

Starbucks fail…

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I don’t like Starbucks — or rather,  I don’t like Starbucks coffee.  Yes, I am a bit of a coffee snob, and I enjoy my Costa Rican estate coffee beans so much that one sip of the popular brew convinced me not to waste money on one latte when the same money would deliver a pound of freshly roasted beans to my doorstep.

That said, I have visited Starbucks and purchased coffee for others or lemonade for myself.  I remember seeing signs in two of the locations that made the point of non-buyers not being purchasers.  That strikes me as reasonable, given that most Starbucks are rather small places.   In fact, most chain restaurants have the same policies against loitering.

Having caved to the mau-mauing of black activists, the coffee company shut it’s corporate-owned locations for a day of anti-bias training.  Except the baristas themselves are complaining that it was  actually anti-cop propaganda.   Two black  employees said  the training made racial tensions worse.

As Clarice Feldman  points out,  Starbucks was not the only company to display how to drive away customers while engaged in absurd CEO virtue signaling.

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June 4, 2018 at 2:53 pm

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Aztec death whistle…

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This is not the scariest sound I’ve ever heard,  but this odd screech is very strange, and yeah, a bit spooky.   A  death whistle  seems perfectly in keeping with the Aztecs,  don’t you think?

 

 

 

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May 22, 2018 at 3:22 pm

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A woman…

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…I would like to know is Candace Owens.   She is a millennial possessed of logic and common sense in abundance,  not to mention great courage, because she is igniting ideological warfare among leftist-indoctrinated blacks by speaking the unvarnished truth,  which scares the hell out of those still on the “Maxine Waters plantation” as she so aptly phrases it.

Catch the flavor of this  most impressive  black female conservative.

 

 

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May 18, 2018 at 3:17 pm

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Get well soon…

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First Lady Melania Trump has  undergone kidney  surgery to remove a benign tumor without complications and is expected to be in the hospital a week.  I will miss her serene and lovely presence.   The former model wears her clothes perfectly,  to great effect,  and that is quite a change from the previous first lady who had a habit of wearing clothes which were not tailored properly and were often quite inappropriate for her position.

Mrs. Trump is fashion forward without being outrageous or inappropriate.   Yes,  it helps that she has a husband who can afford as much expensive couturier clothing as she wants,  but it also helps that we finally have another First Lady who doesn’t feel obliged to to spend  her time lecturing us little people on how we should live,  what we should eat  and how we should think,  and what we should say.  In short,  we again have a First Lady who actually acts like a lady,  and one with class a well.

You’re a good influence on the President,  Mrs. Trump —  hurry back

 

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May 15, 2018 at 3:05 pm

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Mother’s Day, 2018…

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Leave it to nasty billionaire Tom Steyer to use this special day  to proclaim that Republicans are evil brutes turning children into Nazis.   Of course the Left has long conducted  a war  on motherhood,   because it recognized  that as the foundation of family.  Mother’s Day isn’t as old as the Left, but it has  been around  for quite a while,  doing the good works which the Left fears.

Mothers can provide a base from which children can be successful,  and may teach even when they don’t realize it,  as Patrice  Lewis explains.  Debby Witt at the Corner on National Review provides a list  of timely links for the occasion,  and Country Living provides  some lovely  quotes.

As for me,  I will be the favorite aunt at the party, surrounded by mothers and their children who, along with their fathers, show me unbridled affection.  I have been privileged to babysit all of them at one time or another, to fetch them from sleepovers or ferry them for after-school activities.  Their parents judged me to be up to the task of protecting their little treasures and I have been honored to do so.

My hope is that all of you have somewhere important to be and fine folks to be with to celebrate Mother’s Day.   You might find some kindred spirits among those who participate in  the March  for Life.

UPDATE:  Here are  stories of three of the White House mothers.

UPDATE:  And  one from  a mother who never thought she would be one.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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May 13, 2018 at 3:45 pm

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Twitter trash…

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Why would Twitter  block an  activist with Down Syndrome for 24 hours?   Could it be because she is ardently pro-life?

Charlotte Fien rebuked the social media giant beautifully once her account was restored.

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April 22, 2018 at 2:55 pm

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