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    Great Assortment for Your Holiday Weekend
    July 3, 2019

    TEACHING GIRLS TO MASTURBATE, Libby Emmons

    Orgasms can be pretty powerful things, but are they magic? In a new article, Teen Vogue, that bastion of wisdom for preteen girls, offers some odd advice. In “How to Use Sex Magic to Manifest Your Best Self,” resident bruja Lisa Stardust details how to harness the power of self-orgasms to “shift the universe…to use mystical forces from within to attain our hopes.”

    Teen Vogue is great at steering young girls in weird directions. From advocating prostitution as a valid career choice to providing info on how there’s no such thing as boys and girls, the magazine has its branding down. And just when we thought it couldn’t send its readers any further off the rails, it said hold my beer:

    Sex magic can be an amazing way to start to implement goals and manifest dreams—all by concentrating and releasing one’s personal energy into the world….

    The idea that the power of the orgasm can be externalized and projected out into the universe in order to have an actual and effectual impact on real world events is absurd. That they are telling tweens (their core audience) to masturbate to get what they want is downright creepy.

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    ASSAULT ON WESTERN CIVILIZATION, by Walter Williams

    Western civilization was founded on a set of philosophies that focus strongly on the sanctity of individuals and their power of logic and reason. This belief led to a desire to trust things that could be proven to be true or legitimate, from government to science. Judeo-Christian morality has formed the basis of most Western notions of ethics and behavioral standards. Thus, the attack on Western civilization must begin with the attack on the church and Christian values, and, just as important, the family unit must be undermined. The reason why the church, Christian values and family are targets of the left is they want people’s loyalty and allegiance to be to the state. The church, Christianity and the family stand in the way. Let’s look at some of the left’s agenda.

    Joe Biden, criticizing sexual assault, said, “This is English jurisprudential culture, a white man’s culture,” adding, “It’s got to change.” The Western world’s culture isn’t perfect but women fare better under it than any other culture. Just ask yourself: If you’re a feminist, in which countries would you like to live? Would it be Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries, China or countries on the African continent, north or south of the Sahara? In those countries, women encounter all kinds of liberty restrictions plus in at least 30 countries on the African continent, the Middle East and Southeast Asia, female genital mutilation is practiced. You might ask Joe Biden what part of the “white man’s culture” needs to be changed.

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    THE TULSI EFFECT: FORCING WAR ONTO THE DEMOCRATIC AGENDA, by Danny Sjursen

    Democrats, liberals, progressives—call them what you will—don’t really do foreign policy. Sure, if cornered, they’ll spout a few choice talking points, and probably find a way to make them all about bashing President Donald Trump—ignoring the uncomfortable fact that their very own Barack Obama led and expanded America’s countless wars for eight long years.

    This was ever so apparent in the first two nights of Democratic primary debates this week. Foreign policy hardly registered for these candidates with one noteworthy exception: Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard—herself an (anti-war) combat veteran and army officer.

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    DASTARDLY CRIMINAL, THE LIKES OF WHICH HAVEN’T BEEN SEEN SINCE THE 1966-1969 BATMAN TV SERIES, by Diana Dombrowski

    A 35-year-old Sheboygan man was sentenced Monday to three years of probation for clogging women’s toilets in Deland Park and at his place of work.

    Patrick D. Beeman was originally charged with 12 misdemeanors of criminal damage to property, but seven of the charges were dismissed in early June.

    As conditions of probation, Beeman will have to serve 150 days in jail, pay more than $5,500 in restitution, not be allowed to possess or consume alcohol or any controlled substances, and complete 100 hours of community service.

    While the state only recommended Beeman serve 30 days in jail as part of his probation, Judge Kent Hoffmann sentenced him to 30 days for each of the five counts of criminal damage to property, served consecutively, citing the need for a more severe punishment.

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    VIEWER PARALYSIS: SNAPSHOT OF ME, by Rob Bailey-Millado

    Stuck between The Rock and “A Quiet Place”? You’re not alone.

    Nielsen’s new Total Audience Report found that the average TV viewer takes seven minutes just to pick what to watch.

    Chalk it up to too much choice. The proliferation of streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu and video-on-demand (VOD) options is leading to “paralysis among consumers,” according to Deadline.

