The Morning Briefing: We’ve Reached the Book Burning Phase of 2020 Riot Wokeness

You may have seen the phrase “decolonize your bookshelf” floating around. In essence, it is about actively resisting and casting aside the colonialist ideas of narrative, storytelling, and literature that have pervaded the American psyche for so long.

If you are white, take a moment to examine your bookshelf. What do you see? What books and authors have you allowed to influence your worldview, and how you process the issues of racism and prejudice toward the disenfranchised?

 

This racist drivel is from taxpayer-supported NPR.org. Several thoughts occur to me:

  1. Note how only whites have to examine our bookshelves? I have to assume that’s because blacks don’t have bookshelves seeing as how they are functionally illiterate.
  2. How DO I process ‘racism’? I don’t. It’s not an issue unless YOU are a racist and are constantly bringing it up. Hint: identity politics is nothing BUT racism.
  3. Disenfranchised? Again, a straw-man argument. If YOU are ‘disenfranchised’ you have done it to yourself. Your choices do that. Ditto for ‘marginalized’.

I refuse to examine my bookshelves, except to add to them using books most likely written by dead white males.

Source: The Morning Briefing: We’ve Reached the Book Burning Phase of 2020 Riot Wokeness

The Morning Rant

“If the mainstream media were doing its job, J-school students would be taught that their job is to report the facts, not change the world.”

And that is why they are ‘fake’ media. I don’t care what you call it, “changing the world,” “making a difference,” “saving the planet,” it’s all fake because they are pathetic little sick people who refuse to work on improving themselves. They’d rather play God than follow Jesus…

Source: The Morning Rant

ANN COULTER: Why the New York Times is unreformable and must die

Even before The New York Times launched its “All Slavery, All the Time” project, no one could accuse that paper of skimping on its race coverage, particularly stories about black

Here are some of the facts the Times left out:

♦ The gold Chevy Cruze Antwon fled did not merely “match the description of” a car used in a drive-by shooting: It was the car used in the drive-by shooting, as proved by surveillance video posted online days after the shooting and shown to the jury.

♦ The video shows 13 shots being fired from the back seat of that exact car, with — according to the prosecutor — Antwon riding in the front seat.

♦ The backseat passenger, Zaijuan Hester, later pleaded guilty to the drive-by shooting.

♦ One of the victims of the drive-by shooting told police it was Antwon who shot him. “The beef was between me and him,” William Ross told a Pennsylvania State Police officer. “That car came by, he shot me, I ran to the store.”

♦ The jitney driver told police that, right before the shooting started, he heard the backseat passenger ask, “Is that him?”

♦ The gun used in the drive-by was recovered in the back seat of the car.

♦ A stolen gun was found under Antwon’s seat, an empty magazine in Antwon’s pants pocket, and there was gunpowder residue on Antwon’s hands.

♦ The car stopped by the officer was riddled with bullet holes.

♦ The jury that unanimously acquitted the officer was led by an African American foreman, who stoutly defended the verdict.

None of that made it into the Times story on the trial’s conclusion.

Not surprising. Journalists tell stories. They are not reporters. Stories are fiction. Reporters would report the news, not tell a fictional story.

Source: ANN COULTER: Why the New York Times is unreformable and must die

Thread by @julie_kelly2: “Since Election Night, I’ve been called a racist, a moron, an idiot, a traitor to my gender, and un-American. I’ve been accused of supporting […]”

The Left started this race war. They degrade citizenship. They trash Americans. They shoot at GOP congressmen and target pro-life high schoolers and chase people out of public spaces. They make the dangerous Nazi comparisons. They jeopardize our security and tranquility
Yep. The Democrats want another civil war.

Source: Thread by @julie_kelly2: “Since Election Night, I’ve been called a racist, a moron, an idiot, a traitor to my gender, and un-American. I’ve been accused of supporting […]”

NPR: How Do We Talk to the Dangerous Idiots Who Disagree With Us? – Washington Free Beacon

NPR is a hotbed of liberal idiocy. The fact that my taxes fund this tripe highly offends me.

I recently graduated with my Bachelor’s in environmental science, and I’m very interested in protecting the environment and teaching others about climate change. I want to know ways in which I can better explain myself to others, just regular people who might not have the education that I have about climate change, because from where I’m standing, it’s blatantly obvious what’s going on, and it just seems like we really need to come together and actually make a change, or there’s going to be a really bad end.

