Defending Capitalism: Part I

Posted on June 16, 2021 by Dan Mitchell – for The Center for Freedom and Prosperity I was a big fan of (and occasional guest on) John Stossel’s TV show, and I’m now a big fan of his videos (see here, here, here, here, here, here, and here). So it was an honor to appear in his latest video about “Capitalism Myths.” It’s a two-part series. […]

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Defending Captialism: Part II

Posted on June 22, 2021 by Dan Mitchell In the first video, we discussed three myths about free enterprise. Myth #1 – Capitalists get rich by ‘taking’ money from others. Myth #2 – The rich getting richer, and the poor getting poorer. Myth #3 – Monopolies destroyed the free market. Here are the final four myths. […]

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Capitalism Makes Us Better Off

John Stossel | Posted: Jun 23, 2021 12:01 AM – for Townhall.com Last week, I debunked three myths about capitalism. Here are four more: Myth No. 4: Capitalism creates unsafe workspaces. “Greedy capitalists” will risk workers’ lives to increase production if government, through agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, doesn’t […]

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LPD: Women arrested after stealing $1,400 worth of items from Menards

By 10/11 NOW Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 11:23 AM UTC|Updated: 27 minutes ago LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Two women are facing shoplifting charges stemming from incidents throughout the last year. The Lincoln Police Department arrested 30-year-old Morgan Newsom and 40-year-old Alisha Wilson. On January 31, were dispatched to Menards off N 27th Street for […]

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Bill Maher Blasts Young Progressives: ‘The Problem Is That Your Ideas Are Stupid’

By KYLE SMITH – April 26, 2021 – for National Review On HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher Friday night, Maher showed once again that he is the only late-night comic who is willing to say things his liberal audience probably doesn’t want to hear. In the course of lavishing praise on President Biden, whom he described as […]

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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett building nuclear reactor in coal-rich Wyoming

By Will Feuer June 4, 2021 | 1:08pm | Updated – for The New York Post Billionaire buddies Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are teaming up to build a nuclear reactor — on the site of a coal plant that’s being phased out in Wyoming. Nuclear reactor design company TerraPower, which Gates founded about 15 years ago, and power company […]

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CDC claims COVID-19 kills ‘healthy young children’ as doctors push back on vaccinating kids

Authorities should worry about worsening vaccine hesitancy by pushing low-risk kids to get jabbed, med school professors warn. By Greg Piper – June 13, 2021 11:11am – for Just the News My cmnt: the CDC has lost all credibility with many of us and pushing vaccination on children is just the latest load of feces coming […]

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Here are all the times Joe Biden has been accused of acting inappropriately toward women and girls

By Eliza Relman and Sonam Sheth May 4, 2020, 9:45 AM – for the Business Insider Joe Biden’s former staffer, Tara Reade, says the former Vice President and presumptive Democratic nominee, assaulted her in 1993. Reade’s Senate ID card can be seen on the right. Associated Press, Tara Reade Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, is facing […]

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Warren Buffet breaks down in tears at the mention of his first wife who died of oral cancer

Buffett and wife Susan lived apart for almost 30 years but never divorced Her friend became billionaire’s mistress and second wife after her death All three sent out joint Christmas cards every year with their three names at the bottom By MEGHAN KENEALLY UPDATED: 16:25 EDT, 13 January 2012 – for The Daily Mail The affable demeanor […]

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Gina Carano’s Firing Is the Product of Yet More Calvinball

By CHARLES C. W. COOKE – February 11, 2021 11:24 AM – for National Review Mandalorian cast members Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano at the premiere of the television series in Los Angeles, Calif., November 13, 2019 (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters) Gina Carano, the actress who plays Cara Dune on Disney+’s The Mandalorian, has been fired by Lucasfilm for her social […]

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Scenarios for an early Trump return to power: the feasible, the far-fetched and the fantasy

With the former president reportedly discussing a return to office “sooner than you think,” what are some of the theoretical pathways back to the White House? By Sophie Mann – Updated: June 7, 2021 – 10:26pm – for Just the News The ever-churning rumor mill surrounding former President Donald Trump has, in recent days, produced a new […]

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I’m 21 and live in a 72-square-foot NYC apartment that costs $1,345 a month. Here’s what a day in my life looks like.

Via Hendrix Tue, June 1, 2021, 2:29 PM·8 min read – for Yahoo News or Insider.com My cmnt: In Tokyo, Japan business men and office workers commute at the beginning of each work week into Tokyo to their places of employment. It is too expensive and time consuming to commute every day so they stay […]

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Liberal vs. Leftist

What’s the difference between a liberal and a leftist? By Dennis Prager for Prager U on Facebook This question stumps most people because they think liberal and left are essentially the same. But they’re not. In fact, liberalism and leftism have almost nothing in common. But the left has appropriated the word “liberal” so effectively […]

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Effort to recall Lincoln mayor, council members underway; opponents implore residents to decline to sign

Riley Johnson Nov 23, 2020 Updated Dec 29, 2020 – for The Lincoln Journal Star The effort to recall Lincoln’s mayor and a majority of the City Council because of their actions during the pandemic officially launched Monday outside City Hall, the site of an August hearing that galvanized recall organizers to seek the ousters.  LNK Recall organizers […]

