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Monday, November 20, 2017

FOX BUSINESS: Trump slams LaVar Ball for being ungrateful

Needless to say LaVar Ball is an idiot. He just wanted to attack the President and did so. It didn't matter if he helped release his son from jail in China! [VIDEO]
 

Sunday, November 19, 2017

RUSSELL SIMMONS ROCKED BY ACCUSATIONS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT. Not Russell Simmons no!!!!

In the Times, Keri Claussen Khalighi, an aspiring model who was 17 when she met the music mogul, says Simmons asked for forgiveness decades after he allegedly assaulted her and coerced her to perform oral sex while Ratner was present. Ratner was a rising music video producer at the time, according to the report.


A year ago, Khalighi, now 43, said she saw Simmons at the Soho House in West Hollywood. As she told the Times, he “poured his heart out in a really touching, remorseful apology” for his behavior, and said she could call him to talk further.


“He knew what he had done; I knew what he had done,” she said. “That's also why it was so vindicating, because it was there, acknowledged.”
 This behavior is everywhere and right now quite damaging. Besides it's wrong to coerce anyone into engaging in any sexual acts.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

BEEN FINDING VIDEOS ABOUT DETROIT. Nothing that are more recent, however, what about this idea of libertarian enclaves in Detroit. It's not like there isn't enough space where this wouldn't take root. Thanks to Reason. [VIDEO]
JUSTICE LEAGUE EXPECTED TO EARN $93 MILLION IN 1ST WEEKEND.
It was bad enough that the sycophantic Hollywood media was pretending that a $110 million opening weekend for Justice League would have been anywhere near acceptable. Unfortunately for all concerned, the cold reality of the Harveywood scandal combined with the loss of faith in DC to tell a worthwhile story delivered even worse news — a horrific opening of just $93 million.

No one will say this, but just like the Harveywoood taint on Matt Damon and George Clooney helped to doom Suburbicon, so too did it damage Justice League. Like his pals Damon and Clooney, the DC Universe’s Batman, Ben Affleck, got his big break, his start, thanks to Harvey Weinstein, and did so during Harvey’s halcyon days at Miramax.

You cannot think of Ben without thinking of Harvey, and to make matters worse, last month, Affleck himself was accused of groping numerous women. So far he has only acknowledged and apologized to one, while at the same time strenuously denying he knew anything about his mentor’s alleged predations.
It's a shame Justice League was great, however, the bad track record of DC extended universe as far as storylines and the Weinstein gate probably will depress theater box offices. And on top of that might Affleck decide to give up his cape as Batman in the near future?

h/t Newsalert

Friday, November 17, 2017

MUGABE HAS GOT TO GO BUT HE WON'T and the military who instigated this correction don't want to do too much to cause any international condemnation. At the same time, it seems exclusive the military the other leaders and representatives of Zimbabwe's people want Mugabe gone. In that vein from Stephen Green: I’m not sure it means much what the international community thinks.
ANOTHER REVIEW OF JUSTICE LEAGUE: It certainly wasn't on par with The Avengers with that I agree. Regardless, the film is enjoyable and definitely not the fiasco of Batman v. Superman & Suicide Squad. We didn't really get to know Aquaman and Superman calming down upon seeing Lois Lane those were some odd points.
CBS NEWS: Alabama Republican party is still supporting Roy Moore [VIDEO]
Let the voters decide is my thought on Roy Moore since it doesn't seem he's going to leave on his own. Also the accusations of sexual misconduct from President Trump to President Bill Clinton, etc. We have a real mess in American politics right now. I think it's absolutely correct that Moore may not be allowed to take his seat and could also be expelled from the US Senate if elected.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

CBS NEWS: Is capitalism outmoded?

Discussing a Netflix documentary called Saving Capitalism. To be fair, thanks to the financial crisis, housing bubble, too big to fail, etc. capitalism has been taking a beating for quite a while. I need to see this doc. [VIDEO]
WROTE A QUICK POST ABOUT JUSTICE LEAGUE OVER AT MY BLOG TONIGHT. I really liked it and the crowd who saw the 6 PM show enjoyed it.

