Monthly Archives: February 2017

February 19, 2017

Merle Haggard live in concert – Anaheim 1980

From the Anaheim Stadium Concert October 1980. The Rainbow Stew LP from the show originally released July 1981.

Sweden’s two year U-Turn: How Liberals’ refugee policy turned public AGAINST migrants (Video)

Sweden’s politicians’ open-door refugee policies have turned the Swedish public against migrants in just two years, a study has claimed.

Fears of Swedes losing their culture and identity has fuelled a rise in anti-migrant sentiment, after 163,000 people arrived in the country in last year.

Sweden has been the poster child for openness and toleration for decades but that has changed in just two years, the study by independent British think-tank Demos found.

In September 2015, thousands of people took to the streets with banners saying “Refugees Welcome” while Prime Minister Stefan Löfven spoke about not building walls and offering help “when need is great”.

A year later, in October 2016, his government decided to implement border controls, which had always been available but not used, to stem the rapid flow of asylum seekers.

And a surge in nationalistic language has shown Swedes now consider migrants a threat to the nation, the report said.

The 458-page study into populism in Europe found an increasing use of “exclusionary nationalist rhetoric” in 2015 and 2016 by Swedish politicians across the spectrum.

Since the beginning of 2015, the study found an increasing use of the term “Swedish values” by not just the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats which have gained popularity since then, but by all main parties.

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Graphic Quotes: Jordan Peterson on Free Speech and Conflict Negotiation w/Video

“There is only three states of being. There is slavery, tyranny, those are both forms of conflict or negotiation. Negotiation depends on freedom of speech and you have to be able to talk to people if you are not going to fight with them or capitulate to them. It’s as simple as that.” Jordan Peterson

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Teachers on leave for ‘Day Without Immigrants’ posts reveling in student absences

‘My cumulative GPA increased today,’ one teacher wrote.

Several teachers in Jurupa Valley, California, have reportedly been placed on paid leave while the school district investigates controversial social media posts made during the nationwide “A Day Without Immigrants” strike.

In the now-deleted Facebook comments, at least five teachers and one counselor from Rubidoux High School reveled in the fact that their classes were smaller and more productive without the striking students, The Press-Enterprise reported. The comments were captured in screenshots posted by Rubidoux High alumna Guadalupe Lopez.

Science teacher Geoffrey Greer started the thread Thursday afternoon by saying the nationwide strike only proved “how much better things might be without all this overcrowding.”

“That’s what you get when you jump on some sort of bandwagon cause as an excuse to be lazy and/or get drunk,” Mr. Greer wrote. “Best school day ever.”

Art teacher Robin Riggle responded by saying the 50 absences in her classes made it “a very pleasant day.”

Science teacher Allen Umbarger wrote: “Unfortunately, statistically my cumulative GPA increased today. Mostly failing students were missing.”

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Jesse Watters confronts professor over anti-Trump rant (Video)

St. Joseph’s University professor David Parry told his students that ‘people are going to die’ because of the election.

What Will it Take for Europeans to Push Back? (Video)

Must see video from Blonde in the Belly of the Beast.

Princeton Professor: Climate Change Activists are a ‘Cult’ (Video)

“The idea that the Earth has never had high C02 levels, it’s completely false, most of the time it’s never had such low levels as we have now.” — Princeton physics professor William Happer

On Friday Scott Pruitt was confirmed to lead the Environmental Protection Agency under the Trump administration. Pruitt, who has been harshly criticized by climate change advocates, believes the role human activity plays in causing climate change is up for debate.

President Trump has not been shy about his contempt for how the EPA has been run, at one point during his campaign even saying he wanted to eliminate the agency altogether.

Climate change activists view Pruitt’s confirmation as a step away from the progressive agenda laid out under President Obama. However, Princeton physics professor William Happer believes that this “cult” of activists often has little evidence to back up its claims about what is actually causing global warming.

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Czech President: Muslim Migrants Should Work in Their Own Countries, Not Claim Benefits in the West

Czech president Miloš Zeman believes Muslim migrants should stay in their home countries and work, not come to Europe and claim benefits.

Czech online magazine Parlamentní Listy reports the president as saying he has “nothing against immigrants who come here to work and who have similar language and similar culture like ours”, citing the Ukrainians and Vietnamese in the country as communities which were not creating issues.

“I do not want immigrants who come from other cultures who come for social benefits, not because of work,” he continued. “Muslims should remain in the countries where they live [and] they should work in them, and they should not go to Europe, where they do not want to work.”

Zeman also commented that “Islam is based on contempt for women”, echoing his 2016 remarks that “in the Qur’an, women [are] something like the inferior part of mankind”.

In Germany, which has absorbed more migrants than any other European Union (EU) member state after Chancellor Angela Merkel issued an open invitation to them in unlimited numbers, reports suggest only 34,000 new arrivals have found work. 975,000 are said be claiming benefits.

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February 18, 2017

Complete Classic Movie: Blood Father (2016)

Stars: Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna. An ex-convict and his estranged daughter go on the run from her drug-dealing boyfriend and his vicious cartel. He must use his connections from his past life and his skills as an ex-criminal to keep him and his daughter alive.

Click here to watch Blood Father.

Why the Media’s Trump Lie Machine is Failing

No one believes the media anymore.

Every five minutes the many mouths of the media broadcast, type, post and shriek that President Donald J. Trump is a liar. After months of this treatment, more voters find him truthful than them.

49% of voters believe that Trump and his people are telling the truth. Only 39% believe that the media is.

The media’s war on President Trump isn’t hurting him. It is destroying the media’s own credibility.

After Trump’s win, the media came to the conclusion that its biased attacks on him had been too subtle and understated to connect with the “dumb” voters. So it decided to be far more overt about its smears.

The New York Times, which used to be the best at disguising its biases in the omnipotent voice of professional journalism, called President Trump a liar in its headlines. The media cheered this descent into naked partisanship by the paper of record. But it didn’t hurt Trump. It hurt the Times.

Headlines blasting President Trump as a “liar” are easy enough to find on the internet. The New York Times derives much of its influence from its appearance of serious professionalism. Calling Trump names made it hard to distinguish the New York Times from the Huffington Post.

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