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    CHRISTIANS IN A NEO-MARXIST WORLD, by Alfred Kintigern Siewers
    MY NOTE: THE NEW RIGHT KNOWS THIS IS A WAR TO THE FINISH

    Two weeks ago, an elderly abbot of a Russian Orthodox Monastery in the U.S. Pacific Northwest was punched in the head while pumping gas.

    The assailant, unknown to him, reportedly zeroed in on the cross he was wearing and then said, “How’s Trump?”

    “I don’t know,” replied the gentle but traditional monk, not known for being political.

    Then came the debilitating sucker punch.

    With political extremism on the rise in the U.S., and leftist-anarchist groups denouncing the First Amendment as a legacy of white supremacy, expect anti-religious violence to continue to be normalized as public discourse keeps dehumanizing traditional Christians.

    Normalization of leftist violence is seen in how CBS touts online a TV show that, as TAC senior editor Rod Dreher notes, “affirms and justifies the violent physical assault of a living American who was peacefully stating his opinion… to promote its own programming by rallying potential viewers to the episode.”

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    Ginappointment
    June 28, 2019

    I found a new tonic: Zevia. Half the price of Fever Tree. Zero calories. No artificial sweeteners. All natural. Its secret? Stevia.

    I was stoked. I bought two six packs.

    I tried it last night.

    Disappointment. The stevia taste comes through, pretty strongly. It’s not terrible, but it’s not nearly as good as Fever Tree.

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    Walter Williams Dismantles the Stupid Reparations Issue
    June 26, 2019

    Several Democratic presidential hopefuls are calling for Americans to make reparations for slavery. On June 19, the House judiciary subcommittee on the constitution, civil rights and civil liberties held a hearing. Its stated purpose was “to examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, its continuing impact on the community and the path to restorative justice.”

    Slavery was a gross violation of human rights. Justice demands that all participants in the trans-Atlantic slave trade make compensatory reparation payments to slaves. However, there is no way that Europeans could have captured millions of Africans. That means compensation would have to be paid by Africans and Arabs who captured and sold slaves to Europeans in addition to the people who bought and used slaves. Since slaves and slave traders and owners are no longer with us, compensation is beyond our reach and it’s a matter that will have to be settled in hell or heaven.

    Let’s pretend for a moment that the reparations issue makes a modicum of sense. There’s the question of responsibility. More explicitly, should we compensate a black person of today by punishing a white person of today, by taking his money, for what a white person of yesteryear did to a black person of yesteryear? If we believe in individual accountability, we should find that doing so is unjust. In other words, are the tens millions of Europeans, Asian and Latin Americans who immigrated to the U.S. in the late 19th and 20th centuries responsible for slavery, and should they be forced to cough up reparations? What about descendants of Northern whites who fought and died in the name of freeing slaves? Should they pay reparations to black Americans? What about non-slave-owning Southern whites — who were a majority of Southern whites — should their descendants be made to pay reparations?

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    June 25, 2019

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    Saturday
    June 22, 2019

    Back from my stay with the Trappists:

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    Father’s Day Gift

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    Wednesday
    June 5, 2019

    Or maybe news from 1974? It seems we’ve been told for nearly 50 years that eggs are bad for your heart. I’m not sure I believe it, but it seems like that’s what I’ve heard my entire life.

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    Tuesday
    June 4, 2019

    I add copious amounts of compost to the asparagus bed twice a year. I get scores of these.

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    June 3, 2019

    Excellent piece, though I think the writer could’ve made his point more bluntly, which is (I think): Hume didn’t believe we can know anything, so if we can’t know anything, we better preserve our traditions since they developed over time through forces we can’t know, so we best not mess with them.

    I gotta read more Hume. He was the postmodernist of his day: skeptical of all knowledge. But he came down firmly on The Right, which is anathema to the postmodernist.

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    Friday
    May 31, 2019

    BYCU

    I’m not sure what to do with this information, but it strikes me as nifty: The most commonly searched beer in every state, according to Google. Most states are searching mainline denominations (and way too many are searching for Corona . . . awful stuff). Michigan, however, tilts differently: Detroit Beer Company.

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    Enter Amazon here, buy something, and get me a kickback.


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