CHEYNEY UNIVERSITY IN PENNSYLVANIA IS IN TROUBLE. Cheyney is the oldest Historically Black College in the nation and it's struggling
Despite its rich and proud history, the financially troubled school has struggled for years to halt plummeting enrollment – now at 755 students, barely half what it was seven years ago.

Faced with that decline, the university has admitted less qualified students in a bid for tuition dollars. It now accepts nearly nine out of 10 who apply.

Today, only 44 percent of its freshmen make it to sophomore year, the lowest rate in the state university system. And fewer than 20 percent go on to graduate within six years.
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I need to do more on this on my other blog It's My Mind. I'll bet law professor and blogger Glenn Reynolds would see this as part of the higher education bubble. Seeing this school on the brink accepting less qualified students, those students fail to make it and administration dipping into scholarship funds and research grants.
HUFFPOST: Al Franken Hit With Sexual Assault Accusation
“On the day of the show Franken and I were alone backstage going over our lines one last time,” Tweeden wrote in a post for 790 KABC, the radio station she works for in Los Angeles. “He said to me, ‘We need to rehearse the kiss.’ I laughed and ignored him. Then he said it again. I said something like, ‘Relax Al, this isn’t SNL... we don’t need to rehearse the kiss.’ He continued to insist, and I was beginning to get uncomfortable.” 
Giving you a small bite of this story, read the whole thing. Sexual harrasment is the big story right now no matter who's been accused of it!

h/t Newsalert

Oh snap also via Newsalert Slate believes Franken should resign immediately! 
THIS VIDEO IS QUITE FUNNY: Free Speech Protesters Can't Compete with Ben Shapiro Supporters at UCLA

Seeing a number of protests against Donald Trump or other right wing activists, it's funny to see how they throw every negative thing they believe out with no explanation or evidence. We're supposed to believe Republicans or conservatives are nazis or fascists. They offer nothing to back up those claims and everyone agrees it's not good to be nazis or fascist. It's almost as if they have nothing but charges but very little to offer. [VIDEO]
 
ANTHONY BRIAN LOGAN: Liberal Media Goes Nuts Over Trump Taking Two Sips of Water During Post Asia Trip Speech (REACTION)

Alas yesterday the talk of the media was how President Trump drank from a water bottle during a press conference yesterday. Even compared this with how Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) drinks from a water bottle during his response to a State of the Union address during the Obama years. [VIDEO]
REASON: Should the Government Get to Define ‘Native-American’ Art? One Woman’s Free Speech Fight [VIDEO]

MARK DICE: Who the Hell Are These People!?

Dice doesn't know anyone who's on the Forbes 30 most influential people under 30. Seems to believe they're getting exposure to promote SJW causes. [VIDEO]

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

OUT OF ZIMBABWE: I saw a tweet last night saying that Mugabe was safe after a military takeover. Zimbabwe's military is avoiding using the word coup, but apparently seizing power was an excuse to remove longtime President Robert Mugabe from power!

TRUMP SPEAKS FOLLOWING HIS RECENT TRIP TO ASIA [VIDEO]

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

CAPITOL FAX: The debate over pizza continues. NY Style, Chicago deep dish or the type served in a south side bar...

FTR, I choose the Chicago style deep dish although my regular place closed years ago. Hadn't bought any in years served fresh at least!
STOSSEL: Who Owns Your Body

To be fair this is one aspect of libertarianism I'm not that comfortable with. Does any man or woman have the right to have sex for money? I could ask the question what's the difference between pornography & the legal prostitution as portrayed in this video. Unfortunately while I understand the who owns your body argument, there isn't an answer that satisfies me as far as sex work. [VIDEO]

RIDLEY REPORT: Shared interest in civics can make political enemies closer despite the delegated violence

Dave Ridley a free stater from New Hampshire talks about a youthful encounter with Black power leader Stokely Carmichael - aka Kwame Ture. Main point no matter our political differences they shouldn't become the dividers the have become in recent years. Even to the point of violence. [VIDEO]