WNC Headlines Edition

Feminists, Whores, Successful Women, and the Slut Walk

One of the things I find fascinating about this horrible story is the fact that the actresses who profited the most by prostituting themselves to Harvey Weinstein are the ones I dislike most. It also is rather curious that legends like Meryl Streep (I can’t stand her) knew what was happening and said nothing.  Of course not.  By remaining silent, and allowing young women to be prostituted or have their careers destroyed, women like Streep were insuring their longevity.  They were eli...
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Rush: It’s the greatest honor not to be included in Salon’s list of conservatives worth following on Twitter

Hear, hear. Can you imagine being such an impossibly candy-ass RINO as to be included in a list at Salon of… uh… Wait. Wut? ...

McConnell to Bannon: We can’t pass Trump’s agenda if we nominate candidates who can’t win elections

He makes his point here that choosing populist insurgents over establishmentarians in a primary is a bad idea by rattling off the names of infamous losers in the general election — Christine O’Donnell, Sharron Angle, Richard Mourdock, Todd Akin. You can imagine the response from tea partiers, or what...

AG Sessions: ‘Shocking’ rise in law enforcement officers killed and assaulted in 2016

The FBI issued a new report today on the number of law enforcement officers killed and assaulted in 2016. The Department of Justice issued a press release which quotes Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...

Florida Republican: I’ve met undocumented aliens … aliens aliens, I mean

She’s not saying it’s aliens, but … actually, Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera does say it was aliens. In an interview on Spanish-language TV eight years ago, the Republican primary cand...

Trump and McConnell hang out

(Paul Mirengoff) President Trump met with Senate Majority Leader McConnell today. Then, they held a lengthy joint press conference. The transcript is here. White House officials descri...

Hillary broke her toe while on her book tour in England

Hillary Clinton, currently in England as part of her ongoing book tour, had to cancel several planned media interviews after breaking her toe. She did eventually turn up for an interview with Graham Norton but was several hours later. Her spokesman, Nick Merrill, tweeted an image of her wearing a surgic...

Great news: NFL protests now about … gender pay gap; Update: Irony

When Colin Kaepernick first started his sideline protests, it was specifically about police brutality. He even wore socks depicting police officers as pigs in pre-game warm-ups to emphasize...

CAFFEINATED CONSERVATIVES MEETING Saturday, October 21

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Great news: NFL protests now about … gender pay gap

When Colin Kaepernick first started his sideline protests, it was specifically about police brutality. He even wore socks depicting police officers as pigs in pre-game warm-ups to emphasize...

Fund raiser for Dr. Brent Moody for State Representative

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Democrat Bredesen confirms interest in Tennessee Senate race

Democrat Bredesen confirms interest in Tennessee Senate race ...

Nashville GOP chair urges voters to contact their councilman and voice concern over the soccer deal

From the Davidson County Republican Party: A Note from our Chairman: As everyone has seen ...

Strategies to raise agricultural productivity, address gender inequalities, and reduce rural poverty in Uganda

By Gracious M. Diiro Hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition pose major health and economic challenges in Uganda. By several measures, the country ranks among the least well-nourished countries in the world. The 2013 Comprehensive Food Security & Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) conducted by the World Food Program (WFP) in Uganda revealed that about ...

The First Amendment Protects Student Protest We Disagree With

Ames High Band Playing National Anthem in 2016. Thirteen members of the Ames High School Marching Band walked off the football field before playing the National Anthem before their school’s football game against Des Moines Lincoln High School. The Des Moines Register ...

Has Trump finally seen the light on ethanol and the RFS?

Let’s jump in the Way Back Machine for a moment and revisit the early days of the 2016 GOP primary. With the Iowa caucuses fast approaching, one Republican after another disappointed opponents of the corrosive ethanol mandates which warp our energy markets and the Renewable Fuel Standard which gave ...

Yeesh: Megyn Kelly’s ratings going down the tubes?

This is twice in less than a week that sources have crowed to Page Six about how awful Kelly’s ratings are. Page Six is a section of the New York Post, which of course is owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp....

Judge refuses to dismiss case against Menendez

(Paul Mirengoff) The bribery case against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez will proceed, and eventually be resolved by a jury, the trial judge ruled today. Judge William Walls rejected a motion by the defense to dismiss the charges against Menendez. A few days ago, it ...

NY Times Opinion: Progressive outrage is ruining academia

There’s an interesting opinion piece in today’s NY Times about the current state of academia, a state the author describes as descending into emotionalism. Kelly Oliver, the author of the piece, is a professor of philosophy at Vanderbilt University. She opens by establishing her own p...

Maybe Woody Allen should be the spokesman for #MeToo

Have you seen the surging, trending topic on Twitter under the hash tag #MeToo yet? Take some time to read through it. It’s heartbreaking. In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations, massive numbers of women are chiming in with th...