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A costly night of violence, vandalism and chaos tops $10 million in damages

My cmnt: I’ve been to dozens of completely peaceful Pro-Life protests (except for the counter protesters using bullhorns to yell in our faces) in Lincoln over the decades. We clean up after ourselves, are compliant with police orders, march prayerfully and quietly, have permits, and most of us are Republicans. My cmnt: During the ‘summer […]

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Lincoln mauled: One night of crime, more than $10 million in damage

By Peter Salter Jun 3, 2020 Updated Mar 26, 2021 – for The Lincoln Journal Star The glass-fronted office building near 14th and H streets should be busier this week, filled with some of the 20 staffers of the Nebraska Association of County Officials. They should be there tweaking software for county assessors, fielding questions from far-flung […]

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Warrant out for Lincoln man accused of smashing windows while dressed as Deadpool during riots

By Lori Pilger Nov 20, 2020 Updated Dec 31, 2020 – for the Lincoln Journal Star A warrant has gone out for the arrest of a 25-year-old Lincoln man, wanted in connection to nearly $17,000 in damage to windows along Lincoln Mall early May 31. Police say the destruction was caught on video, the man […]

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Sinéad O’Connor: How I survived hellish night with ‘devil’ Prince

By Larry Getlen – for The New York Post May 28, 2021 | 12:50pm | Updated My cmnt: Sinead’s life was one, apparently, of abuse starting at a young age. She’s obviously looking for or running from something. Sinéad O’Connor was already a world-famous singer with a No. 1 record — but that didn’t stop a man she barely knew […]

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Death and double standards: Harder to attribute mortality to vaccine than to COVID?

Comorbidities are downgraded as causal factors in death when they overlap with COVID, whether the latter is verified or even merely suspected. By Andrew Davies – May 29, 2021 – for Just the News My cmnt: This article may be a little hard to understand. What is being stated here is that while even an unverified […]

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Five Myths About the AR-15

By Derrek Sigler   08.13.20 – for All Outdoor We’ve all heard this one before, that “AR” stands for “Assault Rifle.” We all know full well that that is definitely false. “AR” stands for ArmaLite Rifle, coming from the AR designation used in the model and serial numbers used by all firearms produced by the company, which […]

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The NFL’s Racial Divide

Teams don’t consciously build rosters based on race, it just ends up that way BY JASON REID AND JANE MCMANUS for The Undefeated It really seems ludicrous coming from Christian McCaffrey, one of college football’s most decorated players over the last two seasons. Yet there he was at the NFL combine last month, explaining he hasn’t gotten his due. “A […]

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Is it in the Genes?

STUDIES HAVE FOUND PHYSICAL DIFFERENCES THAT MIGHT HELP EXPLAIN WHY BLACKS OUTPERFORM WHITES IN CERTAIN SPORTS–BUT SCIENTISTS ARE WARY OF JUMPING TO CONCLUSIONS By S.L. PRICE – Dec 8, 1997 – Sports Illustrated archives The best athletes on the planet are black. Stop the conversationright there and few will argue the point. It’s always the […]

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Matt Sturges before and after

Lilah Sturges Releases Lumberjanes Graphic Novel Latest in the series insists emotional vulnerability is cool now BY RAY EMERSON, 7:00AM, WED. OCT. 17, 2018 For the Austin Chronicle My cmnt: Matt Sturges is a creative writer. Being able to imagine what it would be like to present yourself to the world as a woman takes a lot of imagination […]

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Nebraska’s early push to reopen schools during COVID has other states playing catch-up

By Joe Dejka May 16, 2021 Updated May 17, 2021 – 14 min to read – Omaha World Herald Nebraska reopened its schools last August despite the advice of some medical experts, protests from teachers unions and worries it could ignite COVID-19 outbreaks. As the extraordinary school year comes to a close, education leaders say reopening […]

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COVID ground zero? The Wuhan lab-leak theory and the Fauci connection

U.S. government funding, bat coronavirus research, reports of sick workers, alleged involvement with gain-of-function experiments. By Daniel Payne – May 19, 2021 – for Just the News My cmnt: Type “Wuhan lab” into the search field on this site to see other posts on that smarmy little weasel Fauci’s involvement with the Chinese Wuhan lab leak […]

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Michelle Malkin: Get Up Off Your Knees

Michelle Malkin – 06/02/2020 – for V Dare Dear law-abiding Americans: You have done nothing wrong. Being white is not a crime. Being a Trump voter is not a crime. Being a police officer sworn to “protect and serve” every day is not a crime. Being a non-white police officer proud to uphold and enforce law and order is not a crime. […]

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Not So Woke: NFL Brain Injury Lawsuit Claims Black Men Have Lower Cognitive Skills than White Men

By WARNER TODD HUSTON – 17 May 2021 – for Breitbart.news Critics of the National Football League claim that black players are unfairly excluded in receiving payouts from the $1 billion brain injury settlement fund because the league has weighted the scoring system it uses to determine who gets how much of the settlement. The […]

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MINNEAPOLIS VS. THE EVIDENCE

April 7, 2021 by Ann Coulter Apparently, no one is watching the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for the murder of George Floyd. Otherwise, the media couldn’t get away with their spectacular lying to the public about how the prosecution is killing it. It’s quite the opposite. In fact, in […]

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