In this paragraph ‘education’ is synonymous with ‘indoctrination’. I would agree with his statement that ‘we need to come together and actually make a change’. The change that needs to be made is for NPR to quit promoting known falsehoods. Here’s another example of the falsehoods promoted by NPR:

Nothing the environmentalists are suggesting would cause harm.

Then why are you waiting for the government to adopt your policies? Just start living your life the way you want the government to force the rest of us to live. Be an example. Go live in a cave.

Source: NPR: How Do We Talk to the Dangerous Idiots Who Disagree With Us? – Washington Free Beacon

Chuck Todd Devotes an Hour to Attacking a Strawman

The belief in human-caused warming exceeding a level that what would be relatively benign, and maybe even beneficial, is just that — a belief. It is not based upon known, established, and quantified scientific principles. It is based upon the assumption that natural climate change does not exist.

Got that. Let’s repeat:

It is based upon the assumption that natural climate change does not exist.

Source: Chuck Todd Devotes an Hour to Attacking a Strawman

Don Lemon: ‘White men’ are biggest terror threat to US, and there is no travel ban on them

African-Sodomite Don Lemon

“I keep trying to point out to people and not to demonize any one group or any one ethnicity,” Lemon said…

“So, we have to stop demonizing people and realize the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them,” Lemon concluded. “There is no travel ban on them. There is no ban on — you know, they had the Muslim ban. There is no white guy ban.”

Don Lemon, a sodomite and a racist.

Source: Don Lemon: ‘White men’ are biggest terror threat to US, and there is no travel ban on them

Journalists drink too much, are bad at managing emotions, and operate at a lower level than average, according to a new study

Journalists’ brains show a lower-than-average level of executive functioning, according to a new study, which means they have a below-average ability to regulate their emotions, suppress biases, solve complex problems, switch between tasks, and show creative and flexible thinking.

Like we didn’t know that?

Source: Journalists drink too much, are bad at managing emotions, and operate at a lower level than average, according to a new study

Scare-tistics

For example, and I’ll pull numbers out of the air, because the news piece came out a few years ago, but there was breathless reportage that “breast cancer diagnoses are up over thirty percent from forty years ago!” and implied that some dreadful thing in the environment was causing breast cancer. To which the person in my family who works in a related medical field snorted and said something that rhymes with “pulpit.” What has happened is that 1) mammography has become cheap and common, and 2) because of that and better technology and imaging, more and more tumors are found that would not have been caught before because of their tiny size. Many of those are very slow-growing, most are not malignant at the time of discovery and are tracked but not removed.

Source: Scare-tistics

Articles: Democrats Are Addicted to Lies

The previous example also illustrates Democrat sanctimony or pretentiousness. Appearing good is more important than being good. As Dennis Prager explains, Democrats strut their faux virtue and courage by fighting imaginary villains instead of real ones; Islamaphobes instead of Islamism, Confederate statues and carbon emissions rather than Antifa’s war on free speech. Smaller pretentions are ubiquitous; here Obama affects a phony “street-smart” accent, not acquired in Hawaii or Harvard, to impress his young black audience.

Obvious… unless you’re a Democrat or NFL criminal.

Source: Articles: Democrats Are Addicted to Lies

The Media Wall | The Z Blog

The origins of fake news lie in the New Journalism that emerged in the 1960’s. Telling a story around the facts of a news event turned out to be a good way to go from ink stained wretch to rock star. Guys like Truman Capote and Norman Mailer were stars, because they made the news compelling. Why stick to old fashioned reporting, when telling a colorful tale, with colorful portraits of the main players, based on real events, was the road to fame and fortune? The result was New Journalism became the default.

Journalists — fiction writers.

Source: The Media Wall | The Z Blog

Is the Earth’s Climate History Largely a Fraud? | Power Line

In this debate, there are two types of evidence. The first is the raw material of science, observation. The second is climate models…

means video games

created by alarmists for the purpose of generating scary scenarios. Anyone with the slightest acquaintance with science understands that observation (type 1) trumps theory (type2). Which is a serious problem for the left-wing warmists, since temperature records show that their models are wrong.

Source: Is the Earth’s Climate History Largely a Fraud? | Power Line