• Pragerisms

    For a more comprehensive list of Pragerisms visit
    Dennis Prager Wisdom.

    • "The left is far more interested in gaining power than in creating wealth."
    • "Without wisdom, goodness is worthless."
    • "I prefer clarity to agreement."
    • "First tell the truth, then state your opinion."
    • "Being on the Left means never having to say you're sorry."
    • "If you don't fight evil, you fight gobal warming."
    • "There are things that are so dumb, you have to learn them."
  • Liberalism’s Seven Deadly Sins

    • Sexism
    • Intolerance
    • Xenophobia
    • Racism
    • Islamophobia
    • Bigotry
    • Homophobia

    A liberal need only accuse you of one of the above in order to end all discussion and excuse himself from further elucidation of his position.

  • Glenn’s Reading List for Die-Hard Pragerites

    • Bolton, John - Surrender is not an Option
    • Bruce, Tammy - The Thought Police; The New American Revolution; The Death of Right and Wrong
    • Charen, Mona - DoGooders:How Liberals Hurt Those They Claim to Help
    • Coulter, Ann - If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans; Slander
    • Dalrymple, Theodore - In Praise of Prejudice; Our Culture, What's Left of It
    • Doyle, William - Inside the Oval Office
    • Elder, Larry - Stupid Black Men: How to Play the Race Card--and Lose
    • Frankl, Victor - Man's Search for Meaning
    • Flynn, Daniel - Intellectual Morons
    • Fund, John - Stealing Elections
    • Friedman, George - America's Secret War
    • Goldberg, Bernard - Bias; Arrogance
    • Goldberg, Jonah - Liberal Fascism
    • Herson, James - Tales from the Left Coast
    • Horowitz, David - Left Illusions; The Professors
    • Klein, Edward - The Truth about Hillary
    • Mnookin, Seth - Hard News: Twenty-one Brutal Months at The New York Times and How They Changed the American Media
    • Morris, Dick - Because He Could; Rewriting History
    • O'Beirne, Kate - Women Who Make the World Worse
    • Olson, Barbara - The Final Days: The Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House
    • O'Neill, John - Unfit For Command
    • Piereson, James - Camelot and the Cultural Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism
    • Prager, Dennis - Think A Second Time
    • Sharansky, Natan - The Case for Democracy
    • Stein, Ben - Can America Survive? The Rage of the Left, the Truth, and What to Do About It
    • Steyn, Mark - America Alone
    • Stephanopolous, George - All Too Human
    • Thomas, Clarence - My Grandfather's Son
    • Timmerman, Kenneth - Shadow Warriors
    • Williams, Juan - Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America--and What We Can Do About It
    • Wright, Lawrence - The Looming Tower

Trunk Prefers Brilliance and Common Sense Over the Toady From His Cabinet Nominees…….unlike Obama…

What to think about all the daylight between Trump and Cabinet nominees?

by ED MORRISSEY  at HotAir:

“After a few days of confirmation hearings, a couple of points have become certain.      First, all of Donald Trump’s appointments will wind up being confirmed. Rex Tillerson’s probably closest to being on the bubble, but at least so far there’s nothing to suggest that he’s going to lose three Senate Republicans in the final floor vote. We haven’t seen all of Trump’s Cabinet picks, but Tom Price knows his way around a Congressional hearing, and Betsy DeVos has had plenty of practice at parrying attacks over the last couple of weeks.

The second thing we know is that Trump didn’t exactly hire “yes men.” In every confirmation hearing thus far, his nominees have put daylight between themselves and key Trump campaign positions. Karen Tumulty reports on the surprising trend for the Washington Post:

Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees, in their first round of confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill, have one after another contradicted the president-elect on key issues, promising to trim back or disregard some of the signature promises on which he campaigned.

A fresh set of examples came Thursday, the third day of hearings.

Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, Trump’s nominee to be defense secretary, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the United States must honor the “imperfect ­arms-control agreement” with Iran that Trump has vowed to dismantle because “when America gives her word, we have to live up to it and work with our allies.”

There was plenty more than that, from Mattis and others. Mattis holds a much more skeptical view on Russia than Trump has publicly stated, a key difference when it comes to the strategy and planning at the Department of Defense. Mattis explicitly testified that Russia wants to break NATO and that the alliance is key to Western security, both somewhat off-message from Trump.  Tillerson wants to keep engaging on climate change, itself a surprising position for the former head of ExxonMobil. John Kelly and Jeff Sessions disavowed the “Muslim registry” plan that Trump promoted, and both he and Mike Pompeo rejected Trump’s call to restart enhanced interrogation techniques…..”  There’s more below:

http://hotair.com/archives/2017/01/13/what-to-think-about-all-the-daylight-between-trump-and-cabinet-nominees/

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  1. NATO has kept a watch on the Kremlin’s evil intentions in Europe. But the alliance has to be beefed up; the problem is the pacifist posture of the Germans. In reality, Russia fears a re-armed Germany; she does not want to tangle with a combative Germany. And one has to understand that Angela Merkel was born and educated in East Germany under the Soviet’s communist ideological standards. In that respect, there is some sense of kinship between the socialist Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin who was a KGB operative in East Berlin for more than a decade. Only the German people stand between Merkel and Putin.

    I agree with General Mattis with respect to honoring Obama’s hasty arms-control agreement with Iran. But that is not saying General Mattis is not in favor of tough measures to curb Iran’s nuclear intentions. Tehran and Moscow full and well understand what the incoming American administration’s policy in that region will be.

    In the case of Rex Tillerson, the former head of Exxon-Mobil, his position to stay engaged on ‘climate change’ I imagine is in reference to the consequential devastation of forests, the misuse of fluvial resources, and the degradation of river ecosystems in the emerging and developing nations. But to reverse these problems only effective educational initiatives coupled with the strict implementation of sanctions, including the reduction of financial aid, may turn the tide. The question is who shall design, administer, and implement such initiatives and sanctions? Here is where a supranational institutional body, unlike the self-serving nations in the UN, will be necessary. Until then wars will be driven by the insatiable need for fossil fuels in the industrialized nations, and by the growing need of water for agricultural and personal needs in the emerging and developing regions. So let us not for a minute believe the problem can be solved in the first half of the 21st century without a drive to address the need for population control and a massive effort to re-educate man in the administration and utilization of our planet’s limited natural resources. For example, 98% of Haiti’s forests have been fell to produce charcoal (“black gold”) as a combustible to fuel that poor nation’s cities. The remaining 2% countryside forest is no match for wind and rain which cause devastating flooding and landslides in the rainy season. Flying over Haiti is like flying over a bald man’s pate.

    And in Malaysia and Indonesia the forests are burning, the Chinese and Japanese are busy hauling out precious woods, and extensive forested areas have been replanted with palm trees to extract palm oil for cooking and other use. So where do we go from here? This is a question Mr. Tillerson should pose to the UN when he explains why he wants to keep engaged in climate change. Will it be continuous wars…or will the UN mount a concerted effort to prevent wars by reforesting, cleaning up the rivers and restoring their delicate ecosystems, and the prudent use of fluvial resources?

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