NBC host denigrates Simone Biles’ parents, unwilling to recognize her adoption

NBC hostAl Trautwig refused to describe Ron and Nellie Biles as the parents of Olympic gymnast megastar Simone Biles, even though they adopted her and her sister after from foster care in 2000. [Read more…]

Kerri Walsh Jennings’ comment about babies stark contrast to player who had 2 abortions to preserve her career

Team USA Beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings knew she was five weeks pregnant when she and her teammate Misty May-Treanor competed in the London Olympics and won gold. That’s pretty amazing. [Read more…]

Just as this commentator accuses GOP of voter suppression, the bottom-of-the-screen crawl undercuts message

This is rich. Ann Althouse caught a great moment in the “bottom of the screen television scrawl.” On CNN, Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings was saying Republicans can only win through voter suppression in the 2016 Presidential race. [Read more…]

UPDATE: Did one of Hillary’s emails lead to this man’s execution in Iran?


Former Navy SEAL and former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince comments on Shahram Amiri’s execution:

When he went back to Iran, there was no talk of him being executed. Once her emails were released, he was executed. What does it mean? It means, once again, America does not take care of the people that help America. This guy was a treasure trove of information on the Iranian nuclear program. He’s dead.


Hillary Clinton’s lack of discretion knows no bounds.  Sen. Tom Cotton said the Democratic nominee discussed details about Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist who’d  given the United States secret information about their nuclear program. [Read more…]

Devastating Critique: “I learned more from working at McDonald’s than at college”

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So, I admit it.  I dropped out of David Lipscomb University, New York University, and the University of Kentucky…  never having received a college degree.  I have had many many jobs.  I sold nurse uniforms, stuffed envelopes for a band, served eggs at the Huddle House, wiped bottoms at a daycare center, poured wine at a catering company, cleaned bed pans at the hospital, refreshed coffee at a lumber company, made presentations for coal mining engineers, and taught rich kids in Manhattan how to ride bikes inside our athletic store on Broadway. [Read more…]